Network renewing within virtual box

For some situations I use an ubuntu virtual machine on my macbook with oracle virtual box. Previously I always set the network bridged but recently I decided to try out the NAT-configuration. Using port forwarding made my virtual box accessible from outside. But it don’t worked like I expected. After resuming the system and changing the network and starting the virtual box again, my virtual environment could not connect to the environment. Finally I got it fixed and this is how.
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Easily publish your website (part 1)

A while a ago I saw a post on twitter which I found fascinating. Okay that happens regularly, I have to admit. Some of them get saved somewhere in the cloud and get forgotten but others stay remembered. The tweet told me how to use git to manage a website which seemed to be a pretty nice idea. As stated today by garlicsim (and yes I found it on a twitter post by FarMcKon) git is more yummy than subversion. Especially if you can push your pages to another three where you don’t have to block any .svn directory… But there’s been another tweet by Ubuntuka which wanted me to combine them. And so this is my story on how to get it working.
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Make unity find your application

Maybe I am the only one wondering why unity doesn’t find all my applications when pressing the Super-key and starting to type. But maybe I’m not so let me tell you how you can add an application. You just have to create a desktop file and place it in ~/.local/share/applications/. That’s really the only thing you have to do. Btw, if you drag the desktop file to your unity launcher, it will stay there.


Adding personal startup scripts to ubuntu

It’s really been a while since my last post but I decided to get this moving again. I regularly need to remember something and this blog still is a good place to write stuff down.
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Installing ubuntu on eee pc

A long time ago, I replaced the original linux on my eee with easypeasy. Ubuntu recently released a new version with an Ubuntu Netbook Remix included so I decided to test it on my EEE 900. Maybe my notes can be helpful for some other people out there.
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SLES 11 and vmware

It’s been a while since my last post but I have something which could be useful for the community so let me share it. It’s related to a post on twitter.
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