Computer Science Mojo

~ David's Notes on coding, software and computer science




Tag: VirtualBox

How to enable extra monitors for Debian xfce in VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   xfce   VirtualBox   xrandr  
By: David     On: Tue 12 July 2016      Pageviews: 27
Enable extra monitors or dual screens for Debian xfce in VirtualBox

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How to solve Chrome flickering in VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: VirtualBox   Chrome   Errors  
By: David     On: Thu 06 August 2015      Pageviews: 158
If you enabled 3D acceleration for a VirtualBox guest, and Chrome starts flickering in that guest. Go into Chrome's Advanced settings and disable "Use hardware acceleration when available" to solve the problem
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How to install i3 on Debian 8 in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   i3   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Mon 03 August 2015      Pageviews: 335
Forget about fancy desktop environments and do a clean install of the awesome windows manager i3 on Debian 8.
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How to set up Debian server with nginx, php5 and MySQL in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   Commands   MySQL   Network   Nginx   PHP   Server   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Fri 31 July 2015      Pageviews: 31
Set up a Server in your VirtualBox in a few simple steps so you can fire it up whenever you need it, or simply use it as a playground for your VPS. A Nginx server is small, efficient, and easy to use.
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How to install Debian Guest Additions in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 11
Install Guest Additions for Debian to enable full screen display and more.

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How to choose VM VirtualBox networking

Category: Network     Tag: Network   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 19
When creating a new virtual machine in VM VirtualBox, the network is set to NAT by default, and most of the time, you should have internet connection right away; but what are all the options and how do we choose among them?
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How to fix Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration issue in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 19
Upon initial installation of Cinnamon in VM VirtualBox, you might encounter the pop up window "Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration"
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How to minimally install Debian 8 in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Mon 27 July 2015      Pageviews: 47
Debian without a desktop environment is simple, clean and full of potential. It is the ideal set up for installing your own choice of desktop environment that doesn't come with the Debian installer, or for setting up a Debian server.
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