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VirtualBox running Ubuntu 22 Notes

Install and run linux-purge

linux-purge -s
linux-purge -m

New install May 2022

Set root password

sudo passwd root

Turn off screensaver

Add my .bashrc and my alias for apt updates:

alias au='apt update; apt -y upgrade'

Install network stuff to run ifconfig, etc:

sudo apt install net-tools

Change hostname

For Guest Additions:

sudo apt install gcc make perl

Fix SSH:

sudo apt install openssh-server
sudo systemctl start ssh
sudo systemctl enable ssh

Disable Firewall

Fix bash locale error "-bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US)":

sudo locale-gen en_US
locale -a

Install MATE:

  • Add these to top panel: Firefox, xterm, pluma

Customize grub to show boot options and keep messages on screen during boot:

cd /etc/default
sudo cp grub grub.YYYYMMDD
sudo vi grub
  • Comment out: GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden
  • Instead of a value of 0, modify GRUB_TIMEOUT=5
  • Comment out: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
sudo update-grub
  • Reboot to test

Set up GMail as a Relay, crontab, vi/vim and .vimrc

Move Unifi Controller using steps below

  • Install UniFi using the Easy Installation Script
    • Make Backup of Unifi on old VM using script above
    • Shutdown old VM and new VM
    • Change IP address of new VM to match that of old VM (use MAC if DHCP)
    • Start new VM
    • Restore UniFi config from backup
ubuntu_22_notes.txt · Last modified: 2023/01/19 17:36 by juckins