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VirtualBox running Ubuntu 14 Notes

  • sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic
  • sudo apt-get install apache2
  • sudo apt-get install mysql-server
  • sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5
  • sudo apt-get install gufw
  • sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt
  • sudo apt-get install openssh-server openssh-client

Edit php.ini to include the following line:

Restart apache:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox

  • Choose download updates while installing
  • Choose to install 3rd party software
  • At first load, unlock unnecessary icons from launcher
  • Use sudo -i instead of root

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions

  • sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic
    • Still reports current running kernel headers not installed
  • Guest Additions installed okay

Install MyUnity to tweak fonts

If you cannot manage Network connections (grayed out):

  • Manage some network settings through the System Settings Menu
  • Edit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManger.conf
    • Change line to managed=true
  • sudo service network-manager restart

Install and configure vpnc packages

Show Boot Messages

Install periodic updates:

  • You may be able to right-click a little icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen that looks like a gear cog. It should indicate status of pending updates.
  • From the command line, use: sudo apt-get update
  • Then a little icon called "Update Manager" will appear in left sidebar
  • Choose the files to update through that GUI

Download and install a .deb package:

  • Save the .deb file to some folder
  • sudo apt install ./name.deb
ubuntu_notes.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/21 11:09 by juckins