Installing VirtualBox Guest Addition & mount shared folder

Published by burgerboydaddy on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 11:01


Step by step guide how to install VirtualBox guest addition and mount shared folder (Ubuntu 12.04)

1. Start the Ubuntu Server VM and insert the Guest Additions CD image (Devices menu, Install Guest Additions).
2. Install necessary build tools and build dependencies:

    $ sudo apt-get install -y dkms build-essential linux-headers-generic linux-headers-$(uname -r)
3. Mount guest addition
    $ cd /opt
    $ mkdir cdrom
    $ mount /dev/cdrom /opt/cdrom
    $ cd cdrom
    $ ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

How to setup proxy ignore list on ubuntu

Published by burgerboydaddy on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 14:11


Where to set proxy ignore list?

I found a hint to the solution in Ubuntu Forums, where a user sent a link to Gnome Developer Center explaining the configuration for Gnome Shell.
My solution explains what to do for Unity.