Linux · Server · VirtualBox

VirtualBox Shared Folders with Ubuntu Server Guest


Updated on 13/March/2014: Corrected the use of the incorrect /media/cdrom path. Please note that the screenshots date from 2010 and are probably out of date. Shared folders is a nifty way that VirtualBox allows guest operating system to access files stored on your host system. I find it very convenient to share my host’s download… Continue reading VirtualBox Shared Folders with Ubuntu Server Guest

Linux · VirtualBox · Windows

VirtualBox 2.2.0 Upgrade Networking Trouble


Today I upgraded my VirtualBox virtualization software to Sun’s newest and greatest version. Everything worked to plan except that my Bridge Networking on all my virtual machines broke. None of the host machine’s network adaptors would show up on the Bridge networking adapter list. After much fiddling around and searching the Internet I came across… Continue reading VirtualBox 2.2.0 Upgrade Networking Trouble

CFML/ColdFusion · Railo · Server · VirtualBox

Install Railo on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine


This article written in early 2009 is out of date. This tutorial assumes you have a basic knowledge of virtualisation, Linux and the use of the command line. It will walk you through though and explain most things in detail. I created this tutorial mainly for ColdFusion and CFML developers who create applications and need… Continue reading Install Railo on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine

CFML/ColdFusion · Linux · Server · VirtualBox

Install Open BlueDragon on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine


This tutorial assumes you have a basic knowledge of virtualisation, Linux and the use of the command line. It will walk you through though and explain most things in detail. I created this tutorial mainly for ColdFusion and CFML developers who create applications and need to test those applications on a wide variety of CFML… Continue reading Install Open BlueDragon on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine