Month: October 2011

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How to Change Grub Boot Order in Ubuntu 11.10

There are two approaches to change Grub boot order: command line and GUI. For command line method: Run this command to edit /etc/default/grub: $ sudo nano /etc/default/grub Change the number in GRUB_DEFAULT line. First boot menu is numbered 0. If it is 6th boot menu, type in GRUB_DEFAULT=5. Press CTRL-X, press Y, press Enter (save […]

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How to Manually Install Virtualbox Guest Additions for Linux Host

There is a problem in Virtualbox for Linux in which it can not download Virtualbox Guest Additions automatically. It shows error message with download link, but the link doesn’t work. You have to download it manually from http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/. Go to desired folder and download the .iso file. After that, mount the .iso file and install […]

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How to Tunnel VNC Connection through SSH Using PuTTY

VNC is a protocol that allows a desktop to be viewed and controlled remotely over the Internet. This is how to create VNC tunnel via SSH. Requirements: Ubuntu system (as VNC Server) Windows system (as VNC Viewer) PuTTY for Windows TightVNC Viewer or RealVNC for Windows In Ubuntu PC, install x11vnc and openssh-server: $ sudo […]

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