Category Archives: Linux

Installing CentOS on Virtual Box on MacOS

Cross reference to a prior blog post from 2012 — http://www.paulgarth.com/installing-centos-within-virtualbox-running-on-windows7/ Virtual box https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Guest_OSes shows RHEL7, so I will be installing CentOS 7 VirtualBox was already running, but I didn’t have extension packs installed. On VirtualBox Downloads is VirtualBox 6.1.8 … Continue reading

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Installing CentOS on VirtualBox on old Windows XP 32-bit

Goal: Create a CentOS test server at home, so I can go through the lynda.com course on Linux -I have an old Windows XP 32-bit laptop -Managed to get it online -Google Chrome is the only browser that allows https … Continue reading

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iTerm2 as an improved terminal app for connecting to Linux

https://hiltmon.com/blog/2013/07/18/fast-ssh-windows-with-iterm-2/ Note: I already had installed iTerm2. By adding my UbuntuServer as a profile, it’s easier to run the SSH command to log-in. Still have to type the password, unless that can be passed somehow as well

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Creating connection between NetBeans IDE and SQL Server on UbuntuServer

Desired Outcome Establish a connection between NetBeans IDE (running on my Mac) with a local UbuntuServer (I have running on a laptop attached to same LAN) that has MySQL running NetBeans IDE -Version 8.2 -Tools, Servers, Add Server returns: No … Continue reading

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