In this post we show how to install NGINX on Ubuntu using Chef on Windows 10 workstation.

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In this post I show how you can use VirtualBox and Vagrant to create and launch an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on Windows 8.1 host.

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I have two Ubuntu 12.04.4 virtual machines that I use for building and testing AVBlocks - one 32 bit (i386) and one 64 bit (x86_64). Normally I keep them in sync and regularly updated via the Update Manager.

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This started happening after an upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. We have shell scripts here and there saved as .run files, e.g. Build.linux.auto.run, to automate AVBlocks builds on Linux. Normally Nautilus will ask you whether you want to run the script when you double click a .run file, but on Ubuntu 13.04, Nautilus suddenly started opening .run files in Gedit. It turns out there is a setting in Gnome for that. Here is how to fix it:

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After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, I could not boot in GUI / X anymore. I got this when trying to start X:

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NVIDIA:...

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