My Development Environment Setup on Linux

As I mentioned in my previous post Thinking of moving from Windows to Linux? I am moving from Windows to Linux. Setting up my development environment is a bit tedious because I have to hunt down the applications and execute various commands to setup. So I thought of make a note of them in a post so that it will be easier for me next time. I am using Ubuntu/LinuxMint system so I am using apt-get to install, if you are using Fedora/CentOS you can use yum/dnf. […]

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How to SSH into VirtualBox Linux OS?

While learning some of the Linux commands we may want to use SSH commands to login into a remote Linux system and we may not have a dedicated Linux system to play with. In this post I will explain how I am using my Linux OS installed on VirtualBox to SSH from Windows OS. 1. Install openssh-server on Linux OS in VirtualBox sudo apt-get install openssh-server On some Linux distros (ex: Fedora) the openssh server won’t start automatically. […]

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Thinking of moving from Windows to Linux?

I have been using Windows operating system from the beginning. When I first started using computer Windows XP was the latest operating system and it was amazing. After few years I started my career as a Java developer and in my office also I have been using Windows only. After few years Windows Vista got released and I suffered with it for few months and then Microsoft released Windows 7 which is the best Windows operating system IMO. […]

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CentOS 7 Installation on Oracle Virtualbox

I wanted to explore CentOS 7 Linux, so I installed it on my Oracle VirtualBox. Installation went smoothly ,but I had a hard time to install Virtualbox Guest Additions to get full screen. I thought of sharing the steps I performed so that it may be helpful for others. After installing CentOS 7, before installing Virtualbox Guest Additions first thing we need to do is update system. sudo yum update […]

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My Linux Journey Begins

Like many people I started working with computers on Windows XP operating system. Even after starting my career as a Java developer I have been working on Windows for all my development activities. Initially I didn’t get a chance(need) to work on Unix/Linux because we didn’t have access to any of production systems which are using Linux. After few years we got a new client for whom we need to do deployment also in QA/UAT environments which are all Linux based. […]

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