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. The very first thing I do after installing Linux is updating the system

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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. You can enable it to start automatically using the following command: systemctl enable sshd.service Now you can restart the VM or

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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. And then they released Windows 8 which I don’t like much. Recently they released Windows 10 and I have upgraded from Windows

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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 When I run this command I got the error “cannot find a valid baseurl for repo“ After googling for sometime I figured that the network card is not enabled by

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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. Then one guy who was doing all these deployment activities shared few documents, shell scripts with all the instructions

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