Category Archives: Ubuntu

How to install Ubuntu Guest Mode on Virtual Box on OSX

By | November 9, 2018

If you are running Ubuntu on Virtual Box you will want to make sure you can copy and paste between the to environments. Simply turning on Bidirectional won’t work using a normal Ubuntu ISO. You need to upgrade to Guess Addition. Guest Additions provide additional capability to a guest virtual machine, including file sharing and… Read More »

How to rotate your screen in Ubuntu/Linux

By | December 4, 2015

I had a dedicated key for auto rotate on/off on my laptop which worked in Windows but in not Ubuntu. I’m glad because I got to learn a new command called xrandr. I remember this by thinking of x random r. It is really neat and I recommend you running these commands and experiment. These… Read More »

Random Linux commands that I have used

By | June 1, 2015

find libblkmaker | wc -l This counts the number of files and folders in a directory. wc stands for word count. -l prints the number of lines. | pipes the results to the wc command. find libblkmaker -type f | wc -l If you want to count just the files, add the criteria -type f.… Read More »