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Virtualbox Upload Speed Slowness Fix

I have been playing around with Virtualbox 1.6 under Ubuntu and find it a great way to run Windows under Ubuntu. One thing that really bugged me was the upload speed inside the Windows guest. Using the default NAT network configuration made it really slow. By switching to a Bridge mode for network card(similar […]

Upgrade Firefox 3.0 On Ubuntu Gave An Error

When I upgraded my Firefox to the full 3.0 on Ubuntu 8.04 it started giving me an error when starting. If I started the Firefox 3 from a folder on the desktop it would start fine. So I figured it was an extention or cache problem. To solve my problem I decided to rename […]

Upgrading Ubuntu 7.10 to 8.04 Experience

Well I upgraded my Ubuntu from 7.10 to 8.04 by doing the ALT-F2. Then typing update-manager -d. It took about an hour for the download and doing all the prompts. Search for upgrade Ubuntu and you will see the proper instructions. Basically when it asks just after the download I had to press the […]

Put IE 7.0’s Toolbar Back Where It Belongs

Move IE 7 Toolbar back where it belongs. Article from WindowsITPRO

How to copy an Ubuntu drive to a larger drive

When I copy drives for Windows I usually use Norton Ghost or Casper XP. I have used these for many years and I could not do my job with out them. When I started playing around with Ubuntu I was wondering how I could do the same. I searched around the Internet […]

Logmein and Ubuntu Problem Fix

When I tried and login to logmein.com from Ubuntu I get an error that can’t load page. It works fine in XP on the same network. If I was running IE or Firefox in VirtualBox it still would not work for me. It seems to be caused by the MTU value under Ubuntu.

I found […]

VirtualBox vs VMware Server under Ubuntu

I really like VMware. I have used VMware workstation under XP for along time and recommend anyone who wants to use virtual OS to use VMware. I have tried Windows PC Virtual software and VMware blows away Microsoft.

When I have started playing around Ubuntu I figured the VMware Server (which is […]

XP to UBUNTU back to XP

I have been a fan of Windows. I have used every OS they have made since Windows 3.1. Windows 2000 and XP are probable their best OS they have made. Built on the NT architecture. Compatible with everything now. XP is best for gaming. Usually stable. Sure you can get blue screens of death […]