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Ubuntu open-vm tools on VMware

Just a quick one today.  I have been using Ubuntu Server as a staple for linux virtual machines on VMware as it is stable, and fast.  I don’t like using the VMware based vmware tools, as I find it can break things on occasion.  Open-VM Tools is a good substitute as it is based on the opensource […]

Tab Auto-completion in Ubuntu Server

Just a quick one today.  After installing the latest edition of Ubuntu 9.10 into a virtual machine I discovered that tab auto-completion was missing for apt-get and most other more advanced forms of the useful time saver.  After a whole lot of searching on the topic, I found in an Ubuntu Launchpad bug fix thread […]