VirtualBox – Sharing a Host Folder With a Linux Guest

Sometimes you want to share a folder from your VirtualBox host machine to your guest OS. Perhaps for an installer, or to have access to specific files. There are pros and cons and safety concerns for this, however this is how you do it. Continue reading “VirtualBox – Sharing a Host Folder With a Linux Guest”

VirtualBox: Install Guest Additions

When setting up a VM in VirtualBox one the first things you should do is install the guest additions. This post will show you exactly how to do that using an Xubuntu VM. Continue reading “VirtualBox: Install Guest Additions”

Organizing My Digital Workspace/Home Lab

For tech enthusiasts and those budding to be, it is a bit difficult to scale and organize your workspace/home lab. It recently dawned on me that I hadn’t taken into account how to organize things or put forth the proper effort to making the most of my time and maximizing my productivity. Mostly because set up will be a huge time sink. So in this post I will try to address how I plan to rework everything and keep all the essentials undisrupted while everything is under construction. Continue reading “Organizing My Digital Workspace/Home Lab”

VirtualBox Basics

Want to run another operating system on top of your current one? The easiest solution is Oracle’s VirtualBox. This article will walk you through the basics of setting up your first VM (Linux Mint). Let’s begin! Continue reading “VirtualBox Basics”

How To Try Linux (Without Removing Your Windows or Mac OS)

Curious about Linux? If you haven’t heard it’s an operating system just like Windows and Mac OS. However, unlike those, it’s completely free and able to be installed on pretty much any PC hardware you have. It can do pretty much anything these other OS’s do as well. So, ready to give it a try? This article will tell you how you can try Linux without getting rid of your current Mac or Windows install. Continue reading “How To Try Linux (Without Removing Your Windows or Mac OS)”