Installing Virtualbox Guest Additions:

  • Add Guest Additions CD-ROM in Virtualbox Machien Config
  • Login as 'root'
  • 'mkdir /mnt/cdrom' (if not exist)
  • 'mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom'
  • 'cd /mnt/cdrom'
  • './VBoxLinuxAdditions.run'

Export Display for remote access of X applications

  • 'export DISPLAY=<remote ip>:0.0'
  • 'xhost +'
  • On remote machine start XMING via XLaunch.exe

Display multiple logfiles at one (MULTITAIL)

Clear DNS cache

  • service nscd restart

Mount NFS Share

  • Every Boot: in /etc/fstab:
    • 192.168.1.24:/ibm-software /install nfs noatime,nosuid,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,soft,nolock,rw 0 0
  • Runtime:
    • mount -v -t nfs 192.168.1.24:/ibm-software /install

Mount Windows Share

  • Every boot: in /etc/fstab:
    • 192.168.1.24/ibm-software /install cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 * Runtime: * mount.cifs 192.168.1.24/ibm-software /install