Category Archives: ubuntu

Writing an Angular JS application end-2-end–Part 2

Introduction In the previous post I showed how we can use Yeoman to scaffold a new ASP.NET vNext application on Ubuntu. I then implemented a simple RESTful API and also started to implement the basics of a domain model. In … Continue reading 

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Creating an Angular application end-2-end – Part 1

Introduction In this post series I want to demonstrate how to create a full blown application end-to-end which uses Angular JS on the client, ASP.NET vNext and/or Node JS on the server. Architectural patterns that I am going to use … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 4

Introduction We have been in the past and still are to a certain extent a .NET shop. Thus it is very important to us that we can develop our backend using ASP.NET Web API. ASP.NET vNext is now OSS and … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 2

Installing MongoDB For a more detailed description of the process refer to the official MongoDB documentation here. First off we have to import the MongoDB public GPG key Then, similar as we did for Mono in the previous post we … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V

Introduction I had a need to quickly create a Linux VM on a Windows 8.1 machine to use for Angular JS and .NET development. I have not been using Unix or any variant of it for years so this was … Continue reading 

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A Couple of Quick Ubuntu Tips

I’m setting up an Ubuntu Jaunty install for a friend and trying to get it nice and usable. I’ll be messing more with Linux in the near future I think. Anyway, I ran across a couple of things that really … Continue reading 

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Setting up Ubuntu Jaunty for Ruby and Rails development

Getting Ruby setup on Ubuntu – Jaunty UPDATED: Added RSpec for Rails as well Here are some quick steps to get you up and running with Ruby on Ubuntu, Take about 15 minutes depending on your internet connection. Step 1: … Continue reading 

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Getting VMWare server working on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

I had some slow issues with Virtual Box, which I’ve heard have been fixed.  I’m heading back down the VMWare path and did some research first. I found this post and tried it out.  It worked great.  My VMs are … Continue reading 

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xkcd – ubuntu, python comics

If you don’t currently read xkcd.com, you should be.  It has some mushy lovey dovey junk in it sometimes, but the python references and open source references are hilarious. Today’s comic: (mouse over for the Ubuntu reference) One of my … Continue reading 

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Ubuntu 8.04, VirtualBox, and USB support

UPDATE: Make sure your user account is a member of the vboxusers account.  VirtualBox will not start and the error will tell you this, but just want to be explicit.  You will have to logout and log back in. I … Continue reading 

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