Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Ubuntu: Diff tool with file browser integration

Having installed a new Ubuntu VM (for testing purposes) I was looking for visual diff tool with nice UI integration. Windows users: think of WinMerge being launched by selecting two files in Explorer and compare them from the context menu. … Continue reading

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Installing Ubuntu is easy…

…however downloading a preinstalled VMWare image is easier. Hint: the password for the administrative user is “ubuntu”

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Ubuntu on VMWare

While Ubuntu is easily installed as a VMWare guest, the installation of theVMWare tools is more complicated as one should think. Ubuntu needs to be prepared by executing the following commands: sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` … Continue reading

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