How to share folders between Windows and Ubuntu using VMware Player

So now you’ve got Ubuntu installed in a Virtual Machine, you’ll probably find it useful to have a shared folder with the Windows host »

Installing Ubuntu in VMware Player on Windows

I’ve been having issues with my Ubuntu / VirtualBox set up. My original virtual box had almost run out of space, which I assumed is why »

Using SendGrid with Classic ASP to send emails

I recently needed to migrate my baby change location website to a new Windows server. A part of this, naturally, is setting up SMTP to allow »

7 zip plus DropBox: a free offsite backup solution

I recently wrote about a method for creating automated scheduled backups of SQL Server databases in installations where the management tools don’t provide the functionality. »

First time with Ubuntu: impressions from a Windows user

I’m starting off with a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 inside a VirtualBox on Windows 7. Here are my impressions as a long time »