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Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Node.js and MongoDB with Cloud Foundry & SAP CP

I recently created a step-by-step guide on how to use Node.js and MongoDB in SAP Cloud Platform. It focuses on Cloud Foundry and Node.js development practices I've gathered developing several applications.

The source of the sample app is available here:

Monday, February 20, 2017

Apple TimeCapsule from Linux Mint 18

To connect to Apple's TimeCapsule from Linux Mint 18.1 you need to add to /etc/samba/smb.conf global section:
# Enable to access Apple TimeCapsule
client use spnego = no
Then restart samba with sudo service smbd restart and point your Nemo to //timecapsule_address/Data

Saturday, January 21, 2017

No USB devices in Virtualbox

I use several VMs with Virtualbox for testing and running old but useful programs. I even had my Cannon printer working in the guest OS.

After I updated to the latest Linux Mint last week, the printer was no longer visible.

I did some searching and came across the following thread that helped me solve the issue:

In short I had to:
  • install the correct Extension pack to have USB
  • add my user to virtualbox group
  • log off and back in

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