Ubuntu: java.net.SocketException in ec2-api-tools

Having installed ec2-api-tools under my lucid dev environment I was trying to shut ec2 instances down with ec2stop [instance_id] and I was getting the following »

Ubuntu: Installing the Beebem BBC Micro Emulator

Ah the BBC Micro. I have very fond memories of our first computer, idling away countless hours attempting to load games from tape for them only »

Adding more disk space to a Linux Virtual Machine

There comes a time where you set-up a VM and don't set the hard-disk size to be big enough for what you are going to do. »

Linux: Fix for apt-get update - Waiting for Headers

If you're a Google chrome user on Ubuntu you may have noticed apt-get update seems to wait around for two minutes sitting at 99%. The culprit »

Solved: VirtualBox Ubuntu Karmic Server VM crashes

Had a weird issue when setting up an Ubuntu Karmic JEOS VM under VirtualBox. When it was installed it rebooted and then the VM window dissappeared. »