Articles tagged as “tools”

How to create a Debian VirtualBox machine with Packer with an additional host-only adapter

For a project I am working on, there is this virtual machine we can use to do our development work in. This machine has grown organically and I want to replace it with something I can reproduce. I wanted to experiment with Packer but had problems with generating a machine with two network adapters where the second one is connected to a host-only network.

Bash set builtin

Shell scripts I come across sometimes have for instance “#!/bin/bash -eux” on the first line. Because I’ve Googled for this too many times now, I’ll record the meaning of these options here for my own sanity.

A week with Firefox instead of Chromium

My browser of choice has been Chromium for quite a while now. A couple of podcasts recently discussed how Chrome has become a memory hog and how Firefox has improved over the years. Time for an experiment.