I have set up a windows 7 64bit virtual machine on Mavericks. When choose any screen resolution other than 800 x 600 the windows desktop is bigger than the vbox window. To get to the menu bar and the tabs I have to scroll down, which I find extremely annoying. I have been using VMware and never had this problem. I was hoping to satisfy my VM needs in Mavericks for free via Vbox but this behavior is a deal breaker.
I am hoping the vise Reddit community can help mesubmitted by Zazaya
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I'm trying to setup a desktop for my own use with Ubuntu. Here's what happened with all the mail clients I tried:
Thunderbird - core dumps shortly after setting up an account
Evolution - gives me a message that is downloading folders from my gmail, but hasn't even asked me for a password. wait, and nothing happens.
Claws mail - refuses to connect to server no matter how much I fiddle with the settings
Kmail - The stack for this application is gigantic. It even sets up mysql. With that I obviously need to at least start reading the mysql documentation so that I can verify that the setup is secure. Even if I did, its an annoyance, another daemon taking up resources on my machine. So I didn't even try to complete the setup with this one.
Alpine Kept giving me a message that my password was wrong, in spite of having checked it and rechecked it several times.
Emacs mail clients - Wanderlust, view mail etc. I can see the webpages for these have not been updated for at least two years. What's the chance that they have been modernized and updated?
mutt - Too much learning and configuration. Doesn't seem to me worth the effort.
For now, I've given up, and I think I'll go back to using Thunderbird on OS/X. But OS/X is a POS. That machine has huge resources but it is so much slower than Linux. But at least, one mail client works on it pretty reliably.
Edit I found one that I'm satisfied with. Geary . Doesn't crash, and it's got a good interface, and it works with 3/4 email accounts. Works with gmail, yahoo, and icloud. QQ (the chinese service) doesn't work, but it's not very important for me.submitted by mtgox_stole_my_coins
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eWEEK: Open-source cloud file sharing gets an enterprise boost with a new release from OwnCloud.
I installed Samba 4.1.5 in Ubuntu 12.0.4 to set up a Active Directory Linux Server, I followed this guide http://www.jadota.com/2013/01/installing-samba4-on-ubuntu-12-04/
It went all smooth, I had it running and I even could join the Domain with a Windows 7 computer.
The problem is that I installed Windows Remote Administration Tools to setup Users, Groups and Policies from this link http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7887 but I can't make it work, It says things like "Server is not Functional" But i'm using it perfectly with no problems :S
Anyone has an idea de what can be happening?submitted by Irundiel
Hey /r/linux! I own an early 2011 MacBook Pro, many of whose parts are now failing, including the battery, charger and the HDD. I want a highly portable and power efficient laptop for development, and have come to realize that os x is not an option. But the specs offered by MacBook Air are very promising. So I've decided to go for the fully blown MBA configuration (featuring a core i7, 8 gb ram, 256gb ssd and not to mention the full day battery life). The ultimate plan is to run the latest Fedora. Please suggest if this is the best I can get for about $1700 and if there will be any problems single booting Fedora? Overall is it recommended?submitted by andysaini
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