How to create a shortcut to copy a password to clipboard (so to be ready to be pasted)


Have you ever dreamed to have one or multiple password ready to be used just making use of a shortcut? Well if you make use of ubuntu (even in a VM) here is the solution for you! Install xclip xclip is an Ubuntu app for dealing with stuff in the “clipboard”. I order to install … Continue reading How to create a shortcut to copy a password to clipboard (so to be ready to be pasted)

Keyboard and mouse stop working in Virtualbox guest


  If you ever experience your mouse and or keyboard not working in your Virtualbox guest OS and the only way to make them work again is rebooting, try to install the following packages:   sudo apt-get install scim-bridge-client-qt scim-bridge-client-gtk -Sieze

Execute a command via SSH and terminate the connection without waiting for the command to finish


A few days ago I was trying to update the script used to build the application on which I’m working. Together with the build I also wanted to integrate the script so to release the app on test boxes and restart the JBoss instance. While the stop was working as a piece of cake, the … Continue reading Execute a command via SSH and terminate the connection without waiting for the command to finish

Meaning of load average of the top Linux command


Meaning of “load average” of the top Linux command The “load average” information given by the top command is of fundamental importance. But how to correctly understand the meaning of it? Which value are bad? Which good? This article is just simply brilliant in explaining how to interpret this value: http://blog.scoutapp.com/articles/2009/07/31/understanding-load-averages Enjoy! -Sieze