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VirtualBox with Static IP on Ubuntu Server Guest

Setup for the following technology:

  • Windows 10 as host machine
  • VirtualBox 6.0.18
  • Guest OS is Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) Server Beta [other versions since around 17.10 will work]

The aim is being able to access the guest on a static IP from the host to upload/download files and for the guest to be able to access the internet for API access to external services, apt update etc.

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Subversion commands in Nautilus

One tool I had missed from Windows days is TortoiseSVN which integrated svn commands into Windows explorer. Often the command line is quick and easy to use, but if I want to check in a subset of changed files I find the GUI way quicker.

In Linux it was all command line until I came across nautilus-script-collection-svn in the Ubuntu repositories which adds a menu on right click to perform subversion commands. In Ubuntu 8.10 also need to issue the following at the command line:

nautilus-script-manager enable Subversion

SVN commands from the Nautilus file manager

There is no visual highlighting of changed files etc in Nautilus like you get in TortoiseSVN.

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