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Fixing VBoxManage: error: VMDK: descriptor does not start as expected in

When using Vagrant / Virtualbox and optionally Laravel Homestead it could occur that this message displays: There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagrant for controlling VirtualBox. The command and stderr is shown below. Command: [“startvm”, “{LONGOCDE}”, “–type”, “headless”] Stderr: VBoxManage: error: Could not open the medium ‘/Users/USER/VirtualBox VMs/homestead-7/ubuntu-….vmdk’. VBoxManage: error: […]

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Ubuntu 14.04 OpenSSL with Nginx – Generate & Install SSL certificate

Not the best guide, but some handy links I use to Generate and Install an SSL-certfificate with OpenSSL in NginX. Generate OpenSSL Request: https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/9446/0/apache-opensslmodsslnginx Order an SSL-certificate with the CSR Then, when you received bundle plus CRT: https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/9419//installing-a-certificate-on-nginx Restart NGINX: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/nginx-restart-ubuntu-linux-command/ Using TransIP SSL-certificates When using TransIP SSL-certificates you get a decrypted zip SSL-certificate (if

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How to fix the Laravel Gulp Error: Cannot find module ‘internal/fs’

Laravel Gulp Error: Cannot find module ‘internal/fs’ Get this error? vagrant@homestead:*****$ gulp module.js:472 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find module ‘internal/fs’ at Function.Module._resolveFilename (module.js:470:15) at Function.Module._load (module.js:418:25) at Module.require (module.js:498:17) at require (internal/module.js:20:19) at evalmachine.:18:20 at Object. (/usr/lib/node_modules/gulp/node_modules/vinyl-fs/node_modules/graceful-fs/fs.js:11:1) at Module._compile (module.js:571:32) at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:580:10) at Module.load (module.js:488:32) at tryModuleLoad (module.js:447:12) How to fix this error?

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Resetting Linux Root Password with TransIP / VPS on Ubuntu

Option 1 – Using bootloader Use this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/196520/grub2-101-how-to-access-and-use-your-linux-distributions-boot-loader/ . In my case this did not work. Option 2 – Using SystemRescueCD It might be that your VPS has a Linux Recovery Mode (not rescue mode) using a SystemRescueCD. If so, use this guide: http://ubuntuportal.com/2011/07/reset-password-ubuntu-using-sytemrescuecd.html In my case the /dev/vda5 was not mountable, because it

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Laravel Forge Ubuntu Update and Upgrade Manual with OpenSSL bugfixes

Be careful: Not all commands have been fully tested, you use these instructions with care and on your own risk. To repeat, as goes for all our articles, using our instructions is on your own risk! This article primarily focuses on Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 servers that are working with Laravel Forge, but it can

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Backup Ubuntu site / Laravel Forge server with Tarsnap

Would you like to backup your Ubuntu server with Tarsnap and also backup your Mysql database? Then follow this steps: Install Tarsnap 1. Install dependencies sudo apt-get install build-essential ext2fs-dev zlib1g-dev libssl-dev 2. Install Tarsnap Download Tarsnap with this wget: wget –no-check-certificate https://www.tarsnap.com/download/tarsnap-autoconf-1.0.35.tgz Now we need to extract, configure, and compile Tarsnap. tar xfz tarsnap-autoconf-1.0.35.tgz

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