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Black screen from a Linux VirtualBox guest machine

VirtualBoxAs I'm using several very different environments for some projects I'm working on (embedded software, application server, Android, etc.), I set up one VirtualBox virtual machine for each of them. The guest machine OS is Linux, and I run them either on a Linux host, or on a macOS host.


How to perform a pull request on GitHub

GitHubToday, I performed my first (insignifiant) pull request on GitHub, for an open-source project (akka-http, not to name it). Just to be sure to remember the steps I followed:

Thunderbird authentication problem with Gmail

A few days ago, I had to configure Thunderbird on a Linux machine, as a client for Gmail. The associated Google account was a G Suite one. As I already went through Thunderbird configuration for Gmail some months ago and did not face any trouble, I was not expecting any difficulty for this new configuration operation. Even if the new operation was for a G Suite account, while the previous one was for a free account...



The installation procedure described here was done on a Linux Mint 18.3 MATE with Java 8.

Ensure that Java is installed. If this is not the case, do it, as described in this article for instance. If you use OpenJDK, install the openjfx package.

Download and install the all in one bundle from Best Solution website.

Remote APIs

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Eclipse CDT configuration

MacBook Pro: keyboard and trackpad stopped working

logoTwo days ago, my MacBook Pro (Retina 13, 2015) keyboard and trackpad stopped working. I had to connect external USB keyboard and mouse to go on using it.

Trouble with GitLab upgrade

logoThe GitLab version I was running was not the latest one: it was the 8.15.1-ce.0 while the 9.2.1-ce.0 has been available for a few days now. So I decided to upgrade. But I faced a problem: a 500 error page was displayed after the upgrade.


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