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VirtualBox shared folder guest access command

Enable shared folders Add shared folder via “Devices” > “Shared Folder…” Windows from virtualbox.org net use x: \\vboxsvr\sharename Linux from virtualbox.org mount -t vboxsf [-o OPTIONS] sharename mountpoint Sharename is for example (by default) if you shared your Hosts Desktop, it would be Desktop.  Easy.

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 10:36 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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what changes did I just pull from git?

Ever wanted to see what changes you just pulled from github? This little command will show you the changes for the last commit, if the pull resulted in more commits being pulled then add a couple more ‘^’s to HEAD^ git diff HEAD^ HEAD

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 4:12 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Git cherry-pick

cherry-pick is a useful Git command, especially if you are working in an Agile team. We used it for the first time today on our project. Team member A lets call him “James” made a feature and put it onto master. Team member B lets call him “Jordan” later refactered some code from “James”‘s feature.  […]

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 1:15 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · 3 Comments
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uninitialized constant Encoding

Problem with Rails sqlite3? uninitialized constant Encoding Couldn’t create database for {“timeout”=>5000, “adapter”=>”sqlite3”, “database”=>”db/test.sqlite3”, “pool”=>5} If you installed the gem ‘sqlite3’ then sudo gem uninstall sqlite3 sudo gem install sqlite3-ruby Fixed!

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 4:43 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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