Posts Categorized: Open Source

How-To: Using VBoxManage to Delete a Virtual Machine from VirtualBox

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One common problem I see from people learning to manage Virtual Machines within VirtualBox using the VBoxManager command line is the error: Cannot unregister the machine <Virtual-Machine-Name>  because it has 1 hard disks attached Before a VM can be unregistered or deleted, all disks that have been “attached” need to first be disassociated from the […]

How-to: Active Directory Authentication with WordPress

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Why Use Active Directory with WordPress? I recently set up a WordPress Blog internally for our company to use over our intranet to help improve communication, collaborate, share and develop ideas, and stay informed about company announcements or current events.. etc. One of the requirements I had was to allow authentication against our Active Directory. […]

Plutohome, Asterisk and a X100P FXO Card

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So I have been working on setting up a fully integrated home automation system available from PlutoHome.com. If you are not aware, PlutoHome is home automation system available to the open source community with features to satisfy everyone from simple home controls, to advanced voip and media integration. My latest venture into setting up a […]