Monthly Archives: November 2010

Changing screen resolution in Windows 7 guest in VirtualBox

“Just a quick note to anyone our there as dim as I am..” The Situation Running a Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) guest using VirtualBox on Fedora 14 (64-bit) and my only display resolutions were 800×600, 1024×768, etc. Of course I want the proper settings for my widescreen but it took me a few minutes to […]

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Sharing an NTFS partition with Samba and SELinux

Well, I just upgraded to Fedora 14 (64-bit) and decided to do things right this time. One of the most common answers I find when googling “Configuring Samba shares on Fedora” is “Disable SELinux.” That’s just plain lazy! So I decided to actually do a little research. Obviously you’ll need to change the specifics to […]

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Dropbox on Fedora 14 w/ SELinux hack

So you’re cruising along getting your new Fedora 14 install all updated then you go to install your Dropbox and┬áBAMMM! ERROR! You see something like this: SELinux is preventing /home/nomsalis/.dropbox-dist/dropbox from making the program stack executable. Long story short.. it’s a known issue with the Dropbox source and the updated SELinux security policies. Basically, the […]

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