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Fix to error installing “forever” for nodejs

After doing “npm install forever” in a VirtualBox instance you may get an error like the following. This is caused by running the install from a folder shared with the host machine. Certain file operations fail when crossing the machine/file system boundary in VirtualBox. npm ERR! error rolling back forever@0.8.5 Error: UNKNOWN, unlink ‘/vagrant/node_modules/forever/node_modules/winston/docs/winston/transports.html’ npm […]

Error installing Ubuntu 64 bit Server on Oracle Virtual Box

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When installing Ubuntu or other 64 bit operating system on VirtualBox, you may receive the following error: “This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.” To fix this error, recreate the virtual machine. On the “Create New Virtual Machine” […]