How to Set Proxy in an Ubuntu Terminal?

Yes, because companies like to use proxy but I needed to access the Internet from my Ubuntu running on a VirtualBox. Just a few steps and access can be established: Edit the /etc/environment file with your favorite editor Add the following lines http_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” https_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” ftp_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” no_proxy=”localhost,127.0.0.1,localaddress,.localdomain.com” HTTP_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” HTTPS_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” FTP_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” NO_PROXY=”localhost,127.0.0.1,localaddress,.localdomain.com” Logout and login again. Apt does […]

Moodle BigBlueButton activity, String could not be parsed as XML, Error code: generalexceptionmessage, Firewall issue

I have recently used the BigBlueButton plugin without problem, but I had to move my Moodle to another virtual machine. And when I tried to add a new BigBlueButton activity I got a String could not be parsed as XML error. First I checked the setting. Remember to have the Server URL with /bigbluebutton/ at the end […]

Install Debian Wheezy on Citrix XenServer 6.0.2

As Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 does not offer template for Debian Wheezy we have to install it in two steps. First install Debian Squeeze as usual. Second step is to upgrade Squeeze to Wheezy. Here are the sub-steps: As it is a new install you do not have to update your system but for sure you can […]

CentOS – Starting Apache on a different port using semanage

# For some reason I had to start Apache on port 8082, but when I tried to start Apache as root I get: Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address [::]:8082 CentOS use SElinux security, therefore there are pre-defined port that Apache can use. The ports are: 80, 443, 488, 8008, 8009, 8443. So […]