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VirtualBox 4.3 Lets You Run Many Cutting-Edge Platforms at Onceview story

https://www.linux.com – It's been interesting to watch which components of Sun Microsystems' portfolio of products--many of which were open source projects--Oracle has chosen to embrace or abandon since its acquisition of Sun. One project that it hasn't jettisoned is VirtualBox, which has just arrived in a new version 4.3. (Software)

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sqlplus doesn't start on linux 64view story

http://stackoverflow.com – I installed, on Mint15 64bit, the Oracle Instant client package 11 Each time I try running sqlplus I get message Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus SP2-0667: Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found SP2-0750: You may need to set ORACLE_HOME to your Oracle software directory Of course I set correctly the $ORACLE_HOME. (HowTos)

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Top-Bar will pop out, on VM Virtual Boxview story

http://askubuntu.com – When Installing Ubuntu 13.10 beta 1, on Oracle VM Virtual Box 4.2.14 r86644, the top-bar of Unity will be "duplicated" like this: Picture (HowTos)

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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtualbox4.2.18 causes the VM to crash. This has happened twice alreadyview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am installing under Windows 8 64-bit. Installed Oracle Virtualbox 4.2.18. Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ISO. Created a new VM and tried to start from the ISO file to install Ubuntu to the VM. Process of downloading third party software packages and installation runs a few hours and then apparently everything has been installed. It asks for a reboot when I do that it crashes. Next time around it as (HowTos)

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Oracle Java7 error installing flashpluginview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have been having problems with Oracle Java latetly on my Ubuntu 13.04. Somehow my Flash Player plugin does not work anymore. And when i try to re-install it get the following error. Please help. Thanks. I have OpenJDK 7 installed. vijendra@vijendra-Rev-1-0:~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer [sudo] password for vijendra: Reading package lists... (Hardware)

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Broken Virtualbox installation? Receiving system errorsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I tried installing Virtualbox yesterday via the software centre but my wireless connection died part-way through installation. Fixed the wireless issues since then but I still can't get Virtualbox working, I've tried various things to try and get it back but nothing seems to work. Tried sudo apt-get remove virtualbox sudo apt-get install virtualbox and then install dkms. (Hardware)

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LXer: One day we'll look back and say this was the end of the software platformview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Microsoft is buying its way to becoming a "devices and services" company just like IBM, and today even Oracle makes hardware. What was recently considered a deadweight on a software company's business is now mandatory. Read More... (HowTos)

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How to set Oracle Java's JAVA_HOME in Fedora 19view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I just installed Fedora 19 and managed to get FedoraUtils installed. So I chose java oracle. after installation I could see in the FedoraUtils list that oracle java (installed) but I can't see the Oracle Java anywhere. As an Ubuntu user I would run the update-java-alternatives -l command but it didn't work. (HowTos)

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LXer: Google quietly dumps Oracle MySQL for MariaDBview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Despite being the most popular open-source database management system (DBMS), Oracle's MySQL has been sinking into trouble. Major Linux distributions like Red Hat and SUSE, are switching it out for its fork, MariaDB. Major Websites, such as Wikipedia, have also replaced MySQL with MariaDB. (HowTos)

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Andreessen Horowitz's Scott Weiss On Why There Will Be 30 New Franchises In The Enterpriseview story

http://techcrunch.com – The future of enterprise software is anything but boring. Andreessen Horowitz partner Scott Weiss aptly predicted his guest post titled “30 New Franchises” a few weeks ago, there a massive opportunity to create new multi-billion-dollar enterprise franchises despite incumbents throwing massive amounts of money to acquire these franchises. (IT news)