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Error Mounting NFS Share on Raspbian

$ sudo mount 192.168.1.4:/some-nfs-share /media/some-local-path mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking. mount.nfs: Either use ‘-o nolock’ to keep locks local, or start statd. mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified Solution: Enable the rpcbind and nfs services: $ sudo update-rc.d rpcbind enable $ sudo update-rc.d nfs-common enable Restart the rpcbind […]

VirtualBox Web Service Configuration for phpVirtualBox

The vboxweb-service is required for connecting to a VBox Host from phpVirtualBox. On Debian Stretch, the service is installed and started whenever VBox is started (i.e. boot or after an upgrade) however it immediately exits if its configuration file is not present. The configuration file is not created by default. You need to create it: […]

Resize, Modify & Convert Images from the Linux Terminal

ImageMagick is a set of command-line utilities for modifying images. ImageMagick can perform modifications of an image from a terminal, perform batch processing of multiple images, or be used in a bash script. Converting Between Formats The following command takes a PNG file in the current directory and creates a JPEG file from it: convert […]