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How to Work Around Netbeans Failure to Start on Mac

July 25th, 2017 2 comments

NetBean is a great IDE because it’s not only free but also rich in features and good in quality. Its cross platform support with Java Swing is pretty good. It’s been my IDE of choice for Java after Eclipse.

Recently I upgraded NetBeans 8.2 on Mac and it failed to start by double clicking on the icon from the desktop toolbar. Maybe I did not correctly remove the old version?

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Deploy OVA or OVF in Scalable and Automatic Way: Free VMDeployer 1.2 Released

July 20th, 2017 2 comments

The VMDeployer Java GUI application is a tool we created for our customers. We use it quite often thus see different requirements coming in and quickly implement them. Within 3 weeks, we now have yet another release and would like to share with the community. Please feel free to register and download it here.

Here are a few features and issues fixed in this 1.2 release:

Install VMware Tools on CentOS 7 – The Easy and Quick Way

July 18th, 2017 3 comments

It’s seemingly easy to install VMware Tools especially on Linux. In reality, it can take hours to get it installed correctly for the first time. The KB article on VMware site is unnecessarily complicated, and could be a source of confusion.

Here is one line to get your Open VMware Tools installed on CentOS 7.

# yum install -y open-vm-tools

Once it’s installed, you should able to see the file:

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