How to create a VirtualBox VM from command line

A very appreciated feature of VirtualBox is the possibility to be used in a headless environment, without a GUI.

So, today I want to share the workflow I use for creating virtual machines using only the command line.

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How to upgrade BIOS on a Lenovo laptop running linux

Usually, Lenovo releases BIOS updates in two formats: a single .EXE file, that needs to be executed on a Windows OS, and a .ISO file that needs to be burned on a CD.

But, how can i perform the upgrade if my laptop doesn’t have the CD reader and my OS is Linux?

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i3 window manager on laptops: my configuration

In a previous post I’ve explained the setup of my “ultra geek” laptop: a cheap Dell with Debian, a minimal graphical interface (i3) and a small subset of light applications.

Some readers asked me more information about my i3 configuration, expecially regarding some laptop features such as keys binding for screen brightness and volume control.

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