Build & Install VMWare Tools in Ubuntu

Building and installing vmware tools is simple and easy in Ubuntu.

First of all install the required build tools:

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Delete Files Older Than x Days on Linux

The find utility on linux allows you to pass in a bunch of interesting arguments, including one to execute another command on each file. We’ll use this in order to figure out what files are older than a certain number of days, and then use the rm command to delete them.

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Get UUID of Hard Disks

The Universally Unique Identifier can be used to identify a device independent form its mount point or device name. This is more and more important as many devices today support hot-plugging or are external anyway. Therefore it makes sometimes sense to access a device (for . . . → Read More: Get UUID of Hard Disks