Enabling Webcam in VirtualBox Guest OS on Windows Host

This post shows steps to enable webcams in a VirtualBox guest OS on Windows host. OS/software and the version I used are below. I tested it with Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Dell Precision 3510. Host: Windows 10 running VirtualBox 5.2.6. Guest: Ubuntu Linux 16.04.03 / Mac OS X High Sierra   Here is the steps. Steps 1. Install ‘Oracle… Continue reading “Enabling Webcam in VirtualBox Guest OS on Windows Host”

Enabling Clipboard Sharing and Shared Folder on VirtualBox (Ubuntu Linux Guest)

This post shows how to enable clipboard sharing and file sharing via shared folder between VirtualBox guest OS and host OS. In this post, I use Windows 10 as the host and Ubuntu Linux as the guest.   Assumptions To enable those functions, “VirtualBox Guest Additions” needs to be installed on the guest OS. Please… Continue reading “Enabling Clipboard Sharing and Shared Folder on VirtualBox (Ubuntu Linux Guest)”

Enabling Bluetooth in VirtualBox

VirtualBox guest OS doesn’t recognize Bluetooth adapter by default. Here is how to enable the built in Bluetooth adapter for Ubuntu guest on Windows host. OS and the version I used for host and guest are below. Host: Windows 10 Guest: Ubuntu 16.04 I tested the steps with Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Dell Precision 3510.… Continue reading “Enabling Bluetooth in VirtualBox”

Free up SD card space on Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi uses SD card for its main storage and you may run out of the free space as your project goes on. Here are some tips to free up your SD card space.   1. Uninstall unnecessary packages Wolfram Engine: I’ve never used but it seems that Wolfram Engine is for mathematical/physics programming. If… Continue reading “Free up SD card space on Raspberry Pi”

Installing the Latest Qt Creator on Ubuntu Linux

This is a step-by-step procedure to install the latest official release of Qt Creator onto Ubuntu Linux PC. Qt Creator can be installed by “apt-get” command, however in that case you may not get the latest version. In this post we’ll use the online installer so that we can get (most likely) the latest version.… Continue reading “Installing the Latest Qt Creator on Ubuntu Linux”