Category Archives: Mint

JSON remove new lines via Linux and use it as string variable and as param in cURL POST request

Today I had to parse a JSON response in a JUnit test and then reuse it in a cURL command line call. Unfortunately I could not read the JSON response from a file or from an HTTP request, so I … Continue reading

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Fix Vmware tools ” kernel header path is not valid ” error

UPDATE (2015-05-13): Confirming that the following approach works for Lubuntu versions 12.10, 14.04 and 14.10 and Linux Mint 15 and 17. Today I wanted to install VMware tools in a Linux Mint 15 and in a Lubuntu virtual machine. I … Continue reading

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Vi set color scheme , line numbers and syntax highlighting

Today I wanted to to set the Color Scheme in vi / vim in my Linux. The default configuration looks ugly: I wanted to look like this: So after some searching in the web I found an article in talkbinary … Continue reading

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