Wednesday, September 24, 2014

VirtualBox Ubuntu: setup for development

I need a Linux box for work development (Mac Unix does not suffice) so I downloaded VirtualBox and Ubuntu. To start developing I needed a bunch of installed.

Download the package lists from the repositories. This is not update of tools, just the available directory. Upgrade existing packages.

sudo apt-get update&&sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Install Guest Additions
Top menu > Devices > Insert Guest Additions CD...

cd /media/uki/VBOXADDITIONS_4.3.16_95972/
sudo ./

Installing Java JDK

$ sudo apt-get -y install default-jdk
$ java -version
java version "1.7.0_65"

Install ANT

sudo apt-get -u install ant
$ ant -v
Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.3 compiled on April 8 2014

Install GIT

sudo apt-get install git
$ git version
git version 1.9.1

Installing Misc tools

sudo apt-get install build-essential
sudo apt-get -y install autoconf automake
apt-get -y install curl
apt-get -y install libtool