Change Screen Resolution of Windows 7 Guest on a Mac Host – Virtual Box

After an extensive online search I have finally figured out how to change the screen resolution for my Windows 7 installation (Guest) that I am running on a Mac Mini via VirtualBox. By default the screen resolution is set to 800×600 and any attempt to resize the window leaves windows 7 at a fixed 800×600 while the VirtualBox window resizes. Here are the steps: OSX Version 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) VirtualBox Version 4.2.6 Windows 7 x86 (Guest) Step 1: On the Mac, go to Applications and scroll down to Virtual Box. Right-click and select ‘Show Package Contents’. Navigate to Contents > MacOS > VBoxGuestAdditions.iso Step 2:
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How to create beautiful desktops using GeekTool

GeekTool is an application that allows you to not only customize your desktop in Mac OS X, but also display any Terminal output right on your desktop. It does this via three default plugins: File plugin to monitor MacOS X activity with /var/log/system.log, or any file that you want to follow. Shell mode to launch custom scripts or commands like “df” to check space left on filesystems or “uptime” to monitor load on your machine. Finally, image mode helps you monitor bandwith usage, CPU load, memory availability on your server with tools like MRTG or RRD. It installs as a
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How to make Homemade Rum

Ever wondered how they make that magical liquid that when drunk moderately makes your night better and in excess your morning worse? Well I have and I’ve decided to concoct my own version of rum just to see if I could. And let me tell you, its the best rum I’ve ever had…Well it comes close. It is surprisingly easy to make your own rum, with just one stop to the local grocery store and a little light Googling one day, anybody can create their own alcoholic masterpiece. Many articles on the subject will tell you that you need fancy
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Making Marijuana Brownies

Now i know many people hate the idea of smoking with all the talk of emphysema, cancer and the other health hazards of inhaling smoke. But its kinda hard to kick the habit with hardly any other safe and just as potent methods of getting high. Well I’m here to give you the easiest and ultimate recipe for making pot brownies. Ingredients One Brownie mix 3/4 Cups Oil 2 Eggs A bag of Marijuana (Roughly 4-8 grams depending on strength required) 1/4 Cup of Water (Optional) Directions Step One: Grind up the Marijuana and add to a pot of the
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Clone Chrome using Firefox

After about three weeks of using Google’s Web Browser, Google Chrome, I have abandoned it and returned to my first and only love, Firefox. Chromes downfall for me was the lack of addons which would give it added functionality (firefox’s saving grace) and the fact that many little glitches were not worked out. But i still fell in love with Chromes distinct look and feel and its use of space. So after a little searching and hacking i finally got firefox to both look, feel and perform like Google Chrome with many of the standard Chrome Features enabled. Here is
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