Quite some time ago I wrote an article on how to setup a Debian development VM. In this article I will show you how to set up one with Ubuntu Server 10.04.
I needed a new Virtual Machine for my development environment. I never wrote down what exactly I do, so each time I have to think it trough again and search solutions for the same issues. So, below you can find a list of steps I follow to install a new DEV Debian VM.
Setting up all my Debian VMs, I tried to clone one and ran into issues with networking. My eth0 was not configured and when I tried to bring it back up, I got following error: SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
Today I created a new Debian Virtual Machine. I like to use shared folders to have my code on my mac, but use the VM to create a production like environment. The shared folders are great, but they have one big drawback: the uid & gid are the ones inherited from your Mac.