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Pin-out of Fritz!Box Y-cable

This is more for myself than for others, but, if you can use it, go ahead. In The Netherlands here, a fair amount of the decent modems sent out for DSL and fiber-to-the-home connections are Fritz!Box routers. These also have a fairly decent phone system built-in that can be hooked up to ISDN or POTS, but DSL and phone signals both go into the same port (but different pins obviously) on the Fritz!Box for some insane reason. A special...

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VMWare tools in Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Fedora, on ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5

This is more like a quick note for myself that I can easily reuse. It can also be used to upgrade an older VMWare Tools to the latest version. Prerequisite is that you right click the VM and select Install/Upgrade VMWare Tools so it mounts the .iso image with the VMWare Tools on it to the CD drive of the VM. Make sure a previous other ISO wasn't mounted. If asked which mode to use select Interactive. Then copy and paste the following stuff...

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Natalie doing Dracula impersonation

Natalie doing Dracula impersonation

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Oops, did I scare you?

Oops, did I scare you?

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Natalie will make your laptop better

Natalie will make your laptop better

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