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Shortcut Keys not working in VirtualBox under Mac OS X

If you are running Windows, Ubuntu, other any other Linux distro in VirtualBox under Mac OS X, you are likely to discover that the normal Mac shortcuts keys don't work. command C don't copy, you can't tab using Command tab etc. It may seem like a buggy VirtualBox build, but it is not so. You just have to remember that host OS behaves like itself, and not like Mac OS X. There is no ...

How to change Aptana background color on Mac OS

I have settled on Aptana Studio 3 as my project development IDE on the Mac. The first thing I wanted to change was it's color settings - I hate dark background setting in text editors. I tried fiddling around with the Aptana settings using my common sense, but Aptana turned out to be quite tricky in 'hiding' the background-foreground color settings. So I did a quick Google search, only to find instructions for Windows, which only confused m ...