This morning, I blindly ran an Apt Upgrade. I know you shouldn’t do this blindly, but there it is.

The unexpected consequence of this was that my VirtualBox installation was suddenly unable to boot a guest machine, with the following error:

The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please install virtualbox-dkms package and load the kernel module by executing

modprobe vboxdrv
as root. If it is available in your distribution, you should install the DKMS package first. This package keeps track of Linux kernel changes and recompiles the vboxdrv kernel module if necessary.
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Asciinema Player for WordPress 1.0.6 released, now includes Gutenberg Block

I work for a company who’s flagship product is a WordPress Page Builder, so admittedly I’m a little late to the Block Editor train. This weekend I decided to finally dig into creating Gutenberg blocks using my pet plugin, the Asciinema Player for WordPress.

Pronounced  [as-kee-nuh-muh], a free and open source solution for recording terminal sessions and sharing them on the web

asciinema.org

Here’s that Block, featuring the famous blinkenlights.nl Telnet ASCII Star Wars.

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