Ubuntu – Do NOT delete the lock file if you see a ‘could not get lock’ when trying to install an app.
I was trying to install ClamAv on two of my Ubuntu machines. I got a ‘could not get lock’ error. A lot of the posts I found said to delete /var/lib/dpkg/lock. DO NOT DO THIS UNTIL YOU EXHAUST ALL OTHER OPTIONS.
The Developer Edition of Firefox provides a lot of useful tools.
The following link will provide an overview of how to install the Firefox Developer Edition on Ubuntu. Continue reading
There is a very good tutorial that shows how to install or run Ubuntu from a memory stick using Rufus
I had an older laptop that I upgraded from Win7 to Win 10. In short, it ran like a drunken pig. Continue reading
I needed to add a launcher for an app in Ubuntu
- sudo apt-get install –no-install-recommends gnome-panel
- After installing gnome-panel, use following command to create a launcher.
- gnome-desktop-item-edit –create-new ~/Desktop