THIS was driving me batty. I have Putty running on Ubuntu which runs on an Oracle Virtualbox on a Win 10 machine. I was trying to copy and paste and getting nowhere. The solution turned out to be pretty simpleContinue reading
Determining the exact version of Linux you are running is fairly simple.Continue reading
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