If you’re getting the following error:
fatal error: libconfig.h: No such file or directory
Then you’re probably missing the libconfig-dev package from your system. Simply run the following command and it’ll fix it:
sudo apt-get install libconfig-dev
After upgrading from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 I found gimp couldn’t access the shared libraries it needed, most likely an error with symbolic links as described by lovelyindia in this post.
He managed to fix the issue by removing gimp and purging the offending libraries and then letting apt deal with […]
One thing that Linux Guru’s and Terminal Wizards often argue is that it’s way quicker to use the command line to do anything in Linux than it is through menus and what not. While the jury is still out on this, there are a lot of things they know which do help put the […]
If you’re trying out the latest version of Ubuntu, 12.04 or Precise Pangolin and you want to keep your old /home partition, chances are you’ve come across the installation hanging on a process “Removing conflicting operating system files…”. No worries, this seems to be a common bug and there’s a pretty easy work around.
Instructions for Ubuntu 11.10, 11.04, 10.10, 10.04: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/09/jupiter-applet-finally-available-for.html
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install jupiter
Jupiter comes with a useful script to disable and re-enable the touchpad/track pad, it can be ran using the following command:
Now all you’ll need to do is add this command to a […]
Where proxy.addr is the proxy address, 4040 is the port number. Some proxies may require “http://” before the address.
export http_proxy=”proxy.addr:4040″ export ftp_proxy=”proxy.addr:4040″ export https_proxy=”proxy.addr:4040″
If you run this in a terminal, any programs opened from that terminal will adhere to the proxy you set but any other applications will not. This […]
Wireless (BMC4313) Drivers:
There seems to be some issues with the current range of broadcom drivers, there are several options and some barely work and give very poor wireless signal and flaky connections.
Check you wireless card lspci | grep Broadcom
03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01) […]
./blender connect failed: No such file or directory ndof: spacenavd not found AL lib: pulseaudio.c:331: PulseAudio returned minreq > tlength/2; expect break up Floating point exception
Download and install the associated package to your processor from here : https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/oneiric/+package/python-openal
Restart your computer and the issue should now be resolved.
When you first switch from Windows or OSX to Linux, one of the things you’ll probably first notice (especially if you’re using a laptop) is that it can run considerably hotter than the alternatives. There are a few things you can do to remedy this, however. The following software packages help you keep track […]