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 […]
I have a TV and my monitor connected to my PC by a VGA switch box but what’s annoying is they aren’t the same resolution. This causes problems because I can’t see what I’m doing when I have switched to TV and usually have to leave the setting manager open so that when I […]
If you’re getting the following error while trying export a video under several different codecs in OpenShot including AVI, MOV and MPEG using (mpeg2, mpeg4 or h.264) chances are this might help you with that error.
The following formats/codecs are missing from your system:
You will not be able to use the […]
$ sudo ifconfig wlan1 up SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource temporarily unavailable $ dmesg usb rtl819xU:FirmwareDownload92S(): failed with TCR-Status: a rtl819xU:ERR!!! _rtl8192_up(): initialization is failed!
To get this wifi dongle working I simply had to download the above firmware and place it in /lib/firmware/RTL8192SU/ and then reboot my computer. You should check that location […]
For Christmas I got a Kindle 3 and it was instantly filled with Free eBooks (http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page) and research papers (PDFs). I found myself wanting to be able to automatically synchronize it with a folder on my desktop when it was plugged in and found no one else had posted online how to do […]
Previously I was having problems with Ubuntu dropping wifi connections and failing to reconnect, to solve this I wrote a script which would kill the network-manager and then connect using iwconfig commands (here). While this works fine, it felt a little hacky, having to have a script running as sudo constantly in the background […]
If you’re getting this error but you’re still connected to the internet this page might help. This error is sometimes caused by repository’s which are down or broken.
Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection.
From terminal run the following command:
sudo apt-get update
If the output runs through a few […]
Having gone through several upgrades and countless repository’s added to the software sources, things can begin to get really messy really quickly and often begin to screw up when updating the system if you’re not careful. You may find yourself, like I have, wanting to restore your sources.list file back to its default in […]