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 […]
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.
During installing the OpenNi kinect drivers, found here: https://github.com/OpenNI/OpenNI, I came across this error:
make: Entering directory `/home/alex/kinect/OpenNI/Platform/Linux-x86/Build/Samples/SimpleViewer.net’ gmcs -out:../../../Bin/Release/SimpleViewer.net.exe -target:winexe -unsafe -o+ -r:OpenNI.net.dll -r:System.Windows.Forms.dll -r:System.Drawing.dll -lib:../../../Bin/Release ../../../../../Samples/SimpleViewer.net/*.cs ../../Res/AssemblyInfo-OpenNI.cs error CS0006: cannot find metadata file `System.Windows.Forms.dll’ Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warnings make: *** [../../../Bin/Release/SimpleViewer.net.exe] Error 1 make: Leaving directory `/home/alex/kinect/OpenNI/Platform/Linux-x86/Build/Samples/SimpleViewer.net’ make: *** [Samples/SimpleViewer.net] […]
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 when attempting to update software or install new software in Ubuntu you find yourself being asked to insert the installation/live CD or if you find the following errors while trying to update your sources the following should help fix this error.
W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 11.10 _Oneiric Ocelot_ – Release amd64 (20111012)/dists/oneiric/main/binary-i386/Packages […]