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 […]
./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.
Download the latest from here:
The folders correspond to kernel versions and should also include the ubuntu version, for example I chose to update 11.10 (oneiric) from “3.0.0-14-generic” to “3.1.4”, this was in a directory called “v3.1.4-oneiric/“.
You’ll need 3 files (replace * with the kernel version you’ve downloaded):
For 64 bit […]
It’s been a while since I bothered, the reason being it’s always seemed like an un-worthwhile struggle to get it working but either things changed or I was doing something to overcomplicate the process but it’s actually pretty simple to get surround sound up and running on your Linux machine. Now, I’m not going […]
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] […]
If you’re getting a similar error to this while trying to compile java files (.jar) then you’re probably missing the jdk, in ubuntu it’s called “sun-java6-jdk” so just go ahead and install that and all should be good!
make: Entering directory `/home/alex/kinect/OpenNI/Platform/Linux-x86/Build/Wrappers/OpenNI.java’ javac -d Release ../../../../../Wrappers/OpenNI.java/src/org/OpenNI/*.java /bin/sh: javac: not found make: *** [../../../Bin/Release/org.OpenNI.jar] Error […]
Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) finally brings screenshots natively to the mobile platform, to a lot of users of custom ROMs such as CyanogenMod or Darkys ROM it may seem like this has been a feature for a while but that isn’t the case.
To take a screenshot: Simply hold down the […]
After installing Ubuntu on a USB stick with the Ubuntu USB Startup Disk Creator (usb-creator-gtk) you might encounter an error such as the following:
stdin: I/O error stdin: error 0 /init: line 1: can’t open /dev/sr0: No medium found
This is actually a bug with the software and isn’t anything you’ve done wrong. It […]