The problem you have encountered is basically the package, or dependencies that are conflicting or broken and are therefore “held”.
You can check what (if any) packages are held using the following command:
dpkg –get-selections | grep hold
If there’s no packages, or no output. That means it’s probably a dependency […]
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 […]
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 […]
Open up the openbox config file, it should be located in /home/username/.config/openbox/ but if it’s not you might have to do a little digging.
Find the following lines and remove or comment them out, you can use Ctrl+W in nano to find:
Note: XML comments are as follow:
Save with Ctrl+X, […]
Let’s say you’ve got a text file, of any size, big or small, and you want to remove every other line of that file, well here are a few commands in Linux that allow you to do this.
Example, you want to get from this:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 […]
Okay, so you have Arch Linux installed and let’s say you’re wifi isn’t working and you need the package “iwlwifi-3945-ucode-184.108.40.206-2-any.pkg.tar.gz” to fix this but you don’t have a wired connect. What do you do? Blast in your Arch cd, mount it, mount the packages sqfs file and install using pacman.
$ 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 […]
One of the most annoying things about PDF files are their fixed font size, the only real way of getting a better view at the text is to zoom the whole page in. This isn’t really a fix for that annoyance but it’s a way of getting more info to screen ratio by removing […]
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 […]
With the latest update of Android “Froyo”, it’s now possible to take screenshots/screen captures without the need to be plugged into a computer, mess around with the Android SDK or Root your phone. You are easily able to take screenshots of the home screen and while in any app. I have only been […]