Problem is tiny, annoying but the solution is easy.
Trouble with 7z i.e. 7Zip files in Ubuntu? Here is how to install 7Zip in Ubuntu Linux.
Seeing a red triangle with “update information is outdated” in Ubuntu 14.04? Here is the easy fix.
See system program problem detected on startup in Ubuntu? You can get rid of this annoyance in one shot. Find out how.
Problem While running apt-get, you run in to an error that looks like: Can’t exec “locale”: No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of uninitialized value $Debconf::Encoding::charmap in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 17. dpkg: warning: ‘ldconfig’ not found in PATH or not executable dpkg: error: 1 expected program not found in […]
The other day when I installed Elementary OS in dual boot with Windows, I encountered a Grub error at the reboot time. I was presented with command line with error message: Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file […]
These days I am experimenting with Elementary OS Freya and during this, I encountered a very common updater error: Failed to fetch cdrom Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs. The complete error looked like this after running the apt-get update command:
I was trying to download a ‘file’ from a torrent site with Magnet links. I was using Google Chrome in Xubuntu and surprisingly instead of opening a torrent client, it threw an error which read like: Unable to detect the URI-scheme of “magnet:? It was surprising for me as I never encountered such an error […]
The other day I was installing Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013. During the installation process, I encountered an error while using adb (Android Debug Bridge). When I was trying to boot into bootloader using adb, it gave the following error: error: insufficient permissions for device Using sudo did not help. What helped me […]
Ubuntu and update errors are inseparable. Every now and then I encounter errors while updating the system after adding a new source. The other day I was trying to install Mate desktop environment when I got this GPG error while updating the system: W: GPG error: http://repo.mate-desktop.org saucy InRelease: The following signatures couldn’t be verified […]
As my experimentation continues with Elementry OS Luna, I ran into an update error which is very common to Ubuntu and Ubuntu like OS. The error is the classic “partial upgrade error”. I had tried to install Google Chrome in Elementary OS but for some reason ( I don’t remember now) it failed. And later […]
Problem: There is a list of common errors I often see in Ubuntu. There is problem with merge list, then there is BADSIG error, and a number of common Ubuntu update errors. One of such common errors which I often see while installing a program from its source code is error while loading shared libraries. […]
Problem: The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state error in Ubuntu I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows. After upgrading to Windows 8, I often see an error “The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please resume and shutdown Windows fully” when I try to mount the NTFS partitions in Ubuntu. The full […]
The other day I was trying to extend my root partition of Ubuntu which I dual boot with Windows 8. The partition extension was successful except that I screwed up the Grub configuration. When I booted in my laptop after the partition changes, I was welcomed by the Death Screen of Linux saying: error: no […]
Got Package dependencies cannot be resolved while trying to install Nitro from Ubuntu Software Center? Here is how to fix it.
Getting “Failed to download repository information” In Ubuntu 13.04? Here is an easy to follow tutorial to help you out.
Read to find out what caused the zsh: bad assignment error and the how to solve it.
Booted in to Ubuntu 12.10 to face up a blank screen with default wallpaper? No Unity, no side launchers, no dash? Here is a one shot way to fix it.
Having trouble converting .cbr to Kindle ready MOBI format with Calibre? Facing the libunrar.so library error? Follow this simple tutorial to fix it.
One shot solution to fix “error while loading shared libraries” error in Ubuntu. Works within a minute.
One of the most common error one faces while updating Ubuntu, either through Software Updater or in Terminal, is “Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection.” Mainly the error looks like this in the terminal: W:Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric_restricted_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch , W:Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some index […]
Software bugs are nasty and Floating Point Error is worse among them. Read how a floating point error caused a damage of $500 millions.
Messed up your Compiz settings while trying to tweak Unity? No worries. Here is how to reset Unity in Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04.
A one shot solution to fix the common Ubuntu update error: Problem with mergelist.
Automounting a partition, for the ease of use, may result in some error. Lets see one such error and how can we solve the disk mount error in Ubuntu.
A simple tutorial to fix There is no command installed for RAR archive files error in Ubuntu. Works for other Linux distributions as well.
A simple and easy way to get rid of “Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error” in Ubuntu 12.04.
Troubled with “gzip stdin not in gzip format” error in Linux? Here is how to fix it.