Q: Can’t add any ppa repositories (gpg: keyserver receive failed: General error) [especially on non-current distro]
sudo apt install ca-certificates
Case: Running a 15.6″ full-HD screen /1920×1080/, fresh install of AwesomeWM, text in menus and panel is too small to be read comfortably.
Continue reading Setting AwesomeWM for Higher DPI Displays
Case: On Ubuntu (and derivatives), after booting up, websites suddenly fail to resolve and instant messengers fail to connect. Other devices on the LAN resolve addresses successfully.
Device browser fails with:
This site can't be reached
DNS address could not be found.
Continue reading Ubuntu: Websites Refuse to Load Despite Active Internet Connection
Case: Viber cannot start. After a flatpak or appimage install, running through terminal, Viber fails with error
xkb_keyboard_layout_engine.cc(640)] Keymap file failed to load: us-phonetic
Continue reading Viber Fails To Start: FATAL:xkb_keyboard_layout_engine.cc(640)
Q: How To Format USB Key With FDISK?
fdisk manages partitions. Use
ulimit value with
vim to improve FPS for Wine games that utilise
Continue reading Improve Wine Framerate for Esync Games by Increasing `ulimit`
Case: Added new colour schemes to
~/.vim/colors but Vim not registering when testing with
ctrl+d from within the editor.
Continue reading Vim Not Finding New Colour Schemes
Case: Installing a package with
pip install <package_name> fails. Part of the output looks like:
imageloader.c:1:10: fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory
Continue reading Running `pip install` fails with fatal `error: Python.h: No such file or directory`
Case: Updating a Linux Mint 20 installation successfully, rebooting and receiving a pop-up message:
Error: The volume "boot" has only 54 MB disk space remaining.
Continue reading Ubuntu/Mint Error: The Volume boot is low on space
Case: Staging and production copies of a WordPress 5.4 website on the same server. Activating QueryMonitor 3.9.0 on Staging work, but throws `Fatal error: Cannot declare class QM_PHP` on Production.
Continue reading QueryMonitor Fatal error: Cannot declare class QM_PHP, because the name is already in use