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: After a fresh install of Linux Mint 20.3 on an XFS-partitioned drive, GRUB boots to a command prompt for no apparent reason.
Note: Issue appears to be distro-agnostic.
Continue reading Partition Scheme For Running Grub on XFS
Q: How to add a script to Linux start via terminal?
ssh-keygen prompts “Enter file in which to save the key”. Entering a custom location returns “no such file or directory” error.
Continue reading SSH-keygen Returns Error on Key Creation “No Such File or Directory”
Q: How To Remount Read-Only File System as Writable?
sudo mount -o remount,rw '/media/path-to-mounted-folder/'
After lots of distro-hopping, finally got to understand what’s the difference between Debian and Ubuntu.
Note: This post is not the result of thorough research, so it’s subject to change in the future.
Last mod: 27 Jan 2022.
Continue reading Comparion Between Debian and Ubuntu
Case: Running Flatpak in terminal with
flatpak search <package> on a freshly installed Solus Linux 4.1 doesn’t return any search results.
Continue reading Flatpak Not Returning Any Search Results
Case: Forced to use LVM2 snapshots as a backup solution since the OS installed as LVM instead of regular partitions.
Continue reading LVM2: Setting Snapshots to Auto-Extend With a Threshold Setting
Case: OS: Solus 4.1 installed with LVM; drive: 250GB SSD taken over by the installation. Freeing up space for point-in-time snapshots/backups is required.
Continue reading LVM2: Adding Secondary HDD to Volume Group and Using the Space for Snapshots
Case: While setting up a static mount in /etc/fstab got the wrong settings and now Ubuntu won’t boot. Fixing fstab is required.
Continue reading Ubuntu Fails to Boot Due to Misconfiguration in /etc/fstab