Q: Can’t add any ppa repositories (gpg: keyserver receive failed: General error) [especially on non-current distro]
sudo apt install ca-certificates
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
Q: How to add a script to Linux start via terminal?
Case: Running Ubuntu 20.04 w/ Python 3.8 (
python3 executable). Installing a script with
pip install returns a warning that the path of the script is not present as an environment variable:
WARNING: The script undervolt is installed in '/home/
<username>/.local/bin' which is not on PATH. Consider adding this directory to PATH or, if you prefer to suppress this warning, use --no-warn-script-location.
Continue reading Python 3 PIP Warning: Consider adding this directory to PATH
Accessing thermal sensors through the terminal requires installing the
lm-sensors package, probing the system for available sensors and finally checking the sensors output.
Continue reading How To Check Thermals From Ubuntu Terminal
Q: Manual Partitioning During Ubuntu Install – Remaining Free Space Unusable
A: Disk formatted with MBR allows only 4 partitions, thus the space left is marked
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: VirtualBox 6.1.16, host Solus Linux 4.1, guest Peppermint 10. After installing guest additions by inserting the iso into the guest and rebooting, the guest OS shows only a blank, black screen with cursor on top.
Continue reading Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions Makes Linux Guest Load With a Blank or Black Screen
Case: VirtualBox 6.1 pass-through not working for Ubuntu guest on a Linux (SolusOS) host. Issue not limited to version or guest OS. Updated 18th Sep, 2023.
Continue reading VirtualBox USB Not Working on Guest Under a Linux Host
sudo-installed application needs to be run as local user upon startup AND/OR a shell script is required to be called upon startup.
Continue reading Directory to Place a Startup Script in Ubuntu