For sudo and root users: Dealing with Apt and dpkg errors

Having just experienced a total website crash due to a failed upgrade it is only in place to talk about some of the common errors of apt and dpkg and how to fix them – so that the system can possibly recover from some serious crashes. Continue reading

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Voyager (The blue Vlc skin)

Here is Voyager skin for Vlc released under GPL

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Solving ufw-init problems with custom kernel

When you are using a customized kernel, which you have built it is likely that enabling ufw firewall does not always work as intended.

More specifically, you are likely to encounter the following error when you type ufw enable as a root or a sudo:

ERROR: problem running ufw-init Continue reading

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Compendiaria released – New section added

What is Compendiaria?

Compendiaria is a root/sudo program, which gives you abilities to hibernate,suspend,reboot,shutdown your computer. With Compendiaria you can also select your Alsa sound device and enable it easily via terminal. Opportunities to setup Wlan via terminal are also available. See the screenshot below for more details. The word compendiaria comes from Latin and means quick or easy method or a short cut.

 

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Experiencing Freebsd 10: tips and tricks for basic maintenance

Having recently tested Freebsd 10 here are some tips for new users to help them on their way.

When you install Freebsd and you are creating a new user you might want to include the user to extra groups wheel and network .

Wheel gives your regular user rights to go into super user mode via terminal by executing su – and network gives your user rights to use network devices etc.

You can of course always log in as a root user and perform administration task there as well, choice is yours. Continue reading

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