Tag: Ubuntu (operating system)

Aug 11

How to: Install a .deb file via the Command line?

Packages are manually installed via the dpkg command (Debian Package Management System). dpkg is the backend to commands like apt-get and aptitude, which in turn are the backend for GUI install apps like the Software Center and Synaptic. Something along the lines of: dpkg –> apt-get, aptitude –> Synaptic, Software Center But of course the …

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Mar 23

Resolved: “(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing Ubuntu from a USB device

Resolved: “(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing Ubuntu from a USB device Like I mentioned in a previous post I am working on installing an Ubuntu machine in order to do some GPU mining (this time around Ethereum) and now I am running into more issues. When booting …

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May 17

How to: Erase a log file in Ubuntu

How to: Erase a log file in Ubuntu Ever had this huge error log, full of nightmares and bad memories? Well, once you’re done fixing the problems then you’re stuck with megs if not gigs worth of bad memories that perhaps you wish to get rid off. Well, in my case one of my errors …

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Nov 19

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM) As most of you know, a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine is generally reserved for Windows 2012 or 64 bit versions of Windows 8 as the New virtual Machine Wizard specifies: Generation 2 This virtual machine generation provides support for features such as …

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