Tag Archives: Ubuntu

System doesn’t find virtualenv even though it is installed

gaute@UPG-UBUNTU:~/grr$ sudo apt install virtualenv Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done virtualenv is already the newest version (15.0.1+ds-3ubuntu1). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 125 not upgraded. gaute@UPG-UBUNTU:~/grr$ virtualenv ~/.virtualenv/GRR The program ‘virtualenv’ is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt install virtualenv… Read More »

Ubuntu Default LibreOffice – Is it a Snap ? Can it be?

Ubuntu 17.10 and the upcoming 18.04. Are default programs installed as Snaps or regular type of apps? If I want to upgrade the default applications (eg LibreOffice) would I do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade or sudo snap refresh And I always want the latest LibreOffice. If it’s an apt-get type program (by default)… Read More »

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and corrupt computer

My computer is suddenly going to h+ll in a handbasket. I have religiously used software updater; last week my UPS battery died, and since then we have had two or three power outages. So when my sound got stuck on mute and the indicator constantly flashes and clogs up everything else, I put it down… Read More »

netbeans not all requested modules can be enabled

I know this question has already been posted, but the solutions provided don’t work for me. I added the webupd8team/java repository and installed oracle-java8-installer and oracle-java8-set-default. I downloaded netbeans 8.1 from netbeans.org (full version), installed it but when it comes to enabling the java modules it fails, showing me a list of all the modules… Read More »

How can I record my screen?

How can I record my screen on Ubuntu? The app I’m looking for has ideally all of these features: Can record in a format that can be played back easily on any platform and/or accepted by YouTube or another popular video site Can record just a window (instead of the whole screen), possibly selecting it… Read More »

Can’t switch to NVIDIA card in GNOME after installing Weston

I’m on Artful and I have an NVIDIA 940MX GPU. I’ve been happily switching between my nvidia and intel graphics constantly, but now it won’t work. prime-select prints regular output as if it worked. However, at my gdm login screen, I still get separate “Ubuntu” and “Ubuntu on Xorg” options. The Xorg option does not… Read More »

TP-LINK TL-WN821N automatically disconnects

I have a problem with my usb wireless stick (TP-LINK TL-WN821N) when I’m surfing on the net or something like that, so in every ~30 minutes I get disconnected from the internet, unfortunatly whent it happens I always have to unplug and then connect this usb device so that I can connect to the internet… Read More »

How to make Ubuntu installation partition invisible in windows?

I recently installed Ubuntu but the partition in which I installed is still shown in windows’ file explorer. When ever I click on the drive it asks me to format the drive to access it, sometime accidental clicking may format it. How can I hide the partition form windows with both OS still running?