If you’re running into the following error when attempting to install “Package Control’ for Sublime Text: urllib.error.URLError: Then you’ll need to install manually. The instructions suggest that you “Browse Packages”, then navigate to the “installed packages” directory. However, if you’re like me, the “Installed Packages” directory is not up the directory tree, it is down. Simply download the Package Control zip manually and put it in the ~/.config/sublime-text-3/Installed Packages directory [...]
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If you’ve recently built a system with a broadcom wireless configuration with Ubuntu and noticed your wireless networks are nowhere to be found, then you’ll need to update your drivers (specifically adding wl). This page will probably help: http://www.broadcom.com/docs/linux_sta/README.txt It is a pain, but once it is configured it generally works.
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If you run into the following error when installing FFmpeg on Ubuntu Package ffmpeg is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package ‘ffmpeg’ has no installation candidate You can do the following to install FFmpeg instead: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ffmpeg The PPA [...]
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Running into this error when trying to watch Amazon on Demand on Ubuntu? An error occurred and your player could not be updated. This is likely because your Flash Player or Browser needs to be updated. This update is required to play back this video. You’re not alone.  To get Amazon on Demand to work with Ubuntu 13+, close your Firefox browser, then run the following commands and restart firefox: [...]
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I ran into an issue where a Rails 3.1 application running on Ubuntu 12.04 in a VirtualBox instance (development) was running ridiculously slow. Sometimes, before the server would register a request, it would take >5 seconds, then another 5 seconds just to load a simple view. Obviously, this is an unacceptable amount of time when testing new functionality. There are two things you can do to make your implementation much [...]
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