Automatic Updates

1. Edit the /etc/rc.local file using editor like Pluma gksudo pluma /etc/rc.local … the contents #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # By default this script does nothing. sleep 60 apt-get update && apt-get -y upgrade | tee /home/username/update.txt sleep 3 chown username /home/username/update.txt exit 0 PS. replace username using the real username. 2. Make Continue reading →

NTP time in PCLinuxOS

ntp not setting time su service ntpd stop chkconfig ntpd off echo -e ‘#!/bin/sh\nntpdate’ >/etc/cron.daily/ntpupdate.cron chmod a+x /etc/cron.daily/ntpupdate.cron

To convert .VHDX to .VDI VirtualBox file in linux

You need to be VirtualBox installed, and the open Terminal into diretory where VHDX file is located and run VBoxManage clonehd inputfile.VHDX outputfile.vdi –format VDI And when the file is converted, import that file into VirtualBox If that Windows is been into dual boot, you need to remove grub using lilo, like How to remove Continue reading →

Fix opera-stable stable InRelease’ changed its ‘Origin’

If you get an error when updating apt update … or sudo apt update E: Repository ‘ stable InRelease’ changed its ‘Origin’ value from ‘Opera Software ASA’ to ‘Opera Software AS’ N: This must be accepted explicitly before updates for this repository can be applied. See apt-secure(8) manpage for details. Do you want to accept Continue reading →

Installing Firefox ESR to LMDE 2 (Linux Mint Debian)

LMDE 2 support ends in December 2018, but LMDE bases on Debian Jessie, and Jessie’s support ends June 2020, so the only problem with LMDE 2 is Firefox, which loses updates after 2018. The easy fix is to remove Firefox and install Firefox ESR. Via Terminal it goes: apt update apt remove firefox && apt Continue reading →