May 24, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 Problem With MergeList

When I turned on my laptop this evening, I was greeted with the following error when I opened Synaptic: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_natty_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened After trying a few times to resolve the problem, the following made everything happy again: sudo rm -f /var/lib/apt/lists/* sudo apt-get update My experience with 11.04 over the past month has been more problematic than past versions of Ubuntu. ... Read more

May 24, 2011

Set Chromium as Default Browser on Ubuntu 11.04

Running Ubuntu 11.04? Having a problem setting Chromium as your default browser? Try System -> Preferences -> Preferred Applications. Then select Chromium Web Browser as the Web Browser on the Internet tab. This is the first method of several that actually worked, and may be resolved at the time of this post.

May 23, 2011

Life, github.

I’m messing around with github for a short script I did to log instances of eval in php code where a client’s site was getting hacked. Github seems really nice, I’m not sure why I haven’t looked at git or github sooner other than I’ve been happy with svn. It’s been a while since I’ve kept a blog and I don’t have much to add right now. This blog will likely end up being a linkfest to whatever else I’m researching, working on or experiencing in life without any other focus. ... Read more

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