Thursday, 23 March 2017
If update-grub drops your Windows installation, first create a folder to mount the Windows partition in (e.g. home/yourname/temp), then run the following (changing values as needed):
sudo mount -t ntfs-3g -o remove_hiberfile /dev/sda3 /home/yourname/tempThen update Grub again:
Monday, 21 November 2016
In order to stop XFCE network manager dropping your saved VPN passwords, open the config files found in /etc/Network Manager/system-connections/, choose your preferred connection, and open in leafpad with:
gksu leafpadAdd the following line:
[vpn-secrets]Where xxxxxxxx is your VPN password. Save file.
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Firstly, check the file /etc/resolv.conf and see what's inside. Make sure it only contains the DNS servers you want it to contain. The NordVPN servers are:
nameserver 22.214.171.124If there are any more, delete them, and then make the resolv.conf file immutable with the following command:
sudo chattr +i /etc/resolv.confReboot. To reverse the process:
suEnter preferred DNS servers and make file immutable again:
chattr -i /etc/resolv.conf
chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf
Sunday, 8 May 2016
Saturday, 19 March 2016
- Type in 'Diskpart'.
- Type in 'List volume'.
- Type 'Select volume=?' (Replacing the ? with whatever number is associated with the ESP label).
- Type 'Assign letter=Z'. (Or anything not currently in use.)
- Type 'exit'.
- Type 'bcdboot C:\windows /s Z: /f UEFI'. (Replacing the C: with the volume letter that is named OS).
Saturday, 10 October 2015
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Open ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list and add the following entry:
x-scheme-handler/magnet=transmission-gtk.desktopYou can confirm the new settings by typing into a terminal:
xdg-mime query default x-scheme-handler/magnet
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Find the file ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/keyboards.xml in your home folder (enabling the viewing of hidden files first), and make sure the following values are set to true: