Howto: Fix MySQL Server dependency problems on Ubuntu LTS

Have you encountered this error? An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account already has a password, or because of a communication problem with the MySQL server. Or maybe seen this? Errors were encountered while processing: mysql-server-5.5 mysql-server Or this? dpkg: error processing package […]

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HOWTO: Always know your home computer’s IP address from anywhere using Dropbox

To always know what your home machine’s IP address is (and while I’ll assume that you’re running Kubuntu, this can be adapted using the following bash script to any machine). Apt-get ‘kcron’. Open Task Scheduler and set the following bash script to run every five minutes: #!/bin/bash J=`wget http://checkip.dyndns.org/ -qO – | grep -Eo ‘\<[[:digit:]]{1,3}(\.[[:digit:]]{1,3}){3}\>’` […]

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Python For Scripting

Hi!  I’m Liz from Athenageek.  Tarah and I are writing guest posts in each other’s blogs on the scripting languages we love. I must make a confession before I continue with this post – I adore Python. It’s made me a better coder. I think about problems differently than I used to, I’m better at […]

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Dream gizmos

There’s a refrigerator that runs Linux now. That seems like a bit of overkill to me, but there are a few devices around the house that I think could use a bit of OSS ingenuity. We have hibernation features for most laptops; is there a way to hibernate, say, a kitchen? Energy vampires like toasters […]

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wget -i http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/10011582-TRON_legacy/

tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ whoami tarahmarie tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ tron -v legacy tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ yum cillian-murphy yum cillian-murphy: Permission denied. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ sudo yum cillian-murphy You wish. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install imax Hardware upgrade required. Take out a mortgage. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ runonce | imax -3d tron-legacy If I have to, but I’m only http://www.onlinepharmacytabs.com tainting one of my cores with this fluff. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ […]

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