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Updating & Upgrading

There’s a few key commands needed to update & upgrade software, firmware and the OS running on the Raspberry Pi.

sudo apt-get update

First use apt-get update to update package lists and information about newest versions of software and their dependencies.

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Raspberry Pi

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands You Should Never Run

The internet has long been inhabited by tricksters, no-good-doers, and what are now known colloquially as trolls. We’ve all seen the too common forum post asking for help where someone insists that deleting the “system23” file is the sure-fire way of remedying the problem. 938 more words


Ubuntu APT-GET error : Could not get lock

I got following error when running apt-get on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine :

farhan@farhan-he:~/lms$ sudo apt-get update
password for farhan:
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)

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Sublime install

To install the sublime open a Terminal

hopeless@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3
hopeless@ubuntu:~$  sudo apt-get update
hopeless@ubuntu:~$  sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer

Then to start the sublime has a write terminal… 18 more words


apt-get install error: Media change: please insert the disc labeled

Modify "/etc/apt/sources.list"

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deb cdrom:/ wheezy main

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main

deb http://security.debian.org/ 44 more words


Dependency issue - python2.7 - Ubuntu 14.04

While installing additional packages in Ubuntu using apt-get command, following error was thrown,

Setting up python2.7 (2.7.6-8ubuntu0.2) ...
Sorry: TypeError: compile() expected string without null    bytesdpkg: error processing package python2.7 (--configure)

Dependency issue - python2.7 - Ubuntu 14.04
Errors were encountered while processing:
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