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Ubuntu - adding and removing ppas

Install

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:user/repository 

Uninstall

sudo apt-add-repository -r ppa:user/repository

Scid vs PC installation guide - Ubuntu (Mint, Debian etc.)

Scid vs PC Scid vs PC is definitely the best and most comprehensive chess software for Linux.  Unfortunately I struggled quite a bit to get it up and running.

Before I start: You might prefer to watch the video. Otherwise keep on reading.


Open a terminal and execute the following commandssudo apt-get install auto-apt build-essential sudo auto-apt update-local sudo auto-apt update sudo auto-apt updatedbNow make sure you got both tcl8.5-dev and tk8.5-dev installedsudo apt-get install tcl8.5-dev tcl8.5 sudo apt-get install tk8.5-dev tk8.5
Some users are reporting problems on Ubuntu 14.04.
sudo apt-get install tcl8.6-dev tcl8.6 sudo apt-get install tk8.6-dev tk8.6 libgcj15-dev
The 'x' refers to the current release: e.g. 4.9.tgz
download scid vs pc: http://sourceforge.net/projects/scidvspc/files/source/scid_vs_pc-4.9.tgz/download
tar -xzf scid_vs_pc-4.xx.tgz cd scid_vs_pc-4.x sudo auto-apt run ./configure sudo auto-apt run make sudo auto-apt run make install This should work. If you en…

Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) - Ubuntu 12.10 (Virtualbox)

try this:


sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-17-generic
sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-dkms
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms

Ubuntu - wireless is disabled by hardware switch

sudo rfkill unblock wifi