Ubuntu fix broken package (best solution)

After trying sudo apt-get update –fix-missing and sudo dpkg –configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f the problem of a broken package still exist the solution is to edit the dpkg status file manually. $ sudo nano /var/lib/dpkg/status    (you can use vim or gedit instead of nano) Locate the corrupt package, and remove the whole block of information about … Read more

Connecting to Cisco VPN from Ubuntu 18.04 without a Group Password

vpnc replaces the legacy Cisco VPN client, which used IPSec and thus required a password for a group. Do you need to use Cisco AnyConnect? If you need to use the newer Cisco Anyconnect client, you can install openconnect on Ubuntu using sudo apt-get install network-manager-openconnect-gnome This will add an Anyconnect compatible option to the VPN GUI under your … Read more

Manually generating your SSH key in macOS

You generate an SSH key through macOS by using the Terminal application. Once you upload a valid public SSH key, the Triton Compute Service uses SmartLogin to copy the public key to any new SmartMachine you provision. Joyent recommends RSA keys because the node-manta CLI programs work with RSA keys both locally and with the … Read more

Manually generate password for /etc/shadow

You can use following commands for the same: Method 1 (md5, sha256, sha512) Note: passing -1 will generate an MD5 password, -5 a SHA256 and -6 SHA512 (recommended) Method 2 (md5, sha256, sha512) The option –method accepts md5, sha-256 and sha-512 Method 3 (des, md5, sha256, sha512) As @tink suggested, we can update the password using chpasswd using: Or you can use the encrypted password with chpasswd. First generate it … Read more

Slack for Linux

The Slack desktop app is the easiest way to use Slack on Linux. To get started, take a look at the steps we’ve outlined below. Note: Slack for Linux is in beta. We’re still busy adding features and making adjustments to the app. 🐝 Step 1: Download the Slack app At the moment we support Ubuntu, … Read more

How to install Sublime Text editor on Ubuntu 20.04

How to install Sublime Text editor on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions Method 1 The first, easiest and recommend method is to install sublime text editor from Ubuntu snap repository. Execute the bellow command to install the Sublime text editor on your Ubuntu 20.04 system: $ sudo snap install sublime-text –classic To upgrade Sublime text editor … Read more