Robo 3T MongoDB client fails to start on ubuntu 16.04

I tried to rim robo3t-1.1.1-linux-x86_64 downloaded from https://robomongo.org/ and got the following error when trying to run it: This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin “xcb” in “”. Available platform plugins are: xcb. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem. Aborted Trying to install xcb via …

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Ubuntu 15.10 “error: symbol ‘grub_efi_find_last_device_path”

Updating to the latest grub version (at the moment 2.02~beta2-29ubuntu0.3) leads to “error: symbol ‘grub_efi_find_last_device_path’ not found” when I try to start Windows on my dual boot system having Ubuntu 15.10 next to Windows 10. This can be fixed by downgrading to the version before the latest one in the ubuntu repository till this bug …

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Disable Guest Session in Ubuntu 15.10

Ubuntu 15.10 is using lightdm desktop manager. man lightdm says that it is using /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf for configuration. Ubuntu 15.10 does not include such a file. To disable the guest session create the file (/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf) with following content: [SeatDefaults] allow-guest=false  

Install Docker in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise

First make sure you have the latest version and an actual kernel running. Execute theses commands as root: apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade reboot Then install docker with the following lines as root: #!/bin/bash apt-key adv –keyserver hkp://pgp.mit.edu:80 –recv-keys 58118E89F3A912897C070ADBF76221572C52609D echo “deb https://apt.dockerproject.org/repo ubuntu-precise main” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list apt-get update apt-get purge lxc-docker* apt-cache policy docker-engine apt-get …

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Ubuntu Realtek ALC1150

I got a new mainboard with Realtek ALC1150 onboard sound. First I was thinking it doesn’t work, but it only was very silent. Here is how to fix this: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev/alsa-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oem-audio-hda-daily-dkms sudo reboot