This post describes what you can do to fix “Couldn’t switch to requested monitor resolution” problem. This occurs on a number of games, Confirmed fixes for Slime Rancher, Hearthstone, and Elderscrolls Legends.
I was looking to add shared folders to my Fedora VM but during mounting them there was an error. The error “access denied” appeared each time I attempted to mount the volume. This post explains why this happens and what you can do to fix it.
On my fedora system I found that after upgrading the kernel the graphics drivers wouldnt work. My machine would boot into the operating system perfectly fine but would have no image on the screen. This post describes how I fixed this issue.
When trying to mount an encrypted drive using Veracrypt I encountered this error: chewett@bunker-master2:/mnt$ veracrypt /dev/sdc1 gen500 Enter password for /dev/sdc1: Enter PIM for /dev/sdc1: Enter keyfile [none]: Protect hidden volume (if any)? (y=Yes/n=No) [No]: Error: device-mapper: reload ioctl on veracrypt2_0 failed: No such file or directory I did some research and found out that
It has started getting really hot in the UK and my flat is about 28 degrees at night. This means I have been sitting in a dark flat with all the windows and doors open. This works well but If I want to work on my computer then the lowest brightness level is still too
If you are getting “Read-only file system” on your Raspberry Pi when mounting drives there is a simple fix. chewett@bunker-master2:/mnt/wd500$ touch test.txt touch: cannot touch ‘test.txt’: Read-only file system I noticed this happening when I tried to mount and work on my external hard drive. This is formatted with the NTFS filesystem. I did some
If when running vcgencmd on a raspberry pi you get VCHI initialization failed then you need to add the video group to your user. The vcgencmd tool requires you have this group role so without it, it will give VCHI initialization failed. To add the user group to your user you can run: sudo usermod -aG
It appears newer linux sshd configs (fedora 22) by default include a smaller set of key exchange based mechanisms that they have turned on. This means that it gives errors saying it is unable to connect to the server. To fix this you need to enable some of the older key exchange mechanisms, Adding this line
Installing via the normal route didn’t work and meant I couldn’t easily resize the screen. Doing the below allowed me to use the resize easily. Install rpmfusion on fedora run `sudo yum install akmod-VirtualBox VirtualBox-guest` run `cd /usr/src/akmods` run `sudo rpm -ivh VirtualBox-*.rpm` Once this was installed, rebooting will give you access to shared folders and fullscreen mode
When trying to install MySQL Server it failed with the message “Could not access network location \Hewlett-Packard\\” After some searching it turns out this is a common issue where HP have inserted a registry entry with the install path of “\Hewlett-Packard\\” which isnt a valid location. This can be resolved by removing this entry. This
If your computer is recent and has an i3/i5/i7 intel core and a Nvidia graphics card it likely uses Optimus technology. This smart piece of software turns off the power-hungry Nvidia graphics card and runs most programs on the integrated intel graphics chip. In laptops this can save a lot of power. However this solution
Windows 7 has a really nice feature that lets you tile a window to the left or right of the screen, allowing easier placement. This is normally activated with the Windows-(left, right, up down) Arrow key combination. I had searched how to do this with XFCE for a while and today after upgrading to Fedora
After i installed Fedora 18 XFCE i found that it by default doesnt show the icons on the application menu. I normally navigate it by checking the images and not reading the words, so this inconvenienced me. On checking the properties I found that “Show icons in menu” was checked but it did not seem to
Since i reinstalled my laptop a couple of weeks ago the sound of many applications randomly got reduced requiring me to go into the sound mixer to restore the levels. I noticed this most often when i plugged in my iPhone into the computer. Since i initially thought this was related to my iPhone in
I finally got around to fixing WordPress Jetpack plugin! This tool is a useful plugin that allows you to add a large amount of functionality that is turned on by default on wordpress.com accounts. This was something i was really interested in getting working because i wanted some more stats and other things. Sadly when