Monthly Archives: March 2018


How to set the right timezone in Ubuntu

Did you notice that your timezone was not correct? This is how to configure the right timezone :

You can check your date/time settings :

The timedatectl is installed by default, but when you did a minimal install you can fix this with the following command :

Tip : You can check out this website to verify your timezone : https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/netherlands/amsterdam


Howto fix “dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run sudo dpkg –configure -a to correct the problem” error

When you install a package using dpkg and somehow you kill the proces, you may encouter the above error. There is an easy solution for that :

Remove the lock files using the following command :

 


Howto install (multicore) PAR2 on Ubuntu

Use the following command to install PAR2 support on your Linux host :

If your device has more than 1 core available, you can significantly speed up verification and repair by using all cores in your system. Installing these multicore versions of Par2 is easy for many platforms :