Troubleshooting & How-Tos
Articles Tagged “Linux”
- Apache, mod_ssl, and syntax errors in krb5.h
Syntax errors in krb5.h usually mean your Linux distro put Kerberos somewhere Apache isn't expecting to find it.
- Mac OS X Finder Deleting Files on a Linux Share
If you connect to a Samba share from MacOS and it deletes files after telling you it can't copy them, try turning off unix extensions in Samba.
- NVIDIA/Nouveau picture extending beyond screen (Solved)
After switching video drivers, my display extended past the edges of the screen. It turned out to be a monitor setting hidden by the old driver.
- NVIDIA on Fedora 27: Bad Resolution and Painful Mouse Lag (Fixed)
As of 2017, Wayland didn't work with the binary NVIDIA drivers, and the system would lag painfully. If you tell GDM not to use Wayland, it will fall back to the older display system.
- Firefox Thinks It’s Running an Older Version Than Last Time (But Isn’t!)
Look for the compatibility.ini file in your Firefox profile, and delete the LastVersion line.
- Workaround for Gmail being blocked by “Temporary Error” in Firefox on Fedora
In this case it was a Fedora-specific issue, but it could be worked around by holding down shift and hitting reload.
- Fix for “Among Us” not joining games on Linux
Change your server region and change it back. No, it doesn’t make sense to me either. But at least it works.
- Repair missing UEFI entry for Fedora Linux
Boot to a live image and either manually edit the menu with efibootmgr or use a specialized tool like boot-repair.
- Add a Gemini filetype to Gnome
You might need to create a gemini.xml file and/or a .desktop file for your favorite Gemini clients. Here's how and where to put them.
- Tell Firefox to open Gemini links with your favorite client
You'll need to click on a Gemini link to get the config options, and then you can choose what to open it in.
- Tell (most) Linux Web Browsers to open Gemini links with your favorite client
Most Linux web browsers will open unfamiliar URL schemes with XDG, which will look for .desktop files for the applications that can open it.
- Windows Losing Drives After Sleep (Solved)
It turned out the motherboard had two SATA controllers, one of which worked properly and one which didn't. I just moved the cables over.
- Installing Valhelsia on Linux
MultiMC no longer downloads mods from CurseForge, and CurseForge won't run Minecraft on Linux. But AT Launcher will, and has a workaround for CurseForge's API limits.