Git filename too long in Windows MINGW / Git Bash


We had some source code downloaded from internet and which was developed on Windows. We wanted to make sure we add this code to git so we track the further modification we do in it. So, after extraction and trying to do “git add” command, we received an error as below, So, adding files to … Read more

Ubuntu doesn’t detect WiFi Access Point


Recently I came across very different problem when I moved to a place where there was few more access points, my laptop had Ubuntu 14.04. [ Note: Users has reported that this issue is on latest Ubuntu versions also ] Check your Ubuntu version as, I could see lot of other access points in my … Read more

How to resolve dependencies generated during installation with “dpkg -i” ?

While I was trying to install chrome browser of a fresh installed ubuntu 14.04 with deb, it reported following error, dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of google-chrome-stable: google-chrome-stable depends on libappindicator1; however: Package libappindicator1 is not installed. dpkg: error processing package google-chrome-stable (–install): dependency problems – leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: google-chrome-stable Now, … Read more

How to resolve : getaddrinfo: new-hostname No address associated with hostname

Recently, we got the error “getaddrinfo: new-hostname No address associated with hostname” while working with some commands, This error means, we are missing somewhere an assignment of IP and its related hostname. You can use command “hostname”, To get, the hostname of your machine. Now, to assign an IP with this hostname is, Add, a … Read more

How to check which header belongs to which package in Ubuntu ?

In Ubuntu, there is a way to identify which header file belongs to which package so if you encountered an error as “header file not found” you can install the package to resolve the error, Just follow below steps, Now lets try to identify which packages contain “sys/types.h” header file, You may get a long … Read more

WARNING: QA Issue: “pkg1” rdepends on “pkg2”, but it isn’t a build dependency? [build-deps]

Following are the errors which you may get while compiling bitbake and its solutions, Error :  WARNING: QA Issue: network-manager-applet rdepends on modemmanager, but it isn’t a build dependency? [build-deps] Solution : Open the network-manager-applet recipe and add RDEPENDS on modemmanager, as Note: This error we observed for network-manager-applet which we were working on, but … Read more

How to resolve error : ” no buildable Go source files in “

Sometimes when we try to compile an unknown go package, we can see an error like “no buildable Go source files in”, the possible solution could be, Check if the package which shows error “no buildable Go source files in” is using C code, like in the source file, in that case, we might see … Read more

How to recover data / folder deleted with rm -rf ?

Today Accidentally I deleted one of my folder in ubuntu which has contained important files, but I wanted to copy those to another machine by tarring it, while there was another archive / tar with same name, I wanted to delete that .tar but deleted folder resulting deleting very important files. To recover those files … Read more

Solved: systemd[1]: Failed to start The Apache HTTP Server.

If you are trying to install apache2 webserver as we mentioned in our another post “How to install Apache webserver on Ubuntu ?” there are chances that you may see an error like “systemd[1]: Failed to start The Apache HTTP Server.” in a red color on command line as below, Solution Its possible that you … Read more