Category: Linux

  • Metro not starting automatically on Ubuntu

    Metro not starting automatically on Ubuntu

    Expected behaviour: Should launch Metro and an Android emulator but Metro is not launched. Manually launching metro works:

  • No Internet access in WSL

    No Internet access in WSL

    Windows might generate a /etc/resolv.conf with an incorrect nameserver while installing Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). It’s a quick fix – edit /etc/resolv.conf and change the nameserver (Google’s is 8.8.8.8). To prevent it being overwritten, create or edit /etc/wsl.conf adding the option generateResolvConf = false.

  • Linux on Acer V3-112p

    Linux on Acer V3-112p

    It’s an old Windows 8 laptop I’ve had years with a modest 2.16 GHz N2840 processor and the maximum 8 Gb RAM. It’s like Ship of Theseus, having had memory, battery, screen, and hard drive replaced. It is however ridiculously small and light.