Ever encountered the ‘Unable to lock (/var/lib/dpkg/)’ error on Ubuntu? Here are all the aspects related to this error and how to safely get rid of it.
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Have you ever received a cryptic error message while browsing Google Play? Here are eight of the most common Google Play store errors and their solutions.
If you have noticed, sometimes after you have updated your system, the Ubuntu Update Manager will still show a message saying that “The Package information was last updated X days ago. Press the ‘check’ button below to check for new software updates.“. This was interesting as clicking on the Check button did nothing but the same message was displayed again. After researching a bit, I found out that there were “sources” other than Canonical (Ubuntu’s official sources) which I had added over the time from private PPAs were old and was meant for earlier version of Ubuntu or they were simply broken.
In my work as an IT professional, I’ve recently been encountering a whole swathe of “iertutil.dll” errors on Windows XP machines. I believe this issue is also affecting some Windows Vista installations, however the solutions below are only tested on XP.
It happens quite often that we encounter errors while trying to run an update in Ubuntu. There are several type of errors and in this post we will see how to solve some of the most common errors encountered during update of packages in Ubuntu.