December 2016

I want the panel to stay in the back of other windows instead of hiding. There is such an option in the panel settings but seems not to be working. I managed to do that by editing /home/me/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml Add these lines just before the last line: <application name=”panel”> <skip_taskbar>yes</skip_taskbar> <layer>above</layer> </application> <application name=”panel” type=”dock”> <layer>below</layer> […]

Ubuntu 16.04:Chinese characters display improperly. Old methods don’t work. We need some new methods. For the system: sudo vim /var/lib/locales/supported.d/zh-hans add: zh_CN.UTF-8 UTF-8 zh_CN.GB18030 GB18030 zh_CN.GBK GBK zh_CN GB2312 zh_HK.UTF-8 UTF-8 zh_HK BIG5-HKSCS zh_SG.UTF-8 UTF-8 zh_SG.GBK GBK zh_SG GB2312 zh_TW.UTF-8 UTF-8 zh_TW.EUC-TW EUC-TW zh_TW BIG5 to the file (those lines were copied from /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED) excecute: […]

I’m planning to do some java coding now. So I installed eclipse which allows me to work with both python and java. However I was really annoyed at configuring the pydev console. Firstly, I found I can not interact with the console if I run the script with “run” button. I must activate an interactive […]

Ubuntu booted into emergency mode

I booted my system this morning and found it was forced into an emergency mode like this: I found an answer on askubuntu.com which talked about unmounting some device. This remind me of what I did last night. I configured my /etc/fstab file last night to add windows partitions’ infomations there, as well as a […]