Ubuntu/Debian: Not enough free space on disk ‘/boot’ when updating the OS

My /boot partition is only 512MB and I get this error message every now and then when updating: Not enough free space The upgrade needs a total of xx.x M free space on disk ‘/boot’. Please free at least an additional xx.x M of disk space on ‘/boot’. You can…

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Linux: Configure locale and keyboard layout when remotely accessing from a Mac

At work I have to remote into several different Linux systems from a Mac and there is always the pain of having to handle different keyboard layouts if using Synergy or VMs. The conversion from a Mac keyboard layout doesn’t translate correctly when the Linux system has the keyboard configured…

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macOS: macOS installer fails with “No packages were eligible for install”

Having to re-install recently mac OS High Sierra 10.13 from a USB flash drive I got stuck getting the following error message: macOS could not be installed on your computer. No packages were eligible for install. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.Quit the installer to restart your computer and try…

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Ubuntu: Change default language/dictionary in Firefox

If you install Firefox via repositories it might not install with your preferred language/settings. If your distro is in English it will default to American English as the main language and other English variations as additional spelling dictionaries. You can change this from the CLI. The below examples will leave…

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