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How to re-install Gnome Desktop Environment in Debian Wheezy if lost

  • Published on Saturday, 18 July 2015 17:41

how to reinstall gnome desktop environment if lost:

  • boot normally and then at login prompt
  • press Press Ctrl + Alt+F1 to get a text based login.
    note: you would need to (Press Ctrl + Alt+F7) to return to GUI mode
  • apt-get update
  • tasksel install gnome-desktop --new-install

Thats all folks: Gnome is installed.

How to resolve Debian error: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/

  • Published on Monday, 08 June 2015 15:54

I got the error below after trying to install debian-keyring as follows:

root@debian7:/# apt-get install debian-keyring debian-archive-keyring
Reading package lists... Error!
E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.getdeb.net_ubuntu_dists_precise-getdeb_apps_i18n_Translation-en
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

I found several solutions on google,

To Nneka Enwelum - why are you spamming using my name?

  • Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 17:58

It is very embarrassing when someone you know calls you to say that he/she recieved an email from you - an email which you didn't send, a spam email for that matter.

It would be the 2nd time, this particular client of mine contacts me to tell me about some email,

I use Linux 24x7

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