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How to Undo the ‘init’ command on Git?

Git is a system which is used for tracking changes in the source code during application development. It is a form of version control in which the codebase for the application is mirrored on every developer’s computer. It allows the developers to coordinate the work amongst themselves and improves the …

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How to Find Large Files on Linux?

Linux’s Family of operating systems is a group of open-source operating systems that are based on the Linux kernel that was developed and released in 1991. Linux is one of the most popular operating systems among software developers and professional users. In this article, we will discuss some methods that …

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How to Fix ‘Failed to Connect to lvmetad’ Error on Ubuntu?

Ubuntu is a free and open-source Linux based operating system used mostly for cloud computing with OpenStack support. Updates are released every 6 months that come with extended features and performance enhancements. However, quite recently, a lot of reports have been coming in where users are unable to boot into …

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How to Fix ‘Command Not Found’ Error on Virtualenv?

Virtualenv is used to create isolated python environments. The tool creates a folder that consists of the necessary executables that would need to be launched during a python project. The tool is necessarily used to create a virtual environment for python projects. However, quite recently, a lot of reports have …

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How to Fix ‘gedit’ Error on Windows Subsystem for Linux?

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer used to run binary executables that are native to Linux on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2009. It is available only on the 64-bit architecture of the Windows 10 1603 version and later. Also, it provides support for the Windows Server …

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What are SH Files and How to Execute Them?

Script files contain commands that are executed by a certain program or scripting engines. These commands are executed without being compiled. Instructions are written in scripting languages for run time environment. There are many scripting languages with different purpose and environment. However, the one we are going to discuss in …

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How to Handle Passing Filenames with Spaces in Bash

Linux has a default shell Bash (aka Bourne again shell) to execute commands for the system. Most programmers prefer bash over cmd because of the flexibility and powerful command line interpreter that bash provides. However, most users will still have issues while trying to handle passing filenames with spaces in …

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How to Fix ‘Add-apt-repository’ Command not Found

Some folks using Debian, Ubuntu or Ubuntu based distributions like Linux Mint get the error ‘add-apt repository not found’ while trying to add a PPA (Personal Package Archive) or another repository link to their apt sources. This error is usually caused by not having the “add-repository” package installed on their …

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Fix: Systemctl Command not Found

Systemctl is a Systemd utility for controlling services and processes on Linux distributions. By using the systemctl command, you can easily start and stop services through Terminal. However, several users are getting “systemctl: command not found” error when they try to run systemctl command. This issue can mostly occur on …

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How to fix Git Error ‘Your local changes to the following files will be overwritten by merge’

The error message “Your local changes to the following files will be overwritten by merge” occurs in Git version control mechanism. This error occurs if you have modified a file which also has modifications in the remote repository. Git Error: Your local changes to the following files will be overwritten …

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