Installing intelligent text completition for gedit on Ubuntu 19.10

I’m trying to install the package “intelligent text completition 3.8” for gedit by following this guide: Unpack the archive Put intelligent_text_completion.plugin and intelligent_text_completion.py inside .local/share/gedit/plugins in your home directory. (create it if it doesn’t exist yet) (Re)start Gedit. Go to Edit->Preferences->Plugins and check the box for Intelligent Text Completion The problem is that I didn’t…

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Linux Mint Installation: Adding Synaptics (touchpad) Broke Installation

I installed Linux Mint Xfce 19.03, onto and external SSD. The touchpad didn’t allow tapping. The Lenovo Ideapad 330S has a Synaptics touchpad. I followed the instructions in the release notes at: https://linuxmint.com/rel_tricia_xfce.php apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics This broke the keyboard, but fixed the touchpad. Without being able to type (nothing happens), I couldn’t revert the…

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Yum commands like repolist throwing connection timed out on Oracle cloud new instance

Yum repolist throwing connection timed out error in Oracle cloud new instance I spinned up today – yum repolist Loaded plugins: langpacks, ulninfo http://yum-iad.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://yum-iad.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: (28, ‘Connection timed out after 30002 milliseconds’) Trying other mirror. http://yum-iad.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://yum-iad.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: (28, ‘Connection timed out after 30001 milliseconds’) Trying other mirror.…

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