Note to self : sudo apt-get remove python2.7 Has a pretty dramatic effect on a Ubuntu box. There are a LOT of packages these days that are dependent on Python somewhere inside them (including a lot of Unity) 🙂
Seriously, it was just a simple upgrade. How hard should that have been? Instead it crashed in the middle. When I rebooted it told me my disk was broken. I found some instructions to fix the problem online. It ran these for a while, fixing some packages before telling me my package manager was too […]
Node.js in the main Ubuntu repo is fairly out of date. Here’s a useful page on installing the latest. Thanks Yodi Aditya.