Ubuntu 18.04 Tools and Apps

This serves to be an ever-changing personal list of what to install if I ever redo my Ubuntu machine. Currently I am running Ubuntu 18.04 so can only guarantee compatibility with that version. Uncommon Comfortable Swipe – https://github.com/Hikari9/comfortable-swipe-ubuntu Lets you map trackpad gestures to just about anything. Also comes with sensible Read more…

How to fix django cors issue

create a file middleware.py and type class CORSMiddleware: def __init__(self, get_response): self.get_response = get_response def __call__(self, request): response = self.get_response(request) response[‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’] = “*” return response In settings.py add MIDDLEWARE = [ … ‘product.middleware.CORSMiddleware’, ]

How to fix gradle in Intellij IDEA

When starting a project in Intellij IDEA if you see an error around the lines of Gradle sync failed: The newly created daemon process has a different context than expected. It won’t be possible to reconnect to this daemon. Context mismatch: Java home is different. Wanted: DefaultDaemonContext[uid=null,javaHome=C:\Program Files (x86)\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA Read more…

Best linux distro for daily use in 2017

A new year has begun. Time to format my disks. New windows install and more importantly, new Linux install. With windows, the choice is easy. Windows 10. With Linux, it’s a bit more complicated….

Here were the candidates

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Here’s a little history about my relationship with Ubuntu. Ubuntu was my first distro and all was right with the world, I would never have left… that is.. until the fire nation att… until unity. It was a bit of a messy breakup, something about it just didn’t resonate with my soul. A year or two ago I tried it again but I remember seeing amazon search results integrated by default and was instantly disgusted. But time has passed, seasons have changed and I believe people learn from their mistakes..so I wanted to give it another shot. so I did… (more…)