cannot perform readlinkat() on the mount namespace file descriptor of the init process: Permission denied

Installed kernel 4.18 on my Ubuntu recently, since then snap packages broke with the following error. It has something to do with the AppArmor exception rule for ptrace for what I could gather.

The workaround for now is to upgrade your snap core to the beta channel.


Adobe Flash Player 10.2 released

Adobe Flash Player 10.2 has been released and comes with some spanking new features. It now supports Stage Videos which allows Flash to utilize your machines’s hardware acceleration features thus greatly improving performance. 10.2 also introduces support for multiple monitors. No more headaches when trying to multi-task while watching a video, this is when you…

Google Chrome for Linux is Ready

Google Chrome for Linux is finally out!! It’s in BETA for now so expect to run into a few bugs here and there. 23 developer builds 2,713 Linux-specific bugs fixed 12 external committers and bug editors to the Google Chrome for Linux code base, 48 external code contributors 60,000 lines of Linux-specific code written 23…

VirtualBox 3.1.0 Beta 1 released

VirtualBox 3.1.0 Beta 1 was just released. This is a major update bundled with quite a few cool and much anticipated features. The release also includes bug fixes for version 3.0.10. Teleportation (Live migration) – You can now move VMs across machines. 2D video acceleration for Windows hosts. Snapshot got smarter. You can now restore…

What do you use your IE for?

This is so true!! I currently only have one laptop running Window XP, my office laptop. The rest run Linux. IE is only use to browse my local Intranet aka “sharepoint” and to download my essential software when I first install. Source: TheNextWeb