Apt errors. To deal with the message you get sometimes telling you that some packages have been kept back when you type sudo apt-get upgrade, just type sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. This will pull down the rest of the packages and fully upgrade your system. Uncompressing rar files. This is very easy with the unrar command. …

The best thing about using Linux is that you have more control over how your files and partitions organised. With your /home folder it is a good idea to have a separate /home partition, this allows re-installation of the Linux operating system and formatting / and re-installing the operating system and you will not disturb …

To change the default console font, type: setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat7-TerminusBold32x16.psf.gzsetfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat7-TerminusBold32x16.psf.gz at the text console and then if you are happy with the size of that font, then type: sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setupsudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup and set the same font there as you selected before, and then the initial ram disk will be rebuilt for the running …