Ubuntu

Fixing CrashPlan in Xubuntu 14.04

I run CrashPlan on a variety of devices, but invariably access them in a "headless" manner from a computer running Xubuntu (currently 14.04).

After upgrading to 14.04, however, CrashPlan stopped working. This is a known problem, but unfortunately they haven't fixed the issue - simply created an obscure post so people can apply a workaround themselves! [...]

Fixing IDLE on Ubuntu 13.10

Since upgrading my computers to Ubuntu 13.10 (or Xubuntu 13.10), I have been unable to use Python's IDLE interpreter.

Fortunately there's a simple fix... edit /usr/lib/python2.7/idlelib/IOBinding.py (as root) and change line 128 from:

str = str.split("\n", 2)[:2]

to

lst = str.split("\n", 2)[:2] [...]

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