How to fix mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.5; however: Package mysql-server 5.5 is not configured yet.

mysql-server error install

Recently while attempting to setup a new GitLab server on Ubuntu 14.04 using my iGitLab installer script, I ran into an issue when the script attempted to install MySQL (mysql-server) through APT.  The specific error was  dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-server: mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.5; however: Package mysql-server-5.5 is not configured yet.

I tried removing MySQL and reinstalling, even attempted to configure through mysql-server-5.5, none of which worked, but luckily I did find a way to easily fix this …

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“Who can make something dope out of this green screen” – Skrillex & Zedd PSD/Image

skrillexnzedd

Skrillex recently posted a tweet “Who can make something dope out of this green screen ” … I just happened to see it and decided I would take a shot at it.  The original image was very low resolution, probably the worst green screen you could imagine, Zedd is wearing green shorts, lighting is off and casting shadows, Skrillex is wearing all black and it blends with the shadows …. the list goes on.

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How to fix Ubuntu/Debian apt-get 404 Not Found Package Repository Errors (Saucy, Raring, Quantal, Oneiric, Natty…)

Ubuntu End of Life Package Repository

If you’re using a normal version of Ubuntu such as Saucy, Raring, Quantal, Oneiric, Natty, Maverick, etc, you may have already (and will eventually) start getting “Failed to fetch 404 Not Found” errors when trying to run  apt-get update , or even sometimes running apt-get install , but fear not, it is easy to fix, and here’s how… (more…)