Ubuntu: resolve the “perl: warning: Setting locale failed” problem

Are you running Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04 desktop or server edition, and getting warning or errors when installing software via apt-get or aptitiude? Here is a typical error message: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = (unset), LC_TIME = “es_ES.UTF-8”, LC_MONETARY = “de_DE.UTF-8”, LC_ADDRESS […]

XMind doesn’t start on Linux (Eclipse Error)

Problem: After a crash on Linux Mint, the mind mapping program XMind would not start. When executing XMind, the program displays a dialog with the following error message: An error has occurred. See the log file ~/Desktop/configuration/[numbers].log The .log file is as follows: !SESSION 2016-12-13 09:35:51.394 ———————————————– eclipse.buildId=R3.7.0.201611010032 java.version=1.8.0_111 java.vendor=Oracle Corporation BootLoader constants: OS=linux, ARCH=x86_64, […]