When You Boot a Laptop, You Cannot Use a Wireless Keyboard; What Should You Do?

Problem scenario
In a preboot menu, you want to use your wireless keyboard. You want to select an option, but only the keyboard attached to the laptop works. What do you do?

Can you boot the laptop without a USB splitter attached? If a four-port USB splitter is plugged in, this may interfere in the preboot menu with your ability to use a wireless keyboard.

How Do You Fix “Failed to start docker.service. Unit docker.socket is masked”?

Problem scenario
You try to start the Docker service (e.g., with sudo systemctl start docker). You get this error: “Failed to start docker.service. Unit docker.socket is masked”

What should you do?

Possible solution #1

sudo systemctl unmask docker.socket
sudo systemctl unmask docker.service

This solution was adapted from this blog.

Possible solution #2
Uninstall Docker.

How Do You Place Advertisement Banners in Your WordPress Website?

Problem Scenario
You have some rectangular icon image files that are advertisements. You want to post them for your advertiser in your WordPress website. What should you do?

Possible Solution #1 (if you can provide CSS code)
1. Log into WordPress
2. Appearance -Themes
3. Find which theme is active and click “Customize”.
4. Click “Additional CSS”

How Do You Troubleshoot “/usr/bin/java no such file or directory”?

Problem scenario
You run java commands but you get the error “/usr/bin/java no such file or directory.” What should you do?

Possible Solution #1
Reinstall Java.

Possible Solution #2
You may have deleted a linked file. To find the destination file, run this:

sudo find / -name java -type f

Based on the results,

What is a Type 1 or Type 2 Company?

Problem scenario
You have heard about type 1 and type 2 companies. What are the differences?

We think that they are modes rather than types.

Gartner uses a word called “bimodal” to describe different patterns in the I.T. industry. Mode 1 refers to highly regulated environments whereas mode 2 refers to experimental, bleeding-edge environments. Thus a financial institution with private records would be an example of a mode 1 business.