How to keep your forked repositories in sync with the source repository

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This blog post aims to answer the following questions. How to contribute to Open Source Projects (Partially)? How to keep forked repositories in sync with the source repository ? How to pull the commits from source repository to the forked repository? I often forked open source repositories found in github … Continue reading “How to keep your forked repositories in sync with the source repository”

Unable to change account picture and lock screen background in windows8.1

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It’s been a while I have been using Windows8.1 activated. I tried to change the account picture and lock screen background but to my surprise I could not change it. After researching a bit, I came to know that this issue was caused by the folder permissions issue in windows8.1. … Continue reading “Unable to change account picture and lock screen background in windows8.1”

[Solved] Multiple dex files define Lcom/google/ads/AdRequest$ErrorCode

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This error usually is caused when a same library is referenced more than once in gradle build configurati The solution is very simple we’ve to remove the plugin that is causing the conflict. Issue the below provided two commands one after other. Change the current directory to the ionic project … Continue reading “[Solved] Multiple dex files define Lcom/google/ads/AdRequest$ErrorCode”

[How To] Add Genymotion to Ubuntu Dash Menu

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At First create a “genymotion.desktop” file in “usr/share/applications/” folder. Then copy and paste the below contents into “genymotion.desktop” file. [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Genymotion Simulator Comment=Android Simulator fast and reliable GenericName=Genymotion Simulator Exec=/usr/local/bin/genymotion Terminal=false Type=Application Icon=/media/BACKUP/genymotion/icons/icon.png Categories=Application;Network;Internet; StartupWMClass=Genymotion StartupNotify=true In above file, I have created symbolic link to my genymotion in … Continue reading “[How To] Add Genymotion to Ubuntu Dash Menu”