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The program etckeeper keeps track of setting changes in the /etc directory, using a source code repository like git or bzr. So it really tracks the actual changes of config files. It commits changes automatically when installing packets, for example. See man etckeeper It's easy to set up - not much more than apt-get install etckeeper and optionally editing ...
Packages (like postfix) may install or generate configuration files (files that usually go in the /etc folder). During this process, there may be options that can be changed by the user. On installation, you are usually asked to set these options. In the case of postfix, it involves what type of server you're running, the hostname, and allowed IP addresses ...
In ubuntu 14.04, all I did was this: Modify /etc/default/grub and add: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="net.ifnames=0 biosdevname=0" Then force the create of a new grub.cfgfile #> grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg Then reboot the system
I just add to my home profile. gedit ~/.profile its look like: LANG="en_US.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_US:en" Log out + Log in. And all is as expected.
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