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comment Definitive Guide to Wifi Dropping Consistently
I'm a web developer. I can technically understand what I read, but I have no idea how to answer this question myself -- if I did, I would've answered it already. In my last comment, I did offer a great starting point (I think).
Jun
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comment Definitive Guide to Wifi Dropping Consistently
Of course we won't be able to handle every situation ever. But we can tackle the most common. All of these issues do have common points, though: You typically start debugging in the same place -- likely a log of some sort. So, what log should we look at? Where is it located in the system? What are some common messages to look out for? Etc.
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asked Definitive Guide to Wifi Dropping Consistently
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Mar
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comment 2 folders in Sys/Class/Backlight?
One-liner that doesn't require su root? Yep, here you go: echo 2937 | sudo tee /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness
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Mar
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asked How can I remove third Unity Launcher on a 3+ Screen setup?
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asked How do I keep Ubuntu on MacBook Pro 11,2 from resetting my display's resolution when I add an external display?
Mar
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comment Constantly asked for WiFi password and CA certificate
I found that going to the "General" tab and unticking "All users may connect to this network", then re-adding the password in the "Wi-Fi Security" tab is the only thing I needed to do.
Feb
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comment Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server
Knowing of the GPG signatures makes me a little more comfortable accepting updates now :)
Feb
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comment Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server
A comment on that post provided this script to find HTTPS-enabled mirrors: pastebin.com/QY2TQ1dq
Feb
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comment Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server
Also, the top answer makes a good point that the MITM could simply provide me an older package with a valid GPG signature -- one they know has an exploit.
Feb
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comment Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server
Good to know. But how does my client obtain these GPG signatures? Can't a Man In The Middle just serve me a GPG signature that matches the package they're sending me?
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asked Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server
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revised Wrong Login Screen Resolution
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Jan
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answered Wrong Login Screen Resolution
Jan
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comment Wrong Login Screen Resolution
Rather than copying the file, create a link to it so that it's automatically updated whenever you change your screen settings: $ sudo ln ~/.config/monitors.xml /var/lib/lightdm/.config/monitors.xml (No, symbolic links DO NOT work.)
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