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Firefox doesn't respect font hinting setting in Gnome? How to fix this?

I disabled font hinting in Gnome tweaks, but Firefox sometimes (for certain fonts I think) ignores that and tries to align glyphs to pixel grid, resulting in uneven spacing between letters and/or ...
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One side of headset / headphone does not work in Ubuntu 18.04.1

When I connect my headset to my laptop running on Ubuntu 18.04.1, sound can only be heard from the right side. I have tried testing the speaker in the sound settings, which shows the same result. The ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 : Volume control on system doesn't change volume but volume control on video players does

So my title describes the problem pretty much entirely. I can't get the volume to change using the system volume control via my keyboard or through the volume drag bar accessed through the "Activities"...
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Touchpad not working in Acer Predator Helios 300

My touchpad is not working in Ubuntu 18.04. I am using dual boot system and touchpad is working fine in windows. I have read several answers on how to fix this issue, but unfortunately none of them ...
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Scanner part of USB multifunction printer/scanner not found

I wrote this a year ago. Still not solved, so I have re-written it to reflect the current state. System: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and a Canon Pixma MG5751 multifunction printer/scanner on USB. Problem: ...
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How to enable “AllowIndirectGLX” on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia (1050Ti)

Following scenario: I like to a run an opengl application from a remote cli only server (with a matrox graphics card) through "ssh -X". My local machine is running Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia graphics. I'...
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ZTE Modem not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I have run the command lsusb and got the following code: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 ...
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System wide variables for both init scripts and system?

I created my own init scripts that use variables: #! /bin/sh case "$1" in start) echo "Starting Public API" sudo -u techops sh ${JBOSS_HOME_PUBLIC_API}/bin/standalone.sh > ${...
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Creating a snap for JavaFX application

I'm trying to create a snap for a JavaFX application, but I can't seem to figure out how to structure the yaml file. I've read that I need to use the desktop-launch command, but I also need to call ...
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Can't run fsck in recovery mode in 18.10. Disk is mounted r/w

New problem in 18.10... I just discovered that the way I've always used fsck at the root access in recovery mode no longer works. It used to be: fsck -f / But now it tells me that the disk is ...