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Is aptitude still considered superior to apt-get?

When I first started with Ubuntu using aptitude was the 'in-thing', with some stated improvements over apt-get. Am I correct in saying that apt-get has now 'caught up' with aptitude, and it makes ...
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Adding PPA on Ubuntu Bionic defaults to Eoan Repository

I am working on basing a new OS off of Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic, and in order to properly have the OS be recognized as a new distribution, I had to change /etc/lsb-release. In order to have it use PPAs, I ...
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Change DPI setting for Citrix Receiver

How can I change the screen DPI setting for a Citrix Receiver session on Ubuntu 16.04? I have a Dell XPS 13 laptop with a very high resolution of 277 dpi: $ xrandr | grep -w connected eDP1 ...
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Application launcher and main menu opens with significant delay

I had Ubuntu 16 then upgraded to 18 then installed KDE. Now I have slow main menu appearance. It takes 1-2 second and unrelated with animation. I saw suggestions to remove xorg.conf, but didn't find ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VNC/Vino stops refreshing when turning display off

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 I'm having trouble with VNC/Vino. I can connect via VNC (by enabling the built-in 'Screen Sharing' option), but as soon as I turn of the local display (server is ...
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Unattended upgrade is ignoring some packages

I have unattended-upgrades set up, but some packages are not being auto-updated. root@survey:/home/martin# apt update root@survey:/home/martin# unattended-upgrade -v --dry-run Initial blacklisted ...
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Dell Vostro 14 5480 very low volume

I've bought Dell Vostro 14 5480 with preinstalled Ubuntu 14.04, reinstalled it to newer 18.10 and faced unpleasant issue - very low volume with bad quality on max settings. First time I see such thing ...
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HPLIP 3.19.6 didnt see USB HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125ra on 18.04

Problem: MFU works like printer but didn't work like scanner. Installed latest HPLIP Version: 3.19.6 from developers.hp.com. :~$ hp-setup hp-doctor command output: ------------------------------ | ...
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can't login as mysql user root from normal user account in ubuntu 16.04

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS along with the packages php, mariadb and nginx. I ran mysql_secure_installation and changed the root password. Now when I try to login to mysql using the root ...
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Share folders through a tethering connection

I have following network structure PC <--> Android Smartphone <--> MyWiFi Laptop <--> MyWiFi MyWiFi is my home WiFi network Both computers PC and Laptop have Ubuntu installed and ...
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SSH resets to default port on reboot

I changed my default SSH port on my home server (in the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file) to port 54747, then restarted the ssh and sshd services (never sure which one so I did both just to be safe). To test ...