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Allow non-root users to capture network packets with Wireshark on Ubuntu

It’s very easy to do, all you need is just add your user to the wireshark group, e.g. sudo adduser hobba wireshark so this makes user hobba able to capture packets without requiring sudo privileges. Enjoy! Tested on LinuxMint 18.1 … Continue reading

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Improve Intel Graphics Performance on Ubuntu 16.04 (and variants)

This solved a very annoying problem for me, as the screen was heavily tearing and I didn’t like the video playback performance. All you need to do is the following: If you are using Ubuntu 16.04, then you don’t need … Continue reading

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Fixing DNS Issues with Linux Mint 18

A problem that has been bugging me for a while on my Linux Mint 18, that the DNS is not working properly and on a random basis. What I could fix it with is that I just did the following: … Continue reading

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How to change default desktop environment in Debian

sudo update-alternatives –config x-session-manager There are 2 choices for the alternative x-session-manager (providing /usr/bin/x-session-manager). Selection    Path                    Priority   Status ———————————————————— * 0            /usr/bin/gnome-session   50        auto mode 1            /usr/bin/gnome-session   50        manual mode 2            /usr/bin/mate-session    30        manual mode Press <enter> to keep the … Continue reading

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How to fix Bluetooth problem on HP laptops with Ubuntu (or similar)

A very annoying issue I had with my hp g62 laptop, is that Ubuntu 14.04 couldn’t detect my bluetooth adapter and I couldn’t send or receive any files or pair any devices. This problem might extend to many other hp laptops. … Continue reading

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