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Check OS version (Debian/Ubuntu/Raspbian)

There are several ways to check which version of Debian, Ubuntu or Raspbian you are running. Advertisements

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Download installed packages

This script will determine what packages you have installed and download a copy of each package to you current folder.

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Changes to Skype (and issues with sound quality)

I’ve been using Skype 4.3 for Linux quite happily with relatively few issues until now but since the older versions will no longer work I have had to upgrade.

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Display IP address in banner text

Rather then use the console when working on a system I generally prefer to connect remotely using ‘ssh’ as it is so much easier to be able to cut and paste from a terminal session on my workstation that way.

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GNOME 3 Customizing the login screen

Modifying the look and feel of the GNOME 3 login screen seems like it is a lot harder than it should be, not least because the way these settings are stored seems to have changed at least twice since the … Continue reading

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