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How to edit network settings manually in Ubuntu Server 12.04 (Precise)

Changing network settings in new versions of Ubuntu (don’t know when exactly this new methodology started) like Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Server Edition, has a major difference from the old methodology. The major change is that you no longer need to … Continue reading

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How to make apt-get work through proxy in Ubuntu Precise

since changing the http_proxy, https_proxy and ftp_proxy environment variables didn’t work out with me, I had to search and find another way, and it worked flawlessly: 1- Add a new file with name “80proxy” to “/etc/apt/apt.conf.d”, e.g. “vi /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/80proxy” 2- … Continue reading

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How to solve Video Tearing Problem on Ubuntu Oneiric and Precise with Gnome 3

I was having terrible tearing while playing any videos on my Ubuntu Oneiric 32-bit with Gnome 3 on my new Thinkpad T420 laptop with Intel SandyBridge Graphics Card. I have googled around a bit, and found this only solution, haven’t … Continue reading

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