Switching to Firefox’s Deb Installation on Ubuntu 22.04+: A Guide to Avoiding Snap Packages

Ubuntu’s distributions, starting from version 22.04, have started packaging Firefox as a Snap package. Snap packages are Ubuntu-specific, containerized software packages that include dependencies needed for the software to run. However, due to personal preference or issues regarding their functionality, some users may prefer to install Firefox as a traditional Deb package.

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How to Use X instead of Wayland on Ubuntu 22.04?

Ubuntu provides its users with two display servers: “Wayland”, the default display server and “Xorg” (also known as X11 or just “X”). Both display servers crucially stand at the connection point between your physical, computational resources and the graphical user interface (GUI) you interact with.

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Why are there so many loop partitions in my Ubuntu Linux system?

If you’ve been dabbling around with the Linux operating system, especially Ubuntu, you might have noticed numerous loop partitions appearing in your system. Often ranging in small sizes such as a mere few megabytes, you might wonder why these partition systems exist, what purpose they serve, and if they can be deleted to reclaim disk space.

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How to install Nvidia driver on Debian 12 Bookworm Linux

In this article, you will learn how to install the Nvidia driver on Debian 12 “Bookworm” from the standard Debian repository. If, for some reason, the installation of the Nvidia driver from the standard Debian repository fails, or if you wish to have a more up-to-date Nvidia driver, this tutorial will also guide you on how to install the official Nvidia driver directly from the Nvidia.com website.

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How to test audio on Raspberry Pi

How to test audio on Raspberry Pi

Despite its small size, the Raspberry Pi is perfectly capable of putting out audio via HDMI, Bluetooth, or analog audio with the 3.5mm onboard headphone jack. If you have just set up your Raspberry Pi and need to perform some testing to get the audio working correctly, or verify that your setup is working, then there are easy ways to test the audio on Raspberry Pi. In this tutorial, you will see how to test audio functionality on a Raspberry Pi.

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How to set VNC resolution on Raspberry Pi

How to set VNC resolution on Raspberry Pi

One of the most common ways for users to access and administer their Raspberry Pi is via a VNC connection. VNC allows users to control their Raspberry Pi remotely, and interact with the desktop environment as if they were sitting directly in front of the Raspberry Pi, with a monitor and other peripherals plugged in. In reality, the Raspberry Pi needs nothing more than an Ethernet or Wi-Fi connection to facilitate VNC connections and full access to the system’s desktop.

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How to set user autologin on Raspberry Pi

How to set user autologin on Raspberry Pi

Since a Raspberry Pi is commonly used as a test system rather than part of a production environment, you may not need any kind of advanced security on the device. For example, you may get tired of typing your password every time you want to log in to the Raspberry Pi, and wish to bypass these prompts completely. Doing so would be inherently less secure, but in some situations, flouting the security convention may be irrelevant. It is possible to bypass both the GUI and/or console login prompts on the Raspberry Pi.

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How to check CPU frequency on Raspberry Pi

How to check CPU frequency on Raspberry Pi

The CPU frequency, also known as the clock speed, is a measure of how many cycles per second your Raspberry Pi’s CPU can execute. It is measured in gigahertz (or GHz). In essence, the faster your CPU’s clock speed, the faster your Raspberry Pi can process requests. This will translate into a more responsive and snappier experience for the user as they do resource intensive tasks.

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