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Create LVM Physical Volumes, Volume Groups and Logical Volumes on Ubuntu 16.04

It’s pretty straight-forward, but before you start, you need to check for block devices that can be used to create physical volumes:

sudo lvmdiskscan

You will see a result that looks like this: 246 more words

How to allow non-root user to capture packets with Wireshark on Ubuntu 16.04

Only two steps you need to do:

  1. “sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common” (choose yes to allow Dumpcap to make the wireshark group members able to capture packets)
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Wireshark no interface error

Wireshark requires right to access network adapter. Therefore with normal user, wireshark cannot use NIC except the bluetooth.

The dpkg-reconfigure command creates the wireshark group (so you don’t need to), but then you need to add your user to the group, and re-login… 19 more words


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… 45 more words

Install IPython on Ubuntu

IPython is a much more powerful shell than the usual Python shell. As Ubuntu and Linux Mint are already shipped with python and pip, installing IPython is trivial:

sudo pip install ipython



Linux in Oracle virtual Box

Realising that this website is mainly for Linux I thought now would be a good time to refer to it. Firstly, it should be noted that I am running various distros in virtual box. 242 more words

LinuxMint MATE 18

I fired this up and was a little disappointed because the Cinnamon version came with a nice dark theme and this one came with a grey theme. 131 more words

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