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Using ibus-typing-booster for predictive typing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has switched to using the IBus input framework for most (all?) languages, even those based on the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek scripts. Typing in English is not that demanding for your operating system; there is a one to one association between the key you press, and the result you see on your …

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How to setup the HUION 430P drawing tablet on Ubuntu 20.04

If you want to draw on your computer, you can always use your mouse. But if you want to really draw, you can upgrade to a drawing tablet (also known as graphics tablets). Here is one below. It is an entry level drawing tablet, has a pressure-sensitive pen that does not require batteries, and the …

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How to get LXD containers get IP from the LAN with routed network

You are using LXD containers and you want a container (or more) to get an IP address from the LAN (or, get an IP address just like the host does). LXD currently supports four ways to do that, and depending on your needs, you select the appropriate way. Using macvlan. See https://blog.simos.info/how-to-make-your-lxd-container-get-ip-addresses-from-your-lan/ Using bridged. See …

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Greece is struggling against COVID-19

If a person in Greece wants to learn more about COVID-19, they can access the website of the National Organization of Public Health (Εθνικός Οργανισμός Δημόσιας Υγείας/ΕΟΔΥ). This appears to be the main portal on COVID-19 in Greece. See the screenshot below on how it looks. You can scroll down, but the screenshot shows the …

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How to use virtual machines in LXD

Update 22 May 2020: The Ubuntu container images have been updated to install on first boot the LXD Agent in the VM. The corresponding section below has been updated so that you can skip the manual step, if your VM image does it for you. Update 22 May 2020: See also the tutorial at https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/running-virtual-machines-with-lxd-4-0/7519 …

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