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How to easily run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop

Note: This post is about LXD containers. These are system containers, which means they are similar to Docker but behave somewhat like virtual machines. When you start a LXD (lex-dee) container, you are starting a new system on your computer, with its own IP address and all. You can get LXD as a snap package. …

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How to run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop

Update June 2018: See updated post How to easily run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop  which describes how to use LXD profiles to simplify the creation of containers that can show the GUI output on the host’s deskttop. In How to run Wine (graphics-accelerated) in an LXD container on Ubuntu …

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Ubuntu 8.10, PulseAudio and Skype Problem

You installed Ubuntu 8.10, then added Skype, you try out Skype and you notice that the microphone does not work. What’s wrong? If you search the lists, you can find some indications, however no proper explanation of what’s the source of the problem. Without having the Skype Linux developers explain, it’s difficult to know what …

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