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Bluetooth A2DP – Ubuntu

Type in a terminal: sudo apt purge pulseaudio-module-bluetooth bluetooth bluez-* bluez sudo apt install blueman bluez pulseaudio-module-bluetooth pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover   Go to Blueman, connect to your device and set its audio profile to A2DP with high quality sound.Go to Sound Preferences to select the headphones as your audio device.

Disable IPv6 On Ubuntu/Debian

The more formal way of doing this, which fits in with the don’t-change-a-core-system-file-otherwise-it-could-be-replaced-when-you-upgrade-packages-and-your-changes-could-be-lost methodology, and such that it continues across a reboot, is as follows: # create the long-life config file echo “net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1” | sudo tee /etc/sysctl.d/99-my-disable-ipv6.conf # ask the system to use it sudo service procps

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Ubuntu 16.04 – x11vnc running at startup

Abbreviated version of setting up x11vnc on Ubuntu 16.04 based systems: sudo x11vnc -storepasswd /etc/x11vnc/passwd sudo vi /lib/systemd/system/x11vnc.service [Unit] Description=Start x11vnc at startup. After=multi-user.target [Service] Type=simple ExecStart=/usr/bin/x11vnc -xkb -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -noxrecord -noxfixes -noxdamage -rfbauth /etc/x11vnc/passwd -forever -bg -nodpms -rfbport 5900 -rfbversion 3.6 -permitfiletransfer -shared -dontdisconnect -alwaysshared -o /var/log/x11vnc.log [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target sudo systemctl enable x11vnc.service sudo

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