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Ubuntu wired unmanaged fix

Ubuntu wired unmanaged fix
I have just installed Ubuntu Linux 19.04 on my computer and the icon at the top right of the screen shows wired unmanaged I want to be able to actually manage the network card (it’s mine dagnabbit!) To fix the issue (feature), open a terminal and type in the following: sudo nano /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf There is a line that reads managed=false... Read More

Ubuntu remove icon from top bar [Applications Places]

Ubuntu remove icon from top bar [Applications Places]
Somehow my top bar in Ubuntu Linux had multiple icons for the same program and I could not remove them. Right clicking did nothing, left clicking started the program, Shift-dragging made duplicates of the icon, Ctrl-dragging did nothing useful. There is a solution. Use the Super key (on PC keyboards it is also known as the Windows key) and Alt... Read More

Ubuntu AMD no overscan / underscan fix

Ubuntu AMD no overscan / underscan fix
I have a monitor with a bunch of dead pixels at the left hand side and the bottom affecting maybe 5% of the screen. Rather than throw the monitor away I usually change the underscan so I can skip the dead pixels. Ubuntu 16.04 decided that it would no longer play nice with the official AMD drivers for my graphics... Read More