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Activity for Peter Taylor‭

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Comment Post #283804 What software are you expecting to use the camera with? In my experience, most software that supports webcams has a preview mode of some kind, so you may not need to install anything extra at all.
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over 2 years ago
Comment Post #282896 The entire section on Ubuntu seems to be copy-pasted from https://fossbytes.com/best-linux-distro-beginners/ without attribution. I haven't dug around to see whether the rest of this answer is original or copied from other sources, but you should either rewrite copied content or clearly mark it as qu...
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almost 3 years ago
Edit Post #281852 Initial revision about 3 years ago
Answer A: Is this a robust way to distinguish explicitly installed packages from those pulled in as dependencies?
`apt-mark` aims to do this: the commands `apt-mark showmanual` and `apt-mark showauto` should show you respectively the packages which you explicitly installed and the ones which were added as dependencies. There are caveats. 1. There seems to be a common complaint that it shows too many packag...
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about 3 years ago