How to install Docker and kubectl on Ubuntu 22.04 desktop

Since some time apt-key is deprecated and lot of Ubuntu 22.04 based systems throws the following warning: 1 Key is stored in legacy trusted.gpg keyring (/etc/apt/trusted.gpg), see the DEPRECATION section in apt-key(8) for details You can easily fix this by properly installing Docker and Kubernetes apt archives public keys: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 wget -qO - | gpg --dearmor | sudo dd of=/usr/share/keyrings/docker-archive-keyring.gpg echo 'deb [ arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/docker-archive-keyring....

<span title='2023-03-18 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>2023-03-18</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;2 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;Boban Acimovic

How to fix possible missing firmware warning during kernel update on Linux Mint

If you are running default kernel with your Ubuntu or Linux Mint installation, you probably won’t face this problem during kernel updates because all packages are coming from the official distribution sources. However, if you like to run the newest Linux kernels and update them using mainline kernel installer, you may get warning possible missing firmware during the installation. Few days ago I got this warning on my Linux Mint 20....

<span title='2022-05-18 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>2022-05-18</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;2 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;Boban Acimovic

Firefox audio crackling and popping on Linux Mint

This problem was bugging me for quite a while and today I finally decided to address it. There are lot of advices online to try to run Firefox in safe mode and see if that fixes the problem, so I tried that first but it didn’t help. Safe mode actually just turns off extensions, but in my case it didn’t help. I found out that the easiest way to reproduce the problem was to run YouTube video in one window and after that open another window with eBay....

<span title='2021-10-02 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>2021-10-02</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;2 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;Boban Acimovic

Run Docker as normal user on Ubuntu 20.04

In lot of instructions how to run docker on Ubuntu 20.04 (same applies to Linux Mint Ulyana) you may find that after installing docker you have to add your user to docker group by the following command: 1 sudo usermod -aG docker $USER If you still get permission errors, you may try to set ACL: 1 sudo setfacl -m user:$USER:rw /var/run/docker.sock

<span title='2020-11-17 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>2020-11-17</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;1 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;Boban Acimovic

Add Google search engine to your Linux Mint

I had a problem recently not being able to set Google as default search engine in Firefox of my Linux Mint installation. It is not that I like Google that much, it is actually opposite, but DuckDuckGo as default search engine doesn’t give me the satisfying search so it seems it is not possible to skip Google tracking and keep your privacy, at least not at this moment. If you had such problem, this is because Google search engine doesn’t fund Linux Mint and this is why they are not on the list....

<span title='2020-07-26 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>2020-07-26</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;1 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;Boban Acimovic