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Apt-Get Proxy Settings

Apt-Get Proxy Settings

I needed to tell apt-get to use a specific proxy and here is what I found after some googling… 1. Go to /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/ 2. Create a new file called “80proxy” 3. Put your proxy information in said file in the following format: Acquire::http::proxy “http://proxy.domain.com:port/”; Acquire::https::proxy “http://proxy.domain.com:port/”; Acquire::ftp::proxy “http://proxy.domain.com:port/”;

Multiple Monitors on Linux Mint XFCE

Multiple Monitors on Linux Mint XFCE

If you want to run multiple monitors with Linux Mint I found a great way to do it thanks to http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=57&t=122367. sudo apt-get install arandr Then go to Menu > Settings > ARandR and align the monitors correctly. It’s as easy as it should be.