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Recovering a deleted configuration file on Ubuntu

Removing an installed package, using “apt-get remove package-name” for removing a package leaves its configuration files on the system.  In case, you have deleted a configuration file by mistake or deliberately, you cannot recover the file by doing a simple removing and adding back the package using command such as apt-get remove package-name and apt-get install… Continue reading Recovering a deleted configuration file on Ubuntu


Character set display issue on Raspberry Pi ssh terminal using putty

Scenario: when connecting to Raspberry Pi using putty ssh terminal over default configuration, some output includes show strange characters (garbage characters) instead of the proper line drawing.