16.04: Graphical login/desktop vanished? (coming closer)

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 14:50:00 UTC 2016


On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:36 AM, Paul Smith <paul at mad-scientist.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-07-26 at 08:29 -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 5:23 AM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> Am Dienstag, den 26.07.2016, 09:59 +1000 schrieb Karl Auer:
>>>>
>>>> Network Manager DOES have issues - the way it handles the DNS is a step
>>>> too far, and getting rid of dnsmasq is the first thing I do on a new
>>>> install.
>>>
>>> well, compared to 60sec timeouts when you have a slow or unreachable DNS
>>> server having a caching DNS proxy locally is not the worst idea i
>>> think ;)
>>
>> +1 for having dnsmasq (or another local resolver) installed.
>
> I really agree. dnsmasq is light-weight, straightforward, well-
> integrated, and just sits there in the background providing real
> benefits in terms of performance even if nothing else needs it. And,
> many types of virtual networking on your system do need it.

dnsmasq-base is necessary and useful to
qemu-system-*/libvirt-bin/lxc/lxd but only if you're using NAT.



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