How to get a list of which packages were installed with apt-get by a user and not by dependencies?

Say I’m running a Debian based distro and I want to know what packages I ran apt-get install <package-name> to install, but I didn’t want to include any packages that were auto-installed as dependencies when I installed another package using apt-get install <package-name>…would there be a way to find this out? My guess is that…

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Problem with VIA Technologies, Inc. VL805 USB 3.0 Host Controller (rev 01)

I have some problems with VL805. I tried to update the firmware as suggested here https://askubuntu.com/questions/1162391/usb-3-0-pci-card. [ 2.407086] usb 3-1.1: New USB device found, idVendor=090c, idProduct=1000, bcdDevice=11.00 [ 2.407087] usb 3-1.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0 [ 2.407088] usb 3-1.1: Product: USB DISK [ 2.407088] usb 3-1.1: Manufacturer: SMI Corporation … [ 3.415543]…

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Linux mint | methods are missing from ncurses

I lately installed a linux mint distribution for development… Later on i installed curses, ncurses and ncursesw by using following commands… sudo apt-get install libncurses-dev sudo apt-get install ncurses-dev sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev libncursesw5-dev Once i try to compile a program for university which uses ncurses ( Width ) it tells me following : game.cpp:…

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