Should I remove the HPlip packages from the Ubuntu repositories before installing the latest version with the HP provided .run installer?

I need the latest version of HPLip on my computer to fully support a new printer. I already have HPLip and HPLip GUI installed from the Ubuntu repositories. HP offers a .run based installer to be run in bash. Should I remove the HPLip deb packages before I run the HP installer, or will the…

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cron job not running bash script

I am wanting to create backups of a Minecraft server I administrate. I wrote a bash script that performs a ftp wget backup of the server files to a new folder. Here is that script: TIMESTAMP=$(/bin/date +%Y-%m-%d_%H:%M) /bin/mkdir /disks/Media/MC\ Server\ Backups/backup/$TIMESTAMP -p cd /disks/Media/MC\ Server\ Backups/backup/$TIMESTAMP /usr/bin/wget -r ftp://$FTP_USER:[email protected]$FTP_ADDR// -l 0 -nH The variables are…

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How to run a configuration script as soon as a Wacom graphics tablet is connected (via USB)?

I’m using a Wacom graphics tablet under Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel: 4.15.0-72-generic). Unfortunately, I cannot configure it using the system settings because it is not recognized properly. The configuration via xsetwacom works, but is not persistent. As soon as I restart the computer or replug the device, the default settings are loaded. I assumed that the…

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