Install Ubuntu 19.10 with encrypted swap/home partitions, specifying manually the swap partition

I would like to install ubuntu 19.10 with encrypted home and swap partitions, specifying manually the size of the swap partition. I struggled with gparted and the installer to have something working, without success… For instance: the EFI and a /boot (ext4) partitions + a single encrypted container containing 3 partitions (system/swap/home): the installer crashes…

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Annoying accent popup after upgrade from Debian 9 to 10

My Debian 9 was configured to have no dead keys in /etc/default/keyboard: # KEYBOARD CONFIGURATION FILE # Consult the keyboard(5) manual page. XKBMODEL=”pc105″ XKBLAYOUT=”de” XKBVARIANT=”nodeadkeys” XKBOPTIONS=”ctrl:nocaps” BACKSPACE=”guess” After the update to Debian 10 this stops working. When ever I type “^” in xterm I get an annoying popup: And when I type a “`” in…

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Grails web application loses connection to postgres database, what could be causing this?

I am running Postgres on a Ubuntu instance with Tomcat as my application server. Suddenly my deployed applications are no longer connecting to their respective database. Looking at the logs catalina.out I get : FATAL: password authentication failed for user “postgres” Logging into my system and updating the password back to its original password fixes…

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