Some days ago my dad upgraded his Laptop from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. After doing so the package gnome-control-center went missing. Because this is GNOME’s main interface to configure various aspects of the desktop, the computer was basically unusable. The settings could not be opened through the search function or the system tray menu. In fact you could not access the settings anywhere. Because I spent quite some time fixing the problem without a reinstallation, I decided to share my solution.
I recently played around with MarineTraffic and got interested in the tech behind it. Along with Vesseltracker, MarineTraffic is one of the leading and best-known providers of ship data based on AIS. It uses the Automatic Identification System (AIS) as a radio system for the exchange of navigation and other ship data.
AIS AIS refers to a radio system that improves the safety and guidance of vessel traffic by exchanging navigational and other vessel data.