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Using i3lock with xfce in arch linux

I finally parted my ways with ubuntu a couple of days back and installed arch linux and I really think it was a good decision since I learnt a whole set of new things in just these couple of days, like I dint know how the mounting of a usb drive was done in the background, but now since everything in arch has to be done manually am learning quite a lot of things. 269 more words


Tricks of the trade

I had to remind myself the other day that I’ve been using Arch Linux for more than eight years. I did my first trial installs early in 2006, and while I cut my teeth on Ubuntu, as time wore on, Arch eventually became more like home. 1,299 more words


No KDE 5.. Not yet..!!

I have installed KDE Plasma 5, as I mentioned in my previous post. I could use it without any problem, even though I have to ignore many packages while updating my Arch (ex : … 215 more words


Estsaver - A fast, flexible, and beautiful screen saver and locker


Estsaver is a new OpenGL-based screen saver and locking framework, designed to be fast, lightweight, and fully extensible. Like most other frameworks, you can customize the screensaver as you wish, and create your own, but unlike most others, you can also create and customize your own screen locker. 360 more words


btrfs trouble, trouble, and troubleshooting

The last weekend I lost more than 8 hours trying to recover from a serious bug that reached the btrfs filesystem in recent days. This bug was relatively specific: it would only affect linux users running a specific kernel version (3.17.1, if I recall it correctly), a specific version of the btrfs-progs package,  532 more words

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Clearing out the bookmarks ... again

I did it again: I collected a mass of bookmarks that I figure I’ll need at some time in the future. Maybe I used them and will again … and maybe not. 864 more words


ArchEX dual 64/32 bit with LXDE and kernel 3.17.1-1-ARCH

WHAT IS ArchEX dual build 141031?
ArchEX 64bit/32bit dual is a new (141031) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS ( 114 more words