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Linux: Returning to Windows

This post continues this earlier post.

It is with great regret that I abandon the Linux ship. I have returned to Windows following a week or so of piling issues faced by my ThinkPad E460, from the graphics processor to the SD card slot and the power management. 332 more words


Linux: AMD, WiFi and my new ThinkPad

I have been running Linux Mint 17.3 Xfce on my old Dell Latitude D830 for more than a year. The laptop would have been useless without Linux, which is free in most cases, as Windows XP is no longer supported, but it got to a point where the performance of the laptop became too much of a drag and it is now barely capable of anything more than the worst Chromebooks. 952 more words


openSUSE Tumbleweed XFCE 20161003

After using OpenSUSE with Enlightenment I had high hopes for the XFCE version. As soon as I logged in though I began to worry. Where Enlightenment had a nice theme and minimal applications, XFCE had no theme and a ton of extra junk. 17 more words


Industrial modified

One of my all time favourite GTK2 themes is the good old Industrial, part of the gtk-engines. I even maintain at SBo the GTK1 Industrial engine/theme… 1,242 more words


Slow windows switching in XFCE 4.12.1

Recently, after an XFCE update on my Xubuntu I’ve noticed that switching windows via Alt-Tab takes too much time (up to 10 seconds). That is really annoying; especially because this time is wasted on fancy menu rendering. 61 more words


Cursor Themes on Linux

Most Linux websites I regularly visited features new icon and gtk themes every few weeks, but I’ve never seen them show any cursor themes. Maybe it also has to do with the fact that… 202 more words


Manjaro 16.08 XFCE/Fluxbox/Openbox

Another new Manjaro release is out and it doesn’t look like the Fluxbox or Openbox spins will be updated anytime soon. This gave me a reason to figure out what I needed to do to set them up on my own. 254 more words

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