I shuffle back and forth between a Mac, and Linux Desktop, and have become acclimated to not having any icons appear on my desktop, like my current linux distro of choice (Manjaro i3 Community Edition) displays out of the box. It just makes things less cluttered, and helps you keep focus when starting your day. […]
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I’ve been moving back to Firefox from Chrome over the last couple months. One of the last uses for chrome was the command line option that allowed me to open a webpage as an app using: Well, I found a way to do this with Firefox, sure the command is a little longer, but that […]
For a long time now, when I’ve wanted to open a page as something closer to a native app, I’ve been using Google Chromes/Chromiums –app command line switch. Like this: This works pretty well, but I’ve always just done it from the command line, which left me a little annoyed that I couldn’t launch it […]
I got sick of using the wifi-menu command everytime I started up my Arch Linux i3 box pretty quick, so I had to figure out how to get networkmanager going after the fact. Here’s how: Install the networkmanager package, you’ll probably want the network-manager-applet package too (to put an icon in your taskbar). Now you’re probably […]
I’ve been dealing with evolution asking for a password every time I send an email, or open the application for a couple days now, and had finally had enough. The solution, was to install the Gnome Keyring, and Seahorse and then enter the following into my ~/.xinitrc file as I am using the console to […]
This one for some reason always get’s me, and it always takes me longer than it should to find the answer… so if nothing else, this post is so I have quick access to the answer. To get the Proxyaddresses from the get-aduser cmdlet we can use the name and expression (or n= and e=) […]
For some reason, on Manjaro’s I3wm Community edition the tap to click feature is not set up out of the box. Here’s the fix: Create a config file from your terminal shell: Open the file in nano: Paste in the following code, and save out the file: Logout/in (or just restart) and now tap to click […]
I spent the last month or two playing (instead of working) in the Linux command line. As it turns out, the terminal is awesome for more than just system management. These apps make most modern Android apps blush in embarrassment: 7. Lynx (Web Browser) – Experience the web from the command line. Lynx is a great […]