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Arch Linux Unofficial user repositories

Introduction archstrike In Arch Linux, the common way to install new software is install software from official repositorie. But, on some of special fields, there are lots of unofficial user repositorie is avaliable. For example, archstrike is a famous repository for security professionals and enthusiasts. In this article, I will tech you how to use others repositorie and how to make you own repositorie for share your package with others person.

Installing Wechat Desktop Client

Introduction WeChat is a popular micro-messaging cross-platform app supporting text, image/videos, group chats with over 900 million active monthly users, mostly in China. Along with the basic messaging facilities, it also provides payment services in China to pay bills, order goods and services, transfer money and much more. Currently there is no official Linux version of WeChat. This article will introduce how to install WeChat. Using WeChat on Linux desktop Just as you saw for WhatsApp on Linux, WeChat can also be used via a web browser by scanning the QR code.

Linux modification keys: ctrl and caps exchange

Introduction The ctrl key is used more frequently than the key caps, but the position of the ctrl is not friendly to the little finger. The following introduces a simple methods to modify the key position. Set-up Step 1: You need add below contents to you /etc/profile. 1 setxkbmap -option "ctrl:swapcaps" The quick way run the below Script. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 #!

Change the Suckless DWM Wallpaper with Feh

Introduction By default DWM does NOT have a background and it does NOT have a background manager like you would find in Gnome or KDE or other full desktop environments. DWM it is very easy to set a background using a small program called Feh. So, Let’s we begin. Installation Firstly, we need to install Feh. 1 yay -S feh Usage 1 feh --bg-fill Arch-Linux-blue-desktop-kiss-Linux-logo-nice-wallpaper-1657915.png Now, it just updated my Wallpaper.

Getting Started Xorg with display manager

Introduction Pre-reading WM/Getting Started Display Server compared with X11, Wayland and Mir Install Xorg 1 pacman -S xorg-server xorg-xinit xorg-xrandr xorg-xsetroot Installing a Display Manager (DM) 1 2 3 4 5 pacman -S lightdm pacman -S lightdm-gtk-greeter pacman -S lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings Enable lightdm service 1 sudo systemctl enable lightdm xinit The xinit program allows a user to manually start an Xorg display server. The startx script is a front-end for xinit.

Getting Started Display Server compared with X11, Wayland and Mir

Introduction In Linux related articles, news and discussions, you’ll often come across the term display server, Xorg, Wayland etc. What is display server in Linux? A display server is a program which is responsible for the input and output coordination of its clients, to and from the rest of the operating system, and among the hardware and the operating system. Basically, thanks to a display server, you can use your computer graphically (GUI).