A very common task in the Linux world is flashing USB drives with an OS image, required for installation or repair, or a self-contained toolkit useful for system maintenance or recovery. The tool I recommend for this is balenaEtcher. In order to install balenaEtcher you will use the following command.
Krusader is an excellent two-pane (commander style) file manager available on many distributions. It is useful when managing a large number of files and will increase you productivity when doing many move, copy and delete operations. In order to install Krusader on Arch Linux, you will need to run the
You can swap the caps lock and escape keys in Arch Linux with the following command. setxkbmap -option caps:escape After executing that command, you will then use the escape key to toggle the caps lock and the caps lock key to send an escape.
Are you receiving an error that you are missing a codec when trying to play h.264 videos on Arch Linux? This means you are missing the required package with the correct codec. You can install it with the following command. pacman -S gst-libav After intsalling the codec you should
Snap is a package manager from Canonical the makers of Ubuntu. Using it is considered a poor choice by some in the Linux community because of various design decisions considered offensive to libre computing such as auto-updates that cannot be disabled. However, the snap package repository contains a lot of
Arch Linux runs on a rolling update system, so when you update the system, you are often receiving very new patches which might have undiscovered bugs. Occasionally you will be unable to boot into your system. This is a very good reason why you should always have multiple backups and
Do emojis show up as broken in Chromium, displaying as a black rectangle box, instead of the expected graphic? Can you see these three emojis properly? ?⚽? If you cannot see them as intended, then you need to install a package named noto-fonts-emoji which contains the Noto emoji fonts from Google.