How to completely disable Baloo
· β˜• 2 min read
The first part of the article is for any distribution, the second part for Arch and derivatives. Disable baloo in System Settings -> Search -> Uncheck Enable File Search Then issue these commands: balooctl stop balooctl suspend balooctl disable edit the following file: ~/.config/baloofilerc Add these lines: [Basic Settings] Indexing-Enabled=false Remove all unneeded baloo index files if they weren’t deleted automatically when baloo was disabled. They are stored at: ~/.

How to Change From Manjaro Gnome to Xfce
· β˜• 1 min read
I first started out with Manjaro KDE and used it for a while before switching back to using Gnome (used Ubuntu 18.04.2 before). However, when I first tried installing Gnome on my system, I could not remove KDE and it was a mess, and I had to reinstall the whole system. I have installed Gnome and now I want to install XFCE. I have searched and tried different methods. Although they suggested that I reinstall Manjaro again with the flavor I want.

Linux How to Use Rvm to Manage Ruby
· β˜• 7 min read
Ruby is a very popular programming language that has Ruby on Rails, or RoR, is a popular development framework that allows you to easily get your application up and running with minimal hassle. Developing applications often times requires that you emulate different environments. Different versions of Ruby may be necessary for different projects. With conventional installations, this would impede your ability to be flexible. Luckily, the Ruby Version Manager, known more widely as RVM, allows you to easily install multiple, contained versions of Ruby and easily switch between them.

SSH login without password
· β˜• 2 min read
You want to use Linux and OpenSSH to automate your tasks. Therefore you need an automatic login from host A / user a to Host B / user b. You don't want to enter any passwords, because you want to call ssh from a within a shell script. First log in on A as user a and generate a pair of authentication keys. Do not enter a passphrase: [email protected]:~> ssh-keygen -t rsa Generating public/private rsa key pair.

Install Oh My Zsh
· β˜• 2 min read
Zsh is a shell that together with Oh My Zsh, a framework developed by the community, gives us suggestions when we are in our terminal, as well as in case of using git, to know in which branch we are. I will install a well-known theme, agnoster. Through this Post, we will learn to install it, in a very simple way. Installing ZSH and git-core Installing from Debian or Ubuntu repositories.

10 Tips to Reinstall Software on Linux
· β˜• 8 min read
Installing software in Linux is nothing like it used to be, but there are still some pitfalls to watch out for. If you follow this little guide, your Linux life will be made simpler and safer. 1: Installing from source when your system is primarily an .rpm or .deb system Many new Linux users don’t understand that both rpm and apt (or dkpg) keep track of everything installed on the system.

How to use cloud storage with Rclone
· β˜• 5 min read
Rclone is a command line program written in Go language, used to sync files and directories from different cloud storage providers such as: Amazon Drive, Amazon S3, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDriver, etc. As you see, it supports multiple platforms, which makes it a useful tool to sync your data between servers or to a private storage. How to Install rclone in Linux Systems The installation of rclone can be completed in two different ways.

How to Protect the accidental deletion of diles in Linux - rm protection
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ Carlos Dagorret
Although Gnu/Linux is a very safe operating system, the fact is that sometimes it happens that we delete files by mistake and then it is difficult to recover. This can happen and more if our computer is shared. Here we tell you how to avoid this thanks to a program called rm-protection, a python program that will help us avoid these problems and avoid problems with external recovery programs. The operation of rm-protection is very simple because it prevents the deletion by mistake of any file in Gnu/Linux.