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Lightdm not starting in Arch/EndeavourOS
Lightdm not starting in Arch/EndeavourOS

After a fresh installation of Arch Linux or other Arch-based distro you sometimes see a black screen (possibly with an error message). a small change in the lightdm config file might solve the problem.

08 Feb 2021

How to make GRUB remember my last choice
How to make GRUB remember my last choice

If you have more than one entry in your GRUB list at boot, it is usually convenient to have the last entry of choice selected by default. Read more to learn how to do it.

13 Nov 2020

How to close all open windows in Linux
How to close all open windows in Linux

Let's say you are in a hurry and want to quickly close all your open windows and shut down your computer. There is actually a way to make it happen in a second.

21 Aug 2020

How to install docklike taskbar in Mint 20 XFCE
How to install docklike taskbar in Mint 20 XFCE

Docklike taskbar is a great XFCE panel plugin. Its installation on Arch Linux is very easy, but on other distributions it can be problematic. Here's how to install it in Linux Mint 20.

03 Aug 2020

How to create a user with home directory in Linux
How to create a user with home directory in Linux

Most Linux distributions automatically create a user (your account) during installation, but you sometimes need to create another user to use the same machine with their separate settings. Here's how to do it.

31 Jul 2020

What is this place? pwd

Many Linux users (including myself) often search for solutions to the problems they encounter in their use of the operating system and sometimes the search is a frustrating and tiring process. I thought it could be worthwile to gather all the information I had found/learnt and present it in as simple form as possible in one place, so that other people could benefit. Welcome to the home of Linux HowTos!

Artux

My current setup: Endeavour OS + i3