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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

How to refresh Arch repository mirrors
How to refresh Arch repository mirrors

When using Arch Linux you may encounter network problems with the repo mirrors saved during installation - the upgrades may be slower or the mirrors may be unavailable. It is worth to periodically refresh the mirror servers of your system.

28 Jul 2020

Arch Linux - how to check for reduntant packages
Arch Linux - how to check for reduntant packages

It is a good habit to keep your system in order. Sometimes you install some packages together with their dependencies, but later you uninstall them, leaving the unnecessary dependencies. Here's how to get rid of them in Arch Linux.

24 Jul 2020

How to install polybar in Linux Mint 20
How to install polybar in Linux Mint 20

Polybar can be easily installed on many Linux distributions, but on Ubuntu-based distros it can be a problem. Here is how to do it.

21 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!

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My current setup: Endeavour OS + i3