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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

How to add a user to an existing group in Linux
How to add a user to an existing group in Linux

If you want to add an existing user on your Linux system to a group, there is a simple command to achieve this.

10 Jul 2020

How to find application
How to find application's window class in i3 window manager

Whenever you want i3 window manager to handle a specific application in exactly the way you want it, you might need to define a rule for that applications' window in i3 configuration file.

09 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