Changing your shell from bash to zsh and back – any desktop

Changing your shell from bash to zsh and back – any desktop

Our systems have Bash as our standard shell. We could change to Zsh as shell. You can find the Zsh website here, the github here and the themes here. What do you install to have zsh? It all depends on the iso you start with Arch Linux, ArcoLinux, ArcoLinuxD or...
How to automount a harddisk after booting up

How to automount a harddisk after booting up

To find a solution to an issue, it is important to know the terminology.Search for “Arch Linux automount harddisk” and you will get lots of hits.One of them is the fstab from Arch Linux wiki.https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/FstabOn that page there is a...
How to downgrade a linux kernel

How to downgrade a linux kernel

Downgrading any package including the kernel is done for a reason. Most of the time we downgrade the package because the new update is malfunctioning with other software or with our hardware. We have an application already pre-installed called : downgrade. You can use...
Everything you need to know about the ArcoLinux Tweak Tool

Everything you need to know about the ArcoLinux Tweak Tool

install the desktops anytime anywhereon any Arch Linux based system ARCOLINUX TWEAK TOOLDOES SO MUCH MORE Tabs to the left are always visible they will function in the right desktop Autostart Desktop installer Grub Config Hblock Lightdm Config Neofetch config Pacman...
Everything you need to know about pacman

Everything you need to know about pacman

Pacman is our package manager We have applications like pamac, discover or gnome-software to install software but there are also commands to do the same. We urge you to learn the commands that are behind all the GUIs. Installing Firefox is super simple. sudo pacman -S...
Installing Nemesis on any ArcoLinux

Installing Nemesis on any ArcoLinux

Nemesis Personal Perfection of ArcoLinux Command to type in terminal git clone https://github.com/erikdubois/arcolinux-nemesis Nemesis is just a name for a bunch of scripts. It is NOT a new distro. After any ArcoLinux, ArcoLinuxD,  ArcoLinuxB or Arch Linux...
Compact installation guide for ArcoLinux

Compact installation guide for ArcoLinux

This is a step by step guide what I typically would do on my computer system. Step 1 : install arcolinux Step 2 : update ARCH and arcolinux Make sure you have the fastest servers to download from with. We type this alias in the terminal. mirror Then we update in the...
Connecting to the internet via wifi – any desktop

Connecting to the internet via wifi – any desktop

never mind wifi use a lan cable do wifi when you have a desktop but some laptops only have wifi Option 1 nmtui Option 2 nmcli Still not on internet than use this informationto get there We have the wiki as our guide open: ...
Install any desktop on any ArcoLinux or Arch Linux system

Install any desktop on any ArcoLinux or Arch Linux system

game changer Learn, have fun and enjoy Build up from scratch or add desktops to your current one Use our githubs or our cheatsheet Get the cheat sheet on https://arcolinux.info/documents-arcolinux/ We re-organized the packages so it becomes clear what “lego...
How to switch between desktops

How to switch between desktops

Switching between desktops is done when you logout of a desktop.You can be on real metal or you can be on the live dvd.Difference is the account name and the password.But the idea is the same.On a live dvd you are the account ‘liveuser’ and you have no...
Installed an LTS iso – how to get the linux kernel from there

Installed an LTS iso – how to get the linux kernel from there

In the future we will see how we build our iso’s but today July 2019 the linux kernel is on the iso as fallback and your linux-lts is doing all the work.If you want to get rid of the linux-lts (often because part of your hardware is unsupported) you can delete...
Use your own getting started scripts after a clean install

Use your own getting started scripts after a clean install

Making scripts is not that hard once you set your mind to it.We are basically writing down what we otherwise would do manually .Copying files over. Starting scripts. Deleting elements. Changing parts of text in files.Things we normally do manually, we will now...
Use all your cores during build or installation of packages

Use all your cores during build or installation of packages

We have made sure that during the installation of Calamares we configure your system to use all cores. Only relevant if you go to phase 5 and do an Arch Linux installation   We have explained in this article that we can improve the build time of applications...
How to delete Linux from your Windows machine (MBR) and delete grub

How to delete Linux from your Windows machine (MBR) and delete grub

DISCLAIMER ArcoLinux is NOT responsible for ANY LOSS OF DATA resulting in these actions. We just want to help out and we point you to our Disclaimers page to make sure that you know YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR ACTIONS.  https://arcolinux.info/disclaimer-and-licenses/...
What to do after a clean installation of any ArcoLinux

What to do after a clean installation of any ArcoLinux

Workflow after a clean installation diving into the scriptsArcoLinux 18.11.126/10/2018 Interesting topics in this video buy an ssd to revive your older hardware buy a bay to quickly switch your ssd in your desktop pc dual screen settings of variety –...
How to autostart any application on any Linux desktop

How to autostart any application on any Linux desktop

Many desktop environments give you a tool to set applications to autostart like xfce, cinnamon, mate, etc… but some of them do not like window tiling managers (often in the configs) or like Deepin. We may just not have found the application on Deepin but I am...
How to change the bootorder in your grub menu

How to change the bootorder in your grub menu

My advice is NOT to mix operating systems on one harddisk. Just to avoid frustrations for you and for me. I have a desktop and can easily switch my ssd’s to have ArcoLinuxD Cinnamon to ArcoLinuxD Awesome etcetera. But sometimes you have no choice then to put two...
How to speed up your computer during building

How to speed up your computer during building

The file /etc/makepkg.conf can be edited so that it will use all available cores when you are building packages coming from the AUR. The more cores, you have, the more you have to gain with these settings. Use “lscpu” to see how many cores your system has....