Create and restore a backup of all packages in Arch Linux

BACKUP Create a list of all currently installed packages Native (manually installed via pacman) sudo pacman -Qn…

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Published : 10 October 2019

Install yay AUR package manager on Arch Linux

Simply paste the following into shell: cd $(mktemp -d) git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/yay.git cd yay makepkg -si…

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Published : 10 October 2019

Configure sensisble Virtual Memory and Swappiness settings for a Linux desktop

/etc/sysctl.d/100-vm.conf vm.dirty_ratio = 10 vm.dirty_background_ratio = 5 vm.dirty_expire_centisecs = 2000 vm.…

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Published : 07 October 2019

Install Private Internet Access OpenVPN on OpenWRT

Install OpenVPN onto the router SSH into OpenWRT ssh root@<openwrt> Update OpenWRT package repositories…

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Published : 21 September 2019

Ignore powertop suggested tunables with systemd

Add additional ExecStart lines for each tunable to be overwritten/ignored, after the inital powertop --auto-tune.…

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Published : 20 September 2019

Linux Man Page Sections

Taken from man man Section Number Description 1 Executable programs or shell commands…

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Published : 20 September 2019

Flash OpenWRT to BT Home Hub 5A

Solder wires as per OpenWRT guide. Download files lede-lantiq-xrx200-BTHOMEHUBV5A-installimage.bin lede-lantiq-…

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Published : 05 September 2019

Remove all packages used by perl5.28 in Arch Linux

Find and remove all packages used by/requiring perl5.28 array=($(sudo pacman -Qqo '/usr/lib/perl5/5.28')); sudo…

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Published : 20 July 2019

Set Linux to one-time boot into Windows

Edit /etc/default/grub to use saved entries (your Linux partition should boot by default) # Set a default boot entry…

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Published : 15 July 2019