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Lain widgets

Some time ago I made two additional widgets for the Lain widget library used by the Awesome window manager. You could place them in ~/.config/awesome/lain/widget/, or somewhere else in your lua search path. ryzen.lua [Download] The original temp.lua widget seemed … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 4 bluetooth madness, part 2

Well, that obsoleted quickly! I mean the alarm-bluetooth-raspberrypi package. There’s finally a more or less native support for bluetooth in Arch ARM kernel and libraries, so there’s no need for external packages or weird configurations any more. Here’s how to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 4 bluetooth madness

There seems to be a lot of problems in getting a working bluetooth system on Raspberry Pi’s with Arch Linux, and the solutions are as numerous as the problems. When I originally installed Arch on my RPi4, I was able … Continue reading

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Useful snippets #3: dual wallpapers on Awesome window manager

The main configuration file of Awesome wm is ~/.config/awesome/rc.lua. The default function in rc.lua on multihead systems is to install the same, maximized, theme.lua-defined wallpaper to all screens. That is all well, if a) you really want the same wallpaper … Continue reading

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Useful snippets #2: rc.local support on systemd

Systemd-using Linuxes like Arch Linux does not generally support the old SysV init functions like rc.local. The support is easy to add, though. Edit /usr/lib/systemd/system/rc-local.service: [Unit]Description=/etc/rc.local compatibility [Service]Type=oneshotExecStart=/etc/rc.localRemainAfterExit=yes [Install]WantedBy=multi-user.target Enable it: systemctl enable rc-local.service – – Original source: Raymii

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