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xfce4-terminal: How-to disable F1 as shortcut for the terminals help

If you want to just disable that one shortcut, then simply execute these 2 lines: mkdir -p ~/.config/xfce4/terminal echo ‘(gtk_accel_path “<Actions>/terminal-window/contents” “”)’ >> ~/.config/xfce4/terminal/accels.scm Close all instances of xfce4-terminal to apply the change. Full story: xfce4-terminal opens its help when pressing F1. The process to change that is *censored* – see here: What […]

XFCE : Panels on right monitor

The tool “ARandR” lets you position your screens nicely. But you cannot assign a primary monitor – the one where the panels and menus should be on. This can be resolved by adding setting the “output-name” property of the panels. Either do it in the “Settings Editor” or from CLI with: xfconf-query -c xfce4-panel -p […]

screen: My standard modifications of /etc/screenrc

This is what I always append to /etc/screenrc: altscreen on caption always ‘%{= dg} %H %{G}| %{B}%l %{G}|%=%?%{d}%-w%?%{r}(%{d}%n %t%? {%u} %?%{r})%{d}%?%+w%?%=%{G}| %{B}%M %d %c:%s ‘

Grub with virtio disk

When coding around with the pentoo-installer in virtual machines, grub simply refused to detect the virtual device mounted on /dev/vda. The solution was in this article: # grub > device (hd0) /dev/vda > root (hd0,0) > setup (hd0) > quit Also put this in /boot/grub/ (hd0) /dev/vda

Linux: Rick Farina The Hacker Ethos meets the FOSS ethos

Great speech about open source: 3 1 2 Rick Farina The Hacker Ethos meets the FOSS ethos or

Linux: Notes on SystemRescueCd

Linux: Notes on SystemRescueCd I use SystemRescueCd as Linux-on-USB because it is Gentoo based. The installation has a bug. After it fails, just run: ./usb_inst/syslinux –install –directory syslinux /dev/sdb1 (02:35:15 PM) mingdao: Wuodan: Mind you, with 2.7.1 it’s gonna fail when you first run There is a problem with the script of systemrescuecd-x86-2.7.1.iso […]