Enable/Disable Touch-Screen on Arch Linux

Since Linux Kernel 3.2, multitouch devices are handled by the hid-multitouch module. Thus, normally, the touchscreen device of a pc is supported by the newest kernels. To verify that, you have to use the xinput command via bash and obtain a result like the following. where the highlighted row show Continue reading Enable/Disable Touch-Screen on Arch Linux

Mount partition at startup and get write privileges on GNU/Linux

Normally, when you install any type of operating system, your hard disk is partitioned with one or more OS partitions or data partitions. If you want to read and write data partitions from GNU/Linux OS, you have to follow these simple steps. Suppose that you want to mount /dev/sda2 partion. Continue reading Mount partition at startup and get write privileges on GNU/Linux

How to enable LAN on Arch Linux

After basic installation of Arch Linux on your notebook, you could have the necessity to enable LAN network to download some heavy package. In that case, firstable you have to get current device names via sysfs (where is virtual file system provided by linux): where the ethernet network interface device name Continue reading How to enable LAN on Arch Linux

R-project: update the installed packages

This is a very simple post. However, I think it might be really useful. If you are an R user (like me), you have surely installed several packages while you were writing scripts to analize and plot data. However, have you ever though that maybe you should update each package Continue reading R-project: update the installed packages

Force Google to search in google.com

I don’t know why, but I’m used to searching everything on google.com instead of using the Country Redirect. Today I was setting my web browser when I needed to decide my home page. Ok, Google…but obviously, not google.it! So how set up the home page in order to open google.com? Continue reading Force Google to search in google.com

Signature from “User” is unknown trust

Today, I had another small adventure: updating my packages list on Arch Linux, I got this error: How dealing with it? There are two options: Following the Resetting all the keys section at the page of the packages management in Pacman, you remove all the keys installed in your system Continue reading Signature from “User” is unknown trust

Error: status_command process exited unexpectedly (exit 1)

Today (February 18th, 2016), starting my pc, the following error appeared on the status bar of my i3 Window Manager. What could the problem be? I tried running the status bar via CLI, and I got the following result: It was a problem of locale settings. Indeed, checking it via Continue reading Error: status_command process exited unexpectedly (exit 1)