USB controller on Virtualbox VM

Today I tried to fix a problem that I had on my VirtualBox VM, I couldn’t use the USB controller!! I use Arch Linux as host and Windows 7 as guest on VirtualBox 5.1.2-1. The USB controlled was enabled on USB 3.0 (xHCI) Controller, but if I tried to mount Continue reading USB controller on Virtualbox VM

Ugly font rendering in Netbeans 8.1 under Arch Linux

I had ugly font rendering in Netbeans 8.1 under ArchLinux. I waited a lot, because I was thinking about a trouble due to something wrong in the release. But It was not. Well, I had not alternatives but fix the bug: Netbeans is necessary, beacuse I’m working on a Netbeans Continue reading Ugly font rendering in Netbeans 8.1 under Arch Linux

Monospace font issue in Mozilla Firefox

Sometimes I’m a bit lazy, and I don’t really care about basic things. Until when these things become a real problem. An example is the issue that I encountered in my browser after last upgrade of Arch Linux. I have never set up my fonts, because of my laziness, so Continue reading Monospace font issue in Mozilla Firefox

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

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

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

iw dev: Unnamed/non-netdev interface

During the ArchLinux installation, after having installed wpa_supplicant and iw I checked if something was wrong with iw dev: The result was not the one I was expecting to be! No worries, just check the wpa_supplicant security advisories here, where you can find how to mitigate it: Merge the following Continue reading iw dev: Unnamed/non-netdev interface

wpa_supplicant: Could not read interface p2p-dev-wlp3s0 flags

If you get the following message, after having installed wpa_supplicant 1:2.5-1: or you get the same warning using the command wifi-menu, this issue is due to this bug where foutrelis give us this patched version of wpa_supplicant that should solve the problem! However, the fastest alternative solution is to downgrade the Continue reading wpa_supplicant: Could not read interface p2p-dev-wlp3s0 flags