Tag Archives: Arch Linux

RXVT-Unicode Features


rxvt-unicode is a customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt. Features of rxvt-unicode include international language support through Unicode, transparency, the ability to display multiple font types and support for Perl extensions. I have always liked rxvt because it has a very simple UI and its configurable using .Xresources. It supports Nerd fonts and Powerline fonts. Nerd Fonts TABS The best […]
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Powerline fonts, Devicon glyphs, URXVT, Neo VIM


For over a year I had been trying to get these to work together, but I had never been able to get them to play together. I tried installing Powerline fonts, Nerd fonts (the full set) different versions of URXVT, different versions of nvim, but the results were always the same, a bunch of disrespectful […]
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Oracle VirtualBox in Archlinux using Docker


When you try to create a virtualbox using the docker machine command To fix it uninstall the VM’s using docker-machine rm command and uninstall VirtualBox. Then run the following on Arch Reboot… just in case… You should be good to go. References https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VirtualBox https://gist.github.com/GabLeRoux/52bc669037c8b11f36a7

Python IDE with Neovim


Neovim is my favourite editor, so it was only natural for me to try and use it as my python IDE. Setting it up was not an easy task because I haven’t programmed in ages, neither do I have serious experience with Linux. Before I get into the nuts and the bolts let me tell […]
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Using the fingerprint reader to unlock Arch Linux


login to i3 window manager using i3lock using the fingerprint reader (X1-Carbon)