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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Nifty Linux Commands

Some commands I wish I knew from back in the day. I thought I would share. Switch to the last directory: Suppose you end up in a long directory path and then you move to another directory in a totally different path. And then you realize that you have to go back to the previous […]
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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

Play VLC as a daemon

Why??? You might ask. Because I was looking for a music player that was out of the way. I just wanted a player that would play random songs from my playlist. I didn’t want to have with to deal with a UI that I had to put away. I tried mpd, mpc, cmus, ncmpc etc… […]
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