Category Archives: General
VSCode (OS) Plugins

In the interest of saving myself some time if I have to setup a new OS at some point my…

Keychron FN Keys

To get the function keys to work on the mac keychron keyboard you need to: Then the media keys should…

VSCode and Clang-Format

When using clang-format as the code formatter in vscode you can create a ‘.clang-format’ file in the root of your…

Llama.cpp, privateGPT, and AI

Today I installed some AI tools, specifically llama.cpp and privateGPT. This process took several turns and on my aging(?) laptop…

Limits and Systemd

When editing system limits in /etc/security/limits.d some of those limits do not apply to logged in users (but do to…

Manjaro ORP5 Audio

Audio on an ORP5 is fine in Manjaro, however, the internal microphone switch doesn’t seem to work using stock kernels….

resolver and default dns

The manjaro/arch resolve system configures fallback dns servers using google and other public services. If you run your own dns…

ssh-agent and systemd

It is pretty simple to setup ssh-agent as a user service under systemd. On Manjaro/Arch, start by installing xdg-user-dirs if…

sysstat(sar), systemd and better stats

When installing sysstat on a systemd based installation there will be 3 services that get installed: sysstat sysstat-collect.timer sysstat-collect.service By…

Manjaro on orp5

Recently I decided to try Manjaro linux on my orp5 (System76 Oryx revision 5). I was immediately impressed by the…

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