Linux

If df -h shows inadequate numbers...

by Denis Speranskiy / Linux

It's a brief summary for the issue with different disk usage reports shown by df and du linux CLI utilities.

First of all if your device contains 100Gb and df shows 100% on 95Gb it's okay, because 5% of a disk is being reserved in order the system would able …

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Don't try to use Laverna!

by Denis Speranskiy / Linux

If you'd like to migrate from Evernote over some Open Source project don't use Laverna, it's useless!

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Switch from Manjaro to Arch without fresh install

by Denis Speranskiy / Linux

Here is a little How-To switch from Manjaro to Arch repos without reinstalling. What reasons have forced me to do so? The main benefit to use Manjaro is packeges are being tested more studios in order to deliver a stable set of ones. But an annoying downside you could face is some packages from AUR is not able to be installed due to dependencies are being held. Since I don't like when something doesn't work properly I've decided to move to Arch.

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Indicator of left mouse button press in XFCE4

by Denis Speranskiy / Linux

I found that there is no any indicator of left mouse button press avaliable in XFCE4 (or any other DE). It's very helpful for disabled people when they use accessability feature to control mouse using numpad. So my frend needed such a thing in order to see if the button is pressed or not. Here is a bash implementation of the indicator.

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Script to launch Plank items using WIN+number hotkey

by Denis Speranskiy / Linux

Plank provides very minimalistic launcher for Linux. It even doesn't support hotkeys some say it's cool in order to keep it lightweight but I do love to use WIN+number hotkey to launch items from a panel as it works in Win7 or Unity. Here is an implementation of a script that will emulate this behavior for you. Certainly you would be able just to bind any hotkey to a dedicated application but the script is adaptive so it reacts on Plank items rearrangement so Win+1 for example will always launch the first item.

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Script to replace Caffeine in XFCE4

by Denis Speranskiy / Linux

Not long ago I've found that Caffeine is not able to disable xfce-power-manager. A laptop screen remained on, but a system goes suspended as usual. So I've came up with an idea to replace Caffeine with my own written script. Here it is.

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