How to avoid Xorg errors when connecting to a Linux machine over SSH that tries to spawn
TIL that I can use my fingerprint to log in with
i3lock-color🕵️ I thought it'd not worked before last time I looked, but similar to logging in on a TTY, I just need to enter an empty password, then I can auth via my fingerprint 👏
How to trigger a Caps Lock event when you've rebound the key to a differnet key.
Resolving black screen display with SDDM and NVIDIA GPUs (1 mins read).
How I resolved an issue with a black screen displaying when SDDM is used with an NVIDIA driver.
Instead of my usual TTY-based login on Linux, I've spent a bit of time trying to get LightDM/SDDM set up to allow me to use fingerprint-based login.
It turns out you don't even need to do that,
pam_fprintd.so can work as-is on the TTY 🥳
Arch on my desktop/laptop, Debian on my servers, Alpine in my containers
Porting Linux to Apple Silicon
Removing 'smart' quotes from a file, on the command-line (2 mins read).
A one-liner with
sed to replace 'smart' quotes with regular quotes.
What? you can do that in Linux? It turns out you can! First, let’s see it in action. Here I retrieve a binary from my Raspberry Pi which is an ARM binary and execute it in my x86_64 machine …
linux clipboards are great if you want your OS to gaslight you you have a text file open, you hit paste, it pasts "foo" you select "bar", hit cut, "bar" disappears you hit paste, "foo" appears where did bar go why is foo still here
foone (@Foone)Fri, 08 Apr 2022 16:24 +0000
Getting the Battery Status of a Bluetooth Device on Linux (1 mins read).
How to use
dbus-send to retrieve the percentage of battery left on a Bluetooth device on Linux.
How I'm using systemd-tmpfiles to manage a temporary working directory and automagically clean it out.
Controlling the Linux Backlight via the Command-Line (1 mins read).
How to manage your screen backlight on the command-line, without installing any tools.
Using popular things is sucky. When I have an issue with macOS or Windows, search results are dominated by SEO'd junk articles with little to no information. When I have an issue with Linux, search results are usually awesome and get me directly to the juicy information.
Maddison Hellstrom (@HellsMaddy)Wed, 12 May 2021 21:41 +0000
sorry i was late i had to install zoom - which meany i needed to update my repositories - and then i had to update some libraries - and my kernel... and the headers... and then reboot with the new kernel... and then install zoom... and well anyway here we are - hi i'm nova
kris Nóva (@krisnova)Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:30 GMT
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