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Arch Linux

Using the snaps package manager

Snaps is a cross-platform; application, packaging and deployment system; created by Canonical and originally designed for Ubuntu. However, the snaps package manager is now available for most distributions, including Arch. All the application libraries are […]

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Arch Linux

Enable snaps on Manjaro i3 CE

Occasionally, when I need an application on Arch Linux that either isn’t available or is poorly maintained, I often find its available as a snapcraft/snaps package. Snaps packages are provides by Canonical and are intended […]

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Arch Linux

Install sipcalc on Manjaro i3

This is a handy command line tool that can calculate subnets for you. For example. It should be available in the community repository. If you’re using pamac, you can check with. And the install it […]

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Installing nvpy on Manjaro i3

nvpy is a great lightweight note taking and simplenote client application. To use this application, first create a simplenotes account if you don’t already have one. Search the AUR for the correct package. Here I […]

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Ventoy on Manjaro i3

Ventoy is a great tool that allows one to very easily create a bootable multi-boot live OS USB flash drive. When installed, the Ventoy USB will be presented as a FAT32 partition. This is where […]

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Importing a root CA into Manjaro

Here I am importing the root CA certificate from my FreeIPA server. Once you have the root CA file, copy it to /etc/ca-certificates/trust-source/anchors. However that is not enough and you need to run update-ca-trust. First, […]