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Submit a Package to the Arch User Repository

My first AUR package! I suppose you are somewhat familiar with makepkg, git and the process of creating packages under Arch Linux. Once your PKGBUILD is created, works as desired and the package builds, is installable and works, this is how you continue: Preparation, Initial Upload create the .SRCI...

Updating PicoCMS with Composer

A minor update, from 2.1.0 to 2.1.1. composer is installed locally on the server (Debian oldstable) via apt. All I had to do is navigate to the folder including the PicoCMS installation execute composer update: $ composer update Loading composer repositories with package information Updating dep...

Setting up a ThinkPad x250 with Linux

... wip... BIOS Update The latest BIOS update for this machine is from September this year. Impressive for a 5-year-old laptop. I checked the BIOS, it is at a lower verion than the current 1.38. I downloaded the .iso (first item on this list) and followed the instructions here. Going through the BIO...

How to provide information about peripherals with dmesg

You want to see how your Linux system reacts to a certain peripheral being plugged in (smartphone, monitor, USB stick etc.). dmesg can provide that information, but one needs to separate that from previous messages. Here's how: Make sure the device in question is unplugged. Open a terminal, maximis...

Using GNU bash? Forget date!

Since Version 4.2.0 GNU bash can print times in strftime format with printf. OK, the external date command can do a lot that bash's builtin cannot do, but for most use cases this is enough - and it's always better to use builtins, because if you're using bloated bash, at least take full advantage of...