Arch Linux defaults to DHCP on a new install. This guide will walk you through the steps need to configure a static IP interface for your Arch Linux install.
1. Create the interface config file in “/etc/netctl/”. Either use the sample file in “/etc/netctl/examples/” as a base or create one from scratch. We’ll create a new file for this walkthrough.
The lines below go into the file.
2. Enable the new interface.
#netctl enable eth0
3. Start the new interface or reboot.
#netctl start eth0
The Spotify client is available through WINE or natively through the AUR. I’ll walk you through the AUR way.
1. Download the Spotify package from the AUR. [Spotify AUR]
2. Unpack the package and compile.
tar -zxvf spotify.tar.gz
The “-s” switch will use pacman to resolve any dependencies.
3. Install the compile package.
pacman -U spotify-0.9.4.183-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
Just completed my fresh install of Arch Linux and Gnome 3.10. Hit my first issue, gnome-online-accounts dialog does not come up so I can’t add my clound accounts.
Install “telepathy-gaze” packge.
pacman -S telepathy-gaze
Fedora Utils is the “Ubuntu Tweak” of Fedora. It simplifies many of the post install tasks. It’s basically a collection of scripts and customizable plugins wrapped around a nice GUI which help you install fonts, codecs, flash, java, etc. It also cleans up your system, fixes some common issues, tweaks your desktop, etc.
Here’s a one liner to get it installed on your Fedora 20.
su -c "cd /tmp/ && curl http://satya164.github.io/fedorautils/fedorautils-installer -o fedorautils-installer && chmod +x fedorautils-installer && ./fedorautils-installer"
Source: Fedora Utils
MYTEKSI is currently running a donation campaign for undeserved children across Malaysia. They are looking for English children books and toys.
The campaign will be happening on these dates, 28th & 29th, December 4th & 5th, 11th & 12th, 18th & 19th January.
Question: I have books and toys to give away, what do I do now?
Easy, install the MYTEKSI app on your android, apple or windows phone/tablet, register if you haven’t already, book a taxi and select “MYTEKSI HQ” as the destination and finally enter the “#gifts” hastag in the “notes to driver” section.
Your taxi will show up, load your gifts drive them off to MYTESKI for distribution. All for free! , yes FREE!
MYTEKSI has made it super easy and cheap for you to contribute so open up your hearts and share.