Adding thunderbolt devices in Fedora server 30

I recently purchased a thunderbolt 3 to 10GbE adapter ( QNA-T310G1S ) for my homelab NUC ( NUC7i5BNH ) running Fedora server 30. The network interface was not showing up when I connected the adapter. Some googling later and I figured out what I was not doing. Thunderbolt devices need to be authorized and added…

Extract .xz file

I generally just use the tar utility to extract files from a .xz archive. >_ file tsetup.1.7.7.tar.xz tsetup.1.7.7.tar.xz: XZ compressed data >_ tar -tvf tsetup.1.7.7.tar.xz drwxrwxr-x preston/preston 0 2019-06-10 05:25 Telegram/ -rwxrwxr-x preston/preston 97436648 2019-06-10 05:24 Telegram/Telegram -rwxrwxr-x preston/preston 1400643 2019-06-10 04:52 Telegram/Updater >_ tar -xvf tsetup.1.7.7.tar.xz Telegram/ Telegram/Telegram Telegram/Updater >_ ls -l Telegram/ total…

Disable laptop lid action for proxmox

I run a low power proxmox server using my old Lenovo T430s. It’s headless so the lid’s always closed. When I first set it up, closing the lid would send the laptop into standby mode. Here’s what I did to get promox/debian to ignore the laptop lid action. Edit the /etc/systemd/logind.conf file Change the lines below. HandleLidSwitch=ignore…

Installing Franz on Arch Linux

Franz is a new multi-platform messaging app for Linux, MAC and Windows. Been running it my Arch boxes for a few months now and am loving it! It’s not in the default repo so you’ll need the AUR to install it. ArchWiki Once you have your AUR setup, pull the package down and build it. ~>$ yaourt…