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…

How to disable cnfs in GPFS

Review your current cnfs setup. mmlscluster –cnfs Delete the nodes returned from the previous command from your cnfs configuration. mmchnode –cnfs-interface=DELETE -N foonsd1,foonsd2 Verify cnfs has been disabled. mmlscluster –cnfs  

redshift fails with Geolocation disabled for UID 1000

Installed redshift on my Arch box today but it kept failing with “Geolocation disabled for UID 1000”. This is a bug which will be fixed in a new release but till then here’s an easy work around. Add the lines below to the /etc/geoclue/geoclue.conf file and restart gnome. [redshift] allowed=true system=false users=  

How to disable bash history in Ubuntu 16.04

Append either line below to the end of your .bashrc file, start a new bash terminal and history should now be turned off. shopt -u -o history or set +o history Don’t forget clear out the old history file too. # history -c;  

Anjuta overwriting Nautilus

For some reason Anjuta decided to overwrite Nautilus for all file operations on my Arch Linux box. Every time I’d try to open a file or folder Anjuta would pop up instead. Fortunately, the fix is easy, just run the command shown below. This will default file operations back to Nautilus. xdg-mime default org.gnome.Nautilus.desktop inode/directory