• DWM Adventures

    I’ve been using DWM for a couple of weeks now, and after a couple of patches I’ve settled upon a setup that suits me. When i first started using DWM i was manually patching a cloned git branch…it worked, but it wasn’t clean. I’ve since moved to a much cleaner git setup if your interested in doing the same here are the steps i used.

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  • My Linux Desktop

    If you’ve read my previous posts you’ll know I’m currently using a lightweight Void Linux install, although my desktop isn’t Void specific. I use an Ubuntu LTS system at work but its a minimal server install to which I’ve installed a minimal Xorg and similar setup to my home system.

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  • Tweaking My Void Setup Part 2

    In my last post i showed most of the tweaks i do to my system, here are some more tweaks along with tips for a responsive desktop. Lets start with some kernel parameters

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  • Tweaking My Void Setup Part 1

    As i previously discussed i have swapped to Void Linux after having been a long time Arch Linux user. I have however tweaked Void from the stock setup. Hopefully some of these tweaks will be helpful for other users of Void and other distros. The first thing i do upon a fresh install is to get the WiFi working (i install Void from the USB with local install for quickness)

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  • My Linux Adventure

    Before i start, I’d like to take a minute to describe my journey with Linux. I started using Linux around May 2004 with the release of Fedora Core 2. Before that point I’d never heard Linux/UNIX or even the concept of an operating system outside of Windows. While i still use Windows to this day (gaming) i have never been a fan of windows, and was always tweaking the layout, performance and visuals. I used to heavily modify windows with tools such as Window-Blinds and start menu replacements.

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