Tag: arch

Bluetooth mouse unresponsive after boot

I consider the trusty Logitech MX Master 3, the computer mouse I use to be a great addition to my toolset. Even though I try to use mouse as little as possible in times when keyboard is the main input source (when I am writing something), the mouse is still very important. Do not…

Solutions to caffeine starting at ranom

I have noticed that my caffeine-ng in the tray is seemingly enabling/activating at random, even though I had virtually nothing running and I had no apps listed explicitly in the Preferences dialog: After running caffeine from the command line, I could see the following: INFO:caf…

Using electronic ID on Arch in Slovakia

Some months ago I wrote an article about the smartcard and shown a possible way to initialize communication with it on Arch Linux and the notebook equipped with smartcard reader, in my case a trusty T470. The basis for making the smartcard reader work is to install the required p…

Fighting Docker iptables on Arch

A strange issue I could not find a meaningful explanation anywhere regarding running docker-compose script and iptables firewall on Arch Linux. Steps to reproduce assume bare iptables, Docker and docker-compose available. Step 1. Start Docker Start the docker.service via systemct…

Install PHP7 with composer on Arch

After adding support for PHP 8.0, Arch news reported they are keeping legacy PHP7 packages available back in January. I was quite out of PHP scene for now, but recently, I had to test something. The test obviously required the php core package, now the version 8.0 and a second ha…