Ivan Tomica

Tag: Linux

Total 44 Posts

Remove EFI grub timeout

Ever since I’ve set up EFI boot on my machine using grub I had this issue with timeout option not wanting to go away. Digging into the issue I first looked at /boot/grub/grub.cfg where I found this piece of code: “This is weird” I said to myself, where does that

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Moving Ubuntu to Root-on-ZFS

My main rig is running Ubuntu 18.04. To be more precise I opted out at install time to use Ubuntu Mate 18.04 but later on installed AwesomeWM and use that instead now. But without digressing much, I decided it was time to move my root (/) to ZFS. Why? –

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Fixing URxvt copy/paste

URxvt, or if you wish to call it rxvt-unicode, has this weird thing turned on by default where it binds ctrl+shift keys to all sorts of insanity (keycap picture insert mode and stuff like that). Dammit, I want my “normal” terminal behavior back! By “normal” I think that if I

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Hide Tab-Bar in Firefox Quantum

When Firefox decided to change the shell of the browser and move to WebExtensions (same format of extensions as used by Chrome) you have not been able to change the interface as you wished anymore via browser extension. I was using TabMix Plus, and later one Tree Style Tab extensions

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Useful bash shortcuts

Moving around: CTRL + A # beginning of the current line CTRL + E # end of the current line Alt + F # one word forward Alt + B # one word back Text manipulation: CTRL + U # delete characters before cursor CTRL + K # delete characters

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Synergy 2 on Ubuntu Linux

Ever since Symless (company behind Synergy product) has published “cloud based Synergy 2 service” I had nothing but problems and headaches with it. The major issue that I have had was that it simply wouldn’t pass the mouse/keyboard control to other configured screen. THIS IS THE SOLE PURPOSE FOR THIS

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GNOME Shell freezes on log out

So I’ve been battling with this issue for quite some time now. Every time I try to log out of Gnome Shell it simply freezes for anywhere between 10 and 30 seconds or so. This has been grinding my gears and finally I’ve stumbled upon this reddit post. And you

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