Two icons in dock?


Some time dock starts showing two icons of an app in dock, that is because dock failed to match the application window manager name (class) with the opened app. For example MongoDB Compass showing dual/two icons on the docky. To see what class name app is actually using we need to use xprop which is … Continue reading Two icons in dock?

Install Samba Client to Access Shared Directories by Server


We have already installed Samba Server to share directories from our PC. Lets install a sambaclient to access those shared directories. Install samba client Configure the samba client, you can create an empty conf file. SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU HAVE ALREADY CONFIGURED THE /etc/samba/smb.conf WHILE INSTALLING SAMBA Ok all done, lets explore the server … Continue reading Install Samba Client to Access Shared Directories by Server

Wallpapers not showing in pantheon


Default path for wallpapers in pantheon is /usr/share/backgrounds/pantheon but when it is installed as a desktop in linux i.e arch linux its wallpapers are installed at /usr/share/backgrounds/elementary instead. Desktop settings > background / wallpaper will try to find /usr/share/backgrounds/pantheon but may not be able to find. The workaround is to create a symlink Close settings … Continue reading Wallpapers not showing in pantheon

Auto switching wireless profiles in Arch Linux


Please follow steps below to auto switch your wireless network profiles. This is useful when you frequently switch between your wireless networks i.e home and office. 1. Install wpa_actiond, dialog and wpa_supplicant 2. Create profile using wifi-menu   It will display a wifi network selection, choose your network and provide password. Save the profile. Repeat … Continue reading Auto switching wireless profiles in Arch Linux