Been busy working on ArchBang winter release. New themes, colours [based on Nord], wallpaper and of course the logo has returned. No major changes but am putting this image out there as ‘rc’ iso. Need to test more but am happy with new look. Updated kernel 6.6.3 is also being shipped. With all things Arch … ArchBang Winter has arrived….
Have had a user contact me recently saying that Alacritty does not work live on iso image. I have tested iso in a VM and on this desktop [AMD based] and found no issue. Uploading a new iso image that I would like some feedback on. Are you having issues with Alacritty? Does it work … Need some feedback on a possible issue…..
Do not know why I did not do this before but finally got around to adding Gparted to abinstall. While I live in terminal, setting up partitions and filesystems can be a nightmare for new and experienced users. GParted will come up as an option, you can of course still do a manual set up … Making life easier…
Have updated live iso to run 6.6 kernel, no other changes. Just wanted to keep image as up to date as possible. Starting work in Winter release in the next couple of weeks. Thank you so much for all the coffee, please keep ’em coming. Stay safe….
Upcoming iso images will feature a new post install script. abpost_install will perform the following: 1: Check for network connection 2: Make sure servers are setup [more for live image] 3: Create pacman keys required for package signing 4: Update system, install git base-devel and archlinux-keyring 5: Build and install yay Aur helper. To use … Adding a post install script to ArchBang
Am currently uploading a new iso image, have a feeling a kernel update will come tomorrow so will rebuild if it happens. Added in i3 window manager for those who wish to try it or are used to using it. No configs yet just stock i3 out of the box. To try it simply edit … Two window managers is better than one….
I had a issue with using testing repo recently, krb5 package was ahead of core. Got fed up with warning every time I updated so decided to remove it! Well that of course broke pacman. Ok so I broke it I need to fix it. So I loaded up ArchBang live and proceeded to chroot … I’m an idiot….
Am going to get an iso update out today. No major changes other than maybe a kernel update. Was thinking about adding another page regarding system admin, some useful information here might help some. Personally my go to site is arch wiki, have it set up as a keyword in Firefox so a simply ‘aw … Just a minor update….
Openbox version seems to be popular and downloads are quite good, so I guess the switch back makes sense. Have been suffering for while with a chest infection, thankfully not covid related. So am a bit run down and not really in the mood for ricing [whatever that is?]. Have updated Guide both here and … Some things I need to share….
Now building release version of ArchBang autumn, got to run some tests then will be uploading image very soon. Minor changes exitmenu is now only on tint2 panel and conky no longer displays date. If you click on clock in panel a calendar will appear. Tint2 is a little more fresh looking and have added … Taking a break…..