Will be uploading a Summer Beta release today running i3 tiling window manager. Really wanted to build an i3 based iso for a long time and with so little feedback I figure now is the time to play around with iso image. Look and feel is similar to ArchBang Openbox, conky is still present, windows … Summer Beta Release, switch to i3 tiling window manager
Had a little time over weekend to start work on summer release. One major change is I am switching ArchBang to use i3 tiling window manager. Not a decision I took lightly but I very rarely use Openbox and find it slows down my workflow. I have to be mindful that others may find tiling … Starting on new release….
Well it had to happen Archlinux has just updated kernel to 5.18. Only saw this when I went to update my laptop this morning. So I thought I would update iso to run 5.18. This will mean a shorter update time during post install. Currently uploading new iso image as I type. No major changes … If only I had waited a day…..
Will upload a fresh iso image today then will start work on summer release. Do not think there are any major changes in this iso other than systemd update and some xorg packages. Really hoping that I can remove google ads soon, just waiting to get to $60 (minimum before payout can be made). Think … Last iso before Summer release.
I have started to use Vim more and more and am slowly getting used to it, though hitting Escape is a bit of a stretch at times. So was looking at how to rebind the Caps Lock key (which I never use). After checking Arch wiki page, started searching for options and came across this … Found this which might be useful to someone
Uploaded a new iso with latest kernel… Here the sun is finally out so am making the most of the good weather. At the end of month hope to be able to find a new background photo for Summer release. If there are applications or changes that would make ArchBang better then please email me. … Nice Fresh Iso with 5.17.7 Kernel
Am trying out mining on an old Lenovo M73 Think Centre. Plan is to get it running off grid. I have a 100w solar panel, battery and small inverter which would allow me to run without any energy costs. I have not got the money or the capacity on my inverter to run a hungry … Manic Miner
Uploading a new iso image as I type. No major changes package wise but nice to keep ArchBang up to date. Getting warmer here in the UK so may start work on summer release over upcoming weeks. Watch out for new release in June. Can see that google ads are taking over blog page, not … New Iso Image and an Amazon List …
If you have a large pacman update that includes archlinux-keyring package, you may find it fails to install. Remain calm it is a simple fix. In a terminal run sudo pacman -S archlinux-keyring This will update keyring first once finished then update as normal: sudo pacman -Syyu You should be good to go. This only … Quick fix if pacman fails to upgrade
Quick update, I have added a small guide to source files over on GitLab. If you interested in building own iso or even creating your own live iso it may give you a head start. Can offer limited support if you wish to build your own live iso, head to Contact page for more details. … Be Brave and give some BAT….