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How to refresh Arch repository mirrors

When using Arch Linux you may encounter network problems with the repo mirrors saved during installation - the upgrades may be slower or the mirrors may be unavailable. It is worth to periodically refresh the mirror servers of your system.

28 Jul 2020

Arch Linux - how to check for reduntant packages

It is a good habit to keep your system in order. Sometimes you install some packages together with their dependencies, but later you uninstall them, leaving the unnecessary dependencies. Here's how to get rid of them in Arch Linux.

24 Jul 2020

USB printer not detected in Arch Linux

If you connect your printer to the PC via a USB port, you expect the printer to be detected by your system. It sometimes does not happen. Here is what to do if you are on Arch.

08 Nov 2021

How to downgrade a package in Arch Linux

Sometimes a package does not work perfectly after na upgrade and you need to revert to an older version. Here's how to do it.

08 Jul 2020

Lightdm not starting in Arch/EndeavourOS

After a fresh installation of Arch Linux or other Arch-based distro you sometimes see a black screen (possibly with an error message). a small change in the lightdm config file might solve the problem.

08 Feb 2021

What is this place? pwd

Many Linux users (including myself) often search for solutions to the problems they encounter in their use of the operating system and sometimes the search is a frustrating and tiring process. I thought it could be worthwile to gather all the information I had found/learnt and present it in as simple form as possible in one place, so that other people could benefit. Welcome to the home of Linux HowTos!