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Ethernet disconnects on battery power/ac power is unplugged.

Posted 01-22-2015 at 12:18 PM by s.verma

This problem may be due to the fact that laptop-mode tools is running and it's configuration has entry

in file /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/ethernet.conf

or may be in /etc/laptop-mode/laptop-mode.conf file.

So change it to
and now restart the laptop-mode service.

(If you do not know how to (re)start a service, then search on google for how to start/restart a service...
Posted in Troubleshoot
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Debian doesn't mount pen drive correctly.

Posted 09-07-2014 at 12:31 AM by s.verma

There is a case of Debian when after installing it via pen drive made by unetbootin (or may be any other usb iso creater), it works fine with a full desktop environment except for one thing, "the pen drive/removable drive doesn't mount with read/write or just incorrectly"

For this just edit your /etc/fstab file and find line starting from something /dev/sdx1 where sdx is going to be your pen drive and comment it out e.g. if I have only one hard disk then it would be /dev/sda,...
Posted in Debian
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Making KDE Software Compilation 4 Desktop Lightweight

Posted 04-08-2014 at 12:52 AM by s.verma
Updated 04-08-2014 at 12:55 AM by s.verma (Forgot the simley!)

A short story of (En)Lightening KDE SC 4 Desktop

This is my personal experience with KDE SC 4 (specifically 4.12) on Arch Linux.
I have been using KDE SC 4 for few days and on startup, my RAM usage were ~600 MB (Nepomuk disabled, but akonadi server running). Then one day there was thunderstorm outside, there began raining, and suddenly with a flash of lightening a change came into my mind. I opened KDE SystemSettings, then go to Default Applications-> Window Manager and...
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 632 Comments 0 s.verma is offline

Building Arch Linux Package from precompiled Binaries.

Posted 02-28-2014 at 05:03 AM by s.verma
Updated 04-08-2014 at 01:01 AM by s.verma

This article shows how to create an Arch Linux package
1) when you have got pre-compiled binary files available
2) have debian/fedora .deb/.rpm packages available and you have extracted them and got usr/, etc/, etc. directories with installable files in them. Hence want to convert deb/rpm packages into Arch Linux packages.

For this you have to create a directory structure let say
Also create ~/foobar/PKGBUILD.
Edit this...
Posted in On Arch Linux
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