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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.

Remember to check /etc/xdg/autostart for things mysteriously auto-starting on Openbox

Posted 11-10-2020 at 06:44 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 11-10-2020 at 06:49 PM by the dsc

Sometimes there's some program somehow auto-starting, you want to either to not have it auto-starting or change some environment variable, then you don't see it anywhere on Openbox' own autostart, or on other possible autostart-like scripts on the home folder, like ~/.config/autostart, maybe .Xsessionrc and the like, and google's results end up in threads of people asking the same question and not finding any answer... and only after a reasonable amount of time you remember there's /etc/xdg/autostart,...
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Workaround for the GTK file dialog causing segfaults or something on appimage versions of Inkscape

Posted 11-05-2020 at 09:46 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Tags gtk, inkscape

Originally Posted by Mike Neilly
[...] Downloading the newer schema file from and installing it in /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/org.gtk.Settings.FileChooser.gschema.xml, running "glib-compile-schemas ." in that directory and using Alt-F2 r to restart gnome-shell seems to resolve the issue with Inkscape 1.0.1.
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