Tag: linux

Automate tasks with docker-compose and systemd

posted on 2020-05-22 by dotcs

This article shows how tasks that have been encapsulated in Docker containers can be controlled by systemd timers. In case of an error a separate systemd service is triggered which sends a mail which contains the last view lines from the journal log.

Webcam Support in Arch Linux on Macbooks

posted on 2020-04-01 by dotcs

Learn how to install a kernel module that allows to use the Apple Facetime HD camera in your Arch or Manjaro Linux installation.

OfflineIMAP + systemd timer

posted on 2020-04-01 by dotcs

Learn how to setup a systemd timer that regularly fetches new mails from an IMAP server with OfflineIMAP.

i3 + termite + custom themes = <3

posted on 2020-04-01 by dotcs

i3 + termite is awesome. Having a simple theme changer is even better. Learn how to set up custom themes and apply them with a simple keystroke.

Spotify Desktop App with HiDPI Scaling in GNOME 3

posted on 2019-11-12 by dotcs

Spotify Desktop seems to have issues with HiDPI screens in Linux. This post shows how to fix it.

An "open" command in Linux

posted on 2019-11-11 by dotcs

This article explains how to configure a command "open" in Linux that behaves similar to the command that macOS provides.

GNOME 3: Change wallpaper periodically

posted on 2019-11-10 by dotcs

This post describes how wallpapers can be automatically changed in GNOME 3 with a simple script and a cronjob.

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