On Debian Stretch and some other Linux distributions there is a small issue with ATI Radeon drivers. Basically, the driver gets loaded too late and Xserver will start behaving badly. There will be dkms modesetting is not supported errors or then something more annoying like startx not working at all. Sometimes it is even worse and you might get randomly broken login to desktop. To fix this issue append radeon to /etc/modules . Continue reading
Since I am back using Tint2 panel I did a remix, which is based on my older work available here. Modifications available in the below are minor but useful when having a wm like Openbox. Copy the configuration below to .config/tint2rc or point your tint2 to specific configuration file with tint2 -c configuration_file_name
The panel will look something like this:
When you press the minimize button and then return to Chromium from a minimized state you might encounter the issue described below.
Reason: The Chromium window is returned to an unmaximized state and Fluxbox does not know how to handle it correctly with Chromium. The solution is simple: Press the maximize button and your window should show up correctly again.
You might generally prefer that your computer’s screen turns off after 10 to 15 minutes of inactivity – at least I know I do. Every now and then it happens that you are doing something – like watching a movie- which makes automatic screen blanking anything but great. Luckily, disabling the auto blanking is quite easy. For a one time disabling just open up a terminal client and place the following command in it: Continue reading