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Wireshark (/usr/bin/dumpcap permission denied)

The error “/usr/bin/dumpcap permission denied” appeared when executing wireshark as a normal user. Using package manager to install wireshark may encounter this problem. This is solved by adding normal user into group wireshark: gpasswd -a cyrus wireshark Check to see … Continue reading

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Arch Linux: Install yaourt

I wanted to install awesome window manager for Arch, however Arch repo does not include awesome anymore, I need to get from AUR. Installing package is easier with yaourt. I found that makepkg -s cannot resolve dependency if the dependency … Continue reading

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Arch Linux: With KDE

The size of a fully installed KDE is 2.2G, it is very huge and I need to turn on 3-D acceleration on my vbox so that KDE desktop can show. The KDE4.8 has style while loading the system… but it … Continue reading

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Arch Linux: Installing packages from AUR (Installing google chrome)

I have the choice of installing packages from Arch Linux User Community Repository. Here is the summary of what I have done: 1. Pick a package from AUR, then download the tar package. 2. The tar contains PKGBUILD, untar it … Continue reading

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Arch Linux: LXDE installation and start up

Install lxde pacman -S lxde Copy menu.xml, rc.xml and autostart to my home directory Login with my own normal user account: mkdir -p ~/.config/openbox cp /etc/xdg/openbox/{menu.xml,rc.xml,autostart} ~/.config/openbox Install gamin pacman -S gamin Modify .xinitrc to start lxde with startx Use … Continue reading

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Arch Linux: Desktop environment (Start from X)

I find LXDE installation is the easiest among other desktop environments. LXDE includes openbox as its windows manager. Before I install any desktop environment I installed a few things and did a few works. Avoid upgrade Arch mindlessly unless it … Continue reading

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Arch Linux: Error occurs no packages were upgraded.

Contains two error: 1. /etc/mtab exits in filesystem 2. /etc/profile.d/locale.sh exits in filesystem General solution is to do pacman -Syu –force. It seemed previously failure to install anything useful in openbox were due to these two errors. After I did … Continue reading

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