[snap-store]Snap store fonts cannot be displayed in Arch Linux

The snap-store installation instruction can be found here. After installation the snap store fonts cannot be properly displayed, at first thought you may think it is due to fonts not installed, but actually a simple workaround can solve this issue. sudo rm -f /var/cache/fontconfig/* No restart is required on Arch Linux, relaunch the snap store … Continue reading [snap-store]Snap store fonts cannot be displayed in Arch Linux

[Linux]Arch Linux installation until xfce desktop

This is a personal note for me if I need to install Arch Linux on virtual box again. Arch Linux is unlike Linux Mint, it only comes with a shell after installation you will need to install the software you need by using pacman. Grand reference is to use the Arch Wiki. Live CD There … Continue reading [Linux]Arch Linux installation until xfce desktop

[Arch Linux]Could not boot to Arch and stuck in grub shell

I have made the grub configuration with grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg in the arch-chroot environment, after i generated the grub config I exited from the arch-chroot and unmount the /mnt then reboot, Arch could not be booted but instead my console was stucked in grub. this is because I have not downloaded the linux-firmware which includes … Continue reading [Arch Linux]Could not boot to Arch and stuck in grub shell

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 and a build directory is created. 3. Go to the build directory, and run makepkg … Continue reading Arch Linux: Installing packages from AUR (Installing google chrome)

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 my own personal normal user account, open ~/.xinitrc I created my own .xinitrc script because … Continue reading Arch Linux: LXDE installation and start up