Bennett Hardwick

3 pages tagged with "archlinux"

Changing from and i3wm to Sway and Wayland

October 06, 2018 - 1199 words - 6 mins
I decided to move my Arch Linux i3wm configuration over to Sway today. Partly because I was bored, but mainly because everything has been feeling really sluggish lately. I started to notice problems when using VS Code. I couldn’t really describe what was going on, but when I typed it just didn’t quite feel like I was typing in real time. Read More…

Speeding up Arch Linux AUR build times

April 17, 2018 - 274 words - 2 mins
I have a T440s that runs Arch Linux. It’s the computer that I use at University and I spend a lot of time programming on it. One of the things that I hate about it however, is the amount of time it takes to build a package from the AUR. Read More…

Fixing broken Japanese fonts on Arch Linux

March 30, 2018 - 435 words - 3 mins
Setting up fonts for Japanese and other non-latin languages can be a bit difficult on Arch Linux. I find that every time I configure a new system I forget how to make it work perfectly, and I end up wasting hours trying to find the right answers. Read More…