Articles with the linux tag

ArchLinux Signature Error

When updating archlinux using:

sudo pacman -Syu

I sometimes get an error message that looks something like this:

error: zstd: signature from "Andrzej Giniewicz (giniu) <>" is marginal trust
:: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/zstd-1.3.2-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz is corrupted (invalid or corrupted package (PGP …

Using Pass - A Password Manager/Generator

Pass is a password manager that stores passwords locally on the host machine. Since the passwords are stored locally there is minimal risk on your passwords being exposed after some data breach occurring. Also, you can use git to version control the passwords, and set them up in a repo …


So I found myself in windows some time this week, and it started updating. The process had one major consequence, grub could not discover my linux partition, and so brought me to a prompt containing 'grub_rescue'.

To fix this, I first did:


This will show a list of …

Asus Zenbook Keyboard & Screen Brightness Fix On i3

Keyboard backlight fix

Source for this information can be found here

The link has a file called I set up this file in /usr/local/bin.

I then opened my i3config file and added the following:

bindsym XF86KbdBrightnessUp exec python /usr/local/bin/ +
bindsym XF86KbdBrightnessDown …

ASUS ZenBook UX330UA ArchLinux Setup

I recently got the ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH54, which is a really awesome machine. I've been using it for one month now, and its beautiful.

So first thing I did with the laptop was install archlinux (dual boot with windows). These are the steps I took to set up archlinux. Most …

Adb Usage at Work

To use adb in archlinux, first install android-tools.

sudo pacman -S android-tools

I then add the adb resources to the android rules files. To do this, first do lsusb, you'll get something like this:

Bus 001 Device 004: ID 12d1:256b Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

To add this to …

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