How to change the look of your terminal – termite

How to change the look of your terminal – termite

Termite is our default terminal. All information can be found on the archwiki or the github of termite. Let me give you the most important information here: Copy = CTRL + SHIFT + C Paste = CTRL + SHIFT + V CTRL + SHIFT + T = open termite Super + Enter = open termite...
How to change to one of the 56 tint2 themes

How to change to one of the 56 tint2 themes

Tint2 is the panel we use in ArchLabs. It can contain the application icons, workspaces, active applications and system icons. Tint2 is super customisable and easy to use with the tint2 Gui. It is here that you select a theme and apply it with the button in the menu....
How to change the login screen of ArchLabs

How to change the login screen of ArchLabs

We can change the login appearance via the menu Preferences – LightDM Appearance. This will give us a pop up of the following screens. Most of these elements are straight forward. Changing the icons to a personal picture or avatar is a bit more complex and is...
How to autostart applications in ArchLabs

How to autostart applications in ArchLabs

In this article we will check out the autostart file and change some of the lines to autostart the applications I like to have. CTRL + H will show you the ~/.config/openbox folder. This folder is where all the core files are for openbox. Autostart is the file that...
How to install ArchLabs 5.0 or R2-D2

How to install ArchLabs 5.0 or R2-D2

We are installing ArchLabs 5.0 or R2-D2. You can try it out first in virtualbox. As a matter of fact it is fine-tuned to work smoothly on virtualbox. Check out these articles for Windows or Mac. Installing ArchLabs on Windows in virtualbox. Installing ArchLabs on Mac...
How to make your terminal look sexy again

How to make your terminal look sexy again

I have just created a new conky look for ~/.conkyrc in the future ArchLabs R2D2 to the right with orange colours and the other conky to the left was already orange. Can we change our terminal to follow the colours of our system? Use the website http://terminal.sexy...
Changing the colors of the cyclo conky on ArchLabs

Changing the colors of the cyclo conky on ArchLabs

First of all you need to get the latest version of the conky’s from github. That is accomplished by following this tutorial. Basically we will use the script in ~/.config/openbox/scripts and you will have a backup of the old ~/.config/conky folder.   If we...
How to install insync on ArchLabs and use it

How to install insync on ArchLabs and use it

I have made my decision to move the bulk of my data to google drive (Dropbox proves to be slower than Google drive) and bought myself 100GB of space for 2€/month. As a developer of ArchLabs I constantly do clean installs of the latest iso of ArchLabs and each time I...
ArchLabs Nemesis applied to ArchLabs Yoda

ArchLabs Nemesis applied to ArchLabs Yoda

Archlabs Nemesis is NOT an operating system. It is my personal customization after a clean install of ArchLabs. Whenever a new release comes out, I will add applications and change ‘design’ settings like the terminal termite. Like any distro it is just a...
How to make the LUA conky’s work on ArchLabs

How to make the LUA conky’s work on ArchLabs

All conky’s, requiring LUA coming from ArchLabs, will have ‘lua’ in its name. That means you will have to install extra software to be able to see elements created by this programming language. Type this in your terminal and depending on your...
How to install ArchLabs Yoda aka 4.1

How to install ArchLabs Yoda aka 4.1

We are installing ArchLabs 4.1 or Yoda on ArchLabs. It can be installed the same way on any Arch distro. First we will need to install virtualbox. If you are on a Windows or Mac or another Linux distro you will have to find a way to install virtualbox. Here we use a...
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