ArchMerge Teaser Video

The vision of ArchLabs R2-D2 continues on https://archmerge.com

ArchMerge Teaser

ArchMerge is a merger of 3 desktop environments. Xfce4, Openbox and i3. We think this order is the ideal roadmap to learn more about linux and Arch Linux. The complexity of the desktops increases gradually but your settings of your applications, icons, themes and your...

ArchLabs R2-D2 or 5.0 – Memory usage study

After using R2-D2 for 10 days and listening to various Youtube bloggers I wanted to measure our memory usage. Some say the memory usage is low. Others say it can be even lower. Measuring is knowing. Minimal setup The following items have been looked at in order to get...

How to change the icon of the login screen

Standard you will see a computer icon when you login. If you want to change this, you need to go to Preferences / LightDM Appearance. This is just a graphical application to will pass the information to a file that is in /etc/lightdm/ folder. Changing that file will...

How to change the conky’s in ArchLabs

In ArchLabs we can use the menu to change the conky as you can see in the image below. What is more we can select as many conky's as we want. Providing they do not overlap in position on the screen. Then you will have to go in the code to tell the conky to move to an...

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....

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