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Arch install notes

Arch install notes

Install utils

sudo pacman -S tree yaourt terminator gnome-tweak-tool vlc ffmpeg  


Gnome Shell config

Use the internal "Web" browser app to sync with the

Install pacaur

mkdir ~/Programs && \
cd ~/Programs && \
git clone && \
git clone && \
cd cower/
gpg --recv-keys --keyserver hkp:// 1EB2638FF56C0C53
makepkg -si
 && \
 && \
cd package-query/
makepkg -si

Install Wine

Allow mutilib in the /etc/pacman.conf file

sudo vim /etc/pacman.conf 


sudo pacman -Suy wine wine-mono wine_gecko lib32-libpulse lib32-alsa-plugins lib32-mpg123

Seems like installing the lib32-libgl as lib32-mesa-libgl don't hurt...

Install other browsers

pacaur -S opera-developer sudo pacman -S firefox pacaur -S firefox-developer

Install Chromium

If it's fail at the last step (.SRCINFO problem), manually run

cd  ~/.cache/pacaur/chromium-snapshot-bin/
makepkg -si

Add flash

pacaur -S pepper-flash

Manualy add the /usr/bin/chrome link

ln -s /usr/bin/chromium-snapshot-bin /usr/bin/chrome

Install Code editors

  • VSCode (Slow install from sources)
pacaur -Suy visual-studio-code-oss
  • Sublime text
pacaur -Suy sublime-text-dev
ln -s /usr/bin/subl3 /usr/bin/subl    
  • Webstorm ?


Enable bluetooth

pacman -Syu pulseaudio-bluetooth pulseaudio-equalizer
systemctl enable bluetooth.service
systemctl start bluetooth.service

pulseaudio --kill
pulseaudio --start

Install additional language fonts

For Japanese characters:

pacman -S ttf-sazanami

For Chinese characters:

pacman -S ttf-arphic-uming ttf-arphic-ukai

For Korean characters:

pacman -S ttf-unfonts-core

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