Category Archives: Arch Linux

Arch Linux is a Linux distribution for computers based on x86-64 architectures. Arch Linux is composed predominantly of free and open-source software, and supports community involvement.

Linux: configuring KDE Connect and connection to an Android phone

24 June 2020
 

 A really nice Android phone and a Linux OS integration. Besides the KDE Connect, you can use gnome-shell-extension-gsconnect if you’d prefer the Gnome project. In this post, we will set up KDE COnnect between an Android HTC phone and Arch Linux. On Android install the KDE Connect from the Play Market. On Linux, install from… Read More »

Linux: no sound after suspend/sleep – solution

30 April 2020
 

 I have a laptop with Arch Linux. It’s suspended with the systemctl suspend. The issue: after it’s wake up there is no sound. From the information found during the investigation (see links below) the issue happens because of the NVIDIA drivers and isn’t specific to the Arch Linux – can happen with any other Linux… Read More »

Steam: Civilization V, Arch Linux and ERROR:Invalid resolutions constraints: 0x0 must not be greater than 0x0

27 April 2020
 

 I’m using Steam on Arch Linux (see the Arch Linux: Steam installation). And I have Civilization V game here – my favorite game for last N-years. I have NVIDIA drivers installed and most of the games work fine, even World Of Tanks, but I wasn’t able to play Civilization from the moment I’ve installed Steam… Read More »

Linux: processes core dumps, systemd-coredump and Debian

14 March 2020
 

 Need to get a dump from fro ma PHP process on Debian 9. In this post will take a Linux kernel mechanism to create and manage processes dumps. Kernel’s dumps are created in another way, check Kdump на Arch Wiki. Linux Core Dump The kernel will create a process dump if it performed an invalid… Read More »

Linux: gnome-keyring setup as Freedesktop SecretService

26 February 2020
 

 Currently, I’m using KeePass as passwords, RSA-keys, and as the Freedesktop SecretService, see the KeePass: an MFA TOTP codes, a browser’s passwords, SSH keys passwords storage configuration and Secret Service integration post. The first issue I faced with during such a setup is the fact that KeePass’ database is synced between my computers (it’s database… Read More »

KeePass: SSH keys passwords storage and decryption on Linux

13 December 2019
 

 As a follow-up to the SSH: RSA keys, and ssh-agent for SSH keys and their passwords management post. The idea now is to make simpler to work with password-protected SSH keys, to avoid the necessity to enter a password each time when you want to load a key to the ssh-agent. One of the possible… Read More »

What is: Linux keyring, gnome-keyring, Secret Service, and D-Bus

7 December 2019
 

 It’s a really long-read post and I wast sure if it’s better to split it into three parts or put them together. On the one side, there are keyrings, from another – D-Bus, and finally, there is a Secret Service. Eventually, I decided to keep them here together as I googled all it in the… Read More »

Linux: the Nextcloud client, qtkeychain and the “The name org.freedesktop.secrets was not provided by any .service files” error

1 December 2019
 

 After installing Nextcloud (see the Nextcloud: running in Docker Compose on Debian with Let’s Encrypt SSL post), on the next day its client ton my Arch Linux asked for authentication. But after I entered my credentials, it returned me the following error: Reading from keychain failed with error: ‘The name org.freedesktop.secrets was not provided by… Read More »