New conky Mowgli-qclocktwo
The conky in the middle of the screen will tell you the time in text form. All credits to Mowgli on deviantart.
polybar extra bar at bottom
All desktops, that use polybar, can now have an extra bar at the bottom of the screen as well.
openbox keyboard shortcut
Super + Shift + r will reconfigure your openbox (coming from Bspwm, Xmonad)
Vlc and Flameshot will use Arc-dark from now on.
Avahi is enabled by default at boot again
It is needed for wireless printer support and other devices on your network like NAS.
The script ~/bin/main/150-install-network-discovery-v4.sh takes care of that in the meantime.
Added nss-mdns back in for support to NAS servers for example.
Added gvfs-smb to be able to connect to a SAMBA server.
transmission is out and qbittorrent is in
We are using the settings in arcolinux-kvantum-git to give qbittorrent an Arc Theme look.
The first image is qbittorrent with the kvantum default theme.
With right-mouse click in the panel you can set the icons to the side of the text.
Obviously you need these packages installed and the config has to move to your home directory. The skel alias will take care of the last thing.
Calamares config update
Changed the images of the Calamares installer of ArcoLinux.
Images now show that Arcolinux contains
Too many people looking at this distro do not know it contains 3 desktops in one.
boxes has been added to the fun script now version 4
Boxes can draw some decorations around the text you want to display in a terminal.
You give it a .txt file with content in it.
Choose a design and center it like in these examples.
Code is provided in the examples.
Type boxes -l to see all the possible design – at least 10 more choices
More examples here.
Kvantum, kvantum for plasma and qt5
For usability and flexibility split qt5 settings from the kvantum settings in different desktop environments.
We are using version calamares 3.2 as of now.
Packages for calamares have been changed for it.
general changes for Arcolinux packages
arcolinux-bin-git : renaming of scripts for microcode
kvantum settings and qt5 settings
We created a new package called
It contains the settings for kvantummanager in ~/.config/Kvantum
We migrated the ~/.config/qt5ct folder from arcolinux-config-git to this one since they are related.
Top : the look after the update to version 6 – unreadable text – white on light blue
Down : after configuration and installation of kvantum-qt5
Top : the look after the installation of kvantum-qt5
Down : after configuration and installation of kvantum-theme-arc
Virtualbox 6.0 has been released
31 December 2018 Virtualbox 6.0 release.
Our dark theme was broken after the update.
We added two packages to the list to have our dark theme back.
The look of Virtualbox 6.0 after the update
Updated AUR packages
Rebuild of Calamares (qt version to 5.12) + added package qt5-xmlpatterns