Tag Archives: Devuan

How to set up default browser in LXQt?

Click the application menu icon at the left bottom corner. Click the submenus in following order. Preferences > LXQt Settings > Session Settings Click Environment (Advanced) menu Set BROWSER variable to brave-browser (the execute file of Brave browser in my … Continue reading

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How to turn off desktop switching by Alt + mouse wheel

I’m running LXQt Desktop Environment. And I use openbox as the window manager. I ran into a problem. When I press Alt key and turning mouse wheel in Blender to execute a function of an addon, Alt + mouse wheel … Continue reading

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Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “pixmap”

Gimp complains about missing pixmap as below. (file-jpeg:2725): Gtk-WARNING **: 18:02:52.746: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “pixmap”, Install gtk2-engines-pixbuf package.

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Install Telegram Desktop Version 3.1.1

Telegram Desktop in stable repository of Devuan is outdated. Add backports repository in /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://deb.devuan.org/merged chimaera-backports main contrib non-freedeb-src http://deb.devuan.org/merged chimaera-backports main contrib non-free $ sudo apt install -t chimaera-backports telegram-desktop

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How to remove downloaded package files of APT

Debian package management system stores downloaded package files on /var/cache/apt directory. To remove all the package files, run the following commands.

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Install Libreoffice Writer from backports repository

Add the backports repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://deb.devuan.org/merged chimaera-backports main contrib non-freedeb-src http://deb.devuan.org/merged chimaera-backports main contrib non-free $ sudo apt install -t chimaera-backports libreoffice-writer

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Install Brave browser

sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl gnupg curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc | sudo apt-key –keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add – echo “deb [arch=amd64] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main” | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list sudo apt update sudo apt install brave-browser

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How To Use Jmtpfs tool To Transfer Files From Your Smartphone

To copy files on my Samsung smartphone, I installed Samsung Smart Switch app on the smartphone, followed the instruction in the link. Accessing directories was extremely slow. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, uni RJ45 to USB C

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Setting up Korean, English, and Russian keyboard in Devuan Linux

My desktop environment is Xfce. The keyboard layouts for the three languages are: Korean: 3-beol final English: Colemak Russian: typewriter To add Russian keyboard layout in Xfce, choose Settings / Keyboard / Layout menu, then Add and select Russian (typewriter). … Continue reading

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Setting up transmission as the torrent client in Chrome

I use Chrome Version 55.0.2883.87 (64-bit).  When I click a torrent link, it opens xdg-open dialog window and do nothing. If there is transmission-gtk.desktop file /usr/share/applications/transmission-gtk.desktop, run the following command. $  xdg-mime default transmission-gtk.desktop x-scheme-handler/magnet Restart Chrome.  

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