Some short notes about things I do over and over again when setting up Raspberry Pis with ArchLinux on them.
Must have Linux workstation tools
This list contains the most important tools which I use on a daily basis in Linux and which took me a while to discover (needless to mention Firefox, GIMP, or Inkscape because they show up in every top 10 linux software list). For now I just start with the ones I have in mind right now. And of course, this list does not contain the right thing for everybody but maybe there are some parts which are worth trying?
Windows shuts down network adapter making it unusable for Linux
Windows power saving option for network adapter might disable it for your Linux distribution in dual boot setups.
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Installation and setup of a multi-platform file synchronization to sync your data between your devices.
Desktop entry for MATLAB in Linux
To generate a desktop entry for MATLAB (desktop environment XFCE and GNOME) after installation we generate a so called
*.desktop file in
~/.local/share/applications/ with the following content:
[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=MATLAB Exec=/usr/local/MATLAB/R2020b/bin/matlab -desktop -softwareopengl & Icon=/usr/share/icons/matlab.png Categories=Office;Development Terminal=false
where we replace the path under Exec with the path pointing to the MATLAB executable. The MATLAB icon in this case was manually added.
Setting up an ArchLinux based workstation
How to setup and configure an ArchLinux based workstation for scientific computing in a mulit-user environment.
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