How to disable a D-Bus service

In some situations, you might want to disable a D-Bus service. One of those is, for example, when you use Dunst (a notification daemon) with a window manager. Still, you don’t want it to replace the notification daemon from your desktop environment. To disable it, you just need to add .disabled to the end of the target file name. Example: sudo mv /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.knopwob.dunst.service /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.knopwob.dunst.service.disabled In the above example, Dunst will no longer replace Plasma Desktop notification daemon when using that amazing desktop environment, and all will be good with the world again....

setembro 16, 2021 · 1 minuto · Bruno Miguel

How to set up a simple Wireguard VPN

Install Wireguard I’m using a Debian virtual machine for the server. In Debian 10, you’ll need to install the following two packages: apt install wireguard-dkms wireguard-tools Set up keys First, navigate to /etc/wireguard (If not created, run mkdir /etc/wireguard as root) and then run the following commands as root: wg genkey | tee laptop-private.key | wg pubkey > laptop-public.key wg genkey | tee server-private.key | wg pubkey > server-public.key The first line is for the public and private keys of the client, named laptop because, well, it’ll be used on a laptop....

fevereiro 15, 2020 · 3 minutos · Bruno Miguel

#LPT: access Firefox's 'about:' pages

To access all the Firefox’s about: pages, just type about:about in the address bar.

dezembro 17, 2019 · 1 minuto · Bruno Miguel

Must have extensions for Firefox

I’ve been a Firefox user since version 1.0, and the Mozilla Suite before that. Shamefully, I also used the infamous Internet Explorer long before that crap evolved to something close to a browser but not quite and still shitty. During all my years with this browser, I’ve come to use a handful of extensions that I consider essential. The list has changed over the years and has taken many forms. The current one is as follow:...

agosto 9, 2019 · 1 minuto · Bruno Miguel