Monday, July 20, 2015

See available version of a program in terminal

To check the available version of a program in terminal, whether installed or not:

sudo apt-cache policy <program_name>

Friday, July 17, 2015

Install tar.gz package in Manjaro

pacman -U /path/to/filename.tar.gz

Edit plank dock settings manually

The config file is ~/.config/plank/dock1/settings

Settings are clearly described in the file and changes are immediate after saving the file.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Create and edit file using terminal

Open the terminal and fire (if you need sudo):

sudo nano path/to/file/filename


Type or paste the content you want

CTRL-G to see help options

CTRL-O to write to disk; confirm and save with ENTER.