Applications & Desktop Environments


Issues related to the GNOME desktop.
Hard Drive wakes from standby when anything is mounted on USB.
A

I’ve got my OS installed on a 120 GB SSD which then has a limited but usable amount of storage space. All my other data is on a 1 TB hard drive that’s quite noisy when mounted, so in Disks/Drive Settings I’ve set the hard drive to go into standby/spin down after 5 minutes of non-use. This works well for me as I don’t need to access the hard drive much and it gives me a virtually silent PC.

My problem is that whenever I mount a USB stick or memory card it wakes up the hard drive.

Anyone got any ideas why this might be or how to stop it happening?

read more
Issues related to the KDE Plasma desktop.
Install Plasma 5

antergos-kde-meta works great, but be aware of this: It’s only gonna help you to install the packages. They won’t be uninstalled when you remove antergos-kde-meta. Thus it’s a good idea to take note of all the packages installed. Otherwise it can be quite a pain in the ass to remove kde from your system in the future.

read more
Issues related to the Cinnamon desktop.
Numlock
R

@just Muchas gracias, muy clara tu respuesta. Todavía no tengo esas habilidades.

read more
Issues related to the MATE desktop.
Desktop and Caja not working anymore
F

@retronostalgia said in Desktop and Caja not working anymore:

When updating packages today it looked like a bunch of MATE packages (though not any of the Antergos caja- ones?) got updated. I removed the libexempi symlink workaround, updated, rebooted, and everything looks fine - it seems like the workaround is no longer needed.

Anyway, glad this issue seems to be fixed!

I wonder how you actually removed your symlink!? After reading your comment today I unlinked my symlink like this:

sudo unlink /usr/lib/libexempi.so.3

and had the same blank desktop issue with Caja again. My system is up to date.
Cause I am new to Antergos I wonder if I did something wrong?

Regards

read more
Issues related to the Xfce desktop.
in XFCE, install ring-daemon-git, ring-gnome-git or ring-kde-git
A

@joekamprad Thanks, joekamprad. I thought XFCE had some connection to one or the other (gnome or kde), but I couldn’t remember which.

read more
Issues related to the Openbox window manager.
sistem setting not run on fresh install of antergos openbox
T

Thanks @joekamprad!
I really like using lightwight wms and openbox is mostly my choice for the past 2 years. Its easy to use my config on different machines and OSs thats really comfortable :).

Dunno how the current status of openbox integration in Antergos looks like but I can provide some of my scripts and tweaks. E.g. for politely closing windows when session is closed. Think I will inspect the meta port soon but I dont like some preinstalled features like plank ;).

Greetz from Hannover

read more
Issues related to the LXQt desktop.
Issues related to the GNOME desktop.
Update on antergos-common-meta 1.5-1 have weird result
E

I’ve made a second attempt:
-Font is still weird and after I select another one nothing seems to happen on deeping application (File Manager, etc) and only on gtk applications;
-Changing the icon pack is now present but has no effect at all on the toolbar and only only (again) on gnome applications like evolution;

read more

Looks like your connection to Antergos Community Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.