Tag Archives: Arch Linux

Arch Linux Community on Gittip

I’d like to invite members of the Arch Linux community to join the new Gittip Community I set up for Arch Linux. Communities are a great idea that helps make Gittip more global and more local at the same time. Gittip is a platform to use generosity to crowdfund kickass content creators, from musicians to… Read More »

New Arch Linux Laptop Sticker Design

I’ve tweaked the design on the incredibly popular Arch Linux Laptop Stickers available through the Arch Linux Schwag store. I’ve taken the black outline of the sticker for both a more modern look and to alleviate problems when the decal cutters don’t quite line up with the border. I hope you like the effect! My… Read More »

Arch Linux Handbook 3.0

After some unexpected delays, I am proud to present the latest version of the Arch Linux Handbook: https://www.createspace.com/3904652. This Handbook is based off the Arch Linux Beginners’ Guide as it was on June 10, 2012. Due to complaints with previous editions, I put extra effort into the interior of this version, removing the styling on… Read More »

ArchCon 2012

In 2010, I helped organize the first ArchCon, held in Toronto. We had a blast, and I considered it a success. Unfortunately life overtook me and I did not have time to organize a second one in 2011. I heard that there was a Polish language conference that used the ArchCon name that year, but… Read More »

Arch Linux Lanyards Are Back!

Demand for Arch Linux lanyards has been growing steadily. I had intended to have a new order by new years, but I ended up dealing with a different company, and decided to do a completely new design inspired by the updated Arch Linux website. There is a subtle gradient from dark grey to black in… Read More »

My Linux Rig Interview

It’s pretty rare for me to link to other people’s articles in this blog. I don’t believe in regurgitating information. However, this link is not regurgitated, it’s an interview I gave to http://mylinuxrig.com/ so it’s my own words: http://www.mylinuxrig.com/post/9557009605/the-linux-setup-dusty-phillips-developer

External monitors

When I first started using Linux over a decade ago, dual screen was a pain to set up. When I got my first laptop four years ago, setting up an external monitor was also painful. Then came xrandr and life was good. Now there are nifty little monitor switching GTK apps that allow you to… Read More »

New Arch Linux Laptop Bags

My supplier for the Arch Linux Laptop Bags product line has updated her offerings. We have four new laptop bags available, and some of the older models have been dropped or reduced in price. Check out Arch Linux Schwag to review the offerings. In addition, I’ve reduced the price on Arch Linux pens to below… Read More »