Story: Setting up a productive work environment in a tiny ugly machine: OS matters

dd if="/home/arinbasu/Downloads/manjaro_linux.iso" of="/dev/sdb"
  • I should have selected “US keyboard” and not one of the “subsets” in the dropdown choices. (I initially selected a subset in the dropdown choices in for the UK keyboard); I later found that I could not put the at sign for emails, and the tilde sign, etc, so I had to go back and reselect the correct keyboard layout
  • Other distros “autoselect” the wifi router name and set the settings. Here, I had to type the wifi router name and enter the password. But once I did so, the machine had no problem in connecting to the wifi router and I was up and connected to the Internet, which was good.
sudo yaourt -S vivaldi-stable
TMP = "/home/arinbasu/package_temp"

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Professor @ University of Canterbury, Doctor, scholar, data scientist, Cantabrian. ENS: arinbasu.eth & mastodon instance: @arin_basu@mastodon.nzoss.nz

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Arindam Basu

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Professor @ University of Canterbury, Doctor, scholar, data scientist, Cantabrian. ENS: arinbasu.eth & mastodon instance: @arin_basu@mastodon.nzoss.nz

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