How to use your RPi as a fast text-only (TTY) computer

Raspberry Pi 3, TTY session using Tmux (so much fun!)

Prepare your RPi

Master your KDE Plasma experience / updated for 5.21

Step 1 : basic setup

$ pkcon update
$ sudo apt install catimg clementine cmus easytag encfs fd-find filezilla fzf gimp git gparted grep gufw htop imagemagick inkscape k3b kate kdenlive kcolorchooser kfind kget krita ktorrent kup-backup neofetch nmap ranger ripgrep skanlite ttf-mscorefonts-installer vim virtualbox zsh

Step 2 : system settings

1. Search

Get the right tools and free and open-source softwares for desktop and smartphones

  • How to setup your Google Privacy Settings
  • How to secure your Android 10 phone
  • Change your Web Browser and default search engine
  • A selection of basic Free and Open Source Softwares and Apps
  • How to Secure your Password Management
  • Switch to Linux!

1. How to setup your Google Privacy Settings


Rock / Metal …

Entering the KDE/Qt environment after 10 years of GTK applications

KDE Neon

Back to XFCE desktop

Fedora XFCE / Materia theme

1. System & packages

DNF optimization

$ sudo nano /etc/dnf/dnf.confmetadata_expire=2d

RPMFusion Free

$ sudo dnf install$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm
$ dnf check-update

Basic softwares

$ sudo dnf install bashtop bmon cmus conky exfalso git google-roboto-fonts googler gpick grsync materia-gtk-theme neofetch numlockx papirus-icon-theme ranger rofi xed zsh
  • bashtop: better Top
  • bmon: network monitor
  • cmus: command line music player
  • conky: display info on desktop
  • doom emacs: terminal text editor
  • exFalso: audio tag editor
  • fd: best search…

Quick customization

Fedora 32 Workstation

1. Shell prompt quick customization

$ export PS1="\[\033[38;5;0m\]\[\033[48;5;14m\][\u: \w]\[$(tput sgr0)\]: \[$(tput sgr0)\]"

To make it clean and efficient

Ubuntu 19.10
  1. Nvidia drivers
  2. Screen tearing
  3. Look and Feel
  4. Shell customization
  5. Additional programs

1. Nvidia drivers

> sudo prime select nvidia|intel

Create a script

How to install and configure Zsh on Linux

Zsh on Tilix ‘Quake’ drop-down terminal
> echo $SHELL

1. Z Shell

$ sudo pacman -S zsh


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