Replace fallback distro, OpenSuse with Manjaro [Arch based] XFCE. First logon will fail unless you specify a default XFCE session. Unable to erase files or change permissions on a USB flash drive. I shows me as the owner anyway. Google seems to suggest “ghost files” from a windows virus. There were various solutions, however my […]


Installed ‘tomb’ encryption software. Required ‘zsh’ and ‘pinentry-curses’ in Linux Mint 17. Because of the ‘Truecrypt’ circus, I have been looking at other on-the-fly Linux encryption alternatives. Tried and used ‘Gnome Encfs Manager’ for encfs stashes, a month or 2 ago. It’s advantage is it is grows as needed but the file’s and filenames are […]