General recommendations


System administration

Users and groups

Privilege escalation

Service management

PantherX uses shepherd as the init process, which is a system and service manager for Linux. For maintaining your Arch Linux installation, it is a good idea to learn the basics about it. Interaction with shepherd is done through the herd command.

System maintenance

PantherX comes in two flavours, a rolling release, and LTS (Long Term Support) release. Read more about system maintenance.

Package management

guix

guix is the PantherX package manager: all users are required to become familiar with it before reading any other articles.

Repositories

Mirrors

Booting

Hardware auto-recognition

Microcode

Retaining boot messages

Num Lock activation

Graphical user interface

Display server

Display drivers

Desktop environments

Window managers

Display manager

Power management

ACPI events

CPU frequency scaling

Laptops

Suspend and Hibernate

Multimedia

Sound

Browser plugins

Codecs

Networking

Clock synchronization

DNS security

Setting up a firewall

Resource sharing

Input devices

Keyboard layouts

Mouse buttons

Laptop touchpads

TrackPoints

Optimization

Benchmarking

Improving performance

Solid state drives

System service

Local mail delivery

Printing

Appearance

Fonts

GTK+ and Qt themes

Console improvements

Tab-completion enhancements

Aliases

Alternative shells

Bash additions

Colored output

Console prompt

Emacs shell

Mouse support

Scrollback buffer

Session management

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Last update: 2019-10-13 10:07:20 +0000

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