Failed to Start pkgfile Database Update

Failed To Start pkgfile Database Update

If you’re a Manjaro user, chances are you’ve seen the “failed to start pkgfile database update” warning when booting Manjaro Linux. Though it’s just a harmless warning, it can be quite annoying to see.

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Window Tiling in KDE Plasma

Window Tiling in KDE Plasma

Many users are not aware that KDE Plasma has built in window tiling functionality. Window tiling in KDE Plasma actually works quite well, though it’s not meant to compete with window managers that are exclusively for window tiling. Nevertheless, you’d be surprised at how well it works.

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Find Files Containing a String Pattern in Linux

Grep

Grep is a powerful command line utility to search for files containing text string patterns in linux. In this tutorial we’ll be using grep with some common options to refine our file searches for better results.

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Find Files or Directories in Linux Command Line

find

The linux find command is one of the best ways to find files and directories in the command line. The find command is extremely versatile providing many options for granular control over your search query. If it exists, the find command will find it.

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Delete Lines or Strings Between Two Patterns With Sed

sed

In this tutorial we will go through various ways to delete lines or strings between two patterns with the linux sed command stream editor.

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Test Disk Drive Read Speed With hdparm

hdparm

If you’d like to test the read speed of your hard disk drive(HDD) or solid state drive(SSD) or any type of drive, you can use hdparm on linux. hdparm is an excellent command-line tool to test your disk drive’s read speeds. hdparm can give you an accurate representation of the read speeds of your disk drives to see if they’re performing as expected.

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