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Post Installation

After installing Archcraft, there are few things you should do...

Update System

Refresh package database and Update your new installation.

$ sudo pacman -Syyu

If you get invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature) error, do...

$ sudo pacman -S archlinux-keyring
$ sudo pacman-key --init
$ sudo pacman-key --populate

Install New Softwares

Install your favorite programs with pacman or yay (AUR).

$ sudo pacman -S gimp inkscape

# Or from AUR

$ yay -S spotify

Fix Screen Tearing

If you're facing screen tearing issue then :

  1. Enable GLX backend for compositor. If you're using openbox then right click on the desktop and go to Preferences > Compositor and click on Use 'glx' backend or you can edit ~/.config/picom.conf file manually.

  2. If first option does not work for you, Create a xorg.conf file like this :

# Change to xorg.conf.d dir
$ cd /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d

# Create a conf file
$ sudo touch 20-amdgpu.conf

# Edit the file
$ sudo vim 20-amdgpu.conf

# Paste this in the editor
Section "Device"
Identifier "AMD"
Driver "amdgpu"
Option "TearFree" "true"

This method may not work on your system and you might not be able to boot into xorg. So make sure you know how to use tty or boot into recovery mode to revert the changes you made.

Enable Suspend Service

Enable betterlockscreen's suspend service for your user account.

# Enable betterlockscreen suspend service

$ sudo systemctl enable betterlockscreen@$USER.service

Fix Lock Screen Background

Fix lock screen layout on hidpi or low resolution displays.

# Update the lockscreen wallpaper

$ betterlockscreen -u /usr/share/backgrounds/groot.jpg

Well, that's pretty much everything for now, go ahead and enjoy Archcraft.