⚒️ 8 Performance and Usability improvements for Manjaro Linux Deepin

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In this videos some UI and performance improvements for you Linux Operating system, specially for Manjaro Linux Deepin.

1⏩️ Terminal background blur and opacity

It's mainly an aestetic thing, but it useful because you can see the windows behind the terminal

2⏩️ Background noise cancellation

This is extremely useful because by default the microphone on Linux has a white noise in the background. You hear it in particular when you listen those recordings with earphones

# /etc/pulse/default.pa
load-module module-echo-cancel use_master_format=1 aec_method=webrtc aec_args="analog_gain_control=0 digital_gain_control=1" source_name=echoCancel_source sink_name=echoCancel_sink
set-default-source echoCancel_source
set-default-sink echoCancel_sink

3⏩️ 2 finger Horizontal scroll

Open dconf-editor and set this option, it's usefull because you'll have almost free movements with 2 fingers, so let's scroll freely in all the directions!

4⏩️ Multitouch gestures trackpad with libinput-gestures

Fast movements with fingers on the trackpad without using the tool bar

# ~/.config/libinput-gestures.conf
# History back/forward
gesture swipe right  3  xdotool key alt+Right
gesture swipe left 3    xdotool key alt+Left

# Change desktop
gesture swipe right  4  xdotool key ctrl+alt+Right
gesture swipe left 4    xdotool key ctrl+alt+Left
gesture swipe down  4   xdotool key ctrl+Tab
gesture swipe up    4   xdotool key super+Tab


5⏩️ Chrome overlay thin scrollbar

Thinner chrome scrollbars gives you more space for the actual content

Type: this URL:

6⏩️ More RAM with systemd-swap

Swapfile give you more space to open more apps at the same time

# /etc/systemd/swap.conf


7⏩️ fix intel driver flickering

I had to remove the video-intel driver but it depends on your hardware

inxi -G
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 515 driver: i915 v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: modesetting resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 515 (Skylake GT2) 
           v: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.1

8⏩️ netstat alternative

This command shows the open connections on your computer, you don't need netstat anymore

ss -rp
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Thanks. I'll add in the post why a change is important


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