Setup Manjaro Xfce Desktop

Enable touchpad tap to click

  1. Install xorg-xinput via Package Manager
  2. Query touchpad device id
    xinput list
    

    Output example:

    ⎡ Virtual core pointer                    	id=2	[master pointer  (3)]
    ⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer              	id=4	[slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎜   ↳ Sony Vaio Jogdial                       	id=7	[slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎜   ↳ SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad              	id=14	[slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎜   ↳ Logitech USB Receiver                   	id=12	[slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎜   ↳ Logitech USB Receiver                   	id=11	[slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎣ Virtual core keyboard                   	id=3	[master keyboard (2)]
     ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard             	id=5	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard            	id=13	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ Video Bus                               	id=8	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ Sony Vaio Jogdial                       	id=15	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ Sony Vaio Keys                          	id=6	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ Power Button                            	id=9	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ Logitech USB Receiver                   	id=16	[slave  keyboard (3)]
     ↳ UVC Camera (05ca:18b5)                  	id=10	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    
  3. List TouchPad properties
    xinput list-props 14
    

    Output example:

    Device 'SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad':
     Device Enabled (142):	1
     Coordinate Transformation Matrix (144):	1.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1.000000
     libinput Tapping Enabled (295):	0
     libinput Tapping Enabled Default (296):	0
     libinput Tapping Drag Enabled (297):	1
     libinput Tapping Drag Enabled Default (298):	1
     libinput Tapping Drag Lock Enabled (299):	0
     libinput Tapping Drag Lock Enabled Default (300):	0
     libinput Tapping Button Mapping Enabled (301):	1, 0
     libinput Tapping Button Mapping Default (302):	1, 0
     libinput Accel Speed (281):	0.000000
     libinput Accel Speed Default (282):	0.000000
     libinput Natural Scrolling Enabled (277):	0
     libinput Natural Scrolling Enabled Default (278):	0
     libinput Send Events Modes Available (262):	1, 1
     libinput Send Events Mode Enabled (263):	0, 0
     libinput Send Events Mode Enabled Default (264):	0, 0
     libinput Left Handed Enabled (286):	0
     libinput Left Handed Enabled Default (287):	0
    ......
    
  4. Enable tap to click
    xinput set-prop 'SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad' 'libinput Tapping Enabled' 1
    
  5. Add command in step 4 to .xsession file to make sure enable tape to click after reboot

Setup powerline bash and vim

  1. Clone resources from github
    git clone https://github.com/powerline/fonts.git
    git clone [email protected]:haijunsu/mydotfiles.github
    
  2. Install powerline fonts
    cd fonts
    ./install.sh
    rm -rf fonts
    
  3. Config bash
    cd mydotfiles
    ./config-bash.sh
    
  4. Install and config Vim
    • Install Vim via Package Manager
      ./config-vim.sh
      

Install google chrome and foxit reader

  1. Install yaourt-gui-manjaro
  2. Run Yaourt-Gui and search/install google-chrome
  3. Run Yaourt-Gui and search/install foxitreader

Create and update locate database

sudo updatedb

or better

sudo ionice -c3 updatedb

Chinese pinyin input method

Install ibus-googlepinyin via Package Manager

Reference:

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Libinput#Configuration
https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/26188/how-do-i-enable-locate-and-queue-the-database-to-be-built

Written on July 6, 2017