I've got a new laptop which runs Linux! These are mostly notes to myself.
First, from the console, install Gnome Tweaks
sudo apt install gnome-tweaks
Run Tweaks and select "Fonts".
You can swap fonts, boost them, and generally have a good fiddle. Increasing the scaling factor is a good way to boost the size of all desktop elements.
Bluetooth - rename
By default the Bluetooth name is pop_os.
sudo nano /etc/hostname
Replace it with whatever you like.
You will need to use Tuxedo. It's a bit complicated.
git clone https://github.com/tuxedocomputers/tuxedo-keyboard.git cd tuxedo-keyboard git checkout release
Now edit the
Makefile. Find the lines with
# Package version and name from dkms.conf VER := $(shell sed -n 's/^PACKAGE_VERSION=\([^\n]*\)/\1/p' dkms.conf) MODULE_NAME := $(shell sed -n 's/^PACKAGE_NAME=\([^\n]*\)/\1/p' dkms.conf)
dkms.conf to the full path of your git download. For example
# Package version and name from dkms.conf VER := $(shell sed -n 's/^PACKAGE_VERSION=\([^\n]*\)/\1/p' /home/MYNAME/git/tuxedo-keyboard/dkms.conf) MODULE_NAME := $(shell sed -n 's/^PACKAGE_NAME=\([^\n]*\)/\1/p' /home/MYNAME/git/tuxedo-keyboard/dkms.conf)
Save the file. Now run:
make clean sudo make dkmsinstall sudo modprobe tuxedo_keyboard
Testing! Press the Fn key and the numpad symbols
/changes the colours. You get red, green, blue, yellow, purple, light blue, white, off
*toggles the lights on and off
-dims the lights
You can also install this widget to help manage things.