Arch on ASUS x205ta Tips

Excellent Arch Wiki page per usual (Follow instructions for OS Independent Method):

Make sure file extensions are shown for known file types (so you don't end up with grub.cfg.txt)

Use blkid to identify drives.

Grub install command:

grub-install --target=i386-efi --efi-directory=/boot --bootloader-id=grub_uefi

Need this before startx:

pacman -S xf86-video-intel

Connect to wireless and create new profile using:


Enable at start:

sudo netctl enable NameOfProfile

Enable tap-to-click:

sudo pacman -S xorg-xinput
xinput set-prop "your touchpad devices" "libinput Tapping Enabled" 1