Arch Linux Configuration

I somewhat configured Arch Linux on my MacBookAir Mid 2012.


I installed pommed-light to be able to use function media keys on MacBookAir. I didn’t install pommed because it didn’t support systemd.

Pommed-ligth in AUR doesn’t support the MacBookAir Mid 2012. Magec’s pommed-light forked from the original one supports the MacBookAir Mid 2012; therefore, I created a package and installed Magec’s pommed-light.

It almost works well, but there is one problem; I configured to start pommed.service at boot, but it doesn’t work. I have to restart pommed.service after booting to use pommed correctly :-(

display lock and sleep

According to this forum page: [SOLVED] xlock+suspend with systemd, installed slim and created a service file;

Description=Lock X session using slimlock


finally, enabled the daemon to use the systemctl command. It works well :D

I don’t know why, but when I close the laptop, it automatically sleep :D

Power Button

By default, the system shutdown when I push the power button. I want to sleep the system when I push it, so I configured /etc/systemd/logind.conf as follows;