Hi, I’m Mufeed Ali

I’m a software engineering student who enjoys writing code, but doesn’t know how to do it well enough just yet. So, all projects on my Github or Gitlab are usually experiments with how to do things the right way.

Most issues I have with the Plasma experience

This was my personal list of ‘things that I should look into’ before I decided to make it a blog post because I realized that most of this is just impossible to fix for me as I am now and that, while willing, I can’t afford to spend time fixing the others due to circumstances. If any issues here don’t have an open bug report already, I will be making them in time or you could help by reporting them in my stead....

July 10, 2021 · 4 min · fushinari

Auto-login with Plasma, SDDM and sd-encrypt

SDDM is the default desktop manager for Plasma. However, it has one major issue that has annoyed me for a while now. On my GNOME setup, if I type a password to decrypt my partition earlier on in the boot process through sd-encrypt, the password gets cached in the kernel keyring. This password is then passed onto GDM who then uses it to unlock my GNOME keyring and auto-logins into GNOME....

July 7, 2021 · 2 min · fushinari

About the site

This is the first post here and it’s more of an experiment than anything else. Components: Static site generator: Hugo Hugo Theme: PaperModMod. A private fork of PaperMod with only some very minor changes from the original as of now. Hosted on Netlify

December 14, 2020 · 1 min · fushinari