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Unable to ping anything on virtual machine

I got a virtual machine image for my course (there is a development env setup) and I can't create a same setup, so I need to use this. It's an older Arch Linux (uname -a says 2013) with 3.8.4 kernel ...
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Wipe KDE5 Widgets via Command Line/Freezing issue

I recently installed kde-plasma on an arch installation. Everything was working fine... until I added widgets. I wanted to try them out with a theme and decided that I wanted to remove them. However, ...
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setting up a locally shared folder on Archlinux (on a ext4 filesystem)

Let's assume the following scenario. We have two users trusted and untrusted. User untrusted is used to access the internet and download data, which then has to be reviewed and given to user trusted. ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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How to make logind act different when power line plugged-in or not?

I am using Arch Linux and use logind to handle acpi. There is only one acpi event HandleLidSwitch. When closing the lid I want my laptop to act differently based on the current power source. For ...
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Audio not working with Logitech G930 headset with Arch Linux

I have recently installed Arch Linux via Architect and came across a problem with my headset. I don't get any audio from my headset except system beeps. I can still control the volume with the ...
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Chromium: No microphone devices

I am using chromium on ArchLinux, and I have tested that with ffmpeg the microphone works and I can record a wav file. But when it comes to using online flash recorder, it shows that "Microphone ...
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Firefox does not recognize custom searchplugin on arch linux

I'm using DuckDuckGo for all my web searches, since I prefer it's privacy over Google. But since I want some custom search settings, and don't use cookies, I'm glad that the URL parameters allow me to ...
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“Pin” a workspace on external monitor (projector)

I would like to have a setup with two workspaces and two monitors (built-in screen and a projector). I wish to have the second workspace always visible on the projector while being able to switch ...
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Arch Linux with GNOME randomly shows TTY

Ever since I upgraded GNOME (I don't know what version) with sudo pacman -Syu, I have been experiencing a strange bug. When I log in with my normal user, 5 minutes later (about) the screen switches to ...
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Grub2 not showing Windows after dual boot with Arch

I have recently installed Arch Linux from Architect and came into a problem after install where Windows 10 does not show up on the grub2 menu. The only options that show up are Arch Linux and more ...
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Manjaro root almost full

I'm using Timeshift tool for backups. So today during backup I've noticed that I have selected /dev/sda3 (mounted as /) for backup and stopped backup process. Timeshift stopped responding and I had to ...
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Plex Media Server won't find media files

PMS on Arch won't find my media files. I can't think about anything else to say, but that I'm running PMS 0.9.16.4.1911-1 on Arch 4.4.5-1-ARCH. One of my libraries is set to /srv/plex/movies. The ...
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Install an OS on Dell Inspiron 7559

Tried Win 10 official iso (Pro) - hangs on "Getting files ready for installation (67%)", tried many times Tried Arch linux - it did install but soon failed to boot (because of some ELAN drivers I ...
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usb sound card not loading arch linux

I have the following /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf: alias char-major-116 snd alias snd-card-2 snd-usb-audio alias snd-card-1 snd-hda-intel alias snd-card-0 snd hda-intel options snd cards_limit=3 ...
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Are there advantages to EFI for Linux guest in Virtualbox

I want to install guest Linux (Arch Linux to be exact) through Virtualbox. Virtualbox has optional EFI support, I'm wondering if enabling it provides any pros for linux guests or not.
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Nylas N1 ignore self signed cert

I am trying to use the N1 mail client at my school. However, when I try to connect, I get the error "self signed certificate in certificate chain" I know the cert is self signed, how do I make N1 ...
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Moving an OS from a virtual box to the hard disk

I want to install arch linux on my laptop which currently has Elementary OS in it. I was wondering of it is possible to setup the arch linux in a virtual box and when I'm satisfied with its ...
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How do you make a list/file for pacman to install from?

I am trying to move from one arch install a (partitioned one) to another (a less-partitioned one) on my computer and I want a similar set up. So I was wondering if there was a simple way to get pacman ...
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Keymaps working on tty but now on Gnome - Arch Linux

When I was at Zsh installig Arch Linux, I listed the keymaps ls /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/**/*.map.gz and selected the one for my keyboard loadkeys br-abnt2.map.gz and worked fine there. After the ...
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systemd: cpu usage of services

I'm running systemd 229-3 on an up-to-date Arch Linux installation. Lightdm is launched on startup, and starts my XFCE desktop environment. Furthermore, laptop-mode-tools is installed and run on ...
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Installing Arch Linux- Do I need EFI?

I'm installing Arch Linux right now. I want to wipe the whole drive clean. However, there is a partition that is EFI. I don't know what to do with it. Can I delete it?
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Computer hangs up after X screen locking

I'm facing the following problem. Computer hangs up after either of those events: After some inactivity time, when the display goes to sleep according "display power management" settings. After I ...
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Organize your gems in Arch Linux

Dear super user community, I tried to understand organization gems in Arch Linux. I know that in default Arch installs gems in home directory (for one user) so when I put gem install package_name the ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi via NetworkManager sometimes(!)

I have an issue which occurs only in Arch + Xfce + NetworkManager. It doesn't occur in Arch + Gnome + NetworkManager or in Ubuntu or Arch + Xfce + wicd on my machine if I'm not missing something. ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome 3.18 on ArchLinux?

I'm running ArchLinux (Antergos) with Gnome 3.18.4 installed. I can't make touchégg work for multitouch gestures. I installed touchegg-git from the Aur (also tried touchegg). When I launch it, I only ...
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uWSGI works in the CLI but does not work as systemd or cron @reboot

I can run with no errors: uwsg --emperor /etc/uwsgi/emperor.ini typing that in a shell, but if i execute the same command as a @reboot in cron or as Exec in a Systemd service, i get a segault ...
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Noise in headphones when connected to laptop

I have a Dell m4800 laptop, with arch linux installed. Everytime I connect my headphones to the computer I hear a regular noise but just when no other sound is being played from computer. I am sure ...
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Wake On LAN works after windows shutdown but not linux

My computer is dual booting windows 10 and Arch linux. Currently, if I shut down the computer from windows 10 I can use wake on lan fine when if I use it after shutting down from windows, but it does ...
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Dual-boot windows 7 and Antergos Linux. Windows will only boot some times

Not long ago i clean installed windows 7 on ,y laptop. I then installed Antergos for dual-booting. Then windows chould not boot so i used boot-repair to fix it. When i now go in to grub to boot ...
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Unable to find where Evolution stores emails, to back them up

I'm trying to create a backup of the emails of evolution in Linux Arch. However, I can't find the source folder. This doesn't exist "~/.gconf/apps/evolution" and this doesn't either "~/.evolution". In ...
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setxkbmap doesn't use the right shortcuts

I have a problem using setxkbmap. I want to change my keyboard layout on pressing the right control and shift key. I've tried to setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout us,de -option grp:rctrl_rshift_toggle ...
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Linux Arch Xorg xf86EnableIOPorts failed

I recently installed Arch, as a desktop environment I chose Budgie desktop and I would like to run without any display manager. But sometimes I encounter an issue where when I log in and exec ...
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Unable to click top bar in gnome

I'm on a fresh linux arch install with gnome. I was able to install chromium and am currently writing this post with it. Unfortunately I'm unable to click the top bar of gnome (where I would be able ...
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KDE plasma partial screen after unplugging hdmi second screen

I have arch with KDE plasma on my laptop. Yesterday I tried a second vga screen using a hdmi-vga adaptor (my laptop has only hdmi entry). Everything worked fine, I used the second screen as an ...
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XFCE logs me out immediately instead of asking

Normally, 'log out' in XFCE was opening a window and offered "log out", "shutdown" and other options. Now it logs me out immediately and I don't know why. How could I find out why this is happening ...
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Macbook Air Mid 2013 Arch linux fbterm glitches

I'm currently setting up my arch linux uefi configuration on Macbook Air Mid 2013. Now i'm faced with graphical glitches when i'm running fbterm. It looks like this: I was trying to add ...
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macbook brightness control

I am running archlinux on an older macbook (core2duo processor with 2gigs of ram) Apart form the nvidia-drivers installation, everything else was easier to setup. The only problem is that I cannot ...
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How to encrypt a live rootfs on Arch Linux

I have a Linux Arch system running on a VPS. The rootfs is installed on a LVM partition. I would like to overlay an encrypted container on this partition, then reinstall the rootfs on it and enable ...
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How to build Arch linux package on Debian

Long story short - I have to build several Arch linux packages and the only machine available is Debian. Is it possible at all? Usual Arch packaging tools are not available in any Debian repo known to ...
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Tab glitch with tmux in archlinux

Bug difficult to explain, as it can have extremely random effects. But the idea is : when I open a new tab in my terminal using tmux (in tig, vim or cmus for exemple), the text always gets extremely ...
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Autostarting sshuttle as root

I'm experiencing problems when autostarting sshuttle when I log in. I'd prefer to let this program as root. On the client I'm running Arch Linux with LXDE, and LXDM to login. This client needs to ...
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How to edit PKGBUILD in aura?

My question is about an Archlinux AUR helper, - aura. I tried to edit a PKGBUILD file before installing a package, but could not: no keys that I use in text editors are working. What keys are used to ...
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Arch linux graphics problems

I've been trying to install various versions of arch (Manjaro, architect...). All goes well except for a graphics problem. I've tried updating drivers, changing window managers...to no avail. Actually ...
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dual boot arch linux with windows 10

In my Acer laptop I have Windows 10 installed on /dev/sda4 and the ESP partition is /dev/sda2. As described in the Beginner's Guide I installed Arch Linux on a newly created partition /dev/sda5 and ...
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Strange font rendering in Chromium and Firefox

On some sites I have troubles reading text because of strange rendering. The problem is in both Chromium and Firefox on ArchLinux on a MacBook Air 11" X is configured with RGB antialiasing, but it ...
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Dumping current .zshrc from terminal

I've wanted to make quick edit in a .zshrc, but vim said that it can't be written or something. So I quit, with :q!. Then I wanted to reopen this file... and it was empty. I still have terminal open ...
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PPTP error 619 when accessed externally

I set up a PPTPD server on Arch Linux. If I connect to the VPN using the server's local IP (192.168.1.107), it works, but if I connect to the VPN using the external IP address, then the client results ...
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PreLoader.efi: What's wrong with my Secure Boot settings?

I installed Arch Linux with Secure Boot enabled using PreLoader. I enrolled the hash for loader.efi, containing rEFInd, and vmlinuz-linux using HashTools. The problem is that I get a message saying: ...
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How do I get systemctl to print in color when being interacted with from a non-tty?

When I run a command like this: # systemctl status plexmediaserver I get nicely colored output. But when I run the following command: # watch -n300 --color systemctl status plexmediaserver Is ...