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Running a server for Minetest

I hope this is the correct stackexchange site to ask this question. I am trying to run a minetest server from my computer (Linux) but I'm unable to connect it from another computer connected to the ...
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Bios flashing : copying exe to bootable external hd (cannot create regular file, read only filesystem)

I want to flash my bios so I can reset it with HP super+b boot bios reset. I downloaded the .exe flash. I created a Windows PE iso and burned it on a external HD that I will boot on, using the 'dd' ...
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UEFI boot options doesn't appear in efibootmgr

Hello everyone, I'm new here treat me well ;) I want to change the boot order with efibootmgr but in the boot order appears options that I can't select. # efibootmgr Timeout: 2 seconds BootOrder:...
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Best Practices for removing unwanted menu shortcuts in KDE

Is there a recommended way to remove unwanted menu shortcuts from the application menu (XDG standards compliant). I've got a few packages that tend to install multiple shortcuts even though I only ...
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Conky Error: Attempt to index a nil value (local 'settings')

I just recently started using Arch Linux and decided to throw Conky on my desktop. However, whenever I try to boot Conky, it throws me the following error: conky: Syntax error (/home/michael/.conkyrc:...
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How to run a Bash script when using a graphical desktop login

I am running the MATE desktop on Arch Linux, and I have a bash script that I run which: Configures MATE to work with multiple monitors Connects the PC to the internet Changes my mouse speed I have ...
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Strange certificates when updating with etckeeper in ArchLinux

I just updated my arch distro and got this: create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/02756ea4.0 create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/2c11d503.0 create mode 120000 ca-...
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corrupted Arch Linux OS after accessing partition from Windows 7(dual boot)

I have(had) Arch Linux as my primary OS on my laptop and then I installed Windows 7 to dual boot. All setup went very well and was working. After a day or two, I had installed ext2fsd to mount & ...
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Why is my Arch Linux VM not saving after a reboot?

I'm trying to set up my own Arch Linux install on a virtual machine, but I've found out that every time I reboot the VM it loses all my content. I think this is because I'm using a live ISO for Arch, ...
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Unable to use egde-scroll in Gnome 3 on arch linux

I am trying to switch to Arch Linux with Gnome Desktop. Unfortunately, I can't set the scroll-method to edge-scrolling in the mouse-settings (They removed the option). It's set to two-finger-scrolling ...
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Making manually mounted LUKS volume visible in Nautilus

In Unity under Ubuntu, when I mounted a volume under /media, then it was shown in Nautilus, as if it was mounted by gvfs. Now I'm running GNOME 3.20.1, which mounts its drives under /run/media/[user]....
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EliteBook 8460p - Custom Boot Logo with Arch Linux

I know that my EliteBook 8460p supports a custom boot logo (not the HP one). I read these two posts on how to do so ( 1. HP ProBook custom boot logo, 2. HP Elitebook 8570w custom boot logo) - further ...
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Arch/Grub - Disable booting message

I just installed Arch Linux for the first time. I'd like to achieve just a black screen when booting until I'm asked for the login. I'm using grub as a boot loader. And added the line: ...
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Arch Linux UEFI dual boot on BIOS-MBR(msdos) Windows 10

I am trying to dual-boot Arch Linux in UEFI mode with Windows 10 (BIOS-MBR) mode, but I don't know how to correctly partition it or use the GRUB boot loader. What I've read in a beginner's guide ...
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Dualboot BlackArch Linux

I want to install Blackarch Linux however when I try to install it, it seems like it wants to delete my existing systems by claiming that my entire disk is "free space". To start the installation I ...
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Where is the menubar in evince on arch?

I just installed the pdf viewer evince on arch linux and don't find the menubar. I tried the Alt key but nothing happens. I also tried all other keys on my keyboard and read the FAQ on the product ...
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Terminal doesn't open after installing oh-my-zsh

I installed zsh and switched shells, and then after curling oh-my-zsh, LXTerminal and Termite do not open. I deleted oh-my-zsh and my zshrc and they still do not open. Any ideas? I was thinking of ...
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archlinux: wifi connected but no internet where as internet works with wired

I have wired and also wifi connection. Wired connection internet works, while the internet of wifi not working If connected to wired and also wifi the following is the output of ifconfig. root@...
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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...
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How to display IP at login screen in Arch Linux

I was able to do in Ubuntu by editing the file: /etc/rc.local and add: IP=$(/sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'inet addr:' | cut -d: -f2 | awk '{ print $1}') echo "IP: $IP" > /etc/issue In Arch, ...
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Evince default window position

I have an Arch Linux desktop machine with 2 monitors and 4 workspaces. On the last workspace I usually have Firefox loaded on the left monitor to access Zimbra mail. While on the right monitor I have ...
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How to install Arch Linux to laptop Harddrive from Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I have my laptop's HD in my PC. I want to install it without any issues to work on the laptop. For example, things like assuming the wrong hardware or putting grub on my PC. For one thing: My PC's ...
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Arch XFCE keyboard dead

I use Arch (Antergos). Recently my keyboard stops responding after the greeter screen. No error messages are displayed, | am able to log in. Any idea for the solution?
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Hotspot not recognised as network device in Arch Linux

I have a hotspot as my only method of acquiring an internet connection. My computer does not have a WiFi card. When I used Ubuntu and Manjaro, I could use the network applet to configure a broadband ...
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Some unicode symbols still not displayed with urxvt or xterm

I've been having trouble viewing certain unicode symbols under urxvt or xterm. The font I'm using is Source Code Pro for Powerline which I installed through the powerline fonts repo. My .Xresources ...
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My laptop's wi-fi device often goes not detectable in ArchLinux

I don't sure if it's hardware failure that requires going to a service center (I strongly hope it's not the case), sometimes my laptop get no wi-fi device available. The device keeps hiding for ...
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Problems booting the archlinux ISO from grub

I've downloaded the archlinux ISO to my drive and would like to set up a grub entry so I can boot from it, but I get these errors when I select the new grub entry on startup (even though /boot/iso/...
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Extended desktop with Optimus in Linux

The issue I'm experiencing is extending my desktop, it also pans 1 monitor to the entire viewport of all screens. This is what I'm dealing with: Dell XPS L702X sudo lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Implementation of systemd service with dependency on external HDD

I just want to share a few thoughts about my first systemd configuration. So far I just used commands like start and stop this time I want more. I have a raspberry-pi running arch. I have a external ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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how to add an arch linux entry to efi grub

I have recently installed arch on a disk with windows 7 and Ubuntu on it already. Both the Ubuntu and arch installs are encrypted and I have installed grub to EFI. I can boot arch from BIOS (which ...
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YouCompleteMe Error: Tern server is not running(crashed)

I updated YCM few days ago then I found js completion is missing. I've recompiled it by ./install.py --tern-completer, and YcmDebugInfo command shows Tern server is not running(crashed). This is ...
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network fails to start at boot time

I'm installing arch linux on a new computer, following the arch wiki instructions. But the networks fails to start at boot time; Here's the output of 'journalctl -xe | grep network' : mai 03 17:03:...
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Group Alias in Linux

In Linux, especially Ubuntu and Arch, is there a way to add an alias to a group name? Specifically, I have a python script which checks for the group 'nogroup', which is called 'nobody' on Arch. I'd ...
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Failed to Start Light Display Manager

I was trying to install Deepin desktop environment in Arch, following these instructions, everything works perfect but I noticed that my Gnome environment started to work slowly, for instance, the ...
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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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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.