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IO freezes with AuFS on Hyper-V

I'm trying to use AuFS to pool storage with Arch running on HyperV. Unfortunately I'm getting freezes when writing many files via samba or rsync. The write ops eventually freeze and I get kernel ...
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Openbox opening pcmanfm instead of ranger

I was trying to configure my Openbox menu to start Ranger, a console based file manager. I open up obmenu, go to the File Managers folder and I replace pcmanfm in the execute section with xterm ...
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How can I change a ChrUbuntu 12.04 install over to Arch ARM on a first generation Samsung Chromebook XE500C21?

I installed ChrUbuntu 12.04 on my Chromebook (Samsung XE500C21) using this script. Is there a way to swap my distro over to Arch ARM? Failing that, is there an easy way to install Arch ARM on the ...
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difference in openvpn protocol between android and linux

I recently tried to connect with my custom openvpn server through my company network. I use a rather vanilla ovpn setup for this matter: tcp over port 443 (with comp-lzo) with public key auth. When I ...
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cp file in /dev/sdc, now drive isn't readable

So I was trying to instal Arch on my Laptop, and I wanted to copy boot.efi into my usb. cp boot.efi /dev/sdc cp boot.efi /dev/sdc1 cp boot.efi /dev/sdc2 and now its not being read. How can I fix my ...
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Arch Linux Graphics and Don't

I just installed Arch Linux with lightdm and awesome, and the fonts and display look very pixelated. I installed infinality, but it didn't seem to make much of a difference. I'm wondering if you all ...
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Owncloud in subdirectoy on arch + nginx + uwsgi

After several system updates of my Arch linux server, the owncloud web interface it is hosting stopped working. Unfortunately I noticed it only recently and I can't really go back to working system ...
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Disabling ECDSA

Guys I've just installed ArchLinux on my Cubieboard, but I can't connect via ssh to the target. Problem is in encryption. Putty and a SSH client on my Android device doesn't support the algorithm. So ...
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archlinux upgrade package-query fails to init alpm lib

I recently upgraded archlinux with pacman -Syu, i read on the website that i had to do a couple more manual steps to keep yaourt. I uninstalled yaourt and package-query, did the upgrade, downloaded ...
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Evo/lution AIS crashing when I run the installer

I'm trying to install Arch using the Evo/lution installer. After I boot into the Evo/Lution system, I am presented with a desktop. I connect to wifi, and am able to load webpages. I right click on the ...
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Archbang linux- error “target not found” trying to install programs

how to install programs into Archbang ? I get error: no target found after trying to install example, sudo pacman -S yaourt .
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What's this error when installing Arch Linux?

I am trying to install Arch Linux 64 bit on my Windows 8.1 laptop as dual boot with a USB and this line showing never ends. udevd[103]: timeout: killing 'usb_id --export ...
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Unable to Scroll In Arch Virtual Machine Running Gnome Shell

In my Arch VM (on VirtualBox), I cannot scroll in any program. System: Windows 10 with VirtualBox v4.3.20, r96997 Razor Deathadder Chroma mouse The VM is Arch Linux 64-bit, running gnome-shell ...
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Why does my networking work while installing os in qemu but doesn't when I boot

I have a qemu system running arch-linux. While installing the device with: qemu-system-x86_64 -hda arch.img -boot d -cdrom archlinux-2014.12.01-dual.iso -m 1024 I can access the network from qemu ...
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Files in $HOME losing executable bit

On my laptop running Arch, I have a bunch of git repositories cloned under ~/git. My problem is that from time to time (maybe once in a month or so), all the executable files inside the clones will ...
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Grub and a blinking cursor

From last two days. I've been trying to Install Arch Linux on my PC (dual boot with windows xp {xp is already installed}) I failed two times due to not following Arch's beginners guide on Arch wiki. ...
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setup edimax wifi dongle on arch linux

I have bought an edimax wifi dongle recently, and have arch-linux as my os. I have installed netctl also, but the guides out there arent comprehensive for me, can anyone provide a step by step ...
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How can I find 64 bit kernel for arch

Hey I downloaded 64 bit arch iso image file and I installed it on VMware but arch doesn't boot with the problem that the kernel needs x86-64 CPU, but only detected i686 CPU. My CPU is 64 bit i7 and I ...
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Gitweb 404 - No projects found on ArchLinux ARM

I have some troubles with gitweb configuration on my RPi (powered by ArchLinux ARM). As you can see in the topic title I get "404 No projects founds" error. I followed ArchLinux wiki but it didn't ...
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Configuring a Git server on Arch Linux

I’m looking to turn my website that I’m building from scratch (that is, the root of the site) into a Git server. Basically I’d like to be able to have a local copy that I can edit through Eclipse and ...
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VirtualBox shared folder got permission denied on a vboxsf group

I got similar problem with this one Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group. Instead, I'm running ArchLinux. As it is also has mentioned in the ...
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How to write a systemd service that depends on a device being present?

I would like to write a systemd service that depends on USB WiFi dongle being present. It doesn't need to start when device is plugged in as long as it doesn't start when device is not plugged in. How ...
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lenovo x200 arch hibernate not working

I'm running up to date arch + i3 on my lenovo x200. The only thing that doesnt work is hibernate. What I did so far: changed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to: ...
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Arch linux: set keyboard layout to PL

I'm unsuccessfully trying to force my Arch to set pl layout on X start. I've googled for solutions, and I found couple of tutorials/tips but none of them works. My current, keyboard related ...
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Files on the virtual box hard drive disappeared, how can I get them back?

I have virtual box hosting arch linux. My Windows system crashed so I reinstalled Windows and everything on C: drive is gone. The virtual hard disk VDI file is on a external hard disk so it is kept. I ...
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ArchLinux on MacbookPro 5.3 EFI single boot with hfs-bless

I want to try to install ArchLinux on my macbook pro 5.3 with EFI support, i don't want any other OS but Archlinux. but i am unable to convince Apple firmware to load my custom efi image. What i have ...
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location of wpa_gui profiles

I'm using wpa_gui together with wpa_supplicant on my Arch Linux laptop to connect to my work wifi (WPA2-EAP). I tried to only use wpa_supplicant to connect, but for some reason my conf isn't ...
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Establishing ethernet connection unreliable on Dell E6530, Arch Linux

Since end of September, my network connects only sporadically, or with 100Mbps on my Dell E6530 on Arch Linux using netctl. Typically, I need to execute netctl switch-to myconnection many times until ...
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Images and styles do not load in GitLab

I've installed gitlab on arch and now when I connect to it using localhost, everything displays fine If I use my domain, it works but displays no icons or images and the stylesheet is messed up
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What is the difference in these WLAN commands?

Ultimately, I am trying to diagnose a wifi connection issue that I have had for over a month. Simply, it connects and at a random amount of time, disconnects (within 5min to 2hours). Nothing I can do ...
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Set up rtl8723bs SDIO card

I am trying to set up rtl8723bs SDIO wi-Fi card on 3.17.2 kernel. I've compile and install driver like here. grep -i cfg8 .config CONFIG_CFG80211=y # CONFIG_CFG80211_DEVELOPER_WARNINGS is ...
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Have Arch Linux, want slack, must keep both; no cd, no usb or money; can chroot, pre-partitioned: GPT

I have a laptop with Arch Linux on it [averagejoey2000@JoeyHobbyPCarchLinux arch-install-scripts]$ lsblk -l NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 596.2G 0 disk sda1 8:1 0 ...
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Arch Wifi - Connects but doesn't stay connected

Arch x86_64 (plain install on mSATA via USB) Linux 3.17 NetworkManager DHCP enabled at boot via systemctl Generally, the host computer is a Surface Pro 1 w/ Marvell Avastar Wifi Card and connected to ...
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Is it possible to use uvesafb with nvidia proproetary drivers?

I would like to have high-resolution console with NVidia proprietary driver. To accomplish that I'm trying to use uvesafb. So what I've done: yaourt -S v86d /etc/modprobe.d/uvesafb.conf: ...
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How to TRY automounting an external drive in Arch

So I'm trying to setup my own NAS using a Model B Raspberry PI running archlinuxarm and a 500GB external hardrive. In the past I used fstab to automount the drive on boot but I found out that when the ...
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gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: The TLS connection was non-properly terminated

I'm trying to run emacs 24.4-1 on up-to-date Arch Linux. My dotfiles have gone a bit awry, so I cleared out my ~/.emacs.d/ and put in it an init.el with this content (taken verbatim from here): ...
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Arch linux - sound disappeared after the installation of pulseaudio

I'm using Arch linux with the above onboard sound card : 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell Device 0220 Flags: ...
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Locking Arch Linux with keyfile on USB

I'm currently preparing to install reinstall Arch Linux on my HDD and was going to encrypt the whole disk and then I saw this https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Dm-crypt/Device_encryption#Keyfiles ...
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Character set in Linux filesystem

I just installed some Arch Linux packages, which dumped this file onto my disk: /etc/ssl/certs/EBG_Elektronik_Sertifika_Hizmet_Sağlayıcısı.pem Note that the file name seems to contain Turkish ...
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installing encrypted manjaro linux with windows

Im trying to install manjaro linux (which is based on arch linux) beside windows 8 (MBR) on my SSD as a encrypted LVM system. I tried doing this through the gui installer but am unable to find LVM ...
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[solved]error: unable to find root device dropped to recovery shell

I recently upgraded Arch, which included a kernel update, which meant I had to copy the kernel image over to /EFI/arch in my EFI boot partition... when I try to boot /EFI/arch/vmlinuz-linux from the ...
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keyboard mapping doesn't work anymore

[EDIT: After the night it came back to normal. IMO it's a hardware pb because sometimes it comes back, and then disappear...] I don't know why, but suddently, the keys "a" and "q" begun to do the ...
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Left click not working Arch Linux KDE

I run Arch-Linux on a Intel i3 processor w/ x64 architecture. I installed arch Linux and other than gdm failing and preventing me from booting, it went pretty smoothly. For the longest time, I used ...
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Unknown characters in LXTerm terminal on Arch linux

I am trying to learn node.js using the learnyounode node from http://nodeschool.io on an arch linux machine running LXDE. I am using the bundled LXTerminal to execute it. However, when I run it, see ...
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failing to mount root partition when trying to boot arch linix through refind

sorry about the uninformative title, but i'm not exactly sure what is at fault. I recently did a system upgrade through pacman, and I copied the kernel over to my efi partition under EFI/arch. i am ...
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Linux - fstab entry for hfsplus on ssd

I've got an Arch and OS X install sharing an HFS+ (non-journaled) /home partition. My Arch side seems to have issues with the partition. In particular, deleting multiple files causes the drive to ...
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Package downgrade from live environment

I run arch Linux on an hp laptop. I installed a graphical login manager (gdm) and during boot, the kernel unpacks, systemd starts, but when it attempts to start my login manager "An error has ...
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Gnome 3.14 system menu new button

Just installed Gnome 3.14 on Arch. What's the function of this new button on system menu?
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Enable KMS after logging in

Is there some way to enable KMS after booting. My linux box is set up to log into a console, with X having to be started manually if required. I do not want to enable KMS on booting, as it causes ...
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amd catalyst radeon hd 6000 series save

I have a amd radeon hd 6800 graphic card. And a arch linux. I install: catalyst-hook catalyst-utils catalyst-libgl opencl-catalyst lib32-catalyst-utils lib32-catalyst-libgl lib32-opencl-catalyst ...