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What should i do to make internet work properly on linux mint?

When i installed linux there were no broadcomm wireless drivers . so i opened driver manager and installed it from there after that internet worked fine but after an hour it stopped working , the ...
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Gnome - touchpad gesturers

I am using gnome 3.17.90 on XPS 13 2015 , arch linux. I tried use xf86-input-libinput. The touchpad works well as a mouse and for scrolling up and down. I dont understand how can I make the ...
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How to make urxvt and emacs display fonts the same way?

Here's an image of emacs (left) and urxvt (right) displaying contents of the same file. Note how urxvt characters are shorter, wider, and (to me) not as pleasing to the eye. On some systems ...
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Can't boot into archiso (Arhc Linux) in my HP netbook to perfom installation of it

I'm trying to install Arch Linux in na HP Pavilion 10". I deleted all partitions (including EFI partition, I guess) with cfdisk the only time i booted with Arch, but now I rebooted and i can't boot ...
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After Upgrade: Pacman error 404

I've upgraded Arch Linux on my Raspberry, and now receiving following error every time I want to update my system with pacman -Syu: :: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving ...
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Not able to set wallpaper after reboot through ~/.fehbg in .xinitrc in i3 on Arch Linux

I'm trying to set my wallpaper using an automated script in .xinitrc rather than having to set it after every reboot by myself. I've used feh to set the wallpaper. And then used the generated .fehbg ...
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Gnome 3 programs apparently disappearing in Arch Linux?

I’m on Arch Linux using Gnome 3, and programs will randomly “disappear” after a length of time sometimes, but I know they are working in the background. For example, I had TeamSpeak up, left my ...
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Mounting HFS+ partition on Arch Linux

I'm having some problems with mounting an hfs+ partition on Arch Linux. When I run sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sda2 /mnt/mac I get this error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on ...
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start systemd-nspawn/systemd container on boot

I've been working with systemd-nspawn and have a couple of containers that I'd like to automatically start at system start. I'm using arch linux and according to the archwiki entry, the following ...
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Accidentally deleted the wrong partition. Now my drive is not appearing

My computer is in the process of being dual-booted windows 8.1/Arch. I have two drives: a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD. I have the SSD reserved strictly for windows (because of recent mistakes made in ...
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$XDG_CONFIG_HOME issue while installing Bspwm [Arch Linux]

So I'm off a fresh install of Arch Linux and now I'm at the stage of configuring Bspwm and have been reading off of https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bspwm I've also been reading this to get a ...
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Added 2x DIMMs to Linux system but not seen in Total Memory

I had an old PC with Arch Linux $ uname -a Linux desktop 4.1.4-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Aug 3 21:53:10 UTC 2015 i686 GNU/Linux with 2GB RAM. I've added 2x1Gb DDR2 DIMMs and now the system has ...
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Macbook air Wifi won't start on boot anymore. arch linux

I rebooted my computer manually this morning, via the power button on the keyboard, because I have yet to find out how to get my macbook to sleep correctly. When it booted back up it failed to start ...
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How to overwrite one line of local config instead of whole file (icons related)

When I copy /usr/share/icons/Faenza-Green to ~/.icons and change in ~/.icons/Faenza-Green/index.theme [Icon Theme] Name=Faenza-Green Inherits=Faenza-Dark,Faenza,gnome ... long rest of a file ... ...
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How to Setup Codeblocks for openGL in Manjaro Linux

I have searched every corner, I couldn't find any solution. I want to setup OpenGl in CodeBlocks in Linux. I've been looking for it from last 34 hours. Help me !!!
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Black screen and cursor after upgrading Arch

Yesterday I've upgraded my Arch system with yaourt -Syua. When I rebooted computer and logged in, I saw a black screen with mouse cursor instead of terminal, lemonbar and other stuff i should see when ...
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Stop Monitor Wake-Up Events Using KDE Plasma 5

I'm using Arch Linux with KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment. Unfortunately, I've been having this odd issue with my monitors waking up after going into screen energy saving. I haven't figured out all ...
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How to get mac address of a device using linux without using automatic tools?

I want to know if there is a method to obtain mac address of a protected(wpa 2 ) wifi hotspot or network without using aircrack -ng , airdump-ng,etc. But rather by some basic command.
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What to download using pacman while Installing arch linux?

Do we need to download all the packages like bash,vi,etc using pacman in order to run arch-chroot command while installing arch?
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Why can't I run any software I want, on any kind of device? [closed]

I don't understand quite a simple thing. Why can't I run any software I want on any kind of device? I mean, why can't I run (just for example) Windows OS on the iPhone? Both have hard drives, RAM, ...
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Zsh shows debug information on startup

My zsh shell is showing some weird behaviour lately. Every time i start a new session these debug information are shown before my prompt: LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 LESS=-R LOGNAME=username ...
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Unable to install in MSYS2 using Arch Linux pacman

I have installed MSYS2 on Windows and successfully used the Arch Linux pacman installer to get a bunch of programs on there (gcc puthon vim etc). Some things give a "not found" error, though, and I ...
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How do I boot to new drive?

So here's the deal. I have a laptop that came with Windows and a plethora of other partitions. I added a couple partitions after shrinking the Windows one for Linux. I'm using rEFInd for my bootloader ...
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Install arch linux when lvm on luks keyfile on usb and bootlouder on usb

'm trying to install Arch Linux in the following way: LVM is installed on LUKS when the LUKS key is image stored on USB And the botlaodr is also on additional USB For some reason, even though I did ...
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Unable to install Linux header for current kernel with pacman

I have installed kernel version 3.16.1-1 but i am unable to install the linux headers, as pacman attempts to install the latest version. How do i install the right kernel headers? I am using a UDOO ...
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Should I run arch linux through bootcamp?

Just a question, I love macs, I love arch linux, is it possible to arch through bootcamp on the el capitan beta?
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VirtualBox: USB device is busy with the previous request

I want to use my pendrive on Arch Linux that is currently on VirtualBox. My host system is Windows 10. I've already added a USB device filter, but Arch doesn't see any USB disk. When I try to connect ...
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Docker - Error starting daemon

I have tried to install Docker to my RPI on Arch Linux and got the following error message, when try to start a new container. FATA[0000] Error starting daemon: Error initializing network ...
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Xorg not working properly in arch linux

New to Arch Linux and having problems getting any desktop environment or window manager to work properly after a clean install. After I installed the Nvidia graphics driver for my laptop I installed ...
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Upon booting an Arch Linux installation media, how do I know which drive is which?

So let's say I have a 5 disks. How do I know which one is /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc and so on?
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Creating a symbolic link for Firefox and launching creates 2 Firefox windows

I am using Arch Linux and LXDE. I have downloaded Firefox and moved it over to: /opt/firefox (e.g., mv firefox /opt/firefox). Next, I created symbolic link to the user/bin folder: ln -s ...
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Unable to install grub for Archlinux on vmware fusion

I am trying to install Archlinux on vmware fusion. Everything went well until I had to install grub. The problem is when I try to run: grub-install --no-floppy --recheck /dev/sda I get the following ...
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Broadband provider with problems to access Google Services

I am experiencing a very unusual issue. I use a radio Internet provider (the only one available in my region) and recently I am having problems to access some very specific services from Google. ...
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Vagrant: Mounting folder using NFS version 4 in arch linux

I am trying to mount an NFS folder using Vagrant 1.7.2 in Arch Linux. Currently the mount is working by forcing it to use nfs version 3: gemini_dcr.vm.synced_folder '/scr', '/folder', type:'nfs', ...
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Replace GTK file dialog with alternative

Is there any way to configure GTK programs to use a different file dialog? Reading ancient articles on the default dialog and seeing no difference to the current version does no bode well for it's ...
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virtual box issues and concerns - configure to use hdd rather than ssd?

I decided to give arch a go, first in a virtual machine. I had an issue with only getting 32 bit options but I checked my uefi bios and fixed that. I have installed virtual box on an ssd but I want to ...
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AMD catalyst driver crashing X.org on Arch Linux

(repost from https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=199923) I'm trying to get the proprietary AMD driver to work on my Lenovo B5070 laptop. The opensource drivers seem to work fine, but I need ...
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Arch (Linux): Failed to start verifying integrity of password and group files

I have just started installing arch and installed numerous programs, one of which is mysql. Upon starting linux, I recognized this error [FAILED] Failed to start verifying integrity of password and ...
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dnsmasq pass a url using dhcp option 43

I have been reading the documentation of dnsmasq and different examples found on internet but I have been unable to succeed. I am trying to pass a URL to the CPE using dhcp option 43. The CPE is ...
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Linux and Windows EFI - Not enough space

I already have Windows installed on my machine, and I'm trying to install an EFI boot manager such as Grub, rEFInd, or gummiboot on Arch Linux. Whenever I try to install any of these three options I ...
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Does Arch Linux support a high DPI laptop display?

I'm currently looking for a laptop to use with Arch Linux and XFCE, and have a question about Arch's support for, or compatibility with, high-DPI (retina-style) displays. Does Arch support this type ...
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Too slow archlinux

I have both ubuntu (latest - 15.04 with fresh updates) and archlinux (latest) but when I boot in arch I have a problem: everything is slow as a snail. On archlinux the flashplugin FREEZES the whole ...
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Linux permissions in dual-booting scenario

This may sound like an odd request, but I'm currently dual-booting Arch with Win7, and I'm using Variety on Arch to switch wallpapers. The problem is that the wallpapers are on the Win7 partition, ...
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Value too large for defined data type

I am following this guide on how to chroot arch linux in my android device. Welcome back gnu! - My revenge on Android In case you do not read the guide, I made a linux.img file on my pc, using dd ...
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In Arch linux, do applications launched from a ramdisk act the same if the OS booted from disk vs a liveCD?

Let's say our application only tries to access files from it's own directory but it's also based on libraries sitting in /usr/lib, which in turn sits on a disk. If we set up a ramdisk, move the ...
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How to set a single modifier key as a shortcut in openbox?

I want to have my super key start dmenu. I set it as a keyboard shortcut in my rc.xml: <keybind key="0x85"> <action name="Execute"> <command>dmenu_run</command> ...
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Accessing WiFi from a “Live” Linux DVD

I am stuck with a WINDOWS 8.1 machine -- I don't own it, so I cannot install Linux, either instead of Win or dual-boot. I would like to run within a Linux system; so I have several "Live" DVD's. ...
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What are null certificates in Gnome Seahorse?

In the "Default Trust" tab in Seahorse there are several personal certificates named simply "(null)", which are issued by "No name". There's nothing on their property pages. What are these? Can they ...
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Is there a way to install Arch Linux on a separate drive via Windows?

I want to install Arch Linux on a new SSD I've bought however I don't have any discs or external drives to install it from. Is it possible to install Arch Linux via Windows 7 which is running on a ...
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Audio is mono on Thinkpad X201 on Arch

My Lenovo Thinkpad X201 audio is mono and playing only on the left speaker on Arch Linux, I saw people complaining about this in Windows and the cause was a driver issue, so I assume this could be the ...