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Arch Linux chroot cannot mount sysfs

I am running in a chroot with Arch Linux. It is good. I can start it and also did pacman -Syu. My problem is, I cannot do any pacman activities. It says I should do pacman-db-upgrade, but pacman is ...
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how to download and install outdated linux-headers

I just watched the issue concerning how to add additional driver (module) into pre-compiled kernel; I tried to install the linux-headers but in the current repository I could find that all the ...
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Color scheme(s) in Vim not properly working

On Archlinux, using Vim 7.4 (installed with pacman), I tried to use the lucius color scheme. However, the moment I turned it on, all color went away. This happened in the Xfce Terminal emulator under ...
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Cross Platform Disk Encryption between Arch and Windows [closed]

I recently got a job working in the health care industry which would require me to encrypt my drive. My setup is as follows: 500gb Windows 7 NTFS partition, mounted to /mnt 150gb Arch ...
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What do I need for VLC to play mp4 video?

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi as a media box that can stream from torrents using Peerflix. To test, I've set up a local tracker and one torrent containing an mp4 video. Peerflix is working ...
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How to boot USB stick in BIOS mode?

I have an UEFI-motherboard - ASUS P8Z77-MPRO. It supports CSM(Compatible Support Module). My Win7 is installed in BIOS mode, I've checked it. This because, I must install ArchLinux in the same ...
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How to connect two computers wirelessly

I want to connect my Raspberry on which I installed archlinux arm, wirelessly to my computer. With this connection I want to stream a live video from the Raspberry Pi. Raspberry<------Wireless ...
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How can I know which partition is EFI system partition?

I want to install ArchLinux from working dual-boot system. There's one step where I got stuck: # Mount the EFI System partition with: sh-4.3# mount /dev/sdaX /mnt/boot/efi I ran fdisk -l ...
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How do i change the default build directory in Arch

I am trying to build a driver from source for my Ralink wireless USB adapter but the system is trying to use an old and empty build folder in make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= -C ...
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Wired connection being dropped

I have an ARMv7 microcomputer (based on Freescale IMX6) that works as media server, running on Archlinux. The last couple of weeks i've been having issues with the wired connection (eth0), it drops ...
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JPGs seem corrupted on Arch but are good on Fedora and Windows7

I re-installed Arch on my computer (clean install). Since then when copying images (JPG) and movies (mov) from SD card they seem to be corrupted. When rsync-ing to the computer some of the files ...
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Can't connect to udp tracker (Rtorrent)

So I just got rtorrent, fixed my settings, but it still won't connect to udp no matter which torrent i use, udp is enabled and every settings seems fine. Still I can't connect! Reply if you need some ...
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Arch Linux mpd error-

MPD installed on Arch Linux ARM resulting in this error: mpd: /usr/lib/liblzma.so.5: no version information available (required by /usr/lib/libavcodec.so.56 I already cleared some of the errors ...
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No sound on Arch Linux (ALSA)

Output of aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... output of sudo aplay -l **** *List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices* **** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC662 rev1 Analog ...
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I wanted to install arch linux on a UEFI/GPT system and had questions about the process

My original formal question was "How do I install Arch linux on a GPT/UEFI system" This is meant to be addressed with the documentation provided by the arch linux community, located here: ...
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How to change DNS on a minimal networking setup

How can I replace my DNS? I am not using a network manager, except for systemd-networkd and wpa_supplicant for wireless, with wpa_cli. I'm on Arch Linux, if it matters. Although I can add DNS to my ...
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Filesystem fails when trying to boot Arch from USB pendrive

Lately I was trying to make bootable pendrive with Linux Arch. Following "Begginers guide" from wiki.archlinux.org, I made it, using syslinux as my bootloader, however, it doesn't work properly. ...
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Set nautilus up action to backspace

I use arch linux. I had changed the Up action of nautilus from Alt+left arrow to Backspace. But after a full update, it reverted back to Alt+left. I checked the file '~/.config/nautilus/accels' but ...
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Make manually installed programs visible in system(whisker menu)

I have manually installed aptana Studio under /opt/aptana, I have created a symlink under /usr/bin, but how can I make aptana visible in whisker menu, is there a systemwide daemon or config file where ...
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Arch linux + cinnamon, touching touch screen clicks at touchpad cursor

I'm setting up a new Dell XPS 13 (2015), running Arch linux (I needed to wipe the basic ubuntu install in order to set up a fully encrypted disk) with cinnamon as my desktop environment. I have set ...
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Getting Bluetooth to work in Arch Linux

I recently installed BBQLinux on USB flash drive. The wireless is working fine, but I can't figure out how to get bluetooth to work to connect my keyboard. Here is the list of modules loaded: ...
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IPXE booting with changed MAC address (eth0 hw address)

my internet provider recognizes users by MAC address. I have made up my mac address and now I have problem. I want to boot arch netinstall via pxe... but I cannot change my MAC address easily. ...
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Arch Linux extremelly slow and laggy

I was looking for an distribution that has Android Studio built in and came across 'BBQLinux'. The Android Studio works, but it's extremelly slow, to the point where it's unusable. I downloaded the ...
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Unable to find package virtual box for archlinux

I was unable to run pacman -S virtualbox, all mirrors would return 404 so I upgraded my mirror list from this page https://www.archlinux.org/mirrorlist/ and I'm still unable to find the package. Am I ...
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What's the recommended way to use/install webapps on Arch Linux? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out the best way to robustly setup webapps on my Arch Linux + nginx server. The way I used to do it before was to download and unpack e.g. latest version of dokuwiki/wordpress ...
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Set up Firefox sync programmatically

I want to set up Firefox sync from the command line. I wrote a Arch Linux install script I want to be able to set up Firefox sync as well. I am thinking I can change the profile somehow, but I am not ...
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Chroot into Arch Bootable USB

I have a bootable USB drive with Arch Linux recently installed on it (Linux kernel 3.19.2). I want to plug it in to my computer and chroot into it (or possibly run it inside a container, using ...
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Arch Linux insane memory usage

I just installed Arch Linux and set it pretty much up how I want it to be. At the moment XFCE4 with LighDM, Firefox and a few other little applications are running. I wanted to see whats going on in ...
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Awesome WM, left click to close menus

In awesome WM, how can I change mouse behaviour with client menus and with the main "awesome" menu? I just want a basic left click (on desktop or on client windows) to close opened menus. I have ...
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Flash not showing in /dev but I see it in lsusb

I have a USB flash drive. I formatted it some time ago, and an copy of my Bitcoin private keys were on it. I would like to recover it (it was formatted as Ext4, if I remember). After plugging the USB ...
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How do I disable devices to conserve power?

I run ArchLinux on a Lenovo G series and downloaded powertop and it says that USB bluetooth and "USB device: Lenovo EasyCamera" are drawing a lot of power. While it advised I implement these rule: ...
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Lightweight linux preboot environment?

I was wondering if there was any way to setup a light, low resource linux environment that'll have basic features like a web browser but can boot into a full linux distro or Windows if I need a more ...
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Why is bash adding spaces and stretching out filenames in Arch Linux?

My Arch Linux laptop is creating some strange output when using bash. It puts spaces between characters and stretches out files names. I’ve tried to remove/reinstall bash-completion but nothing ...
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Broken boot-splash arch linux

Does anyone know why systems sometimes make broken images on boot? I had same problem when I've upgraded my kernel on Ubuntu. Now this problem appears on my Arch laptop as well (fresh install and ...
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After a crash computer will not boot with btrfs drive

So since I started using btrfs, when my computer crashes (mainly because battery ran out but on any crashe i had up until now) it does not boot anymore (the issue seems that the kernel cannot mount ...
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How to move a Linux installation to a larger disk with a different partition scheme?

I decided to make a small Arch Linux USB flash drive to carry around when I need Linux. So I successfully installed it on an awful 8GB flash drive with 5GB on / and 3GB on /home. I would like to do ...
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Install noveau driver but keeps nvidia driver installed in Arch Linux

I've read this manual to do this. It said I have to comment out blacklist nouveau in /etc/modprobe.d/nouveau_blacklist.conf file. But, there's no such a file there. So how can I do this?
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GTX 860M stuck to 33 Mhz after suspend on linux

With the official nvidia driver, whenever I enter suspend mode and return, the GPU clock is set to 33 Mhz and stays there no matter what I do. Kernel: 3.19.2-1-ARCH Driver: 346.47 Hardware: MSI GE60 ...
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Can’t boot into Linux Mint after installing Arch Linux

On my computer, I have Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, and recently Arch Linux, installed in a partition scheme like so /dev/sda1 SYSTEM (Win 8 bootloader, BCD, etc.) /dev/sda2 Windows 8.1 ...
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Persistent mapping of hci names

I want a stable mapping between bluetooth hardware and hciX under /sys/class/bluetooth, similar to how wlanX maps to wifi chips. I wrote a udev rule. The rule is matching correctly by ...
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Arch Linux UEFI bootable usb installation media

I want to install Arch Linux in UEFI mode, but I fail at booting the installation media in UEFI mode. What I have done so far is: Create msdos partition table on usb key OR create gpt partition ...
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Arch Linux: My adapter resets every 5 or so minutes, for an unknown reason

I'm running an Arch Linux 64-bit VM using Oracle's VirtualBox. Everything is working fine, except my adapter keeps resetting every few minutes. I don't know what's causing this. I get a message ...
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Java processes are choking ArchLinux on Wandboard; disconnects from SSH and gibberish in the log files

I’m facing a strange problem on my Wandboard where I’m running ArchLinux as a distribution. I’m running Oracle’s ARM JDK version 1.7.0_60-b19 and Java processes are choking. I’m suddenly not able to ...
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XFCE Login Error: Unable to Load Failsafe Session

I'm having a problem logging into xfce under Arch Linux. Problem: After logging in (with Slim like I usually do), I get this error message: Unable to load a failsafe session Unable to determine ...
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Run bash script at boot?

Im looking for a way to run a bash script at boot that will simply display information. For example #!/bin/bash echo "test" echo "info" exit
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Set wallpaper in arch console?

Is it possible to set a wallpaper on a console only install of arch linux, similar to the way GRUB2 can have a wallpaper set with the GRUB_BACKGROUND= line in /etc/default/grub?
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postgres -w flag breaking systemd

So I am pretty new to Arch and am having a strange issue. Using systemctl I can not start postgresql. Starting postgresql directly with pg_ctl works fine and it is even started briefly with systemctl. ...
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Dns server for specific domain

Is there a way to define a dns server for a specific domain? I'm setting up a develop machine with an amp stack and i want to redirect all urls with a specific domain (i.e. project.dev) to 127.0.0.1. ...
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Changing my screen resolution?

I have Arch Linux without a graphical interface installed on my laptop that has a 3200x1800 resolution, so I can barely see the text. I tried the Uvesafb tutorial on the Arch Linux website however I ...
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Manjaro linux slow booting times

The last few days I have been experiencing very slow boot times, I ran systemd-analyze blame and the service taking all the time is systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service, taking 4 minutes. I cleared /tmp ...