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Accidentally deleted /boot and GRUB doesn't load, how can I restore my install?

While trying to re-install Windows (I am running Arch/Win7 dual boot) I accidentally deleted a partition labelled (in the Windows installer) as 'recovery'. I didn't fully install Windows (I lost my ...
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How do I preserve a UNIX socket across reboots (RasPi, Arch, chroot)

I've set up nginx and php-fpm under Arch Linux on a RasPi. nginx was set up in a chroot as described in the ArchWiki. Everything runs fine when php-fpm.conf and nginx.conf are set up to listen to ...
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OSX-quality antialiasing on Awesome WM + Arch Linux?

I'm running Arch with Xorg and Awesome WM. The antialiasing rather sucks. How can I get OSX-quality antialiasing or something similar?
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Arch Linux on USB key updates screw the pooch

I have had this issue twice now and at the moment I can't ask the question on the asrch forums because I can't be authenticated. Every time I update a crucial system component my system becomes ...
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Error in kernel 2.6.32 compilation and stable kernel 2.6.32 source needed for customization

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with kernel 2.6.32-21-generic , and Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS with kernel 2.6.32-38-generic. While I am trying to compile the source for both kernel version - 2.6.32-21-generic ...
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Manjaro screensaver onto Win8.1

I used Manjaro before changing to Windows a while back. I really liked the screensavers that came with Manjaro, and I want to have them on my current Windows installation. Is this achievable? If so, ...
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Minimal OS with less background process [closed]

I am currently doing experiments on L1/L2/L3 cache. Measurement of L1/L2/L3 cache access time fully depends on where is my current data present, and that also depends on background process of OS ...
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Changing X.org default font

Installed ArchLinux, run X server, i3wm and some gtk+ applications (chromium, gedit etc.). Applications use font which is the same as my virtual console's font (Terminus I guess). How to switch to ...
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why doesn't archlinux support partial updates?

Partial update is not supported according to the wikipage:https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/pacman But in such a scenario: the last version of package X has dependencies of package Y. Y's version ...
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Installed GRUB on wrong partition

On my laptop I have W7 installed on sda2 (sda1 is a 100 MB partition that W7 makes by default). I installed arch and did grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg grub-install /dev/sda I didn't think ...
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multiple processes named 'systemd' running simultaneously (w/ one pid 1)

I have multiple processes named systemd running simultaneously on my Arch Linux machine. At least one of them is PID 1. Is this normal?
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How to display details during Linux system shutdown?

By using "details" here, I am talking something like this: [ OK ] Stopped Getty on tty1. [ OK ] Stopped Entropy Harvesting Daemon. [ OK ] Unmounted Temporary /etc/pacman.d/gnupg directory. .. ...
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Arch Linux “poweroff” always waits 90 seconds in VMware Player

I am running Arch Linux (installed from archlinux-2014.01.05-dual.iso) on VMware Player and have installed vmtoolsd (which belongs to open-vm-tools). Now my problem is that, whenever I do poweroff or ...
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How do I use a long password with GnuPG?

I am using Arch Linux and GnuPG Linux ryantm0j132 3.12.9-2-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jan 31 10:22:54 CET 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux and GnuPG gpg (GnuPG) 2.0.22 libgcrypt 1.6.1 Copyright (C) 2013 Free ...
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On arch linux ping on gateway but not on 8.8.8.8

When I ping gateway, I have 100% success, but ping 8. 8. 8. 8 results in 100% loss, as does ping www.google.com. Any ideas what's going on? #ip link set etho up #ip addr add (ip)/(natemask) ...
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How to load ~/.Xresources when starting X?

I've edited my ~/.Xresources and issued xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources and it worked perfectly. However when I restart X, the settings are changed to default. I've also added xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources in ...
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37 views

Arch Linux installation error

I'm trying to install Arch Linux, and have successfully connected to the internet via wifi. I'm also able to ping servers, but when trying to install the base system from pacstrap /mnt base, I'm ...
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51 views

Connecting an Android device through ADB in Arch Linux 64-bit

I'm trying to connect Nexus 5 through ADB in my Arch Linux but it's refusing to connect. I've istalled the SDK but I think I need to set udev rules and install some 32-bit packages. I've successfully ...
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Archlinux - Autostart `screen` after boot

I'm building some small internet radio player using Archlinux. All I need right now is to autostart (without login!) script or just command: su -c 'screen "vlc (a lot of parameters)"' vlc_user By ...
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Arch Linux Live CD Fails to boot on Dell PowerEdge

one of my friends is trying to run a Minecraft server off of his old Dell PowerEdge server and wanted to get rid of Windows Server 2003 in favor of Arch Linux. After he burned a CD he was able to get ...
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Arch Linux Encrypt entire drive

My Raspberry Pi is set up as a PHP MySQL (Percona) server and I think that I have managed to make it quite resilient against online attacks but it is still very vulnerable against someone just taking ...
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invert screen permanently in arch linux

I am currently in a fresh install of Arch Linux (Antergos). i have installed nvidia drivers and bumblebee i have already created a xorg.conf using sudo nvidia-xconfig and saved the settings using sudo ...
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Arch Linux USB Installer Infinite Loop & How to Properly Partition a UEFI Disk Before Installing Arch Linux

I would like to install Arch Linux and am familiar with GParted and its use. However, my computer comes with Windows on it, along with an EFI system partition on /dev/sda2. This seems to be a pretty ...
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Arch Linux (Acer C7 Chromebook) How to load a newer kernel than 3.4.0?

I installed Arch Linux on the x86_64 Acer C7 chromebook using these instructions (external link). I then edited this script to exclude debian-related stuff that doesn't come with arch linux: ...
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1answer
104 views

Remove Partition Table or wipe HDD automatically

My school is currently moving into a new building with new computers, so they're selling the old ones. Now, I need a live CD to automatically wipe the HDD or remove the partition table. There's no ...
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470 views

How to run bash script as root on startup?

I am having some problems with this, I have a script that is supposed to start airodump-ng on boot but it usually only runs the first part of the script and thats it. I have tried creating a systemd ...
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Arch Linux Install Cannot Enable dhcpd

I am trying to setup internet with arch linux. I just installed it using parallels and got the following error: [root@singularity ~]# systemctl enable dhcpd.service Failed to issue method call: No ...
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85 views

Mounting ntfs subdirectories of device

I have an external hard drive mounted in arch-linux using /etc/fstab: dev/sda1 /mnt/share ntfs-3g user,users,gid=users,fmask=113,dmask=002,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0 charles@arch ~ $ ls -l ...
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Finding attributes of mounted SD card

My SD card is automounted fine as /dev/sdb: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sr0 11:0 1 1024M 0 rom sda 8:0 0 80G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 78G 0 part / ├─sda2 ...
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Arch Linux - Partitions and Mount on Clean Windows 8 Dual Boot

I'm trying to install a Arch Linux dual boot config with a copy of Windows 8 I clean installed and added programs to. I've already shrunk the partition and changed the system time to UTC, but I'm ...
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1answer
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ifuse mount iPhone for different users (permissions)

I'd like to mount my iPhone 4 filesystem on my Raspberry Pi using iFuse and let other users access this mount point. I can successful mount the FS as a normal user [gotschi@berry ~]$ ifuse ...
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hostapd pptp sharing on archlinux

I have a problem. I'm trying to share internet over wifi, but i cannot create bridge interface between ppp0 and wlp8s0. I've tried using NAT, but I cannot configure iptables. Help me please. P.S. I'm ...
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Can I keep Mono from hanging up when I close my SSH connection?

I have a headless Linux server that I connect to through SSH. I recently started using it, in addition to its normal tasks, to host a game server written in C# with Mono. It performs admirably! ...
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XfBurner doesn't recognize USB stick

I want to make my USB stick bootable so I can install Ununtu but the USB stick doesn't appear in the drop down box in the "burn image" window of XfBurner. The stick is visible in Thunar file manager. ...
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Setting up ArchLinux in Hyper-V - no ethernet

I'm a complete beginner to Linux and want to learn the environment. While trying to install Arch-Linux on a Hyper-V box using this tutorial, I hit an early obstacle with Ethernet: it doesn't seem to ...
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How to install spek on arch linux

I want to install spek but I see no instructions here https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=38001 and I am a linux noob. I tried downloading the tarball and run the spek.install.txt by chmod +x ...
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Why is `rm` seemingly ignoring escapes?

I'm trying to rm a directory and its contents, however for whatever reason rm is ignoring escape characters. In this example, I'm trying to remove the folder Team Fortress 2 from ...
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Missing sound on laptop running manjaro

Problem arose when I recently installed Manjaro on my Acer Aspire 5734Z. Sound has always been working before, when running other linux distros and win7. Neither headphones or laptop speakers are ...
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How to install arch with EFI and change system to ubuntu

This question is weird. The only Linux distribution working on my MSI GE60 with windows 8 and Uefi is Arch. I cannot install other distributions because I get a black screen on install. My problem is ...
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Chromebook ArchLinux install

I can't seem to find any tutorials or instructions for installing arch-linux to a Chromebook, cr-48 specifically. I've come across many different scripts and stuff that do everything for you, but I ...
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Creating a Symlink in an NTFS share

I am currently on Arch Linux accessing Samba shares of an NTFS drive connected to a windows machine. I want to be able to create Symlinks from my Arch Linux machine in the Samba shares. I have googled ...
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CUPS and Foomatic fail with “Cannot allocate memory” on Arch Linux ARM

I'm trying to print to my Brother MFC-7820N via network printing on a Pogoplug with Arch Linux ARM installed on it. I'm using the BRScript3 CUPS driver that came in the distribution. When I try to ...
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Arch Linux Network disabling itself

I'm running arch on my Laptop. A few days ago the cable network stopped working. In the network settings of gnome it only shows the MAC address and when I set the switch to on it changes back to of a ...
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Installing Arch Linux, issue with `modprobe efivars`

I am trying to install Linux on my new Vaio Pro which is an adventure in and of itself. I am trying to install Arch Linux with UEFI. I am following this tutorial (though I am using newer 2013.11 Arch ...
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How do I output a proper resolution/frequency in text mode?

[ Full disclosure: I asked this question first on the Arch Linux forums, and got no answer ] I have a server which generally runs headless. It doesn't run X at all -- just the CLI. This server used ...
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Installing arch linux - unable to format filesystem

I had Centos & Windows systems dual booted previously. I am replacing Centos with Arch now. I have Centos's /boot installed on /dev/sda8 and / on /dev/sda9 When I try the following command on ...
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OS X configurations partially lost when sharing home directory with Linux

I've installed Arch Linux on my Macbook Pro with OS X 10.8.5. I created an HFS+ volume(journalling disabled) for home directories so that my personal data can be shared between the two OSes. ...
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Apropos on Arch returns “Nothing Appropriate,” no makewhatis command

I've been having a problem with apropos on both my Arch linux install and my ArchBang install. When I run the apropos or the whatis command, it returns "nothing appropriate" for anything I enter, ...
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Cannot disable gnome hot corner in Arch

I'm trying to disable the left top hot corner in gnome (Arch Linux) I read a tutorial for this in the arch wiki here. The thing is, i can only find this section: this.actor = new Clutter.Actor({ ...
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Can't mount external drive on archlinux

I have big problem with my external drive (500gb) I just try everything. I use archlinux and i have a I/O errors : (dmesg) 224.116533] Buffer I/O error on device sdb1, logical block 488383992 [ ...