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Cant use “m” key after updating to Gnome 3.18

I just updated my arch linux to gnome shell 3.18, then I restarted and my "m" is gone, it does nothing when I press it. I've tried to use it and works when I search an app or I'm typing in the Alt+F2 ...
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systemd TaskMax reached in arch linux image in google compute cloud but not in fresh install on hw

I have a custom systemd service on an arch linux machine. The service uses lots of child processes and threads. On systems I have installed from scratch running on physical hw this is not a problem ...
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Start a systemd user service at boot

I am trying to start a systemd service for a specific user (service name/goal is not relevant). I do that because I need to have a per user process of an application running at startup. Here is what ...
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netctl “no connection found”

I've just installed Arch Linux. I'm trying to connect to my local network but its not working. Here is my data: lspci -v ... 3:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/...
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Compile PGModuler from source on ArchLinux

I am following the wiki article on installing pgmoduler. For some reason the config path for my pqlib is not set correctly. The output is: $pkg-config libpq --cflags --libs >-lpq They provide a ...
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Virtualbox windows raw disk guest: blue screen error 0x0000007B at boot

I've been dualbooting Windows 7 and Manjaro for about a year now, and I'm getting tired of rebooting every time I want to switch operating systems. I recently heard about the Virtualbox option to run ...
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Live CDs giving “Out of Memory” error

So, I've been trying to boot into an Arch live cd to fix a hard drive error I've been having. But, whenever I try, this happens: It starts the boot process, up to "Triggering uevents... " It throws ...
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WiFi constantly disconnecting or not connecting at all

I installed arch linux, and my wifi isn't stable at all. It's working fine when I connect to a hotspot or a 'normal' wifi router. But the problem is when connecting to specific router, I don't know ...
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How to install AMD Crimson on 64 bit Arch Linux?

I have been trying to install the latest AMD drivers on my Linux machine, but after getting it to compile I am greeted with this message: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'fglrx': Unknown symbol ...
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Steps to connect to server via SSH behind modem and router?

I've set up a home server (running Arch Linux). It doesn't have a WiFi adapter and my router is too far away for a cable (I plan to change this sometime soon). So I've connected an ethernet cable to ...
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Arch Linux dosen't go over bootloader after update

I have Archlinux with encrypted HDD and updated my system after 1-2 weeks. Then, after the update I wasn't able to boot again. The system is entering the bootloader, syslinux, and after that when I ...
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Which are the basic steps to make a dual boot computer single boot?

I'm asking for guidelines to configure my dual-boot computer (Windows 10, Arch linux) to just boot to Arch. I want to do this because i installed Windows as a requirement to some courses in school but ...
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How can I change terminal font size in i3 on arch linux?

I installed xorg, I can successfully startx and I installed i3 on arch linux. How can can I change, or more specifically; increase the size, in the default terminal in i3? From the i3wm documentation ...
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Fixing font colour and borders in GTK

I am using XFCE on Arch. I have been trying to do some theming but having a couple of issues. I have tried tweaking some values in gtkrc-2.0 and even reinstalling xfce and arch. I can't seem to ...
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Configure graphics driver for Arch Linux on Lenovo Z710

I want to configure my graphics card driver on Lenovo Z710, because my laptop is overheating. On Ubuntu I installed bumblebee and other stuff, but my system crashed; this time I want to avoid this. ...
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When running a bind server where do i specify my lan machines hostnames?

So im running an arch linux bind server, and trying to acomplish a pseudo local development domain called ld.pvt so that from my other machines i have web accessible access to the web servers on the ...
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Arch Installation - Pacstrap kills internet connection

I successfully installed Arch on my 7-year-old "side" laptop last weekend with no difficulty, and want to install Arch on my 3-year-old "main" laptop. Before running pacstrap /mnt base base-devel I ...
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Autostart applications upon login but only to Marco (WM) session

I'm using LXDM as Display Manager. And I've installed Marco, the Window Manager of MATE, to run standalone (Without MATE itself). So LXDM is finding Marco because I copied the marco.desktop file to ...
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cmus not showing any songs in browser mode

I am trying to install and use cmus properly, but I am running into some trouble. All of the guides that I have found have me enter the following command to add music to cmus. :add /home/username/...
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Error loading shared libraries: libcairo.so.2

when I try to start i3 I get the error: Error while loading shared libraries: libcairo.so.2: (Then the rest of the the error is cut off) How can I fix this? What does this mean? Note, I am an ...
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After pvmove, logical volume's filesystem corrupt

After moving a logical volume using pvmove, the logical volume's filesystem is corrupt. I'm in systemd emergency mode right now. I can't remember exactly from what blocks, but it was supposed to move ...
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How do I fix Manjaro error hibernation device not found on boot?

After installing updates and restarting I got these errors. ERROR: resume: hibernation device 'UUID=long number here' not found ERROR: device '/dev/mapper/ManjaroVG-ManjaroRoot' not found. Skipping ...
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How do I make the gnome 3 hot corner less sensitive?

I always seem to trigger the hot corner. How do I make this happen less?
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How do I create a icon in cairo-dock that opens gnome 3's full screen app menu?

I would like to open the full screen app menu instead of using the cairo plugin how do I do this?
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How to make a command run after login and x start?

I need to run xset led 3 after every login how can I do do this? I am on Manjaro using gnome.
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Poor signal of bluetooth

I'm having some difficulties with my Bluetooth keyboard on Arch Linux. Using these other OS's, no problems with the range of Bluetooth, range: about 6 meters: Windows 7, 64-bitWindows 8.1, 64-...
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How does KDE determine my language?

I use ArchLinux with KDE. When I the system settings, for example, it looks like this: As you see some part of it is in English, some part in German. From that I deduce two questions: Why are ...
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Set background image on runlevel3 on arch linux

As the question says is there a way to set background image in the runlevel3 text-mode on Arch Linux. I am not asking for a terminal, this is before X starts. I have seen it done on some rare distros. ...
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Freeze when starting Windriver os

When I start Windriver OS, it always freeze. And it shows this text in console window: acpid: 0 rules loaded <br> acpid: waiting for events <br> Starting advanced configuration and power ...
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Kinesis Advantage not being detected on Linux

I looked at both of these posts: Kinesis advantage, on but no output, Kinesis Advantage keyboard fails after upgrading to systemd-221, and their issues with the Kinesis Advantage seems to be a bit ...
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Arch - GRUB with dm-crypt LUKS on LVM

The last time I had to install Arch was a year or so ago. Grub always gives me the most trouble but I prefer it over syslinux. HOW CAN I GET GRUB TO RECOGNIZE MY ENCRYPTED VOLUME? I get the GRUB ...
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Markdown files starting with '##' confuse KDE

I have an unusual problem with KDE in Arch Linux. In particular, Dolphin detects files with the .md file extension as MATLAB rather than Markdown files, but only when the file's first two characters ...
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Trying to get USB Vag-Com/VCDS cable to work under wine (ebay cable)

I've been following this guide: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2725554 and this guide: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=220200&page=2 and obviously quite easily i got the ...
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Can I run Powerline without Xorg

I installed powerline and its works fine in Xfce terminal. I am using ArchLinux. When I log in, pc always boot into cli mode. I like that. But in cli mode before satarting X, the bash prompt looks a ...
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USB passthrough for QEMU gets error “qemu: could not add USB device”

When trying to run arch linux with a usb passthrough using qemu on my macbook pro retina 2015, running osx Yosemite 10.10., using the command: sudo qemu-system-i386 -cpu core2duo -cdrom ...
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Ata2 exception Emask error showing in tty

I'm running Arch Linux, the problem is when I turn on my computer and enter the TTY, it's displaying: [ 5159.397489] ata2: exception Emask 0x10 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x4040000 action 0xe frozen [ 5159.397493]...
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Display issue: how to tell it's hardware related?

The issue is that a portion of display on my laptop flashes not-so-dense green dirty things. Like few scattered pixelsflash green lights for few seconds and goes away. It happens unpredictably. How ...
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Ping doesn't work on non-root user

Ping doesn't work on a non-root user. [ethan@EthanPC yaourt]$ ping -c 3 www.bing.com ping: unknown host www.bing.com [root@EthanPC yaourt]# ping -c 3 www.bing.com PING any.edge.bing.com (204.79.197....
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Building software on Arch and finding the dependency

I'm relatively new to compiling software. I downloaded a package called gr-scan which uses gnuradio and osmosdr (I have both installed and working via pacman already). The instructions say to edit the ...
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Adding new desktop action to Chromium

I want to add shortcuts to open Chromium with a specific user profile. If I type chromium --profile-directory="Default" in a terminal, Chromium opens with the correct profile. So I tried modifying ...
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How to select which sound output device to use for /dev/dsp OSS emulation?

I have a system with two sound devices and am using sound via HDMI out. This is Card 1, Device 7, Subdevice 0, so I set in my /usr/share/alsa.conf: defaults.ctl.card 1 defaults.pcm.card 1 defaults....
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Can't suspend laptop using systemd while Slack is started

Sometimes when I'm trying to suspend a laptop using systemctl hybrid-sleep, I get response like this: Failed to put system into hybrid sleep via logind: Sleep verb not supported But after reboot ...
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find command outputs nothing

Recently, find command behavior is strange. [root@luna ~]# find / -name \*.sh -print [root@luna ~]# find / -name \*.sh -print /home/data/tools/rd/RDService/scripts/createZipArchive.sh /home/data/...
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which partition should i add to free space on /?

I added a ssd drive on my desktop computer and i start reinstalling arch on it. Usually, i make two partitions (/ and /home) On my old install, i used 80GB for / and 300GB for /home before wiping my ...
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Install and run opengamma

I am trying to install Opengamma on Arch Linux as per this wiki https://github.com/OpenGamma/OG-Platform also there is a reference docker image available https://hub.docker.com/r/ptimof/opengamma/ ...
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How can I get my media keys working in i3 + gnome?

I'm using the i3 window manager along with GNOME. Everything seems to work except for my media keys--volume up, volume down, brightness up, brightness down, etc. How can I get them to work in the ...
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configure error building GHC on Arch Linux - “error adding symbols: Bad value”

I was building GHC to get more libraries than the default installation the Arch repos give, but I managed to do something to the system which makes the initial configure fail on a clean copy of the ...
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Adding custom Polkit rule

I'm using Arch Linux. When i need to work i have to use VPN. Just realized "Pritunl" has a very nice GUI and it's super easy to use. Anyway, while connecting to VPN, i have to auth that action - "...
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vim/xterm: thin vertical highlighted bars on some lines at extreme right side of screen

I use vim in an xterm. Just recently I have noticed the appearance of thin vertical highlighted bars on some lines at extreme right side of xterm. They are not tied to the text, for they remain in the ...
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errors in patching vmware for installation

I'm trying to patch vmware on my arch linux machine, using vmware-patcher and i get this error from the logs 2015-10-28T21:56:31.069-06:00| vthread-4| I125+ Failed to execute child process "/home/...