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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 LSCOLORS=...
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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 /opt/...
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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 ...
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reached target graphical interface gdm

the system freeze in the line "reached target graphical interface" after it do loop of "Starting User Manager for UID 120", "Stopped User Manager for UID 120" and the gdm try to load but I see only ...
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xrandr fails to change screen resolution on Arch Linux

I have a dual-monitor setup in my notebook, which is running Arch Linux with Gnome 3 as Desktop Environment. My graphic card is Intel HD Graphics 3000 and my external monitor (VGA1) is a Philips ...
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Install AMD Proprietary Drivers on Manjaro

I'm using Linux Manjaro 0.8.13 on my laptop and want to install proprietary drivers. Here is what i have: efog# lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation ...
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How do I suspend Arch Linux

What command suspends an appropriately configured Arch Linux system? User story: It's now or never. I'm on the run. I don't have time to read ArchWiki/Power_management/Suspend_and_hibernate but I ...
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Cannot connect LG G3 Android phone to Linux PC

I just want to access the files on my Verizon LG G3 phone from my Linux PC. I have adb installed and I followed this ArchLinux tutorial but adb devices outputs the following: [grease-lightning]/home/...
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Run chromium as different user - Cannot download files

For security purposes, I'm running chromium with a UID different from my main desktop user. user="web" xhost +SI:localuser:"$user" > /dev/null sudo -u "$user" -H -E -s -- chromium With sudo ...
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root encryption with LUKS: root partition not found

The layout of my only disk is the following: /dev/sda1 for the plaintext boot partition /dev/sda2 for the encrypted root partition My system is ArchLinux and I followed this guide to set up root ...
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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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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 fine,...
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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 way(...
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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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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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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 [...