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unable to switch TTY in arch linux

So I'm moving away from Ubuntu into the realm of Arch Linux. In Ubuntu I was able to switch TTYs with ctrl+alt+F1/F2... and etc. In Arch when I attempt this, I'm merely dumped to a black screen ...
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Slow internet using Arch Linux

after a week or so of using Arch Linux I cant access the internet - it takes around 5 mins to load google (most of the other websites just give me a timeout), pacman's downloading speed range between ...
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Images and styles do not load in GitLab

I've installed gitlab on arch and now when I connect to it using localhost, everything displays fine If I use my domain, it works but displays no icons or images and the stylesheet is messed up
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RW mounted usb drive regarded read-only by cp

Context Can any of you help me with the following, I've got a micro sd card inserted via a usb stick into my Compaq 8510w laptop running the latest Arch Linux (x86_64) release. I have a udev rule ...
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keyboard mapping doesn't work anymore

[EDIT: After the night it came back to normal. IMO it's a hardware pb because sometimes it comes back, and then disappear...] I don't know why, but suddently, the keys "a" and "q" begun to do the ...
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What is the difference in these WLAN commands?

Ultimately, I am trying to diagnose a wifi connection issue that I have had for over a month. Simply, it connects and at a random amount of time, disconnects (within 5min to 2hours). Nothing I can do ...
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Can't get 1440x900 resolution with GRUB2 although vbeinfo says it's available

I'm trying to use GRUB2 in graphical mode with 1440x900 resolution, but the result is always garbled nonsense: the highest resolution I can get is 1280x800. Word is from googling that long as vbeinfo ...
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Mountpoint of Usb-device where Arch Live Distro sits

I was wondering about where the mountpoint of the usb device is where the arch live distro lies on. I am asking this because I am not able to mount the usb device where the arch live distro lies on to ...
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SSL https (http secure) sites won't display is client or server side?

Oddly, python.org has suddenly become unreachable for me through the Archlinux repo version of Firefox (v27 and v28.0 update): Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: The TLS connection was non-properly terminated

I'm trying to run emacs 24.4-1 on up-to-date Arch Linux. My dotfiles have gone a bit awry, so I cleared out my ~/.emacs.d/ and put in it an init.el with this content (taken verbatim from here): ...
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Set up rtl8723bs SDIO card

I am trying to set up rtl8723bs SDIO wi-Fi card on 3.17.2 kernel. I've compile and install driver like here. grep -i cfg8 .config CONFIG_CFG80211=y # CONFIG_CFG80211_DEVELOPER_WARNINGS is ...
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Have Arch Linux, want slack, must keep both; no cd, no usb or money; can chroot, pre-partitioned: GPT

I have a laptop with Arch Linux on it [averagejoey2000@JoeyHobbyPCarchLinux arch-install-scripts]$ lsblk -l NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 596.2G 0 disk sda1 8:1 0 ...
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Arch Wifi - Connects but doesn't stay connected

Arch x86_64 (plain install on mSATA via USB) Linux 3.17 NetworkManager DHCP enabled at boot via systemctl Generally, the host computer is a Surface Pro 1 w/ Marvell Avastar Wifi Card and connected to ...
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Unknown characters in LXTerm terminal on Arch linux

I am trying to learn node.js using the learnyounode node from http://nodeschool.io on an arch linux machine running LXDE. I am using the bundled LXTerminal to execute it. However, when I run it, see ...
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How to install mono dev libs on Arch?

I'm trying to compile an old tomboy addin of mine on Arch, but it seems there are no mono-dev-libs. MonoDevelop failed to compile because it's missing Unix,Gdk and Gtk. I also can't find the libs in ...
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Arch: Mono randomly hangs during DllImport

When running any mono application, the app hangs during startup and then has to be killed. Pinta gives a blank window, while Monodevelop does nothing. However, no error messages are printed which ...
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Is it possible to use uvesafb with nvidia proproetary drivers?

I would like to have high-resolution console with NVidia proprietary driver. To accomplish that I'm trying to use uvesafb. So what I've done: yaourt -S v86d /etc/modprobe.d/uvesafb.conf: ...
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How to TRY automounting an external drive in Arch

So I'm trying to setup my own NAS using a Model B Raspberry PI running archlinuxarm and a 500GB external hardrive. In the past I used fstab to automount the drive on boot but I found out that when the ...
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Unable to boot Arch Linux with GRUB

I could not understand why I cannot get GRUB to boot Arch Linux. I've installed using Evo-Loution (in an effort to simplify the process) but when I go to restart I get a PXE-E61: Media test ...
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Package downgrade from live environment

I run arch Linux on an hp laptop. I installed a graphical login manager (gdm) and during boot, the kernel unpacks, systemd starts, but when it attempts to start my login manager "An error has ...
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Get Ctrl+Arrow to work under tmux+urxvt

I have tmux command key as C-a. C-Left/C-Right to jump between words (or whatever it is called) works just fine in urxvt alone, but under urxvt/tmux it'll print '5D' and '5C' for Left/Right ...
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Arch linux - sound disappeared after the installation of pulseaudio

I'm using Arch linux with the above onboard sound card : 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell Device 0220 Flags: ...
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Locking Arch Linux with keyfile on USB

I'm currently preparing to install reinstall Arch Linux on my HDD and was going to encrypt the whole disk and then I saw this https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Dm-crypt/Device_encryption#Keyfiles ...
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How to change the resolution of the TTY on Arch Linux

I followed the Arch beginner's wiki to install on VMWare player (host is Windows 7) Arch without x-server and I would like to know how I can change the resolution of what I think is called the TTY to ...
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Windows VirtualBox failed to attach USB device to Linux Guest

I have Windows 7 64bit Host system, and I am using VirtualBox 4.1.18 (r78361). I have an Arch Linux Guest OS. I have installed VirtualBox Extension Pack (to enable USB2 support) and added my USB ...
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Character set in Linux filesystem

I just installed some Arch Linux packages, which dumped this file onto my disk: /etc/ssl/certs/EBG_Elektronik_Sertifika_Hizmet_Sağlayıcısı.pem Note that the file name seems to contain Turkish ...
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installing encrypted manjaro linux with windows

Im trying to install manjaro linux (which is based on arch linux) beside windows 8 (MBR) on my SSD as a encrypted LVM system. I tried doing this through the gui installer but am unable to find LVM ...
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[solved]error: unable to find root device dropped to recovery shell

I recently upgraded Arch, which included a kernel update, which meant I had to copy the kernel image over to /EFI/arch in my EFI boot partition... when I try to boot /EFI/arch/vmlinuz-linux from the ...
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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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Linux - fstab entry for hfsplus on ssd

I've got an Arch and OS X install sharing an HFS+ (non-journaled) /home partition. My Arch side seems to have issues with the partition. In particular, deleting multiple files causes the drive to ...
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Left click not working Arch Linux KDE

I run Arch-Linux on a Intel i3 processor w/ x64 architecture. I installed arch Linux and other than gdm failing and preventing me from booting, it went pretty smoothly. For the longest time, I used ...
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failing to mount root partition when trying to boot arch linix through refind

sorry about the uninformative title, but i'm not exactly sure what is at fault. I recently did a system upgrade through pacman, and I copied the kernel over to my efi partition under EFI/arch. i am ...
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Error installing Arch Linux

So, I am trying to install Arch Linux on my Acer Aspire 4830tg, but I keep running into problems. Some background knowledge, I am trying to install Arch off a usb stick and I got the iso image using ...
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Unable to login to arch linux

I am new to archlinux. I am using live usb for archlinux. When I booted it said not a COM32R image. I explored on Google, used Tab and choose have64 and then it booted. Now I am not able to login I ...
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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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Is there a way to setup a hotspot with a domain name rather than IP address?

Basically I've setup a hotspot and its currently being accessed through an IP address. I'd like to use a hostname instead. This is for internal use only, meaning the ODROID device which is being used ...
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Getting canon printers to work with Arch Linux

I am trying to setup a canon MF4412 printer on my Arch Linux desktop. I followed the official guide in setting up a CUPS server/client as well as installing the cndrvcups-lb driver package. ...
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How can I delete root users?

This is my passwd file: root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash m:x:0:100::/home/m:/bin/bash masoudjjgh:x:1000:100:masoudjjgh:/home/masoudjjgh:/bin/bash I try to delete user m that I am created: ...
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Gnome 3.14 system menu new button

Just installed Gnome 3.14 on Arch. What's the function of this new button on system menu?
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“Unable to find root device” on a fresh ArchLinux install

I have installed the latest version of ArchLinux (2014.06.01) on a MacBook Pro 8,1 (15", if that matters regarding hardware) dual-booting with OSX following the instructions in the official install ...
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Set different locale in terminals and KDE

My environment I'm using ArchLinux with KDE. What I'd like to do What I would like is to have KDE in my language (fr_FR) but all the terminals and tty in en_US (for debugging and having the same ...
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Enable KMS after logging in

Is there some way to enable KMS after booting. My linux box is set up to log into a console, with X having to be started manually if required. I do not want to enable KMS on booting, as it causes ...
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amd catalyst radeon hd 6000 series save

I have a amd radeon hd 6800 graphic card. And a arch linux. I install: catalyst-hook catalyst-utils catalyst-libgl opencl-catalyst lib32-catalyst-utils lib32-catalyst-libgl lib32-opencl-catalyst ...
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Does the following mean my SSD is about to fail?

[iceguru@stuxnet ~]$ sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda smartctl 6.3 2014-07-26 r3976 [x86_64-linux-3.14.21-1-MANJARO] (local build) Copyright (C) 2002-14, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, ...
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mount partition on boot without fstab

I'm running Arch Linux on my Cubietruck, an ARM board with more features than a Raspberry PI. In order to do so I have moved the OS data from the internal storage to a SATA hard drive. For some ...
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How to get out of a chrooted environment in ArchLinux

I'm attempting to install ArchLinux via SSH. At the moment I'm not at the machine, but I do have root access to it. I have SSH setup in the Chroot environment (arch-chroot). Is there anyway, while ...
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Grub 2.02 on vacation after first boot - Arch on mSATA USB

I have a freshly installed Arch Linux LVM inside a LUKS container all nestled on an external USB SSD. Although I have no problem with the Arch system itself, I do have a problem with Grub. After the ...
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Disable Lan wired- arch linux

I want to disable the Network interface: enp8s0 (r8169). I dont it to work not know and not after reboot. this takes me battery life..and I dont use wired Network at all. how can I disable it on arch ...
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No WiFi after Arch Linux installation

I finally sat down and installed Arch on my Laptop. WiFi worked 100% during install, but as soon as I rebooted my system WiFi wouldnt connect. I tried going through wifi-menu wlo1 again, but it comes ...
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Hangouts notifications appearing above xscreensaver

When my screen is locked (with XScreenSaver on Arch Linux with Xfce), popup notifications from the Hangouts Chrome extension appear on the screen. Is there any way to prevent this?