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Recover text file that I deleted with “cat” command

I used cat > filename while not thinking about it, then hit ctrl + c and naturally enough the file is now empty... Is there a way to recover that file's contents?
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Boot from live usb in safe mode

I wanna install Arch Linux on some old laptop (with 500Mb RAM) and I faced a problem: after pressing Start Arch Linux system goes nowhere and nothing happens. As I guess it can't find any VGA ...
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Creating a development VM from Arch Linux

I'm trying to set up a particular development VM. I'm doing web development, so it will host some version of LAMP. What I want to accomplish: I'd like it to be Arch. I want to be able to ...
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Confused with the many ways to make arch-linux boot into gnome

My current mission is simple - to make arch boot into gnome. First I want to make sure I got this right: gnome is based on the x-server, so I've installed xorg. Then I've installed gonme and ...
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Arch Linux - No Internet

I'm sure the "no internet" question have been asked a million times but I think my situation is a little out of the ordinary. So here's my situation, I've installed Arch Linux on a USB flash drive to ...
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Vim insert mode changes the font defined in ~/.Xresources

Background I am running Arch Linux with the i3 WM. I am trying to customize the font in Xterm by editing ~/.Xresources as every online resource online has told me to. What i have done I add the ...
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How to disable GtkFileChooserDialog search?

If I want to open or save a file in an gtk3 app (eg firefox) I get an unwanted search function after tiping a character. Old and productive behaviour: typing d gives me the first file beginning with ...
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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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How do I stop rfkill module from hardblocking my wifi, without rfkill command?

I went into my BIOS the other day, didn't change anything, and rebooted. After this, my wifi was hardblocked. I looked online for solutions, and learned of the rfkill command. But I get rfkill: ...
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pulseaudio/bluetooth - systemwide mode issues

The target is to use a RaspberryPi B+ with a bluetooth dongle as a bluetooth a2dp audio sink. Since this system is old and has only one purpose of being the sound sink, I run pulseaudio in system ...
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What do I need to do to mount a USB drive in ArchLinux

What packages do I need to allow me to mount a USB drive in ArchLinux from the command line? What command do I use? Under Ubuntu these things happen automatically, but it's about time I learned how to ...
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Nginx in chroot jail, symlink to available servers not working

I've set up Nginx inside a chroot jail at /srv/http (Arch Linux). I've modified my nginx.conf so that it includes my enabled servers: include /etc/nginx/servers-enabled/*; And I've symlinked the ...
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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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Anyone knows how to make Introjucer/Projucer work in ArchLInux?

So 1. I'm using a tiling window manager, not sure if that's an additional problem but I had to say it. 2. I'm on arch linux as mentioned above... 3. Introjucer doesn't work!!!! I compiled ...
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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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Hibernate or resume failed

ASUS K50AF, 2G RAM I want hibernate and suspend my system with systemd( systemctl hibernate and systemctl suspend).Suspend looks like work correctly, but hibernate(maybe resume) isn't wokring: When ...
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Speedup a Video on linux

I dont want to use player like vlc to speedup the playback. I want to actually speedup playback in the original file. Its like I want video to be played 2 times faster.
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My nvidia-settings /etc/X11/xorg.conf seems to not be saving or running?

I've got a fresh install of Arch-Linux, I'm running Gnome/GDM/Nvidia proprietary driver from pacman -S nvidia I then went sudo nvidia-xconfig and sudo nvidia-settings changed my monitor to ...
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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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Starting X only gives a black screen, even if started with options

I just installed Arch from a live cd, set up network, installed wifi drivers, catalyst for my gpu (mobility hd 5470), xorg with all stuff it needs and then I started to try to use startx ...
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Make ISO from local Archlinux

I have install Archlinux from scratch and i customized the way i want and now i want create a bootable ISO from it . there is any program can do that or any way to do it ? Please help me
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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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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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make / libc segfault in all arch linux containers

I'm getting the following when I run make (from any directory with or without a makefile): (gdb) run Starting program: /usr/bin/make [Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled] Using host ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Java unable to create new native thread with kernel 4.3.3

I'm a Java developer using Arch Linux. The application I'm developing on consumes a large amount of memory (around 4.5 GBs) and uses java version 1.6.0_37. After I upgraded to kernel 4.3.3 I get the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I “throttle” an application so that it doesn't use 100% CPU?

I use Arch Linux. I run the closed-source application Spotify. Recently, it's been displaying a very nasty bug though where it will use 100% of my CPU. My computer has been having some cooling ...
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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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How to add snap to edges feature to openbox by dragging windows with mouse

How could we add Snap to Edges feature (also known as AeroSnap) to Openbox by dragging windows with mouse, NOT with keyboard?
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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 ...
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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 ...