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Extended desktop with Optimus in Linux

The issue I'm experiencing is extending my desktop, it also pans 1 monitor to the entire viewport of all screens. This is what I'm dealing with: Dell XPS L702X sudo lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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My laptop's wi-fi device often goes not detectable in ArchLinux

I don't sure if it's hardware failure that requires going to a service center (I strongly hope it's not the case), sometimes my laptop get no wi-fi device available. The device keeps hiding for ...
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Hard drive not detected on Arch

I have a Samsung external hard drive which I've had for a while but Arch doesn't seem to dectect it. The drive shows up for a few seconds after I plugged it in and run fdisk -l but then disappears. ...
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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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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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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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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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No menu in openbox

Right clicking on the desktop yields no menu. I tried deleting my menu.xml file and regenerating it, nothing. I tried running openbox --debug, and nothing obvious. What else can I try? Thanks
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Pacman doesn't download anything - Always 404

I want to install some software on my Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux, but I keep getting error 404. I did some research and found that I needed to do pacman -Syy and pacman -Syu... When I run ...
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how to add an arch linux entry to efi grub

I have recently installed arch on a disk with windows 7 and Ubuntu on it already. Both the Ubuntu and arch installs are encrypted and I have installed grub to EFI. I can boot arch from BIOS (which ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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Problems booting the archlinux ISO from grub

I've downloaded the archlinux ISO to my drive and would like to set up a grub entry so I can boot from it, but I get these errors when I select the new grub entry on startup (even though ...
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From GRUB2, boot an ISO in an LVM2 logical volume

tl;dr - Is it possible to boot from a .iso file that is located in an unencrypted lmv2 logical volume? How? I'm trying to set this up in a VirtualBox VM before I do it for real with my laptop. I have ...
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network fails to start at boot time

I'm installing arch linux on a new computer, following the arch wiki instructions. But the networks fails to start at boot time; Here's the output of 'journalctl -xe | grep network' : mai 03 ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome 3.18 on ArchLinux?

I'm running ArchLinux (Antergos) with Gnome 3.18.4 installed. I can't make touchégg work for multitouch gestures. I installed touchegg-git from the Aur (also tried touchegg). When I launch it, I only ...
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Implementation of systemd service with dependency on external HDD

I just want to share a few thoughts about my first systemd configuration. So far I just used commands like start and stop this time I want more. I have a raspberry-pi running arch. I have a external ...
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The `ssh-keygen` command is not installed in Arch Linux and can't find it in AUR or official packages

As the title says. For some reason ssh-keygen is not installed on my install of Arch Linux, and I can't seem to find it on the AUR or the official packages repository. How would I go about obtaining ...
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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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YouCompleteMe Error: Tern server is not running(crashed)

I updated YCM few days ago then I found js completion is missing. I've recompiled it by ./install.py --tern-completer, and YcmDebugInfo command shows Tern server is not running(crashed). This is ...
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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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UEFI: Failed to install override security policy

I run the latest Arch Linux image on ASUS Sabertooth 990FX and get this error. Failed to install override security policy. How can i fix it?
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Group Alias in Linux

In Linux, especially Ubuntu and Arch, is there a way to add an alias to a group name? Specifically, I have a python script which checks for the group 'nogroup', which is called 'nobody' on Arch. I'd ...
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Failed to Start Light Display Manager

I was trying to install Deepin desktop environment in Arch, following these instructions, everything works perfect but I noticed that my Gnome environment started to work slowly, for instance, the ...
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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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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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“Pin” a workspace on external monitor (projector)

I would like to have a setup with two workspaces and two monitors (built-in screen and a projector). I wish to have the second workspace always visible on the projector while being able to switch ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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Unable to ping anything on virtual machine

I got a virtual machine image for my course (there is a development env setup) and I can't create a same setup, so I need to use this. It's an older Arch Linux (uname -a says 2013) with 3.8.4 kernel ...
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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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Starting an window manager on hybrid graphics system fails

I'm a completely new user of Arch Linux. I installed the system nearly like described by the German beginners guide. The most important things according this problem: Bootmanager: GRUB Installed ...
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Wipe KDE5 Widgets via Command Line/Freezing issue

I recently installed kde-plasma on an arch installation. Everything was working fine... until I added widgets. I wanted to try them out with a theme and decided that I wanted to remove them. However, ...
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setting up a locally shared folder on Archlinux (on a ext4 filesystem)

Let's assume the following scenario. We have two users trusted and untrusted. User untrusted is used to access the internet and download data, which then has to be reviewed and given to user trusted. ...
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How to make logind act different when power line plugged-in or not?

I am using Arch Linux and use logind to handle acpi. There is only one acpi event HandleLidSwitch. When closing the lid I want my laptop to act differently based on the current power source. For ...
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Chroot into Arch Bootable USB

I have a bootable USB drive with Arch Linux recently installed on it (Linux kernel 3.19.2). I want to plug it in to my computer and chroot into it (or possibly run it inside a container, using ...
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Plex Media Server won't find media files

PMS on Arch won't find my media files. I can't think about anything else to say, but that I'm running PMS 0.9.16.4.1911-1 on Arch 4.4.5-1-ARCH. One of my libraries is set to /srv/plex/movies. The ...
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Different drivers for different Nvidia GPUs in the same system

I have the following two video cards installed in my Arch Linux system: $ lspci | grep -i vga 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G84 [Quadro FX 1700] (rev a1) 02:00.0 VGA ...
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Audio not working with Logitech G930 headset with Arch Linux

I have recently installed Arch Linux via Architect and came across a problem with my headset. I don't get any audio from my headset except system beeps. I can still control the volume with the ...
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Linux, secondary display is goes black

I'm using Archlinux with Gnome 3.2 and the "nvidia" drivers. I'm using a 15" Apple MacBook Pro with an Apple Cinema Display attached as my secondary display. After about three minutes, the external ...
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Chromium: No microphone devices

I am using chromium on ArchLinux, and I have tested that with ffmpeg the microphone works and I can record a wav file. But when it comes to using online flash recorder, it shows that "Microphone ...
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Firefox does not recognize custom searchplugin on arch linux

I'm using DuckDuckGo for all my web searches, since I prefer it's privacy over Google. But since I want some custom search settings, and don't use cookies, I'm glad that the URL parameters allow me to ...
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ArchLinux: remove nvidia drivers

I recently switched my nVidia card to an ATI one, and am getting a libgl conflict. When I want to install something related to the GPU, I get the following error: nvidia-utils and catalyst utils are ...
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Graphics failures on both linux and windows

On windows, if I allow the system turn the monitors off (due to being idle), about once a week, it will fail to resume. There does not seem to be a pattern to this. On linux (Arch 64, fully updated ...
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Grub2 not showing Windows after dual boot with Arch

I have recently installed Arch Linux from Architect and came into a problem after install where Windows 10 does not show up on the grub2 menu. The only options that show up are Arch Linux and more ...
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Manjaro root almost full

I'm using Timeshift tool for backups. So today during backup I've noticed that I have selected /dev/sda3 (mounted as /) for backup and stopped backup process. Timeshift stopped responding and I had to ...
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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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Install an OS on Dell Inspiron 7559

Tried Win 10 official iso (Pro) - hangs on "Getting files ready for installation (67%)", tried many times Tried Arch linux - it did install but soon failed to boot (because of some ELAN drivers I ...
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usb sound card not loading arch linux

I have the following /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf: alias char-major-116 snd alias snd-card-2 snd-usb-audio alias snd-card-1 snd-hda-intel alias snd-card-0 snd hda-intel options snd cards_limit=3 ...
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Are there advantages to EFI for Linux guest in Virtualbox

I want to install guest Linux (Arch Linux to be exact) through Virtualbox. Virtualbox has optional EFI support, I'm wondering if enabling it provides any pros for linux guests or not.
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Nylas N1 ignore self signed cert

I am trying to use the N1 mail client at my school. However, when I try to connect, I get the error "self signed certificate in certificate chain" I know the cert is self signed, how do I make N1 ...
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let mapleader = “\<Space>” not working arch linux

I'm trying to map space bar to leader key by using the code above but there's a problem - whenever I press space, the pointer moves forward a character, which annoys me. What am I missing? (gvim@arch ...