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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? Thanks in advance! Screenshot --> ...
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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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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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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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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?
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If the desktop under a certain user becomes slow, how to improve performance?

I am using Arch Linux, and the default username has become slow and unresponsive over time. I created a new user to see it was fast and as good as new. I don't want to delete the default user, as a ...
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Changing Windows Boot Manager config from a Linux environment?

My problem stems from an attempt to set up Windows 8.1 and Arch-Linux dual boot from a single disk. After creating a partition for Linux and going through the installation using an arch iso image ...
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Display turned off black after suspend

On my Acer Aspire One725 Netbook, where I have installed ArchLinux, i have the problem that sometimes the screen is black after suspending the system. I have testet, that I can access the computer ...
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[Linux]Chromium doesn't play sound when hearthstone is open and vice-versa

So I'm running Arch linux on my laptop and for some reason I can't seem to have sound in Hearthstone and Chromium at the same time. Depending on what I open first only this program plays sound the ...
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grub2 loads vfat filesystem error

after half a day of trouble shooting I still can't start Arch properly. I use a dual-boot system and Grub usually start Arch properly but often it happens that it tries to load from an unknow vfat ...
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How to make arch linux use my EFI partition?

I try to install Arch Linux in a Liva mini pc kit -- basically a 64bits intel-based minit computer. That computer has 4 partitions inside an eMMC memory. I've tried to use one of those partitions for ...
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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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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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EFI System Partition for Dual Boot Windows and Linux

I just built my first computer and I want to have Windows and Linux installed. My hard drive is on the small side for a dual boot (256 GB SSD), but I plan on upgrading at a later date. Following the ...
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systemd: ignore accidental power button pressses

On my laptop (Acer C720P) the power button is a regular keyboard key that I accidentally press all the time. This shuts down my computer instantly. Following somebody's advice, I disabled the power ...
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Connectivity issues on university network

I try to connect to an University network using archlinux and wicd. I can't give too many details about the network itself, but it is somehow mac-related (basically you register your mac and the ...
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How do I set up an email server using no ip?

I have a no ip account, and I want to use my home server (which is running arch linux) for email. I don't know what I'm supposed to put in the MX header field; am I supposed to put the hostname on my ...
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Convenient way to check AUR PKGBUILD against malicious code?

As is well known, one should take care when installing packages from the AUR, because the PKGBUILD may not do what you expect and may be malicious. For this reason, my workflow for installing and ...
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how to set a dhcp clientid via netctl via dhcpcd

I'm trying to set a string as dhcp clientid in a netctl profile. Here is what I tried so far: Interface=eth0 Connection=ethernet IP=dhcp #DHCPClient=(dhcpcd 'clientid="string"') #DHCPClient=(dhcpcd ...
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How to find my USB erasure block size and page size

I want to know my USB erasure block size and page size for partioning the pen drive for an Arch Linux installation. I've tried flashbench but I can't understand the output (numbers are mostly the ...
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can't connect to novnc via ngrok on some computers

I am using novnc and ngrok for quick access to my Arch Linux box. I created an ngrok subdomain to localhost:6080 I fill in the novnc window over the internet like this: Host: mysubdomain.ngrok.com ...
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Metasploit wouldn't work with the database

I am running Arch Linux on my i386 laptop. I've made a fresh install of ruby1.9 and metasploit from AUR and now I'm experiencing some weird stuff with it. First, it does not load any modules upon ...
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Cannot run X in Archlinux installed in VMPlayer

I have installed archlinux in VMPlayer (host OS is windows). But I cannot get X run after install all the packages and drivers according to manual. All I get is vmware(0): Failed to detect device ...
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How to setup a FTP site with permission to upload, but not download or remove files?

I'm currently trying to set up a FTP site which only allows users to upload files using vsftpd in archlinux. After some googling I didn't find any satisfactory solutions. The current partial solution ...
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ASUS M5A97 EVO R2 linux flash drive boot issues

I have a FX-8350 with a M5A97-EVO R2.0 motherboard. I'm not able to boot an arch linux nor an openSUSE 13.1 USB flash drives. Both are able to show the booting menu (gummiboot on Arch and GRUB on ...
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mutt solarized yellow text in urxvt

I tried to use solarized theme with my mutt config. I tried both 16 and 256 color themes in 16 and 256 color urxvt, but I always get the text (message titles and so on) yellowgreen instead of gray. I ...
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Wireless Network Interface name changes sometime after reboot

On my arch linux machine,for some reason the interface name of my wirless network device sometimes changes from "wlp2s0" to "wlan0". I then have to setup my network manually or restart the computer. ...
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Idea for triggering after incoming job for cups

i want to trigger an event after my CUPS gets a new printjob. Background: i use a RaspPI as printing service with an usb plugged printer. This printer is always powered on and hasn't any eco mode. ...
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Set backlight brightness on boot on a ThinkPad T440s runing on Arch

I recently bought a new Lenovo ThinkPad T440s laptop and installed Arch Linux on it. Most things worked out of the box. One minor problem, among few others, is with the backlight brightness. I can ...
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cant to write cyrillic in google-chrome and some kde application

After upgrade my system I have some problem with russian language. English became the language of the some standard kde application (it was russian before). Google chrome is english too and in this ...
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Arch Linux - DHCP - Can someone diagnose this?

Arch Linux Wifi Connection Issues I am currently in the process of trying to install Arch i686 on an Acer Aspire One 532h (32 bit). At this point I am still in the LiveCD environment and setting up ...
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cant run php FastCGI in arch

I have a PhpStorm IDE in Manjaro(Arch base Linux). I install php and php-fpm from repository and config PhpStorm with php. PhpStorm can know php and that version. but when i run my php code in ...
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Arch Linux device with static IP address, new router not finding the device

I have a device running Arch Linux on my network (Raspberry Pi to be exact) and I do not have a cable for the display. I typically used it by ssh client and had it configured for a static IP address ...
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Skype 4.3 uses too much bandwidth for the camera

On Skype 4.2 everything works perfectly, however when I try to video chat with 4.3, once I turn on the camera it will maximize my upstream until it chokes out everything else and eventually ...
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Accessing LUKS-encrypted exFAT partition with FreeOTFE

My computer is setup with dual boot Windows 8.1 and Arch Linux, with the windows partition encrypted with BitLocker and Arch encrypted with dm-crypt/LUKS. (I would have used Truecrypt, but they are on ...
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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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Can't start X: “intel(0): Failed to set backlight acpi_video0”

I originally posted this to the ArchLinux forumns but didn't have much luck there: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=185800 I was trying to adjust my laptop brightness, and after running ...
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Antergos installer says I have no /boot partition

When attempting to install Antergos(Arch-based Linux distro) I am told that it cannot install as I have not specified a /boot partition, when I appear to have done just that. Here's a picture of the ...
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Suspending/Screen Going Off When Still In Use (Ubuntu & Arch)

I have a laptop (HP Pavilion G6) that was running Ubuntu and for a while now (at least 6 months) has been having a problems randomly suspending whilst still in use with a full battery and still being ...
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Why does Prison Architect work in the gnome DE but not in DWM?

I have a laptop running Arch Linux and primarily use dwm as the window manager. The first time I played Prison Architect (a game on steam) for the first time, it ran fine. After a later reboot I ...
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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 ...
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Manjaro 0.8.10 Gnome Edition. “Log Out” button doesn't work

I have a relatively fresh install of Manjaro Gnome Edition updated and upgraded to latest version (0.8.10). It's Gnome Shell 3.12. I have everything working fine except when I try to use the "Log ...
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Empty Ext4 Filesystem Using Too Much Space

I have 3 primary partitions on my main drive (2 are primary, 1 is extended and has 3 logical partitions in it). The drive has a legacy BIOS/MBR partition table. The first 2 primaries have OSes in them ...
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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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What is introducing quoted-printables into my PGP-encrypted emails?

I've set up PGP email encryption on two computers using Enigmail and Thunderbird. One is running Mac OS X, and the other is running Arch Linux. Everything functions fine from within Thunderbird on ...