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UEFI boot options doesn't appear in efibootmgr

Hello everyone, I'm new here treat me well ;) I want to change the boot order with efibootmgr but in the boot order appears options that I can't select. # efibootmgr Timeout: 2 seconds BootOrder:...
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Running a server for Minetest

I hope this is the correct stackexchange site to ask this question. I am trying to run a minetest server from my computer (Linux) but I'm unable to connect it from another computer connected to the ...
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How to unlock two encrypted devices with a single pass phrase entry?

I have two partitions on two different hard drives, one is / the other is a data partition. Is there a way to be prompted a single time for the pass phrase to unlock both if they have the same pass ...
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Slow hotkey response in GNOME 3.12

I run Arch, and I recently grabbed the 3.12 upgrade for GNOME. I've had F12 bound to terminator for a while, since I often have to summon new terminals. Ever since the upgrade, using a hotkey for a ...
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How to convert a .ovpn file to a .conf for OpenVPN?

A VPN provider gives .ovpn files that contain the configuration necessary to connect to a VPN server using the command : openvpn name.ovpn However using this command isn't very clean since it uses a ...
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How to get iptables rules to load at startup?

Just installed Arch Linux and saved some iptables rules using iptables-save but they won't load at startup. What does this mean? The systemd unit file point to the location where the rule ...
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How can I best transfter 1.8TB of individual files using LFTP?

I've stared mirroring the files and directories on an FTP server to my external HDD using a Raspberry Pi. I used the following commands: lftp user@adress.com mirror --use-pget-n=8 / The files are ...
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Bios flashing : copying exe to bootable external hd (cannot create regular file, read only filesystem)

I want to flash my bios so I can reset it with HP super+b boot bios reset. I downloaded the .exe flash. I created a Windows PE iso and burned it on a external HD that I will boot on, using the 'dd' ...
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How to run a Bash script when using a graphical desktop login

I am running the MATE desktop on Arch Linux, and I have a bash script that I run which: Configures MATE to work with multiple monitors Connects the PC to the internet Changes my mouse speed I have ...
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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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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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Best Practices for removing unwanted menu shortcuts in KDE

Is there a recommended way to remove unwanted menu shortcuts from the application menu (XDG standards compliant). I've got a few packages that tend to install multiple shortcuts even though I only ...
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Conky Error: Attempt to index a nil value (local 'settings')

I just recently started using Arch Linux and decided to throw Conky on my desktop. However, whenever I try to boot Conky, it throws me the following error: conky: Syntax error (/home/michael/.conkyrc:...
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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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Gem Installs not executing after update system-wide update Arch Linux

When trying to execute sass --watch scss:css inside of a target folder I get returned the message command not found I know I had sass installed. gem list doesn't show that it's installed anymore. I ...
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corrupted Arch Linux OS after accessing partition from Windows 7(dual boot)

I have(had) Arch Linux as my primary OS on my laptop and then I installed Windows 7 to dual boot. All setup went very well and was working. After a day or two, I had installed ext2fsd to mount & ...
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Strange certificates when updating with etckeeper in ArchLinux

I just updated my arch distro and got this: create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/02756ea4.0 create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/2c11d503.0 create mode 120000 ca-...
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How can I fix a feedback loop on my microphone in Linux?

First off, this isn't the usual "physical" feedback of a speaker being too close to the mic. This mic is part of a headset so there's no way for the output and input to overlap and cause feedback. ...
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Having recordMyDesktop export audio and video in two different files

As the title dictates. How can I make it output the video in, for example, rMD_video1.* and the audio in rMD_audio1.mp4? If it isn't possible, how can I separate these two? I'm sure it's possible ...
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Why is my Arch Linux VM not saving after a reboot?

I'm trying to set up my own Arch Linux install on a virtual machine, but I've found out that every time I reboot the VM it loses all my content. I think this is because I'm using a live ISO for Arch, ...
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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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Unable to use egde-scroll in Gnome 3 on arch linux

I am trying to switch to Arch Linux with Gnome Desktop. Unfortunately, I can't set the scroll-method to edge-scrolling in the mouse-settings (They removed the option). It's set to two-finger-scrolling ...
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Mounting HFS+ partition on Arch Linux

I'm having some problems with mounting an hfs+ partition on Arch Linux. When I run sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sda2 /mnt/mac I get this error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/...
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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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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...
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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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EliteBook 8460p - Custom Boot Logo with Arch Linux

I know that my EliteBook 8460p supports a custom boot logo (not the HP one). I read these two posts on how to do so ( 1. HP ProBook custom boot logo, 2. HP Elitebook 8570w custom boot logo) - further ...
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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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Why isn't VirtualBox restoring my saved machine state?

I'm using VirtualBox 3.1.2 (on Windows 7, as my host OS) to experiment with an ArchLinux install. I use the Save Machine State option when powering down my VM so that it can be restored as it was. If ...
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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 1920x1080,...
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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 gnome-...
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Installing archlinux

Hello I am trying to install arch linux on a virtual machine. But when I import the iso and go through every step and get into the actual shell everything is ok but when I reboot the installation ...
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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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Making manually mounted LUKS volume visible in Nautilus

In Unity under Ubuntu, when I mounted a volume under /media, then it was shown in Nautilus, as if it was mounted by gvfs. Now I'm running GNOME 3.20.1, which mounts its drives under /run/media/[user]....
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How can I delete root(admin) users that have same UID(0) as root?

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: [root@...]...
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Arch/Grub - Disable booting message

I just installed Arch Linux for the first time. I'd like to achieve just a black screen when booting until I'm asked for the login. I'm using grub as a boot loader. And added the line: ...
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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 disconnect....
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Arch Linux UEFI dual boot on BIOS-MBR(msdos) Windows 10

I am trying to dual-boot Arch Linux in UEFI mode with Windows 10 (BIOS-MBR) mode, but I don't know how to correctly partition it or use the GRUB boot loader. What I've read in a beginner's guide ...
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Dualboot BlackArch Linux

I want to install Blackarch Linux however when I try to install it, it seems like it wants to delete my existing systems by claiming that my entire disk is "free space". To start the installation I ...
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Some unicode symbols still not displayed with urxvt or xterm

I've been having trouble viewing certain unicode symbols under urxvt or xterm. The font I'm using is Source Code Pro for Powerline which I installed through the powerline fonts repo. My .Xresources ...
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Set nautilus up action to backspace

I use arch linux. I had changed the Up action of nautilus from Alt+left arrow to Backspace. But after a full update, it reverted back to Alt+left. I checked the file '~/.config/nautilus/accels' but ...
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Where is the menubar in evince on arch?

I just installed the pdf viewer evince on arch linux and don't find the menubar. I tried the Alt key but nothing happens. I also tried all other keys on my keyboard and read the FAQ on the product ...
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Terminal doesn't open after installing oh-my-zsh

I installed zsh and switched shells, and then after curling oh-my-zsh, LXTerminal and Termite do not open. I deleted oh-my-zsh and my zshrc and they still do not open. Any ideas? I was thinking of ...
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How to install Arch Linux to laptop Harddrive from Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I have my laptop's HD in my PC. I want to install it without any issues to work on the laptop. For example, things like assuming the wrong hardware or putting grub on my PC. For one thing: My PC's ...
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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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archlinux: wifi connected but no internet where as internet works with wired

I have wired and also wifi connection. Wired connection internet works, while the internet of wifi not working If connected to wired and also wifi the following is the output of ifconfig. root@...
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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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How to display IP at login screen in Arch Linux

I was able to do in Ubuntu by editing the file: /etc/rc.local and add: IP=$(/sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'inet addr:' | cut -d: -f2 | awk '{ print $1}') echo "IP: $IP" > /etc/issue In Arch, ...
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Evince default window position

I have an Arch Linux desktop machine with 2 monitors and 4 workspaces. On the last workspace I usually have Firefox loaded on the left monitor to access Zimbra mail. While on the right monitor I have ...
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Hotspot not recognised as network device in Arch Linux

I have a hotspot as my only method of acquiring an internet connection. My computer does not have a WiFi card. When I used Ubuntu and Manjaro, I could use the network applet to configure a broadband ...