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Arch Linux “poweroff” always waits 90 seconds in VMware Player

I am running Arch Linux (installed from archlinux-2014.01.05-dual.iso) on VMware Player and have installed vmtoolsd (which belongs to open-vm-tools). Now my problem is that, whenever I do poweroff or ...
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How to debug old initd script under systemd?

I have an older initd script to start my application. It worked fine under older versions of SuSE, but fails on Open SuSE 12.3. The strange thing is cd /etc/init.d ; ./script start works fine. ...
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rfkill unblock all service does not work on ArchLinux

I'm trying to set up my HP EliteBook 2530p with ArchLinux. Everything works except for the wifi card which is hardblocked by default. Typing rfkill unblock all works and unblocks the wifi card until ...
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Xvnc via systemctl : how to use “xhost +”

I would like to run Xvnc on Fedora 16 as a service. Not vncserver, given that carries the weight of a full window manager, but just Xvnc to start X. I would also like "xhost +" to run on the X ...
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Why would vncserver not use the xstartup script?

I am using Fedora 16, and I've set up vncserver, using the systemctl method... /lib/systemd/system/vncserver@:1.service: [Unit] Description=Remote desktop service (VNC) After=syslog.target ...
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why is systemd/systemctl system v?

I recently installed arch-linux, where support for tsystem V has been DROPPED in lieu of systemd. I'm wondering if anyone knows exactly why. I know that systemd is newer, but does rc.d have security ...
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pronunciation of 'ctl' in commands like 'systemctl' [closed]

There are sorts of commands like 'systemctl', 'hostnamectl', or 'jounralctl'. I realize that 'ctl' is shorthand for control, but I'm wondering what the generally accepted pronunciation of 'ctl' is.
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systemctl (Fedora 17) and interacting spawned processes's consoles

Introduction I've recently upgraded to Fedora 17 and I'm getting used to the newer systemctl daemon manager versus shell init scripts. A feature I need on some of my daemons is the ability to ...
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Understanding init script faults with sysctl

I made my own init script for starting a Mono web application within mod-mono-server2 container (I didn't use AutoHosting, I'm aware of it). When I had openSUSE 11.4 with init I was able to read on ...