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Questions tagged [arch-linux]

Arch Linux is a rolling-release Linux distribution.

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Can not copy-paste a tweet in Firefox

It is a weird problem. I am unable to copy from or paste into a tweet in Firefox. e.g. I can copy some content from a web-page but can not paste it into tweets at Twitter (works in Chrome) If I ...
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Configure a Linux client for a Windows VPN

I am trying to connect from my personal Arch Linux laptop to my office's windows server VPN. I have followed the instructions of the Arch wiki but I cannot get the IPSec tunnel to connect. The ...
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Gigabyte H110-D3a won't boot from GRUB USB running Arch

This issue seems to be pretty common on the web, but I can't seem to get anything to work. Basically, I've created a persistent Arch USB that's set up for mining. It boots and runs fine on my PC and ...
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Can't connect to PEAP with wpa_supplicant on Arch

I've been searching around for how to connect to PEAP and there's lot's of info out there, but I can't seem to connect and my University tech support is no help(I'm not really surprised). Basically I ...
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DNS lookup fails only on specific sites while using Arch Linux

The title gets to the core of the problem. I will provide more information though. I am running an install of Arch Linux on my laptop, and up until recently everything was going fine. I am was using ...
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Grub2 not recognizing USB stick after update?

I have a pretty basic ArchLinux setup in VirtualBox that I regularly copy over to a USB stick to boot on a real machine. It worked fine for the past few months, but after the last update (Oct 8th 2018)...
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How can I start a systemd service when a given USB device (ethernet dongle) is plugged in?

I have an USB ethernet dongle I use for ethernet access, but I'd like to automatically start netctl-ifplugd@... when plugging it in. (Not to be confused with plugging in the ethernet cable - that's ...
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Dual boot hibernation with Win10 and Arch sharing EFI partition

My appologies in advance if similar questions has been asked. I actually wanted to ask this in comments on one post but don't have enough reputation. I have a 256GB SSD containing Windows10 and Arch ...
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How to extend arch linux partition without Gparted

I have arch-linux installed on dev/sda8. I have about 39 GB of unallocated space just above dev/sda8. I want to move the same below sda8 so I can extend my linux parttion. I tried Gparted from linux ...
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Black Screen on R9 270 arch linux

I am having a strange issue where the monitor connected to my second gpu (r9 270) is showing a black screen. The monitors connected to my primary GPU (rx 480) show Arch Linux fine. My hardware: Ryzen ...
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How to remove “starred” tab in gnome's nautilus?

I have a lot of network drives and a few bookmarks and I don't like having my file manager maximized, so I prefer an interface that's as clean as possible. This Starred tab however blocks this for me....
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After btrfs scrub, how do you get the list of affected files?

I just tried to use btrfs send for a backup but it ended up giving me an io error. I ran btrfs scrub, which reported 32 unrepairable blocks on my raspi's sd card. The obvious way to fix this is to ...
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Binding key combination to other key

I am using i3wm on Arch and I want use Win as my mod key. This does not work, because it seems that intern that the key combination Win+Shift gives the key SunPros - keycode 138 (keysym 0x1005ff70, ...
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Atom Editor and VS Code turn volume up all the way when opened

I've found that consistently VS Code or most of the time when I open Atom Editor my system audio volume suddenly turns up to 100%! I am running Arch Linux with Cinnamon Desktop. These editors are the ...
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Android Emulator put Capture-Line on Soundcard to 100%

If i start the Android-Emulator, my audio-device Capture will be turned to 100% (which cause a huge noise). Is there a way to prevent Android-Emulator from doing this? On CLI I can use amixer sset ...
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VcXrv to connect to X server on vm

System: archlinux as a vm on vmware workstation on windows10 host VcXsrv installed on windows10 host as X-client. The question is: if I start X server on archlinux, how to use VcXsrv as X-client and ...
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Cannot navigate nor use keybinds in neovim quickfix or location window

I’m trying to use the make command, but I cannot navigate in the quickfix window except than by using commands. If I press any key other than the command prefix (:) it closes. I also cannot use ...
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Epson Thermal Printer is not working on Arch Linux

I have installed all the drivers and PPD file for my Epson T88IV Thermal Printer but I am getting this error on CUPS: Idle - "File "/usr/lib/cups/backend//dev/usb/lp0" not available: No such file ...
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How to boot Arch Linux on MSI B250M PRO-VDH?

I want to achieve a proper GRUB installation, so it will be able to EFI boot Arch Linux on my MSI B250M PRO-VDH without further user intervention. Everything has been set-up as it follows: /dev/sdc1 ...
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How does cached text from web pages on laptop browser be displayed in an app on phone, without user initiation?

I was trying to make samba server accessible between my linux host and qemu-kvm run Windows 10 VM. Among the many pages i visited, This "https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/samba was one of them. ...
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Where did snd-aloop go?

I'm on arch linux and I've been using snd-aloop to create a virtual audio devices without issues for a year now. Since yesterday's system upgrade to the new Linux kernel (4.18.3) however, the module ...
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Why doesn't my BIOS recognize a bootable partition?

I've been following an Arch Linux install guide and partitioned my hard drive using fdisk. I've selected the disklabel type dos and created three partitions. One of these partitions I've flagged as ...
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Use Netflix with Arch Linux and Firefox

I'm trying to run Netflix with Firefox on Arch Linux. I thought Arch Linux and Firefox are now supported and checked the DRM box and made sure that I have the OpenH264 Video Codec and Widevine ...
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Grep causes entire system to freeze while comparing two files

What I wanted is to compare two files and check if every line in file1 exists in file2. My first try: grep -v -f file2 file1. This resulted in a lot of syntax errors (but didn't freeze anything). I ...
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Modify user to remove home directory

The passwd file entry for a user associated with a service (squeezelite) indicates that user has a home directory (/home/squeezelite). This folder does not exist (and I suspect it never did). The ...
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Archlinux vm on vmware workstation use hardware UTC instead time of windows10 host

I have windows10 box, on that I install vmware workstation and create an archlinux vm on vmware workstation. Problem is when I set to use UTC on archlinux with this command: ln -sf /usr/share/...
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System clock resetting, making conflicts with write stamps

My system clock is resetting to a date back in 2016 for some reason and as a work around I reset the date manually every time I boot it. Whenever I boot into Arch with a auto-resetted system date(i.e ...
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Get Source for Arch Linux Package?

In Debian based distributions you can run apt-get source <package_name> to fetch the source code for a package. What is the equivalent for pacman on Arch Linux?
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How to debug local named with broken dnssec

Update: I should have checked the BIND change-log to start with, I see this entry between the two versions I was using: 4957. The default setting for "dnssec-validation" is now "auto", which ...
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Why can't I ssh to a local (single-label) hostname: “ssh: connect to host myserver port 22: Invalid argument”?

(I figured out this is related to nscd; please see the bottom of the question) I'm trying to connect to a headless server via my laptop; they share a wired link via a Linksys wireless router and TP-...
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What is causing my meta key to get stuck to “down” in Arch Linux (KDE)?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 710 15-ISK, running Aptergos Linux, which to my understanding is Arch Linux in a wrapper. I chose the KDE environment. There is some strange keyboard event series that causes the ...
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Arch on WSL: libQt5Core.so.5 not found, despite being installed

I was hit by some hardcore power-tripping forum mods on the Arch Linux forum, so here I am. I'm trying to run GUI apps on WSL, such as dolphin or kate. However, none of them can find libQt5Core.so.5, ...
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Linux equivalent of Windows-R command (XFCE)

The Windows-R command in Windows 7/8/10 brings up the Run prompt where one may enter: A folder name (e.g. c:\temp\docs) and have that folder opened in the file manager (i.e. explorer). A command name ...
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Error unlocking /dev/sda: Failed to activate device: Invalid argument

Occasionally, unlocking my luks encrypted disk errors with this: https://i.imgur.com/jcasTNG.png (posted link because not enough rep for images) Trying to mount /dev/sda returns mount: /dev/sda: can't ...
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SSSD/NSS Slow When Using Sudo

I have a server running OpenLDAP, and the issues I am running into is with my client. My client is running SSSD with NSS. On first boot, I have no issues, and sudo commands are issued fine. I start ...
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“gpg: keyserver receive failed: No route to host” error when running 'yay'

I'm fairly new to Arch Linux, and trying to update my packages. I'm running the latest version of Antergos. Using yay with no arguments, it mostly goes well, up until this: ==> PGP keys need ...
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Reload config of xmobar

I'm happily using xmobar with xmonad as my window manager. When changing the configuration of xmonad, I use mod + q to make the new configuration effective. This works fine for xmonad but I noticed ...
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Antergos dead freezes diagnostic

after install of fresh Antergos distro, I've encountered two dead freezes (laptop didn't react even on ctrl+alt+Fx). How can I diagnose such things? What system logs can help me?
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use my VM as local LAN device on the same network

I have arch linux on my virtual box VM and base mechine is MAC OS so iwant to use that VM as a LAN computer on my network on the same network currently it is using NAT how to accomplish this task
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Same cable, different speed test results between two computers

A strange issue which I would be grateful for assistance with, I seem to be getting different speeds on speedtests over the same Cat7 ethernet cable when plugged into two different computers. One of ...
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Cannot boot windows 10 usb from my desktop, but can from laptop

Basically the title. I've been trying to get my computer to boot from my USB, but when I pick it from the boot options it quickly then goes to the "insert bootable media" black screen. I've tried both ...
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primusrun: Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I'm new to linux and I've just installed antergos with gnome de and bumblebee on asus R542 laptop. When I run primusrun glxspheres64 it fails and logs this: $ primusrun glxspheres64 Polygons in ...
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802.1X please translate the NetworkManager conf to wpa_supplicant conf

OS: (Arch Linux) Linux HP-Arch 4.17.4-1-ARCH NetworkManager is able to connect to my AP, "SYSU-SECURE", which requires 802.1X authentication. However, I would like to run wpa_supplicant directly with ...
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Built-in LTE PCI modem on HP EliteBook 850 G5 not recognized under Arch Linux

I'm trying to run an LTE modem on an HP EliteBook 850 G5. But it seems that it's not recognized by the system. I get a message from the modem manager: ModemManager[417]: Couldn't check support ...
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My bluetooth headset is off by default

My headset is Off in the Configuration tab of pavucontrol when I power it on. I must enable it manually. Only when my headset connect automatically my pc. Not when I connect to it with bluetoothctl. ...
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Can't enter credential in TeamViewer 13 with i3 window manager

TeamViewer 12 works correctly but it seems that I need version 13 to connect to a TV13-equipped desktop. On AUR I see that version 13 corresponds to teamviewer and teamviewer-beta packages only, so I ...
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Removed some /usr/include/rpcscv headers and .x files by mistake and libnsl.so

I use archlinux and removed some /usr/include/rpcscv headers and .x files by mistake and libnsl.so. I know it is stupid, but I don't know how to find them and put them back. These files are related ...
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Authentication token manipulation error in arch linux

I'm using arch Linux. I did a format of my machine and try to restore my backup from tar file. Below error getting shown while trying to change root password authentication token manipulation error ...
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How can I easily find the public LAN address of a Virtual Box VM in a public environment?

I’m using VirtualBox on Arch Linux and I’m learning some hacking stuff using OVA’s from VulnHub, imported into VirtualBox. Most times I generate a hackable webserver with an IP address, which I can ...
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Automatically logged out of GNOME after inactivity

I'm running Arch Linux and since a recent update I am automatically logged out of GNOME and all running processes are terminated (not screen lock, really logged out of my session). After some more ...