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How to not reinstall packages when installing a bunch of package? [duplicate]

I saved the pacman -Qqe output from a previous arch install and now I'm using this list to install all the packages I had at once. However some of them are already installed and it wants to reinstall ...
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Arch Linux no sound [on hold]

I am using arch linux and I hear no sound. The only sound I could hear until 5 min ago was a static-noise which I removed by disabling my microphone through the Audio Mixer. help? I can't hear ...
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Cannot use Samsung phone from inside virtual machine

The same phone will work perfectly fine on a machine running native Windows, but things simply do not work when passing the device through to a virtual machine. I installed the drivers as usual, but ...
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Bash script : ls command not found

Under Arch USB iso, zsh, running the script ./test containing : #!/bin/bash PATH=$(dirname $0) ls $PATH returns ls: command not found Any idea how to fix this ? EDIT : ls alone works but ...
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Virtual console hangs after loging

I've been working on my fresh Arch linux install, then I rebooted and now when I login in the virtual console for the first time (X isn't installed) just after boot (root, password) the console just ...
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System unbootable - grub error: disk lvmid not found

I'm gettind this error at boot: grub error: disk 'lvid/caoMWu-o417-GMgh-6vFj-1qrw-iJMi-ypwm0f/Z2eotR-N0HN-nrol-3hUd-odMB-GzHy-4PrsnL' not found. Entering rescue mode.. I can't even get the ...
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Trying to install linux then bootmgr error [duplicate]

I have windows 10 on my PC which works perfectly, and I tried to install Linux arch with USB. so when i restart my computer and go to the boot, list the USB to be the first in order, save and quit. ...
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How to search for a package with pacman? [duplicate]

I just installed Archlinux and want to install netstat. However using the command pacman -Ss netstat outputs irrelevant package names. A search on internet revealed that netstat is owned by net-tools. ...
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gdm Ask for password again while I start it from already logged in tty

I have an archlinux 4.4 lts kernel. For some reason I did not allow gdm to start automatically at boot. When I'm logged in tty and start the gdm with command systemctl start gdm the gdm starts and the ...
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Network unreachable

Just did a fresh Arch install but when I ping 8.8.8.8 it says connect : Network is unreachable. I saved iptales rules in /etc/iptables/iptables.conf but they won't load at startup. ip a says that my ...
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Unable to change time-zone properly, the time is still from the previous time-zone

I've changed my time-zone to be 1 hours behind. I've called timedatectl set-timezone Asia/Bangkok Although the timezone is changed, the time is still the same as in my old time-zone, that is, this ...
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Arch Linux Server: How to spin down HDDs in a BTRFS Raid5 configuration?

This is my first question here; after extensive research I had to reach out for help. I’ve build a home server based on Arch Linux. It basically has two main purposes: running a Plex Media Server and ...
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Proper way to install mdm display manager in ArchLinux

I am wishing to install mdm display manager in ArchLinux. Normally the similar gdm is used, but I want to be consistent with the Cinnamon desktop I use, instead of Gnome desktop, so I'd also like to ...
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Arch Linux - Arch/Win7 Dual boot with GRUB

I'm looking at dual booting Arch Linux with Windows 7 where each OS is on a separate hard drive. I mostly understand how to do it except for one thing I am unsure of. On this Arch Linux webpage for ...
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Not sure which audio device to pass through via OVMF

I'm configuring a VGA passthrough on Arch for a virtual Windows machine, and when I use lspci | grep Audio, I get two different devices with different PCI IDs. They look very similar, and I'm not sure ...
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How can I easily change my time-zone in Arch/Xfce?

Since I move around, I need to be to change time-zones frequently. I'm on Arch/Xfce. How can I do that? I've tried right click on the watch on the top panel -> properties -> time settings -> time zone....
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How good is the support in Intel Skylake Core M processors?

I've been starting to think about upgrading my 2-in-1 tablet/laptop. My eyes caught the new Asus UX360CA which sports a nice Core M 6Y30 processor (it seems that the specification is very close to the ...
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Should I run Gnome keyring the only way to be to connect to wifis?

I'm on Arch/Xfce. I can't connect to some(!) wifi wpa2/psk hotspots when Gnome keyring isn't running. I'm on xfce and have now cheched "Run gnome services on startup". And now I'm able to connect to ...
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How to start a script after login using gdm?

I am using arch linux with xmonad, and I login using gdm, but to make xmonad work properly I have to run a script directly after login (actually I want to run .xinitrc after login using gdm to set ...
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SUID bit does not work even though I put the binary on a non-nosuid mount [duplicate]

I am trying to test out how suid would work. I have this for my binary: #include <stdlib.h> #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char *argv[]){ system("/bin/sh -c whoami"); ...
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How to configure per-unit log storage policy with journald?

I have one particular service, that logs rare, but important information. I've set it up few months ago, and today I've ran journalctl -n 50 --unit=my-service only to find there are no entries. I'm ...
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Audacious run when I press Open with or Show in Folder in XFCE in Arch for any kind of file

It's funny but audacious runs when I don't even request for it. For example, when I press Open Folder in Chrome downloads or when I choose Browse Packages in Sublime Text. A file for Open Folder in ...
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After installing Manjaro, windows is not showing in boot menu

I was dual booting windows 10 and Linux Mint 17.3 Mate. Everythig was fine, I was able to dual boot. Last night I decided to install Manjaro Linux and I did so. After installing Manjaro, all I get in ...
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Authentication is required to mount /dev/mapper/docker

KDE keeps prompting me to authenticate (or it just hangs waiting to prompt) to run certain docker commands like docker run java:8-jdk-alpine sh What do I need to change in order to be able to run ...
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unable to login into Windows 10 and also my Linux

i tried to login into one of the OS but failed.it stays at the login screen and doesn't notify any error(its like continuous loop...enter the password but comes back to login prompt).this is happening ...
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Arch linux and Gnome tap to click does not work

I am a bit new to arch linux and am having trouble getting tap to click to work. I am not completely sure how the stuff works so I am going to tell you what I did. Firstly, after the basic arch ...
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Make deepmind project work in arch [closed]

This code sets up some machine-learning program for debian. Can I get the same result for an arch distribution? #!/usr/bin/env bash ###################################################################...
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ArchLinux Dell D3100 Docking station mouse pointer (or all) lags

I recently bought the DellDocking Station D3100. But for some reason, the mouse is very laggy/non-smooth. (i dont know if all is slow, i dont think so but i am not sure - only the mouse is annoying ...
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How do I turn off the “Running in software rendering mode” warning?

I'm running Arch Linux/Cinnamon in Virtual Box on a Windows 7 machine. One of the technologies I need to use is WebGL. For whatever reason (that's a different issue), WebGL will not work when Display->...
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Can I copy archlinux installation to another computer?

I want to get an archlinux system with the same packages, settings, etc. on another computer. Can I do it by creating partitions on another computer, mounting them, copying the whole filesystem, ...
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Completely new to SSH

I'm trying to SSH from Debian (Jessie, installed as chroot environment in Chrome OS) to Arch on the same network, and I keep getting an error saying the connection was refused because of a public key ...
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`Interact` not working as expected in bash/expect scripting

In order to provision an embedded device (i.e. writing images to flash) a series of very well known commands have to be entered during the boot stage. The algorithm is something like: Capture a ...
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Arch linux not being added to grub2

I'm installing Arch Linux alongside an existing Elementary OS & Windows 10 on an EFI system. So I already have grub2 working and therefore had to be cautious when installing Arch as I didn't want ...
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avahi-discover and avahi-browse show no addresses

I'm trying to get a network printer working. The printer is a Konica-Minolta Magicolor 2200, and I am running Arch Linux. I was using this guide to see if I could work out something. My (current) ...
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How do I add /home to arch with uuid if I messed up while installing?

I installed arch Linux but I forgot to make my desired home partition. /home. I accidentally forgot to change the partition from Linux filesystem to add /home. I changed the partition to /home after ...
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Unable to add a key to gpg

I'm trying to add a key to gpg: $ gpg --recv-key 12345 gpg: keyserver receive failed: No keyserver available Then I do this: $ gpg --list-keys gpg: /home/me/.gnupg/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created ...
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Unable to start posgtresql, the reason isn't clear

I've installed postgresql by pacman. Now I'm trying to run it: $ sudo systemctl start postgresql Job for postgresql.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "...
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How to display a webpage as an app in firefox? Or just an appstore?

I'm making a begginer based os off of arch linux. Some say it's a bad idea but it's actually going pretty well. One of the last things I need is an appstore I searched but could not find any good ...
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NetworkManager wireless connection fails to connect

I am trying to get wireless networking to work on my laptop under Arch Linux. While I am able to scan for and see wireless signals, I can't seem to connect. nmtui produces: The network I am trying ...
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“Could not connect to display :0.0” — what's the right way to fix this?

I have this error when I try to run an desktop app: No protocol specified QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display :0.0 Aborted I've seen a few question similar to mine but surprisingly they ...
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Unable to boot from a bootable USB drive on a machine where Win 10 is installed already to be able to start installing Linux

I'm trying to replace win 10 with Arch. Now only Windows 10 is installed. I've created a bootable usb: # dd bs=4M if=/path/to/archlinux.iso of=/dev/sdb status=progress && sync Then I ...
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How to force Digikam 5 to have a specific tag in Awesome WM?

It used to be easy to make Digikam appear on the correct screen and tag in Awesome WM using for example rule_any = { class = { "Digikam", […] } }, properties = { tag = tags[1][3] } }. This doesn't ...
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Error opening eclipse in archlinux

So I am running archlinux. On java -version my output is: java version "1.7.0_101" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.6.6) (Arch Linux build 7.u101_2.6.6-1-x86_64) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build ...
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eth0 NO-CARRIER on Arch/Wired Connection Not Working

The device is a DELL Vostro 1510 and I have tried both the r8169 and r8168 kernel modules. ethtool eth0 shows Auto-negotiation: on MDI-X: Unknown and Link Detected: No. Ip link shows <NO-CARRIER,...
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VPN server into systemd-nspawn machine

I am trying to deploy a VPN server (I choose Openswan flavor) into a systemd-nspawn container on a raspberry pi running Arch Linux. For now I can login into the container, ping, goes outside from ...
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Microphone not working on archlinux

Context I have been running archlinux on my laptop for years and never needed the microphone. Now I need it but cannot find a way to configure it properly. I use alsa and pulseadio. Running ...
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How to install specific parts of libre-office on Arch Linux

I installed LibreOffice on Arch Linux and found out some redundancy parts of it. I don't want to use LibreOffice Base and LibreOffice Draw. Is there a way to install a specific part or uninstall a ...
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Reading exchange email with mutt and davmail?

I must have read about 65 web pages about this issue, and tried them all, but so far I can't get it to work. I can access my exchange email using Thunderbird, with the imap server set to localhost ...
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startx not starting when you want to write its log

I have set up a very minimal linux. No desktop environment just window manager. I used i3 as window manager and set up X to start it; upon login I want startx to run so I added this code on ....
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Arch linux sound doesn't work [closed]

sorry for a vague title but the issue is very complicated. both firefox and vlc play silence through built in speakers. pavucontrol said that vlc is playing correctly through hdmi but when switched ...