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Does chipset determine if wifi card will be supported under linux?

I'm planning wifi card upgrade and I've decided to look for router targeted hardware because of better specs. I found MikroTik mPCI-E module that features Atheros AR9582. I also found that Linux ...
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RTSX_USB module loaded but SD card not recognized

I am currently running kernel version 4.6.2-1-ARCH and my integrated SD card reader on my Asus UX31A is not functionning. I have tried loading the module as such sudo modprobe rtsx_usb and then ...
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Window was cut at the edge

I installed Archlinux in VMware on Mac OSX, and installed awsome as the WM. However the windows are not displayed fully at the edge, like in the pic. Is this a matter of configuration of Archlinux ...
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Use desktop as bluetooth headset

My desktop's speaker is much better than my phones, so I want to use my desktop speakers in place of my cellphone's. It is inconvenient for me to use USB or the audio jack, so I am left with Bluetooth....
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How can I remove packages untracked by pacman I installed from source?

Hey so the question pretty much says it all, I've installed the irc client quassel and I want to get rid of it now but I don't know how to do so with pacman because I installed it from the source code,...
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Emulate joystick input via numeric input

I have an arduino which gives me numbers from a potentiometer (300-600), device /dev/ttyACM0 baudrate 9600. I want to use these numbers as a 1-axis joystick. My system is archlinux and X-...
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Mirroring and expanding display on Arch with xfce -Display Settings

I have 3 monitors plugged into my PC. I want to have one primary display one expanded display and the third one should be mirrored from the primary display. Is there a way to solve this on xfce?
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GDM - how to enable touchpad tap-to-click

I've enabled tap-to-click in Gnome but it doesn't work on GDM. I tried running dconf-editor as root to modify the setting but to no avail. I also tried running sudo -u gdm gsettings set org.gnome....
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Middle click detected by xev, but nothing responds to it

I'm running Antergos (Arch 4.6.2.1-ARCH), and am using a Corsair K70 mouse. I first noticed this problem when I went from Manjaro KDE edition over to Manjaro's Gnome edition, at which point Firefox ...
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WiFi card disappears after reboot, but not after cold boot

I have an Arch-based server (Zotac Nano, AMD Kabini-based) which doubles as WiFi access point using a miniPCI Atheros WiFi card. If I start it form cold boot (as in “it was off”), then everything ...
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How do I sync dropbox folders to a Raspberry Pi?

I have been using a script that uses curl to sync dropbox folders to a Raspberry Pi. Cron calls the script every hour to retrieve most of the folders. Can anyone recommend a better solution, maybe ...
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Fresh Arch Installation - Terminal text completely unreadable just after boot

Update: Added additional text to identify which images are merely blurry, and which depict fubar text. My laptop is a Toshiba CB35-B3340. Also called a Chromebook 2, with part number PLM02U-009008. I ...
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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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System messages in vim

O/S: Arch Linux (Kernel 4.3.3-2-ARCH) While editing files with VIM 7.4 it occassionally happens that system messages appear on the screen, ruining my workflow but obviously not altering the ...
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Synaptics tap to click & edge scrolling not working in Cinnamon desktop (on arch linux)

I tried to turn them on using system settings, dconf, with no success. Uninstalling xf86-input-synaptics-1.8.2-1 gives an error "target not found". When installing xf86-input-synaptics-1.8.2-1 with ...
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Why is npm struggling to connect to the internet on my Arch?

So while downloading the Atom Text Editor through the command yaourt -S atom-editor, but I get these errors: Installing build modules... npm ERR! Linux 4.5.4-1-ARCH npm ERR! argv "/usr/bin/node" "/...
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fail to log through rsyslog on an archlinux system

Using release 2016.03.01 from Archlinux, with package rsyslogd 8.18.0, I started from the minimal configuration built from Very simple config : # cat rsyslog.conf $ModLoad immark $ModLoad imudp $...
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How can I autologin to desktop with systemd?

How can I configure systemd to automatically log me in to my desktop environment, preferably without using login manager? I'm using Arch.
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Line across the entire screen that occurs only when running Xfce with a Dock application

I have noticed that whenever I use Xfce with a Dock application running (including Cairo Dock or Docky) I see a horizontal line across my entire screen about 5/6th the way down the screen. This glitch ...
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Running Nemo errors with: Settings schema 'org.nemo.preferences' is not installed

I am trying to replace Nautilus with Nemo on my Archlinux system. I followed this guide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nemo I was able to install Nemo via pacman but when I try to start ...
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Arch - Freeze after starting gdm with nvidia driver

I use a Nvidia GTX 980 TI with my arch linux. I use the proprietary driver which I installed via pacman -S nvidia After that I installed gnome3 via pacman -S gnome If I try to start the gdm (just ...
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Arch - prevent GUI from start

I just installed arch on a encrypted LVM. After the boot process gnome3 tries to start but it looks like I installed the wrong driver. The whole system freezes, its not possible to enter another tty. ...
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How do I run a supervisor command in a Eclipse PyDev project without being asked for a password?

So I've got the following code that should check whether an npm package is installed: def is_installed(name, as_global=True): # Returns whether NPM package is installed. s = shell(...
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packer - ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified!

I'm trying to install ncurses5-compat-libs on Arch Linux with packer. But I get this error: ==> ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified! How can I fix it?
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How can I disable uim without uninstalling it?

I took me a while to install and configure uim https://code.google.com/archive/p/uim/ on Arch Linux and install other japanese fonts because I needed the support for the japanese language and locale. ...
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how to create a bootable flash that can boot as both BIOS and UEFI?

I'm creating a bootable recovery flash and I was wondering how to create it so it can boot on both UEFI and BIOS systems? I'm experimenting with GRUB but I'm open to any other bootloader. ...
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Cmake cannot find module Qt5WebEngineWidgets

I wanna compile QSyncthingTray (https://github.com/sieren/QSyncthingTray) on my notebook running arch linux x86. I've set $QTDIR to /home/user/.qt/5.5/gcc/ as well as $CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH I've ...
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Recover keyboard layout

Using localectl --no-convert layout ..., I changed the layout of my keyboard. Unfortunately, it turned out that I picked the wrong layout which seems to have virtually no key in common with the actual ...
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Tring to install Atom Text Editor on my Arch by using Yaourt

I am currently trying to install Atom Text Editor (atom-editor on Yaourt). However I get the errors below: ==> Downloading atom-editor-arch PKGBUILD from AUR... x .SRCINFO x .gitignore x PKGBUILD ...
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Frequent time outs with pacman

I've been noticing that I get timeouts when using pacman. Often. mike@longshot:~☺ sudo pacman -Syu [sudo] password for root: :: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving file '...
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file system “/boot” is not a FAT EFI system partition (ESP) file system

I'm trying to install Arch Linux in a VM from scratch. Following the wiki, I see there are no answers to my question. I'm trying bootctl install and it returns file system "/boot" is not a FAT EFI ...
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Gnome finds no audio devices

I've installed ArchLinux on a Dell XPS 15 L521X. For some reason when Gnome boots it finds no audio devices. If I switch to a virtual terminal and use the terminal based music player cmus to play ...
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Disable the Power button on a Chromebook

I have a Chromebook on which I installed Arch Linux. However, this Chromebook comes with a very odd key: a "Power On/Off" key at the top right of the keyboard. Without ANY warning, this button turns ...
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'gnome-screensaver-command -l' doesn't work when called from '/etc/pm/sleep.d'-script

I am using Archlinux and trying to let my notebook lock the screen via the instructions given on wiki.archlinux.org before it suspends. Calling gnome-screensaver-command -l only locks my screen, when ...
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How to change i3 theme

So I'm trying to change the theme of i3 to this: http://lovelybacon.deviantart.com/art/i3-Finally-it-all-comes-together-563203883 and I have no clue how to do this, does anyone have a tutorial or can ...
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Why is almost every program complaining about my locale?

I'm using Arch Linux, and I've followed the directions on the wiki about setting my locale. Nearly every program that runs complains about the locale - even locale. It looks like this: % locale ...
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Updated my arch linux server and now I get tmux: need UTF-8 locale (LC_CTYPE) but have ANSI_X3.4-1968

I recently updated my Arch Linux server and during that process tmux got updated. I was using tmux while the upgrade was going on and used it afterwards, but all during the same SSH session. Now, ...
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Make yaourt does not reinstall when already installed

Is there a way to make yaourt does not reinstall when the package (from AUR) already installed $ yaourt -Q jruby local/jruby 1.7.3-1 but somehow $ yaourt --needed --noconfirm -S jruby keep ...
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How to use yaourt on arch linux under proxy?

How do I install applications using yaourt under proxy network. For pacman I can simply use: export http_proxy=http://usernm:passwd@link:port sudo -E pacman -S application But how do I do this for ...
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Why does journalctl say “— no entries --”?

For example: ┌─[10:50:38/hypership/root/~] └─╼ journalctl -b No journal files were found. -- No entries -- ┌─[10:50:46/hypership/root/~] └─╼ journalctl --verify No journal files were found. /var/...
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What are linux long term support kernels?

I'm running an arch linux server and recently switched to an lts kernel from the repositories. Since I'm not rebooting the server very often, I want a stable kernel that is supported for a very long ...
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How do I specify the programs that I want to run when the computer boots ? [Arch]

I am currently using Arch with the GNOME desktop environment. I do not know where to specify the programs I want to run automatically when the computer boots. If there are multiple methods (GUI or non-...
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How to uninstall Archlinux?

I have had Archlinux for quite a while dual-booted alongside my Windows 7 (bootmenu is GRUB), I would like to replace Arch with Ubuntu for now due to starting to develop games on Linux, but I have no ...
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No signal on DisplayPort monitor outside of X

I recently switched from HDMI to DisplayPort. Inside X, the DisplayPort monitor works fine. However, before X is started, there is no signal. The same occurs when one switches to a tty via ctrl-alt-...
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how did my nginx conf get into an alternate location

I spent days tracking down why the default home page servied via nginx, no matter how i defined my conf, wasn't changing. i grepped to hell and back, and finally today, a result from hell, hell ...
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Shorewall 4-interface setup

I am trying to use shorewall on Arch to manage a setup with 2 local networks and 2 ISP connections. Ultimately I want traffic from local network 1 (192.168.1.0/24 interface enp5s0) to use ISP 1 (76. .....
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Set up DHCP for LXC containers

I have several lxc containers that need network access. At the moment I am manually allocating them IP addresses in the relevant config file as so: lxc.network.type = veth lxc.network.flags = up lxc....
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Rsync freezes while copying

I'm having trouble using rsync to back-up my system locally. I'm using this short guide from the arch wiki. Here's the modified one-liner I'm using : rsync -aAX --debug=all5 --delete --modify-window=...
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Arch Linux installation (dual-booting with UEFI Windows)

I've searched the web, the manuals, the Arch wiki, the Arch BBS and Stackexchange for answers prior to getting the guts to ask a question here. At this stage I'm just very tired, because I've spent my ...
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Subversion repository on NTFS drive

I am trying to use my repos that is located on an NTFS formatted drive. I am dual-booting Windows 8.1 and Arch Linux. I am running subversion 1.8.5 and apache 2.2.26 with SSL. The problem seems to be ...