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using systemd timers instead of cron

I am on Arch Linux where I am trying to create a systemd timer as a cron alternative. So I wrote these three files: /etc/systemd/system/battery.service [Unit] Description=Preko skripte preveri ...
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How to delete a file in Arch console?

pacman stopped working and asked me to delete a file if "another package manager isn't working". What is the file for deleting files?
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Exit termite from within bash

I want to be able to completely close termite from within a bash script. I have something like this: while true; do read -n 1 -s result case $result in [c]* ) exit 0;; esac done ...
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Arch+GNOME : Oh no! something has gone wrong

I installed Arch linux 2016 and instaled the following packages in this order : nvidia and nvidia-libgl (then rebooted) xorg xorg-server xorg-server-utils xorg-apps gnome gnome-extra My system ...
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password fails over ssh, works locally

This weekend I really dove into unix and got a Arch installed on an old computer and got it to serve my website. So I'm a bit of a noob. Today I went to copy a database file from my Mac laptop to my ...
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b43 wireless driver error

I just installed Arch, and I noticed that my wifi range is very poor. I have to be about 10 feet away from the router for it to work. I also noticed that when I boot, I get this message: Support ...
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Is there an easy way to switch playback soundcards?

I recently purchased the roccat kulo headset which comes with a nice USB soundcard, completely functional under linux :). Howsoever I now struggle to easily siwtch between my laptops integrated ...
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Install Network-manager-applet (tray-icon) on Arch Linux GNOME 3.20

I am using Arch Linux with GNOME 3.20. I am trying to get a network manager applet (tray-icon) using which I could easily connect to WiFi networks. I installed networkmanager and network-manager-...
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Install Arch Linux alongside Ubuntu 12.04

I have a windows 8.1 on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (dual OS). Now I also want to install Arch Linux alongside windows and ubuntu. Please tell me the how to do this on Ubuntu. I have a gparted ...
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wifi failed to start with Arch Linux on laptop

I just installed Arch Linux. Wifi worked fine for me on installation but as soon as I rebooted, I received failure messages when trying to connect to my router. When trying to access my router ...
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Arch Linux - startx works, but prints error

I recently installed Arch Linux (for the first time). I just installed i3 and start it with startx (I think this is part of the xorg package). On startup a message flashes for a split second, but ...
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Can't install xorg-init on arch [on hold]

I am not able to install xorg-init on a new arch install. It is possible to install other packages, but not that one. I updated the database with pacman -Syy, but it still won't work. Error message: $...
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Help to install Apache Module mod_systemd

I would like some help with installation of Apache Module mod_systemd. I am using Arch Linux. I have no idea where and how to start, any hint is also appreciated
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ld cannot find -lgfortran

I'm trying to compile Knut (a maths program) on Arch Linux with CMake and I'm getting the following error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lquadmath collect2: error: ld ...
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How do I add another boot entry into grub2?

So I recently switched from Ubuntu to Manjaro but I lost my bootloader. Now I don't have an entry for Windows 7 anymore. Linux and the bootloader are installed on sdb but windows lives on sda. I can'...
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Java process freezes until I use 100% CPU

The issue I encounter When working on Android-Studio, Eclipse or even command-line Gradle, the Java software often freezes (even though usually it is after I update my system/change java). For ...
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NFS no longer mounts: rpc-statd fails to start

Whenever I try to start an NFS mount I get: Feb 12 00:02:19 martin-xps.lico.nl rpc.statd[23582]: Version 1.3.2 starting Feb 12 00:02:19 martin-xps.lico.nl rpc.statd[23582]: Flags: TI-RPC Feb 12 00:02:...
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ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension on Arch (postgresql)

I can't install gem pg on Arch due to the error: Gem::Ext::BuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. /home/alex/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.1.1/bin/ruby extconf.rb checking for pg_config.....
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Problems with USB microphone

My USB mic in webcam in Skype not working (cam works fine). I use Arch Linux with alsa. I set up pulseaudio but then I removed it because it is not stable. cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [SB ]:...
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Arch Linux Ethernet to WiFi bridge

I want to use a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux to extend my WiFi network. My situation is that I have a spare WiFi router that I want to use to expand my WiFi reception range as well as give me a few ...
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Arch - Unable to start services

After the installation of vmplayer on my arch I tra to start it simply via vmplayer Then a message pops up with the text: Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-2601....
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Fullscreen programs only update when mouse moves

X11 has been relatively sane on my Arch install until recently. It behaves normally in most programs, but as of maybe a week ago, if anything tries to run fullscreen it will only update when my mouse ...
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Xorg thinks touchpad is exact pointing device

I finally got Xorg working with LXDE, but I have one tiny problem: Xorg thinks my touchpad is an exact pointing device, such as a touchscreen. That is, coordinates on the touchpad are directly related ...
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Unable to change bitrate on wifi adapter

I'm having issues with my Belkin N-300 USB wifi adapter. I can connect fine, but about a week ago the connection started getting very slow and regularly drops. Bringing the interface down and back up ...
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Cannot `arch-chroot` to an exising system, “failed to run command '/bin/sh' : No such file or directory”

I run into my system problem with the current Arch Linux, and it turns out to be caused by the F2FS file system (crc32 module not found during boot). I was attempts to fix it, but I've got stuck when ...
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Cant find package for wireless network card, Arch-linux

I'm trying to install the wireless driver for my network card. The Wireless Linux Wiki says that I need to install the b43 driver since my card is listed there. I'm on arch linux. I've installed it ...
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Config ibus on terminal

I installed ibus on an Arch xmonad system. How do I configure terminal to type with the VNI method? I don't want to install xfce4-panel.
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Installing Noto monospace font on Archlinux

I installed the following packages in order to have Google's Noto fonts: noto-fonts noto-fonts-cjk noto-fonts-emoji After the operation, there is a NotMono-Regular.ttf file installed in /usr/share/...
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Arch Linux “isolinux: Looks reasonable, continuing…”

I want to install Arch Linux onto my SD card so I installed the iso from their website and ran it inside of VirtualBox. I then followed this tutorial on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Arch: cannot make setxkbmap persistant

I followed this wiki but I didn't get it work at boot automatically, I mean every time I boot I have to run this command: setxkbmap -model pc104 -layout fr,ara -variant ,azerty -option grp:...
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Using http remote MD5 hash

I would like to use the md5sums function of pkgbuild without keeping track of new hashsum at each update, and just change the pkgver variable to build a new version of my package. md5 are available ...
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Arch Linux Ran nvidia-xconfig now Xorg won't run [No Devices detected] [closed]

[ 13.339] (II) systemd-logind: logind integration requires -keeptty and -keeptty was not provided, disabling logind integration [ 13.340] (II) xfree86: Adding drm device (/dev/dri/card1) [ 13....
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Tilde key missing on Arch Linux with XFCE4

I am running Arch Linux with XFCE4 as desktop environment on a Lenovo T400. The problem is that I am unable to type a tilde ´~´ instead it leads to a ´|´ or ´<´ when using other US layouts. The ...
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Prepackage Arch Linux (ARM) with packages before installing

How can I make an Arch Linux ISO to load into a usb, that would contain all of my favourite packages and configuration, preloaded? I want to do it with an Arch Linux ISO, then with Arch Linux ARM, I ...
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Arch Linux: Yaourt/Makepkg Can Not Build Apache

I am using yaourt to automatically compile Apache from source every time there’s an update available from extra. I am doing this so that I can have a custom suexec docroot (/srv/www rather than the ...
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Changing IP address of Apache server using PHP statically

I want to statically assign the IP address of my Arch linux using php. I want to change the IP by using netmask,interface,broadcast,address & gateway. The user puts up the values into a html page. ...
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Am I using nvidia drivers? - Arch Linux

$ pacman -Qs nvidia local/cuda 7.5.18-2 NVIDIA's GPU programming toolkit local/lib32-nvidia-utils 367.27-1 NVIDIA drivers utilities (32-bit) local/libvdpau 1.1.1-2 Nvidia VDPAU library ...
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NetworkManager (applet) - After click on network no window or error

I have a problem with NetworkManger, or to be specific with the nm-applet. When I choose the WiFi network I want to connect to nothing happens. The terminal window I opened nm-applet shows some ...
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Force fsck check after reboot with single command

I'm looking for systemd's equivalent to the shutdown -F command. I know that I can force fsck by adding fsck.mode=force to kernel options or tweak mount count for disks. I have tried touch /forcefsck ...
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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 get write access to my usb drives?

I have trouble writing to external drives. They are monuted automatically in Nautilus, but I can not copy anything there ('Paste' and 'create Folder' are just greyed out). Does Anyone have ideas what ...
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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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Arch Linux - can't ssh into a beaglebone black [closed]

I have a fresh install of arch linux and when I try to ssh into it I get ssh: connect to host 192.168.7.2 port 22: No route to host What am I missing? It's worked in manjaro and other linux ...