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Yes, it will work in the same way as other PKGBUILDs with binary sources - extract it and copy files. The only thing which should be mentioned is that deb-archive consists of 3 other files - debian-binary, control.tar.gz, data.tar.gz. makepkg will extract only first-level archive and then you should manually extract data.tar.gz. prepare() { tar -zxvf ...


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You only choose audio card once when starting jackd. You can list cards available to alsa with aplay -l (aplay is part of alsa-utils). Then you can start the jack daemon, and pick the card to use with jackd -d alsa -d hw:<card>,<device>.


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You only need the grml-zsh-config package like: pacman -S grml-zsh-config ...and maybe to set your default shell to zsh like: chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh [username] You might also want to check what else you can get like: pacman -Ss zsh


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enabling iptables (touch /etc/iptables/...) with an empty ruleset is really a bad idea you should reinstall your system; the bug (enabling of unrequested services - there are much more than iptables) is fixed in ARCH: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/41711 Edit: maybe you should wait with reinstallation until systemd ...


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When setting up a new Arch install I usually do the following: pacman -S alsa-utils Then fire up alsamixer with alsamixer Go to 'Master' then press M and then keep hitting the up key to bring the sound levels up. I do that for any other inputs I want like pcm etc. Then do speaker-test -c2 with the number being how many channels you want to test. ...


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If your init scripts support it, you can add -c -c to /fsckoptions (then create /forcefsck and reboot). Unfortunately, this feature isn't available everywhere. You probably have to reboot to a LiveCD/LiveUSB instead. Perform Bad Blocks Scan on Root Partition in Linux


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There are three elements to the process of determining whether a disk "runs linux" make a list of partitions to check mount each partition check each partition for some "magic" files unmount each partition For step 1, you can use 'parted' called via subprocess.check_output() and parse the return value. For step 2 and 4 use 'mount' resp. 'umount' via ...


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Edit : Systemd 216-3 is now in the core package, there shouldn't be any bugs now The fact that you can't log in as root isn't related to the systemd problem. https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/41711 systemd had a problem identifying a first boot and enabled every service; currently, it is only fixed in the [testing] packages. I recommend the first solution, ...



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