Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [arch-linux]

Arch Linux is a simple, lightweight, rolling Linux distribution aimed at keeping things simple. Use this tag for questions specific to Arch Linux. Do NOT use this tage for derivatives, such as Manjaro.

0
votes
0answers
11 views

Changing mouse scroll speed

I'm trying to change the mouse scroll speed. Currently it's way too slow. I'm using GNOME 3.32 and there are no obvious settings to adapt that. Ideally I would like to change it at the system level, ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How to compile Neofetch (from git) in arch Linux?

I know the latest Neofetch is available in the official arch repository but I want to build it from the git clone. Since it doesn't have the PKGBUILD so makepkg is out of question and the global step ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Arch Linux windows managers and greeters

So I've messed my windows managers, xinitrc and greeters when I type startx it shows dozens of errors so can someone please tell me how to list what window-managers and login-sessions/greeters I've ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Listing out Window managers and greeters

I've installed arch and xorg but kindof messed up environments and managers. Managed to remove DE's but I wanna know how can I list installed Windows managers and greeters.
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How to install Arch over Ubuntu alongside Windows 10?

Currently I have dual boot computer with Ubuntu 18.10 and Windows 10: both systems installed in UEFI/GPT mode on SSD , but /efi and therefore GRUB are located on HDD. I've reinstalled Ubuntu distros ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

bluetooth.service running, but bluetoothctl says “org.bluez.Error.NotReady”

my raspberry pi 3 model B, running Arch, has an issue with bluetooth. First of all: Bluetooth has worked flawlessly previously pi-bluetooth from the AUR is up to date bluez and bluez-utils are up to ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How to encrypt disk on Manjaro after installation

I have installed Manjaro Cinamon. How can I enable now full disk encryption? Does Manjaro provide some GUI for this?
0
votes
1answer
26 views

ERROR: device '/dev/mapper/MyVolGroup-root' not found. Skipping fsck

I used the lvm on luks encrytion method. I was booted to this Starting version 241.7-2-arch ERROR: device '/dev/mapper/MyVolGroup-root' not found. Skipping fsck. mount: /new_root: no filesystem type ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How come my encrypted drives/partitions randomly do not decrypt upon booting?

I have the following encrypted. - HOME drive - SWAP partition - BACKUP drive I use a keyfile on a USB stick to decrypt my drives upon booting. Sometimes, and I mean RANDOMLY, upon booting up my ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Are the only HOOKS available for me to use listed under the mkinitcpio -L command?

Are the only HOOKS available for me to use with my system listed within the output of the following command? $ mkinitcpio -L
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Copying files out of LXC container without starting it

Is there a way to copy files out of an LXC container without starting it? The context for this is that I'm using Crostini on my ChromeOS device. Crostini is a VM that allows you to run LXC containers ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Why is the connected HDMI receiver not detected by PulseAudio?

After connecting my GTX 980 Ti to my Onkyo TX-NR509 receiver via HDMI I have the following situation: nvidia-settings lists HDMI-0 as connected and even shows the name of the receiver. pavucontrol ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Can I switch from Debian to Arch? [closed]

I'm a Debian user for the last four years. I'm using KDE Plasma but I want to make Manjaro KDE version as my production system so since it is Arch based and rolling system I thought would be ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

Why am I being thrown into an emergency shell when booting?

I have set up Arch Linux with full-disk encryption and partitioned my system disk using LVM. I just changed the motherboard, CPU and RAM of my machine, and after enabling legacy boot and disabling ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

I updated Antergos and now my VM's won't launch

I recently updated my Antergos install and it seems to have broken a lot of things. One of the more important things is Qemu/KVM. I've read through the log, but I don't really understand it. Here's ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Reduce Pulse Audio Overruns with Equalizer Sink Enabled

System : Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4 17:50:20 GMT 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux A Bluetooth A2DP source goes into a Pulse Audio sink which is going into the pulse audio equalizer module,...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How i can update the file yum.rep.d so i can use the yum command? [closed]

im using an hortonworks HDP sandbox 2.5 and i must use yum,the problem that it's not working.I know that the problem is /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo it seems that the mirrors used doesnt work ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Sound doesn't work after migrating archlinux32 to new hardware

After changing a hardware and booting up same operating system(archlinux32) on it the sound doesn't work at all. On old hardware it worked well. When migrated: Booted up a live ISO Ran mkinitcpio -p ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to enable HDMI audio with Nouveau?

Nouveau claims HDMI audio support is done for recent cards, including my 980 Ti. How do I enable it? PulseAudio knows about it: $ pacmd list-sinks 3 sink(s) available. index: 1 name: <...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Mouse cursor lags then it change its picture

Then cursor change its picture (when you point it on a link or text) it doesn't change immediately: a new picture appears 1-2 mm to the right and only after that appears at its necessary place. It ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

Hanging on reboot with black screen and blinking underscore

Everything works, but when I reboot via "systemctl reboot" or through GNOME, it will never actually reboot, but instead it gets stuck in a black screen with blinking underscore cursor, and I am forced ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Installing Nvidia Drivers to Manjaro 18

Today I installed the latest version of Manjaro i3 18.0.3 to my MSI GE-60PC laptop which has GeForce GTX 850M. I'm using my laptop with external Monitor (connected via HDMI). After first boot, my ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Arch Linux good way of setting keyboard layout and other variables permanently? [duplicate]

Yesterday I installed arch for the first time manually and I love it. I've been looking to do some basic things like permanently setting the keyboard layout and making netctl start when I boot Arch. ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Arch Linux freeze: “kernel: watchdog: BUG: soft lockup” and once more w/o logs - how to investigate

I just bought a new desktop PC and had a freeze a week ago. Looking into the kernel log reveals a soft lockup (from journalctl -xa): Mar 03 23:48:55 xxx kernel: watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#6 ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Which format is the correct format to use for mkinitcpio.conf?

I am confused about which is the proper formatting to use within mkinitcpio.conf ... I have noticed sometimes double quotes are used and other times parentheses to close off the users desired hooks, ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How do I make PKGBUILD to install to fake root before makepkg builds

I have a tree which I need to install with a foder named /usr. This folder exists in src folder. Now I need to write a function in PKGBUILD that installs to the fakeroot before the *.pkg.tar.gz is ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Resize LUKS Volume(s)

I have a laptop with Arch on it, and I sized the root partition too small. Now I want to expand the partition by taking some from the home partition. I will put the details of the specifics below. My ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Is it possible to run pulseaudio in a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Arch Linux without any graphical environment?

I have a Rapberry Pi running Arch Linux ARM without any graphical environment. I want it to play a song every morning. I have pulseaudio installed. But when I use paplay, I get an error: paplay ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

How do I configure unprivileged Linux containers?

I'm trying to set up unprivileged LXC containers and failing at every turn. I think I've followed every relevant step of the guide: Normal users are allowed to create unprivileged containers: $ ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

“Dim screen when inactive” purpose?

In gnome-control-center’s power saving settings there are amongst others: a “Dim screen when inactive” toggle a “Blank screen” drop-down list However “Dim screen when inactive” does nothing. As long ...
1
vote
1answer
160 views

Shutdown and reboot hang

9 times out of 10 my computer would take ≅ 2 minutes to shutdown or reboot. I tried many things like adding systemd and/or shutdown to initcpio hooks, but no luck. reboot -f never hangs so I followed ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Archlinux some keys combinations with shift don't work after ibus upgrade

After recent ibus upgrade, some keys combinations with shift don't work, for example Shift+;, Shift+j, Shift+l. With dmesg and journalctl find nothing related. In tty, these combinations don't work, ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

dhcpcd failed to start on wlp2s0

I am using Arch Linux which I installed recently. I used Debian recently. I am having problems with my network interfaces. I recently posted a question on a similar problem with my ethernet interface ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

lsb file listed for printer, but no drv file

I installed the hplip package and when I do lpinfo it lists the correct lsb file for the printer I have: lsb/usr/HP/hp-laserjet_m604_m605_m606-ps.ppd.gz HP Laserjet M604 M605 M606 Postscript but ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Arch Gnome-Terminal timeout

I switched my DM from LightDM to GDM and now I cannot launch gnome-terminal. When I try to launch it from another terminal emulator, I get this error message: # Error constructing proxy for org.gnome....
0
votes
0answers
33 views

I Packager manager can't handle two processes at once [duplicate]

I have been using Linux for a while. I first used Debian based systems and then yesterday I switched to Arch. I noticed (in both Debian & Arch) that when you try to download multiple packaged from ...
2
votes
2answers
62 views

A start job is running for eth0

I am using a new installation of Arch Linux and whenever I boot my system I have to wait for 90 seconds as there is a start job running for my network interfaces. I installed Arch yesterday and ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Failed to load module “nv” (module does not exist, 0)

I get this error when running 'startx'. What is this 'nv' module, and how do I stop Xorg from trying to load it? EDIT: I am going to try to blacklist the module 'nv' using the kernel command line. I'...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Xfce only terminal windows can be seen

This is what happens when I type 'startx': I have 'xrandr --auto' in my .xinitrc file, but if I remove that startx just returns a black screen. When I'm in the black screen, I can type 'exit' and ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Systemd: unable to mask service using kernel parameters

I'm trying to create GRUB menu options that will allow to skip launching GDM and, eventually, launch LightDM instead of GDM (so options for text-mode booting isn't a solution). I have added systemd....
-1
votes
0answers
27 views

Difficulty in loading iwlwifi driver in Parabola Linux

I'm having a problem in loading the driver for my Thinkpad X200's Intel Ultimate-N 5300. I'm flagged to the driver in particular in my efforts to establish a wireless connection by the facts that ...
-2
votes
1answer
47 views

Arch Linux booting in Emergency mode after installing another NVMe SSD

So I recently installed another NVMe SSD into my computer and my Arch Linux will no longer boot. Here is the message I receive immediately after booting: Here is a copy of what my fstab looks like: ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

DWM's statuscolors patch not working

I can't figure out how to utilize statuscolors patch in dwm. When I pipe the output of echo in form echo -e "\x03 * \x04 *", It starts as it was just the neat, stock dwm.
4
votes
1answer
101 views

Group permissions for root not working in /tmp

I experience a strange behaviour in my /tmp directory. Although a user belong to a group has permissions to read/write a file, he cannot do so. In this example, I create a new file /tmp/test.txt as ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Frequent Kernel Panics, how to solve?

I have a HP Laptop, with the following configuration: Intel i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40 GHz NVidia GeForce 940M Intel HD Graphics 5500 8GB Ram I installed Manjaro i3 on it, and am getting frequent Kernel ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

modules.devname not found after updating process was cancelled

I can't boot into my Arch system after updating was canceled in the middle of it. When I'm trying to boot it shows this message Warning: /lib/modules/4.19.25-1-lts/modules.devname not found - ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Difficulty in loading iwlwifi network driver in Parabola

I'm having a problem in loading the driver for my Thinkpad X200's Intel Ultimate-N 5300. I'm flagged to the driver in particular in my efforts to establish a wireless connection by the facts that ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Dolphin Background and Font Color are both white

I installed dolphin (18.12.2-1) as file manager (for most the things I use "ls" but sometimes a preview is helpful) in i3wm on an Archlinux and would like to be able to change the background color or ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Docker: use app - Skype from container instead of host

I want to maintain host machine that installed docker with minimal packages as possible - I'm using archlinux that is rolling-based system, currently I have 142 packages. But when I'm at work, I ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How to avoid auto-started apps in Gnome 3 stealing focus

Is there any way to disable the focus-stealing behavior in GNOME whenever an app is launched? I have already tried changing the dconf value "focus-new-windows", but that doesn't make any difference, ...