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 tag for derivatives, such as Manjaro.

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xinput: Disable mapping touchscreen on external monitors

I am using Arch linux with i3wm on my Lenovo x390 YOGA. I also have two external monitors. I connect them throw my docking station and configure with Arandr. Screens woks fine. But every time I ...
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Use high-quality codec and microphone simultaneously with bluetooth headset under linux

I have various bluetooth headsets, and when I use these with Android and ChromeOS, I get decent bi-directional audio quality for calls and videochats. Unfortunately, when I use them on my arch linux ...
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archlinux keeps going on grub rescue after windows 10 update

I updated windows 10, then after a reboot I got stuck in a grub rescue "loop" and by loop I mean that I tried a lot of things to fix it but I still get these errors: After typing sudo update-...
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Arch Linux: distortions during fast changes on screen (vsync)

I am using Arch linux with i3wm on my Lenovo x390 yoga notebook. I am experiencing weird glitch during fast changes on screen (videos, games, cursor movement). The glitch are horizontal lines dividing ...
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Package that should exist in pacman database somehow does not

A relatively new arch user speaking: Atom package is listed here, But I don't have access to it through Pacman and pacman -S atom is responded with: error: target not found: atom Yes, my database is ...
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Help correcting gimp font size

I'm using X1C gen 7 4k, xfce, lightdm, uefi & grub install Arch wiki wrote: Gimp 2.10 To fix toolbar icon sizes, update Preferences->Interface->Icon Theme->Custom icon size to huge or ...
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Black screen with two monitors, but works with three monitors

I have a very strange problem with my monitor setup. I have a laptop with an Nvidia RTX 2070 GPU and a 1920x1080 240Hz LCD panel. I have two identical external monitors connected (2560x1440 60Hz), one ...
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How to swap Escape and Caps Lock for tty and X11

I have done quite a lot of research on how to swap the Escape and Caps Lock keys. I achieved it while using X11 via my .xinitrc file and the following line of code: setxkbdmap -option caps:swapescape ...
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ACLs not applied on device by udev on user login

so there is a usb scanner: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 055f:021e Mustek Systems, Inc. BearPaw 1200 TA/CS and a logged in user, registered in loginctl: [mk@linux ~]$ loginctl session-status 1 - mk (1000) ...
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My harware clock is OK, but the system clock is not, and I cannot set it

From Linux, the date --iso-8601=s command returns: 2020-10-23T22:26:22+01:00 The timezone is correct, the UTC offset is correct (England, daylight saving time). However the clock is one hour ahead. ...
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Make albert autostart at login with correct dpi settings

I'm extremely new to linux and after learning some basics on regressions and terminal navigation in mint and ubuntu I jumped to arch. I'm using X1carbon gen 7 4k screen uefi install with grub, lightdm ...
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Quick & easy ways to compile binaries for Debian/Ubuntu from Arch Linux

I use Arch Linux as my main OS. Sometimes (in CTFs), I need to compile a program for a Debian/Ubuntu OS and upload it to the target machine since they may not have a compiler binary (sand-boxed, not ...
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How to lower the delay after typing wrong password in sudo command in arch linux?

I frequently wrongly enter the password when running sudo command, and the sudo command usually need to wait 2 ~ 3 seconds before reprompting me a new password. I know it has the security ...
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Cannot install some packages with Pacman/Octopi - Suspicious execution method

When installing many packages with Pacman (through Octopi), I get the following error message: Installing selected packages... QApplication: invalid style override 'gtk' passed, ignoring it. ...
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Are there generally any privacy issues with giving out a journalctl output?

As the title states, I'm just wondering if pasting the logs from systemd might have any personally sensitive information, as I know commands like inxi can with internet information. I was under no ...
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Error while loading shared libraries: libreadline.so.7

I am trying to install the Agena programming language for a school project on Arch Linux. There is no package in the AUR, so I am trying to make my own PKGBUILD file. I think I have managed to install ...
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Issue with unexpected characters/symbols showing in GUIs

I've recently run into a problem on my system where 'weird' characters will show up in text in certain(?) desktop applications. (examples below) E.g. if I type 'fi' in my browser's URL field, it will ...
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SSH with password from Windows Command Prompt and Execute Command

I am stuck with some shell scripting on ssh-ing into a linux/ubuntu machine and then executing a script (bash/sh). I need to do this in order to perform benchmarks. So far I can open up the command ...
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Play a sound from a daemon Linux

I have Manjaro Linux and I am trying to play a sound (mp3 and wav) using a script from a daemon. Basically, I have a script.sh with a command trying to play the sound. This script is called from a ...
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Arch Linux install: wlan0 is up but not connecting to Wi-Fi

I'm trying to install Arch Linux on a Lenovo Harman/Kardon IdeaCentre, and I can't start a working internet connection. $ ping archlinux.org ping: archlinux.org: Name or service not known $ ping 8.8.8....
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Arch Linux can't set wlo1 to “UP”

I recently installed Arch Linux on my Asus X403F VivoBook laptop, through an ethernet connection. But now, I want to connect it to a wireless connection. When I started network manager, via nmtui , it ...
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cant install vimb on arch linux (<gtk/gtkx.h> no such file directory)

i was just installing vimb for my arch Linux and this error came, here are the logs make V=1 output- make -C src make[1]: Entering directory '/home/sierra/Desktop/vimb/src' Package webkit2gtk-4.0 was ...
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Built-in keyboard stopped working on Plasma

I have Arch Linux installed and using Plasma as my DE. Suddenly my laptop's keyboard stopped working on Plasma and on the login screen. It still works on Windows (I have dual boot) and if I switch to ...
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How to sign my own Arch Linux git packages for adding to a private repo?

I already have a GPG key configured. I have cloned the git source code package locally. I'm building in a chroot with extra-x86_64-build. I am able to build packages without signing and add them to ...
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How to manually get initramfs prompt at boot

I'm trying to get an initramfs prompt at boot because I have no USB drives or anything that I can use, and I need to use fsck on my /dev/sda, but that's obviously not allowed while it's mounted. It's ...
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How to install the `gdm-3.38` while installing Arch?

After mounting all the disks , and installing gnome using pacman -S gnome , I get the error : error : failed retrieving file 'libpulse.....' from mirror.cse.iitk.ac.in : The requested URL returned :...
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Can't install any linux flavor due to some firmware issue, [Firmware Bug]: No firmware reserved region can cover this, contact BIOS vendor for fixes

I've been a linux user for the past 5 years.So I don't shy from the cli and troubleshooting issue. It's been a week and when I had tested out a lot of permutation and combinations of what could work ...
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Where is `_init_completion` defined?

I'm on Manjaro Linux. I'm trying to customize my bash completion but most of the completions I've got (in /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/ & from github have a line like _init_completion || ...
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Can't find jar binaries

I installed jdk8 and jdk14 on Arch Linux with sudo pacman -S jre8-openjdk jre-openjdk but I can't find the jar binaries file. If I run jar it tells me command not found. I searched in both openjdk ...
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Unprivileged reboot? [duplicate]

$ uname -a Linux msi 5.8.14-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed, 07 Oct 2020 23:59:46 +0000 x86_64 GN> so I do a console login as a regular user, type reboot and it works. shutdown now as well. Why am I ...
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Alienware 13 R1 touchpad not working

So I installed multiple Linux Oses and every single one of them I’ll have some kind of break with the keyboard but mainly the touchpad it doesn’t work. I’ve tried different guides and none have worked....
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kernel compilation: how to exclude module

I used to compile patched kernel for my Arch Linux machine. Up until now, I compiled my kernel with ALL modules, or better, I have not customized it. The reason why is due to my inexperience of this ...
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USB Device is going to corrupt state when SetConfiguration is called by application

I am trying to enumerate Android phone with kernel version 4.19 with my application in Ubuntu 18.04,when I call SelectConfiguration of device when in any mode(PTP,Charging ,MTP) results in device ...
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Black screen and cursor in SDDM

I have just bought a new computer (with an Intel Core i9 10850K CPU, so a Intel UHD Graphics 630 CPGPU). It is shown here: $ lspci -v 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 9bc5 (...
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Artix Linux installation: community qt iso should install KDE but picks LXQt instead

I am installing Artix Linux (i.e. Arch without Systemd). I dowloaded the artix-community-qt-openrc-20200211-x86_64.iso file, which should install the KDE version of the system. The installation begins ...
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How to disable scroll lock for tty terminal

I am working on a command line application that runs from a TTY terminal. The problem is that whenever the user hits the Scroll Lock key the entire program "freezes" until the user disables ...
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Open Link from Bash in Existing Browser Tab

I'm generating markdown previews from the commandline (to a local file in /tmp) and would like to update the preview tab instead of creating a new one. Firefox has a new tab option but nothing on ...
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The account is locked due to 3 failed logins - can I have this echoed in a terminal emulator?

Sometimes I get the password wrong, and it doesn't work anymore. Ok, fine, but sudo keeps saying the same thing, Sorry, try again, I since I forget about this from one episode to another, I got really ...
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Grub's default kernel priority

I recently installed Arch on one of my machines. I installed grub in UEFI mode. While setting up Arch, I had installed linux-lts. I used it for some days, and later decided to use both LTS and regular ...
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Replace ubuntu in dual boot to arco linux

I'm trying to replace ubuntu in my dual boot to arco linux, so I selected the replace option on installation and selected ubuntu partition and install the arco linux, but when the machine boot open a ...
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How i could restore my windows to its original state in dwm?

Firs of all sorry for my english. I'm using dwm (windows manage) in arch and every thing is goes wll but the problem when i'm pressing right button in mouse with alt i could resize my window well but ...
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GTK3 programs not launching with correct theme or settings (even with config files)

Currently all my gtk3 apps launch in the standard Adwaita theme. I have been, so far unsuccessfully, trying to get them to launch in the dark variant. I know this should work beacue when I do ...
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Running an s6 service on start-up in Artix Linux

I have installed docker on my machine, but I cannot figure out how to make the service run on startup. local/docker-s6 20200907-1 (s6-galaxy) s6 service scripts for docker On Arch Linux with ...
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How to stop Zoom from randomly muting itself?

I'm on Arch right now, but I had the same problem (although slightly less often) on openSUSE Tumbleweed. Basically, whenever I enter or leave a breakout room in Zoom, and sometimes randomly while I'm ...
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ZFS Pool in permanent resilvering loop, unable to detach/remove devices

My pool: ❯ zpool status pool: wdblack state: ONLINE status: One or more devices is currently being resilvered. The pool will continue to function, possibly in a degraded state. action: Wait for the ...
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Docker run extremely slow (15 seconds for hello-world)

It seems that docker run is extremely slow on my machine. I'm using Arch Linux, and I installed the docker package using pacman. # uname -a Linux REDACTED 5.8.13-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu, 01 Oct ...
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Install OpenCV on Arch Linux for C++ and Python using `pacman`

I want to install OpenCV (with GTK) latest stable version on my Arch Linux. I know how to manually build and install the library, but I don't want to go through all that. Is there a way to get it via ...
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Suggesting similar commands on Arch Linux

One thing I like about using Ubuntu is that it suggests similar commands (and packages with similar commands) when a non-existent command is entered. I'm on Manjaro, and when I mistype a command, say ...
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A Small GUI Linux System with UEFI completely running on RAMDisk

I am developing a POS System and I am planning to use Linux. My requirements are as follows UEFI Support. (Running on x86 and x86_64) No Storage Drive so completely running on RAM and persistence ...
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Should I worry about 'WARNING: Package contains reference to $srcdir'?

I was building font-manager package from AUR on my Arch system. It is throwing a warning while the process : ==> WARNING: Package contains reference to $srcdir usr/lib/font-manager/libfontmanager.so....

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