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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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Why installing Arch linux on virtual box in Windows 11 OS shows boot error?

Installing Arch linux causes issues when trying to configure boot like this: [root@archiso /]# mount -t efivarfs efivarfs /sys/firmware/efi/efivarfs/ mount: /sys/firmware/efi/efivarfs/: fsopen system ...
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WSL: Processing fstab with mount -a failed

When entering in my archlinux WSL with the command wsl -d Arch after a fresh install, (I completed a base install of arch linux in virtualbox. By exporting it as a compressed tar file, transferred it ...
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Cannot connect to home server via SSH on Arch Linux

I was trying to install Arch Linux on my home server but SSH cannot connect to host saying: ssh: connect to host 192.168.0.103 port 22: Connection timed out, also SSH cannot resolve archiso.local. I ...
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XDG-MIME does not function properly

I'm encountering an error similar to xdg-mime-install-does-not-update-files-mime-type-association and why-does-xdg-mime-query-filetype-fail-to-find-a-new-added-file-type But the solution to the first ...
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Arch Linux: GDM is defaulting to X11 instead of Wayland. What's up with my configuration?

I was under the impression that my Arch Linux box was running on Wayland, given that GDM supposedly defaults to it. However, after checking XDG_SESSION_TYPE this morning, it seems that I've been on ...
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driver installed but not available

I don't understand the problem here. The rtl8821cu is installed but I cannot modprobe it into place. Is there a problem with the install process or am I missing a step. > pacman -Q | grep rtl ...
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USB WIFI adapter RTL8188GU drivers

I have a usb-wifi adapter that shows under lsusb as Bus 001 Device 025: ID 0bda:1a2b Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188GU 802.11n WLAN Adapter (Driver CDROM Mode) I built https://aur.archlinux.org/...
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Arch linux: Can not connect to Lenovo dock gen 2 using thunderbolt

I have this hardware: Lenovo thinkpad x390 yoga Lenovo thinkpad thunderbolt 3 dock gen 2/Workstation dock gen 2 and this software: Wayland + sway I would like to be able to connect laptop to the ...
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One of the monitors is not working

I'm using a 4 monitor system and a couple of days ago everything was working great. After one of the computer reboots, the monitor on the DVI-D-0 output simply stopped displaying the image, displaying ...
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Dual boot Archcraft with Windows 10

So, i have windows 10 as main os and want to dual boot with Archcraft distro. Created bootable usb with Rufus and allocate 40GB of my ssd which is windows installed. The problem is Archcraft doesnt ...
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My USB ports stopped working in Linux. Both Mint and Arch. What is causing this and how do I fix it?

It was about half a year ago when after an update My USB ports while using Arch stopped working. They work in the UEFI settings so I know it's not a problem with the hardware. I tried turning off auto-...
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Arch KDE - Plasmashell crashes after locking screen and leaving a bit

I am relatively new to Arch and I'm experiencing a problem with KDE I'm using KDE Plasma 6.1.1 KDE Frameworks 6.3.0 Qt 6.7.2 Kernel: 6.9.7-zen1-1-zen (64bit) (I use linux-zen kernel) Wayland ...
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Got this error while trying to patch -i alpha on dwm manjaro, can anyone please help im very new to dwm

Hunk #1 FAILED at 93. 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file config.def.h.rej patching file config.mk Hunk #1 FAILED at 16. 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file config.mk.rej can'...
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SD card detected but no /dev entry created

Relevant dmesg: [980875.386648] mmc0: new SD card at address cde5 lsblk doesn't see it. /dev content does not change on insertion. The reader is integrated but sits on the USB bus. Anything beyond ...
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EFI variables are not supported and efibootmgr failed to register the boot entry

I'm trying to install grub as my bootloader for my arch linux installation. I am doing this on a virtual machine before I do it on my actual system. I have been following the Arch Installation guide ...
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Can't import or create keys in Kleopatra in Arch Linux using KDE (x11)

I'm still new to linux, so please give me time if you need something from me. As the title says I cannot create new key pairs or import existing keys into Kleopatra 3.2.0.240501 (24.05.1). I've just ...
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Can you help me with playing "Spotify" in terminal?

I'm looking for some help with setting up Spotify on my terminal using a free Spotify account. Previously, there had been some configurations that worked, but it seems like they no longer do for free ...
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Pamac cannot resolve alsa dependencies

I've just switched from the Stable branch of Manjaro to Testing and when doing sudo pamac upgrade, I get this error message and have no idea what to do: Preparing... Synchronizing package databases......
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Terrible brightness range and inverted brightness buttons on integrated display Endeavour OS

The integrated display cannot go over above 50% brightness and buttons for changing it are inverted. I believe this is a well-known issue on HP Victus laptops - but it was never solved, not in the ...
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Can't change resolution of monitor in arch linux

I recently installed Arch Linux on my computer and now the resolution is stuck at 1024x768. I tried using other Linux distros and the issue still persists, but in Windows I can set it to 1600 x 900, ...
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How to prevent the re-creation of default mkinitcpio preset file upon kernel update?

Since I’m using custom mkinitcpio presets to generate UKIs, I deleted the default preset file inside /etc/mkinitcpio.d/ that came during system installation. Unfortunately, when pacman updates the ...
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Where to put public key in arch wiki?

It's now about two hours I'm browsing arch wiki to put my public key and publish my AUR but I cannot find which part of user panel is for that. Can anyone help me with this?
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in AUR checksum is checksum of what?

In arch linux AUR there is a checksum field. It is easy to calculate checksum of files or archived directories. The thing I cannot find on internet is this AUR checksum is checksum of what?
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ERRORS INSTALLING PAMAC-ALL/PAMAC-FULL , conflicting libpamac-aur with libpamac-full

after fully uninstalling the pamac-aur from the system using the command : I am using garuda linux sudo pacman -Rcns pamac-aur and trying installing the pamac-all or pamac-full. I get stupid ...
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Is there a way to backup/clone 3 drives onto a single drive without ending up with 3 different partitions on Arch Linux?

I have 3 very old hdds that are all lacking and are at least 12 years old. I know you can use a Tool like dd to clone a drive bit by bit, but only if there exists a free partition for it. I want to ...
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waybar taskbar is not showing any icons [hyprland]

I don't understand. Nothing is showing up in the taskbar with waybar. I will share my config here. "modules-center": ["wlr/taskbar"], /* other stuffs in between */ "wlr/...
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Docker using wrong runc version

maybe someone could help me with a strange issue I have appearing suddenly after a full system update: building a Dockerfile with docker build works flawlessly, but using docker-compose build with the ...
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Stylus Button keeps printing last highlighted text after installing xbindkeys

I use a Fujitsu Lifebook tablet PC with an integrated stylus and just installed arch on it with i3 as a window manager. To still have access to the Super key while in tablet mode i tried to map the ...
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“HttpSendRequest failed” error occurred while starting Roblox

I recently started using Arch.  When I tried running Roblox after installing Wine and Grapejuice, I encountered this GUI error:                 Roblox <2> An error occurred while starting ...
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How to setup PAM fprint grosshack with GDM?

I was following the login configurations of fprint - ArchWiki, and I wanted to use pam-fprint-grosshack with GDM. I couldn't find any information about it, because the wiki says at the beginning of ...
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Arch Linux: Mixed themed settings: Trying to set Code-OSS Desktop Application's icon from its property window

First here's my current setup: I have Arch Linux installed through VirtualBox on Windows 10 Pro. I'm using VirtualBox because I am only limited to WSL1 since my CPU does not have Hyper-V SLAT ...
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HoloISO/Archlinux Running pacman -Syu(u) results in the next boot becoming an endless black screen

I have been running both pacman -Syu and -Syuu with the following packages: glibc make icu qt6-base linux-firmware pcaman-contrib archlinux-contrib gcc-libs sh python wireplumber pipewire lha base-...
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Trying to set up self signed certificates on other devices

To keep it short. I have a web server running (lighttpd on my Raspberry Pi), I want to be able to HTTPS to this IP from another device (PC - arch). For this I am trying to just use self-signed ...
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Disable Picom shadow for iDesk

I’m using AwesomeWM with Picom, and recently I started using iDesk. The shadow provided by Picom is spoiled on iDesk icons though: So I wanna disable it. How can I disable shadows for iDesk? Update: ...
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Can't connect headphones "org.bluez.Error.AuthenticationFailed" on arch linux

To begin with I am quite new to Linux although when I try and connect my bluetooth headphones (Crusher evo if that helps), I get this org.bluez.Error.AuthenticationFailed when in the pairing stage. ...
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need to customize my keyboard layout to use the key (>/<) which is at an unusual place on my keyboard

I've got a Dell laptop Dell Inc. XPS 13 9360 and my keyboard has this key at the place usually dedicated for right CTRL (see this pic, not mine but same place) _____ | > | | < | _____ ("...
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How to change sda2 as a boot partition on running device

This image represent sda1(*) as a boot partition is there any possibility to change sda2 as a boot partition on a live running device. any any idea to extend size of sda1 of a running device with out ...
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How to sync contacts between a GNU Linux desktop and an Android smartphone?

I currently use Google Contacts to manage my contacts on Android and PC (web app). But I'm trying to get rid of Google for FOSS solutions (I already replaced Gmail and Google Agenda). The first step ...
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Pacman can't run. Can't find libicuuc.so.75

I was updating my system when I ran into an issue with the icu package breaking electron. I figured I would ignore updating this package for now and look into it later. After the update completed most ...
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Gamescope Errors with RADV

i have just fresh installed arch and i cannot get gamescope to open. if it is run outside of GDM it gives this error (at end of post). I have reinstalled all of the packages and cannot find any ...
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Encounter circular package dependency -- how to remove

I've encountered a circular dependency between plasma-workspace, xdg-desktop-portal-kde, and plasma-integration. I want to remove these all; how should I go about that?
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Mounting existing /home partition with btrfs when installing arch linux

I would like to know how can I mount an existing /home partition that was formated originally as btrfs, and I'll install arch linux and I wanna to maintain the partition and user folder in my new ...
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NFS mount fails with peculiar errors (as plain user and root)

When I try to manually mount with this command: mount -t nfs <server-ip>:/srv/nfs4/share1 /mnt/data as non-root user, I am getting the error mount.nfs: failed to apply fstab options.  When ...
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Progress bar shows no progress until done copying file

I need some guidance. The progress bar does not move at all in the file managers on my Arch Linux system. It stays at zero until the copy has finished. I have tried Nautilus, Nemo, and Thunar, and ...
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Why do most linux distros fail and put me into emergency shell?

I have tried to install both Arch (archinstall and classic method) and NixOS many times. The installer works fine for both, though I had to use the gnome installer for NixOS. I will copy all of my ...
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Unable to access terminal

I have been using dwm on my system. I changed something in the configuration files, and now I am not able to access the terminal screen. It is frozen.  When I try in a tty, it asks for credentials.  ...
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error during arch linux installation "usb 1-8: device descriptor read/64, error -71"

i am trying to install arch linux on my new thinkpad e15. i have disabled secure boot and other security technologies. would appreciate comments even if they do not solve my issue. this is what i get ...
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Arch, Installed as a dependency of another package

I have electron25 package...i'de like to know what package need it... pacman -Qi electron25 will return: [...] Reason for installation: Installed as a dependency of another package [...] How can i ...
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KDE Plasma Left-Alt key not working as expected in certain applications

I have noticed that my left-alt key not working in certain applications on my Arch Linux KDE plasma setup. The key still works with keyboard shortcuts (such as Alt-Tab), and the xev tool in the ...
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Remote Desktop Control Access for multiple users

I am new to the Linux universe. I installed Arch on a desktop at my office. I am trying to set up a remote desktop control from my Windows 10 to Arch linux. I've installed Rustdesk which works fine. ...
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