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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.

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How to view the current keyboard layout on arch linux

I am not using any Desktop Environment (GNOME, KDE...) I am using i3wm and I mapped the alt-shift key to toggle fr,ara keyboard layouts I want to view (from terminal) the current layout to use it in ...
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Does not start session with KDE Plasma after updating

When my system starts (ArchLinux - Antergos) the logging dialog appears and I enter my credentials, then it looks like my session would start but the logging dialog appears again. So I am not able to ...
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Arch Linux installation: local.gen still empty after reinstalling glibc

After installing the base package and going into chroot, I found that /etc/local.gen, locale.conf and vconsole.conf do not exist. I issued pacman -Syu, reinstalled glibc and local-gen again. But after ...
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how to copy linux kernel and image to boot partition on Arch linux installation

while installing archlinux, i could not mount the boot/efi partition(sda1). only after installing the pacstrap base package to the root partition(sda9) was i able to mount the boot efi partition. but ...
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Can't launch startx [on hold]

After a fresh installation of Arch Linux, I'm trying to launch my xorg-server with startx. I've already installed the xorg package and xf86-video-nouveau. When I launch startx, it show a strange error ...
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How can I mount a partition before the OS has booted?

In the instructions for configuring an EFI system partition in Arch Linux, it reads as follows: mount ESP to /boot. This is the preferred method when directly booting a EFISTUB kernel from UEFI. ...
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Linux utility to bench mark clock speed of CPU

I have a Linux PC with a 3.4 GHz CPU. I must check this processor to see if it actually runs at that speed. Is there a benchmark available? I ran sysbench but it only provides time of completion, and ...
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kernel panic on /usr/bin/switch_root -d [closed]

I use arch linux and after an update about a month ago I can't boot the system anymore. The logs show a kernel panic caused by calling /usr/bin/switch_root with arg -d. I've tried a live cd boot and ...
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How to make specific programs use wireguard in arch linux?

I'd like to have only one program run through a wireguard config I have stored at /etc/wireguard/config.conf, and all the other programs run through the normal IP address. I've found this page in the ...
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Installing Arch Linux on a preexisting partition

I have an HP laptop with 2 hard drives Windows is installed on one drive, and the other is empty, split into 3 partitions. I'm looking at the Arch Linux installation guide, specifically at this ...
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Arch Linux - pacman -Syu failed - cannot issue any commands

I was running a full system update. Said update failed abruptly, with the last package modified seemingly being the removal of glibc. Now, nothing works. System built-ins such as cd still work, but on ...
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Archlinux failed to boot: can't access tty: job control turned off

I came across the problem after upgrading my system through pacman -Syu. During the upgrade, I encountered a python package conflict which caused the upgrade transaction aborted. So I resolved the ...
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Docker restarts network on Linux [closed]

I have a problem regarding network when using docker on Arch Linux. When I attempt to connect on any website, or refresh that, download bigger file - sometimes I get Network Change error in Chrome/...
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ALSA - Sound stopped working in Arch for USB sound card after upgrading KDE from 5.7 to 5.14

Yesterday, I upgraded KDE from 5.7 to 5.14 after having display issues because it turns out I had installed the wrong package. I had some trouble initially getting sound to work in 5.7, but I finally ...
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Arch AMDGPU-PRO hw_init failed -110 [closed]

So I have arch running on a mining rig and everything was running fine until I tried adding a 5th GPU. On boot I get an error that says hw_init of IP block failed -110. I've switched around risers ...
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SSH only after login?

I've freshly setup a rather standard current Arch Linux and encounter a problem that I can not get a grip on: DHCP service is enabled and network is online (ping succeeds with hostname and IP ...
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Audacity doesn't work with pulseaudio anymore

UPDATE: Today's upgrade to alsa-lib-1.1.7-2 fixed the issue. (2018-11-23) Arch Linux, up-to-date. As so often, a -Syu upgrade broke things again. This time it's audacity. Usually audacity, and any ...
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Intermittent PCIe Bus Errors on startup (Arch Linux)

Since April when I built my computer with Arch Linux OS, I have been getting some errors that seem to point to the ASPM control of some USB 3.1 on my ASUS "ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING" motherboard. I ...
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How to check SMB connections and the dialect that is being used on linux?

I want to check the dialect version in SMB connections. On Windows, Get-SmbConnection will get it. PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-SmbConnection ServerName ShareName UserName Credential ...
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Running a CentOS Docker Image on Arch Linux exits with code 139?

I am trying to run a CentOS Docker Image on my Arch Linux host. Running the following command returns nothing except the 139 error code: $ docker run -ti centos:centos6 /bin/bash ...
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Chromium: out of memory error

I'm getting a lot of this erros in Chrome: Uncaught RangeError: WebAssembly Instantiation: Out of memory: wasm memory For example, on Twitch.tv I can't see any video, it throws that error in the ...
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Arch linux: Pacman failed to install librairies as file already exist

I would like to install the following libraries: python-sip pyton-psutil However, I got the following errors: nakrule@mordor ~ % pacman -S python-psutil [sudo] password for nakrule: Sorry, try ...
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Stuck in Grub CLI after Arch installation

I installed Arch Linux alongside Windows 10. The installation was flawless and also installed Grub and os-prober. I rebooted the system and it greeted me with a grub-rescue screen. I was able to get ...
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Failed to execute /init (error -13), can't run '/etc/init.d/rcS': No such file or directory

Last night I broke my Arch. Now, when trying to boot, it says: [0.595364] Failed to execute /init (error -13) : can't log to /dev/tty5 starting pid 131, tty '': '/etc/init.d/rcS' : can't log to /dev/...
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What is the maximum open files limit?

I'm working on a reasonably large project, and recently had to bump the nofile setting above 500,000. I tried to change it to five million in /etc/security/limits.d/99-users-nofile.conf, but ...
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list dependencies of pkgbuild with shell script

How can I list dependencies of a PKGBUILD file with shell script? For example, in a google-chrome's PKGBUILD, I want the script to extract all dependencies (including makedependencies, dependencies ...
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Fcitx sets my input method to the last keyboard layout chosen before default

Using: Arch Linux XFCE Fcitx Mozc LibPinyin I had my setup correct, but for some reason it has gone haywire. My setup was Turn on: LSuper Rotate: Ctrl + LSuper (Preferably I would Numlock + ...
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List files installed with makepkg

I'm still fairly new to arch and I tried installing lemonbar while customizing my system. Now I've only ever installed AUR packages with makepkg -Si and it worked very well most of the time since all ...
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Arch Linux installation AE_NO_MEMORY error

I'm having trouble when trying to install Arch Linux on my Macbook, what should i do with this ACPI errors? I didn't find any information about AE_NO_MEMORY error, and how to fix it. After this ...
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USB device (keyboard or mouse) shows in `lsusb` but does not work if it is the second USB device to be plugged in

I've been having a strange issue the past couple of months where the second USB device to be plugged into my laptop is unresponsive, despite showing up in lsusb and dmesg seemingly without issue. ...
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NetSpeed gnome extension applet misbehaving on arch-linux

I have installed NetSpeed extension on my arch-Linux. It is working properly until I uninstalled gnome-extra without affecting dependencies(-u --unneeded) package from my system. The problem is the ...
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GPGME error on Arch Linux 32bit

I need to fix this issue with GPGME error. I cannot upgrade or install anything. This is what I get in terminal: sudo pacman -Syyu error: GPGME error: No data error: GPGME error: No data error: GPGME ...
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Different EFIs and Windows dual booting

I have a 4-disk setup: 240GB NVMe SSD (/dev/sdd) 120GB Sata3 SSD (/dev/sdc) 2TB HDD 3TB HDD I installed Windows on /dev/sdd which is the 240GB NVMe SSD. After installing Arch several times I ...
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How to get same shell completion as Arch Linux ISO

I noticed this when booting the arch linux ISO: e.g. type shift at prompt then press tab auto-completion list pops-up below (inside red rectangle in screenshot) press tab tab use arrow keys to ...
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Arch on Macbook

I'm trying to install Arch Linux on a MBP early 2011 (Macbook 8,1). Presently I'm using Ubuntu and OS X on dual boot with Refind. I tried to boot Arch live on a USB pendrive using Refind, but as soon ...
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aura 2.0.0 without powerpill?

I recently updated my aura package to 2.0.0 (aur). While reading the changelog (here) i noticed the powerpill support was dropped. Can anyone tell my why this was done? Was it due to the overall "...
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initramfs - ERROR: device '/dev/mapper/vg0-root' not found, Skipping fsck

Upon booting my Dell XPS 15 9560 running Arch, I am being dropped into an emergency shell because my devices aren't being found starting version 239 A password is required to access the luks volume: ...
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installing GNOME desktop for arch linux [closed]

I installed arch linux virtually on my ubuntu 16.04. now, I want to install the GNOME desktop for it from this link when I run the command sudo pacman -S xorg xorg-server I see this: I don't know ...
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Remove Everything in the RAM [closed]

Is there a command in Linux that removes everything that is loaded in the RAM including the kernel itself while the OS is up and running?
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X reads monitor and layout conf on boot but xrandr only shows Screen0

I've been setting up arch linux for a few days - mostly it's been easy to make progress but I'm having a real problem with multihead support. I have a Thinkpad X1 extreme with an Intel and NVIDIA ...
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Locating source files for arch linux executables

Is there a simple way to retrieve the source files that built a given /usr/bin/* command (meaning also those placed there via AUR)? Is there a command I can issue through maybe a pacman wrapper that ...
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Unable to print to Samsung M2825ND on Arch Linux

I'm using the printer Samsung M2825ND in my home network. It worked great so far, as well as on Linux as on Windows, but since I re-installed Arch Linux on my laptop, I cannot print any longer. Here'...
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Virtual audio device won't show up anymore (snd-aloop)

Archlinux on gnome 3.30. Until the most recent update (3.28 -> 3.30) I used snd-aloop constantly to create a virtual sound device. After the update and a system reboot however it doesn't seem to work ...
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How to update a package installed on Arch Linux using a PKGBUILD file?

I have edited my question for clarity. TL;DR Will yay update a package I initially installed from my own local PKGBUILD when I update my PKGBUILD file? In other words, can AUR helpers be used for ...
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Arch Linux - pactree : command not found [duplicate]

I have to list all dependencies of 71 packages. I planned to write a bash using this with a for loop but I got this message: pactree : command not found I have updated pacman but pactree still doesn'...
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touchpad not working after hibernate

I'm using an up to date Arch/Antergos Linux. My touchpad stops working after resuming from hibernate. I seem to be affected by this bug and I need to type sudo rmmod i2c_hid; modprobe i2c_hid after ...
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Arch Linux - get no ipv4 on vm's

I have since some days a problem with my network connection on every vm. It doesn't matter whether Windows or Linux. My host system based on Arch Linux with interfaces configured by systemd-networkd. ...
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using `pacstrap /mnt base-devel` tells me that donwload size exceeded?

I am installing Arch by this guide here (in german): https://wiki.archlinux.de/title/Anleitung_f%C3%BCr_Einsteiger#Netzwerkverbindung_herstellen I established an internet connection and successfully ...
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Checking for freetype2 configure error when installing PHP 5.6.37 from AUR

I'm trying to install PHP version 5.6.37 from AUR using makepkg -i command, but when it reaches the moment to check for the "freetype2" it displays the error: checking for freetype2... configure: ...
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Is it possible to use Arch without installing the base package?

Is it possible to use Arch without installing the base package?  If not, why is the base package not part of the installation image?