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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.

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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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BlackArch Ugrade Error - Conflicting Files Error [on hold]

error: failed to comit transaction (conflicting files) /usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/yaml/__init__.py exists in both 'python-yaml and python-pyyaml /usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/yaml/__pycache__/...
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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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Bluetooth mouse not showing up in /dev/input

I have a odd problem with my new install of ArchLinux on a Intel NUC box. The Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Anywhere 2S) connect without problems using bluetoothctl, but it does not show up in /dev/...
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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?
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Installing Oracle SQL Developer in Arch

I've spent >3 hrs trying to figure this out. I've done both methods shown in the wiki. Both seem to have worked fine. When I search I can't find any newly installed software with any name like "...
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udev uaccess and hid

I'm currently on a systemd based Linux distribution and while reading documentation, I noticed that hid devicecs such as keyboards and mice are not tagged with "uaccess" in 70-uaccess.rules. Is there ...
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Redshift user service disallowed from using GeoClue2

I can't get Redshift to retrieve geolocation information from GeoClue2. The state right now, after a reboot and without having changed any packages or configuration since the reboot, is that the ...
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Touchpad stopped working

On my Arch Linux the touchpad stopped working (I assume after an update). After reinstalling Arch it still doesn't work. I checked the following things: The touchpad is not disabled in the BIOS, ...
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Mountpoint for multiple ZFS rootfs datasets (on Arch Linux, with sd-zfs)

I am using ArchLinux on a ZFS root file system, booting with systemd and sd-zfs (mkinitcpio-sd-zfs). I am experimenting with multiple root filesysem datasets, either cloned from snapshots or created ...
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How to deal with undocumented Arch Linux update failures?

I've been using Arch for about 3-4 months now and I've never actually had to deal with an upgrade error. Yesterday when I ran sudo pacman -Syu I got :: Starting full system upgrade... resolving ...
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How to compile VLC 3.0.3 tarball on Arch Linux?

I'm trying to report a VLC crash, but compilation fails: $ ./configure CFLAGS="-g" CXXFLAGS="-g" --enable-debug && make […] CC codec/libx264_plugin_la-x264.lo In file included from ../...
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how to install “adduser” on arch Linux?

On Ubuntu, there is a useful package called adduser. But on Arch Linux, I searched it by pacman -Ss adduser, and got nothing. I'm not sure is it in extra repository or user repository, or actually ...
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Why does Python's pip reset to version 10.0.1 in every new virtual environment?

tl;dr: Why is pip's version reset to 10.0.1 every time I create a new virtual environment and not automatically cloned from my global 18.0 installation? Every time I create a new virtual environment ...
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resolution get reset after reboot in arch linux

I installed Arch Linux in VMware following this guide. And then I found that the display resolution will be reset to 800*600 every time after I reboot the system. I had no idea about that and then ...
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How can I override systemd's choice of default route with two network interfaces?

Update: /etc/network/interfaces does not exist because I am using netctl profiles. I set up a VirtualBox instance running ArchLinux with two network adapters. Adapter 1 (eth0) is attached to a NAT (...
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Live-usb kernel panic

When trying to install linux on my laptop, kernel panics seemingly at random. I know very little about debuging panicking kernel especially when the system is booted from USB. Edit: I'm using arch ...
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Why in some linux distribution systemd services are enabled by default and in others it is not? [closed]

I have noticed that after a package installation via apt-get in Debian the service in systemd is enabled by default. However, in other distributions, such as Arch Linux, the service in that package is ...
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systemd custom screen-lock service runs immediately on service start and becomes inactive on exit

I have read various posts on locking the screen after suspend/sleep using systemd. The service file /etc/systemd/system/screenlock.service: [Unit] Description=Lock screen on sleep Before=sleep.target ...
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How to install packages from archiso.img - Arch linux

I have a fresh Arch linux installation with all the base packages installed. I saw some nice packages in live boot and I want them in my installation as well. How can I do that with using the live ...
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QEMU cannot boot locally built Linux kernel anymore

Since yesterday, I can no longer launch qemu with an external kernel compiled on my laptop (running Arch Linux). If I compile a vanilla Linux kernel (version 4.13, from Linus Torvalds' github repo), ...
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Build Archiso with proper UEFI SecureBoot signing

I'm building an Archiso live USB. My goal is to make it SecureBoot compatible (users with SecureBoot enabled should be able to boot it). It seems like this has been asked before (How to boot Arch ...
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Error creating ubuntu 16 container under arch

I am trying to install a Ubuntu container on Archlinux using LXC. I am following this guide:https://gist.github.com/manoj23/8a35849697945896cdaef77927c695a7 After I run this command: lxc-create --...
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How can I successfully build an Archiso image? (“airootfs is not a mountpoint”)

Following https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Archiso, I try to build directly from a prestine template: sudo cp -r /usr/share/archiso/configs/releng archlive cd archlive sudo ./build.sh -v -N foo ...
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thunderbolt3 to VGA not working

I have a (on windows working) thunderbolt3 to vga adapter connected to my linux notebook. I can't see anything on the screen and I do not get an error in dmesg -w. The hardeware is: hackbook-ng ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lQt5::Core (and others)

I try to compile Simon Voice Recognition Software version 0.4.90 from source on Arch Linux with KDE Plasma. Source was obtained using git clone git://anongit.kde.org/simon simonsource When I execute ....
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Freezing with nvidia-drm modeset=1

Setup I have an Optimus laptop with a GTX 1050, Intel i7 7700HQ, a 128GB SSD and 8GB of RAM. Using Arch Linux and KDE Plasma. Neofetch: https://i.imgur.com/F6ksasw.png Using Nvidia proprietary ...
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Arch:pip: ImportError: cannot import name 'requests'

Some of my python packages installed with pip had conflicts with another package I tried installing using pacman. So I decided to uninstall all the packages installed with pip. I made a requirements....
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Ethernet PC cannot interact with WiFi devices

My Arch Linux PC that is connected directly to the router through an Ethernet cable doesn't seem to be able to interact with other devices that are connected in the same network but with WiFi, for ...
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Arch i3wm valid ip, DHCP problem

related but solved by workaround: In Archlinux, it has a valid ip, but no connection could established So my arch system has gone "offline" some time ago. I didn't bother to much because I used the ...
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How do I figure out how to run a program installed through pacman?

That might seem like a stupid question, but it happened to me multiple times, that I installed a package, but did not now the exact command how to run it, if it was not the same as the package name. ...