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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Error updating packages conflicting files (overwriting not working)

Im gettint an error if I try to update my packages with yay -Syu or sudo pacman -Syu (270/270) checking for file conflicts ...
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File definitely exists. Get “No such file or directory” when trying to run it

This is on Arch Linux. Take a look at this: [saint-llama@hubs bin]$ lsattr --------------e----- ./install_fnp.sh --------------e----- ./toolkitinstall.sh --------------e----- ./FNPLicensingService [...
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MongoDB installation size is huge

I need MongoDB to install on Arch Linux. It needs 180+GB free space for installation. However, I have 99GB partition where Arch Linux is installed and 107GB partition free. Can I installed MongoDB by ...
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OpenVPN Static Key Mini-HOWTO

I am following OpenVPN Static Key Mini-HOWTO to create a minimal setup for routing all network traffic from my laptop through a VPS. I created a static key with openvpn --genkey --secret static.key ...
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How to access the wi-fi driver folder on my hard drive while installing Arch linux?

I recently tried to install Arch linux. When I booted into Arch linux setup from bootable usb drive, I tried the wifi-menu command to connect to my mobile hotspot but it just said to use netctl. When ...
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How do I edit /etc/runit/1 without logging in?

I made the mistake of autostarting syncthing with runit and now I can't login. (I added "syncthing to /etc/runit/1".) Initially, I rebooted normally to syncthing starting, but from there I could not ...
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Resizing pane in tmux not working with hotkeys, Arch?

My normal commands to move divider between panes is not working in tmux anymore. I switched from a Debian system to an Arch system. Why would Arch be different? The terminal from within tmux is "...
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Bash file execution failure

For whatever reason with default bash setup on Arch Linux, ./script isn't working but bash script is. The file is definitely owned by me, and permissions are 755 with executable bit set. I've never ...
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openconnect nexthop has invalid gateway and invalid values for route get request

I am trying to connect to my university network with openconnect. When I do, it asks for my credentials and then outputs the following: POST university_url Got CONNECT response: HTTP/1.1 200 OK CSTP ...
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Grub Rescue -> Locked BIOS -> Unknown Filesystem (all partition)

I have an ACER Aspire S7 laptop. I originally had to dual boot my laptop. One was for Windows OS, and another one for Manjaro Linux. The two OS occupies the two hard disk that I have. However, since ...
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DBus NameOwnerChanged

When i run dbus-monitor --system, i got these 20 events per second: signal time=1585510053.359267 sender=org.freedesktop.DBus -> destination=(null destination) serial=2019 path=/org/freedesktop/...
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Install Arch on new disk with Windows 10 and MX Linux on initial disk using legacy boot (MBR)

My computer currently dual boots Windows 10 and MX Linux on a NVMe drive, nvme0n1, using legacy mode/MBR partitions. I would like to install Arch Linux on a new NVMe drive, nvme2n1. Once complete and ...
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XDM loops while given correct username and password

I just installed XDM to set up a proper login screen on Archlinux, but it seems I did it wrong. Indeed, XDM starts and prompt a thing I guess is the default login screen, but when I enter my password/...
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Where is the GNOME virtual keyboard?

I use GNOME 3.36 on Arch Linux and even if control panel shows up the right option activated (see the screenshot below); none virtual keyboard is shown when needed i.e. on an input box like the search ...
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How to mount btrfs drive which is managed by snapper

I recently let my root drive fill up with too many subvolumes (whoops) and can't figure out how to mount it from a rescue disk. When I first mounted it I got an obviously incredibly outdated snapshot ...
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Installing Arch Linux on a i686 CPU?

Trying to install Arch on an i686 CPU laptop, however it looks like Arch no longer supports this hardware. My question is does anyone know if it's possible to install an older version of Arch? If so ...
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Issue with top bar in GNOME 3.36

Long story short after installing gdm and gnome i got an extension, didn't like it, removed it and now it appears to have 'broken' my top bar. Left and right items are few pixels lower than regular ...
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KDE somehow mute Konsole, yet IntelliJ terminal plays “beep” sound as normal

I found out that the "beep" sound is only produced inside of the IntelliJ's (RubyMine to be more specific) terminal. All tput bel, echo ^G and echo $'\a' produces a normal annoying sound. On addition ...
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Stereo Balance in Arch Linux

I have a headset that I use on Windows 10 and is just fine, but when on my linux installation you can hardly hear anything from the left ear. How should I balance the audio? I am using Arch Linux ...
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Touchscreen rightclick hold and scroll direction

I have got an Acer Aspire Switch 11V SW5-173-614T convertible and installed Archlinux with KDE on it. So everything is working fine but I can't get the touchscreen (not -pad) to work correctly. It's ...
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Archlinux clonezilla run locally

I've read https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Disk_cloning and wanted to use clonezilla "Included on the Arch Linux installation media.". Indeed dcs runs when booted in liveCD mode, but says "you ...
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Reopen windows when logging back in feature in arch

I am planning to shift from mac to linux (arch mate most likely) but there is one feature that I particularly like in macOS and that is the option to "reopen windows when logging back in". I checked ...
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sudo pacman -Syu fails with “error: failed to commit transaction (invalid or corrupted package)”

I am trying to update an arch Linux installation: sudo pacman -Syu It goes on for a while and then starts to write error messages such as (691/691) checking keys in keyring ...
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Can't start polkit-mate-authentication-agent

I'm using Mate on Parabola GNU/Linux (based on Arch). I have the polkit-mate-authentication-agent installed and it is supposed to be autostarting on login to the desktop; however, it doesn't seem to ...
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show-window-overview removed super as key

After a recent update and reboot I suddenly cannot use my Super key to show the typical gnome3 window overview anymore. Looking it up in the keyboard shortcuts reveals that it became disabled. I want ...
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I am trying to configure nextcloud but I cannot get PHP/cgi to work properly

The problem is this: I am trying to install and configure nextcloud and I've followed all of the steps in the arch wiki up to the final instruction. Now when i point my browser at index.php it is ...
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udev rule for Wacom pad not working

I have the following script to define the button mappings of my Wacom Intuos S 2: /usr/local/bin/wacom_intuos_s_2_pad_button_mapping.sh #!/bin/bash export DISPLAY=:0 export XAUTHORITY=/home/...
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How can I conditionally disable left-shift key

Over the past year, I've gained a lot from practicing touch-typing. I hope it can be brought to the next level. A way seems productive to me is to use the right shift key to capitalize characters on ...
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How do I find binary installed from AUR package?

I installed balena-cli from AUR (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/balena-cli/) using yay on my Arch box and all seemed to complete well but I can't find a balena-cli (or similar binary) on my system....
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Arch: Encrypt new HDD with LUKS to be decrypted in boot

I installed archlinux with full disk encryption with LUKS for both of my disks a few years back. So when booting, I need to enter the encryption key for each disk. Now I bought a new HDD and I want to ...
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ArchStrike Distro Install - Unresolvable Package Conflicts

I'm installing ArchStrike, which is an arch distro for penetration testers. So, during the installation, when the installer starts installing the arch base, the Pacman ends up with this : Step 7) ...
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Multiple monitor refresh rate xrandr and arch linux

I'm having some trouble setting the refresh rate for one of my monitors while I have the other one connected. If I only have the one monitor connected, it works great at 2560x1440@165hz. However as ...
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Trouble trying to set no password for certain cli commands in linux

Computer Environment OS: Arch linux - Manjaro Shell: zsh AIM I'm trying to enable the following commands to not require a password input for my main user account: ab sudo systemctl stop ...
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Grub install on a partition

Right now I have a hard drive with arch and windows 10 installed that is partitioned like this: nvme0n1 -nvme0n1p1 -nvme0n1p2 -nvme0n1p3 -nvme0n1p4 -nvme0n1p5 /boot -nvme0n1p6 SWAP -nvme0n1p7 / -...
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How can I find out what is setting my $TERM variable?

My term variable $TERM is set to tmux-256color which is causing problems. I looked in my .bashrc, .vimrc and .viminfo and none of these appear to be setting this variable. How can I find out where ...
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Majaro install ncurses5-compat-libs

I'm trying to install this package ncurses5-compat-libs but I can because of the following problem. What I did: 1. yay ncurses5-compat-libs There are 2 types of errors: Either I will check 'Y' and ...
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Intel AX200 wifi on Thinkpad Extreme in Arch Linux

I'm unable to use wifi in Arch Linux on my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (Gen 2). I verified that the Intel AX200 network interface works through windows. I'm accessing the local network (and the ...
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GDBus/PolicyKit error in LXDE

I am using LXDE with Parabola (a libre derivative of Arch Linux). When I log in to the desktop environment, a window pops up with the following error: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error....
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Freshly-installed iptables on Arch not starting

I've set up an Arch Linux install some weeks ago and have just now realized I never did anything with a firewall. Looking at https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Iptables, iptables is installed by ...
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Wifi Drops out Intermittently only on Manjaro Laptop

I am running an install of Manjaro on a Dell XPS 9560. Recently a problem has developed that is very annoying. At random times throughout the day my wifi will drop out. It will not disconnect (it ...
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How do I install Manjaro without USB?

I am thinking of switching my desktop to Manjaro. I have all backup files in another hard disk. I just want to remove Windows and install Manjaro. Currently I have given my USB to one of my friend ...
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Icecat audio/video problems

I seem to be experiencing some problems with audio/video in Icecat (security-focused derivative of Firefox) , for example when trying to play You Tube videos. Frequently, I start playing a video and ...
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Xbindkeys causing Xorg process to consume a lot of CPU processing. Any alternative to it?

Scenario: I'm currently using xbindkeys to map two keyboard keys to scripts. Those are very simple scripts just to keep pressing a determined keyboard key. First script. The simpler one. When I ...
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Boot kernel from UEFI directly

I want to boot Arch Linux directly from UEFI. My idea is to create a boot entry using the tool efibootmgr; I used this command: efibootmgr --create --label "arch-test" --loader /vmlinuz-linux --...
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share - send via email in Dolphin does not work

I'm using KDE Plasma with Mozilla Thunderbird as my default email client and I realized that when I right click a file in Dolphin and select Share - Send via email, I get an error popup titled Error -...
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Arch Linux - No Audio anymore ( Alsamixer / Pulsaudio )

I am not 100% if it is because of updating with pacman -Syu or simply because something else happened but since today my audio output is not working. I am dual booting with windows and with windows ...
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Does Manjaro provides same performance in gaming as Microsoft's Windows?

I have a laptop Spec: 8 GB DDR4 RAM I5 825OU MX 150 ( GT 1030 equivalent) Can I get same performance in gaming with Manjaro, as I get in Microsoft's Windows?
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Ethernet issues

I can't get my RTL8111F Realtek ethernet embed chip to work like it should.I sincerely have no idea what to do now. https://www.realtek.com/en/products/communications-network-ics/item/rtl8111f ...
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How do I list all packages belonging to a group (installed and uninstalled)?

I simply want to list of all packages belonging to a group (all, not only the installed ones), like there are listed on the website (for instance the gnome group). Sure I could parse the HTML, but ...
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Ubuntu not showing in grub menu after dual booting with Arch

Earlier my laptop had only Ubuntu on /dev/sda5 and it's swap memory on /dev/sda6 in which I logged in through grub menu. I installed Arch on /dev/sda1 and it's swap memory on /dev/sda2 and again ...

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