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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gstreamer configuration location

I wrote myself a Qt based app that streams video from the internet. My app works perfectly fine under Ubuntu 20.04. Compiled using the exact same Qt SDK under Arch Linux, it also works, but there are ...
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Accidentally deleted xorg.conf files, need to restore X11

Was trying to get nvidia stuff to work properly on my Arch hybrid GPU laptop, edited /etc/X11/xorg.conf and ran nvidia-xconfig, ended up totally breaking my Desktop Environment to where trying to ...
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CPU usage never 100%

I'm encoding video in 6 instances of Handbrake, but CPU usage is never above 85%. Why is this/how do I diagnose the issue?
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No internet access on Arch fresh install

I just freshly installed Arch on an ROG Asus laptop and successfully got everything setup. I was able to connect to the internet even after rebooting out of the live environment. I installed a few ...
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Cannot connect to hidden WIFI

I noticed an issue: I cannot connect to an hidden WIFI I activated the Hotspot feature on my phone (Android 11, MIUI 12), set up with a WPA2 Personal password, then I also thought to made it safer by ...
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Asus ZenBook UX425UA_UM425UA with archlinux: suspend does not work properly

When I run the 'suspend' menu option the notebook apparently suspends, the light blinks, but the fans continue to run, then when I press a key to wake up the laptop the light stops flashing and ...
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ping: connect network is unreacheble arch linux

I'm new to arch linux I haven't installed Arch yet, but that's my problem. When I run ping 1.1.1.1 or ping 8.8.8.8, I get an error... The following error appears: ping: connect: Network is unreachable ...
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How to map the keyboard to type Lower than or Greater than symbol on thinkpad T430 keyboard?

I have a thinkpad T430 with an azerty keyboard running endeavourOS: Unfortunately, I can't type the "lower than" and "greater than" symbols. I was hoping that it should be ...
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Why isn't discover software manager able to load applications in Arch LInux?

Why isn't the discover software manager loading any applications in Arch Linux? This is what discover is saying: Discover currently cannot be used to install any apps because none of its app backends ...
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Use systemd-home on a live cd system

I'm configuring an archiso profile to correctly implement an user managed by systemd-home in its generated iso. User's home directory doesn't need to be encrypted. How can I do that? PS: it seems ...
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Dual Boot Arch Linux/Windows 11 with different drives (UEFI)

So i've got windows 10 installed on my 120G ssd and my hdd serves as the storage space. Now i want to dual boot arch but am confused about the partitions. I know that efi(on ssd) would need to be the ...
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There is a glitch in GNOME 41, The Workspaces On Top of Application grid look weird

I am currently using Arch Linux with GNOME 41. There is a glitch in the application grid. Have a look at the screenshot The workspaces on the top in the application grid, doesn't look correct. Is ...
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How to setup virtual user for OpenSMTPD?

How can we setup virtual user for OpenSMTPD and disable system user?
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Cannot use display for xephyr

It's okay to run it under the university wifi, but when I go back and start my university VPN, it open a black window and no login page is shown. My host is ArchLinux Gnome (Xorg). The host is SunOS 5....
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Is 50 GB enough for / partition in Arch Linux? [closed]

I have installed Arch Linux on my laptop. I have allocated 50 GB of disk space for / partition. I have completed setting up my Arch Linux. But i get updates everyday of atleast 100 MB and it takes 300-...
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Arch Linux: Is it possible to configure chromium to be my default browser for only a single website?

xdg-settings get default-web-browser produces firefox.desktop. This is what I want in almost every case. For a single website I want links to open in chromium.
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Dual boot Endeavour OS changed to EFI hard drive after BIOS update

I dual booted windows 11 and Endeavor OS on my HP notebook without any problem, but after a BIOS update the Boot options menu listed Endeavour os as EFI hard drive. Also now the OS boot manager doesn'...
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Arfter reinstalling arch linux wifi isn't recognised on any os

Arfter I reinstalled Arch linux I was getting a problem where it didn't recognize the wifi chip in my computer, fed up with having to actually deal with stuff like this I wiped the drive and ...
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Which process handles XF86 keys?

There are multimedia buttons in my keyboard, the key I am actually interested in are Brightness keys (XF86MonBrightness{UP|DOWN}). I am using bspwm window manager, and without any sxhkdrc config the ...
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/etc/rc.d/oracle-xe not found archlinux

i want to install oracle database in my computer. I'am following this tutorial https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Oracle_Database , i got stacked when they tell me to execute /etc/rc.d/oracledb , i don'...
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How to add mega repo in Arch Linux

How can I add the Mega repository to Arch Linux? Already add this in my pacman.conf [DEB_Arch_Extra] SigLevel = Required TrustedOnly Server = https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/Arch_Extra/$arch But I am ...
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How do I stream audio with Discord?

When I use the "Go Live" feature on Discord, the other people in the channel say they can see the video output of what I stream, but cannot hear the audio. How do I stream the video and ...
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How to setup Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 31) in Arch Linux?

How to install this WiFi adapter in Arch Linux: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 31)? Please help as I can't connect to wireless right now...
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Overclocking AMD card on Arch without bios

Hello everyone I am trying to overclock my ARCH install coming from windows I am used to Afterburner I was wondering if there is an eqcuivlant for Arch based systems or do I just have to do from BIOS? ...
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Unable to Achieve a "Silent Shutdown"

The Problem I've been following the Arch guide for a silent boot experience and have been successful at silencing all boot messages. Unfortunately, it seems this doesn't apply to shutdowns/restarts ...
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Optirun/Bumblbee: Cannot access secondary GPU

I use Arch Linux with the zen kernel. After doing system upgrades my dual GPU setup broke. I use bumblebee to handle dual GPUs. When I run optirun glxgears I get the following output: [ERROR]Cannot ...
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arch linux - bluetooth mouse not automatically connecting

I have recently installed arch linux and added the relevant bluetooth packages sudo pacman -S --noconfirm bluez bluez-utils sudo modprobe btusb sudo systemctl enable bluetooth.service sudo systemctl ...
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How do I fix this GPU crash

My system seemed to cause a black screen on my system when I was playing a game and having Unity editor opened and it seems to be a GPU crash. Distro: Arch (x64) Kernel: 5.15.2-zen1-1-zen Crash log ...
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Disable Picom transparencey on specific website in browser [duplicate]

I have set in my picom config file, that every window has a certain transparency. Now I want it so the transparency is not enabled when I'm in my browser opera on YouTube. So that it is activated on ...
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Ethernet Network dropping with fresh Archlinux and RTL8125 2.5GbE

I've installed a new OS on my machine which is a pure Arch Linux. Everything works well, but I have difficulties to find out what is going on with my Ethernet. On the same machine, I have PopOS ...
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Gnome-40.4 Wi-Fi icon it's unclear and not it's showing the signal strength anymore

Affected version I'm running ArcoLinux with Gnome 40.4 on Xorg with Nvidia as my graphic card. I've also upgraded to Gnome 41 and I've experienced the same thing. No difference there. Still, currently ...
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Alternative to xrandr for custom resolution utility?

I am planning to at least try and overclock my monitor to 75 Hz. I seem to be having issues to xrandr as I keep getting errors. So I was wondering if there's an equivalent of CRU (Custom Resolution ...
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Rebooting after install Hibernation deice not found

Hey I am running a asus tuf laptop and am trying to swap from ubuntu to garuda. After the installation process is complete when rebooting I am prompted with this message setfont: KDFONTOP: Function ...
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Manjaro not letting me use two GPUS at the same time, I want to have four monitors

In my PC I've got one GP108 (GT 1030) and one GF108 (Gt 630) and I want to run four monitors in total. I want to have two monitors on the 630 and the other two (the main screens) on the 1030. The ...
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Manjaro lsb-release set to Arch (lsb-release: /etc/lsb-release exists in filesystem)

I tried upgrading my packages with pacman -Syu and got an error message. error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) lsb-release: /etc/lsb-release exists in filesystem (owned by manjaro-...
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Pacman not working on arch linux armv7h pi4

When trying to install any software or update any software using Pacman I get the error. This is the same for all files and mirrors. error: failed retrieving file '[file]' from [mirror] : The ...
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How to run Linux completely on Nvidia dedicated graphics card?

I'm running an ArcoLinux and I've had a hard time for some months trying to figure out how to run my Optimus Laptop completely on Nvidia dedicated GPU. How do I do this? I've heard there are multiple ...
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Install encfs in arch linux

For demonstration purposes I need to set up encfs in arch linux using https://copy.sh/v86/?profile=archlinux When I try sudo pacman -S encfs I got a ton of errors like this one Could not resolve host ...
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Super+number key combos remapping in GNOME 40 (switch workspaces instead of launch docked apps)

How to remap Super+Number key combos in GNOME 40 the easiest way? I was always searching for a solution on this, when installing Gnome 40. The problem is that by default it opens my favorite "...
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keyboard sends spurious keycodes in linux console

I have a Trust GXT 890 keyboard with RGB. When the keyboard powers on the RGB takes some time to light up, and as soon as it does my cursor starts blinking rapidly and if there's no prompt running (...
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How to set default bluetooth profile for headset with pipewire

For some time now, my bluetooth headset automatically connects to Headset Head Unit (HSP/HFP, codec CVSD). I am looking for a way to make it automatically connect to High Fidelity Playback (A2DP Sink, ...
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Arch Linux cannot start X "no screens found", NVIDIA drivers installed, SDDM enabled

I'm pretty much at a loss. I've been at this for probably the last 30 minutes and have not made any progress whatsoever. This is directly after having just used archinstall, and I haven't seen ...
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'netcat' not working as expected on Arch, but works on openSUSE Tumbleweed? What's going on?

I'm having a bit of trouble utilising netcat on Arch, specifically, the GNU version of it. My situation: I basically made a simple server in Python that can accept multiple clients and send responses. ...
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libvpx and python-sqlalchemy causing errors when running `yay -Syyu`

My computer runs Arch Linux. I have yay installed. Recently, when I run yay -Syyu I've been prompted with the following messages, and here are the responses I give. The result is basically the same, ...
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How to toggle proprietary Nvidia drivers and opensource drivers easily?

I want to use opensource nvidia drivers and also proprietary nvidia drivers if i want to and want a way to toggle between them easily. Like if i want to use cuda things, i would just toggle reboot and ...
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Delay between username and password during tty login

Recently, I noticed that when using tty to login to my computer, there was a delay (around 20 seconds) between the time I enter my username and the time I'm getting asked for my password. Where can it ...
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xrandr - Doesn't Properly Move Monitors

I have a fresh install of Arch Linux running on my desktop machine which has 3 monitors. I have installed X with xf86-video-nouveau (since I have an Nvidia RTX card) and have chosen bspwm to be my ...
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Kernel Parameters not applying in REFInd

For some reason, setting kernel parameters are completely ignored in my refind.conf. Here is the relevant config: menuentry "Arch Linux" { volume "Arch Linux" loader /...
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Swapping from NVIDIA to AMD gpu error

Hey guys I am using garuda Linux and just swapped from NVIDIA to an AMD I have installed the correct drivers and when I run: inxi -Fxxxza I get: raphics: Device-1: AMD Navi 14 [Radeon RX 5500/5500M ...
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GRUB not timing out or recognizing laptop keyboard (only) on reboot

Problem GRUB doesn't automatically timeout or recognize laptop's keyboard on reboot but works fine on a normal boot (with a shutdown). When stuck on reboot, I need to manually poweroff my laptop with ...

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