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Parabola GNU/Linux is an Arch-Linux based rolling 100% libre GNU/Linux distribution for the i686, x86-64 and ARMv7 architectures, offering only free software in its app repository. Use this tag for questions specific to Parabola GNU/Linux.

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Swap space not being used effectively

I am using Parabola Linux (variant of Arch) on a Macbook Pro laptop. I have 8 GB of RAM and 8 GB of swap space set up. As far as I can see, the swap space is enabled and working; however, it seems it ...
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Show description on packages when using `pacman` on `Arch Linux`

I want to get additional descriptive (free-text) information on the packages I'm querying when using pacman on my Arch Linux machine (actually Parabola GNU/Linux-Libre). While both pacman -Qi <name-...
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Parabola GNU/Linux-libre installation: problem with key

I'm trying to install Parabola GNU/Linux-libre (OpenRC) and I repeatedly get this error during pacstrap /mnt base elogind udev-init-scripts. error: some-package: signature from "A Packager <a-...
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Copied root filesystem, now user/root logins not working

I copied my root filesystem to another partition today, using cp -r --preserve=all, as I want to have a backup in case I have an issue with my main system. I am using Parabola, which is a libre ...
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How can I diagnose my broken X server (Parabola/Arch)?

I am using Parabola GNU/Linux (based on Arch) on an x86 desktop with an nVidia GTX 1050 GPU. I ran pacman -Su yesterday to perform a full system upgrade and it seems to have completely broken my X ...
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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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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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Polkit/Consolekit is not working in openRC

some time ago I moved from Systemd to OpenRC. It was very different, to be able to use audio and webcam I had to add my user to the audio, optical and video group. As some software uses pkexec to be ...
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