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Fixing broken keyboard configuration, debian on VirtualBox on void

I have debian running on Virtualbox. Host system is also Linux (void). Computer is Lenovo X220 with an US keyboard. On the host system keyboard works very well. All keys work as expected. Both host ...
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How to enable Bluetooth on the Raspberry Pi 3B with Void Linux?

I have a RPI 3B with Void Linux, I've searched a lot on Google how to enable Bluetooth, but I can't find solutions.... Here are the things I have already done: Followed to the letter the indications ...
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Can't connect mobile hotspot on VOID linux

I installed the VOID 32 BIT XFCE and couldn't connect to SOME mobilephone hotspots (I tested 3, one works just fine, 1 connects and I can ping websites but the moment I use xbps or the web I get no ...
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How to set HDMI card - default audio card

Hello everyone I'm Use laptop + external monitors, and i need use monitor speaker and i can't see HDMI card in alsamixer, when reviewing command [ aplay -l ] result = [void@base ~]$ aplay -l **** List ...
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disable wpa_supplicant service

I'am new user in base-void-linux and I need to enable NetworkManager. For that I need to disable dhcpcd and wpa_supplicant services. I need help for how to disable wpa_supplicant service.
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Wine uninstaller not working

I have installed many apps through Wine. Now, when I need to uninstall an installed app through Wine, normally, I use Wine unistaller. But I don't know why it suddenly stopped working. When I type ...
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How v4l2loopback makes a previously ignored udev rule work?

I've found the "how", but am curious about "why". I've got an udev rule for a Sony camera that didn't work: SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="054c", ATTRS{...
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How to bind the DAS keyboard volume knob in dwm / void linux?

My setup: Void Linux, xorg, dwm + dmenu + st, DAS keyboard. I can probably figure out how to bind some "normal" keys for volume control, but I really like this big round knob on my keyboard :...
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Sway is not setting WAYLAND_DISPLAY

It seems that Sway is not setting WAYLAND_DISPLAY, which is causing wl-clipboard to not work. I start sway from .zlogin like this: if [ "$(tty)" = "dev/tty1" ]; then exec dbus-...
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GRUB not detecting patched kernel on Void Linux?

I have a Void Linux partition on my MacBook Air. I followed this guide to compile a patched version of Linux 6.3.7_1. I built the kernel in ~/build. Everything went well but when I reboot the kernel ...
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Why isn’t wpa_supplicant working on Void Linux?

I installed a glibc Void Linux partition on my 2019 Macbook Air. I can’t get wpa_supplicant working. I enabled wpa_supplicant and dhcpcd. Then I used wpa_passphrase with my Wi-fi network’s SSID and ...
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Macbook Air touchpad not working on Void Linux

I have installed Void Linux musl base system on a 2017 Macbook Air, but the touchpad is not working. How to make the touchpad work?
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Network manager: "Error: Connection activation failed: Not authorized to control networking."

Just installed Network Manager on Void Linux. I am unable to activate connections with my normal user: when i try to, nmcli returns Error: Connection activation failed: Not authorized to control ...
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Restore Void Linux Install after breaking it by updating after 18 months

I have an old Apple PowerBook on which I dual boot Void Linux and Mac OSX Leopard. I had some hardware problems around July 2021 and it took until now for me to get it fixed. When I got it working ...
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What's the correct way to install st in Void Linux?

I wish to install st in Void Linux. This program's configuration is made at compile time however. Void linux has this package in their repository, and I'm wondering if it is possible to use xbps-...
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How can I change the keyboard layout in SDDM in combination with Wayland and without systemd?

I want to change the keyboard layout to de (German) for typing my password to login to KDE. None of the solutions/suggestions I found on the Internet combine the following three parts that I use and ...
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File listed but not present

I am running 64-bit KLV-Airedale (a fork of Void Linux). When I try to do ls /usr/lib64/gio/modules/libgioenvironmentproxy.so, I get- ls: cannot access '/usr/lib64/gio/modules/libgioenvironmentproxy....
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XRandR/X11: Do not merge two monitors into one screen

I recently switched from Gentoo to Void Linux and installed it on a system with one monitor. But now I have switched locations and use a two monitor system. On my Gentoo installation, everything ...
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Recovering non booting system, probably due to power failure

I cycled the power on my Void Linux install when Firefox froze and would not respond to sigterm (poweroff command was hanging too). After doing this the computer (Thinkpad X220) no longer boots, it ...
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Graphical lags on hybrid graphics laptop

I've installed Void Linux on Xiaomi Redmibook Pro 15 2022. I'm experiencing the strange graphic issue: In X11 UI works slow. It's even hard to manipulate mouse cursor: it freezes and gets stuck. But ...
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How to connect to a WiFi network in Void Linux (CLI)?

Help! I'm a newbie and the DM stopped working, so I can't connect to my WiFi network and reinstall the package. xbps-install -S gdm [*] Downloading packages ERROR: [trans] failed to download `libgdm-...
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How to run sublime text in Musl LibC (Void Linux)

How i can run sublime text in Void Linux with musl LibC (not glibc) without using chroot or flatpak?
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How to switch Void Linux to "linux-lts" kernel?

I already installed the "linux-lts" and "linux-lts-headers" but can't see it as an option to pick up in Grub login screen. Yes I've visited the page: https://docs.voidlinux.org/...
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GDM does not start on void linux

According to void wiki, I installed these packages: xbps-install -S gnome-core gdm. I also installed dbus package and enabled it on startup. The wiki then recommended to test the service, so i ran ...
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I just fresh installed Void linux but I am stuck in login screen unable to login?

I just fresh installed Void linux but I am stuck in login screen unable to login through the GUI. Doesn't matter how many times I type in correct password it still returns me to login screen. I have ...
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How to stop trackpoint scroll button from pasting

I have a Dell Latitude 7480 and I run Void with Gnome Wayland (v41.3 at the time of my writing). I use the trackpoint heavily, but pressing the middle (scroll) button without moving the trackpoint ...
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Laptop internet connection unreliable after switching to Linux

I recently switched from Windows to Void Linux, and ever since, my internet connection has been extremely unreliable. Symptoms: In a live environment / after a fresh install of Void Linux, browsing ...
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libstartup-notification0-dev Package missing in Void Linux to Compile i3 WM

I have been using Void Linux for more than a year now and very satisfied with the user experience. Till now I have not fell short of any utility, library or program that was not found the repo. ...
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Void Linux upower issues

I recently installed voidlinux in a Samsung NC10 netbook. I installed LxQT but after starting LxQT cannot find the battery. Looking at the problem it seems that upower cannot start correctly. If I run ...
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dracut warning: /dev/mapper/foobar does not exists

I'm trying to install Void Linux with LUKS encryption on the root partition, currently, my /etc/fstab file looks like this: /dev/sda1 /boot/efi vfat rw,relatime 0 2 /dev/sda2 swap swap rw,noatime,...
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Where can I find the source code of Voidlinux

Why do I need to know where is the code source? I found a bug in the config file of the service named wpa_supplicant, when using some shell, like sh or zsh instead of bash for the root user $ cat /...
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Steam problems on Void Linux

I have recently installed Void Linux. After a recent system update, Steam no longer works. My NVIDIA drivers are loaded and working, and the flatpak version of Steam works fine. Heres a log of what ...
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Connection to the Internet dropping randomly

Since some weeks I have been having problems with the WiFi, first, upon boot, there would not be connection to the Internet even though NetworkManager is telling me that the network connection is ...
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Bit confused about how to set up snapper BTRFS snapshots

I have installed void Linux created subvolumes redirected the root reinstalled grub and I am booting up fine. Here's my /etc/fstab : UUID=D7C4-586F ...
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Dependencies of Electrum bitcoin wallet in different distros

What are the Dependencies of Electrum bitcoin wallet in different distros? void opensuse-tumbleweed opensuse-leap nethunter fedora centos backbox arch alpine I know it's the same in these three ...
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XScreenSaver lag when pressing Shift

I use Void Linux with kernel version 5.12.13 and LXQt and would like to use XScreenSaver 6.01 to lock my screen. However, it's quite difficult to write my password on the xscreensaver-auth screen as ...
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/usr/bin/grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of `/'

I'm trying to install GRUB from a live USB onto a different drive. While grub-install works fine, grub-mkconfig -o /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg (/mnt being the mount-point of the drive I'm installing to) ...
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How can i get nerd fonts in kitty terminal

i can't get beautiful font of codding in terminal: i am reading documentation of fonts in voidlinux.org and i'm installing alacritty and kitty and st , but not work my conf of alacritty is: font: ...
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How to install dwm in void linux

What is it, the dependencies for comiple dwm from scratch for install dwm (suckless windows manager) in arch linux , i need to install xorg and make and other
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How to connect with wifi in void linux from scratch

The instalation of void linux , without desktop manager, it's come without Network-Manager package, so i can't use nmtui and iwctl as arch linux. also void linix it's not support system.d , it's ...
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How to find file in path in Void linux

in usual Linux , to find a file in PATH , we use which $ which git /usr/bin/git but in void linux , i got : /sbin/git how can i get the real directory of my file in my path ?
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Wine not running this exe setup file in Void Linux

I am trying to install a program called aeskulap dicom image viewer in Void Linux. This Void Linux desktop installation is otherwise working very well. Aeskulap program is not present in Void Linux ...
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How to install Freemind in Void Linux

I am using Void Linux which is otherwise working very well. However, I cannot find Freemind package in its repositories. How can I install Freemind in Void Linux? Thanks for your help.
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How to install plotnine Python package of Void Linux

I want to install Python package plotnine in Void Linux. I have been able to install many Python packages (e.g. numpy, scipy, matplotlib, pandas etc) from Void repositories. However, plotnine is not ...
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Printer not working on Void Linux

I have installed Void linux which is otherwise working very well. It certainly is a smooth and stable distribution with a great package manager (xbps) which does dependency resolution also. The ...
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“mount.nfs4: access denied by server while mounting” after changing different share's export options

I'm trying to set up an nfs with two exported shares on voidlinux. My /etc/exports file looks like this: /home/jeff/a *(ro,no_root_squash) /home/jeff/b *(ro) On my client I run sudo mount -t nfs4 192....
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Running Void glibc as guest on VirtualBox

I installed from void-live-x86_64-20210218-xfce.iso into latest Virtualbox on macOS Big Sur. After installation I installed xbps-install -Sv virtualbox-ose-guest Virtual Box Guest Additions and did a ...
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My runit service for OpenVPN spawns repeatedly

I am trying to get a Void Linux system working with OpenVPN, and this is my first attempt at creating my own runit service. The OpenVPN package on Void Linux does not supply any init files or any ...
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Don't print log messages to console tty1 after login prompt

On my laptop, after the system was booted, it shows the login prompt on tty, where I should put my username and password, but the logger continues to print messages here, it looks like: => ...
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Cannot find bridge device with ifupdown

Please note that I am using Void Linux. Here is my /etc/network/interfaces.d/br0 file: auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp bridge_ports eth0 bridge_stp off bridge_waitport 0 bridge_fd ...
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