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How to deal with missing libcrypt.so.1 on Arch Linux?

I had the same issue and I fixed it by installing the libxcrypt-compat package, which is now available from the core repositories.
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opt/lampp/bin/httpd: error while loading shared libraries: libcrypt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I had the same error, solved by installing this package "libxcrypt-compat". It is not in pacman, install via AUR. yay -S libxcrypt-compat
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Use high-quality codec and microphone simultaneously with Bluetooth headset

A2DP is not a bidirectional profile. So it will not get bi-directional audio. What you want is something like the mSBC codec over HFP profile. There is a good article here that explains how to use it ...
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I get "Forbidden You don't have permission to access / on this server" every time I log in

NetworkManager can optionally make an automatic connectivity check to http://nmcheck.gnome.org/check_network_status.txt. If it gets back the text NetworkManager is online, it assumes there is internet ...
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How do I tell yay not to show diffs, permanently?

I've found I can permanently answer yay questions like this: yay --save --answerdiff None --answerclean None --removemake The --save option creates a file at ~/.config/yay/config.json with these ...
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How to install Microsoft Teams via pacman for arch linux?

Posting this as an answer though it is really an addendum to @SmaMa post. As at 3/3/2022 the AUR package is broken on Linux archi7 5.16.11-arch1-1 but the fix is https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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No mkinitcpio preset present

Had this recently. My solution was to chroot into the system from an Arch live system. Delete the empty linux.preset in /etc/mkinitcpio.d/ and then run pacman -S linux. This regenerated the linux....
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Stop iwctl from automatically connecting to network

You might want to use the command known-networks <Network-Name> set-property AutoConnect no from within iwctl.
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Are gpg keyservers always unreliable?

It’s possible that you’re running into keyserver issues, at least for some of the keyservers. WKD is by nature unreliable, or at least unpredictable: it requires support in each domain from which you ...
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Shrink root LVM on LUKS2 btrfs root partition to enlarge swap partition

You need one extra step between 4 and 5 -- shrink the Arch-root logical volume using lvresize -L-22G Arch/root (lvresize has option --resizefs to resize both the LV and the filesystem, but it ...
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Why does it show (-) instead of (tty1) in my linux console? How can I fix it?

This is a known bug since a few days ago. https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/21919 and is related to https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues/1546 Systemd 250 changed its getty@ unit ...
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Arch Linux doesnt recognize sound driver - "dummy output"

I fixed this problem on my Dell G7 7500 by installing alsa-firmware, sof-firmware, and alsa-ucm-conf, as recommended by the Arch Wiki.
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Shrink root LVM on LUKS2 btrfs root partition to enlarge swap partition

A small correction: Step 2 should be: unlock the LUKS2 partition (with a cryptsetup open --type luks ... or equivalent command). Step 2.5 should be added: verify the presence of the Arch volume group ...
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How can I make sure that man has pages installed?

Once you install the packages man-db and man-pages you need to run the mandb command to generate the search database for manpage entries. EDIT (thanks to @fra-san): If you set the MANPATH environment ...
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error writing to a file : no space left on the device manjaro

Although you have allocated 350GB for your /home directory, you only have 30G for your root (/) and that is full. You need to free up some space on the / drive which is where this sort of operation is ...
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xinitrc seems to not run some commands

The problem with your .xinitrc is that it just starts with exec. This particular way to launch some command (here dwm) makes dwm replace the running shell, hence forbidding everything further down to ...
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Dolphin Background and Font Color are both white

Had the same issue. Fixed it with hint from ArchWiki ( https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Dolphin#Mismatched_folder_view_background_colors ) When running Dolphin under something other than Plasma, it ...
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Failed to request VPN secrets #3

Not a solution, but a workaround. You can connect using the command line and also enter the username/password on the command line, therefore the secret agent is not needed. nmcli connection nmcli --...
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Disk corruption after updating arch and restarting

I will try to extract the core and apply it to your case. fix part 1 should be fsck.ext4 -fy /dev/sdc1 fix part 2 should be resize2fs /dev/sdc1 Credit: Taken from this question.
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/boot partition not mounted on boot

After some more tinkering, it turned out, that the filesystem had a minor issue that I detected and repaired using dosfstools: $ sudo dosfsck /dev/md126 fsck.fat 4.2 (2021-01-31) There are differences ...
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Error creating snapshot: Operation not supported: internal snapshots of a VM with pflash based firmware are not supported

There is no fix for internal snapshots even in year 2022. The only solution would be to use external snapshots. For more details visit KVM: creating and reverting libvirt external snapshots. All ...
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Stuck on list of timezones arch linux

It's being pipe through "less". ~The man page will give you the details, but basically, you hit q to quit, or the spacebar to get another screenful.
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How to reset Pipewire settings?

In sufficiently recent PipeWire releases settings are managed by WirePlumber whose settings are stored in the $HOME/.local/state/wireplumber/ directory. Some distros still use pipewire-media-session ...
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Super+number key combos remapping in GNOME 40 (switch workspaces instead of launch docked apps)

So as of Gnome 40.4 all you have to do is: for i in {1..9}; do gsettings set "org.gnome.shell.keybindings" "switch-to-application-$i" "[]" gsettings set "org....
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Run your Linux (graphics) completely on Nvidia dedicated graphics card?

I've had this problem for some time also till I've discovered a utility to do it all. You can use the ArchWiki to see how an Optimus Laptop works. And then you have multiple options, but I suggest ...
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Why isn't discover software manager able to load applications in Arch LInux?

You need to install one of the backends first using pacman. You need packagekit-qt5 for "normal" packages, flatpak for Flatpaks and fwupd for firmware updates. # pacman -S packagekit-qt5 ...
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How to understand the output of the nvme command?

Use the -H option with the command to get the results in a human-readable format. It should look about like this: # nvme id-ns -H /dev/nvme0n1 ... LBA Format 0 : Metadata Size: 0 bytes - Data Size: ...
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.bashrc conflicting with Zsh

Zsh comes with colored prompts out of box.Try autoload -U promptinit && promptinit then prompt -l lists available prompts, -p fire previews the "fire" prompt, -s fire sets it. When ...
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Can't boot into my LUKS-encrypted Drive after deleting swapfile

Unfortunately, the problem is most likely the first command you listed: lvresize -L-20G /dev/mapper/volgroup0-lv_home Without the -r option, this command will just shrink the logical volume, and ...
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