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Group permissions for root not working in /tmp

The behavior you are showing seems to depend on the fs.protected_regular Linux kernel parameter, introduced along with fs.protected_fifos by this commit (converged in version 4.19, I believe), with ...
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pacman: <filename> exists in filesystem

Check what package includes the filename: pacman -Qo filename If it is another package, then file a bug report: packages which have conflicting files should mark themselves as CONFLICTS causing ...
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Manjaro OS shows wrong time

It seems as though Network time Protocol is either not installed or not working on your laptop. I suggest using the following commands to install it: Step 1: Install NTP sudo pacman -S ntp Step 2: ...
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Set the default browser, system-wide, on Manjaro

For users of i3wm, in addition to editing ~/.config/mimeapps.list and ~/.i3/config, you also need to change $BROWSER from ~/.profile, set it to /usr/bin/chromium, to prevent browser sessions emerging ...
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Upgrading manjaro system fails when install lib32-libcanberra

You need to read the announcements You might be blocked updating when using pacman due to some libcanberra packages. Simply remove those packages: sudo pacman -Rdd lib32-libcanberra-pulse lib32-...
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Set the default browser, system-wide, on Manjaro

xdg-settings set default-web-browser chromium.desktop
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Manjaro guest on VirtualBox not able to get the full resolution

To get Auto-Resize Guest Display working you have to use 'VBoxSVGA' Stop VM if installed and running Choose in VM Setting: Display > Screen > Graphics Controller > 'VBoxSVGA' Save Start VM with ...
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Watch systemd service status with systemctl

You could use the watch command to watch the output of systemctl status tor: watch systemctl status tor You can also follow the systemd logs for the service, which may also be useful: journalctl -u ...
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Can't change the xdg-open url-handler to Firefox

I had this issue since Chromium made itself the default browser each time I installed it. Using xdg-mime fixed it: xdg-mime default firefox.desktop x-scheme-handler/https x-scheme-handler/http On ...
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How do I move move to the next workspace using command line?

I had the same issue with going to the previous workspace. Eventually I found a solution. Try replacing: xdotool set_desktop --relative -1 with: xdotool set_desktop --relative -- -1 Answer was ...
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How to automatically force full composition pipeline for Nvidia GPU driver?

My laptop is equipped with a Quadro K2100M, running Ubuntu Bionic with KDE Plasma 5.17 (from the neon repo) and using the nvidia-driver-430. Since I have a different set of configurations for the ...
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Set the default browser, system-wide, on Manjaro

This question is a bit old, but I would like to register my solution. After struggling with xdg-settings, what worked for me was xdg-mime. So, check your default browser with: xdg-mime query default ...
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How to add additional keyboard layouts in Manjaro?

Open System Settings, choose "Input Devices", click on "layouts", add any language you want, and see the "alternate shortcut" you can change as you want and when you click the shortcut keys you choose....
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not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0 0) means the kernel was unable to mount the root filesystem. There are two common causes for this: The kernel doesn't support the filesystem on the ...
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not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

Full diagnosis procedure based on kernel messages By using this QEMU emulation setup I tried to produce minimal examples of every possible failure type to help you debug your problem. In that simple ...
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What is /etc/timezone used for?

GNU libc (and thus any non-embedded Linux), reads /etc/localtime to determine the system's time zone (the default timezone if not overridden by the TZ environment variable or by an application-...
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Restrict graphic tablet to primary display

also check out bebop's answer here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/839161/limit-a-graphics-tablet-to-one-monitor its a longer version with some extras. For the QUICK AND DIRTY VERSION: Found this, ...
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Manjaro guest on VirtualBox not able to get the full resolution

I recently faced the same issue, and after some research I came up with the solution that doesn't require to use VBoxVGA adapter and reinstall Manjaro. The TL;DR version is, you needed to install ...
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How to reset dmenu app launching preferences in i3

Inside ~/.config/dmenu-recent there are two text files called background and terminal. Edit the appropriate one in a text editor, and delete the line with your app's name. This will reset the dmenu ...
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Zsh icons broke in urxvt

First of all, there is a significant difference between the terminals types rxvt and unicode-rxvt (often abbreviated to urxvt). You have indicated that the terminal you are using is "URXVT Version 9....
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Terminal: create bootable USB from iso

Using gparted remove the existing partitions from your usb, and fix the msdos partition table (by going to the device menu and selecting "create partition Table"). Then, create a new partition fat32 ...
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/var/lib/systemd/coredump/ — what is it, and can I delete it?

/var/lib/systemd/coredump is where systemd-coredump stores core dumps. You can list them with coredumpctl. If you don’t plan on investigating your core dumps any further, you can delete the contents ...
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"Either the superblock or the partition table is likely to be corrupt!" after partition resized

I’m assuming the question is “what do I do now?” First of all, any data stored at the end of your Mint partition is gone. If any of the data on the file system is important, you should make a copy of ...
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Have pacmatic wrap yay wrap powerpill wrap pacman

In your (non-root) user's ~/.bashrc, add: alias pac=yay # For convenience # pacmatic needs to be run as root: https://github.com/keenerd/pacmatic/issues/35 alias pacmatic='sudo --preserve-env=...
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Write access to NTFS drives

For me this was a problem and as correctly identified by @Leopoldini this is a problem with Windows Disk Write Caching. I have tested this with Windows 10 and Fedora and it worked for me. Steps I ...
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How do I move move to the next workspace using command line?

You will need xdotool. Installation sudo pacman -S xdotool Usage Going to the next workspace xdotool set_desktop --relative 1 Going to the previous workspace xdotool set_desktop --relative -1 ...
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Manjaro Update fails: signature is unknown trust

Solution: open /etc/pacman.conf change all SigLevel entries to Never (comment the old ones out) pacman -Syu change /etc/pacman.conf back rm -r /etc/pacman.d/gnupg pacman-key --init pacman-key --...
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not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0 0)_ _ _ long press on power button to shutdown your laptop. select the “advanced” option. select lowest version of generic (“recovery mode”) click on “...
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How to change luks encryption difficulty on manjaro full disk encrypt

Too much passphrase hashing? If it's only slow because you're waiting for a lot of passphrase hashing iterations, you could add a new passphrase with a quicker --iter-time, but that could reduce ...
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Compare the first 20 lines of two files

Using a shell with process substitutions (<(...)), e.g. bash or zsh: diff <( head -n 20 file1 ) <( head -n 20 file2 ) This run head -n 20 on each file to get the first 20 lines of each, in ...
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