Arch Linux (or Arch, pronounced /ˈɑrtʃ/) is an independently developed, Linux-based operating system for i686 and x86-64 computers. It is composed predominantly of free and open source software, and supports community involvement.

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Samba4 AD with MS Excel 2013 locks file with hyperlink to itself

I work on a mid-size company where last month we implemented an Active Directory using Samba 4 on Linux Arch. We have not had any problems at all until today. The problems come when any user creates ...
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Create a Web User

I am running Apache 2.4.8 on Arch Linux, but that doesn't matter really. I would like to create a user who is devoted to web management. I have created a user, a group, and added the user to the ...
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Apache (Linux) httpd listen on link-local IPv6 address

I would like Apache to listen on the link-local ipv6 address on a particular interface. I have the following line in my httpd.conf: Listen [fe80::a00:16ff:fe89:420f]:80 Which is based on the Apache ...
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Mount Point Does Not Exist, Despite Creating It

I'm trying to install Arch on a Virtualbox VM. I'm following along this guide, and this video. Not sure if relevant, but the VDI file is on an external hard drive. I've created 3 partitions as per ...
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Nginx doesn't have permission to access files with the same ownership

i've just installed nginx on an Archlinux box and encounter this problem: Nginx is configured to run as "nginx", a new user/group that I added, in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: user nginx nginx; For ...
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bashrc not loaded in /bin/bash shell

When I ssh into a server (4.3.3-2-ARCH), my .bashrc is not loaded (however, I can load it manually by sourcing it). I don't have any other files in my home folder, like .profile. The shell is also ...
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SSH connection refused, probably server firewall, how to solve? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect to my server via SSH. I get the (well-known) error: ssh: connect to host 12.345.678.910 port 2222: Connection refused So I first thought the problem was with my modem, but ...
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Can't mount BTRFS with write permissions. Btrfs check crashes (Core dumped)

I was using btrfs filesystem for some time on one of my external drives mainly to test deduplication and everything was working just fine. Unfortunately yesterday when I mounted the partition I ...
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Arch Linux, cronie - can't run cronjob [duplicate]

This is beyond frustrating. I have an ARM box with Arch installed on it. Installed cronie, enabled&started: # systemctl status cronie * cronie.service - Periodic Command Scheduler Loaded: ...
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Arch cryptsetup hangs on 'waiting for zero'

Cryptsetup was working flawlessly for months, but something I did today on my system now makes it hang: # cryptsetup --debug --verbose luksOpen /dev/sdb home --key-file=/home.key --verbose ... Key ...
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Mysql can't create socket in /tmp but everywhere else

I've setup mysql to create its socket in /tmp/mysql.sock via /etc/mysql/my.conf but after restarting mysql server, the socket file doesn't show up. If I change the socket location to ...
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How to automatically add localhost DNS server (dnsmasq) to resolv.conf

I did the steps at https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/OpenVPN#DNS to set up DNS with OpenVPN so that anytime the OpenVPN connects or disconnects, it automatically updates /etc/resolv.conf. The ...
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Configure ipv6 to ipv4 tunnelbroker under linux

I'm running arch linux, with a ipv4 only ISP. I want to test how good my servers work with ipv6, especially my websites. So I set up an account at tunnelbroker.net (hurricane electric) and created a ...
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netctl profile ignored on reboot of Arch Linux VirtualBox VM

I setup a netctl profile for a network device enp0s8. The profile gives a static IP address to the interface. If I turn down the existing profile for the device (automatically setup at boot) and start ...
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salt stack `os:…` pattern not matching in top.sls

I'm attempting to differentiate between a Ubuntu box and an Arch box within my top.sls file within a Virtualbox 5.0.4 virtual machine managed by vagrant 1.7.4 using salt 2015.8.1 (Beryllium) This ...
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Enabling IPv6 for docker breaks hosts IPv6 connectivity resulting in neither having IPv6 connection

Preface: I am newbie in both Docker and networking stuff, especially, IPv6. Am a software developer, not system/network administrator. I am running Arch on Linode and am looking to set up Docker with ...
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OpenSMTPD wont work at reboot

I just installed an OpenSMTPD server on my arch linux machine. It is working fine when I start it myself, but is failing to start when I reboot the machine. Here is the journalctl -f ...
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Moving /usr on ArchLinux

my root partition is full, and, by a mistake during installation, my /usr was not splited on different partition. Now, when I move this, configure fstab like following: ...
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Apache vhost AH01630: client denied by server configuration

I know there are a ton of questions about this error and I have looked at all of the answers. I haven't found anything that fixes this for me. In trying to migrate a WordPress site, I set up a vhost ...
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Resizing partition fdisk fails with invalid argument

I recently resized a VPS from a 50GB SSD to a 300GB SSD through my hoster's control panel. I now am trying to resize my main partition with fdisk to be able to use all the new space. However, fdisk ...
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fail2ban not mailing on Arch

I have 3 servers, 2 Debian and 1 Arch. As usual the Arch makes me work hard for the simple things. This time it's fail2ban. My installation of fail2ban is default, its version 0.9.3-3. To test if my ...
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Hostname is not mapped to the ip address correctly [closed]

I recently installed Wordpress on my home server running Arch Linux. Everything else works smoothly except that when try to access the server externally, the style sheet is not rendered. I have read ...
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encrypt mariadb database files

I'm currently setting up an installation of mediawiki on arch linux using nginx and mariadb as a database. Since it will be a private wiki I would like to encrypt the database files using veracrypt. ...
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mongodb 3.0 wouldn't start on ArchLinux [closed]

I run into some trouble while starting mongodb on my Archlinux. Here's some basic information about my system and config. root /var/lib/mongodb # uname -a Linux yxx1 4.0.4-2-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri ...
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GnuPG complaining I don't have a secret key but I do

I am migrating machines I use for my backups. It uses GnuPG to encrypt/decrypt files. I moved my keys trying two different methods: exporting and copying the ~/.gnupg folder. Both methods seem to ...
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OpenVPN client stops working after a few minutes

I'm using OpenVPN client, and it works fine but after a few minutes the VPN stops working. I'm getting these errors in the logs: Sun May 10 20:55:28 2015 [nrt-c01.ipvanish.com] Inactivity timeout ...
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What is the xsave cpu feature? [duplicate]

Recently after updating to xen v4.5 I lost my ability to boot my hypervisor. It would restart after saying "scrubbing free ram." After some frustrating trial & error I traced the problem to the ...
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Write access on Apache WebDAV server

I have set up a WebDAV server running Arch Linux 3.19.3 and Apache 2.4, according to the Arch Wiki [1] [2] and the Apache Documentation [3]. The only changes I made to /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: ...
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Install GNU/Linux No System Disk Error — HP Smart Array

I have a HP Proliant DL360 g5, and am trying to install archlinux. It has a HP Smart array controller with 6 drives (all green) creating two logical volumes (one volume with 5 RAID6 drives, and the ...
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HP ProLiant - GNU/Linux - Can't find RAID drives

I have a ProLiant DL360 G5. I would like to install Arch Linux onto this machine, but I'm experiencing the following difficulties: I have booted Arch Linux installation CD, but I can't seem to access ...
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Nginx appears to be unable to connect to any upstream servers

We have an Nginx instance serving as a reverse proxy for a couple of domains, each hosted on their own box. Or, well, we used to. Yesterday I had barely finished updating the Nginx box with Pacman ...
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Build of Arch linux Docker image hangs - RUN pacman -Syyu --needed --noconfirm

I am trying to build a custom Docker image using a Dockerfile. The base image I am using is this one: l3iggs/archlinux My Dockerfile is like this: FROM l3iggs/archlinux:latest COPY source ...
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LinuxContainers arch-linux double login tty

Since upgrading to LXC 1.0 with the new Arch Linux template when I create a new instance I have a double tty when invoking: lxc-console --name <container> This is the output: Arch Linux ...
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Apache can't access from wan on archlinux

Information: Archlinux via vmware Have ports 8080, 443 and 80 forwarded to the local ip from router running pfsense I can access the webpage from lan via local ip. My httpd.conf: Listen 80 ...
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gunicorn 19.2 fails to start with 18.0 configuration

I've got a dev server running gunicorn/Django behind nginx. As part of a wider server environment update, I attempted to upgrade gunicorn from 18.0 to 19.2.1, but the service would no longer start. ...
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stop avahi on archlinux

I have archlinux with samba. I noticed from last update it started avahi-daemon. If I stop/disable avahi, seems samba starting avahi automatically. Also tried with kill. Printing is disabled in ...
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Docker image build hangs at “pacman -S …”

I am trying to build a Docker image from the official Arch Linux image. These are the things I have done so far: I PULL-ed the official Arch Linux Image: docker pull base/archlinux I wrote this ...
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Arch-linux apache 404 mod_rewrite VirtualHost with url suffix

I have a problem with Apache on Arch-Linux. I assume it is related to mod_rewrite, but I am not sure. In the past I always worked with Debian-based systems. Arch seems a little different. I have a ...
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Can I copy the entire /var/lib/mysql folder to a different server? (mysql vs mariadb, different versions)

I used to have a Linux system (LMDE) with MySQL. The system used innodb_file_per_table for most of the databases. (not sure about the version, whatever is the "latest" in LMDE) I am now on a new ...
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Nagios + Nginx: CSS and image issues

I am having trouble configuring Nagios on Arch Linux served by Nginx. The Nagios services run without hitches, but the serving via Nginx is broken. As you can see from the screenshot, the fonts are ...
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GSSAPITrustDns option missing from OpenSSH-6.7

I need to use the GSSAPITrustDns option to connect to a round robin service using Kerberos authentication. This works correctly using OpenSSH 5.3 and 6.6.1p1 on a selection of machines. I have an Arch ...
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Forward systemd journal messages/Collect systemd journal messages

How can I collect systemd journal events (pull) or forward systemd journal events (push)? I want to have something like forwarded event log ...
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Changing Samba port doesn't work

I want to change the Samba default ports for testing. I tried adding "samba ports = 1445" to the samba config, but now I can't connect to it at all! I also tried adding -p 1445 to the samba start ...
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Riak does not allow to add a node because it is in its own cluster

(this is a repost of my question from stack overflow, it was offtopic there, here is right place to ask it) I was trying to build a Riak cluster on Raspberry Pi. Created an image with Erland and ...
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Running systemd inside a docker container (arch linux)

I am trying to see if I can run systemd inside a docker container (which is running arch linux in the container). I start docker with all capabilities, and bind mount in cgroups: docker run -it ...
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Riak all_nodes_down error but they are up

I built a Riak cluster on three Raspberry Pi computers. vm.args and app.config files are double checked on each node (static IP addresss are correct). All nodes are valid: # ./riak-admin ...
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Resolve all external addresses to an internal address when an internet connection is missing

I am using a raspberry-pi running ArchLinux with a WiFi router to provide an access point for locally-hosted web content. I am running a DHCP server. When the Pi is plugged into an internet ...
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uWSGI and Python on Arch Linux, encoding failure

I am running an Arch Linux box and have setup a Python 3.4 virtualenv. I have a uwsgi vassal being run by the emperor, which specifies the following ini: (some snipped for brevity) [uwsgi] ...
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Arch: sharing a raw SCSI device via iSCSI?

I am working with some older SCSI devices on my Arch Linux installation. The information on the disks is actually needed on other systems. While I certainly could mount the disk on Linux and share it ...
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PAM won't authenticate with mysql (make_scrambled_password deprecated)

I have spent some time searching for this and it seems I'm the only one having problem with PAM not authenticating through mysql due to current updates so I thought I will post my problem here and if ...