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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Unable to restart mariadb after update

I have just updated mariadb to the latest version in arch-linux. I have the database folder in /home/mysql. Out of nowhere, I can't get it restart with systemctl restart mysqld. Here's the error log: ...
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Server starts DDoSing out of nowhere [duplicate]

I've started renting a VPS and have been using it a few weeks back. I am however, not very familiar with managing it. I just checked my e-mail and found that my VPS has started DDoSing. The company ...
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Unable to create new native thread

I am using 128 GB 16 core ec2 instance after running multiple (java) applications . I got " unable to crate new native thread" error I checked issue In /etc/sysctl.conf Kernel.core_uses_pid=1 It ...
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Can IPv6 connectivity between countries be unreliable?

I’m setting up IPv6 on my existing VPS and backup server. The VPS is located in Fremont on Linode, and the backup server is located in New Zealand. I have several VPSs within the Fremont data center. ...
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cannot use localhost but 127.0.0.1 works

My usecase is that I manage remote computers using reverse SSH tunneling. This works great as our customer enable the tunnel and I can then log on using it. However, on one machine the tunneling ...
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Arch Linux install without root password

Is it possible to install (and later maintain) Arch Linux (or some of its derivatives) without ever setting root password - using only user account and sudo? The same way it's done in Ubuntu and many ...
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Systemd timer ignoring multipe hours

on an Arch linux machine hosting an nginx I want to automatically renew its LetsEncrypt certificates. I wrote a .service and .timer for this: #letsencrypt-update.service [Unit] Description=...
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Make docker containers deletion faster for arch linux

There is huge difference in how fast containers deleted between ubuntu and arch linux: # ubuntu $ time docker rm 2761334a4236 2761334a4236 real 0m0.025s user 0m0.017s sys 0m0.004s # arch ...
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lvs command cannot find LVM partitions, what tool to use to interact with these partitions?

When doing a fdisk -l there are two "Linux LVM" partition, but using lvs returns nothing and lvmdiskscan returns "0 LVM physical volumes". What tool should I use to interact with these partition ? (...
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Shutdown and poweroff linux server when no one is using it

My backup server (running Arch Linux) can be remotely powered on via its out of band power controller (HP ILO), using a simple ssh command. Several clients will backup at the same time and each will ...
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Possible routing issues with OpenVPN

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my arch box to be able to route some traffic through an OpenVPN connection, but not all traffic. But I'm having trouble trying to use my OpenVPN tunnel when using for ...
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nginx: FastCGI sent in stderr: “Primary script unknown”

Using the latest version of nginx (1.10.0) and php-fpm (PHP 7.0.6) on 64-bit arch linux. When attempting to request index.php for a DokuWiki installation, I get the following error: 2016/05/21 22:...
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ArchLinux Availability of lotus notes dependencies in multilib repository

I'm a Debian (Stretch 64bit) user for several years and am currently in the process of testing Archlinux (64bit). I have sucessfully installed Juniper Network Connect (VPN) in my Archlinux ...
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Open LDAP Server migration

Im trying to migrate an Open LDAP Server from Ubuntu LTS to Arch Linux. So I followed the Guid by Alex Pánek. So first I backuped the Databases from the Ubuntu Maschine: ubuntu$ sudo slapcat -b cn=...
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vsftpd LIST causes GnuTLS error -15

I have an Arch Linux system running vsftpd which has been functioning with FTPES for the past year now. Within the past two days, I have noticed that all of my FTP clients fail to connect over FTPES. ...
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How to create chroot'ed SFTP access on an Archlinux Server?

I've followed this instructions on the ArchWiki and GeekStuff to setup an user which can only access the server via SFTP (SSH) but without Shell (/bin/false) in a chrooted environment of his home dir. ...
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I have to wait several minutes to ssh my server after reboot [closed]

I have to wait at least 5 minutes after the server "finished" its reboot to ssh it, otherwise i get "connection refused". It's an armv7 processor with Archlinux. What can be the culprit?
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How to maintain ssh connection for multiple scp transfers?

I'm using the scp command to copy files from my local machine (ArchLinux) to my server (CentOS 6.5). But for each scp command a new connection is established and although I'm using SSH keys for ...
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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 I'...
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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 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 /var/run/mysql/...
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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 _SYSTEMD_UNIT=...
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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: UUID=partitionuuid-...
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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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How do you use systemd's journalctl patterns

I am trying to use journalctl's pattern matching on SYSLOG_IDENTIFIERS. As an example, I have a ton of message tagged sshd: $ journalctl -t sshd | wc -l 987 but if I try to use pattern matching to ...
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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 /srv/...