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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Cannot start the Net-SNMP daemon from systemd (but it works from the command-line)

When I start Net-SNMP from systemd, there is no error message but the daemon does not run: % sudo systemctl start snmpd % When I start it from the command line, it runs: % sudo /usr/sbin/snmpd ...
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How to use php readfile() across partitions? [closed]

I've been struggling to get PHP readfile() to work properly. After drilling down all options, it turns out that I can not get this to work when I am trying to open a file that is located on another ...
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how can I change the web server's identity into mine?

Can the web server execute a command in my Linux environment, and the Linux environment treat it as a request coming from me not from the server? In other words, how can I change the web server's ...
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Whitelist a certificate in openvpn

To revoke the access to a client, I can do $./revoke-full client_name And then place the new crl.pem in the server. But, how do I re-enable that client? Removing the crl.pem file is not a ...
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nginx multiple domains selective work

This is my first question! Few days ago I discovered that something go wrong with nginx: domains A-C are ok, others timeout. Later: others domains are ok and first timeout; or each domain work fine. ...
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mount point and distributed folder

I have 10 unix servers and in that /home is common in all the unix servers and any update in /home of any server is getting reflected in all the servers. How is this done? and also please let me know ...
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balanced (currentness vs. stability) linux server distribution

I am a long-time user of Gentoo, both on the desktop and server. As a software engineer, I love its flexibility and customizability (as well as the fact that it is bleeding edge and a rolling ...
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ArchLinux Install Hangs After “Unpacking initramfs…”

I have a Toshiba Lifebook P1120 (800.0 MHz CPU - 256.0 MB RAM) that I am trying to install ArchLinux on. It doesn't have a CD/DVD drive (you need an external) and it cannot boot from a USB stick. So, ...
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Make systemd user service depend on system target

I have a user service in ~/.config/systemd/user/example.service like so: [Unit] Description=Example service After=network.target [Service] ExecStart=/bin/bash -c 'host google.com > ...
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SSH connection problem - allowed from LAN but not WAN

I tried to setup my Arch Linux installation to be an SSH host, but here is the thing: I can ssh localhost, it fails to login via public key and asks for username and password, but still able to ...
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Arch Linux on Software RAID, can't find VolGroupArray

I am trying to install Arch Linux on a Software RAID that I am building following their instructions on the Wiki. I built as far as the Logical Volumes and after that switched to the Installation ...
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Kernel Panic on VMware Workstation 7.1.3 [closed]

I've been trying to install either Arch Linux or Fedora 17 on VMWare Workstation (7.1.3). After I point to the right ISO image, I get the following error: Booting the kernel PANIC: early exception 0d ...
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Can't seem to install imagick

I'm trying to install the PHP PEAR PECL extension "imagick" (image magick), but failing horribly. It seems that I keed installing packages to progress, but this one has me stumped. It seems to fail ...
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How do I recover from boot error when my root is on RAID and LVM? [closed]

When a (Archlinux) system that has its root on RAID and LVM is misconfigured and does not boot, what steps are needed to recover it?
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udev only reports events for a USB device configuration, not for the USB device itself

I'm trying to execute a certain Python script on USB devices insertion. I need to handle all kinds of USB devices. I'm using a rule like this: SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", ...
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Install .war File on Tomcat, get 503 Error

I'm trying to install "YouTrack" on an ArchLinux box with Apache & Tomcat. I'm totally new to Tomcat though and I'm getting a "503 Service Temporarily Unavailable" error. I installed Tomcat7 via ...
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Find reasons of shutdown

This morning I found the machine not running. Last Friday night everything was still running. I'm trying to find out what happened. I've had a look at "last" - besides the enigmatic "crashes" of last ...
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Enabeling PHP LDAP with Lighttpd

I'm experiencing some difficulties enabling LDAP in an Archlinux environment with Lighttpd (lighty) and PHP. I have downloaded and installed the php-ldap module, enabled it in php.ini and the ...
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What's the best server to use with ASP.Net on Mono? [closed]

I am reconfiguring my website from scratch and basically I want it to run Mono(well, ASP.Net inside Mono) According to the Mono Project there appears to be two options, Apache or Nginx. Which one ...
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Using symbolic links with git

I used to have my system configuration files all in one directory for better management but now i need to use some version control on it. But the problem is that git doesn't understand symbolic links ...
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Error Installing ruby with RVM Single User mode on Arch Linux

I've just installed RVM on ArchLinux x64 in single user mode via the recommended install script curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable I've also installed all the requirements listed in rvm ...
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Windows clients cannot access machine running DHCP server

I'm trying to setup a small LAN, using an Ethernet switch, an Arch Linux server, and around 10 Windows XP machines. This network has no outside connections. The Arch machine has a self configured ip ...
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placing shell script under systemd control

Assuming I have a shell script like this:- #!/bin/sh # cherrypy_server.sh PROCESSES=10 THREADS=1 # threads per process BASE_PORT=3035 # the first port used # you need to make the PIDFILE dir and ...
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sudo rejects password that is correct

sudo (Which I have configured to ask for a password) is rejecting my password (as if I mis-typed it) I am absolutely not typing it incorrectly. I have changed the password temporarily to alphabetic ...
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Using Arch Linux computer as a server for Rack Apps

What would be the best way to go about using an Arch Linux computer as a Rack (as in Ruby Rack, not an actual rack server) server? Here's what I want to be able to do: Automatically deploy on a git ...
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Launching FPM pool as superuser / reflecting root access

I'm building a NAS control application with PHP, that can be only accessed from the local network. I'll start it off with that PHP-FPM does not allow to launch it's pools with user root, and I have ...
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UNC mounting from web application

I've got a problem with long-term UNC mounts from my web application cluster (Arch Linux to various Windows versions) timing out so am looking into short-term (on demand) mount/unmount cycles via ...
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Is it possible to boost my server's LAN bandwidth with two Ethernet ports?

Is it possible to boost my server's LAN bandwidth with two Ethernet ports? I have two Ethernet ports on my Dell PowerEdge SC1435 and I routed both eth0 and eth1 to my router, but for some reason I'm ...
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Is there a way to log every query with MySQL?

My MySQL server has been unusually been using a higher load of CPU. So I looked around how to log each queries and I found a lot of tutorials that were saying the same thing: ...
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Running bridged-networking vmware player on a Linux machine with 2 interfaces

I have got a laptop running Arch Linux with 2 interfaces: wireless (wlan0) and ethernet (eth0). I use wlan0 to access internet (static IP, networking is configured using netcfg), and I connect a ...
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Is Arch Linux suitable for server environment?

Do you consider Arch Linux suitable for server environment? Its rolling release model and simplicity seems to be a good thing, because once you installed it, you do not need to reinstall like the ...
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Unknown error logs [closed]

I am getting a lot of these error messages logged into my tty consoles making them unusable. I have no clue what causes these errors. I have a small doubt that its related to my HDD. Jun 12 23:48:57 ...
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Have a server, need to figure out a method of backup

My company has an older Dell 2650 server running ArchLinux x64: http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/en/2650_specs.pdf (2 x 2.4GHz Intel Xeon w/around 3287 RAM according to "free -m") ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on arch linux

I can't seem to find the answer anywhere... So far I figured out that I need to add (uncomment) [multilib] Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist On /etc/pacman.conf and then run: sudo pacman-key --init ...
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Linux can't find file that exists

I'm trying to get Google's Dart language up and running, but it errors when running dart2js. I'm running Arch linux and I installed dart-sdk from AUR. Some relevant terminal output lies below. % ...
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Backup SD ext2 partition

I have a Sheeva plug running ArchLinuxArm from SD card and I'd like to backup the SD card so I can restore everything in case something goes wrong. I'd prefer to create an archive file ...
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Strange boot behaviour

I have installed Arch Linux on a server machine with a LSI hardware RAID 5. When the machine boots, it says: :: Triggering uevents... udevd[37]: worker [41] timeout, kill it udevd[37]: seq 547 ...
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Strange 'df' output + broken /etc/mtab

I just installed Arch Linux on a server machine with a LSI hardware RAID 5. During the installation, I created (and cfdisk properly reports) three partitions: sda1 (/, 131G) sda2 (/boot, 1G) ...
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debugging cherokee on arch linux

After installing cherokee on my arch linux instance, pacman -S python2 cherokee rrdtool I continued on to do some configuration via cherokee admin:- cherokee-admin -xb Hoping over to my browser, ...
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What and where is my bootloader on a linode instance?

Using a virtualized instance on linode.com, I don't see where my bootloader is. In the usual place where I would find grub, i.e. in /boot/grub/menu.lst, I don't see any files or directories below the ...
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Two different networks with two different nameservers

On (Arch) Linux, I configured a VPN, which I do not want to use for all the traffic, but for the software that binds to the associated tun/tap interface. So far, with the help of iproute2's policy ...
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Mono through FastCGI on nginx

I'm going through http://www.mono-project.com/FastCGI_Nginx and can't get it to work. The FastCGI server seems to be running. The following is from the error log: upstream sent unexpected FastCGI ...
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Arch Linux with an nginx/django setup refuses to display ANYTHING

I'm on Amazon Ec2, with an Arch Linux server. While I truly am loving it, I'm having the issue of actually getting nginx to display anything. Everytime I try to throw my hostname into the browser, the ...
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recommended way to collect email notifications from crond in Arch Linux

Arch Linux doesn't have sendmail installed by default. So I get the following messages in my syslog: Sep 15 13:16:01 zorro crond[18497]: mailing cron output for user collectors sh cronjob.sh Sep 15 ...
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Ping: sendmsg: operation not permitted error after installing iptables on Arch GNU/Linux

Yesterday I got a new computer as my homeserver, a HP Proliant Microserver. Installed Arch Linux on it, with kernel version 3.2.12. After installing iptables (1.4.12.2 - the current version AFAIK) ...
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Setting Trac with Apache and mod_fcgi results in either 404 or 403

I am trying to create a trac installation on my private server in order to use it for project management. I followed the instructions for installation and connecting to the apache server that can be ...
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Can't contact LDAP server remotely from Mac

I'm trying to configure a LDAP server with some basic security parameters, including TLS and required authenticated binding. I have started the server, and can access it from localhost with the ...
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QEMU-KVM Linux virtualization on the command line

I recently discovered that qemu-kvm has a very promising -curses option that, instead of starting an X window, will show a nice ncurses output from the guest suitable for managing a Linux guest from ...
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Create link with right owner / group

I have a git-daemon accessed through ssh. All repositories are in /srv/git. I have some other projects saved on a exfat disk, so I want to create a symbolic link from that disk to /srv/git. For ...
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Blank Page: wordpress on nginx+php-fpm

Good day. While this post discusses a similar setup to mine serving blank pages occasionally after having made a successful installation, I am unable to serve anything but blank pages. There are no ...