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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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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Installing 32 bit libraries on arch linux

I can't seem to find the answer anywhere. So far I've figured out that I need to add (uncomment) [multilib] Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist On "/etc/pacman.conf" and then run: sudo ...
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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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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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systemd httpd stop very slow under Arch Linux

When I perform a: systemctl stop httpd Apache often takes minutes to stop. The command: apachectl gracefully-stop always stops immediately. Anyone have any idea what might be causing this? The ...
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VPN server on Arch Linux

Trying to set up a VPN server on an Arch Linux box. All I want is for it to be usable by OS X and iPhone OS. I'm a noob at VPN and can't seem to have much luck googling. What software do I need to ...
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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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Updating GoDaddy DNS from linux [closed]

I have the following setup: A domain registered with GoDaddy A plug computer running ArchLinuxArm with a dynamic public IP Updated Domain in GoDaddy DNS Manager to point to public IP of plug ...
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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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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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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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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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What “access rights” could be blocking access to a gitlab repository?

I'm trying to setup gitlab (6.5.1) on a fresh clean server. Everything appears to work, but git is unable to push to any project. Following the commands from the newly created project page and pushing ...
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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 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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stock arch linux with pv-grub on linode

I am attempting to use pv-grub on a stock arch linux instance on linode by following this post:- http://forum.linode.com/viewtopic.php?p=49387 Unfortunately, I am unable to get my pv-grub enabled ...
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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 ...
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What could make OpenLDAP ignore access restrictions?

I'm trying to configure a new installation of OpenLDAP (2.6.39) on Arch Linux. I've used the default core packages to install and configure it, however I cannot get it to obey any access control ...
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git http-backend show info when accessing per browser

I'm currently hosting my own git-repos for my private projects. For this, I use Apache and the standard git http-backend. Now, a repo can be accessed under an URL like this: ...
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Any way to recover from Pacman error message — error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) [closed]

When trying to update an Arch install I get this error message stating that there is a file conflict. After having a full system update fail, I started to go package by package as shown below. Some ...
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Creating a global Vim configuration, including separate configuration files for plugins?

I use Arch Linux (ARM, but irrelevant) on a server machine, and I want to create a global configuration for Vim, based on my current personal configuration. I have already moved my ~/.vimrc to ...
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EC2 Instance time and hardware clock

I have set up an EC2 instance, running ArchLinux, for use as a server. Doing what I always do when installing Arch, I try to fix the time by using: # hwclock --systohc --utc This does not work, and ...
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Enable core dumps in Apache

I would like to enable core dumps in my Apache web server. Since I have PHP 5.5 and OPcache my Mediawiki site crashes with the following error: child pid ... exit signal Segmentation fault (11) So ...
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nginx + php-fpm serves raw php

I'm trying to setup nginx and php-fpm on Arch Linux. I've been reading through the nginx wiki and its linked guides. Static pages work great. PHP pages don't seem to get passed to php-fpm. When I view ...
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Attempting to use mod_pagespeed on Arch Linux

I have a feeling I'm missing something obvious. Disclaimer: I'm not very experienced with linux/apache, or just about anything involved. I'm trying to use mod_pagespeed on Arch Linux; there is no ...
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Running systemd based container in LXC

I'm currently trying to run an Arch Linux container using LXC on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. Arch Linux has recently migrated to systemd, which according to a variety of places has some problems operating ...
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Packets do not reach FILTER chain of iptables

I have a problem I cant figure out, I am trying to access webserver on [RPI], but packets never reach iptables FILTER chain I will try to explain it a bit: GW1 has public address and doing DNAT from ...
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Installing Jenkins on Arch Linux?

I have done some googling and I cannot figure out how to install Jenkins on Arch Linux. Can anyone give me some step by step instructions? I have a webserver running already using Nginx, With php-fpm ...
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Terminal Width issues with Linux Screen

I'm having issues where when I'm in a regular SSH terminal, with $TERM set to xterm-256color, and the terminal width is very small (narrow) in Linux Screen. I'm running Arch Linux. When I'm in the ...
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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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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 ...