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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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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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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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 ...
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Tomcat 7: “Cannot locate Java Home”

Arch Linux. Servlet apparently had compatibility problems with openjdk so I uninstalled it and installed the plain jdk/jre from AUR. # /etc/rc.d/tomcat7 restart :: Stopping tomcat7 daemon [FAIL] :: ...
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Setting up Passenger + Nginx on Arch

I'm trying to setup passenger and nginx on Arch, but I can't seem to get the nginx server to even start. I've followed the guide found here: ...
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Tools to monitor bandwith (outgoing) on my ArchARM NAS/Server?

I have been having some problems with my router last few days, and in the process of narrowing down the problem, I found that while I wasn't using my home network explicitly I was having upto 1GB of ...
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Filesystem for web developing [closed]

My distro is ArchLinux. I have an empty HDD I would like to mount at /srv. What is the best filesystem for storing projects (PHP, Zend Framework, many files up to 100 kB but they may be bigger - ...
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netstat doesn't display full remote ip address, no ip address for ssl, port 443

We're running a Apache webserver on Arch Linux (build from May '10) and while monitoring connections with netstat we're seeing some odd connections on port 443 that don't report an IP address; is this ...
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pureftpd virtual user doesn't work with a concrete “base” user

Hello I want a virtual ftp user to upload web stuff so I want one using http user and webgroup (I group I created). So I did: pure-pw useradd webftp -u http -g webgroup -d /srv/http pure-pw mkdb ...
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A bunch of questions of permissions with a web server (Cherokee)

I'm new with Linux administration and I'm configuring a Cherokee Web Server. I'm using Archlinux so I have a http user that owns /srv/http. On the other hand I have a user called 'jesus' that is ...
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Pecl install ssh2, make failed

I'm trying really hard since two hours to install ssh2 with pecl... But all I get is: /bin/sh /root/ssh2-0.11.0/libtool --mode=compile cc -I. -I/root/ssh2-0.11.0 -DPHP_ATOM_INC ...
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ArchLinux under Xen fails to see root fs after kernel upgrade to Linux-3.0

I bought a VPS but the hosting company doesn't have a prebuilt image for Arch Linux x64, so I have to install from ISO using VNC in SolusVM. The installation works fine, the box (Xen Guest) is ...
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no network or disk devices in Arch Linux Xen guest during installation

I'm trying to install Arch Linux under Xen as domU (Guest) from Arch Linux official 2011.08 x64 Core iso image. My web hosting offers a SolusVM control panel with ability to install custom ISOs, so I ...
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Accents not properly reported in MySQL dump

I'm using MySQL 5.1.58 on Debian Sqeeze and I'm trying to restore the dump of a database. Once it is restored I noticed that all the accented chars had become other chars as ù or è: completely ...
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Need help partitioning archlinux server.

Alright, so am building a webserver that will be using mysql, nginx, php, and a few other things. I expect the database to grow quote large and there will be many small files that will be served by ...
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Archlinux and openssh

I need to setup an Archlinux vps with openssh, everything is running smoothly except that I couldn't ssh in. I noticed openssh wasn't installed so I looked on the wiki which said to do : pacman -S ...
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How to determine which packages need upgrading in Arch Linux?

I know that pacman -Su upgrades all packages. But how can I get just the list of packages that need upgrading?
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How to run some commands after booting from ArchLinux disk? Or how to change some settings in .iso before booting?

How to install Arch Linux with traditional installer with only ssh-access to server? There is nice guide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Install_from_SSH I try test this on my home vps: ...
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Simple Mail Server on Arch Linux

Looking through all sorts of tutorials I have not yet found one that I can use to set up a simple mail server for non-virtual users. I don't want to support any sort of virtual users, just two real ...
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Linux doesn't respond to portforwarded connections

I'm new to this site and I want to apologize in advance for any mistakes, dumb questions, etc. (if any). I have a networking issue and I hope someone has ideas how to solve it. I'm almost sure it's a ...
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“Image cannot be processed.” Cryptic Wordpress error when uploading new header image

When I attempt to upload a new header image to my wordpress installation my browser's work is acknowledged with a cryptic "Image could not be processed. Please go back and try again." The upload does ...
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Arch Linux doesn't mount two USB drive?

One is USB modem which is connected and working and problematic one is a plain vfat USB stick which contain data ....that is the fellow not mounting :( I have tried to see it by fdisk ....it doesn't ...
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SSH global $PATH

When I'm logged in my ArchLinux server and type: $echo $PATH I get... /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/bin/core_perl But when I'm NOT logged in and try: ssh ...
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eCryptFS Initialization Issues

I'm having issues with the first mount of eCryptFS. Currently when I attempt to mount it mount -t ecryptfs ~/.Private ~/Private However it's erroring. The error in dmesg is the following: Error ...
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Troubles with .pid files and nginx

I am running ArchLinux and nginx, and cannot stop nginx without using a kill -9 on the actual PID files. I'd instead like to use /etc/rc.d/nginx stop and have the nginx script look in the .pid file ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy returning 404

I'm using Nginx as a caching proxy for ArchLinux mirrors (to speed up internal server builds). It correctly reverse proxies four sites, but returns mysterious 404s on the fifth. ...
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Binding to 0.0.0.0 only picked up local addresses

I'm not a server guy, and my network skills are a little rusty, so this may be a simple question. On a brand-new archlinux machine, I setup sshd, and told it to bind to 0.0.0.0:9223. Once it was ...