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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to make a secure MongoDB server?

I'm wanting my website to use MongoDB as it's datastore. I've used MongoDB in my development environment with no worries, but I'm worried about security with a public server. My server is a VPS ...
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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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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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Can I run my Sheevaplug Arch Linux's usb key in a Virtual Machine on my computer?

It's pretty much all in the title.. I've bought a pogoplug, installed Arch Linux on it on a USB key. I would like to take that USB key and run the enclosed ARM OS in a virtual machine on my Mac. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How do I use pg_upgrade on arch linux

I was running postgres 8.4 on arch but now have 9 installed I want to use pg_upgrade to upgrade but I don't know what all the options I have to use are, and all the directories that I have to point it ...
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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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Problems with sudo in path

Using: Linux nomemory 2.6.32-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Thu Sep 16 14:17:33 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux I have a folder in my $HOME called ~/.scriptfarm/scripts where i keep some of my custom scripts. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Monitorix Graphs Show Boxes Where Text Should Be

I have just installed Monitorix on ArchLinux using the tutorial here: wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Monitorix I am using the Lighttpd web server. It is working fine and the graphs are being ...
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Apache error with suEXEC only

When I enable suEXEC by following the tutorial here, I am able to get PHP to run over Apache in cgi mode, but when I start trying to use suEXEC I get a 403, and the following error appears in the ...
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Which daemon realize afp fileshare in archlinux?

How can I implement filesharing via apple´s afp protocol on an arch-linux box? My system should serve files to multiple clients with different operating systems. (Windows {XP,7},OS X) For the Windows ...
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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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Errors when switching to specific static IP

I had a Fedora box running using my static IP 69.169.136.6, etc, all configured according to what the ISP required. Just recently the hard drive failed (and I should have been keeping better backups) ...
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Access Webmin from other computers [closed]

I have just installed Webmin on an Arch Linux distro, but I can access it only on the box itself: https://localhost:10000. When I try it from my work computer it doesn't work. I added "allow=127.0.0.1 ...
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Restart Ruby without restarting the server

I need to reload some files for ruby on my server, how do i restart ruby as it isnt a daemon?
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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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How to build docbook 4.2 docs on Arch Linux?

I'm trying to build documentation for PostgreSQL HEAD. It requires docbook 4.2, which I installed, but still the problem exist. I described it in detail - including error messages, lists of packages, ...
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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 ...