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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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

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 ...