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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Why does the “nocto” NFS mount option in Linux not prevent flush-on-close?

I've been learning about the close-to-open policy of NFS, which causes each file to be flushed to the server as it's closed, to ensure consistency across clients. (See http://docstore.mik.ua/orelly/...
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Unable to create new native thread

I am using 128 GB 16 core ec2 instance after running multiple (java) applications . I got " unable to crate new native thread" error I checked issue In /etc/sysctl.conf Kernel.core_uses_pid=1 It ...
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Can IPv6 connectivity between countries be unreliable?

I’m setting up IPv6 on my existing VPS and backup server. The VPS is located in Fremont on Linode, and the backup server is located in New Zealand. I have several VPSs within the Fremont data center. ...
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cannot use localhost but 127.0.0.1 works

My usecase is that I manage remote computers using reverse SSH tunneling. This works great as our customer enable the tunnel and I can then log on using it. However, on one machine the tunneling ...
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Arch Linux install without root password

Is it possible to install (and later maintain) Arch Linux (or some of its derivatives) without ever setting root password - using only user account and sudo? The same way it's done in Ubuntu and many ...
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vsftpd LIST causes GnuTLS error -15

I have an Arch Linux system running vsftpd which has been functioning with FTPES for the past year now. Within the past two days, I have noticed that all of my FTP clients fail to connect over FTPES. ...
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sshd service fails to start

I'm not sure why it isn't starting or why its preventing me from connecting, i get this error: sshd.service - OpenSSH Daemon Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/sshd.service; enabled) ...
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Make docker containers deletion faster for arch linux

There is huge difference in how fast containers deleted between ubuntu and arch linux: # ubuntu $ time docker rm 2761334a4236 2761334a4236 real 0m0.025s user 0m0.017s sys 0m0.004s # arch ...
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Systemd timer ignoring multipe hours

on an Arch linux machine hosting an nginx I want to automatically renew its LetsEncrypt certificates. I wrote a .service and .timer for this: #letsencrypt-update.service [Unit] Description=...
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Possible routing issues with OpenVPN

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my arch box to be able to route some traffic through an OpenVPN connection, but not all traffic. But I'm having trouble trying to use my OpenVPN tunnel when using for ...
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lvs command cannot find LVM partitions, what tool to use to interact with these partitions?

When doing a fdisk -l there are two "Linux LVM" partition, but using lvs returns nothing and lvmdiskscan returns "0 LVM physical volumes". What tool should I use to interact with these partition ? (...
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Shutdown and poweroff linux server when no one is using it

My backup server (running Arch Linux) can be remotely powered on via its out of band power controller (HP ILO), using a simple ssh command. Several clients will backup at the same time and each will ...
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nginx: FastCGI sent in stderr: “Primary script unknown”

Using the latest version of nginx (1.10.0) and php-fpm (PHP 7.0.6) on 64-bit arch linux. When attempting to request index.php for a DokuWiki installation, I get the following error: 2016/05/21 22:...
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ArchLinux Availability of lotus notes dependencies in multilib repository

I'm a Debian (Stretch 64bit) user for several years and am currently in the process of testing Archlinux (64bit). I have sucessfully installed Juniper Network Connect (VPN) in my Archlinux ...
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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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Open LDAP Server migration

Im trying to migrate an Open LDAP Server from Ubuntu LTS to Arch Linux. So I followed the Guid by Alex Pánek. So first I backuped the Databases from the Ubuntu Maschine: ubuntu$ sudo slapcat -b cn=...
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How to create chroot'ed SFTP access on an Archlinux Server?

I've followed this instructions on the ArchWiki and GeekStuff to setup an user which can only access the server via SFTP (SSH) but without Shell (/bin/false) in a chrooted environment of his home dir. ...
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How to set environment variable in systemd service?

I have an Arch Linux system with systemd and I've created my own service. The configuration service at /etc/systemd/system/myservice.service looks like this: [Unit] Description=My Daemon [Service] ...
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LinuxContainers arch-linux double login tty

Since upgrading to LXC 1.0 with the new Arch Linux template when I create a new instance I have a double tty when invoking: lxc-console --name <container> This is the output: Arch Linux 3....
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I have to wait several minutes to ssh my server after reboot [closed]

I have to wait at least 5 minutes after the server "finished" its reboot to ssh it, otherwise i get "connection refused". It's an armv7 processor with Archlinux. What can be the culprit?
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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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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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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 > /var/tmp/...
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Arch cryptsetup hangs on 'waiting for zero'

Cryptsetup was working flawlessly for months, but something I did today on my system now makes it hang: # cryptsetup --debug --verbose luksOpen /dev/sdb home --key-file=/home.key --verbose ... Key ...
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How do you use systemd's journalctl patterns

I am trying to use journalctl's pattern matching on SYSLOG_IDENTIFIERS. As an example, I have a ton of message tagged sshd: $ journalctl -t sshd | wc -l 987 but if I try to use pattern matching to ...
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How to maintain ssh connection for multiple scp transfers?

I'm using the scp command to copy files from my local machine (ArchLinux) to my server (CentOS 6.5). But for each scp command a new connection is established and although I'm using SSH keys for ...
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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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SuExec: “command not in docroot” Even Though It Is?

Arch Linux 2011.08.19 (Linux 3.4.2 i686) Apache 2.2.22 with SuExec PHP 5.4.4 (cli) via FastCGI My sites were all working fine earlier… I’m not sure when it happened because I noticed it over a week ...
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Samba4 AD with MS Excel 2013 locks file with hyperlink to itself

I work on a mid-size company where last month we implemented an Active Directory using Samba 4 on Linux Arch. We have not had any problems at all until today. The problems come when any user creates ...
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Create a Web User

I am running Apache 2.4.8 on Arch Linux, but that doesn't matter really. I would like to create a user who is devoted to web management. I have created a user, a group, and added the user to the ...
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Apache (Linux) httpd listen on link-local IPv6 address

I would like Apache to listen on the link-local ipv6 address on a particular interface. I have the following line in my httpd.conf: Listen [fe80::a00:16ff:fe89:420f]:80 Which is based on the Apache ...
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Mount Point Does Not Exist, Despite Creating It

I'm trying to install Arch on a Virtualbox VM. I'm following along this guide, and this video. Not sure if relevant, but the VDI file is on an external hard drive. I've created 3 partitions as per ...
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Webmin - Error - File not found [closed]

I have Webmin 1.590 on Arch Linux and I'm getting "Error - File not found" message when trying to access certain functions such as "Upgrade Webmin" and "Install Module" because it seems that I'm ...
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Nginx doesn't have permission to access files with the same ownership

i've just installed nginx on an Archlinux box and encounter this problem: Nginx is configured to run as "nginx", a new user/group that I added, in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: user nginx nginx; For ...
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bashrc not loaded in /bin/bash shell

When I ssh into a server (4.3.3-2-ARCH), my .bashrc is not loaded (however, I can load it manually by sourcing it). I don't have any other files in my home folder, like .profile. The shell is also ...
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SSH connection refused, probably server firewall, how to solve? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect to my server via SSH. I get the (well-known) error: ssh: connect to host 12.345.678.910 port 2222: Connection refused So I first thought the problem was with my modem, but I'...
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Can't mount BTRFS with write permissions. Btrfs check crashes (Core dumped)

I was using btrfs filesystem for some time on one of my external drives mainly to test deduplication and everything was working just fine. Unfortunately yesterday when I mounted the partition I ...
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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 generated,...
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Mysql can't create socket in /tmp but everywhere else

I've setup mysql to create its socket in /tmp/mysql.sock via /etc/mysql/my.conf but after restarting mysql server, the socket file doesn't show up. If I change the socket location to /var/run/mysql/...
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How to automatically add localhost DNS server (dnsmasq) to resolv.conf

I did the steps at https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/OpenVPN#DNS to set up DNS with OpenVPN so that anytime the OpenVPN connects or disconnects, it automatically updates /etc/resolv.conf. The ...
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Configure ipv6 to ipv4 tunnelbroker under linux

I'm running arch linux, with a ipv4 only ISP. I want to test how good my servers work with ipv6, especially my websites. So I set up an account at tunnelbroker.net (hurricane electric) and created a ...
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netctl profile ignored on reboot of Arch Linux VirtualBox VM

I setup a netctl profile for a network device enp0s8. The profile gives a static IP address to the interface. If I turn down the existing profile for the device (automatically setup at boot) and start ...
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Apache won't start - unable to find IPv4 address of “(none)”

Due to browsing through stack exchange and google, I'm getting the feeling it has to do with my hosts file. Which is currently rw-r--r--, and contains: #<ip-address> <hostname.domain.org&...
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salt stack `os:…` pattern not matching in top.sls

I'm attempting to differentiate between a Ubuntu box and an Arch box within my top.sls file within a Virtualbox 5.0.4 virtual machine managed by vagrant 1.7.4 using salt 2015.8.1 (Beryllium) This ...
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Enabling IPv6 for docker breaks hosts IPv6 connectivity resulting in neither having IPv6 connection

Preface: I am newbie in both Docker and networking stuff, especially, IPv6. Am a software developer, not system/network administrator. I am running Arch on Linode and am looking to set up Docker with ...
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OpenSMTPD wont work at reboot

I just installed an OpenSMTPD server on my arch linux machine. It is working fine when I start it myself, but is failing to start when I reboot the machine. Here is the journalctl -f _SYSTEMD_UNIT=...
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Moving /usr on ArchLinux

my root partition is full, and, by a mistake during installation, my /usr was not splited on different partition. Now, when I move this, configure fstab like following: UUID=partitionuuid-...
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Apache vhost AH01630: client denied by server configuration

I know there are a ton of questions about this error and I have looked at all of the answers. I haven't found anything that fixes this for me. In trying to migrate a WordPress site, I set up a vhost ...
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Vagrant NFS share doesn't show updated file if size doesn't change

When mounting /vagrant over NFS, a changed file on the host is not refresh on the guest if the size doesn't changes. Quick update/typo are not immediately reflected unless I make enough modification ...
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Resizing partition fdisk fails with invalid argument

I recently resized a VPS from a 50GB SSD to a 300GB SSD through my hoster's control panel. I now am trying to resize my main partition with fdisk to be able to use all the new space. However, fdisk ...