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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 > ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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> ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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fail2ban not mailing on Arch

I have 3 servers, 2 Debian and 1 Arch. As usual the Arch makes me work hard for the simple things. This time it's fail2ban. My installation of fail2ban is default, its version 0.9.3-3. To test if my ...
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Forward systemd journal messages/Collect systemd journal messages

How can I collect systemd journal events (pull) or forward systemd journal events (push)? I want to have something like forwarded event log ...
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Hostname is not mapped to the ip address correctly [closed]

I recently installed Wordpress on my home server running Arch Linux. Everything else works smoothly except that when try to access the server externally, the style sheet is not rendered. I have read ...
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Riak does not allow to add a node because it is in its own cluster

(this is a repost of my question from stack overflow, it was offtopic there, here is right place to ask it) I was trying to build a Riak cluster on Raspberry Pi. Created an image with Erland and ...
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encrypt mariadb database files

I'm currently setting up an installation of mediawiki on arch linux using nginx and mariadb as a database. Since it will be a private wiki I would like to encrypt the database files using veracrypt. ...
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stop avahi on archlinux

I have archlinux with samba. I noticed from last update it started avahi-daemon. If I stop/disable avahi, seems samba starting avahi automatically. Also tried with kill. Printing is disabled in ...
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mongodb 3.0 wouldn't start on ArchLinux [closed]

I run into some trouble while starting mongodb on my Archlinux. Here's some basic information about my system and config. root /var/lib/mongodb # uname -a Linux yxx1 4.0.4-2-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri ...
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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: ...