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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latest arch linux on beaglebone black [migrated]

I have installed arch linux using what I assumed was the latest kernel at http://archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-am33x-latest.tar.gz But this only installs 3.8.13 and I understand that there are ...
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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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GSSAPITrustDns option missing from OpenSSH-6.7

I need to use the GSSAPITrustDns option to connect to a round robin service using Kerberos authentication. This works correctly using OpenSSH 5.3 and 6.6.1p1 on a selection of machines. I have an Arch ...
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systemd httpd stop very slow under Arch Linux

When I perform a: systemctl stop httpd Apache often takes minutes to stop. The command: apachectl gracefully-stop always stops immediately. Anyone have any idea what might be causing this? The ...
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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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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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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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What “access rights” could be blocking access to a gitlab repository?

I'm trying to setup gitlab (6.5.1) on a fresh clean server. Everything appears to work, but git is unable to push to any project. Following the commands from the newly created project page and pushing ...
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Rails/Plain HTML living on same server using Passenger and Apache

I'm trying to get the following to work: www.server.com: go to main directory, serve up plain html www.server.com/w: go to /w directory, serve up a php-laden wiki www.server.com/r: go to /r ...
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Running systemd inside a docker container (arch linux)

I am trying to see if I can run systemd inside a docker container (which is running arch linux in the container). I start docker with all capabilities, and bind mount in cgroups: docker run -it ...
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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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Changing Samba port doesn't work

I want to change the Samba default ports for testing. I tried adding "samba ports = 1445" to the samba config, but now I can't connect to it at all! I also tried adding -p 1445 to the samba start ...
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Riak all_nodes_down error but they are up

I built a Riak cluster on three Raspberry Pi computers. vm.args and app.config files are double checked on each node (static IP addresss are correct). All nodes are valid: # ./riak-admin ...
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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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Resolve all external addresses to an internal address when an internet connection is missing

I am using a raspberry-pi running ArchLinux with a WiFi router to provide an access point for locally-hosted web content. I am running a DHCP server. When the Pi is plugged into an internet ...
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uWSGI and Python on Arch Linux, encoding failure

I am running an Arch Linux box and have setup a Python 3.4 virtualenv. I have a uwsgi vassal being run by the emperor, which specifies the following ini: (some snipped for brevity) [uwsgi] ...
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Arch: sharing a raw SCSI device via iSCSI?

I am working with some older SCSI devices on my Arch Linux installation. The information on the disks is actually needed on other systems. While I certainly could mount the disk on Linux and share it ...
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stock arch linux with pv-grub on linode

I am attempting to use pv-grub on a stock arch linux instance on linode by following this post:- http://forum.linode.com/viewtopic.php?p=49387 Unfortunately, I am unable to get my pv-grub enabled ...
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PAM won't authenticate with mysql (make_scrambled_password deprecated)

I have spent some time searching for this and it seems I'm the only one having problem with PAM not authenticating through mysql due to current updates so I thought I will post my problem here and if ...
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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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What could make OpenLDAP ignore access restrictions?

I'm trying to configure a new installation of OpenLDAP (2.6.39) on Arch Linux. I've used the default core packages to install and configure it, however I cannot get it to obey any access control ...
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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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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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Any way to recover from Pacman error message — error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) [closed]

When trying to update an Arch install I get this error message stating that there is a file conflict. After having a full system update fail, I started to go package by package as shown below. Some ...
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Creating a global Vim configuration, including separate configuration files for plugins?

I use Arch Linux (ARM, but irrelevant) on a server machine, and I want to create a global configuration for Vim, based on my current personal configuration. I have already moved my ~/.vimrc to ...
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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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EC2 Instance time and hardware clock

I have set up an EC2 instance, running ArchLinux, for use as a server. Doing what I always do when installing Arch, I try to fix the time by using: # hwclock --systohc --utc This does not work, and ...
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Courier-MTA not listening, how to increase debugging information?

i Follow tutorial from https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Courier_MTA based on systemctl status command, the server is working fine # systemctl status courier courier.service - Courier Daemon ...
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Enable core dumps in Apache

I would like to enable core dumps in my Apache web server. Since I have PHP 5.5 and OPcache my Mediawiki site crashes with the following error: child pid ... exit signal Segmentation fault (11) So ...
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Updating GoDaddy DNS from linux

I have the following setup: A domain registered with GoDaddy A plug computer running ArchLinuxArm with a dynamic public IP Updated Domain in GoDaddy DNS Manager to point to public IP of plug ...
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nginx + php-fpm serves raw php

I'm trying to setup nginx and php-fpm on Arch Linux. I've been reading through the nginx wiki and its linked guides. Static pages work great. PHP pages don't seem to get passed to php-fpm. When I view ...
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Attempting to use mod_pagespeed on Arch Linux

I have a feeling I'm missing something obvious. Disclaimer: I'm not very experienced with linux/apache, or just about anything involved. I'm trying to use mod_pagespeed on Arch Linux; there is no ...
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Running systemd based container in LXC

I'm currently trying to run an Arch Linux container using LXC on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. Arch Linux has recently migrated to systemd, which according to a variety of places has some problems operating ...
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Packets do not reach FILTER chain of iptables

I have a problem I cant figure out, I am trying to access webserver on [RPI], but packets never reach iptables FILTER chain I will try to explain it a bit: GW1 has public address and doing DNAT from ...
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Installing Jenkins on Arch Linux?

I have done some googling and I cannot figure out how to install Jenkins on Arch Linux. Can anyone give me some step by step instructions? I have a webserver running already using Nginx, With php-fpm ...
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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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Cannot start the Net-SNMP daemon from systemd (but it works from the command-line)

When I start Net-SNMP from systemd, there is no error message but the daemon does not run: % sudo systemctl start snmpd % When I start it from the command line, it runs: % sudo /usr/sbin/snmpd ...
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How to use php readfile() across partitions? [closed]

I've been struggling to get PHP readfile() to work properly. After drilling down all options, it turns out that I can not get this to work when I am trying to open a file that is located on another ...
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how can I change the web server's identity into mine?

Can the web server execute a command in my Linux environment, and the Linux environment treat it as a request coming from me not from the server? In other words, how can I change the web server's ...
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Whitelist a certificate in openvpn

To revoke the access to a client, I can do $./revoke-full client_name And then place the new crl.pem in the server. But, how do I re-enable that client? Removing the crl.pem file is not a ...
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nginx multiple domains selective work

This is my first question! Few days ago I discovered that something go wrong with nginx: domains A-C are ok, others timeout. Later: others domains are ok and first timeout; or each domain work fine. ...
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mount point and distributed folder

I have 10 unix servers and in that /home is common in all the unix servers and any update in /home of any server is getting reflected in all the servers. How is this done? and also please let me know ...
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balanced (currentness vs. stability) linux server distribution

I am a long-time user of Gentoo, both on the desktop and server. As a software engineer, I love its flexibility and customizability (as well as the fact that it is bleeding edge and a rolling ...
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ArchLinux Install Hangs After “Unpacking initramfs…”

I have a Toshiba Lifebook P1120 (800.0 MHz CPU - 256.0 MB RAM) that I am trying to install ArchLinux on. It doesn't have a CD/DVD drive (you need an external) and it cannot boot from a USB stick. So, ...
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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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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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Arch Linux on Software RAID, can't find VolGroupArray

I am trying to install Arch Linux on a Software RAID that I am building following their instructions on the Wiki. I built as far as the Logical Volumes and after that switched to the Installation ...
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Kernel Panic on VMware Workstation 7.1.3 [closed]

I've been trying to install either Arch Linux or Fedora 17 on VMWare Workstation (7.1.3). After I point to the right ISO image, I get the following error: Booting the kernel PANIC: early exception 0d ...
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Can't seem to install imagick

I'm trying to install the PHP PEAR PECL extension "imagick" (image magick), but failing horribly. It seems that I keed installing packages to progress, but this one has me stumped. It seems to fail ...
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How do I recover from boot error when my root is on RAID and LVM? [closed]

When a (Archlinux) system that has its root on RAID and LVM is misconfigured and does not boot, what steps are needed to recover it?