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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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Running a VPN service on my Desktop, but want to send sound-over-LAN to desktop from my laptop via VBAN. Is there a way to allow this?

I'm running Manjaro linux on my desktop, along with nordvpn for numerous connectivity reasons. I treat my spare windows laptop as a second monitor of sorts. To receive sound from this laptop, I have a ...
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A simple configuration: LAN + direct connect simultaneously [closed]

This should be an easy configuration, but I'm struggling to Google for it; the vocabulary eludes me. I've got a desktop with onboard gigabit which finds its way to the internet via the router. ...
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kube-proxy won't start in Minikube because of permission denied issue with /proc/sys/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_max

After updating Arch Linux (sudo pacman -Syu) and restarting the system, Minikube fails to start because of kube-proxy. The logs show it was trying to modify /proc/sys/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_max ...
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Web server for hosting/distributing debian/centos/arch etc packages [closed]

I have a package/software that was hosted on bintray up until recently when they decided to go dark. I don't want to repeat this experience and I want to host these packages myself. I need a web ...
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SSH tunnel attempt. Unable to establish SSH connection without actual shell. (Arch Linux)

So I'm trying to figure out how to establish a tunnel, but nothing else. I don't want the user to have shell access. I found this ssh tunneling only access Is this information outdated or something? ...
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grub-install fails to identify FS properly

I am installing Arch Linux in a Vbox and encountered the following error I formatted /dev/sda in ext4 so I am not quite sure what's happening here with grub-install (v.2.04) complaining about the ...
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nftables can't read default config

Nftables refuse to start and doesn't seems to understand default config file (from Archlinux package) This is the error returned by systemctl start nftables Mar 21 13:10:09 david-server nft[113257]: ...
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Brother L2740DW printer hangs on Arch Linux

Using Arch Linux, updated today, I'm trying to print to a USB-connected Brother MFC-L2740DW. When I try to print something the printer lights up, shows "Receiving Data" for about 10 seconds, ...
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“Combine” multiple FTP directories so they appear as one

I own a website that allows users to upload files. I have MY files on there as well, but I don't want to mix their files with mine, just in case somebody puts a bunch of malicious files and need to be ...
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Can't connect via openvpn and .ovpn file on Manjaro and Ubuntu (but surprisingly it works on Windows)

At my recent job, I need to connect to the corporate VPN so I was sent a .ovpn file. I am not very much experienced with VPNs, but I had a feeling that connecting should be as easy as: sudo pacman -S ...
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systemd disables timers after reboot

I have a service and a timer that activates every night: /etc/systemd/system/daily-backup.service: [Unit] Description=Running daily backup [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/hosting/backup/daily-...
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Scaleway's Arch Linux instance won't boot after system upgrade

Yesterday (February 22 2021), I started a new DEV-L instance on Scaleway with the Arch Linux image, after a full system update and a reboot, the machine is marked as "running" on the ...
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Using file access control list appears to make file enumeration much slower

I am using Duplicati to perform a backup of the /files folder and have the process run with the duplicati user. Obviously, it needs to have read access to the files it will backup, and I thus made ...
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Pacman doesn't work in Docker image

I need to run an Arch Linux container but I can't install anything on it : When I try to run pacman -Syyu --noconfirm error: failed to initialize alpm library (could not find or read directory: /var/...
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How to properly set specific PHP version used by Apache on Arch?

So it appears that after a recent Arch system upgrade, my NextCloud server no longer works, currently giving me "This version of Nextcloud is not compatible with > PHP 7.4. You are currently ...
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Arch Linux - QEMU override System Manufacturer on Windows 10

I've fully virtualized a VM with windows 10 on QEMU and had to do host-passthrough in order for it to work. Because there's no way to set SMBIOS to reflect the host, I want to know if there's any way ...
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WireGuard via systemd-networkd but with /etc/wireguard/wg0.conf

Is there any solution to use /etc/wireguard/wg0.conf for both, wg-quick and systemd-networkd. Following this example I have to duplicate configuration, but I want to store config in one place. How to ...
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How to make SystemRescueCD (Arch Linux) mount exFAT?

My SystemRescueCD (bootable CD based on Arch Linux distribution) won't mount my exFAT SD card. When I plug in the USB reader, /dev/sdc appears, but it won't even show /dev/sdc1. No way to mount it, ...
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lxd: dnsmasq not resolving containers ip anymore

I have Lxd installed on an Arch system (from packages, not snapd), yesterday I rebooted the system after an upgrade and the name resolution of the fake domain .lxd stopped working; dns is provided on ...
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Archlinux SFTP indicated package length

I use Archlinux as a pure server system. The user "http" is authorized for ssh access. In this way I access the /var/www directory for the stored websites. Recently, the login and the folder ...
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Archlinux nfs is shutting down immediately

I want to setup an NFS server so I setup NFS as in the Archlinux tutorial with two mount points: [jenia@jenia ~]$ sudo exportfs -arv point 1 point 2 point 3 exportfs: /etc/exports [3]: Neither '...
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open() “/run/nginx.pid” failed (13: Permission denied)

Currently, I've set up a nextcloud server with nginx and I enabled it with sudo systemctl enable nginx.service. When I'm rebooting, than I'm getting an error message which complains about a proxy ...
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Error: Invalid command 'php_flag', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration

I have the very same setup as shown in this thread and I'm having the same exact problem. I've already retraced my steps several times over the installation process of the PHP + Apache + PostgreSQL, ...
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openvpn startup error: Failed at step CHDIR spawning /usr/bin/openvpn

I'm trying to start an openvpn v2.4.9 server with running systemctl start openvpn-server@server as root on Arch Linux. This results in the following error: The job identifier is 176005 and the job ...
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IPMI KVM video not working during the initramfs emergency shell

Debugging boot issues has been difficult because my server's IPMI video stream freezes right before the initramfs loads and only resumes once the system completes booting to present the login prompt. ...
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Arch Linux - KVM - Sharing SSD and HDD between Arch and it's VMs

I'm relatively new to linux and I'm trying to build an Arch linux that will have a gaming VM. I have 2 disks: a 500GB SSD and a 2TB HDD. I've settled on a LVM with a swapfile and extra space for ...
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cannot ping specific interface from router: (sendmsg: Operation not permitted)

I have router that I built running Arch Linux and I have a strange problem that might point to a misconfiguration. Here is my setup: LAN interface: intern1 WAN interface: extern1 LAN address: 192.168....
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fail2ban banning IPs, but iptables is failing to reject them

I'm running Arch with Nginx and fail2ban. I have added this to /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/nginx-dos.conf: # /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/nginx-dos.conf # Fail2Ban configuration file # # Generated on Fri Jun 08 ...
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What's !* in the password field in /etc/shadow?

Looking into my /etc/shadow file of a fairly new box today (running Arch), I see some passwords as * (disabled) but some others as !*, !! and as !. Presumably that means "disabled", too, but ...
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Redirection thru redsocks connecting but not responding

Am using redsocks to redirect thru a proxy. The problem is that when i use a tool like wget it appears to be connecting but not resolving. What could be the problem and how could i solve it? Executing ...
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Forwarding bonded connection to local network through stateful firewall - ArchLinux

I'm using Arch Linux to set up a firewall for a school which will stream each classes' video to students at home, so I need a strong and safe connection, that's why I was thinking about bonding ...
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How to remove a root CA certificate?

I am trying to delete a root CA certificate, but the trust anchor --remove command specified in the official Red Hat 8 documentation gives out a read-only error. sudo trust anchor --remove --verbose &...
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libvirt cannot create default network

I can't start the default network for libvirt. I get the error in journalctl: Jun 06 15:22:43 jenia libvirtd[889326]: Unable to create bridge virbr0: Package not installed I did installed the ...
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Moving Files After Conversion to pdf

I have created a linux script to convert files from .odt to .pdf But the script after converting moves files into same dir where script is executed. As script is recurring I want files to stay in the ...
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arch linux on zfs root cannot configure grub on bios

as the title suggests I cannot get across the finish line installing arch on zfs. I get to the point where I try and install grub on my /boot after chrooting into my /mnt from the live cd. anyway ...
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Invalid command 'php_flag', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration

I'm trying to setup PhpPgAdmin. But the service won't start. I get the following output when sudo systemctl status httpd.service: ● httpd.service - Apache Web Server Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/...
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new email server configured, Postfix, Dovecot, MariaDB, Rspamd and Redis the main components, on Arch, can't send or receive mail

Dovecot reports logins when trying to send (via T'bird). One of the online email testing sites reported: Server 'HELO' line: 220-mail.mydomain.tld ESMTP Postfix so we know the SMTP service is ready, ...
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How should I verify whether pacman package install was successful?

What's the right way to ensure that a package installation with pacman has completed successfully when using pacman in a script? During the recent repository outage of MSYS2, which uses pacman, I ...
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Unexpected 404 response from php-fpm when file exists and is readable

I am running a simple PHP based site using nginx. After a recent update of a number of system components, the site stopped working. When I try to access the site, I get a blank page with the text "...
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“failed to open stream: Read-only file system” when trying to create file outside webroot with php

I'm trying to setup nextcloud on a RaspberryPi 3 running arch linux (alarm) for a week now. I've setup apache, php with php-fpm, postgresql and installed nextcloud-testing from the AUR (because ...
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Is there any workaround to make Firebird v2.5 under Arch Linux attach existing databases and open them?

I have tried almost everything to get Firebird v2.5 under Arch Linux connect to an existing .fdb database without getting the error message: *** IBPP::SQLException *** Context: Database::Connect ...
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Libvirt and macvtap issue on Arch Linux [closed]

I'm using Arch Linux (up to date) with QEMU-KVM, libvirt and virt-manager as a front. I have several VMs, but only one running at a time so far. The VM I'm trying to get to work is on Debian 10, but I ...
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usb jbod enclosure, software raid1; after reboot, mdraid using wrong devices

I mirrored two disks in a USB enclosure on my Arch box, created a filesystem, mounted it, copied a bunch of data over. Everything was great. Then I waited until the md sync was done and rebooted... #...
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QEMU-KVM: VM will not start with virsh, only with qemu-system-x86_64

I have a vanilla Arch linux VM with disk in qcow2 format. I recently upgraded it and it stopped working. Every time I run $ virsh start Arch I get: Starting version 243.78-2-arch ERROR: device 'UUID=&...
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Why Nmap doesn't arp-scan find any devices when does?

When I run nmap -sn 192.168.0.0/24 I get the result: Nmap scan report for 192.168.0.1 host is up (0.16s latency). Nmap scan report for 192.168.0.103 host is up (0.19s latency). Nmap scan report for ...
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Why is the total usable size shrinking while copying files to my ZFS dataset?

I have a 2TB USB hard drive that I use as a backup disk. The disk contains a GPT partition table with one partition, type bf00. On that partition, I created a ZFS pool with encryption and compression ...
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Enable IPv6 on OVH VPS running Arch

Having inaugurated my new OVH’s VPS SSD 1 I am greeted by a notification reading Your instance is now linked to a free IPv6 in addition to the default IPv4. Indeed I can see a “IPv6” and a “...
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How to disable power_efficient kernel's feature?

The question, in fact, has been asked in the subject. I use the ArchLinux. I tried to put the workqueue.power_efficient=false to the grub.cfg, but after reboot the contents of the /sys/modules/...
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postgis installation on linux

I'm trying to install PostGIS extension on arch Linux. here tried so far as archlinux wiki about PostGIS : sudo pacman -S postgresql-libs postgis sudo systemctl restart postgres.service and go to ...
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“Failed to connect to mod-mono-server” with Apache and infinite fork spawning

I have an Arch Linux server that was working fine, but was pretty far out of date. After getting everything settled with pacman -Syu the web service it runs would no longer load, just a generic 503 ...

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