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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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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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smartctl selftest read failure an 4 drives (Raid6) at the same LBA

I just repurposed 4 drives that where out of use for a long time and installed arch linux (raw discs -> mdadm -> dmcrypt -> LVM -> ext4) on them. While creating the LVM i got "ATA read errors" for ...
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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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qemu save session of the VM to save time and not reboot without using virsh

I am in a arch based distro using only qemu in a situation where cant install libvirt for a certain reason. Want to skip the boot of windows VMs and start the VM quicker.
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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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Full-disk encryption with dm-crypt requiring key-file AND password?

I am currently installing Arch Linux on ZFS on a dm-crypt (completely) encrypted drive, using the very helpful Arch Linux wiki pages regarding the subject: Encrypting an entire disk: plain dm-crypt ...
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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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Custom user/group mapping in unprivileged LXC container for (user)mount

I set up a LCX Container. My hostsystem is ArchLinux and the Container use Debian. I start the container as root and use user/group mapping so the container run 'unprivileged'. /etc/lxc/default....
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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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Kerio control VPN client on Archlinux drops incoming packets

Installed Kerio control vpn client from AUR and everythink went fine during the install. Archlinux system is very clean, it's been installed for a couple of days only. kvnet interface goes up with no ...
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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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logging packets on a linux bridge

I'm trying to log packets using a bridge created on an espressobin v5 SOC. I've set it up using the archlinux arm package. This board is built out of the box to provide inherent switching and routing ...
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vsftpd error: 530 Login incorrect (and various others when trying other solutions on this website)

I know this question has been asked countless times already, but I feel like I've tried every possible solution and none seem to work. Some articles I've read and tried to use: vsftpd error 530 ...
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vsftpd cannot connect with local users

I am using arch linux as a vsftpd server can I cannot log to my local vsftpd server local_enable=YES write_enable=YES anonymous_enable=NO dirmessage_enable=YES connect_from_port_20=YES ssl_enable=...
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Connect to a IPSec/L2TP VPN pre-shared-key

I want to connect to an IPSec secured L2TP tunnelled VPN network with a pre-shared-key. I'm using networkmanager-l2tp for this. As Phase1 Algorithms as well as for Phase2 Algorithms I have: aes128-...
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Host DNS not working with docker container

I have a probleme with docker on my archlinux kernel Linux 4.19.31-1-lts #1 SMP Sun Mar 24 09:29:16 CET 2019 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ docker info return : $ docker info ...
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Login or registration is very slow from any Xmpp Client

I've set up Ejabberd successfully everything works as it should. Only the login or a registration takes a long time, sometimes over 20 seconds. DNS entries match, config, SSL certificate too, needed ...
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Arch Linux journalctl: how to increase logging size?

I have a web and email server based on Arch Linux. I have been trying for a long time to keep enough log entries in journal, but unfortunately it doesn't work. I have no problem with other servers. ...
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Docker iptables error after system update

After recently running pacman -Syu, then installing some unrelated packages, on a computer running Arch Linux, exposing ports of a new container using --publish produces a strange error. Here's an ...
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How to recover a TAR file from a partially overwritten XFS disk?

This is the scenario. The environment is Linux (Arch Linux actually). An uncompressed 1,3TB tar file has been written on a freshely XFS-formatted 2TB disk as a backup. Later on, a 586MB UEFI boot ...
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How to get TOR hidden service to work with iptables

I'm running an Arch Linux server which acts as a TOR relay and I would like it to act as a hidden service as well (I want to provide .onion access to my services, I know running a relay next to a HS ...
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Change default certificate signing algorithm in ssh-keygen

Presently, OpenSSH 7.8 (Fedora 28/Arch) is unable to negotiate with a OpenSSH 7.4 (CentOS 7) server utilizing a certificate signed key, as described in a bug filed on redhat's bugzilla. OpenSSH ...
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Can't connect HTTPS site to Apache on Arch

I've been trying to set up my own apache server for my website sammurphey.net Everythings been running smoothly up until SSL. I have the following virtual hosts in my httpd.conf <VirtualHost *:80&...
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reverse ssh using systemd-cron is not connecting [closed]

I have a script that checks my home rpi2 for a file using ssh, pk auth, if the file exists it deletes it (again ssh pk auth) and opens a reverse ssh with: ssh -fN -R xxxx:localhost:22 user@...
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Postfix virtualdomains and relays of some domains

I have an ArchLinux server with postfix, postfixadmin, dovecot, roundcube, quotas and spamassassin running fine. The server is the main (not a backup or forwarding) of 3 virtual domains: domone....
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Can't find (inactive?) LVM (with root FS) on boot

I'm running a Linux Server using ArchLinux, mostly for my own development needs. It runs Arch Linux on a SW-RAID1. There's two disk drives sda and sdb, each with 3 partitions sda1-sda3, sdb1-3. SDA1+...
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What is option to change Home dir to user dir?

I'd like to install a new linux system using for i.e: liveCD or USB boot. But at the time of install new system I'd like to change the name home (home in /home/user1) to user (user in /user/user1) ...
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ZFS datasets no longer automatically mount on reboot after system upgrade

I have an Arch linux ZFS backup system which wasn't updated for a long time because it was working perfectly and there was no reason to bother. After a recent upgrade, though, my ZFS datasets are no ...
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sar: enable data collecting

I've just installed the sysstat package on Manjaro. When running sar for the first time I see: Cannot open /var/log/sa/sa21: No such file or directory Please check if data collecting is enabled How ...
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NetworkManager & dnsmasq - ignore auto DNS settings

I'm running Arch Linux with NetworkManager and dnsmasq set up. It all seems to work fine, except that I try to use the new CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 DNS, but the resolver keeps using the DNS that is ...
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QEMU Network bridging for having a public IP

I simply want that my QEMU VMs have a public IP so I can run multiple servers in the same machine. I've read a lot of wikis, guides, tutorials, forum threads and anything related to this but still no ...
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How to choose appropriate filesystem for my KVM VPS guest?

I'm going to manually install Arch Linux from an ISO image on a KVM VPS that uses SeaBIOS. I plan to use grub2 as the bootloader. My VPS will not hold important data that needs to be backed up. I don'...
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systemd-journald system logs are not persistent across boots despite Storage=persistent

I recently got a problem with systemd not preserving logs from previous boots. I checked several answers here and elsewhere but haven't found a solution. the problem is that the user log gets ...
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nftables dnat forwarding doesn't work properly [closed]

Greetz, I ran into a problem this morning. I'm currently migrating over from iptables to nftables. My problem is, that I'm running my containers behind nat and I want to forward my ports (e.g. 443, 80)...
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How to set up a FreeIPA server on Arch Linux? [closed]

I am looking for instructions to set up a FreeIPA server on Arch Linux. Unfortunately, I am only seeing tutorials for setting up a FreeIPA server on RedHat or its derived distributions. (And I'm only ...
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Mongodb is running out space - how to increase it?

My mongo has stopped running: $ sudo systemctl status mongodb.service ● mongodb.service - High-performance, schema-free document-oriented database Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mongodb....
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mail issues “535 Authentication credentials invalid”

I'm trying to send mails from command line with my 1and1 credentials. But if the following configuration worked to send mails from my nexcloud server : send mode : smtp encryption : SSL/TLS from ...
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Arch Server running VNC no longer displaying anything

I have a server running arch, kernel 4.13 that I remote into on a fairly frequent basis. I remote in via a VNC which I have as tigervnc. This has worked for months on end with very little issue. I ...
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Apache won't run inside container

I am running Arch Linux and on top of that, Ubuntu inside a systemd-nspawn container. I am suddenly having issues getting apache to start (inside the container). Everything was working fine a few ...

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