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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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Trying to resolve errors while configuring NFS Clients (as plain user and root)

When I try to manually mount with this command: mount -t nfs <server-ip>:/srv/nfs4/share1 /mnt/data as non-root user, I am getting the error mount.nfs: failed to apply fstab options. When I try ...
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"Can't read superblock" when trying to boot . Failed to mount /dev/mapper/xxxxxxx on real root

I finished setting up my new Arch system about a month ago. Since I had two nvme drives to use for the system I did some research on how I could use both of them to utilize the full capacity of both ...
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Postfix not signing mail with OpenDKIM

Postfix is not signing outgoing mail with OpenDKIM despite giving no errors. My main.cf file readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix inet_protocols = ipv4 meta_directory = /etc/postfix ...
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Access Forbidden 403 no search permission for the directory

I installed the Apache server on Manjaro (no tag for it, Arch is the closest). It works well. I added a virtualhost and tried to set directory permissions with chmod, but no luck. I got 403 error when ...
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Why do I get ECONNREFUSED|ECONNREFUSED for an openvpn server, after doing easyrsa gen-crl?

My OpenVPN server has been working perfectly fine on an Arch Linux install. I've done regular pacman -Syu updates over the past year, every now and then I've had to run: easyrsa gen-crl When the ...
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arch linux laptop not recognizing partitions or filesystems on internal windows SDA drive

I bought a laptop with windows 11 and installed arch linux on it. The laptop has 3 internal 500GB SSDs. Two of them are in a RAID configuration to make a single 1TB partition which Windows came ...
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hardening fail2ban using systemd sandbox

I've been trying to follow the ArchWiki instructions on hardening Fail2Ban: https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Fail2ban#Service_hardening Specifically I've created a drop-in file as described and ...
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Server closing connection after ssh login

Working on archlinux, last updated today. Tried to setup a web application on the server. Got error 'core dumped' when tried su, decided to reboot. After reboot the problem started. ssh -vvv output ...
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/etc/environment.d does not take effect on Archlinux

I believe systemd-environment-d-generator parses conf files under /etc/environment.d/. cat /etc/environment.d/60-foo.conf FOO=xxx But even after reboot, the environment variable 'FOO' does not ...
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Using Microsoft Teams on Gnome Wayland - Not able to screen share

currently i'm using Manjaro with Gnome and the wayland session manager. 5.15.68-1-lts #1 SMP Thu, 15 Sep 2022 09:53:50 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux I've installed the MS Teams Linux app, but I also tried ...
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access based share enum not working as expected

On a long-term (2years) Arch Linux server, I am running a small samba configuration with several shares. I would like users to only see the shares which they have access to - which is why I am using ...
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nextcloud rewrites config permissions after reboot

Heyhey! i'm struggling with a permission-problem on my nextcloud instance. My Setup is Manjaro 21.0.7-210614 linux518 Nextcloud 24.0.3-1 Apache 2.4.54-1 php-sqlite 8.1.8-1 php-intl 8.1.8-1 php-...
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Sed issue!! i tried to trigger this command cat test.txt | gf xss | sed ‘s/=.*/=/’ | sed ‘s/URL: //’ | tee testxss.txt

i tried to trigger this command cat test.txt | gf xss | sed ‘s/=.*/=/’ | sed ‘s/URL: //’ | tee testxss.txt but getting error as sed: -e expression #1, char 1: unknown command: ' sed: -e expression #...
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sudo hangs after some time

sudo hangs in my Archlinux (running under Hyper-V) after some time (usually a day). Since this hangs my system, I have kept a root window open to do strace whenever this happens. strace sudo ls shows ...
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Arch Linux, incoming remote connections get dropped

I'm running into an issue on my (up to date) Arch Linux server. I've been able to reproduce it with netcat. If I start listening on my server with: ncat -l -p 2000 -k and then telnet (my local ip) ...
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LVM - pvmove to a smaller volume

I would like to pvmove a logical volume to a smaller, but faster drive, leaving the excess part on the original drive. Can that be easily accomplished?
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What could prevent hdd hot-swap in linux ahci?

I'm tearing my hair out over this issue. I wanted to add a hotswap bay to my homeserver to easily add and remove HDD such as to easily rotate off-site backups. The mainboard in question is an Asrock ...
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EAP-MS-CHAPv2 verification failed Arch Linux (strongswan)

I cannot get Strongswan, networkmanager-strongswan (client) work on your Arch-PC. My vpn-strongswan server (hereinafter deb (server)) has been configured for a long time, any devices (such as android, ...
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How can I see which commands ansible runs and their output?

I'm new to Ansible, and yes I know this has already been asked many times, but I already tried to apply advice I saw elsewhere. I did export ANSIBLE_STDOUT_CALLBACK=debug and then ansible-playbook -...
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Some process are in unkillable sleeping state while i/o is low

I am the system administrator of an Arch Linux-based workstation. Our workstation uses Slurm as the load manager and consists of one master machine and 4 other computation nodes. In the past few ...
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OpenVPN server, executing openvpn with the config as argument produces no output

I have the following OpenVPN server config, which when I try to give as argument produces no output and simply returns. [root ~]# cat /etc/openvpn/server/myvpnserver.conf port 28191 proto tcp dev ...
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Apache "can't locate API module structure" with php73

newbie here. I was working on installing a LAMP environment on Manjaro for testing, trying to use older versions to match the production environment I have to work with (PHP 7.3, MySQL 5.6; got them ...
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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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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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"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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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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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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