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  • Arch Linux as a server: advantages and disadvantages? Updated:11-30

    Hello, I am about to create a hosting server for a great number of websites. Since i never actually did it myself it will be relatively new to me. For that reason I want to use Arch distro because I like it, understand it and have most experience wit

  • Arch Linux 0.7.1 - my feedback Updated:11-30

    please read the post before vote Well, I've used Arch linux for many months in late 2004 / early 2005 and then I've switched to Ubuntu... some days ago I've installed version 0.7.1 and updated it with pacman -Syu I've seen a lot of improvement since

  • Installing Windows XP after Arch Linux already been installed [SOLVED] Updated:11-30

    Here is my dilema: I have a Fujitsu Lifebook T4010 Laptop with a Wacom Tablet built into the screen. About a month ago I installed Arch Linux on it. It took me a while to get everything working (tablet screen/function buttons/on rotate flip reso) but

  • Modifying the stock arch linux kernel and kernel timer frequency Updated:11-30

    so if i understand correctly, if we want to modify the stock arch linux kernel, we have to pull it off of abs. ie "ABSROOT=. abs core/linux" then modify the pkgbuild, uncommenting out make menuconfig and setting the pkgbase name to something dif

  • My Arch Linux review Updated:11-30

    Hi, If someone is interested in reading a review of Arch Linux, you can find one written by me here: . Please feel free to comment, criticism is welcome as it is my first review of an operating sys

  • Backpac: A package state snapshot and restore tool for Arch Linux Updated:11-30

    backpac: A package state snapshot and restore tool for Arch Linux with config file save/restore support. (see readme on the github repository for more information)

  • Dual boot Windows 7 (64) and Arch Linux (64) problems Updated:10-11

    Hello: I am new to Arch Linux and just finished installing the 64bit on my laptop. It had a prebuilt Windows 7 (64) installed which I kept but split the hdd from 160Gb to 80Gb and 80Gb. I installed Arch there and set 4 partitions, all of them as Logi

  • [GUIDE] How to get MapleStory working in Arch Linux Updated:10-11

    MapleStory is a free-of-charge, 2D, side-scrolling massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by the South Korean company Wizet. Several versions of the game are available for specific countries or regions, and each is published by vari

  • [solved] Arch linux access point with multiple interfaces for the NAT Updated:10-11

    Hi, I have a router running Arch linux. It is connected via LAN (let's call it eth0) to the internet. It has a second LAN interface, eth1, and a wireless interface in master mode, wlan0. Now, Everything works perfectly except providing network connec

  • [SOLVED] (U)EFI dualboot Win7 Arch Linux - partitions gone - recovery? Updated:10-11

    Hi everybody, I have a slight problem with my (U)EFI dualboot system (Windows 7 and Arch Linux) which used to be configured using rEFInd like it is described in my previous post: … 6#p1300356 <EFI PARTITION> i

  • Installing Multiple Operating Systems with grub and Arch Linux Updated:10-11

    NOTE: Please keep in mind that there are many different ways to achieve this same result using various loop and ramdisk methods, read this with a separate window to jot down your comments and suggestions... this is ongoing for me so any help would be

  • [SOLVED]System Hang in Arch Linux Updated:10-11

    I have tried distributions like ubuntu and fedora in hope for finding a stable system . So I move on to Arch Linux But this problem also exist on Arch. While using my Arch Linux (including ubuntu and fedora) my system hangs with a black screen with s

  • Arch linux resolution Updated:10-11

    Hello, Im having a problem with resolution at arch linux. I can't put anything else than 800x600 or 640x480. I installed ati drivers and I still have the same problem. Here is the output of xrandr [[email protected] ~]# xrandr Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480,

  • [SOLVED] Using a NETGEAR WN111v2 USB network adapter with Arch Linux Updated:10-11

    Hello! I just recently bought the adapter mentioned in the subject, and hoped to get it working with my lovely Arch Linux OS. (I had read somewhere online that it should work some way or another; ndiswrapper or a kernel driver). However, I've yet to

  • [SOLVED] Ndiswrapper, NetworkManager 0.7 and 64-bit Arch Linux Updated:10-11

    Hi there! I am having problems configuring my wireless card. I know I have to use Ndiswrapper, and this is what I have tried to do; however, it didn't go quite well. This is rather odd because it worked perfectly in the 32-bit version of Arch Linux,

  • [SOLVED]Arch Linux / UEFI / BTRFS using Grub2 & Windows 8 in a 2nd HDD Updated:10-11

    PROBLEM: ==================================================================================== Dear fellas I just purchased an new HP TouchSmart 17.3" laptop that comes with Windows 8.1 pro (1 tb HDD + small SSD for cache only ) and still have space f

  • [SOLVED] Arch Linux Duke (2007) Fails to Boot Updated:10-11

    Folks, I have a unique and challenging problem that has exhausted my Arch Linux skills, and so I am now turning to you. I have a vintage Pentium Pro 200 system (that’s 200 MHz folks! – 200 MHz 686 architecture – the original 686!), two CPUs, running

  • [SOLVED] Installing Windows XP after Arch Linux Updated:10-11

    I'm not sure at all where to post this, so I've decided to do it here since I have the problem on a laptop... Please move if it should be somewhere else. I installed Arch Linux on my new laptop a month ago or so, and am very pleased to have found the

  • [SOLVED] Arch Linux on Macbook - Can't fix Screen Resolution Updated:10-11

    I just installed Arch Linux as a dual-boot on my Macbook.  I really like it so far.  However, I came across a problem that is really bothering me.  It may seem simple, but no matter what I try, I only get "1024x768" and "800x600" resol

  • Canon PIXMA MP640 WiFi on Arch Linux x86_64 Updated:10-11

    I have a Canon PIXMA MP640 series multifunctional device connected wirelessly to my home router. On Windows Vista the device works flawlessly, I can print or scan without any problems. Now I decided to configure at least the printer part on my Arch L