How to install Samba on any ArcoLinux system

How to install Samba on any ArcoLinux system

Samba - arch wikiQuick and easyOPTION 1use the scriptsUse the scripts in your home directory provided by arcolinux-bin-git. Run script 1, 2 and 3. Evaluate what happens to your system and change it if needed. This smb.conf is different as the one in the...

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Fix for key could not be looked up remotely

Fix for key could not be looked up remotely

confirmed IT is a port issue @ home Network @ work no issue The HKP protocol uses 11371/tcp for communication. In order to get the signed keys from the servers (using pacman-key), this port is required for communication. Arch Wiki link quick fixLONG VERSION This is...

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Fix for Failed to start lightdm manager

Fix for Failed to start lightdm manager

Are you using the arcolinux-nemesis script?Are you using the arcogetstarted script?Did you read what the code does?what is the target audience for these scriptsJUST ERIK DUBOISThe nemesis is a personalized script for Erik Dubois on the computers of Erik Dubois. You...

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Fix for discover on Plasma

Fix for discover on Plasma

In the video we show you how to find the solution on your own.Use pamac-aur to get more info about the package that reports an error.Are there dependencies missing?Knowing how to find the answer yourself is as important as finding the answer.sudo pacman -S...

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Fix for bluetooth not switching off – any desktop

Fix for bluetooth not switching off – any desktop

In the above image you see a blue switch to turn bluetooth on and off.Recently we can no longer switch it off any more. For me personally that is unimportant as I want it on all the time for my bluetooth headphones.However if you want to be able to switch it off then...

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fix for failed to start light display manager

fix for failed to start light display manager

Option 1 update kernel and nvidia packagesGo to tty with CTRL + ALT + F2 Login Type in the terminal the following commands updateskelupall then type sudo update-mirrors then again type updateskelupall This means we have updated our computer. The second time we first...

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All information regarding compton and compton.conf

All information regarding compton and compton.conf

End of January 2019 compton has received a major update from version 4 to 5. We use it on 5 of 12 desktops at the time of writing. awesome bspwm i3 openbox xmonad Needless to say it has a big impact. Compton will provide you the following functionality : shading...

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Reduce your shutdown time from 90 seconds to 30 seconds

Reduce your shutdown time from 90 seconds to 30 seconds

Only if your computer shuts down after 90 secondssome of our computers have it but not allChange one line in one file on your system and reboot and reboot again to see a shutdown time of 30 seconds. /etc/systemd/system.conf Change this line #DefaultTimeoutStopSec=90s...

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How to fix the system panel icons in i3

How to fix the system panel icons in i3

At this point in time I can see just 2 options. Install the package gtk3-mushrooms coming from AUR. Or get rid of the system panel icons altogether. The reasoning is that we can reach those applications if we want to via shortcuts or terminal. We will show you the...

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Fix for One or more PGP signatures could not be verified!

Fix for One or more PGP signatures could not be verified!

In the meantime we have changed our aur helper to trizen / yay and we will change it probably in future again. Aur helpers have a tendency to come and go. trizen --skipinteg package-to-install yay -S --mflags --skipinteg package-to-install When the installation of an...

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Use bupskel to compare the ArcoLinux updates coming in

Use bupskel to compare the ArcoLinux updates coming in

We have created a new alias - bupskel. In ArcoLinux we put our configurations inside /etc/skel. Everything we put in this folder will be added to your home directory when we create a new iso. Bupskel will copy the content of /etc/skel to a hidden folder in your home...

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How to install a package by skipping the validity check

How to install a package by skipping the validity check

Sometime the maintainers of packages from AUR are just on holiday or sick and the pkgbuild needs to be updated because the sources it uses have been updated but not the validity checksums of the pkgbuild. The normal procedure would be to get into contact with the...

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Fixing the Samba error message in November 2018

Fixing the Samba error message in November 2018

The first picture shows you the samba status before the updates come in.Right terminal says smb service is active and running and is colored in green. Just recently we get an Samba error after updating to version 4.9.2-1. We only see the message when we shutdown and...

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How to fix time-out or slow Arch Linux servers

How to fix time-out or slow Arch Linux servers

error: failed retrieving file 'extra.db' from mirror.ams1.nl.leaseweb.net : Operation too slow. Less than 1 bytes/sec transferred the last 10 seconds This is the message we are talking about. You will have a different server from a different country. But these things...

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Fix for libutf8proc.so.2 exists in filesystem

Fix for libutf8proc.so.2 exists in filesystem

This article and video is here to remind you that ArcoLinux is based on Arch Linux. error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) libutf8proc: /usr/lib/libutf8proc.so.2 exists in filesystem Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.   If you encounter...

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How to reset the password of your ArcoLinux system

How to reset the password of your ArcoLinux system

We get all the information from the Arch wiki. https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/reset_root_password Procedure boot from the ArcoLinux iso mount your root partition change password unmount Commands used in the video lsblk sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt sudo passwd...

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Fix for gnome-software – no images of software

Fix for gnome-software – no images of software

May 2018 we discovered that gnome-software no longer displayed all the images of the software. As of May 2018 you need these two packages to have a working gnome-software. sudo pacman -S gnome-software sudo pacman -S gnome-software-packagekit-plugin

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Fix for running out of space in /tmp directory

Fix for running out of space in /tmp directory

Sometimes if the build is becoming too big you can run out of place. Tmp is too small or similar message shows up. This is the solution and there is no need to reboot. More info on Arch Wiki. mount -o remount,size=4G,noatime /tmp Please provide me with the correct...

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Fix your computer when you can no longer boot from it

Fix your computer when you can no longer boot from it

THIS APPLIES TO ALL ARCH LINUX BASED DISTRO'S Changing root is commonly done for performing system maintenance on systems where booting and/or logging in is no longer possible. Common examples are: Reinstalling the bootloader. Rebuilding the initramfs image. Upgrading...

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How to fix the “ugly” lines when you shutdown

How to fix the “ugly” lines when you shutdown

Somewhere in March we got an update in that makes our shutdown look different. We see now a lot of strange lines. Nick Petrov went to look for a solution and found a way to hide these messages. Follow his procedure: Edit the file /etc/mkinitcipo.conf with sublime-text...

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Fixing the pkgbuild of spotify or any other application

Fixing the pkgbuild of spotify or any other application

The AUR is a place where all the pkgbuilds are kept for many interesting applications. They are maintained by you and me so regular users. In this case on 1st April 2018 the maintainer is on holiday. In the meantime the developers from spotify deleted a file on the...

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Fixing zita-resampler update blocking all updates

Fixing zita-resampler update blocking all updates

This video is purely for educational reasons. Why? Because in a few days time this problem will not be there anymore. If you update your system and you get a message like error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) then you have 3 options. wait until a new...

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How to speed up your computer during building

How to speed up your computer during building

The file /etc/makepkg.conf can be edited so that it will use all available cores when you are building packages coming from the AUR. The more cores, you have, the more you have to gain with these settings. Use "lscpu" to see how many cores your system has. That is...

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Fix for cannot stat no such file or directory

Fix for cannot stat no such file or directory

An application coming from AUR will always have a PKGBUILD you can read and edit. Normally there is no need for that. Just in some odd occasions you will need to edit it to overcome an installation problem. Jan 2018 conky-lua-archers is a great example how to solve an...

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Fix for error message Duplicate Target

Fix for error message Duplicate Target

When I installed zoom the other day I had an error message "Duplicate target". This has happened also with other applications. Pacman finds two pkg.tar.xz files and is confused. When errors occur, go to your /tmp folder and check what is happening. When you installed...

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Error in a package update you do not want to keep

Error in a package update you do not want to keep

Packages or applications coming from AUR can cause problems. The individuals have to maintain the pkgbuild and need to update it if the source changes, the checksum changes, and so many other variables. January 8, 2018 we had an example with snapd....

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Fix for error no space left on device

Fix for error no space left on device

When making the article about upgrading ArchMerge 6.1 to 6.2 we encountered an error that I had to fix already several times. It deserves to have its own 'fix article'. How to fix this error message  : no space left on device Solution : mount -o...

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How to fix could not satisfy dependencies

How to fix could not satisfy dependencies

On November 2017 teamviewer 12 could still be installed on Arch Linux. Soon the 32 bit support will fall away and we will see then what this means for this application that relies on 32 bits packages. After writing a script to install teamviewer you might get this...

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