Superfast update of ArcoLinux

Superfast update of ArcoLinux

There are lots of more tutorials about updating. There is even two playlists on Youtube just about updating. Watching these videos will learn you how to manage your operating system. Here we just want to update and get on with our work. These commands have been used...

How to get the fastest Arch Linux servers

How to get the fastest Arch Linux servers

It started with the wish to have an up-to-date mirrorlist during the installation of ArcoLinux. Calamares provides us a great variety of applications to download. It is now more than ever important to get the best Arch Linux servers for your country. The alias mirror...

How to change the version number of ArcoLinux

How to change the version number of ArcoLinux

All it takes to change the version number of ArcoLinux is changing the file /etc/lsb-release. I always say this number is super unimportant. It does NOT say that you have updated your system correctly. It is just a static number that any of us can change any way we...

Taking a look at pamac-aur and adding AUR support to it

Taking a look at pamac-aur and adding AUR support to it

In this video we urge you to think out of the box.  If you are looking for answers then it is ok to listen to videos for other linux distributions. Applications are often identical or similar. You can learn from any tutorial. In regards to pamac-aur you can listen to...

How to fix the pkgbuild of vivaldi-codecs-ffmpeg-extra-bin

How to fix the pkgbuild of vivaldi-codecs-ffmpeg-extra-bin

The developer was kind enough to give us a script that is going to look online what the version is and calculate the md5 sum. That is awesome. The script works with a command pup. ArcoLinux does not have that installed so we need to install it and its dependency go....

How to update ArcoLinux 18.10 to ArcoLinux 18.12

How to update ArcoLinux 18.10 to ArcoLinux 18.12

Every video about updating your system to the latest edition will learn you something. The video will always contain more information than the title suggests. That applies to all the videos. Staying rolling is the focus point in this article. Here is the more detailed...

How to update any ArcoLinux or how to stay rolling

How to update any ArcoLinux or how to stay rolling

Long procedure to update If you want to learn more about your system and keep track of what changed then this procedure is for you. 1 - bupskel Will create a backup folder of /etc/skel prior to your updates 2 - update Will download and install all Arch Linux and...

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...

Pacman needs an up-to-date mirrorlist – any desktop

Pacman needs an up-to-date mirrorlist – any desktop

Never mind the warningUpdate the mirrorlist with mirror in the terminal   Pacman or your PACkage MANager is going to get its packages from different servers over the world. Depending where you live you select the servers that our near to you in distance BUT they...

How to add the third party repo to pacman.conf

How to add the third party repo to pacman.conf

Open the file /etc/pacman.conf with sublime text and add these lines to it [arcolinux_repo_3party] SigLevel = Required DatabaseOptional Server = https://arcolinux.github.io/arcolinux_repo_3party/$arch Then do an update sudo pacman -Syyu and then you can install the...

Fixing the message Key could not be looked up remotely

Fixing the message Key could not be looked up remotely

What I can not check now anymore is that reinstalling the archlinux-keyring would probably have fixed this without initializing and populating it. Will try that next time. sudo pacman-key --init sudo pacman-key --populate archlinux If necessary this one...

Update your system using pamac

Update your system using pamac

This applies to all desktop environments. Pamac is our standard updater in ArcoLinux. You can update your system also in the terminal. That is for another article. Pamac provides us a tray-icon (assuming you did not change the icon theme) that is white....