Huge tarball-what gives?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – A few things.First, you will not be able to write to /opt as a normal user ewaller@odin:~/devel/build/linux-3.2.1 1051 %ls -ld /opt/ drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Feb 27 12:24 /opt/ ewaller@odin:~/devel/build/linux-3.2.1 1052 %On my system, you can see that no one but root may write there.  /dev/SDA7 on /home type ext 4 (rw, commit=0)That means you have a partition on your primary drive that is (HowTos)

Can't switch tty after logged in kde for a whileview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I get only a black screen with Ctrl+Alt+F1(or 2~6). (HowTos)

Problems with mate keying SLiM and Atril (mate document viewer)view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I'm running an x64 system with SLiM and mate and I've had great sucess adapting Gnome 2 guides for mate but when I try to run Atril (the mate version of Evince)  I get a mate keyring error:    atril: error while loading shared libraries: libmate-keyring.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directoryI ran a find and while there is no libmate-keyring.so.0 an (HowTos)

wifi.pl - Scan for and connect to wireless networks with netcfgview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Connecting to wireless networks is a bit of a hassle at the moment with netcfg.First, you have to run iwlist scan, then analyze its output, copy one of the /etc/network.d/examples/wireless-* files into /etc/network.d and then modify it to fit your connection.This becomes cumbersome when you've done it a couple of times, so I've written a fairly simple Perl script that does all the heavy (HowTos)

screen dimensions & xorg configview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I've been trying (finally) to improve the appearance of fonts in my system. In the process of following the wiki font configuration guide, I checked out the dpi/screen dimensions identified by xorg. According to my calculations, xorg is getting the physical dimensions of my laptop's display wrong. (HowTos)

Preventing ChromeOS from blanking the screen when working on a different ttyview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am running Archlinux in a chroot alongside Chrome OS on a chromebook. The original project is there, my fork of it is here (mostly similar). The issue is that the display power management of Chrome OS only takes touchpad and keyboard input made in Chrome OS's X on tty1 into account to reset the screen blanking countdown. (HowTos)

unable to determine major/minor number of root device 'dev/md127p2'view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – So I've been struggling with this problem for ages and I've finally decided to just bite the bullet and just plead for the mercy of this fine community.I have a headless raid machine with software raid. The hdds are split into 3 partitions, for /boot, /, and /home respectively. (HowTos)

HP Pavilion dm4 2100sgview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi there. (HowTos)

How can I make a daemon that detects mouse and keyboard activity in a chroot and resets the screen blanking timer of the parent OS?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – This is a couple of quite specific system programming questions. I am inexperienced in practical modern system programming, and I hope that someone who knows about that can guide me, to avoid that I wander in stupid beginner mistakes. But before I ask my questions, I explain some background. (HowTos)

dbus error when taking a screenshotview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I can't take screenshots with the Gnome3 screenshot program. (HowTos)