read only rootfsview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – falconindy, Sorry to have given the impression that this is an ARM oriented effort. My objective is to deploy read only rootfs on archlinux, regardless of architecture.kaos, that link is really the kind of info I'm missing. Can you offer something like sequential instructions for how to use the initcpio hook, and then what changes need to modify the boot sequence? (HowTos)

System hang when using networkmanagerview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I've recently switched from Ubuntu to Arch on the recommendation of a friend.  I'm happy with most things, but cannot seem to get networkmanager to cooperate.  It works fine on my home network (WPA2), but causes the entire system to hang whenever I attempt to connect to my university's unencrypted public wifi.  The entire system becomes unresponsive (cannot open/close (HowTos)

Samba usershare tutorial (shares inside home)?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi folks,My setup: I have samba installed and working (with systemd) and I'm using KDE.What I want: Configure Samba shares via Dolphin.What I already did: I added to smb.conf following lines:usershare allow guests = Yesusershare max shares = 100usershare owner only = FalseWhat works: I can add a share in Dolphin and it's properly added in /var/lib/samba/usershares/ and I can see my share (HowTos)

Email privacy possible?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Gmail is great, but in a world where online privacy is getting harder and harder, I find it a priority to leave free webmail services. Sadly, I can't see any great alternatives.Running my own VPS mailserver poses it's own risks. (HowTos)

[SOLVED] Screen tearing - Openboxview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Gusar wrote:@PReP, no matter how much you play with those settings, you won't get rid of tearing. xrender simply doesn't provide vsync. An opengl compositor is the only way. But there is no simple, standalone opengl compositor. There's just Compiz, Kwin and Mutter, which are combined compositor/window manager. (HowTos)

[Archlinux]My window manager seems to have broke (xfce)view story

http://linuxfloat.org – My window manager seems to have broke (xfce). I don't see windows around borders, the mouse doesn't display, and i cannot open the "window manager" settings from the menu (the xorg text tty says my window manager is unknown). The panel still loads but doesn't display my desktops correctly (only shows 1, i have 2). How can i find out why this might have happened? (HowTos)

Grub Error 17 After Installationview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Originally, I had sdb1 at /home/flashdrive, sdb2 at /, and sdb3 was swap.  I put the FAT32 partition first because otherwise Windows won't recognize it as far as I can tell.  Installing /boot on sdb1 would, as far as I know, not allow me to access any other partitions besides that on Windows (unless someone knows another way).  Regardless, I just tried installing a 20mb /boot p (HowTos)

SD Card Readers - Dell 2407WFP Monitorview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hello All,I have a few questions on SD Card Readers and Arch. My goal is to be able to format an 8GB Kingston Micro SD Card (have adapter to SD) so that I can move forward with getting Arch Linux ARM on a BeagleBoard-xM. That's my goal. My question is this, I currently have Arch installed on my laptop, which is an IBM/Lenovo T60. (HowTos)

Password Management Solutions - Looking for software that'll met my goview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I would like to use different random passwords for the various accounts I have. However, as I won't always have my computer there will be times were I need to retrieve a user/pass remotely (via ssh).To start this process, I've been playing around with gnome-keyring and firefox-gnome-keyring. I can store all my login credentials for websites in a encrypted password protected keyring. (HowTos)

18h of kernel compilation for nothingview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Lockheed wrote:I guess it can on a Pentium II 400Mhz with 394MB RAM.Not even there can I imagine 18h. A few hours tops, but that's far from 18h.Lockheed wrote:So was it because of RAM?It's because you compile *everything* in ram. (HowTos)