Partition type value during Arch installationview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – You will want type 0x83.  It is the partition type for ext2, ext3 and ext4.   Extended is used as a "wrapper" to allow more than four primary partitions.  You can put several non-primary partitions in an extended partition.Here is my partition scheme:Disk identifier: 0x87b33479 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 (HowTos)

Custom File Actions in Dolphinview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I recently installed KDE 4.8. I'm surprised to find I really like it despite until now being an old skool kind of guy (I've finally got Linux on some decent hardware so I decided to start getting graphical up in this biatch)!I'm trying to set up Dolphin/Konqueror to provide my own actions in file right-click menus, e.g. run a script with the selected file as an argument. (HowTos)

cdrom causing problems with UDev at bootview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I'm Sorry for the delay but I've been away for a few days. (HowTos)

Too short battery timeview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – The "swapper" process is related to the idle process and timer stats... It is what the CPU does when it has nothing else to do. (HowTos)

USB storage devices problemview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Ok,  so here is part of /var/log/messages.log with failed USB transfer:Feb 28 20:21:40 localhost kernel: [ 117.263584] usb 3-2: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci_hcd Feb 28 20:21:40 localhost mtp-probe: checking bus 3, device 4: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.2/usb3/3-2" Feb 28 20:21:40 localhost kernel: [ 117.470130] ehci_hcd 0000:00:13.2: BAR 0: set to [mem 0xfe (HowTos)

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)