What makes someone decide to use kernel modules?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – aardwolf wrote:Why? Has it got to do with optimizations?Is the advantage gained by implementing some stuff in a kernel module, higher than the disadvantage of the extra maintenance this gives to the user?Yes. (HowTos)

git on FAT32view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – aardwolf wrote:Typically, I use an ext3 (or this time probably ext4) partition for installing Linux, but make another FAT32 partition which I use for all kinds of data like projects, photos, ... FAT32 because that's what's the most universally accessible.....But maybe I should start to think about dropping this whole FAT32 thing.You really should.... (HowTos)

Dropbox - No Icons or Dropbox-Functionality in Nautilusview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi GuysI Installed dropbox and nautilus-dropbox from AUR and i face some issues i didn't face before i reinstalled the system.I tried to start dropbox out of gome-session-properties and and with the "start dropbox on system start" option from dropbox itself.The Issue is, that nautilus does not show any signs of dropox what so ever. (HowTos)

Problem with vboxvideo driverview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – fdservices wrote:I am not quite sure that I understand your comment. Did you appreciate that I am trialling Arch in  VirtualBox as a guest operating system?I was tripped up because Arch as a guest is different to every other os as a guest (as far as I know), i.e it has its own Guest Additions package which is incompatible with the VirtualBox pack. (HowTos)

lack required packages for huawei modem after base system installedview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – catar wrote:Hi mfsThanks for the excellent step by step here, I went through it as suggested.  However, couldn't find a couple of packages in the extras repository.  One is in the AUR, but I'm lost as to how to download it from there (newb that I am)Hi catar,I guess the networkmanager and its dependencies should only depend on packages in core, extra and community (and no packa (HowTos)

New binutils 2.22 causing havoc on many AUR packagesview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Many posts around here showing that this is a common problem. (HowTos)

CD drive not working, errors mid-burn.view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have not been able to burn CD's. Here are the outputs of various commands(2:505)$ cdrecord -scanbus wodim: No such file or directory. (HowTos)

Freshly booted Arch uses ~150 MB of memoryview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Sure thing.USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND root 1 2.6 0.0 4192 672 ? Ss 05:09 0:00 init [3] root 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? S 05:09 0:00 [kthreadd] root 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? S 05:09 0:00 [ksoftirqd/0] root 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? (HowTos)

mdadm RAID5 fdisk Shows No Partitionview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Ok, I am having an odd problem. I have a RAID5 setup using mdadm with four disks. I have been using this setup for quite some time without issue, but I recently decided to do a little repartitioning. (HowTos)

Tips for choosing a light-weight but user-friendly terminal emulator?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hey all,I'm currently using KDE's Konsole as my main terminal emulator, but was wondering if there is a more lightweight one, and which would fit a little nicer with tiling window managers.With light-weight I mean that it should have a minimalistic user interface, start fast and be economical with system resources, and not drag in tons of large runtime dependencies.However, I would prefe (HowTos)