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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)