Handling unicode strings in C.view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Never tried it, but at least locale-gen doesn't seem to like utf-16...Remember that what applies to C, doesn't only apply to the language, but to all programs written in a language where strings work in a similar way (even if only internally).Meaning, if you were to use a utf-16 terminal, and were to type "echo Hello", you might only get it to print "H", or garbage, s (HowTos)

Pacman error: samba: /lib/libnss_winbind.so.2 exists in filesystemview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi,Went to upgrade and have fixed the problems most are having with pacman 4 etc but now I am getting the below error anyone got any ideas as to how to fix this ? Proceed with installation? (HowTos)

Monitor fades out under certain conditionsview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hello all,This seems more of a hardware issue than anything however I hope to gain some insight by posting about this problem here. Whenever I'm being presented with a screen that has little or no text (i.e.: login screen at CLI) my monitor will fade out to black. If enough text starts to fill the screen, it will fade back in. It happens consistently under these conditions. (HowTos)

Issues with lenovo t420sview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have three issues with my lenovo t420s, they might be related but I'm just not smart enough to fix them.1:By default the bios is set to using optimus, and if I leave it at that x starts up all right but I don't think it is using the discrete graphics card at all? If I change the bios to use discrete graphics X fails with message "no screen found". (HowTos)

Cyrillic unicode fontview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have always been content with default fonts provided, so I have never really payed much attention to my fonts.   However, recently I have decided I wanted to learn to read & write russian.  When I go to russian websites, I'm able to see the characters fine.  It is simply when I try to copy something from urxvt into chrome, or vice-versa.  I have started to frequ (HowTos)

Fstab stopped workingview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – So my fstab stopped working today. (HowTos)

Albumbler - A psychic playlist generatorview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Thanks for the quick reply.  Overall I'm quite happy with the setup and Albumbler has become my preferred means of queuing music.  For me personally it's not a big deal to log in and restart the daemon manually, but since I'm partially targeting Linux neophytes with the livecd I'd love to find a solution.I hadn't thought about trying mpc, but just gave it a shot (HowTos)

continually disconnected from networkview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – i can connect just fine. but after a while, i get disconnected, and i can't reconnect unless i remove the connection and re-create it. (HowTos)

Overheating and Battery drain when WiFi is off after updateview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi everybody! Here's the deal: I upgraded to Kernel 3.1.9 three days ago, everything went fine, I'm on a Acer Aspire 4552 with a Broadcom Wireless adapter (I'm using the opensource driver, brcmsmac. it was working great before the upgrade). (HowTos)

[SOLVED] Wacom Tablet Supportview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I followed all the steps in this post but it did not work for me at first. First off I am using a Lifebook TH700 touchscreen. I am just trying to set up the tablet for my classroom which has an old compaq. When I followed all the steps my touchscreen stopped working and the tablet still did not work. I started to undo all the steps. (HowTos)