SOLVED: Installing MS Office 2007 on Archview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I had some trouble installing Office 2007, which I finally solved. The Arch wiki on Office 2007 instructions didnt work. Thought it would be useful to someone1. (HowTos)

pm2ml: generate metalinks for pacman downloadview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – pm2ml (pacman2metalink) is basically a spiritual successor to pacman2aria2. It generates fully-compliant (afaik) metalinks for pacman download operations. Use them to download files faster via parallel and segmented downloads. (HowTos)

BTRFS mkinitcpio hookview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi,I know this is an very old post, but I couldn't find anything new in this matter. Are there any updates regarding this hook?I've started using it now, but I don't understand some things:1) when are snapshots made (or do I have to make them manually, for e.g. using a cron job)?2) is it possible to make snapshots when updating system using some pacman wrapper, e.g. (HowTos)

Ghostscript loading libtasn1 fails: wrong ELFCLASS32view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – # grep Architecture /etc/pacman.conf Architecture = autobut # uname -m x86_64As i was having some trouble with GRUB(Linux aprtition starts after a 1.7tb windows partition and GRUB Legacy was having none of it) this install was done with x86_64 Arch core iso... (HowTos)

grub2-bios in partition does not boot after upgradview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I installed grub2-bios into partition ,instead of MBR.I removed /boot/grub directory before the upgrade just in case# chattr -i /boot/grub/core.img # rm -rf /boot/grub/ # pacman -Syu # modprobe dm-modAfter grub2-bios and grub2-common have been upgraded , I ran# grub-install --directory=/usr/lib/grub/i386-pc --target=i386-pc --boot-directory=/boot --recheck --force --debug /dev/sda1 # chattr +i /bo (HowTos)

Request for ATI Catalyst 12.2view story

http://chakra-project.org – I recently picked up a ASUS Laptop which has quad core AMD Sabine with ATI 6720g2 graphics. Due to the graphic chipset being latest, the existing Catalyst on Archimedes ISO doesn't install, however after pacman -Syu the newer Catalyst does install and run without any glitches. However suspend remains an issue unless and until latest 12.2 is installed. (HowTos)

Im new! what is this? i want to install amarok!view story

http://chakra-project.org – This happens when pacman is already running somewhere else, sometimes because of appset-qt.If you wait a minute and try again and it still says that, just do sudo rm /var/lib/pacman/db.lck sudo pacman -Syu sudo pacman -S amarokEn Español:Este ocurre cuando pacman está ejecutando en otro lugar, a veces a causa de Appset-Qt.Si usted espera un minuto y vuelva a intentarlo y dice todavia, ejecutasudo (HowTos)

Sometimes X fails to startview story

http://chakra-project.org – Yes, I know, but there was the [installed] information there as well. Anyway I did everything you told me but I got just a black screen.[dario@chakra-pc ~]$ sudo pacman -Q xf86-video-intelxf86-video-intel 2.17.0-2As tretris4 told me, if Optimus is disabled inside the bios, this can't work. And I just realized that I had it disabled in my bios. (HowTos)

Problem after updateview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – pacman log wrote:[2012-03-10 23:28] Running 'pacman -Syuf'Recipe for breakage...It gets worse:pacman log wrote:[2012-03-10 23:30] /tmp/alpm_beBGjj/.INSTALL: line 47: mountpoint: command not found[2012-03-10 23:30] WARNING: /boot appears to be a separate partition but is not mounted.[2012-03-10 23:30] >>> Updating module dependencies. (HowTos)

Installation from faunOS usbview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – No, that would not be a good idea. For one thing, there are likely to be differences in configuration, boot loaders etc. FaunOS is designed to run "live" as far as I can tell. (I know you can install to HD but it is still basically "live".) Moreover, FaunOS was discontinued in 2008. (HowTos)