ArcoLinux -D -B 19.5 iso's have been released

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by BloodWolf
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: [SOLVED] Arcolinux on ARM?
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Wales

[SOLVED] Arcolinux on ARM?

I know there isn't an official ARM build of Arco but I was wondering if I just installed plain arch onto a raspberry pi using the following instructions https://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv6/raspberry-pi then I should be able to pull in the files from github and spice it up to look and function a...
by BloodWolf
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: ArcoLinux and General Linux Discussion
Topic: What alternatives are there besides the google giant?
Replies: 4
Views: 1377
Wales

Re: What alternatives are there besides the google giant?

Ecosia. A search engine that uses it's profits to plant trees. https://www.ecosia.org/?c=en Startpage. A search engine that strips your identifying information, encrypts it and proxies your traffic to google before returning the results to you. It does use google but it denies google the ability to ...
by BloodWolf
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Jigdo as a possible download method
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Wales

Jigdo as a possible download method

Hey everyone. I know this is a long shot as jigdo is somewhat of an obscure bit of software but I think it has real promise and potential if it is picked up and popularized. Development stopped in 2013 but it is available in the AUR. Basically what Jigdo does is ease the distribution of files across...
by BloodWolf
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: ArcoLinux and General Linux Discussion
Topic: [QUESTION] Has anyone here tried ungoogled-chromium?
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Wales

Re: [QUESTION] Has anyone here tried ungoogled-chromium?

I used it for a while yes but it's still a ram hogging resource monster. The only difference is that it lacks all the google branding and closed source nonsense but the fundamental internals are still the same. I used waterfox as an alternative browser for a long time. It's a 64bit firefox clone wit...
by BloodWolf
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Calamares installer
Topic: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Wales

Re: [OPEN] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

I'd make a post commenting on it if you feel there is anything missing from the post but I think the calamares team is aware and it'll be sorted when the team have time. I personally don't use or need full disk encryption as I dislike the performance hit and it makes recovery operations much more di...
by BloodWolf
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Calamares installer
Topic: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Wales

Re: [OPEN] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

I am afraid BloodWolf we need more info. The calamares team needs to get more technical info. Check this out. https://arcolinux.com/help-us-to-make-calamares-or-the-installer-better-and-help-yourself-and-others-in-the-process/ Calamares-D 00:36:22 [6]: Using log file: "/root/.cache/calamares/sessio...
by BloodWolf
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Calamares installer
Topic: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Wales

Re: [OPEN] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Just installed ArcoLinuxB Qtile full 19.06.1 and ArcoLinux 19.06.1 with encryption and it installed fine. Curious to see what combo of settings you use. on BIOS I chose to encrypt, use swap with hibernation and install bootloader to the MBR. Failed. then changed to install bootloader to system part...
by BloodWolf
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Calamares installer
Topic: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Wales

[PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Hi there. Having decided to test out the new 19.06 ArcolinuxB-Qtile iso I have noticed that whenever the option to encrypt is selected the installer fails with the following error stating that it has failed to create partitions on the disk. The first image is on a BIOS virtual machine and the second...
by BloodWolf
Thu May 16, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: [OPEN] Adding a new DE to iso build?
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Wales

[OPEN] Adding a new DE to iso build?

HI Everyone. Just a quick question here. I have looked through the forum and not found this topic or instruction anywhere. I have been trying to build an Arcolinux iso (Xfce-openbox-i3) but without openbox and i3. I would prefer just to have xfce and to be able to add one of the other WMs to the iso...
by BloodWolf
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: [INFO] Systemd update causes broken boot
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Wales

Re: [OPEN] Systemd update causes broken boot

I think this comes close to what you describe. https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/61324?project=1&string=systemd which leads to boot into emergency console Suggest to downgrade to 239 till the patch not get upstream. Yeah that's what I was looking at when I was trying to figure out what went wrong. Ru...

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