Category Archives: Arch

Arch Linux 2010.05 Installer Issue [FIXED]

I reinstalled my Dell Latitude D630 this afternoon using the new Arch Linux installer (2010.05) netinstall. I had an issue however where the live image would start to boot and then I’d get a blank screen. I quickly realized what the problem was, and found a fix. Note: it looks like it is a similar… Read More »

DVD Playback in Arch Linux

I find that I run into this problem everytime I reinstall Arch, so I figured it was time to document those pesky missing peices. Considering Arch Linux is more of a “do-it-yourself” distribution there are more peices to the puzzle than you might find in Ubuntu or similar. In this short article I’ll outline everything… Read More »

origami now available in Arch User Repository (AUR)

If you’ve been following my other blog (ubuntu-tutorials.com) you know I’ve developed a management tool for running Folding@Home clients on Linux distributions.  It started out a bit Red Hat specific, but has since been ported to Debian families and finally Arch Linux.  I just finished applying my latest patches and put together a PKGBUILD for… Read More »

Install Chromium Browser on Arch Linux

Update: I’ve submitted a patch to the existing PKGBUILD in the AUR which brings the Chromium Browser up to yesterdays nightly build.  Much improved from the previous. I saw a post recently on the Planet Ubuntu Users, again by Stefano Forenza, regarding installing and testing the latest daily Chromium browser builds.  That got me curious… Read More »