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Arch Linux Environment Setup How-To [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781849519724Publication details: Birmingham : Packt Publishing, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781849519731
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Arch Linux Environment Setup How-ToDDC classification:
  • 005.432
LOC classification:
  • QA76.76 .O63
Online resources:
Contents:
Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to; Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewers; www.PacktPub.com; Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more; Why Subscribe?; Free Access for Packt account holders; Preface; History; The Arch Way; Bleeding edge; What this book covers; What you need for this book; Who this book is for; Conventions; Reader feedback; Customer support; Errata; Piracy; Questions; 1. Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to; Installing Arch Linux using the official ISO (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...
A good partition scheme for desktopsSelecting a mirror geographically close to you; What packages to select; Having the extra repository enabled; Configuring your system (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; KEYMAP; CONSOLEFONT; CONSOLEMAP; Finding your time zone; Installing and removing packages (Must know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; The pacman.conf options; Some repository samples; More information about official and unofficial repositories; More information on the ABS
AMD GUI configuration
Booting and managing services with systemd (Should know)Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; Systemd only initialization; Set the target on the kernel command line; List all available services; Default actions for services; Check if a service will be started at boot; Disable a service from starting during boot; Booting and managing services using initscripts (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; The runlevels; Setting the default runlevel in the kernel command line; The default actions; The rc.d helper
Daemons can be started in the backgroundLeave a daemon in the array without being started; Get a list of the available daemons; Configuring GUI using Xorg (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; Directly using Xorg; Using Xorg with a window manager or a desktop environment; Using Xorg with a display manager; Setting keyboard layout in the configuration files; Finding the keyboard options; Finding what graphics card is used on your system; Installing the graphics driver; NVIDIA GUI configuration; Autogenerate an Xorg configuration file with AMD
There's more...Using the ISO from a USB drive; Having problems verifying the ISO signature?; A good partition scheme for desktops; Netcfg sample configurations; Genfstab extra options; Final installation of Syslinux; Installing Arch Linux using the Archboot ISO (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; The ISOs can be used from a USB drive; Selecting local time versus UTC; A safe partition size choice for desktop systems; Selecting the desired filesystem; What about the filesystem on boot?; Naming schemes for block devices
Summary: Each task expresses a specific task for setting up an Arch Linux environment. The recipe as a solution is a carefully organized set of instructions to perform the task as efficiently as possible and a discussion on how to apply the solution in different situations. ""Arch Linux Environment Set-up"" How to is for people wanting to dig deep into a Linux system. By the end of the book you will have basic knowledge how a Linux system is built up, how it boots and a general idea of how it is working. The book also assumes you already know what partitioning is and if you need dual booting you alread
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Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to; Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewers; www.PacktPub.com; Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more; Why Subscribe?; Free Access for Packt account holders; Preface; History; The Arch Way; Bleeding edge; What this book covers; What you need for this book; Who this book is for; Conventions; Reader feedback; Customer support; Errata; Piracy; Questions; 1. Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to; Installing Arch Linux using the official ISO (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...

A good partition scheme for desktopsSelecting a mirror geographically close to you; What packages to select; Having the extra repository enabled; Configuring your system (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; KEYMAP; CONSOLEFONT; CONSOLEMAP; Finding your time zone; Installing and removing packages (Must know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; The pacman.conf options; Some repository samples; More information about official and unofficial repositories; More information on the ABS

AMD GUI configuration

Booting and managing services with systemd (Should know)Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; Systemd only initialization; Set the target on the kernel command line; List all available services; Default actions for services; Check if a service will be started at boot; Disable a service from starting during boot; Booting and managing services using initscripts (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; The runlevels; Setting the default runlevel in the kernel command line; The default actions; The rc.d helper

Daemons can be started in the backgroundLeave a daemon in the array without being started; Get a list of the available daemons; Configuring GUI using Xorg (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; Directly using Xorg; Using Xorg with a window manager or a desktop environment; Using Xorg with a display manager; Setting keyboard layout in the configuration files; Finding the keyboard options; Finding what graphics card is used on your system; Installing the graphics driver; NVIDIA GUI configuration; Autogenerate an Xorg configuration file with AMD

There's more...Using the ISO from a USB drive; Having problems verifying the ISO signature?; A good partition scheme for desktops; Netcfg sample configurations; Genfstab extra options; Final installation of Syslinux; Installing Arch Linux using the Archboot ISO (Should know); Getting ready; How to do it...; How it works...; There's more...; The ISOs can be used from a USB drive; Selecting local time versus UTC; A safe partition size choice for desktop systems; Selecting the desired filesystem; What about the filesystem on boot?; Naming schemes for block devices

Each task expresses a specific task for setting up an Arch Linux environment. The recipe as a solution is a carefully organized set of instructions to perform the task as efficiently as possible and a discussion on how to apply the solution in different situations. ""Arch Linux Environment Set-up"" How to is for people wanting to dig deep into a Linux system. By the end of the book you will have basic knowledge how a Linux system is built up, how it boots and a general idea of how it is working. The book also assumes you already know what partitioning is and if you need dual booting you alread