nss: /usr/lib/p11-kit-trust.so exists in filesystem

My Arch update broke today with the following error which was due to a missing soname entry in the older nss packages. The error was identified and a post describing the error with a fix was posted to the ArchLinux news feed. Read Here

How to configure a static IP interface on Arch Linux

  Arch Linux defaults to DHCP on a new install. This guide will walk you through the steps need to configure a static IP interface for your Arch Linux install. 1. Create the interface config file in “/etc/netctl/”. Either use the sample file in “/etc/netctl/examples/” as a base or create one from scratch. We’ll create…

How to Install Spotify client on Arch Linux

The Spotify client is available through WINE or natively through the AUR. I’ll walk you through the AUR way. 1. Download the Spotify package from the AUR. [Spotify AUR] wget https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sp/spotify/spotify.tar.gz 2. Unpack the package and compile. tar -zxvf spotify.tar.gz cd spotify/ makepkg -s The “-s” switch will use pacman to resolve any dependencies. 3….

Gnome online accounts not working

Just completed my fresh install of Arch Linux and Gnome 3.10. Hit my first issue, gnome-online-accounts dialog does not come up so I can’t add my clound accounts. The Fix: Install “telepathy-gaze” packge. pacman -S telepathy-gaze

How to find partition UUID on Arch Linux

Using UUID to identify you partitions is better then using kernel device names .i.e /dev/sd?. Mainly on systems where drives get move around frequently. Dev names change when the physical order of the drives are change but the UUID always remains the same. You can use the “lsblk” or “blkid” command to get the UUID…