ArchLinux: installing on GPT/LVM/GRUB 2 (no installer)

Boot into ArchLinux ISO modprobe dm-mod pacman -Syy pacman -S gdisk   gdisk /dev/sda o   then "y" to confirm n 1 <enter> +32M ef02 n 2 <enter> <enter> 8e00 w  then "y"  to confirm ————— pvcreate /dev/sda2 vgcreate arch /dev/sda2 lvcreate -L 1G -n boot arch lvcreate -C y… Continue reading

Archlinux: Unable to boot installation “waiting for device labeled”

If you see this while trying to boot Archlinux installation   Waiting 30 seconds for device /dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201210 … Error: Boot device didn't show up after 30 seconds… Falling back to interactive prompt. You can try and fix the problem manually…. ramfs$ Label your device ARCH_201210 and you should be good… Continue reading

ArchLinux: set of fonts I’m using on my Asus N73SV laptop

This is the current set of fonts I've installed on my Asus N73SV laptop running Archlinux.   sudo pacman -Sy font-bitstream-speedo bdf-unifont artwiz-fonts cantarell-fonts dina-font gsfonts monaco-linux-font opendesktop-fonts tamsyn-font terminus-font ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-cheapskate ttf-dejavu ttf-droid ttf-freefont ttf-inconsolata ttf-sazanami ttf-ubuntu-font-family xorg-fonts-100dpi xorg-fonts-75dpi xorg-fonts-misc xorg-fonts-type1   Let me know in the comments if… Continue reading