Power management is not working properly after update. cannot change display brightness on my dell inspiron 5558 laptop. (KDE) slider moves and popup animation is shown with keyboard shortcuts but does not affect brightness at all.
(I downgraded pulseaudio and its dependency due to ongoing audio port switching issue but I don’t think this should have anything to do with brightness)
Hi, I installed the latest stable image of Manjaro KDE on the 15th on a brand new Lenovo T14 and the touchpad was working fine.
After the update the touchpad is not working anymore
I tried to downgrade libinput but the problem remains so it might be bigger than that
Edit: I updated to the 5.9 kernel and the issues remained. I shutdown (not restart) the computer and start again and it worked.
I think the issue came from me rebooting from windows (dual boot), I just read that sometimes the driver for hardware is loaded in the flash memory, which means it’s always recommanded to shutdown and start computer when you want to change the operation sytem used (and not reboot).
So I don’t think my problem was coming from the update (just a bad coincidence). I leave my experience here, just so it can help.
OK, I’ve dug into the OpenVPN problems and I’ve found the solution.
The main problem is that the new systemd unit specifies running as user openvpn and group network, whereas the original (pretty sure I didn’t change it, though I may be wrong) didn’t specify a user/group.
So the big problem was the daemon not being able to read config in /etc/openvpn. The solution here is to change the ownership of that directory (and everything under it) to openvpn.
A secondary problem (for me) was that I was specifying AES-256-CBC as the cypher, and this is no longer supported. Changing that to AES-256-GCM fixed the problem (this was also set as one of the alternative options in my client device’s config, so this was safe for me. This may not be the case for everyone).
Yes I also had issues with lightdm failing and startx failed also. So I booted to latest kernel in single user mode and followed Phil advice in original post (pamac remove command, etc.). Then I had to reset mirrorlist and make sure downloading OK. Also had to boot into latest kernel and CTRL+ALT+F2 and finish off driver install: Trying to update to nvidia-450xx
If a “pacman -Qi startup-notification” in the terminal says there is no 'required by" packages, you can remove it.
But using “sudo pacman -Rns startup-notification” will show you the dependencies too and you have the option to remove it or not.
I don’t think there was a removal of anything, as Manjaro update a pacnew file without touching your user config file. Maybe you as others have a helper tool which do auto merging of .pacnew (which is a bad idea IMO)?