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Package Changes (Tue Jun 7 08:05:09 CEST 2022)
testing community x86_64: 1252 new and 1247 removed package(s)
testing core x86_64: 29 new and 27 removed package(s)
testing extra x86_64: 176 new and 167 removed package(s)
testing kde-unstable x86_64: 279 new and 279 removed package(s)
testing multilib x86_64: 10 new and 10 removed package(s)
A detailed list of all changes can be found
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Locale file changes
C.UTF8 locale is now included in :
@diabonas for this change. Systemd wants us to include C.UTF8 by default and it seems the locale may be in included by glibc upstream in the future. To fix building and avoid nasty fixing in devtools, we include the locale in the package. See systemd/systemd#23252 (comment) FS#74864 : [systemd] >= 251 breaks devtools' locale
There is a
/etc/locale.conf as it has been removed from the
filesystem 2022.06.08-2, it will automatically restore
/etc/locale.conf if it did not already exist.
There is a
/etc/locale.gen. Please review it and regenerate your
locale if necessary.
QEMU >= 7.0.0 changes split package setup
2022-05-09 - David Runge
With the update to qemu 7.0.0 the package has been turned into a more fine grained split package utilizing meta packages.
qemu package is now virtually provided by the meta packages
The functionality of
qemu prior to 7.0.0 is replaced by
The functionality of
qemu-headless is replaced by
The functionality of
qemu-headless-arch-extra is replaced by
The meta package
qemu-full provides all QEMU related packages (excluding
Cannot mix incompatible Qt library (5.15.2) with this library (5.15.3)
Check the mirror you use is up to date:
sudo pacman-mirrors -f 5 && sudo pacman -Syyu
If you use
qt5-styleplugins (AUR), rebuild it:
pamac build qt5-styleplugins
FIXED? VPN via L2TP might not work anymore
FS#74089 - networkmanager 1.36 breaks vpn with networkmanager-l2tp
You may need to downgrade to 1.34.0:
sudo pacman -U
FIXED? DSL/PPPoE may require downgrading 2 packages
my-internet-connection-is-no-longer-working and FS#73948 - networkmanager 1.36.0 breaks DSL connection
Please check if
1.36.2-1.0 of NetworkManager improve things, else downgrade to 1.34.0:
sudo pacman -U
New warnings when building the fallback initcpio - Possibly missing firmware for module: bfa, qed, qla1280, qla2xxx
That’s due to the recent changes to the linux-firmware package. Note these are warnings, not errors. You only need those firmwares if you have Mellanox Spectrum switches, Marvell devices, Qualcomm SoCs, Cavium LiquidIO server adapters, QLogic devices and Broadcom NetXtreme II 10Gb ethernet adapters. if you have that hardware you can install linux-firmware-qlogic to get rid of those warnings. If you do not have that hardware you can safely ignore those warnings.
pamac install linux-firmware-qlogic
systemd 251.2-2 and filesystem 2021.12.07-5 breaks the system - must go back to old version !!!
etc/locale.conf was deleted and the new only includes LC_COLLATE=C - doesn’t work !!!
I just have gotten the update and rebootet.
I’m using Cinnamon Desktop with german locale.
after Login Cinnamon wants to rename the folders in my home Dir
Desktop locale is EN
I cannot start any program when clicking an icon
How can I fix this?
/etc/locale.conf was backed up to
/etc/locale.conf.pacsave. Would it be safe to just replace the new
/etc/locale.conf with the backup?
gnome-terminal can not start in Gnome.
journalctl shows the error:
systemd: Failed to start GNOME Terminal Server.
It looks like that
/etc/locale.conf breaks some apps.
Restore the old files
/etc/locale.gen or edit them manually.
It works for me
If you need more info:
Locale errors are not always obvious and some applications simply stop working without any hints at all - e.g. Gnome Terminal is very sensitive to incorrect configuration of locale.
As root edit the file /etc/locale.gen
Enable the needed locales - including en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8 as fallback.
Rebuild the locale database using the locale-gen script
The Calamares installer adds the locales chosen to the end of /etc/locale.gen so check the bottom of the file …
Please correct me if I’m wrong.
Virtualbox can not start or takes frozen in some hardware (e.g. Intel 11th gen CPU in laptop) when using Linux Kernel 5.18.
The known issue:
Switch back to Linux Kernel 5.17
No, it did not work here.
I restored locale.conf and locale.gen, then ran locale-gen.
After reboot my Cinnamon UI is still in EN locale and I cannot change it, because nothing can be run under the UI.
And another finding.
Logging in on TTY gives:
warning: setlocale: LC_NUMERIC: cannot change locale (de_DE.UTF-8): No such file or directory
warning: setlocale: LC_TIME: cannot change locale (de_DE.UTF-8): No such file or directory
I haven’t rebooted yet, but there’s been no issues since the latest update of glibc, systemd and filesystem so far. One remark though: I used to manually modify locale.gen uncommenting locales I need after every glibc update, and I today I did it too. Then
sudo locale-gen and
However, I’m not going to reboot for a while, there’s a lot of work to do and I don’t want to break into
, so looking forward to any further comments.
I cloned /etc/locale.conf.pacnew as /etc/locale.conf and rebooted.
Language DE is working again. (kernel5.15.45)
Ok I had the wrong locale.gen with only C locale.
Restored the right locale.gen then ran locale-gen.
Now it’s working again.
I noticed that too, but what ist the effect of filesystem 2021.12.07-5 ?
Systemd 251.2-2 ==> keyboard-error because of missing non-existing keys /
QJournalctl breaks kernel…
I’ve just updated the
wiki post, please review:
Still high cpu load of qemu-system-x86 on kernel 5.18.2 and 2x sandy bridge xeon e5-2687w.
It doesn’t happen with 5.17.x and 5.15.x.
I noticed the high load is there only in the first minutes (about 5 minutes) from booting the host (manjaro) and the vm.
mmm by comparing top commands in all kernels the load on cpu seems to be the same, but for some unknown reason the vm is stuttering with 5.18.2…
After updating I’ve not edited
/etc/locale.conf but did did run
These are active:
$ cat /etc/locale.gen | grep -v '#'
$ locale -a
$ cat /etc/locale.conf
#This is the fallback locale configuration provided by systemd.
The old config has more settings, logging in from tty and gnome terminal, region and language settings are all working & correct and nothing seems broken so far.
$ cat /etc/locale.conf.pacsave
@Yochanan MSM > Locale Settings > Detailed Settings, fields for formats are empty after update. Is an update /adjustment necessary for it?
Running cinnamon desktop and everything seems ok apart from terminal/cli. I can’t open terminal, it just doesn’t launch which means I have to alter my pacsave via gui (or install another terminal via gui)
Did you try any
ctrl+ alt+ f2 for example?