Better way to resolve this use „Pamac“ from Manjaro. It’s there own package manager (AUR - Helper)
[Unstable Update] 2020-12-02 - BREAKAGE EXPECTED - Python 3.9, Nvidia driver simplification, KDE-git
Received update 20.04.1-4.1, and those files truly became leftovers
I’m temporarily using
gnome-tweaks-git from AUR to avoid this issue.
Normally I do use pamac, but it doesn’t work in conjunction with systemd-nspawn which is why I use pikaur at times because that does work with it. I won’t bore you with the reasons why that is so, they are too complicated to explain.
Just found out that I have lost all printing ability now as well (hp printer - and yes I have reinstalled hplip). All connections to localhost are dead so forget cups I can’t even get the page up, and the Manjaro print settings just says ‘not connected’ all the time (obviously for the same reason) so that is no use either. I will let you know if I get a solution.
Edit. lo is up and accepting pings but nothing else.
Edit2. Solved sudo systemctl enable cups
sudo systemctl start cups
What the hell switched the service off I haven’t at clue.
…maybe you missed the message about the service changes?
pikaur was reinstated by a rebuild of the package.
I had already done that of course and it didn’t work, but next time I rebuilt it did work, so if you are affected by this rebuild it twice, don’t ask me why you have to do that though.
I always remove orphans. What’s the point of having them on your system if you’re sure you mark the ones you need as “explicitly installed”?
Btw, I think this still needs some cleanup @nightmare-2021:
after today update I’m having a minor problem that’s when my session is locked return only a black screen. In a tty I can see that everything is normal, but I need to kill my session to able to see the login screen again (or startx a new session). I’m using lightdm. It also happens if I use xflock4, it will go direct to the black screen.
Did new tests without a second monitor, it will go to login, but to try to login with my user will result in a black screen.
Locking with xscreensaver and login will not result in a blackscreen but xscreensaver is too ugly to be used.
As the problem was with light-locker and there’s only a few other options to be used with lightdm, changed to sddm to work around the problem.
I am with this, when upgrading in pamac:
parallel: Warning: $HOME not set. Using /tmp.
Just installed the latest set of updates from unstable and I am experiencing a problem with the sudo command.
sudo --help works
sudo systemctl status [some service] crashes.
I can su to root and doing coredumpctl tells me the program that crashed was sudo.
Anyone else seeing this?
systemctl don`t needs sudo
There’s a thread about it here:
sudo pacman-mirrors --api --set-branch testing
zsh: segmentation fault (core dumped) sudo pacman-mirrors --api --set-branch testing
You can use
su to start a root shell instead.
pamac broken? I’m trying to install
virtualbox-ext-oracle from AUR, this is what I get during auth (without actually typing the password):
** (pkttyagent:66921): WARNING **: 17:00:15.007: Error reading line from helper: nothing to read ==== AUTHENTICATION FAILED ==== Error: Authentication failed
pamac-manager gets stuck on
P.S. I’m asking here because it’s the most recent topic, but I’m pretty sure this issue was caused by today’s (09-12-2020) update
It’s likely that not only
sudo but also the polkit authentication is broken, while
su still works. I’ve already rolled back to testing branch to get a working
when did that change? I’ve been using sudo for systemctl forever it seems…
You can use it, but not necessarily. It will ask for password if necessary.