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===System Files===
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====fstab====
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This contains the commands to connect to my Buffalo NAS drive, which I have added incase it helps someone else with one.  I connect to the drive which is on a static IP address and has no security set for the shares, so in your case connecting up to your own network shares would of course differ from mine.
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{{File|name=/etc/fstab|content=
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# My Network Shares
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//192.168.1.2/share /media/share cifs guest,rw,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0
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//192.168.1.2/data /media/data cifs guest,rw,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0
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//192.168.1.2/apps /media/apps cifs guest,rw,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0
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}}
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====rc.conf====
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This contains the settings I used that apply to my machine and my network, so your rc.conf will be different to mine.
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{{File|name=/etc/rc.conf|content=
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#
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# /etc/rc.conf - Main Configuration for Arch Linux
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#
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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# LOCALIZATION
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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#
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# LOCALE: available languages can be listed with the 'locale -a' command
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# HARDWARECLOCK: set to "UTC" or "localtime", any other value will result
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#  in the hardware clock being left untouched (useful for virtualization)
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# TIMEZONE: timezones are found in /usr/share/zoneinfo
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# KEYMAP: keymaps are found in /usr/share/kbd/keymaps
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# CONSOLEFONT: found in /usr/share/kbd/consolefonts (only needed for non-US)
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# CONSOLEMAP: found in /usr/share/kbd/consoletrans
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# USECOLOR: use ANSI color sequences in startup messages
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#
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LOCALE="en_GB.UTF-8"
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HARDWARECLOCK="localtime"
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TIMEZONE="Europe/London"
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KEYMAP="uk"
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CONSOLEFONT="ter-v16b"
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CONSOLEMAP=
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USECOLOR="yes"
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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# HARDWARE
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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#
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# MOD_AUTOLOAD: Allow autoloading of modules at boot and when needed
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# MOD_BLACKLIST: Prevent udev from loading these modules
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# MODULES: Modules to load at boot-up. Prefix with a ! to blacklist.
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#
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# NOTE: Use of 'MOD_BLACKLIST' is deprecated. Please use ! in the MODULES array.
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#
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MOD_AUTOLOAD="yes"
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#MOD_BLACKLIST=() #deprecated
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MODULES=(acpi-cpufreq cpufreq_ondemand !net-pf-10 !ipv6 !parport !snd_pcsp !pcspkr loop iwl4965 lp)
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# Scan for LVM volume groups at startup, required if you use LVM
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USELVM="no"
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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# NETWORKING
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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#
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# HOSTNAME: Hostname of machine. Should also be put in /etc/hosts
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#
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HOSTNAME="8920g"
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# Use 'ifconfig -a' or 'ls /sys/class/net/' to see all available interfaces.
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#
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# Interfaces to start at boot-up (in this order)
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# Declare each interface then list in INTERFACES
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#  - prefix an entry in INTERFACES with a ! to disable it
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#  - no hyphens in your interface names - Bash doesn't like it
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#
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# DHCP:    Set your interface to "dhcp" (eth0="dhcp")
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# Wireless: See network profiles below
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#
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#Static IP example
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#eth0="eth0 192.168.1.11 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255"
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#eth0="dhcp"
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INTERFACES=(!eth0)
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# Routes to start at boot-up (in this order)
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# Declare each route then list in ROUTES
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#  - prefix an entry in ROUTES with a ! to disable it
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#
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#gateway="default gw 192.168.1.1"
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ROUTES=(!gateway)
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# Enable these network profiles at boot-up.  These are only useful
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# if you happen to need multiple network configurations (ie, laptop users)
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#  - set to 'menu' to present a menu during boot-up (dialog package required)
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#  - prefix an entry with a ! to disable it
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#
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# Network profiles are found in /etc/network.d
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#
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# This now requires the netcfg package
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#
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#NETWORKS=(main)
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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# DAEMONS
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# -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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#
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# Daemons to start at boot-up (in this order)
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#  - prefix a daemon with a ! to disable it
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#  - prefix a daemon with a @ to start it up in the background
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#
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DAEMONS=(@syslog-ng !network @crond @alsa hal fam !netfs wicd @cpufreq @cups @openntpd @bluetooth gdm)
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===Command Outputs===
 
===Command Outputs===

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Introduction

This is my 1st ever wiki and I hope that by writing this it can benefit another user out there to setup archlinux on their laptop like me. I should also like to explain that I am a novice in the World of Linux and so I shall try and pass on as much knowledge as I possibly can.


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System Files and Command Outputs

System Files

fstab

This contains the commands to connect to my Buffalo NAS drive, which I have added incase it helps someone else with one. I connect to the drive which is on a static IP address and has no security set for the shares, so in your case connecting up to your own network shares would of course differ from mine. Template:File

rc.conf

This contains the settings I used that apply to my machine and my network, so your rc.conf will be different to mine. Template:File

xorg.conf

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Command Outputs

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lspci

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Troubleshooting

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