Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Linux, Unix › echo "The `uname` Club" (NEW POLL)
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

echo "The `uname` Club" (NEW POLL) - Page 239

Poll Results: How long have you been using your current, main installation?

 
  • 24% (50)
    less then a month
  • 23% (47)
    less then six months
  • 14% (30)
    less then a year
  • 24% (49)
    less then three years
  • 13% (27)
    three years+
203 Total Votes  
post #2381 of 4043
Anything worth doing takes work, something many people seem to forget these days.
el rig
(30 items)
 
el portable
(20 items)
 
el servidor
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen 5 1600X [Biostar] X370GT3 [Gigabyte] GTX 1080 windforce oc [G.Skill] Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
[Samsung] 960 evo m.2 250GB [Mushkin] eco2 512GB SSD [Mushkin] enhanced reactor 500GB SSD [Corsairl] h100i v2 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
[Noctua] nf-S12a pwm 120mm fan x 5 [M$] Winblows 10 pro fortified and telemetry free [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
[Dell] e2311h [Qisan] White Magicforce 68 w/ MX greens [Cougar] CMX 1000 [Fractal Design] Define C mini 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
[Logitech] g900 chaos spectrum [GGing] black extended mousepad [Onkyo] TX-SR313 receiver [KLH] Center and rear speakers 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
[Realistic] MC-1000 front speakers [Insignia] Rocketboost subwoofer Audio-Technica] QuietPoint ath-anc7b [Zalman] clip mic 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Keycool] KC21 keypad w/ Gateron greens [Orico] USB 3.0 HDD dock bay [Orico] 7-port powered USB 3.0 Hub [Rosewill] 10-port powered USB 2.0 Hub 
OtherOther
[Belkin] 7-port powered USB 2.0 Hub [Phanteks] Cable extensions white 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
[Intel] i7 6700HQ [Lenovo] ideapad y [Intel] HD 530 [AMD] Radeon R9 M375 4GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
[Samsung] 8GB DDR4 2133 [G.Skill] Ripjaws 8GB DDR4 2133 [Adata] Premier SP550 240GB SATA III M.2 SSD [Sandisk] X400 512GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[Asus] slim external DVD RW stock [M$] Winblows 10 fortified and telemetry free [Lenovo] 14" 1080p monitor 
KeyboardCaseMouseAudio
[Lenovo] integrated [Lenovo] y700 shell [Lenovo] touchpad integrated 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Vortex] Poker II keyboard w/ MX Blacks [logitech] g303 daedalus apex mouse [WASD] v2 TKL w/ MX Clears (for work) [Dell] OEM optical mouse (for work) 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
[Intel] Xeon e5645 x 2 [Dell] Poweredge r710 OEM [Mushkin] 64GB (16x4GB) DDR3 ECC [Sandisk] Cruzer 2.0 16GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
[Seagate] Constellation.2 1TB 7200 hdd x 2 [Sandisk] SSD Plus 240GB Sata III [Samsung] 850 EVO 250GB Sata III [WD] Red 1TB 5400 hdd 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
[Dell] OEM low-prof DVD RW [Dell] Poweredge r710 stock [VMWare] ESXi 6.5 [Dell] 870W Switching PSU x 2 
CaseOtherOther
[Dell] Poweredge r710 2U OEM all together* [Dell] r710 2.5" hdd bracket x 6 
  hide details  
Reply
el rig
(30 items)
 
el portable
(20 items)
 
el servidor
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen 5 1600X [Biostar] X370GT3 [Gigabyte] GTX 1080 windforce oc [G.Skill] Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
[Samsung] 960 evo m.2 250GB [Mushkin] eco2 512GB SSD [Mushkin] enhanced reactor 500GB SSD [Corsairl] h100i v2 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
[Noctua] nf-S12a pwm 120mm fan x 5 [M$] Winblows 10 pro fortified and telemetry free [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
[Dell] e2311h [Qisan] White Magicforce 68 w/ MX greens [Cougar] CMX 1000 [Fractal Design] Define C mini 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
[Logitech] g900 chaos spectrum [GGing] black extended mousepad [Onkyo] TX-SR313 receiver [KLH] Center and rear speakers 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
[Realistic] MC-1000 front speakers [Insignia] Rocketboost subwoofer Audio-Technica] QuietPoint ath-anc7b [Zalman] clip mic 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Keycool] KC21 keypad w/ Gateron greens [Orico] USB 3.0 HDD dock bay [Orico] 7-port powered USB 3.0 Hub [Rosewill] 10-port powered USB 2.0 Hub 
OtherOther
[Belkin] 7-port powered USB 2.0 Hub [Phanteks] Cable extensions white 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
[Intel] i7 6700HQ [Lenovo] ideapad y [Intel] HD 530 [AMD] Radeon R9 M375 4GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
[Samsung] 8GB DDR4 2133 [G.Skill] Ripjaws 8GB DDR4 2133 [Adata] Premier SP550 240GB SATA III M.2 SSD [Sandisk] X400 512GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[Asus] slim external DVD RW stock [M$] Winblows 10 fortified and telemetry free [Lenovo] 14" 1080p monitor 
KeyboardCaseMouseAudio
[Lenovo] integrated [Lenovo] y700 shell [Lenovo] touchpad integrated 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Vortex] Poker II keyboard w/ MX Blacks [logitech] g303 daedalus apex mouse [WASD] v2 TKL w/ MX Clears (for work) [Dell] OEM optical mouse (for work) 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
[Intel] Xeon e5645 x 2 [Dell] Poweredge r710 OEM [Mushkin] 64GB (16x4GB) DDR3 ECC [Sandisk] Cruzer 2.0 16GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
[Seagate] Constellation.2 1TB 7200 hdd x 2 [Sandisk] SSD Plus 240GB Sata III [Samsung] 850 EVO 250GB Sata III [WD] Red 1TB 5400 hdd 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
[Dell] OEM low-prof DVD RW [Dell] Poweredge r710 stock [VMWare] ESXi 6.5 [Dell] 870W Switching PSU x 2 
CaseOtherOther
[Dell] Poweredge r710 2U OEM all together* [Dell] r710 2.5" hdd bracket x 6 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2382 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

Problem is you're using Manjaro.


And people think this is just me picking on non-vanilla Arch distributions. It's not. Most of these spins have fundamental issues because of the way Arch is ( bleeding edge ). Manjaro tried to change that by making a so called "stable" repository, this doesn't work so good. Cinnarch ( now Antergos ) has had the best track record, though similar to Manjaro, their installer breaks after every other release or so because it isn't maintained constantly. Arch got rid of their installer for this very reason, too much hassle and no one to maintain it.

You tried to go easy with a pre-built Arch, now you're seeing how much of a pain going easy causes.


You are right and I only realize that now,and that's why I'm gonna download the arch lice cd then install it once I'm free,I should've listened to you but unfortunately I thought it'd be easier and would take less time to do it with manjaro and it turned out to be the opposite frown.gif
My First
(9 items)
 
My dream
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 4960x ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Black Edition GTX 780 ti GTX 780 ti 
GraphicsRAMHard Drive
GTX 780 ti  64 GB corsair dominator Samsung 840 pro 256GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
My First
(9 items)
 
My dream
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 4960x ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Black Edition GTX 780 ti GTX 780 ti 
GraphicsRAMHard Drive
GTX 780 ti  64 GB corsair dominator Samsung 840 pro 256GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2383 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by CSCoder4ever View Post

Anything worth doing takes work, something many people seem to forget these days.

And in all honesty...
Code:

# make basic partition directories ( I have separate boot and home partitions )

mkdir /mnt/boot
mkdir /mnt/home

# mount your partitions

mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/boot
mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/home

# install base and base-devel

pacstrap /mnt base base-devel

# generate fstab

genfstab -p /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab

# easiest chroot in your life

arch-chroot /mnt

# set hostname

echo "Cirque" >> /etc/hostname

# symlink localetime ( use tab-complete to find your own )

ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime

#Uncomment your locale in /etc/locale.gen then run;

locale-gen

# create linux ramdisk

mkinitcpio -p linux

# install grub

pacman -S grub

grub-install /dev/sda

# make sure grub is configured

grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

# set root password

passwd 

# install basic setup stuff

pacman -S sudo alsa-oss alsa-utils xorg xorg-server xorg-server-utils xorg-utils xorg-xinit

# uncomment to allow users in the group "wheel" to use sudo

EDITOR=nano visudo

# add user

useradd -m -g users -G audio,lp,optical,storage,video,wheel,games,power -s /bin/bash freak

# new users password

passwd freak

exit

unmount -R /mnt

reboot

That's the whole install process off the top of my head from my last install. And besides the maybe 2 minutes it took to write it all, the only extra time it would take to install would be download time. That's how easy vanilla Arch is.

Pretty much follows the Arch install guide word for word...

Arch guide; https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_guide

My guide here ( basically the same but cut down a bit ); http://www.overclock.net/a/how-to-install-archlinux-the-easy-quick-and-dirt-way

And of course your desktop of choice, but that part should be obvious.
Edited by Shrak - 4/22/14 at 4:11pm
post #2384 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by CSCoder4ever View Post

Anything worth doing takes work, something many people seem to forget these days.

And in all honesty...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Code:

# make basic partition directories ( I have separate boot and home partitions )

mkdir /mnt/boot
mkdir /mnt/home

# mount your partitions

mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/boot
mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/home

# install base and base-devel

pacstrap /mnt base base-devel

# generate fstab

genfstab -p /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab

# easiest chroot in your life

arch-chroot /mnt

# set hostname

echo "Cirque" >> /etc/hostname

# symlink localetime ( use tab-complete to find your own )

ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime

#Uncomment your locale in /etc/locale.gen then run;

locale-gen

# create linux ramdisk

mkinitcpio -p linux

# install grub

pacman -S grub

grub-install /dev/sda

# make sure grub is configured

grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

# set root password

passwd 

# install basic setup stuff

pacman -S sudo alsa-oss alsa-utils xorg xorg-server xorg-server-utils xorg-utils xorg-xinit

# uncomment to allow users in the group "wheel" to use sudo

EDITOR=nano visudo

# add user

useradd -m -g users -G audio,lp,optical,storage,video,wheel,games,power -s /bin/bash freak

# new users password

passwd freak

exit

unmount -R /mnt

reboot

That's the whole install process off the top of my head from my last install. And besides the maybe 2 minutes it took to write it all, the only extra time it would take to install would be download time. That's how easy vanilla Arch is.

Pretty much follows the Arch install guide word for word...

Arch guide; https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_guide

My guide here ( basically the same but cut down a bit ); http://www.overclock.net/a/how-to-install-archlinux-the-easy-quick-and-dirt-way

And of course your desktop of choice, but that part should be obvious.

Woah! That is really easy! I notice no formatting though, I'm guessing you Chroot from an already-existing system and did the formatting ahead of time?

also I really love Chroot, it enables me to actually work on my Arch install while also having an OS I can depend on for the moment. ( since college and all, and I need something in case an update borks my laptop's install. )
el rig
(30 items)
 
el portable
(20 items)
 
el servidor
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen 5 1600X [Biostar] X370GT3 [Gigabyte] GTX 1080 windforce oc [G.Skill] Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
[Samsung] 960 evo m.2 250GB [Mushkin] eco2 512GB SSD [Mushkin] enhanced reactor 500GB SSD [Corsairl] h100i v2 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
[Noctua] nf-S12a pwm 120mm fan x 5 [M$] Winblows 10 pro fortified and telemetry free [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
[Dell] e2311h [Qisan] White Magicforce 68 w/ MX greens [Cougar] CMX 1000 [Fractal Design] Define C mini 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
[Logitech] g900 chaos spectrum [GGing] black extended mousepad [Onkyo] TX-SR313 receiver [KLH] Center and rear speakers 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
[Realistic] MC-1000 front speakers [Insignia] Rocketboost subwoofer Audio-Technica] QuietPoint ath-anc7b [Zalman] clip mic 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Keycool] KC21 keypad w/ Gateron greens [Orico] USB 3.0 HDD dock bay [Orico] 7-port powered USB 3.0 Hub [Rosewill] 10-port powered USB 2.0 Hub 
OtherOther
[Belkin] 7-port powered USB 2.0 Hub [Phanteks] Cable extensions white 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
[Intel] i7 6700HQ [Lenovo] ideapad y [Intel] HD 530 [AMD] Radeon R9 M375 4GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
[Samsung] 8GB DDR4 2133 [G.Skill] Ripjaws 8GB DDR4 2133 [Adata] Premier SP550 240GB SATA III M.2 SSD [Sandisk] X400 512GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[Asus] slim external DVD RW stock [M$] Winblows 10 fortified and telemetry free [Lenovo] 14" 1080p monitor 
KeyboardCaseMouseAudio
[Lenovo] integrated [Lenovo] y700 shell [Lenovo] touchpad integrated 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Vortex] Poker II keyboard w/ MX Blacks [logitech] g303 daedalus apex mouse [WASD] v2 TKL w/ MX Clears (for work) [Dell] OEM optical mouse (for work) 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
[Intel] Xeon e5645 x 2 [Dell] Poweredge r710 OEM [Mushkin] 64GB (16x4GB) DDR3 ECC [Sandisk] Cruzer 2.0 16GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
[Seagate] Constellation.2 1TB 7200 hdd x 2 [Sandisk] SSD Plus 240GB Sata III [Samsung] 850 EVO 250GB Sata III [WD] Red 1TB 5400 hdd 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
[Dell] OEM low-prof DVD RW [Dell] Poweredge r710 stock [VMWare] ESXi 6.5 [Dell] 870W Switching PSU x 2 
CaseOtherOther
[Dell] Poweredge r710 2U OEM all together* [Dell] r710 2.5" hdd bracket x 6 
  hide details  
Reply
el rig
(30 items)
 
el portable
(20 items)
 
el servidor
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen 5 1600X [Biostar] X370GT3 [Gigabyte] GTX 1080 windforce oc [G.Skill] Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
[Samsung] 960 evo m.2 250GB [Mushkin] eco2 512GB SSD [Mushkin] enhanced reactor 500GB SSD [Corsairl] h100i v2 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
[Noctua] nf-S12a pwm 120mm fan x 5 [M$] Winblows 10 pro fortified and telemetry free [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS [AOC] i2367f 23" IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
[Dell] e2311h [Qisan] White Magicforce 68 w/ MX greens [Cougar] CMX 1000 [Fractal Design] Define C mini 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
[Logitech] g900 chaos spectrum [GGing] black extended mousepad [Onkyo] TX-SR313 receiver [KLH] Center and rear speakers 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
[Realistic] MC-1000 front speakers [Insignia] Rocketboost subwoofer Audio-Technica] QuietPoint ath-anc7b [Zalman] clip mic 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Keycool] KC21 keypad w/ Gateron greens [Orico] USB 3.0 HDD dock bay [Orico] 7-port powered USB 3.0 Hub [Rosewill] 10-port powered USB 2.0 Hub 
OtherOther
[Belkin] 7-port powered USB 2.0 Hub [Phanteks] Cable extensions white 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
[Intel] i7 6700HQ [Lenovo] ideapad y [Intel] HD 530 [AMD] Radeon R9 M375 4GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
[Samsung] 8GB DDR4 2133 [G.Skill] Ripjaws 8GB DDR4 2133 [Adata] Premier SP550 240GB SATA III M.2 SSD [Sandisk] X400 512GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[Asus] slim external DVD RW stock [M$] Winblows 10 fortified and telemetry free [Lenovo] 14" 1080p monitor 
KeyboardCaseMouseAudio
[Lenovo] integrated [Lenovo] y700 shell [Lenovo] touchpad integrated 
OtherOtherOtherOther
[Vortex] Poker II keyboard w/ MX Blacks [logitech] g303 daedalus apex mouse [WASD] v2 TKL w/ MX Clears (for work) [Dell] OEM optical mouse (for work) 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
[Intel] Xeon e5645 x 2 [Dell] Poweredge r710 OEM [Mushkin] 64GB (16x4GB) DDR3 ECC [Sandisk] Cruzer 2.0 16GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
[Seagate] Constellation.2 1TB 7200 hdd x 2 [Sandisk] SSD Plus 240GB Sata III [Samsung] 850 EVO 250GB Sata III [WD] Red 1TB 5400 hdd 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
[Dell] OEM low-prof DVD RW [Dell] Poweredge r710 stock [VMWare] ESXi 6.5 [Dell] 870W Switching PSU x 2 
CaseOtherOther
[Dell] Poweredge r710 2U OEM all together* [Dell] r710 2.5" hdd bracket x 6 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2385 of 4043
Yeah, my partitions are all always made ahead of time from either a previous install ( like in the case when I did that ), or by gparted... I normally have another live usb like Ubuntu, Fedora or some other distribution that has a gparted or some other partitioner. I used to use cfdisk but have lately been using gpt instead of mbr so cfdisk doesn't work and I haven't bothered with cgdisk since my disks are normally already partitioned.

Both cases though the filesystem is already in place as well so no need to worry about that, but that's as easy as " mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdX " and " mkswap /dev/sdY "

Still extremely easy either way tongue.gif
post #2386 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

Yeah, my partitions are all always made ahead of time from either a previous install ( like in the case when I did that ), or by gparted... I normally have another live usb like Ubuntu, Fedora or some other distribution that has a gparted or some other partitioner. I used to use cfdisk but have lately been using gpt instead of mbr so cfdisk doesn't work and I haven't bothered with cgdisk since my disks are normally already partitioned.

Both cases though the filesystem is already in place as well so no need to worry about that, but that's as easy as " mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdX " and " mkswap /dev/sdY "

Still extremely easy either way tongue.gif

Who still uses a swap partition tongue.gif
My System
(21 items)
 
Server/HTPC
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8320 Asus m5a99fx pro EVGA 660ti  Gskill 8GB F3-1600C9-8GXM x2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GB x2 OCZ Agility 3 Sasmsung 840 EVO Western Digital Caviar Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500gb Asus DRW-24B1ST Asus BC-12B1ST cool master hyper 212 evo 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro x64 Arch  Asus 23" VH238 Asus 23" VH238H 
PowerCase
Corsair CX600M Fractal Design Define R5  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i3 6100 Asus Z170M-Plus something 16gb DDR4 Western Digital 500GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Samsung 2TB Western Digital Red 3TB HGST Deskter 4TB Unraid 6.x 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server - VM Corsair CX430  Cooler Master HAF 912 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(21 items)
 
Server/HTPC
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8320 Asus m5a99fx pro EVGA 660ti  Gskill 8GB F3-1600C9-8GXM x2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GB x2 OCZ Agility 3 Sasmsung 840 EVO Western Digital Caviar Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500gb Asus DRW-24B1ST Asus BC-12B1ST cool master hyper 212 evo 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro x64 Arch  Asus 23" VH238 Asus 23" VH238H 
PowerCase
Corsair CX600M Fractal Design Define R5  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i3 6100 Asus Z170M-Plus something 16gb DDR4 Western Digital 500GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Samsung 2TB Western Digital Red 3TB HGST Deskter 4TB Unraid 6.x 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server - VM Corsair CX430  Cooler Master HAF 912 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2387 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by cones View Post

Who still uses a swap partition tongue.gif

My workstation and server do tongue.gif

Plows through 32GB of RAM like it's nothing.

Although they do a lot of rendering and general high ram workloads, so it's nice to have a small buffer.
post #2388 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

My workstation and server do tongue.gif

Plows through 32GB of RAM like it's nothing.

Although they do a lot of rendering and general high ram workloads, so it's nice to have a small buffer.

I've never had that issue in Linux before.
My System
(21 items)
 
Server/HTPC
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8320 Asus m5a99fx pro EVGA 660ti  Gskill 8GB F3-1600C9-8GXM x2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GB x2 OCZ Agility 3 Sasmsung 840 EVO Western Digital Caviar Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500gb Asus DRW-24B1ST Asus BC-12B1ST cool master hyper 212 evo 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro x64 Arch  Asus 23" VH238 Asus 23" VH238H 
PowerCase
Corsair CX600M Fractal Design Define R5  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i3 6100 Asus Z170M-Plus something 16gb DDR4 Western Digital 500GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Samsung 2TB Western Digital Red 3TB HGST Deskter 4TB Unraid 6.x 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server - VM Corsair CX430  Cooler Master HAF 912 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(21 items)
 
Server/HTPC
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8320 Asus m5a99fx pro EVGA 660ti  Gskill 8GB F3-1600C9-8GXM x2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GB x2 OCZ Agility 3 Sasmsung 840 EVO Western Digital Caviar Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500gb Asus DRW-24B1ST Asus BC-12B1ST cool master hyper 212 evo 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro x64 Arch  Asus 23" VH238 Asus 23" VH238H 
PowerCase
Corsair CX600M Fractal Design Define R5  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i3 6100 Asus Z170M-Plus something 16gb DDR4 Western Digital 500GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Samsung 2TB Western Digital Red 3TB HGST Deskter 4TB Unraid 6.x 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server - VM Corsair CX430  Cooler Master HAF 912 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2389 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

And in all honesty...
Code:

# make basic partition directories ( I have separate boot and home partitions )

mkdir /mnt/boot
mkdir /mnt/home

# mount your partitions

mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/boot
mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/home

# install base and base-devel

pacstrap /mnt base base-devel

# generate fstab

genfstab -p /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab

# easiest chroot in your life

arch-chroot /mnt

# set hostname

echo "Cirque" >> /etc/hostname

# symlink localetime ( use tab-complete to find your own )

ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime

#Uncomment your locale in /etc/locale.gen then run;

locale-gen

# create linux ramdisk

mkinitcpio -p linux

# install grub

pacman -S grub

grub-install /dev/sda

# make sure grub is configured

grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

# set root password

passwd 

# install basic setup stuff

pacman -S sudo alsa-oss alsa-utils xorg xorg-server xorg-server-utils xorg-utils xorg-xinit

# uncomment to allow users in the group "wheel" to use sudo

EDITOR=nano visudo

# add user

useradd -m -g users -G audio,lp,optical,storage,video,wheel,games,power -s /bin/bash freak

# new users password

passwd freak

exit

unmount -R /mnt

reboot

That's the whole install process off the top of my head from my last install. And besides the maybe 2 minutes it took to write it all, the only extra time it would take to install would be download time. That's how easy vanilla Arch is.

Pretty much follows the Arch install guide word for word...

Arch guide; https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_guide

My guide here ( basically the same but cut down a bit ); http://www.overclock.net/a/how-to-install-archlinux-the-easy-quick-and-dirt-way

And of course your desktop of choice, but that part should be obvious.

Thanks a lot shrak for this,for all the other things and most of all for tolerating my Noob-ness =)
My First
(9 items)
 
My dream
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 4960x ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Black Edition GTX 780 ti GTX 780 ti 
GraphicsRAMHard Drive
GTX 780 ti  64 GB corsair dominator Samsung 840 pro 256GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
My First
(9 items)
 
My dream
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 4960x ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Black Edition GTX 780 ti GTX 780 ti 
GraphicsRAMHard Drive
GTX 780 ti  64 GB corsair dominator Samsung 840 pro 256GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2390 of 4043
FYI; sudo is in base-devel.
Wannabe
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K GA-Z77X-UD3H ASUS GTX 760 DirectCU II OC 2x4GB Samsung DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
128GB Crucial M4 1TB WD Green Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro Arch Linux 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M 1920x1200 Microsoft Sidewinder x4 Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W Cooler Master Haf X 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G700s SteelSeries Experience I-2 Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 80 ohms 
  hide details  
Reply
Wannabe
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K GA-Z77X-UD3H ASUS GTX 760 DirectCU II OC 2x4GB Samsung DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
128GB Crucial M4 1TB WD Green Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro Arch Linux 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M 1920x1200 Microsoft Sidewinder x4 Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W Cooler Master Haf X 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G700s SteelSeries Experience I-2 Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 80 ohms 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Linux, Unix
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Linux, Unix › echo "The `uname` Club" (NEW POLL)