Arch signoff

Posted on Tue 02 April 2019 in Arch Linux • Tagged with signoff, Arch Linux

Arch sign off tool

Since some time Arch has been letting users become testers which can sign off packages in [testing] repository's. The idea behind allowing users and not only the Arch team sign off packages as known good is that packages can be moved earlier or bugs and issues …


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Arch Linux @ Reproducible Build Summit Paris

Posted on Thu 13 December 2018 in Arch Linux, Reproducible Builds • Tagged with Arch Linux, Reproducible Builds

Write up of the reproducible summit

Three members of the Arch Linux team attended the Reproducible Build Summit 2018 in Paris this week to work together with the reproducible ecosystem to work on reproducible build issues. The other participants where from a lot of different projects and companies such as …


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Arch Linux ARM on the Allwinner NanoPi A64

Posted on Sun 09 December 2018 in Arch Linux ARM • Tagged with Arch Linux ARM, Allwinner

Arch Linux ARM on a NanoPi A64

I've obtained two NanoPi A64's a long while ago and recently thought of setting them up as a HA cluster as an exercise. Since setting it up with real hardware is a lot more fun then with VM's or containers. And I wanted …


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Arch User Magazine

Posted on Fri 03 August 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, Magazine

A blast from the past, the Arch User Magazine

It's almost 10 years ago that Ghost1227 created the Arch User Magazine and this week I got reminded about it's existence. I found that the original domain where the magazine was hosted was no longer owned by Ghost1227, but by using …


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Arch monthly July

Posted on Wed 01 August 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux

Archweb updates

The Arch Linux website has been updated and it's search functionality was expanded to make it able to find the 'archlinux-keyring' by searching for 'archlinux keyring'. This was contributed by an external!. Another small visual improvement was made by removing some empty spaces in provides.

AURpublish

AURpublish was …


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Arch Linux at FrOSCon

Posted on Tue 10 July 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, FrOSCon

Yet another shoutout for FrOSCon, which will be held 25th and 26th of August. Arch Linux will have a devroom with talks so far about Linux Pro Audio and our general Infrastructure / Reproducible build.

Thanks to Stickermule there will be Arch Linux sticker to hand out. Stickermule


Arch monthly June

Posted on Mon 02 July 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux

Archive cleanup

The Arch Archive has been cleaned up, the discussion started in this mail thread. The archive server was running out of space and therefore needed some cleaning, all packages which are not required for reproducible builds where removed (and where from 2013/2014/2015). Packages from these years …


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Arch monthly May

Posted on Sat 02 June 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Pacman, Arch Linux

Pacman release

Finally! A new pacman release, this version adds some critical bits for reproducible builds and the pacman repository has been shed of misc tools which are now in pacman-contrib. More details in the changelog and on reddit

BUILDINFO Rebuild

For reproducible builds, every package in the repository build …


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Arch monthly January

Posted on Tue 06 February 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, FOSDEM, TU, DevOps

Arch Linux @ FOSDEM

Arch Linux Trusted Users, Developers and members of the Security team have been at FOSDEM. Next year there will be more stickers hopefully and maybe a talk, but it was great to meet some Arch users in real life, discuss and even hack on the Security Tracker …


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Arch monthly December

Posted on Mon 01 January 2018 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, FOSDEM, 34C3, AUR

Arch Linux @ 34C3

Arch Linux Trusted Users, Developers and members of the Security team have been at 34C3 and even held a small meetup. There was also an #archlinux.de assembly where people from the irc channel could meet each other. Seeing how much interest there was this year, it …


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