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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Reproducible Arch Linux?!

Posted on Sun 26 November 2017 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, Security, Reproducible

The reproducible build initiative has been started a long time ago by Debian and has been grown to include more projects. Arch is now also in the process of getting reproducible build support, thanks to the of hard work of Anthraxx, Sangy, and many more volunteers. In pacman git patches …


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Arch weekly #2

Posted on Fri 26 May 2017 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux

This is the second edition of Arch weekly, a small weekly post about the news in the Arch Linux community.

Official docker image for Arch Linux!

After reporting about the Arch-boxes project last week. Pierres created the Arch Linux organization on Docker and created a base image. The docker build …


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Arch weekly #1

Posted on Wed 17 May 2017 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux

This is the first edition of Arch weekly, a small weekly post about the news in the Arch Linux community. Hopefully this will be a recurring weekly blog post!

linux-hardened appears in [community]

After the disappearance of linux-grsec from the repos due to the Grsecurity project not providing the required …


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FriendlyARM NanoPi NEO review

Posted on Sun 21 August 2016 in Arch Linux • Tagged with NanoPi NEO, Arch Linux, Mainline, ARM

The NanoPI NEO is a little 8 dollar ARM device with an interesting form factor and specifications.

  • 512/256 MB ram (single slot)
  • Cortex-A7 Quad-Core
  • USB 2.0
  • 100 Mbps ethernet
  • 40 x 40 mm board size
  • SD card slot

FriendlyARM NANO

Mainline support

FriendlyARM provides an UbuntuCore image, but of course …


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BananaPi with Arch Linux ARM and a mainline kernel

Posted on Wed 30 December 2015 in Arch Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, BananaPi, ARM, Mainline

I posted a guide on getting Arch Linux ARM on the BananaPi last week. Now I was eager to get a mainline kernel working on the BananaPi for some ARM hacking and testing of new patches. In this post I'll describe the steps required to get a mainline kernel booted …


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