1. No spam.
All automated messages, advertisements, and links to competitor websites will be deleted immediately and posting such content will result in your immediate and permanent banning.
1a. Please add tags to your post
Remember to add tags to your post, this adds in searching.
More details here.
2. Post in the relevant category only.
Please ensure you post your threads in the correct/related category. Threads posted in the wrong topic area will either be removed or placed in the correct sub-forum by moderators. Consistent abuse of this will result in a warning, the reason for this request is too keep the forum clean, minimises confusion and keeps the forum easy to use.
2a. Please search before posting.
Quite possibly the issue you are experiencing has already been posted and there more than likely will be a solution. Please search the forum before posting your question. This keeps the forum tidy and reduces useless double posts as well as keeping the search function clean.
2b. _Please use appropriate post titles
Choosing an accurate, descriptive and appropriate post title will attract solutions effectively and help other users, when utilizing the forum search feature, to find a solution.
Good Post Titles: “recent problems with ata1 - exception Emask 0x10”, “/dev/snd/* permissions problem”
Bad Post Titles: “Help!!!”, “Noob question!”, “Almost there”
2c. Mark your post as solved.
Once your issue is solved, use the solution tick-box shown below, this indicates to other users that there is a solution to be had.
3. Respect other users.
No flaming, trolling or abusing fellow forum members. Users who post inflammatory, abusive comments will be deleted with a warning issued. Continued behaviour of this type will see your account deleted without further warning.
No threats or harassment of other users will be tolerated. Any instance of threatening or harassing behaviour is grounds for deletion from the forums.
5. Adult content.
No pornography is allowed. Posts containing adult material will be deleted.
We aren’t not overly bothered with swearing, but try to avoid swearing when you can.
All images must be ‘unobtrusive’. Please upload images to and image host such (Imgur) or similar. This forum has the ability to drag and drop to upload your image, though we would prefer the use of a hosting site.
This will take the load off the server as far as storage is concerned.
7. Illegal content.
No re-posting of copyrighted materials or other illegal content is allowed. Any posts containing illegal content or copyrighted materials will be deleted and result in your immediate banning.
8. Politics, Religion and COVID.
This forum will not tolerate any discussion concerning political and religious beliefs.
As of today, 30/04/21 COVID and COVID vaccination discussion are banned topics..
The Russian/Ukrainian war is included as a banned topic as of 23/04/2022
9. Please respect the Moderators and Administrators.
We understand respect is earned so if we are acting like a dick, let us know via a private message. We are a reasonable bunch of dudes/dudettes.
If we delete/remove a post/thread you think was unfairly removed, again send us a private message to discuss.
All the Forum Staff volunteer here and have lives outside Linux/Internet, so if you don’t get a reply immediately, please be patient. We will reply.
10. Other Distro discussion.
We welcome discussion relating to other distributions but please keep it to the “Other Distributions/OS” forum.
If you have nothing nice to say then keep it to yourself. The ArchLabs Forum isn’t a medium for bad mouthing other Distros, Devs or forums.
11. One Account Per User.
No duplicate accounts are permitted. Any violations of this will see both accounts permanently banned.
12. Most of all, enjoy your time here.
We are a light hearted bunch and we want it to stay that way.