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Mr. Alex 08-15-2012 11:33 AM

New Arch ISO, can't run fresh mc
Hi. I have a strange problem which might be VirtualBox specific but maybe not... I got newest Arch ISO. Following some instructions I installed Arch on VirtualBox in Windows 7 just to try new setup method. Everything went well except mc which after installation refuses to run. I start it:

# mc
and cursor stalls on a new line untill I hit Ctrl+C. "htop" & "links" run OK but not "mc"/"mcedit". They both just stall. Why can this happen? I am concerned that it might happen on a real installation...

abrinister 08-16-2012 09:58 PM

It doesn't happen on my Arch box. It runs just fine. Have you updated/upgraded?


pacman -Syyuu
pacman -S mc

If updating/upgrading is not desired (for some weird reason), then see this page.

Alex Brinister

Mr. Alex 08-17-2012 03:17 AM

Thanks. System was updated. But I got a chance to make an installation on a netbook and it works there so now it doesn't really matter.

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