[arch-general] How can I post on bbs.archlinux.org?

Pierre Thibault pierre.thibault1.dev at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 15:07:53 UTC 2017

So the solution would be for people to note the command on paper then to
boot live (if their live version is working), run the command, note the
result, boot back and go back to the registration page to put the result?

I think this is way too demanding.

2017-09-30 10:56 GMT-04:00 Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com>:

> On Sat, 30 Sep 2017 10:36:56 -0400, Pierre Thibault wrote:
> >I am sorry to write here about this about I would like to register on
> >https://bbs.archlinux.org to have access to the Arch forum. The
> >problem is that I am unable to install Arch but the registration page
> >is asking me the result of an Arch command
> Hello Robot ;)
> it doesn't, it is asking for "Your answer" to "What is the output of
> "date -u +%V$(uname)|sha256sum|sed 's/\W//g'"?"
> I compared two installs, an Arch Linux and an Ubuntu install, since you
> could run Ubuntu even from a live media.
> [rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ grep PRETTY /etc/os-release
> PRETTY_NAME="Arch Linux"
> [rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ date -u +%V$(uname)|sha256sum|sed 's/\W//g'
> cbcc[snip]681f
> [rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ sudo systemd-nspawn -qD /mnt/moonstudio
> [sudo] password for rocketmouse:
> [root at moonstudio ~]# grep PRETTY /etc/os-release
> PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS"
> [root at moonstudio ~]# date -u +%V$(uname)|sha256sum|sed 's/\W//g'
> cbcc[snip]681f
> [root at moonstudio ~]# logout
> [rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$
> The answer is the same, even if you would use an Ubuntu live DVD.
> Regards,
> Ralf

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