Debian is a community-driven GNU/Linux distribution which provides a large range of packages and supports a large range of architectures. It strongly focuses on free software. It has several derivatives, notably Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

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disabling usb device debian [duplicate]

How can I disable a usb device on debian? I am using a macbook pro but I have installed debian jessie 8.2 on it. the USB device: Card Reader (Apple) is pulling way too much power and I don't even use ...
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Where is the nginx executable on Debian? [closed]

I've installed the nginx-light package on debian, but I can't find the executable. It's not in /usr/bin, like it says on the official nginx website. Where is it, then?
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LXC: Are downloaded templates verified?

Debian 8.3, LXC 1:1.0.6-6+deb8u2 When LXC downloads the base packages for a Debian container, are the packages verified? Verifying a Debian CD involves comparing signed checksum files against the ...
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Setting up LIRC in Debian 8

I have an infrared remote control which sends RC-5 signals and a computer with an IR receiver. The computer runs Debian 8 and I'm trying to set up LIRC so that I can control the music player daemon ...
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Fsck error from util-linux

Loading, please wait... fsck from util-linux 2.25.2 /dev/sda2: clean, 36964/3055616 files, 469877/12207104 blocks And I can't start Debian. OS: Debian 8.3.0.
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How do I change from gnome to i3 Debian 8

I have read all over the Internet about changing text files or running commands to change my wm but none of them work. I have looked all around the gnome lock screen for a button allowing me to change ...
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MPlayer cannot fullscreen in Debian Jessie (Radeon R7 M265)

MPlayer cannot do full screen in my freshly installed Debian Jessie on Ace Aspire E5-551G-T16Q laptop that has AMD Radeon R7 series graphics. Here is the output from lshw -short -C display: H/W path ...
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Iceweasel content encoding errors (caused by Debian 8.3 upgrade)

I recently updated my system from Debian Mate 8.2 + Iceweasel 38.5 to Debian Mate 8.3 + Iceweasel 38.6 Almost immediatly after this, I noticed that my browsing was considerably slower but I thought it ...
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cannot “grep abc *” in “/lib/systemd/system” on Debian 8 Jessie

On Debian 8 I cannot do the following command in /lib/systemd/system: root@foo:/lib/systemd/system# grep abc * grep: invalid option -- '.' Usage: grep [OPTION]... PATTERN [FILE]... Try 'grep --help' ...
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Command ndiswrapper not found after installing with aptitude

Why I can't I install ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 in debian with the usual apt-get? I managed to install ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 with aptitude but the command isn't found on bash.
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When are binary-all/Packages files read on debian repositories?

Debian repositories include the folder binary-all and inside them some Packages files, which mention independent-architecture packages. However, it seems that at least amd64 apt doesn't read the ...
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Purpose of the binary-all architecture folder folder on debian repositories?

Which is the purpose of the binary-all architecture folder on debian repositories?
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Metadata fields required for debian Release files?

Which of these fields are required for a Release APT file? Origin Label Suite Codename Architectures Components Description
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Dependency failed for mount after dist-upgrade

Last weekend, I ran an apt-get dist-upgrade on a home Debian 8.3 system, and was surprised to see that it entered emergency mode on the next boot. The server in question runs LVM on top of a mdadm ...
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ADB doesn't recognize a Samsung GT-I9000

I've connected the phone via USB. The phone is rooted, USB debugging is enabled and ADB has root access. The system is a vanilla Debian 8.3.0. lsusb: [...] Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04e8:685e Samsung ...
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How to detect when apt-get requests cdrom?

I'm using debian 8 jessie. I don't use a physical CD-drive, there is no /dev/cdrom. I have DVD-1 and DVD-2 iso files of the operating system. I mounted DVD-1 iso at /media/cdrom01 and DVD-2 iso at ...
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Installing apr(apt-get install libapr1-dev libssl-dev) in my linux system giving me errors

Because of some security problems I am moving to Apache 7 from Apache 6. I am trying to install apr packages in my linux machine. I am using the following command to install apr. apt-get install ...
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Why is 'ls' suddenly surrounding items with spaces in single quotes?

I just noticed that on one of my machines (running Debian Sid) whenever I type ls any file name with spaces has single quotes surrounding it. I immediately checked my aliases, only to find them ...
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How to make installer for my Customized linux? [closed]

I been creating my own distro based on debian it's almost done like what i wanted. Question is how can i make an bootable installer for it like any other debian based distro like ubuntu i will be ...
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Debian Jessie server has no internet access

I have a server running Debian 8 Jessie that constantly loses it's internet access for seemingly no reason. The server has two wired connections, the internet access is on eth0 and the internal ...
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I have 5 IP addresses and use opensmtpd as the mail server on Debian 8.3. The mail server uses the main IP as standard

I have 8 IP addresses on my RootServer, and use OpenSMTPD as the mail server on Debian 8.3. The mail server uses the main IP as standard Ip. How can I tell the mail server www.OpenSMTPD.org to use a ...
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Apache 2.4.10 Debian 8 Reverse proxy not working

I have enabled sudo a2enmod proxy sudo a2enmod proxy_http sudo a2enmod proxy_wstunnel virtualhost.conf file contents Any idea why it's not working? ProxyRequests off <Proxy *> Order ...
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Redirect console to a serial port

I have a serial port /dev/ttyS2 that is connected to a supervisor. Normally, I use this line to send commands back and forth between CPU and supervisor. However, under some settings, I want to just ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

After trying to install an openvpn I've got this: apt-get became broken - unable to install/purge anything. I've got 2 versions of python install 2.7.1 and 3 (wondering if this could cause the ...
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Crontab and screen at reboot

I try to create a cron command that execute a software in a screen during start-up on my Debian. It seems easy by doing this command but it doesn't work (no screen created during start-up): ...
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limit of open files: Debian Jessies´ MySQL vs Community Oracle MySQL

I have just upgraded from MySQL Jessie 5.5 to MySQL Oracle Community Edition v5.6. I have a particular MySQL server, that has around 230 DBs, and > 32k files/tables. Whilst for two or three years, I ...
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Connection is not established again after disconnect-connect ethernet cable

I have a situation where I have two devices connected to each other via ethernet interface, problem comes when I disconnect cable and connect them again after some time (it starts to work normally ...
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Debian package's files authentication

I know that dpkg keeps md5sums of configuration files for each package installed, so it can tell whether they are changed or not when upgrading. Does it keep md5sums for regular (non-configuration) ...
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How do I make changes to an lxc template?

I normally create containers with: lxc-create -n mycontainer -t debian However I want to bake a few items into that "debian" default template. New user with my ssh key, can sudo without a ...
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Error when trying to connect to bluetooth speaker: `org.bluez.Error.Failed`

I'm running Debian Jessie 8.2. I have a bluetooth USB dongle connected to my machine. I run sudo bluetoothctl -a then do the following: [NEW] Controller 5C:F3:70:6B:57:60 debian [default] Agent ...
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Debian 8 Jessie virtualbox vdi disk-image mount

I need to mount virtualbox dynamic vdi image on Debian 8 system. There is 2 ways to solve this task: To use vdfuse. But it was removed from D8 repo, though it exists for D7 wheezy and I use it on ...
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Fedora live USB works on Acer laptop. Debian live USB does not

I have created two live USBs in two separate pendrives: The first one has an ISO image of Debian. The second one has an ISO image of Fedora. Equal conditions My laptop: Aspire V11 Touch (aka ...
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Problem installing Panasonic's KV-SS080 Scanner

I bought a used Panasonic's KV-SS080 but so far I was not able to get it working. For lsusb, here is the response: Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04da:100f Panasonic (Matsushita) For sane-find-scanner, ...
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MOTD not displayed after installing openssh from source

On Debian Wheezy the default openssh server package displays the motd from /etc/motd. When i compile it from source (openssh-6.0p1) it won't display the motd anymore after an ssh login. Configure ...
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Why does my Debian desktop no longer power off when told to? [closed]

sudo poweroff and sudo shutdown -h now used to result in my machine entering the shutdown run level and powering down. These days the machine goes through the shutdown procedure but the power is ...
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Issues with GLIB+Iceweasel+apt-get

I caused the bug but I would like to fix it without doing the amateur "fresh" install. HOW: I copied a bunch of commands and ran them. OS: Debian 8 When I run Iceweasel the following services crash ...
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How to force ssh connection to exit at end of script

I have a script which is composed of two parts. part1 creates an ssh connection, part2 runs a script (about 800 lines and counting so far). part1: ssh $target_server "bash -s" < $target_script ...
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Boot error with uvcvideo in Debian 8

When booting I get the error: uvcvideo: Failed to query (GET_DEF) UVC control 2 on unit 1: -32 (exp. 1). And it slows the booting for about 1 minute. I have looked for a solution for a while but ...
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How to extend a windows volume on xen xm virtual server

I have inherited a Xen virtual server running debian 2.6.32. I have two windows hosts and one of them needs more disk space. I am thinking I should be able to rob a few GB from one of the windows ...
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Pass Array to SSH Connection

How can I pass an array across the ssh connection. I have an array formed thus: declare -a target_array=( "item1 -p12345 -r" "item2 -p65677 -e" ) I then need to pass it to an ssh ...
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x2go printer sharing trouble

I have a got x2go server installed on Debian 8 by official manual: On server-side: sudo aptitude install x2goserver x2goserver-printing cups cups-x2go I login on server as user with x2goclient. I ...
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Change default terminal emulator on Debian

I'm trying to change my terminal emulator from xterm to eterm on Debian Jessie. I can't seem to find the tty config files. I've ran: sudo find / -name tty*.conf but that doesn't yield any results. ...
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Choose software from Debian repository

How can I choose which software I want to install from a Debian repository? I know that didn't make much sense, let me explain more detail. I want to install a «unstable» version of gnupg with (ECC ...
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Can't run java 8u71 on Wheezy Iceweasel

What happened to “WebUpd8” team? Banks homepage asking me for java update but couldn't install update via aptitude. On jessie machine already managed to install and run it via java-package interface, ...
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Custom Debian LiveCD with Installer

I am wanting to make a custom Debian LiveCD that also has an option to install the system onto a HD. I have followed the instructions ...
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Failure to connect to hidden SSID with WPA Supplicant on Debian?

I asked a similar question the first time I did this. It can be found here. I tried to streamline the process this time. I got the hardware ID of my WiFi-Dongle on my windows machine, and searched ...
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Default-Start contains no runlevels

I am trying to make my custom made daemon run at startup and when I call update-rc.d ydcd enable I get the error update-rc.d: using dependency based boot sequencing update-rc.d: error: MyDaemon ...
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Asked for Terminus, and got TeX Gyre Chorus instead

For a long time I've dreamed of an "all-Terminus" desktop, but couldn't figure out how to do it. My taste in fonts is so far outside of the mainstream1 that I could not find any even remotely helpful ...
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dual boot windows 8.1 and debian 8.2

Can anyone suggest among the following options which one would be the best option to install Debian 8.2.0 alongside on a system with (Windows 8.1 - booting mode UEFI on GPT disk) installed : (1) UEFI ...