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How to use same interfaces settings for all wlan devices

I am working with a pcengines apu2c4 board with debian 8.4 installed.I am quite new to Linux. We use edimax ew-7811un usb wifi adapters. Obviously when you insert a wifi dongle new to the machine it ...
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how to avoid login automatically

I have just installed some apps on my Kali Linux , and now it logs in to Gnome display manager, no way to switch or login to root graphically. I tried it to change /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf file, but all ...
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bash: cannot create temp file for here-document: No space left on device

one day I was doing some stuff and I might have changed something which I shouldn't (I was working on the /etc/network/interfaces file). By the way, this is my OS: $ uname -a Linux ribas ...
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Problem with bt-autoconnect 1.0.2 on Debian (raspberry pi 2 Jessie )

Sorry to ask it here, but I tried to run bt-autoconnect v 1.0.2 on Debian but it seems the my Bluetooth dongle is not detected. It's a CSR v4.0 dongle. Since it is not detected, it doesn't connect to ...
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Debian Jessie with Xfce: cannot change locale (LANG) after installing new locale

I am running Debian Jessie with xfce. I used to have the system in English (en_US.utf8 as LANG since I installed debian only with English). Lately, I installed new locales and even if I made sure I ...
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Is it possible to install both Gstreamer 0.10 and Gstreamer 1.0 at the same time?

I have a computer that runs Debian Stretch which has Gstreamer 1.0 installed. I am trying to run a Processing sketch that uses the Processing video library which in turn relies on Gstreamer 0.10. This ...
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use a different socket than /dev/log, system-wide

Is there a way to make a whole Debian (Jessie) installation use a different syslog socket than /dev/log (like, for example, /tmp/my-other-log) ? Reason: I'm running Debian Jessie in a chroot ...
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How to reinstall configuration file [duplicate]

How do you revert or reinstall a configuration file in Debian/Ubuntu? I accidentally overwrote the file /etc/bluetooth/main.conf. Running dpkg -S /etc/bluetooth/main.conf shows that the package bluez ...
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Set pause after USB ejection

When I am trying to safely remove my usb drive there is a very little time lag between states of being ejected and being connected again(I mean that device is still physically connected the notebook ...
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CLI connection from Raspberry Pi3 to bluetooth in solar PV inverter

I am new to bluetooth & trying to learn more so I can connect to my inverter. We have been able to use various command-line tools to: - scan & find my bluetooth mac address. - browse the mac ...
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GNOME 3 - Black border around window theme 'Bright'

I'm using GNOME 3. With the window theme Bright I get black border colors. I haven't had this trouble before in Debian. Images of it: http://anony.ws/i/2016/04/17/Screenshotfrom2016-04-17195440.png ...
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How to properly set environment variables in Debian Jessie?

I can't figure out how to set environment variables properly, even though I tried to follow https://wiki.debian.org/EnvironmentVariables. I've added this to ~/.bashrc: if [ -f ~/.bash_profile ]; ...
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Unresolved dependencies when installing AceStream

I'm using ''Debian GNU/Linux stretch/sid'', though my knowledge of the system is not yet broad enough to my liking. I'm trying to install AceStream, following these steps. But when I added this line ...
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debian / screen freeze but system working

I've recently installed a dual-boot Debian Jessie / Win10 on a 64bit tower PC, and I'm having serious issues with Debian's install. Out of the blue the screen/mouse/keyboard freeze, while the system ...
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Raspberry Pi bluetooth keyboard not responding

I am running Debian Jessie on a Raspberry Pi (specifically 2 B model) and I have bluetooth working and a generic bluetooth keyboard paired and connected. Even so, nothing that I type on the kb will ...
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Debian does not recognize broadcom wireless (BCM43602) as wlan0 interface

I'm struggling to get my wireless card detected as wlan0 on a new Debian install (3.16.0-4-amd64). The wireless PCI device is visible as follows. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 04:00.0 Network ...
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Kingston DataTraveler G4 128GB USB 3.0 doesn't work with Debian

My Debian seems to have issues working with Kingston DataTraveler G4 128GB USB 3.0 pendrive. dmesg log when I stick it in: [ 1189.305742] usb-storage 4-1:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected [ ...
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How to change Samba server description

I'm a total newbie in linux and just installed debian and samba my debian computer name is "debian" but after installing samba it is showing like this(in windows network places) "Samba ...
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Can't export environment variables on X session start

My setup is: Debian testing (stretch), up to date LightDM with autologin enabled Awesome window manager bash, in ROXTerm or XTerm I don't seem to be able to set own environment variables and get ...
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debian stretch wifi not working - iwlwifi installs but doesn't load correctly

After upgrading debian jessie to stretch my wifi didn't work anymore (Toshiba Kira book). The laptop uses an Intel Wireless 7265 which is supported by iwlwifi. So I downloaded the .deb files as ...
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Can't set locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct!

UPDATE I found the problem. I need to relog after setting the language variables. But what I'm wondering is: How would I relog inside a vagrant script? Is this even possible? Introduction I've read ...
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How to mount/unmount SD card that was automatically mounted at boot?

We have a device (actually two of them) running Debian 8.4, largely preconfigured by the vendor. There is a slot for an SD card, which (if present) is automatically mounted at boot. Question is: ...
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Do light color codes work across all distros and terminals? [duplicate]

I use \033[1;34m for light blue. I am using Debian and Putty and it works for me. However, I've heard that it may not work for all users (using different distros and terminals). Is that true? Do they ...
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How to list available packages in a specific repository on Debian?

Is that possible to list available packages in a specific repository on debian jessie using the command line?
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iptables: block all inbound traffic over a certain port number

It is possible using iptables (on Debian) to block all inbound connections for all the ports with a port number over (as an example) 16000. Like this (using 16000 as reference): The port 15999 is ...
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custom bootup/shutdown message

I am using Debian. I set my own image during boot (so no boot messages are visible). When I start PC my own image is shown, then approx 15 seconds black screen is visible and after that it shows my ...
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How can get back to directory line from mysql line

So I'm not sure what exactly do but enter to mysql and now I cannot return to directory line. I show in picture what exacly I mean: My question is: How can from this directory go in: Here I ...
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How can I remove hold libnss3-nssdb package

apt-get install -f with this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: aptitude : Depends: libboost-iostreams1.46.1 (>= 1.46.1-1) but it is not installable Depends: ...
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samba netlogon_creds_server_check failed. Rejecting auth request from client

After an upgrade Windows 7 clients are denied access to samba. The OS is Debian wheezy. After the upgrade to samba 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u9 no Windows client can access. I see this in the logs: ...
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On a KDE4 Debian installation, where does the QtCore library install to?

I have installed every possible package that could have to do with QtCore (I think), but the QtCore library is nowhere to be found. Not in /usr/lib, not in /usr/local/lib, not in usr/include... you ...
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How do I get Cisco webex working under Debian 7 64bit

I'm running Debian 7 64bit on my server and I'm using Oracle Java 8 64bit and firefox 45.0.1. When I connect to the test webex page https://www.webex.com.au/test-meeting.html and test it loads the ...
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How to install latest flash player for Iceweasel/Firefox

How does one install the latest version of Adobe's Flash Player for Iceweasel/Firefox?
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What games can I play on Steam on Debian?

I have installed Steam on my 32 bit Debian Jessie. Looking through the catalogue a lot of them have minimum requirements of Ubuntu as the OS. Can I still play the games?
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Under guest virtual machine, Debian hangs when loading initial ramdisk

I am new to Linux, and recently installed Debian 8 to a guest virtual machine running under Virtual Box on a Windows 8 laptop (Asus x552cl). When I try boot up the Debian system, the virtual machine ...
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Warning , couldn't open module nvidia

I'm using Debian 8, Lenovo z360 and Optimus Nvidia Geforce.
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Why flash plugin is not updating?

I'm running Debian Jessie. I've upgraded the system with: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I try to update flash-plugin with: sudo update-flashplugin-nonfree --install But the ...
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How do I make the terminal background bright white?

I am using: setterm --foreground blue --background white --blink on The result is that the text is blue on bright white. However, the background around the text is grey. How can I make the entire ...
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How do I create a dark blue text on a bright white background in MOTD in Debian?

This is what I currently have. It displays black on bright white. However, I want to have blue (0;34m) on bright white. ^[[0;7;34;37;5mWelcome!^[[0m I used this website as a reference, but I did ...
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Debian Wheezy VirtualBox error: Kernel driver not installed

Installed virtualbox on wheezy via apt, while I try to launch my VM a message error appears: The virtual machine 'Windows 7' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1)." ...
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How to get packets queued by the kernel packet filter?

I made simple HTTP proxy which accepts connections from clients on a fixed port; the proxy forks for every incoming connection, and the forked process deals with the flow of packets to the Internet ...
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how to Install oracle 12 on Debian jessie server

I want to install Oracle version12 on a server Debian Jessie but I can't find any tutorial or the commands to follow. How can I install it?
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Big crash out of nowhere?

So I was using my laptop (drawing in Krita with a Wacom tablet on Debian Wheezy) and the screen suddenly turned blue (like a Windows crash dump) and now looks like the attached image: Does anyone ...
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Any way to get my ethernet to work without installing a non-free driver?

I'm trying to purge myself of all non-free software (using debian jessie) and the last thing remaining is firmware-realtek. Because you know, I want my ethernet to work. Is there any way I can get ...
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Cannot execute inserts querys after upgrade to mysql 5.7 [migrated]

I have Debian 8 (Jessie) server and i followed this procedure to upgrade from mysql 5.5 to mysql 5.7 https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/linux-installation-debian.html Now, any script in the ...
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Batch apt-get install from text file - help with grepping it [duplicate]

I've got a file called packages with a list of my installed packages, it looks like this: accountsservice install and so on. I know I can grep for them, but I'm not sure how to finish ...
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Samba4 DNS - clear old DNS records

Creating AD 2003 domain using Samba-4.3.4 with internal DNS. ISC-DHCP as a server. On Debian. DNS updates comes only from DHCP-server. What tool do I have to use to clear old DNS records, or what ...
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building a uefi-secure boot debian-USB

I assume that there already is something where exactly my problem was discussed years ago, but after spending too much time searching I try my luck here, I hope you can help me or atleast show me the ...
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debian/ can't read raspi sd

I'm facing serious issues here, with a fully functioning SD card containing Raspbian (created dding the image into the sd) not being read by Debian. My /dev shows the drive as sdb but, where other SDs ...
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Where to put shared Apache vhost configuration in Debian?

I have several vhosts that share some lines of configuration and I would like to put this common configuration in a separate file and include it in these vhosts. I am not sure what would be the best ...
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Cron.d doesn't run my command

I am trying to execute a command using cron.d. I've tried so far this to test 11 13 * * * root echo \"OK?\" >/tmp/cron-is-ok which runs fine! Runs as it should. But if I replace the command with ...