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My network interface disappears from /run/network/ifstate

Here's the relevant parts of my interfaces configuration file: # grep -vP '^(#|$)' /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.10/24 ...
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Getting 2 monitors to work in Debian

I'm quite new to Debian let alone linux and would like to setup dual screens. I've done multiple searches but there is nothing beginner-friendly for me to grasp exactly what I need to do to get the ...
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Gracefully reinstall a tweaked deb compiled from source and set up with checkinstall

When you previously compiled from source and installed the deb (yes, Debian) with checkinstall, and then you added/removed options from that binary and you need to reinstall it above the old ...
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Debian + Huawei E3372h

I am trying to get the USB Modem Huawei E3372h to work on Debian. Here is what I've tried so far: lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 002: ID 12d1:1f01 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ... lsusb -d 12d1: -v .....
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Unable to verify the kernel signature “gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found”

In order to compile a new kernel on my Debian jessie, I am trying to verify the GPG key , following the instruction on the official website. I have download the the linux-3.18.35.tar.sign and linux-3....
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How do I get my Logitech Quickcam 4000 up and running?

I've just installed Debian “Squeeze” and would love it if I could get my webcam up and running. I've Googled for a solution, and there's a package named pwc that I need to install to get it up and ...
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Advertising local HTTP services via Avahi/Zeroconf on Debian

I have a Debian server on local network for home media center/NAS purposes. It is running multiple services such as Plex, or Ajenti, which I can access like so: http://debian.local:32400/web for Plex ...
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debmirror not working with Debian experimental release

I am trying to mirror the debian "experimental" release on my debian mirror. I am using debmirror to do this: #!/bin/sh GNUPGHOME=/var/lib/debmirror; export GNUPGHOME debmirror -a amd64,i386 -e ...
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Where to download chrome remote desktop 32 bit for ubuntu 12.04 as it is discontinued by google?

I installed the the 32 bit version of google chrome in ubuntu 12.04 using the post Where to download Chrome 32bit since it has been discontinued by Google? My objective is to install the 32 bit ...
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DMP 3300MX-A embedded pc, debian 6.0 squeeze, kernel 3.2, bios watchdog and harwdare reset

I have been studying how to properly set up a watchdog on my embedded system, have read plenty of posts, but I am stuck with no solution. I've read: How to correctly configure Debian watchdog daemon ...
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WIFI Issue, First connected, but now stuck in authentication and not connecting

I installed Debian Linux recently It asked for IWLWIFI update, I did it also, and it got connected, but now it is not connecting, it stucks in authentication and drops out. my other laptops with Mint, ...
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Media changed: please insert the disk labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux

I installed Debian 7 using a USB flash drive "burned" from the first DVD ISO of the Debian installation CD/DVD. I did a very minimal install without Debian desktop environment, Print server and ...
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Linux PPTX presentation Viewer

Besides Open Office, is there any solution for opening .pptx presentations on Linux (Debian to be more precise)?
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dpkg complains about a missing package which is already installed

Trying to install letsencrypt on Debian Jessie, I have run into the following situation I don't quite understand. I already have installed python-acme: dpkg -l | grep acme ii python-acme 0.6.0-1~...
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Clone Linux user (copy user, based on another one)

How can I create a new system user, an exact copy of another one (having the same groups, permissions, privileges and settings), but with different username, password and home directory?
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Missing or disappear home directory

Today I turn on my computer and I get many problems fsck with nodes after (Initramfs), this happened to me before so I run the following command fsck /dev/sda1 -y now running this command ...
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Gnome doesn't want start

my problem is following: some time I just restarted my computer, after restart the gnome doesn't want to show up, I have only the 6 tyy's terminals ( I can log in and do whatever I want ). I am ...
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I had g++, was using it, installed make, and now g++ is impossible to install

I am running Debian 8.1. I installed g++ via the terminal using apt-get. I then installed build-essential, and saw something in the terminal about "removing g++". I freaked out a little, because I've ...
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How to specify a custom include directory in Debian?

I am trying to compile my program on a Debian system via ssh and without root privileges. PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="7" VERSION="7 (wheezy)" I ...
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Debian netinstall over wifi?

I have a question obout installing debian. Ubuntu has this option which can install all mising packages from ethernet of wifi, while debian has only ethertnet option. The firmware I prepaire -> see ...
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Kali Linux 2.0- htc_9271.fw download failed

I am trying to get my wireless adapter TL-WN721N to work on Kali Linux 2.0 64 bit which is running on virtual box. lsusb Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR9271 802....
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Debian live iwlwifi firmware error

When booting Debian live onto my computer, I encountered the errors: [ 19.456064] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: firmware: failed to load iwlwifi-7265-9.ucode (-2) [ 19.456183] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: ...
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Trouble with Debian Jessie, NVIDIA driver, Bumblebee and primusrun on Dell Vostro ultrabook

I am trying to install NVIDIA driver for my geforce 830m. My computer is a Dell Vostro 5480 with Intel HD Graphics 4400, and I can't disable the Intel graphs on BIOS so I presume that I need to use ...
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can ping google dns, but not google.de -> unknown host // worked in another network

I have a Laptop with debian jessie installed. At my home network, i could connect successfully to the internet (ping google.de successful). At the external network, i can't ping google.de (result: ...
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Why doesn't monit like this syntax

I am trying to setup monit for my debian server. I have a main monitrc file in /etc/monit which at the end has include /etc/monit/conf.d/*. In conf.d I have two files for my apache and mysql servers: ...
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changing source for packages after debian 8 cdrom install

Setting up a first home file server. Fresh Debian 8 installed. When trying to install nmap [wanted ncat to test syncthing] apt asks me to insert the CD.. In the future i might be far from the box ...
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Wrong site appears in Nginx

I have a Debian Linux server with nginx configured for several sites (/etc/nginx/sites-enabled), every site showing on its own domain. Now when I remove a site from /etc/nginx/sites-enabled, querying ...
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How to Fix empty /etc/sudoers as root?

I did root@masi:~# visudo -x /etc/sudoers root@masi:~# exit logout masi@masi:~$ sudo apt-get install vim >>> /etc/sudoers: syntax error near line 1 <<< which I get because the ...
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Why autoconf.h is not copied automatically to its place?

I'm working on a clean Debian 7.7 install. After the install everything was working fine except the webcam in Iceweasel browser. After reading a lot I found that the best solution is to install ...
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can't find running process which I started via SSH yesterday

Yesterday I connected to my Developer VM Debian Linux via SSH. I started "Mamute" which is a open source stackoverflow clone etc. As I restarted my machine today I reconnected as root and wanted to ...
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ELAN Touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian 7.6

I recently purchased an ASUS Q550LF laptop with Windows 8.1 preinstalled, and subsequently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian 7.6. I use Ubuntu for most tasks, but occasionally have reason to boot ...
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Block countries based on IP in firewall

I would like to restrict visibility of my server from outside my country. I am connecting to my personal server always from one or two countries. Is there a way to block all the IPs coming from all ...
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python3-pyds9 package missing in Jessie

In Sid there is a package python3-pyds9 but it seems this disappeared in Jessie. How do I get ds9 package for Python in Jessie?
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Debian install failing due to CDROM not being detected

A similar question got asked but got closed. If you install Debian 7.7 to a USB in Windows with unetbootin and then try to install Debian from that USB, it will complain that it 'cannot mount CDROM' ...
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How can I automatically fetch dependencies when installing a Debian package? [duplicate]

If I download a Debian .deb package because it is not available through apt, I will usually try to install it using the command sudo dpkg -i package.deb. However dpkg, whilst being excellent at it's ...
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Upgrade Wheezy -> Jessie Unable to install procps

I am trying to upgrade my Debian Wheezy to Jessie, but it failed during the apt-get dist-upgrade, and now I am completely stocked. Here is what happens when I try a apt-get dist-upgrade : sudo apt-...
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Executing backup script on external HDD plug using udev

I have tried to write a custom udev rule to run a backup.sh script when I plug my USB 3.0 external hard disk to my home server. I created a new file in /etc/udev/rules.d called 10-custom.rules. In ...
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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 log in to debian 8 desktop as a normal user?

After rebooting computer I can't log in to desktop as anything else than "root". If I try with my normal username and correct password the screen blinks and returns without any message or anything. Q:...
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How to make a dhcp server using busybox udhcpd for multiple ports

I have a Beaglebone Black that needs to be configured as a DHCP SERVER: I want BOTH [eth0 and usb0] to act as a DHCP SERVER once clients connect to them via a standard cable, crossover (no router/hub)...
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What are the differences between Debian Linux Kernel and Linux-libre?

What are the differences between Debian Linux Kernel and Linux-libre in terms of freedom related issues? I know the Debian Linux Kernel can load non-free modules while in Linux-libre they have been ...
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Autostart bash script, debian 8 [closed]

Bash script #!/bin/sh xflux -l 55 -g 37 How autoboot it precisely in debian 8? I.e via "Startap Application" command gnome-terminal -e /path_to_script/script.sh Doesn't work
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munin phpfpm plugin

I have setup PHP-FPM plugin All graphs works except three PHP5-FPM Average Process Size PHP5-FPM Memory Usage PHP5-FPM Processes setup /etc/munin/plugin-conf.d/munin-node [phpfpm_*] env.url ...
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VNC client with possibility to specify username, and encryption keys

My KVMoIP from ADDER requires connection with username and encryption. The telnet prompt mentions RFB 4.0. None of my Linux clients can do that? I tried vncviewer, xvnc4viewer, and vinaigre, each the ...
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Problem with apt-get on Debian 5 Lenny

I have to work with a Lenny VM, and I can't get apt-get to work. I already changed source.list to use archive repositories which let download some files via apt-get update, but not all. I keep getting ...
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Command to install linux headers fails

I need to install my linux headers for an Nvidia driver install. But I get an error when doing so: peter@peter-deb:~$ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) Reading package lists... Done ...
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Why isn't “REISUB” working on Debian?

I'm using Debian 'Jessie'. Sometimes my computer freezes, and then I can't use Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot, Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to kill the X Window System nor Ctrl+Alt+F1 to open a new shell. I've read in ...
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Nothing survives reboot in Debian Jessie

Running RasPBX based on Debian Jessie - I tried to change a few .conf files, but they always reverted following reboot. I initially thought this was dhcp messing with things, but it turns out nothing ...
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Debian 8 - Install lastest version of MySQL

After downloading MYSQL APT Repository at http://cdn.mysql.com//Downloads/MySQL-5.7/libmysqld-dev_5.7.11-1debian8_amd64.deb I ran the command dpkg -i libmysqld-dev_5.7.11-1debian8_amd64.deb ...
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Debian install unsuccessfull: DVD, dd, cat, Unetbootin, YUMI, Rufus, Live CD installs do not work

I have an old laptop which runs Windows 7 and Linux Mint perfectly. However, I do not seem to be able to install Debian into it. I tried lots of ways to install with USB stick but failed. Image was ...