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Failed to get D-Bus connection: unknown error -1

Running OSMC on my Raspberry Pi 2b. I set up a samba share a few days ago, there is nothing else I've done for the last few weeks with the Pi besides running a few daemons. It's running 24/7. Now ...
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Can't SSH (connection refused) [closed]

I'm trying to set up a headless machine running manjaro. I install and enable openssh, and can ssh localhost, but can't ssh by another machine. Plus, if I modify the /etc/ssh/sshd_config I cannot even ...
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Trouble With Debian Window Focus On Mouse Click

I recently installed Debian, the version is here below : Linux version 3.16.0-4-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 4.8.4 (Debian 4.8.4-1) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt25-2 (2016-04-08) ...
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debian 7.9 Duplicate sources.list

I'm trying to update wheezy to jessie and get duplicate source errors apt-get update ... Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ ...
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Browse remote machine files in Nautilus

I'm running old Debian machine: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.2 (lenny) Release: 5.0.2 Codename: lenny And I'm using Nautilus file browser in it: I'm missing "...
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Cannot boot GRUB bootloader just shows 'GRUB' with blinking cursor

When I boot normally (or try to boot from a USB), all I get is GRUB with a blinking cursor. No command works, even CTRL-ALT-DEL. If I try to boot from a USB/DVD, I get the same error more or less. ...
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VirtualHost issue on Debian 8

I got my own server on Debian 8. My Website is on it (with a domain name). For the question my domain will be domain.com My website is under /var/www/website I got owncloud under /var/www/owncloud ...
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How to setup DHCP Relay in Debian 8?

have three VMs. One VM is a DNS and DHCP server, one is a Linux router running Debian 8 and the last VM is a test machine. I am trying to configure the Debian 8 machine as a DHCP relay. I have ...
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Debian Jessie Xfce show Canon camera in Thunar

I am trying to access photos on a Canon Powershot A490, which uses PTP to connect to computers and printers, from Debian Jessie with the Xfce desktop. This isn't my machine and I'm not experienced ...
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Debian keeps hanging, may be graphics driver issue

For the past few days, my Debian install keeps randomly hanging every 5-30 minutes. The screen freezes. Sometimes GDM kicks me back to the login screen after a little while. Other times it just ...
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Kernel panic message in Debian Wheezy afer import of a Virtual Machine Disk (VMware)

I have the task to create a virtual macihne under VMware vSphere Client 6.0. The virtual machine was created using the custom configuration option with Version 8 of the Virtual machine. A Virtual ...
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cannot print with Canon LBP 6020 on Arm64 board RaspberryPi3 / Pine64 Debian

I got the following problem. I cannot set my printer to work with either of the boards. As the architecture is arm64 there are no drivers for it for the printer model. I added 32bit architecture by : ...
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Qtconfig doesn't apply the theme

As the title says I'm having trouble to make Qtconfig work. The settings in Qtconfig are saved but whenever I use a Qt app the theme not modified and it looks bad, it doesn't changes. I'm on Debian ...
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Debian Wheezy: reinstall apache2

The apache2 package was broken on my debian server, so I started by uninstalling all apache2 related package. Now everything seems to be uninstalled properly. dpkg -l | grep 'apache' doesn't return ...
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Install mysql-server 5.6 on Debian Wheezy

I had a messy mysql installation on my Debian server. I got rid of everything using the dpkg --force all --purge packet on any mysql packet I could find (mysql-common, mysql-server, mysql-client, ...
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How to properly install missing firmware during Debian setup [duplicate]

This issue has followed me over the years, every once in a while I resolved it, but I never found the one solution. Most of the times, the issue is a missing wireless firmware, in the current ...
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how to grant openLDAP user login in three Linux servers only

I have openldap (phpldapadmin) that sync all users to Linux Debian servers,if I try to add LDAP user as Linux user I got error user already exist (I know its not a valid) aabuhasna@qa:/$ who am i ...
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How to share a DHCP Server(Debian) that is created on VMware to other PC in the same switch

I've created a dhcp server(in Debian) on VMware. When I launch a new virtual machine on the same computer it works fine, it receives an IP address from the DHCP server. But how to connect other ...
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Debian preseed.cfg partman specify_usage for news

I am trying to utilize partman as part of a packer built base image. We need to declare the root system as a 'news' usage to increase the number of inodes. I cannot enable usage flags for the ...
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Debian 8 no wlan0 on XPS-13 Intel 8260 (rev 3a)

Freshly installed Debian 8 on a Dell XPS - Developer Edition laptop, and running the 3.16.0-4 kernel since the newer one doesn't boot (dont care to fix that at the moment). sudo lspci -nnk | grep -...
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Interrupted apt upgrade broke udev and systemd

During an update of my Raspbian installation (Pi rev. B+) over SSH I lost connection. After a hard reboot (which may have happened during or after finishing the update) the udev kernel device manager ...
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How to install the qt5 version of dolphin on Debian testing?

I have tried to install the qt5 version of Dolphin on Debian testing with: sudo apt install dolphin But that only installed the old qt4 version of it.
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How to start LXDE on headless system

I have been trying different types of OS installation. I wanted to see how far I can go in a headless system, so I installed Debian with none of software's show in selection menu. Not even the common ...
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grub cannot boot windows 10

When I installed windows 10 I had to manually partition the hard drive to do it. I did it to the standard shown here (more like the first one although I did still make a re tools partitions without ...
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MTA with local delivery and per user smarthost

I have some problems choosing and configuring an MTA for my desktop system. Some tools like apt-listchanges or cron rely on local mail delivery and I think having local mail delivery available is a ...
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Can`t start any exe with Wine

I can`t start any win program. Just got an error: fixme:service:scmdatabase_autostart_services Auto-start service L"MountMgr" failed to start: 2 wine: Bad EXE format for Z:\home\renegade\...
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Can't add user because group already exists?

I initially added a user (adduser MYUSER) and then deleted it (deluser MYUSER). Now I'm trying to add it again (adduser MYUSER) and I get the following message: adduser: The group 'MYUSER' already ...
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Make mounting a disk ask (udisks2) for current users password instead of superuser. [Debian 8 XFCE]

I plugged in a 1TB external drive and created a partition on it which covers the whole disk. When mounting this partition with Thunar, it asks me for the user I made during the installs password (not ...
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How to disable PackageKit software update password dialog?

The PackageKit Project dialog keeps popping up to prompt for the root password on my Debian Jessie desktop, apparently assuming that the logged in account has root permissions or knows the root ...
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fstab doens't read mode value

Following this guide: I set my /etc/fstab file in this way: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults,ro 0 ...
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Debian Disk Manager Problem

I have just installed Debian 8.5 Jessie on my computer and I can't find a disk manager. Then I wrote this command to terminal: apt-get install disk-manager. A software installed and I tried to start ...
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SAMBA Share Not ReadWrite

I've set up a folder (on srv005) /mnt/local/data owned by msc:msc_group. drwxr-xr-x 4 msc msc_group 4096 Jun 9 22:33 data I've set up SAMBA with the following share options: [srv005_data] comment ...
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Debian 8 crashes once every few days

I'm running Debian 8 on Linode 32 GB and once every few days the system crashes. This server is being used in productions and I need to find a solution ASAP The only server running on Debian is ...
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Bash script if - else contitions [closed]

I would like to do create a bash script that downloads a specific installer from the internet, installs it, create a desktop file that launches it, make it auto start, then remove the installer, but ...
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Missing apt-get package for pine64

I've got a pine64 board, which is running the arm64 version of debian. I'd like to build lgogdownloader, which suggests I should use this apt-get command: apt install build-essential libcurl4-...
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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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Firefox title bar doesn't go away in fullscreen mode

I just upgraded Iceweasel to Firefox 45.2.0 (with apt-get dist-upgrade) on my computer which runs Debian 8 (Stable). When I switch to fullscreen the window title bar doesn't go away. I didn't have ...
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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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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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Squid3 to replace .jpg

I'm running squid3-3.4.8 i've been searching for a solution to replace cached jpg with other jpg stored on server or on internet. There are many tools like squidred, volta, asqredir. But none of them ...
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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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<SOLVED> VPN clients not reaching Internet

Recently, during VPN server configuration the one thing that I've faced is - I don't have internet access connecting through my VPN server. Actually I use the VPS(Debian 8 ), where I've installed a ...
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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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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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How to Get Sufficient Flash Player in Chromium?

Test video https://twitter.com/NHL/status/740577888735526912. In Chromium Unsuccessfuly attempts I followed the guide here > https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ > 64 bit apt Ubuntu 10+. After ...
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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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How to use a bluetooth speaker?

I'm trying to use a bluetooth speaker, but don't get any sound. bluetoothctl shows the device as paired, trusted, and connected, and lists it as "serial port", "headset", "audio sink", and some ...
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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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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 ...