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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Network configuration problem with 2 network cards

I have a Debian "jessie" machine configured to work with two different Wi-Fi USB dongles. The first one (wlan0) creates an ad-hoc wireless network using hostapd, while the second one (wlan1) should ...
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Multiple Ethernet interfaces

I am using Debian 7.8 on a PC Engines APU board. The APU also has an apache server on board which is the main application for external users to access the APU and its associated applications (which ...
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install apache 2.4.17 or later for debian 7.9

Is there a simple way to install apache 2.4.17 or later for debian 7.9? I need for http2 but debian 7.9 installs only apache 2.22
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How to replace GnuPG stable with GnuPG modern?

First I would like to state that I'm an absolute beginner in the Linux environment. For decades I only used Windows. Since a week or two I'm now using Debian for developing a C++ application with ...
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How to start Application in Wine From a terminal window

I am running Wine on a Linux Server so as to run some old Windows Applications. I now need to write a script to make sure they are running. Is it possible to create an ssh connection to the server ...
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How can i list all stopped services in the order that they were stopped

I have a Debian server on which there are certain stopped services. I would like to know how can i list all the services in the order that they were stopped. Also would like to get the time when they ...
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In Debian Jessie, make allnoconfig and make allyesconfig generate the same .config file

In debian jessie, I've installed the linux source with: sudo apt-get install linux-source I obtain a file /usr/src/linux-source-3.16.tar.xz, I copy it under my home directory, change the ownership ...
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Making the Mod+4 Key Behave

I have a Dell XPS 13 laptop, originally with Windows but running Debian (after some effort). On the bottom row of the keyboard, there is, in this order, these keys: CTRL FN Windows ALT SPC ALT ...
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What are the right permissions to set to make files unreadable unless it's my main user accessing them?

Basically I didn't encrypt my Linux (Debian) partition when installing it. However I found a way to encrypt at least home folder so in theory I could put everything there which I want to make sure ...
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RDX Cartridge change not recognized

I have a problem with a RDX-Cartridge System. The device is connected via USB to our debian system. When I insert a new cartridge debian recognizes the cartridge as supposed. I can mount it, access ...
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input method to type math symbols?

Is there some input method to easily type math symbols UTF8 characters (like U+2200 FOR ALL ∀, U+2203 THERE EXISTS ∃, U+2208 ELEMENT OF ∈, U+2190 LEFTWARDS ARROW ←, etc...)? I would like to type ...
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Router Port Forwarding to Raspian Jessie fail

On 'Wheezy', receiving connections from a forwarded port works with no problems, however after upgrading/switching to 'Jessie', forwarded ports stop working. On uverse, I'm forwarding port 8000 to ...
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Debian 8.0 minimal IPtables Persistent not loading on boot

First thing I will say is that I am a really fresh beginner with Linux servers. For my company we are working on a phone system that is running on a Debian 8.0 minimal VPS hosted at Wable.com. ...
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Why do GnuPG 2 and gpg-connect-agent fail with “ERR 67108983 No SmartCard daemon”?

Using Debian Jessie and GnuPG 2, each time I try to use GnuPG 2 (gpg2) or gpg-connect-agent together with an OpenPGP smartcard (in my case a YubiKey), the operation fails with a message $ ...
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Debian: “update-command-not-found” IOError: Not a gzipped file

I run a random command in terminal and got this response: Could not find the database of available applications, run update-command-not-found as root to fix this Naturally, I run ...
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Iterate through an array and add new items to the array

I have an array setup: target_array=( "item1 -a100 -b250 -caaa" "item2 -a110 -cbbb -d1sa" "item3 -d2sa -exxx -fyyy" ) I then iterate over the array and perform various actions: for ...
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how to get PID and State of certain Processes

I have created a basic shell script that simply counts down from 1000. This is just for testing but could be any application/process. ##filename:test.sh## #!/bin/bash i=1000; while [ $i -gt 0 ]; do ...
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gadmin-proftpd give folder permission to user

I want to know how i can give permission to a folder for an user i made in Gadmin-Proftpd. I can't find this user in the system so how can i give permissions to it? I gave it the group: "group1". But ...
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systemctl not works for own daemon

I have a problem with starting own daemon program using systemctl in Debian (deamon has wirted in golang if this have any meaning) I created file in /etc/systemd/system/tcp-server.service . His ...
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Driver for Radeon HD 6450

I have Debian 8.2 + Cinnamon (CD1) running on my secondary computer. It has an outdated graphic card EAH6450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) with a Radeon HD 6450 GPU. I couldn't find supported drivers for it ...
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Strong Swan IPSEC under Debian (Raspbian)

I am trying to get IPSEC (strong swan) to work under raspbian linux (distro of Debian) Ihave been able to install all packages for IPSEC. However as soon as I run the command to bring up IPSEC, I get ...
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Set Primary NIC - Fault Tolerance and Redundancy - Raspbian Wheezy

English is not my native language so please be patient. Hi to all, happy new year. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 (model B) running Wheezy (4.1.7-v7+), after a lot of help from Diederik and the community, ...
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How to properly apt-pinn (by defaulting packages to our main release)

I noticed couple of days ago that all these years I've been using apt very, very wrong. My intentions have been sticking to the release I'm using, that is debian testing, so if new package got ...
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Regular freeze/lag in search

I have a problem with the search (Super) in Debian Jessie with Gnome 3.14.0. When I open the search screen (with the Super button) and start typing, the interface freezes after two characters, for ...
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Why won't NVIDIA X Server Settings configuration save on reboot?

I'm on a 64-bit machine running Debian 8.2 "Jessie" with MATE Desktop Environment. I have a Geforce GTX 650ti video card. I'm logged in as a non-superuser account named "john." I open NVIDIA X ...
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Create a bootable Debian USB stick for PowerPC from Windows

I recently installed an SSD into my iBook G4, and I'm gonna try to put Debian 8.2.0 on it via USB stick. I know to how to trick Open Firmware into booting from USB, however, I need to create my USB ...
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HowTo Suspend / Sleep / Spin down disks in RAID - Creted by the debian installer?

I have created a RAID 1, with two disks using the debian installer. The RAID is used in my server. Due to the fact that it's a private server and I don't care about performance but more about ...
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Autoloading a particular driver, based on a detected specific kernel

I need some help in writing a tiny script and determining its placement within Debian 7.9 filesystem. As the title says, the script needs to be executed automatically on startup and, after checking ...
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Build errors on a copied operating system in a chroot

I'm in a bit of an interesting situation. In an attempt to have root access on my school's physics network computers, I ended up creating a chroot environment, using fakeroot and fakechroot. As every ...
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Minimal installation of Oracle Java 8 on Debian - headless, with no GUI

In another question here (Minimal Java installation for Linux with no GUI) I found some information about headless installation of OpenJDK, but I would need this with Oracle Java 8. I need Oracle ...
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debian jessie volume group not found and cant boot

I have accidentally deleted my boot partition. OS is Debian Jessie with LUKS LVM. I have created a new partition and successfully reinstalled grub with chroot method. Now when I try to boot, my root ...
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What logs or diagnostic steps can I take to check for Debian Jessie network failing to start?

The network of a Debian Jessie VirtualBox VM I created recently fails to start at runtime. The only way I can get it the network to run properly is by adding service networking restart to ...
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Kali linux - initramfs unable to find a medium containing a live file system

Ok, so my question is really specific. I have android tablet Asus MeMo Pad 7 me176cx. It has got a nice gift with lollipop update - UEFI with secure boot disabled. To access setup utility, you need ...
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Installing PHP7.0 from sid on jessie

I'd like to try PHP7.0 on Debian Jessie and am trying to install it from sid. However, php7.0 depends on php7.0-common which depends on php-common > 18 while php-common in sid is at 17. Does this ...
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Debian on encrypted partition won't boot

I just installed Debian Testing on an encrypted partition (using the encryption feature in the installer). Problem is when I boot I enter the passphrase and then Debian starts to load a bit and then ...
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Debian jessie boot hangs at “Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes.”

I just upgraded my MOBO and CPU on my PC, and now whenever I try and boot my debian install it hangs at [ OK ] Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes. Is there an way I can boot into my ...
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Universal Media Server not working

I'm trying to get Universal Media Server to work on a headless Debian 8 home server to stream video to my PS4 and other devices. I followed this tutorial ...
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How to know if port 25 is blocked?

I am running Debian Jessie 8.1. The VPS provider says that port 25 is open. However, when I installed Rainloop and am not able to use it with the System users. Under the RainLoop admin panel I went ...
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Problem to install package from testing

I was trying to install the livestreamer for Debian and did it fine, but when using the Twitch GUI app, it asked for a newer livestreamer version, the stable (Jessie), is 1.10.2 and the GUI needs the ...
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Cannot modify screen resolution in Debian with a LSB init script

my computer operates with 1600x900 resolution, which is not among the default screen configurations of my Debian installation. In order to have the right resolution after booting up I tried to create ...
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How to diagnose SSH connection timeout issue?

I am Debain and Linux beginner so please bare with me. I have a VPS running Debian 7, that I connect to using PuTTY from my Windows machine. Most of the time, PuTTY connects fine and I can log in ...
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Installing Wine 1.8 on Debian not working

I followed this link http://tecadmin.net/install-wine-on-ubuntu-and-debian/# to install Wine on Debian 7.9 Wheezy but to no avail. When I reached step sudo ./configure --enable-win64 it asked for ...
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Installing Debian but can't boot

I'm installing Debian testing on a SSD, there is a pre-existing EFI ESP partition from windows installation, the disk uses GPT partitioning. Problem is after it finishes installing it won't boot linux ...
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Can't boot Debian after force EFI installation

I just installed Debian with encrypted /, I made a /boot partition and converted an NTFS partition to EFI, it installed but now I can't boot on linux. My motherboard boot list put a mirrored "N" sign ...
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Error while installing linux-image-server and linux-image-gerneric

For a web program, I need to install these things: linux-image-server linux-image-generic With the version 3.13.0-37-generic + Here is my command in Debian 7, 64-bit: sudo apt-get install ...
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Dropping a connection upon event

Is it possible to drop a number of connections when establishing new ones? For example, suppose we have a set of remote workstations with addresses {A, B, C} and another set with hosts {D, E}. We ...
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Sendmail says it has sent, but doesn't actually send

I installed sendmail using this tutorial: Install sendmail debian gnu linux I am using this command to send my test email: mail -s "Subject" "xxxxxxxx@outlook.com" <<< "This is the body" ...
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Proftpd Anonymous login?

I'm trying to set my virtual host on anonymous login but it dosn't work as everytime I log in, it keep asking me for username and password, please check the screen shot below : Any idea what can ...
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install nvidia graphics drivers on Debian-8 [multiple options tried] [closed]

Goal: install proprietary Nvidia driver. Results so far: I've tried two basic paths for installing nvidia Graphics drivers on debian 8. Both have failed. 1. Simple DEB Package installation -> ...
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Wi-Fi problems using ASUS USB-N13 adapter

I have recently bought an ASUS Wi-Fi adapter (USB-N13), and I seem to be having some trouble with it. Every so often, the Wi-Fi connection just stops working, but the indicator says that I'm still ...