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How to notify the Debian team about an issue whose resolution looks unfinished? About dead keys bug, typing: ` + A gives `A and not À like before

A month ago, a regression happened in Debian 12 that caused dead keys not to work for a while. It was a bug and they corrected it. Things came back mostly to normal now, except for ` + A that doesn't ...
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How do I reassign a bug to another package in the Debian bug tracker?

How to change the software package an issue is filed under in the Debian bug tracker? The help page has these instructions: In case you need to write a message to the bug and also manipulate the bug'...
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Flickering half white login screen and then nothing (Debian)

I've recently installed Debian on a fresh system with a new SSD but it has stopped being usable, now I can only reach the login screen which is 50% white. The screen flickers to fully white when I ...
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ls: single-column vs. multi-column layout, non-Unicode characters in filenames

Create a directory ~/test with abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz and zyxwvutsrqponmlkjihgfedcba files in it. ls ~/test will list them using multi-column layout: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz ...
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How to not display the LibreOffice file picker / loader when closing any LibreOffice application?

Until today, when I closed any LibreOffice application (e.g. Writer, Calc, Draw, Impress, etc.) in Linux Mint, the expected happened: LibreOffice would close. Now, suddenly, when I close any ...
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"MDS CPU bug present and SMT on" Bugs decteted after running JURNALCTL on opensuse leap 15.5 shell

Running JURNALCTL on opensuse leap 15.5 shell , it detected the following bugs: 1- MDS CPU bug present and SMT on, data leak possible. See https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/admin-guide/hw-vuln/...
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After an update (a kernel bug it seems) Debian 12 hangs when hitting sudo: Unable to install the new kernel with bug fixed

After an update/ upgrade on Debian 12 (weekly update), there is NO WiFi, files are not opening, unable to shutdown or sleep, and freezes when using sudo. The bug is fixed with a new release of kernel. ...
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Where to Report Firmware issue?

I have a TP-Link UB500 Bluetooth 5 adapter which I use with a wireless keyboard and mouse on my Linux Mint machine. This adapter uses an RTL8761 chip. After a recent update Linux mint version update I ...
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`find: fts_read: Invalid argument` when working with around 8000 files

GNU bash, version 3.2.48 has this bug; already version 3.2.57 does not. Make a file with 8000 identical lines (say each line says 1). Run split -a3 -p "1" on it (-p is a BSD split option ...
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How do I fix Caps lock / Printscreen keys also lowering brightness

I've been having this issue lately where whenever I hit Caps Lock or Print Screen, it works normally but also acts like I hit the lower brightness key. This only happens with these keys specifically, ...
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Linux desktop screen full black with dock, wallpaper, panel all gone but still somewhat functional

Everything was working perfectly fine till yesterday night but when I booted into my Garuda linux today, desktop was pitch black with nothing related to it working. When I first booted, the grub was ...
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Where are RHEL9 bugs reported in 2023?

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 is no longer listed as a product under bugzilla at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?classification=Red%20Hat There are no onward links indicating the issuer tracker ...
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Login Failed in openSUSE Tumbleweed

Login Failed.When I turn on my laptop I login to openSUSE Tumbleweed with same username and password, my screen shows message "login failed" I do't know how to fix it when i log in as root ...
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Fedora 37 and NVIDIA drivers problem

I installed Fedora on a Rog Strix Laptop following this guide for 2021 laptops. I also enabled experimental fractional scaling, but then I disabled it for good. Since then I experienced two problems: ...
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Debian Bookworm RC1 iso installer won't start on Virtualbox 7.0.6 on Ubuntu 22.04.2, how to find the status of this issue?

The installer won't start in graphical mode or text mode. Where to go to review/discuss/report possible bugs in the iso and/or installer? https://cdimage.debian.org/images/bookworm_di_rc1/amd64/iso-cd/...
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does rsync calculate a checksum even when it won't be transferring any data?

From man rsync: --existing skip creating new files on receiver (emphasis mine) So, what I've done with apparent success: rsync --existing -rtvhP "remote.machine:/photos/*" /photos This ...
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Debian 11 bullseye doesn't create /etc/sanoid folder when running apt install sanoid

Debian 11 bullseye doesn't create /etc/sanoid folder when running apt install sanoid. It's that a bug? Can I download the /etc folder contents from the github page and expect that the rest of the ...
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hdparm causes drive spin up after spindown

I have followed the manual of hdparm to try to make the drive spindown after a few minutes of inactivity but as soon as it spins down it turns back on again within 30 seconds but I don't hear any disk ...
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Gnome 43. missing Minimize and full screen icons not working

I have a problem since i upgraded my gnome to 42. i thought it will get fixed on 43 but it still have the problem the problem is: all Gnome application have no minimize and full-screen button. but ...
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Bug warning with aptitude upgrade #1019855 & #1019564

I try to upgrade a Debian Bullseye but I get an anxious warning message : % sudo aptitude upgrade Resolving dependencies... The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-headers-5.10.0-18-...
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Xournal++ does not change the color of LaTex equation

Xournal++ is a very sofisticated program for digital pen/table, but have a bug with colour of Latex equations. It is like in the imagem below. It doesn't matter you make, the color is the same. Look, ...
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Can you explain a scanning session alterning between succesful scannings and Out of Memory errors?

On Debian 11, I do this first scanning attempt, below, and it succeeds: scanimage --mode=Color --format=jpeg >mathematiques/arc_associes_rotation_symetrie_1.jpg Then a second one, few seconds ...
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SystemD authentication makes me choose between the same user twice when using "systemctl start *service*"

I deleted and re-added my user, and now when I use systemctl start/stop service, it prompts me to choose to authenticate between two users, both being the same user. How do I fix this? This is what it ...
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annoying clocksource alert/warning in bash prompt periodically

So I just build LFS system and it's working fine, but the annoying part is there's alert that every periode show like every 3 second. It said root@LFS:# clocksource: timekeeping watchdog on CPU0: ...
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Fix audio crackling linux

I had audio crackling in 2 different software at least (Chrome & Spotify) so I guessed it was system level issue. I searched and found a solution that worked for me and wanted to share it. Edit : ...
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Can Wine not handle directory names ending in a dot?

Wine doesn't see files located under directories whose name ends in a dot. I did the following: cd ~/.wine/drive_c mkdir dir. touch dir./file Then I used the windows file explorer to look at the ...
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What is the m7601.bin firmware in Debian 11?

While installing Debian 11, in the very early stages the installer warns that it does not have firmware called "m7601.bin". It asks if I have this file on an ejectable media, like a USB ...
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How to get Realtek ALC887-VD to play any sound or be recognized in Debian 11 (fresh install)?

The title is self-explanatory: after a fresh installation of Debian 11, there is no sound at all. The computer went to service with a burnt power supply, it was discovered that the motherboard was ...
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Inconsistent Fedora 35 audio problem

I have a really strange audio problem on my Fedora distro (Fedora 35 Workstation Edition), installed on my laptop. Previously I used Windows 10 on my laptop, and I had no audio problem whatsoever. ...
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Automatic reboot after suspend

I'm a new user to Linux Mint and I've had issues with the graphic driver. I updated the kernel to 5.8 which solves the problem of adjusting the brightness or being able to wake up from suspend. But ...
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How to properly report nouveau hang

I'm using KUbuntu 20.04 on the Dell E6410. Supposedly it has GT218M [NVS 3100M] display adapter (at least, lshw says so). For a long time I've been using the nouveau driver (xserver-xorg-video-nouveau)...
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.Xauthority, .asoundrc, .bashrc appear out of nowhere in Git repositories

The files .Xauthority .asoundrc .bashrc appear out of nowhere (I don't know when) in Git repositories. The files are not managed by Git. One of the repositories is cloned from GitHub, the other was ...
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SATA interface timeout and reset, on exact multiples of 30 minutes, under Linux. Kernel bug?

Frequently my system locks up for perhaps 60 seconds, with the hard drive light illuminated. This is followed by an apparent SATA reset. The system doesn't crash; filesystems are accessible as normal ...
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"An unknown error has occurred" is output when installing RHEL 8.3 on fresh system

I have a laptop that I am installing RHEL 8.3 for Developer. I get an error: An unknown error has occurred. Reference is made to anaconda and I find some aspect on RHEL portal. https://access.redhat....
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Powershell (pwsh) user bug?

I'm on Fedora 33 + Gnome. Open gnome-terminal in a folder (let's say, the Downloads), open another terminal tab/window and type pwsh: if you check the value of $profile it refers to a temporary ...
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awk- empty Record Separator: "RS=" vs "RS='|'" vs "RS=(|)"

I know that with RS= we can set the Record Separator to a Null/Empty string; however GNU awk also allows to define the RS as regex, so I decided to use RS='|' and I would expecting gawk to understand ...
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Can you compensate for incorrect thermals being reported to the kernel to prevent throttling?

I have faulty battery firmware or something, because my otherwise healthy battery now refuses to charge normally, and what is worse, 80% of the time, it has me bizarrely throttled down to 400mhz per ...
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Which linux distro is most proactive in fixing bugs? [closed]

On which secure and stable Linux distro am I least likely to come across minor bugs which have been open for a year or more?
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Installed 'gnu-screen' and now files looked at with 'less' appear in stdout terminal

Hello I am working on a raspberry pi with Raspian version 10 (buster), and I recently installed GNU Screen version 4.06.02. When I used to look at files with less, the contents would appear on what ...
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awk misbehaving , where some have long strings (up to 45 characters)? [duplicate]

I would like to extract the last and first columns of the following file, which I will call filename. A 0.400 1.0 1.0 3.0 0.0 1.00 2.0 5.0 1.0 1.00 0.0 0.0 ...
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/etc/bash.bashrc invoked incorectly on Ubuntu 20.04

Using a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 I have found that the --rcfile option is not working as documented. From the man bash page: The --rcfile file option will force bash to read and execute ...
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Why do FOSS developers claim cross-platform support when their stuff is frequently broken on Windows in frustrating ways? [closed]

Two examples out of thousands I've countered: Bitcoin Core on Windows has a very annoying glitch which causes a cmd.exe (or similar) window to briefly appear and immediately go away, showing only for ...
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I seem to have two Bash cursors. What's going on here?

I seem to have two Bash cursors. The initial position of what I deem the "extra" cursor seems to depend on the length of my prompt, with longer prompts causing it to start farther behind. ...
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Kali Linux - QTerminal visual issues [duplicate]

I just fresh installed Kali 2020.2 and I like their redesign and move to Xfce. However, I noticed fairly quickly that the terminal is causing me issues. I recorded my screen to show the problem, as it'...
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Debian command-not-found error - local variable 'cnf' referenced before assignment

After fresh installing Debian buster OS and Package: command-not-found running command: $ curl Could not find the database of available applications, run update-command-not-found as root to fix this ...
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device-mapper: reload ioctl on osprober-linux-nvme0n1p7 failed: Device or resource busy

I ran into the error device-mapper: reload ioctl on osprober-linux-nvme0n1p7 failed: Device or resource busy while compiling the kernel in Ubuntu Studio. I use ZFS for my main drive. ...
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Many icons don't show up in gucharmap on Ubuntu

I just installed gucharmap this package on my Ubuntu system but don't know why many icons can't show up. Does anyone koow the reason? Thank you.
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How to stop console spam due to a (likely) kernel bug?

So, I updated my rolling distro OpenSuSe Tumbleweed last week using zypper dist-upgrade. It was running fine prior to the update. After the update, the kernel started spamming the terminal every 4 ...
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Bug: `watch &` won't work within a script

I had the following script to alert me when someone sends me mail: cd /var/mail watch -g ls && cat end ./alert end would be a blank file; when I am going home, I would modify the end file ...
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ffmpeg creates a broken video

The video created by this command: ffmpeg -y -framerate 25 -i picture.png -i sound.wav -vcodec libx264 -crf 20 -preset medium -acodec aac -vf scale=1280:-2,format=yuv420p output.mp4 is not accepted (...
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