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Questions tagged [debian]

Questions specific to the Debian official distribution (stable, testing, or unstable); if you are using a derivative of Debian (e.g. Mint, Ubuntu, Kali, etc), then use that distribution’s tag instead.

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Fans always on on HP laptop

I recently installed Debian 9 on my HP-15bsxx laptop (after installing ElementaryOS 5.0 and NOT having this problem), and I have this issue where the fans are always on (not at full speed), even ...
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Debian Failed to Start Load Kernel Modules after Nvidia driver install

Background I recently re-installed Debian Stretch with xfce4 and gdm3 on a desktop workstation with an NVIDIA Quadro P1000 graphics card. After going through the Debian installation, I was not able ...
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Debian freezes when clicking an app in Activities

I recently updated my Debian to the latest version of Jessie. Whenever I search for an app and click on one of the suggestions in Activities, the display is frozen, but I can still see the mouse ...
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libpam-shield config allow certain IP addresses

libpam-shield's config file /etc/security/shield.conf has a line that says allow HOSTNAME. The man pages for shield.conf(8) says that HOSTNAME can be name, or IP address or network/mask or network in ...
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Gnome-keyring: “Automatically unlock this key whenever I'm logged in”

I don't seem to have the option to "automatically unlock this key whenever I'm logged in" when trying to SSH into another computer. This is a screenshot of my prompt: This is an example I found on ...
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cronjob [ -x /usr/lib/php5/sessionclean ] returns command not found

I'm running PHP 5.6 on an Debian 8 machine and hence there is a cronjob running as root for cleaning up session data: 09,39 * * * * root [ -x /usr/lib/php5/sessionclean ] && /usr/lib/php5/...
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PAM error after uninstalling pam_shield.so

I would like to know the correct procedure to uninstall a PAM module that was installed using apt install. I had "libpam-shield" https://packages.debian.org/stable/admin/libpam-shield installed on a ...
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pam_radius_auth : DEBUG : getservbyname(radius,udp) returned -1217119556 on DEBIAN 9.6

I have two debian servers connected. I set FreeRADIUS on a Debian Server (10.10.10.20). And I'd like the another Debian Server (10.10.10.10) can login locally using the users listed on RADIUS Server. ...
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Ubuntu - Can't execute binaries unless they reside in /var/lib/php/session/

I noticed this weird issue in a Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) box and a couple of other Debian-based systems -- I will take statically linked netcat binary (a unix networking tool) for the sake of ...
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rtl8188eus wireless adapter debian installing error

I'm trying to install a realtek rtl8188eu wireless adapter on Debian Stretch. When I run the installer.sh provided by the manufacturer I got this error: /home/us3r011/wifi-adapter/driver/...
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Change tty respawn in Debian 9 (Stretch )

I try to change respawn tty to some other bin file , before that I configure that on /etc/inittab But now this file doesn’t exist ; how can I do that ? ( my goal is “ call my binary instead of tty ” )...
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My laptop doesn't detect my wi-fi

Recently my old dell laptop started to work very slowly, so I decided to install linux on it. I choosed debian (cause i like it). everything was ok, i installed drivers, programs etc. but when I tried ...
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Debian 10 wifi connection with heavy delay (but no package loss)

$ PING www.debian.org(klecker-misc.debian.org (2001:67c:2564:a119::148:14)) 56 data bytes 64 bytes from klecker-misc.debian.org (2001:67c:2564:a119::148:14): icmp_seq=1 ttl=56 time=19481 ms 64 bytes ...
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Laptop cannot detect specific Wi-Fi network [on hold]

My laptop cannot connect to the WiFi network of the café I used to work. The problem arose when I still had Ubuntu 18.04, I recently installed Debian 9 but the problem persists. Actually, the WiFi's ...
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Install private git server on Docker container

I have been trying to install a Git server on a debian Docker container on a virtual machine. I followed a few tutorials about doing it on Linux distributions. Everything is fine until I'm trying to ...
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Disk spin up periodically troubleshoot?

I have problems with a disk that spins up periodically on a debian 9 (Open mediavault) someone who has some advice on how to troubleshoot this and find out what spins the disk up? A script that ...
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Tor service not working, says active (exited)

I am trying to run the tor service on a Debian Stretch machine, and it works intermittently. However, after every successful start, upon the time I try to start it again, it doesn't work. By this I ...
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Being sent to the text terminal when logging in instead of the GUI desktop after installing additional repos on Debian 9 [on hold]

I was trying to install python3.6 on my Debian by following some instructions I have got from a website, after adding a line to my repository, it was installing so many files and at some point my ...
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I would like to resize my /tmp partition but gparted doesn't want to change anything, nowhere

I use my computer with Debian 9 for Java Spark development. Spark is a Big Data API and these kind of works use more temporary space than the 2G that by default the Debian installation sat. marc@...
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How to install stable tazlito on Debian Stretch via Internet?

I didn't found tazlito in the official stable packages list but Internet provide some historical information about in Debian tazlito use cases. How to install it on Stretch?
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Debian -> Setting up HDMI input port on laptop to send the screen to TV

What I would like to do is connect my laptop, which has Debian 9 installed, to the TV using HDMI cable. Currently, when I go to the Displays section, I only have one available, and that is the display ...
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Kernel panic after changing CPU and motherboard

I replaced my Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H with a MSI B450 Tomahawk. I replaced my Intel Core i7-6700 with an AMD Ryze 5. I have Debian 9.x on an SSD. I forget the exact version number of the operating ...
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root password change on VPS hosting (openvz) [on hold]

I have a VPS from hosting company, in their control panel there is option where you can change the root password, and it acutally works and it changes my root password, how this working? how can i ...
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stuck on background can only move mouse and go virtual terminals

I installed Pop OS 18.04 LTS on my laptop (note: using external monitor since laptop's screen has failed) from a CD. Everything worked, then after a restart, now I'm stuck on the background. Right ...
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Debian sid freezing randomly

My Debian Sid (KDE) OS (on a PC with an Nvidia GTX 970, proprietary drivers, an i7-8700K CPU, and 16GB RAM) has begun freezing randomly. Once or twice a day, it's completely unresponsive; the mouse ...
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Debian 8 -bash: /usr/bin/java: No such file or directory

On a new Debian system I installed JRE using sudo apt-get install default-jre Then I downloaded a jar-file and tried running it: java -jar server.jar The file threw an exception: java.lang....
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Custom built kernel supposedly not usable on amd64 during preseeded installation

I need a more up to date kernel than what even buster ships with (5.1.x to be precise) due to the hardware I'm using. Building that kernel is nor problem whatsoever 8building it with make deb-pkg) and ...
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How to install firmware-mod-kit on Debian

how to install firmware-mod-kit on Debian 8 jessie? The package doesn't contain any INSTALL or MAKE file. Or FMK source just need to be extracted in some folder, # tar -xzvf fmk_099.tar.gz # cd fmk ...
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Is there a Debian package for Emacs that contains the source (.el files) v. the compiled code (.elc)?

In my old versions of Ubuntu I would automatically get the dot-el files for emacs when I installed it. This was very useful because if I wanted a private version of a function (eg compile-without-...
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Cinamon / open folders with single or double clicks

By default, I have set the graphics environment so that I open folders and files by double-clicking. This is the way that I prefer. However, sometimes folders open at a single click... It is so ...
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Cinamon / closing two Chrome cards instead of one

Sometimes when I click the middle button (circle) of the mouse on the chrome tab, in order to close one card, instead of closing one card, two are closed - this clicked and the neighboring one on the ...
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Install Linux Kernel modules

I'm setting up IPSec VPN and I have met an error which upon searching I found the error actually means required kernel modules are missing. That prompted me to check that with lsmod and kmod list but ...
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Automatic rmmod / modprobe based on dmesg parsing

I am using a MacBooPro10,1 Debian stable (default install with rsyslogd) system for which the trackpad eventually fails (pointer stop working) from time to time as can be seen : $ dmesg [...] [...
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Configure APT repositories using DEB package

I am using a MySQL server and have created a custom .deb package that depends on (and basically wraps) MySQL and performs some customizations in postinst maintainer script. Now I want to upgrade ...
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Alfa Awus036ach causes password prompt loop, won't connect

I want to use my Alfa Awus 036ach wireless card in my Debian 9 (stretch) system.  The system is dual boot; the other OS Kali Linux, where the cards works properly, so I assume this is not a hardware ...
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command/script to copy /etc/hosts to another debian machine [closed]

The two machines have password-less ssh setup. The problem is overwriting the file need root privileges, and ssh as root is not allowed. So how can I push the file to another machine to overwrite? ...
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bash script to output 15 lines or more of logs to a file if they occur in a 15 minute time frame

I am looking to create a script that will run daily via a cron job that: output 15 lines or more of logs to a file if they occur in a 15 minute time frame and contain the keyword 'disconnects' email ...
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Compile bash script.sh into a linux single executable without SHC Compiler?

I need a shell script compiler, who works in multiplatform(*any linux os), but shc not works fine for me, shc have expiration date problems, and not compile the code fine, do you know another sh ...
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which linux distros that do not use Cinnamon DE use Nemo by default

I know that Ubuntu Budgie use Nemo file manager by default. Is there any other Linux Distribution which do not use Cinnamon but Nemo?
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Problem starting session Debian 9

I'm working with Debian 9. My computer has two partitions, so I have Debian alongside W10. I needed to install a Windows program (STAMP), so I decided to install Wine instead to do it in the Windows ...
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Correcting PATH after dist upgrade?

After a dist upgrade (Debian 9 to Debian 10) some things stopped working. For example, iwconfig, losetup, ifconfig, poweroff, pm-hibernate. These commands work if I type the full path like /sbin/...
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What difference between dpkg-buildpackage and debuild?

What difference between dpkg-buildpackage and debuild? What is better to use to build deb packages?
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Thunderbird can't find mail server configuration

I'm having issues when it comes to connecting to my mail server using Thunderbird client. The weird thing is that I can connect to my mail server usign telnet in the client "telnet mail.zumsfresh 25" ...
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How to get all package names that were not installed from a repository in /etc/apt/sources.list

Is there a way to get the names of all installed packages that are not installed from repositories listed in /etc/apt/sources.list ? Or get the name of all packages that were installed locally(using ...
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i3 screen black after opening lid on laptop

If I have monitors connected to my laptop and I close the lid on my laptop and then re-open the lid, then all screens become black and I have to reboot the computer. How can I fix this? I am using ...
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Strange disk usage on Debian 9 [duplicate]

I've found strange disk usage behavior on my server. I have 2 disk /dev/vda1 mount to / and /dev/vdb1 mount to /data All application activity mostly will store file on /data. But I've found that / ...
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How to install Debian 9 build-essential offline if standard system utilities weren't installed and there is no c compiler in $PATH

I have installed Debian from official DVD #1 without standard system utilities and I have a wish to continue offline installation with build-essential set. How to install it offline if C compiler not ...
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Server hangs up while building array

my goal I want to build a raid5 with 3 disks that I partitioned into 6 partitions. what I did so far I have 3 disks ST8000VN0022 (seagate iron wolf). I created 6 partitions on each of those disks. ...
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wol: MagicPacket received; machine not waking up

As a follow up to this question. I've confirmed and double-checked that the MagicPacket is not filtered that the ethernet-card in the machine is powered after shutdown that the MagicPacket is ...
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Files don't show on Desktop view screen [closed]

I update to Debian Buster from a fresh Stretch (stable) install by changing "Stretch" to "Buster" in the sources.list and I did the following command: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt dist-...