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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Creating a Debian package with correct uninstaller

I created a Debian package installer with a control file and desktop file, for a piece of software with no dependencies. It installs the software as expected, however the software does not seem to be ...
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Problem with LVM2 VolGroup on Rebuild Software Raid

I'm struggling with the weirdest LVM problem ever. I'm running a small server at home with a Software Raid 5 from 4 3 TB Disks. (There is no space for a Hardware Raid Controller in the Case). From ...
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resolv.conf is configured, but DNS not working

I am stuck with DNS issue on Debian server. My resolv.conf configuration is nameserver 192.168.1.3 When I try to ping google.com, I have "Temporary failure in name resolution". So, I add 8.8.8.8 ...
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Can't run supervisor as non root user

I have to run supervisord as non root user. I was trying set user in supervisord section in supervisord.conf but it was impossible to restart supervisor, because the status of service was "activating" ...
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Error While Binding Sshd to Port 2222 During Update on Debian 10 “Buster”

Got here following error output while updating: Errors were encountered while processing: openssh-server ssh E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Setting up openssh-server (1:7....
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The X11R6 path could not be found. Please make sure that an X server is installed

I am trying to reinstall the video driver on my server but when I want to run the .sh it sends me this error .... Please enter the full path to your current X11R6 directory: Example: /usr/X11R6 ...
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Enable Protected content in Chromium on Raspbian

I can't seem to figure out how to enable protected content in Chromium, even though the option is enabled in settings. URL I try to get working: https://open.spotify.com/browse What I have tried: ...
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How to install apt packages to SD card

i have beaglebone black wireless which have 4gb of its memory , after flashing debian 9.9 os on it am left with 200 mb free space. so i wonder how can i change apt package installer path so that ...
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Expanding Debian system partition

I'm new at Linux and I don't understand how disk partition works, I have a VM with litle space with Debian 9 installed on it, and a drive of 100 Go, and I want to configure it as a LAMP web server. I ...
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How to get a specific configuration in youtube-dl?

I want to make the following as my best parameter to youtube-dl to consider while downloading a media file. /media/$ youtube-dl -c -f youtube-dl 'bestvideo[height<=720]+bestaudio/best[height<=...
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debian 9, apt-get install php7.3, you have held broken packages?

I am trying to install php7.3 and nginx on Debian 9. What does "you have held broken packages" mean and how do I fix it? Here is what I see (after sudo su -) root@vps149861:/etc/apt# apt-get update ...
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How can I check which is the installed version of a package if with dpkg -l it says is installed in all architectures?

If I check my list of packages with dpkg -l I see that several packages are installed in "all" architectures. Then, if I run apt policy <name_of_package> with the name of a random package which ...
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Keyboard mapping

Tried a few different answers from here and other websites, but I can't seem to get my laptop keyboard mapping correctly on Debian at all. My keyboard is a slightly abnormal layout. It's qwerty, and ...
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fstab noauto keeps mounting on boot

I'm trying to have Linux not mount an external hard-drive on boot. Despite having 'noauto' flag, it still mounts on boot. UUID=7e507b2d-474b-47fb-8982-5d9ed6ef5f03 /media/nightmare/750v ext4 ...
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Lack of User Account Interface Manager in Xfce Desktop Manager

Recently installed Xfce altogether with Debian 10 "Buster", but having trouble with user management actions, like change portrait picture, user adding, removing user or changing password, on graphical ...
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How to use install and use network manager in debian?

I'm running Qubes with Debian 9 and therefore I have a non trivial debian installation. I tried installing network-manager and network-manager-gnome but I don't know how to launch them. I also ...
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How can i get rid of the mini panel that comes in debian at the bottom left coner

I have used Debian for about 4 months now, i tried to get rid of it at first but failed then i decided to ignore it but it always pops up when the cursor points at it
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Having trouble successfully installing the DDD debugger from Debian Stable (Buster)

Having trouble successfully installing the DDD debugger from Debian Stable (Buster) When I try to install ddd, it fails to install with errors: robert@pip2:/tmp$ sudo -l [sudo] password for robert: ...
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select related packages in apt --upgradeable to install selectively

Running Debian I often come across a flood of packages that could be upgraded. I don't want to just apt upgrade without doing it carefully so I want to install 'non-serious' packages first (with their ...
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Debian 10.1 net installer stuck

I am trying to dual boot debian on my laptop. I tried using debian 10.1 net installer and now it's stuck forever at "Select and install software". Can someone please help me with this.
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Sftp Connection Via Gigolo on Debian 10 “Buster”

Trying here to establish sftp connection via Gigolo on Debian 10 "Buster" with Gigolo application, but when connecting at sftp://user@192.168.41.72, for example, receives here Location is not ...
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Cant unrar a Windows RAR archive [duplicate]

I downloaded a rar archive and I tried to unrar it with xarchiver, but it gave error. Then I download unrar-free and tried to unrar the RAR file and I get some SFX error. On windows I can unrar it ...
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ld.so.preload ignored in Debian 10?

When I try to put something simple that hooks functions compiled as a shared library in /etc/ld.so.preload I expect it to have the same effect as using LD_PRELOAD. Instead, nothing happens. It is ...
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Booting Debian 10 “Buster” Only Without Display Manager Neither X Window System

Thinking if there is any way that Debian 10 "Buster" could be booted with its Kernel, systemd, all those packages, but without display manager neither X Window System, something like recovery mode, ...
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How to install Debian 10 (Buster) in English language but with German locales?

Based on this question considering Debian 9 (Stretch), maybe there are some updates available. I want to use English language with German locales. Is there an option available to select this ...
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Updating Software on Debian to non packaged version

The most current xf86-input-wacom version on Debian is 2 years old (0.34.99.1-1) it seems like and there is a bug where the touchscreen would not work spontaneously anymore which is fixed in version 0....
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Problem after autoremove and autoclean

I have 3 virtual machines mounted on a debian 8, 1 in VirtualBox and 2 in vmware, vmware paused the machines because I didn't have enough space ... so I decided to remove packages that were installed ...
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Change Ssh Port From 22 to 2222 on Debian 10 “Buster” [on hold]

Trying here, without success, change the sshd port from 22 to 2222 on Debian 10 "Buster". Already tried changing /etc/ssh/sshd_config line from # Port 22 to Port 2222, reboot machine, but it didn't ...
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Black screen after splash screen

Im using Debian 10 Buster GNOME Editon. Yesterday I met with this issue. After I boot Debian, the splash screen comes correctly, but after that it simply gets stuck (ie becones a still image) and ...
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wifi interface: unavailable “Realtek RTL8723BE” | Debian 10

I have recently Debian 10 on my ASUS Laptop and no wireless network is connected. Here is the output of the command nmcli : enp2s0f2: connected to Wired connection 1 "Realtek RTL810xE" ...
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Python reinstal error Debian 9

2 days digging on the internet looking for a solution and my problem is reinstalling python, started with the installation of php7.2 ended with blocking apt-get upgrade. apt -f install does not help, ...
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Install gcc 9 on debian 9 [on hold]

just a very basic question from a (relative) linux noob: I have a system running on Debian 9, and I would like to get gcc 9 installed there. I found a way to do it, but it took quite some effort and ...
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How can I run Peercoin-Qt on Debian Buster?

I'd like to install Peercoin-Qt from https://repo.peercoin.net/, but it seems to be compiled for Debian Stretch. The precise versions of packages it requires aren't available for Buster, so it fails ...
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Debian Full Disk Encryption: Does Debian Installer use LUKS 1 or 2?

During installation, whenever I put /boot inside an LVM on top of LUKS along with swap, / and /home, afterwards when I try to boot into it, it only gives me the minimal bash-like grub terminal. This ...
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How can I unmount root and run Python script that modifies the whole disk using SSH?

I want to connect to a Debian or CentOS device using SSH and modify its whole disk(just one 30 GB disk that has 5 partitions, 5th is Linux root) by writing a new raw disk image file and new partition ...
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I wanted to fix my hard drive bad sectors but it keep saying I/O error inreturn

So, I was messing up the Windows paging value and accidentally set it to 30Gb and made my PC blue screen. Then I can no longer boot into Windows or GNU/Linux (I have dual boot setup). Luckily I still ...
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Adjust System Clock to NTP

Recently installed Debian 10 "Buster" at an old computer here and now it's showing $ date output with 1 hour less. How could be sycronized system time with NTP GMT -3, America/Recife timezone?
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Input devices stop responding and high X.org CPU usage when connecting a USB device

I have been having this issue for a while now, but have no idea on how to debug it, so I'll report the details here: Whenever I connect a USB Webcam, a Wacom graphic tablet or my Bluetooth headphones,...
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Dropbox Selective Sync in Gnome 3.34

I cannot find a way to control selective file syncing in dropbox now that I have upgraded to gnome 3.34 in my Debian distribution. In the past I was able to use the icon panel in the bottom left of ...
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Debian kernel upgrades break nvidia drivers in Debian Testing

I have tried a couple of times to install and use Debian Testing using the minimal install as a starting point. I then install nvidia drivers as instructed here. Everything will work just fine for a ...
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Open qcow2 image on debian remote server remotely

I recovered a vmware image from an inaccessible server after converting it to qcow2, now it is on a remote debian server (kimsufi) and as it is 64GB I can't download it to my small pc. I read that I ...
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Sleep monitor without requiring password on KDE?

I’ve got a Debian Stretch/KDE machine set up to run a CNC router. I'd like to set things up so that the display goes to sleep if the machine is left alone for a bit, but without requiring a password ...
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Running multiple mariaDB instances in a safe-to-update way?

On a certain server, multiple instances of 'mySQL/mariaDB' have to be ran. Using mysql-multi or other methods, one can define multiple mySQL instances. Each runs on its own port. As such, this ...
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Introduce a distro that has all the packages pre-installed [closed]

please tell me Introduce a distro that has all the packages pre-installed If possible, be debian bases
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Problem installing some packages

My command and errors: root@berbidserver:~# sudo apt-get install libxml-parser-perl libpath-class-perl perl-modules screen rsync sudo e2fsprogs unzip subversion pure-ftpd libarchive-zip-perl libc6 ...
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Command from Debian installation manual not working

I need to install Debian 10 from a USB stick (new computer doesn't have a CD/DVD drive). I'm in a neighbor machine with an Ubuntu 18 derivative. The Debian installation manual says: The CD or DVD ...
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Error installing php-db in Debian 10 Buster

I have been tried install php-db in Debian 10 Buster, which is a dependency required by PandoraFMS Console (I'm installing it) but not working to me. when I try to install I lack the dependency: [......
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Debian KDE Touchscreen Gestures?

Is there a way on Debian with KDE to configure the following behaviour? 1 Finger Drag -> Scroll (Up/Down/Right/Left) 1 Finger Tap -> LMB click 1 Finger Tap and Drag -> Drag with LMB 2 Finger Tap -> ...
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Installing USB dialup modem on debian

I want to install a USB dial-up modem on my Debian server and call a phone number with my modem, but i didn't find any useful document. please help me to install my modem on my server or provide me a ...
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Debian 10: Network doesn't work anymore after successful netinst installation

So I've just installed Debian 10 Buster on my HP ProLiant server using the netinst bootable installation. During installation, the network worked flawlessly. For the nameservers, I've chosen 8.8.8.8 ...