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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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Arch: Is there any chance to use Apache all default for 2 or more virtual hosts?

I consider establishing an Arch based LAMP. From reading this document, it seems there is must configuration to be done just for Apache itself, not to mention MySQL and PHP. In Debian LAMP there ...
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Debian, Bluetooth, I cant turn on my bluetooth

When I turn on the bluetooth with the gnome GUI nothing happens. The button becomes blue but if I leave and come back the button is normal again. I tried a bunch of stuff in the cli that I copied ...
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Kali/Debian live-build: ISO that auto-mounts device [duplicate]

Using Kali's live-build, I would like to create a bootable USB drive and auto-mount /home. I don't want to use persistence, as I want to make sure all changes outside /home are ephemeral. I think the ...
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Where can I find the source code specifically for the minimal debian installer cd?

I want to distribute a debian virtual machine as a OVA file, in order to comply with the GPL I want to provide the source code for debian alongside the debian virtual machine. Instead of downloading ...
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Ubuntu reliability issues when upgrading

I had some problematic days after issuing an sudo apt upgrade and then rebooting on a remote Banana Pi board. uname -a results in Linux ... 3.4.112-BPI-M1-Kernel cat /etc/issue in Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS ...
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Apache/Nginx document root environment-variable

Apache/Nginx "default" document root path is usally /var/www/html but theoretically this could change tomorrow. Having a distro-default and communally-maintained environment variable for it (instead ...
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Why is my Debian 9 (Stretch) Linux kernel not getting upgraded after 'apt install'?

I spent the better part of the month trying to install, reinstall, delete manually, and reinstall the latest linux-image-4.9.0-8 (or thereof) onto my Debian 9 (Stretch), but it will always (re)...
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How to customize debian to run kali tools without using katoolin? [duplicate]

I was installing tools like Snort, Nikto,kismet and I was asked if to run those tools as a root user. But people are suggesting not to run as a root user and in debian these tools did not run as a ...
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How can I weaken the bass output levels, but not overall volume?

My room and my desk conduct bass overly well... so I want to lower/weaken the output at the lower (bass) frequencies. But my volume control (pavucontrol) doesn't seem to have that option in its GUI. ...
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Systemctl status always shows full log, even with --lines

1So, I'm trying to get the status of a unit, but only the first 3 lines like this: systemctl --user status resilio-sync --lines=3 I've tried various variations of this with -n 3 etc..., nothing ...
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Arabic and Hebrew font rendering in Deepin (Debian) became monospaced everywhere

This issue came out of nowhere several days after my installation of Deepin. It is present in every single software I use, from browsers to text editors. I tried updating the system after the issue ...
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Install CUDA 8 on Debian 9

I want to install cuda for use it in blender. When I try to install it with this and run sh /home/username/Downloads/cuda_8.0.61_375.26_linux.run it just writes ***WARNING: Incomplete installation! ...
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How do I remove unwanted bookmarks from the file chooser dialog on Debian?

I'm using Debian 9 with only a basic window manager (dwm). No Gnome, KDE, etc. In the file chooser/open/save file dialog, there are several bookmarks that I'd like to remove: (Specifically, both ...
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Routing public IP address through GRE tunnel

I'm trying to set up a tunnel to route a public address through it. The tunnel itself is working and the destination server receives the requests as well, but it doesn't send any reply if I try to ...
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Emergency mode after adding partitions and installing another Linux distribution

I had Linux Debian installed onto my computer. My partition table was as follows: sda1: __________________________________________________________________________ File system: vfat Boot sector ...
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Using NVidia GPU on Clevo N871EJ1 laptop

I have a Clevo N871EJ1 (Schenker Media 17) laptop here which gives me quite a headache. I tried to install Ubuntu 18.10, Debian Stretch and Debian Buster (Testing) and all locked up during ...
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First Day of week stuck on Sunday in any locale (Debian)

I'm trying to figure out why I can't have any locale working with monday set as first day of the week. Installed locales: francescos@Thinkpad-T420:~$ locale -a C C.UTF-8 en_GB.utf8 en_IE.utf8 en_US....
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systemctl status shows “active since” from before reboot

I have Debian 9.6 running on Beagle Bone Black. I have external hardware clock on /dev/rtc1 with correct date. Upon reboot /dev/rtc1 is initialized in rc.local. I added to rc.local lines showing date ...
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Local keys don't work in graphical shell in Debian 9.6

I installed Debian 9.6 with english as the language, and locale settings (incl. keyboard) as finnish. All works fine in desktop apps e.g. Chromium, but the keys "ä", "ö" and "å" don't work in Konsole, ...
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optirun-Cannot access secondary GPU

After installing bumblebee on debian 9 by sudo apt-get install bumblebee primus as described in debian-bumblebee webpage to use intel and nvidia (Geforce 940MX) gpu in my ASUS computer and running ...
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How to run script at start when everything is up and running?

I have a PC for routing purposes, it has 2 network interfaces and runs Debian. I want to add a sound to it, to signal that it is booted and okay. So I've created some /etc/init.s/beep-startup script, ...
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Keyboard issue console terminal

I have an issue on my Debian computer with Intel Stick. Link to screenshot => I have extra character in console tty like ^[ This issue is only with supperior 4.11.12 kernel Debian kernel and 4.11....
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How to remove trailing CR quickly?

This is my source file, it dumps a database into a JSON and worked great with Debian wheezy: #!/bin/sh echo "Status: 200" echo echo { printf ".mode csv\nselect * from cfg;" | sqlite3 /home/ftproot/...
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What's wrong with my Xen bridge configuration

I'm on Debian 9 (stretch): $ cat /proc/version Linux version 4.9.0-3-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 6.3.0 20170516 (Debian 6.3.0-18) ) #1 SMP Debian 4.9.30-2+deb9u5 (2017-09-19) ...
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can't load iwlwifi nonfree firmware after kernel update

My hardware requires the iwlwifi nonfree firmware for working wifi. With the latest kernel version however it stopped being able to load it. The last working version is 4.9.0-7 while 4.9.0-8 does not ...
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Debian packaging - config files get overwritten on update

I found that in the packaging of ralph ng there seems to be an issue with Debian packaging. The desired behaviour would be that on first install a Debian menu prompt appears, to configure some ...
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PureOS TP-Link WN725N RTL8188EU / BCM94312

Just installed PureOS Version 3.28.2 and I'm having trouble with getting WiFi working, I have an internal BCM94312 and I also have a TP-Link WN725N V2 which both I cant get to work. With the TP-Link ...
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Computer shuts down from time to time

While I'm working on the computer, the monitor sometimes suddenly goes black and it starts outputting lines like below in ~7 seconds intervals. [ 127.759539] NVRM: Xid (PCI:0000:01:00): 16, Head ...
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Dracit Timeout error Installing QubesOS on laptop via bootable external harddrive

Set up qubes on external hard drive to boot upon launch. Downloaded from www(dot)qubes-os(dot)org Installer itself boots fine, proceeds with install, but then I get these errors: [ 215.94..... ] ...
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How to install debian-installer into a bootable iso?

I've created a live image from a previous debian 9 strech using the tool respin and it worked very well. Now I want to add a debian-installer instance to it in order to install this "distro" into a ...
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Apcupsd on Debian stretch 9 no connection to UPS?

I'm trying to get apcupsd to work with my Ups (APC Back-UPS 700VA) with my server running Debian 9 stretch but can't connect to ups and get this when I run: rene@odroidxu4-share:~$ sudo apcaccess ...
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NanoPi M4 - RK3399: Apache2 + SSL: Large download hangs

I've a brand new setup of Apache2 running under Debian 9 (armbian on NanoPi M4). Everything works fine until I try to download a large file over HTTPS. Small files download successfully however, ...
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Lots of dpkg errors when doing upgrade on raspian, how to fix?

I just attempted update and upgrade on my raspberry pi 3 and get the following errors: Setting up console-setup-linux (1.188) ... insserv: FATAL: service udev is missed in the runlevels 2 3 4 5 to ...
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Kill second instance of a process

I'm running two instances of omxiv (Omx Image Viewer). The first instance acts like a background image, and the second instance acts as a slideshow. My question is how can I specifically kill the ...
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apt - How disable the fetching of the Contents files?

When apt update I want to avoid download all tthe contents.gz files to spare time and network resources. How could this be done with command line options nor configuration files?
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Issue using openvpn on Debian [on hold]

I am using openvpn. I can connect to the server as a client without hiccups but I can't use the internet. Here's how the config file looks like on the server: **The server is a Raspberry Pi in my ...
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Install debian on lenovo x1 carbon (2019)

I have a new lenovo carbon x1 from 2019 that i am trying to install debian *stretch onto. I have a debian bootable usb. The only problem is that every attempt at installing debian produces a blank,...
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Debian mdadm: No devices listed in conf file were found

My Debian sid machine had been booting kernel 4.13 from a raid array for several months without issue. 2 days ago I upgraded the platform and now booting fails like this: Additionally, the initramfs ...
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Logitech MX Master won't stay Connected to Debian Stretch

To preface this, I owned this mouse for over a year now and have used it with no problems on this same hardware with different Linux distros (Fedora, Arch, Manjaro). It was not until I installed ...
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How to install Musescore 3 on Debian?

I'm using Debian testing and I'm having problem with installing Musescore 3. I'm trying to compile it, and I have tried following these guides: General linux and BSD instructions Ubuntu 14.10 and 16....
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Unprivileged OpenVPN launching

I used the articles at: https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/HOWTO#UnprivilegedmodeLinuxonly https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/UnprivilegedUser I have some problems when trying to ...
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`openocd` configure script cannot find `libusb`

I'm installing OpenOCD on my Debian stretch system. When I run ./configure it reports it cannot find libusb. ... checking for LIBUSB1... no configure: WARNING: libusb-1.x not found, trying legacy ...
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SAMBA/MiniDLNA: Use RAM as working/Cache Directory?

As a follow-up to this question: I want to reduce High I/O Load on Raspberry Pi when streaming with MiniDLNA from an SSHFS/NFS Share. At 'iotop' I could see MiniDLNA/Samba uses over 99% Disk I/O ...
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Mount SSHFS to tmpfs/Memory/MiniDLNA just write to RAM

to reduce the I/O on my low end Raspberry Pi, I want to set my SSHFS/NFS to be mounted in RAM. MiniDLNA then will stream it to my Network. As I can see in IOtop, Minidlna uses 99% of IO usage, and I ...
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How to grep only the channel number

From : sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep Frequency I get Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1) Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1) Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11) ...
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Run script when monitor enter power save or wake up [closed]

I have been googling for a while already looking for a way to run bash script when monitor is going into power save mode. I found only on askubuntu a dirty script that query xset in loop and check for ...
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How do I create a bootable ISO image from a running ARM 7 based Debian 9 machine

I am running a system on a Banana Pi M2+ which I need to clone into a bootable working copy and I cannot find repos for tools like syslinux and clonezilla for the ARM processor. Is there another ...
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I want to install Debian linux [closed]

So I'm thinking of switching from Windows 10 to Debian linux. Now I have a 32 gb usb but Im not sure what to do now, because I'm scared of ruining my laptop so I want to be 100% sure how to do this. I ...
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Block or drop DNS requests within forwarded packets

I have a default Debian 9 installed in minipc, which is forwarding packets further. I wish to be able to block hosts via domains, means if any forwarded packet of DNS type has request for example of ...
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What substitutes Debian's ufw in Arch?

When I use Debian I install ufw then running the following code to unfilter my desired ports: ufw --force enable ufw allow 22,25,80,443 As I think to move to Arch Linux I'd like to ask what ...