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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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How to run script at start when everthing 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 signalize 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 ^[ I dont know why Do you have idea ? Regards,
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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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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Is there a distro-agnostic configuration management software?

I don't want to label myself to specific configuration-manager modules like Ansible's apt module or yum module. Is there a distro-agnostic configuration management software, or at least one with ...
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debian 8 (jessie) - virtualenv with python3.6

so i have a fresh debian install. I installed pythons 3.5,3.6,3.7: root@m2:~# apt-get install python3.{5,6,7}-dev and try to set up some virtualenvs: for i in 5 6 7 ; do dir=venv3.$i; echo $dir; ...
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Install driver for Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 on lenovo ideapad 320 running debian 9 stack [closed]

install the firmware-atheros deb package wget http://ftp.br.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-atheros_20180825+dfsg-1_all.deb dpkg -i firmware-atheros_20180825+dfsg-1_all....
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MediaWiki automatic upgrades

I use latest MediaWiki (either on Arch Linux or Debian stable) in a personal project - I'm the only one who works on it, and I use MediaWiki in a core-only way (I don't install any extensions ...
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$LIB variable does not expand to anything in Ubuntu Server 18.10

I have the same exact problem as this question previously posted, where /etc/ld.so.preload does not intercept the right architecture. A little background: I have compiled a shared object (64-bit) that ...
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Debian 9.6 Lxde 32bit inconsistent youtube performance with Chromium

Hey guys what could be the reason for some videos on YouTube be unwatchable and almost freezing Chromium (even when paused!) while others play fine at a the same quality, and same codec (avc1, opus). ...
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3proxy via pptp-linux VPN

Good day. I have a situation: a computer with debian (K) is connected to the router (A), which distributes the network 192.168.1.0/24. There is another router (B) (it has a “white” ip), which ...
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OpenVPN Server inside VM + VM VPN

How to setup OpenVPN Server inside VirtualboxVM running Debian on Debian Host? At Guest System OpenVPN is running to tunnel all internet Traffic to another VPN-Server. Now I want to setup an OpenVPN ...
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NMI watchdog: BUG: soft lockup lm-sensors

System board: PCEngines APU2C4 uname -a Linux demobox 4.9.0-0.bpo.8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u5~deb8u1 (2018-10-03) x86_64 GNU/Linux I am experiencing an issue with a specific system board ...
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Sudo installation problems

I just downloaded Debian 9.6.0 from osboxes to run it on a VM. However, I ran into a few problems. I can't sudo. Ok, you have to install it first. No problems... I thought. Turns out, there are a few ...
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web videos don't play in any browser, debian

I'm so stumped by this problem I'm having. When I boot up my computer (thinkpad T470p, running Debian 4.19.12-1) everything is fine, but after some time, youtube videos stop playing and give a message ...
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Use rsync to clone one server to another?

I have two Debian 9 servers, server A and Server B. Server A is a LAMP stack server. Server A is slow. Server B is fast. I want to clone server A to server B without shutting down server A. How do ...
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Debian: apt-get upgrade says “The following packages have been kept back” for various mariadb packages

I am running Debian 9 (stretch) and have just tried to run apt-get update and apt-get upgrade in order to update my (test) webserver as part of regular maintenance. apt-get upgrade says: The ...
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How to write a command for hotkey that launch or restore minimized window

How to write a command that would launch an application or if it was already running, would restore the minimized window?
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Access denied when accessing samba shares via a network drive in Windows 7 and 10

I have a Debian Stretch server setup for a few years now, with samba install with shares configured the shares are accessible from both windows 7 and 10 computers when using the network paths directly....
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How to suppress rsyslogd HUPed messages from logcheck?

Getting these... Jan 7 06:25:01 debian liblogging-stdlog: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="8.24.0" x-pid="551" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"] rsyslogd was HUPed Debian default logcheck ...
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Cron is trying (and failing) to open env file: /etc/environment

I'm using Devuan ASCII (which is more or less Debian 9, Stretch). Now, my /var/log/auth.log has a bunch of these entries: Jan 6 09:45:01 mybox CRON[20951]: pam_env(cron:session): Unable to open env ...
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Why is one of my mount units missing `Before=local-fs.target`?

$ systemctl show -p Before /home/.shared-separate Before=umount.target $ systemctl show -p Before /data Before=umount.target local-fs.target Why is the mount unit for /home/.shared-separate missing ...
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Debian 9 and UEFI

I have installed Debian Stretch (9.6) on UEFI-based platform Everything went fine, but I cannot... boot to the system. After the GRUB2 starts the image all I get is: Loading Linux 4.9.0-8-amd64 ...
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Why updates overwrites Vim that built from source?

I build Vim from source, and install it with checkinstall. Soon after Software&Updates warned there is an update for Vim. But after the installation, Vim path is altered and another build take its ...