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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Now that apt-key is deprecated, how do you add an Ubuntu PPA as a Debian APT source?

Background In the past, if you wanted to install software from an Ubuntu PPA in Debian, the approach was to import/trust the developer's GPG key from keyserver.ubuntu.com, then $ sudo apt-key adv --...
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Cannot boot (OpenMediaVault) after hardware change

I'm facing a problem that I can't solve by myself so I decided to ask here for some help : Introduction : Moving to my new house in a few weeks I decided to give my NAS a little hardware refresh going ...
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Failed to get file (apt update)

This is the output error everytime i want to update packages: E: Fallo al obtener file:/run/live/medium/dists/rolling/main/binary-amd64/Packages Fichero no encontrado - /run/live/medium/dists/rolling/...
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Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I have tried (what a fool!) to install a newer version of glibc on Debian Stretch using dpkg and armhf .pkg files. After a candid sudo dpkg -i libc6_2.28-10_armhf.deb sudo dpkg -i libssl1.1_1.1.1d-0+...
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Bluetooth devices not found in Debian 11

I have dual boot Win10-Debian11, Lenovo Yoga slim 7 pro. In the Windows system Bluetooth devices are successfully found, but in the Debian I can't see any. I've turned off bluetooth in win system and ...
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Adding a VLAN-transparent bridge to Linux (Debian)

On my current Debian system I use VLAN tagging and I create bridges br-wan and br-lan that I use for LXC containers: auto lo br-lan br-wan iface lo inet loopback iface br-wan inet manual     ...
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Restore files removed with rm (even from a LUKS-encrypted disk)

The problem I erroneously removed several files from my /home/username with rm. I realized the mistake as soon as I hit enter, but the damage was done. I immediately created a full disk image with ...
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How to edit default boot cmdline options on rEFInd?

When I trying to boot Linux (Debian 10) through rEFInd it boots in initramfs shell. It cannot find the root. But when I edit cmdline boot option by F2 and setting root manually (root=dev/sda5) it ...
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Laptop shutsdown after wakeup from sleep

I'm using Acer Aspire V5-131 running Debian 11 with KDE. Sometimes after waking up from sleep it shows blank screen and shutsdown immediately. How I can get logs and find out the source of problem? I ...
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Xrdp connection denied to Debian guest on hyperV

Days ago I installed a debian 11 vm on hyperV. And I installed xrdp as well. I was able to connect via hyperV-manager and mstsc /multimon. After a restart of the vm I can't connect via mstsc anymore ...
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Uninstalling Showing Unexpected Packages

I've gone from a single server to multi server setup in the past few weeks. I am now ready to uninstall Let's Encrypt / Certbot from the original server. (I've setup SSL termination with HA Proxy.) I'...
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Can't find kutil after installation of krb5-usr

I need to merge keytab files and all tutorials mention kutil. But I can't find it: root@nfsserver:/etc# kutil bash: kutil: command not found But krb5-usr is already installed: krb5-user is already ...
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Cannot use any terminal based MP3 player

Currently I am using a Debian 11 system. Something seems to be completely off with music players. I first tried cmus to no avail (cmus would give errors on startup and not show any mp3 files) I then ...
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Searching for Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries Device b844 (rev 02) driver

I'm running Debian 11 5.10.0-9-amd64. I've got an A10Networks Thunder TPS 4435 Network Appliance with 16 SFP+ Ports that are connected to one Broadcom network chip. In the original software, the ...
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Linux not responding to public ip ssh request

I'm trying to connect via ssh to my home server from outside of my home network, but I don't get any respond. When I try to locally ssh that server, everything is just fine. But when I do it from ...
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Networking suddenly stopped on Guest (Debian) and some on the Host (XUBUNTU) - using VirtualBox

Hope someone can help me, please. I have an odd one here. I run a Debian OS with 3CX IPPBX as a virtual machine (Guest) using VirtualBox. It is running version 9 and the 3CX needs an upgrade that is ...
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Webcam is showing all black on Debian 11.1

I have just installed Debian 11.1, after using Ubuntu for a long time on this computer. There is an issue with the webcam, when i turn on Cheese i have about 0.1 seconds of an image, and then the ...
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Fail to format disk, missing mkfs file. [mkfs: failed to execute mkfs.* : No such file or directory]

While working on a fresh install of debian on GCP, I am trying to format a disk to xfs. sudo mkfs -t xfs -n ftype=1 /dev/sdb -f which gives me this error: mkfs: failed to execute mkfs.xfs: No such ...
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Replacing soft RAID1 LUKS disks with larger ones

I am planning to replace two soft RAID1 disks (2TB) with two identical (4TB disks). The current disks are configured with soft RAID 1 running debian 11. The disks are not root. My plan is to replace (...
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Debian 10: GDM gives "Oh no! Something has gone wrong"

I installed GNOME just recently and now it's not working. It's giving me the white screen of death every time I try to start the session it gives me this "Oh no! Something has gone wrong" ...
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Custom nameservers not resolving on Debian 11 on Hetzner root server

I am at my wits end. I've spent the last two days trying to set custom nameservers on a Debian 11 Bullseye installation. Debian is installed through Hetzner's installimage script. Now, the recursive ...
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How can I run a script via bluetooth and issue commands?

I am fairly new to Linux and I am trying to use beaglebone black (debian) to try and run a script via bluetooth that will allow me to issue some simple commands and have the board do stuff. I am able ...
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Samba share shows wrong disk free space

I have a virtual machine that I use for a samba share at home. It stores the data on a shared folder from the host machine. Both on the host and guest machines, the total and available space for this ...
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Trying to fit a complicated bash string into a mqtt message

I am trying to fit the output of the following string (that is a simple number) df -hl | grep '/dev/mapper/4tb' | awk '{;percent+=$5;} END{print percent}' | column -t into the following mqtt message ...
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Is there some software in foss which can be used to do pick one name from number of names [duplicate]

A friend of mine is organizing a competition of sorts. He has asked to know if there is some software where one puts names of people who have answered correctly and then the software picks up a name ...
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nvidia-settings fails with glvndSetupPthreads assertion

I have a Debian 11 host with an NVidia GPU and a proprietary driver installed with apt: +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | NVIDIA-SMI 460.91.03 Driver ...
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Screen issues with Debian 11

I'm facing an issue with screen flickering that appears randomly, several times per hour of uninterrupted work. After a mouse drag, it goes away, but I'm troubled with reasons for such behavior. Some ...
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How to configure Qt base GUI interface in Linux Debian 11

I would like to use my PC to mine Raptoreum coin I visited the project site https://raptoreum.com/ and downloaded their wallet when I start my wallet by executing the qt extension the Wallet starts ...
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Use a virtualbox shared folder as mysql data storage

I am trying to use a vbox mysql server's (host: Debian 11, guest: Debian 11) shared folder to host its mysql data. Basically the guest machine runs mysql server and I would like to store its data in a ...
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Measure traffic for an interface monthly

I am running a small RPi server in a remote home and I have a simcard with very limited data usage. I would like to have a file that measures cumulatively month by month (starting, for example, from ...
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Best way to do rendering on Linux server with GPU but without a display?

I have a rendering software, to be more specific, it's a Unity3D «game» that renders video (saving rendered frames). Unfortunately Unity3D doesn't support «headless» rendering (it can run in headless ...
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What is the difference in these 2 bashrc checks for interactivity? [duplicate]

In one (Debian shell) I have: # If not running interactively, don't do anything case $- in *i*) ;; *) return;; esac In another (Debian shell) I have: # If not running interactively, don't ...
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Recommendations for Debian VPN install scripts

recommendations for debian openVPN server install scripts? one that runs well with debian 9 and 10 . old notes I found https://github.com/h1777/3proxy-http but it is a little deprecated and ...
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UFW denying all connection after configuring [Debian 11]

I have a new Debian 11 server and installed UFW on it. I'm not new to UFW, but somehow I can't get it to work this time. I have configured UFW to allow incoming SSH connections and Http/https, but all ...
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Different Crontab - Linux Debian

What are the differences in using crontab editing directly: vi /etc/contrab And using: crontab -e Because if you use one or the other, the commands inside the file are not the same.
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Iptables rule not written in text file appears upon each startup

I am using a debian based linux distribution, I have configured iptables with a text file and used the netfilter-persistent package to apply said rules automatically on start up. It works but when I ...
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Wrong application name and icon in activities section

I have Intellij Idea installed from snap google chrome browser installed by apt-get install I launch chrome (home key then typing chrome) and when I want to switch between applications (alt + tab) I ...
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Unexpected crash results with crash reboots

I am using a physical server (Debian 11 bullseye) that has been working fine past year and past these days it has started to act very strangely where it randomly reboots of a crash and I cannot figure ...
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Gnome feeds not work

I was using gnome feeds in debian 11 well, but from some days ago from reinstalling debian 11 it loads articles very late or never. I wait for much time but the app does not show nothing even articles'...
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cron job terminating after sometime while executing the script

I have several cronjobs which runs at different times in a day, but one particular cron job is not running as expected and getting terminated after sometime. 0 0 * * * python3 /scratch/pyscripts/...
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Installing cuda in deb 10 (buster) docker image

I'm trying to install CUDA drivers on a docker image running debian 10 (buster). I was following this guide: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-nvidia-cuda-on-debian-10-buster However I'm running ...
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How to cause a termination of background process started from .xsession(rc) when I'm logging out?

I start a background process from my .xsessionrc script like this: my_process & As a process, it is owned by x-session-manager. Looks ok. But when I log out from my session the process isn't ...
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No keyboard after suspension on Debian Testing

all. I run kernel 5.14.16-1 on Debian Testing. My suspension sequence includes locking the screen with Xscreensaver. Everytime I resume from suspension, I have no keyboard; I do have trackpad mobility ...
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apt - Skipping acquisition of `i386` packages

I'm on Debian Bullseye XFCE. Please find the relevant details of my system below: vrgovinda@krishna:~$ uname -a Linux krishna 5.10.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.46-5 (2021-09-23) x86_64 GNU/Linux My ...
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Debian Input/Output Error

I have a Debian 10 Xfce4. Recently out of nowhere I will get an Input/Output error. Every button, application, buttons in panel is showing Input/Output error. It gets fixed when I hard restart it. ...
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Debian testing is very slow boot, after upgrade to bookworm

After upgrade to bookworm, debian presented so slow to boot. Is it possible to disable some boot process? Is it another trick that I could do to make it more fast on boot? systemd-analyze blame 51....
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Gnome on Debian 10 not Showing any Taskbar in VNC

I have installed gnome on Debian 10 with the following command: sudo tasksel install desktop gnome-desktop I have configured VNC to connect to the VM, which is deployed on Azure. However, once ...
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Debian tcsh not respecting locale for character class expansion

Using Debian 11, tcsh version tcsh 6.21.00 (Astron) 2019-05-08 (x86_64-unknown-linux) options wide,nls,dl,al,kan,sm,rh,nd,color,filec In a directory with two files, a and A, $ echo [a-z] a A This ...
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How do I stop windows from maximizing over several monitors with LXDE on Debian 11?

After upgrading from Debian 10 to Debian 11, when I try to maximize a window it maximizes across my three monitors. Before it maximized to the monitor it was on. How do I restore the previous ...
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How to do sudo grep in a bash script?

I would like to check if the given ip address is already in the config file. But /etc/ can only be accessed by root, and I'm running the a script as a user and not as root. It seems I can't just ...

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