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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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install ssmtp in Debian buster

I try to install ssmtp in Debian 10.0, but get the error Package ssmtp is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is ...
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Problems installing wifi driver on Debian 9

I have Lenovo Legion y530 laptop. I try to turn on wifi this way: type lspci -nn | grep Network, see this wireless adapter: Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:...
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How to find encrypted installations with GRUB

I had Windows alongside Debian (with encrypted root) installed, then I installed another Windows instance which apparently has overwritten grub. To fix this, I installed a second Debian instance which ...
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How to set SSH key file to different directory?

Using Debian 8. I need a myuser user, which should have no password, just key file based SSH login. My /etc/passwd contains the following: myuser:x:11:11:myuser:/my/specific/path:/usr/sbin/nologin ...
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No Sound output on Debian Stretch

I installed Debian Stretch on my Laptop and everything worked fine, but no I cant get any Sound output.I wanted to try: pulseaudio --kill pulseaudio --start but if I wanted to kill the process I got ...
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Unable to locate package python-pip

I am running Debian 9 and I want to install python pip but there is an error: E: Unable to locate package python-pip I've tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get python-pip, but I am still ...
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Creating bootable usb on ParrotOs [on hold]

Im on parrotOs and i want to create an unbuntu bootable usb.i cant manage to figure out or find out how to do it.
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Cannot su into root default shell - debian

I am using a debian 9 server. Usually I access via ssh to a normal user (say user1) and su into root, because I disabled ssh into root. Lately I was setting up a git-server where I created a user git ...
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Low disk space on “Filesystem root” 0 bytes disk remaining

I am struggling against disk space, regarding root location. Seems like I have reach 100% usage, and cannot find a way to regain space. I have used apg-get autoremove, apt-get clean, removed old ...
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Debian 9 stretch - How to prompt user from rc.local script and echo in current terminal

I need to create an easy to go Debian VM for new developpers on my team. I run a script on boot with rc.local. This is a small test script : #!/bin/bash exec < /dev/tty1 # Checking if user ...
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Pragha doesn't integrate with Cinnamon 3.8

When I was using Manjaro, Pragha would automatically integrate with Cinnamon, and clicking the volume icon in tray would bring up media controls like play/stop. In Debian testing with Cinnamon 3.8 ...
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apt-get error while loading shared libraries libzstd.so.1 cannot open shared object file no such file or directory

I was trying to upgrade a system but I was getting a, You don't have enough free space in /var/cache/apt/archives/. I tried to apt-get autoremove, apt-get clean and still nothing. There is no ...
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Debian mailx won't attach files to emails

(Note: I have seen this question, but it does not work for me) I am attempting to send an email with an attachment using Bash on Debian Stretch, using the mailx package (not mutt). My implementation ...
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NFS share the /home directory inside a local domain with 3 VM's

I am at my first year of apprenticeship so I am very new to Linux. The task I got is: Create 3 machines with a Debian based distribution, all three machines should be part of a domain named ....
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Error while doing apt-get upgrade or while installing something with apt-get

I am experiencing an error while I try to install or upgrade anything in a Debian 9.0 server. That is what the terminal returns to me. root@engelmar:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Using debi from devscripts?

I'm slightly confused on what exactly debi does. I was building OLA, and I found this post: Error when building .debs for BBB with newest OLA 0.9.7... – Google Groups where I had seen: cd ola-0.9.7 ...
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What could cause an ata4.00 error even without any harddrive when installing Debian 9.9 from a live USB?

I have a problem installing (running) Debian9.9 on my system. First my setup: ADATA M2 256G - The destination drive WDC Blue 2T - Data disk Samsung EVO 120G - Windows 10 drive USB SanDisk 16G ...
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How to route all incoming packets to remote proxy?

I have a Wi-Fi hotspot setup in Kali. Interface wlan0 on 10.10.10.1/24. I setup an Android (10.10.10.2) to proxy requests through Burp on port 10.10.10.1:9999. This is done in the Android's Wi-Fi ...
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Windows and Debian-based dual boot installation problem

I Need to have Windows 10 and Debian in dual boot on my Laptop. I've installed Windows 10 ( uefi mode) as primary OS. When i try to boot into my USB Stick created for Uefi with the installer of Debian,...
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Will “sync” wait?

I am using juice4halt (a small super-capacitor UPS) on my Raspberry Pi, but I found out that the amount of time halt is taking is too long, and so the system will poweroff because of undervoltage. So ...
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Change keyboard layout without restarting system that applies to all virtual terminal instances

The devices I work with and develop on are made by a Danish company. Whenever we ssh into into the Debian 8 based devices, they keyboard layout is US QWERTY, but if we attach a US USB keyboard to the ...
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gitkraken not updating on Debian 9

I have a very similar issue as posted here. While using gitkraken 4.2.2 on Debian 9, I get this message: If click, then I get this dialog: I choose .deb, select Downloads directory and this window ...
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What is scanning udp ports 8610-8612 on Debian Buster?

I've got several computers with Debian Buster (Gnome) installed. Thanks to psad tool I realized that all of them frequently (at least several times a day) scan udp ports 8610-8612 in the local network....
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Linux Mint Infrastructure Management [on hold]

I want to deploy Linux Mint on ~40 PCs. If I do that, I will need a centralized way to control those PCs. For Example, install/remove software on all those PCs on the same time, set environment ...
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Postfix send e-mail on behalf of G Suite

I have a domain registered on G Suite and I'm building a app that needs to send Transactional email such as password recovery and email verifies. The smtp for gmail has a low quota for that. I need to ...
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What details are required for me to successfully connect to a gateway using FusionPBX?

I am completely blind and use a command-line interface to execute tasks along with the web control panel. I've always wanted to test out a PBX ever since I heard about them. Since I coulnd't get ...
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Debian 'mount': same command different errors

I am trying to mount one of network share to my laptop. I am using following command sudo mount -t cifs //server.name/shared /mnt/myfolder -o user="username" However, I am getting very different ...
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How to mount ExtHDD under Debian OS - NOT an SD card?

HDD; debian OS; orangepi; 2TB; (SCSI DISK) (WDC WD20 03FZEX-00SRLAO) ...................... I am trying to mount my 2TB WD hdd. as "mount rw, /dev/sda1 exthdd; mount -o rw /dev/sda1 /media. lsblk: ...
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Chromium won't play any Youtube videos, Firefox plays them

I'm using Devuan Beowulf (~= Debian Buster), freshly installed. I can play Youtube.com videos fine using Firefox, but if I try them in Chromium, it keeps shown the loading animation (the circle with ...
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Lxc static private IPV4 for each container

I have installed LXC on my Debian 9.9 host machine. I want to create a script that could be used from my appliacation to manage containers to assign a single static IPv4 to my container so I can NAT ...
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“debconf-communicate dumped core”. What sends QUIT (“signal 3”)?

(I have installed systemd-coredump) What would send a QUIT signal to debconf-communicate? Since the backtrace does not include raise() / kill(), I guess I can assume this fatal signal was sent to ...
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Chromeos Linux Beta

I am attempting to install Krita on my chromebook. I have 'turned on' linux beta and chromeos prompts me that 'Shared folders are available in Linux at /mnt/chromeos...' Issue debian@penguin:/mnt/...
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Debian can not dist-upgrade because of unmet dependencies, but there are no held packages

I am running Debian stretch (9.9) and I can't dist-upgrade. I have no held packages. My version and kernel: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: ...
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Makefile for a simple Debian Repo

I'm making a very basic Debian repo for a client. Started with a bash script, but decided a Makefile would eliminate duplicated work. I've hammered out a working Makefile, but it works only if I make ...
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Is it safe to dpkg --set-selections on a newer version of a distro?

I saved my dpkg --get-selections on my Devuan ASCII (~= Debian Stretch). I've now reinstalled my system cleanly and dist-upgraded to Devuan Beowulf (~= Debian Buster). Is it safe for me to now dpkg --...
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Tools to lock/encrypt folder in debian

Is there any tools to encrypt folder except encfs for debian?
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Why do I have a `/root/.rpmdb` folder on a Debian-based distro?

I just noticed my Devuan ASCII machine has a /root/.rpmdb folder. Why would it have been created, seeing how I use apt DEB files, not RPMs? And - how safe is it to delete it?
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Unable to compile bspwm

I've recently tried to switch from i3 preconfigured with archLabs to bspwm un debian. After I installed the base packages for Debian I install the necessary dependencies of bspwm as I saw in a guide ...
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DNS problem: no A record

Ten days ago, i installed a debian 9 stretch, at Kimsufi by OVH. i receive an email from support wich contains a problem with A record, my server is ns.xzave.net, and there is no record A on my server ...
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Cant open a port on Debian

I'm have a Debian installation ~$ cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="9" VERSION="9 (stretch)" ID=debian HOME_URL="https://www.debian....
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unattended-upgrades ignores priorities

I seems that unattended-upgrades do not follow the priorities sett up in /etc/apt/preferences. I am maintaining a Debian file server where unattended-upgrades are set up. The version of rclone from ...
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“VERIFYING CHECKSUM” - DOES “OK” MEAN NO MALWARE ON OS? [closed]

DEBIAN OS;ORANGEPI ............... "VERIFYING CHECKSUM" - DOES "OK" MEAN NO MALWARE ON OS? When I reboot the desktop, I see the text right before the kernel starts, and the last thing it says is "...
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Setup of Laravel Environment - Cannot access server page

I'm using VirtualBox for a Debian 9 VM. Laravel, Apache, SQL, PHP install went fine. Laravel Development Server has started successfully with this message. Laravel development server started: http:/...
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Debian 9 cannot use Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Plus

I have Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Plus installed in my PC running Debian 9. The OS cannot make use of this module. lspci -nn shows 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Intel ...
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Applications loading slightly more slowly after shrinking Debian 9 root partition

I have a 250 GB Samsung Pro SSD in my Lenovo desktop. Initially Debian 9 was using the whole disk. Recently I decided to shrink my Debian partition and create two more partitions, one a shared data ...
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Installing a .deb package locally

On a Debian system how can I extract and install a .deb package located in one folder and its dependencies located in a "pool" of other folders, using apt, dpkg and Synaptic respectively? Edit: I ...
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Debian: The following packages have been kept back… odbcinst AND odbcinst1debian2

PROBLEM: I've had these two packages held back for weeks now and I can't get rid of them, The following packages have been kept back: odbcinst odbcinst1debian2 look here: [10:53:34][kristjan] ~ ...
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Ufw conficting with init systemd-sysv during install [closed]

I installed kali on my computer, but then I tried making it into a server, so I installed PHP, MySQL and apache2. I did some research and it told me to install UFW so I typed in the terminal: sudo ...
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libc6 does not want to update to 2.29

I tried to install KiCad after i updated my Debian box to Debian 10, but i got the following error. The following packages have unmet dependencies: kicad : Depends: libc6 (>= 2.29) but 2.28-10 is to ...
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Route requests from wlan0 to eth0 on Debian Jessy

I am trying to route requests from wlan0 (port 8080) to eth0 (port 80) on a Single Board Computer (SBC) running Debian Jessy. The device I am trying to access is a network camera. I've testing ...