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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RETR with pure-ftpd

it is possible to setup RETD on pure-ftpd so it will me show me size of transfering files? I was trying to find it in config files but had no luck on Debian 10 with latest packages.
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How do I disable the text selection icon in the mouse cursor?

I'm having some trouble when trying to personalize the way my terminal works. I would like to not show the text selection icon when I enter into the terminal, and only show the default cursor instead. ...
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multistrap: install only the specified package from repository stanza?

I have a multistrap config file that looks like this: [General] ... bootstrap=Debian DebianBP OtherRepo [Debian] packages=linux-image-amd64 firmware-linux packages=grub-efi efibootmgr source=http://...
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Fails at Fixing Unmet Dependencies

I am trying to set up samba on my pi, but it fails due to unmet dependencies and outputs this: pi@octopi:~ $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common-bin Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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tracking list of installed packages with git

My system is Debian Buster. I would like to track the list of installed packages with git. When I list installed packages with dpkg -l, where does the list come from? I found some package info in /var/...
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Dual encrypted Debian OS, grub error

I found a solution to my problem here, regarding two encrypted Debian OSs that can't detect each other when installing Grub. My first problem is, I don't understand the solution. My second problem ...
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Why isn't `inotifywatch --recursive /proc -v` able to see all created directories in `/proc`?

In one terminal I run the following command, which generates lots of directories in /proc over time: $ while true; do /bin/echo helloworld | cat -; echo $$; sleep 3s; done Then after several minutes, ...
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How to have a seamless custom JPG image splash screen when GRUB starts, the kernel boots, etc. until a GUI app starts?

On a standard Debian, how to replace everything that is displayed at Linux boot by a custom JPG or PNG image, until a Python app with GUI starts? Is there a generic way to replace the boot messages ...
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my question is on apache2

I wanted to install apache2 on raspberry pi3 B. Then after its installation was completed I wanted to test out. but at the last lines at of its installation I saw an error which was writen: Job for ...
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Backup the apt update downloaded files

When I use apt update command it downloaded a 14 mb in that 14 mb how can I backup that so I can put it back to not repeatedly downloading it, because I'm always using live boot. Edit: Why my ...
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How to start a systemd service based on ExecStartPre execution result

I have a daemon which is started using systemd service file during boot-up flow. I want to start the daemon based on the execution result of a script. The script is included in service file under ...
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Moved lib.so.6 file and now system not loading

I didn't do the cleverest thing and thought it may work. I wanted to use steam on kali 64 bit and after the installation when i tried to launch the application it popped up an error saying 32 bit ...
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How to delete a binary that is not been shown on dpkg -list

So I compiled a program that I downloaded in github with Make and MakeFile , I'm looking to delete it and as far as I can see. it created two binaries. /dev/stterm (which is shown on dpkg -list) /usr/...
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Make my own Debian based distribution [closed]

I have installed Debian and modified the way I wanted. I want to know if it could be possible to make a Debian based distribution like Ubuntu as an example. I have made some search and realize that it ...
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cryptsetup failed with code 22 invalid argument

I have read `cryptsetup luksOpen <device> <name>` fails to set up the specified name mapping https://www.saout.de/pipermail/dm-crypt/2014-August/004272.html And tried cryptsetup open --...
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Where does grub-mkconfig get the UUID for root?

When I run grub-mkconfig on Debian 10, it generates something like: ... if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root --hint-bios=hd0,gpt2 -...
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Can't setup dual monitor in Debian!

I just got a new laptop and decided to try Debian on it, currently tracking "testing" repositories. It has both an integrated Intel GPU and an NVIDIA GPU. I installed the non-free "...
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What could prevent a reboot after a kernel panic?

I am running Debian on a HummingBoard, for domotics purposes. From time to time, the system crashes, with a kernel panic message displayed on the monitor if one is plugged in. In order to improve ...
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Malformed line in the source.list debian posgres

I would like to start by saying that I am beginner and that probably I "broke" the source list The story is: while trying to do updates in debian, I was receiving error messages saying that ...
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Debian fails to reconnect to LAN after router reboot

When I reboot my router, for whatever reason, my PC seems to get stuck in a loop. It keeps attempting to reconnect but always fails. The only solution seems to be either to reboot the computer or pull ...
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No WiFi in Debian after suspending or closing the lid

I know that this question is posted a few times already, but I tried many of the solutions there and they didn't work. If I start my Laptop (restart or fresh boot after being turned off) the WiFi ...
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How to create directory in Linux Partition

i have installed proxmox 6 on my 500 GB SSD Drive on summary screen of my node its showing HD space(root) 8.67% (8.15 GiB of 93.99 GiB) SWAP usage 0.00% (0 B of 8.00 GiB which mean there is still ...
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WOL on Debian 10 doesn't work (works on windows!)

There are too many similar question in Stack without answer! so please read this LINK first. Problem is: Wol was working with windows but doesn't under Debian; seems it's known problem according to ...
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Disable sudo -s and sudo -i

I'd like to disable using sudo to become the root user so that every user will be forced to run privileged commands prefixed by sudo. This way, all these commands will be logged and a history is kept ...
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Is autologin dangerous? (Debian/Linux)

If only I use my desktop computer (Debian), can I turn off password entry when I log in (xfce/lightdm) as user (not root)? The user account (user) has a password, but in the settings I only turn on ...
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Resizing home partition on debian 10

This question is a continuation of this question : Resize debian10 home partition (I market that question as answered becouse I coul resize home partition with gparted but I want to do this in command ...
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Fix vsync for Intel intergrated graphics (Debian-based Linux)

I'm getting Vsync tearing on videos using: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) Read several close answers ...
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Nvidia Xinerama 1xGT1030 to 2 DP monitors with either nouveau/nvidia driver

I have GeForce GT 1030 card with 2 Dell U2415 monitors. The connection is 1030's DisplayPort => Monitor 1 DP Input; Monitor 1 DP Output => Monitor 2 DP Input. The OS is Debian Buster (10), with ...
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No wireless interface on Debian 10 (Asus X502C)

I just installed Debian 10 on a Asus X502C laptop and can't see wireless interface. It previously had a Win/Ubuntu dual boot and the WiFi worked fine. uname -a Linux debian 4.19.0-9-amd64 #1 SMP ...
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Debian 10: proper configuration for unattended-upgrades to update packages from unstable-repository

I have a Debian server (buster) with some packages from an unstable repository. Pin-Priority for unstable repository is 150. Now I want them to be updated by unattended-upgrades. Do I need this in /...
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Debian Bullseye + Network controller: Intel Corporation Cannon Point-LP CNVi no wifi interface

After some update and then crash (the origin story is blurry), the wifi was gone. I was then on Ubuntu 20.04 but did a clean reinstall with Debian with the non-free firmwares. Nonetheless the problem ...
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debian 10 microphone not working on browser

In browsers like firefox, chromium, etc microphone not working, but in the conference app like zoom microphone works well, what to do to fix it?
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Error in debian live because of nonfree firmware

This is my first time trying debian but I already tried LMDE 4 and I have no problem in LMDE 4 that's why I thought there will be also no problem using debian live that's why I downloaded debian-live-...
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Implementing a token solution on a usb key

I would like to implement a token solution for USB devices. So I need to encrypt a token with a private key and use the public key to decrypt it. So far so good. The problem comes from the fact that I ...
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Modem Manager GUI USSD Not working

I am using Debian on my laptop. I installed Modem Manager GUI to use my modem which is a ZTE MF710M USB modem. But when I try to use ussd to show my remaining internet balance it shows error and it ...
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Debian Buster 10 wont recognize monitor connected to DisplayPort via HDMI Adapter

I have a thin PC equipped with a Core i7-8550U on which I am running Debian 10 Buster. The board uses Intel HD Graphics 620 and has a HDMI and a Display Port on board. No external graphics card. ...
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Which linux os is good for FFmpeg? [closed]

Which Linux OS(Debian, centos, ubuntu) is good for the video encoding using ffmpeg? This is to install on dedicated server.
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mount command taking 13 minutes to execute

Aspire One Cloudbook 14 (A01-431-C8G8) Linux kernel 4.19 Debian 10 I have a USB 3.0 stick plugged into a USB 3.0 slot in the machine. I have just issued the cp command to copy all files in one of the ...
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Clicking on effects doesn't work in Cheese on Debian 10

I'm running Debian 10 with Cheese 3.31.90. Whenever I use Cheese, everything seems fine, however, when I try to apply click on an effect to apply it, such as flip, it doesn't work, and nothing changes....
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Remove sources after building python

as there is no apt repository for python 3.8 for Debian, I followed the instructions to build it with make. After installing it with make install, I asked my self if I can remove the downloaded (or ...
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Debian Buster: cgmanager fails, but why?

System is Debian Buster - I am trying to get cgroups to work, following what documentation I have been able to find online (mainly Redhat's Guide), but I have a problem: # systemctl status cgmanager ● ...
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Help uninstalling virtualbox

I am running Debian 10 and I installed VirtualBox, but now it won't go away. When trying to run sudo apt purge virtualbox I am met with the following output: Virtual packages like 'virtualbox' can't ...
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Alt Gr not working under antiX terminal

I have an antix installation which has this problem, when I'm trying to use Alt Gr + 2, the terminal just outputs the number 2, leaving me without the @ special character. This happens the same to the ...
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I can't login to the dekstop on Debian 10 buster kde plasma dekstop

i've installed linux debian recently (3 days ago), and after hours of usage, i turned on my laptop and couldn't login, i type the correct password and click enter but nothing happens, so after ...
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Which distro support more packages? Arch or Debain based? [closed]

Since there is no apt in arch Linux I m hesitant to use it. Because most package is in either rpm or Deb extension. Is packages of arch Linux lot more than of Debian based distro like Ubuntu?
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Unable to use any third party repos on Debian 10

I am having an issue on Debian 10 using any sort of third party repo. I want to install both Docker and ZeroTier One, but I am getting a similar issue trying to use both repos. In the case of ZeroTier,...
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package configuration issue

Looking for pointers on a package configuration issue. This is a stripped down version of Debian 8 (ReadyNAS 6.10.3 running on a Netgear RN202 NAS). I think the problem may have been triggered by ...
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Set up Debian networking bridge with DHCP

After a recent bout of package upgrades (but still within the stretch release) my bridge networking to support libvirt VMs seems to have died - the DHCP server does not send an IP to the host nor does ...
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Removing Chromium from Debian bullseye

I use apt dist-upgrade and got the following message: The following packages will be REMOVED: chromium The following packages have been kept back: phonon-backend-gstreamer-common sshfs The ...
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Grub not booting Debian without GPU attached

Summary of the problem: I want to boot a up to date Debian Buster (freshly installed in UEFI mode; only installed it to test; did not install any desktop environment or X11 or anything alike) without ...

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