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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Shrink partition & Resize the other partition

I looked up all questions related but none seem to address my issue. Using the command parted /dev/sda I would like to shrink /dev/sda3 to 100 GB while extend /dev/sda2 to 1700 GB. This is the ...
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unable to install debian 9 as a virtualbox guest system

I am unable to install debian 9 as a guest operating system in virtualbox 6.0, either with a debian 9 host or with a Windows 10 host. - I installed virtualbox per the instructions on the debian wiki, ...
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How to check RAID in Debian 7? [on hold]

How to check RAID in Debian 7 and which commands would I use?
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Beaglebone Boot Fail with ALERT! PARTUUID does not exist

I have tried booting a Linux image in the eMMC through u-boot but it always drops to the busybox shell. As suggested by the busybox shell I double checked the PARTUUID (8fb410a9-01) using blkid, which ...
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Debian package dependency on a backports package

In short, is it possible to define Debian package dependencies directly from the backports repository? I am trying to craft a custom Debian package which builds itself when installing the package. ...
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Issue disabling internal monitor

I am running Debian 9 with LXDE on a LattePanda and the main monitor is defaulting to the Internal Display that does not exist. I want to disable the internal display so each time it boots up to the ...
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How to set ntpd server time without referencing another server?

I have an embedded system which synchronizes UTC locally using NTP. One of the clients in the system acts as time reference for the other clients. I guess you could think of it as stratum 0. A program ...
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Installing pandas under python 3.7.3 in debian 9

I have a problem installing Pandas under Python 3.7.3 on a MOXA linux computer running Debian 9. It has a Armv7 Cortex-A8 600-1000 MHz processor. I tried: sudo apt update sudo apt ugrpade sudo apt ...
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Additional network using /etc/network/interfaces

We have network interface eno1 and configured it as br1 allow-hotplug eno1 iface eno1 inet manual auto br1 iface br1 inet static address 208.43.222.51 network 255.255.255....
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What is snap ? Snap “classic” that do not work and ist unable to install notepadqq, a simple text editor?

On Debian 9 I try to install notepadqq that have the features of notepad++ I like a lot. Like everyone in the response of notepadqq download page, I cannot install it properly. The cause is a tool, ...
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copy paste from debian buster doesn't work on MS-Windows 10

I have been working on a computer which apparently has Debian buster as well as MS-Windows 10 1903 . On the said machine before you could copy and paste files and folders without an issue. In some ...
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unable to connect to debian repos

I have been getting the following from the last couple of days - $ sudo apt update Hit:1 https://packages.riot.im/debian buster InRelease ...
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Unable to install Debian in RAID 1

I have configured hardware RAID 1 in LenovoThinkStation p520c with Debian 9.9 . I have installed debian in RAID 0 it works well . But while installing in RAID 1 it says no operating system found even ...
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Configuring Additional Failover IPs in Debian 9

How can I properly configure failover IPs in Debian 9? I tried below settings after restart /etc/init.d/networking restart new FO IPs are pingable but server goes down for upto 30 minutes. I ...
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How to fix Fallout and RIDL?

I installed intel-microcode, but when I use ./spectre-meltdown-checker.sh I get this CVE-2018-12127 aka 'RIDL, microarchitectural load port data sampling (MLPDS)' * Mitigated according to the /sys ...
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Error while installing Open Media Vault packages

I am not very knowledgable when running a Linux NAS server. When I try and install updates or packages on Open Media Vault, I get an error about something to do with Locking. Could someone explain ...
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Can I install Nagios on Debian and can I do it from repository?

I want to install Nagios and I have my Debian VM running. On Nagios official site they say we need a minimal version of either CentOS or red hat. But can I install Nagios on Debian? Another issue is ...
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How to shape bandwidth fairly between processes?

While running QBitorrent, other processes get virtually no bandwidth, as QBittorrent gobbles up all of it. Chrome loads forever, pings time out etc. I could just limit QBittorrent to not use all of ...
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Debian Stretch network boot (nfs) shutdown fails because of network service

with Debian Jessie my Raspberry Pi was working pretty well with booting from NAS. With Stretch there is an issue with shutdown (and reboot), because Stretch seems to disable the network interfaces too ...
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NFS Mount at boot isn't working [on hold]

i have exported my /home directory and want to mount it on another VM. They are both in the same network and mount -a is working well but after I do a reboot I have to mount it manually again. So i ...
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Debian 10 Wifi Problem with MT7630e

I installed Debian 10 on an Asus notebook. As soon as I installed the Wi-Fi was not working. My WIFI chip is MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter I installed the package ...
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Random freezes with AMD Ryzen on Linux

Since I've bought an AMD Ryzen 7 1700 I've been having constant freezes while using Linux. Recently I had a freeze with Debian 10. The last line I could find on my kern.log before the freeze is IPv6: ...
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Making minimal custom Debian ISO to recognize USB device

I'm using Cubic to create a minimal ISO of Debian, based on one of the official ISOs. The process goes like this: Select the ISO image. A chroot environment opens and let you manipulate the image. ...
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Safe to use this repository in a production environment?

I need to know if it would be safe to add this repository to a server in production? deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free testing is in the location.. so I'm not sure if ...
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Debian: What is Best Practice when a question from a dpkg install must be asked on every install/upgrade?

I have a .deb installer for a Django system and there are questions I need to ask the person installing the software. I can see a few ways to do this, and I want to know what constitutes best practice ...
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systemd-nspawn outputs terminated by signal KILL and returns

Inside a script (namely container.sh), I start a container with the following command: sudo systemd-nspawn --share-system -D /media/diskimage/ sudo /bin/bash -c "script.sh 2>&1 | tee script....
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Linux Mint: lower screen brightness on low battery

I'd like to make screen brightness lower on low battery. There's no such options in power settings. Alternatively, I may set the system to shut down in such situation, but that's undesired. Is there ...
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How to run lxc inside of a chroot

I'm trying to run lxc inside of a chroot. $ lxc-start -n instrument --logfile=/dev/stdout lxc-start 20190619141851.659 ERROR lxc_cgfs - cgroups/cgfs.c:cgfs_init:2359 - cgroupfs failed to detect ...
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PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Class 'mysqli' not found in /var/www/html/

I am working with php(7.3) and mysql in linux machine. But I am getting PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Class 'mysqli' not found in /var/www/html/ error in apache2 log file (/var/log/error.log). I ...
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Where can I get Nagios plugin for cpu/hdd monitoring?

I have already installed nagios-plugins-contrib: sudo apt update sudo apt install nagios-plugins-contrib However, there are no any cpu / hdd management plugin. I am using a Debian VM just in case. ...
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How do I see that a device is mounted with `exec` option using either mount or /proc/mounts?

I've mounted a cdrom device with mount -o exec /dev/sr0 /media/cdrom0, since I couldn't execute files on it, when the drive was initially mounted by the virtual machine. Now, when I run cat /proc/...
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Using a managed VPN on a unmanaged interface with NetworkManager

Whenever I set up eno1 as a NetworkManager unmanaged interface via /etc/network/interfaces.d/eno1, I can no longer connect to my foobar vpn that is configured in NetworkManager. If I click on foobar ...
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Losing sides, top and bottom on TV

I do understand this subject gets answered a lot. I have a debian laptop that 1366x768 60.02. Now the TV fits everything if I use the same res. I would like for the tv to run at 1920x1080 30.00* (60 ...
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Docker with Debian Wheezy is lacking lot of commands!

I have created a docker image from debian:wheezy, to follow a tutorial. I am just wondering how useful is this image because it does not support many commands. For example: "nc", but also (and the ...
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systemd requires=“some non-systemd process”?

I have not found a way for systemd to recognize that some required non-systemd process is required to be running before I start mine. In Upstart I could do, for example, if pgrep -f bin/postgres ...
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Problem with gpg and apt-get update - missing keys?

I do not know how, but I managed to mess up apt-get. Executing sudo su apt-get update I get errors like the following W: http://security.debian.org/dists/stretch/updates/InRelease: The key(s) in ...
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Debian Jessie vs. Jessie (security) [duplicate]

I would like to know what is the difference between Debian Jessie and Jessie security, as on Debian's website they seem to be different versions of the Debian Jessie OS. Am I right? I cannot find any ...
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Debian Buster: install yarnpkg as yarn

I have installed yarn - Node.js package manager (alternative to npm): $ sudo apt install yarnpkg ... $ dpkg -l | grep yarn ii yarnpkg 1.13.0-1 all ...
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Apache 2.4 with self-signed certificates always redirect to the default virtual host

I've been trying to make work virtual hosts with self-signed certificates with Apache 2.4. I've tried many setup combinations but no matter what, every virtual host I try in Firefox goes straight to ...
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Replacement monitor not recognized in Debian, unless I “trick it”

I just got a new (to me) 27" monitor as an upgrade to my old 22" Acer (with the hope to eventually do dual monitors). The only way I can get it to work is to boot the PC (Motherboard: ASRock B450 Pro ...
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Can't install rust-doc on Debian Stretch

I'm running Debian Stretch. According to the Debian website, I should be able to install the package rust-doc, yet I can't: wizzwizz4@myLaptop:~$ sudo apt install rust-doc Reading package lists... ...
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Get back my old raspbian desktop from an accidental switch to LXDE

So, I was tinkering around on my laptop, which has the raspbian for desktop (Debian with the raspbian desktop environment) and accidentally double clicked on the file saying "LXDE" and it changed my ...
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How to check if a COM port is being used

Im trying the check if a machine is connected to a device trough a COM port, i have tried comparing the dmsg output with the device plugged in and the output without the device plugged in, and they ...
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Way to have a Debian package reinstall when dependency updates?

For a little something I made (that used to be a word-of-mouth thing only and that's interesting to just a very narrow, and usually non-technical, user base), I'd like to be able to provide a .deb ...
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Connection closed log lines in auth.log on Debian machines

My auth.log on my Debian machines was full of the following messages: CRON[1736]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) sshd[1742]: Connection closed by ::1 port 38518 [...
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Intel Atom N2600 Asus Eee PC 1011CX Display Backlight Turns Off Before Login Screen Loads

Specifications: Asus Eee PC 1011CX Debian 9.9.0 ISO with latest dist-upgrade updates as of this writing XFCE desktop environment. Backports is turned on in repo's along with non-free and security ...
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USB HDD not found

Some time ago I bought an external HDD 2TB. Now I am encountering a problem: My computer doesn't see it when I plug it in. (I tried Gparted, and some other program that I found on the internet). ...
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How to install PHP simple HTML DOM Parser on Linux (Debian)?

I have just started learning web scraping, and so far, I have understood that I need to install a library called simple_html_dom. Everywhere I have seen for now, people download it from sourceforge ...
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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:...