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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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Linux command that is equivalent to uboot's nand erase.chip or old flash_eraseall

On occasion when changing partition size/numbers on my nand flash I will get the following error: ubi0: attaching mtd4 ubi0 error: scan_peb: bad image sequence number 1463854777 in PEB 4080, expected ...
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Error when editing sources.list while installing RStudio on Chromebook Linux (beta)

I am following this great guide for installing RStudio on a Chromebook using Linux (beta). I am using a 2017 Samsung Chromebook 3 (XE500C13K). After appending the /etc/apt/sources.list file with deb ...
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Dual display setup with Debian 9 text interface

I have a NCR EPoS terminal that has a dvi interface for the main screen and a vga for the secondary screen. Is it possible to have one application running in full screen on the dvi display and one ...
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Root shell in system filesystem with GRUB

I'm learning about GRUB and, after search for a while, I tried to get a root shell changing the kernel load string: /boot/vmlinuz-4.9.0-8amd64 root=UUID=e8485edc.... ro single to /boot/vmlinuz-4.9....
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Pulseaudio loses USB DAC as default sound output when booting

Context I am using a USB DAC as the default pulseaudio sound output for my machine under Debian 9. The problem is, sometimes, the default output is lost and switched back to internal chipset, which I ...
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CTRL, ALT & ALTGR dead on Fujitsu Celcius H770 with Linux Mint 19 Tara

My CTRL-L, CTRL-R, ALT, ALTGR and numpad keys don't work anymore. The German layout keyboard was fully functional after installation, but the keys got lost after some reboots. I had problems with the ...
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Debian Stuck in Emergency mode after Triple boot

These are the errors I found in my log file: I recently did some changes to my disk I made a triple boot from dual boot system but I had to take a big part of debians home partition. After I ...
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Traffic between subnets VirtualBox

I'm trying to build a prototype of a real network in VirtualBox. I have 3 guest systems: Debian-based router with 3 NICs: enp0s3 Looks outsude.(bridged) enp0s8 LAN1.(gateway to internal ...
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Debian USB installation

I am trying to install Debian 9 in a computer which doesn't have a DVD drive, which means that I have to install it through USB. I have tried several methods that I found on the Internet such as using ...
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Wondering about backporting packages on Debian, how to keep it up to date and making sure I do it properly

I'm wondering if this backport method would work let's say if I'm trying to download Steam or Wine? Like, once I have the backported package downloaded, would it stay up to date every time I 'apt ...
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Python using deb em package and not pip empy

So I’m running ROS melodic and while running catkin_make I get an error in package conflict. Long story short, I want to use pip‘s empy package instead of em package, but the em package is loaded from ...
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Installing Broadcom wi-fi driver in Debian without internet connection

I have a MacBook and I need to install the wi-fi driver. However I don't have access to the internet from Debian. What should I do? I have downloaded all the firmware .deb packages from non-official ...
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Are the update and upgrade mechanisms of debian stable/testing/unstable similar to Lubuntu LTS? [on hold]

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 LTS, and thinking about switching to Debian + LXDE. I am an OS user and may be an occasional programmer of applications. I am wondering whether to choose Debian stable, test ...
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Instal Debian 9 w/o Network Missing Realtek 8812AU Driver

I am trying to install Debian 9.80, but when I am asked for which package manager I would like to use, I choose default options, but I can't go on without an internet connection. I skipped past it, ...
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How to install libssl on Debian 8?

# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 (jessie) Release: 8.5 Codename: jessie I am installing a software which ...
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Can't install spyder 3 on AntiX [on hold]

$ sudo apt-get -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true install spyder3 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be ...
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Reduce Pulse Audio Overruns with Equalizer Sink Enabled

System : Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4 17:50:20 GMT 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux A Bluetooth A2DP source goes into a Pulse Audio sink which is going into the pulse audio equalizer module,...
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How to install Perl modules on Debian 9?

On a tutorial for installing SendEmail, I found instructions to install 2 prequisites, 2 perl modules apt-get install 'perl(Net::SSLeay)' 'perl(IO::Socket::SSL)' This syntax was new for me, and also ...
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Debian boot issue [on hold]

On boot I get this text: [sdb] no caching node page found [sdb] assuming drive cache: write though wrong diagnostic page : asked for 1 got 8 Failed to get diagnostic page 0x1 Failed to bind ...
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Debian 9 does not boot after installing on USB drive with UEFI

Goal: boot up from fully installed debian 9 USB drive I installed debian into my USB drive but it fails to recognize my USB in boot option. This is the link where I downloaded the iso file. Below ...
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installing memcached in debian with lemp 7 jetware

im trying to install memcached with the following command : curl -L https://jetware.io/appliances/jetware/memcached14-170503/file/installer:nub_tgz/setup | sh I get this error : ERROR Destination ...
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How do i speed up boot time?

How can i minimize boot time ? I am using Debian 10 with a i7-4600U with 12GB of RAM and a 120GB SSD, UEFI is enabled. and here's the output of systemd-analyze plot > plot.svg I know 5 seconds ...
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ssh to full schroot environment (debian)

How can I SSH into a schroot environment using ssh sshuser@192.168.1.20 rather than schroot -c test as user sshuser ? I have read an array of web post on creating a jailed chroot then setting up ...
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Creating .deb from github repository

Currently, to build the github repo, it requires making a python environment with specified dependencies, with gcc and g++ installed. The project is written in python and cython. I want to make a .deb ...
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which part is the fingerprint in gpg public key

I am using gpg - $ gpg --version gpg (GnuPG) 2.2.12 libgcrypt 1.8.4 Am a newbie and hence trying to understand the difference between the two commands : $ gpg --list-key and: $ gpg --fingerprint ...
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Running a BASH script via crontab causes ecryptfs volume to unmount

On my MX-18 linux (Debian 9 Stretch based) system, whenever a script runs via cron, my Private ecryptfs volume unmounts. Confirmed, no issue running the same BASH scripts from a terminal. Tested with ...
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Automounting LUKS encrypted volume at boot time using USB memory as key

I'm setting up a new Debian Stretch installation, and it's all a bit new to me. I've used linux a lot, but I've never really been an administrator of a server before. Because this system, or some ...
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Shutdown PC after remmina connection closed

I'd like my PC to shutdown straight after I close my remmina remote connection. I searched for solutions but remmina itself shows abnormal behavior. someprogram && sudo shutdown -h 0 Running ...
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Determine which device was assigned to a USB modem?

I'm testing a Tinker board, which is an ARM gadget running Debian 9.8. I inserted a USB modem. It appears the modem was detected but I can't find a device for it: [ 8178.815663] usb 1-1.1.5: new full-...
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all commands hang forever

After ssh into a VM, I am not able to run basically any command such as ps aux, cd /proc; ls, top, dmesg or systemctl status, all of them hangs, so I don't even know how to spot the problem. Linux ...
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All Debian package managers broken due to Python bug [on hold]

I am trying to fix my apt to make it useable. It only ables to update the package list. I cannot remove or install any package. The error I am getting is Could not find platform independent ...
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How investigate sporadic restarts

The system is : Debian 8.1 run on embedded system with ARM7V CPU 2 GB RAM and 4 GB flash. The system sporadically restart itself couple time in day, before a week with appear very rare. What is the ...
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Debian Stretch drop in boot-time script not using rc.local

I'm setting up a new installation of Debian Stretch. Because it's on custom NAS box, there's one small gripe I have - original software was booted from a USB memory module molded on to the motherboard....
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LXDE: Keyboard settings not loading

Debian Stretch LXDE I made some keyboard settings wich means repeat delay and interval. After system's start I have to go into the settings and at least to cancel them to have that settings loaded. ...
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Error during installation of latest stable Chrome on Debian

I am trying to install latest, stable Chrome on Debian and get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Debian 9 halt does not really power off in new versions - why?

IMPORTANT: I am able to restore halt old behavior if I do: apt install sysvinit-core Plus: Old Red Hat based versions are able to power off with halt too. I am trying to understand why in Debian ...
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How to enable TUI for gdb on Debian 9?

When debugging it is often helpful to loot at assembly, but on Debian 9 when I try layout asm I get: Undefined command: "layout". Try "help". According to some internet research it seems like I ...
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build missing Debian package dependency from source?

I'm currently trying to install PCP on Debian with sparc64. Unfortunately it requires the package libreadline6 (>= 6.0) which doesn't have an apt package for sparc64. libreadline7 does and is ...
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Equivalent of `rpm -K` using `apt`

What is the apt equivalent of rpm -K *.rpm, where -K is defined as verifying the signature of the repository in man rpm and in Maximum RPM? Example of a situation: sudo rpm --import https://mirrors....
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systemd-timesyncd not starting with /var set as a rw ubifs volume

I am running debian with systemd version 241. I have a nand flash ubifs partition for my rootfs that I have split into two volumes (/dev/ubi0_1 for rootfs and /dev/ubi0_2 for var): ubi0:rootfs on / ...
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Debian Linux - Setting an environment variable for all users

I added the following in /etc/profile so that all my users can see the path export JAVA_HOME=/opt/jdk11 export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin But after restarting my laptop, I cannot see the changes ...
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Keep a very rough text mode in a non graphical Debian instance

I installed Debian for a server purpose and I do not need a good quality text mode. I would like to keep the very rough bad resolution text mode that is appearing just after a grub choice screen. Just ...
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How to resolve framebuffer issues in Debian XFCE, displaying old windows randomly?

The problem: In X, an old application window (or several), which I closed minutes or hours ago (or even days!), will suddenly appear on top of the currently active window. Sometimes an entire old ...
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Xrandr increase resolution black screen

When I try to increase the resolution in my virtual machine (Xen), running a debian distribution (Kali/Parrot in this case), I get a black screen. I use xrandr, because in the GUI, the max resolution ...
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Auto Refresh qpdfview

I am writing documents in latex that I compile to produce a pdf file opened with qpdfview (with the --unique option). Once compiled after a modification on the tex .document, I would like qpdfview to ...
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UEFI-installed Debian on a pendrive doesn't want to boot after being removed once

I read here, once, that installing a Debian 9 on a pendrive (well, in my case it's a SDCard adapter) directly would work, and it did. The problem came up, though, after i unplugged the adapter from ...
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Best compression for operating system image

I have an Operating system image of size 2.5G. I have a device with a limited size. Thus I was looking for the best possible solution for providing the compression. Below are the commands and ...
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DRBD comes up after reboot with Connected Diskless/Diskless

After an unattented power loss, facing a major issue, every reboot the DBRB comes up with Connected Diskless/Diskless status. main problems: dump-md response: Found meta data is "unclean" ...
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rasbian on orangepiPC cannot login user [closed]

raspbian for orangepiPC login on desktop : login on root is done root@orangepi: however i cannot log on $user ($user@orangepi) and command su $user does not go on log with SSH : log on with ...
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Handle booting failure for u boot ( Debian )

I have an embedded device with 512 Mb of ram and 4Gb internal storage. ( Consider Raspberry Pi or Beaglebone ) I have an external SD card available with 3 Partitions. mmcblk0 is the disk and ...