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I have filled with zero sdc and can't login at gui

When I tried to format to default my usb thumb ( /dev/sdb ) by mistake I have filled /dev/sdc with zeros with the next command: dd if=/etc/zero of=/dev/sdc My last device added was the thumb, so I ...
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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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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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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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Debian xarchiver “Failed to execute child process ”ar“ (No such file or directory)”

I have Debian 9 and Xfce. am trying to install a commercial program given as a .deb -ending file. When I double click on the file, it opens a window titled "(filename.deb) - Xarchiver 0.5.4" and on ...
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How to disable right click only on desktop and icons in XFCE4?

I am building a kiosk machine with Debian 9.8 and XFCE4. Everything is done except disabling right click in Desktop. Tried xmodmap -e 'pointer = 1 2 0 4 5 6 7 8 9'; however, it disabled right click ...
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Delete files on idevice mounted via ifuse

When I mount my iPhone SE with iOS 12.1.4 via ifuse onto my system (Debian 9.8 stretch with xfce) I can see or copy all of my pictures stored on the iPhone in thunar. But I can not delete them. The ...
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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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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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Different languages for different users in Debian Stretch with Xfce

I have a Debian Stretch system running Xfce in Spanish. I want to set a specific user's CLI and interface to English, without affecting everyone else's. How do I achieve this? I've read multiple ...
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Debian — XFCE4 panel backup [closed]

The problem is the following. I have xfce4 and I have configured my panels on my machine (source machine). I have an other machine (dest machine) running also under the same distribution and same DE ...
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Debian Stretch TouchPad Scrolling jumps

I'm facing the following problem on Debian Stretch/Xfce : When I scroll down/up on the current open window (ie. chrome webpage) it works well. But when I switch to another window (ie. visual studio) ...
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detecting monitor wakeup

Context: Debian/testing on a ASRock B450 with Ryzen 2200G, HDMI monitor. In order to reset Pulseaudio default sink I need to know when the monitor comes back from standby so that I can run a script ...
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$LANG=C even though I set it in .profile and .xprofile

At work I have a bunch of Debian 9 workstations. Default locale is set to en_US.utf8 on the systems. The default desktop environment is Xfce. There is one user who somehow has $LANG=C defined in his ...
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Invisible icons while dragging if icon size is larger than 55

I am running Debian 9 / Xfce and I need to setup larger icons on the desktop. If I make the icons size larger than 55 they become invisible while dragging them to a new position or target. Is there ...
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First Day of week stuck on Sunday in any locale (Debian)

I'm trying to figure out why I can't have any locale working with monday set as first day of the week. Installed locales: francescos@Thinkpad-T420:~$ locale -a C C.UTF-8 en_GB.utf8 en_IE.utf8 en_US....
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Screen brightness on X220 with Fn keys does not work below some threshold

I have a Thinkpad X220 and am running Debian 9 stable with kernel Linux version 4.9.0-8-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 6.3.0 20170516 (Debian 6.3.0-18+deb9u1) ) #1 SMP Debian 4.9....
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re-set xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin default after HDMI monitor standby

Context: Debian/testing on a ASRock B450 with Ryzen 2200G, HDMI monitor. I can set the default audio sink either via /etc/pulse/default.pa or manually with this command: pacmd set-default-sink ...
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Detect terminal font

I am running Debian live XFCE, and I cannot seem to determine the font used by the Terminal. I went to Edit, Preferences, Appearance and it just says "Monospace Regular". Then I did cat /etc/default/...
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Add icons/menu items for applications in XFCE

I am running Debian (Stretch) with XFCE and many applications do not appear in the menu (in my case Whisker Menu). As an example, I often run remote sessions using VNC and at the moment I can only ...
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Is there a way for XFCE Whisker Menu to show my most recent installed apps?

Hello Unix & Linux StackExchange. I have several questions regarding whether there's a way to show recently installed applications in my Whisker Menu. If the background info I'm going to provide ...
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which software runs the login widget under Xfce4

I'm running Debian Buster with Xfce4 on two different systems, each with a long history going back 3 or 5 Debian releases. After booting into Linux, they show completely different screens with ...
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Xfce4 hibernation not waking up properly in debian stretch

When I run xfce4-session-logout --hibernate it seems to work. However, it fails to recover the session and starts up as a normal reboot (yet slower). Hibernation works both with the commands "...
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execute command to swap caps lock and ctrl at startup

I'm a bit puzzled why this is not working as intended. My goal is to map the caps lock key to control. I'm using debian. For this I'm using the following command /usr/bin/setxkbmap -layout "$(...
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Cairo-Dock Bubble Borders

I recently installed Cairo-Dock and there is this ugly Bubble border line on all the message Bubbles of Cairo-Dock. I have tried to configure in Cairo-Dock-Configure through its GUI and by setting ...
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Debian Desktop Environment in Installer

I have researched the heck out of this question and found two pages about the issue but not clarifying it. In the debian-installer during the optional software selection phase you have these options: ...
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How do I change window title font in Debian 9 with Xfce?

I'm running Debian 9with Xfce 4. Window titles look like this after installing a bunch of packages. How do I change it? Going to Settings > Appearance lets me change system font, but that does not ...
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How to configure Xfce not to differenciate between L/R Super keys?

I have been configuring Xfce hot keys and application shortcuts in Xfce 4.12 in Debian 9. I configured the Super L key to activate the Whisker menu(xfce4-popup-whiskermenu), but it only works with the ...
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Keyboard doesn't works on XFCE (but it works!)?

Before I formatted my notebook, the onboard keyboard worked perfectly on Debian 8 with Gnome 3. Now, after installing Debian 9 with a minimal XFCE, it doesn't work anymore, except on CLI. I can't ...
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Cannot log in after setting Nvidia's ¨Force Composition Pipeline¨ and ¨Force Full Composition Pipeline¨

I´m using Debian 9 (Xfce) and I face a problem with ¨Force Composition Pipeline¨ and ¨Force Full Composition Pipeline¨ settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings). When I change the default background image ...
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Tiny unreadable text on everything after install of Debian 9 to mini pc

I have a special pc, a thin client that had a small hard drive! It is a HP-G56N. I love mini pcs. It successfully installed, but upon boot the text is infinitesamally small and unreadable. Looks like ...
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Debian Jessie environnment is broken

I have a Debian 8.10 Jessie installed on my laptop and since this morning, my environnment behaviour is completely broken : ALT+TAB doesn't work, ALT+F4 doesn't work, I can't move, close or adjust the ...
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Touchpad doesn't react to tap

I have Debian Stretch (xfce) and my touchpad doesn't react to tap. I searched some solutions to fix it, example: create 50-synaptics.conf to /etc/X11/Xsession.d/ and /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/ 50-...
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Computer won't wake from sleep after suspend [xfce, debian testing]

So, ever since I switched to xfce, I have been having some issues with suspending my system. My system wakes from sleep normally most of the time, but every once in a while, my computer will turn on, ...
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Arial is substituting with Segoe UI

Here are screenshots of Evince's Properties->Fonts tab within the same documents: It's said that Arial is substituting with Segoe UI, but Arial Bold is still Arial Bold. Output of fc-match and fc-...
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Keyboard keeps freezing

Every once in a while the keyboard freezes for a bit, but the mouse still works fine. The keyboard and mouse are connected to the computer via a single wireless dongle. The problem is fixed by a ...
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After installing nvidia drivers, computer freezes after locking, can't even get to tty

Since I've installed the nvidia-drivers package, when I lock the screen by running xflock4 it goes to a blank screen with a flashing cursor in the upper left hand corner. The system becomes ...
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Screen problem (Debian9 - xfce - ThinkPad x250)

This is a strange thing i am seeing every now and then since 10 days. My screen starts to flip very randomly and fastly, like changing between workspaces very fast. I still have no idea why and when ...
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My desktop does not show up on my monitor on Debian 9

I've had Debian 9 for a while now with Xfce4. Recently the desktop has stopped appearing after I log in. It's just grey. How do I get my desktop back on my monitor?
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Recommendations on a single dedicated app GUI for Debian [duplicate]

I have a project that requires a Debian device to run one simple custom app on a touchscreen from boot to death. It shouldn't be possible to exit the app. I've looked into Gnome, KDE, XFCE, and Tcl/...
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Displaying system information at graphical login prompt

I am setting up Debian computers for my high school and I would like to somehow customize LightDM to display system and network information at the login screen. The big picture is the following : ...
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Debian 9 XFCE fresh install, nothing but wallpaper after login

I successfully installed debian 9 as a dual boot with windows 10. I chose automatic partitioning of a free space of 37 gb next to the windows partition. A swap and ext4 partition were created, efi ...
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WICD shows nothing

I have xfce debian system, the WiFi card on my laptop was not detected by the default network manager however the wired connection worked perfectly. So I decided to install WICD and remove the default ...
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Line through screen after install of Debian 9

I did a fresh install of Debian 9 XFCE on my desktop computer. Afterwards, I noticed a line running horizontally through the bottom of the screen. I also upgraded my laptop from Debian 8 to Debian 9 ...
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How to loopback usb microphone to default output in Alsa?

Given a Debian Stretch + Xfce system with Alsa, i would like to hear my USB microphone in my headphones. I cannot find any option to do so natively with graphical alsa mixers like Volti or QasTools. ...
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How can I setup pulseaudio to use both digital and analog ports from 2 profiles?

I have recently installed Debian Testing with Xfce as my desktop environment. I use the built-in Realtek sound card of my motherboard. On Windows, or when I tried Debian with GNOME, I was able to ...
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Typing Chinese in Debian using IBus

I am using Debian jessie, with an xfce desktop environment. I managed to type in English, Greek, Russian and Arabic and to toggle between them by using the setxkbmap command in the .bashrc ...
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Debian and docking station

I am really despred, becouse I can't get my laptop and my docking station to work. Is there any kind of magic that I forgot ? I have HP elitebook 650 G1 and basic HP docking station. I have fresh ...
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What is the best way to install xorg and drivers for gpu

I have a 32bit debian, xfce and this GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mars [Radeon HD 8730M] Since I have installed that system I have problems with ...