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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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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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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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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Linux shell script to reboot a few linux machines

I am task with something I have never done before. I am sure is easy for some of you :) I need to execute a linux shell script from our network that will connect ssh to this devices and reboot them ...
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Bluetooth Firmware rtl8821a_fw.bin Fails to Load in Debian

I am using Debian 9.4 on Lenovo IdeaPad 110. In the opening screen, I get these messages; [12...] rt18821ae 0000:02:00.0: firmware: failed to load rtlwifi/rt18821aefw.bin (-2) [12...] rt18821ae 0000:...
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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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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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How Do I Package a Django Website for Debian (Not a Python Package or Egg)?

I have been searching for the last two weeks and chased myself into multiple dead ends trying to figure out the path that takes me where I want to go. However I finally have to admit that my answer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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List packages on an apt based system by installation date

How can I list installed packages by installation date? I need to do this on debian/ubuntu. Answers for other distributions would be nice as well. I installed a lot of stuff to compile a certain ...
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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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sudo command not found

I got my init.sh file for installing seafile. When calling: if [ ! -f /config/init_completed ]; then ... else # start seafile sudo bash ${INSTALLPATH}seafile.sh start sudo bash ${...
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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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Ubuntu/Debian server loses network sporadically when wired and running Docker

I have spent months on this problem, and I'm just about at my wits' end. I have a home media server that runs docker to run containers. I have a docker-compose file that I have all my stuff defined in....
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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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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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Resize debian10 home partition

I am trying to resize home partition (after i made the swap partition smaller) in debian 10. Resizing swap partition was easy, to do this i use these commands : swapoff -a fdisk /dev/sda After ...
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How to upgrade openssl 1.0.1 in debian

TL;DR: I'm trying to install a package that needs libssl 1.0.2 or greater but can't: # dpkg -i my_package_name_3.0.1.8_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package my_package_name. (Reading ...
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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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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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How install g++ 4.9 on debian stretch

I tried install on my Debian strench g++-4.9 and I didn't find package via apt-cache search g++-4.9 Oldest version I found only g++-5 Where can I get g++-4.9?
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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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Cannot access home directories from remote MS-Windows 10, using samba server on debian 9

Linux noob here. Basically, I want to create several users with full access only to their own home directories. Here my current /etc/samba/smb.conf config: #=============== Global definition ========...
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How Can I Improve the Font Rendering In Firefox

My font rendering in Firefox looks terrible on pages such as facebook.com and twitter.com: I'm running Debian 8 and fiddling with hardware acceleration, and it doesn't seem to work.
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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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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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iptables couldn't load target

I am getting this error iptables v1.6.0: Couldn't load target `standard':No such file or directory Any idea why, and how to solve? The debian version is 9.1 (venv)root@deb64:/tmp# iptables -L ...
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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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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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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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“psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory”

Actually, I installed PostgreSQL 9.4 (with postGIS extension), and when installed, everything used to work fine. As said on many tuts, I've set the /data folder, checked configuration files, and so ...
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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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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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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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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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Add .ucode driver in Debian installer

When I install Debian, installer request network connection. But Debian can't found my Ethernet card (Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260). I use non-free installer and try put .ucode file in /...
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How to input Japanese in Debian?

I have a serious issue in inputting Japanese in Debian distribution via xterm I configured the following file: /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-evdev.conf with the following: Section "InputClass" ...
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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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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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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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How to install 'build-essential:i386' on Debian 7.9 x64?

I'm on Debian 7.9 (wheezy) x64, and I would like to install build-essential:i386. I already added i386 in dpkg --architecture, updated aptitude and installed java-jdk-1.6:i386 successfully. BTW, no ...

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