Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

3
votes
1answer
447 views

Installing mysql with mysql-apt-config: missing keys

I'm trying to update mysql on my Debian server with mysq-apt-config, but whenever I try to update it with dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.8.11-1_all.deb I get a missing keys error. > dpkg -i /tmp/mysql-...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Why can't a fork bomb be killed in zsh in the same way as it's killed in bash?

I wanted to make my system a little bit more resilient to fork bombs. This can be partially achieved by using systemd's DefaultTasksMax parameter, or by using cgroup's pids controler for all valid ...
-2
votes
1answer
54 views

Network Manager doesnt find wireless network

I'm using Debian 9 Stretch, i provided my wifi ssid and pass on the installing process, and it works, but NetworkManager doesn't work properly finding another wifi. This is my /etc/NetworkManager/...
2
votes
1answer
85 views

Why I can't pass a parameter from cron to shell script [closed]

With this cron script I am trying to get Rsync to work */1 * * * * /root/backup.sh `date +today/\%M` And a shell script as the one below #!/bin/bash -x PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin REMOTE=...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How do I connect to WiFi if it is grayed out? [duplicate]

Typically I can connect both the grayed out networks with an username and a password. However, on debian-based raspbian I have the problem. How can it be overcome?
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How can I upgrade my deb package

I have qt project and deb package that is built using following command: dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc After this action, my package is ready to install. But if I have my package installed and I want ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Bluetooth not working

I've just installed Debian 9 and bluetooth can be turned on / off, I can also search for devices, however, it doesn't find any devices at all. During the OS startup, I'm getting these messages: root@...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Audacity won't start after upgrade to Debian Sid (relocation error)

ever since I upgraded Debian stable to Debian sid I cannot start audacity. It gives me this error when I start from command line: audacity: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libwx_gtk2u_adv-...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

How to install old apache version on Debian 8

Main issue is the new Apache breaks a few things on my webserver. I even tried using HttpProtocolOptions unsafe in apache2.conf but it didn't work as desired. The only way out for me is use old ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Bootloader installation failed

I am trying to install Debian in ASUS P2440UA laptop. Previously I was using Windows 7 and Linux Mint in dual boot without any issue (for 6 months). But I decided to format whole hard drive and ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

Debian 10 (buster) - gdm3 only starts after “systemctl restart gdm3”

I've currently set up a new install of Debian stretch. I followed the description on how to update to Debian Testing (buster) and everything went perfectly. I rebooted the system, and everything went ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Set time with “Date -s” return “invalid date” [duplicate]

My system is Debian 8 (armv7l, a 32-bit processor). I can not understand why two script below are the same format but the second one return error. root@abcxyz:~# date -s "2037-1-20" Tue Jan 20 00:00:...
1
vote
1answer
125 views

Why I'm unable to install a package with apt

On Debian 9 I want to install the package libicu57 (repository), but for some reason I can't: $ sudo apt install libicu57 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

32 bit aplications aren't installing properly on 64-bit

Ok, so I have been trying to get this to work for a while and i don't know exactly what is going on so I will just show what happens: aptitude install wine32 Note: selecting "wine32:i386" instead of ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Apache2 000-Default VHost won't be choosen by a Request [closed]

I have a Linux server with Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) and Apache/2.4.25 (Debian) installed. I wanna host multiple websites on my server. For example one main wesbites and 2-3 smaller websites for ...
2
votes
1answer
24 views

Debian conffiles alternative

I maintain a native Debian package which installs an application and an initial SQLite database. I expect the application to edit the database. How do I prevent upgrades from replacing the database? ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

Gnome Files (Nautilus) very slow to start on Debian Testing (Buster)

I am experiencing problems to start Gnome Files (Nautilus) on Debian Testing (Buster). I noticed that after an upgrade (I don't know which) Nautilus started to delay some seconds to run. Running from ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Debian: no sound from soundcard after upgrade to Buster

After a dist-upgrade from stretch to buster, I don't have soundcard audio anymore. The sound works fine through HDMI (see picture below) and even bluetooth. The problem is getting it working with ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

installing debian from a local repository

I have created a local repository in a debian virtual machine (I'm using virtualbox) by copying packages from iso images into the directory /var/www/html/packages/amd64/ (apache2 is already installed) ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

UIO device files /dev/uioX are not created on Linux Debian

I'm having a problem on Linux Debian 9.6. Although I have UIO support compiled into the kernel, the /dev/uioX device files are not beeing created. root@machine:~# zcat /proc/config.gz | grep UIO ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

ssh & local root login works with invalid password in Debian 9

I am trying to login to Debian 9 machine with root username, locally and through ssh.  It logs in with any invalid password.  I want to access the machine with the correct password only.  Why does an ...
5
votes
1answer
66 views

Prevent Debian from auto-enabling systemd services at package post-install [duplicate]

On Debian, if the package you're installing has systemd services, they will be automatically enabled and started at post-install. I have found a way to disable the latter, but what not the former (yet)...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How to restore network access after accidental removal of network packages

I recently tried to upgrade my Debian system, and ended up removing some crucial networking packages. I no longer have a working network connection. I lost the Debian packages: cockpit-...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Broken fonts after upgrading Firefox ESR to latest Firefox

I'm facing font issue after updating Firefox ESR to latest Firefox on Debian Stretch. Following top voted comment on this Reddit question I set up unstable repository, removed firefox-esr and ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

mnemosyne crashes in debian 9

I have desktop and a laptop with debian running on them both. in the Desktop mnemosyne crashes just from opening or maximixing the window. The laptop is perfect. they are both lenovo. hugo@debian:~$ ...
2
votes
2answers
99 views

How to find unused packages in debian?

As a typical debian user I install some packages over time for several reasons: I want to test the package I want to use it for a short time I mis-spelled its name I copy/pasted a long apt install ...
1
vote
2answers
52 views

How can I disable my Lenovo touchpad with i3?

I would like to disable my touchpad with i3. Previously I was using XFCE and I was using the GUI to do this. How can I do this in i3 too?
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Systemd: start/stop service based on networking connectivity

I've been using a VPN heavily recently and would like openvpn to intuitively connect and disconnect based on whether I'm connected to Wi-Fi (or ethernet). Currently, I have a client.conf in /etc/...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Where can I configure Chromium's default command line arguments?

I've seen lots of places people have suggested to store command line arguments, ~/.config/google-chrome-flags.conf ~/.config/chromium-flags.conf /etc/default, My version of chromium doesn't seem to ...
0
votes
2answers
51 views

How to Know What Filesystem External Harddrive is Using

How can I tell what file system an external hard drive has using Debian? I have opened it via the GUI, but there is nothing listed for 'filesystem type'
-1
votes
2answers
123 views

How to install specific version of debian linux package CUPS?

I'm trying to install specific version ( 2.2.1-8+deb9u2 ) of CUPS package in debian:stretch-slim linux. But it is giving me the following error. $apt install -y cups=2.2.1-8+deb9u2 Reading package ...
14
votes
3answers
2k views

How do I create a UDP packet?

When I perform the following Netcat command and view the packets with Wireshark, it says the UDP packet is malformed. $ echo "this is a test" | nc -u 127.0.0.1 53 Similarly, using commands like $ ...
1
vote
1answer
97 views

debian - connect to wifi automatically when in range

I have a LeMaker Guitar with Lemuntu installed. My wpa_supplicant.conf file looks like this: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 network={ ssid="MySSID" psk=...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Can't install Qemu on Debian 9

I am trying to install qemu on my debian/stretch machine, but when I run sudo apt install qemu, I get the following message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: qemu : Depends: qemu-...
0
votes
2answers
104 views

resolv.conf overwritten every time

I got this drwxrwxr-x 3 root tunnel 100 date and time . drwxr-xr-x 33 root root 860 date and time … -rwxrwxr-x 1 root tunnel 0 date and time enable-updates drwxrwxr-x 2 root tunnel 40 date and time ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Trying to install Debian straight to disk [closed]

I am eager to run Debian straight from disk rather than through a VM although I am having trouble getting the install to work. The installation fails at the step "Install the system" The installation ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

Pam.d three files lightdm, lightdm-greater, lightdm-auth

What are the differences in the three files located in /etc/pam.d /etc/pam.d/lightdm-greeter /etc/pam.d/lightdm-auth /etc/pam.d/lightdm I assume they each serve a different role, what do they do?
1
vote
2answers
157 views

/bin/sh: clang++: command not found

I use Debian 5. I was building GN. I followed the instruction provided here. I was executing these commands: git clone https://gn.googlesource.com/gn cd gn python build/gen.py ninja -C out While ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How to connect PHP 5.6 to SQL db after compilation

I installed PHP 5.6 from source on Debian server 9 server. The OpenSSL version in Debian 9 is too new for PHP 5.6, so I had to compile an older version in /opt/openssl to use it with PHP 5.6. ( ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH error on Debian 5 while installing Python

I use Debian 5 and I had to update my GCC to 4.9.4. So I build and installed it by myself. Now I need to update Python but I can't to do that because I receive this error: configure: error: no ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Unable to restart networking on Debian with Systemd

First of all important: Debian does NOT install NetworkManager by default when installed without graphical interface. (I received some answers considering that I did not get how to configure Network ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Debian changing eno0 to eth0 by itself

I have Proxmox on site, based on Debian 9.6. When freshly installed, I had 3 interfaces: eno0, enp0s1 and enp0s2, the network cable is plugged on the physical port marked 0 (zero) on the server, ...
1
vote
0answers
73 views

symbol lookup error gdbus

Keep getting this error: /usr/bin/gdbus: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0: undefined symbol: g_date_copy looking at: root@server-sl:~# ldd /usr/bin/gdbus linux-...
3
votes
1answer
43 views

How to use debuild hooks (--signing-hook-foo etc)

The man page isn't clear on that. How would I use a signing hook? Especially using the parameter without the config file. What is the meaning of foo in the documentation? For example in --signing-...
1
vote
2answers
42 views

Is it trivial to compile standard Intel Debian programs to Arm?

Is it trivial to compile standard Intel Debian programs to Arm? Am I simplifying this process? Take any of my favorite programs (R Studio, Sublime Text, Peek, etc.) Find the source code on GitHub or ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Contents of apt file revert at boot

I'm having a headless debian Raspberry PI which runs an Owncloud server. The apt owncloud installation files used to be located here: http://download.owncloud.org/download/repositories/stable/...
1
vote
0answers
85 views

How to prevent kdeconnectd from starting automatically?

These don't work: sudo update-rc.d kdeconnectd disable sudo systemctl disable kdeconnectd.service There is no script for it in /etc/init.d/ and the /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.kde.kdeconnect....
-2
votes
1answer
61 views

Why can't I find anything on this command on the net? `statftime`

PROBLEM: I'm learning bash from books(Linux Shell Scripting with Bash, Ken O. Burch) and this book I'm following now is using this command: /usr/bin/statftime but I can't find this command for my ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

What's causing dbus-daemon to take up over 3GB of RAM?

dbus-daemon is consuming a lot of memory on my Debian 9/KDE machine. How can I find out why? The amount of allocated RAM is not changing anymore: it's stable at well over 3GB. I already tried closing ...
2
votes
0answers
152 views

Will tracker-store eventually stop stealing cpu?

I've understood that tracker-store is a part of Gnome and that it has something to do with indexing a lot of stuff. Many people have complained about it and I have found lots of instructions for how ...