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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pecl is ignoring my php 7.3. and 7.1

I am trying to install pecl extension for php, pecl install pdo_sqlsrv and it says pecl/sqlsrv requires PHP (version >= 7.1.0), installed version is 7.0.33-10+0~20190807.18+debian9~1.gbp5452d8 even ...
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How to install DVD 2 and 3 of debian?

There are 3 DVDs of debian on this page after installing first by usb stick installation how to install 2nd and 3rd DVDs? I want to install all the packages at once so that I do not need to go back ...
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phpmyadmin doesn't work after installing php5-mysqlnd

I am currently running into some problems with phpMyAdmin. I set everything up correctly and made sure everything worked. Then later after some developing on some pages I noticed I couldn't execute ...
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Uninstall grub from Debian (I'am using systemd-boot!)

The first thing I do with a new Linux box is to install systemd-boot. Grub, one would think this abomination was made of the hand of MS! Okay, back to subject: I just ran an upgrade on my new Debian ...
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Mapping one Gamepad Button to press a Key Combination

As part of a small project, we need the option of pressing a button on a gamepad be recognized like a keyboard shortcut (e.g. Ctrl+H) We first tried to solve the problem with "qJoypad", but did not ...
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iptables clears itself

So I'm having the strangest problem. I am currently being SYN flooded, so I wrote a script to track and DROP (via iptables) the IP's that were flooding me, but it didn't help, and the problem is that ...
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Debian 10 Very Slow Upload

I installed a fresh install of Debian 10 buster on my z97x system. My home connection is 300Mbps download and 15Mbps upload. I used speedtest to measure this. Selecting the same server using speedtest-...
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Fresh Debian installation hangs after “Resuming from hibernation”

I have just installed the AMD version of Debian 10 on a Dell Inspiron with an AMD processor. I selected Gnome and KDE as the desktop systems with Gnome as the default. When it starts up, it hangs ...
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Open port 12489 for nrpe

I'm learning a little bit of nagios and unix(buster), and im getting an error related with monitoring CPU LOAD and MEMORY USAGE The feedback I get from the monitor is connect to address 192.168.1.94 ...
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Debian laptop installation fails due to debootstrap error “Failed to determine the codename for the release” at “Install the base system”

So I'm trying to install Debian 9.0 to my laptop (UEFI) via DVD and everything worked fine except that the mousepad doesn't work (yet?) and that I'm getting this error: Debootstrap error Failed ...
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Bash replace special character '

All the questions and answers i already read are not my solution. So, all i want to do is to replace the special char ' in bash. This works: A="abc" B="${A//[b]/x}" But this does not work: A="a'b" ...
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How can I install Mysql on Debian 10 (buster)?

I've tried to follow the official guidance on installing MySQL on a fresh Debian install. So I went to https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/repo/apt/, downloaded mysql-apt-config_0.8.13-1_all.deb, Run ...
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UBIFS errors in an embedded Debian 10 environment with mixed ro/rw

Test Environment Single board computer (https://www.emtrion.de/en/details_products-accessoires/sbc-sama5d36-56.html) Linux Kernel is version 4.18.8. Bootargs are: console=ttyS0,115200 earlyprintk ...
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How to autologin in debian 10?

I just installed debian 10, but it wants able to make it autologin into mate after the boot, Im using gdm and try to edit the /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf Uncomented the autologin and user lines but ...
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Debian Stretch LVM new partiton or volume **Now ssl keys fragged** gui won't load

I have recently purchased a used Dell T710, I installed Debian Stretch 9.6 and proxmox packages. I intend to run some vms. I installed using LVM and let the installer do its thing. I am running a ...
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nfSen stops working after Stretch/Debian 9 upgrade

After an upgrade to Debian 9, and substituting PHP5 for PHP7, my open source netflow collector nfSen was apparently working, however after a restart of the server, it stopped working. The error it is ...
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startx crashes with no errors

I am having a weird problem trying to run startx on my debian desktop. It crashes and dumps me back into the shell, with no indication as to what went wrong (that I can see). It had worked previously, ...
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Can't disable NMI watchdog on Debian Buster in vmware context - couldn't write to kernel, unknown error 524

Following instructions, I want to disable the NMI watchdog on boot. sudo sh -c "echo '0' > /proc/sys/kernel/nmi_watchdog" However: Couldn't write '0' to 'kernel/nmi_watchdog': Unknown error 524 ...
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How to hack and modify a predefined date time format of KDE 5 that comes with Debian 9.2.1 Stretch?

I would like to hack and modify a predefined date time format of KDE 5 on Debian 9.2.1 Stretch. A predefined format can be selected from the list of predefined formats at Kickoff Launcher > Computer >...
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systemd shutdown and reboot hang indefinitely in Debian 10 Buster

Since I've installed Debian 10 Buster on my laptop I'm not able to shutdown or reboot my computer properly. I've re-installed the OS countless times with no success. I'm using LXDE as DE. Whenever I ...
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Debian 8 Script not working on Debian 9

I have a script written purely in Debian 8 and it works well in Debian 8. But when I tried to execute the said script in Debian 9, it doesn't continue until the end of the script. Can anyone point ...
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Input/Output on qcow2 mysteriously fixed after reboot

I had error Input/Output error when I was trying to do something on my KVM virtual using qcow2 disk. I read about that its possible corrupted virtual disk, but I just ran virsh destroy and virsh start ...
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My mailserver cant accept emails error 454 4.7.1 email@domain.tld: Relay access denied [closed]

sending emails is okay, I can send event to gmail. But when I send email from gmail, I've got error 454 4.7.1 email@domain.tld: Relay access denied I am using postfix with dovecot. I have sadly no ...
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When installing debian I skipped the “Configure the package manager” part should I be worried about anything?

I have just done a fresh install of Debian 10 with KDE and I skipped the "Configure the package manager" part as there was an error which I believe to be due to not having internet access at the time. ...
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How to fix apt-get update not working on my linux container

I have created a Linux Container using below command. sudo LXC create k3_7.8 container_name I am not able to run the apt-get update command after container creation successfully. Please see the ...
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Registration of new nodes in a network

We install Debian (server variant) on a new client node (possibly behind a masquerader) in our network. Now we need to assign an autogenerated UID and secret keys(s) (for SSH and for API such as ...
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Apache2 ISPConfig - Fatal Error Unable to create lock file: Bad file descriptor (9)

I'm totally out of opinions. ISPConfig at Debian Our webserver works with no problem for a long time. We do not make any updates or upgrades. But today all websites got 500 error even ISPConfig ...
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After update from Debian Stretch to Buster I cannot open links from applications

I recently updated from Debian Stretch to Buster. I first got aware I cannot open links from inside Rambox. I addressed an issue on GitHub but now I found out I cannot open links from inside PHPStorm ...
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building glibc for old kernel

I configured build with this command and built it using make Now I'm trying to create deb package with this settings but i failed with this error FATAL : kernel too old how can i do it?
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Debian Stable (“wheezy”): was trying to build Python 3.4, and I ran sudo make install — am I in trouble now?

So, I wanted to run Python 3.4.x inside a virtualenv virtual environment. I learned that the first step should be to build Python 3.4.x. I was doing so in /usr/bin/Python3.4.x (a folder I created), ...
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Google Earth: Unix email

mailto: .. attach= is not working for firefox nor chrome, so can't email a .klm file from Google Earth? I love having Google Earth on Debian, but when I try to email a .klm view file using File | ...
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Cannot sudo with Debian 10

I have installed Debian 10 on Dell Inspiron with an AMD processor. I am using the KDE Plasma desktop. When I try sudo dpkg -i ./palemoon_28.6.1+repack-2_amd64.deb I get [sudo] password for peter:...
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How do I change the icon size of the left dock in Debian?

I want to change it smaller, I remember I can change it in the settings->display. However I can't find it anywhere, I am using debian 9.5 on vmware.
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Debian 10 random (apparently) freezing

I recently upgraded my Debian 9 to Debian 10, and ever since, I have been experiencing random freezing. The screen just freezes, and apparentyl the kayboard and the mouse too (for instance, the ...
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Why isn't my desktop powering off with “systemctl poweroff”?

Why isn't my desktop powering off with systemctl poweroff? What I did: sudo -s systemctl poweroff got "reboot: system halted" System: armbian (debian-10-buster on orangepiplus2e) 32-bit
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SOCKS proxy configuration on KDE 4.4.5 / Debian 6.0.5

I've been trying to use a SOCKS Proxy which I have been using with success from an Ubuntu 11.4 box with GNOME on my Debian box with KDE.The socks server is bound to the local port 1080 through the ...
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Is my new micro-sd card immune from infection on my device? [on hold]

My orangepiplus2e computer has no bios, no firmware, and no hdd (other than 16GB micro-sd). It has high quality router, ethernet switch, & firewall. Let's say that I have files (docs,pdf,.iso) ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Debian Buster installer

Trying to install Debian Buster on an Asus VivoTab Smart (ME400C). I have a 3-port USB hub going into the micro-USB port on the tablet with a USB keyboard and mouse plugged into it, as well as the ...
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Black screen after installing Nvidia drivers on Debian Stretch

I have installed latest Debian Stretch on my MSI laptop and I want to install Nvidia proprietary drivers for my GTX 1060 graphics card. I followed this guide on Debian's wiki: https://wiki.debian....
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downgrading xcb-* packages to 1.11 on debian

I'm trying to compile polybar, and I get a long compilation error which is related to xcb (apparently), I have the log file here; I've read through the polybar wiki and I came upon the solution of ...
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Debian stretch failed to load firmware rtl_nic/rtl8168g-3.fw (-2)

I'm getting this error in Debian stretch during the boot process [ 26.390311] r8169 0000:03:00.0: firmware: failed to load rtl_nic/rtl8168g-3.fw (-2) After that I continues the boot and works ...
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What is the correct command for installing etcher (or its image) to debian, 32-bit?

Trying to install etcher. I have a command for it, but it appears to be for 64-bit (ie: "amd64.deb"). I changed the 64 to 32 in the command line, but it does not work. I spent 3-hours trying every ...
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No sound unless root in Debian Buster

I've just done a dist upgrade on my Debian SID computer, and the sound disappeared. I can play an audio file in root, but not as a normal user. I've checked that I'm in the "audio" group. I've ...
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Why the package haskell-platform does not follow the proper version number?

The package haskell-platform is a metapackage providing tools for developing in Haskell. It is self-distributed with a versioning system using a version number, the release year and month. It is as ...
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PLATFORM variable for qemu / system-nspawn

I'm customizing a Raspbian installation using qemu, i.e.: systemd-nspawn -q --bind /usr/bin/qemu-arm-static -D $MOUNTPATH /bin/bash << EOF DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive export DEBIAN_FRONTEND ...
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reboot causes device to shutdown but doesn't start again for many hours after

I am using a BeagleBone running Debian. I have a cron entry in /etc/crontab which tells the device to reboot at 03:01 every night as follows 00 03 * * * root /sbin/shutdown -r +1 >> /...
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How to install drivers for intel GMA 3600 intergrated graphics system?

I am currently using crunchbang 11 32bit, on a laptop with Atom D2500/GMA3600. Does anyone know how to install a more modern driver - rather than the gma500? Is this even possible?
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Debian - enable broadcom wireless controller

Ok, this is driving me crazy. I'm setting up an old Dell Precision M60 notebook, and I can't manage to enable support for its wireless device on debian squeeze. What I tried: lspci | grep -i ...
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How to stop auto mounting of devices in Ubuntu?

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop system that I use to rescue disk drives (using dd or ddrescue). Whenever I plug in a disk drive it is automatically mounted and shown in the file manager. I don't ...
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Old ATI Video Card on Debian 8 - Xpress 200 - model: 1150

Well, my problem is very complicated, I've an old machine (Dell Vostro 1000) where I'm using Debian 8 with XFCE. This machine have an integrated video card (ATI MOBILITY RADEON XPRESS 200 - Model: ...