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Raspbian/Debian - Install .deb offline
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You must install dkms and all its dependencies at the same time or before installing rtl8192eu-dkms. For example: dpkg -i rtl8192eu-dkms.deb dkms.deb or dpkg -i dkms.deb && dpkg -i rtl8192eu-...

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Will apt upgrade, ran with yes flag, reboot if needed?
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No, apt-get will not reboot by itself, but if you want your system to reboot automatically after an update if necessary then add [ -e /var/run/reboot-required ] && sudo reboot to your command: ...

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Is /proc folder and process details really exists on hard drive
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The /proc directory itself exists as an empty directory on the hard drive. It's contents, however, are added by the kernel without touching the disk. If you try to access /proc before it is mounted (...

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How can I get rid of the `run apt-get autoremove` message?
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I found the command apt-mark (which needs to be ran as root). Run apt-mark manual <package name> to mark a package as manually installed so your system won't remove it when you run apt-get ...

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How can I create a v1.0 zip archive?
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It seems that the v2.0 zip utility was the first to support compression. Zip archives that require 'at least v1.0 to extract' can be created by passing -0 (no compression) to the zip utility.

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How to achieve the effect of chroot in userspace in Linux (without being root)?
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You could try User-Mode Linux. The code for building such a kernel is now present in the mainstream sources, and you can find (outdated) precompiled builds on the page I linked.

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Debian system randomly dissconnects from WiFi
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I forgot about this question; I just now rediscovered it and thought I might as well put this in. When I asked this question, I used a fairly-basic network manager. (Now I run wpa_supplicant, ...

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Why doesn't wget url/mediafile.ext > medafile2.ext work?
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Change the > symbol to -O. > is used to redirect the text that the command normally prints to the screen (only its stdout, to be more accurate) to a file. A file created with > contains the ...

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IOGear GBU521 Bluetooth adapter on Debian
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I was able to get it working by compiling a new kernel with the option CONFIG_BT_HCIBTUSB=y.

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Trying to get my system running without an initrd
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I was able to get it running by compiling my SATA controller (libata) into my kernel, which was originally being compiled as a module (and which was why it would run fine with an initial ram disk).

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