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Crunchbang - No root file system defined

I used UNetBootin to put the Crunchbang stuff on my 32GB USB. I went through the install process booting to the USB and guided partitioning. However, when I tried to 'Finish partitioning and write ...
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Triple boot (OSX, Vista, Ubuntu 12.04): replace Ubuntu with CrunchBang

I'm probably not really a power user (I can read instructions) but my problem is pretty specific, so I figured it would fit here. I'm sorry if it doesn't. I managed to set up triple boot (OS X ...
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Crunchbang (Debian Wheezy) amd64 OpenGL probem

This is my first post here. Well, I installed Crunchbang amd64 a few days ago. I installed my GFX drivers (HD 6950) properly. I installed 32bit wine and 32bit Steam. The problem is, both of these ...
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One primary partition left: Root or home?

I have Windows running on two partitions of my computer. I am now planning to install crunchbang on the left space. Hence I have one primary and two logical partitions left if I want to have root, ...
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GT 720M (Optimus) display driver setup - Crunchbang Waldorf/Debian Wheezy

After installing Crunchbang 11 (based on Debian Wheezy) and booting up for the first time, I am forced into a shell as Xorg fails to start with Fatal server error: no screens found. My laptop has an ...
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Periodic wifi connectivity loss

I have a new Dell XPS 14 running Debian (Wheezy via Crunchbang). I've been experiencing periodic internet connectivity loss (roughly a couple minutes of downtime every 15 or so minutes, after which ...
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CPU fan extremely fast even with 0% CPU

I just reinstalled my operating system (Crunchbang on Debian testing), and all of a sudden the fan is running as fast as it can even with 0% CPU. The air coming out of it is cold. The only CPU ...
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How to enable suspend on exit in CruchBang Linux?

I use CrunchBang Linux and the Openbox window manager which is very minimal. The Exit command on the openbox main menu opens this window which does not list Suspend. Currently , I have to login ...
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Why is Crunchbang saying my battery is at 64% after I unplug it from charging?

I have a weird problem with Crunchbang and it battery monitor. When I plug it and let it charge it'll tell me "Your laptop is fully charged", but when I unplug it it will immediately discharge to 64% ...
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Thunderbird not restoring to maximise window

I am running Crunchbang and have Thunderbird with the add on MinTrayR 1.1.2, it is minimising to the tray fine but when I try to maximise it it opens to only fill a partial window in the centre of my ...
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Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string - running .run file

I am trying to run a .run file, I log in as SU and run the following command: sh xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-1-installer.run but I am getting the following error: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted ...
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Run bash_aliases on start

I have a separate file .bash_aliases , in the same directory as .bashrc, that I wish to be ran on start, I've added the lines: if [ -f ~/.bash_aliases ]; then . ~/.bash_aliases fi to my .bashrc ...
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Matlab launching from terminal but not Openbox

I have installed Matlab and can run it fine by using the command matlab from the terminal but when I try to open it using the Openbox menu GUI the Matlab starting screen appears as normal but then the ...
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My USB bootable thumb drive, no longer boots on a single particular computer on which it previously worked

I created a bootable drive, booting CrunchBang, about 2 months ago. About a month ago, I booted into it on another laptop. After shutting down, I have been unable to get it to boot on my own laptop, ...
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Truecrypt issues on Wheezy-based CrunchBang

I've installed Truecrypt 7.1a on CrunchBang and I want it to open like a program, but I can't find it. When I type truecrypt into a terminal, I get a bunch of truecrypt subcommands that I don't know ...
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How to remap keyboard shortcuts in #!

#! Crunchbang Keyboard Shortcuts #! ships with a set of preconfigured keyboard shortcuts, unfortunately these don't seem to work inside of a VM. Any suggestions for getting them remapped to keys I ...
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IBus refuses to add input option?

I've been using IBus with Mozc for Japanese input for a while. Whenever I reinstall Linux, I usually open the preferences, go to Input method, select Mozc, then click the "Add" button to add it to the ...
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VirtualBox savestate resume error - VERR_SSM_FIELD_NOT_CONSECUTIVE

I'm trying to load a VirtualBox VM that I set up, and whose state I have saved. Any attempts result in the following error Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Wigslace. Failed to load ...
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eeepc 701SD 4G Power Up Fails - Will not power up / boot

I have a critical failure with my eeepc 701SD 4G: Will not power on at all. - Power button pressed = nothing happens at all. absolutely nothing. - Battery light shows orange and doesn't charge - ...
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Grub loading, and restarts

After installing Crunchbang (3 times now), I start my computer, see "Grub Loading.." And my computer restarts. Tried to load a usb with Grub repair tool, did the so called repair and changed ...
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How to add 232.83GB of unallocated space to a mounted partition using GParted?

I have the following partition layout: I am wanting to move this 232.86GB of unallocated space to an already-mounted partition (/dev/sda1) using GParted. Is this possible?
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How can I share the XBMC video library in two OSes, in the same computer?

I dual boot, and that would be very nice. I use Windows 7 and Crunchbang Linux by the way. I googled this question and all I got was how to sync the library between two devices - and that's not what ...
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Where to find “sleep mode” drivers for debian distro?

I have HP pavillion g6 dualbooted, running windows 7 and crunchbanng 11, 64 bit, based on debian wheezy. My crunchbang won't wake from sleep mode, I had similar problem on windows 7, solved the issue ...
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English dictionary on Debian/ Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a CLI + GUI that I can use to look-up definitions for [English] words, much like the Dictionary app that ships with Mac OS. The term 'dictionary' is so polluted its tricky to find ...
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deb installation error: “Could not download all required files”

I'm running 64-bit Crunchbang 11 "Waldorf" on Debian Wheezy. I'm trying to install a driver for my Epson printer. The file that I click to download is called ...
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How can i change the system wide default graphical text editor?

As with #! waldorf, geany is the default graphical text editor. However i want to substitute that with sublime text. Any ideas on how to do this?
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How do I install/make a custom prompt for fish shell?

I'm using fish 2.0 in #! Linux, but this might be an installation error, since my ~/.config/fish/config.fish is empty.
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Which directory is opencv “installed” in?

Operating System: #! (crunch bang) Dependencies: opencv I am attempting to install cvblob (a library for opencv) and I am at the compilation stage in the directions that of which can be seen below. ...
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dual booted pc: windows 7 clock becomes wrong after booting linux

I have dual booted pc, i always do that, this time though, i have installed crunchbang, after booting linux, windows 7 clock becomes wrong, it goes back 3 hours. i tried to fix it and it stays fixed ...
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USB flash drive not mounting on Mac and Windows but works on Crunchbang

I've been using a PNY 16GB USB stick for some time now, no problems. Recently there have been messages when I'm using on windows 8 to "repair the drive," but I always skipped it. Recently I clicked ...
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crunchbang - Increase window border thickness

Just recently installed CrunchBang Linux 11 "Waldorf". Would like to know how to increase the border thickness of windows. Or be able to change the threshold of the mouse cursor changing to the window ...
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How to get back to the default look of Firefox (Iceweasel) UI on CrunchBang?

I've just installed CrunchBang and I'm exploring the default Firefox front end called Iceweasel. However, the UI of it seems to be tweaked to be Windows-friendly. Instead of the familiar "File Edit ...
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How to stop Google Chrome from starting in Incognito mode?

I am using Linux Crunchbang with Openbox on my Acer Aspire 5536 laptop. When I click on the Google Chrome icon it starts in Incognito mode. How can I stop that, so it starts normally?
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Linux Laptop External VGA output is out of range

A friend gave me his old laptop because it's back-light gave out. Up until now I've been using it as a text based linux but I would like to revive it's ability to do graphics. With experimentation I ...
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how can I let crunchbang use my wlan board?

I recently put #!, a linux distro based on Debian, on my computer. All the installation process was OK, but finally, when I switched it on, I saw there wasn't written anything about the WiFi ...
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Wifi on my Dell doesn't work in Windows, after installing Crunchbang Linux

I installed Crunchbang Statler on my Dell Latitude E6400. And ever since I did that, my wifi wouldn't work after I did a reboot from crunchbang, and booted into Windows 7, the other OS on the laptop. ...
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How can I control switching between wireless APs on Linux?

Because the walls of my house are thick and tend to attenuate wireless signals badly, I have two access points in different parts of my house, configured on the same SSID with the same settings. Both ...
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Dual screen setup in Xorg

I have two Nvidia cards (an onboard and an added one), and a monitor connected to each one. Monitors are "on", at least the LEDs indicates that they are. But only the one connected to the onboard card ...
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Dual screen with Nvidia on Crunchbang

I just installed a new graphic card on my computer, and connected a monitor to it. I followed this post http://crunchbanglinux.org/forums/topic/11900/how-to-nvidia-drivers-in-or-debian-stable/ to ...
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Compiling my own python has broken system scripts?

(For those not familiar with it, CrunchBang is basically a preconfigured Debian Squeeze.) So a while back, I was writing a script and wanted to use a Python feature introduced in 2.7. Since the ...
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Duplicating contents of a VDI file to a larger one?

My overall problem is that I filled my current virtual hard drive, so I want to move everything over to a larger VDI file and boot from that one instead. If it matters, I have XP host and Crunchbang ...
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Move Grub to a different drive

I recently added a new ssd to my machine which I intended to have as my main drive. I installed crunchbang and everything went fine, except I unthinkingly accepted updating/overwriting the MBR on my ...
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install and configure metacity on crunchbang

I am trying to get metacity to work on my #! installation, but instead when I try to run metacity at the command line, it tells me that there is another WM in process. I then tried to run metacity ...
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Copy and Paste from Clipboard to URxvt

I use URxvt on my netbook, and I'd like to be able to paste to it from my clipboard, not only the primary buffer. Shift+Insert is fine for pasting from buffer, and selecting is fine for copying to ...
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Use volume keys under Linux

I have a keyboard that is just a generic Gateway one that I got with my PC. I was wondering if it was possible to use the volume keys on it. I have the output from xev after pressing both the volume ...
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Simple email client for Linux

I am looking for a very simple email client for Linux, Crunchbang specifically. All I want for it to do is email. No calendar, todo, etc features. I would also prefer for it to be GUI-based because ...