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Initial administrator log in to horde

I have installed horde webmail on my debian wheezy machine using the jessie packages and this guide: https://wiki.debian.org/Horde I have set up a database skeleton in mysql - just created a horde ...
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Awesome WM - grey screen on argouml

I've installed the argouml package into my debian. Im using Awesome windows manager as said on the title. When I open the application it starts loading correctly, but when it opens it's just a ...
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Fake desktop environment on Debian server?

I want to run a TeamSpeak 3 Client on my server to serve as a local sound bot. TeamSpeak 3 Client needs a GUI. It is based on Qt. Since TeamSpeak can be controlled from command line, it is not really ...
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Checkpoint VPN client not connecting, Debian Wheezy

Edit: what I'm looking for here is help finding out what's going on at the OS level, so that I can find out for sure whether the problem is on my end or my workplace's end, or in between. I'm not ...
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TERM=xterm-256color vs xterm+256color

I noticed debian ships with a terminfo xterm+256color while most other distros only have (and is the default in osx) xterm-256color looking at the info on both, i can see that xterm+256color is very ...
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Start up script to choose between Ethernet and USB Cell Modem

I am playing with a BeagleBone Black running Debian Wheezy and I have written a startup script that waits (sleeps) for the ethernet to connect. If it doesn't connect via ethernet and get an IP ...
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apt-get wants to remove MariaDB on Debian Wheezy

I've set up my server to use MariaDB and used the installation instructions on the web page. It worked quite well. Now, if I want to dist-upgrade, apt-get wants to replace MariaDB with MySQL: The ...
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GRUB unknown filesystem error after managing Windows 7 partitions

I'm using Debian and Windows 7 located on one HDD, in dual boot. Windows 7 had two partitions - system partition C: and general-use partition G:. Recently I've cut the G partition in size and created ...
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How do I determine callable commands provided by an installed Debian package?

I'm a relatively new Linux user, so today I ran into an issue. I installed an emulator front-end ("visualboyadvance-gtk") from my distro's apt repository, but after it finished installing, I couldn't ...
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Install Debian To USB With State Saving

I want to install Debian on a flash drive, but have it operate just the same as if I installed it on a HDD/SDD. So far, all the tutorials/write-ups I can find are just how to make a "live" version, ...
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Trying to install new wm broke lightdm

I am trying to install bspwm for my debian machine, and I've been following this guide for dummies. So far, all the desktop environments and window managers that I've added on were all done through ...
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Restore my previous font [before update]

I just updated from 6.0.9 to wheezy 7.4, rebooted and everything is working alright so far, but my font (not system fixed though) - for example used in rxvt/urxvt - now is wider: it's gotten ...
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Weird Debian network issues

I'm running a Debian server through a router on my home network. My server's hostname is yuuko, but my router thinks it's named computer-2. I also can't ping outside the network (pinging the router ...
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can't install flashplayer on debian wheezy

flashplayer is having trouble installing in debian wheezy. i need it to be able to watch certain videos on youtube. it fails on a wget operation: $ sudo aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree The ...
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Installing Chromium on Debian Wheezy

I'm currently trying to install Chromium in Debian Wheezy. When I try sudo apt-get install chromium, I get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium : ...
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Debian: Unable to use mono (missing mscorlib.dll)

I've been trying over the months to use mono on Debian 7 x64 but try after try it never works. I've installed it on several different machines only to come to the same end: mono program.exe The ...
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How to install Debian GNU/Linux without Removing Windows or Formating

I want to install debian on my computer, and I already have Windows on it. Is there any way i can install Debian on a partition without removing what's in it or formatting? I can't get past the setup, ...
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Debian SSH two step auth

How can I setup two step auth like two passwords ? On Debian 7 with latest SSH. And without using Google auth or something simillar.
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Where does the httpd.conf reside in GCE Apache?

I have a simple, django application which I would like to push to production on a google compute engine server. The GCE server is running Debian-Wheezy. I have installed apache2, django 1.6.2 and ...
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How to browse Samba network shares from PC Settings in Windows 8.1

For some time I have kept a lot of my files stored on a home server running Debian Linux with Samba. I have several shares connected as network drives and, using the desktop interface under Windows ...
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Digital Function Keys is disabled after resume on Debian

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon and I have Debian testing on it. Everything seems to work now except that the touch enabled digital display strip that is just above the keyboard ( not sure what it is ...
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Postfix allows unauthenticated users to send emails

Hey I set up Postfix to use cyrus SASL implantation and I'm able to login and send emails, but I can still telnet on port 25 and send mails even if I'm not authenticated, which I whish to deny. ...
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How do I deploy IPv6 within a LAN using a Debian based router?

My ISP started using DHCPv6, which means with this /etc/network/interfaces... auto lo eth0 eth1 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask ...
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Bug or syntax change on Debian's “curl” 7.36? Mess when trying to save sequential files with brackets/hash

(Perhaps specifically 7.36.0-1, which is shown as the most recent available on my package manager). I think there was such a bug some time ago, but perhaps it was back in curl 7.33, I can't ...
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Recommendation for a linux virtualization homemade open-source server build [closed]

I'm looking to built a central virtual server with XenServer for a couple of Debian and Ubuntu server and I was wondering what you guys think of it. What is your recommendation, criticism, et cetera. ...
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MDADM RAID 5 disk missing after reboot

I have a server with 6 disks (4x2TB + 2x4TB). I put the 2TB disks in 2 RAID 0 and the resulting 2 4TB RAIDs with the 2 4TB disks in a RAID 5 array. The RAID works fine until I reboot the server. After ...
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Error on unchanged system: hub 4-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1

I have a laptop running debian wheezy: $ uname -a Linux *pcname* 3.2.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.2.54-2 i686 GNU/Linux I recently made a debian boot usb like so: sudo dd ...
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Windows 7 partition disappeared from hard drive

I had a windows 7 and Debian 7 install and I've been using the computer fine for almost a year. A couple weeks ago I tried to load Windows and realized the boot option in grub was missing. After ...
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How to configure XFCE bottom panel?

I switched from Windows to Linux (Sparky Linux based on Debian Testing Jessie) with xfce 4 as desktop. My problem is that I'm unable to configure my bottom panel: If I right-click it, no context ...
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Groups and users to delete after installation

I'm configuring my home server, OS is Debian Wheezy from netinstall. There are many groups and users which (rather) I will not use, like games. Currently, I removed groups like fax, tape, cdrom and ...
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Debian - Firefox is Very Slow, Chromium is Very Fast

I'm working on a fresh install of Debian Wheezy, running Firefox 28.0 64-bit (although I've also tried 17.0). FF does not have any plugins installed, and all about:config is set to default. Firefox ...
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Tracking down edits to my /etc/hosts file

Every hour at :49, my hosts file is being replaced with the following: # Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp. # # This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows. # # This file ...
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How to know if you are using Ubuntu or Debian? [duplicate]

I know Ubuntu is based on Debian but I would like to find out if I am running debian or ubuntu. Uname: uname -a Result:Linux test 2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode10 #1 SMP Tue Nov 10 16:29:17 UTC 2009 ...
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Installing ownCloud 6 with Apache 2.2 and multiple hostnames

I am running two websites, with two different domains, on my Debian Wheezy server with Apache 2.2. Now, I want to also get an installation of ownCloud installed. I used apt-get to install it, so that ...
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How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian

All existing answers I found are for the pre-multiarch era (chroot) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiArch says it is OK to install i386 package on amd64 under the multiarch environment, but ...
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Route internet traffic from openvpn tun0 to eth0

I can't figure it out. How do I give chosen VPN-users access to internet trough eth0? All server traffic goes trough eth1. The eth0 is only supposed to give VPN-users internet access on chosen ports ...
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Apache2 server not working when outside of LAN

I'm running Apache 2.2.22 on Debian wheezy. My router is a Linksys E3200 I can access my apache server from within my LAN by typing in 192.168.1.xxx into the address bar. But if I'm at school and use ...
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QT Application on Debian 7 ignores keyboard

I'm trying to get a teamspeak 3 client to run over a tightvnc -> xrdp session on Debian 7. As far as I know, TS3 uses QT as its GUI toolkit. I can open the application and the window gets shown, but ...
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How to debug an ssh terminal session?

I'm having an issue with a block of machines running debian 6 (ARM). When I ssh to them I'm only able to get about 3 lines of output from any command (eg 'ps -ax') before the session is locked up and ...
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File System for virtualization server [closed]

I am going to be running a Proxmox (a virtualization distro based on debian wheezy) server. There is going to be 1 or 2 KVM vm and 2 - 3 openVZ containers running at any given time. I want to be able ...
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No Bluetooth adaptors found

I have problems enabling my bluetooth in my newly bought Lenovo Ideapad B490 Series. I have searched the internet for solutions. It isn't even listing in lspci or lsusb. Any help would be greatly ...
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L2TP/IPSec stopped working after openssl upgrade

VPN connections from my MacBook / iOS devices to a Debian server having openswan / xl2tp were working just fine until I used apt-get to upgrade everything due to openssl heartbleed announcement. Now ...
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uninstall libc6 package by dpkg

I have install "libc6_2.17-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb" on my ubuntu server 12.04. The orginal libc6 on system is 2.15. After install the package, I check it by: ldd --version it shows: ldd (Ubuntu ...
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How to install kernel 3.9 in Debian Jessie from repos?

I was wondering if it is possible to install kernel 3.9 in Debian Jessie from repos. A brief check shows that there are only 2.6, 3.2 and 3.13 kernels in repos Compiling my own kernel is the last ...
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2 computers 1 wifi connection 1 ethernet connection bridge?

My computer setup is very strange not being able to ethernet directly to my network. I have 2 terminals(desktop computers) both running linux(ubuntu 12.04.04 server). I have attempted to use brctl ...
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unrar all rar files in a directory with linux

I am trying to extract many rar files at once, but with no successful. I am trying in the order: >ls *.rar|xargs unrar x >ls *.rar|xargs unrar e >unrar e -r *.rar >for f in *.rar;do unrar ...
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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from Debian box to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The Debian box is not showing up anywhere within the ...
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“pure-network” install of linux from FreeDOS

I would like to make an install of (Debian) Linux on a laptop I have just received, currently operating freedos. Following the ideas on ...
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How to debug freezing Xorg?

At the very beginning, I am aware that I can provide very little info on my problem (and actually I'm ashamed about it). Thus, although I'd like to fix it, I'm asking first on how to get to the root ...
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admin users not working on Samba 3

I am setting up a new Samba3 domain on Debian Wheezy. I installed the packages, and tweaked the smb.conf file to my liking. I cannot access the shares though, except those I'm supposed to based on my ...