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xpdf copy & paste and unicode

Since updating to debian jessie I have a problem with copy and paste from PDF files using xpdf: only letters/symbols contained in ASCII are copied correctly. All other symbols/letters are in some way ...
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To open lrzip-compressed in Debian 8.1

I downloaded the SageMath jessie package here but I cannot open it. I get the warning in ArchiveManager Could not open this file type There is no command installed for Tar archive (lrzip-compressed) ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to network through ethernet

For testing reasons (need a pingable address on this network), I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi on a fiber network with a static IP, connecting with an ethernet cable. The FDX, LNK, and 100 LEDs ...
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Linux CLI colors wrong output

I have a few different linux systems and some of them the color looks ok and right. Other ones the colors are darker and bold. I have checked my putty settings and output from dircolors and they ...
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Debian Linux Desktop Environment breaking

I have recently started using Debian Linux as part of my project regarding Cubieboard PCs (Basically, a Raspberry Pi clone, identical hardware). One Cubie board has a Cubian X distro up, another ...
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Mouse does not work on chrome after upgrading from 44.0.2403.89-1 to 45.0.2454.15-1

Today I upgraded (apt-get updateand apt-get upgrade) my Debian Jessy 64-bit and after this, new version of google-chrome (Google Chrome 45.0.2454.15 beta) is kinda frozen if I try to move of click on ...
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SSH tunneling to non-Apple machine using Back To My Mac

I have little home network with two Macs, Debian-based server and latest AirPort Extreme base station. Unfortunately my IPS uses PAT (double-NAT) and I have no public IP address. On my work machine I ...
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configure gnome3 with 2 graphic cards and 3 monitors

I'm using Debian Jessie with two graphic cards and 3 Monitors. One on the onboard card and two on an internal card. I can select and configure the two monitors on the internal card but can't get to ...
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How do I automatically connect at startup to a bluetooth mouse on Debian 8?

I've got a Microsoft bluetooth mouse and I'd like it to work right away at boot. I've used bluetoothctl to pair and trust it, and I can connect to it, but only if I put the mouse in discoverable ...
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Custom script in /etc/rc.local - not starting X properly

I made a script called starter.sh: #!/bin/bash while true; do sudo fluxbox & sudo -u pi epiphany-browser -a --profile ~/.config http://localhost/index.php & sleep 2s done; Which is ...
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“Missing LSB tags and overrides” error on /etc/init.d script

I made a script as showed in this tutorial: http://edv-huber.com/index.php/problemloesungen/15-custom-splash-screen-for-raspberry-pi-raspbian But after executing a command: insserv ...
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Can`t connect to IRC Server: Closing Link (Install identd)

I installed a Hybrid-IRC Server on my linux Vserver. If i try to connect to my IRC Server with Xchat i get this: "Closing Link (Install identd)", but if i use a online IRC client like kiwiirc.com or i ...
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Best way to implement a GUI under Debian Linux [on hold]

I'm currently using Bacula backup software under Debian Linux, all is good except the fact that it doesn't come up with a GUI. I had a look at all existing GUI out there, but none of them is what I ...
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Why am I constantly running out of entropy?

So I've been trying to create a new GPG key, and keep getting this well-known error: Not enough random bytes available. Please do some other work to give the OS a chance to collect more entropy! ...
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Restrict access from group in Debian

I need to restrict access for a few users in Debian 7. I basically only want them to be able to login with their accounts so they can use SSH to forward their web traffic through my server as a proxy. ...
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How can I install Debian Jessie on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s via a USB stick?

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s with Windows 7 pre-installed. I'd like to install Debian Jessie. I obtained an .iso file here (I selected amd64 from the Small CDs or USB sticks section). After ...
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Transfer files Windows 7 and Ubuntu Samba slow

I have Ubuntu Server 14 Connect by SFTP from client Windows 7 to Server Ubuntu and transfer files is slow Also from Windows 7 connect to Drive Ubuntu Samba and is equal transfer files slow Also ...
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Beaglebone DHCP Server Assigns its Own IP Address

I'm trying to run a DHCP server on my Beaglebone Black (running Debian), and I want to give it a static IP address - 192.168.17.1 - but it keeps assigning itself its own different IP address - ...
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gnome 3.14, set default audio out as SPDIF

using gnome 3.14 under debian stable. every boot, i get sound on both aux output and SPDIF. and the volume widget/shorcuts will only change the volume on aux. when i open the audio settings, then it ...
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how to resume a screen session?

When I log to my SSH, I have 2 screen sessions: screen -list There are screens on: 4278.chat (07/16/15 14:26:47) (Attached) 15127.notifier (07/16/15 13:27:57) ...
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xset dpms command is not shutting down the monitor

I have a problem with this command: xset dpms force off. It puts the screen black, but it doesnt shut down nor suspend (with suspend command) the monitor. The command 'xset -q' shows that DPMS is ...
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Empty Boot folder on chroot Debian

I have wanted to create a custom livecd of Debian. I created a basic Debian (jessie) with debootstrap and began to configuring it. When I wanted to get vmlinuz and initrd files, I could not find them ...
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Raspberry Pi openvt broken (file descriptor error)

I am running the (I think) newest version 2015-05-05 of Raspbian wheezy on my Pi B+. I made it into a UPnP server by minidlna so it will be constantly running. I have some display like this hooked up ...
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How do I give files and directories created by FTP the correct permissions for Apache to read and write them?

I'm more a Windows person, so please excuse my ignorance with this basic Linux question. I am looking after a Linux (Debian) server which only has Apache2 and vsftp installed on it. What is ...
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Citrix Receiver is not fully redrawing the screen on a Raspberry Pi 2

Setup Information Device: Raspberry Pi 2, model B Image: RPiTC 2 Release 1.1 (Runs Debian) downloaded from http://rpitc.blogspot.com Updated to Citrix Receiver 13.2 ARMHF Issue When I connect using ...
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Trying to enable bluetooth on startup (Debian)

I have already paired and connected some devices successfully. In order to do so I had to use rfkill. $ sudo bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# power on Failed to set power on: org.bluez.Error.Blocked ...
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Pinging an address shows request timeout

I am totally a newbie of Linux trying to remotely log into Debian from OS X via SSH. After installing OpenSSH on the server, ssh -vvv ***.***.***.165 gives the following output: debug1: Reading ...
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Debian server not successfully upgrade

I did an upgrade for my Debian server from version 7 to 8. The upgrade was very messy, mainly due to an issue that I wrote here. I could almost tell the upgrade is not successful. But when I check ...
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No space left on device when upgrading Debian 7 to 8

I want to upgrade my Debian server from 7 to 8. It failed, and the error was : dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64_3.16.7-ckt11-1_amd64.deb (--unpack): ...
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Debian and Windows [closed]

For my school project we have been asked to talk about the similarities between Linux and Windows, and to relate some of the tasks we have done in school with Windows (both GUI and CL). Does anyone ...
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DD-WRT AP with ethernet bridge

Good evening everyone! I'm looking to host a wifi access point using my DD-WRT (Linksys WRT54G) with a PC running Kali Linux 1.1.0 (Debian) to monitor the traffic. Effectively the traffic would flow ...
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Suspend does not work on Debian Jessie

Today I observed that suspend sometimes does not work properly in freshly installed Debian Jessie. After executing suspend (Alt + Shut Down button) the following message appears on black screen: ...
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Conky not autostarting on boot - Debian 8 (jessie)

I can't get Conky to autostart on boot. Heres the init-script I've got: #! /bin/sh # /etc/init.d/autoconky ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: autoconky # Required-Start: $remote_fs $syslog ...
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Debian - no desktop environments to choose

I am currently installing Debian 8 (debian8.1.0-amd64-i386-netlist.iso) with graphical installer from a USB drive . After partition selection, I don't see the option to select Desktop environments ...
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debian create wlan hotspot: Also from a VM?

I am looking for a way to create a WLAN hotspot from a debian system. I already found some tutorials. EG: hotspotd youtube video But: They are not working. A hotspot is created but I cannot connect ...
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I am new in OVS and linux. I created a connection OVS and packet Generator. unable to connect OVS with two physical ports eth0 and eth1 of a computer

I am new in linux and OVS. I have to connect OVS with two physical ports as following: |-------------| | |eth1 | |-----| | | | |1 | | |test | | | | |2 | | |_____| ...
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No sound coming from laptop headphone on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux 1.1.0 on UEFI mode I'm in trouble with headphone jack.Speaker works well, but headphone don't have any sound, it's worked perfect before, but suddenly the sound on headphone ...
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Using two persistence partitions on Debian 8 to increase storage

I use Debian Jess 8.0 with a persistence partition but no other permanent filesystem. I boot the live-cd from an SD card. Here is my persistence.conf file: /bin /sbin /boot /etc /home /lib/modules ...
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Diagnosing high Xorg cpu usage, extreme slowdown

Frequently, I get the following problems after running my laptop for some time: Excessive cpu usage Increased laptop temperature, Noticeable fan speed increase Extremely slow graphics, extremely ...
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I can't change the disk layout of an installed Linux system

I have a Debian Jessie system with LVM2 layer. By a mistake, I had installed this system with many partitions (root, usr, home, var,...). Now, I run out of disk space for usr and var partitions, even ...
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'screen.linux': unknown terminal type

When I run clear I get: 'screen.linux': unknown terminal type I get this error message when, on a Debian 7 machine running the OpenVZ kernel, from within a screen session, I vzctl enter into a ...
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Debian 8: Server makes routers dhcp crash

I've got an old pc with debian 8 running as home server. A small problem is that whenever the server uses a lot of network traffic, let's say while downloading torrents, it seems to crash the dhcp of ...
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Why the dump of my linux FS is ten times smaller than FS?

On a linux pc, Linux Mint 17+, I dump my whole disk ("/", level 0), with the following terminal command : # dump -0f /media/testuser/usbdiskblue/backup_2015MMJJ / I get a 6,3Gb file result. ...
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Disabling files and directory access through the browser

A rookie question here: Is it normal I can access all of my directories and files through the web browser? Isn't this risky and insecure? How can I change it? I thought only www/var/ directory could ...
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Software adjustment of LCD monitor brightness in Raspberry Pi

This is my first post here. I'm at the beginning of the road called Raspberry Pi. Is there any way of changing the gamma/contrast/brightness of monitor via Raspberry Pi? My Samsung 960BF doesn't ...
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ProFTPd login with default credentials

I'm having trouble logging into my server in which I installed proFTPd. Leaving the default settings did not allow me to login as root from filezilla. However, after searching the web i found the ...
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To get clickable table of contents of LaTeX document in Gedit?

In OSX Textame, you can nicely list link table of your sections by CMD+T. I would like to have a similar feature in Gedit. My suggestion motivated by the thread Search Files in Folder in Gedit ...
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Search Files in Folder in Gedit

I would like to search files in folder similarly as you can do in Textmate in OSX by pressing CTRL+Shift f. How can you search files in folder in Gedit?
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How do I pair a Bluetooth keyboard on Linux when ‘pairing fails?’

I'm having a really difficult time pairing a Bluetooth keyboard under SteamOS. I tried using the GUI tools to pair it, but it simply says ‘pairing failed’; and I've graduated to initiating the process ...
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Setting default group permissions via SFTP

I am setting up a file server where users log in via SFTP. I want all users to have the same permissions to read and write any file. Since they all have different accounts with different passwords, i ...