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How to run command without “sudo”?

Nagios on my server isn't working properly. It can't execute command lftp without "sudo". Is there a way how to allow nagios run commands without using "sudo"? My /etc/group: ...
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Mount XFS filesystem with userquota in Debian

I'm trying to get userquotas working on a xfs-formatted root partition. However, I can't mount the partition with userquota enabled: # mount [...] ...
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hostapd virtual wlan interface no ip from dnsmasq

I have installed hostapd and also dnsmasq to ppovide dhcp only. On the virtual interfaces i do see the ssid and all. So hostapd seems to work fine( although i am not sure). When i try to connect to ...
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Debian - Correctly compile libdrm and Mesa

Post updated, the new question is now on my "own" answer down here. I think about playing Team Fortress 2 on Kali Linux (a Debian Wheezy stable distribution with customized Debian Sid kernel) since a ...
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Installing TexLive on headless Debian Wheezy machine

I want to install TexLive on a headless machine running Debian Wheezy (X11 is not installed). However, when I run apt-get it wants to pull in X11 packages. As I access the machine via SSH, and would ...
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Loosing random folders on my debians

I'm using updated Debian stable 6 and 7 on few VPS and also on 1 raspberry. The things it's easy, I'm loosing folders and stuff I've installed. For example Mongodb. I had to restart my VPS after ...
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BeagleBone Black multi-servo controller drivers for Debian

I'm confused about how you would control one of these through the Debian file system. Currently I can add the GPIO to the slots file and the newly created dir includes files like duty and period ...
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No sound in headphone jack

Worked fine a week ago. Yesterday when I plugged headphones into my Asus laptop, I got sound both from headphones and speakers. Today after system crash (not sure what was the reason) when I plug ...
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Which is the best kernel version to upgrade in Debian Wheezy?

I have Debian Wheezy kernel version 3.2.0-3-amd64 (stable). I want to upgrade my kernel version. Here there are many descriptions and source package of kernel. I red that Torvalds has been announced ...
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chrooting ngIRCd on Debian

I am wanting to set up an IRC server on a Linode instance. I'm a bit nervous about the IRCd being a possible attack vector on the system. So in addition to using a non-standard connection port, I want ...
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The following packages have been kept back

I'm running 64-bit Debian Wheezy. Recently when I do apt-get upgrade I get this: The following packages have been kept back: libsmbclient libtevent0 samba-libs It's driving me crazy. I though I ...
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Can't install graphics driver on Wheezy - Using Inspiron 3537

I've recently installed Debian Wheezy 7.5 and dual booted it with Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed all of the drivers except the graphics driver which I've been trying to install for a couple of days. ...
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How to install latest virtualbox-dkms with latest virtualbox on Debian Stable Wheezy

It is possible to install the latest virtualbox and extension pack on Wheezy using the following: # su sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib" >> ...
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Why is the pavucontrol level indicator jumping while nothing plays?

The level indicator in the screenshot does jump around even if nothing is playing. The indicator also reasonably represents sound levels when music is playing. I dont have any mediaservers running ...
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Sudden hibernation

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Dell XPS L502X. The other day I was using it normally when it suddenly went into hibernation. I pressed the power button for a couple of seconds and it became functional ...
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Is there a dynamic DNS update utility packeged for Debian 7 (Wheezy)?

NoIP.com's free dynamic DNS service suggests installing an unpackaged Linux client on anything other than Ubuntu. Is there really no Debian package of a client (not necessarily theirs of course) which ...
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Installing Skype on Debian Wheezy [amd64]

Yes, yet another question about how to install Skype on Debian Wheezy (7.4) amd64. Seen countless similar articles and forum threads on how to do it, but it doesn't for me :( Here is what I do: dpkg ...
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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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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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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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After debian downgrade all packages are in local or obsolete

I have weird problem: because, after downgrading from Debian jessie (testing) to wheezy (stable) - by changing sources.lost. Apt-get don't want to downgrade packages, but they are in Installed (local ...
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Rtorrent quits automatically every 2-3 minutes

I've got fresh Debian 7.0 machine and installed rtorrent on it. When I start rtorrent it runs without any problems, but after 2 or 3 minutes, it stops. No errors, no logs, it just quits. Any idea what ...
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R on Debian 7

I'm using Debian 7 and would like to disable/unbind the Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R keyboard shortcut. I'm not sure what it is supposed to do, but it usually locks up Gnome and I have to restart the service. ...
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How to install Java 1.7_51 on Debian Wheezy?

I am trying to install Java 1.7_51 on Debian Wheezy with: apt-get install oracle-java7-installer=7u51-0~webupd8~1 from: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/06/how-to-install-oracle-java-7-in-debian.html In ...
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How to properly restore VBox VMs from backup?

I just flattened and rebuild my home system recently, which had several VirtualBox VMs with snapshots. I backed-up all the VMs, VDIs and snapshots by copying the entire folder to an external drive. ...
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ruby1.9.3 links to ruby1.9.1 in Debian Wheezy after install with aptitude

I have just attempted to install ruby1.9.3 with aptitude but for some odd reason it keeps symlinking /usr/bin/ruby1.9.3 to /usr/bin/ruby1.9.1. Here are the ruby version in /usr/bin: lrwxrwxrwx 1 ...
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Debian repository with point in time reference

I'm trying to set up repository with ability to travel back in time. One of the projects I've come across is snapshot.debian.org, however the documentation is pretty poor and it seems to be written ...
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Why gnome 3 in Debian Wheezy is not displaying icons?

After freshly installing Debian with Gnome 3, I cannot enable desktop icons. I tried to use dconf-editor, but all values were locked. I tried sudo dconf-editor: The option was changeable but had no ...
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IPS attack message error when I visit a website

I'm on debian wheezy, I have visited a website but this one show me an error that I'm blocked because of IPS attack, the error is: Blocked because of IPS attack, An attack was detected, originating ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work. Can ...
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black login screen after netinstall of debian 7

I installed debian through the net insall cd and selected the debian desktop environment. I am new to debian so I have no idea on what to do. I have googled but the answers I found were for Nvidia ...
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debian multi-arch, android sdk

I didn't know about the multi-arch big change on debian 7 wheezy, i'd have stuck with i386 install if I knew since I have no need for what amd64 brings to the table... but it is too late, i have a ...
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Where are the packages in Debian? [closed]

I come from Ubuntu and have recently started using Debian. So far, I tried to install with: apt-get install gedit but also emacs, python 3, mozilla, wicd and many other pretty common packages. ...
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Script in if-up.d appears to be running 3 times. Only want it to run once

I have a script in /etc/network/if-up.d to connect to my VPN on startup. It appears that the script is running three times and therefore connecting to my VPN three times. After startup, looking at ...
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Is there a way to search a menu bar in Debian?

I want to search my menu bar, to easily find obscure menu items. I know that the HUD (Heads Up Display) in Unity has this feature, however I am running Gnome 3 on Debian 7. Is there a way to do this ...
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441 views

Install Radeon X1650 driver on Debian Wheezy

I'm trying to setup my ATI graphics card (X1650) on Debian Wheezy. None of the instructions I came across worked. I always get this: sudo aticonfig --lsa aticonfig: No supported adapters detected
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Debian Wheezy - Some Websites Not Loading

I just upgraded from Debian Etch to Wheezy 7.3. Things seemed to go fine but I can't load half of the websites I usually go to any more. I thought it may be an IPv6 issue so I disabled it but the ...
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How to upgrade virtualbox 4.2 to 4.3 on debian wheezy with apt-get?

I'm running VirtualBox 4.2 and it keeps telling me that 4.3 is available for update. However when I do apt-get update and the apt-get upgrade I don't get any updates. My sources.list contains deb ...
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Setting up Mercurial on a Debian Wheezy server not quite working

I am using Debian Wheezy and I want to set up a Mercurial server. Here's what I did: 1. So, I first created the following directories: /var/www/hg /var/www/hg/cgi-bin /var/repo /var/repo/hg 2. ...
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need help to install Intel Gigabit LAN driver

I am installing openMediaVault on my new build. the montherboard is Asrock B85M Pro4, and it has a onboard lan (IntelĀ® Gigabit LAN) OMV 0.5.0.24 cannot detect this onboard lan, where can I find hte ...
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Change all commands in custom application menu on Debian

so what I have is applications that's supposed to run as root, what I want to do is to add a sudo in the beginning of each command with a single bash script, so I can run these programs directly from ...
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logitech wireless devices not recognized on Debian

I have a unifying receiver for mouse and keyboard. I am using Debian Wheezy on Asus UX31A. The devices are recognized and working during boot and also in grub menu. Once I get the Debian log in ...
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Intel HD graphics 4400 not working properly on Wheezy

Upon login, I get the following message: GNOME 3 Failed to Load Unfortunately GNOME 3 failed to start properly and started in the fallback mode. This most likely means your system ...
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1answer
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Permanent user permission

I have a folder in which periodically files are stored with 755 permission by the root user. I'd like the user 'www-data' to have full permission to all of the files. I used chown, but when a new file ...
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How to install JBinUp in Debian 6?

I have a Debian 6 based VPS. It has 3.5 GB RAM, 460 GB HDD. I think the installed version was Wheezy. So I installed following : Java 1.7.0_45 P7zip-full / P7zip Downloaded JBinUp 0.90-Beta ...
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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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Error when updating sendmail-bin

Hi I am using a Debian Wheezy distro from my last system update( apt-get upgrade) i get the following error. the message below keeps on coming in a loop. I tried to stop using CTRL-C or CTRL-D but ...
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How to run utserver on Debian Wheezy 7.1?

On Debian Whezy 7.1, after installing OpenSSL as http://support.rstudio.org/help/kb/advanced/installing-openssl-098-on-debian-7-wheezy directs, I cant run utserver, where on Squeeze it was running out ...
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No sound output or hardware to choose from in gnome sound settings

There is no sound output when I try to play music or videos etc. When I run $ speaker-test I get speaker-test 1.0.25 Playback device is default Stream parameters are 48000Hz, S16_LE, 1 ...
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How to access files in var?

I want to copy var/log/installer to my Windows computer. I can copy from other locations, but not from this one. This is the error I get in Nautilus. Error while opening file: permission denied It ...