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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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How to install APT on Debian Linux

I've uninstalled APT due to A LOT of issues, but it seems that I can't install it again. Can someone please help me? I'm running Linux kali 3.12-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.12.6-2kali1 (2014-01-06) ...
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no version information available (required by /usr/bin/ssh)

I am getting no version information available when making ssh. Openssl verion: sat:~# openssl version OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 Here is output of ldd /usr/bin/ssh: /usr/bin/ssh: ...
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How can we install Debian Jessie packages offline from the installation USB

If the media used for installation is a USB stick (which has been created using dd, Unetbootin or some other method), how can one add packages from the USB without an Internet connection? The ...
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Installing Debian (or other flavors) on WQHD display laptops?

I am thinking to get a laptop with one of those highres screens (WQHD ). Will I have any issues with screen resolution if I install Debian or alikes? I will install Jessie on it. I do not want to ...
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Installing build-essentials with linux-headers package

I'm trying to update the network card drivers on my Debian based server. I'm following this guide: Driver installation guide I reached the step aptitude install build-essential linux-headers-`uname ...
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Grub dual boot- debian wheezy (encrypted) with another OS

I'm trying to dual boot debian wheezy (encrypted) with another OS (win7, uses 2 partitions) In the wheezy installer I have created a bootable partition with 200M and then tried to made another crypto ...
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Mark package never to be installed with aptitude

I'm using aptitude as package manager in Debian. How to mark the package never to be installed by it? Because from time to time, when I install some gnome utilities etc., systemd package gets ...
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Boot pogoplug from SATA hard disk

Lots of blog posts talk about installing debian to pogoplug. Usually debian is install in a usb flash drive, and some scripts are used to automatize the process. Example: ...
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Issues installing MariaDB (5.5.34) on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

When attempting to install MariaDB (5.5.34) on Debian 7 (Wheezy) apt-get outputs the following: Setting up mariadb-server-5.5 (5.5.34+maria-1~wheezy) ... [ ok ] Stopping MariaDB database server: ...
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Can't install Skype on Debian through dpkg

This is my terminal output: # dpkg -i skype-debian_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package skype. (Reading database ... 148114 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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Python how to install the itertools module on Debian

I am new to Python. I wanted to try out the itertools package from Python. But I got the error: NameError: global name 'itertools' is not defined How to resolve this error? Do I need to install this ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Debian headless server?

I have a headless Debian Unstable server that I would like to install Ubuntu Trusty on. However, I do not have a keyboard or monitor connected to it, so I would like to install it over SSH. I have ...
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Why does update-alternative set “manual” mode?

I have an older system where everything works fine, and a newer system where it doesn't. To be specific: X does not start up. I've traced down the error to the fact that update-alternatives for some ...
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Mounting a partition in the /cdrom mount point

I was installing CrunchBang Linux (#!) today, and everything was going pretty well, until I got to the point where files are copied from installation media to HDD. I had burned the .iso to /dev/sda6 ...
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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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How do I install Linux mint debian and set up a root login?

I have tried installing Linux Mint (after giving up with Manjaro for the same reason) but find I cannot do anything such as set up network connections as I have no root login. Should I not be prompted ...
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Installing Unity Asset Server on Debian has problems with postgresql

I used to have Debian Lenny (non-VPS, dedicated hosting) and Unity Asset Server (Unity3D's version control) was running smoothly. But recently I moved to Debian Squeeze (running on VPS) and I can't ...
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Debian Wheezy: installing from sources or repositories? upgrading to new software release?

a. I'm wondering for some software if it is wiser to install them from sources or from official repositories when available like: glpi inventory fusion inventory monitoring tools like nagios I ...
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CUDA 5.5 with Debian Wheezy/Jesse

I'm thinking of installing the recently-released CUDA 5.5 on top of Debian. Questions: Is it recommendable to install it on Debian testing (as of Sep 2013, i.e. Jesse), or Debian stable (as of Sep ...
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Re-install linux by ssh

I have remote machine with OpenSUSE, and I cant interact with it only by SSH. I want to install Debian to this machine, how can I do it? I search answers, but each of them assumes, I have physical ...
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Server Architecture

I've been given a completely wiped server that I plan on installing Debian on. I need to make sure that I download the right version of Debain for the CPU architecture. The motherboard is a Thunder ...
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Unmet Dependencies on Debian with iRedMail

I'm using Debian Squeeze to try and install iRedMail (http://www.iredmail.org/). This is the error I get: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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Install Debian stable linux ISO from USB to dual boot Windows

I want debian as dual boot with my windows vista, Free'd up 50GB in my d drive. Plan to use 40 for debian install, 6GB for swap space Have a 16GB USB drive Downloaded ...
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Why I can't boot debian 7 from usb stick?

I downloaded a live ISO from the web and saved it as debian7.iso. I then I flashed it onto my USB: dd if=/home/debian7.iso of=/dev/sdb I rebooted my computer, and set it to boot from "removable ...
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Debian and Windows Dual Boot without partitioning

I know there has been similar posts here, but it did not make me feel that it is answering my question. Background I have done dual-boot installation previously with Debian. What I did was used an ...
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Switch the “environment” on Debian linux after the installation?

When you install Debian linux, there's a dialog in the graphical install system which asks after several steps in which environment you want to stay. There are options between "File environment", "Web ...
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Installing Java on Debian

I need to get Java working for an online class, but I'm not having any luck. I've installed the package sun-java6-jre successfully, but Java still does not load in browser. The Oracle instructions ...
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keymaps not available on Debian live (or rescue) image

I downloaded the Debian live standard (command line flavour, without X and any window managers) CD image, then booted into the live disk. With my first Arch Linux reflex I typed loadkeys dvorak ...
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Debian - install new software by apt-get over SSH

I tried to install new software when I was connected to my Debian over SSH, for example sudo apt-get install subversion, and after calculating dependencies, required space, etc. APT asked, if I want ...
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Install Linux on 3TB HDD [closed]

How do i install Linux (e.g. Debian 6 or Ubuntu Server) on my server box with a single 3TB SATA HDD? Server is based on Intel D510MO motherboard. I can install the OS from the USB drive but i can't ...
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How to install oracle jdk7 on debian

I downloaded the binary of tar.gz format from oralce website. I extracted it to /usr/bin/jdk7. How to "install" it and make it the default jdk and jre?
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How to install debian wheezy on a i386 computer with efi bios

Is there a way to install debian wheezy on a i386 computer with efi bios using an USB pendrive and the debian iso? What steps should I follow? I searched the internet and have not found any clear ...
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1answer
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How to install get-iplayer from source file?

I want to install the latest version of get-iplayer in Debian, and I've got its source file, a tarball file, from here. However, I don't know what to do with it. Usually when I come across a tarball, ...
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Restoring Windows to new Lenovo Thinkpad after installing different OS to it?

I installed Debian to Windows Lenovo Thinkpad. Now I want to get the Windows back. How can I do it? My friend mentioned something about partitions, below my comp X220 details. $ sudo fdisk -l Disk ...
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Why apt-get cannot install software?

Each time I execute apt-get install (e.g. gzip) I get the problems of kind: Depends: <some_package> but is not going to be installed Depends: <some_package> but is not installable For ...
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Installing linux on computer with Marvell adapter

I recently reinstalled my computer and decided that I want to have a native installation of Linux side by side with windows (got tired of VMWare). The thing is upon installation (Debian) everything ...
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While installing, debian does not show my individual partitions

In my dual boot PC, I am trying to install Debian. This is how my disk partition looks like. When i try to create a partition in the debian installation it shows this 250GB entirely. When i select ...
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Why did I fail to install packages when using debian?

There is lots of messed up dependency. How can I resolve this problem? It produces the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, ...
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Startup Disk Creator tool for Debian

I was trying to create a USB bootable in Debian to install my new system. I couldnt find any easy to use tool in Debian. I tried downloading the hybrid iso image from the Debian site and copied it to ...
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Cannot install Windows 7 and Debian 6.0.5 at the same time

After replacing my old HDD in notebook with new one (Momentum XT 500GB if it matters) I tried to install dual-boot: Windows 7 64-bit and Debian 6.0.5. I tried to start with Windows, but after ...
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Installing Debian applications on Linux Mint

I'm trying to install an application (Google Chat) and it gives me the option for Debian/Ubuntu with a .deb extension. So since I have Mint, I generally just do everything as if were Ubuntu. So I ...
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How to install Debian Squeeze on a PC without DVD, CD or USB boot capabilities?

I have an old PC (Pentium 4) and a new PC (dual core). On old PC I do not have a DVD ROM or a CD ROM. The motherboard does not let me boot from a USB key. And I do not have a NIC which can boot and ...
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Catch 22: need apt-utils to install apt-utils?

I was trying to install something else when I ran into this problem. So I tried to install apt-utils to solve it. But I couldn't install apt-utils, because well, my console tells me I don't have ...
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Remote install of Debian or Gentoo - steps and grub?

I have a remote server currently installed with CentOS and I'll be doing a remote install of a new operating system - either gentoo or debian. I've seen other related questions in here, but given ...
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debian 5 VMWare image and keyboard

I just installed VMWare image for Debian 5.0 and I can not type - so I can not run apt-get. I am using a Microsoft Natural keyboard. How do I fix this?
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How to install tar.gz2 file on a debian distribution?

I'm quite lost in linux environement. I usually install application using apt-get install and the name of the package. Here's a quite cool text editor named 'Sublime text 2' and I would like to ...
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Where are the “program files” in Debian?

I'm new to Linux and not really sure how the file system works. When you install a program in Windows, it stores the program's files in the Program Files folder and creates an icon in the Start menu. ...
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Generic Debian Installation?

Is it possible to install Debian to some generic hardware, make that into an image file, and then image it into different hard drives and put those harddrives in different computers? I'm currently ...
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manipulation of mac os x installation package on debian linux

Can it be done? I need to create an installation package for OS X (10.5 and on) from a Debian machine according to configuration given at request time (this configuration will change configuration ...