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How to install debian oldstable from network?

I use PXE debian installer and install it from the local network mirror. It only offers to install "squeeze - stable" despite of there are both squeeze and lenny on the mirror. How to force it to ...
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3g device not detected as modem in debian lenny

In debian lenny, the modem of my 3g usb device is not detected. It is detected as a storage device. I am using wvdial to connect internet. The logs, dmesg and var/log/messages shows the device is ...
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Unsigned lenny packages with aptitude safe-upgrade

I have several Debian lenny computers. Two have nearly identical sources.list files. On both, I do regular update/safe-upgrades. On one it always goes smoothly. On the other, much of the time I ...
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Problems installing Ruby 1.9.2 and rvm on Debian Lenny

I have currently have Ruby 1.9.1 (bad) and want to install 1.9.3 under rvm. However, rvm requirements gives a long list, most of which installed fine: install build-essential openssl libreadline6 ...
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Server deinitializes dvb card

I have a problem with my home server. It deinitializes my dvb card after an unspecific time. Everything was fine, but i don't know what changed. My kernelversion is 2.6.32-bpo.5-openvz-686 on a ...
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Debian lenny GUI not working

I have installed the Debian "lenny" release on my machine. The GUI is not working in normal mode; to start it I have to go to single user mode and type: gdm start Why is this happening? Any ideas ...
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lenny testing: ugly display

I have upgraded my Debian Lenny install from "stable" to "testing", because I wanted/needed the higher versions of mono and monodevelop to continue work on a project that was initially start under a ...
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How can I scale an application to fit a specific size (Linux)

I have an old gui application that is hard coded to 1280x1024 and I would like to display it full screen on a 1920x1200 monitor. Are there any relatively simple ways of forcing the application to be ...
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Swiftfox (Firefox variant) is taking ages to load in Debian Lenny

Swiftfox (a Firefox variant) is taking ages to load in my Debian Lenny system. I have been using Swiftfox on several other Linux distributions without any problem; it works flawlessly on Arch, ...