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java 7 on debian 6.0 not working usr/bin/java no such file or directory

I'm trying to get java 7 installed in my debian machine but somehow it is not working. when I do java -version always get a : -bash: /usr/bin/java: No such file or directory I've followed this ...
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/sbin/ifconfig “Operation not permitted”

Having just signed up for a VPS package, I'm trying to create a point-to-point network. I'm logged in as root, I'm fairly certain at some point ifconfig was working because I remember inspecting the ...
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Can't run QTCreaor

I cant run QTCreator from menu (debian 7). When I try to I get following error: Failed to change to directory /root (permission denied) But I still can launch it from shell, and I'm using my ...
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Is it safe to have wheezy sourcs list in Debian Squeeze?

Currently, I have a Debian Squeeze 64 bit version installed in my laptop. Since it is said that updates and support for squeeze will be provided only till the next 8 months, and will become unstable ...
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Excessive resource usage from /usr/sbin/atd?

I've been getting excessive resource usage notification from ConfigServerFirewall about this. Is it safe to disable /usr/sbin/atd, or should I just let it be and ignore it?
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(osd_cat) Cyrillic character output

All been great with my Cyrillic character output in osd_cat until I created ~/.fonts.conf (at least this is the most obvious reason I'd think) with such settings (as seen on debian forum): <?xml ...
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How to change language in a command-line software on debian

i'm using ‘exif’ on a server (Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6 (squeeze)) and unlike on my dev computer (Mac OS X through MacPort) it runs in french : exif -h Utilisation: exif [OPTION...] fichier -v, ...
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Transmission - 'Growing' files

I have noticed when using the Transmission WebUI on my Debian server that when a download begins, Transmission downloads about 5MB, and then stalls for a few minutes before continuing. On closer ...
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Windows installed on second partition, how to add it to boot menu?

I'm using Debian 6.0.6 Squeeze at the moment, I installed it over Windows XP. It's just one hard drive where I first installed Windows XP and than used some Windows tool to make partition where I ...
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The Chrome Web Store doesn't support Chromium on Debian “Squeeze” or other very old Chrome versions. What's the workaround?

I'm running Debian Linux "Squeeze" 6.0.6. Squeeze is stable but changes very slowly. It includes Chromium (similar to Google Chrome) 6.0. The Chrome Web Store doesn't show the "Add to Chrome" button ...
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Debian user keeps getting killed

I keep getting booted out of one of the user account on my Debian Squeeze server. At first I thought that it had something to do with SSH, but it still happens even if I log into another account and ...
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Changes to talk/ytalk or alternative chat in the Linux terminal [closed]

While looking for a piece of software that provides chat between 2 Linux server users logged in the terminal, I tried talk/ytalk. Unfortuntaley it provides chat between users on separate walls (each ...
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postfix mail queue - get bottleneck - Debian squeeze

I have a problem with Postfix 2.7.1, Debian Squeeze: send and receive mail with no problem working locally, send e-mail outside work without a problem, the problem is when someone sends a large ...
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What is a good partitioning design/scheme for a multi-boot *nix system?

I'm planning to install Debian on my server. I would like to design the partitioning scheme in such a way, that I could install one or more other *nix distributives on that. So, reading many articles ...
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Find slow network nodes between two data centers

I've got a problem with syncing big amount of data between two data centers. Both machines have got a gigabit connection and are not fully occupied but the fastest that I am able to get is something ...
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X freeze with proprietary fglrx driver on radeon HD 5970

I can't get to install the proprietary driver "fglrx" with ATI Radeon HD 5970 on Debian Squeeze. After the installation with ATI Catalyst 12-8 and a reboot, from the stage of GDM, the screen is ...
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Debian 6 Internet connection sharing aka IP masquerade not working

The problem: the computers [Xbox 360 and a Kubuntu 12.04.1 laptop] can't access Internet through a recently-installed desktopless Debian 6 laptop (which is wirelessly connected to a WLAN station) but ...
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How to reset xen hyperviser clock

I have a low cost server running Debian Squeeze stable, using the Xen hyperviser. After a very long uptime the clocks of the unprivileged domains will deviate. Restarting the domains will not fix the ...
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VirtualBox: Unable to access “USB subsystem”

I have a VirtualBox running inside a Debian Squeezy 64 bit machine. For some reason, none of my virtual machines can use the USB ports of the host machine. This error is popping up: Cant load Host ...
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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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2answers
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Eclipse version in Debian package directories too old

Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian, has commented that package management is "the single biggest advancement Linux has brought to the industry". (Wikipedia) But for some reason I'm forced to install ...
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Debian: Activate network connection on powerup

Is there a way to force the network connection to be active before logging in? I have a debian (squeeze 6.0.5 64 bit) workstation, and I would like the network connection to be activated directly on ...
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Install Firefox 13.0.1 on Debian Squeeze

I have some problem installing Firefox 13.0.1 (latest from official site) on my fresh Debian 6.0.5 installation. What i did: Removed iceweasel, unzipped firefox*.tar.bz2 into /opt/ Created symlink ...
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Mountpoint permissions messed up after user mount

On a freshly installed Debian squeeze amd64, $ ls /media -l drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jun 13 12:13 usb0 But after mounting, $ mount /dev/sdb1 $ ls /media -l drwx------ 1 root root 4096 Jun 12 ...
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Should I install new software in Debian? [closed]

I know Debian is very stable because it used old kernel, packages and so on. Of course, it make Debian more security. So should I install new software/package in Debian, for examples Java 7? Thanks!
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Build debian package of Django 1.4 for squeeze

I need to build a debian package for Squeeze of Django 1.4 to add to our local aptitude repository. I found a package here under Download Source Package python-django: ...
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Clearing the terminal before displaying MOTD

When I connect to my SSH server, it prompts me for the user name and password. After I have authenticated, it will display my MOTD, then show user prompt, like this: Using username "root". ...
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How to disable sound modules in debian squeeze (solved)

The scenario, I have a debian squeeze xen virtual machine, only doing server tasks. On boot it autoloads sound modules despite blacklisting. I know about modprobe -r, however ideally I'd prefer to ...
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Which GUI should I install on Debian for getting nVidia support straightaway? [closed]

I have installed Debian without any additional packages or software. I would now like to install a X windowing system. I've tried out Gnome before but the resolution is really low and I can't set it ...
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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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“developer-stable” packages in debian?

I'm pretty new at debian, so bare with me. Some of the packages are pretty old in debian stable. For example, the version of iceweasel (firefox) included is 3.5. But I don't want the version of ...
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How to autorun wpa_supplicant on Debian startup

I'd like to run wpa_supplicant -D wext -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf on Debian startup (runlevels 2-5). I found some vague instructions from a related question that said to put a script in ...
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Installing Debian Squeeze Backport with Dependencies

I have added squeeze-backports to my apt sources.list, and updated. The backport instructions say that you use the -t switch to install a package, plus its dependencies, to get around the default ...
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Debian squeeze keyboard and touchpad not working / detected on laptop

They work before gdm3 starts. a connected mouse also stops working, but functions after removal and re-plug. no xorg.conf. log doesn't show any loading of drivers for kbd/touchpad [ 33.783] ...
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Reinstalling Debian Squeeze via APT after significant core package removal

Some background: I accidentally left two problematic repositories in my /etc/apt/sources.list - to be specific, the squeeze-updates repository (changed from "volatile"), and the sid repository. I was ...
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Mysql stopped working

Mysql is up and running on my system but i can not login with any user. I also cannot start/stop/status the server. All i got is: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using ...
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Debian live-build won't generate binary-hybrid.iso after first run

My computer: Debian Squeeze amd64 live-build package is version 2.0.12-2 (newest in Squeeze) I'm trying to build a Debian Live CD with some custom files and whatnot. Here's what I did: $ mkdir ...
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How to allow other computers on the network to access my virtual web server?

I use Windows 7 as a host OS. I have Debian 6.0.4 installed on VirtualBox with lighttpd. I can easily access the web server from my machine by typing http://localhost in the browser address panel ...
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While trying to install lighttpd on debian squeeze I get: 'Some packages could not be installed.'

I am trying to install lighttpd on my (virtual) Debian 6.0.4 64 bit system but after trying to use this command : sudo apt-get install lighttpd I get this error : Reading package lists... Done ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad (bluetooth) on Debian Squeeze

What do I have to do to get an Apple Magic Trackpad to "work" on a standard Debian Squeeze system? Right now, the trackpad is connected to the machine over Bluetooth, and functions like a mouse: ...
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1answer
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kernel update vs distro version?

Is there a difference between kernel version and distro version? For an example, I'm using Debian Squeeze and the kernel version by default is 2.6.32-5-amd64. Does this mean that Squeeze only uses ...
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Installing 32bit gcc on Debian squeeze x64

I need to install the 32bit gcc because i get this error: libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for pthread_cancel to work Aborted I try this: apt-get install lib32gcc1 Does not find the package I ...
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1answer
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Black screen when installing debian

After choosing an option at the installation menu, the screen turns lack. It doesn't matter if I choose "Install" "Graphic install" or "Expert install". I,m using a Macbook5,2 and I am trying to ...
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1answer
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Router sees different host names

I'm trying to ping my linux machines by host name and the pings are failing (can ping by ip just fine). I then logged into the router which is the DNS server and see that the router sees the linux ...
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Installed ATI Proprietary driver, can't get 3d acceleration

Using the guide: http://wiki.debian.org/ATIProprietary I did the following steps: 1) aptitude install --without-recommends linux-headers-$(uname -r) 2) aptitude install fglrx-control fglrx-driver 3) ...
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How do I tell aptitude or apt to offer a particular version of lpr?

I seem to have a weird version of lpr installed (one that doesn't cope with -o, see also this question). On all my other machines that run the same debian squeeze, the proper version of lpr is ...
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Which virtualization technology for old linux box

I have old PIV 1.8ghz, 512MB memory, 40GB HDD, computer with Debian squeeze on it. I currently work on it by connecting to it over SSH. I'm interested in testing/learning/trying out/playing with ...
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Logitech USB headphones detected and selected in Debian Squeeze but sound still coming from speakers

I have a pair of Logitech wireless USB headphones that work with Ubuntu Natty but aren't working in Debian Squeeze. When they are selected as the default audio output, the sound comes out of the ...
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apxs, apxs2 is nowhere to be found in Debian

I was told i have to apt-get install apache2-dev but i get: apt-get install apache2-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, selecting ...
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Debian Squeeze, linux-image-2.6.32-5-486: Boot process halts with [<c1003997>] ? kernel_thread_helper+0x7/0x10

I just upgraded an old box from Debian Etch to Lenny, and then from Lenny to Squeeze. Upon getting the system up to Squeeze, I installed the latest 2.6 kernel, linux-image-2.6.32-5-486. When I ...