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python2.7: can't open file '/usr/lib/python2.7/py_compile.py'

I'm getting lot's of error with apt-get. I've tried to install package manualy but everything seems stucked. mio@vm:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall python2.7-minimal Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to get memory speed when dmidecode says “Speed: Unknown” and lshw just hangs

I'd like to get memory speed information, but dmidecode -t memory says Speed: Unknown and lshw prints out string DMI and then does nothing until I kill it. Is there other way to get this information? ...
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Libreoffice readonly document with one specified name

I can't edit file with one name on my computer. When I try to save new file with name /home/lissin/Рабочий стол/Без имени 1.odt I got error can't save file. When I rename any other document to that ...
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Can't connect from outside of my LAN

I am running a Debian Squeeze linux server on my Dlink DNS-320 NAS. I signed up for a DNS service, so I could access it from anywhere. I installed lighttpd, and created a very simple page to test. To ...
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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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Linux AMD-FX 8350 temperature monitoring

I’m trying to get the CPU temperature for my AMD-FX8350 on Debian Squeeze. I ran sensors-detect and then sensors, but I only get my motherboard sensors (it8720-isa-0228). There are three temperature ...
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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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How do I permanently reset the time zone in Debian?

Dreamhost seems to think that we like PDT, despite being in the Midwest. How do I change the timezone?
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What is the preferred way to set the path for library directories?

I installed a binary and its dependencies to a non-standard location. When I run the binary, I need to specify the library locations of all its dependencies. I know one way of doing this is to do: ...
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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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Migrate mdadm raid array from 32bit to 64bit debian squeeze

I have a raid5 array running on Debian Squeeze 32bit (x86) and I plan to upgrade to Debian Squeeze 64bit (amd64). To keep my raid5 array and ext4 filesystem I simply keep a copy of my mdadm.conf ...
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dual monitor: move all windows from 1st monitor to 2nd monitor

Is there a way to move all windows from the 1st monitor to the 2nd monitor while the 1st monitor is turned off? This is on gnome 2.
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Only 3.2GB of 4GB RAM detected on 64-bit Debian

I'm running Debian Squeeze (x64): # uname -srvmo Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Mon Jan 16 16:22:28 UTC 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have 2 compatible 2 GB sticks of DDR2 in my G31M-S motherboard. It ...
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Why do password entries over ssh take so long?

When I'm ssh'd into my server, any time I enter my password, there's a 40 second delay before the server responds. This occurs when logging in, as well as whenever I run a command via sudo. The delay ...
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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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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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How do I write files to a USB without being root?

I have a 4GB USB stick which I partitioned using sudo cfdisk /dev/sdb and formatted using sudo mkfs /dev/sdb1. It's currently set to ID 83 with System Linux when I run sudo fdisk -l on my Debian ...
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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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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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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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How can I run a script on shutdown?

I have the following script, how do I run it on shutdown in Debian linux? (don't want to use GUI) #!/bin/bash vms=$(vmrun list | grep '/'); for vm in ${vms} do echo 'suspending ' $vm ...
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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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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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LMDE detects a wireless card, but can't use it

LMDE can see my wireless card, and correctly identifies it, but it refuses to let me turn it on through the shiny graphical interface. Is there a way to use the non-shiny terminal to turn on my ...
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Getting my USB wifi stick to work on Debian (squeeze)?

Hi, i recently installed Debian-squeeze to multi-boot with vista on a hp desktop. so i have the netgear WNA3100 wifi stick i use on Vista and am trying to get working with debian. i followed the ...
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I wish to install Skype and other downloaded programs on Linux, specifically Debian, AMD64 LXDE

With Linux I have functioned up to now just using apt-get and modifying /etc/apt/sources.list . I followed the instructions in this blog. I added "deb h ttp://download.skype.com/linux/repos/debian/ ...
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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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856 views

Why is syslog so much slower than file IO?

I wrote a simple test program to measure the performance of the syslog function. This are the results of my test system: (Debian 6.0.2 with Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64) Test Case Calls ...
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Installing Intel 82579 drivers on Debian 6.01a without any issues, but the NIC disappears after reboot

I'm currently working with Debian 6.01a and the 1.2.20 and 1.3.10a drivers from the Intel site for the 82579 NIC. I modprobe -r e1000e and then insmod /filepath/e1000e.ko. After running ifconfig -a, ...
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Mount external USB drive in Debian Linux to a mount point based on the volume name

How do I configure my Debian installation to mount external USB drives to mount points based on the volume names of the drives? For instance, if I have a thumb drive with the volume name of ...
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Why does my Debian VMWare virtual machine lose all network connections ~15 minutes after boot?

I’m having a strange networking problem with a Debian (6) VMWare virtual machine on my Mac. Around 15 minutes after starting it up, I can no longer SSH into, view websites served from, or ping the VM. ...
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logrotate configuration file syntax - multiple wildcard entries possible?

Since the man page doesn't answer my question and I don't want to force a rotation cycle, I decided to ask the question here. The man page for logrotate gives the following example: ...
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Wireless problem with Debian Squeeze

I just have installed debian squeeze beta2 x64 on my laptop but it doesn't recognize my wireless card Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 ABG. Is there generic drivers for wireless cards for Debian ?
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How to update the kernel from 2.6.16 on Debian squeeze?

I just did an update of my Debian system from lenny to squeeze as described here. I got some errors during the install, saying that glibc couldn't be updated. I did an apt-get -f install, which ...