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After installing debian 6 on my laptop along with windows 7 64bit , my laptop only boots to debian what should I do?

I've installed Debian 6 32bit on the same HDD but different partition along with Windows 7 64bit, and now my laptop only boots to Debian 6 where I want both Windows / Debian. How can I edit GRUB to ...
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How to change default pdf viewer for all users in command line

I'm using Debian squeeze with Gnome Desktop for all my users. I have a group of machines to set up so that all users should use xpdf as a default viewer (rather than evince). I want this set up to be ...
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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 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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Unable to resolve a local hostname with debian and monowall

I'm using debian squeeze on my laptop, network is autoconfigured by DHCP(dhclient/network manager), Monowall is running on my home DSL router, the dns forwarder software is dnsmasq. I've added an A ...
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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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Switch audio output device in Debian Squeeze

If there are multiple audio card in the system (i.e. internal audio and USB), how to switch the output device easily? The volume applet in Ubuntu (10.04 or 10.10) provide this feature directly, while ...
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How to restore Gnome desktop environment in Debian 6?

After installing Meld in Debian 6, the whole OS became desktopless after I restarted. How do I restore the Gnome desktop? Currently my full screen is on command prompt mode.
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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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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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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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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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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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How to install experimental packages?

I am running debian squeeze and would like to install the wine experimental package of sid. My Questions: Where do I find the package? Is there a way to include the package into the software ...
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How to create an UltraVnc SC server, that works like TeamViewer

I would like to create an UltraVnc SC server on my root debian server that I can connect to from all my customer clients. I Download custom.zip here and try to create an exe with this tutorial but ...
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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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Using wvdial in /etc/network/interfaces to enable automatic connection with usb 3g dongle

I have wvdial working from the command line in a debian squeeze 32 bit install. Googling around revealed several suggestions to simply use auto ppp0 iface ppp0 inet wvdial However, upon reboot I ...
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nVidia Quadro 600 on Debian (stable) Twinview

I want to run Debian stable on a 64-Bit (amd64) system and enable twinview on the graphics boaard nVidia Quadro 600. The default installed driver works for one screen. After installing the nvidia* ...
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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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Debian boot problem

I have installed Slackware on /dev/sda6 and lilo at MBR, after that I installed Debian Squeeze beta2 on /dev/sda7 and grub at first section of /dev/sda7, I added at /etc/lilo.conf record for debian ( ...
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Java 7 on Debian squeeze

I have Debian GNU/Linux 6.0, apt is configured: # squeeze deb http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free deb-src http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib ...
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Cant 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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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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Debian VM requires manually running “ifconfig eth0 up” to start network after reboot

I have a new guest install of Debian 6.0.2.1 i386 as a VM in VMware Server 2 Windows XP host. I selected only the "standard System Utilities." After that I installed SSH and VIM. I then changed the ...
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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 ...
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Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch

Once Debian booted up and I was able to login (put username and password), but now the cursor shows a watch which means it's waiting for something. I switched to a virtual terminal with ALT+CTRL+F1 ...