Squeeze is the development codename for Debian 6.0.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Unique network for each user?

I want to use a guest OS via VMware Player. In that OS I run a Cisco VPN client. My resources are located in two different networks. I need access to them at the same time - but not necessarily in ...
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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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Do I have to care about hosts.allow or hosts.deny when I can't reach postfix?

I am using postfix for outgoing mails (collection from machines on 192.168.1.0/24 and forwarding to my ISP's mail machine) and I have trouble accessing postfix for sending mails. The machine I use for ...
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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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Problem while installing tzdata-java package (unmet dependencies)

I got a Debian 6.0 at home, upgrade from Lenny. I need to install the tzdata-java package but when I do an apt-get install I receive this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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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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Can't find wireless networks on Debian

I am new to Debian (previously using Ubuntu, which is also Debian based). When I installed it on my Lenovo G450 laptop, I skipped the wireless configuration (I really didn't know how to do that). ...
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Which program modified /etc/resolv.conf?

I'm using Network Manager to auto connect to wireless network. I have setup my personal DNS server using BIND 9. After connected, it seems just fine: $ cat /etc/resolv.conf # Generated by ...
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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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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 6 with Smart Array 5i

I have a HP (Compaq) DL 380 G3 which I want to install Debian 6 on. It has been running Debian 5 for a long time without any problems, but now when I want to reinstall the machine to Debian 6 it can't ...
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Debian Squeeze doesn't have sound

Newly installed Debian squeeze doesn't have sound. I have pulseaudio installed and other thing. But not able to get the sound. My Bad..I should have provide this info before.. ...
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Graphics trouble with Debian Squeeze on PowerBook G3 (bronze)

I've been using a good old powerbook (g3, bronze keyboard) with Debian Linux for years now. Woody (3.1) was still hard to install because of keyboard issues. Etch (4.0) and Lenny (5.0) were very easy ...
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“top” like utility for AMD GPUs on a headless machine

For monitoring CPU usage, there is top (well, I use htop). Is there a top-like utility for GPUs? I have an ATI Radeon HD 4650 in a computer running Debian Squeeze (x86). Thing is, it's running ...
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Inconsistency with Debian filesystem, shows no free space even when I have 145 GB space free

I have a 200+GB HDD. I have set up Debian Squeeze 6 in following manner: I have been seeing an error message saying I have run out of disk space. I used disk usage analyzer and I found that out of ...
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Services running multiple times?

I've installed a postgres db on my debian squeeze. There's a /etc/init.d/postresql to control the database. When I type pstree -c, I get two traces with postgresql. After /etc/init.d/postgresl stop I ...
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Configure exim in debian 6

I am trying to configure exim with gmail in my debian 6 system as per this tutorial http://www.manu-j.com/blog/wordpress-exim4-ubuntu-gmail-smtp/75/.After configuring, When i run update-exim4.conf i ...
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gedit missing spell check database

Spell check is installed and enabled in gedit, but the dictionary seems to be missing. When I enable autocheck spelling every word is highlighted as incorrect (and yes, some of them are spelled ...
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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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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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How can partman partition more than one disk in a Debian installer preseed file?

Making partman partition a single disk is easy enough: d-i partman-auto/disk string /dev/xvda d-i partman-auto/method string regular d-i partman-auto/expert_recipe string \ boot-swap :: \ ...
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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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Using static DNS in Debian Squeeze?

I'm connecting to different WLANs all the time, and at boot time my computer also connects through a VPN-tunnel. The problem is that the DNS-server address received via DHCP often times don't allow ...
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Debian Squezee upgrade and python-imaging problem

Hi I have recently upgraded from debian lenny to squezee and I noticed some problems during upgrade with some python files. Now I have same problem with them and I need to resolve it so that I can ...
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Samba 'smb passwd file' setting doesnt work

after upgrading debian from lenny to squeeze (and samba to 3.5.6 version) all user account seems to be deleted. I have to recreate them using smbpasswd -a username and then set new password. Second ...
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Debian Testing install USB menu does not respond to keyboard

I'm trying to install Debian Testing onto my Acer Aspire One ZG5 using the testing versions of boot.img and debian-testing-i386-CD-1.iso. I previously installed (two days ago) the latest release of ...
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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 ...
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Debian: What are these files in /sys/devices/pci0000:00/ for?

I am running Debian Squeeze on an MSI M670 laptop. I have these following files on my root drive, each 256MB: file:///sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:05.0/resource1 ...