Squeeze is the development codename for Debian 6.0.

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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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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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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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PuTTY to guest in VMWare workstation: Connection refused

I have the SSH server listening on my IP address in the guest machine (debian2) edarabos@debian2:~$ telnet 172.16.100.128 22 Trying 172.16.100.128... Connected to 172.16.100.128. Escape character is ...
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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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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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“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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How do I know whether my Debian is being hacked/infected?

My laptop seems to be acting rather weird - saying that another person is logged in when I try to shut it down (or maybe it likes being turned on). So how do I know whether my Debian laptop is being ...
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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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Debian Squeeze - auto mounting USB/pen drive not working

On my Debian Squeeze laptop I am unable to auto mount pen drive or external hard drive. Here is the content of my /etc/fstab #commented following line to just support vfat #/dev/sdb1 ...
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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 ...
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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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Is there a repository for Debian stable (“Squeeze”) with the latest version of the Chromium browser?

Is there a repository for Debian stable (squeeze) with latest Chromium browser (Debian has an outdated version 6.x in official stable repository)? So far I have not found any. It is pity that Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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USB Linux Install w/ LUKS Encryption: Will Suspend to RAM Work?

I installed Debian Squeeze on a 8GB flash drive. So far, it is stock Squeeze (opted for Laptop and Standard System in Expert Mode install). Before I go nuts, I am trying to run a stripped down distro ...
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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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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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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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How do I use my Brother MFC-7440N from Debian or Ubuntu?

I have a Brother MFC-7440N. I would like to print to it from Debian Squeeze over the network without installing Brother's official driver, which I know for sure to be out of date and non-functional ...
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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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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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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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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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Dual-boot Debian Squeeze and Windows 7

I had Windows 7 on my system, after which I installed Debian Squeeze. However, grub doesn't show my Windows 7 in the boot menu. How can I fix this problem?
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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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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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Upgrade root (also boot) filesystem from ext3 to ext4 on Debian

After upgrading a Debian system from 5.0 to 6.0 (Lenny to Sqeeze), how do I go about upgrading the root filesystem (which in this case is also boot) from ext3 to ext4?
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Debian Squeeze: Trackpad on EEE PC 1000HA acts like slate

I'm using Debian on an Asus Eee PC 1000HA. It works flawlessly, except that the built-in trackpad acts as if it was a slate. That is, if I touch the upper-left quadrant of the trackpad, the mouse ...
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gcc path not valid when installing VMWare Tools from VMWare Workstation 7.1.1 build-282343 on Debian squeeze

I am trying to install VMWare tools on Debian Squeeze. My error: Before you can compile modules, you need to have the following installed... make gcc kernel headers of the running kernel ...
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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 ...
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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 ...