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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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Manually Installed monit on debian squeeze

I am running Debian squeeze and I want to install monit, the problem is that the version in the repository is old and doesn't have some options that I need. I downloaded the source and compiled it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Add default gateway while installing Debian

I have in my virtual infrastructure static ip addresses and have to set the gateway which following commands: post-up route add x.x.x.254 dev eth0 post-up route add default gw x.x.x.254 post-down ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I install KDE in my Debian installation?

How do I install KDE in my Debian installation? I have a Debian Squeeze 6.0.7, which was installed from a DVD. I would like to install kde-full package into it. How do I install KDE in my current ...
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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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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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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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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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tor relay - how to display remaining bandwith quota?

I have a noobish question. I am experimenting with tor and would like to offer a relay service without exit node. My relay goes into hibernation surprisingly fast (inspite of setting AccountingMax ...
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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 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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sensors-detect does not detect

I am trying to run sensors-detect in Debian6 64 bits and I get: Sorry, no sensors were detected. Either your system has no sensors, or they are not supported, or they are connected to an I2C or SMBus ...
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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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Broken Apache after upgrade from squeeze to wheezy

I have spent a good while searching and haven't been able to fix this problem. I had a working chroot of Debian squeeze on my arm machine. I followed the guide to upgrading from squeeze to wheezy I ...
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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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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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Recover lost partitions ( or partition table) after fdisk in debian

I am running Debian Squeeze in my laptop. I did a big mistake. Instead of doing fdisk /dev/sdb (which is my usb pendrive), I fdisk-ed /dev/sda, which is my primary hdd. When prompted, I chose options ...
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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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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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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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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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(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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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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Can I extend RAID 1 on Debian Squeeze?

I have Debian Squeeze in a RAID 1 on 2 physical 2 TB disks. Is it possible in the future to add two physical disks and extend the RAID 1?
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Who creates /home/<user>/Public every (boot) time?

I have a debian squeeze machine on which, after every boot, there is an empty directory "Public" (yes, capital P) in all the /home-Folders. It obviously looks SMB- or FTP-related, but I can't figure ...
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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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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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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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How do I install Firefox 12 on Debian Squeeze?

Background I am trying to install Firefox 12 on Debian Squeeze x86_64. I have extracted the contents of the compressed Firefox downloadable into the /opt directory and have marked the files ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...