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Can't install graphics driver on Wheezy - Using Inspiron 3537

I've recently installed Debian Wheezy 7.5 and dual booted it with Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed all of the drivers except the graphics driver which I've been trying to install for a couple of days. ...
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How to install latest virtualbox-dkms with latest virtualbox on Debian Stable Wheezy

It is possible to install the latest virtualbox and extension pack on Wheezy using the following: # su sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib" >> ...
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www-data group write after sftp?

I'd like to have my apache user be able to read and write files, my sftp user(s) to be able to upload files that are then available (rwX) to both other sftp users and apache, and everyone else read is ...
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How do I link to a shared library (.so file) in Linux?

I'm relatively new to Linux and am having trouble trying to figure out the intricacies of .SO files and how shared libraries(and their versions, dependencies etc work). The scenario is this: I have a ...
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Apache will not show index pages

I have just set up my brand new raspberry pi with Rasbian-Wheezy and a clean install of apache and php. I got the "it works" page, and then put my website in place and everything was working, but at ...
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debian 7 - atheros 10a1 ethernet card wireless doesn't work

i have bought a ideapad z710 a few days ago. I installed debian via using USB stick. During installation, setup cant find my ethernet card. After that i manually install wheezy backports. This solved ...
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I can't ping google, local ping is okay, resolv.conf is okay

I use Debian7 image under VMware player for Windows 7. All was okay. Pinging google was okay. But after resuming the Linux machine, something happened with network connection. After some playing with ...
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Why is the pavucontrol level indicator jumping while nothing plays?

The level indicator in the screenshot does jump around even if nothing is playing. The indicator also reasonably represents sound levels when music is playing. I dont have any mediaservers running ...
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Sudden hibernation

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Dell XPS L502X. The other day I was using it normally when it suddenly went into hibernation. I pressed the power button for a couple of seconds and it became functional ...
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VIDEO Streaming - How to output the video timestamp?

I would like to backup an ASF video stream with the time stamp (I mean the original recording date/time) on the output stream ? Usage I convert / store my video using the mkv format (Matroska) ...
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ffserver-2.2 - streaming an ASF video as OGG output with ffserver on Debian 7.5

I'm trying to stream an IP webcam ASF live stream to a ffserver to output an OGG format. The server starts successfully but the ffserver commands used to feed the ffserver fails with a segment fault. ...
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Can't install xfce due unmet dependency

i wrote a CD with an iso-image from debian.org. the debian-7.5.0-amd64-CD-1.iso from this folder. Debian Wheezy 7.5 stable 64bit There was an error at Select and install software step. It said ...
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Is there a dynamic DNS update utility packeged for Debian 7 (Wheezy)?

NoIP.com's free dynamic DNS service suggests installing an unpackaged Linux client on anything other than Ubuntu. Is there really no Debian package of a client (not necessarily theirs of course) which ...
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Installing Skype on Debian Wheezy [amd64]

Yes, yet another question about how to install Skype on Debian Wheezy (7.4) amd64. Seen countless similar articles and forum threads on how to do it, but it doesn't for me :( Here is what I do: dpkg ...
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Mount new partition over top of live data

On my server, I have a tiny root partition that is now full up. I removed the swap from the hard drive that has the root partition, and moved the swap onto a RAID 0 partition. I now want to use the ...
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Define new VM with virsh create (error: Failed to create domain from)?

On debian 7.3 I install KVM for virtualization. I have a VM on an other machine and try to clone it by virt-clone on LVM disk and then dd that disk to a file for moving to this machine. In target ...
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Changing brightness on Debian Wheezy with LDXE

I've got an old Acer Aspire 4220, with an NVIDIA GeForce 7000M video card. I installed Debian Wheezy on it, and got the right drivers for my card. However, I cannot seem to adjust my screen brightness ...
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Chromium doesn't play nice with themes in Debian XFCE

I've found that Chromium seems to ignore any of the themes I have on my Debian Wheezy running XFCE as its DE. More specifically, its window always looks exactly the same (blue bar, for example) ...
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Debian Wheezy laptop has issues with suspension

I have Debian Wheezy installed on my Acer Aspire 5560G laptop. I have set it to suspend on lid close, which seems to be working fine. However, after a while, if I try to 'wake' the laptop up, I ...
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Restore my previous font [before update]

I just updated from 6.0.9 to wheezy 7.4, rebooted and everything is working alright so far, but my font (not system fixed though) - for example used in rxvt/urxvt - now is wider: it's gotten ...
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Groups and users to delete after installation

I'm configuring my home server, OS is Debian Wheezy from netinstall. There are many groups and users which (rather) I will not use, like games. Currently, I removed groups like fax, tape, cdrom and ...
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No Bluetooth adaptors found

I have problems enabling my bluetooth in my newly bought Lenovo Ideapad B490 Series. I have searched the internet for solutions. It isn't even listing in lspci or lsusb. Any help would be greatly ...
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After debian downgrade all packages are in local or obsolete

I have weird problem: because, after downgrading from Debian jessie (testing) to wheezy (stable) - by changing sources.lost. Apt-get don't want to downgrade packages, but they are in Installed (local ...
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share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8 on LAN

How to Share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8? let's suppose my Debian User name is Wheezy and Password is Linux, and my Windows 8 user name is Windows and session login password is ...
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Putty ends to an unexpected error and VNC shows terminal with error

That's all I've for making a connection to debian VPS at time: VNC and PuTTY ends with Server unexpectedly closed network connection Is there any solution to this or I should ask for a new ...
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Installing VNC w/ GNOME

I'm installing VNC w/ GNOME on VPS by PuTTY. It's about 20 minutes that terminal froze on Processing triggers for libreoffice-common ... Is it usual?
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I can no longer login as root user (Raspberry Pi running Raspbian)

Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (2014-01-07) The error seem to have come from nowhere, as I was trying to login as root via SSH (yes I have it activated - for now) I got the message "Access Denied" ...
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Raspberry Pi as server - stuck with users and groups

I just installed an apache2 server with php5 and mysql on my RPi (Raspbian Wheezy). I followed this tutorial: tutorial link Everything went well, even the file transfer via FTP (FileZilla). I ...
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Java (SE) program execution is too slow on Debian Wheezy… do I need to “tune” the JVM?

SuperUsers. I wrote a desktop program to execute a simulation process (not worth copying the code here... it's quite a long program). If I run it on a MacBook Pro (Intel Core i7 2.2 GHz, 4GB RAM), it ...
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Rtorrent quits automatically every 2-3 minutes

I've got fresh Debian 7.0 machine and installed rtorrent on it. When I start rtorrent it runs without any problems, but after 2 or 3 minutes, it stops. No errors, no logs, it just quits. Any idea what ...
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R on Debian 7

I'm using Debian 7 and would like to disable/unbind the Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R keyboard shortcut. I'm not sure what it is supposed to do, but it usually locks up Gnome and I have to restart the service. ...
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Debian: connect two local networks

currently I'm trying to connet two local networks as it seems both networks don't know each other. Herre is the network setup: My local home network: 192.168.0.0/24 A Rasperry Pi as an Access Point ...
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How do bulid local DNS server that transfers to ip address?

How to do that when type example.aaa moved to 123.141.151.1. Example: example1.bbb => 123.146.22.77 example2.ccc => 22.12.44.222 example3.bbb => 11.63.33.76 What I need to install DNS server on the ...
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How to change strange virtual console switch shortcuts in Debian 7.4

Debian 7.4 on my Lenovo Z710 notebook, default settings. Pressing Ctrl+F4 switches to virtual console tty4. But other Ctrl+Fn combinations do not switch to ttyN, only Ctrl+F4 does this. Ctrl+Alt+Fn ...
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How to install Java 1.7_51 on Debian Wheezy?

I am trying to install Java 1.7_51 on Debian Wheezy with: apt-get install oracle-java7-installer=7u51-0~webupd8~1 from: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/06/how-to-install-oracle-java-7-in-debian.html In ...
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How to properly restore VBox VMs from backup?

I just flattened and rebuild my home system recently, which had several VirtualBox VMs with snapshots. I backed-up all the VMs, VDIs and snapshots by copying the entire folder to an external drive. ...
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ruby1.9.3 links to ruby1.9.1 in Debian Wheezy after install with aptitude

I have just attempted to install ruby1.9.3 with aptitude but for some odd reason it keeps symlinking /usr/bin/ruby1.9.3 to /usr/bin/ruby1.9.1. Here are the ruby version in /usr/bin: lrwxrwxrwx 1 ...
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Debian repository with point in time reference

I'm trying to set up repository with ability to travel back in time. One of the projects I've come across is snapshot.debian.org, however the documentation is pretty poor and it seems to be written ...
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Step by step instructions for moving linux to a smaller hard drive? [closed]

Background: I have several VMs running debian-wheezy on a home ESXi server box with a free license. When I first set them up, being a newb, I grossly overestimated the disk space requirements for ...
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Linux Sabnzbd server permissions

The short version: Sabnzbd and headphones post processing fails due to permission issues on a remote file server where the files need to be stored. How do I allow the local Sabnzbd user to create ...
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Location of xterm fonts on Debian 7

I'm trying to get xterm working on a cloud server that I've just created. I've installed xterm, when run it I get xterm: cannot load font ...
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Why gnome 3 in Debian Wheezy is not displaying icons?

After freshly installing Debian with Gnome 3, I cannot enable desktop icons. I tried to use dconf-editor, but all values were locked. I tried sudo dconf-editor: The option was changeable but had no ...
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install mdadm with out user input in debian

I am switching to debian from ubuntu and setting up RAID0 on my AWS boxes using user-data. Things were working fine on ubuntu but on wheezy apt-get -y install mdadm --no-install-recommends throws ...
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Debian wheezy offline UPGRADE

I using Debian(Wheezy) with 3.2.0-4 amd64 kernel version,I was installed both of "usb-modeswitch" and "usb-modeswitch-data" packages but Debian don't detect my 3g-modem-usb dongle. Now i think i ...
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Why do print jobs to a /dev/null printer hang on the gziptoany filter?

I have a /dev/null printer set up for testing: lpadmin -p Testing -E -v file:///dev/null but whenever I print to it lp -n 1 -d Testing -t "This is a test" some_text_file.txt The job just sites ...
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IPS attack message error when I visit a website

I'm on debian wheezy, I have visited a website but this one show me an error that I'm blocked because of IPS attack, the error is: Blocked because of IPS attack, An attack was detected, originating ...
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Should fwknop be listening to a port?

I am trying to install fwknop on a VirtualBox Debian 7 machine. It installs with no error (apt-get install fwknop-server -y), i made the modification in /etc/default/fwknop-server file so daemon ...
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dropbox linux: Where can I find the user linked to my linux box

I've set up several dropbox account and I can't remember which dropbox user I used for a specific linux box. I there a way on the linux to find which user is connected with ?
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Network Register a Headless Device

I have a Raspberry Pi (but also applies to any headless machine). I SSH into the machine, but I can't go anywhere else unless I share my internet with it via OS X. To use the internet, each device ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work. Can ...