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apt-file update: No Index available

Why do i get this message (no Index available): Downloading Index http://http.debian.net/debian/dists/wheezy/main/Contents-amd64.diff/Index: No Index available. Downloading complete file ...
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chrooting ngIRCd on Debian

I am wanting to set up an IRC server on a Linode instance. I'm a bit nervous about the IRCd being a possible attack vector on the system. So in addition to using a non-standard connection port, I want ...
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Driver manager for Debian Wheezy

Today I installed Debian Wheezy 7.6.0 amd64 to my laptop Asus but now I can see that the screen resolution is not as it should be the icons are too big and mouse works not exactly as expected etc I ...
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The following packages have been kept back

I'm running 64-bit Debian Wheezy. Recently when I do apt-get upgrade I get this: The following packages have been kept back: libsmbclient libtevent0 samba-libs It's driving me crazy. I though I ...
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Logitech G930 Headset only works in one ear

I have a wireless USB Logitech G930 headset. It works out of the box in Debian, except that only the right channel works. The other side doesn't produce any sound. If I plug my headset into my Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Script in if-up.d appears to be running 3 times. Only want it to run once

I have a script in /etc/network/if-up.d to connect to my VPN on startup. It appears that the script is running three times and therefore connecting to my VPN three times. After startup, looking at ...
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Setting up Mercurial on a Debian Wheezy server not quite working

I am using Debian Wheezy and I want to set up a Mercurial server. Here's what I did: 1. So, I first created the following directories: /var/www/hg /var/www/hg/cgi-bin /var/repo /var/repo/hg 2. ...
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rsync expanding remote directory with local username?

I am new to rsync but attempting to setup a backup server. User names follow this basic idea: remote user: computer local user: computer-bkup. When I run $ rsync -avz -e ssh ...
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logitech wireless devices not recognized on Debian

I have a unifying receiver for mouse and keyboard. I am using Debian Wheezy on Asus UX31A. The devices are recognized and working during boot and also in grub menu. Once I get the Debian log in ...
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Installing openJDK7 on Debian 7.2

I want to install OpenJDK 7 on Debian 7.2 using apt-get; but apt-get shows too much dependency for this package: acl ca-certificates-java colord consolekit cryptsetup-bin dbus dbus-x11 ...
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rsnapshot / cp-al: duplicate files on mounted NFS share

The Scenario I'm backing up one of my Debian wheezy machines via rsnapshot. The target directory is a mounted NFS share. A Qnap NAS serves this target directory. The Problem But rsnapshot complains ...
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ios7 loops on the “trust this computer” dialog

trying to transfer files to the work ipad via my debian7 box. When i plug it on the computer usb port, it shows the dialog about trusting this computer, and the computer shows a gnome alert about the ...
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Displaying partitions and removable disks in files managers

I use Debian 7 and I have strange trouble. Few days ago my files managers (Nautilus, Thunar) stopped displaying partitions which are not mounted (including removable disks). I have changed /etc/fstab ...
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How to access files in var?

I want to copy var/log/installer to my Windows computer. I can copy from other locations, but not from this one. This is the error I get in Nautilus. Error while opening file: permission denied It ...
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Automatically mount a 2nd hard drive in Debian 7?

I've recently installed Debian 7.1 on to my PC, which uses the SSD as the main drive and a secondary 200GB IDE drive as just something I can place programs, music, and other files on there. However, ...
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linux traffic routing through vpn instead of proxy on eth0

okay im running kali linux on a network with a proxy but blocks certain sites like youtube and imdb etc, recently i got a vpn which allowed me to access this site so i would use one browser(firefox) ...
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Debian 7 Shutdown Beep

How can I disable the beep when I reboot Debian 7? I have gone into /etc/inputrc and made the console not beep and have muted Beep in alsamixer but it still happens. I have seen reference to ...
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Automatic script launch after booting on Debian

I try to launch some scripts at boot time on my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian Wheezy). I have created the file /etc/init.d/datalogger-serveur : #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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How to make Alsa pick a preferred sound device automatically?

I bought an USB sound card. I'd like to set up my Linux desktop so that it prefers the USB device, if it is plugged in and automatically switches as the device is (un)plugged. Is it possible, and how? ...
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cp command to make bootable iso image usb

A lot of discussions exist here on making a bootable USB stick. Debian manual on installing Wheezy suggest the following: # cp debian.iso /dev/sdX # sync Making sure the USB device is first ...
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RTNETLINK answers: File exists… maybe because assigned a new mac adress

I got a "RTNETLINK answers: File exists Failed to bring up eth0:1" on "ifup eth0:1". I suspect it happens because i assigned a new mac adress in my VM's network adapter. Can you tell me how to fix ...
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Extract files with umlaut in 7zip file created under windows to Linux

I want to extract a large backup of my hard drive compressed with 7zip under Windows to my Debian Wheezy installation. I'm using the following command line: 7z x -pmypasswordhere file.7z If there's ...
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wmii on Debian not working

I did a fresh install of Debian 7.1 headless, and installed wmii along with several X packages. Wmii opens when I run startx, but not completely, and it is unusable. Although I'm fairly proficient ...
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How to recover a file that is been deleted from the mount device as root

I accidentally delete a file from the mount device that too as a root. after deleting I couldn't even find a file in trash. Can somebody help me to restore the deleted file. I am using Debian 7
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Errors when trying to update Debian 7 APT Cache

When I'm trying to make update (with apt-get update) in Debian 7 I always have errors like this: W: Failed to fetch http://security.debian.org/dists/wheezy/updates/non-free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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XFCE/ligtdm startup configuration files

Have recently installing Debian Wheezy and using XFCE 4.8.0.3 with lighdm. After logging in with lightdm, my ~/.bash_profile or ~/.profile are no longer sourced. I have previously used these startup ...
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Recommended way of installing PHP 5.4

PHP 5.4 is stable for quite some time now. However, when I type apt-get install php5 PHP 5.3 gets installed. Question: Why? And what is the preferred way of installing PHP 5.4? Should I choose a ...
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libgphoto2-2-dev is installed, but pkg-config wont list it. Deb Wheezy new install

I am trying to use node-gphoto2 from npm, but I am having trouble with the libgphoto2-2-dev dependency. I've installed it, but pkg-config says it's not there. $ sudo aptitude search gphoto p ...
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How to get latest nginx in Wheezy using apt-get

It seems like the nginx package in debian wheezy apt-get is old and only goes up to 1.2 whereas the latest version is 1.4 Do I really have to build it from source or is there a way to get the latest ...
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Squid3 proxy Cannot write log file

I installed Squid3 on Rasbian, and did some minor configuration. Then I set it up to cache to an auto mounting usb drive. I was looking over the logs and found only TCP_MISS. I was hoping after a ...
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Can't install TrueCrypt in Debian Wheezy

In Debian Testing (Wheezy) 64bit, I am trying to install TrueCrypt: root@debian:/media/cdrom0# ls -l total 47120 dr-xr-xr-x 3 root root 2048 Apr 3 2012 32Bit dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 2048 Apr ...