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Debian's Apache2 error log

I'm new to Debian and new at it's Apache2 webserver. I made some configuration about virtual host and I restarted Apache2 via service apache2 reload. I got this back: [FAIL] Reloading web server ...
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Add module to Debian's Apache2

I am new to Debian, I want to add some modules to my Debian 7.7 Apache2. I add some using a2enmod command, but what I have to do when I want to enable a third part unlisted module? Do I have to do it ...
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s3fs fuse mount amazon s3 bucket not working

I am unable to mount my amazon s3 bucket on my debian server. I compiled and installed s3fs successfully as far as I can tell but when I run the mount command: sudo s3fs my-bucket-name /mnt I ...
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Can I use /etc/init/ on Debian Wheezy to manage a daemon process?

I want to run a PHP daemon process and found a solution at Stackoverflow but unfortunately its not working. Now I thought Upstart is not installed since Debian still uses System V. I have two ...
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Installing zend-server php 5.3 on debian 7.x using chef cookbook

When trying to install zend server (6.3) with php5.3 on debian 7.x (wheezy) using the zendserver cookbook for Chef I get the following error: (needs to be php5.3 because of old code in PHP ...
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Google Chrome broke after deleting Virtualbox?

I was trying to update Virtualbox because copy-paste didn't work in between Virtualbox and Debian Wheezy ( my OS ). It had previously before, but I think I upgraded it and it broke in between. ...
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Accidentally deleted files from /boot

I was trying to build a linux kernel for ARM, and, agh, I don't know what came over me and I executed "make install". It doesn't end there either: while attempting to delete the ramdisk and kernel ...
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Creating wifi network with RPI

I am doing a small RPi project in which I must set up the RPi to be a Wifi Access Point, to serve other devices, and at the same time, run a server, Django to be specific, where I am going to create a ...
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Configure Locales on Debian

I have a problem to generate the Locales on my server (Debian 7.5 stable (Wheezy) (64bits)). When I run, as a root: dpkg-reconfigure locales And select en_US.UTF-8, I get the following logs: perl: ...
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How to run command without “sudo”?

Nagios on my server isn't working properly. It can't execute command lftp without "sudo". Is there a way how to allow nagios run commands without using "sudo"? My /etc/group: ...
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Static ip routes not persisting after a reboot on Debian Wheezy

I am trying to set up the Ethernet address with a public IP address given by my ISP. However, the default gateway is on a different subnet than the IP address. This is unusual but perfectly ...
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Mount XFS filesystem with userquota in Debian

I'm trying to get userquotas working on a xfs-formatted root partition. However, I can't mount the partition with userquota enabled: # mount [...] ...
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Debian 7 doesn't notify me about security updates

On a fresh install of Debian 7, GNOME isn't telling me when I need to install updates. It's not even checking for updates automatically (apt-get update). Manually running apt-get update doesn't ...
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How to install TP-Link TL-WN722N USB Wireless Adapter on Debian Wheezy armhf?

I have TP-Link WN722n USB dongle plugged in: root@udoo-debian-hfp:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy) Release: 7.4 ...
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Debian - Correctly compile libdrm and Mesa

Post updated, the new question is now on my "own" answer down here. I think about playing Team Fortress 2 on Kali Linux (a Debian Wheezy stable distribution with customized Debian Sid kernel) since a ...
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Installing TexLive on headless Debian Wheezy machine

I want to install TexLive on a headless machine running Debian Wheezy (X11 is not installed). However, when I run apt-get it wants to pull in X11 packages. As I access the machine via SSH, and would ...
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Loosing random folders on my debians

I'm using updated Debian stable 6 and 7 on few VPS and also on 1 raspberry. The things it's easy, I'm loosing folders and stuff I've installed. For example Mongodb. I had to restart my VPS after ...
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How to put RTL8191SU 802.11n WLAN Adapter in monitor mode using iwconfig?

I w as testing the security of my wifi network following this guide and I am using "RTL8191SU 802.11n WLAN Adapter" in my debian pc for this purpose. iwconfig lists : lo no wireless ...
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No sound in headphone jack

Worked fine a week ago. Yesterday when I plugged headphones into my Asus laptop, I got sound both from headphones and speakers. Today after system crash (not sure what was the reason) when I plug ...
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How do I get my laptop to use its external monitor with Debian Wheezy?

with Debian Wheezy installed my laptop screen works fine but it doesn't seem to notice when an external monitor is plugged in. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) I think this is the device in ...
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Which is the best kernel version to upgrade in Debian Wheezy?

I have Debian Wheezy kernel version 3.2.0-3-amd64 (stable). I want to upgrade my kernel version. Here there are many descriptions and source package of kernel. I red that Torvalds has been announced ...
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How may I mount a disk with a Apple / Mac partition table (APM) in Linux?

I've backed up some files from a old Powerbook G4 (AluBook), and I used the Mac Partion manager or whatever to first initialize the disk. It worked, originally, as one large volume, and I copied ...
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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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Problems after Extreme Tux Racer

After a fresh install of Debian Wheezy 7.6 on my Optiplex 745, all seems to go well. After running Extreme Tux Racer, however, my screen cannot display more that 800x600. The only way I can fix this ...
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ubuntu installer run on debian wheeze

I have found some intel video drivers for my asus laptop "Integrated Intel® HD Graphics" but intel provided installers which are dedicated for fedora and ubuntu only; so my question is... can I ...
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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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Front panel Audio

My front panel audio is not working/detecting anything plugged into the MIC or SPEAKER ports. This happens in Windows 7 Professional x64, it does not happen in Kubuntu or Debian (virtual machine OS). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...