Version 7 of the Debian Linux distribution.

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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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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 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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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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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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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.
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black login screen after netinstall of debian 7

I installed debian through the net insall cd and selected the debian desktop environment. I am new to debian so I have no idea on what to do. I have googled but the answers I found were for Nvidia ...
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What files do I need in /root?

I extracted a ton of files to /root on accident and they're all over. I want to delete all the files in there except for the ones I need. What ones are required to be in the /root file to work?
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debian multi-arch, android sdk

I didn't know about the multi-arch big change on debian 7 wheezy, i'd have stuck with i386 install if I knew since I have no need for what amd64 brings to the table... but it is too late, i have a ...
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The best way to install and keep Mumble 1.2.4 up-to-date on Debian Wheezy

I'd like to install the voice-chat client utility Mumble in its latest stable version 1.2.4 on my Debian Wheezy (7.3, stable) desktop system. The official repositories only have 1.2.3 packages ...
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Where are the packages in Debian? [closed]

I come from Ubuntu and have recently started using Debian. So far, I tried to install with: apt-get install gedit but also emacs, python 3, mozilla, wicd and many other pretty common packages. ...
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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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Starting gedit from terminal produce error messages

When I start gedit from a terminal I get this output on the terminal: tomas@debian:~$ gedit (gedit:12617): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_list_store_set_column_types: assertion `priv->columns_dirty == ...
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Is there a way to search a menu bar in Debian?

I want to search my menu bar, to easily find obscure menu items. I know that the HUD (Heads Up Display) in Unity has this feature, however I am running Gnome 3 on Debian 7. Is there a way to do this ...
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Make number row into symbols row by default

As a programmer I find myself typing symbols a lot more often than I do numbers. So it would be nice if the numbers row on the keyboard produced symbols by default. The end results should be: 6 would ...
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Install Radeon X1650 driver on Debian Wheezy

I'm trying to setup my ATI graphics card (X1650) on Debian Wheezy. None of the instructions I came across worked. I always get this: sudo aticonfig --lsa aticonfig: No supported adapters detected
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Dual Booting Kali Linux with Windows 7. Atheros Killer E2200 not found + 2 different HDD

I'm having trouble installing Kali on a MSI GE70 2OE with a SSD HD and a standard SATA HD. I've installed W7 on the SSD, and then partitioned my SATA in two parts: One 800Gb for W7 and another 200Gb ...
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Xorg troubles on Debian

I was trying to install some ATI drivers on a Debian Wheezy install and messed up my X server. The commands I ran were: wget --referer=http://www2.ati.com ...
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Debian Wheezy - Some Websites Not Loading

I just upgraded from Debian Etch to Wheezy 7.3. Things seemed to go fine but I can't load half of the websites I usually go to any more. I thought it may be an IPv6 issue so I disabled it but the ...
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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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need help to install Intel Gigabit LAN driver

I am installing openMediaVault on my new build. the montherboard is Asrock B85M Pro4, and it has a onboard lan (IntelĀ® Gigabit LAN) OMV 0.5.0.24 cannot detect this onboard lan, where can I find hte ...
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Change all commands in custom application menu on Debian

so what I have is applications that's supposed to run as root, what I want to do is to add a sudo in the beginning of each command with a single bash script, so I can run these programs directly from ...
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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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Intel HD graphics 4400 not working properly on Wheezy

Upon login, I get the following message: GNOME 3 Failed to Load Unfortunately GNOME 3 failed to start properly and started in the fallback mode. This most likely means your system ...
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Permanent user permission

I have a folder in which periodically files are stored with 755 permission by the root user. I'd like the user 'www-data' to have full permission to all of the files. I used chown, but when a new file ...
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php5 ini file is blank

I have been building a Debian machine for test (Wheezy, x64) and have installed php5 and apache and successfully run phpinfo() to the browser, and php -v to the command line. From the details in ...
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Matlab launching from terminal but not Openbox

I have installed Matlab and can run it fine by using the command matlab from the terminal but when I try to open it using the Openbox menu GUI the Matlab starting screen appears as normal but then the ...
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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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Truecrypt issues on Wheezy-based CrunchBang

I've installed Truecrypt 7.1a on CrunchBang and I want it to open like a program, but I can't find it. When I type truecrypt into a terminal, I get a bunch of truecrypt subcommands that I don't know ...
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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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Problems installing the AMD Catalyst Radeon driver in Debian Wheezy on my HP Notebook

I tried to install AMD catalyst graphics driver for my HP Notebook with specifications as follows: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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How to run utserver on Debian Wheezy 7.1?

On Debian Whezy 7.1, after installing OpenSSL as http://support.rstudio.org/help/kb/advanced/installing-openssl-098-on-debian-7-wheezy directs, I cant run utserver, where on Squeeze it was running out ...
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No sound output or hardware to choose from in gnome sound settings

There is no sound output when I try to play music or videos etc. When I run $ speaker-test I get speaker-test 1.0.25 Playback device is default Stream parameters are 48000Hz, S16_LE, 1 ...
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Owncloud: Setting an external drive as the default - Wheezy

I'm running OwnCloud 5.0 successfully on a Raspberry Pi. I've mounted an external 1TB harddrive, and can access it from my ownCloud. My problem is that to access my external drive, I have to open a ...
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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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CUDA 5.5 with Debian Wheezy/Jesse

I'm thinking of installing the recently-released CUDA 5.5 on top of Debian. Questions: Is it recommendable to install it on Debian testing (as of Sep 2013, i.e. Jesse), or Debian stable (as of Sep ...
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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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ThinkPad with Debian is hot

I am using a ThinkPad X201 with Debian (Wheezy) and LXDE. The laptop is very hot even without heavy load. Now, the load of CPU with a top command: load average: 0.04, 0.12, 0.13, But the temperature ...