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Wget which stops when it has a download limit

I have over 200 wget in screens on my server. I set a download limit in each low wget: --limit-rate=1K. The only problem is that after one hundred seconds, he considers as a finished one, so this ...
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How to fix locale settings in Debian 7?

I'm having massive problems with Debian's locale Settings. I want my server to talk to me in standard English (en_US.UTF-8?) and additionally have de_DE.UTF-8 available for a few Python scripts that ...
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finding L2 cache size in Linux

I wanted to know how to find L2 cache size in Linux... for L1 cache size, I am doing the following pico /proc/cpuinfo what about L2 cache size?
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Correct domain name for a home desktop linux machine

I have several machines running Debian, and during install, I left the domain name field blank. This hasn't affected anything so far, but I'm curious what the correct thing to set that field to is if ...
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Debian Unwanted Login Screen

I have just installed Debian from CD 1, deselecting everything at the tasksel stage, even standard system utilities. I have installed bspwm and “bar ain’t recursive”, as well as sxhkd. However, ...
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Install apache2-dev for mod_wsgi

I'm completely new to linux but have developed a Python3 Django application that I've been asked to deploy to an apache web server running on Debian 7.8. To do that I'm following Django guideline ...
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PHP PECL Sphinx module won't install

I'm trying to install the PHP Sphinx client (PHP 5.6) on my Debian 7 server using PECL. I get the misleading error "wrong libsphinxclient version or lib not found" when trying to build, even though ...
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Debian Squeeze upgrade to Wheezy apt-get error “Could not perform immediate configuration”

I'm trying to upgrade from Debian Squeeze to Wheezy, following the steps from the Debian site. The command apt-get upgrade (4.4.5. Minimal system upgrade) executed without problems. But when I run ...
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Disconnect a RAID 1

I currently have a setup of a 2 disks in RAID 1. How-ever I'd like to disconnect the raid and only run off one disk. Is this possible? Or will I have to reinstall the system? The RAID is a soft-raid ...
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Not enough host controller resources for new device state

I have a debian mint based system where I plug in 16 usb devices. The Kernal is: 3.11.0-12-generic After about 10 or so devices I start to experience problems with connecting new ones. There error ...
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Reconfigure downloaded firmware in Debian live CD

Is there any way to reconfigure the downloaded firmware in Debian live CD(Whezzy)?It might be possible if you have installed it on a hard disk because you just have to restart the computer while for a ...
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Thunderbird write window not in focus [duplicate]

I'm running Thunderbird 24.3 on Debian 7 and sometimes when I click on 'Write' and it opens up a new window it's not in focus and my keystrokes are sent to the main Thunderbird screen not the new ...
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Fix a broken apache2 install on Debian Squeeze

I accidentally broke my apache2 install, and was wondering if I could completely remove apache2 and everything related to it, and then completely reinstall it starting from scratch?
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How to manually install and set up server jre in /usr/lib/jvm?

I would like to install a second jvm on a debian system. However, I can't just do sudo apt-get install opend-jdk-xyz because I don't want to overwrite any global jvm settings. Instead I would like to ...
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Is it safe to install own rpm packages on Debian-based distros?

We have multiple servers with Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. We decided, that we need to be able install our own non-binary and java packages to any of these servers using rpm, because CentOS our primary ...
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uninstall libc6 package by dpkg

I have install "libc6_2.17-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb" on my ubuntu server 12.04. The orginal libc6 on system is 2.15. After install the package, I check it by: ldd --version it shows: ldd (Ubuntu ...
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How do I replace OpenJDK 6 with OpenJDK 7 on Debian?

I have just installed the openjdk-7-jdk and openjdk-7-jre packages on my Debian box that already had OpenJDK 6 installed on it. However, when I look at my Java version, I see that it shows OpenJDK 6: ...
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Native IPv6 on Debian Router

After my old Tomato USB router died I started using an old netbook with Debian Wheezy installed as my home router. I have two WLAN interfaces and one LAN interface. wlan0 has internet access and wlan1 ...
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Linux Security (plugging gaping holes in old systems) [closed]

I have recently started a new position in a relatively small company and taken lead position on the Linux/UNIX side of things (and windows server/AD etc, but that is beside the point) in our company ...
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forwarding port 80 to another subdomain

I need to forward (NOT REDIRECT) port 80 on my linux debian wheezy server to subdomain on other machine (hosted by hosting company). IPtables will be the best.
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How to install the latest version of VLC media player in debian

Recently there was a news that VLC has been upgraded to version 2.1.0 and added support to many new formats and fixed some versions I am using debian and I want to upgrade my VLC on my box. I had the ...
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Debian + 4TB SATA + md RAID - Grub won't install, or if it does, won't boot

I'm trying to get Debian 7.8 amd64 setup on an system (G3220 CPU, mobo is an Asus H81I+) onto which I've installed two 4TB SATA hard drives. I admit I'm not up to snuff on EFI and such. My goal is ...
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EFI partition not found

I’m instaling Debian in a laptop that already has Windows 8 installed. Everything went right but when I finish the partioning, a message says: EFI Partition not found, do you want to continue? ...
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Can having both stable and testing repositories in Debian mess up the system?

I have Debian running in my Rapberry Pi and I needed a package which was outdated in stable, so I simply added the testing repository to my /etc/apt/sources.list. When I did an apt-get upgrade today a ...
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Debian - missing /by-uuid/ in boot image

We proceeded few disk operations on our server (system disk was extended for new hard drives) and unfortunately after reboot boot stuck on error: ALERT! ...
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How get reach of Grub at Debian and going to desktop environment?

Recently I installed Debian Distro of Linux as a 2nd operating system, When I chose the Debian operating system during boot, a command prompt (like to Terminal at Ubuntu) starts with message "Welcome ...
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Upgrading only certain packages via the getdeb repo

I'm a bit confused about how getdeb.net works now. The last time I got a package from there was a while ago; at that point the procedure was that you would just download a .deb for each package that ...
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locales broken on Beaglebone Black running Debian

So this all started when I wanted to install my custom daemon on my Beaglebone Black running Debian using update-rc.d mydaemon defaults 97 like I've done many times during it's development on my Mint ...
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Problems getting built-in 3G modem (Ericsson H5321gw – USB ID 0bdb:1926) working on my Lenovo X230 (Debian)

I have Ericsson H5321gw WWAN modem (USB ID 0bdb:1926) on my Lenovo X230 laptop. I've got it working momentarily using NetworkManager GUI on Gnome3. Normally I can make it connect for a few minutes ...
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Failed to modify entry for user in samba with tdb backend

I have a debian server with samba. I can no longer manage users accounts. I can't add, modify or remove them. This is Debian wheezy with samba 3.6.6. There is no ldap and the database backend is tdb. ...
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Debian wheezy Xorg configuration fails, Debian don't boot

I have installed Debian Wheezy today. when i boot Debian wheezy when splash logo about to open, the screen blanks and system hangs, but Debian stable was booted without errors, but I changed init ...
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Dvb-t usb stick on debian squeeze

I can't get run my dvb-t stick on debian. I installed firmware-linux-nonfree_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb and linux-image-amd64 when I start me-tv I get the message that there is no dvb-t device connected. ...
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To package or not to package; an embedded Debian distributors dilemma

We are prototyping an embedded linux device running on an ARM processor, using Debian Linux. To build up our image, we use some scripts evolved from scripts originally created by Robert Nelson. These ...
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Apt-cache: How to list all installed packages with version number?

apt-cache dump --installed doesn't work, it lists uninstalled packages as well. I want to list the install packages each by one line, with the installed version number.
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Is there a way to find out whats the MaxClients value is on a live system without looking at config files

Right now we are setting up a Debian Server with Apache2 as Web Server. Due to the fact that different config files could have an effect on the settings, I want to output the live config file values ...
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Installing MongoDB on Debian conflict

When installing MongoDB I encountered conflict. How do I tell which package it conflict with? I tried both aptitude and apt-get, and I tried the 10gen version as well. But I’ve no idea what it is in ...
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Can't reach my Raspberry Pi 2 with XRDP

I just received my Raspberry Pi 2, I'm able to go to it's user interface, log in, access to internet, access to the Pi through SSH. I installed XRDP: sudo apt-get install xrdp Everything went ...
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DDoS Virus infection (as a unix service) on a Debian 8 VM Webserver

I maintain a (fully updated) Wordpress for a student team on a Virtual Machine on ~okeanos service for a couple of years. Today, the helpdesk informed me that i am conducting DDoS attacks, which - of ...
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Which Debian package architecture am I using?

What's the command to find out which Debian package architecture I'm using? eg, on a 64 bit x86, I'm expecting something like amd64, i386 on 32 bit x86 and darwin-x86_64 from OSX 10.6 (via Fink).
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Aptitude aborts automatically after running resolver

I'm having some issues with aptitude. I'm attempting to install all the fonts available in the debian repos, but apt-get doesn't seem to like the command apt-get install ttf* (its conflict resolver ...
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Deleted files in “state” deleted on debian

The command : lsof | grep 'deleted' shows me lots of files from log and tmp directories apache2 770 www-data 12w REG 9,1 148346 1049155 ...
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Icons missing on Stack Exchange sites

For the last couple of days, some of the items normally displayed in the top border of the Stack Exchange sites have been missing on my computer. Above the site logo are three fields: links to Stack ...
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apt-get doesn't register newly added repository

I have added a new repository to the /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://mirrors.nic.cz/R/bin/linux/debian wheezy-cran3/ But when I install new packages (r-base), they are not taken from there! And ...
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Windows XP machine doesn't see Debian disk in VirtualBox

I have created a test Windows XP machine for testing software. I also have an old Debian HDD. But I have forgotten my Debian password (it last ran 2 years ago). I think I'll either reset the password ...
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How to record traffic which is inside a VPN?

I connect to a server over a VPN connection and it is only reachable over this connection. While I'm exchanging packets I want to basically see what kind of packets are exchanged and how the server ...
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Virtual eth-adapter in networking-configuration

I have on my Debian en eth0-interface and I need the interface to listen to other IP's. I know I can create it with the following command ifconfig eth0:1 10.10.10.20/24 With this command everything ...
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Any ideas how I could get cpu and disk information from 2 raspberry pis connected on a network and displays them on my mac?

I have 2 raspberry pis on my home network performing different tasks. sometimes, I'd like to see their cpu and disk usage on my mac, without needing to login via ssh. is there a service (can this be ...
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Problems with Raspberry Pi SD card

Today I booted up my Raspberry Pi just to find this error during boot: [....] Checking root file system...Segmentation fault failed (code 139) [....] An automatic file system check (fsck) of the root ...
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How to get memory usage of a Minecraft server?

I am creating a Minecraft control panel at the moment and having trouble by getting the memory usage of the process. My current process: launch the server in a screen get the pid of the screen ...
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Custom C program doesn't use existing 3G connection when started via LXDE-pi/autostart

Complicated story. I'm on a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian OS. This is a Debian based linux distribution. But I guess my problem could be related to any linux distro. However. I wrote a small program in ...