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Checkpoint VPN client not connecting, Debian Wheezy

Edit: what I'm looking for here is help finding out what's going on at the OS level, so that I can find out for sure whether the problem is on my end or my workplace's end, or in between. I'm not ...
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debian linux push mac address change losing connection

0 down vote favorite i have tried changing my mac address both manually and with mac changer. When I change it the symbol in the upper right says im connected however the browser never connects. ...
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Error SSH to a Centos 7 VM (Host-only)

I have the following setup: Host System: Debian Wheezy VirtualBox System: Centos 7 Network Adapters: NAT and Host-only On the host system I can "ping" the VM machine, when I try to ssh I get the ...
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can't boot debian, can't change anything with efibootmgr

After a kernel update (Debian Stable/Jessie), my system wouldn't boot. I got back into it by installing ubuntu, and the ubuntu loader will let me boot debian. So now I'm trying to get debian to ...
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No sound coming from laptop headphone on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux 1.1.0 on UEFI mode I'm in trouble with headphone jack.Speaker works well, but headphone don't have any sound, it's worked perfect before, but suddenly the sound on headphone ...
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How to change passphrase of Debian encrypted partition?

After using an encrypted partition with Debian Luks for some time, now the correct passphrase is no longer accepted. How to change to a new passphrase ? Do I need to encrypt the partition again? I ...
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What is the correct way to install linux on a Macbook Pro

I've had a lot of trouble doing this. It always is unable to boot after installation (I get the famous question-mark in a folder thing). I've installed http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ however after ...
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 different disk speed on CentOS and Debian

I found unexplained difference between running CetOS 7.1 and Debian 8.3 on Hyper-V 2012 R2. I create similar VM on similar hardware. Both virtual machines installed on 600 GB SAS 15K in RAID0 via ...
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Upgrade Debian 6 to Debian 7 bigmem

I have Debian 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem installed with virtualmin and need to upgrade to a more current version. I found a guide describing upgrade to Debian 7 Wheezy: ...
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mount dev, proc, sys in a chroot environment?

I'm trying to create a Linux image with custom picked packages.What I'm trying to do is to hand craft the packages I'm going to use on an XO laptop, because compiling packages takes really long time ...
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Connecting to Windows share “Name not unique on network”

I'm trying to connect from a stock Debian 8 GNOME Desktop to a Windows shared folder, by clicking "Connect to Server" from Nautilus using a Server Name: smb://servername/shared which works, as I'm ...
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Why when I close lid, my Debian not suspend?

I'm using Debian 8 x64 I'm trying configure it to suspend or sleep when I close lid, but is not success Fallowing content of my /etc/systemd/logind.conf file: # This file is part of systemd. # # ...
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Where do we put “mount -t proc …” in a Chroot environment?

Please forgive my ignorance... I have a number of Debian Chroot environments for testing software. They were necessary due to our package maintainer testing us under the same. My test scripts use ...
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Installing libsdl2-dev on Kali 3.18.0 amd64

I'm trying to wrap my head around how to install the libsdl2-dev package on Kali 3.18.0 amd64. I can see that the package is available in the standard Kali repository here: ...
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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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/dev/pts not being mounted during boot

After I installed cryptsetup on EdgeRouter Lite running ubnt-debianwhen I try to connect using ssh I get the following error message: PTY allocation request failed on channel 0 The workaround that ...
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How to reinstall a package using apt-get?

It seems that my aptitude is somehow broken sudo aptitude update 0% [Working]Segmentation fault dmesg [223282.616599] aptitude[30972]: segfault at 67707f ip 7f954dcfae5d sp 7ffff5a5f950 error 4 in ...
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wget for FTP end in “connection refused”

I want to copy a FTP directory to my server (Debian) using wget command. I tried : wget -m --user=user --password=passftp://ftp.domain.com I've got this error : connection... failed : Connection ...
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Is there a dpkg -C program which actually checks if the files are present in the filesystem?

In other words, read the dpkg database to see if some of the files are missing. I accidentally the system with rm -rf and then quickly hit ^C when I realised what I was doing but I don't know what's ...
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Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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Reload a Linux user's group assignments without logging out

When assigning a user's secondary group list using: # usermod -G <grouplist> <user> is it possible to force this group assignment to take effect without logging out all running ...
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copying ssh id from debian to centos times out, how to debug?

I'm setting up another pc on my network. it will eventually be headless. It currently boots into the centos CLI ~ which is fine. now i want to copy over my ssh rsa key from my main debian pc to the ...
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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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Networkcard errors after upgrade from squeeze to jessie

We upgraded one of our central routers, which was horribly outdated, via apt-get dist-upgrade from Debian Squeeze over Wheezy to Jessie. But now we see the following errors in dmesg: [Tue Apr 12 ...
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Wired ethernet connection not working after suspend on Debian

I have been using Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) for over a year on my laptop. Since the last update the wired Ethernet connection is not working after the system resumes from hibernating. Restarting the ...
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Touchpad not detected in Kali Linux

Running a Dell 3147 11 inch 2 in 1 with Kali installed on the ssd, it doesn't detect the touchpad. I looked under xinput and it doesn't show up. I've tried this: ...
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OpenVPN on Debian 6 failed to start

I configured openvpn on my Deabian 6 VPS (using OpenVZ) several times but always stuck on "Starting virtual private network daemon: client server failed!" The syslog indicates, that there seems to be ...
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mounting nfs gives “access denied by server while mounting (null)”

I've recently upgraded one of our machines to debian Squeeze from lenny. Previously, these machines mounted 2 NFS shares /home and /home/scans/data After the upgrade they can only mount one at a ...
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Trouble with nvidia drivers and Xorg on a Macbook Air 3,1

I am literally at the limit of what I can think of to solve this problem so I am hoping to find some help here. I have a Macbook air 3,1 and I installed the latest Debian stable (squeeze) 2 days ago. ...
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How to block all incoming request from wifi

I am trying to block all wifi connection using iptables in debian but its not working here's what I've tried iptables -A INPUT -i wlan0 -j DROP I also tried blocking port 80 as well as 443 but not ...
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Jittery console after booting into Debian?

This is a weird problem. I think the main thing that's stopping me from fixing it myself is that I can't Google it because I have no idea what terminology I should use. So I installed Debian today as ...
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Apply Gamma correction in avconv or ffmpeg

I cannot adjust a video using avconv or ffmpeg with Gamma correction. I use Debian Jessie, so I first suspected that avconv was incomplete, so following this question, I built ffmpeg myself. Using ...
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Automatically turn off transmission-daemon on high traffic

I have a server with something like 10-12 website and my seedbox is running on this server to. Actually is working pretty well with up to 20k visits per day, but I'm afraid about really high traffic ...
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Autostart programs/scripts in Debian 8 Jessie

I have a scipt (.sh) for screen rotation of my thinkpad on linux. I have now installed Debian 8 Jessie and the "Startup Applications" is no longer there, how can I make it to startup on boot? or user ...
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Files get bigger while copying

I was stupid enough to forget I deleted an old backup so I could make a new one. A few days after deleting it my Windows crashed. Now I'm trying to create a backup trough Debian. I'm copying my 1TB ...
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my graphical debian is deleted after trying upgrade GCC

I am not an experienced debian user, what I did is following this post to install Nodejs 4.X in my debian wheezy : http://alex-taran.blogspot.com/2015/10/nodejs-4xx-on-debian-7-wheezy.html after ...
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Upgrade from debian wheezy to jessie leaves broken /tmp directory?

I've just upgraded one of my machines from debian wheezy to jessie, and after each reboot, /run/tmp (to which /tmp is a symlink) is missing, meaning I have to recreate it manually. Clearly this is ...
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Debian wheezy pam and samba

I installed a Debian server into a Windows controlled domain. I then tried to give to LDAP users from this domain access to my Debian via Samba, Winbind and Kerberos, which works almost perfectly. In ...
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run xrandr commands at startup in Debian Jessie with Gnome 3.14.4

I try to run this script after boot so I can use the monitor right away. It works if I run it manually after Gnome started. But putting the commands in ~/.xinitrc as stated on many pages it does not ...
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Unable to assemble mdadm array due to lack of errors

My virtual machine host system is running Debian 8.4. I had to restart the system yesterday and did not yet manage to get my mdadm array up and running again. I can boot up normally, but no array (or ...
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Linux X260 special keys

I am attempting to make use of my f4, f7-f12 special keys, but am unable to find event/key codes for them. I do have thinkpad_acpi, and am able to use f1-f3, f5-f6. Do people have suggestions no how I ...
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HTTP pages loading too slow with Debian 7.8 + Squid3 +Dansguardian 2.10.1.1 content filtering

I have a server running debian 7.8 + squid3 and Dansguardian 2.10.1.1 serving INTERNET for 800 users here at the university.We have a 100Mb link. Server has 16GB memory,2 TB HD, intel CoreI5. Squid3 ...
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sock5 proxy help? Debian linux ice weasel / tor

Please help i cannot figure out how to fully setup sock 5 with ice weasel every time i put in the sock from socks list.net i get no internet connection. I am using the free sock 5 hope this helps. ...
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Router route some ip client via dev tap1

I did my own router. There are two different VPN connections through this router. devices on my home network connected to the router. My TV is a connected to the router and can direct how TAP1 was ...
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Error in Opencv instalation (error in file: opencv/modules/videoio/src/cap_libv4l.cpp)

I tried to install OpenCV several times but always returns the same error. I'm running Linux - Debian in Beaglebone Black. The configuration is: root@beaglebone:~# uname -a Linux beaglebone ...
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Debian linux no internet after mac address change

i have tried changing my mac address both manually and with mac changer. When I change it the symbol in the upper right says im connected however the browser never connects. Additionally I have tried ...
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IP forwarding from one interface to another on Debian 7

Background The Debian 7 that I run has the following interfaces wlan3 == Internet connection 85.5.48.64/24 wlan2 == act as an AP (hostapd) 192.168.5.1/24 I run the following settings on the ...
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Debian - How to get notified when packages for “dist-upgrade” are available?

I automated apt-get update && apt-get upgrade by using the package unattended-upgrades together with anacron. It makes sense that unattended-upgrades does not execute apt-get dist-upgrade, ...
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Troubleshooting Virtualbox shared folders as it relates to Linux headers/kernel

Trouableshoot Host: Windows 7 Guest: Debian Linux Tried: Installing Guest Additions, installing headers, re-installing headers, installing DKMS, creating vboxsf group/users Problem: Guest ...
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Steam doesn't start in Debian. It lacks 32-bit libGL.so.1

I use Debian sid, with the proprietary NVIDIA driver, version 325.15. Whenever I start Steam, it says I don't have 32-bit libraries. I've seen lots of "fixes" to this problem, but every one of them ...