Debian GNU/Linux is a widespread Linux distribution focusing on stability, security, and the free software philosophy.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

-2
votes
1answer
32 views

Let'sEncrypt SSL Doesn't Work

I've got a debian 8 server installed with ispconfig 3, apache2, mysql and php. And recently I've installed (tried) letsencrypt SSL certificates for my website.com. I did everything as tutorial said, ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

GUI password prompt: `Incorrect password`

I installed Debian Jessie without a desktop environment and installed i3wm afterwards. If I start an application which requires administrative privileges inside i3wm other than by running the command ...
2
votes
0answers
93 views

Samba eats RAM?

I don't really know what's going on here at the moment: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 1272 root 20 0 3829868 3.312g 1860 D 0.7 93.0 512:39.94 ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Compilation error while installing Mongo PHP extension via PECL

I try to install Mongo PHP extension via PECL (for PHP 7.0.5-4+donate.sury.org~xenial+1) by executing sudo pecl install mongo-1.6.11 I try to install it this way because my Synfony3 project needs ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Debian pvmove of root lv into raid10 device resulted in unbootable system

I was in the process of moving logical volume extents onto an raid 10 array assembled with mdadmin. One of the logical volumes moved was the root directory (debian testing system) which was previously ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Binding a Bluetooth device to a Linux serial device

I'm trying to redirect Bluetooth input from a gamepad to a serial device (/dev/XXX), but I haven't been able to do so. I'm running Raspbian Jessie. I'm able to pair and trust the gamepad via ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Why can I access my Raspi via ftp (FileZilla) even after stopping the 'vsftpd' service?

I've been fiddling with my new RasPi 3 and one of the first things I did was to setup an FTP server to transfer files between my Pi and my laptop via the local Wifi network. I installed the 'vsftpd' ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Debian apt: is there a single command to install and mark as auto?

Sometimes it is useful to install an optional dependency in the following way: apt-get install foo apt-mark auto foo Is there a single apt command to do it in one shot?
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Why isn't the latest version installed from the PPA as advertised?

I have the ethereum PPAs enabled http://ppa.launchpad.net/ethereum/ethereum/ubuntu http://ppa.launchpad.net/ethereum/ethereum-dev/ubuntu http://ppa.launchpad.net/ethereum/ethereum-qt/ubuntu I have ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

How can I fix Debian Linux nf_conntrack?

I have a problem with my Linux router (Debian). When I run MTR, it always has loss in 1 hop it in my server. My friends told me it's because my nf_conntrack is full. I have been up max_conntrack but ...
8
votes
1answer
294 views

Since when apt install can be used over apt-get install?

I've find recently that we can use the more recent apt install, remove... over the ancestral apt-get install. I didn't know that before. Because I have some scripts that install packages accross wide ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Debian reinstall libjpeg62 without remove many packages

my package libjpeg62 is currently not working and if I want to reinstall, apt want to remove 539 packages : clement@pc2:~$ sudo apt install libjpeg62 --reinstall Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Unable to edit files and folders over Samba

I am running Samba v4.2.10-Debian on my Raspberry Pi 2B (running Raspbian Jessie) and have set up a fstab file to mount my external drive on /dev/sda1 to /media/ECHO: /dev/sda1 /media/ECHO auto ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Correctly configure apache to work with a domain name

I'm hosting my webserver (running Debian 8) at home and my domain name is bought over at transip.nl. I have changed the default IP to my own and it worked before the reinstall. I have since ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Left arrow doesn't work on Debian 9

Yesterday I installed Debian Stretch although some bugs the system work correctly but there is a really annoying bug: My left arrow doesn't work, the system not receive input since the installation ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Understanding package management systems for Linux

I have a low-end laptop and am looking to install a lightweight linux distribution on it, but I have certain requirements regarding package management systems, since I will be contributing to a web ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Samba share guest readable but group writable

I am trying create a samba share which is readable by anyone (guest/anonymous access) but only writeable by a particular system group. However it is not writeable to anyone. I have created a new ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Why X-s restarts after magic Alt+SysRq+REI?

Just curiosity: Which part of my debian is responsble for immediate restart of my X-s after I press Alt+SysRq+REI? ("I have just killed every process - why I have forthcoming "Choose your username" ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

How do I install ffmpeg on Debian Jessie?

My installation of Debian Jessie is seemingly doing everything it can to prevent me from installing ffmpeg. I have read How to install FFmpeg on Debian?, but avconv is not an option and adding deb ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How to disable systemd service in rescue mode

I have a service that kills the system every time it boots (OOM). I need to get rid of it, but debian 8 doesn't seem to have recovery boot option anymore, so I had to boot using cd and used rescue, ...
0
votes
3answers
46 views

Cannot connect to network on Debian

I have been working on this new freshly installed Debian machine for quite some time now trying to get the network going so I have internet. During the installation process for the network ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

debian linux push mac address change losing connection [duplicate]

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Can't find why inodes running out

I have a Xen VPS with Debian Linux installed with ext4 filesystem. Once I found that all inodes are used. I checked this: ~# df -i Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on rootfs ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
940 views

can't access windows 7 shared folder via samba 4.2.10-Debian NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

Well it worked before the badlock update, not well, but worked. Now I'm just getting NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME. The only thing I set in my smb.conf is the netbios name. ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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. # # ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

/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 ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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 ...