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why my linux can not connect to internet?

I just installed Debian 6 and I have no network, I cannot connect to Internet or something, I am trying to figure out what could be possible wrong, but I don't know, I had to download a package when I ...
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Debian Server not responding via IP addess or Hostname

I have a Virtual Private Server with Debian installed, on the server I run the JBoss application server to host my web application. Jboss uses port :8080 so I am using rinetd to forward http traffic ...
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Virtual Box Guest can't access the internet when host uses WIFI but can when host uses 100baseT

I have a window 7 VB host, with wired and wifi. Normally, it is connected to my home net via a wire. I have a a Debian guest with two adapters configured: one id bridged, and one is host only. When ...
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How to get back to the default look of Firefox (Iceweasel) UI on CrunchBang?

I've just installed CrunchBang and I'm exploring the default Firefox front end called Iceweasel. However, the UI of it seems to be tweaked to be Windows-friendly. Instead of the familiar "File Edit ...
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Samba shares on dvd Player

Hy my problem is that i wont find the smb shares from my nas (debian / netgear ready nas) on the samsung bd player. When the NAS is browse master, i only can see the shares from notebook on dvd ...
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Grey Screen when launching Debian 6 through Chicken

I'm trying to connect my mac to my Debian 6 VPS, but I only get a gray screen, as shown in the screenshot below. I followed the steps on this tutorial recommended by the VPS company. I'm using ...
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How to remove GRUB from dual boot (Debian and Windows XP)

I have a computer witch cannot be boot from CD or USB. I have Debian and Windows XP with dual boot via GRUB. Now I want to uninstall Debian and GRUB and restore the Windows MBR. I can enter boot ...
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Fix libboost-dev broken dependency

I need to install fcl which depends on libboost-dev. However, libboost-dev depends on libboost1.46-dev and it refuses to install because I have the newer libboost1.48-dev. I have followed ...
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Why can't I connecto to my wifi AP?

I'm connecting to my machine via ssh. Trying to connect it my to my AP. The problem is that the wi fi is active but not connected to my AP. It is Running Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 When I run the ...
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PuTTY Connection refused remotely

I have a Debian device on my local network (Raspberry Pi, but that's not important) and I wish to SSH from a Windows PC. When I try to connect to it using the local IP, everything works fine. But I ...
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Can I update a Mint 14 Debian-Edition persistent Live USB System

I've installed Mint 14 Debian Edition on an USB-Stick (actually a SDCard in an USB card reader) with the help of UNetbootin, created an additional ext2 partition called live-rw and added the ...
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Secure backup between two NAS servers

Problem: I have two NAS servers, both running Debian, located on two different addresses. Each has an album of pictures, which are both several 100gb. What i would like is to set up a secure backup ...
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Debian - IPv6 disable 'Stateless Address Autoconfiguration'

I've installed Debian 6.0.6 running on kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64 and after the installation I assigned a static IPv6 address to the eth0 interface. This is how my /etc/network/interfaces file looks like: ...
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nVidia driver prevents Debian from starting up

After I have installed the nVidia driver using this tutorial, and I try to startup it follows the bootsplash and when it's about to load the gdm3 it first shows the tty screen for a second and then I ...
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How to fix “/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found”?

How to fix this error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found Platform: Linux alef 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.35-2 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Install custom software on Iomega PX4-300D NAS (Debian OS)

I am trying to put additional software on my Networked Attached Storage (NAS) The NAS appears to be running Debian. Anyway, apt-get is already on the machine. I just needed to add the correct ...
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linux mint debian edition artifacts

I just booted from a live usb the latest version of linux mint debian edition (the x64 version.) I see some strange artifacts on my desktop.(It occurs on bot cinnamon and mate); There are some ...
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AR9485 chipset support by linux kernel

The wireless in my Asus P8Z77-V Pro didn’t work (it’s a new machine, in which I installed Debian Linux 6.0.6, kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64), and since I’m not an advanced user, and knew naught about ...
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How can I run a command on disk error?

System: Debian Squeeze What's it for: A System where any new disk is DoD Wiped. I'm looking for a method to fire a command on a disk error that the kernel throws, sometimes we get bad disks and it ...
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Debian Squeeze on Jetway J7F5M1G2E-VDE-LF - onboard LAN unusable and disk read/write speed disparity

I'm running Debian Squeeze on a machine based around a Jetway J7F5M1G2E-VDE-LF moherboard. This particular install was transferred from a different machine, but I've tried with a fresh install and it ...
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How to set Trac's auth?

I'm deploying a standalone Trac instance and getting stuck at this message when trying to log in: Authentication information not available. Please refer to the installation documentation. I have ...
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partitioning my laptop to dual boot Win7 & Debian

I just got a new laptop and want to add Debian to the already installed Windows 7. It came with 2 primary partitions, one for restore and one for Windows 7. I shrunk the Windows 7 partition down ...
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How to trigger an action on double-tap of a keyboard button?

I'd like to learn how to trigger something in my debian box on double-tap of a key (let's say l-shift). My setup is X11 based. Should I look into doing in my MW (xmonad) or on a lower level? Forgive ...
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Debian: Routing Table and Two Interfaces

I've a Debian machine with this network scenario: eth0 - Internet Connection via local Router (172.20.1.x) ppp0 - Dial-up to a network without internet (10.x.x.x) I've set pppd so it won't add ...
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Windows installed on second partition, how to add it to boot menu?

I'm using Debian 6.0.6 Squeeze at the moment, I installed it over Windows XP. It's just one hard drive where I first installed Windows XP and than used some Windows tool to make partition where I ...
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Problems with NVIDIA & X11 & Debian

My NVIDIA GT440 doesn't work with current Debian Squeeze - it shows only 1024x768 as max. I did almost everything like xrandr xorg.conf (delete, creating etc.) download the NVIDIA driver from NV ...
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Trouble Mounting (Intel) RAID in Debian

I am switching to Debian from Ubuntu and so far all is good, however, I can't get Debian to read one RIAD drives. I have three physical drives setup, using Intel Matrix Manager, for a RAID5 volume ...
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Font list not refreshing in apps in debian

I copied a bunch of .ttf and otf fonts into ~/.fonts, made sure permissions where set to my user/group and ran fc-cache ~/.fonts. Opened up GIMP and Geany but the fonts aren't available. Any idea ...
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Terrible multi-threaded performance in Kubuntu in VirtualBox in Debian machine

We have an unpleasant performance issue when running our multi-threaded rendering software inside a virtual machine. We are running Kubuntu 12.04 in a VirtualBox 4.0.10_Debianr72436 which runs ...
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Postfix/Dovecot on Debian - Cannot connect account to Outlook

I recently installed/configured Postfix and Dovecot on my Debian Squeeze server. I can send mail using telnet so I know everything is working alright, but I cannot connect the account to Outlook. Is ...
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DEBIAN Wireless connection error: SIOCSIFADDR: No such device

I'm trying to connect via wifi but i keep getting this message: (I'm using NO interface) SIOCSIFADDR: No such device wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device wlan0: ...
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postfix + dovecot configuration on receiving mail

I am trying to configure postfix+dovecot with SASL authentication on a debian squeeze server. I can send mail from the roundcube application but I cannot receive mail at all. tail /var/log/mail.err ...
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Debian broken filesystem by chmod -R 0774 /

An user made the chmod -R 0774 / command. When i execute the su command i get: "it was not possible to define groups". If i try to ssh from the root i get: /bin/bash permission denied the ...
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Sort top 10 processes by the number of threads each created in Linux

I have a Linux/Debian server running: postgresql, tomcat. Sometimes, I can't access server by ssh. When I open ssh connection with my server, I can type in my log-in id(root) and password, but when ...
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KVM USB Passthrough and Zydas usb wireless adapter: device or resource busy

i'm tring to setup a kernel testing virtualmachine for a 80211 module. i start my machine with this command: kvm -m 512 -net nic -net vde -usb -usbdevice host:0ace:1215 ktesting.img i set up a ...
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Classic login window for Debian 6

I installed the latest Debian onto a laptop, and I do not like the login list showing the users. I used the gdm-manager tool to show users to false and that did not do the trick. Any helps in this ...
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Debian set google-chrome as gnome-www-browser

I've recently set up Debian 6.0.6 and want to install google-chrome as the default web browser. The problem is that I can't remove others browsers (Iceweasel particularly) because there is a ...
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apt-get install: Error: Timeout was reached?

What has gone wrong if this error message appears AFTER apt-get has finished downloading and installing packages? ... Processing triggers for menu ... Error: Timeout was reached Edit: This ...
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How to install debian wheezy on a i386 computer with efi bios

Is there a way to install debian wheezy on a i386 computer with efi bios using an USB pendrive and the debian iso? What steps should I follow? I searched the internet and have not found any clear ...
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Vim text messed up on remote server

I often work on remote servers. There is one server that seems to get "confused" about the number of available columns (my best guess), but only when working in Vim (not bash). Specifically, when I ...
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How to enable USB 2.0 in Virtualbox 4.0.10, option for enabling EHCI is missing

I'm using Virtualbox 4.0.10 under Debian stable with Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack 4.0.18r82821 to host an MS-Windows XP virtual machine for embedded software development. Unfortunately the VM ...
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Current software sources for damn small linux

I have installed damn small linux and i now want to install gearman on it.DSL has a single source enabled on the version of dsl i have installed and that is deb ...
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distributed network layout [closed]

Part of my new scientific project is data acquisition system from multiple remote stations. I have 15 remote stations powered with solar panels (low power consumption is necessary). At each station I ...
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GDM guest session for Debian Squeeze

Every now and then I would like to give my home desktop or laptop to someone to check their mails or lookup something on the web while I am not watching them. I am using Debian 6 (squeeze) and was ...
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Apache Periodically Hangs

I have a small Rackspace-hosted Debian VPS running my personal web server. In the last few weeks, there have been several times where Apache (I'm running 2.2.16) appears to be just hanging ...
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Time tracking similar to Paymo Plus on Debian

PaymoPlus is free (closed source but no fees) PaymoPlus sits in my System Tray all day, and records every window/tab I open I would like to know if a similar app exists for Debian. Paymo for ...
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Rocket raid 2320 drivers for Debian Wheezy

I want to use this board on my server when I upgrade it to Debian Wheezy (and I would like for it to continue to work on Debian Jessie when that is released). So far the "open source" drivers at High ...
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Having a hard time with live-debian on USB

I already tried everything.... I download the file from this link: http://live.debian.net/cdimage/release/current/i386/usb-hdd/debian-live-6.0.6-i386-kde-desktop.img and then I dd the image to my USB ...
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The Chrome Web Store doesn't support Chromium on Debian “Squeeze” or other very old Chrome versions. What's the workaround?

I'm running Debian Linux "Squeeze" 6.0.6. Squeeze is stable but changes very slowly. It includes Chromium (similar to Google Chrome) 6.0. The Chrome Web Store doesn't show the "Add to Chrome" button ...
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vsftpd on debian

After installing vsftpd on debian wheezy based on tutorials I have been switching off anonymous enabled, but before telneting port 21 response OK, checking again on anonymous off the availability of ...