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Can't open an SSH session because of OpenSSL version mismatch

I just ran apt-get upgrade, and according to /var/log/apt/history.log, openssl has been updated to version 1.0.1e-2+rvt+deb7u7. Now I have one SSH session still open, but I can't open another one. I ...
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Shortcut for searching all installed applications using debian/gnome

I'd like to create a shortcut to launch the "desktop search" application ("Applications" -> "Accessories" -> "Desktop Search") in debian/gnome. Does this shortcut exist (or can it be created) in ...
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Download yum packages on Debian for an offline fedora20 system

I need to download YUM packages (namely java-1.7.0-openjdk, gstreamer-plugins-good, gstreamer-plugins-bad and gstreamer-plugins-ugly) for an offline Fedora 20 machine, and I'm working on a Debian 7. ...
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Restrict SSH access for one user of accessing machine

I have two virtual machines VM1(Ubuntu) & VM2(Debian). VM1 has a single user "admin" & VM2 has two users "test1" & "test2". What I want is that only test1 was able to access VM1 through ...
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Debian - no sound output

So I've been trying for the last few days to get sound output on my Linux desktop. The onboard audio is Intel HD Audio ICH9, but I couldn't get Alsa to even detect it, so I disabled it in BIOS and ...
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How to make it so bash runs instead of asking where to run upon selection from file navigator

When I double-click on bash files on Linux Mint a pop-up appears querying whether I want to run in terminal, display, run, or cancel. I was wondering, how do I make it so for this particular bash file ...
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Add /usr/local/sbin to the PATH of a user [duplicate]

if I type echo $PATH I only get /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/games:/usr/games how can I add /usr/local/sbin to the path, so it is already there the next time? (I use debian ...
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Backup data rate on Raspberry Pi maxing out at 5 Mb/s. Why?

I set up my Raspberry Pi as a Time Machine, as documented here. At the moment, the Raspberry Pi is connected to my MacBook Pro using a direct Ethernet cable. Also, an external hard drive (laptop ...
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How to set gpg2 as default implementation of gpg on debian?

My debian installation came with gpg 1.4.12, while I would like to be running 2.0.19. The former comes in the package gnupg and the latter gnupg2. They can coexist peacefully as far as I know, but I ...
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Linux Connection Laptop with blueTooth

I have a problem. My laptop cannot connect to other device such as a mobile or a tablet via Bluetooth. lspci result: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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Networking lost after update from Debian Wheezy to Jessie

I am currently setting a Virtual Machine for development purposes. I did a big part of this configuration under Wheezy, but I need some debs that were available only on Jessie. So, I've updated the ...
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In a dual monitor setup, how to find which monitor a given window is on?

I am writing a python script to resize and organize windows, just like the grid plugin does in compiz-fusion(except that I am on Debian Wheezy). I am using xrandr and wmctrl to get the resolutions of ...
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Why I can't upgrade my kernel?

I have perform the following command into ssh shell: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo reboot But I still have an old kernel version, infact: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ uname -a Linux ...
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How can I backup the entire file system on a backup image file?

I am pretty new to Linux. I am configuring my RaspBerry that use RaspBian (that is a minimalistic Debian distribution). Before changing some settings I want to have a backup of my entire system in ...
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DEBIAN / MOTION / FFMPEG not compliant - can't get up to date versions working together

Goals I'm running debian 7.5 (wheezy). In a previous post I described the problem I faced with motion 3.2.12 usage (Avcodec opening fails). To move forward I want to compile the same motion version ...
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Apache2 - Action 'start' failed. “fork: Cannot allocate memory”

I'm unable to start apache2 due to memory issue. service apache2 start Action 'start' failed. The Apache error log may have more information. failed! tail -n 100 /var/log/apache2/error.log ...
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How to change mouse pointer icon in Xfce Debian 7 Wheezy?

I copied the cursor theme (oxy-neon or Oxygen Neon) to /usr/share/icons and from Applications Menu -> Settings -> Mouse, I am able to see the new theme. I clicked on it and the pointer doesn't change. ...
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Sudden hibernation

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Dell XPS L502X. The other day I was using it normally when it suddenly went into hibernation. I pressed the power button for a couple of seconds and it became functional ...
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Why I obtain this error message when I try to compile cgminer? autoreconf error

I am trying to install Cgminer on my RaspBerry (it use RaspBian that is a Debian minimalistic version) as explained here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=494625.0 In particular the ...
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Why wireless adatper stop to work?

today I correctly installed the driver for the TP-LINK TL-WN725N USB wireless adapter on my RaspBerry Pi (I use RaspBian that is a Debian), then I setted up the wifi using the wpa-supplicant as ...
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Debian 7: “Failure of key exchange and association”

I'm installing Debian using the Live CD with GNOME and the non-free packages. The internet works just fine when using the live CD, but when you try to open the installer and select a network, it gives ...
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What window-manager is this? [closed]

What is window manager is this picture displaying? I was very impressed by Fabrice Bellard's JavaScript "linux in browser" to put it mildly. I searched for Fabrice Bellards at Stack Overflow and you ...
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Is the USB network adapter driver correctly installed? [duplicate]

I am pretty new in Linux system administration and I have the following doubt. I have installed an USB Wireless adapter driver on my RaspBerry (on the RaspBian distribution that is a Debian) and I ...
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how to install dual system in win7?

I have installed win7 in disk c: which the system format is ntfs,now i want to install debian7.5 from my win7. 1)i downloaded grub4dos ,and unzip it to save all the file under my disk c: 2)edit the ...
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If I create a jail for a process does that process need to be chrooted every time I start it?

I just installed Debian on my computer and I'm looking to run ownCloud in a chroot jail. I'm not exactly sure how to do this but from what I can tell I just copy the files needed to install and run ...
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Lenovo L440 won't boot into Debian installation CD or Debian-installed HDD

I have a Lenovo L440 and a Lenovo X61. I want to install Debian Wheezy on thee L440. This morning, the L440 could successfully boot into Windows 8 from it's hard drive. I created an installation of ...
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phpMyAdmin wrong configuration on Debian

I'm running Debian Sid (headless) with phpMyAdmin 4.2.2deb1. When I log in on phpMyAdmin I see the following message: The phpMyAdmin configuration storage is not completely configured, some extended ...
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Screen shows only vertical colored stripes (red, green or blue) on black background

First let me point out that this has never occurred when booting Windows. So I don't think it's damage on the hardware. So, I'm booting my Inspiron 1501 laptop running Debian, and the XDM (X Display ...
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how to install debian7.5 from hard disk in win7?

I have installed win7 in my disk c:,and the file system format is ntfs. there is another disk e: (fat32 format). I have download grub4dos,and initrd.gz, vmlinuz,and debian7.5.iso in c:. edit the ...
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Partitioning disk to install debian

I am trying to install Debian 7.5.0 LXDE, using Graphical mode. I have some experience with installing Linux systems from before, I did it couple times with Ubuntu versions (Ubuntu, Xubutnu and ...
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-bash: /etc/bash.bashrc: Permission denied I have no name

I have a Debian Wheezy server running, and a test-backup was just run - However, it went the other way! I cleaned it up the best I could, but I'm getting a VERY annoying error now. Root login is ...
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After connecting wlan0 to bridge interface (and then removing it), can't connect to AP

I'm on a laptop running Debian Jessie with kernel 3.13-1-amd64; lspci shows that my wireless NIC + driver is 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 (rev 83) Subsystem: Intel ...
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Run cron task at specified day of week but at any time

I ran into trouble with cron. I need to run task on my desktop but the thing is I can't guarantee that my computer will be turned on in specified time. For example I need to execute task weakly If ...
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Debian (crunchbang) enable audible terminal bell

I've been trying to figure this out for over a month, with no real success. I an running debian testing (crunchbang), and the distro has tried to remove all beeps/bells/etc. I've tried using fancy ...
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sensors and fan control not working on w83627dhg

My question is: Why the fan speed are 0 RPM? How Can I to change the fan speed? sensors output: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +48.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) Core ...
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Change the fan speed

I have installed lm-sensors in my server (OVH). The fans speed (1-5) are 0 RPM forever, why? sensor output coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +45.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) ...
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How do I disable the huge clown mouse cursor when using a QHD display?

I recently purchased a large QHD monitor for some screen real estate. Unfortunately, as soon as (I'm assuming) Cinnamon noticed the 2560x1440 resolution, it went and blew my cursor up to an annoyingly ...
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How to clear cached memory in Debian?

If I run a free -m, I get this output: Is there a command that I could use to clear the used memory? I have tried this: echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches It will ask for sudo. But even after ...
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Kernel panics on numerous identical systems running the same OS image

I am trying to diagnose an interesting problem that affects perhaps a dozen or more identical computers. We have an increased rate of kernel panic errors lately, yet I cannot figure out how to ...
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Setting up Debian server for remote backups

I am running a Debian Wheezy server at home, and am offering an organization to let them do rsync backups to their own folder on my system. I created the unique user for them, and got a strong ...
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ath9k not authenticating

I have a Netgear WNA1100 Wifi USB adapter device, and I had it running great with Ath9k provided by the Compat-Wireless 3.9rc4-2 drivers. But when I installed my Nvidia graphics driver, and ...
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List all enabled services for both Redhat and Debian

Is there a trick to display a list of enabled services in both Redhat and Debian distro ? I need a generic command which can be used for both distribution and with the same output result. Thanks
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Rsync out of memory

I'm using a VPS (running Debian) with 512mb RAM. I'm trying to copy some file locally on the server with rsync, but it fails fast with this message: rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 5 bytes ...
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debian, iwlwifi : rfkill seems to halt wifi connection periodically

[Context] I'am installing a Debian on my new computer : uname -a is Linux myname 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.57-3+deb7u1 x86_64 GNU/Linux. I'am trying to use my wifi, lspci gives 02:00.0 Network ...
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Install e2fslibs 1.41

I have to use extundelete for my debian, but it requires e2fslibs 1.41. The command apt-get install e2fslibs-dev installs 1.42 version that is not compatible with it. How to downgrade? I'm usingh ...
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How to fix Windows 7 boot loader

I recently installed debian 7 after booting it from my pen drive. Then i did some mistake while installing it. Well, Debian is not installed. And when I rebooted my system it says- No boot device ...
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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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How can I get ping timeout below 1 second?

I have a web application that runs through thousands of IP addresses and checks if they're online. Basically, if a server uses more than 250ms to respond, it's considered offline in our case. It would ...
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Copy Stamp of 'Photoshop CS2' doesn't work under LMDE with Crossover 13

i managed to install PS CS2 with Crossover Linux under Linux Mint Debian Edition and now every tool works fine except for one the copy stamp and this is rather important for me because i edit a lot of ...
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Script not running as cronjob

I got a script which runs in a cronjob as root. The problem is that the addgroup command would output "Command not found" when it gets executed by the script. #!/usr/bin/perl $datei = `ls ...