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Limit users only to their home folder and sub folder

Today i did give acces to SSH to my friend,and i want hem only to shay in folders that he is owning.So that is his home folder. So,how can i make sure that he will only have acces to that folder? I ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome on debian

I am trying to setup touchegg on debian testing with gnome. I was able to compile and run it (without gui, daemon only). But unfortunately gestures doesn't work, though gnome two finger scroll works. ...
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How to type ñ on my debian system?

Dead keys used to work as they should until months ago but since whatever update of my debian/gnome/whatever I fail to both type ñ and to find a solution. I live in Viña, Chile, so it's not so ...
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IPS attack message error when I visit a website

I'm on debian wheezy, I have visited a website but this one show me an error that I'm blocked because of IPS attack, the error is: Blocked because of IPS attack, An attack was detected, originating ...
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Unity3D games not working - syntax error

Another problem here - I wanted to run some of Unity3D games on my machine (i'm running Debian Jessie). When I try launch executable, I only see Game: 1: Game: ELF�: not found Game: 2: Game: ...
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Steam not work in Debian 7 - Illegal instruction

I don't know what can I do to make this work, help is needed. I installed steam from Debian repos - by synaptic, all I have is "not found": Illegal instruction /usr/games/steam: 16: ...
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Forward emails from domain to another email at different domain?

I run a small Debian server at home, and it's hosting two websites. I would also like to have emails received on this domain, to this server, but sent on to our real email addresses. Essentially, if ...
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Bind & Debian - Host not found

I need to use a Debian system for a project. I configured many DNS servers on Ubuntu server without problem, but now I have a big one... Impossible to find a solution on others discussion so I ask ...
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How do I navigate to a samba location I've mounted in Nautilus on the command line?

This is the same question here (and a bit of here too), except that I'm running Debian wheezy (7.4). To clear up, these directories do not exist: /run/user /var/run/user ~/.cache/gvfs And this ...
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Upstart spawned threads won't clean up

I have an upstart job which runs: exec su - pi -c 'cd /data/zeus_station/releases/20140217074914; export PORT=5100; ~/.rbenv/bin/rbenv exec bundle exec thin start -R config/config.ru -p 9000 >> ...
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Setting up Debian web server in Virtualbox to support sub domains

I'm new to Linux and I want to set up a Virtualbox web server to keep OSX clean. I have set up a headless Debian server with Apache2, Avahi, and ssh. What I'd like the server to do: Be accessible ...
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How to create a shortcut in the launcher with specific enironment variable?

I want to start emacs with LANG environment variable set to en_US.UTF-8, and I don't want to affect other programs. In terminal, it could be realized using LANG=en_US.UTF-8 emacs. Then I created a ...
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MySQL “lost” all data (InnoBD)

Today I was making some work with site and I get error what MySQL can't rename file (to make changes in BD). Next I tried to restart MySQL, and it failed to stop MySQL. Then I did go to /var/lib/mysql ...
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Preventing apt-get to install X11 packages when installing doxygen

I wanted to install Doxygen on my server, but I did not do it through apt-get, because it necessarily came with x11 packages. # apt-get install doxygen The following extra packages will be ...
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Install Debian on MacBook Pro Late 2013 with pure EFI

I resized the OSX partition. I installed rEFInd from within OSX. rEFInd works fine. When I try to install debian from the netinstaller, I have the problem, that I cant get up the ethernet interface. ...
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Krusader - case insensitive quick filter

Quick filter in the Krusader file manager is case-sensitive by default, I can't find an option to make it case insensitive. Is it possible?
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finding out which driver is used by what harddisk

I have an array of harddisk which is connected to a pc. The pc runs debian. Now I want to connect this array to a different linux machine but I have no idea which drivers are used to connect to this ...
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How to adjust the screen resolution in Debian?

I've installed Debian testing from netist image in a AMD Radeon system. I am using Xorg and awesome wm. The default screen resolution is 1024x768 while my screen supports 1366x768. I've tried xrandr ...
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Windows 7 guest on Virtualbox freezes and only works when mouse moves

I am having a problem on my Virtualbox 4.3 instalation (Windows 7 guest and Debian Wheezy as host, my machine is a HP Desktop with dual monitors and a SSD, dunno if it helps) And the issue occurs, ...
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PDF annotation with Okular 0.17.5 and libpoppler-qt4-4 0.22.5-4 in Debian Jessie

I would like to annotate PDFs, store the annotations in the PDF and be able to view the annotations with Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader. I am using Debian Jessie with the following packages: okular ...
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Can't install Apache2 on Debian Jessie

I launch apt-get, with sudo apt-get install apache2, it provides this: The following extra packages will be installed: apache2 Suggested packages: apache2-doc apache2-suexec-pristine ...
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Apache2 + mod_fcgid + php stopped working after upgrade from Debian squeeze to wheezy

I've updated my server from Debian squeeze to Debian wheezy. On this server are several apache2 vhost which running php via mod_fcgid (I'm also using mod_suexec but this shouldn't be the problem). ...
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KDE - Alerts on incorrect unlock attempt

I am using debian with KDE4. When I lock my screen, the usual dialog appears. If I enter an incorrect password, however, nothing happens. It just displays a brief "Wrong password" message and then ...
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Apache2 not following sym links

been working on this for hours, can't get apache2 to follow a symbolic link. release is debian 7.4. /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default points to ../sites-available/default ...
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Why does flash work on Google Chrome?

So I installed Debian Wheezy and Google Chrome and found Youtube and other flash sites working. Typically in Linux environments, the user will need to go around installing plugins to get this working. ...
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Change username without root access? (debian)

So, I have a little server colocated a few thousand miles away. I changed the username of my user account using vipw. However, I did not realize that the UID did not carry sudoers privilege. Now, I ...
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Can I configure dpkg to launch kdiff when there's a conflict with a config file update?

We've all seen it... Configuration file 'blah/blah/blah.conf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you ...
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sid bootuping to vt1 terminal - Cannot open display “default display”

Ones I wanted to make my computer boot to vt1 terminal, but I don't really record of doing so myself. And so it happens than during boot it loads with tricks (I have log but haven't checked it). It ...
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Debian is saying that i'm out of space when ever i try to install or remove packages

here's the return from df: ~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/debian-root 321041 310074 0 100% / udev 10240 ...
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Tor - dependency/package error on debian wheezy

When I am trying to install Tor on Debian wheezy via Apt-Get CLI, I am getting the below error. Libevent and LibSSl are already installed on the system. Do you have any suggestions on how to resolve ...
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Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Debian Jessie

I've been trying for a month now to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Debian Jessie now. I thought it was about time I asked for help as I'm becoming a little crazy. I've tried following a lot of tutorials, ...
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How do I fix a bad commercial deb package?

The Citrix ICA Client (Receiver) 13 .deb package has some known issues. How do I make changes to the package? I need to remove some dependencies and change the install script. Ref: How do I install ...
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How do I remove all i386 architecture packages from my Debian installation?

I added foreign architecture i386 to my Debian amd64 installtion. How do I remove it? When I try this command: dpkg --remove-architecture i386, I am told to first remove all i386 packages.
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How do I install Citrix ICA Client (Receiver) 13 on Debian 64-bit Linux?

The Citrix ICA Client (Receiver) 13 has many i386 dependencies, so I cannot install on my amd64 (64-bit) Debian Linux. How can I make this work?
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clear currently edited line in mysql console

What key combination will clear MySQL console command line? I am not sure if this is just a sub scenario of clearing the currently edited line in any Unix/Linux terminal or is the behavior actually ...
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Setting Workspace with Aptana as /var/www?

I am using my system as the root user, which is not recommended however I am using sux to run applications as a notroot user. When I run Aptana Studio as notroot and set the workspace as /var/www it ...
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How to send mail from multiple domains in postfix?

I recently installed Webmin, Postfix, and Dovecot on a fresh Debian Wheezy system. Everything is working fine, except I'd like to know how I can configure Postfix to not only receive but also send ...
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How to show KeePass2 tray icon in XFCE

I am running KeePass2 under Debian and XFCE (via mono), which basically works fine. I know there is KeePassX for Linux, but I would rather stick to KeePass2. The only bug (?) I have found so far is ...
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apt-get requests installation media after installing Debian 7

I installed Debian to VMware Fusion 6 on OS X via the first ISO from Debian's image archive. Now, when I try to run apt-get under certain conditions, i.e. apt-get install make, I get the following ...
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xorg.conf stops working after upgrade

After an upgrade from xserver-xorg version 1:7.7+3 to version 1:7.7+5 (Debian versioning), some relevant configurations defined in xorg.conf are being ignored. In particular, the synaptics touchpad ...
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mdadm --assemble fails when /dev/sd[abcde]1 reordered

I am having trouble assembling a small RAID5 due to a recurring reordering of /dev/sd[a-f] on boot (Debian7). md0 was initially using sd[abc]1, it contains a LUKS device, which in turn contains a ...
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Mount two davfs2 WEBDAV partition with two different configuration

I have two WEBDAV different partition, One in /WEBDAV and another in /WEBDAV_TEST. I'm using davfs2. There is same way to have two different davfs2 configuration for this two partition? I want the ...
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Get IPv6 to work

I'm trying to get IPv6 to work. My host provied me the following informations: IPv6 network: 2a03:4000:2:483::/64 IPv6 gateway: fe80::1 My /etc/network/interfaces looks like this: # The loopback ...
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Enabling 5.1 with a Xonar DS soundcard on Debian Jessie

I have successfully installed a Xonar DS on my Windows 7 system. I'm trying to do the same on my 64bit Debian (Jessie) partition, but it's quite another story. Goods news, as alsa wiki tells me, my ...
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Samba not found, where is the samba binary?

Where is samba by default? I started samba with: /etc/init.d/samba start But I wanted to check the version with samba -v So I noticed it wasn't in my path and I needed to create a symlink to it ...
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Networking from a tun6to4 to pppX interfaces on debian

So my /etc/network/interfaces looks like auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 198.51.100.50 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 198.51.100.1 # VPN Subnet auto eth0:1 iface eth0:1 inet static ...
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Is it possible to sed -i from a text file to another text file?

I'm coding a shell script on my Debian box and there's a line on the script that needs to delete some emails from a textfile that is full of emails, like this: sed -i ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work. Can ...
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Autostart PtokaX at boot only after mysqld has started

I've the following script in /etc/init.d/server.sh #!/bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: PtokaX server # Short-Description: PtokaX P2P server ### END INIT INFO ...
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Wine, send input to program

Is it possible to send input to Windows console application via Wine? Some say it's not quite possible, the other say that it's possible, but very hard to achieve. As to why do I want it, windows ...