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Correct domain name for a home desktop Linux machine

I have several machines running Debian, and during install, I left the domain name field blank. This hasn't affected anything so far, but I'm curious what the correct thing to set that field to is if ...
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How to fix locale settings in Debian 7?

I'm having massive problems with Debian's locale Settings. I want my server to talk to me in standard English (en_US.UTF-8?) and additionally have de_DE.UTF-8 available for a few Python scripts that ...
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Debian Unwanted Login Screen

I have just installed Debian from CD 1, deselecting everything at the tasksel stage, even standard system utilities. I have installed bspwm and “bar ain’t recursive”, as well as sxhkd. However, ...
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Install apache2-dev for mod_wsgi

I'm completely new to linux but have developed a Python3 Django application that I've been asked to deploy to an apache web server running on Debian 7.8. To do that I'm following Django guideline ...
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PHP PECL Sphinx module won't install

I'm trying to install the PHP Sphinx client (PHP 5.6) on my Debian 7 server using PECL. I get the misleading error "wrong libsphinxclient version or lib not found" when trying to build, even though ...
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Debian: Eclipse 3.8.1 doesn't know anything anymore about Java

I work on a Debian testing, with an Eclipse installed from the repositories (current version: 3.8.1). Since my latest apt-get upgrade, Eclipse "doesn't understand Java" anymore: no Java perspectives, ...
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Disconnect a RAID 1

I currently have a setup of a 2 disks in RAID 1. How-ever I'd like to disconnect the raid and only run off one disk. Is this possible? Or will I have to reinstall the system? The RAID is a soft-raid ...
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Reconfigure downloaded firmware in Debian live CD

Is there any way to reconfigure the downloaded firmware in Debian live CD(Whezzy)?It might be possible if you have installed it on a hard disk because you just have to restart the computer while for a ...
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How to manually install and set up server jre in /usr/lib/jvm?

I would like to install a second jvm on a debian system. However, I can't just do sudo apt-get install opend-jdk-xyz because I don't want to overwrite any global jvm settings. Instead I would like to ...
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Native IPv6 on Debian Router

After my old Tomato USB router died I started using an old netbook with Debian Wheezy installed as my home router. I have two WLAN interfaces and one LAN interface. wlan0 has internet access and wlan1 ...
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Linux Security (plugging gaping holes in old systems) [closed]

I have recently started a new position in a relatively small company and taken lead position on the Linux/UNIX side of things (and windows server/AD etc, but that is beside the point) in our company ...
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Debian Squeeze upgrade to Wheezy apt-get error “Could not perform immediate configuration”

I'm trying to upgrade from Debian Squeeze to Wheezy, following the steps from the Debian site. The command apt-get upgrade (4.4.5. Minimal system upgrade) executed without problems. But when I run ...
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Can having both stable and testing repositories in Debian mess up the system?

I have Debian running in my Rapberry Pi and I needed a package which was outdated in stable, so I simply added the testing repository to my /etc/apt/sources.list. When I did an apt-get upgrade today a ...
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Debian - missing /by-uuid/ in boot image

We proceeded few disk operations on our server (system disk was extended for new hard drives) and unfortunately after reboot boot stuck on error: ALERT! ...
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How get reach of Grub at Debian and going to desktop environment?

Recently I installed Debian Distro of Linux as a 2nd operating system, When I chose the Debian operating system during boot, a command prompt (like to Terminal at Ubuntu) starts with message "Welcome ...
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locales broken on Beaglebone Black running Debian

So this all started when I wanted to install my custom daemon on my Beaglebone Black running Debian using update-rc.d mydaemon defaults 97 like I've done many times during it's development on my Mint ...
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To package or not to package; an embedded Debian distributors dilemma

We are prototyping an embedded linux device running on an ARM processor, using Debian Linux. To build up our image, we use some scripts evolved from scripts originally created by Robert Nelson. These ...
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Is there a way to find out whats the MaxClients value is on a live system without looking at config files

Right now we are setting up a Debian Server with Apache2 as Web Server. Due to the fact that different config files could have an effect on the settings, I want to output the live config file values ...
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Black screen in the beginning of installation process of Debian 7.8 on Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro

I am trying to install Debian 7.8 using an ISO image "debian-7.8.0-amd64-netinst.iso" on Hyper-V. When the VM is running, I see a graphical start screen: When I choose the first command, I get ...
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Aptitude aborts automatically after running resolver

I'm having some issues with aptitude. I'm attempting to install all the fonts available in the debian repos, but apt-get doesn't seem to like the command apt-get install ttf* (its conflict resolver ...
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Deleted files in “state” deleted on debian

The command : lsof | grep 'deleted' shows me lots of files from log and tmp directories apache2 770 www-data 12w REG 9,1 148346 1049155 ...
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Windows XP machine doesn't see Debian disk in VirtualBox

I have created a test Windows XP machine for testing software. I also have an old Debian HDD. But I have forgotten my Debian password (it last ran 2 years ago). I think I'll either reset the password ...
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apt-get doesn't register newly added repository

I have added a new repository to the /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://mirrors.nic.cz/R/bin/linux/debian wheezy-cran3/ But when I install new packages (r-base), they are not taken from there! And ...
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How to record traffic which is inside a VPN?

I connect to a server over a VPN connection and it is only reachable over this connection. While I'm exchanging packets I want to basically see what kind of packets are exchanged and how the server ...
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Virtual eth-adapter in networking-configuration

I have on my Debian en eth0-interface and I need the interface to listen to other IP's. I know I can create it with the following command ifconfig eth0:1 10.10.10.20/24 With this command everything ...
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Problems with Raspberry Pi SD card

Today I booted up my Raspberry Pi just to find this error during boot: [....] Checking root file system...Segmentation fault failed (code 139) [....] An automatic file system check (fsck) of the root ...
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How to get memory usage of a Minecraft server?

I am creating a Minecraft control panel at the moment and having trouble by getting the memory usage of the process. My current process: launch the server in a screen get the pid of the screen ...
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Custom C program doesn't use existing 3G connection when started via LXDE-pi/autostart

Complicated story. I'm on a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian OS. This is a Debian based linux distribution. But I guess my problem could be related to any linux distro. However. I wrote a small program in ...
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Can't reach my Raspberry Pi 2 with XRDP

I just received my Raspberry Pi 2, I'm able to go to it's user interface, log in, access to internet, access to the Pi through SSH. I installed XRDP: sudo apt-get install xrdp Everything went ...
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Ext4 USB stick gets corrupted again and again

I installed Debian Wheezy (No GUI/Desktop) on a 4GB USB stick (because the harddrive of the machine was defective, currently the slot is empty), but shortly after, I got an “Input/Output error” when ...
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Samba Shared folder in linux server can't be accesed on windows

I have the following problem trying to access "my book" external hard disk drive in windows it says: net name unespecified. My smb.conf file is this # Samba config file created using SWAT from ...
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How to reverse the direction of scroll with Wacom Touch on Linux?

I have a Wacom Touch and using it with Debian. It works fine except the the double finger scrolling is the reverse of what I prefer. Is there a way to change the direction of the Wacom Touch two ...
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Remove everything related to PHP on Debian Server

I tried to compile PHP5.4 by myself with ZTS support which worked fine, but it seems that whenever I install extension with apt-get like apt-get install php5-mysql, it does not get installed into the ...
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Unable to install node.js on Debian - Says repo is offline, but reachable in browser

I tried to install Node.js on my Debian Server according to this tutorial. When I execute: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup | bash - It tries to apt-get update, but when it comes to ...
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Debian server is very slow in spite of low CPU, RAM na SWP usage

From 3 days I experience problems with my debian server. When I stream media with samba transfer is about 20kb/s when it used to about 6 mb/s. Its my home server so its not internet issue. When I ssh ...
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WiFi Hard blocked: yes [closed]

WiFi PCI (and USB) adapters are not available on my system - Asus Laptop F55 / Linux Mint 17.1 (Ralink rt2800pci) Debian, Ubuntu or Fedora 21 have the same problem with my configuration. Any clue on ...
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Changing VGA cable on Debian lowers resolution

I just changed my VGA cable and Debian says my maximum resolution (in display) can only go upto 1024x768. I have a 32inch LED monitor that supports a maximum of 1920x1440 (aka the maximum that VGA ...
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No programs in Debian

I have Debian wheezy and after that I made some hinges in "main menu" I cannot find it open any programs also I have no shortcuts. I can't even open system settings
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Unknown linux process with random command

I have a unknown process when I run top: When I kill the process it is coming again with another random name. when I check the rc.d levels and init.d there are many random name similar like this ...
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Booting Debian affects internet connectivity of other devices in same LAN network

I'm currently having issues running Debian on a desktop computer, particularly network issues. After 10 attempts of running the Debian installer, I've managed to install Debian on the desktop ...
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Primary and/or Logical Partitions Debian Install

I'm installing Debían on my laptop, I already have Win7 installed, I made a new partition with the installer, but I already have 3 primary partitions from Windows. After making the root partition ...
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New to Linux: Download/Installing Debian

I've download Debian from Debian.org, first I got debian-7.8.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso from the main page. I've made a bootable usb and when I selected the option Graphical Install it went black ...
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Cannot reliably automate xrandr settings in Debian 7 on VirtualBox

Although there are several existing questions on the matter (from which the most helpful answer is this) and various threads on other forums, I cannot reliably set my xrandr settings in Debian 7 on ...
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Two rtorrent processes running. Normal?

I noticed when I ssh'ed into my beaglebone black that I got two rtorrent processes running. is this something rtorrent does per default or have I messed up somewhere along the line? What could ...
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Unstable Network Connection in local network (Debian Wheezy)

I encounter serious network problems for a Cubietruck mini-PC in my local network. I am using a Debian Wheezy Image on the device, which works fine except that the network connection within my local ...
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How to set domainname?

i have a nameserver running on my router. My raspbian succesfull connects with the network over wlan. The fqdn of the raspberry pi should be hal9000.wg.lan. Running hostname -f only returns hal9000 ...
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Cannot uninstall SQL Server 2008 from Windows Server 2012 r2

I have install SQL Server 2008(64-bit) express on the virtualbox in virtual machine, with guest os Windows Server 2012 R2(It is also domain controller). After the installation, I decide I would like ...
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Is it possible to modify debian package file path in preinst

I am creating a simple package out of a directory. I need to modify the the destination where the files of the package will be deployed.The package directory looks like this debian/DEBIAN ...
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How to connect two debian VMs using vmware workstation so that one acts as a web server and the other as web client

I want to connect two virtual machines running using VMWare workstations - Debian Linux and I have setup private DNS server on one VM named "Server" and other VM is named "client". I am trying to ...
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Install Debian onto a USB stick from Windows

I want to run Debian for some development in C++14, but I don't want to install it as a VMWare or use a Live CD. (Besides, Debian seems to need three DVD's to begin with.) A Live USB doesn't work for ...