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Remote host not reachable from LAN, but accessible from WAN

I am in a local area network that communicates to the web through a pfSense router/firewall. I have two remote debian servers, where I should be able to access ports 22 (SSH), 80 (HTTP), 8080 (HTTP), ...
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Linux system not connecting to wifi

I got my Edimax EW-7811Un wifi dongle working on my beagle bone black running the latest version of Debian (Linux beaglebone 4.1.15-ti-rt-r40) however after I plugged in a second USB dongle the ...
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Restricted user on debian 7

I have small dedicated server and I want to create user with restricted permissions, I want him to use only his home directory, I don't want him to look at other folders etc., is there any way? :) ...
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Many LXC (with Proxmox) behind a single IP address

I want to use different LXC (Linux Containers) with the help of Proxmox running on Debian. At the moment I have only one public IP Adress provided by my hoster. IP Adress: 193.111.140.1XY ...
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why upgrade and dist-upgrade in scripts?

I see quite a lot scripts where there is apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade I thought upgrade is included in dist-upgrade, why do they keep doing this?
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Transfer APT package choices from one computer to another

What are the export and import commands for the APT system? The dpkg tool has --get-selections and --set-selections, which are mnemonically-helpful UI for “export” and “import” of the dpkg database. ...
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Wodim can't open SCSI driver in Debian Jessie?

I'm attempting to write an ISO image to a CD on Debian Jessie. I have the CD in the drive, and it appears that all of the symbolic links are pointing where they should be, and the kernel recognized my ...
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How do I recover LXDE on my system?

Recently I was playing around with LXDE on Debian, customizing the panel, and so... But after I installed obkey and logged out and logged in to use it, LXDE didn't load anymore. GNOME works fine. ...
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Protect debian from a typical dropper (malware)?

I have a Debian box that I have pretty secure. Browsers are rarely used, except lynx which is used almost exclusively to download specific files. The daemon servers running on the machine are just a ...
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After installing Debian, can't update

I tried editing the sources.list file to update the repo but it didn't work. Here is my list atm: # # deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 8.3.0 _Jessie_ - Official amd64 lxde-CD Binary-1 $ deb ...
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Asus Vivotab 8 Attaching powered USB hub support for installing linux

I'm trying to install a linux version on my Vivotab 8 (no stylus). The problem is that when I attach a powered USB hub to the micro usb slot to install Linux from USB with keyboard possibilities, the ...
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how to install fglrx driver on debian testing when the package has been removed from testing?

Debian tracker says that the fglrx drivers have been removed from stretch / testing I tried to install the stable version but the modules aren't building on the 4.3 kernel the testing is currently ...
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100% Usage /dev/dm-1

Today I noticed a strange issue on my Debian Jessie Laptop. Apparently I've ran out of space. df shows that /dev/dm-1 is full, but I am not sure why. I have been downloading a couple of ISO's using ...
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dvgrab on Debian gives “no camera exists”

I have an old Canon HV20 camcorder with a Firewire interface. I haven't really been copying movies out of it much beyond to my old Macbook, which is more or less broken down by now. That is why I got ...
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GRUB2, how to automatically boot Debian?

About 1.5 year ago I got myself a new Acer laptop that came with Windows. The first thing I did was a complete format and install Ubuntu, I think it was version 14. Trying to manage Python versions I ...
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CUDA 7.0 and 7.5 drivers do not work on Debian Wheezy KVM guest

Hit across a roadblock and any help would be much appreciated! I have successfully managed to passthrough a GTX970 card to a KVM guest running Debian Jessie(3.16 Kernel), and am able to run CUDA 7.5 ...
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Apache2 Debian OwnCloud 9 not found after OC Update 8.2 to 9

I've got following problem: After updating my OwnCloud from 8.2.2 to 9, it maybe crashed my Apache2 Config. So when I try to open myserver.com/owncloud it says: Not Found The requested URL ...
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Module is found by python2.7 but not python3.4 in debian 8

I m trying to use a python module in python3.4 but I did the whole PythonPath variable thing in my .bashrc file and the module only works with python 2.7. If I run python3.4 interactively and try to ...
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Nmcli and WPA-INFRA

Currently, I am running Debian Jessie on my thinkpad. At my work, I connect to a wifi network (WPA-INFRA) that everyone uses. Lately, I have been experimenting with the window manager dwm and I have ...
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Control characters enter mode instead of regular ones on Debian

I have stumbled upon a strange thing while working on Debian (stretch). After doing some editing in vim and switching between different screen TTYs, suddenly vim had stopped receiving my keystrokes, ...
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How to prevent Chromium from scaling a bitmapped font?

[NB: The description below refers exclusively to Chromium; I have not tested any of this with Chrome, since I have no access to it. I still included [google-chrome] among the post's tags, because an ...
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Run ethtool after boot

I'm running lmde 2, and My net card doesn't seem to be able to work with my modem unless I set it to work with 10 mbps. Currently I'm using the command: sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 10 duplex full ...
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Full external USB drive

I've got a Linux system (Raspbian running on a Raspberry PI). An external USB 1 TB drive (formatted in FAT32) is attached and mounted to the system. Here it is my problem: When I launch the df ...
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“iw” and some of its commands do not return any output

I've been trying to set up my ARM based computer so that it becomes a hotspot and a client at the same time. However all of the information I've found about such functionality mention the iw command ...
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How to install GnuPG on Debian/Kali Linux?

I would like to know how to install GnuPG on Debian (this case it's Kali). I understand you have to compile it, I can't find a pre-compiled version anywhere.
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Use file/folder permissions of parent folder

I have a folder called Container with the permissions 770. So that the owner and the owner group can execute, read and modify the folder. But when the owner adds files or folders to Container, they ...
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How to list root in screen login user list on Debian?

Okay, so I can login to root acc on Debian (gnome), but I always have to click Not listed? and then pass root and password. Can I somehow make root appear in this screen login, so I would just click ...
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Installing Skype on Debian stretch/sid 64 bit without breaking the system

I'm not able to install skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb on Debian stretch/sid amd64. I followed the guide in the Skype website for Debian 7+ at 64 bit, that states to: dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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configure error: GNU gettext tools not found; required for intltool

I am using Linux for the first 2 days. I am doing my best to learn the terminal commands etc. I am currently trying to install Gimp. After doing ./configure it gives me this error: configure: ...
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Debian, installing specific version of PHP still installs latest

I followed the following topic to install a given PHP version on Debian Jessie (PHP 5.3.8 which I need): PHP 5.3.10 on Debian Jessie I found the archive package here: ...
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PHP refusing to work in Debian

Currently, I can't seem to get PHP working on my VPS: Linux Titan 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.73-2+deb7u3 x86_64 GNU/Linux As far as I can tell, I have all the necessitties: root@Titan:~# dpkg ...
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Is there a way to install “Tablet Mode” in Debian MATE?

I want to install Debian 8.3 using the MATE desktop environment on my wife's 7" Android Tablet. Is there a way to make this "touch friendly" ? From my understanding, the tablet screen is just a ...
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stopping a systemd service when starting another

I have written a simple zram.service file that will set up compressed swap space for me to avoid chewing too much om my disks. The zram have higher priority than the other swap devices. The problem ...
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How to Find a Backdoor in a Hacked WordPress Site with Debian [closed]

I think there was a backdoor created by the hacker which allowed them to bypass normal authentication. Wordpress 4.4.2 in apache2 with MySQL I install chkrootkit, rkhunter but finding nothing! I ...
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need a ping script.sh that checks pingable ip's on lan and stops at last “alive”

I have a bash script on my Debian 8 32 bit that checks what devices are pingable. simple script name"checkip.sh #!/bin/bash fping -g 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.50 The problem is it continues to check ...
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Finding Wireless Adapter in Debian

I use a Macbook Pro 2012 . I had an urgent build to be done in linux , so installed Debian on a partition . However , it doesn't have an option of a wifi . Doing lsusb or lspci doesn't show the wifi ...
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How can I set up nautilus to use a ssh connection established by an expect script?

In order to automate a ssh connection, I wrote a script using expect, which works just fine. However, I would like to use this script in the nautilus connect to server function. My idea was to include ...
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Debian Jessie, raid5 and encryption issues

I installed Debian 8 today. During installation, I made the following settings: /dev/sda1 -> 1GB /boot /dev/sda2 -> about 80GB encrypted device /dev/sda2_crypt -> lvm with VolumeGroup vg0 ...
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How to build Arch linux package on Debian

Long story short - I have to build several Arch linux packages and the only machine available is Debian. Is it possible at all? Usual Arch packaging tools are not available in any Debian repo known to ...
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Debian Multi Monitor setup lost after reboot

Ok i am now struggling with this problem since a few days. My problem is i am not able to save the current monitor settings, to apply / save after a reboot. I have 3 monitors and want to mirror 2 of ...
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Debian unstable, dropped on console when closing laptop lid

Since months when I close laptop lid but am still connected to a monitor, the X server drop me to console. Have you any advice on how to debug ? Perhaps this part of X log could help ? 319 [ ...
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How to know the files created by a certain software?

How to know the files created by a certain software? Under Linux when I install a software it will create files and directories. How can I know which ones? For example if I install vsftpd , this tool ...
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How to modify the display information after user log in?

I want to modify the display information after user login. I know I can modify the /etc/motd file to change the information, but it still displays the last login time even I delete all text in ...
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systemd create root service

I need to create a systemd service to start some owfs-daemon automatically. I can manually start the daemon with sudo /opt/owfs/bin/owfs --i2c=ALL:ALL --allow_other /mnt/1wire/. Then there are ...
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Remotely monitoring the status of DD

I have a long dd process running on a Debian system from the local console. I know that I can send USER1 or CTRL+T on the local console, but my only means for the time being is to monitor it via ...
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Viber won't connect to internet at startup

I'm trying to install viber on my debian desktop computer and it displays me a message: Operating system: debian jessie just after I've written my phone number. Details: I don't think this is ...
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How to repair KDE in Metamorphose Linux?

I'm using Metamorphose Linux 8, is Debian base and using KDE. After I try instal teamview with official deb file and restart my computer, now my Linux are not start interface graphic. It's enter ...
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How to decompress this file

I tried to put my own server, updated the VPS, I downloaded the latest version of the Linux server, I tried to extract the server, and I came across a pink deviation. How can I resolve this?
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How to list all removed but configured packages in Debian?

How to list all packages which remained configured on the system after apt-get remove a.k.a in the rc state? What is the easiest and reliable way to check, if the system has a package in an different ...
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SSD failed, mdadm thinks the RAID0 array is fine

I have a RAID0 array created using mdadm in Debian. sdf is the drive that died. $ cat /proc/mdstat md4 : active raid0 sdf1[1] sde1[0] 468859904 blocks super 1.2 512k chunks $ mdadm --misc ...