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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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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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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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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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-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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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IP forwarding from one interface to another on Debian 7

Background The Debian 7 that I run has the following interfaces wlan3 == Internet connection 85.5.48.64/24 wlan2 == act as an AP (hostapd) 192.168.5.1/24 I run the following settings on the ...
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Use letter keys to input number without Fn function

My keyboard does not have a Fn key, nor a number pad. But I would like to input lots of number with a number pad layout. I wonder if there is an application, which can change some letters, say, ...
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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 ...
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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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How to do admin tasks without becoming root on Debian?

How can one perform some administrative tasks from non-root account without becoming root on Debian 7? For example, my iptables block all network access for all users including root except one user - ...
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VLAN Debian server interface configuration file

Problem: how to configure a Debian pxe server for VLAN usage. Here at my office they added a VLAN in order to solve the DHCP issues caused by having 2 DHCP servers on the same LAN (Windows for ...
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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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Run shell script on incoming network package

I have a bit of a weird question. I have a setup where a Raspberry Pi (running that debian) sits next to a door in my office and is connected to the network. The idea now is that if somebody inside ...
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How to move a Debian pxe server on a new lan (VLAN)

I set up a Debian pxe server on a lan. Everything works fine. In case a VLAN is created and I want to put pxe server on the new lan, what should I do? I mean if the Debian pxe ip is currently ...
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Debian OpenVPN listen on eth0?

I have a Debian 7 machine with an OpenVPN client and several services. The OpenVPN client does work as intended and all outgoing traffic from the Debian machine flows over the VPN connection (tun0). ...
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Debian Server - ip_dynaddr - Permission Denied

I'm trying to set up a pptpd VPN with my RamNode Debian Wheezy server, but there are a few sites that refuse to load. Reading around, the solution for this seems to be corrently enabling ipv4 ...
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ssh between cygwin and debian wheezy

I am trying to connect desktop(win7 x64) and note (debian wheezy x32). Made standard install of ssh cygwin and debian. Created pub-key and moved via usbflash it to ~/.ssh/authorizwd_keys and to ...
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Close all ports except for one on a Debian machine

I wish to set up a secure home file server on a Debian computer. I will be using my own server software that utilizes only a single TCP port. To make sure that the machine is fully secure, I'm ...
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How to reset locale settings in Debian?

I am newbie to Debian, last night I regenerated locales using following command. sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales I selected all from the prompted screen and it generated all locales. After restarting ...
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No hard drive detected during Debian installation

I'm having problem in installing debian 7.5.0 on Supermicro server running on raid 1 whereby the hard drive is not detected. This server is running 2x 600GB hdd and i'm using DVD images of ...
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How to flash Dell Precision 390 from linux (debian)

I am trying to update my BIOS: $ sudo dmidecode -s bios-version 2.1.2 With a newer one: 2.6.0. I went to this page Dell Precision System BIOS, 2.6.0 After downloading the file WS390-020600.BIN, ...
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How can I get rid of a nonexistent disk that appears in /dev as a “ghost” of my SD card (Debian GNU/Linux)?

I have a "ghost" disk registered in /dev. The disk doesn't actually exist - it looks exactly like my SD card (size, partition label and fs) that used to be plugged into the card reader. The card is ...
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.profile in LXDE

I recently install debian wheezy (7.5) from the netinst, without gnome3, then install LXDE with sudo apt-get install task-lxde-desktop. No trouble with this, LXDE works perfectly :) I was trying to ...
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Setup static IP under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

How to setup static IP address under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty? My setting is not working. What special about Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty is that I found it now using the "source-directory" keyword to source ...
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Simple samba configuration for write access to usb drive (raspbian)

I have been trying for hours getting an NTFS usb drive shared from a raspberry with raspbian to a WIndows 8 PC over ethernet, via samba. I don't care about security, I want to be able to share my ...
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OpenVPN: connected, but traffic still via normal route

I have installed Openvpn on a Debian server, and tried to connect my Android phone to the VPN. The connection works, but when I open whatismyip.com in the phone browser, it still returns my normal IP ...
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Non-standard Debian init.d script causes loop with monit?

I downloaded noip.com's updater client (for dynamic DNS). It comes with a Debian init.d script - but without LSB-compliant headers. Now, if I try to update-rc.d noip2 defaults (the script is at ...
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Is there a dynamic DNS update utility packeged for Debian 7 (Wheezy)?

NoIP.com's free dynamic DNS service suggests installing an unpackaged Linux client on anything other than Ubuntu. Is there really no Debian package of a client (not necessarily theirs of course) which ...
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apt-get update fails debian 7.5.0

I am a beginner at debian. I hvae just installed debian 7.5.0 amd netinst. When I execute apt-get update I get errors like Could not resolve 'http.debian.org' Thus,I changed the mirrors several ...
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Installing Skype on Debian Wheezy [amd64]

Yes, yet another question about how to install Skype on Debian Wheezy (7.4) amd64. Seen countless similar articles and forum threads on how to do it, but it doesn't for me :( Here is what I do: dpkg ...
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TL-WN721N wireless usb works on one Debian 7 and not working on another

I have TL-WN721N USB wireless card. I plugged it into my laptop with Debian 7. It didn't worked out of the box, but after installing firmware-atheros package from backports it seems to work (I have ...
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'user is not in the sudoers file' but actually is

I have already read a lot of posts about enabling sudo-access for a specific user but those couldn't help me so far. The situation is: I'm running Debian Testing. On the system there are only two ...