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Allow “systemctl halt” for all users? (systemd + debian)

Is it possible to allow "systemctl halt" for all users? Currently only the commands: systemctl poweroff & systemctl reboot work on my system (Debian Jessie) When I call systemctl halt as a ...
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How do I download a Debian ARM package from another computer

I am trying to use apt-get to install some packages on an offline system. I have a small ARM embedded system running Debian. It is not connected to the internet. I would like to download some Debian ...
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Simple centralized logging for small Debian-based cluster

I have small cluster with 8 servers. Every one has Debian 8.4 installed. I'm only one administrator. What would be the simplest solution for centralized logging with following requirements: Easy to ...
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NO CARRIER with Huawei ME906s

With my Huawei ME906s on Linux (tested with debian sid, debian experimental and Ubuntu 16.04, but the result's the same under Windows 10), I get either ERROR or NO CARRIER messages (depending on which ...
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enable scroll momentum in debian jessie

I am using debian jessie and when I lift my fingers scrolling stops, so scrolling to the bottom of a webpage is very tedious. On another partition on my laptop I upgraded to jessie (here I did a fresh ...
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tomtom multisport gps watch [https://github.com/ryanbinns/ttwatch]

I have installed the library from here: https://github.com/ryanbinns/ttwatch Following the "Setup for unprivileged access", its installed and running from the command line without error, I have ...
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How do I remove GRUB from Macbook after Debian install?

I made a partition on my secondary hard drive and installed Debian to it. As outlined in the docs, this makes GRUB the default boot loader. Since I don't really use the Debian install, I'd like to get ...
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update samba using apt-get and automatically keep local smb.conf

I have a bunch of systems running debian 8.4.0 which can be user updated through a web interface. The system then fetches an update from our server and runs an update script. Logging in remotely is ...
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Kali Linux: Texts are squeezed

I am using Kali Linux and I installed gnome-tweak-tool for applying lid-close-action but after installing that, all the menu texts are squeezed now and also scrollbar in terminal is not there anymore. ...
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neovim not schemecolor on tmux multiplexor

I dont know why I dont have schemecolor when I use tmux on my neovim, here something of data of my console: gnome-terminal tmux 1.9 neovim this look so: I try a lot of this possible solutions but ...
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How to configure Grub for Android-x86

I have: Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 (jessie) installed on old Gygabyte laptop. Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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Cannot install SSH server on Debian Jessie

I made a fresh install of Debian today and now I am trying to install the SSH server so i can connect to the machine remotely. When I do apt-get install ssh it shows me that packages cannot be ...
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Checkpoint VPN client not connecting, Debian Wheezy

Edit: what I'm looking for here is help finding out what's going on at the OS level, so that I can find out for sure whether the problem is on my end or my workplace's end, or in between. I'm not ...
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Pulseaudio remixing handles subwoofer / center volume differently

I'm using pulseaudio on my debian system. My PC is connected to a 5.1 system. I enabled remixing, lfe remixing, channels, etc. in the pulseaudio configuration (speaker-test works perfectly). When I ...
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Which is the user‑space command for resuming from hibernation?

During a long time, I used echo disk > /sys/power/state In order to hibernate to/dev/sda10and I was using the initrd of my Debian distribution to resume. But recently, I switched to a raid ...
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Server lock-up, fsck after reboot

After locking up for whatever unknown reason, my dedicated server shows the following after rebooting: It has been stuck on this for about 2.5 hours now. It shows no progress indicator of any sort ...
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Tap-to-click and vertical edge scrolling

I've a laptop (Lenovo B50-30) with a (Synaptics) touchpad. I've installed Debian on it. I want to enable the following things after LightDM is started: Tap-to-click Vertical scrolling at the right ...
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What is the correct way to install linux on a Macbook Pro

I've had a lot of trouble doing this. It always is unable to boot after installation (I get the famous question-mark in a folder thing). I've installed http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ however after ...
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Intel HD graphics 4400 not working properly on Wheezy

Upon login, I get the following message: GNOME 3 Failed to Load Unfortunately GNOME 3 failed to start properly and started in the fallback mode. This most likely means your system ...
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How to install the real Firefox on Debian?

Debian 6 ("Squeeze") uses a rebranded version of Firefox called Iceweasel. It, however, lacks plugin support, and most of my favorites don't work. So what is best way to install the "real" Firefox on ...
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Samba eats RAM?

I don't really know what's going on here at the moment: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 1272 root 20 0 3829868 3.312g 1860 D 0.7 93.0 512:39.94 ...
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How to allow multiple users to access to the same crontab in Debian Linux v8.4?

I am trying to create a crontab for a group of users, lets call the group "testGroup". There are 3 users, and I want to give all of them access to the same crontab. I did some research and tried to ...
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CPU cores remain offline after hotplug

When my UPS triggers an "on-battery" event, I want all cores to switch off to conserve power. The PC has 8 cores on two chips, UPS batteries need replacement every 3 months because of high current ...
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Where are the PHP error logs stored on a Debian 8 “Jessie” server?

I know this question has been asked many times before, and I've looked at all the answers but they don't seem to work for me. I am trying to check if the error log is turned on for PHP, so I went to ...
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What is the difference between adding a user to “sudoers” vs “root” group?

I have done some research and in order to allow the user to use the sudo command, you must add them to the "sudoers" group. This gives them root privileges as long as they enter in root's password. ...
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Debian: php and php5

I'm running a small private Debian Jessie server, acting as a private cloud / hosting platform. Often times, I've faced 'difficulties' installing services with recent PHP requirements because, while ...
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No sound in headphone jack

Worked fine a week ago. Yesterday when I plugged headphones into my Asus laptop, I got sound both from headphones and speakers. Today after system crash (not sure what was the reason) when I plug ...
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OpenVPN on Debian 6 failed to start

I configured openvpn on my Deabian 6 VPS (using OpenVZ) several times but always stuck on "Starting virtual private network daemon: client server failed!" The syslog indicates, that there seems to be ...
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Debian wheezy Xorg configuration fails, Debian don't boot

I have installed Debian Wheezy today. when i boot Debian wheezy when splash logo about to open, the screen blanks and system hangs, but Debian stable was booted without errors, but I changed init ...
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Vim solarized seems to mixup color

My vim: This is how my looks, look at the change in color from line 38 onwards. Any solution for this?
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mounting nfs gives “access denied by server while mounting (null)”

I've recently upgraded one of our machines to debian Squeeze from lenny. Previously, these machines mounted 2 NFS shares /home and /home/scans/data After the upgrade they can only mount one at a ...
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Openbox desktop no response to mouse clicks

Installed Debian 8.4 on Fujitsu LH531. Everything works great in Gnome, Cinnamon. When I installed Openbox, its desktop has no response to mouse/touchpad clicks. But it works in applications (i.e. ...
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Services manager for Debian to change whether a service starts onboot or not (mysql,apache,networking,network-manager,gdm,xdm,etc)

This question is about finding a GUI or ncurses or whatever services manager for a Debian desktop. Something like this: Mac example Windows example The ideas what it should do The thing should ...
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Kali Linux unable to load htc_9271.fw firmware

I am trying to use my TL-WN722N network adapter with Kali Linux on a Banana PI, however every time I plug it, dmesg gives me this error: [ 11.152949] usb 4-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware htc_9271.fw ...
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Viber on Debian 9 - No internet connection

I've got a brand new HP Probook 430. Debian 8.3 stable was not able to meet requirements of new hardware. So I've upgraded to Debian testing (Stretch) and put a new kernel as well - 4.3. ...
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Download Debian packages onto Windows

Is it possible to download Debian packages onto a Windows machine using a query such as "matchbox*"? I know its possible to Google individual packages and download them but now I have to download a ...
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HP ProBook 450 G2 - Won't boot at all

Just got a new HP probook, came with windows 8.1. In order to install Debian 8, I disabled secure boot and enable legacy boot. Then installed debian successfully, removed the cd and restarted the ...
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Touchpad not detected in Kali Linux

Running a Dell 3147 11 inch 2 in 1 with Kali installed on the ssd, it doesn't detect the touchpad. I looked under xinput and it doesn't show up. I've tried this: ...
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KeePassX .4.3 version - Old kdb database and 2.0 doesn't work - Ubuntu

1. Situation Transferring password database from one computer to a new one. KeepassX 2.0 is great, but it doesn't support loading older DBs. In fact you should use keepassX 2.0 going forward as it ...
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QJoyPad: error reading joypad dev device: Operation not permitted

I'm running Debian Jessie (64bit) and installed qjoypad (it allows you to map gamepad events to mouse and keyboard ones). I get the following error when running qjoypad from the console: error ...
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How to move postgresql database from one computer to another?

I've been created an Internet service on Debian server. I want to move all data from one server to a new one. So, how can I move the postresql database? What is the best pipeline?
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raspberry pi model B scaling for 3.2" touchscreen

hello guys i have bought a 3.2" touchscreen for the raspberry pi model B that i have and it comes with a dvd containing a system image of raspbian compatible with running the screen. now my problem ...
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Autostart programs/scripts in Debian 8 Jessie

I have a scipt (.sh) for screen rotation of my thinkpad on linux. I have now installed Debian 8 Jessie and the "Startup Applications" is no longer there, how can I make it to startup on boot? or user ...
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etc/network/interfaces multiple connections (wired static + wifi dhcp), how?

I would like to configure /etc/network/interfaces so that it connects to wifi when the cable is not connected, is it possible? Following is the content of /etc/network/interfaces (Ubuntu 15.04): ...
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debsecan Fix CVE on debian

I just installed debsecan on Debian 8.1 to view the vulnerabilities that I have, and there were quite a few. Searching the web I see that most of them have a fix but I don't manage to figure out how ...
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Debian's GNOME 3: remove users from login menu

I have upgraded to Debian Wheezy from Squeeze and all users, including system ones, such as qmail are visible on the GNOME 3's greeter. How do I hide them from this login menu?
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VSFTPD Refusing Connection Debian

Trying to setup VSFTPD to use with ShareX for file and image uploading. When checking on the status i get this root@vps:~# /etc/init.d/vsftpd status ● vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: ...
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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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Check how my process was killed

I'm currently running a simple Node.JS server with express.js on my RaspberryPi with Debian installed on it. Everything works fine, but every morning I wake up to see my server isn't running anymore ...
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Volume hot keys: How can I configure the number of volume-steps on Debian?

I have a good DAC and a strong amplifier. I use Debian and sometimes I just can't get the volume gain to be as I wish to using the hot keys. I've noticed that each time I hit them, the volume ...