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Remove i486 kernel (retain i686 kernel) after install

I'm repurposing an older 32-bit machine. After a Debian install, I have the following GRUb entries: Linux 3.2.0-4-486 Linux 3.2.0-4-686 I don't need the i486 kernel. I have been deleting the i486 ...
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Update inherited production server

I recently took over the development and server maintenance of a website hosted on a Debian VPS installation. I realise now, that the server haven't been updated in ages. There are updates for Nginx, ...
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Errors when trying to update Debian 7 APT Cache

When I'm trying to make update (with apt-get update) in Debian 7 I always have errors like this: W: Failed to fetch http://security.debian.org/dists/wheezy/updates/non-free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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1answer
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Automatic update of debian

I have a parc of identical debian wheezy machines. They are competely identical hardware & software except the IP address and some VPN keys. I want to update these machines completely ...
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1answer
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Aptitude not updating/upgrading

Using aptitude is supposed to be the easiest thing in the world. but I've been messing it up somehow. I've recently added backports and non-free to sources.list to try to get my audio working, but as ...
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How often should I upgrade Debian testing? [closed]

How often do you guys upgrade your Debian testing installation? Is it better to do it at short (i.e. every day) or long (i.e. every other week) intervals? Why?
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How to update the system using the terminal?

I normally update my Linux Debian using the Update manager, but how can I do that using the terminal?
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Which commands do I need to update Debian, and how often should I update?

To update Linux, is the following all that's required? aptitude update aptitude safe-update Also, how often should I update Debian? I just realized that I haven't updated for almost a month because ...
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How to update software on linux (Debian)

I noticed that I have lots of programs on my Debian 6.0.3 that need to be update. Eg. I go to the official page of the program eg. transmission bittorent client and I see the newest version is 2.4 and ...
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397 views

Debian upgrade x11-common error

I upgraded my Debian but I'm getting an error. How can I go around this problem? Processing triggers for man-db ... Setting up x11-common (1:7.6+8~bpo60+1) ... Template parse error near ...
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Disable automated updates (and notifications) in Kde Debian

I am using Kde 4.5 in Debian and I get some notifications after start that I need to update something. How can I disable it (I often don't want to waste bandwidth for such things)? I am using Debian ...
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updating Python from version 2.6.5 to 2.7 on Linux server without reinstalling 3rd-party modules

I have a web server that is running Debian Linux 4.3.2-1.1 and Python 2.6.5. I would like to upgrade the Python interpreter to 2.7 without having to reinstall my modules. Is there an easy way to do ...