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Debian GNU/Linux is a widespread Linux distribution focusing on stability, security, and the free software philosophy.

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systemd twice mounts entry in fstab during boot, first attempt fails with bad option, second one works fine

Running Debian 5.10 within QEMU, I'm using the 9pfs file system to access files stored on my host system, as Debian comes with built-in support and QEMU supports that file system natively. When booted,...
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Volume issue with pulseaudio on Debian 11

I recently installed new Debian 11 on my desk, my audio devices are managed by pulseaudio and pavucontrol. I mainly use DragonFly red DAC to listen music or something else on Chromium. Everything is ...
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Kernel lockdown disallows loading of an self-compiled and self-signed in-tree kernel module

I'm having difficulties loading a kernel module that I myself compiled and signed for Secure Boot. The module in question is ec_sys, located within drivers/acpi directory of the kernel tree. I'm using ...
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What does “Synchronize Cache(10) failed: Result: hostbyte=DID_ERROR driverbyte=DRIVER_OK” in dmesg mean?

When I power-off an external USB 3.0 SSD (hard drive enclosing containing a 2,5-inch Samsung SSD, attached via a USB 3.0 cable to a USB-A 2.0 or 3.0 computer port; the partitions have been already ...
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How to unlock multiple luks-devices using dropbear-initramfs

My system setup is as following: One single SSD with LUKS and LVM (and of course an unencrypted boot partition). The debian system is installed there. Two HDDs assembled as RAID0 with LUKS and LVM ...
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Can I put each docker container (including its volumes) in a separate lvm logical volume?

I have various docker-containers and I want to put each of it (including every volumes and anything else) in a separate lvm volume: openproject-docker => vg-docker/lv-openproject zammad-docker ...
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Create windows which I can cycle with Alt-~?

I can make several Firefox windows (Ctrl-N) and cycle them using Alt-~ (Alt-). Emacs frames behave the same way. I'd like to know how to create windows (system, library, or other calls) which do the ...
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Crippled battery using Linux with Intel Tigerlake

I've just moved to a new laptop with Debian 11. However, the battery life is terrible (1/5th time compared to running Windows). It's an Intel Tigerlake CPU (ThinkPad P14s Gen 2), and I've seen a post ...
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macOS host Problems with QEMU audio on Debian installation

I want to virtualize debian 11.2 with QEMU. However, the guest operating system has no audio. Since I'm blind and therefore work with a screen reader, it's important that the sound works. My host is a ...
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IPtables does'nt apply this rule

I got many rules like this : #!/bin/sh modprobe ip_conntrack # Initialiser les tables iptables -t filter -F #Vider les règles custom iptables -t filter -X #Interdire toutes les connexions entrante ...
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Choose install location on Debian installation

Noob here I'd just like to know if I can choose where to install Debian during the installation. Because I'll use a valid PC to boot up the installer to install on a HDD of an old PC that cannot ...
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I cannot boot from anything except HDD (rare case) stuck with unresponsive BIOS and Debian CLI

Sorry for the amount of info in this question, but I think it's necessary since this case is so rare. Also, I cannot answer 10 times a day to your demands of more information, so I prefer putting ...
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How to properly install MyNode on a personal computer?

I want to install MyNode on a desktop amd64 PC with a 1TB hard-drive. Referring to this source: https://mynodebtc.com/download I can download a version of MyNode that is said to be for: PC | Download ...
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Turning off PermitRootLogin in sshd prevents any user to connect

I have a Debian bullseye virtual machine in OVH cloud. Allowing ssh login as root is non-secure, so I decided to turn it off in /etc/ssh/sshd_config by commenting out the line PermitRootLogin yes. ...
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kde plasma isn't working nicely in parrot os as it works in ubuntu

Kde plasma seems to be not working correctly in parrot os as it works in ubuntu. I did apt install kde-full to insure that none of the packages that kde requires are missing even thought it does not ...
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recording and monitoring Line In on Debian using alsa/amixer(/jack?), SB Audigy2 card

NOTE!!!!!! I'm giving up on solving this (at least temporarily) Installed another Audigy 2 - with an external unit. 2 out of 3 inputs work, but they are named incorrectly and there're problems with ...
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Debian 10 - Sometimes suspend fails and the PC stays active but unresponsive

I have a Debian 10 system running as media center. To save power I use the package autosuspend to automatically put the system to sleep (the command is systemctl suspend). Then I use WOL to wake it up ...
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Updating SSL Certs with PKCS12 or PEM via Bash Script

I currently have my pi-hole setup to request an SSL cert from ZeroSSL using Acme.sh, this works quite well. I then have to cat the two cert and key files into one, and then relaunch the lighttpd ...
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Swapped WiFi card: can't connect to public 802.11n networks — only to home network (ath9k Debian)

After switching out a 802.11g WiFi card to a 802.11n card in an old netbook I can connect to my home router's 2.4 GHz 802.11n network (the card uses ath9k driver on Debian 11), with reported speeds of ...
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Debian Installation USB Stick with Wifi Information (connect to my wifi network right away)

I want to install Proxmox VE on a dedicated machine using a bootable USB stick. So far everything works. But one thing I would like to do is directly set this machine up with wifi information and ...
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Installing Debian Bullseye ISO over PXE with

I have been struggling with finding a solution for this for days now, and it feels like I have missed something but I dont know what. I am trying to create a offline system with unattended Debian ISO ...
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ssh from windows 10 to debian with no password

I tried to SSH without a password from a Windows 10 client to a Linux [Debian] server without using a password, following every step described here; however, I am still asked for the password every ...
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How to efficiently update a package on debian beyond what is available from the repository?

How to update a debian package beyond what is available with apt-get from the official repository of my version of Debian (9.13). For example Python3.7>Python3.0, or meson0.37.1-1>meson0.54. For ...
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Guess my laptop doesnt use my nvidia gpu

Well, my pc's hardware is not bad. But it had a lot of damage in the past and its 7 years old. When it started to crash on windows and literally had times frozen more than normal, i thinked its time ...
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Terminal size in terminfo not being honoured

I have a (custom, I've built it myself) serial terminal connected to a Raspberry Pi running Debian Linux. The screen size is a non-standard size, so I specify the terminal size in my terminfo file. ...
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Debian GRUB is flickering inside Windows File Manager

I might have one of the weirdest issues ever. For some reason when I boot into Debian or Ubuntu on a dual boot setup with Windows, one of my screens start flickering badly and never stops. When I boot ...
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Delete blank pages from PDF does not work

I would like to use this script from this thread: Remove blank pages from PDF from command line. #!/bin/sh IN="$1" filename=$(basename "${IN}") filename="${filename%.*}" ...
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Install NVIDIA GPU Drivers on Kali Linux and notebook

I am trying to make Kali to recognize my NVIDIA graphics card and use it instead of the integrated graphic processor. I am linking the NVIDIA drivers step-by-step manual from the Kali webpage, which I ...
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Debian Live: How to encrypt persistent partition in USB setup

I installed Debian Live 11.3 in USB device with persistence following this tutorial. USB works fine. I can boot it both BIOS and UEFI motherboards also with Secure Booot activated. But after to ...
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Date function in Debian is IST, how do I change the default timezone of date, all the timezones are correct CEST

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 without RTC. I am using pisignage, a signage solution for the Pi. It's viewing a webpage with a time. The pi is showing the wrong time because the date command on the pi is ...
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troubleshoot: LibreOffice on Debian testing (gnome), insert current date shortcut non-functional

I can't seem to be able to figure this one out. I often want to insert the current date in a libbreoffice calc spreadsheet. But when I press the ctrl+; shortcut for this, I seem to switch to a ...
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Login in as root in Debian on an AWS instance

As the title says, I want to Login in as root in Debian on an AWS instance. I have tried various methods as described in this, this and others. In other words I have set: PermitRootLogin yes ...
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I can't tell if my microphone is working on Debian server

I have been using Debian (Openmediavault) for a short time and I would like to connect a microphone to my server to send commands to it. But I have no idea how to find out if my microphone is working ...
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what's root cause of "A start job is running for Create Volatile Files and Directories"

Stuck at "A start job is running for Create Volatile Files and Directories" after reboot a server(Debian 9.5, 64bit), and solve by this "boot-stuck-at-a-start-job-is-running-for-create-...
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prevent nut from constantly typing on command line (Debian)

I have been using Debian for a short time and when I login with my poor ssh user, there is a process that constantly writes to the console and makes me nervous. I get this warning message from nut: ...
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Can't find GIMP brush folder on Linux?

I'm using GIMP 2.10.22 on Debian. I believe it was installed using the official Debian Bullseye Stable repo. All the tutorials and articles I've seen, up to now, say that GIMP 2.10 has its brushes ...
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Setting the language and locale in Gnome on Debian-Bullseye has no effect

I have a machine with Gnome on Bullseye. I set both Language and the Formats to German and Germany respectively in the Region and Language section of Settings GUI. After I restart the session, ...
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Debian Linux PATH variable repeats path

I have Debian Gnu/Linux 11.3.0 64 bit. In /etc/profile file I have defined my PATH variable as such: PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:$HOME/.local/bin" When I, echo $PATH it yields, /...
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Failed to start Bluetooth service

I installed Debian testing and added the required bluetooth firmware. Looks like the firmware is working, but the Bluetooth service is failing to start with the following error. systemd[1]: Starting ...
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How can I install separate language and region for non-admin Gnome user on Debian Bullseye?

I have created a non-admin user in Debian-Bullseye. In the Region & language section for both the root user and the new non-admin user, there's only English listed. When I click on the three dots ...
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How to shut down and start up Debian server on a preset schedule?

I have a basic home server running Debian 11, which I am using to self-host a few things. I would like to set it up, so that it does not run during the night. Basically, I am doing this out of noise ...
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Screen is black after waking up from suspend

I am using Debian testing. When I suspend the system and wake it up again the computer wakes up but the screen is black. I have GeForce RTX 3050 video card with Nvidia driver installed. According to ...
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How to have `lftp` compare directories and only sync changed files?

The entirety of my question is summed up in the title. If there isn't a way to do this, what FTPS-compatible alternative would allow it? I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 11 (Bullseye) Stable.
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How can I resize the viewport on Debian 11/Cinnamon?

I have a resize script that resizes the viewport to 1920x1280 on Linux: xrandr --newmode "1920x1080" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode Virtual1 ...
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fdisk - Hex codes list - which ones are NTFS or FAT 32 among the below list?

Is it possible to assist me finding fat32 or ntfs codes among the below list? Command (m for help): t Selected partition 1 Hex code (type L to list all codes): L 1 EFI System ...
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Why is my PostgreSQL startup service not working properly until I restart it manually after reboot?

I have PostgreSQL running on my Linux server. PostgreSQL is enabled and is active after reboot. In the config file from PostgreSQL I enabled remote access. But every time after I reboot my device, the ...
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Two internet connections - one with fixed ip - to one server

I want to set up a Debian server wich supplies DHCP and internet connection to my home network and works as router. I've got a new LTE modem for fast internet access. Furthermore I'm planning to get a ...
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Automatic File Sync in WinSCP

I saw a few articles and videos on how to write a script to sync a remote and local directory, whether that be remote-local, local-remote or bidirectional. However that script has to be run by the ...
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Blank screen after successful install: switching to nouveau from EFI VGA

I successfully installed Debian testing using daily builds with firmware. The installation is on a dedicated drive. The boot mode is UEFI. My system is: Gigabyte Z690I AORUS Ultra DDR4 Intel Core-i7-...
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Install Debian via mini.iso using Intel ethernet controller I225-V

I am trying to install Debian sid on a new machine using mini.iso. When on the step for detecting network hardware I cannot find a working driver. I have Intel Ethernet Controller I225-V and I think ...
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