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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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Getting this error when trying to use flatpak, “No remote refs found similar to ‘flathub’”

I am trying to use flatpak and whenever I try and install anything I get this error stating: error: No remote refs found similar to ‘flathub’ I have googled this error and it seems that this occurs ...
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Specifying other MusicBrainz entry in `abcde`

abcde automatically searches MusicBrainz to find a match for the CD track tags. I've ripped twelve CDs in a row and it works fine, but now I have a CD for which no MusciBrainz data was found. However, ...
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How to utilize GPU for/in VNC?

So I got a server that has an Intel processor featuring an iGPU (Intel Xeon E3-1245 v2) which I want to use. I installed everything so that when I SSH into the machine "vainfo" works - so ...
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How do all the networking services fit together? [closed]

I am struggling a little with understanding what all the different networking systems do. On my Fedora workstation, everything "just works", but I am running Debian on a Raspberry Pi and I ...
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Using QMI interface for SIM7600-H 4G module in Debian Bullseye

I am quite new to this, so be patient with me. I want to establish a connection via LTE over a SIM7600-H 4G module. The module is built in an IPC, so I have no choice but using this module. On the IPC ...
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LibreOffice python on Debian

My colleague has LibreOffice 7 installed on Debian 10 (linux 5.10). Python is installed as part of Debian. I also understand the LibreOffice was part of the default install. There does not appear to ...
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How to activate HD indicator lights on Dell PowerEdge 710 in Linux

I have a particular drive that is failing (/dev/sdb) I need to replace the failed drive but I am not sure which it is... I should have documented what drives were in what slots and what their devs ...
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Unable to open apache2 web page from Deb10 linux distribution with hostname

Good afternoon! I'm attempting to setup virtual web server hosting with Apache2, and I'm running into a specific problem where I'm only able to search the web servers by the IP address and not the ...
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Startup script for Rock 4 SE running Debian

I am trying to run VLC player with a url as input when my Rock starts. I have created a unit file called startup.service and put it in. /etc/systemd/system/startup.service It looks like this: [Unit] ...
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"Unable to locate package" error in Crunchbang

I am running Crunchbang as a virtual machine. I ran sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get install calibre. It says E: Unable to locate package How to resolve this? I have already tried the steps ...
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access a website through a linux server

Is there a way to forward the router dashboard to a local debian server? the dashboard is on 192.168.1.1 and I would like to access via serverip:port, the server, which ports are open, is on the same ...
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Linux/Debian: How to find out if a package has been installed via package manager (apt) or manually using dpkg?

I'm using a Debian cloud instance and am wondering how to list all of the packages that have been installed manually, e.g. by using dpkg on a .deb file, as opposed to via the package manager apt. I ...
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What is saving environment variables across logins? Using GDM to log in to a Gnome Wayland session (ver 43.1) on Debian Testing (19 Nov 2022)

I am on Debian Testing using GDM to log in to a Gnome Wayland session. I observe that the gdm-wayland-session process runs a shell script called /usr/bin/gnome-session, passing it "-l", ...
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wpa roaming configuration does not work

I am trying to configure wpa_supplicant.conf in roaming mode.I use Devuan with Sysv (=Debian without systemD). my wpa configuration works fine: pkill wpa;wpa -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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Installing Python 3.10+ on WSL2 Debian Distro

I'm fairly new to Linux distros. I have Debian downloaded and running in my Windows 10 WSL2 environment. I want to install a specific version of Python - 3.10 or latest 3.11 on it. How can I do that?...
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SFTP disconnects if directory owner is not root

I'm on Debian 11, using openssh-server 8.4, trying to build an sftp server for HTML uploads. The upload destination directory is "/var/www/html" and the username is "sftp-user". ...
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Where does `abcde` output files?

I ran abcde on an audio CD, when in the working directory $HOME. Now I can't find the outputed files in my home directory. Where do they go by default? I'm using the default abcde installation on ...
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How to remove annoying message when mounting cifs vers=1.0

In debian 11, every n seconds I mount a remote folder shared by an old Windows NT server. I mount it with the following command: cmd = "sudo mount -t cifs //%s/%s %s -o user=%s,pass=%s,vers=1.0,...
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Debian shows my display as "unknown 24"

I am trying to hook up a Debian device to 2 external displays. At present the displays are both on however they are mirrored and in display settings they are shown as a single "unknown 24" ...
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Why does Cargo not Work on Emulated Linux?

When I was trying to install rust on this Linux machine, it worked (though it did say the $HOME is not the same as euid derived home). I ran the script again (the standard rustup.sh script), this ...
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Can't connect to Samba (SMB) server Debian 11 XFCE

Can't connect to Samba server with Debian 11 and XFCE. Scenario: Samba server has been setup on Truenas box. Cannot connect to it using the path/url entry box in Thunar (file mananger.) See this video ...
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Qemu-setup not working on linux VM (ESXi hypervisor), potential virtio-issue?

I want to virtualize aarch (armv8) and armhf (armv7) with qemu and use Cortex-A7 as CPU. I'm an IT Engineer having not much experience with qemu, so I started to look for the best approach and after ...
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What may cause Debian failed to boot completely and solution

My Debian desktop has been configured to boot with systemd-networkd, dhcpcd, pppoe, etc. services to provide internet services for several devices. My problem is that it occasionally fails to reach a ...
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apt refuses to update version for some packages

To preface: some crazy breakage occurred on my debian 11 system. To fix I had to boot a live disc, mount my root partition, copy /usr/lib from the live medium to the root, chroot, and manually ...
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debian chromium-browser: open console.log in linux terminal

i have build a kiosk with chromium-browser on it and i show only my website there. what i want to do is: 1. listen to console from terminal -- so i can run .sh script or python script based on what my ...
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How systemctl scheduler works and where it stores running services data?

I'm not asking about the files in the filesystem that configures the services, but about the internal database of systemctl itself, or perhaps the files that systemctl creates. Questions: How does ...
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how totally remove unexistent service from systemd/systemctl?

No files, no symlinks, service does not exist. systemctl unit not listed, unit-file not listed. systemctl daemon-reload systemctl reset-failed systemctl reboot 0 loaded units listed. log entry cycle: ...
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How to install tesseract-ocr in Debian 10

tesseract-ocr installation in Debian 10 Buster throws 404 errors. Tried: apt install tesseract-ocr Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The ...
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Python 3.9 on Debian Testing and Missing Attributes for the CSV module

I have two computers (a workstation and a laptop) running Debian stable and they both have Python 3.9.2 installed (it is the standard Python 3.x you get on Debian stable). I understood that the csv ...
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Disable automated reboot message broadcast in Ubuntu/Debian

I've got several machines running debian-based linux with unattended upgrades enabled. They're configured to reboot automatically when needed. This part works fine. The part that is giving me trouble ...
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System boots, but linux highly unstable and slow after CPU upgrade

I have a HP IPM41-D3 from part of a OEM system. I was recently contacted by a friend offering a modded Xeon X5460 (LGA 771 to LGA775 pin swapped). He also helped me with the BIOS update and everything....
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Distorted sound - KDE, Plasma, Debian

I have a Plantronics headset. That's how KDE Plasma used to recognize it on Debian Bullseye: [79714.810762] usb 5-2: New USB device found, idVendor=047f, idProduct=c058, bcdDevice= 2.13 [79714.810767] ...
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Why is my CPU working super hard when I render a project in Kdenlive?

Why is my CPU working super hard when I render a project in Kdenlive and have a good GPU? I have an NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 GPU and all my drivers are up to date and fully compatible with my system. I'm ...
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How to "pause" a website on Firefox? [duplicate]

Here is my situation: I'm creating a custom CSS style sheet for the Duolingo website. I've changed the background colour for most elements, including the body. Now, when I click on a lesson in ...
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Mini pc won't turn on with power button, but WILL turn on using the power button if you unplug power and plug it back in

I have a small mini-pc from Aliexpres with a celeron n5105 in it, 16gb RAM and 500gb ssd (both Crucial brand). It is running Proxmox (Debian) and it was working fine. After some fiddling around with ...
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My desktop is frozen but the mouse and commands work

My DebianOS KDE Plasma desktop sometimes freeze and I can only use the mouse and commands. I tried doing killall kwin_x11 and then kwin_x11 --replace but it pops up this big text enter image ...
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Reload ~USER-PROFILE/chrome/userContent.css without restarting Firefox

How do I reload ~USER-PROFILE/chrome/userContent.css without restarting Firefox? In other words, how do I apply the changes brought by the modifications of ~USER-PROFILE/chrome/userContent.css without ...
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Where do I put a settings file for Brave Browser?

I use Debian Linux in a VM. When I create the VM, I install all of the applications/packages I use (I install them with sudo apt install), and then I copy a folder containing configuration/settings ...
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How to access a (redis) server hosted on a VMWare virtual box?

I'm pretty new on VMWare and on the "developing world". I wanted to start a server (redis) on a VMWare debianOS to be accessed from my main OS (windows 10), by another (python django) server,...
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Disk I/O overload on a particular node in HPC

How to solve the problem of a HPC: when disk I/O gets overloaded on a particular node of HPC The problem is : OS spends significant time waiting for I/O (input/output) operations. It could be ...
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Cannot open: No such file or directory tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now in Debian

burakkaymaz4444@penguin:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 https://deb.debian.org/debian bullseye InRelease Hit:2 https://deb.debian.org/debian bullseye-updates InRelease Hit:3 https://deb.debian.org/debian-...
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blk_update_request: I/0 error, dev fd0, sector 0 op 0x0:(READ)

I have implemented A/B partitions on a Debian system to easily be able to upgrade in case of a failed upgrade. I have both /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 as bootable with Debian 11 and can switch between ...
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multiple shared connections with VPN and same subnet

Please bear my ignorance, I'm learning a lot about networking and debian. I want to use my Debian server (with multiple lan dongles) to share my vpn (nordvpn) connection to multiple clients in my home ...
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How to handle the Nginx error - “PUT with range is unsupported?”

I set up my NGINX server with WebDAV for file upload. Some files are uploading without an issue, but some fail with a 501 error. Here is the NGINX config server { listen 443 ssl; ...
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How to solve rare realtek wifi crash on bullseye

It happened 2nd time. More than a year have been working with bullseye on AMD A6-5400K. Twice now happened that there was no Internet connection at all. No "dangerous" action before the ...
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Boot error Parrot OS after configuring Nvidia Graphics

I tried to install a second monitor by following the steps here: https://community.parrotsec.org/t/external-monitor-with-nvidia-drivers-on-laptop-extended-display-working/24820 But after finishing and ...
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Debian - Detecting and mounting a logical volume/softRAID array

I have an HP Proliant ML10 v2 server with a B120i raid controller. Server has 5 disks, 2 logical volumes configured via HP Smart Storage Administrator (4x 3TB drives in RAID 0 is the first logical ...
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Black screen after logging in from terminal (Debian 10)

Nothing except for the mouse cursor was displayed on the monitor after I logged in from the keyboard. SSHed in I was able to see myself logged in from tty7. Restarting the display manager brought the ...
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Debian Install: No network card detected

During fresh installation of Debian 11.5 in a Yoga 3 Pro laptop, network card is not detected. A bunch of models are shown during the process, but clicking on them will cause no effect. I am trying ...
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Wireguard selective routing

learning linux. I have a NAS on debian OMW6 in my home LAN (which is hidden behind a NAT), and I also have a VDS with a wireguard server. I want to have access to my NAS outside of my LAN, but I also ...

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