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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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Trying to correct the file system of Debian10 Compact Flash Card (CFast) using VirtualBox Debian10

I am very new to this community and Linux. I am stuck in a situation where we in the company are using CFast (Compact Flash) card to install a Debian10 based software on a customer appliance. A ...
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Debian: Card Reader device is available only for superuser

I have an ASUS laptop with Realtek Card Reader RTL8411B. I must install Debian with kernel version 4.15.3 - there is no any other option. The first problem was in standard rtsx_pci driver which seems ...
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Can a user have multiple vnc sessions?

I have a vps, and I usually connect it from my office and my home using vncviewer. I find that, for the same user(e.g. john), I can only have one vnc session. If I already had a display(:1) at the ...
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Vokoscreen VP9 Codec in Debian 10 Buster

Kdenlive for Debian Buster allows me to render using the VP8 and VP9 codecs. Also, I think Vokoscreen 3.0.8 for Win 10 allows me to record using VP9. Unfortunately, when I install Vokoscreen 2.5.0 ...
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Possible to hot mount a SATA HD on Linux without BIOS interfering?

We need to hot swap a SATA HD on a server machine with defective BIOS. Thus, we don't want to reboot. OS is Debian Linux. Is it possible for Debian to recognize the new HD without BIOS intervention?...
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How to config concurrent access to remote virtual machine via VNC to use one TeamViewer

My problem is we use VNC on Windows for in house remote access but TeamViewer running on Debian Buster for external remote tasks. I can't configure it to be shown all on DISPLAY:1. VNC itself ...
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Cycling through splits and maintaining fullscren in tmux with neovim navigation

I use tmux with Neovim as a software developer (on Debian 10). I'm having the following two issues and after much investigating still can't find a solution that suits me: I would like to cycle ...
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Hard Drive keeps getting Corrupt Debian

I have a Weird Problem with my Hard Drive. First I had to use fsck in the "initramfs". I thought it was just a force shutdown. Then after a few days it happened again. So I used Fsck and ...
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How to create a user for a specific service while installing an apt package?

I have a debian package that I've written and it runs a webserver on port 8080. It is run as a service. So my .service file contains User=www-data. What can I do so that my package creates a user for ...
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I am trying to mount my SD Card using Debian 10

This is the command I am sending: sudo mount /mnt/chromeos/removable/SDCard /mnt/mydrive This is what I get back: sudo mount /mnt/chromeos/removable/SDCard /mnt/mydrive mount: /mnt/mydrive: ...
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United States International Keyboard XFCE [closed]

For some reason when I select Us international with dead keys in the XFCE keyboard setttings. It does not seem to work, I have tried rebooting and I still cant get it going. Are there any other ...
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How can I change the system name from Linux to Windows in Debian?

I have a good idea for me. So I want to be able to change the system name from Linux to Windows. So, if I views the specific website, that web site should get the my system name as Windows. E.g. Steam ...
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systemd falsly reports service as masked and it is not

I am trying to mask a service using sudo systemctl mask expressvpn.service and the outout comes as Failed to mask unit: File /etc/systemd/system/expressvpn.service already exists.. I tried These ...
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Error in scapy python Debian [migrated]

Good afternoon, I created a simple sniffer on Debian but I can't run it. from scapy.all import * counter = 0 def analysis(pkt): global counter print(counter, ": Ethernet") print(&...
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Thunar cannot browse network

I've already figured out the answer, but decided to post this as a Q+A here because this bothered me for ages and it took a long time to find the solution. Hoping this will be of use to others (or ...
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Debian Remmina to xrdp server: Port open on server, filtered at client?

I'm having a weird issue with remmina remote desktop / xrdp I've not been able to connect from my desktop machine to a machine in the next room for a couple of days. I've been moving things around ...
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Operation not supported in a single folder of a NTFS partition

My setup: OS: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) x86_64 Host: Aspire VN7-592G V1.03 Kernel: 4.19.0-16-amd64 DE: KDE WM: KWin The problem: I am trying to write in my OneDrive folder on a NTFS partition ...
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Updated to Debian 11 (Bullseye) and to latest kernel and now everything network related is very slow

I updated to Debian 11 for some days ago as well as I installed a new kernel (5.10.28-1) and the system is working fine. However I noticed that everything network related is extremely slow. Trying to ...
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Fix “error processing archive […] Operation not permitted” during apt upgrade

Can somebody please help me fix this error of packages. I tried almost everything present on the internet. I have already tried the "--fix-broken" and "-f" command. Reading package ...
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Mouse drag releasing itself under Debian / Gnome 3

I currently experiencing problems when i try to drag with my mouse. You can see it here, i try to select all the visible text by holding the left click: https://ibb.co/mXqTJdZ It is like i am ...
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Always run Mongo Service

I need to start mongo database for my NodeJs app on my VPS, I did : sudo systemctl start mongod So if I want to start it a boot I did : sudo systemctl enable mongod Buf what if mongod crash how can ...
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In Debian buster TLS 1.0 has been disabled, is it possible to enable TLS 1.0 for certain domains/ips only?

I'm using the python:3.8-slim-buster docker image. Debian buster only allows TLS 1.2 or greater. I need to make request for certain websites those only support TLS1.0, I want to be able to configure ...
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Why the Samba shares on Debian became inaccessible after Windows 10 update to 20H2?

I have updated the Windows 10 to version 20H2 and after that all my Samba shares on the Debian are became inaccessible. The ping from Windows 10 to Debian is successful. But when I trying in the ...
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X11 performance tweaks

I'm in a RPA project, and one of the tests requires a lot of browser instances opened (160 aproximately). The browsers are run in a docker container, so when I start the test I get 160 docker ...
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Debian - user is not allowed to execute '/usr/sbin/reboot'

So I installed Debian 10.9.0, graphical install, logged in as the user I created. I can't do sudo commands with that user. (not in sudoers group) So I do su, type in the password. Then do sudo ...
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Sudo PM2 command not found but works without [duplicate]

I have a PM2 process for my NodeJS server and it crash after few minutes. I read somewhere I need to run PM2 as root to not crash. So I do : debian@vps:~$ pm2 start server [PM2] Applying action ...
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Video rendering by software

I have a laptop and I just realized that it's rendering my video by software not by hardware. Below you can see some informations: System: Host: debian Kernel: 5.10.0-0.bpo.5-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 ...
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Low `threads-max` on a debian installation

I have two different debian 10 installations, both with 4core/8GB-RAM (name them A and B). But the value of /proc/sys/kernel/threads-max is very different: A=63388 and B=7055. The value of threads-max ...
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Debian VPS : can't apt-get update

I have debian on a VPS and when I do "sudo apt-get update" it failed like this : Reading package lists... Done W: Failed to fetch http://apt.pm2.io/ubuntu/dists/stable/InRelease Could not ...
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sudo apt-get install gcc-9-base libgcc-9-dev libc6-dev

I can't install anything because this issues when I try --fix-broken install the terminal shows : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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New Debian installation doesn't show up in boot

I just installed Debian 11 onto a new PC that had a working preinstalled Windows 10. I shrank the NTFS partition and installed Debian on a new partition on the free space. Everything is configured as ...
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Install mysql-server 8 after mariadb-server 10 debian 10 buster on the same host

I've found some text to install mariadb-server alongside mysql-server 8, mariadb after mysql-server. I've not found any way to do the inverse. With mariadb-server installed on debian 4.19.0-16-amd64 #...
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Debian Buster, XFCE − Firefox keeps forgetting it's been my default browser forever

In the preferences of Firefox itself, the default browser box is checked, of course. In Settings / Personal / Preferred Applications, the web browser is set to "Mozilla Firefox" like it ...
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Hard limiting monthly upload

I have a 1GB upload cap on my internet connection. Because of this, I want to hard limit my upload on my Debian machine to never exceed this cap in a given month. After searching for how to do this ...
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“Find My Device” equivalent for Linux

I’m thinking of switching to Linux (either Debian or Ubuntu, haven’t decided) from macOS. One of the features of macOS I love is “Find My Device,” which allows me to locate my device if I lose it, ...
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Double GPU detection debian stretch

I have 2 graphics cards, a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, and a Nvidia GeForce 210. I cant make work both at the same time (I made it in the past, dont remember how, i just formatted PC and found this ...
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Installing server version of Debian on post Android mobile phone [migrated]

The last time I play with technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, etc. and I would like to install it on another physical machine instead of my laptop. As a student, I would save some money so I force ...
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WSL for linux where are files stored

I have been using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and when I create a file in the home directory of WSL, where does it actually exist in file explorer, also, since my C: drive is in /mnt/c/ does ...
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how can i change my vesta cp ip address in Debian GCP instance

i recently changed my server and GCP vm instance, and my vesta cp setup on old instance wouldn't load on new instance running on the Debian OS. Was wondering if you could help me out, am kinda stuck
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Why does Virtualbox's screen fail to redraw?

After some inactivity on the host, typically after allowing the screensaver (on the host) to trigger, when I log back in (still on the host), and try to start interacting with my VM in Virtualbox ...
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Run a script as root being a normal user with sudo package removed

I want my users can run a script, but this script has to be executed as root. The "problem" is sudo package is not installed and I do not wanna install it. Is there a way to perform this? ...
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Sending a UDP message stream - listener hanging after first receive

I'm attempting to use nc to send a stream of messages from one server to another using UDP. On the sending side, Centos 7.5, I'm doing the following: for s in $( seq 1 20 ) do echo "$(date +'%...
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How can I configure kdump to show a different boot screen when starting

I have a Debian computer with kdump setup show I can get crash info even if I am using GUI later. I want to configure kdump so instead of showing the boot screen it will show a message so people won't ...
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Proxmox - Configure two bridges in a single NIC

I have Proxmox installed in two servers directly linked by a switch, I need to configure two different addresses in a specific NIC (that have a capacity of 10GB) for each server. I tried many ...
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How to make dual boot working on this machine? Windows 10 and Debian

I try to install (again) Debian on my computer, that used to have dual boot config in the past. Let me just tell you what is the history. It's Lenovo Legion y530 laptop. I used to have dual boot on it ...
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Debian 10 gui not work on dell vostro 3400

I am currently trying debian 10 buster on my dell vostro 3400 laptop. I install it, all things seems fine until I found I can not enter regular desktop environment. I try to use startx while stuck at ...
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Ubuntu make mount point for unused partions

After installing fresh ubuntu-20.04 and using automatically create partition i have this partitions: Device Start End Sectors Size Type /dev/sda1 2048 97656831 97654784 46....
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iptables not dropping ping requests remotely or locally

I am attempting to prevent my ip address from being pinged by writing a rule in iptables. I found the following ways to write these. iptables -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type echo-request -j DROP iptables ...
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Using bluetooth headphones in Debian

I installed Debian 10 today and so far am having a very positive experience. However, as of right now, I'm having to use this laptop on speaker. This wouldn't be a problem, but I'm blind so everyone ...
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Duplicate `usr` directory after `debuild`

After running $ debuild --no-lintian and the build process is done, I get this file structure, I'm not an expert in building packages so I don't know if this is normal or not, but should the usr ...

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