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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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Deploying WebApp with Next/Now

OS: Debian 9 (stretch) Saved Global npm install: react@16.7.0 react-dom@16.7.0 next@7.0.2 Building a static webapp with Next framework, npm run dev works fine in localhost:3000 with package.json: "...
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How to fix script to umount device without password?

I have added a file named: umountscript to /etc/sudoers.d/ with this directive: xikri ALL=(root) NOPASSWD:/home/x/umountscript.sh inside umountscript.sh I have this code: umount /mnt/devicex But ...
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not existing subdomain forward to next vhost

Server: Debian 9 Webserver: Apache2 My DNS A Record is *.domain.tld to my IP I solve my apache vhosts by macro. If I type in a subdomain that does not exist, it will display the page of the next ...
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Kali Linux on VM requires special Kernel to run (Lenovo Thinkpad)

Will it work with 64 bit? 64 bit Kali and 32 bit Debian on VM wasn't working. not working Will it work with the Kali Linux being 64 bit both as the Debian? How do you get the 64 bit settings to ...
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Pyenv and apt/ apt-get/ aptitude or dpkg doesn't consider the current python enviroment

I am having a issue (not sure is my fault). I am testing an old version of linux (trying to compile a program in ld GLIBC). This Ubuntu 12.04 came with Python 3.4 which is not compatible with my Pypi ...
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I'm stuck with postfix on debian: 554 5.7.1 Relay access denied

I'm really stuck with a problem on my postfix installation for a few days ago. I know there is a lot of stuff about this on the net, but none of what I tried worked. Here is my problem: I can send ...
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Using apt why do I get file 'network_proxy.conf' in directory '/etc/apt/preferences.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension

I get the following warning when I try to install packages. N: Ignoring file 'network_proxy.conf' in directory '/etc/apt/preferences.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension Using apt why do I ...
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Shorewall is blocking everything. How to tweak it?

I had used old DIR-400 router for years, but now it starts hanging and have problems. So I thought to replace it with a 2-ports motherboard with linux onboard, to be able to tweak and run some ...
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Debian 9 - Periodical high load by http and apt-config services

I'm having a weird issue with my Debian 9 desktop KDE system (kernel 4.9.0-8-amd64). I'm getting a 100% CPU spike for a few seconds that happens every 12 minutes. The screenshot below shows the ...
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How to “forward” dns ip addresses one level deeper?

I have a mobo with 2 ports: eth0(WAN) and eth1(LAN) which i want to use as a router/gateway(NAT). But at first I want it to manage DHCP. I've installed Debian, configured eth0 for dynamic and eth1 ...
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Openshot crashes on startup

Using Debian testing When I try to start Openshot it crashes. I have tried three ways to install it: Regular packages, Flatpak and AppImage, but I get the same result from all of them. Error message:...
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Boot automatically into Debian instead of busybox/initrd?

I'm using an old TS-7500 (https://www.embeddedarm.com/products/TS-7500) rugged platform for a home automation project (it was a freebie from my college) and I want to get the platform to boot into the ...
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Debian Web Server accesible from inside the LAN, but not from outside [closed]

I am running an Apache2 web server on a Debian 9 machine. I have done a port-forwarding on port 80/TCP in my router, but regardless my website is not accessible from outside my LAN. The response is ...
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Enabling eMMC pins as gpio's on BeagleBone Black

I’m trying to enable the eMMC pins (P3-P6 and P21-25 on the P8 header) as GPIO's on my BeagleBoneBlack rev C with no success. My current system runs through the micro SD card as I have disabled the ...
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python3-pip is installed, but pip3 doesnt work

My question is similar to this one... python3-pip installed but pip3 command not found? I am using Debian 9.6 and python 3.6. My problem is: I have installed python3-pip over "apt-get install ...
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Adding user privilege to execute commands do not work

I want to add a user that is able to execute "add user" and "change password" commands. I added into visudo a configuration that I found in some Stack Exchange answer, but it does not work. This is ...
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How to terminate wpa_supplicant before selecting reboot

I jave just installed Debian 9 on a computer that needs non-free firmware files for the wifi adapter following this instructions: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/336533/installing-missing-...
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Can i have nice password input screen for encrypted disk like in Mint but on Debian?

On Linux Mint, when one boots up the machine with encrypted disk, nice graphical screen pops up with password input. Debian, on the other hand, display bunch of text in text mode and asks for the ...
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how to install debian with certain kernel version

I want to install a dublicate achine of a debian woth this version: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 When Isearch I only see a .deb file with this name
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debian stretch as guest on virtual box get black screen when i turn to fullscreen mode

For time reason i currently work with a debian on virtualbox. I want to use it in fullscreen mode on my host (Windows10) but when i turn to fullscreen all i get is a blackscreen. when i turn back to ...
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use account name as variable in export path of samba share

I have a Debian server hosting Samba shares that I mount on numerous Windows boxes. For security reasons I have created individual samba users with passwords that aren't synced with the OS's or using ...
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Installing xampp7.2.13 on Debian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RHIWQ9XKRc I followed this tutorial to install xampp7.2.13 in Pi3. The OS is Debian. su chmod 777 ./xampp-linux-x64-7.2.13-0-installer.run ./xampp-linux-...
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What to do when you remove permission for all users with chmod?

I am using Debian 8 stretch and I typed the command: chmod a-wx * Then my desktop turns black and I cannot reboot back to the OS.
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PCI-e Serial Adapter RS-232/422/485 drivers

Excellent 2019 to each of you ! I bought the PEX4S232485 from StarTech couple of months ago to only have it mounted into a Debian Server (Stretch) today. I confess I jump on that board without ...
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Encrypted LVM in Debian Install - Is whole disk encrypted?

I just installed Debian 9 with desktop environment to see if I can live using linux fairly exclusively. One item during the installation process to encrypt the LVM. I selected to do so and put in a ...
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Samba Users access denied with an @ in username but can connect without @

I have a Debian 9 server that I just installed along with Samba to do a file sharing service to Windows and linux devices on the network. I created some users as well as samba users along with a ...
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Cannot modify HTML files over Samba

I'm hosting a simple Apache web server on a Raspberry Pi running Debian, which so far only serves up static content out of its default /var/www/ directory. I wanted to share the /var/www/ folder via ...
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Building full gcc-3.3 on Trusty from deb-src

In Ubuntu Trusty there is a source package for gcc-3.3 which only builds libstdc++5. Is there a way to build the corresponding gcc and g++ deb files to share or install the dpkg -i way?
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Error installing do mysql latest version '0.10.17'

Building native extensions. This could take a while... ERROR: Error installing do_mysql: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. current directory: /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/do_mysql-0....
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Debian

I have a problem after installing nvidia drivers for my graphic card. When I create xorg.conf and reboot, all I see is blinking cursor and system won't boot in GUI(I can open tty and login though). I ...
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Mystery device sdg is logging errors. How do I find out what this is?

I have an interesting problem on my home file/media server that I can't track down(debian 8.11). I am constantly seeing the following message in dmesg for the last few days: Buffer I/O error on ...
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Manual IP Routes Getting Disabled (by Network Manager?)

I have a situation with a Debian Jessie server where I am manually creating an IP route, and after the first time I use it, it stops working. On my network, I have 192.168.2.0/24 and 192.168.1.0/24 ...
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Can't get POSTFIX working in virtualmin ubuntu 18

For weeks now I am trying to configure the virtualmin postfix mail server in a vps ubuntu 18 server, to send corporate email messages of the contact@pixi.com.ar style but I can not receive the ...
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Debian 9.6 not using static IP defined in interfaces

I have the following configuration: root@pihole:~# cat /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug enp0s4 iface enp0s4 inet static address 192.168.2.225 netmask 255.255.255....
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Debian 9 Stretch install new gsmartcontrol from special repo

echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/alex_sh/Debian_9.0/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:alex_sh.list apt-get update Ign:1 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/...
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How to install Debian, not using ISO?

ATA-ATAPI CDROMs are way too old and complicated technology, differs from flash chips. Working with isos was always kinda painful, required either overwriting installation media, or some drive ...
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No eth0 on fresh Debian install

I just installed Debian 9 on a Dell XPS 13. Since it has only USB-C ports, I use the Dell DA200 dongle for ethernet. But it seems like the ethernet port is no recognised because eth0 is not listed ...
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qemu + hax accelerator does not work to boot and run Debian on Windows 10

I tried to start QEMU with -accel hax to boot and run Debian on Windows 10,but it didn't work. This is what happened : C:\Programmi\qemu\qemu-system-x86_64 -m 3072 -cpu Haswell,vendor=GenuineIntel,+...
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How to avoid wget hanging

I use a gsm modem to download image files sent to it via mms. From my debian box at home it works with no problem. However, whenever I try it from my deban box at my office I get: wget -d -r --tries=...
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Linux Mint Debian - Change terminal title to servername

I am using the standard terminal and i want to change the terminal title after connecting via ssh to a other server. Is there a possible way? Thanks ya!
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Dovecot can't read other userdb than /etc/passwd

I had the last day alot of trouble with the dovecot userdb. The problem was that dovecot only read the /etc/passwd and not my custom /etc/dovecot/users file. I changed the /etc/dovecot/auth-...
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How to solve this Dependencies apt --fix-broken install

When I use the command apt --fix-broken install I get the following errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies....
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Mosquitto broker takes a long time to start and has a high cpu usage

I am running a mosquitto broker on a Debian stretch ARM devices(similar to Raspberry Pi). But the mqtt broker takes about 2mins to start(ready to be connected), and it occupies 100% CPU when it ...
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Resize extended partition on Linux

The setup (Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac - Debian Stretch 9.5 x86_64) fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 931.5 GiB, 1000204886016 bytes, 1953525168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector ...
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How do I change desktop enviorment in debian

I have installed multiple desktop environments when I started debian. I want to change the desktop environment to gnome but I do not know how.
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System not working as expected after switching system from Ubuntu to Debian

So I decided to switch from Ubuntu to Debian last night, but I've had a slew of problems and mistakes. The laptop is a Lenovo E580, and OS I have in installed is Linux buster/sid x86_64, according to ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Alt+Delete on Debian 9 (Stretch)?

I'm using Debian 9 (Stretch) and I read that for security reasons, it's preferable to disable the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys combination. However, I looked over some tutorials that says to comment some ...
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How can I pass query string on Firefox command-line?

I try firefox-esr /path/to/file?field=value but seem Firefox encode the query string to the plain URL with complain File not found $ firefox-esr --version Mozilla Firefox 60.2.0
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Error installing nginx with passenger on Debian 9

I am in the process of upgrading a Debian installation to version 9 and I am facing problems getting nginx with passenger to run. The issue is with trying to install libnginx-mod-http-passenger, ...
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How to receive external emails on email server

So far I have an email server set up using postfix / dovecot on a raspberry pi (debian). I can send emails externally and internally no problem however can only receive emails from within my server. ...