Questions tagged [debian-squeeze]

Squeeze is the development codename for Debian 6.0. This tag should be used in preference to [Debian] if the question is specific to this version.

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Sharing Pi's internet with a router

I've got the following setup: Pi3 connected to my ISP's router via eth0 and assigned a static IP of 192.168.69.89 There is OpenVPN client configured and running on Pi. This bit is working fine. There ...
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System image backup and restore on two different servers

I am still new to the system administration in Linux. So I need your help on the following case: We have a debian 6 server which was installed long time ago. It has different partitions that are ...
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Compile iptables from source make error

I'm trying to compile latest iptables 1.6, but I receive the following error: (./configure it's OK) then I call make and: xtables-config-parser.y:20:28: error: libnftnl/table.h: No such file or ...
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APT repository for old debian squeeze ARM

I have ARM based board with debian squeeze with kernel 3.3.3. I have been using it with deb http://www.emdebian.org/grip squeeze main dev It stopped working couple months ago, so I switched to ...
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Linux server is running out of memory and swap

I guess there is some memory leakage and memory is not being freed. Is there some good ways to find out which process and why is leaking memory? The only temporary solution is to restart server. But ...
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Debian Squeeze character encoding issue

I'm running Debian 6.0.7 (Squeeze). Normally, to get the euro symbol, I would type altgr-$ and this works fine on Ubuntu but with Squeeze when I hit those keys the cursor jumps back to the beginning ...
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How to purge "(deleted) files" in /tmp - Debian

On Debian 6, I have these big files which are linked to python /tmp/tmpLwS5ny.tbuf (deleted) /tmp/tmpMjH6hy.tbuf (deleted) /tmp/tmpGtY5dz.tbuf (deleted) I don't want to reboot the server, but should ...
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creating debian squeeze bootable usb from ubuntu

Is it even possible to take a debian"squeeze" iso and make a bootable usb using "Startup disk creator" in ubuntu 14.04. If so, then I'm lost as I always get an error "GNU/Linux exception caught". If ...
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Configure iptables firewall to allow DHCP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, FTP, IMAP, POP, and Squid ports – deny all other services.

Configure iptables firewall to allow DHCP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, FTP, IMAP, POP, and Squid ports – deny all other services. 1 pc for router ( place firewall) 1 pc for server ( place web,dhcp,ftp,etc)
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Website is not loading: This page is not available

I have got a webserver. It's running on a private VPS with debian 6.0.9. On top of it I have running a Lamp stack with apache 2. Until a few days ago all was working well. But since a few days the ...
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Java 7 on Debian squeeze

I have Debian GNU/Linux 6.0, apt is configured: # squeeze deb http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free deb-src http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib ...
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How to restore Gnome desktop environment in Debian 6?

After installing Meld in Debian 6, the whole OS became desktopless after I restarted. How do I restore the Gnome desktop? Currently my full screen is on command prompt mode.
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python2.7: can't open file '/usr/lib/python2.7/py_compile.py'

I'm getting lot's of error with apt-get. I've tried to install package manualy but everything seems stucked. mio@vm:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall python2.7-minimal Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to get memory speed when dmidecode says "Speed: Unknown" and lshw just hangs

I'd like to get memory speed information, but dmidecode -t memory says Speed: Unknown and lshw prints out string DMI and then does nothing until I kill it. Is there other way to get this information? ...
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Libreoffice readonly document with one specified name

I can't edit file with one name on my computer. When I try to save new file with name /home/lissin/Рабочий стол/Без имени 1.odt I got error can't save file. When I rename any other document to that ...
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java 7 on debian 6.0 not working usr/bin/java no such file or directory

I'm trying to get java 7 installed in my debian machine but somehow it is not working. when I do java -version always get a : -bash: /usr/bin/java: No such file or directory I've followed this ...
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/sbin/ifconfig "Operation not permitted"

Having just signed up for a VPS package, I'm trying to create a point-to-point network. I'm logged in as root, I'm fairly certain at some point ifconfig was working because I remember inspecting the ...
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Create an UltraVnc SC server, that works like TeamViewer

I would like to create an UltraVnc SC server on my root debian server that I can connect to from all my customer clients. I Download custom.zip here and try to create an exe with this tutorial but ...
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tor relay - how to display remaining bandwith quota?

I have a noobish question. I am experimenting with tor and would like to offer a relay service without exit node. My relay goes into hibernation surprisingly fast (inspite of setting AccountingMax ...
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Is it safe to have wheezy sourcs list in Debian Squeeze?

Currently, I have a Debian Squeeze 64 bit version installed in my laptop. Since it is said that updates and support for squeeze will be provided only till the next 8 months, and will become unstable ...
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How do I install KDE in my Debian installation?

How do I install KDE in my Debian installation? I have a Debian Squeeze 6.0.7, which was installed from a DVD. I would like to install kde-full package into it. How do I install KDE in my current ...
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Recover lost partitions ( or partition table) after fdisk in debian

I am running Debian Squeeze in my laptop. I did a big mistake. Instead of doing fdisk /dev/sdb (which is my usb pendrive), I fdisk-ed /dev/sda, which is my primary hdd. When prompted, I chose options ...
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Can't connect from outside of my LAN

I am running a Debian Squeeze linux server on my Dlink DNS-320 NAS. I signed up for a DNS service, so I could access it from anywhere. I installed lighttpd, and created a very simple page to test. To ...
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Manually Installed monit on debian squeeze

I am running Debian squeeze and I want to install monit, the problem is that the version in the repository is old and doesn't have some options that I need. I downloaded the source and compiled it ...
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Excessive resource usage from /usr/sbin/atd?

I've been getting excessive resource usage notification from ConfigServerFirewall about this. Is it safe to disable /usr/sbin/atd, or should I just let it be and ignore it?
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(osd_cat) Cyrillic character output

All been great with my Cyrillic character output in osd_cat until I created ~/.fonts.conf (at least this is the most obvious reason I'd think) with such settings (as seen on debian forum): <?xml ...
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How to change language in a command-line software on debian

i'm using ‘exif’ on a server (Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6 (squeeze)) and unlike on my dev computer (Mac OS X through MacPort) it runs in french : exif -h Utilisation: exif [OPTION...] fichier -v, --...
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Migrate Debian to 64 bit and preserve home partition

I am currently on Debian Squeeze 32 bit and I want to install Wheezy 64 bit, preserving my /home partition I know that compiled files will not work unless configuring multiarch, but can I find other ...
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Transmission - 'Growing' files

I have noticed when using the Transmission WebUI on my Debian server that when a download begins, Transmission downloads about 5MB, and then stalls for a few minutes before continuing. On closer ...
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Can I extend RAID 1 on Debian Squeeze?

I have Debian Squeeze in a RAID 1 on 2 physical 2 TB disks. Is it possible in the future to add two physical disks and extend the RAID 1?
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Apache2 won't load css files on Debian 6 (Squeeze)

After using nginx for a few months, which worked pretty well, I decided to switch back to Apache. Now, I have just installed apache2, but it seems like it won't load my CSS files. I've been struggling ...
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Who creates /home/<user>/Public every (boot) time?

I have a debian squeeze machine on which, after every boot, there is an empty directory "Public" (yes, capital P) in all the /home-Folders. It obviously looks SMB- or FTP-related, but I can't figure ...
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Broken Apache after upgrade from squeeze to wheezy

I have spent a good while searching and haven't been able to fix this problem. I had a working chroot of Debian squeeze on my arm machine. I followed the guide to upgrading from squeeze to wheezy I ...
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Windows installed on second partition, how to add it to boot menu?

I'm using Debian 6.0.6 Squeeze at the moment, I installed it over Windows XP. It's just one hard drive where I first installed Windows XP and than used some Windows tool to make partition where I ...
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The Chrome Web Store doesn't support Chromium on Debian "Squeeze" or other very old Chrome versions. What's the workaround?

I'm running Debian Linux "Squeeze" 6.0.6. Squeeze is stable but changes very slowly. It includes Chromium (similar to Google Chrome) 6.0. The Chrome Web Store doesn't show the "Add to Chrome" button ...
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How to change default pdf viewer for all users in command line

I'm using Debian squeeze with Gnome Desktop for all my users. I have a group of machines to set up so that all users should use xpdf as a default viewer (rather than evince). I want this set up to be ...
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Linux AMD-FX 8350 temperature monitoring

I’m trying to get the CPU temperature for my AMD-FX8350 on Debian Squeeze. I ran sensors-detect and then sensors, but I only get my motherboard sensors (it8720-isa-0228). There are three temperature ...
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Debian user keeps getting killed

I keep getting booted out of one of the user account on my Debian Squeeze server. At first I thought that it had something to do with SSH, but it still happens even if I log into another account and ...
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Changes to talk/ytalk or alternative chat in the Linux terminal [closed]

While looking for a piece of software that provides chat between 2 Linux server users logged in the terminal, I tried talk/ytalk. Unfortuntaley it provides chat between users on separate walls (each ...
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postfix mail queue - get bottleneck - Debian squeeze

I have a problem with Postfix 2.7.1, Debian Squeeze: send and receive mail with no problem working locally, send e-mail outside work without a problem, the problem is when someone sends a large ...
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What is a good partitioning design/scheme for a multi-boot *nix system?

I'm planning to install Debian on my server. I would like to design the partitioning scheme in such a way, that I could install one or more other *nix distributives on that. So, reading many articles ...
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Find slow network nodes between two data centers

I've got a problem with syncing big amount of data between two data centers. Both machines have got a gigabit connection and are not fully occupied but the fastest that I am able to get is something ...
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X freeze with proprietary fglrx driver on radeon HD 5970

I can't get to install the proprietary driver "fglrx" with ATI Radeon HD 5970 on Debian Squeeze. After the installation with ATI Catalyst 12-8 and a reboot, from the stage of GDM, the screen is ...
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How do I permanently reset the time zone in Debian?

Dreamhost seems to think that we like PDT, despite being in the Midwest. How do I change the timezone?
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What is the preferred way to set the path for library directories?

I installed a binary and its dependencies to a non-standard location. When I run the binary, I need to specify the library locations of all its dependencies. I know one way of doing this is to do: ...
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Debian 6 Internet connection sharing aka IP masquerade not working

The problem: the computers [Xbox 360 and a Kubuntu 12.04.1 laptop] can't access Internet through a recently-installed desktopless Debian 6 laptop (which is wirelessly connected to a WLAN station) but ...
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How to reset xen hyperviser clock

I have a low cost server running Debian Squeeze stable, using the Xen hyperviser. After a very long uptime the clocks of the unprivileged domains will deviate. Restarting the domains will not fix the ...
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sensors-detect does not detect

I am trying to run sensors-detect in Debian6 64 bits and I get: Sorry, no sensors were detected. Either your system has no sensors, or they are not supported, or they are connected to an I2C or SMBus ...
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VirtualBox: Unable to access "USB subsystem"

I have a VirtualBox running inside a Debian Squeezy 64 bit machine. For some reason, none of my virtual machines can use the USB ports of the host machine. This error is popping up: Cant load Host ...
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Startup Disk Creator tool for Debian

I was trying to create a USB bootable in Debian to install my new system. I couldn't find any easy to use tool in Debian. I tried downloading the hybrid ISO image from the Debian site and copied it to ...
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