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Issue while upgrading my raspberry

My stretch raspberry can't upgrade properly. I've had a lot of issues with Python recently, and this seems to be the bottleneck once again. Upgrade the packages So here what comes when I try to ...
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Check support for RFC 6895 on linux Debian system

I would like to check if a Debian Stretch system supports RFC 6895, Domain Name System (DNS) IANA Considerations (BCP 42). It is acting as a DNS client only, and it is not a DNS server. Is there any ...
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AppImage & Debian Stretch: AppImage, please check FUSE.... incessant notification

As far as I know, running AppImages is just making the AppImage file executable in linux and the app will run. I am using Debian Stretch 9. Desktop is gnome desktop or the default Debian 9 desktop ...
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Ansible installed via pip3, but Ansible commands not found

I have installed Ansible via pip3, but I can't find the Ansible commands (ansible --version, ansible-playbook, etc.) Here's the listing that shows that Ansible is installed via pip3: :~# pip3 list | ...
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Getting total cpu time spent on debian process (even for short-live processes)

for my master's thesis I'm trying to get resource usage information about MQTT brokers on a debian machine. I'm having troubles finding a way to find out how much total cpu time debian has spent on a ...
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systemctl --use Failed to connect to bus: No such file or directory Debian 9

When I run this commande in my Debian 9 VPS : systemctl --user I have this following error : Failed to connect to bus: No such file or directory This error appear on all users except the user root. I ...
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Permanent solution for Debian XFCE missing desktop

I have Debian 9 running with XFCE desktop. However, after a while, the desktop when missing. This happened to me while using Debian 10 also. My solution was to use xfdesktop -R in terminal and restart ...
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Linux installer won't install Virtual-Box for Debian-Stretch

I'm not good at Linux things, so I haven't done much. I also don't have an actual Linux computer, I just use Chromebook to get Linux-Only things. But when I get VirtualBox 6.1 for Debian-Stretch, it ...
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tmux 3.1, copy and paste text within a pane with mouse (Linux, konsole)

I compiled tmux 3.1-rc4 from source per instructions in README (because Debian 9's tmux is oldish 2.3): ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/tmux31 make make install I'm using tmux in konsole on Debian 9....
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Install Gnome on top of KDE

I am running Debian 9 (stretch) with KDE Plasma 5.8.6 and I am having some issues with Plasma. Can I, on top of KDE install Gnome DE and then delete KDE? A beginners question: If I can do it, then my ...
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Plasma launcher stuck: plasmashell bug

I work with Debian 9 (stretch) with KDE (Plasma 5.8.6) and up to now when I opened the application launcher I could search (in the search bar) by typing, anything I wanted. Now there seems to be a ...
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Why my /tmp on Debian 9 have 15GB

My Debian 9 /tmp folder have 15GB (44 days uptime). Am I supposted to manually (or with cronjob) delete /tmp contents? OR something is wrong :D
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libc6 dependency mismatch in Debian 9.12 stretch

I have the following libc6 dependency problem in Debian 9.12 stretch. sudo apt install libc6-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Consistent filesystem corruption

I'm running Debian 9 (Stretch), and recently I began to notice that on startup, my root filesystem / (mounted on a USB-attached SSD) began to show up as corrupted: [ 4.511127] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] ...
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How to debug issues with Debian 9.11 on Beaglebone Black?

I am running Debian 9.11 (4.14.108-ti-r124) on BBB and it runs fine for about a week and then Bash no longer can find commands and it throws errors upon every command. Commands result in one of two ...
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Debian: "apt install build-essential" fails because of unmet dependencies

Using Debian Stretch v9.11. I try to install build-essential, but fails because of unmet dependencies: sudo apt install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Streaming from AWS S3 fails

I am trying to download a large (750GB) tar file from S3: $ /usr/bin/aws s3 cp s3://something.db.backup/dbbackup.tar.gz - | tar zxvf - This runs for a long time (>4 hours), then fails, with eg.: ...
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Renewing Certbot Let's Encrypt WILDCARD Certificates in Cron

I've been searching for a good solution to renew WILDCARD certificates from Let's Encrypt. It's easy to set up a wildcard certificate: Apache Debian 9 Stretch: sudo apt-get install certbot python-...
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XML parser error when running a saxonb-xslt process

I am processing an XML document with saxonb-xslt, the command look like so: saxonb-xslt -s:Transform.xsl -xsl:Transform.xsl -xi:on -ext:on and I get this error: Error The XML parser reported ...
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How to install FFmpeg 4 on Debian 9 [duplicate]

I want to update my FFmpeg package on Debian 9. the stretch version is FFmpeg (7:3.2.14-1~deb9u1) so I tried to add this line to /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org stretch main ...
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Can be cgi execution be conditioned to ServerName?

I configured several VirtualHost entries. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName subdomain1.domain.tld [...] DocumentRoot /var/www/html/subdomain1 [...] </VirtualHost&...
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Linux apps don't scale properly in Chrome OS with high resolution displays

Just got an Acer Spin 13, which has a 2K display. When I run Linux apps, the entire application is tiny: fonts, icons, etc. I understand that this is a result of the resolution scaling tricks Chrome ...
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Why dpkg looks for old headers?

I am under Debian 9.9 Stretch. When I want to install new packets with dpkg -i, apt install or even when I am doing a apt-upgrade I got the following error: Processing triggers for initramfs-tools (...
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virtual box 6.0 on Debian 9

I am following this tuto for installing virtual box in Debian, but # apt-get install virtualbox-6.0 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Grub not showing Windows 10 entry

After installing Windows 10 I installed Debian 9 in a different partition. I wanted to have dual boot. However something went wrong and currently only Debian is displayed as unique OS in the ...
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LibreOffce 6.2.4 won't start after upgrade on Debian 9.9

I am running Debian 9.9 and the system us fully up-to-date and I tried up upgrade LibreOffice this morning, and now it will not start. If I start it from the desktop, the splash screen comes up and ...
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How to boot Debian headless (without GUI)

I configured a web mapping service on a debian system in VirtualBox and used to GUI to make it easier for me as a linux newbie. But now the system is done and working and shall be moved to a VM on our ...
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My Debian 9 machine hangs after installing the NVIDIA graphics drivers

I have recently purchased an HP laptop (HP Pavilion Gaming Core i7 8th Gen 15.6-inch FHD Gaming Laptop (8GB/128GB SSD + 1TB HDD/Windows 10 Home/NVIDIA GTX 1050 4GB Graphics/Shadow Black/2.17 kg)). I ...
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TCP TSO on nginx very slow transfer 5kb/s on static files - Debian 9

something blocking nginx when requesting a file. Debug log show: 2019/05/12 15:42:31 [debug] 28971#28971: *15 epoll add event: fd:47 op:3 ev:80002005 2019/05/12 15:42:34 [debug] 28971#28971: *15 http ...
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HP: BootDevice not found (3F0), but boots "From File"...?

This is an HP7265NGW. I've removed an M2 disk and put an old SATA1/WD-500Gb (debian 9 64bits) that was previously working fine on this machine. Now, the SATA1 can't boot (either UEFI or Legacy), the ...
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How to undo automatic character replacement in gnome-terminal?

I've created an annoying feature that I can't undo. While installing some different terminal themes, I installed a script that replaces some of my terminal characters with symbols when I'm typing, ...
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Install php-bcmath on Debian 9

I am trying to install the php-bcmath extension on a Debian9 system, but all I get is unable to find package. The command I use: sudo apt-get install php7.0-bcmath I tried it as well with ...
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AMD Radeon 4200 DisplayPort issue in Debian 9

I am trying to get Debian 9 working on my friend's computer. I've got everything working except for sound through the DisplayPort. I've checked pavucontrol and alsamixer, and it simply doesn't appear ...
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Critical discharge UPower level of Aspire Acer One AOA150

Trying to get a reliable estimation when it is time to switch from battery to power supply (or shut down the netbook). Using GNOME battery status applet and upower tool (they are coherent). At ...
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Replace package from one repo with the same package from another repo

On my debian box, some time ago I needed a newer version of PHP than was available through official repo. I installed these from dotdeb repo (i.e. all php packages have -dotdeb- as part of the version....
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How to properly handle a Docker container as a systemd service?

I handle many services (databases, web servers...) implemented by docker containers via systemd units. It works, but the system takes a very long time to shut down, apparently waiting for docker ...
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Logging systemd service disable/enable

I'm looking for a way to get log messages for events like enabling or disabling services using systemctl. Using /bin/journalctl --utc -x -o json -f -t systemd -S now | jq .MESSAGE starting & ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libext2fs.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I tried to downgrade from debian 10 to debian 9, and after many apt upgrade or aptitute safe-upgrade and full-upgrade, when I rebooted the system it does not load and I get this error: error while ...
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Connect Strongswan/VPN-Client (Debian) to IPSec/L2TP Server (Windows 2012) - AUTHENTIFICATION_FAILED

I am trying to connect my Debian Stretch box with a network running Windows-Only machines. There is a node there that acts as a VPN Server that runs Windows Server 2012R2. I am able to connect to it ...
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Bluetooth Dongle not working

I buy a new LogiLink BT0015 USB Bluetooth dongle and want to install it on my Debian 9 system. After the installation process (bluetooth, bluez, blueman package), the dongle not working and the device ...
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How can I make port rerouting work locally?

Behold this command: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 8080 I use that to reroute any incoming traffic from 80 to 8080, because the Apache 2 server on that ...
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Postfix and Sparkpost relay authentication failures

Until recently I have had no problems with relays and forwards from Postfix through Sparkpost. Now I get authentication errors 530 5.7.1. The server is running Debian Stretch. The settings in Postfix ...
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no network access in /etc/network/if-up.d script

I have a raspberry pi behind a NAT and a remote virtual server. I want to be able to access the pi via remote shell from outside. To achieve this I created an executable file /etc/network/if-up.d/...
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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 can I make Firefox play audio file instead of prompt me to download it?

This link responds an mp3 file and can download by wget(1) also that downloaded local file can play by Firefox, but Firefox can't play it use URL, instead of Firefox prompts me to download its URL. I ...
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Configuring Raspberry Pi as DHCP/local DNS server, Stretch vs Wheezy

I've been using dnsmasq as a DHCP server/resolver on an old Raspberry Pi, running wheezy, for years without any problems. I decided to upgrade to stretch and, at the same time, to a Raspberry Pi 3B+. ...
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lvmcache: failed to connect to lvmetad on Debian Stretch during boot

I have a freshly set up HP Microserver with Debian Stretch. I set up a RAID5 with LVM on top and built an lvmcache. home is a symlink pointing to a directory on that LVM. Its mounted via /etc/fstab (...
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Run script before other units stop on shutdown

I need to run a script before a set of other services on my machine stop when shutting the machine down. (In my case, terminating an EC2 instance.) I have tried variations on the answer in this ...
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What does GRUB_DEFAULT="1>2" mean?

On of our Debian-servers won't boot into the newest installed kernel, and during troubleshooting I came across this: root@server:~# grep GRUB_DEFAULT /etc/default/grub GRUB_DEFAULT="1>2" I ...
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Kmail says no akonadi agent is available

When I launch KMail, it says that no akonadi agent is available. I checked with akonadictl status and akonadi is running with no problem. What can I do ? There's a Details button but nothing happens ...
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