Debian GNU / Linux is the distribution upon which Ubuntu is based. Ubuntu uses the same packaging system as Debian. These questions should be about how Ubuntu and Debian work together from a workflow perspective.

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Package Creation Error

I was experimenting with building packages, and I got into a bit of a trouble. After setting everything up, I ran dch -i And edited the changelog to look like this: packagekit-qt (0.9.5-2ubuntu2) ...
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Write Ubuntu iso image to USB

I am a new Linux user. I recently installed Debian stable 8 from Windows through unetbootin but now I would like to use Ubuntu. I have downloaded Ubuntu iso file. But I am not able to write it to USB ...
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error insserv with script

I try to install Unbound with the following website: http://www.unix-tutorials.com/go.php?id=3681 I copied the script : #!/bin/sh # # unbound This shell script takes care of starting and ...
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Debian; Android SDK manager; Android virtual devices [closed]

I have debian 7 running on Virtualbox and I have little problem with android virtual devices. When I open Android Virtual devices and try run one, it successfully begins to open AVD but thats all. ...
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Modem usb serial mode [duplicate]

I used to force my huawei E3531 modem to stay in serial mode using usb_modeswitch on my linux ubuntu computer. I was running this: usb_modeswitch -v 12d1 -p 1f01 -M '...
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Connect host to guest with VirtualBox on Host-Only-Network-Adapter

I am using Ubuntu on VirtualBox as guest, on a Windows 7 host. I would like to have this configuration: 1) both guest and host connected to internet. 2) guest can reach host (through ping) 3) host ...
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Beaglebone black with Debian OS on Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtualbox VM

I am using the Beaglebone Black for the first time. It has the Debian 7.4 OS and I'm using Ubunbtu 14.04 installed in Virtualbox. I'm trying to install Python IO libraries but I'm getting the Can't ...
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Creating debian package of C# app with desktop icon [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu 14.10 ,i have C# application.i want to make its debian package. and when i install this package on other ubuntu 14.10 machine ,after installing it should give desktop icon of ...
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Which linux based distribution is best in terms of performance? [closed]

Solely if I just consider performance of machine which distribution I should install.
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Unable to use debian/rules clean

I am new to ubuntu and i am trying to use the command fakeroot debian/rules clean but It errors out. Here is some of what is shown, it is rather long so if I need to post it all I will. Error: cp ...
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cant find minimalised programs on debian based server linux

I have a problem with the bar on which programs are visible on LTSP. when I minimalise a program, I can't find it back. there are these boxes of workspaces on which I can click but whenever I ...
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System hangs after /sbin/init starts; no login prompt

I have an Arndale board running Ubuntu 12.04 with the root file system mounted on a MicroSD card. Recent, that card was damaged and I tried to recreate the file system on a new 16GB card. All went ...
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No Jar files included in .deb file

I have created a debian source package for my java swing app that has .jar file and two lib/jar files. Three files (.dsc, .orig.tar.xz, debian.tar.gz) were generated as part of the debian source ...
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JDownloader 2 getting sun.java2d.d3d=false error on startup in Debian Linux [closed]

JDownloader 2 working good on other linux like ubuntu, mint etc but it is not starting on Debian linux and getting following error: Error: Could not find or load main class sun.java2d.d3d=false ...
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How to find out what is causing a script to run on boot?

I have a script running on boot which should not run until networking has setup. I am trying to find the source but reaching dead end. Is it possible to trace how a script has started in linux.
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Preseed ignoring “disable_dhcp”

I'm trying to preseed a VM on an ESXi server, using Packer. Problem I'm having right now is that whatever the options I've put in the preseed file (see below), the installer keeps telling me that no ...
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How to fix dpkg error (1)

To be honest i'm not using Ubuntu but Debian (7.8), but as the commands are almost alike and this doesn't seem like an OS related problem to me, I figured I'd ask it on this glorious forum. I'm ...
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How to install debian on ubuntu 12.04 without uninstalling ubuntu? [closed]

I am doing mcs and I am not able to install Debian on Ubuntu. Can anybody help me to do this? I want to do this without uninstalling Ubuntu.So please give me the answer in steps.
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A program for making ubuntu installers

I have made a game and I want to make debian installer for Ubuntu. Could you reccomend me app, that allows me to make directory and save my game data in it, than packs it in .deb. Most important, so ...
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Cant find nodejs on Debian [closed]

I install nodejs to Debian. But I cant find it in /usr/bin/nodejs. I try to search but have the same result. nodejs -v v0.10.35 Where I can find nodejs file ?
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How to connect remotely to WD Book Live Duo using nfs?

Connection in local network works perfect. I use nfs://192.168.0.10/nfs to connect locally. If I connect from internet I use static IP: nfs://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/nfs In this case it doesn't work and ...
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GUI for packaging and uploading files to Launchpad as .deb

Is there a GUI for packaging and uploading a file to the Ubuntu repository? No command-line stuff with the setup.
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Middleman still creating standard assets folders

I just installed middleman to mainly speed up my static site creation workflow. Every is working the way I want (My *.html.erb files get compiled to *.html correctly) but Middleman is still creating ...
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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Accidentaly deleted initrd and vmlinuz

Yesterday I suddenly deleted initrd and vmlinuz files in boot folder. Now I can't get in my Debian system, because GRUB can't find vmlinuz and initrd. I tried to generate new initrd image but I can't ...
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How can I boot to linux command line from GRUB? [duplicate]

I botched a gnome install on my virtual box and now when it boots it just hangs up at a black screen. I wante to get back into a command line and uninstall/reinstall gnome...
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Debian package translation

I’m a beginner to Debian packaging and programming in general. I have built a Debian package for my python script and want to make it available for translating into other languages. What should I add ...
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Root crontab not running

For some reason, my root cron tab does not seem to be running. Trying to reboot device every night at midnight. Should be the following as root: crontab -e Then add: 0 0 * * * /sbin/shutdown -r ...
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System with half GUI

I have unusual question, hope it's ok to ask in ubuntu forum, if not, delete please I was thinking about simple (for me) system based on linux, where will be instead of desktop image or icons, only ...
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Ubuntu-sdk apps on other distros

So I have just made my first Ubuntu sdk application in QML. I wonder,on a scale from 1-10 how friendly is the Ubuntu SDK to other Linux distributions? How much possible is it to run the apps I create ...
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Where'd My Ubuntu Install go?

This may be probably is a newbie question, but I've used Ubuntu before and haven't had issues. Today, I decided to put a linux OS on my HP Pavilion G6 laptop (Win8). Since I tried Ubuntu before, I ...
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How to build a deb package of a project on github?

I want to make a deb package of a project - https://github.com/manojgudi/sandhi Is there any way of doing this without first installing the software on my system? If no then after installing it on my ...
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Getting “Ambiguous input redirect.” when using diff [closed]

I'm relatively new to linux so be tender. diff shiftingV1.0 < inputTest.in shiftingV1.2 < inputTest.in Basically I want to check if there's any difference between the output of those two (...
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Cannot find or run Tor Browser on Ubuntu 12.05 after installing it

I just installed Tor Browser on UBUNTU 12.05 (PRECISE) following the instructions from TOR site about using the DEBIAN repository instead of UBUNTU repository. It went fine up to point where I enter ...
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Will an ultrawide monitor work with my Ubuntu laptop?

I'm thinking of buying one of these new ultrawide monitors and I was wondering if anyone has had any luck using them with Ubuntu or any other Debian variance. I'm planning to plug it into a Lenovo ...
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Can I use a Debian package build environment to build Ubuntu packages?

I have a Debian wheezy server that I use to build packages using pbuilder and git-buildpackage. I can currently build packages for Debian sid, wheezy, and squeeze. I would like to use this same ...
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Error when modifying rules file in debian packaging

Trying to get my debian packaging to work as I want, I modified the debian/rules file (showing line numbers) 12 %: 13 dh $@ 14 15 override_dh_install: 16 dh_install 17 install -m 644 "My ...
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Debian preinst script

I am creating a icon package named smoothX* and its in development stage, and the same is been maintained in Ubuntu PPA, every time I update or delete some of them I want the same to be reflected in ...
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LC_ALL: cannot change locale [duplicate]

When I log into my server (Debian 7) through PuTTY, I get greeted by a message saying: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_GB.UTF-8). Then, when I try to run almost any ...
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How do I install Ubuntu from USB in debian?

After looking through the Ubuntu instructions for creating a bootable USB I googled this and it seems like there's a plethora of different ways that one could do this. Here's what I've tried: ...
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How to drop/remove a published repo in aptly?

This seems to be a prevalent issues which many are facing and there isn't a solution anywhere on the internet. I create a repo with my .deb packages and it is published, now my release file in the ...
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How can I wipe my hard drive from the Debian command line to install Ubuntu to a blank hard drive?

So here's my dilemma. I tried to install Debian and it wiped out Windows entirely after I installed the GRUB Bootloader. Thinking, "ok, I'll just get it back after I finish installing Debian," I ...
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Complete Deletion/Reinstallation of Downloaded Package

I want to know how to delete every file installed by a package using either aptitude or apt-get and then re-download and re-install that package completely again. I've tried doing aptitude reinstall ...
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Ubuntu Trusty - corresponding Debian release? Wheezy or Squeeze?

I want to install Dotdeb on Ubuntu trusty, Release 14.04 and I was wondering which version of the available packages for Debian I should choose. Wheezy or Squeeze?
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Apache Server Path Location in Debian

I'd installed KOHA Integrated Library System using pre-made image through a Virtual Box. I want to find the path location of my Apache Server so that I can manipulate/modify the files for my ...
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MCA: Data CACHE Level-0 Read Error

I often encounter "Processor contect corrupt" error. And after that operating system restarts itself in 30 seconds. The full mscelog log is below: mcelog: Unsupported new Family 6 Model 3c CPU: only ...
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Help to restore perfect installation from Windows share or how to reinstall gnome with no effects 14.04

Please bear with me....I've been struggling for months using 12.04 with fading windows, extremely slow loading of web pages in Firefox, just an overall bad experience. I'm using an older Dell D620 ...
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I not found Gnome 3 TaskBar Extention Settings

i use debian and gnome i add taskbar extention.I setted my taskbar previously .But i not found now. i want found this panel https://extensions.gnome.org/static/extension-data/screenshots/...
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What is the best way to build a package that targets a single Ubuntu release only?

At the moment I build and package our software for Ubuntu 14.04 aka 'trusty' via dpkg-buildpackage. I get a .deb package that can be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 but also on other Ubuntu releases e.g. 12....
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Problem with my ssh in ubuntu 14?

When I tried to connect from my Debian to my Ubuntu 14 appear this message below What is necessary to do for fix this error?