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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Buzzing Noise on X11 Startup [closed]

I'm using Debian Jessie, and have been for quite a while now. Although this is not Ubuntu, I still think that you guys can help, especially since I'm using pulseaudio (just like Ubuntu), which seems ...
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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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Does sleep mode limit CPU performance?

I have looked around but couldn't find a definite answer to whether or not sleep/suspend mode affects CPU performance in Ubuntu/Debian. Is there any impact on performance while running in ...
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Debian Stable vs Ubuntu LTS for Server?

Which is a better platform for a professional use server? Debian Stable or Ubuntu LTS? The third party software we plan to use, works on both. Which one is better on it own merits? Take into ...
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How can I build i386 and amd64 packages on my amd64 laptop using debuild

I would like to be able to build multiple versions (i386 and amd64) of my package that has non trivial dependencies (gtk, etc). My build script uses cmake. At the moment, the command debuild -i -us ...
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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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Getting + installing gcc/g++ 4.9 on Ubuntu?

How do I install the latest version of gcc and g++? I am using a variety of C++11 and C++1y features; which is why I need this.
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How to create multiple debian packages using the same debian directory

I am packaging an application in my PC for installation/distribution purposes. I have created the package successfully using dpkg facility in ubuntu 12.04. Now I need to create multiple packages ...
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modify gnome's login/logout as user

After searching now for a while i finally ask here, i hope the question is not too easy googleable, but in case please just help me out. My problem is following: I want to modify my login/logout so ...
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Can I download Ubuntu 'Lite' - just the core?

As a bit of a personal project im wanting to create a very lightweight desktop environment with something like fluxbox. As a start point im wanting to use something like a lightweight version of ...
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How to create a deb package when upstream developer has not a release a tarball

I want to create a deb package of https://github.com/manojgudi/sandhi. But I cannot find any tarball there. All the tutorials that I came across on the net assume that thier is an upstream tarball ...
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apt-get broken: No module named debian.deb822

sys.path: ['/usr/lib/update-notifier', '/usr/local/lib/python26.zip', '/usr/local/lib/python2.6', '/usr/local/lib/python2.6/plat-linux3', '/usr/local/lib/python2.6/lib-tk', ...
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What creates /etc/init/hvc0.conf file?

Which package install the hvc0 file at /etc/init? $ dpkg -S /etc/init/hvc0.conf dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern /etc/init/hvc0.conf I thought it was a debian installer, but it is not: ...
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Deb package created using fpm but giving error while depackaging

I created a deb package of https://github.com/manojgudi/sandhi using fpm. The package was successfully created but on de-packaging on another system it gives me the following error : dpkg: warning: ...
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3.19.3 kernel driver for 174f:14b2 (syntek)

I am not able to find driver for my integrated webcam - please advise if anyone faced similar issue and was able to resolve it. Details: lsusb sees the device as 174f:14b2 Syntek PS.: stkwebcam ...
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Building openssh from source on ubuntu

Hi I'm building openssh from source. From source primarily because, I want to collect more logs than what openssh already writes in /var/log/auth.log file. In one of the c files of the source ...
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VirtualBox Lubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy guests - differences in /etc/network/interfaces

I have 2 guests - one Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and one Debian Wheezy - running on a Debian Wheezy host. I recently started expanding my knowledge on the topic of distributed systems, databases etc. and I ...
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Can't boot into any Live USB - Black screen [closed]

I have Windows 8 laptop and I installed Ubuntu Mate 15 in parallel with windows. But now I want to install either Mint or Debian in place of Mate but I can't boot into any Live USB. As soon as the ...
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Does Ubuntu keep itself in sync with Debian updates?

I am new to linux stuff and my current choice is Ubuntu/Xubuntu. I understand that Ubuntu is forked/branched from Debian, and it adds some user friendly components on top. of-course the original ...
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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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what is /var/lib/bluetooth/00:1A:7D:DA:71:13/manufacturers?

i see in file /var/lib/bluetooth/00:1A:7D:DA:71:13/manufacturers and in this like this : 6C:0E:0D:3A:1F:90 48 3 239 00:17:EB:5D:1B:86 13 6 11064 10:42:21:B0:D0:82 0 4 4688 44:A4:2D:77:72:00 70 3 0 ...
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Can't build Ubuntu Kernel: Why does “make mrproper” get rid of debian directory? How do I build a Ubuntu/Trusty kernel without debian/rules?

I've been trying to build a Ubuntu Kernel for the past several weeks. (Actually, I don't need the kernel, I just need snd-aloop.ko, which is missing from the Ubuntu 14 server distributions, it's in ...
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Add a new target into rules debian file

I want to add a new target rule in debian/rules and I want it to be executed before dpkg-source --before-build. This new target will generate a control file from a template file. How can I do that?
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Depends field in control

I'm packaging my application into a .deb. Here, it says dh_shlibdeps(1) calculates shared library dependencies for binary packages. It generates a list of ELF executables and shared libraries ...
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Ubuntu boot option not showing up in Grub menu after Debian install

I tried to setup dual booting with Ubuntu & Debian on two laptops. But when I restart the computer I see the Debian in grub but not Ubuntu. It also doesn't show in Debian grub.
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how to set target path in rules or install files within debian directory

I have a large project of C# where we have the following files and folders: •A few .dll files •folders that contain database files •A script file •A .exe file This product will be installed on end ...
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writing debian rules file

how to define a target directory in my rules file in debian directory which install all my files to target directory of end user .I have so many files and folders in my source folder, I want to make ...
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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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How can I edit an existing keyboard layout in gnome 3 (fallback)?

I have a swiss keyboard layout and would like to add some missing keys from the german keyboard layout. Keys such as: ÖÄÜ and ß Question: How can I edit the existing layout to add these keys? EG: ß ...
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Which Ubuntu version is equivalent to Debian Squeeze?

I have some software packages customised for Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 12.10, but now I have to install them on Debian Squeeze. I have been unable to Google for a mapping between specific Ubuntu and ...
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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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How to get source list with Ubuntu and Debian packages?

I am using bugtraq OS and I want to add a new source list in my source file at /etc/apt/sources.list, so I need to get a sources.list file for Debian and Ubuntu in one file.
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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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Nothing Worked!

rying to do this procedure: http://lorenzland.blogspot.com/2008/08/montar-dispositivo-usb.html?m=1 Something went wrong. Actually I coudnt complete it. Im not sure thats the cause,because I did ...
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Creating debian source package for java swing app

I am trying to create debian source package for my java swing app which has jar files. I used debuild -S -sa command to create the package. I am getting error as: dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -d -us ...
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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 can I create a simple debian package from binary?

I have been researching debian packaging, but I can't seem to figure out how to package a C# mono application made up of a single executable and a few resource files. Can anyone help me figure out? ...
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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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My amd64 package depends on another i386 package

I am creating my own amd64 *.deb package and want it to depend on another i386 package from public repositories. Is it possible to declare such dependency in deb control file or in some other way? I ...
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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 build .deb package with ubuntu-sdk

How can i build a .deb package with ubuntu-sdk? I don't want to publish to the ubuntu software center, only need a .deb package for my Ubuntu-SDK/QT Creator project. Thanks
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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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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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Publishing Java Swing App on Ubuntu Software Center Using Debian Package

I have Java Swing(.jar and lib folder containing two .jar files) desktop app that I want to publish on Ubuntu Software Center under development tools. How can I create a debian package of it? Please ...
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Dpkg dependency problems on Unpacking a package for Docker

I am building a debian package atlantis-builder.deb with folder structure as: - deb - DEBIAN - control - postinst - postrm - usr - bin ...
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Install all configured files of lighttpd and php with the deb file installtion

I am using php with lighttpd in qt linux desktop application in Ubuntu 14.04, 64bit machine. I manually configured all the lighttpd and php files at my machine and it worked perfectly. I want that ...