Questions tagged [debian]

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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Can I install software from debian package without internet

This is a silly question but can you install software from debian packages without having an internet connection ?
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Make Command Error

Every time I type make, they say make: gawk: Command not found make: *** [Makefile:17: build] Error 127. I already installed make. How do I fix this?
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Can preseed automatically install Debian system with separate boot disk [closed]

I would like to automatically install a Debian system with multiple disks. There is /dev/sda for /boot, /dev/sdb for several LVs (for /, /home, etc.), and /dev/sdc for PostgreSQL's /pddata. I ...
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WSL2 libGL.so missing

I already searched on internet what to do if libGL.so file doesn't exists but nothing I saw worked. I already installed libegl1-mesa and other related packages. I already tried export ...
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Problem with emergency mode

Yesterday i was in a hurry and turned off my computer by the button. Today, when I went to turn it on, it went into emergency mode. You are in emergency mode. After logging in, type "journalctl -...
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Error in sqlcmd command [closed]

I have installed sqlcmd tool to make a Database Connection. While executing the sqlcmd commands I am getting the below error: root@docker-mssql:~# sqlcmd Sqlcmd: Error: Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for ...
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debian: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory [closed]

When trying to start a virtual machine, i get error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure that the kernel module `vmmon' is loaded. I have the exact same problem as ...
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How to remove Login&Shutdown buttons on login screen(RASPBERRY PI OS) [closed]

I bought a Rapberry pi 4 few days ago and i downloaded raspberrypi os or Rasbain. I want to know if it is possible to remove the login&shutdown button on the start up screen using terminal
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Kernel patching prompts “Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R? [n]”

I am trying kernel patching for the first time. I am not sure the following is encountered with an error and if I am doing it correctly. But in all tutorials and videos shows, .patch extension files, ...
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Unable to create an extended partition [closed]

Currently my host system is Debian 10.9.0, when I was first installing it I choose to use the entire disk and set up LVM (I didn't know what that meant at the time). installation image My main issue ...
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WoeUSB-ng won't run after entering in my super user password

I installed WoeUSB-ng on Debian to flash a Windows 10 ISO onto my USB, but it won't run it at all after the I enter my super user/root password. Whenever I click the app, a prompt to enter my root ...
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music bookmark is broken in Nautilus sidebar and music folder was deleted

How can i fix this please ? I didn't see anything helpful online!!!
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Libinput: Two touches released but jus one event “TOUCH_UP”

I'm working in a project using wxWidgets and a RaspberryPi 3 model A+. It uses a CTPM FT5406 touch screen for the application. The problem is: When i touch in both the extremity of the screen, the ...
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How to make a starter “launchable” via a command line on Ubuntu 20.04.x and Gnome?

I'll try to describe below exactly what I'm looking to do below: On Ubuntu 20.04.x with the new version of Gnome, when you create a launcher on the desktop (via a script for example), you have to make ...
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When we reinstal a debian package, is that messy?

I just did a fresh install of Lubuntu 20.10 and made a mistake trying to get VNC Server to start, which is a deb package installed with gdebi. I thought perhaps reinstalling the VNC deb package might ...
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Replacement for bintray for hosting debs of scala project?

I have an open source scala project (https://github.com/lucidsoftware/piezo) which currently deploys a deb to an apt repo on bintray. Unfortunately, bintray is going away in May, and I'm looking for a ...
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.deb package is downloading as folder in my ubuntu

I have downloaded the desktime app from https://desktime.com/download but it is downloaded as a folder in my machine and i can't able to install it. Anyone know the reason behind this? I tried ...
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Why are Ubuntu LTS releases based on Debian versions that aren't released yet?

While referencing this answer on how Ubuntu and Debian releases align I noticed that the corresponding Debian releases are happening a year after Ubuntu has already released their LTS based on that ...
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How to remove dpkg's intent of installing a uninstallable package due to unsolvable dependencies

TLDR I issued a dpkg -i PACKAGE of a newer version of PACKAGE from a newer version of the distrib. It depends on a new libc6 package, thus it failed installing. Now the package blocks the whole apt ...
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how to install ubuntu / lubuntu 20.10 with a realtek 8125 ethernet card

I would like to install lubuntu on a gigabyte GB-brr7-4800. To install the r8125 ethernet driver, I copy the ethernet driver with a USB stick connected to the PC. But I can not build the module, ...
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Why is tmux session not shown in who command?

When on Debian I access via ssh and then open a new tmux session, detach it, I see them in the who command. Note: In both examples are 2 SSH connections to each server. Ubuntu is Ubuntu Server 20.04. ...
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Downloading libsnappy-dev - shared object file does not show up, symlink broken

I did the following to download the libsnappy static/shared libraries in order to use it in a non-root context with my projects (I will pass LD_LIBRARY_PATH later for .so's). I did the following to ...
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C API's for Packages/Binaries integrity check on already installed packages/binaries?

debums is verifying from /var/lib/dpkg/info/*md5sums and this file can be modified easily by root user, looking for alternative like database or something else.
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How to install dependencies along with .deb package offline

What I have: I have a Qt deb package for Ubuntu Desktop 16/18. By default, Qt dynamically compiles application. Hence the target machine must have the required libraries installed. What I want: Now I ...
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When I try to do anything with apt-get using a terminal, the apt-get gets stuck at 0% [Working]

I try with: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get check and it was correct sudo rm -R /var/lib/apt/lists/* please help I'm a beginner in linux and I'm trying to fix this since the last week
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Can't install mono [duplicate]

I'm currently stuck and cannot install mono-devel on my PC. I've installed the mono keyring and repo, but whenever I try to install it I get this: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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How to install debcargo in Ubuntu? It is in the Debian repositories, but not in Ubuntu [duplicate]

debcargo is a Debian package for packaging rust apps in .deb format. It is available in Debian Buster and above, but I could not find the package in Ubuntu 20.04 and 20.10. Why is the package not ...
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How to check which underlaying Debian version my Ubuntu release does use? [closed]

I see lsb_release is mentioned below. https://www.ionos.com/digitalguide/server/know-how/how-to-check-debian-version/ Unfortunately, it may not work on all Debian based systems; for example, on a ...
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chromium snap supports 144hz but .deb doesnt?

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I followed this ʇsәɹoɈ's comment on this page: How to remove snap completely without losing the Chromium browser? to install chromium deb's repo. Deb's repo chromium is: Version 87.0....
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Installed unneeded dependencies [closed]

This is my first time using Ubuntu and I was doing well until I made this mistake. I can't tell if it's a big deal. While installing Anaconda, I accidentally ran this command to install the ...
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Help me update the old rtirq-init script for Ubuntu?

rtirq-init is an important package for low latency audio system configuration. The current version has a 2021 version and regular updates: https://www.rncbc.org/drupal/node/2163 Problem 1. the version ...
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Which repository (URL) for repository file to uppdate the sudo package to newest version? [closed]

I'm very new to linux. Which repository (URL) can i use to update only the sudo package to the newest version (1.9.5p2) by adding the URL to the repository file. I can only update to 1.8.27 on my ...
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Gnome terminal and terminator corroupted

My gnome-terminal and terminator are not launching, I am getting the following errors:
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Searching over all IMAP folders on terminal?

Problem I am aware that this problem might be rooted in the way IMAP works and what I can expect from a mail client. For IMAP folders are mailboxes and according to the protocol specification (afaik) ...
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Version management of Debian package and auto update [closed]

I have created a Debian package and now I want to release it somewhere and maintain versions and releases. Once every new release is thrown it should notify initially about the new version and auto-...
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tar and uuencode my folder into txt files

I'm trying to full backup my project and store it into txt file. To achive that, I used following commd tar:Create tar.bz2 Archive File pipeline uuencode: create an ASCII version my code in backup.sh:...
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How long does it take a package to get from being updated in Debian sid to the Ubuntu? [duplicate]

When a Debian Developer uploads a package to sid (not a new package, just a version update to an existing one), how long does it take for that package to be merged into Ubuntu's repositories? Does it ...
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What exactly is meant by “Ubuntu is based on Debian”? [duplicate]

Sorry if this seems like a silly question, but I thought about this recently. What does it mean when one distro is based off of another? Is it just the shared package manager, or are other features ...
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Portrait rotated digitizer input stops

I'm looking for information on a stable form of digitizer rotation for a touchscreen. After some trial and error I was able to get the digitizer and screen to rotate as needed into portrait mode. ...
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Install Wine and PlayOnLinux on server environments

Well, I'd like to follow the following tutorial on a server environment: https://eltallerdemiku.blogspot.com/2018/12/como-instalr-loquendo-en-linux-con.html The point here is that I think I'm not ...
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Dependency issue while installing fake86 on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to install fake86 on my laptop, in order to be able to write and run 8086 assembly programs. It fails to install because of a dependecy issue. It needs a package called libsdl1.2debian-all. ...
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Update changes of own apt repository with large files fast

Dear askUbuntu community, In our lab, we are working with a lot of external software and configurations on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. In order to provide the corresponding packages to every coworker (nowadays ...
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Bad Username in /etc/crontab

I don't get it. The log told me, that the username is bad, but it don't seems to be. From /var/log/syslog Nov 9 09:10:42 INT-PI-PREPARE01 systemd[1]: cron.service: Main process exited, code=killed, ...
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{Chromebook} You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run = libc.so.6 -

I have tried installing the package libc6:i386 through the terminal, but nothing works. I installed the steam-latest.deb directly from Steam's website. It ran and Linux installed it. The app is in my ...
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Netplan bond fails using WIFI and Ethernet on rpi4 [closed]

I don't know if this might be a bug, so I'll start asking in here :) I'm running Debian on a RPI4 with Netplan controlling my network and both WIFI and Ethernet are working fine. But I'm running into ...
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Missing “Add and Remove Software” in kde plasma

There no add and remove software in my newly installed kde plasma. I am extremely familiar with apt or snap but for now I really need that Add and Remove Software in my KDE Desktop Environment. Help ...
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How to display custom installed debian package on “Ubuntu Software” installed page?

I have create a package call google for test the debain packages. I installed it and now we can see it on application window as well. In here 3rd row, 3rd one is my installed package. When I right ...
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Where to obtain debian package?

I'm trying to install an MS product (SSIS) into a docker container. The doc for installation says use ubuntu 16.04, and gives just a few commands. There is a way to install it non-interactive, but I ...
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Is this normal output for systemctl list-unit-files

UNIT FILE STATE VENDOR PRESET proc-sys-fs-binfmt_misc.automount static - -.mount generated ...
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How to install Docker with another Debian package?

I have 2 images on Docker Registry, so my requirement is to create Debian package to pull those 2 images and run on the installed machine. My problem is if I want to use Docker command, Docker should ...

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