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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redis-server.service failed with result 'resources' - more listed inside [closed]

When I try to atp-get upgrade and then apt-get autoremove I get a redis-server error. How can I fix this? I tried to find a solution for this, but all of them are Ubuntu fixis. My OS: Debian Linux ...
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Apache doesn't start after reinstallation

before you ask, yes I already searched for this problem and looked at the few other answeres but none of them helped. I reinstalled apache2 and now it always give me this message (after using "...
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Unable to locate package apt-transport-https ERROR [closed]

I am trying to install mono, part of the pre install is installing the package files. But when I run the command to install sudo apt install apt-transport-https dirmngr gnupg ca-certificates I get ...
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KDE Connect - Main phone and Desktop cant see each other - Second phone can see both my Main phone and Desktop

I was trying to set up KDE Connect on my Debian with KDE Plasma and my Main phone, however they could not see each other. Because of that I spent quite a lot of time dealing with the issue and ran ...
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Stop Gnome Logout/Suspend

I'm using debian testing (as of Wed 13 May 2020 04:14:21 PM PDT) and my computer has recently started logging out and suspending then I leave for a while (> 60 min? but I'm not sure). I tried edit a ...
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Debian: How to import root certificates so that they are visible by seahorse

With Belgian Eid cards, you can digitally sign documents. With the beID software installed: https://eid.belgium.be/en/linux-eid-software-installation you can sign any pdf or opendocument with ...
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Help. Unauthenticated package

Hi I just done some stupid thing and allow unauthenticated packages. I used in the terminal command: sudo apt-get update --allow-unauthenticated How to undo these changes?
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How do I open up Sublime text editor in Ubuntu 18.04LTS?

I want to open sublime text editor in my ubuntu18.04LTS command prompt to access my work.
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how to Create .deb package while installation ask for configurations?

I want to create .deb package that show dialog to get configuration while installation. I have simple C++ exe file.I want to make it a deb package but i want to ask some configurations while ...
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Install Network printer [duplicate]

I have a Xerox Versalinkc600 network printer and Xerox Debian package printer driver installer, which I have downloaded. How do I (step by step) install the printer driver?
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Dual Booting Ubuntu and Debian

I am a Debian user and it has been running great for me. I am planning to dual boot Ubuntu on it as I can experience both the worlds since it feels a lot different to me (though you'd think me as a ...
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Install .deb Package Error (dpkg error) Debian/Ubuntu machine

I've been confronting an issue while installin .deb package on debian and ubuntu machine. i have tried various way but not able to install it. it throws me an error below. I' trying to install ...
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I am missing missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6, but I have the libraries, what do I do?

You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 but sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information.....
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*ERROR* radeon: ring 0 test failed (scratch(0x8504)=0xCAFEDEAD) Debian

Im tired, after installing new Debian 10 system on my old HP laptop, i tried to install the drivers and start with my graphics card Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470 and i download the next package firmware-...
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Couldn't find any package whose name or description matched “libqt5ftp5-dev”

I use following command to install packages on UBUNTU1804. sudo aptitude -R -y --allow-untrusted install libqt5ftp5-dev Error: Couldn't find any package whose name or description matched "libqt5ftp5-...
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Error: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

root@tet0-Lenovo-G500s:/home/tet0/Downloads# apt install ./anydesk_5.5.4-1_amd64.deb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, selecting '...
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Syntax error near unexpected token `then'

When I try to update (source .bashrc) my .bashrc in the Ubuntu terminal for changes in aliases, I get the error bash: ./.bashrc: line 34: syntax error near unexpected token `then' bash: ./.bashrc: ...
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What to do when an installer is not available for Ubuntu [duplicate]

If I find a program that I would like to install on Ubuntu, but there is only an installer available for Debian or another Debian derivative such as Mint, what can I do? Is there a way to use a pure ...
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problem in scan with HP Scanjet G3110 scanner

I am very Amateur in linux I have a HP Scanjet G3110 scanner that installed in my Debain 10 . after i do scan with that my picture color is very bad . my picture after scan: scan in Debian 10 ...
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What does sudo install -t mean?

On the website https://docs.drone.io/runner/exec/installation/linux/, there is a installation guide: $ curl -L https://github.com/drone-runners/drone-runner-exec/releases/latest/download/...
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USB WiFi Adapter driver installed but don't work

I've buyed a Wifi Adapter but there isn't the driver for Linux. I have installaed the driver on Windows and read the code 8811CU. I followed too much guide but it never work, this is the most detailed:...
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Got syntax error when setupping powerline theme

I am taking example from this bash.rc file to apply this to my shell: #======================================================================# # .bashrc # Fichero de opciones del shell bash # # ...
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Enlarge partition of a virtual disk in VirtualBox

I have a VirtualBox Linux Debian 10 desktop that I created 8GB size. Now I need more space but I'm not able to enlarge the partion. I added new spaces to the disk but I followed some tutorials but I'm ...
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What exactly is causing Debian to want to put packages up for “autoremove”? [closed]

I'm using Debian stable and I really don't install much on it, but I'm starting to notice that whenever I happen to not use my system for a while Debian tends to add packages to autoremove. Packages ...
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dpkg: error processing archive , trying to overwrite <file>', which is also in package redis-server, which is also in

I am trying to replace(overwrite) config file of redis-server, which is dependency of the python3-bksystem package (see control file below). For this purpose, I created a package python3-redis-config: ...
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Webserver is unreachable during cleaning /tmp

I added a scheduled task to clean up temp files in /tmp folder according to the answer. sudo find /tmp -type f -atime +1 -delete But when the process of cleaning is going for about 5 minutes, the ...
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How do I obtain the latest and greatest Debian package files for Ubuntu?

How do I obtain the newest stable Debian package files? sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/libgoocanvas3_1.0.0-1_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/libgoocanvas-common_1.0.0-1_all.deb sudo apt-get -f install ...
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Trying to write the output of mount in a file

I wrote a bash script to mount a certain network drive and now I would like the output to be written in the file log_mount. This script was for testing purposes but does not work. address="srv01" ...
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no module name “_ctypes” when trying to pip install

I have no root access. I followed this tutorial http://ernie55ernie.github.io/python/2016/11/11/install-python-packages-for-local-user-without-sudo.html to install python without sudo access. It ...
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Argos Simulators Installation Error

I am trying to install Argos simulator which is a robotics simulator. But i am getting the following error sudo dpkg -i argos3_simulator-3.0.0-i686-beta56.deb dpkg: error: ...
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How often are Debian packages imported into Ubuntu during development?

I know that Ubuntu imports its packages from Debian unstable during its development phase of a new distribution release. This happens until the DebianImportFreeze starts. I am trying to find ...
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Are any other distrons which will work on UEFI & Intel Atom CPU (instead of Lubutnu)? [closed]

Hej, I am looking for **very lightweight ** linux distro to set up on a little trashy notebook. Im gonna using this gear to learnigng and playing with server software, like apache http server, nginx, ...
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dpkg: error processing package linux-firmware (--configure)

I get the following error, when i install/uninstall a package on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. Please help. sudo apt-get install slack Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Strange output for netstat command

I'm getting a strange output for the netstat -tup. What I mean by strange is I never got this output before when nothing connected to the network/internet (connected to the network, but not using it, ...
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Connect to existing X session with xRDP

How can I connect to the first open X session on my machine with XRDP? My server has a built in KVM server which opens the first session on its virtual display. When I connect with XRDP, a second ...
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System has 128 GB RAM, but 80 GB is Used Immediately After Reboot

My desktop system has 128 GB of RAM, which I expect most to be free after booting Ubuntu. However, free -m shows that 80 GB is in use, with only 40 GB free. Note that buff/cache is only under 1 GB, so ...
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Creating a DEB with only postinst and postrm but no binary content

I am trying to create a deb package with a control file that is basically a list of Depends and a postinst and a prerm script. In other words, there are no binary files to be deployed as part of this ...
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I tried to add xorg.conf file but there an errors. How to fix this?

sudo X -configure [sudo] password for grisha: _XSERVTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running (EE) Fatal server ...
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Update ZFS Auto-complete

I used this guide to migrate from Windows 10 to a Linux environment. Now I'm having a little problem with autocompletion on zfs commands, autocomplete is not up to date and completes using old ...
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How to create a meta-package? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a meta-package, which install all application that i will. Unfortunately i couldnot find any appropriate dockumentation about that. Does know someone how to do or where can i ...
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What should my Emacs version be on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. emacs --version returns GNU Emacs 25.2.2 and apt policy emacs returns Installed: 47.0 Candidate: 47.0. Okay what? I thought the latest version of Emacs was 27 something. ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 - ExpressVPN at boot

What would be the correct way to start the Express vpn client at boot detailed here Specifically; In the terminal, run the following command: expressvpn connect I would want this to run at ...
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Is there limitation how old Debian standards version you can use on a package?

The package in question has a script and no binary executable. Also there is a Bash completion file and a manual page. The package should be installable on as many Ubuntu releases as possible. The ...
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Looking to set up Debian 9 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm setting up to run something that requires "Linux Debian 9 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS" I'm a first time Linux user. I just set up a computer to run it with a fresh HDD. I'm able to find a DVD for 18.04 ...
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Why am I seeing PackageKit Daemon has crashed after update to Ubuntu

I installed updates to Ubuntu 18.04 with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. Some of these updates required a restart. Upon restart, after GRUB, I should enter the corresponding ...
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How to set the CC environmental variable during debian cross packing

I'm trying to build a debian package for an ARM64 platform on my AMD64 Ubuntu OS. I execute the command debuild -us -uc --host-arch arm64 but get the warning dpkg-architecture: warning: specified ...
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How to fix erlang unmet dependency errors?

I am facing dependency issues while doing installation of rabbitmq-server through APT. I have 2 files added in /etc/apt/sources.list.d: bintray.rabbitmq.list and rabbitmq_rabbitmq-server.list bintray....
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How to dowload the last version of maxima (5.43.0) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

How can I install the latest version of maxima (5.43.0) on ubuntu 18.04 LTS I tried sudo apt install maxima but I downloaded an old version and I don't know how to upgrade or dowload the new version.
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NGINX not routing to the net core Project (with port other than 80)

I have the following in the default config file in the /etc/nginx/sites-available folder server { listen 80; location / { proxy_pass http://10.XX.XX.XX:5000; ...
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Could I make a persistent Ubuntu USB drive from Debian? [duplicate]

A lot of online tutorials say that I need to use mkusb on ubuntu to make a persistent ubuntu usb. Could I use mkusb on debian to make a persistent ubuntu usb?

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