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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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Debian Repo being used on Ubuntu and cannot be removed

My Issue: GPG error: http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch-backports InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Is it possible to Debian Ubuntu and windows without restart your PC [closed]

Is it possible to Debian Ubuntu and windows without restart your PC. If it's how can i do it ?
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Reinstall applications on a new system in an easy way? [duplicate]

Say I want to migrate from Ubuntu to Debian, or the other way around, how can I reinstall all of my apps on my new system? For config it is super simple, just back up the home folder, but is there an ...
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Toggle touchpad key deactivates the device, can not activate it again

I have Debian 9 on my MSI Notebook, and I realized today there is a problem on my Fn+F3 key function. When I press them, it made the touch pad disable, but when I press again, there wasn't any sign ...
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How to setup transmission-daemon under OpenVPN on Debian? [closed]

I tried this tutorial on my dedicated server : Transmission daemon over OpenVPN When I run the command to start OpenVPN it's locked out from the server and I have to restart it from the host admin ...
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Installing Debian on Ubuntu 18.04 on a MacBook [duplicate]

I have an old MacBook (model A1342, year 2009) with Ubuntu 18.04 on it. NO MacOSx. I want to install Debian (8 or 9) for which said computer comfortably fulfills the minimum tech specs (barely so with ...
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Kernel custom building not working due to missing “binary-generic” recipe

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and I am trying to build my own kernel by this guide and this guide. Unfortunately the command: AUTOBUILD=1 fakeroot debian/rules binary-headers binary-generic binary-perarch ...
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Why does World of Warships hang when using Ubuntu 18.04.1 and not Debian 9.5 as a router/firewall?

I have a firewall/router and I have been using Debian on it for a couple years now. I decided to made the switch to Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 because I am very interested in using the live patch feature ...
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How to reassign key functions?

The space bar on my keyboard is not working. How can I reassign functions of space bar to another key (eg. one of the alt key) in my keyboard? I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and Debian Stretch.
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Debian login screen after updating Ubuntu 18.04

I just updated Ubuntu 18.04 (just the regular "install pending updates" when i shut down). Now I booted my pc, and was greeted with a debian Login screen. This makes absolutely no sense... Is there a ...
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Wine32 dependencies problem

Since yesterday I tried to install Wine, everything was OK until I was asked to install wine32. The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine32:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.17) but it ...
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Thunar doesn't show workgroup/windows pcs in windows-network tab

Thunar is unable to display the windows devices in my network from the "windows-network" tab (located under network). However, I am able to access windows devices with the following command in the ...
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Fontconfig error

When I launch emacs, vscode or google-chrome (or any other program that needs fontconfig) in verbose mode I have error messages about fontconfig : ...
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Edit Debian USB disk

I need edit USB stick disk by adding a file with firmware to my wifi card and lan card when I try install I see error. How to change permission to add files into USB boot disk working on UBUNTU 17.10?...
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How Debian developers update their packages list? [closed]

As a beginner Linux user, I was wondering how Debian developers update their entire packages list, because it has tons of packages. Do they get a pre-compiled package from the original developer and ...
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X11VNC - use for connect to another x-session

According with this question How to setup x11vnc to access with graphical login screen? Is it possible to use X11VNC as a regular tightvncserver or vnc4server also? (etc, connect to another session)?
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“Changed” root account

I have a regular "root" account. I have added a new user to the sudo group. Since then, the new user password has been requested.
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Trying to build kernel on 18.04. No editconfigs option

Trying to build kernel using instructions outlined in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel After running the lines fakeroot debian/rules clean fakeroot debian/rules editconfigs I get ...
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How to get the list of installed packages on Ubuntu/Debian w/o command or w/o looking at pkg.log?

I have to extract the list of installed packages on Ubuntu/Debian without using command or without looking at dpkg.log? The basic requirement is to get the list of installed packages on Debian/Ubuntu ...
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hashsum is not available- unable to get source of package [closed]

I want to get the source of package wirehshark for year 2009. I am doing that by editing source.list according to Debian snapshot information. After doing sudo apt-get update. I tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Command not found on bash script [duplicate]

I want to run a bash script to access two terminal tabs, each run cd "folder", then "npm run start", as below: #!/bin/bash sudo mysql -u root -h localhost PATH=/var/lib/cloud9/autorun/...
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How to fix "error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue after restarting

I have windows and Debian on PC, after creating a new partition in windows I get this error: when booting Debian Error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue> I solved the problem according to this ...
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Ubuntu server hangs/halts during bootup and shutdown

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (Dual Intel Xeons @ 2.5GHz, 32GB DDR2, An old 80GB SATA3 drive [RAID controller died]) and it randomly halts while booting, I'm using Ubuntu server which seems to show ...
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What is the purpose of OpenVPN's /etc/openvpn/{client,server} directories?

Ubuntu/Debian OpenVPN package contains 2 mysterious directories: dpkg -L openvpn ... /etc/openvpn/client /etc/openvpn/server ... I'm wondering what is the purpose of those directories? All tutorials ...
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Processor microcode firmware update

In Ubuntu 17.04 and 18.04 and Debian look like Kali when I enter dmesg | grep 'microcode' in the terminal I get the following results: [ 0.000000] microcode: microcode updated early to revision ...
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dpkg-shlibdeps: error: cannot find library while doing dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc using dh-virtualenv

I am trying to build a debian package out of a python package using dh-virtualenv. I am doing this on a Mac, so I'm using Docker to do so. The biggest problem is that package is dependent on PyQt5, ...
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Trying to install lubuntu in place of Debian

I installed Debian on a AMD Athlon (Thunderbird), 698 MHz with 768 MB. The result was less than I had hoped for: Trying to log in takes minutes, results in a lost mouse pointer, and never shows a ...
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How to use or re-package a package for Debian distribution?

I want to use IRAF(http://iraf.noao.edu/) in package format and I hope the package keep maintained. I found iraf package which is packaged for Debian testing (buster). I tried sudo dpkg -i iraf_2.16....
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Create a theme that look like commodore 64 on ubuntu?

I did use Commodore OS Vision but it has stop making updates many years ago. I was wondering is it possible to do a theme that looks and feels like that on Ubuntu? I really miss it and that "neon ...
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Why I get different from my system language in debian console? [closed]

Please help me to understand how debian(kde) decides what language to use in terminal (konsole). My system language is English, but all input requests, info messages in konsole (e.g.: password) I get ...
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Exclude directories from a shared folder

I have an Ubuntu 17 VM on Virtual Box, and my host OS is windows 8.1. I created a shared folder between host and guest OS. Now, can I execlude a sub-directory from being shared to windows ?
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cant serve ispconfig

i installed ispconfig in last month and works fine but on today i cant see ispconfig i checked apache2 and suexec log and return this logs [2018-04-23 09:48:52]: uid: (5003/ispconfig) gid: (5004/...
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Erratic Touchpad Scrolling SynPS/2

I am experiencing an erratic scrolling issue with the touchpad on my laptop. Basically scrolling sometimes continues on it's own. Sometimes scrolls up when I have scrolled down, sometimes scrolls ...
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How to recover ext4 partition deleted by WinXP? [closed]

Can somebody, please, help me with my problem! I tried to delete the /dev/sdb6 partition using Windows XP (Computer Management utility), but it actually deleted my Linux Debian Jessie! That is, it ...
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Creating multiple deb packages using CPack

I have a project with several components and I am creating 4 DEB packages using CPack version 2.8.12. I have no issues with package generation as well as installation but these: I am unable to make ...
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Ansible Playbook on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS error

I'm trying to setup satnogs-client on my ubuntu 16.04 LTS. every thing was going ok. until i ran ansible-playbook $:~/Desktop/satnogs-client-ansible$ sudo ansible-playbook -i production/inventory -K ...
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How to install packages of 16.04 to 17.10

For some reason, I have to install some packages of Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 17.10. I've tried to apt update && apt install pkgname but there are always some dependency issues. What I'm trying ...
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Start 3 Terminator Windows on 3 different Monitors with 3 different layouts

I have 3 different monitors hooked to my computer. I have 3 custom Terminator layouts. So far I have to manually open 3 different Terminator windows, move them to their respective monitors, switch ...
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MAAS failed to deploy with Debian 8 image

Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS MAAS 2.3 Debian 8 image prepared from the latest openstack raw. When deploying to VM (VMware), the installer runs normally, succeeds and reboots. Then the OS starts to boot and ...
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Unable to install php5-tidy on Ubuntu 16.04

I am aware of the php-tidy package but I need to install php5-tidy. Debian repo listed here https://packages.debian.org/sid/arm64/php5-tidy/download is already in /etc/apt/sources.list and I have ...
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importing root CA certificate in linux

Maybe this is a duplicate, but i cannot find the answer. Windows CA authorities provide their root certificates in several forms: The certificate by itself and full chain, each can be downloaded in 2 ...
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Cannot login as root@<myiphost> after trying to install Virtualmin, now it logs in as root@<subdomain>

I was used to login as root@ but after trying to install virtualmin (something went wrong) I see my login user is root@ How to completely remove Virtualmin and login as I was used to before? I'm ...
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Libreoffice has different behaviour in Debian Jessie and Ubuntu [closed]

I'm using docker in order to set up the environment needed in order to run a converter (any format to pdf) through LibreOffice. I have a certain file; when I run it in the Jessie environment (base ...
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Touchpad works slow disabling irq # 16

I am using Acer e5-575g laptop and my touchpad has a problem with every linux (either slow or doesn't work) Always the same issue: disabling #irq 16 I have tried ubuntu (17.04 and 17.10) and debian,...
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MOC - Priority between remote users playing music on same device

I installed moc on a Debian server so that remote users could play music from another computer. The server is linked to some speakers. I had to add remote users to the audio group in order for them ...
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What can I do to get my package from Debian unstable to next Ubuntu LTS?

My package was just accepted into Debian unstable. There is about 20 days till the feature freeze of next Ubuntu LTS and I'd like to get my package in. Will it get pulled in automatically? Is there ...
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Is Ubuntu same as Debian Testing plus a long list of apt-get command? [duplicate]

From perspective of a developer, what is the difference between these two other than the packages which one has and the other does/may not have? Does Ubuntu do better in hardware support? Does it ...
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Debian packages in private repository not visible in Muon

I'm currently building my own Debian packages using dpkg-buildpackage and uploading them to a local repository which runs with mini-dinstall. The repository is successfully added to /etc/apt/sources....
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boot floppies, how to create them

A bit old fashioned but what i want is a bootable iso which loads the network and bash, and have wget all together. I am unable to find what i can use. i tried debootstrap (with debian) but that ...
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How to check Spectre patch by terminal on my Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How can I check IBRS patch enables on my Ubuntu 16.04LTS by using command line