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Questions tagged [debian]

Debian GNU/Linux is a widespread Linux distribution focusing on stability, security, and the free software philosophy.

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Change Firefox suggestion prevalence in address bar

I am using Firefox Quantum (61.0.2). When I write "server" in my address bar, the first suggestion is "server-docs.example.com" and the second is "server-staging.example.com". I would prefer that the ...
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Phusion Passenger not running as expected on VPS upgraded from Debian 7 to Debian 9

I just upgraded my VPS from Debian 7 to Debian 9, it used to run Nginx + PHP 5 + Phusion Passenger. The Debian 9 I am running is 32 bits and is on a 2GB RAM VPS. Upgraded all software, MariaDB, PHP, ...
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Tightvnc kill xsession on disconnect

i got a raspberry pi running Raspbian stretch. I now installed tightvnc cause i sometimes need a gui for some jobs, but i don't want a xsession running in the background all the time. Is ist somehow ...
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Zip archives created on Mac cannot be extracted under Debian

I'm experiencing a weird phenomenon. If I: Create a zip archive of some files on my Mac, either with the built in Archive Utility (Right Click → Compress "[Folder Name]") or with the p7zip command ...
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Mailman directs to host name instead of dedicated domain

I have mailman installed on machine called "a.b.com". The mailing lists it manages are, however, installed under "lists.b.com". They are maintained by going to "lists.b.com/cgi-bin...". When mail (i....
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Setting up a boinc server -> boinc manager cannot connect to server

I am planning to setup my own BOINC server for a small company. Because I am a newbie with BOINC, I tried to setup a boinc-vm with a cplan test project first. I followed these steps on the official ...
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What is the purpose of /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg vt2 -displayfd 3?

Today I've spotted a process that tends to go AWOL: username 1505 2.4 1.7 391380 70216 tty2 Sl+ 20:36 3:19 /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg vt2 -displayfd 3 -auth /run/user/1000/gdm/Xauthority -background ...
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How to access Debian server with a Mac? [closed]

I am trying to connect to a Debian server with my macbook, but I really have no idea what I am doing. All I have is: IP adress: 192.168.0.48 user: test password: ****** VNC: Estrutu18 Login: test ...
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GUI applications in Debian do not show some of the prompts required for interaction

I have a relatively fresh Debian 9.5, no desktop environment, with minimal xorg and openbox+tint2. I installed gpa (GnuPG Assistant) among a few other apps. If it cannot find any, gpa asks to create ...
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installing debian packages programmitically using apt_pkg package (python-apt) [migrated]

I've built some debian packages and put them on my host. I want to install these packages in a python script. So I've written the install function using apt_pkg as follows : #!/usr/bin/env python # -*...
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Recover removed partition

My Debian system hat a default encrypted installation ("use whole disk with encrypted LVM" in setup). Then I used gnome-disks to do something on an microSD card that had the same setup. EFI Partition, ...
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Linux — accessing content on mounted drive

I have to make some files accessible from a shared network drive on a website. I was able to successfully "mount" the drive in one of my folder in my linux (debian) machine. When I go to it, however, ...
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Raspberry Pi headless, my if [[ file1 -nt file 2 ]] that thinks the two files have the same modified date

So I have a player script "player.sh" and an updater script "updater.sh". player.sh plays any mp3 file in /home/filepath/ using a wild card *.mp3, this works as expected. what I want is for the ...
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how to route network traffic from wireless interface to a second wireless interface and a 3G/4G usb dongle on the same computer

I have a computer running a debian based distribution with three network interfaces: two wireless (wlan0 and wlan1) and the third one is an usb dongle for 3G/4G network access. I want to archive the ...
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How do I lock the terminal screen from the terminal?

Related to https://askubuntu.com/questions/7776/how-do-i-lock-the-desktop-screen-via-command-line but not the same answer. How do I lock the terminal screen from the terminal in Linux? On HP-UX it ...

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