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

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How to configure preseed file in Debian to make grub configuration point to correct drive

I have several computers with 2 drives (one is ssd, the other is hdd). I've created preseed file for automated deployment that works fine except for the part with partitioning. For now it is done ...
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Change tty resolution to fit larger screen

I have a dual screen setup:- Main screen, 1920x1080 plugged in via HDMI- Additional screen, 1366x768, plugged in via VGAWhen I switch to tty, its resolution fit the smaller screen. But, as the ...
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How to activate right click on touchpad

I have an acer aspire 7 A715-71G-75B3 with debian 9.The right click on the touchpad isn't working.I tried to add this to the file 50-synaptics.conf (which I created):Section "InputClass"...
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Migrate from Initramfs-tools to Dracut [migrated]

I have a question about migrating fron "Initramfs-tool" to "Dracut".Initramfs-tools relies on customization scripts hosted by the folders "/etc/initramfs-tools/" and "/usr/share/initramfs-tools/"."...
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How to do “cpio -A” (append) on a Mac?

I would like to generate a Debian ISO image that has a preseed file embedded in it so that I can do automated installations. It's possible, as documented here.Part of this process requires that I ...
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Debian servers Vs SSH

I have four servers and have a 5th to interact with all four via ssh. What I'd like is for each server to scp to each other server and with the 5th one too remotely instead of the 5th one being 'in ...
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Disable Alt+F4 Key Function in Debian

How to Disable Alt+F4 Key Function in Debian Linux(PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie)").
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Debian KDE - GTK applications gui have undesirable red lines

I have Debian Jessie with KDE4 as desktop environment with default Oxygen theme. Also I have installed gtk2-engines-oxygen and gtk3-engines-oxygen, so my GTK apps could look the same way as KDE apps. ...
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How do I uninstall pwndbg?

Not much explaining to do, except I Googled how to and couldn't find anything relating to the uninstall process. I am on a Debian 9 system.If I recall correctly I installed it using:git clone ...
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Combine Debian netinst with a regular partition - USB

I wonder if it is possible to have a bootable Debian netinst USB drive while also retaining the ability to store regular files on that same drive. What I would like to have in the end is USB drive ...
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Wifi repeater/hotspot with a single wireless network interface in Debian

I am attempting to create a wireless hotspot/repeater in Debian using create_ap, yet when I run:create_ap wlan0 wlan0 AP_Name PassphraseI get met with the following error message:ERROR: Your ...
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Debian: IPv6 with Prefix Delegation from ISP

My ISP provides me with dynamic IPv4 and a /56 of IPv6 via DHCPv6. I managed to get this working under a DD-WRT router like this:Later on I removed the router from this network and connect a Debian-...
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Can surf in ipv6 pages but cannot ping or curl them

I have a debian linux virtual machine in virtual box using a bridged connection.Inside the debian virtual machine, I can surf any web page whether it is ipv4 or ipv6, I can ping and curl ipv4, but, I ...
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Why doesn't htop show LED mode meters with box-drawing characters?

I just set up htop on a server running Debian and noticed that meters in LED more are rendered with letters and symbols instead of the box-drawing chars it uses on my Mac.For comparison, htop on ...
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How to I automate re-compilation of a kernel module on Debian / Ubuntu?

I have the source for a kernel module which I want to re-compile every time the kernel gets updated - is there a sophisticated way to do this?Of course I could always compile the module on system ...

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