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

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Setting up RAID on Debian - mdstat has no personalities

I'm reading up on setting up a RAID with two drives on my Debian install, and that the /proc/mdstat file contains a list of the supported raid types by the kernel next to 'Personalities'. Running cat /...
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ImageMagick doesnt work under Debian. Missing libopenexr6 / libIlmImf which is missing from repository

I upgraded to Debian GNU/Linux 9.4 (stretch) , and now ImageMagick doesn't work.convert --version gives this error:convert: error while loading shared libraries: libIlmImf.so.6: cannot open shared ...
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debian apt update doesn't allow DVD's

i really start to pull my hair out. I have a debian 9 system without internet access and try to do an apt update. But i always receive the same error message (see below). I tried severall options to ...
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KDE's maximise button does not fully maximise (dual monitor caused issue)

I'm using Debian Stable 9.4 with the default KDE installation and working with two monitors.On one of them, the maximise button does not fully maximise the window. Instead it has some sort of fixed ...
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KDE Plasma how to hide second task manager

I just installed debian with KDE plasma. The weird thing is that my screen shows a task manager at the bottom as well at the top. Of course I don't need two task managers.. but I cannot find any way ...
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Cracking A 8 Char password

So here's the situation.I am locked out of my admin portal on my wifi home modem+router (Dlink 3782) and the default password has been lost to time on the back of the router and I wanted to have a ...
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Where does dpkg install something?

I've just installed Skype using following command:sudo dpkg -i /home/elena/Downloads/skypeforlinux-64.debIt installed and is working fine.When I ran above command, where did dpkg un-archive and ...
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Raspberry PI with hidden static IP configuration

I have a Raspberry PI 3 (with Stretch) that boots to a static IP. The problem is I can't find out where this IP is being configured.Areas I have looked: /etc/dhcpcd.conf/etc/network/interfaces/...
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My PC can't install any OS [closed]

I was using Windows and I installed VirtualBox because I wanted to try out Linux.Because I got comfortable using Linux (I was using Ubuntu on the vbox) I wanted to make Linux my main OS. First ...
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Installing an updated byobu on Debian

The Debian package for byobu still points to version 5.112-1 from 2016-09-16 while there were several new versions released since then.Is there any chance that the Debian package will get updated ...