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systemd - restricted access to mounted volumes?

After debian system upgrade one of my services (mpd - music player daemon) stopped working - saying that it cannot access the folder with the music. Trying to troubleshoot I noticed two things:The ...
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Integrated graphics card hidden in Linux, Macbook pro late 2013

The problem:I have a Macbook pro 11,3. Currently, it runs Linux Mint 18.3 (single boot). By default, the integrated GPU is hidden from any non-mac OS by Apple's EFI firmware. According to the answer ...
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Speeding up apt-get install for many packages

I've noticed that much of the time taken by apt-get install when installing many packages / dependencies is due to many individual requests for packages / dependencies, even when the total download ...
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Steam In home steaming not working on Chrome OS (via crouton)

I installed Debian stretch via crouton, and after navigating through "locales" problems, mounting problems, and video problems, I managed to get it to work very well on my Asus C202.However all ...
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gnome-documents power issues

I'm on Debian stable 9.3, running Gnome desktop on a laptop. I noticed that gnome-documents is constantly running in background, even when not used, and consuming 12 % of the CPU.Why is that so ? Is ...
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Error “AT-SPI: Could not obtain desktop path or name” for some windowed applications

I am running Debian 9 (stretch) and using the XFCE desktop manager. XFCE does not have its own application for hardware info (like KDE has Info Centre) so I am using hardinfo.Since a recent update ...
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Meaning of “You do not own that mountpoint” when switching to and from root?

I recently installed a new debian OS (replacing my old ubuntu) and kept the same home directory. Whenever I switch into and out of root (via the su command) I get a message that says "You do not own ...
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thumbrules for figuring out space so that windows boot loader and linux can live happily.

I have tried it two times already and each time I hit some or the other road-block. AFAIU it, both Windows 10 and any GNU/Linux say Debian can live each happily with each other. Now I have a 4 TB ...
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I accidentally removed python, now apt-get is completely broken

So I was having problems installing certbot/letsencrypt becaus eof a python Error. So i decided to remove python apt-get remove --purge pythonBut I cannot apt-get install python because It ...
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How do I change fix this white-on-white KDE Konsole Scrollbar?

If I'm running dwm as my tiling window manager, what is drawing the window decorations of my system and how can I customise them please?Steps to reproduce:Install Debian Stable (choose the ...
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What is the recommended FDQN for a local laptop on a DHCP home network?

I have a pretty common home network and a laptop that connects to it either by Ethernet or wifi and gets an IP using DHCP. What is the recommended configuration for FDQN, including hostname and /etc/...
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Debian global umask

I've searched for many-many ways to set global umask in Debian, but they didn't works as I need or didn't work at all.I have a laptop which is used by couple of people. I can handle setting their ...
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How can I diagnose and fix an intermittent disk connection issue?

I have a Lenovo X250 notebook running Debian testing. It has a 512 GB Crucial MX100 2.5" SATA SSD.Occasionally, the computer will lock up, and I'll need to restart. If I'm able to switch to a ...
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Pure-Ftpd-Mysql : Unable to connect with passive FTP

It seems that I have a configuration problem and I need help.I've a webserver, under Debian Jessie with pure-ftpd-mysql installed (and updated).I can connect to the server via FTP when it's in ...
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How activate completion in user shell console?

When I uncomment next part in /etc/bash.bashrc for activate completion, # enable bash completion in interactive shells ...