[tag:debian] is a popular Linux distribution. The codename Wheezy stands for version 7.0 which is the current `stable` release. It was released on 2013-05-04.

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Unmet dependancies on Debian7

I did the dist-upgrade on debian from 7.8 wheezy to 8.1 jessie. then I had some trubles with old compilet PHP and had to revert back. Since the downgrade, I have this on trying to do a dist-upgrade ...
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Debugging slow server response time [closed]

I'm testing response time of my VPS server: curl -s -w %{time_total}\\n -o /dev/null http://www.example.com The values are typically round 300ms, Google suggests that it should be lower than 200. ...
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Serving Large Files Apache2

i'm trying to setup a new gigabit debian 7 server to act as our fileserver, however i'm noticing that when i download say a 300 MB file, it downloads ~200 Kbps from the server. While the available ...
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Is ~/dotdeb.gpg safe to delete? [on hold]

I have a file called dotdeb.gpg in my root user's home folder. Would removing this file break the system, is it required?
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How to list open but not used (by a process/program) port?

I have a VPS with debian wheezy installed on it. A firewall is active on the it with all ports not allowed by default. The firewall can be managed through the web interface of the provider of the VPS ...
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Console-Setup does not configure

I want to upgrade debian wheezy to jessie. But the program console-setup has problems with its configuration script. I cancelled the upgrade process and started the configuration manual: dpkg ...
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snmp: getting the short interface name instead of long ifDescr (again)

I'm using cricket to do some simple monitoring (including network devices) of my Debian-based servers. The interfaces are identified by name (e.g. eth0, eth1,...), and cricket maps these names to the ...
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Dovecot Sieve does not run?

I'm quite new to Dovecot but it has worked out for me pretty good so far for me. I run dovecot with postfix and amavis and spamassassin and it works out all fine, mails get tagged as junk, sending, ...
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Empty /var/log/btmp file - Doesn't fill when a bad login occurs

I'm on a VPS which runs Debian 7.0 64bits. And my problem is that all the SSH attempts of connection which failed doesn't appear on my /var/log/btmp file. So when I do : sudo lastb It (only) ...
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nginx on debian wheezy and TLS > 1.0?

Hi I already searched for some hours, but I only found solutions, where they had used older nginx/openssl-versions. My problem is: How can I activate TLSv1.2 in nginx in that way, the client will ...
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Right way to configure startSSL Certificate [duplicate]

Hy! I try to apply a Start-SSL Certificate on my Apache 2 (Debian Wheezy). On Xampp i got it fast and it works, but on my Debian root, the certificate is confirmed by Avast (in this case) and not by ...
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Radeon DVI errors filling logs

These error just fill my logs: [316094.848311] [drm:radeon_dvi_detect] *ERROR* DVI-I-1: probed a monitor but no|invalid EDID [316104.895726] [drm:drm_edid_block_valid] *ERROR* EDID checksum is ...
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response ping is expired in transit [duplicate]

I've configured my debian's network on virtual box: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.56.15 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway ...
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How do I troubleshoot an unresponsive Apache2 instance using 100% CPU?

I'm running a Debian 7 server with Kolab Groupware installed and not much else. It works perfectly fine normally, but randomly (always when I'm not looking, of course) the CPU usage will spike to 100% ...
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Sub-process Error

Im trying to move my Wordpress site from a managed VPS to my OVH dedicated machine and im in the middle of trying to install WP. However following these instructions I get this error: Setting up ...
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Just-installed Postfix + Dovecot on Debian 7 Sends but not Receives

After changing the Postfix default port from 25 to 26 (MySQL uses port 25), I can now send out mail from my box. But I can't get mail in. My mail.log shows the sent mail making it out just fine, but ...
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Wine 1.4.1 error: XSD file could not be read or is invalid [closed]

We are attempting to run a 3rd party Windows executable on a Debian 7.8 server through Wine 1.4.1 in a business production environment. The executable generates a PDF document from an XML input. When ...
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pam_ldap user password changes using rootbinddn on Debian Jessie

When configuring pam_ldap on Debian Jessie, end user password changes are utilizing the rootbinddn, circumventing OpenLDAP's ppolicy overlay. This is allowing end users to change their passwords ...
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Host key verification failed even though known_hosts is correct

I am running a Debian 7 Wheezy server and are having problems with connecting to other servers over SSH. This problem only occurs while running SSH through crontab, and not otherwise (logged in as the ...
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Cross distro daemon command?

I'm trying to write a script to launch a daemon on both centos and debian. This is the current pseudo script: if [ =f "/etc/init.d/functions" ] then . /etc/unit.d/functions alias ...
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Just installed LSI 9211; no drives showing up to Linux

I just added a LSI 9211-8i to a system running Debian Wheezy (on the Linux kernel). All software is up to date and the kernel is 3.2.65-1+deb7u2 x86_64 according to uname. The card came straight out ...
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Google Chrome says my SSL uses outdated security settings but other site tests disagree [closed]

I installed StartSSL on my web server which is running Linux Apache on CentOS 6.5. shaaaaaaaaaaaaa.com said Nice. example.com has a verifiable certificate chain signed with SHA-2. However ...
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Debian wheezy to jessie update hangs during boot - setting up x socket directories… /tmp/.x11-unix /tmp/.ice-unix

I have windows 7 as host and debian 7 as guest in vmware. I was trying to upgrade to debian jessie according to this article ...
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PowerDNS not listening

I just migrated from Bind9 to PowerDNS on my Debian 7 x86_64, and now DNS requests are not going through. I am not familiar with PowerDNS config files, but I did go into pdns.local and specified ...
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openswan IPSEC site to site randomly disconnects on debian server

goodmorning my friends, this is my situation: I have two debian servers with static IP connected through a site to site VPN OPENSWAN, everything works like a charm, I can ping the entire lan from any ...
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WIldcard SSL Subdomain Not Pointing at Correct DocumentRoot 3

I have the same problem than: WIldcard SSL Subdomain Not Pointing at Correct DocumentRoot but the answer does not help me. I have a Wildcard SSL installed on my Apache server. With HTTP : ...
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Dovecot install error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code

I am trying to install a mail server on my Raspberry Pi. I have setup the FQDN and run apt-get update, and am trying to install postfix, mysql and dovecot with the command apt-get install postfix ...
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Installing package fails with “tar: Invalid argument”

I'm running a docker container based on debian:wheezy to install wp-mirror. I'm running into a lot of dependency problems when running apt-get install wp-mirror, it seems to work after running that a ...
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pure-ftpd-mysql doesnt work after install

I searched for a tutorial to install the ftp-Server correctly and I found this tutorial to install pureftpd-mysql but I can't login with the example user or any other user. I tried 2 other tutorials, ...
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How to upgrade PHP 5.4 to PHP 5.6 on Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)

I've added these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 all deb-src http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 all But still sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get ...
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Meaning of postgresql log “using stale statistics instead of current ones because stats collector is not responding”

I have a Postgresql 9.1+134wheezy4 running on Debian 7 Wheezy. From 2015-02-07 on (I guess it has been backported then, see below) I regularly see the following line in ...
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Instead of www.domain.org:8080/app I need www.domain.org. Apache2.2, Tomcat7, Debian7

Instead of //servername.domain.org:8080/appdir. I need //servername.domain.org. How is this done? I want to truncate the URL dropping the :8080/appdir. What's running on the server. Debian 7.8, ...
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Is Debian Minimal a good starting point for VPS

When I reinstall Debian 7 Wheezy on my VPS I can choose between Minimal and Normal Debain 7 image. I tried both and found that the Minimal image does not contain e.g. the sudo command and configured ...
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Network Config: Difference between Windows and Debian

We have a so called "LAB"-Network(VLAN). The Switch and Firewall are configured to allow access from the ip 10.150.151.1 (Windows Client in LAB) and 10.150.151.10(Debian Client in LAB) to a mail ...
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ISC DHCP Server listening on virtual interface

I've got an ISC DHCP server 4.2.2 (Debian Wheezy) working. I need to add a second scope for unknown clients that gives them a bogus address (mostly for troubleshooting purposes). However, nothing I ...
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Possible reasons for extremely low RAM usage on a debian 7 VPS

After a fresh install of a debian VPS, my system shows very low memory being used. I am not sure if this is even a issue. But according to 'free -m' My system is using only 21MB of RAM ...
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SMB service is running on port 445 / Why / What process

I am currently trying to 'harden' all my servers, starting by turning of all services I dont need. This one is a nginx reverse proxy and metasploit says smb 445 tcp filtered ...
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Pros and cons of installing php 5.6 and mysql 5.6 on debian 7 wheezy

I was setting up a VPS server for my client and we had talked that I would install the last stable versions of the programs. Now, in Debian 7 wheezy by default php 5.4 and mysql 5.5 are available. I ...
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Bridge interfaces without IP in Debian

I need to bridge 2 VLAN's on some different interfaces without IP address. How i can do this? auto eth4 iface eth4 inet manual up ifconfig eth4 up mtu 9000 auto eth4.1320 iface ...
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Modsecurity oddity

my mod security is loading fine but when I set the server token like so SecServerSignature "Infodous Webserver" it returns "Infodous Webserver mod_fcgid/2.3.6 PHP/5.4.39-0+deb7u1 proxy_html/3.0.1 ...
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systemd logcheck rule not working

given is this logcheck rule: ^\w{3} [ :[:digit:]]{11} [._[:alnum:]-]+ systemd-logind\[[[:digit:]]+\]: New session [[:digit:]]+ of user [^[:space:]]+\.$ and this log entry: Mar 19 09:16:09 horst ...
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php5-gd depends: php5-common (= 5.4.36-0+deb7u3) but 5.6.6+dfsg-2 is to be installed

I using Debian Wheezy, I have problem with package named php5-gd. When I put "apt-get install php5-gd" then I have this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-gd : Depends: ...
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MySQL production server experiencing high traffic from debian-sys-maint user

I am running a MySQL server on Debian 7 in a production environment. I recently (more or less accidentally) took a look into the server stats that can be shown in phpMyAdmin. I saw that the MySQL ...
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Duplicity error: BackendException: ssh connection to SERVER_IP:22 failed: Unknown server SERVER_IP

I'm trying to setup a backup system with Duplicity. I have a server that I want to backup to another SFTP server. If I try to connect via sftp it works fine: root@SERVER:~# sftp user@SFTP_IP ...
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How to setup Gitlab-omnibus with non-bundled web-server?

Install I installed the gitlab package through the omnibus package on debian 7 (version7.8.1-omnibus-1_amd64.deb) ; change the settings as describe in Using a non-bundled web-server run the ...
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postfix mails (works) to all but my domain on debian

I have set up a redmine server that I got from turnkey linux. Mail more-or-less works out of the box. I can mail to anyone that is not in my domain. Let me explain: If I run the mail command from ...
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resizing a Debian linux partition without losing data

i have made by mistake a small partition partion on my Debian installation and after installing openvz on this bare metal server i notice that i created production vps on this partion and that it ...
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Postfix [Courier, Maildir] Disable Quota

I set up Postfix under Debian Wheezy with MySQL and virtual users using this tutorial. Thunderbird is recently giving me alerts "You exceeded your mail quota" and saving/moving emails is denied. The ...
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Install Debian Backports kernel automatically

I've got the following pinnings set: Package: linux-image-amd64 Pin: release a=wheezy-backports Pin-Priority: 1001 Package: * Pin: release a=wheezy-backports Pin-Priority: 499 I get the following ...
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ntpd servers stuck in init state when defined by hostname, but sync correctly when defined by IP address

I started having an issue on a couple of our colo servers which is causing a fair bit of head scratching. I as alerted to clock skew on a couple of servers, and when I went to investigate ntpq -=p ...