[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 [on hold]

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?

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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MySQL - The server quit without updating PID file

I have installed MySQL 5.6.16 on Debain 7.4. But i encountered problems with starting mysql, where every time i start mysql i get this error: The server quit without updating PID file ...
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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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SQL Dump via Cronjob [closed]

OS: Debian SQL: MariaDB HTTP: NGINX TOOLS: PHPMyAdmin I try to run a automatically backup by cronjob hourly. For testing purposes I wrote the following shell script: mysqldump -u root -pMyPassword ...
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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

I'm configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, I'm trying to use ssl. I generate the certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout ...
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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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“RTNETLINK answers: File exists” after upgrading to Debian 7

I upgraded my system from Debian 6 to Debian 7.3 yesterday. After rebooting, I chose the new kernel linux-image-3.2.0-4-amd64 and the network became unavailable. I tried sudo service networking ...
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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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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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Netboot Debian (wheezy) from NFS v4

Is it possible to boot Debian Wheezy from NFS v4? Bootwing with NFS v3 works just fine. NFS v4 not. This is in my /etc/exports: /nfs ...
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ldap-authentication without sambaSamAccount on linux smb/cifs server (e.g. samba)

i'm currently running samba-3.5.6 on a debian/wheezy host to act as the fileserver for our department's w32-clients. authentication is done via OpenLDAP, where each user-dn has an ...
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opendkim incoming not verified

I've installed opendkim with postfix on Debian Wheezy. Outgoing mail is getting DKIM signatures. The smtpd and non-smtpd milter spec is the same. Incoming mail seems not to be verified - in a ...
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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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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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Why fail2ban 0.8 doesn't start properly on Debain 7 Wheezy x64?

Why fail2ban 0.8 doesn't start properly on Debain 7 Wheezy x64? Hi, I'm trying to configure fail2ban to work with APF. But first, it would be great if fail2ban can start. root@akdom:/var/log# ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 dedicated server Steam authentication problems

I'm running a game dedicated server for the Valve game Left 4 Dead 2 on my housed root server. I had one running for years back when I was still running Debian Squeeze (6, oldstable, x86_64) on my ...
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No more logging after upgrade to Debian Wheezy

Syslog, auth.log, kern.log and messages log files are not updated anymore after upgrading to Debian Wheezy (Debian Squeeze was previously running). How could I fix it?
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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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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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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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sudo apt-get update is not updating repositories in Debian Wheezy

I am trying to update repositories using following command but it is failing: sudo apt-get update Here is the output of above command: Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Hit ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is ZFS not doing anything with my disk's duff sector?

I was under the impression that if an I/O error occurs during a read from a ZFS pool, two things will happen: The failure will be recorded in either the READ or CKSUM statistic of the relevant ...
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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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How can I resolve “(Service check did not exit properly)” and “(null)” results with my services?

I'm using some Perl-based scripts for service checks in Nagios and I get (Service check did not exit properly) and (null) as the result in Nagios, but the script works great on the command line. I've ...
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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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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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PostgreSQL failed to start. unable to load private key file << server.key >> : key values mismatch

I am trying to install PostgreSQL on my Linux Debian 7.2 server but it fails. this is what I did : user ~ $ sudo apt-get install postgresql Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de ...
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SSH key login not working

i am having some problems logging in to one server to SSH via a key this is the client output: ssh 'importer@pdw.me' -p 2201 -v OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-4, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013 debug1: Reading ...
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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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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 ...