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Questions tagged [debian]

Debian is a popular and influential GNU/Linux distribution. Questions here should generally be about Debian Server.

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gitlab installation failing on debian 9.6

I'm having a issue on Debian 9.6. When installing gitlab an error is returned: Setting up gitlab (8.13.11+dfsg1-8+deb9u3) ... Creating/updating gitlab user account... Making gitlab owner of /var/lib/...
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Preventing Exim 4 from sending mail queue reports for not very old messages

On Debian I regularly get annoying email reports like this: Subject: Exim mail queue on example.com 0m 55K 1gXPtz-0005jp-AA <user@example.om> auser@elsewhere.com Now, I ...
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Where is the redirection configured?

I have a redirection but I don't know where it is activated? I have installed a PHP application called GARRADIN. There is an .htaccess containing this line: RewriteRule admin/plugin/(.*?)/(.*) /...
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Query two different DNS nameservers - one for LAN only, one for everything else

On a Debian-based linux device I need to set up DNS lookups on two different DNS nameservers - one for local domain lookups, one for everything else. My /etc/resolv.conf currently is: # Generated by ...
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NGINX uses default vhost for subdomain

Okay, so I´ve setup multiple subdomains via NGINX vhosts. These subdomains are linked with following vhost configs (in sites-availible): - www.example.com (server_name declared for www.example.com ...
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NGINX using other server block as default

I´m currently configuring my nginx server and I´ve ran into a problem where I can´t seem to find the problem I did, even after hours of research. I´m running Debian 9 with PHP 7.2-fpm on NGINX. So, I ...
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Debian clean with deborphan [migrated]

Linux test 4.18.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2 (2018-11-02) x86_64 GNU/Linux Keep Getting message like this: /usr/bin/gdbus: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0:...
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cannot run LibreOffice on Kali Linux [on hold]

I have installed Kali Linux 2018.4 on my machine. I installed LibreOffice via the following link: https://libre-software.net/how-to-install-libreoffice-on-ubuntu-linux-mint/ But I get the following ...
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NTP 27 seconds Difference

I have DMZ server configured as NTP server to connect to external NTP servers and sync time in all devices in my corporate network. Below are the contents of my ntp.conf file in the DMZ server server ...
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Will apt-get upgrade my system to a new debian version/Codename given the current sources.list*?

Assuming "somebody" could have modified /etc/sources.list.* somehow and could be using mirrors (e.g. made with the superb aptly), can I determine what debian release the current sources.list files are ...
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TeamViewer 14 in Virtual Machine

When I install teamviewer_amd64.deb in a Debian VM it installs with no error. I start "teamviewer" and I see this: $ teamviewer Init... CheckCPU: SSE2 support: yes Checking setup... Launching ...
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Changed from DHCP to static but cannot resolve name

I just installed a Debian 9.6 amd64 on a VirtualBox with NAT. I had to change the network settings from DHCP to static and with a netmask of /30 because it is in my assignment. So I followed a few ...
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How do I shrink a RAID5 (5 disks) & LVM?

seeking some guidance please. :) Debian 9.6 running on a NAS. RAID 5 across 5 drives with LVM. $ lsblk NAME SIZE FSTYPE TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda ...
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How to upgrade a package in Debian 8?

I'm using a docker image that comes with Debian 8 (jessie). I'm trying to upgrade curl package to the latest (7.58) from 7.38. Running apt-cache showpkg curl shows that 7.38 is the latest version, ...
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new vhost redirect to other vhost (rspamd)

actually setup a new apache vhost for a second domain on my debian vps. Every time i browse the new domain, it redirect to my rspamd vhost. My first domain working fine, the rspamd redirect working ...
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Enabling mysql on boot error (Refusing to operate on linked unit file mysql.service)

I'm following instructions on vultr to install LAMP stack on VPS (https://www.vultr.com/docs/how-to-install-apache-mysql-and-php-on-ubuntu-16-04). When trying to enable mysql on boot I'm getting an ...
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Install Proxmox on Large Hardware RAID Drive [closed]

I have a Dell PowerEdge R410. This has 4x4TB SAS HDDs configured in Hardware RAID 0. If I install Proxmox (or debian, or ubuntu) the installation appears to go fine. However, when I reboot, it drops ...
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WWW::Mechanize Perl module won't install on server

I'm trying to work out why a Perl module won't install on my server. cpanm WWW::Mechanize It processes stuff for ages, and then eventually dies with: root@admin:~# cpanm WWW::Mechanize --> ...
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How can I stop a systemd service with cron?

I have a simple crontab entry that is supposed to stop a service, yet it does not work. * * * * * systemctl stop nginx I even tried: * * * * * /bin/systemctl stop nginx Since that't the location ...
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A different version is showing in different command in a Debian container

I am running a docker Debian 9.6 container. But when I run "uname" it is showing Ubuntu. But, "cat /etc/debian_version" is showing Debian version 9.6. root@a2bb8bf8e79c:/# uname -a Linux ...
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iptables - drop packets on input, but allow outgoing

I'm running Debian and iptables. I'm creating a proxy server, and would like DROP packets entering with a certain source IP address, but sniff them with pcap. Then afterwards allow to manually send ...
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iptables and limit requests per IP per minute

I'm running Debian and iptables and are trying to limit users to accept my site more than 10 times per minute. This is my original attempt: # Max connection in seconds TIME_PERIOD=60 # Max ...
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Linux Headless Server Audio Player RTP stream

I am streaming audio from a linux server (192.168.0.10) to a headless client using ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i INPUT -acodec libmp3lame -ar 11025 --f rtp rtp://192.168.0.100:1234 On the headless client, I am ...
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Linux Two network adapters with static IP addresses on GCE Linux instance

I want to make a VM hosted on Google Compute Engine to have 2 static IP addresses. For the purpose I created the VM having two network adapters (NICs) each of them allowing me to "pick" 1 static IP ...
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exim4 maildir - make message read

I'm trying to setup exim4 to handle spam-suspected messages moving them to the Junk user folder. So, I made a router: spam_junk: debug_print = "R: local_user spam/junk moving to junk for $...
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exim4 - replace recipient domain name, virtual domains

I'm tying to setup exim4 as MTA for multidomain host. All users and domains are virtual, stored in the database like that: create table emails ( domain varchar(200), username varchar(200), password ...
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“systemctl start service” when service already started

I, what happen's precisely when you run systemctl start apache2 (or other service) while service already started ? Can it cause trouble to start several hundred times a day apache2 service? (to ...
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Establish VPN connection from a client behind a Debian router

EDIT : My searches leaded me to GRE packets : they seem to be exchanged on IP port (not TCP one) 47. It seems to be quite painful to handle it with iptables. So question become : how can I transmit ...
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Debian Error opening terminal: unknown

I'm trying to edit my crontab for website, using debian on webserver Command Shell(I'm new with this), I try to use this command: crontab -e -u www-data but I get this : no crontab for www-data - ...
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Debug debian nightly oom-killer [duplicate]

I'm on a Debian Linux server-sl 4.18.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2 (2018-11-02) x86_64 GNU/Linux. Load and meemory average is really low: 09:26:17 up 3 days, 20:54, 1 user, load average: 0,...
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Should (or can) master and slave DNS servers have different RRSIG entries?

I've just configured DNSSEC on my master DNS server and in testing with dig from each server to the other, I found that while each server had RRSIG entries they were different. Is this expected ...
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Security Scan causing weird logs

So some time ago, I coded a website(PHP) and wanted to check for common web security vulnerability. I used Nessus and Burp Suite to scan for vulnerabilities in my website. The scan result showed no ...
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Systemd - running custom VM shutdown script before the standard libvirt-guests.service

On a KVM host I have a few VMs with legacy OSes that do not listen to ACPI shutdown event. As it happens on Debian 9.5 host, on shutdown the libvirt-guests.service waits for 5 minutes for each such VM ...
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Debian: Install package when two python Versions are running

I will install borgbackup. apt-get -t sid install borgbackup Now I get a error that I need python3 < 3.7, installed is 3.7.1. So I can install apt-get install python3.6 But borgbackup not will ...
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python-pyicu Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code

I can't remove or update python on debian Stretch /var/lib/dpkg/info/python-dnspython.postinst: 6: /var/lib/dpkg/info/python-dnspython.postinst: pycompile: not found dpkg: Fehler beim Bearbeiten des ...
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exclude/include rules of rsync

I need to include in rsync rules only .local/shares/ no other directory in .local/ and exclude certain directories from /.local/shares. My rules are currently as such: + /.local/share/ + /.local/...
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Why is using Ubuntu 18.04 as the docker host about 2x faster than Debian 9?

We are running the same docker container on two different Google Compute VMs. Both VMs have the same specs. The docker container uses Debian as the base image, runs python, and performs a number of ...
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Configuring Linux server for long term use (no remote access granted after deployment)

Not sure if the title is the best but to explain a bit more: I have to deploy a Linux box on a customer network that I will not have remote or regular access to. I want to ensure that the system ...
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Setting up a full mesh MACSEC among three Debian VM

I am trying to set up MACSEC connections among three Debian VM. I successfully established a MACSEC connections between any of them as a one-on-one connection, but when I try to set up another (...
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Openvpn client and server simultaneously - cannot ping server when starting openvpn client

I have an openvpn server and client at the same time. The server is configured properly, clients can connect to it without problems. I am trying to setup an openvpn client on the same machine. It ...
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SNMP timeout/stuck mid way

I have a proxmox 5.2 machine (4.15.18-8-pve) and snmp installed with default config. when I do a snmpwalk it outputs some information but then hangs. Any future snmpwalk requests don't get any ...
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Load balance PHP-FPM with HAProxy resulting in service unavailable

I need to load balance PHP-FPM with two backend servers with HAProxy (with Apache running on those backend servers as well). I have this frontend: frontend fr_fpm bind *:9000 mode tcp ...
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Zabbix: system.cpu.load[<cpu>,<mode>]

I installed Zabbix 4.0 and going through Quickstart: https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/devel/manual/quickstart/item I've added system.cpu.load[<cpu>,<mode>] (that's the key that is ...
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Mail messages sent reaching spam [duplicate]

I have set up a Debian server, following the Perfect server guide, including Dovecot. Everything runs fine, except the fact, that most of the mails sent out of the server are reaching the spam ...
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Icinga2 disk check - suppressing testing for some dirs

Certain app creates a directory that a root cannot access (see Getting info about a weird directory) and Icinga2 instance running on that host creates useless alerts about it: disk on homehost.dom is ...
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Getting info about a weird directory

Joplin desktop app (https://joplin.cozic.net/) creates a directory in /tmp that I cannot get any info about as root: While logged in as a regular user I can enter a dir, I cannot even display its ...
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SpamAssassin failed to parse line

When I perform an apt-get update -y && apt-get upgrade -y I get the following error: Running sa-compile (may take a long time) Nov 15 22:39:42.458 [32041] info: config: score: requires a ...
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Fail2ban mail customisation

I didn't find where to customise the fail2ban mail messages, i want to change the subject. i know i need to see the action hook like this : action_mwl = %(banaction)s[name=%(__name__)s, port="%(...
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Block any query in BIND

I've been trying to block ANY queries in my BIND server with no success. I followed this post Block ANY request in Bind which says that I can use minimal-responses but it doesn't work. None of the ...
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Keeping an online MEAN service working 24x7 with less cost possible [duplicate]

I'm starting up my first online service. I will run on a MEAN stack running on Linux on AWS. It is time now to guarantee my service will be running smoothly on a 24x7 basis. For Mongo, I'go to mlab ...