Posts Tagged ‘ debian ’

Setup your swap partition a flash card in Debian linux

Jul 20th, 2012 | By

*A WORD TO THE WISE – DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS* Flash cards are not designed to handle heavy loads of tiny read/writes all the time and will fail sooner rather than later.. I just had my system go into the shitty with a syslog filled with 1000’s of messages like this:  [59443.104957] Write-error on swap-device
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Attrociously high pings to router with wifi in Debian 64 with Atheros 9k

Jul 18th, 2012 | By

Simple little solution that has been plaguing me all week.  We just upgraded our router and after scanning the local networks I found that channel 11 was completely unused so I switched it to that and man oh man that was nothing but a bad idea.  Even though channel 11 was the emptiest channel I’ve
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How to fix audio/video stutter with flash in Debian / linux and Chrome

Jun 28th, 2012 | By

So today flash went from bad to worse.  It was doing some weird stuff as the video track would lag behind and then catch uip and lag and smoetimes it would just restart the video all together on youtube so I decided to unintall flash-nonfree and install gnash in an attempt and that just made
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MPD Not Starting: mpdlisten: Failed to listen on localhost (line 69)

May 8th, 2012 | By

Having this problem are we? Did you just make some changes to your network/wireless setup by any chance? I know I did.  Well for me what my problem was was that I emptied my /etc/network/interfaces file to try to troubleshoot some wireless problems and in doing so it caused mpd to stop functioning.. So right
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MPD (music player daemon) crashing after 2 seconds in Debian Squeeze

May 6th, 2012 | By

Yea, this was a fun little one that cropped up this week for whatever god damn reason.. Anyways i would love a file into GMP and get it ready to go and I would get 2 seconds when MPD would crash.. Sometimes it crashed so hard I had to restart alsa and modprobe my soundcard
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Cannot login to Skype in Linux: Another instance may exist

May 4th, 2012 | By

Try deleting the ~/.Skype/shared.xml and shared.lck and ~/.Skype/PROFILENAME/config.lck next rename .Skype to .Skype_saved and restart skype You will be able to login correctly but not mcuh good without all your stuff so copy _saved directory over the regular one and see if that helps. If it doesn’t then check this out: You need to find
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Filezilla won’t load / stalls indefinitely for you in Debian?

May 1st, 2012 | By

Jesus, today isn’t my day for FTP.. Fireftp freeze iceweasel, filezilla won’t load, internet god are trying to tell me something.. Well I’d rather spit in their face than listen to them cause dammit I need to upload shit. I Ran into this problem today, don’t know when this started or why but annoying as
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Installing backport packages through aptitude on Debian

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Just a quick little post today about getting Debian to go into the backports for that package you want to install.. remember that just because you have the backports repo in your sources.list it doesn’t mean that apt-get install whatever is going to install the bp version of whatever.. If you want to ensure that
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Ever get this message when running apt-get update: The following signatures couldn’t be verified ?

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

Well I just did, infact the full message is: GPG error: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ########### With the #’s being replacing by whatever key number you are given.. obviously this means that you need to update or get a new key.. Easy
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Deleted your rndc.key file? No worries here’s how to recover/rebuild it

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By

Well had a brain fart today and my rndc.key file went out the window.. Not too fun as it shut down my entire DNS and a ton of domains..  So I had ot scramble to figure out how to get it back adn so i did.. Actually what I deleted was my rndc.key file but
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