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Can anyone tell about debian version? [closed]

I have installed the latest Kali Linux large 2019 64-Bit Whenever I try to install software it asks for the Debian version can anyone help?
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On Debian, what software/tool can I use to force a different font onto an application?

I'm using this program Simplenote. Its a note-syncing online application. My problem with it is that i write there a lot of numbers on multiple lines, but their font isn't monospace-type, so it doesn'...
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Move many pictures/etc from Android to Linux, without a USB cable

Every few days, I want to move all pictures from my Android phone to my Linux laptop. In the past I was using the USB cable, it worked great but unfortunately my current phone's USB port is defective ...
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The best performance Debian or Ubuntu ? For website with the PHP framework laravel

I want to know what is the best in terms of performance for setup a server debian or ubuntu. For the framework PHP laravel. Some person say to me ubuntu is best without give argument but it's seems ...
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Software to insert pre-defined values into browser input forms

I need to fill in many questionnaires in web-browser. Some questions have answers that are reused many times (e.g my name). Currently I have text file from which I copy such answers. Switching between ...
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client to site VPN software (Debian)

What is the best software (and configs) for hosting a client to site VPN. What I want is similar to how a Wi-Fi network adds devices to a network, where the networks DHCP server assigns an IP Address ...
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talking face for debian

I'd like to add a talking face to my video tutorial. I've found xface but its install instructions are windows only (though it is wxWidgets based, maybe debian instructions can be written). I've ...
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Tool to support aptitude updates

Running apt-get update can be somewhat painful at times, with error messages like this: Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/ys/emojione-picker/ubuntu bionic ...
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Debian-compatible apps to open Microsoft Access file?

What packages are good for opening a 500+ MB .accdb file? I'm running Debian 9.3 on my computer.
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processor architecture amd64 or arm64? [closed]

I was going through Debian's official website where they had different options for different processor architectures such as amd64,arm64,i386 and so on. I have Intel Xeon processor and I am currently ...
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What libre GNU/Linux application can tell me my tzdata timezone?

GNOME Clocks is an example of a libre, timezone-aware application. For example I can enter "San Francisco" in the world clock interface, and it will tell me the current time there. But it doesn't ...
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Well working video editor for Linux with proper feature palette

I want to edit videos, including cutting, cropping, moving, rotating, resizing, overlaying text, changing speed and volume, the usual stuff. Maybe also trapezoidal correction. Keyframes are also ...
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Simple Text Editor for Desktop Environment

Issue Leafpad is the default text editor for the LXDE Desktop environment designed to be lightweight and simple. Although I like this design choice, there are some additional features available in ...
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ICC Color profile for colorblind (deuteranomaly)

I have deuteranomaly, and am looking for an ICC profile or dedicated piece of software which could modify the intensity of the colors green and red. My intention is to use this on my PC which runs ...
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Lightweight Python IDE for ML

I run Debian 9 with 2GB of RAM. I primarily use the machine to access AWS for training models. I use jupyter notebooks to prototype and atom to finalize models.But, Atom is a resource hogging text ...
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Encrypt a flash drive for GNU/Linux (and maybe Windows)

I want to put sensitive data on a flashdrive. Flashdrives are notoriously easy to recover deleted data from, so I want to encrypt the drive first. I'm looking for a free/libre application, preferably ...
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On-premise package repository software for Debian

I'm need to set up an internal debian package repository, and thought I'd see if there are any free, open source alternatives out there. I've used Red Hat Satellite Server (i.e. Spacewalk) in the past,...
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Linux alternative to MS Access

As for most office ultities on Linux I’ve been fine with LibreOffice, with Writer and Base capable of replacing their MS Office equivalent. However, LibreOffice Base can’t even come close to MS ...
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Graphical Network Manager for Debian (like gnome or kde)

I am building a Linux computer from scratch. I am using latest Debian version with OpenBox as window manager. I installed Tint2 as taskbar. I would like to have a network manager, not a command line ...
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What to use to track work time? (Linux)

KTimeTracker is being removed from KDE. Which (Gnome or KDE) program to use instead to track my working hours? I have just a single time-counted project and want a robust and easy program included in ...
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A program to reduce package count and clutter on Debian 9?

I'm running Debian 9 and I've installed several packages, which probably left behind other packages and configuration files (and general clutter). I've already run apt autoremove --purge and apt ...
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Markdown editor that opens local files from relative links

I usually maintain notes with Zim Desktop Wiki. It has a wiki-like GUI (with hyperlinks), and behind the scenes stores text files in a folder. It has it's own markup language. I'm looking for a ...
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Debian apt-available software for dir+database immediate backups of a webserver webapps?

Do you know a Debian apt-available software to make dir and database immediate backups of a webserver webapps? An option to exclude some sub directories should be a feature. Something that works ...
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GUI frontend to extract ar archives

I wonder whether there's a GUI available on Linux (Debian), that allows to me interact with old-style ar archives. For whatever reasons, Xarchiver doesn't recognize one of my ar archives (namely an ...
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Software for back ups that fulfills the listed requirements

I am searching for a back up software that fulfills the following requirements: Compatible for Debian and Windows (Portable version available on Windows) Automated back up as soon as the destination ...
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Debian - limiting access for admin users

I'm small company owner, currently managing about 15 Debian based boxes, providing VoIP and hosted PBX services Company is growing, I have less time to manage all of that machines I'd like to hire ...
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Which free notetaking software allows me to highlight specified words, categorize ideas and organize weblinks?

I'm looking for free and open source notetaking software that allows me to highlight specified words (or preferably whole lines after a specified word) and helps me organize and categorize ideas and ...
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similar package like sloccount but able to count in .deb package

Sloccount is great package to use when you have a directory and group of directories that you want to have sloccount of . You get output such as this - Computing results. SLOC Directory SLOC-by-...
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Python IDE for Debian

I am a Debian "stretch" (now "testing") user. I've recently started a Python3 + Django project. Which IDE would you advise? I prefer software which comes with Debian, but may install something if ...
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VOIP/IM Server most secure software

I want to make a VOIP /IM server in Debain .What is the most secure software i can use? It will be used by a couple of people and running 24/7. can be in beta or alpha should have really good ...
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Like visudo but for XML files?

(Originally asked on Serverfault here ) What do you want to know, exactly? Is there a simple tool which you can call on a filename which: attempts to flock the file you want to edit (and lets you ...
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Linux Management

We are a startup in bootstrap developing code written in Java. We are purchasing custom desktops - not branded desktops - hence they come without an OS. We did insist on TPM chips for our ...
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Xen DomU Remote Management utility

I require a free (as in beer) program or service for accessing and controlling a Xen Hypervisor running on Debian Jessie. Support Xen DomU (the Free Open Source Software hypervisor, NOT the full-...
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Get country from coordinates in linux [duplicate]

I have a file that changes every now and then which contains gps coordinates. I would like to get the country in which those coordinates fall. Software should be running on a headless debian 8 machine ...
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Debian based portable Linux distro

I read about a Porteus, a Linux distro which is designed to be run from USB. I liked everything about it, but I prefer distros that are Debian derivatives. (Like Debian itself, Mint, Ubuntu, etc.) I ...
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Linux backup software (use backup2l?)

Today I've set backing up most important files on my Debian Linux server with backup2l and a Google Drive client. But some files (MySQL dumps) are big and change often. This way I was unable to set ...
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jigsaw-engine splicer for linux?

Does anybody know of good jigsaw splicer for Linux? I know but don't remember a tool which did that, you could tell it how many pieces you wanted the jigsaw to be and other things. Don't remember ...
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Is there a MySQL interface that doesn't use PHP?

phpMyAdmin, SQL Buddy, and Adminer all run on PHP. I'm on a Python Debian server and I'd rather not install PHP. Is there a mySQL interface that doesn't require PHP?