[Howto] solve “/usr/bin/xdg-open: 811: Permission denied”

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problem:the default program corresponding to the file is not set. solution:check if your ~/.local/share/applications/<default-program>.desktop-file contains the MIME-type of your file. It must contain the MIME-type of your file. example: mplayer.desktop with MIME-type containing video/mp4 set the default-program ‘mplayer’ for MIME-type … Continued

[Howto] upgrade DEBIAN if distribution name has changed

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problem: if the name of the DEBIAN distribution has changed (e.g. testing-version changes from “bullseye” to “bookworm”), aptitude denies the update procedure. It requests a manual command to proceed. solution: execute the command apt-get update –allow-releaseinfo-change (it updates the file … Continued

[Howto] start X without systemd requirement

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situtation: debian’s X-Server requires a systemd-session to work.   problem: If you haven’t installed systemd, you aren’t able to start the xserver, because the xserver can’t connect to an systemd session. (EE) systemd-logind: failed to get session: The name org.freedesktop.login1 was not provided … Continued

[Howto] resolve pam-systemd login error

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Debian error message (/var/log/auth.log) pam_systemd(login:session): pam-systemd initializing Jun 28 02:53:26 debian login[3173]: pam_systemd(login:session): Asking logind to create session: uid=1000 pid=3173 service=login type=tty class=user desktop= seat= vtnr=0 tty=/dev/tty1 display= remote=no remote_user= remote_host= Jun 28 02:53:26 debian systemd: PAM no modules loaded … Continued

[Howto] Epson ET-3600 and Debian 9.0 Linux

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today there aren’t any specific ET-3600 linux drivers. However, you can use the ET-4550 driver for the ET-3600 printer and it work’s fine.   download the linux ET-4550 driver Epson ESC/P-R Driver v1.6.3 from http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/ install the prerequisites: (lsb-Package) apt-get … Continued

[Howto] KERBEROS and PAM

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prerequisite: working Kerberos configuration #/etc/krb5.conf (minimal example) [libdefaults] default_realm = <MY-REALM> [realms] <MY-REALM> = { kdc = <IP-adress> admin_server = <IP-adress> }   kerberized login: #/etc/pam.conf (without support for X Desktop Environment) login auth required pam_krb5.so login account required pam_krb5.so … Continued