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Unable to share attached hard drive with samba

I've been looking at a number of different tutorials for sharing my attached external hard drive over my network, and can't seem to get any to work. Currently I have /home/pi accessible from my ...
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Why is GPIO 16 on at boot?

I have a RasPi B+ running Raspbian and have connected an LED to GPIO 16 (pin 36) and another LED to GPIO 12 (pin 32). It is my understanding that the GPIO ports are all off (low) by default and ...
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GPIO interference

I want to use the rPi as a thermostat so I wrote this code. What it basically does it reads the temp and sends it back to the client, some client will then issue a command ON or OFF and based on this ...
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Add folder to vsftpd without PAM

I'm creating a completely wireless home server solution using the Raspberry Pi and up to now everything has been really easy. But now I've encountered an issue. I have a folder ...
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PWM-based controlling an LED-strip using transistors, circuitry problems

I know there are some similar questions out there, but I'm really new to electronics and unfortunately they didn't provide me help. I want to control a tricolor LED strip (being able to dim each of ...
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Streaming Audio to Multiple Wireless Speakers

I would like to be able to stream audio from a raspberry pi to multiple wireless speakers in the same room (synchronized). I would also like to be able to control the raspberry pi with a computer or ...
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How to install stripped version of GTK (without *dbg files)?

I am installing PiScope: http://abyz.co.uk/rpi/pigpio/piscope.html there it is mentioned: "If you edit the list of packages to be downloaded and remove the *-dbg packages only 134MB of additional SD ...
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Controlling omxplayer with frontend-term

I use the omxplayer-console along with frontend-term. Together they offer a crude gui in a terminal window while I am SSHed into my Pi. This used to work well for me and offered a number of ...
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Raspberry Pi Surveilance Cam online

i've been browsing for days to find how to access live stream of my picam from internet (outside my local network). For stream within local network i already success access the cam from my browser. ...
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MicroSD correct partition to edit config file, problems in Windows

I'm very familiar with the UNIX command line (on Linux, Mac OS X, etc.) and have been messing with my pi here and there. Current project is to set it up so I can ssh from any computer into the world ...
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Kernel .config necessary options

I just upgraded from 3.13.6 to 3.17.1; when I upgrade I usually do not change anything, I just use the previous .config (from /proc/config.gz) and update it via make oldconfig (or make menuconfig, ...
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Raspbian: Download sources of older packages

I want to sell embedded devices powered by Raspberry Pis and Raspbian (without the non-free software). I want to distribute the sources of the os distribution with the devices (mainly to satisfy GPL ...
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Off-the-shelf synthetiser solution for MIDI piano

I am thinking about using one of my Raspberry PIs to turn USB midi keyboard into a standalone piano. Is there a piece of software I can use? Ideally a single-purpose image akin to the RaspBMC etc. ...
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Is a Pi able to put a monitor connected via HDMI to standby?

I've installed xset and tried to send the monitor to standby with xset dpms force standby The screen goes black, but the power LED doesn't start to flash, so the monitor doesn't seem to be in ...
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Mount windows share: Bad UNC

I am trying to mount a windows share using this command: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWORD \\192.168.2.12\TestShare mnt/ But it is giving me this error: mount.cifs: bad UNC ...
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RaspberryPI and MAME ROMS

I have my PI for over a year now, and never got the time to work on it. It used to boot up months ago, but now it does not anymore. I would like to make myPI in Arcade machine with help of MAME, ...
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what is the use of this patch 'ASOC: dapm: add code to configure dai link parameters from “rpi-3.12.y” '?

Recently i am working on the raspberry pi kernel rpi-3.12.y When i am using the latest image and modules of it, i am getting an error while rebooting or halting. The error message is like unable ...
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how to use NTP on raspberry pi by local NTP server

I have raspberry pi B model with raspbian wheezy OS and a local NTP server.I want to synch my raspberry pi board with my local NTP server (not using internet). All process must be offline not using ...
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GPIO Pin 17 does not trigger RPi.GPIO callback

I'm trying to read from all my Raspberry Pi B+ GPIOs. Using the Python3 RPi.GPIO library, it is quite easy to do, but I've come across a problem that I can't seem to resolve : GPIO 17 does not ...
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Connect Rpi to laptop through ethernet cable

I am trying to setup a direct connection between my windows laptop and RPi so that I can take projects with me to other locations without wifi and still have control over the RPi. I have removed the ...
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Netflix on Raspberry Pi (2014 version)

It is October 2014 and the lastest version of Chrome (I think it is version 38) finally supports Netflix on Linux. Yey, HTML5! Now that we have finally overcome that problem, is there any news on how ...
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Raspbian can't seem to connect to ethernet

I've burned the Raspbian image downloaded from the official website to the SD card, plugged it in for the first boot, all LEDs turn on, but... The Pi doesn't show on the DHCP clients list - the only ...
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Speed up game ROMs with RetroPie

Apart from overclocking my Pi (already done), is it possible to speed up and emulated game as some ROMs that I play, (specifically Final Fantasy 6 for the SNES) as the music in the game drops at the ...
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Node.js v0.11.14 exits with “Illegal Instruction”

I would like to use some of the last features (e.g. generators) of javascript in Node.js, so I download the latest unstable version of Node.js (v0.11.14) and compiled it on my RPi. But when I try to ...
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Determining position with motion detection - Camera Module

I currently am working on an art project that requires to know the position of a person within 3 columns. I have figured that I can achieve this result by motion detection by comparing one frame ...
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Which project is possible? WHDI-Pi or Video/Spotify-Pi? [on hold]

I think I will buy a Rasperry the next weeks. I have two projects which I would like to use my Pi for. I just don't know if a Rasperry Pi is able to solve my problems. Here are my two ideas: I want ...
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What is a failproof method for testing a GPIO pin?

So, basically, I've been trying to get my raspberry pi to get the room temperature from a DS18B20 1 wire temperature sensor. I've read only GPIO 4 is capable of this, and I think for some reason GPIO ...
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Error while running a Python GUI application using tkinter from command line

While running an python code for GUI from command line (command : sudo python SampleGUI.py), I get this error Traceback (most recent calls last): from tkinter import * ImportError: No module name ...
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UPS with battery reading

I need a UPS (Uinterrupted power supply) which I can connect via gpio to read if it is charging, the battery level, etc. Anyone know how I can make one or where to buy one from? Thanks
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Updating EmulationStation

Is it possible to update my version of EmulationStation on my Pi without uninstalling everything and installing a later version? I'm using RetroPie v1.1 and I've installed a v2.3 (I think) on a ...
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Broadcast TV Video over WiFi [on hold]

Here is what I want to accomplish : Connect pi to my TV (RCA/USB/HDMI) and broadcast the Video & Audio signal over WiFi/LAN and watch the same on my Mobile (through WiFi/LAN). Can anyone help me ...
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Connect screen to rasp

I have disassembled a virgin router that I had left over at home, and managed to get this screen out. I am wondering if it would be possible to connect it to the raspberry to show time or ...
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Installing Tracks 2.2.3 on Raspberry Pi

I want to install Tracks on my Raspberry Pi for task/time management. My Pi is running the latest Raspbian, i.e. I have updated it to the latest package versions. There is a rather cryptic guide on ...
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Maximum number of Sensors supported by raspberry pi

i would like to know how many sensors can be connected to raspberry pi at a time (i would like to connect sensors like temperature sensor,humidity sensor,pir motion sensor and 3 to 4 leds)
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Streaming live video to websites?

0 down vote favorite A little flavor text: My wife and I are having our baby in Taiwan, and we want to use a camera, such that my family and friends can go to a website, fill in a password, and see a ...
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Is it safe to delete stuff in /usr/src ?

After apt-get upgrade and -update, my 4 GB SD-card was full. I already ran 'apt-get clean' to clear uit /var but I still have less than 1 GB free and I'd like to free up more space. The update took ...
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Raspbian XBMC volume down alone not working. Why?

I have installed XBMC on Raspbian Wheezy and configured LIRC to control XBMC with IR Remote. Everything works fine like right, left, up, down and other keys that I have configured except for Volume ...
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Resize rPi B+ Archlinux /dev/root

How does one resize /dev/root partition on rPi B+ ArchLinux? I have following partition table: As you can see, /dev/root is full and I need to resize it. However, dev/root node simply does not exists ...
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boot up or start up of debian show screen instead of message [on hold]

I wrote your script, but it didnt do any work and i saw message again. I want to show screen(such as logo) instead of message that shows in time of boot and startup,I used plymouth but It didnt do ...
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Using python with bluetooth to communicate

I'm trying to write a simple program to communicate between the RPi and a bluetooth cellphone. I went with this tutorial: Bluetooth Python tutorial for RPi and was able to connect to the phone and ...
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Image transfer from a Raspberry Pi to an Arduino [on hold]

I'm trying to transfer a image from my raspberry pi to my arduino. The image is caught on the pi periodically and then sent to the arduino which is acting as a web server. I'm also using sensors on ...
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How to get RPi to generate a triangle wave, then outputting a PWM signal

I want my Raspberry Pi B+ Model to generate a triangle wave and output a PWM signal from one of the GPIO pins, but I'm not sure how to go about doing this. All I want it to do is add some small length ...
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Power supply for raspberry pi model b+

I have a 5V/1.5 A power supply lying around. Will this be sufficient for the pi b+ model? Thanks
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I2C Gertduino + Raspberry

I am struggling to install the I2C properly. When I connect the rpi with the gertduino and set the jumpers for the atmega48p I only have two entries in the matrix from i2cdetect -y 1: 10b: UU 30b: ...
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Can the GPIO`s pins be used as another RX and TX?

I am entering the world of Raspberry PI. The reason I write, I require Raspberry connect the GSM / GPRS and GPS Fruit Adan (The 3 together) module. So far, I've only managed to connect the GPS and RPI ...
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Turning LED light on with Pi

I am looking to build a home security camera with a LED light attachment. Many people mention they use a IR Illuminator for the light source which often seem to be DC 12V. I am not sure how one would ...
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Compiling WiringPi (GPIO input) into raspistill/raspivid

I want to synchronize a stereo camera for either stills or video. The goal is the smallest possible delay between GPIO trigger input and camera shutter actuation (so that stereo is possibly in sync) ...
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only got 56mb left on 8gb card after RetroPie install

I have a formatted 8gb sd card (7.1gb available) and I've tried multiple times to install the roughly 4gb in size RetroPie disk image. Each time I do, it says I have 55.9mb left and says it becomes ...
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PWM to control brightness on i2c LED backpack?

I have something similar to this, it works, but it's too bright! I am aware that LED brightness can be controlled by pulse width modulation, but I don't know if I can safely do that with an LED ...
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Is it normal to irssi freezes when receiving dcc?

I'm running it over screen with Raspberry Pi Model B, but when a streaming begins, I am unable to type anything, even Alt + Arrow doesn't work, but changing screen's window with Ctrl+A + # works, so, ...

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