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Raspbian /etc/network/interfaces file not present in ArchLinux [migrated]

I am porting software system with central java application, "talking" to php webpage. In php webpage, there is a subsite for configuring network parameters, which in the code reads/writes from/to ...
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Installing Chromium on Arch Linux [on hold]

I've been looking into making a Google Cloud Print server on a Pi running Arch. One of the steps is to install Chromium, however it appears an armv6h version doesn't exist. I've been looking into ...
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rPi B+ Arch Linux running Java application

My customer's java app (.jar) file runs on rPi B+ with arch linux installed. Now, I've also enabled hardware watchdog timer which purpose is to reboot rPi when java app hangs. Now, I've configured the ...
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Arch linux soft shutdown

I have rPi B+ with 8GB microsd card with Arch linux installed on one partition. The second partition is used for saving measurements files. The partition is FAT32. How do I upgrade reboot command for ...
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Install Arch Linux form osx

I have recently downloaded archlinux, but as embarrassing as it is i simply dont think i am installing it correctly, because when i do my version of the install and hook it up to the raspberry pi, the ...
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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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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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rPi B+ hardware watchdog timer monitoring java application

I have rPi B+ with ArchLinux and some java application running on it. Now, I do NOT have source code for this java app and java app hangs up from time to time. Is it possible to use rPi B+ (its ...
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Arch - netctl - how reconnnect to wireless network automaticly

So, I have netctl WiFi configuration working with Arch Linux on RPI. How can I make sure that it reconnects to network if connection drops for any reason, like losing signal?
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Viewing battery status Archlinux arm

I have a portable USB charger/external battery pack. The exact model is this one http://goo.gl/d9CgCa. My raspberry pi is running ArchLinux Arm. I am trying to view the battery status and other ...
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ArchLinux: 223MB according to cfdisk almost straight away (B+)

I have just installed Arch on a B+ model with the 8GB SD NOOBS card by Raspberry Pi (the one with the logo on it.) I ran dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=1M because cfdisk had an error: FATAL ERROR: ...
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Is it possible to run Pantheon on ArchLinux with bearable performance? (B+)

I received my Raspberry Pi B+ in the mail today and Pantheon is one of my favourite desktop environments. My question is if it possible to run it with decent performance? By requirements you could but ...
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Is it possible to make a fully automatic installation of raspbian?

My problem is : I want actually to make the sd card bootable directly to raspbian and when booting from it for the first time I don't need to select configuration options. I searched a lot but I am ...
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Raspberry Pi B+ usb port disable

Is it possible to enable/disable arbitrary usb port in ArchLinux via console on Raspberry Pi B+ and at the same time others still work?
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Raspbian PHP vs Archlinux PHP Default Installation Settings

I have app and its part is html/php webapge, running on web server on Raspberry Pi+ and in Raspbian it worked without problems. Becuase I was asked to switch from Rapsbian to Archlinux, I've installed ...
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Arch Linux login password?

I'm trying to login to a freschly installed Arch Linux but it doesn't accept my passowrd. I've tried 'pi' as username and 'raspberry' as password. Any ideas what the password could be?
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rPi B+ java application at boot time

How do I instruct rPi B+ to run java application at boot time in ArchLinux, I mean, where do I add java -jar octopus.jar to execute at boot time?
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Raspberry Pi B+ CPU clock manipulation

Is it possible to manipulate rPi B+ with ArchLinux system clock, I need to slow it down because of power management purposes.
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Raspberry Pi B+ not visible on Windows Workgroup

I have Raspberry Pi B+, connected to LAN and I can communicate with WAN without any problems. However, I've installed Samba using following configuration (smb.conf): #======================= Global ...
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Installing RVM on Arch Linux

I just tried to install RVM on my rpi with the usual command (\curl -sSL https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby), but it fails with the following message: Searching for binary rubies, this might ...
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Snort on Raspberry Pi W/ Arch Linux

So after not being able to pacman -S snort I tried downloading snort directly from aur and running makepkg -acs --asroot I'm currently getting an error message: 0curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: ...
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Headless Pi server over Wifi

I bought new Pi b+. So i found my hungry wifi dongle can work on it well, I decided to put my Pi running headlessly over wifi. But problem is if wifi disconnects, the Pi wont reconnect. I'm using ...
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dhcpd after reboot (Arch Linux)

I'm trying to setup DHCP server on Raspberry Pi on Arch Linux, but I'm having small problems starting it properly after boot. My dhcpd.conf is: authoritative; ddns-update-style standard; ...
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Boots only when USB key connected (fstab related)

I have the following problem on ArchLinux system. My raspberry Pi won't boot unless I have my USB stick connected. I've been doing some tests and I discovered it is fstab related. When I comment the ...
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pcm512x module problem, blacklisting it doesn't help

I keep having the following message during boot, reboot and I see in dmesg log. pcm512x 1-004c: Failed to reset device: -5 I'm on the ArchLinux ARM. I've been googling, found this, unfortunately ...
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Fast os for Raspberry Pi

I'm creating a project with raspberry pi and I need an "os" which boots in a few seconds when the power is turned on. The os has to have the following features: audio driver (3.5mm) c/c++ running ...
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rdesktop from osx to pi running arch linux

I want to connect via rdesktop to my Pi running ArchLinux with awesome WM. I installed xrdp, enabled it and my xinit.rc contains exec awesome for WM startup. If I now want to connect with: rdesktop ...
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Dnscrypt doesn't work for me

I don't know why dnscrypt doesn't work for me. I have installed DNSmasq and DNScrypt from arch repositories (and not AUR) ~ cat /etc/resolv.conf # Generated by resolvconf nameserver 127.0.0.1:53 ...
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I2C LCD w/ buttons - C

I'm have a 16x2 LCD button shield for RPI similar to Adafruits. It works using the provided Python library so the setup is ok. The problem is I can't find any working C code or library to work with ...
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How to set up LightDM in Arch Linux?

I have been running through methods of installing and configuring lightdm as according to the Arch Wiki (In order to try out the available cinnamon desktop), but I have had no luck in getting the ...
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ArchLinux Qt eglfs

here is what I did. I updated everything to latest, than I installed Qt5 and some related packages pacman -S gcc make qt5-base qt5-declarative qt5-imageformats qt5-multimedia qt5-quickcontrols ...
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How to solve: locked out of sudoer rights and root account on Arch linux of RPi [closed]

I disabled the root login on Arch Linux installed in my RPi without putting my own user account into sudoers. Now I'm prevented from recovering root login. I understand one can use liveCD or GRUB to ...
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Raspberry Pi's analog audio output in watts

Can some one tell me what is Raspberry Pis analog audio output capability? I would like to know how munch power 3.5 mm jack of raspberry pi can deliver in terms of watts. This will be helpful to ...
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Unable to write to GPIO pins using gpio command line utility

I'm just done with installing ArchLinux ARM. I've also installed the RPi.GPIO and WiringPi packages. The problem is this: Through the command line, using the gpio utility, I am able to change the ...
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i2c device doesn't work on different arch linux install

I have two Raspberry Pi's both model B revision 2, both running the most recent version of Arch Linux from NOOBS. I have tried my best to replicate the install procedure to get i2c working on both ...
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How do I install snort on RPi?

I was trying to install snort and everytime I encounter a problem I tried to follow this link http://www.snort.org/assets/167/IDS_deb_snort_howto.pdf but then I realized that it cannot be applied on ...
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RPI is rebooting every time I plug in the wireless device?

I encounter a very annoying problem with My Raspberry Pi which is rebooting whenever I plug into it a Wireless USB adapter or an ethernet adapter.
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Errors retrieving packages using pacman on Arch Linux

I've got a new install of Arch on my Pi (as in, got a new image, wrote it to ye olde SD carde, popped it in Pi) and I'm trying to install some of the utilities I need in order to do the stuff I want. ...
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CUPS Raspberry Pi print server, stops responding after a few print jobs

I am using my Raspberry Pi for a number of different tasks, one of which is a print server using CUPS. I am running Arch Linux as an OS. Using pacman, I got down the latest version of CUPS (Windows ...
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How can I know if a network is secure before connecting to it? [closed]

before connecting to a network i want to know if it needs a password or not like in the network manager. The security of every network any commands will be welcomed
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how can we know and detect that we are disconnected from network? [duplicate]

after connecting to a network via wpa_supplicant I need a way to know if we are disconnected so we can connect again automatically.
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can't ping my Access point RPI although it says connected

okay, I started configuring my access point and then I tried to connect to it. until now both access point and client don't have ip addresses. I give it manually an ip address 12.12.12.12/24 to my ...
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Openssl + Raspberry Pi

if I code a program with openssl on a Ubuntu laptop will it work when it is compiled on the Raspberry Pi or are the libraries are different? does the command sudo apt-get install openssl work on ...
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Migrating part of existing system into a pendrive

I've had a 2GB SD card containing a Arch Linux installation running for a while now, and decided to buy a 16GB pendrive to extend its space. I've formatted it to ext4 to match the filesystem on the ...
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UART/Serial communication w/ mono

I have a diplay w/ touch functionality, that communicates via either I2C, SPI or Serial (datasheet). I want to use it in a mono-application. The display has sufficient power and is connected ...
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changing arch Linux color shceme

Can you change the overall color scheme on arch Linux? If changing the color scheme is possible, how? I've tried to accessing the nano ~/.bashrc and inputting PS1='[\e[1;32m][\u@\h \W]\$[\e[0m] ' and ...
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Arch Linux Encrypt entire drive

My Pi is set up as a PHP MySQL (Percona) server and I think that I have managed to make it quite resilient against online attacks but it is still very vulnerable against someone just taking out the SD ...
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No Audio Output on 3.5mm Jack

I have a Raspberry Pi B running Arch ARM. I have setup NFS with my media server. I'm trying to stream music from it and play it with mdp through ncmpcpp (with alsamixer). I have tried turning up the ...
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Connect Raspberry PI to Alcatel Y800Z (wÖw Modem in Portugal)

Does anyone know if it is possible to connect a modem Alcatel Y800Z to a Raspberry Pi by USB? What is the better distribution to connect the modem? Raspbian or Arch? I will try Arch. (Alcatel Y800Z ...
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where does my secondary ip come from?

My Pi is configured with Arch to use eth0 with a static IP configured in conf.d: [gotschi@berry ~]$ cat /etc/conf.d/network@eth0 address=10.0.55.5 netmask=24 broadcast=10.0.55.255 ...