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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 ...
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Read positioning data from 4 laser mice

On Arch Linux, would it be possible to somehow read the raw positioning data from 4 of these mice at at least 2400dpi simultaneously at high speed (150mm/s) using an RPi? I am guessing that this ...
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Static IP on Arch Linux

How can I set up a static IP on my Arch Linux installation so I can easily SSH in? I followed this thread, but I could not get the static IP I set to work! Here's my /etc/netctl/eth0 file: ...
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Set up Edimax EW-7811UN WiFi dongle?

I have an Edimax EW-7811UN WiFi dongle and I want to use it to connect to my WiFi on Arch Linux 3.10.18-1-ARCH+ (taken from the login prompt, not sure if that's correct. I'm new to Arch). I went with ...
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Advice on RPi as backup server [closed]

my goal is to setup my RPi to run as a headless, always-on server. I would like to plug a power cord, an ethernet cable, and an external drive (or two, later on). I would like to use that storage ...
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SPI Communication Chip Select

I try to establish a spi communication from RPi (Master) to an EtherCAT Device (Slave). The transfer of data got a scheme. I have to transfer 2 bytes which address registers and the following bytes ...
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cron jobs won't run after boot on linux arch

I'm trying to setup a cron on boot to run yet it doesn't seems like it's working( [root@alarmpi ~]# crontab -l @reboot /root/cgminer XXXXXXXXXX @daily `which pacman` --sync --refresh ...
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Unable to setup WiFi on Arch Linux and Realtek rtl8192cu

I'm trying to follow Wireless Setup - ArchWiki to set up my WiFi, yet running into some issues: [root@alarmpi ~]# dmesg | grep -i rtl8192cu [ 7.697779] usbcore: registered new interface driver ...
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Mips Floating point unit , Crosstool-ng and qemu

Does gcc 4.3.2 support floating point? NOTE:the o32 abi supports FPU. Does Qemu support floating point? Thanks!
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Resolve hostnames with arch linux

I have a Pi that runs hostapd and dhcpd on arch linux to create it's own land with the Pi's (routers) IP being 10.0.0.1. This uses the wlan0 interface and it only serves as a standalone router running ...
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How do I install a flash player on arch linux?

I'm running a fairly fresh arch install. I've tried pacman -S gnash-gtk but this doesn't work How do I get midori or any other browser to play flash videos (youtube, Iplayer, etc)
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Arch linux startup application (script)

I want to use an RPi running Arch Linux to power an embedded device and I therefore need the RPi to launch a (Mono C#) application the moment after it has finished booting without the user having to ...
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Mono C# SPI interface

Is there any way that I can interface with an SPI pin extender from a Mono C# application running in Arch Linux on the RPi? EDIT: I want to use the hardware SPI interface like can be done with ...
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Blank screen on autostarting GUI application in Openbox WM Arch Li

I have installed Xserver with Openbox window manager in my Raspberry pi with Arch Linux. I have done setup to auto start Xserver with Openbox WM and then starting my python-tkinter GUI application ...
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Youtube video playback fails on XBMC

Recently, some videos on Youtube will not play on XBMC on my Pi running Arch Linux. The thumbnail from the video comes up and the audio plays, but the video does not. This happens consistently: some ...
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How can I install version of screen with vertical split in Arch linux?

Version of screen in raspbian has this functionality. I thought that Arch being rolling release it would have all the latest software, so why doesn't it have this?
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Network or shutdown issues on my Arch Pi

I'm using a B board as a headless print/scan server with Cups installed on Arch. The pi is plugged into a linksys router with DHCP, but i'm using the "Reserve IP address" feature on the router to ...
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Unable to pair bluetooth keyboard under ArchLinux & Bluez5

I have ArchLinux armv61 3.6.11-17 running and am attempting to pair with a bluetooth keyboard. My Kinivo USB Bluetooth dongle is installed properly and can see my Apple Bluetooth Keyboard (the old ...
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Building/Running Ur Quan Masters (Arch)

I'm trying to get Star Control II: The Ur-Quan Masters (uqm) running on my Arch Pi. I've downloaded the source and the primary content pack. First, I untarred the source in /root/, producing the ...
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Arch Linux ARMv6 latest image don't boot

I'm trying to run Arch Linux ARM on Raspberry Pi, following instructions from http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv6/raspberry-pi. I've tried with two cards, 8 and 16 GB, but with same result: power ...
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Arch Linux: Wireless disconnects at random

When my Raspberry Pi boots up, the wireless profile is used and the wireless is connected with my router. After a while (not more then 5 mins) the wireless connection suddenly gets dropped. I then try ...
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Minecraft Pi Edition display nothing on Arch Linux ARM

On Arch, running MC Pi would get an error, say it can't find the two files libpng12.so.0 and libSDL-1.2.so.0. So, I used the following commands... sudo pacman -S sdl yaourt -S libpng12 ...to ...
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Expand root partition arch [duplicate]

I have just installed Arch to a 8GB SD card, but it only uses c. 2GB of the disk. How do I expand it to fill the whole card, like rasp-config does? Is there some way to put rasp-config on Arch?