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Arch Linux SSH access, but no internet (eth0/DHCP)

I have an original Raspberry Pi, on which I just installed Arch Linux. I followed the guide here. I plugged the Pi into my router with an ethernet cable and I am able to access it via SSH. However, I ...
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How to install generic 3.5 TFT LCD

There seems to be a guide for installing the Adafruit 3.5 inch display for RPi and people reported it works with their generic display (from ebay, etc), but the guide is for Raspbian, and I'm running ...
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Why do I have so many RAM disks?

I have Arch Linux running on my Raspberry Pi 2. Right after install, I ran lsblk, fdisk and df commands (unfortunately I did not save the output) but I had one disk, which is the SD card and two ...
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No signal from MCP3008 to RPi 3 using Python

I connected a Raspberry Pi 3 with ArchLinux to a MCP3008 following the wiring explained in this tutorial. When I run lsmod I see spi_bcm2835. My /boot/config.txt has the following line to enable ...
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Arch Linux ARM “ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz” won't boot at all on Raspberry Pi 3

When booting, red LED lights up but the green LED doesn't light up at all. I have been using a rpi3, with "ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz". I've been following the instructions on ...
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piTFT 2.8 Capacitive TS on Arch Linux & Raspberry PI 2

My Raspberry PI is 2 is running Arch Linux with notro firmware. I was using a resistive TFT touchscreen and it was working fine. I thought that by changing the overlay and replacing stmpe-ts by ...
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How to connect a Raspberry PI 3 to USB TTY cable

I am trying to connect the ADA Fruit USB to TTY cable to a Mac with Mac OS X 10.11.3. I installed the driver and see /dev/tty.usbserial but when I try screen /dev/tty.usbserial 115200 I get no output ...
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How to make my raspberry pi download my files at specific time?

So I want to save some power and let the raspberry pi download my files instead of my PC which is a power monster I want to start my downloads at 3am and pause them at 7am. I tried to use crontab but ...
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Pi3 wireless drivers

I am using Archlinux ARM for raspberry pi 3 (Which is identical, for now, to the pi2 image). I can't get the on board WiFi to work. in lsmod I do see "cfg80211" is loaded, but the interface I see are ...
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Cannot run registry for raspberry : Container command could not be invoked

I'm trying to build a registry for an ARM architecture (raspberry). I have tried to adapt to the ARM architecture using a resin/rpi-raspbian but when I run the image I get the error : docker: ...
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Amazon Instant Video on Raspberry Pi?

I know, I know, there are tons of articles out there about Amazon PRIME instant video, and how it works on Kodi. However, I don't have a prime account, and am not planning on getting one. I have ...
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Cross Compile Error Using arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc

I am trying to cross compile a C binary from Ubuntu Trusty Tahr x64 to Arch Linux ARM on my Raspberry Pi Zero. Here is my hello-world.c code: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char ...
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Apache webserver can't access USB device

I'm trying to build a small webapp in PHP that allows me to control my DSLR with my rpi2. I am using the gphoto2 program, which is a console program that talks with most ptp cameras and can take ...
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Verify working of I2C bus though command

I am trying to verify I2C bus through command (i2c tools) only. For this purpose I detect my I2C buses as follows ls -l /sys/bus/i2c/devices/i2c* lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jan 27 ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 with Arch Linux not detecting my printer

I have a weird problem. I have installed Arch Linux ARM on it and hope I will install CUPS + Samba server. But I have very weird problem. The system doesn't detect my USB HP LaserJet 1300 printer. ...
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Cannot find Arch Linux .img download

I wanted to burn the .img for Arch Linux ARMv6 to my Rasp Pi, but it seems that downloadable images can no longer be found. I followed instructions for sd card creation on the archlinuxARM site, as ...
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Pi with Arch Linux and OpenCV: errors when running cmake

I have a Pi running a fresh Arch Linux installation and I want to install OpenCV 3, but I am facing an error that I do not have when installing OpenCV on my other computers. I wrote a script that ...
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how to run GDM on raspberry pi 2

I need to run GDM on raspberry pi 2 with a fresh arch linux. I installed: xf86-video-fbdev xorg-xinit gdm I created a ~/.xinitrc containing: exec gdm But when I use startx I get some text then ...
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New Samsung M9T external HDD will not spin down

I'm having rather a peculiar problem after purchasing a new external hard drive recently (Samsung M9T ST2000LM003 2TB). The drive will not spin down after 1 hour with the following systemd unit: ...
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float, stream and toolchain

I'm working with a raspberry 2 running Arch Linux a4h-rpi2-arch 4.1.12-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Oct 27 19:16:16 MDT 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux I got some problem to display float on cout using c++ ...
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Default NTP server on Arch Linux for rPI 2

I have a RPi 2 running Arch Linux (Linux 4.1.6-2-ARCH), I checked and it does not use ntpd but systemd-timesyncd. I quote from timesyncd wiki page To add time servers or change the provided ...
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Packages included in the Arch Linux ARM image

I would like to know which packages are included in the default raspberry pi 2 image from archlinuxarm.org. Can anybody help me?
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Installing python-blosc on arch

It appears that python-blosc is supposed to work on the pi, but on my rpi2 running arch, after cloning the git repo and running python setup.py install, I'm getting the output below. Anyone else have ...
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WebRTC on Raspberry Pi 2

We are trying to run WebRTC in a browser on the Pi, but we won´t get it working. IceWeasel or Chromium won´t show any video stream, just blank windows. We are using Raspbian right now as the operating ...
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How can I play different videos at same time?

I use omxplayer to play videos. But omxplayer can play one video at same time. I typed omxplayer 1.avi --win 0,0,500,500 on terminal and first video started. After that I typed omxplayer 2.avi --win ...
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I can't run GeoGebra on my RPi2B w/ ArchLinux

GeoGebra crashes for me under Arch Linux on my RPi2B:  mf  ~  geogebra Catched FileNotFoundException: /usr/share/geogebra/gluegen-rt-natives-linux-armv6hf.jar (Nie ma takiego pliku ani katalogu), ...
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How can I compile raspberry2 drivers?

I downloaded raspberry2 drivers from github. When I typed ./buildme I get ./buildme: line 3: arch: command not found ./buildme: line 3: [: armv6l: unary operator expected ./buildme: line 3: arch: ...
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V4l2 video streaming on Arch with RPi2

I'm running an intentionally minimal Arch OS on my RPi2 (installed via ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz dated 2015-08-14), and I'm trying to have it stream video from the camera. I followed the camera ...
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First boot and no HDMI or AVG ouput. What can I do?

I have put Ras Wheezy, Arch, and Mate on a 16 Gig SD card and none of them have made an output. I've format the SD card in FAT, FAT32, and EXT 4. I have used Win32Diskimager and GParted. I have yet to ...
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Archlinux not connecting to Wifi on Boot

Archlinux is running on Raspberry pi 2 by cloning this image to an SD card and using it to boot the Raspberry Pi. Edited the file wireless.conf which is mount at the root of the volume mounted when ...
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Realtek RTL8153 Ethernet Doesn't work on Arch Linux

I'm trying to use one of these to boost my networking speed on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Arch Linux ARM correctly detects the USB hub, but fails to detect the Ethernet port. ifconfig does not show ...
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Optimal boot time [duplicate]

As I'm designing an embedded product, I really need fast boot. I have: between 20 and 25 seconds with standard Raspbian Wheezy from raspberrypi.org, around 10 seconds with ArchLinuxArm ...
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Arch Linux ARMv6 (RPi B+) boot issue

I am tinkering with different Linux flavours on the B+, but I am having trouble getting the latest ARMv6 Arch distribution up and going. After following the standard installation steps at ...
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Mopidy installed from source not running on Arch Linux

Mopidy is (self-proclaimed:) "an extensible music server written in Python." Since it plays music from a variety of sources and could be controlled by a multitude of clients this sounds like a cool ...
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Issues with Network Connectivity with networkd on ArchLinux

Problem Using two different Raspberry Pi's, with two different SD cards, and multiple power adapters and cables to make sure I don't have a hardware issue, I've discovered an issue with newer ...
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Raspberry Pi B+ serial port console garbage at boot

I am trying to login from Kubuntu 14.10 PC via Future Technology Devices International, Ltd FT232 USB-Serial (UART) IC adapter with device id 0403:6001. Now, I connect this adapter to rPi B+ GPIO port ...
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Arch Linux ARM does not boot with QEMU

I try to set up a virtualized environment of the latest ArchLinux ARM (v6) in order to prepare a disk image that will be used later on a RaspberryPi. From the archive, I made a disk image with two ...
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Change Raspi distribution without removing the micro-SD?

I would like to install Archlinux on my RaspberryPi2, but right now it is only accessible through SSH. It is running the standard Raspbian distro, and I was wondering if it was possible to ...
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Mount HFS+ under Arch Linux ARM

I'm trying to mount an external HDD that's formatted with an HFS+ (journaled) partition. community/hfsprogs has been installed, but mount -t hfsplus /dev/sda3 /mnt returns mount: unknown filesystem ...
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rPi B+ will not boot according to Arch Linux manual

I am trying to boot Arch Linux image. I've done everything according to Reinstall Manual and when I power up with created os on microSD card, the red and green LEDs are turned on, HDMI is dead, ...
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eth0 not coming up after usb disconnect

Setup: Raspberry Pi, type B, running with Arch Linux 3.18.5-3-ARCH #1 PREEMT, connected to a local ethernet switch by the standard ethernet port, no wifi set up or used. A static configuration ...
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“Unable to run arch-specific checks”

I'm using a Raspberry Pi to run pywws, in support of a personal weather station. I noticed that it had stopped working, so rebooted my Pi; however, now I'm getting peculiar errors with simple Linux ...
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Arch Linux Pi can see and be seen by selective part of network and has static and dynamic IP addresses [closed]

Going insane. Have 3 pi networked to a switch to a common router. 0 - Arch 1 - Arch 3 - Raspbian (with Xwindows) all are set to static IP (wired) at addresses 192.168.0.40 - 42 respectively with ...
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gstreamer 1.4.5 slow on pi

I have arch installed on my pi and gstreamer1.45 installed. Any pipeline I try, playback is unbearably slow. I get maybe 1 frame every couple of seconds. Am I missing a driver or something? I dont ...
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/sys/devices/virtual/gpio dissapears after installing RPi.GPIO on Archlinux ARM

...tinkered a bit with GPIO and Piface Digital. It was all ok until I had installed RPi.GPIO via pip. After that the directory /sys/devices/virtual/gpio disappeared and never showed up again. I had it ...
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Raspberry Pi Ethernet port not working after thunderstorm

I have a Raspberry Pi (512 Mb ram) running Arch Linux ARM, connected to my router working as a vpn server. After a thunderstorm, the Ethernet port stopped working. It won't even blink anymore. The ...
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TL-WN725N v2 WiFi adapter not working on Raspberry Pi Arch Linux

I have a TL-WN725N v2 WiFi adapter and I can't get it working on Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux. Linux kernel version is 3.18.5-1-ARCH #1. Some time ago, to make this adapter working, it was ...
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Cannot update Arch Linux

I am trying to update rPi B+'s ArchLinux with sudo pacman -Syyu and I get following error: [user@comp001 ~]# pacman -Syyu :: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving file 'core.db' ...
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readonly filesystem after reboot

I use ArchLinux on Raspberry Pi B+. If I reboot it using shutdown -r, I always get readonly filesystem after reboot and I have to remoung it using sudo mount -o remount,rw /. Isn't shutdown -r ...
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rPi with two video signals [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure rPi B+ to drive simultaneusly two indpendent video signals (with arch or yocto linux), one over LVDS connector with touch screen feedback (to onboard serial port pins - for ...