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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 [on hold]

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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I accidentally changed some boot files and now my wifi connection is unstable. What could I have done?

I am running Arch Linux on my Raspberry Pi B+. A couple months ago, I ran a pacman -Syu, and got some pacnew files for /boot/config.txt and /boot/cmdline.txt. I overwrote the old versions with the new ...
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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 ...
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How to connect to internet from archlinux and install python

I am using an arch-linux image of raspberry-pi with emacspeak.The image was downloaded from the following link. Arch image I need to install python on this image.I tried sudo pacman -S python But ...
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BCM2835 Event Detection

I've got 2 motors, 2 encoders, a motor controller, and my B+ wired up. My B+ is running Arch with kernel: Linux drd 3.12.35-1-ARCH #1 PREEMPT Tue Dec 23 07:14:51 MST 2014 armv6l GNU/Linux. The 2 ...
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Missing /dev/ACMX on Arch linux ARM when connected to Arduino

I want to be able to communicate with my Arduino serially using the pySerial module; however, when I connect using usb, no /dev/ttys appear - the device only appears in /bus/USB/001. When I plug it ...
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VMware across clustered Raspberry Pi

I've read many threads about gaming clusters that always end up in "your software isn't built for clustering", but I've been lead to believe that VMware IS built for clusters. That being said, if I ...
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Install packages from a previous version of Arch Arm?

The raspberry pi uses Arch Linux Arm version 6. Is there any way to install packages from Arch Linux Arm version 5 or 7?
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Is it possible to use Haskell on Arch Linux ARM?

There isn't a ghc package for armv6, which is what the pi uses. It does not need to be able to compile on the pi, just run on it.
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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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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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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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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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How to run a (java) application at boot time on RaspberryrPi B+?

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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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