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How to prevent script from repeating on startup?

I have a small bash script which I run at each logon. It is run by adding its path to the end of /etc/profile. My problem is that the script (at the moment it's just a line with echo "running script" ...
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Where is the default error log for upstart in Raspberrian?

I created a file in /etc/init/wiki.conf to start up my wiki from a shell script on my Raspberry PI Model B: # tw5nginx.conf description "Nginx Tiddlywiki5 Wiki" author "Me" start on started ...
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Should I expect an error message if booting without SD card?

This question is just a sanity check. I couldn't find this information anywhere else. If I turn on the pi without an SD card attached, does the firmware print any error messages to the screen (via ...
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Boot config.txt is ignored

Problem The /boot/config.txt file is being ignored when the Raspberry Pi boots up. As such, overscan and overclocking settings are not taking effect. What I've tried Some reported that the line ...
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Can't connect to Ethernet port on RPI

I have an Rasberry Pi B. I have copied Raspbian to SD card. I plugged RPI into TV and set it up. I enabled SSH at boot. I rebooted, and took it to my laptop. I connected the laptop and Pi via ...
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Run script at bootup

I am trying to run a script at bootup. I am autologing to desktop. Script1: pibot.sh #!/bin/bash sudo python /home/pi/rpibot.py Script2: rpibot.py import rrb2 as rrb from rrb2 import * import ...
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starting obex ftp service on startup

i want to make raspberry pi(raspbian os) as FTP server(making it a server so as to exchange data between client and server) whenever it is booted. is there any way or any script that can make it obex ...
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How to add os manually to berryboot

How to add os manually to berryboot ? I download some OS from http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ on windows computer and I want add to SD card for run multiple OS using one SD card. How to do that ...
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Raspberry pi B+ first boot

I got Raspberry pi B+ and I tried to boot by using NOOBS v1.3.10 and RASPBIAN Debian Wheezy Version:September 2014. Then I got two different problems. These are my component information, ...
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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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RPi B+ not booting and green led flashes 4 times,with 4 different micro sd

My RPi B+ stopped booting suddenly after 1month working. I try 4 different usd cards and for all of them act (green) led flashes 4 time and no video and no power on usb ports and ethernet. I know it ...
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How can I make sure that wlan0: becomes ready before it tries to get an ip from DHCP on boot?

As the title states my RaspberryPi's WiFi adapter (Edimax EW-7811UN (8192CU)) is in most cases (approx 70% of the time) not ready when it tries to get an IP using DHCP on boot. It happens often that ...
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Problem with network when external HDD to be mounted at boot is absent

I have a Raspberry PI (RPI), running Arch Linux, and I have an NTFS external HDD (with its own power source), which is mounted at boot via fstab: /dev/xxxx /boot /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhdd/ ntfs-3g ...
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Pi wont load. Boots but doesn't load

so my pi boots but it gets too this line 2.430062] [ < c043c988 > ] ( kernel_init +0x8/0x150) from [ < c000df58 > ] ( ret_from_fk+0x14/0x3c) and just stops. I have re installed my os ...
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Same SD card working in one PI but not in another

One month before my Raspbian Pi was working properly with a SD card and it stopped working from Yesterday.When i give supply to Raspbian Pi,the Red light is constantly glowing but green light flashing ...
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Pi not booting properly

When I boot up my Raspberry Pi a rainbow screen comes up followed with a bunch of words I am not familiar with and the words do not change. My power LED is red and the top green light flashes about ...
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How to make an kiosk type application for the car? [closed]

How would I create an application that is the first and only thing a user sees? I want to create an application for my car. The app will need to boot as quickly as possible and completely take over ...
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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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Good way to start python script at startup with automatic restart if it crashes?

I've edited my rc.local to start my python script when the Pi boots up (like here). How can it be done to restart the script automatically if it crashes? It would be best if a re-start would be ...
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Is anything getting written to the boot partition?

I want to maximize the lifespan of my SD card as long as possible, the Pi is looking at a everyday 10h use for several years to come. Now I would like to have the boot partition to be writable to be ...
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apt-get install fails because of some dependency loop with ax25 software

I'm having a problem installing the watchdog (using these instructions: http://blog.ricardoarturocabral.com/2013/01/auto-reboot-hung-raspberry-pi-using-on.html). My application is a ham radio chat and ...
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When booting with rootfs on NFS, where is the best place to put swap file?

I have 6 raspberry pi (model B) units on my home network and, following a tutorial (here: http://youresuchageek.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/raspberrypi-root-over-nfs-share.html?m=1), have configured them ...
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My sdcards won't boot

I have several SD cards (three, currently). They are perfectly functional and I can use them in computer. However, when I dd any RPi image to them, they won't work. It just doesn't boot. Only red LED ...
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U-boot for Rasp, what stage would be?

I am preparing to experiment with U-boot for Rasp. For that reason I did some research about the boot process of the Rasp. What I understant is that the first stage bootloader is hardcoded in the ...
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Using Raspberry Pi to make Internet TV box (Power on/off issue)

I need to make a box (STB), which when plugged into TV can display live streaming URLs and can be controlled from remote control. So that a user can have the same experience as of a traditional live ...
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Failure to boot Raspbian for first time on 64GB MicroSD Card

I have a 64GB MicroSDXC Card that was originally formatted to ExFat. I originally tried using the SD Formatter from the SD Card Association to format to FAT32. However, it would only format my card to ...
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Where is the /boot partition?

I'm trying to boot my pi running NOOBS, and my monitor's not displaying any input. After checking other similar problems, I was advised to place the lines hdmi_config=1 and hdmi_safe=1 in the ...
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Autostart Midori with multiple tabs

I need Midori to autostart and open two tabs to different addresses when the RPi boots. The Pi im working on boots straight to the desktop. Im guessing it would be done in autostart, but I cant figure ...
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My Pi can boot but extremely hot. HELP!

After trying the GPIO, my PI cannot not boot. Few weeks later, the polyfuse seems recovered and it can be boot. But the CPU is very hot and reach 80C. The USB port is not work and the PI is ...
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Error running a simple python script at boot

I am attempting to create a button on my Retro Pie emulator case (A gutted NES), using the old reset switch, to exit out the of current game and go back to the menu. Then I realized it just required ...
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How can I get tightvnc to start automatically on startup?

I have tightvnc installed and working on my Raspberry Pi. I intend to use the Pi via VNC from my Mac. Is there a way to auto start tightvnc when the Pi boots up as then I wont have to have a separate ...
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PPPOE does not connect on boot

I am using a raspberry pi b+ with raspbmc as a distribution. I'd like to make my raspbmc to run as a router so for this i have bought a wifi dongle ( Edimax W3110MI, based on RT5370 chipset). To ...
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Remove script from bootup into console

I've read the answer to Execute script on start-up on how to start a script from bootup to the console, which requires registering the script to be run at startup with the following command: sudo ...
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Why ACT led is blinking and raspberry not booting?

I have a Raspberry Pi (Model B) with a 8GB SD card, and Rasbpmc installed. Suddenly, one day, it not boot and have these symptoms: Red Led is ON Green Led (ACT) is blinking A rainbow screen is ...
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Raspberry pi shut itself down without warning and now refuses to boot an operating system?

So I was working on my raspberry pi and it suddenly shut itself down without any warning whatsoever. I re-plugged my power supply and even though the PWR led is red the pi won't boot up an OS. ...
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Why I blew up my brand new B+

I blew my B+ up in less than 2 days.I want to know what went wrong to prevent it from happening again. What I remember doing: I was making GPIO to run for my RC car(1A motors), I did use TIP122 ...
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HDMI out not working

My HDMI output suddenly stopped working. It says no signal. No matter what I do. The PI boots up i think because the PWR light is on as well as 2 connected leds. I have crucial date and one script on ...
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How do I mount to SAMBA drive on boot with raspberry pi?

The only way I have managed to mount the drive is by typing the command: > sudo mount -t cifs //"IP"/hdd1 /home/pi -o uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,username="USERNAME",password="PASSWORD",sec=ntlm ...
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Boot Problems sh: can't access tty: job control turned off

I had one of the rf24 transceivers connected directly to the pi using jumper cables and everything worked fine. then I bought a case and was forced to use a ribbon cable. With out the transceiver ...
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Processing keystroke input on startup

I am currently working on a project where I am using a Raspberry Pi (running Raspian Wheezy) to handle authentication to a locked door. I have a usb numeric keyboard plugged into my pi, and I have ...
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Delay running of python script on boot until desktop is finished

I tried simply editing the autostart file to run a Python script on boot, but it runs with errors, I assume becasue the desktop hasn't completed. Can someone tell me how I would launch a script with a ...
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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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Is it possible to implement a loader bar rather than the linux boot screen

I've found tutorials on booting to a to an image or movie, but I'm wondering if anyone knows how to create a loading bar, something similar to the way a mac behaves when you boot it up.
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Raspberry is stuck at boot

I am working for some time now on my raspberry and I think I messed everything up. I have a program say ./test In order to start this at boot I added to my /etc/rc.local file the following: sleep 5 ...
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Delay WiFi Networking Auto-Connect until after X and other applications are started

I've been profiling my boot times with bootchart and it seems that wpa_supplicant and dhcp take a significant amount of time during the boot process to get up and running and associate with my home ...
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Running a service as soon as possible

I'm using a raspberry pi for a work project and we need a fast boot time. We're also using a 3G stick to make the pi connect to the internet, but the stick takes a good 50 seconds to connect. Is there ...
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One Wire Temperature auto setup while booting

I have temperature sensor (DS18B20), also known as a 'one-wire sensor'. I've connected it to pin 4. I am using this code that someone wrote (source). #!/usr/bin/env python import time ...
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Kali linux Booting Error [duplicate]

I cant seem to boot to the desktop. Every time I type "startx" I just see my mouse and nothing else on the screen, please help!
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booting error kali linux! [duplicate]

I recently got kali linux for my raspberry pi. When I was booting it today, I logged in, went to the command line and typed "startx". After a few seconds, only my mouse appeared and I can move it, but ...
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Disable Rainbow Splash Screen not working

According to elinux ( http://elinux.org/RPiconfig ), I should be able to disable the rainbox splashscreen by setting this option in the /boot/cmdline.txt file: disable_splash if set to 1, avoids the ...