These questions refer to the initial starting up of the Raspberry PI.

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Make programs start on boot on jessie such as samba/apache with webmin?

First of all I want to say I'm new to linux in general so this might be something really simple. My issue currently is trying to make it so both my apache and samba autostart on boot. I've been trying ...
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rc.local Doesn't start program on boot [duplicate]

So I've been trying for a couple of hours now to make my raspberry pi run a program on startup. I've tried running rc/local manually with sudo /etc/rc.local which works perfectly, but I don't ...
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Raspberry pi won't start after 'segmentation fault'

After trying to open netsurf through LXDE it didn't work so I tried typing netsurf into LXterminal but then it just started saying "segmentation fault" after every command I ran. I tried to reboot the ...
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Initial startup blank screen

So when I say I'm new to raspberry pi, I've got nowhere... I've taken my raspberry pi model B+ v1.2 out of the box plugged mouse, keyboard, hdmi (monitor) and sd card in. No Ethernet. I've plugged ...
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Module loads with modprobe but doesn't in boot

I'm trying to get the 3.5"spotspear Waveshare display working following the guide, (can't have more than 2 links,the name of the guide is "I'd like to have some LCD on my Pi") Problem is that when ...
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RPi2 stuck in boot loop

My RPi2 was working as an OMV server. Recently I needed to power it off and now it is stuck in a boot loop: it boots, shows many information lines at a very fast pace and reboots. I tried to ...
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Error on Boot. 'No working init found.'

My Raspberry won't boot anymore. I had some problems, with mostly Mysql crashes in the past. But now it won't boot anymore. The error it gives on boot: Not syncing: No working init found. Try ...
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Raspbian ignoring /etc/fstab on startup [migrated]

I'm running Raspbian Jessie on a freshly installed Raspberry Pi Model B+. I used apt-get update and apt-get upgrade some hours ago, the system should be up to date. I'm trying to mount a USB disk ...
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Raspi won't start apache2 after I power cycled

Serious Raspi n00b here (I come from a Microsoft background) Had apache2 running with no issues. Unplugged the Raspi because I wanted to set up a powered usb hub for an external hdd. Got everything ...
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Boot straight to movie collection

how can i boot into a folder on an external hard drive (the hard drive has media on it - i simply want to be able to select the media and play it). i am trying to make a setup where an 82 year old ...
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Auto run program on boot as root [duplicate]

I have a Raspberry Pi 2B with Raspbian Wheezy on it. I want it to auto run a program (startup.sh) as root so I can use the GPIO pins. I've tried to use ~/.bashrc but it takes a long time to start or ...
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can't find ipaddress of my raspberrypi

i typed sudo ip addr show but can't see raspberrypi address 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd ...
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How to connect and use ssh without a screen using BUILDROOT

i want to build a minimal system for raspberry pi (B+) to improve the performance of my face detection algorithm ... I have found BuildRoot : for the configuration i found that it's not necessary to ...
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Rasp Pi PPTPD Service Not Starting on Boot

I have configured the PPTPD serice on my Pi and it works well. When I reboot the Pi the PPTPD service is not starting automatically. When seaching Google there are many ways suggested. Should I use ...
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How can I boot into GUI after changing the default user (no longer working)?

I'm at wits end with this. I have followed the instructions at: Boot into the GUI after changing default user to change the user that automatically logs on in GUI mode. It no longer seems to work with ...
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Raspbian Jessie Lite Boot time fast?

How many seconds does it take to boot Raspbian Jessie Lite? I have searched for previous user clocked speeds but could not find any. I just ordered my first Raspberry Pi Zero and a Kingston 8GB Class ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 + Hyundai W220d = red tint or blue is missing

this is my first post here and I'm kind of new on linux. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with a Hyundai W220d screen. The exact config (Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with the same HDMI wire) ...
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Screen gets black after raspberry pi has done the boot

I have recently installed the lastest raspbian jessie version and it has worked fine. the raspberry has boot correctly and the graphics mode is OK. Then I have started to configure my wifi usb adapter ...
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Qt5 & RPi 2 -> “failed to add service - already in use?”

I have gpu_mem_1024=512 in the config.txt file on my Raspberry Pi 2. However it doesn't boot anymore. Is only boots if I put gpu_mem=16 in the config.txt. However, when I try to run a QT app, with ...
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Raspberry PI wont Boot, Red Light and Green Light Always On [duplicate]

I bought a new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B V1.1 a week ago. I was able to Boot and use the PI for 5 days. Then the RPI Stopped Booting with ACT light and Power Light always ON. Tired Multiple SD cards ...
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Raspberry Pi Model B USB controls power?

When I plug in my keyboard's bluetooth dongle to the USB port, my Raspberry Pi boots up. When I take it out, the power seems to instantly cut (screen goes black, Pi unreachable by ping/ssh). Note that ...
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Raspberry Pi suddenly reboots while idle

I am using the Raspberry Pi with the official touch screen. The power supply is rated 5V 2A. I am going to use it as a data logger and it should not reboot suddenly, but this is what happened after ...
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Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(8,1)

Per Boot from external USB stick / drive? - Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange: I am able to mount my USB stick within OS (/dev/sda1), I then replaced root='s value with /dev/sda1 inside of cmdline.txt from ...
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sh: can't access tty; job control turned off

Yesterday, I was programming GPIO controls for a robot in class and left for a few minutes to work with another group. I came back to find all the GPIO disconnected and sh: can't access tty; job ...
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Pi won't start properly after dd backup

So I've used my Mac to write the Raspbian OS to a 16 GB SD card, and it ran without problem. Then I updated and upgraded with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I also installed ...
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How do I get OMXPlayer to run in the background on Raspbian Jessie?

With Wheezy, I successfully managed to follow a tutorial to run OMXPlayer during boot-up for a video splash screen. However, with the latest Jessie OS downloaded from the Raspberry Pi Foundation's ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 support PXE booting or network booting without an SD card

I would like to try to boot the Raspberry Pi 2 without the need of an SD card, anyone know how I may go about do this, if it is even possible?
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Restart mplayer stream process on loss of internet connection

I have just created and set up a script that starts an mplayer internet radio stream right at the startup (desktop) of the PI. But with this set up, if the PI loses it's internet connection, the ...
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Autolaunch Programs on Boot

I am having some issues with auto-starting programs when my Raspberry Pi 2 boots. I have tried editing both /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart & /etx/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart and neither ...
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Install of raspbian Jessie not work

When i try to install Raspbian Jessie, on the first boot my raspberrypi 2 is stuck on "A start job is running for LSB: Set console font and keymap". https://imgur.com/50f87zM
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Problems with Pi Model 2B Boot

I got a Pi 2B with an SD card with NOOBS. I´d like to access it later on with Tight VNC. My problem is the first boot up. I have the pi connected via an ethernet cable... In the first scenario to ...
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Can I edit cmdline.txt on a Mac?

It says the SD card is write protected even if it is in unlocked position. I'm trying to recover lost password by following the instructions here ...
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Raspian boot process and the partition table

Any a good description of the Raspberry PI Boot process and the disk partition structure? What is stored on each partition (and why)? Does the RPI boot from the SD card (sector zero) or the firmware ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 works with 1A supply but not 2.5A or 3A supply

I am able to boot my Raspberry Pi 2 while using a 1A power supply. However, when I try to power my RP2 with a 2.5A or 3A supply, nothing happens - No LEDs light up and I am unable to measure any ...
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Faint PWR LED, doesn't boot

I've just installed Raspbian to my new RPi2 B+. Shutdown and connect Adafruit Neopixel Ring (3 connectors: 4th pin - 5v, 6th pin - GND, 12th pin - DATA IN) and boot the RPi. Then it has reset itself ...
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Boot the Raspberry Pi 2 with custom kernel and initramfs

I want to boot my Raspberry Pi 2 with a custom configuration. Therefore I have a kernel image and an initramfs file. The /boot directory looks like this: /boot/my_kernel.img /boot/my_initrd.img I ...
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Make sntp run on boot in Jessie

I am building a raspbian-based distro (FullPageOS), and it seems like on boot of the latest Jessie sntp service is running, internet connection is established, but sntp is not updating the clock to ...
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Essential parts for booting the Raspberry Pi 2

This git repository contains pre-compiled binaries of the current Raspberry Pi kernel and modules, userspace libraries, and bootloader/GPU firmware, as you can read it in the README file: ...
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I want to boot to Epiphany and have a dropdown list of webpages to choose from

I have a web server with pages that display basically kiosks of different types. I want to create a boot image that will let me select what kiosk this terminal is and then launch its specific page in ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Boot problem

I have some strange boot behavior on some of my Raspberry Pi 2. Setup is as follows: RPi2 HDMI connected to TV RPi2 Power in connected to USB port on TV Ethernet connected I have a lot of these ...
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strange characters (@) in .dtb files in /boot/overlays/

If I open the dtb files in /boot/overlays either with nano or vi I do see strange characters in the files: ^@^@^A^G^@^@^@8^@^@^@ ^@^@^@(^@^@^@^Q^@^@^@^P^@^@^@^@^@^@^@'^@^@^@ ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi at Boot

I have the Official Raspberry Pi Wifi Adaptor on Raspbian Jessie. I can scan and connect to wifi just fine but I would like to get it to connect at boot so I can instantly use the SSH and VNC servers ...
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How can I stop auto login console and getty in raspbian jessie?

How can I stop auto serial port auto login console and getty in raspbian jessie os and why is /etc/inittab/ empty? Where can I get this ( #Spawn a getty on Raspberry Pi serial line ...
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Raspberry Pi did not autoconnect to ethernet

So I do not have a monitor. I just put the raspbian image onto the microsd card using the instructions from https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/installation/installing-images/linux.md. When I ...
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How do I start two different Python scripts with rc.local?

I have two different Python scripts I'd like to run at start-up on my Raspberry Pi A+. Both work perfectly if I run them via sudo python filename.py. I can get the first one to run, but not the second ...
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Javascript pm2 fails to persist my scripts at RPI boot time

I do this to make my scripts run on raspian start: sudo pm2 startup ubuntu sudo pm2 start my_script.js sudo pm2 start another_script.js Yet, RPI starts without them, what can be wrong?
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Program won't run after tightvncserver auto start at boot. No probs if started manually

When remotely accessing my Pi via tightvnc my program won't run if the tightvncserver has been started automatically at boot. I've run the Raspbian install from the latest noobs on a R Pi 2 with a ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B no image

I've just purchased a Rasppery Pi Model B, i've installed Noobs latest version after i've formated card with SD card formatter. Problem is when i'm booting it appears the menu to install Raspbian, but ...
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WIn10 Doesn't boot

Yesterday I tried to install new insider version of win10 Iot for my raspberry, after that or it's just a coincidence my raspberry cannot boot any(RTM or insider preview version). The red light is ...
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Binary garbage on the UART when powering the RPi

I have a strange issue I cannot figure out. I have a thermal printer (https://www.adafruit.com/products/597) plugged to the UART (/dev/ttyAMAO). I configured the RPi to remove the console on ...