Booting is the process of starting a computer.

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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

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!

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 ...
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Raspbian boot logo edit

I will say quickly. How do I edit or remove this logo? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9Iaz3NzJVU I found something but it does not work (errors) http://www.rasplay.org/?p=6371 Thanks! //edit ...
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Raspberry bare metal boot even with entry different from 0x8000

I'm developing simple bare metal program for Raspberry I read many articles witch state that the entry on linker script should be at address 0x8000, but it boot with any other address. so is this ...
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How to run python script on pi without logging in everytime

I want my pi to run a python script on it everytime I plug it into any power source. My pi collects data from MSP430x and upload it on a cloud server. I want to keep it running all the time and I ...
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Every boot message file system was not unmounted properly shown

Why is it that everytime I boot my Raspberry Pi I get a message in the startup log saying file system was not unmounted properly? I shut down by using the red shutdown button or using sudo halt in ...
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GPIOs are put at 0.6 V during boot

I have made a little project using WebIOPi, and it works like a charm. However, I have noticed that during the boot of the Raspberry Pi, all I/O pins are put at 0.6 V. This is enough to trigger ...
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Can't Access TTY: Job Control Turned Off

I have a new Raspberry Pi with Raspian Wheezy installed and has several cables connected to it via the GPIO pins. However, I noticed if I have anything connected to them during boot up, the device ...
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Raspberry Pi freezes during boot

I can't get past the attached picture. Nothing happens anymore. The red light is always on. I don't have anything plugged in the USB. It just stays there, and the cursors continues blinking. Also, at ...
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How to fix boot section / firmware and keep user files

My model b pi runs raspbian since half a year. The pi hosts an apache webserver, file server and other programs. A cron job is performing apt-get update / upgrade on a regular basic. The latest ...
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Strange problem enabling transmission as boot daemon [Rasp B with ArchLinux]

again me :) I installed ArchLinux on my rasp B. After that, I installed transmission. I set the settings.json in a way that I can access it through the webgui. I can see the webgui when I go to ...
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Don't ask me to press F1 on reboot

Sometimes, my Rasp restarts out of a sudden, I think it's because too much USB devices and too little power. When it restarts, it asks me to press F1 (or some key) to check the attached USB harddrive ...
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Tag List contents

When pi boots a TAG list is created and is passed to Linux kernel . Can any one tell me the contents of the TAG list and how it is used by the Linux kernel (in which function ) and the address at ...
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Trace raspberry pi booting process

I want to trace the raspberry pi booting process . I want to see in which file , in which function we are at a particular time and what that function is doing . Can anybody tell me the best way ...
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raspberry pi won't boot after some bootcode.bin update

After performing a system update a few days ago, my raspberry pi does not boot up anymore. The last thing I remember was a apt-get update apt-get upgrade with an update of bootcode.bin. ...
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Fix Boot Error Fsck Died with

I haven't used my Pi for the past week and today when I booted it up it came up with a group descriptions corrupted error and so I took out the SD card into my Linux machine and ran 'fsck' on it. I ...
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Raspberry Pi will not boot or display activity of any kind

When I plug in my Pi, the red power light comes on, but no other lights blink at all, nothing appears on screen, no network activity, etc. The activity light glows faintly, but never turns off. What ...
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Set location of Java user.dir on startup in init.d to path where .jar is located

When executing this script #!/bin/sh CLIENT=/home/pi/epaper2/HttpClient.jar USER=pi OUT=/home/pi/client.log case "$1" in start) echo "starting node: $CLIENT $OUT" java -jar ...
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Reboot via cronjob does not work, it just shuts down without booting up again

I want my headless Raspberry Pi to reboot every night. I have the latest firmware (sudo rpi-update) and Raspbian is up to date (sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade). For the cronjob I ...
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How do I improve Raspberry Pi Boot Up Time?

I am creating a home appliance which uses as Raspberry Pi internally to handle the user interface and necessary WiFi connection. Connected to the R-Pi I have an AdaFruit LCD screen: and a USB Wifi ...
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Why does this device always reboot at 21:17?

My Raspberry Pi has been rebooting itself a lot lately and I can't seem to figure out what is happening. Here's the output of last -x: hal@raspberrypi ~ $ last -x hal pts/10 localhost ...
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How do I change the default OS to start with NOOBS Dual Boot headless?

I installed two operating systems on my raspberry pi using NOOBS. In my configuration the pi works headless, that means I won't be able to chage the os to start at runtime since I have no monitor and ...
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Automatic start of python script after just plugging the power supply

I am trying to make the raspberry run my python script as soon as there is power supply. I have found some ways is to prepaire the rc.local file I did and i tried to execute the rc.local file alone it ...
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Video loop on startup

I've setted up Rasp to start in Destktop mode and launch a video in loop mode. The script, called by: /etc/rc.local is the seguent: #!/bin/sh SERVICE='omxplayer' while true; do if ps ax | grep -v ...
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How to know when to pull the power from SSH

I've been playing around with my Pi on a battery recently. I have the Pi set up so that I can SSH into it. Using the standard commands(sudo shutdown -h now) to shutdown work at bringing the Pi down, ...
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How to add start up and shutdown script? [closed]

I would like to execute two scripts, one is during start up and another one is during shutdown. I know we can add script in /etc/rc.local which will be executed on start up, but if I want to execute ...
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Run bash script on startup

I know this question has been asked before, but I can't find a fix for my problem, I just can't get my script to run on startup. Here's my script: #!/bin/bash iptables -A INPUT -m state --state NEW ...
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BerryBoot missing latest distros

I've been using BerryBoot on my pi for a couple of years with no problems. But recently I've noticed that when I try to Add a new OS it seems to only have outdated versions of Raspmc and OpenElec (and ...
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unattended custom installation

Thanks to "raspbian-ua-netinst" I am able to setup my Pi unattended. I would like ot run a couple of shell scripts after the first boot. They actually do nothing more than change the file ...
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Auto-Execute a program on power up

So, I put my Pi on a custom quadcopter. I have a program that will track an object with a cam and send out pulse widths to control my motors. Anyway, right now I have to ssh into my Pi to run my ...
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Trouble getting VNC to run on boot

I set up the VNC using this setup guide. Seems to go well on the whole, though I do get the error update-rc.d: error: unable to read /etc/init.d//etc/init.d/vncboot following the next step seems ...
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Is it possible to boot the Raspberry Pi in Secure Mode?

I am currently developing a small OS on my Raspberry Pi, that I install by replacing the kernel.img file on the /boot partition of my SD card. By the time my code is run, the CPU is already in Normal ...
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Boot messages available over serial, however no login prompt :/

I've connected to the pi using a serial programmer for my arduino. I've connected using screen and when i boot my pi it spits out all the normal kernel boot messages. However, at the end of the ...
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Why does the Raspberry Pi's GPU control the first stages of the boot process?

According to the answers to this question and other sources, the GPU of the Raspberry Pi's BCM2835 SoC is responsible for the first stages of the boot process, including enabling the ARM CPU. Until ...
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How to change the kernel commandline for ArchLinuxARM on Raspberry Pi effectly?

I'm using the raspberry pi with the latest ArchLinuxARM image. I'm having issues with the linux kernel and it randomly panics with 'kernel paging request' errors. I've found a solution to enable ...
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How to improve boot time for Raspberry Pi?

I'm creating an embeddable remote application that won't be permanently switched on. I've been playing around with different OS distributions and can reduce the time to boot substantially by using ...
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Installing Upstart stops autologin from working

I have set up autologin by editing /etc/inittab, changing the line 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1 to 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --autologin pi --noclear 38400 tty1 This works ...
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Camera blinks but doesn't record

I am trying to start a stream on my Raspberry Pi Camera when I boot the Raspberry Pi. I have tried the following options: Using crontab @reboot /home/pi/video.sh & Using init.d Copied the ...
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Raspberry isn't starting

I'm having problems with my Raspberry Pi (2 different Raspberry Pi's actually). I wrote the Raspbian IMG on SD using dd on my Mac and Win32DiskImager on Windows. I've downloaded it twice and I've ...
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StandBy with every Monitor except one

I used my RaspPi as a automatic testclient. After a while, the OS crashed and it's not bootable anymore. But thats not the main problem. I need the Raspberry somewhere else. I changed the location ...
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Launching script after desktop is loaded

I'm currently trying to send my browser the command to go fullscreen with "xdotool key F11" which I inlcuded in a seperate script that is called in rc.local. The script includes a sleep to give the ...
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RPi can't get IP address

my RPi using Raspian, connected to a switch using DHCP, and I remote it by SSH. the first time I found RPI's IP by switch IP table and accessed successfully , but after reboot, I can't connect to my ...