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VNC server run at boot - authentication problem

I followed This tutorial to install and run a VNC server on my Pi using tightvnc. Everything works great when I start the server through SSH but I wanted it to start at boot. So I wrote the script to ...
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Autorun Script Now Automatically Shuts Down

So I'm using Raspbian to create a mobile GPS tracker. I wanted it to log data then safely shut down the pi when I was done. I figured I could just plug in my mini keyboard when I was done and click ...
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kernel panic not syncing: VFS unknown-block 179,6 after cloning SD

I have set up my Raspbian and need to clone the SD Card to about 20 other Raspberry Pis now. I used the following command (on OS X) to clone the SD Card: sudo dd if=/dev/rdisk3 of=~/Desktop/pi.img ...
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failed to start package Window10 IoT

I have a headless app developed in C# for the Raspberry Pi 2 B. I am able to debug the app fine in visual studio. I have an Ethernet cable connected directly between my workstation and the board. ...
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RPi not booting from SD Card

I have a weird example. My SD card was working perfectly fine until i wanted to change disty on it. It says image is loaded successfully, but not booting at all. I tried a 1GB SD card to test and that ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 stuck on rainbow screen

My brand Raspberry Pi B+ works perfectly when I plug in an sd card, HDMI cable, and power. When I plug the EXACT SAME wires + card that work for the pi B+ into my new Pi 2, it freezes at the rainbow ...
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I get error while installing Raspbian

I installed Noobs to my SD card for booting up my RPi but when I select install Raspbian. I get following error after the erasing EBR dialog disappears. I installed and formatted my SD card from ...
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Can't connect via HDMI cable after setting the touchscreen

i have been working a lot with HDMI cable and raspberry pi 2 and i was able to log into raspbian using a screen with HDMI recently i have used a touchscreen for the raspberry pi : It's a 3.5" ...
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Python run script in new console on startup [duplicate]

I try to start a python program (for accessing the camera, but that is irrelevant) every time the raspberry pi boots. The tutorials I read said one should add the corresponding command in ...
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RaspberryPi 2 UHS-III SD Card

I bought 16 GB and 32 GB micro SD and I have a problem: Raspbian is booting properly but when I went to GUI, desktop wallpaper has been displayed, coursor started flickering, disk LED was blinking ...
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how to skip NOOBS boot menu

So I installed Raspbian and OSMC on my pi and I like using both, but is there a way to skip the 8 second boot menu? I ssh into raspbian often which can require rebooting, so it adds an extra 8 ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 not booting connected to network

I bought the Raspberry Pi 2 last week. When booted without Ethernet cable plugged in it works fine. When I connect the cable to Ethernet port on Pi, it simply does not boot. The lights below Ethernet ...
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Cannot get graphical program to start up on boot

I'm trying to get a graphical program called r3-view to start automatically upon boot on the Raspberry Pi. The following line works from an SSH session to display it on the SPI display: DISPLAY=:2.0 ...
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Listen to 433MHz signals in the background

How can I listen for 433MHz signals in the backgrounds from boot on? I am using this receiver / transmitter pair here. An Arduino sends signals to the Raspberry Pi and I want to listen for them in ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 wont turn on, just blinking green

I just got my Raspberry disconnected from a 1 meter USB cable and then connect an extension USB cable (about 2 meters). Before replacing the cable the Raspberry functioned normally, but after ...
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Remotely multi-booting RaspBerry Pi 2

Short question: Is there any way to have more than one operating system on the same SD Card of my RaspBerry Pi 2 and remotely boot from one to another? Long question: I access my RaspBerry Pi 2 ...
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cron not running @reboot command

@reboot commands are not being run from cron. I verified this with grep cron /var/log/syslog which showed Jul 25 16:17:01 picam2 /USR/SBIN/CRON[4487]: (root) CMD ( cd / && run-parts ...
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Use /boot/cmdline.txt for creating first-boot script

Many questions have been asked about how to find my Pi on my network. Others - including myself - have time consuming issues while trying to deploy a batch of fresh Pi's. While the creation of ...
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Replace /boot/cmdline.txt on RPi2

I seem to have messed up /boot/cmdline.txt while trying to edit it to get GPS working under UART. I now cannot access the Pi. Is there a way to replace the file on the SD card without using the PI ...
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Login screen returns after entering login and password

I've just installed tightVNC on my raspberry pi. After I rebooted the device, it showed the login screen, which usually doesn't appear. When I enter the login, there's a black screen with a blinking ...
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zImage install on Raspberry Pi 2

I have precompiled Android Kernel and modified it. After builduing I got an zImage. The Question is how can I install and boot the zImage on my raspberry pi 2? I'm using a SD-card.
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powering raspberry pi B+ through the USB port

I am enclosing my raspberry pi B+ into a camera case due to which the micro USB power plug on the pi is not accessible, I was thinking of powering it through the normal USB port. ...
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How to view outputs in a terminal window of a Python application launched at start-up?

I've created a python program that is launched at start-up. To launch it at start-up I've appended a row to the file /etc/rc.local as follow: sudo python3 /home/pi/myProgram.py Every some seconds, ...
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Dhcp udhcpd is not starting on boot

Raspberry Pi was configured as WiFi AP with static IP. Dynamic IP allocation is done by using udhcpd server. However dhcp server is not starting on boot after I added to /etc/rc.local following line: ...
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pi2 stopped working

I have a pi2 Model B v1.1 which has been working fine for the last few months. I have 2 micro SD cards, one with raspian on and the other openElec with XBMC. Yesterday they both worked, today, neither ...
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Terminate an auto run script safely on abrupt power off [duplicate]

I am working on a project which needs relay to be controlled using raspberry pi. I have set up my script to run on boot up but when power is turned off sometimes the relay is left in ON state as the ...
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How to Add Delay at Boot

Running Raspbian on RPi 2B: Perhaps foolishly I've chosen the RPi for a significant development that needs much more than its internal flash storage, so have attached a terabyte USB drive as sda1. ...
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run tunslip6 on bootup

I want to run tunslip6 on bootup and so far I tried adding this line - sudo ./tunslip6 -s /dev/ttyUSBx abcd::1/64 -v4 to crontab, accessed via terminal through sudo crontab -e But tunslip doesn't ...
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How can I terminate program running continuously via rc.local?

I edited the /etc/rc.local to run a python script. It works, but it never ends, I tried Ctrl+c but it does not work I can't get in to the log in / password display.
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How to mount NTFS drive on a Raspberry Pi B

I'm having problems with mounting a 3tb Buffalo drive to my Raspberry Pi B, the error I get is: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, missing codepage or helper program, or ...
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How to debug crashing Pi?

Running newest firmware on a Piv2 with raspbian wheezy. rsyslogd is installed and running. Looking for suggestions on other ways to debug. Either getting more logging, looking at different logs, ...
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Trying to auto run an application on boot

I wanted to run a self made application based on C++ and opencv when I power on my Pi. My application is controlling the GPIO ports as well thus needs to be run as root. Followed a few articles in ...
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Load kernel image and file system via a boot loader

I wish to use a boot loader (U-Boot for instance), and an ftp connection (via Ethernet) to load the kernel and the file system, and flash them. I have done this procedure in the past on other boards, ...
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Why are some GPIO pins HIGH when the Raspbeery Pi boots up

I have an easy circuit wired up, with a LED connected to pin 18 on the BOARD reference. I run a simple program to put pin 18 to HIGH, which turns the LED on, and then a couple of seconds later, I set ...
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Locale incorrectly defined or undefined in startup script

On my raspbian I defined the locale using raspi-config. When I ssh back into it, I can check this is still correct (same result for pi and for root users): $ locale LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 ...
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How do I change operating systems. From OSMC to NOOBS on Raspberry Pi 2. Both OS are on one sandisk [duplicate]

I have a Raspberry Pi 2. With 2 OS on one sandisk. I need a way to choose between them.
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Self healing SD Card partitions

Many sd cards are rather fragile. I've had a pi for about 2 years now and the main failures were due to the sd card getting corrupted for a reason or another. I'm wondering if there is some ...
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Startup Problems

So I have only used my raspberry pi 2 a couple of times and worked perfectly with Raspbian and KODI. But now I went to use it this afternoon after school and found it wasn't turning on (only red ...
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Initrd and btrfs raid at rapsberry pi 2

I trying to setup a Raid 1 using btrfs. Generally ArchLinuxARM supports single device btrfs without tweaking anything. But adding another device and rebooing results in a boot failure "Device not ...
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Keyboard doesn't work in initramfs

I've setup an encrypted root partition with Ubuntu 15.04 MATE (the latest image). I've fought with it for quite a while now, but I'm now certain that the initramfs has everything it needs in order to ...
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Time between power on and kernel starting

On my RPi2, I have measured exactly 5 seconds between : "I plug the power cord" and "Kernel starting time 0.00s", as displayed on the top left here: Is there a way to optimize this ...
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How do I replace Berryboot boot partition with a regular one?

I no longer need the option to boot different operating systems and want to overcome Berryboot's firmware/kernel update limitations. Could I simply replace the current FAT boot partition with a ...
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How do I generate/configure config.txt for raspberry Pi2 using Yocto?

I am using Yocto to build a custom image for my Raspberry Pi2. Followed this tutorial in portuguese and this one in english. QUESTION 1: Why my config.txt (added by hand) isn't loaded? I was able to ...
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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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Bizarre SDcard MMC errors

I'm seeing strange issues on the Raspberry Pi B2. [ 85.426681] request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-0000 [ 85.428508] request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-0000 [ 85.449229] ...
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Start Kodi when HDMI changed on Smart TV

I am trying to set an script for autostarting kodi when the TV is on (not in standby mode) or when I change to the raspberry corresponding HDMI. I found a script that should do this, but for what ...
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Raspberry wont boot using SD card prepared using dd on Ubuntu [closed]

This is weird. Raspberry Pi wont boot (red led is glowing) using SD card which image is written using dd on Ubuntu laptop, while it will boot if same SD card is written using very same image file on ...
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RasperryPi freeze after boot: can't login

I have a RasperryPi model B (512Mo RAM) and it worked well for 1 year. Several weeks ago I started having problems and I thought it could be the SD card (I sometimes halt it just unplugging the USB). ...
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Trying to turn off X11 in Jessie

I am running Debian Jessie which uses SystemD. I have so far been unable to find a way to stop X11 from starting on bootup. The raspi-config setting apparently does not do anything. Can anyone help?
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What does it mean if both LEDs are lit up?

I recently got a RPi and when I plug it in both LEDs light up solid without flickering. It also does not show up on the monitor. Everywhere I've looked it says they should be flashing but they aren't. ...