Debian is an operating system that is based on GNU/Linux. It was previously recommended by the Raspberry Pi Foundation as the standard distribution, but Raspbian is now being recommended.

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change directory on boot and run script on boot?

I have recently been experimenting and exposing myself to Linux thanks to the Raspberry Pi, but after a lot of researching, I found a way to sync a folder to all nodes on my local web server. I am ...
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How to export repaired ext4 filesystem to SD card without reinstall?

So I had a Power surge the other day and the ext4 filesystem got currupted.. Now that i've repaired the (ext4) filesystem after exporting it using sudo dd bs=1M if /dev/sde2 >BACKUP.IMG on a ...
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Unable to send file from Raspberry Pi to my system through SSH

I am using debian in my raspberry pi and Ubuntu12.04 in my laptop. I am trying to send some files from my raspberry pi to my laptop. For this I use SSH and use this command:- sudo scp acc.c ...
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automatically uninstall all non essential packages

I want to make my debian server cleaner, easier to manage and have better performance. Is there a command that I can run to clean up (uninstall) all non essential packages so that I can start from the ...
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Apache internal host of repository for Raspberry Pi

Is there a way to store .deb files on a Apache server on Ubuntu and be able to install them on a Pi with the sudo apt-get install command?
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VNC into login screen (instead of user's desktop) [migrated]

I'm using RasPi B+ with Raspian from Noobs, lightdm, lxde There are various descriptions out there on how to set up TightVNC on a RasPi, most of them VNC into root's desktop or another ...
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Do I need a soft-float/“armel” installation to run a soft-float/“armel” driver?

I want to set up a Raspberry Pi as a network endpoint for the USB-only Samsung SCX-4521F multifunction printer/scanner. To achieve that, I believe I'd need to install the Samsung Unified Linux Driver ...
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Run Chromium (in Kiosk mode) Without Startx Loading the Desktop [duplicate]

I've tried to follow the answer from this topic but didn't work: Run a GUI without the desktop I have startx running automatically when my raspberry boots thanks to raspi-config, but now I need one ...
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Installing Tracks 2.2.3 on Raspberry Pi

I want to install Tracks on my Raspberry Pi for task/time management. My Pi is running the latest Raspbian, i.e. I have updated it to the latest package versions. There is a rather cryptic guide on ...
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connect 3g dongle with Huawei E353tu

I am using the sakis3g software to connect my rpi to the internet. Normally it works fine. But not every time.I am using an self powered USB hub and I have a rpi b+ using wheezy. The 3G dongle I use ...
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Problem with debconf when trying to upgrade

I have problem with upgrade my system. When i used command: sudo apt-get upgrade I get an error: Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at ...
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using a SSH and can't login on my raspberry

I'm on a Mac and using ethernet through a thunderbolt cable. I use Raspbian Debian Wheezy 2014-09-09. I'm using VirtualBox (program) for school, and Cyberduck to setup the SSH connection. I'm supposed ...
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How to connect to 802.1x EAP wireless network with (debian wheezy)?

I able to connect to a 802.1x EAP wireless network with my android phone. Now I would like to connect with this network with my Raspberry pi with this module Edimax EW-7811Un. Here is the network ...
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How to keep internet usage track per user on Linux server in wifi network

I have an raspberry Pi running raspbian and I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using Hostapd and dhcp server. Mobile clients connect to the wifi network and browse internet, Now I need to keep the ...
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Why does sudo not work in this case?

I was playing with the raspberry pi leds (How do I control the system LEDs using my software?) Interestingly, on my pi the following command fails: sudo echo heartbeat ...
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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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Build Transmission 2.84 .deb package with checkinstall for Raspbian

I'm trying to compile and make by myself some .deb packages to keep my Raspbian more up to date than the repository. Now I want to update Transmission to v 2.84. Here's what I've done: Download the ...
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How to remove the first line on the MOTD screen?

I know how to customize the MOTD screen but I dont know how to remove the first line. This is what I did: /etc/motd (customize this file) /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Change the setting PrintLastLog to ...
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Turn on hdmi programatically but doesnt turn on

I would like to turn on/off the hdmi via ssh. I use this command to turn off the hdmi: sudo tvservice -o and it works fine, my monitor turns off. But after that I would like to turn on the monitor ...
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I have a Raspberry PI, loaded Debian, loaded mysql, loaded RVM, trying to run Bundle install --without production

Originally when I try to run "ruby server" I get this: i@ruby-pi-chas1 ~/projects/sample $ ruby server ruby: No such file or directory -- server (LoadError) When I run the bundle install the system ...
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Raspberry Pi will not shutdown/reboot

So all of a sudden my Pi running Debian wont shutdown. I have to hard reset it for it to go down. I recently just added a script to check if the wlan0 has a connection. I have updated the Pi but to ...
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How do I install snort on RPi?

I was trying to install snort and everytime I encounter a problem I tried to follow this link http://www.snort.org/assets/167/IDS_deb_snort_howto.pdf but then I realized that it cannot be applied on ...
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soft-float debian wheezy and debian wheezy

I've been instructed to load ubuntu on a raspberry file. I was told "The Ubuntu image for the Raspberry pi called ‘Soft-float Debian wheezy' Is that different from the Debian Wheezy I see on the ...
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Raspian HDMI safe mode: what are the equivalent linux kernel parameters?

In the config.txt file on raspian there are several HDMI parameters which can be tweaked in order to get a functioning HDMI output - and I could only ever get HDMI working using safe mode in raspbian. ...
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RPI with GPIO connector AND micro usb Power supply?

if I use both the GPIO connector and the micro usb does this double the Amper value and the voltage value or only the amper value ?
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Is reboot command on Raspian (Debian) reliable enough?

Is running "reboot" command enough to reliably restart the Raspian (Debian) system if filesystem/hdd is ok? Will it work when there is an infinite loop in stop() function of rc script or if there are ...
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datagram packets loss

I am using my raspberry-pi (model B), running raspbiand, in order to monitor a system dumping periodic datagram packets. However, I'm noticing a significant amount of dropped (ot not received data to ...
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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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Rasperrian + MPD: Play/Resume fails

I'm running a RasperryPi with Rasperrian with an installed MPD. When i first use an MPD client to start the audio playback, it works fine. But then i press pause and resume and nothing happens. The ...
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BFGminer can't find my NanoFury on Raspberry Pi - USB Issue?

I've posted here http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/23944/bfgminer-cant-find-my-nanofury-on-raspberry-pi But since this is a Raspberry Pi maybe someone might be able to help out Related: ...
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Raspberry Pi as Transmitter to bluetooth speakers

I am trying to do a project and I can't seem to find any information on how to set up the raspberry pi as the transmitter to bluetooth speakers. Is this possible? (Raspberry pi as the transmitter, NOT ...
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Kiosk Thermal printer

I'm trying to make the termal printer below to work with CUPS. The supplier emailed me the printer's drivers. Now CUPS is recognizing the printer, but when I try to print out anything, the job state ...
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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
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how can we know and detect that we are disconnected from network? [duplicate]

after connecting to a network via wpa_supplicant I need a way to know if we are disconnected so we can connect again automatically.
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can't ping my Access point RPI although it says connected

okay, I started configuring my access point and then I tried to connect to it. until now both access point and client don't have ip addresses. I give it manually an ip address 12.12.12.12/24 to my ...
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LS_COLORS from Raspbian to Debian

this is more a question about fashion than functionality. I really like the way the bash is colored by default in Raspbian, I find it very helpful and pleasant to the eyes. That being said, I also run ...
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How to autoplay ogg stream at startup of device

I am programming a Rasberry to Pi to become a radio player. It is meant to be used to play the local college radio in the student union hangout. INPUT: Power is turn on. OUTPUT: Audio is played ...
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Pi Performance: tcpdump vs wireshark

Questions: Which tool you would use to network a network bridge and why? focused on performance? heat built-up? focused on configuration options? Is it possible to capture special ports like ONLY ...
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Anonymous File Upload [closed]

What would be the best way to store files on internet without having any user acc or transparency of who will download it? is TOR a good way to achieve this? I got a raspberry as source to send data ...
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RaspberryPi as a passive Man in the Middle

I think about using a Pi to sniff LAN traffic in an fixed environment. Main problem is that the Pi should not have an IP adress nor being "visible" in the network. I got an second lan interface (USB) ...
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Tar extract error - implausibly old time stamp 1970-01-01 01:00:00

I was create a tar script to make a backup of / directory on flash drive with exluding these folders: /lost+found - /mnt - /media - /proc - /sys - /tmp Here's a fragment of script: sudo tar ...
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How to install libfame-dev on Raspbian?

I am trying to install MythTV backend on an Raspberry Pi. I began following these instructions to install from source but I quickly hit a roadblock: pi@mythtvpi ~ $ sudo apt-get install <snip> ...
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Why does USB port enumeration change?

I'm using a Huawei GMS/UMTS USB modem with Gnokii and Gammu. The modem was in the lower port on Pi. With dmesg | grep tty it would show up on /dev/ttyUSB0 and /dev/ttyUSB1. (2 USB devices on 1 stick ...
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Losing mounted shared drive on Pi reboot

I am able to successfully mount a drive with sudo mount.cifs //192.168.1.2/share /mnt/destination -o username=user,password=pass,domain=dom and navigate to the share with cd mnt/destination ...
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Raspberry Pi would not boot

I just successfully installed a rapberry debian provided by NOOBS and the installation process went quite smoothly. But after it has been installed, I cannot boot the Pi again. The green light will ...
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How to Wake the Raspbery Pi Display Without Disabling The Screensaver

People have asked how to disable the screen from going blank or to sleep, but I have a slightly different question. I would like to be able to remotely wake a sleeping or blank display, but then ...
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Hosting my own domain on Colo Raspberry Pi (Soc)

I'm running Debian on a Raspberry Pi colocated with a static IP address. I want to host my domain and I have a few questions. I run lighttpd and can access my site via the static IP address. Note, ...
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Gather data from a PLC to a Raspberry Pi running Debian and then broadcast it on internet

I have an Unitronics V570 PLC which takes temperature readings. An Ethernet card enabled PLC is really expensive so I plan to connect the PLC to a Raspeberry PI. How can I use Python functions that ...
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Seeking Raspbian Wheezy drivers for Oculus Rift

We're experimenting with the Oculus Rift Linux developer's SDK and thought we'd ask if there is any experience or open software to help us get started on Raspberry pi, running the latest drop of ...
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When I search my network the hostname are Raspberry Pi?

When I search my network for devices all my Raspberry Pi's are coming up with the name "Raspberry Pi". How can I change that name? Because when I use my Pi's it's easier to connect to a single one ...