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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Kernel/Firmware as Debian package

It says on the official site that "the kernel and firmware are installed as a Debian package, and so will also get updates when using [apt-get upgrade]" I run apt-get update / apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Running Node.js as service keeps giving out code 0 error

first time post so sorry if it's a little blank, or sparse. I'm trying to run a node.js script with mosquitto as a service daemon on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (Which is debian). I can run the ...
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reconfigure locale failed

I run sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales via SSH. After selecting <Ok> I have the error message below $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please ...
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Optimizations Kodi has that pure debian hasn't

What are the specific enhancements Xbian is installing with kodi on its underlaying Debian? How can I install those packages and optimizations in a standard Debian installation without Kodi Desktop?
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What does following msg/error mean: GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: Cannot determine user of subject [duplicate]

The Title says it all. We just got a Raspberry 2 with a Debian Linux on it. After hitting 'Startx' the windows come up and we get this message: GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: ...
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Pi stuck in a DHCP loop

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, connected to a PC via its ethernet NIC and set to DHCP. /etc/network/interfaces on the Pi: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 iface ...
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How to automatically mount a samba drive on boot?

I have this in my /etc/fstab //192.168.1.1/S_Drive /mnt/readyshare cifs sec=ntlmv2,username=XXXX,password=XXXXX,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 everytime I reboot the pi2, it says [FAILED] ...
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Is it possible to install pcsc-lite 1.8.13 on raspbian OS?

I'm working on a raspberry pi project. I'm trying to install a driver package for ACR1251U-A1 NFC tag. This package requires to install pcsc-lite package at first. But as I understand after a search ...
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How to reach my mopidy server without port? [duplicate]

I just installed the mopidy server on my pi. And everything works fine, I use with web interface, and reach my pi on this ip address: http://192.168.1.105:6680/mopidy/ I installed the avahi-daemon ...
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Rasbian dialog package problems on boot

I made my own UNIX ShellScript that runs at boot that helps me mount/unmount USB drives. I use the dialog package for my interface. The code works fine when I run it normally but on boot the dialog ...
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Poor wifi performance after upgrading XBian with TP-LINK TL-WN823N (rtl8192cu)

I'm on a RPi B+, with an USB Wifi adapter, TP-LINK TL-WN823N, wich uses a rtl8192cu chipset, and is a N adapter. I have also a TP-LINK N router. I was using XBian 1.0RC3, and I recently upgraded; ...
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Free ram on new RPI 2 [duplicate]

I got a new RPI rev 2 with 1GB of ram. So after installing Debian (via NOOB) I was a bit flabbergasted to notice that I only have 762384 bytes of free ram. So I changed the memory split between cpu ...
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Unmodified Linux Distro Install

I have several Raspberry PI units, but I always use the customized flavor of Linux (Raspbian) for installs. Does the Raspberry PI support the installation of an unmodified ISO from the various Linux ...
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change directory on boot and run script on boot? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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 capture a network bridge and why? focused on performance? heat built-up? focused on configuration options? Is it possible to capture special ports like ...
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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 ...