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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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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Raspberry Pi-Bluetooth device proximity triggers command

I have heard a lot about Raspberry Pi's being used as Pandora boxes (it streams music from an online music service). What I want to do is when I walk in to my room with my phone (which will have ...
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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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pptp-linux on raspbian

I am new to linux and installed raspbian on my raspberry pi. I want to configure a vpn to a remote proxy, such that all my communication will go through it (except the inner-lan communication) I ...
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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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“Jumping” screen image

I am running a Raspberry Pi with GNU/Linux Debian (Squeeze). The monitor I am using has a DVI-D input which I connect to the Pi with a HDMI cable and a DVI-D / HDMI adapter. I use this setup as one ...
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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 ...
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Resetting usb device from terminal

I am using a USB IR Toy v2 and using this excellent https://github.com/crleblanc/PyIrToy python library to get it working after failing to get things going with LIRC. However, while it works once, ...
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RPi won't connect to ad-hoc

As you see i'm newbie here. I get a RPi, and i put raspbian in her, all work fine except internet that wan't connect . The hotspot is an nokia mobile running JoikuSpot Lite that creates only Ad-hoc ...
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Install software on raspberry pi offline

As of now I don't have a wifi adapter for Raspberry Pi with me. If I want to update or install any software my Rpi should be connected to internet. Is there any way I can install software in offline ...
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Raspbian - Save and restore terminal/screen content

This is sort of a basic question, I guess it's not a specific issue with Raspbian but my knowledge about terminals is pretty limited. I wanted to start with some shell programming which includes ...
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How To Reduce Read/Write Cycles of SD Card in Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

I've listen a lot about read/write cycle issue of SD card in Raspberry Pi. After a lot of research I've found that disable SWAP may help to reduce these cycles as SWAP causes continuous read/write ...
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Prevent libsane.so.1 from being overwritten during update

I need to run the latest version of Sane-Backends to support my scanner. I've compiled the source such that it's out of the way for the distro's package V1.22 but when I run an update it overwrites ...
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Where should put debian package of ceph for pi

so where should I put upload the .deb file when done. Their dot lib for the doc's if anyknows of a package for this please give me a heads up about it.
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Will not boot, black screen only

I'm new to the Raspberry Pi and Debian; a complete noob. I recently installed Debian Wheezy on a 32gb sd card, but so far the Pi has not been able to boot. I replaced the elf, bin files, etc... and ...
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How can I determine which OS image I am running?

I have been given a pre-installed SD card. It boots fine, and I know it is running some version of Raspbian. Can I determine exactly which release it is running?
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Graphic interface with Arch ARM/Debian on RPI

I am a student and my laptop just broke. Due to my lack of money I am thinking to buy a RPI. What I wonder is how well a graphical interface would run on RPI if I install Arch Arm or Debian. The ...
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How do I improve speed of photo/image resize? (~8MB to ~100KB)

I'm building a program which reads photos off an SD Card then resize the images and upload them to Flickr (note, it's a second SD Card reader, not the one on-board) The photos are high-resolution ...
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tutorial on crosscompiling .deb packages?

I'd really like to get to know debian packaging for the RPi I have read several useful tutorials on how to crosscompile with tools from https://github.com/raspberrypi/tools/tree/master/arm-bcm2708 ...
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How to use matchbox-window-manager with web browser?

I'm having trouble with running uzbl browser under matchbox-window-manager on a raspberry pi. I'm using it with a 22' lcd screen to display some info (temperatures, graphs, VPS server stats...). What ...
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Can't update /etc/rc.local

I'm trying to set up a script to run on startup and I found this quesiton: Running a Python script at startup I tried adding the script to my rc.local but I can't save the file. Neither can I create ...
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How do I run a background service written in MONO?

I need the service to automatically start upon boot, it does not require console access for a start. Ofcause it would be nice to be able to produce some output for logging/debugging/stats. But for ...
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cannot login anymore

I was following the tutorial here http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Raspberry-Pi-Web-Server and everything was going fine until I got to "The finishing touches" part of the tutorial. I was able to login ...
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SSH problems with Permission Denied (publickey,password)

I'm rather new at Debian so please forgive me if this is a stupid question. I have 2 raspberry pis and I'm trying to get them to work together as a proof of concept. I would like to get them to work ...
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What application (and options) should I use to get terminal access to my Pi over a USB/serial cable on Linux?

I've got a Raspberry Pi with a Raspbian SD card, connected to my Debian laptop via a USB TTY cable. The cable is supplying power to the board; my user is in the dialout group, and can see ...
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How can I tell if I am using the hard-float or the soft-float version of Debian/Raspbian?

Let's assume that I am dropped into a room with a Raspberry Pi running either Debian or Raspbian. How do I find out if it has hard float support or if it is just using soft float?
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Install IBM 5250 Emulator

I'm needing help installing IBM's 5250 emulator onto the Raspberry Pi. If anyone could take a look at this link and set me in the right direction that would be great! Currently I've installed Raspbian ...
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New version of Thunderbird mail client for Raspbian/Debian

How I can get newer Thunderbird for Raspberry Pi? I know its name is Icedove on Debian and I can install it with apt-get install icedove but its available version of it on Raspbian repositories ...