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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Unable to install systemd on debian 7

I am following the link [ packages.elastic.co/beats/apt stable main ] to install systemd on my raspberry pi b+. When I try the command $ sudo apt-get -t wheezy-backports install systemd It gives ...
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Partition Format

I am new to Linux and RaspberryPi, but i hope someone will help me. I have installed Raspbian on raspberryPi. But i have some specific requirements on partition file system. Unluckly i did not get any ...
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Command to find source files for apt-get install locations - specifically libasound2-dev

Just downloaded and installed the libasound2-dev package using apt-get install My gcc compile command now references alsa/asound.h correctly But I just want to have a look at all the source files ...
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u-Blox SARA and ModemManager

I have a u-Blox SARA-U270 device connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 via UART GPIO pins, that I am trying to use for a 3G connection as a backup. I would like to manage this via NetworkManager/ModemManager ...
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nodogsplash build: undeclared identifier [migrated]

I want to install nodogsplash and I followed the instructions to download the package. While installing it gave me the following error: $ make cc -O0 -g -Wall -Isrc -c src/gateway.c -o src/gateway.o ...
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RaspberryPi.Net Libary LCD Display

So my problem is, that we want to control a LCD (HD44780) Display with our Raspberry Pi Model B V1.1. The Libary seems to have a support for it. But there only seems to be one example in the whole web....
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Raspberry pi back-up tools [duplicate]

Is there and "idiots guide" for getting started on a local direct connection? I want to use your tools on a Debian server centrally on my home LAN to make back-ups of my Pi's to a NAS on same network.
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Minimal Navigation for Chromium Kiosk

I am running a lightweight Raspberry Pi web kiosk intended to provide public access only to our library website. However, I need a way for users to navigate back, forward and home without having full ...
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raspbian + libavcodec + which source repository

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 which is running Raspbian (Noobs 1.9.2). I'm able to install the libavcodev-dev package with the following command: sudo apt-get install libavcodec-dev It seems libavcodec ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 On-Board WiFi Antenna on Debian Jessie

I have Debian Jessie 8.4 running on my Raspberry Pi 3 (download the latest Raspbian image, flash that onto an SD, boot the Pi off it, resize the filesystem with raspi-config, put the SD back in my ...
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Running Debian (Debian, not Raspbian) on a Raspberry Pi 3

The original Raspberry Pis had an ARM11 core which used the ARMv6 architecture, and most distribution's ARM hardfloat ports require at least ARMv7-A, the reason for Raspberry Pi-specific distributions ...
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Strange behaviour in Debian Jessie after apt-get install Gnome & Xorg

Thank you for the opportunity to write here, please excuse my poor English. My problem is after GNOME installation (apt-get install gnome). I have an RPi2 with Debian "Jessie" on board (not ...
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Where are packages installed in Raspbian

I installed postgresql. sudo apt-get postgresql-9.4 I am not able to find, where it was installed. Where is the data folder of the postgres
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HTTP Server stops after some time

INFO: I'm referring to this question I asked on Super User, but couldn't get an answer. Since my system is a RaspberryPi running Debian I think this is a good place for it. I'm currently running a ...
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Choppy sound from USB CD-ROM in mpd

I'm running a minimal raspbian based the Volumio project (Volumio2 RC1) and tried to extend it to play music from an attached USB CD drive. As Volumio is built around mpd I would favor any solution ...
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read raspi SD from debian

I'm facing serious issues here, with a fully functioning SD card containing Raspbian (created dding the image into the SD) not being read by Debian. My /dev shows the drive as sdb but, where other SDs ...
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Raspbian installation fails: Bad archive mirror

I'm following the instructions here on installing a fresh installation of Raspbian. I get as far as 'Choose a mirror of the Debian archive' but I am then greeted with the error 'Bad archive mirror' ...
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No space on 8gb usb stick shows 100% du shows 3.5mb

root@rasp:/home/pi# df df: `/squashfs': No such file or directory Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on rootfs 7498344 7481956 0 100% / dev 116816 ...
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how to install android debug bridge (ADB) on raspberry pi?

I want to use ADB (Android Debug Bridge) on raspberry pi. How to setup it on raspberry pi.
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Can I Install Debian 64 bit on RPi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is built with a 64 bit chip. Yet the Raspberry Pi Foundation has only released Linux distros are 32 bit. Can I install a 64-bit version of Debian on the RPi 3?
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How to make a distribution bootable on raspberry pi / package migration from 32-bit x86 Debian install?

I have a Debian based distro that boots and runs fine on a 32-bit PC. What I would like to do is be able to do the same with this distribution on a Raspberry Pi. It has packages on it that are custom ...
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Raspberry network interface shutdown

i have a raspberry pi 2 with a 16GB memory card and it keeps shutting down its network interface after i have (partly) installed gitlab. What i mean by partly is that its keeps telling me it has no ...
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How do you compile a c++ programs to use Hard Float in Raspberry using Debian OS?

How do you compile a c++ program to use Hard Float registers? It is said in the FAQ section of Raspbian that the following tags are the only ones required when compiling. -march=armv6 -mfpu=vfp -...
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Live streaming of Android phone in raspberry PI using android app

I want to do live streaming of my presentation in raspberry PI through my android phone. Please help me. I am new in this.
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What is needed to get I²C working with Debian Jessie?

I have a custom system running on a Raspberry Pi B+ V1.2, based on Debian Jessie (buildroot, systemd, udev) - not Raspbian - and a custom built 3.19.3 Kernel chainloaded by U-Boot and a custom init ...
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How do I get OMXPlayer to run in the background on Raspbian Jessie?

With Wheezy, I successfully managed to follow a tutorial to run OMXPlayer during boot-up for a video splash screen. However, with the latest Jessie OS downloaded from the Raspberry Pi Foundation's ...
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How can I install Lantern on Raspbian?

Purpose I bought a Raspberry Pi 2 B , and I want to build a Lantern network at home. So I want to use the Raspberry Pi as a router. What I know I know the Lantern for Linux version is based on ...
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Is there a Pi Simulator application for Debian?

I am still busy setting up a workstation/workbench for my PI, but in the mean time I would like to start getting to know some of it's internals, i.e. conversing with it. "How is your GPIO pin n, or ...
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Installing gitlab messed things up, how to get it out?

Yesterday I started setting up my RasPi2 (with raspbian jessie) to start running my own server for some things. Amongst others I want to run gitlab on my raspi2. I connect to my raspi through ssh (...
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Build custom Raspbian Jessie distribution image from source

I am wanting to generate a custom image of Raspbian Jessie (primarily modifying the UI and adding some extra packages). Thusfar, I have taken the image provided by the Foundation, modified it 'after ...
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Can i install a whole debian8 for arm in raspberry pi?

Which iso can i download from https://www.debian.org/CD/http-ftp/#stable arm64 or armel ? And dd the iso into my sd card to install os into raspberry pi?
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Energy profiling tools for linux

I was wondering if you can give me any tools for energy profiling in linux. I'm going to use it to compare between two algorithms that are going to be used on a Raspberry Pi, and if possible, I need ...
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Boot of device is slow when previous connected wlan network is unavilable

My boot time increased if the connected wlan network is not available. If the connected network random_rants is not available it takes more time to boot. My etc/network/interface configuration is: ...
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Static IP address with wheezy 3.18.11+ and dhcpcd.conf

found some questions/answers depending on older versions of debian. I'm using a newer one (3.18.11+) and I try to get dhcpcd with static IP addresses running. etc network interface auto lo ...
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noobs reset password Debian

Newbie, Newbie, It seems that I lost my password. I was trying to ssh but unable to because of password problems. connecting pi to my tv I can get to the command prompt #, but I am still unable to ...
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loopback interface always down at boot [closed]

I've made a fresh install of raspbian and I don't know why the loopback interface is always down at boot time. These are the steps I've made: downloaded the official raspbian wheezy and copied on ...
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Using VLC/Mplayer/Omxplayer To Stream Captured Video over RTSP

I have a RPi 2 Model B. I have a EasyCap DC60 USB capture device that takes in composite video as input. I am able to detect the device usb lsusb, and a node for it shows up in /dev as video0. I have ...
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Clone OS to new micro SD for Raspberry Pi 2

If I clone the SD card on my original Pi to a micro SD on my Pi 2 will it run?
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Cant mount samba share hosted on Debian 8/samba 4.1.17

I used to use raspbian 7 before recently making a switch to a debian 8 image provided by this link https://www.collabora.com/about-us/blog/2015/02/03/debian-jessie-on-raspberry-pi-2/ While on ...
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Debian Jessie or Raspbian Wheezy for Raspberry Pi 2

I wonder whether I should install Raspbian or normal Debian Jessie on my Pi 2. Since Pi 2 has a ARM Cortex-A7 CPU it does not depend on the hard float modification anymore. This means, I could simply ...
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I want to get tor-browser-bundle to run on an RPi2 B. What OS can I use? What are the steps?

I have been trying for months to get tor-browser-bundle TBB to run on my RPI2. My knowlege of linux is very limited. I have tried to download from Torproject and cannot get it to run. I have tried in ...
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Which port of Debian Jessie to install on Raspberry Pi 2?

I'd like to install the stable Debian Jessie for ARM, which has 3 different ports to choose from. The 2nd seems to be the most optimized for the Raspberry Pi2, considering that it has a single (or 4?)...
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Upgrade raspbian to jessie [duplicate]

The question has been asked here. I have a raspberry pi 2, running Raspbian, I want to upgrade to Jessie. the answers say, change wheezy to jessie. I don't know about debian, haven't run it on PC ...
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RPi cold boots into low resolution (LCD)

I have this LCD connected to my RPi B+ (HDMI). I have configured the boot config.txt to enable its 1024x600 resolution, however, on COLD boot - it runs at a lower resolution. Only after a SOFT reboot, ...
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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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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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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 ...