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Wolfson audio card not working after rpi-update

Just used rpi-update to update the Pi and things went bad. Previously, was using the base Raspbian image with Wolfson drivers and that worked well. Suddenly, nothing. Alsamixer doesn't show anything. ...
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Configure a Raspberry Pi for wifi from an access point by USB wifi dongle

I'd like to be able to configure a Raspberry Pi to work as a wifi access point that loads an interface where users can choose the WiFi network to connect to. I've read the guides on how to make an ...
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fedora remix (pidora). error install xl2tpd

yum install xl2tpd Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package xl2tpd.armv6hl 0:1.3.6-1.fc20 will be installed --> ...
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5 Ghz Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have already configured by Raspberry Pi to be a wireless access point using the tutorial here: ...
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Mobile to Raspberry PI audio streaming

I have trying to use the Raspberry PI + Wolfson to be an audio decoder and player. It would be the receiver for control/audio data for a specialized sound system. The PI would receive TCP packets from ...
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Raspberry unbootable after unexpected shutdown

I have a raspberry Pi, Model B. I installed Raspbian on the SD card and I would like to use it as a SVN server. I installed everything I need to work with it, and it works ok. The problem is that ...
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Kali linux Booting Error

I cant seem to boot to the desktop. Every time I type "startx" I just see my mouse and nothing else on the screen, please help!
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booting error kali linux!

I recently got kali linux for my raspberry pi. When I was booting it today, I logged in, went to the command line and typed "startx". After a few seconds, only my mouse appeared and I can move it, but ...
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AF_BUS on Raspbian

Dear RPI SO Community :), I want to try the AF_BUS Patch but I don't get what I need exactly for it. AF_BUS optimizes the performance of D-Bus in latency and throughput and I am working on a ...
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Auto Connect to Public Network and then “Accept TOS”

I have a video installation in a Museum for this summer. Currently there is a USB drive in the Pi that has an auto-login / bash.rc file to automatically play *.mp4 files in Omxplayer in order then ...
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Fresh Raspberry Pi with Ethernet only. How To?

I'm already spent a 2 hours for such How-To. I'm looking for instruction how to setup anything, actually Linux(Ubuntu/Debian) from my Host(Ubuntu) to my Fresh Raspberry Pi. I've bought it just a ...
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How much normal Linux can I do with OpenELEC?

I was thinking of using my RaspPI Rev B with some server type things, not too much CPU. It's the one computer in my house which is always on (everything else I have is a laptop or aggressively ...
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RedHat distro on RPI?

Looking around for a RedHat (and the like) distro to run on the RaspberryPi (512MB RAM version), I came across RedSleeve, which has done the job of porting RH to the RPI architecture. They also ...
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Refresh Midori when loading error

I've made a script that "refreshes" a page every x seconds, editable via a webbased backend. The script is in javascript. Now, when that particular moment the page reloads, the internet or network ...
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Run script on boot [closed]

Is there a way to run a .sh script ONCE when I boot? I know about the init.d folders, but there seems to be some weird special layout you must use for scripts there. I only want to run two quick ...
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Install tightvnc in arch linux raspberry pi

How do I install the tightvnc in the archlinux os in raspberry pi? Is the procedures and commands different? Thank You
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Writing an XBMC addon: how do I add a torrent to my home PC over LAN from RaspBMC?

I'm writing an XBMC addon using the xbmcswift2 framework. Building and navigating the GUI was fairly easy. I also wrote a scraper for vodo.net which will be displaying the available movies in the XBMC ...
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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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Connecting the raspberry pi to internet via WIFI

I am trying to connect my pi I tried many tutorials still no internet access these steps are already done pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo iwconfig wlan0 essid My_routers_ID pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo iwconfig ...
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What programming languages does the Raspberry Pi support? [closed]

As of now, I do not own a Raspberry Pi, but I really want to buy one. I really want to know what programming languages it supports. What programming lanaguages does it support, and does it support ...
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Raspberry pi as CAMAC controller

Has anyone ever tried using raspberry pi as a digital input/output card for high frequency (more than 100 MHz) digital signal? I am thinking about building a CAMAC controller, the interface to PC (I ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi and want to install Linux OS

I just recently discovered Raspberry Pi. I just want to know, if I want to install Linux on the Raspberry Pi, do I need to download and extract the NOOBS file from a Linux PC? Or Can I just use ...
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Linux Script to login to Raspberry pi and run some scripts inside raspberry pi

This is my scenario, We have some sensors on different sites, these sensors are connected with some equipment having SIM cards in it to allow the internet connection. On the other hand, we have a ...
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can I play Day Z on My Raspberry Pi?

I know I can play Minecraft on my raspberry pi, but Is Day Z possible or would I need a gaming computer?, though I have a tight wallet ...
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how to interface raspberry pi and plc

am doing a project on controlling the plc by using raspberry pi. any one please suggest some sample coding and tutorial regarding this project. am already finished a coding part to connect a control ...
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apt-get “cannot locate the package”

I was following a tutorial online so I can install a USB DisplayLink monitor, and it told me to type: sudo apt-get install git-core gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabi I tried that, and it says it ...
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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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print a character in the usb-serial port

Hello everybody and thank you for all the answers that you give me to solve this problems. Someone said me: This code print a word that I choose in the screen, but How to send or print an ASCII ...
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Transition to Embedded Linux like Pi from Microcontrollers [closed]

I am currently familiar with design/programming custom embedded systems using PIC Micro-controllers with various peripherals like I2C, SPI Flash, UART,ADC,etc with some additional analog processing ...
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How do I detect if a usb input device is plugged in?

I am using xboxdrv for my MAME controls, however I also want to use my arcade controls via the GPIO also. To do this, on boot up if a xbox controller is detected, I want to load the xboxdrv program, ...
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How to connect a devices with the raspberry pi [closed]

This time I need to know how to connect a device by the usb port to the raspberry pi. When I connect the device in the RPi and write lsusb, It shows me ID 0403:6001 Future Technology Devices ...
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How do I restart a python program on my pi when it crashes? [closed]

I have a python program named endless.py. I want to restart it whenever it crashes, and write the time that it restarted, to a file named restartlog.txt. Here is my python code so far: import time, ...
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Does “/dev/null” writes data to SD Card before discarding?

I want to maximize my sd card lifespan and Im wondering if redirecting output to /dev/null will reduce my sd card life.
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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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How can I control the PWM via the sysfs

I want to set the PWM for some tests with a tricolored LED. I want to be able to set it up via the sysfs interfaces but I'm having a very hard time finding any information on how to do this. What is ...
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Openssl + Raspberry Pi

if I code a program with openssl on a Ubuntu laptop will it work when it is compiled on the Raspberry Pi or are the libraries are different? does the command sudo apt-get install openssl work on ...
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Migrating part of existing system into a pendrive

I've had a 2GB SD card containing a Arch Linux installation running for a while now, and decided to buy a 16GB pendrive to extend its space. I've formatted it to ext4 to match the filesystem on the ...
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What is the best wifi adaptor available that's compatible with Kali Linux?

I've got Kali Linux up, but I'm thinking I don't have a compatible card. What is the most optimal setup regarding range, etc? What troubleshooting steps can I take to fix my incompatibility issues if ...
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Expand file system on USB on Raspberry Pi

Right now I'm using my Pi as a OwnCloud file server. I'm using a 16G usb stick as a boot disk because I wanted more speed and space. This have been working perfect until today, I now have a total of ...
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Get USB address

I have a FTDI USB-Serial (UART) IC connected to my Raspberry Pi. When I type lsusb I can see all my USB buses: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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How to cross compile large projects?

Read through the posts on the website, and tried many scratchbox2/qemu attempts. I am beat when it comes to compiling large projects, that have many dependences. I found it easy to compile a single .c ...
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Are there any `armv6j_hardfp` binary repositories for Gentoo?

Since the Raspberry Pi hardware is non-ambiguous, the point of compiling optimized to the individual machine is pretty moot, while I'd still like to use Gentoo on my Raspberry Pi due to uts excellent ...
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Folder structure of Wheezy help

I'm running Wheezy and connecting via SSH, and would like pointing in the direction of a document / tutorial to understand the folder structure; eg where the sys logs are etc.
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omxplayer: Wrong video definition and video speed

I have successfully managed to stream a video from a linux server to my rasp using multicast: linux-server avconv -i video.mov -c:v libx264 -f mpegts udp://224.0.0.100:1234 raspberry-clients ...
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Hamachi Installation Fails

I'm trying to install hamachi on my Raspberry Pi. I had it installed previously but had to wipe the card after a failed update so here I am again. Every time I run the install script it fails. See ...
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nat in the iptables is not recognized

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a Man In The Middle device to monitor devices on my home network. When I try to forward port 80 to port 8080 (to allow the webpage to be loaded on the device) ...
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How do I Install Slackware on the Raspberry Pi?

How do I install the ARM version of Slackware Linux on the Raspberry Pi?
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Apache2 on Raspberry Pi: 403 Forbidden after changing web root/chown not working

So I'm pretty new to servers; I've been running websites off of 3rd party hosts, but I thought I might like to try it on my own for once. I got a Raspberry Pi running Raspian Wheezy, and I ...
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Connect Raspberry PI to Alcatel Y800Z (wÖw Modem in Portugal)

Does anyone know if it is possible to connect a modem Alcatel Y800Z to a Raspberry Pi by USB? What is the better distribution to connect the modem? Raspbian or Arch? I will try Arch. (Alcatel Y800Z ...