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Should I learn Linux using Raspbian or Debian? [on hold]

Alright so I've worked with Unix a bit in the past (a university course) in which I've gained a slight knowledge of the basic commands, bash scripting and makefiles. Now I'm planning on actually ...
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What is the difference between running Linux a Raspberry Pi VS a regular system?

I'm new to Linux and Raspberry Pi's (I've been doing research on the two for a couple of days now) and I was wondering: What is the difference between running Linux a Raspberry Pi VS a regular ...
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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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Linux within the confines of a Pi-based system [on hold]

Earlier today I was browsing software internships on my schools job posting website (I'm a CS student) and I noticed one of the jobs had this requirement: Experience with Linux programming, ...
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Process stdout/stderr still showing up on monitor

I have a process I am running on startup from my rc.local file: setsid python /Path/To/script.py < /dev/zero &> /Path/To/log.txt & However, when I boot the pi, the stdout is still ...
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Captive Portal using DNSMasq

I'm trying to setup a captive portal (catch-all HTTP server) on a Pi. I have configured the Edimax USB adapter with DHCPD and hostapd and that works perfectly. Client devices can connect and access ...
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Raspberry Pi boot script saves file to root /

We are doing a prototype of one device, where our central controller is running on RPi. Since we want it to automatically execute one application straight out of the box, without plugging anything in ...
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what is the error “Unexpected IRQ trap at 00”?

I am registering an irq at 0 for my board in 3.18.y rpi kernel using device tree then i didnt get any error like "Unexpected IRQ trap at 00", but when i moved to 3.19.y rpi kernel doing the same ...
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Programming MSP430 using Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to put code on a CC430F5137 using a Raspberry Pi 2011.12 running Raspbian. I'm quite confident that it will work using mspdebug and an Olimex JTAG cable, since I did exactly that with my ...
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SSD1306 as a framebuffer with fbtft driver on a raspberry pi 2

I am facing an issue when trying to use my oled screen as a standard and simple linux framebuffer. I followed these instructions for the wiring ...
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Redirect script output to /dev/tty1 and also capture output to file

I want to display text output on the console that is always displayed on a small screen ( Adafruit 2.8 Inch TFT ) on my Raspberry Pi. The following code works for showing that text output: cd ...
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Using Wi-Fi Adapter reboots Pi

I'm using an Edimax EW-7811Un in my Raspberry Pi 2 under Raspbian. Version is Linux stickpi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 armv7l (or at least that's the closest I can ...
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Need The Save Location Of Mitmproxy on Wheezy

I'm trying to find the location of ".mitmproxy" on Raspberry Pi Wheezy. Everything I find on Google says it should be ~/.mitmproxy, which it isn't. I've run "pip install --upgrade mitmproxy" and have ...
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Changing from spi bus to i2c bus to transfer register data of wm5102 in raspberry pi with wolfson audio card

I'm using wolfson audio card on raspberry pi b+ board.Current wm5102 driver uses spi bus to transfer register data but i want to use i2c bus to transfer data.By reading data sheet of 5102 i understood ...
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QEMU for Raspbian Wheezy on Ubuntu - host is 'none', no job control, invisible text?

I'm having some issues getting Wheezy to work in QEMU. I've tried a lot of different combinations of arguments, all with the same results; this is the most recent I've tried. > qemu-system-arm ...
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cdc_ether USB ethernet gadget connection with Raspbery Pi 2 fails with mysterious usb0 device

I have a gadget that provides an ethernet ip address ( DHCP lease ) to the Raspberry pi when it is connected via USB. That gadget is not a raspberry pi but a different, small Linux device that uses ...
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Recover Console Text Output after Using fbi App to display image on /dev/fb0

I am not using X and I'm using fbi to display an image on the /dev/fb0 framebuffer device. When I boot up my Pi, I see all the usual text and it boots up to where I can log in on the console. After I ...
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dd for image backup

My SD card corrupted itself but I have a back up image. The partition table leave 1GB unallocated space at the end so that I can restore to any 8GB memory card regardless of memory fluctuations. ...
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Simple Custom 1-Wire GPIO Communication Protocol between Master PI and Slave PI

I have 2 Raspberry Pis in my system. One can be 'docked' to the other one and some time later it can become 'undocked'. While docked, the 2 Pis will have a connection between 2 GPIO pins ( 1 pin on ...
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rpi 2: Unable to change irq affinity

I am trying to optimise getting GPIO interrupts into userspace. On the single core rpi 1 I couldn't get rid of quite some timing jitter, which makes sense as there's a lot of stuff going on on the ...
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Can I write and read the pins of the GPIO just by using the shell?

I do not have programming skills, but I have some knowledge using the command line of the shell. Is it possible to get access to the GPIO just from the shell ?
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Faster Way To Transfer Video FIle

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian installed in it, and I would like to receive video files on My Ubuntu machine from Raspberry through a switch via Ethernet(CAT5). Note: I can connect both devices ...
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Not clean NTFS filesystem hangs command

I have made a NAS Server with my Raspberry Pi and this works great with a NTFS Formatted External Harddisk, but when the RPi is not correctly shut down, it makes a mess with the filesystem. When I ...
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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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what is the differnece between the gpio interrupt and hardware interrupt?

In raspberry linux, we are using interrupts and gpio interrupts. Whats the difference between them?
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a windows manager does not interface with X Window System

Like everybody i want to get as much as i can out of my Raspberry Pi. so i was thinking of ditching the bloated X Window System altogether. i've chosen Wayland instead (i really don't know if it ...
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loading programs onto SD card and installing. No Network

I've got MINIBIAN running on my B+ and want to keep experimenting with it by installing some software. I am not connected to the web or network, and I can't seem to find a how-to regarding installing ...
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How to stream raspivid to Linux and OSX using GStreamer, VLC or Netcat?

How can I stream video stream to Linux or OS X using raspivid and either VLC, GStreamer or Netcat?
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USB Issues with recent kernel build

I am trying to roll my own image for the raspberry Pi, I am using a B+ model Pi. What I want to do is build my own kernel and for now have it load busybox or something similar, but I seem to be ...
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How to recorad a video automatically with an embedded system

I have this project in mind, where I'm not yet sure if it's possible to realize this way. The situation I want to run an embedded System (e.g. a Raspberry, or any other embedded system) to record a ...
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what is the INTERRUPT_HOSTPORT?

I am understanding the interrupts in the raspberry pi B+ board and I come across this interrupt INTERRUPT_HOSTPORT And I dont know what it is for? Can u explain me once? Thanks in advance.
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Auto startup of the Midori web browser is not working on Raspberry pi

I am trying to start the Midori web browser on Raspberry Pi, on boot. These are the steps I've followed so far: I have edited the .bashrc file from the root folder using this command: sudo nano ...
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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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How to share internet connection from ubuntu with RPi using Ethernet Cable [closed]

I am a new user of Raspberry Pi. I have a Ubuntu PC (with Ubuntu 14.04 running). My RPi is booted with Raspbian OS. I have added "ip=192.168.1.20" into my "cmdline.txt", at the end. Thus, in order to ...
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Raspberry Pi High-Quality Sound Recording

For a project, I need to be able to record at a sample-rate of at least 500 kHz. I want to use a Raspberry Pi, but I know that it has no interface with sound. I found the Wolfson Audio Card for the ...
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VMware across clustered Raspberry Pi

I've read many threads about gaming clusters that always end up in "your software isn't built for clustering", but I've been lead to believe that VMware IS built for clusters. That being said, if I ...
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Raspberry Pi backup server (windows & mac)

I would like to set up my raspberry pi model B and my 2TB hard drive as a backup server for both my windows pc and my mac. I would like to partition my hard drive such that 300GB is for mac time ...
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OpenWrt to Raspberry Pi

I am planning to turn my raspberry pi B+ into a router. The main motto is to create a QOS application on my Pi so that I can limit the bandwidth usage to a particular application. For example if I ...
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How to write a device tree overlay for the wolfson audio card?

I am working on the device tree for raspberry pi. I Compiled and everything working fine and now what i need is, to write the device tree overlay for the audio card ie wolfson audio card. Is there ...
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Cloning SD card causes “interface eth0 does not exist”

I have cloned my raspberry pi SD card after customising the OS. However, when I try to boot it on a different pi, everything appears fine, but eth0 doesn't show up in ifconfig. When I try 'ifup eth0', ...
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Is there any way to record audio output by using command line?

I'm trying to record the audio output of my pi but i can't find any good solution. I tried to use arecord but it fails because I don't have any input devices. Because of this my idea was to redirect ...
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i am unable to boot with my latest rpi-3.18.0 kernel and enabling the device tree?

I am working on the latest rpi kernel ie 3.18.0 and by enabling the device tree. I compiled the source code and with that image and modules i am unable to boot. I downloaded the source code from ...
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Getting started with raspberry pi B+

I just got r-pi B+ and flashed an 8gb sd card with 'pidora'. But I am stuck at the logging in process. I don't have a display for the r-pi. All I have is a laptop running Fedora 20 and a raspberry pi ...
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Can I use Google Translate to make my Raspberry Pi speak in different languages on demand?

I have found various instructions on making the 3.5mm audio jack on the Pi work with some sort of text to speech. I tried quite a few instructions that were online, but very few spefied the Pi, which ...
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Executing bash script in python language

I tried to make a python script to make "sudo cp -avr /home/pi/progs/ /var/www/" but wasnt able cuz of errors. Now I want to simply make "ls /var/www/" but I got those errors: Traceback (most ...
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I want to set the alt function for the gpio in raspberry pi

I am working on the raspberry pi, doing changes in the machine driver. And there is a hack in the machine driver to change the alt function of one gpio. So I want to remove the hack and want to call ...
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Automount USB as read only for MP3 player

I've made a MP3 player for the Pi using a 16x2 LCD display and 5 buttons; what I would like to do next is to add the ability to automount any USB flash inserted and then tell my program (all written ...
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Can I connect two Linux systems via USB?

I would like to hook up my new Raspberry Pi A+ to an older B model without having to connect the A+ to WiFi. Can I connect them somehow via USB? Can I do it with a hub in between?
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rPi B+ Arch Linux running Java application

My customer's java app (.jar) file runs on rPi B+ with arch linux installed. Now, I've also enabled hardware watchdog timer which purpose is to reboot rPi when java app hangs. Now, I've configured the ...
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Two GPIO-based TFT screens?

Is it possible to connect two GPIO screens to the Raspberry Pi at once? Ideally, one with touchscreen capabilities and one without. If it's not possible, could both a GPIO screen and a small HDMI ...