A Free "Wheezy" based Raspberry Pi distribution maintained by a commercial electronics company.

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PWM not found in Occidentalis v0.2

I'm trying to get my DC motor to work according to this tutorial from Adafruit: I'm running Occidentalis v0.2 (from day 1, which was some 4 months ago) and never had a similar issue. This is the ...
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Using Pan and Tilt servos

I am trying to get pan and tilt camera working with Raspberry Pi. I have successfully gotten one servo to work following this tutorial: I also found this tutorial showing pan and tilt, although it ...
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Connect to a phone device using bluetooth (CLI)

I am having trouble connecting to my mobile phone using the cirago bluetooth adapter with my raspberry pi running adafruit's occidentalis v2. Show me teh codez. But in all seriousness, here are some ...
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How to output digital value to multiple GPIO pins as one port?

Is it possible to output integer binary values to GPIO pins at once like a parallel port? I need that because I am afraid if I toggled pins one by one there will be invalid intermediate states that ...
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Connecting the HMC6352 compass module to a Raspi using I2C

I am trying to connect a HMC6352 compass module to my Raspberry Pi. According to the datasheet I need to send an "A" for a read command. However, I am somewhat new to I2C and do not know how to ...
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Is it possible to upgrade occidentalis with latest wheezy upgrades

Is it possible to upgrade occidentalis 0.2 with the latest wheezy upgrades to improve the distro performance with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. Or can't I get the improvments if ...
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What are the Modprobe commands for the w1 module in Occidentalis

As the title says! I know two of them: modprobe w1-gpio -> start the module? modprobe w1-therm -> Attache temperature submodule! Are there more? How do I remove them? Kind Regards
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How do I install MySQL?

I cannot find any guides on how to install MySQL on a Raspberry Pi running Occidentalis 0.2; Occidentalis is a Raspbian derivative. I cannot use apt-get to install it even after running apt-get ...
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Why won't my Raspberry Pi overclock?

I edited the file /boot/config.txt to increase the CPU speed to 800MHz. dmesg includes the following line bcm2835-cpufreq: Freq 800000->700000 (min=700000 max=800000 target=700000 request=700000) ...