Raspbian is a Linux operating system designed for the Raspberry Pi and based on Debian for ARM processors. A stable release version has recently become available, and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are now recommending Raspbian (over Debian) as the standard distribution for the Raspberry Pi.

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receive FM on raspberry pi

I want to feed the FM radio signals to raspberry pi. Having a basic understanding of electronics, I figured out that a FM receiver and an ADC is required. Now I need help on how to proceed with the ...
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Rasberry pi noobs sd card shows /dev/sdb6 with fdisk when there are only /dev/sdb and /dev/sdb1 exist?

I'm trying to edit some init scripts that have gone haywire on my raspberry pi Noobs SD card, and since it's easier, I'm trying to edit them on a MacPro 3,1 Ubuntu box I have. After I plug the ...
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How to set the CEC name?

On a new Raspbian installation, the CEC name sent to the display is "raspberry" regardless of what the hostname is set to. How do I change the CEC name "raspberry" to something else?
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Audio and microphone configuration of usb sound card on r-pi

To configure audio of soundcard i did the following settings: sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf i commented options snd-usb-audio index=-2 and added options snd_bcm2835 index=1 so speaker ...
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Boot up Raspberry Pi B+ with a laptop running Windows 7 [duplicate]

Could someone please find me a step-by-step list of instructions to boot up my RasPi B+ using my Win7 laptop. I do not have an external display or keyboard available. I have a NOOBS SD card, but I'm ...
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can't install npm onoff on raspberrypi

I'm trying to install npm's package onOff on my pi. I'm running this command: sudo npm install --unsafe-perm --verbose -g onoff And all I get is an error and rollback. do you know why? gyp verb ...
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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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Can I make a bridge between GSM Arduino shield with a Raspberry Pi?

I am trying to do some work with Raspberry Pi, however, I have GSM Arduino shield laying at home. I want to give a voice-call using it. However, I still wondering how can I interface voice/mic, ...
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Will I be able to install the latest version of Chromium or Firefox on Raspian?

I need to run WebRTC with Chromium or Firefox on Raspberry Pi v2 (ordered, I don't have it yet). WebRTC requires a recent version of Chromium to be able to run i.e. > v33.0 Considering that armel ...
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How can I record audio from my RPI and save it to my PC (server)? [duplicate]

I would like to record audio from a usb device connected to my RPI and save it to a server (my pc on the same network). OS: RASPBIAN Debian Wheezy Model: B USB Mic: Sound-Tech 1000 Once the USB ...
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How do I remove JDK6 from my pi

Im trying to install JDK version 7 on my raspberry pi, but when I try it keeps saying the current version is 1.6.0_34. How do I remove the old JDK to allow the new one to run?
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Raspberry Pi OS for a project

I have a project that will involve ultrasonic sensors, input interface(buttons, etc.), Audio output and a GPS shield (cooking hacks) I would like to know whether i am better off using Android OS or ...
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Arch Linux Pi can see and be seen by selective part of network and has static and dynamic IP addresses [on hold]

Going insane. Have 3 pi networked to a switch to a common router. 0 - Arch 1 - Arch 3 - Raspbian (with Xwindows) all are set to static IP (wired) at addresses 192.168.0.40 - 42 respectively with ...
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Weird networking issues on Raspbian [on hold]

Got a Raspberry Pi recently and it was fantastically easy to use while it was connected to my network via Ethernet. Now that my WiFi dongle (NETGEAR N150) has arrived it's a bit more fussy. I'm ...
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Driving mini stepper motors from raspberry pi

The questions is two fold: What is the smallest stepper motor available that can be easily integrated with a raspberry pi? Are there any tutorials/modules already available that I can use off the ...
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sudo apt-get syntax error in Python shell?

Was all working fine until I edited /etc/network/interfaces and /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf to get wlan0 to auto connect on boot. Any ideas?
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Mirror pc display to the raspberry pi

I'm trying to find a way to game in my room's TV and simply playing the game on my pc and viewing it on my tv is the way I think of. But the problem is that my pc can't connect to the TV in any way so ...
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is there an app that allows me to use my phone as a controller to play emulators?

is there an app that allows me to use my phone as a controller to play emulators ?if not there should be, would be nice to play multi player games people can just download the app and play.
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Internet and Remote Acess via wifi & Ethernet Cable

I'm doing a project where Raspberry pi works headless and accesses Internet via wifi. I want to remotely access the rpi desktop from my laptop for programming. I'm not sure if it is possible using ...
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Specify port number with hostname

I think its not possible but Is there a way to specify a port for IP addresses listed in the etc/hosts file. If not, how to solve this: working url: http://raspberrypi.local:1234/mypage but if I ...
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How to reach my mopidy server without port? [duplicate]

I just installed the mopidy server on my pi. And everything works fine, I use with web interface, and reach my pi on this ip address: http://192.168.1.105:6680/mopidy/ I installed the avahi-daemon ...
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Why is my usb flashdrive automatically mounted, without fstab?

I plugged in a usb storage device for the very first time, and it automatically mounted the FAT32 partition called "HMN"? At first i was pleasantly surprised, but it's mounted as root. Q: How can i ...
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baudrate config changes only after starting x

I've changed an i2c config file so current baudrate is 300000. I do a reboot and start an i2c baudrate checking program. sudo ./checkbr But what I get seems to be usual baudrate settings(default). ...
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Obex ftp service in pi

How do I start an obex ftp service in my rpi in order to share files of rpi over bluetooth, and access it in an Android phone using ES file explorer?
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RaspberryPi 2 and GitLab: “No such middleware to insert before: ActionDispatch::Static”?

I was trying to install GitLab 7.8 using this installation method: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/blob/master/doc/install/installation.md However, upon running sudo -u git -H bundle exec ...
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VM software for raspbian?

I have found an ISO image which i will be using for emulation of PSX games. I was wondering if I could run it within Raspbian or if I have to actually reboot the Pi and switch to my emulator! Thank ...
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Raspberry pi first boot, IP address [duplicate]

I am using Raspberry PI B+ and I have installed Raspbian Wheezy OS using win32disk imager( I am using windows 7 PC). Now to use SSH, I am using Putty and Xming and putty requires IP address to move ...
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Unable to connect Seagate external drive

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I wanted to use an external hard drive as my primary storage.. so went and got a Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB HDD. It is not externally powered. My Pi is set up with Raspbian, ...
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Running a python simple script at startup/boot [duplicate]

Can anyone please help me to run a simple python script at start up? (for eg. let the script print hello) please explain me step by step,,,starting from basic steps! I tried many examples using ...
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Video and audio out of sync when playing 1080p 60fps on Raspberry Pi 2

I have a 1080p @ 60fps mp4 video saved in a external USB HDD. I've tried playing it on Raspbian in my Pi 2 (the new one, 1 GB RAM, 1 GHz) with Omxplayer, but the audio and video are out of sync. The ...
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Can I run a terminal command from ssh to open the browser on X server?

I've hooked up the raspberry pi to a display. I have ssh'd in from another machine and I was wondering how, if possible, to open a browser window via epiphany http://example.com from my ssh session ...
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Finding IP address using NMAP6.47 for Raspberry pi B+

I need to find IP address of my Raspberry PI to further use in Putty, I have connected the ethernet. I made changes in cmdline.text file of the Raspbian wheezy OS, allocated IP address to it ...
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Can I have multiple Pis chained together?

In the following question: How do I attach two monitors in a dual head configuration? Someone asks how to run two monitors on a Pi, and the answer was to chain 2 Pis together. That made me curious ...
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Creating an Android “remote” app for Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

Similar to how you can control XBMC/Kodi/Raspbmc through the Android app "Yatse XBMC/Kodi Remote Control" ...
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Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie

How can I perform an upgrade from Raspbian Wheezy to Jessie? With Jessie getting ready in the coming weeks/months, one is eager to test it.
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How to use apache to reach pen drives

I want to use apache to host the files of my two pen drives but also from a folder inside /home/pi. I can set the root directory of apache to /home/pi but what about the pen drives? Don't wanna set ...
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Minimal RAM requirement for raspbian os

We are evaluating a scenario where we want to run raspbian os on minimal possible memory. I am fine with custom building it. Can someone throw some light on this?
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Command apt-get upgrade crashes raspian

Image I am using is quite old. How old exactly I am not sure, because this image I have inherited from previous developer. I have learnt that running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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SSH Working, can ping PC but not default gateway or internet

I have the problem that ssh works except of some laggs (1-10 sec duration) normal. I can ping my pc from the Pi (over ssh), but I cannot ping my router (default gateway) or the internet (google.de). ...
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How can I access to /etc/network/interfaces in my sd card?

I messed up info in /etc/network/interfaces , but I couldn't find it when I read sd card in my mac. How can I access to this folder ?
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What is the default cmdline.txt?

My Raspbian Pi crashes to a Kernel panic when I start it up, and it suggested somewhere that an invalid cmdline.txt can cause this. What is in the cmdline.txt by default?
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Time is most important thing in my project [duplicate]

I work on a project that date and time is very important. I want force raspberry to sync time with a ntp server and if time not sync raspberry won't boot or wait for time sync and after succeed ...
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Errors installing XWiiMote

I am having trouble compiling/installing XWiiMote. When i run either configure or autogen.sh, it complains about not finding ncurses: ~/xwiimote $ sudo ./autogen.sh ... checking for NCURSES... no ...
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Raspberry pi 2 has a unified RCA and audio jack. What cable should i use to connect to an analog TV? [duplicate]

A 3.5 mm Male to an RCA Composite 3-pin cable was suggested, but i've read that this sort of cable needs modifications to work with the Raspberry Pi 2. Can anyone please give me a detailed ...
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which is best for rasbian, 'udev' or 'mdev'?

im trying to detect any mass storage whether been inserted to my Pi. If its a usb mass storage device(a pendrive), i want to transfer files from pi to the pendrive and unmount automatically once the ...
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H264 IP camera stream by Raspberry Pi 2 with OpenCV and GStreamer: Gstreamer unable to start pipeline

I'm trying to get working OpenCV with GStreamer to get IP camera rtsp stream. But it is giving error which is (with opencv-master branch, Gstreamer 1.2.4, Raspbian 3.18.7-v7+: GStreamer Plugin: ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 refusing to boot after first few reboots

Step 1: Put latest Raspbian image (2015-01-31-raspbian.img) on compatible (according to http://elinux.org/RPi_SD_cards) Micro SD card Step 2: Boot Raspberry Pi, ssh into it, expand filesystem, reboot ...
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Can't mount network drive - Permission denied

I'm running raspbian on an RPi2B and I'm trying to mount a network drive. I've tried the following: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=admin,password=passwd //192.168.1.1/root /mnt/myshare But I keep ...
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Dual Channel Relay Python Script

I am a Python noob, and recently purchased a 2 channel relay module from sunfounder. I wired it up to my Pi, and the relay turned on and stays on. I am wondering if any one can provide my with the ...
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Control the screen I see on monitor using tigthvncserver

I want to watch a movie on my raspberry pi that is connected to TV, and sometimes it's useful to launch it via VNC, but every time I connect to the rPi, it controls another new screen, not the same as ...