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

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Internal IP address of Raspberry Pi is changing

I am trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 model B V 1.1 using Raspbian Wheezy to my laptop that is connected to the internet using Wi-Fi and my LAN port is empty. I followed The best way to connect ...
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When asking the raspicam to preview the image, the preview doesn't show up

Raspicam is does not show a preview when I put a camera.start_preview() function in python. How can I fix this problem? My code is included here
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Raspberry Pi 2B+ Boots once

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 2B+, and I am trying to run the RetroPie (backed by raspbian) operating system on it. The first time I plug in the pi, it boots normally into the operating system ...
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Rasp's ability on running setup.exe file or windows software

I really need help with whether there is a way for Rasp. to run windows software. I have a sensor and the software it came with. I want to use Rasp. to run the software which will control the sensor. ...
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Bad mirror when installing package

According to this post unable to fetch some archives 404 not found, running sudo apt-get install apache2 php5 libapache2-mod-php5 -y won't work because of a bad mirror. I get the same errors. How can ...
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Wrong IP assigned to raspberry PI

Hello I have a strange problem. I assigned static IP to my raspberry - 10.10.10.120 (I did the same thing on my Mikrotik router). It was working perfectly until today, when I couldn't connect to PI ...
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How to fix error code for Raspicam (0x4f525245)?

When using my Raspberry Pi, my camera stopped working and I get the following error. For those who cannot read it, it says: Traceback (most recent call last): File "_ctypes/callbacks.c", line ...
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How do I downgrade Raspbian?

I have Raspbian Jessie and recently I did sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and after that update, my Raspberry Pi camera stopped functioning. How do I downgrade Raspbian in order to get my camera working ...
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Want to put a variable into os.system command on Python 3, but it doesn't work

I want to use this command: thenumber=0 os.system('raspistill -o image(thenumber).jpg') time.sleep(3) thenumber=thenumber+1 I have imported the OS and Time so this script should work. My aim is ...
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how to download and install EPICSQt in raspberry pi? I am using Raspbian jessie

I am installing EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) in my Raspberry pi 2 model B V1.1. EPICS need to be built in many part, I have builted EPICS Base, SynApps, Extension. Now I ...
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Wifi refuses to stay connected, DNS errors

I've been trying to set up two new Pis for about a week now with no success. I have 4 Pis already of the exact same type (RPi 2 Model B). I'm currently trying to get the Realtek 5370 Dongle that comes ...
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Sending IP address by email on boot by executing Python script

I need the IP address of my Raspberry Pi so that I can SSH into it. This must be possible to do at my university without a monitor connected. So I made a Python script which sends me the IP address by ...
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Python Winapi Equivalent for Raspbian? (For automatic mouse movements)

I am trying to use Python to generate automatic mouse movements and clicks etc, however on windows I did this by importing winapi. Is there a way I can do this in raspbian? Would love a response, ...
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Raspbian / RPI2: Are there apps out there for music streaming services like 8tracks / Amazon Prime Music?

Till now I've just used Kodi on OpenELEC. Recently I started playing around with Raspbian (Jessie) because I don't really need a pure media center on my RPI2. Rather I want to use it as an ...
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starting and ending a script with a buttonpress

I'm trying to integrate a button into a simple alarm project of mine but am having trouble activating/deactivating the alarm with a buttonpress. Using Raspberry Pi 2 - Rasbian Jessie My wiring is ...
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Web controlled OMXPlayer

I want build a web page that has a button to start omxplayer on my Raspberry Pi. I've been searching but with no results. Does anyone know how to do this? I have Apache and Php installed on my Pi.
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Does (raspbian) automatically renew DHCP lease when there is a problem?

For some reason my pi 2b Doesn't renew it's DHCP lease when something goes wrong. I have to restart it or manually reconnect to the wifi. I don't like doing that because it's supposed to be a ...
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Ubuntu Server vs. Raspbian speed [on hold]

I am planning on running a server with my pi 2 and, given its limited hardware, I want the fastest performance possible. It seems as if a fresh install of Raspbian (used from the terminal) or Ubuntu ...
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iwspy does not work

I'm using my Raspberry Pi to measure the signal strength of WIFI devices. I have tried with iwspy command but it shows me error as follows wlan0 Inteface doesn't support wireless statics ...
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I am wanting to make my Pi to hold a website which auto updates [on hold]

Ok all I asking is, is this the best way to do this, is this possibe? I want to just run a broswer to load a webpage, this webpage Ill code will connect to a mysql databse every 2 seconds and then if ...
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How to kill lightdm?

So I installed LightDm on raspbian lite, but forgot to install a desktop manager. Now, I can't get out of the lightdm login screen! Ctrl-Alt-F1through6 don't work! Neither cancel nor login can get me ...
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Full screen browsers vanish randomly?

We use several Pis for signage. The usage is simply full screen browsers pointing to a web page that rotates images every X seconds (done via JavaScript with fades, etc. provided by jQuery; 1920x1080 ...
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Struggling with Raspbian Bluetooth communication

I'm trying to perform communication between my Raspberry with a slave Bluetooth module and my laptop. The goal is to get a boot output message of my Raspberry, but that's not working as expected. The ...
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Wifi stick for Raspberry Pi 2

I have bought a Raspberry PI 2 bundle, which contained an Edimax ew-7811un wifi stick. Unfortunately it is not working well with the Raspbian OS. It is horribly slow (4-10 Kbyte/s). I have tried ...
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Fax server email

I compiled Asterisk 11 from source and I have installed iaxmodem, and hylafax server. I did create an account at google (atuxwhatever@gmail.com) and by following ...
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Raspbian ignores /etc/network/interfaces

I would like to connect my pc and my raspbian through a network without internet output. I have a router with the dhcp disabled, and I connect to this router my raspberry pi 2 and my pc. The pc ...
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Raspberry Pi Time is off by 45 min

I'm currently running a Pi as a file and Webserver on my small home network. My two Windows-10 PCs have the correct time, but I noticed the Pi time is approx 45 minutes off. No big deal, but when I ...
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My USB2VGA is working - How do I configure X to use that screen?

I have a green screen on my USB2VGA connection (DisplayLink). How do I configure X to use the screen /dev/fb1 which exists? I do not find an xorg.conf.
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How to load modules on startup?

I have bought a touch LCD from waveshare and am trying to set it up. I have changed my config.txt to enable SPI and set up the touch device: ... dtparam=spi=on ...
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Shutdown Raspberry Pi 2 with SenseHAT via Python script?

I have a headless Pi running Raspbian with the Sense HAT attached on top. A portable micro USB charger is attached to the outside of the casing, in order to make the Pi handheld. My classes are ...
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Port forwarding on a tethered RPi

I wondered if I can get some clever ideas here. I have this setup currently working for 4G internet in our home: A Moto E from Cricket Connected by USB to a raspberry pi (tethered) Connected to an ...
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how can I clear the serial buffer prior to logging data from it?

I have a Pi B reading serial data over USB from an Arduino. A python sketch logs it to file. Whenever I initiate the logging program I get a bunch of garbage characters before the real data starts to ...
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DNS Wifi Problems

My Pi is having trouble resolving names. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. Ping and traceroute all return "hostname unknown" or similar errors. I'm running my wifi on the dongle in the ...
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Setting up raspberry pi for bluetooth low energy (bluez, bluepy)

I am trying to set up a brand-new Raspberry Pi for bluetooth communication using bluez and bluepy tools. This Raspberry Pi is brand-new and running NOOBS. My terminal history is the following (these ...
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Very odd… Pi will not auto login or allow me to manually login as 'pi'

I'm definitely not a newbie to *NIX but am to RPi. I just got my wireless going and was working on my touchscreen (installing drivers and the like), and needed to reboot. What came up was a username / ...
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Non-crashing web page display?

At my work, I was asked to set up a monitor to display a 6-page slideshow from Zoho Reports. The setup I created works, but poorly, as the browser frequently crashes. I'm not in the office every day, ...
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Methods of Backing Up a Raspberry Pi [duplicate]

First an overview of my setup: I have an RPI 2 Model B that I use to store media, documents, and backups of other devices on my network. I've moved the root file system to an external USB 1TB HDD for ...
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DHCPD not running - Wi-Fi is not working [duplicate]

I'm new to Raspberry 2 and I don't know how to solve this problem. dhcpd not running when hovering on the network icon, and of course, Wi-Fi doesn't work either. ifconfig result: wlan0 Link ...
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Raspbian Wheezy boot up problem with Pi 2

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and a 2.8' PiTFT capacitive touch screen from Adafruit. I never actually worked with a Pi before. I tried to install a Raspbian Wheezy image that I downloaded from Adafruit ...
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Forcefully erase Raspberry Pi 2 micro SD card [closed]

I foolishly rolled back my firmware so that I could install MySQL, because some tutorial told me to do so. I am usually good about not messing up that bad. Anyway, once I rolled back my firmware, I ...
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Pulseaudio / A2DP Bluetooth don't work in system mode, but work work fine under “pi” user

I'm running Jessie version on Raspberry Pi2. I'm trying to install Pulseaudio 8 from the source, but having problems running it in system mode with Bluez5 with A2DP support. On startup in system-wide ...
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No module named social.utils [closed]

how do I solve this error? Traceback (most recent call last): File "facebook.py", line 11, in <module> from social.utils import parse_qs, constant_time_compare, handle_http_errors ImportError: ...
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Persistent names for usb-serial devices

I am making a weather monitoring system to use Raspberry Pi 2. In weather eye, there are two sensors and two USB to serial ports. I want persistent names for USB-serial devices. I imitated this ...
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Detecting Pi has been unplugged instead of shutdown

I've been extending a weather station / webcam we have here at our model flying field. It has now an Arduino gathering the weather data and starting the Pi in a specific time interval (5 or 10 ...
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Red LED after `sudo halt`, may I unplug?

I flashed Raspbian and I use my Pi headless, connecting via SSH. To power it off I do sudo halt, which disconnects me from the SSH. After a few green led blips I have steady red led on. Does it mean ...
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Running Raspbian Jessie from SD in Mac OS

So, long story short, I've built a magic mirror for the lady, who lives abroad. I've edited wpa_supplicant and added her wifi credentials, but when she got home, it won't connect to the internet. ...
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Rasberry Pi IR Transmitter does not work

Config directory root@raspberrypi:/etc/lirc# ls hardware.conf lircd.conf lircmd.conf lircd.conf file # Please make this file available to others # by sending it to ...
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Access forbidden after using FileZilla client

I'm running apache2 webserver on raspberry pi and when I transfered few files from my PC to raspberry (via FileZilla client), I have no Access to them: Forbidden You don't have permission to access ...
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Only 2.5 MB/s transfer rate on WiFi

I have a raspberry pi that I use as a router, the configuration is basically as follows : Raspberry Pi Zero with raspbian (latest 4.4 kernel) USB 3.0 HUB with 4 ports connected to the main micro ...
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Having two 2.5'' drives makes one turn off the other on plug

Currently I 'm using my RPi 2 with a 1 TB external Toshiba USB drive.Back in the day, I had to set max_usb_current=1 in my /boot/config.txt file, because when I plugged it in it would keep trying to ...