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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Guide to setup FTP

I needed to setup FTP Server on my raspberry pi. It was very difficult for me to find out the working instructions. Can you share your idea on how to achieve this so it can help me and anyone else ...
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Connecting to WPA2-Enterprise Wifi Network

I'm currently trying to connect to my University wifi network and it's of WPA2-Enterprise type. I found the setup instructions online and I followed them when setting it up using wpa_supplicant. ...
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EmulationStation hot key buttons not registering

I'm trying to set up my SNES usb controller to work with roms, which works just fine. But I'm also trying to set up hotkey buttons to save, exit, load the games. which don't work. Well they work, ...
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eGalax Touchscreen support, without kernel recompile, raspbian OS

I have been using a custom compiled raspbian OS, with eGalax touchscreen support. The problem is every time there's some upgrade or a major version change in the OS or firmware, I have to recompile ...
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Playing mp3 with go on pi

I am trying to play mp3 and wav files on the pi from a program written in go. To date I have had no success. Does anybody have any simple working examples that Have been tested on the pi?
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Raspberry Pi Camera Module As A Streaming Webcam Commands

mmal: Skipping frame 2 to restart at frame 5 mmal: Skipping frame 6 to restart at frame 10 mmal: Skipping frame 11 to restart at frame 16 mmal: Skipping frame 17 to restart at frame 22 mmal: Skipping ...
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How to make Raspberry shutdown when I unplug the ethernet cable

I use my Raspberry Pi Model B with Raspbian as a server and I want to know (if it is possible) how to make that the Raspberry pi send itself a halt command when I unplug the Ethernet cable (eth0) Any ...
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USB HDD Spindown

I am using an external powered USB-Hub (DUB-H4, DLINK) with two HDDs on my Raspberry Pi. One is a USB 3.0 Western Digital external hardrive and it works fine. The other is a 500GB SATA internal drive ...
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apache2 password protected directory

I password protected a part of my website. How can I destroy the session of one user when I want to login with another user ? where can I change the time out of the session (if possible) ?
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Why I blew up my brand new B+

I blew my B+ up in less than 2 days.I want to know what went wrong to prevent it from happening again. What I remember doing: I was making GPIO to run for my RC car(1A motors), I did use TIP122 ...
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Should I be worried if my SD card has been corrupted?

Summary My Pi has crashed a few times recently. I'm investigating ways to make it stop, but I'm also concerned that there are immediate implications to my file system. Background After one crash, I ...
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Raspberry Pi Wireless AP problems (Static IP)

Currently using the Raspberry Pi to create a wireless controlled robot that I plan on controlling using an HTML GUI. I followed some instructions online and made my RPi act as a Wireless AP and gave ...
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How do i save pic to the same png rather than creating a new png each time a pic is taken

i have a question, How do i save pic to the same png rather than creating a new png each time a pic is taken this is the command that execute the pic: *cd ~ mkdir picture cd picture screen ...
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Raspberry Pi sim900 Default Internet Access

I have set up a ITEAD sim900 GSM module to interface with raspberry pi. I believe I have established a gprs connection to AT&T though wvdial as I get these results. --> WvDial: Internet ...
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Web Client for Raspbian MiniDLNA

I installed and set up MiniDLNA on my Pi/Raspbian and it is working absolutely fine. However, I thought of a web client for it so that I can run it on the Pi and play the media from anywhere with a ...
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Is there a way to get a list of what has been installed from a specific repository?

In the past I have adapted /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/preferences to be able to install packages both from wheezy and jessie, but would like to undo some of those jessie imports because they ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Module, Time Lapse Photography

I have created a Raspberry Pi time lapse photography by following the steps in this website: http://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creating-time-lapse-photography-with-a-raspberry-pi--cms-20794 ...
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Fullscreen browser for Raspberry Pi

I've got a Raspberry Pi Modell B and I want to run an HTML5 Dashboard on it. The Pi just needs to display some Canvas Charts in fullscreen. I don't want to see the system bars. The Linux ...
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How to keep internet usage track per user on Linux server in wifi network

I have an raspberry Pi running raspbian and I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using Hostapd and dhcp server. Mobile clients connect to the wifi network and browse internet, Now I need to keep the ...
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Raspbian apache2 virtual host

I am trying to setup virtual hosts on apache2 on Raspbian. made a directory for www.example.com wim@raspberrypi-lamp-server /var/www $ sudo mkdir www.example.com wim@raspberrypi-lamp-server /var/www ...
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Reusing cellphone(SE W910i) for Rasp Pi

I have a Sony Ericcson W910I screen and have researched quite deeply to try to find out the component/connection types/names, but came to nothing. From what I have gathered/guessed so far, it seems ...
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Raspberry pi and Arduino mini 05 connection

First of, I consider myself a real newbie when it comes to electronics and have my base knowledge in high level programing. So please have that in consideration in your answers. I have a raspberry pi ...
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Is there some trick to getting aplay audio output working?

I have recorded a .wav file using the command: arecord test.wav But when I try to play it, there is no sound output. It's like the raspberry pi is stuck on mute. I initially thought that my ...
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Raspberry Pi “Headless” Bluetooth Connection

I was wondering on a specific connection setup for the Bluetooth USB Dongle I have recently purchased. Is there a way to connect via a smart-phone to a raspberry pi, with a predefined pint? I have ...
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OpenVPN as a background process [closed]

i would like to run the OpenVPN service in the background. I have a script like this, that basically starts the Netherlands VPN of privateinternetaccess. vpn.sh sudo openvpn --config ...
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raspbian wheezy: Package 'i2c-tools' has no installation candidate

I just tried sudo apt-get install i2c-tools and got the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package i2c-tools is not ...
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How can I turn my RPi into DHCP server for my router?

I've set up a home network with two routers (TEW-692GR and another one from TP-LINK), but neither supports on-site VPN server configuration. I stuffed my RPi with Raspbian into the box with my router ...
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Extra power to usb port on raspberry pi

I have a model B raspberry pi and an external hard drive that requires more power than the usb port on the raspberry pi can provide. Is there any way to increase the power to the usb port so that I ...
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Unable to compile libfreefare

I am attempting to compile libfreefare on raspberry pi, a spinoff from nfc-tools https://code.google.com/p/libfreefare/ When I follow the install instructions, and try to configure it with ...
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Noob question- PI wont boot

I have a RPi Model B, and the green LED is just a small dot. I have already checked all the steps at http://elinux.org/R-Pi_Troubleshooting, but none work. Any tips?
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Accessing a SSH shell session between Rpi and computer from another computer

I have a SSH session between computer A(Linux) and RaspberryPi(Raspbian). It is carrying out a build process. I need to access that session to see the console outputs and continue using it. I know ...
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Raspberrry + PiTFT + Qt5

I am trying to deploy and run graphical application using Qt 5.3.2 on Raspberry Pi with Debian Whezzy. The goal is to display GUI app on PiTFT 2'8 from Adafruits. To cross compile Qt5 libraries I ...
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Connecting 3g dongle requires it to be replugged

I am using a 3g dongle and usb_modeswith. It works fine if I plug the device after the Raspbian Os has booted up. The thing is, it does not connect (wvdial doesnt detect modem) , if the modem is ...
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Usb_modeswitch doesnt seem to work in raspberry pi b+

I just purchased a raspberry pi b+. I want to connect to the internet using a 3g dongle (huawei ec152). I followed ...
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Optimising ImageMagick Conversions for Raspberry Pi

I've been working with ImageMagick on the Raspberry Pi (model B) and have noticed a bottle neck in the area of image conversions. When converting between bmp, jpg, png, etc. the speeds are acceptable ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a router connected to an access point device

I have a Raspberry Pi model B, a USB 3G dongle (ZTE MF667) and a Netgear WG602v3 access point. I'm wondering if it's possible to set up Raspberry Pi as a router that connects to the internet through ...
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autorunning a python script at startup not working

I have a script called BOAT.py and it lives in /home/pi/. I want to autostart it at boot and I did a lot of research about doing so. I found many ways but none of them work. I tried writing sudo ...
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HTML Button onclick function()

I would like to seek help on my Web Control Interface - LED On and OFF button REST API. I just started node.js two weeks ago and manage to created a basic REST API. It manage to display mySQL database ...
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Bluetooth Dongle and Mac iKeyboard

I am trying to connect my Raspberry with the iKeyboard app. thought Bluetooth dongle; so I just.. 1) install bluetooth in Raspbian: sudo apt-get install bluez python-bluez 2) Disable bluetooth ...
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Not sure if serial connection is working

I have been trying to get this working for a couple of days now, and nothing I've read seems to fix it. I am working on trying to communicate with the pi via a serial connection. My current setup is ...
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Xlib: extension “RANDR” missing on display “:1.0”

I'm trying to run openvibe-designer on my raspberry pie over vnc. Currently I am using Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.9. All other applications that I've launched over vnc have worked. I only get this ...
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low resolution displaying on monitor in raspbian

I have low video output quality on the raspberry pi. I am using the analog output, on a 24" display which has an ideal resolution of 1920x1200. however I only get about 20" of that, at a of ...
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Can't use vim as root

Hey Pi user out there! I got a Raspberry pi model B with Raspbian Wheezy. I want to play around at init and my Kernel... But to do this I need to run vim as root. When I start vim this happens: ...
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Can you loop a animated gif via mplayer to display on adafruit Pitft

Hi Guy's hope you can help, I would like to use an animated gif downloaded from weather underground on my raspberry pi to be displayed on my PiTFT screen. I hunted around for a couple of days looking ...
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Why are system logs not rotating?

logrotate.conf says rotate logs weekly, but my logs haven't rotated for 5 weeks. What could be stopping my logs from rotating? Logrotate.conf: # rotate log files weekly weekly # keep 4 weeks worth ...
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PiFM using microphone

http://youtu.be/CBb8BN0dqoQ according to this video where and how do i connect microphone? i want to broadcast a microphone talking and music with a mixer
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Need advise for Web Control REST LED Switch

I would like to seek for advise and help on REST API - Web Control Interface LED Switch. I been searching over the net and seems kinda lost, so I hope you guys could help me out with it as soon as ...
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Why does't eth0 come up?

I have a model a on which I'm running raspbian from autumn 2013. It was a model b DC powered wifi 3g router. Now its a solar powered wifi 3g router Swapped the SD card into the A from the B and ...
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Need help in my LED Switch REST API [closed]

I would like to seek help on my LED Switch REST API. I have created my own REST API and able to light up my LED when I type in the URL for example: localhost:3030/7/1 to light on and ...
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RF24 communication with Arduino

I have been trying for ages to work this problem out and can't figure it out. I have two nrf24 transceivers, one connected to the raspberry pi and the other connected to an Arduino. My code for the ...