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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Raspbian reboot failure - wpa_supplicant but there is an ethernet connection

I'm using Raspberry Pi 2 with RASPBIAN (Debian Wheezy) ~ Release date:2015-05-05. I've just rebuilt it for the second time, including reprogramming the SD card. Both times, intial boot takes me into ...
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cron job for gpio 1-wire sensor fails at 17 minutes past hour

I am developing on a Pi 1B some work with 1-wire sensors - using my own software. My application is running as compiled C - bit-banging the GPIO. On the current setup I have a single sensor on gpio 17 ...
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kernel panic not syncing: VFS unknown-block 179,6 after cloning SD

I have set up my Raspbian and need to clone the SD Card to about 20 other Raspberry Pis now. I used the following command (on OS X) to clone the SD Card: sudo dd if=/dev/rdisk3 of=~/Desktop/pi.img ...
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Emulating Raspberry Pi 2 (ARMv7) on OS X

I am developing a commercial product and using the Raspberry Pi 2 as a test platform. The final product will use an ARMv7 CPU as well. As of right now, using the RPi2 via a VNC is killing me. Super ...
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Easy Data exchange between Windows PC and Raspberry Pi?

I'd like to have an easy way to copy data from an windows pc to the sd card of a raspberry pi. The sd card should be plugged into a windows machine and the partition seen by windows should be a FAT ...
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Epiphany browser auto refresh

I am trying to have a webpage open 24/7 using my raspberry pi2 running raspbian. I want the epiphany browser to auto refresh the page it is on every 200 seconds. Is there any thing I can do to make ...
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Raspberry pi: Inconsistency detected, assertion failed

I get the below error when I do: sudo apt-get upgrade Please help: The following packages will be upgraded: bind9-host cups-bsd cups-client cups-common firmware-realtek fuse hostscript libbind9-80 ...
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transmission-daemon mobile webGUI bugged [on hold]

Hi, I have, on my Raspberry Pi, transmission-daemon with webGUI enabled. If I go to it with my iPhone I see the left screenshot. I tried, instead, the webGUI generated from Transmission.app of my ...
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Random Perl error occurs when trying apt-get upgrade

As of today, suddenly following error occurred while I tried to execute apt-get upgrade Unrecognized character \xA8; marked by <-- HERE after sys_stat_h<-- HERE near column 15Compilation failed ...
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RPi B+ with WiFi clients

I have my RPi B+ "working" as a Wireless Router, except for the routing part. I can associate to the WLAN0 side of the RPi but traffic doesn't go through to the eth0 side. Routing Table: Kernel ...
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How to disable Wi-Fi Dongle sleep mode

before voting this question down or closing it i know there are allready answers on this here but they do not work for me. I have a Raspberry B+ with wheezy lates version and a Usb WiFi Dongle : ...
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Alternative to java for an embedded system

Right now I am working on a project that requires sending ascii commands via serial to control a machine (i.e, turning a machine on off, change speed, etc.). The whole thing will be controlled with a ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 with 2 or more HDD [on hold]

I want to connect more than one 2,5" Hard Drive Disk to my Raspberry Pi 2. The first question is, should it work ? The second question is, which of these is the more efficient/stable solution : ...
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Pulled out sd card while doing silent install

So, I was doing an installation of Raspbian without a monitor or keyboard, as outlined here and I was at the stage where you insert the sd card with some changed configuration files and wait for it to ...
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InsecurePlatformWarning with pip & python 2.7.10 [on hold]

I have compiled python 2.7.10 from source: wget http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.10/Python-2.7.10.tgz tar -zxvf Python-2.7.10.tgz cd Python-2.7.10 make clean ./configure make make install such ...
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Debian Jessie or Raspbian Wheezy for Raspberry Pi 2

I wonder whether I should install Raspbian or normal Debian Jessie on my Pi 2. Since Pi 2 has a ARM Cortex-A7 CPU it does not depend on the hard float modification anymore. This means, I could simply ...
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Can I use 2 microphones with pi? & receive those two input-signals respectively?

Can I use 2 microphones with pi? & receive those two input-signals respectively?I want to receive two sound signals respectively in raspberry pi. In this case, just plug in two usb-microphones and ...
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Raspberry pi used for Digital Signal Decoder of a Digital TV Broadcasting [on hold]

Good Day authors! Our group is conducting a research regarding digital signal decoder for a digital tv broadcasting, is there a possibility of using raspberry pi on the circuit of the decoder? Your ...
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The R-PI can't handle improper shutdowns?

I'm new to both Raspberry PI and Linux. I'm using my RPI with Raspian on an SD card and I'm wondering if this behaviour I have observed is normal or not. The thing is that I have to reformat my SD ...
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Tui with custom icons/characters or pixel manegment [on hold]

In my project, I want to keep my project running as fast as possible on my pi b+ w/ touch screen. So I want to use the command console. What I have not been able to figure out is, is there a way to ...
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UART Issues with Mono at Startup

I have developed a .NET application running in Mono on Raspbian that communicates to a PIC microcontroller via serial. The application is working well when I start it manually, however I would like to ...
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Raspbian not booting, possible file corruption on SD Card

So... The last thing I did was to install upstart and then try to restart my raspberry Pi. The install looked to be fine and then I posted a shutdown command: sudo shutdown (I think it was) I left ...
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Install gstfft for gstreamer-1.0 in Raspberry Pi 2

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian. I ran the following commands to have it updated: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo reboot sudo apt-get install gstreamer-1.0 sudo apt-get ...
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Is raspbian for the Raspberry Pi 2 B 32 bit or a 64 bit OS?

Is raspbian for the Raspberry Pi 2 B 32 bit or a 64 bit OS? Just wondering because I am unable to find this information online.
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Unable to reach host using dns suffix - 'host' command works but 'ping' doesn't

Question in short: nslookup/host commands work, ping doesn't. Why and how to fix it? I've got a Raspberry Pi 2 running the latest Raspbian from 2015-05. My system is up-to-date (apt-get update / ...
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How to ensure that Terminal runs when I start X?

My ~/.xinitrc file is seemingly being ignored. Has X changed fundamentally in recent years?
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XDM display manager builds but does not run

I'm trying to modify the X display manager (xdm) source code in order to use it for a special purpose. However when I build and install it, it does not run and I end up getting the non-X login prompt. ...
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boot up rasbian into gui program, no interaction

I have a project I want to do, and I got an spi touch screen(tontec 3.5") for it. I want to start up into some sort of GUI application. I only have roughly 950mb left on my micro sd (8gb, install ...
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No internet access when connected to network via wireless and wired connections

I have recently been unable to access the internet via my raspberry pi 2, even with a valid wireless and wired internet connection. I tried ping and traceroute to a variety of sites, with the ...
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Sip client raspberry pi

I am trying to make a call with video and audio using sip client. I have tried twinkle but it does not support video call, I also tried linphone using the given python code but I didn't make it work. ...
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B+ Crash After Launch Pure Data (DAC issue)

i want to make pi as a portable recorder, mp3 player and portable DSP, so i choose ES9023 DAC for B+ and 2B (there's an i2s input, that other hifi dac doesn't have). i'm using raspbian and the ...
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Output video on an external display without installing a desktop environment

I am planning to play video on a display that is connected to Raspberry Pi like this: Pi - HDMI -> AdapterBoard -> 40pin cable -> square display. Currently, when I am connecting an external screen ...
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I get error while installing Raspbian

I installed Noobs to my SD card for booting up my RPi but when I select install Raspbian. I get following error after the erasing EBR dialog disappears. I installed and formatted my SD card from ...
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Can't connect via HDMI cable after setting the touchscreen

i have been working a lot with HDMI cable and raspberry pi 2 and i was able to log into raspbian using a screen with HDMI recently i have used a touchscreen for the raspberry pi : It's a 3.5" ...
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customizing/modifying raspbian GUI

How would I get started in changing/modifying the raspbian gui? I want to modify the whole raspbian gui to have a pipboy theme.
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MCP3008 with photoresistor, I get reading but what is a cut off point for normal light

Hi I have been doing a project regarding Raspiberry Pi with multiple sensors, I done my read up but for photoresistor(the one in Arduino starter box) with MCP3008. I know that I will get a reading ...
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Touch panel 90degree clockwise

forum post So my touch panel is rotated 90 degrees clockwise relative to the screen itself. I'm using fbtft and rpi-fbcp to get OpenTTD on the display, and a physical mouse works fine. Using the ...
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RaspberryPi 2 UHS-III SD Card

I bought 16 GB and 32 GB micro SD and I have a problem: Raspbian is booting properly but when I went to GUI, desktop wallpaper has been displayed, coursor started flickering, disk LED was blinking ...
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Using QEMU to run and configure Raspbian from its microSD card [duplicate]

So, my general goal is to emulate a Raspberry Pi via an ARM emulator in Windows 10. I, essentially, want to initialize the card and configure it so I can either ssh (I'm not entirely sure how to do ...
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Is Raspbian big-endian or little endian

I'm getting a crashing bug in an X-Windows XCreateImage call. I could be wrong but it appears that Raspbian is running the pi 2 in big-endian mode. Can someone confirm/deny this suspicion?
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How do I create a virtual serial port for me to use?

I am testing a python application on the pi that uses a serial connection via usb to serial adapter. At the moment, I can't use the actual physical device its communicating with. So, does anyone know ...
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Real-time access to simple but large data set with Python [migrated]

I am currently facing the problem of having to frequently access a large but simple data set on the Raspberry PI A in real time. The data set contains around 400,000 mappings from abbreviations to ...
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how to connect to the Raspberry Pi through 3G dongle?

I am working with a Raspberry Pi model B. I have connected a 3G dongle (Huawei E3276) directly to the RPi with sakis3g. It works flawlessly. Now i want to connect to the RPi from my laptop running ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Open Hdd [closed]

Hi this may sounds stupid but how do I access the file in my hdd using raspberry pi 2?a total newbie to raspbian os or linux.
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serial device communication problem with high baud rate

I have a serial device connected to pi´s USB slot. The device is detected in ttyUSB0. Aten uc232a usb to serial adapter is used between the serial device and pi. I have to run a read and write ...
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Enabling promiscuous mode (not monitor mode)

There are a lot of discussions on Raspbian and monitor mode, but I can only find scarce information about promiscuous mode. How do I put a Wifi interface in promiscuous mode? I'm looking to capture ...
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EmulationStation installing wrong version

When I use the retro pie setup script, it installs the emulation station version for rpi2. I'm on rpi1, so it's illegal instructioning on me.
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Raspberry pi model b waveshare spotpear 3.2 inch lcd touchscreen is not working

I'm working on a raspberry pi portable and I'mm using a waveshare spotpear 3.2 inch Tft lcd touch screen and I followed the instructions on that page. I get the screen to work but not the touch ...
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After Jessie upgrade: “A start job is running for dev-mmcpblk01p1.device”

My Pi2 is not booting anymore after upgrade to Jessie (using the standard apt-get route). During boot I get a bunch of messages, the first one is the "A start job is running for ...
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Raspbian technique to connect to any strong open wifi signals?

My Pi is going to be mobile, is there an easy way to headlessly ping and connect to the strongest open wifi connection it finds? Are there programs for this? I'm having trouble seeing any.. Should ...