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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What is the most secure way to stream video? [on hold]

If the privacy is primary, when video is streaming from RPi surveillance camera to only one user, which encoding and which protocols are suitable?
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Webcam doesn't work on Raspberry Pi VIDIOC-QUERYMENU: Invalid Argument

So I wrote an image processing program in Python on my windows computer and it works fine there, but when I try to run it on the Raspberry Pi I get VIDIOC-QUERYMENU: Invalid Argument a bunch of times. ...
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raspberry pi passwordless ssh refusing key

I'm following this tutorial: http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/600050/Raspberry-Pi-SSH-Public-Key-Authentication but I'm generating the keys directly on my raspberry. So this is exactly what I did: ...
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How to make Wi-Pi work?

Like the title says I am having trouble making Wi-Fi work on my Raspberry Pi 2 with the Wi-Pi adapter.
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Qjackctl Disappeared After Updating RPi 2

This is what I've done on a Raspbian OS sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo rpi-update Then after rebooting, the menu for Qjackctl has gone. I'm reinstalling Qt4 and Qjackctl, but I ...
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Reverse the expand root FS

When installing Raspbian, the first thing you're told to do is to expand the file system to stretch across the whole SD card. Works great. But what if I want to save space when doing a disk image. Can ...
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Installing puppet 3.7 from the raspbian repositories

I am currently running puppet 2.7 on my Pi, but that's a bit behind the times. The currently suggested approach for upgrading Puppet is to use the puppet labs repo ( see Puppet on Raspberry Pi or ...
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Mopidy - exception in HttpFrontend

I installed Mopidy on my Raspbian. When I run mopidy, I get this error: ERROR Unhandled exception in HttpFrontend (urn:uuid:7dbd4827-d53d-49aa-9d2b-e12e46e7b196): Traceback (most recent call ...
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installing RASPBIAN 3.18 + additional packages into Raspberry Pi

I've just installed RASPBIAN 3.18 and next packages: wget http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/pool/main/b/bluez/bluez_4.99- 2_armhf.deb wget ...
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raspbian wpa_supplicant fails, which service to (re)start?

I'm using Raspberry Pi 2 with RASPBIAN (Debian Wheezy) ~ Release date:2015-02-16. Every now and then wpa_supplicant dies on me and usually when I'm remote and I cannot do anything other then ...
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Should I learn Linux using Raspbian or Debian? [on hold]

Alright so I've worked with Unix a bit in the past (a university course) in which I've gained a slight knowledge of the basic commands, bash scripting and makefiles. Now I'm planning on actually ...
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Connecting to a second network after first one is down

I have been working on my raspberry pi. I defined 2 different networks. First one is my home network and the second one is my phone(hotspot). When my hotspot is not available, it connects to my home ...
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How to set access point and ad-hoc simultaneously using 2 usb adapters

i am trying to set Access point and ad-hoc communication in raspberry pi using 2 usb adapters. wlan0 is for ad-hoc communications wlan1 is for Access point but, when i only set wlan0 for ad-hoc ...
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What is the difference between running Linux a Raspberry Pi VS a regular system?

I'm new to Linux and Raspberry Pi's (I've been doing research on the two for a couple of days now) and I was wondering: What is the difference between running Linux a Raspberry Pi VS a regular ...
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Pi boots to a white login screen instead of desktop after making tightvncserver boot at startup

I installed tightvncserver, started the service, logged in remotely with no issues. I created a file in /etc/init.d/ called vncboot. ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: vncboot # Required-Start: ...
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Is it possible to install pcsc-lite 1.8.13 on raspbian OS?

I'm working on a raspberry pi project. I'm trying to install a driver package for ACR1251U-A1 NFC tag. This package requires to install pcsc-lite package at first. But as I understand after a search ...
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How can I mount or otherwise read the raspbian image on Windows?

Same as this question, but for Windows. I have already unsuccessfully tried to open the raspbian debian wheezy image with 7-Zip and Ext2explore. Next I'm going to install an Ubuntu Linux on ...
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Android can't find Raspberry Pi with Samba/ Zeroconf Avahi

I have a website hosted on Raspberry pi that needs to be accessed only on the local network. I have installed Samba and ZeroConf Avahi so that I can find the site by calling: http://raspberrypi/ On ...
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why raspberry pi B+ won't boot if connected with raspirobot board?

why raspberry pi B+ won't boot if connected with raspirobot board ?
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Linux within the confines of a Pi-based system

Earlier today I was browsing software internships on my schools job posting website (I'm a CS student) and I noticed one of the jobs had this requirement: Experience with Linux programming, ...
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Webbrowser plugin for OSMC

I searched a lot but didn't find one. How do I add a normal Webbrower like Firefox or Chrome into my OSMC? I managed to install the Superrepo, but I cannot find any add-on that sounds like a web ...
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Send File via Bluetooth to Android Phone with vain Pair Req [on hold]

when i want send file via bluetooth from raspberry to android phone via Obex object push always raspberry request vain pair request without any pin code and after that send file and wait for accept ...
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Share USB over network

I'm looking for a free method to share an USB device over network. I got a RaspberryPi (raspbian) which has an USB device connected. I want to be able to receive from and send commands to this device ...
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Boot FAIL Message

"[FAIL ]startpar: service(s) returned failure: dbus … failed!" The message shows up when boot finished. And I can still login to the Rpi. What does this message mean and how to fix it?
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RPi can't access files stored on USB-drive from CLI

I've got USB drive (SD-card reader to be exact) connected to the RPi. What I want is to access it's files while in console mode/CLI. The problem is that RPi doesn't see files stored on SD card - not ...
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Why does wpa_supplicant daemon try start if I am using wicd-curses to configure my network connections?

When I turn my Raspberry Pi on, it fails to start wpa_supplicant daemon. Why would it even try if I use wicd-curses to manage my wireless network connections? Running Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi B+ ...
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Cross-compiling to Raspbian

I have Raspbian Jessie installed on my Raspberry PI, and I have a virtual box with a fresh install of Debian Jessie for amd64 with the armhf architecture enabled, and with the ARM cross toolchain from ...
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Can't activate I2C on my B+

I'm trying to use the I2C pins on my Pi. All guides I can find talks about that I have to activate it using ether /etc/modprobe.d/raspi-blacklist.conf or raspi-config. However, nether works, the file ...
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Is it possible to rename interface name programmatically in raspberry [on hold]

I'm using 2 wifi dongles. First one is used to monitor and second one is used to access internet. Even if I changed /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules as below, at startup wlan0 cannot be ...
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bluetooth name change to default after a while [migrated]

I have three connected Bluetooth dongles and i want change all Bluetooth dongle name to specific name. I tested these solutions : add PRETTY_HOSTNAME=MY_NAME to /etc/machine-info edit ...
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Power Bank + raspberry pi 2, any throughts?

I am currently thinking about buying a Power Bank to use as a power supply for my Raspberry Pi 2. At the moment I am looking at the XIAOMI Power Bank 5V 2.1A 16000mAh. My questions are: Will it ...
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Cron Job will not run from boot on Rasberry PI 2

Hey guys so I am relatively new to programming and am attempting to run a program from boot using a cron job on a rasberry pi 2. So I went into the terminal and accessed the cron tab, I then entered ...
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Raspberry Pi Freezes after running Python script for a few hours

I am using the Pi to check for any weather statements and if it sees a tornado warning it uses a PiFace to set off an alarm. Program is in continuous loop but the problem is raspberry pi freezing ...
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Raspberry Pi Cam with opencv

I have captured a stream using pi camera, but I can't find a way to make it as an argument to cv.QueryFrame(). Any help appreciated.
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SSH Security warning after trying to connect to Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi 2B which is always powered on. Recently I have been away for a couple of weeks and when I came back, I tried to SSH in to the device however both PuTTY and WinSCP gave me a ...
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How to boot my Raspberry Pi into the GUI without raspi-config?

I'm using a custom wheezy binary by OLA (Open Lighting Architecture): https://www.openlighting.org/ola/tutorials/ola-on-raspberry-pi/ I tried enabling the boot into Desktop via sudo raspi-config - ...
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Understanding the library from MCP3002 ADC chip

can somebody explain to me about this mcp3002 library used in analog to digital conversion?? It has some connection to my first question here. # botbook_mcp3002.py - read analog values from mcp3002 # ...
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Gpio state can't be changed when connected to a DC motor or led

I am using the pi4j library to control the gpios on the raspberry pi B, but I ran in the following problem: when I start a pi4j example like ControlGpioExample.java then the led(with resistor 220 ohm) ...
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Rasbian: Does it include a Serial Terminal to connect to the hardware serial port?

I have RPI A+ and with its single USB port, I am not able to install any software at the moment. (I have an USB hub on order) I am trying to test new hardware I designed and want to see the output of ...
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How to update Bittorrent Sync ARM on Raspbian

I have Bittorrent Sync ARM version on my B+ right now and I'm getting a notice about a new version. Every tutorial I'm finding is not helping because btsync isn't letting me sudo service btsync stop. ...
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Raspberry Pi Recognizes Logitech C920 Webcam But Can't Do Anything

Running Rasbian OS on Raspberry Pi B From dmesg: [139215.134634] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 7 using dwc_otg [139216.356892] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=046d, ...
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Hostapd stops working after 3G modem restart

I'm trying to turn my Pi into an access point with an Edimax wifi dongle and a Huawai 3G modem for Internet access. Generally, this is working well. But under load the 3G modem sometimes disconnects. ...
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How to Connect 9 Volt RS232 to Raspberry Pi GPIO

I am trying to connect RS232 Port to Raspberry Pi using PL2303 USB To RS232 Converter and PL2303 USB To RS232 TTL Converter These Both connect at /dev/ttyUSB0 I try minicom command to read ...
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Install latest version of a package

I wanted to install Vim on my Raspberry Pi 2, but the repository only has v7.3 instead of the latest 7.4. There is some functionality missing in the old I need. I've found that you can download the ...
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GTK 2.0 cross compile for Raspberry Pi

On my Ubuntu machine I am trying to compile GTK C files for Raspberry Pi. When I do arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc -v according to the tutorial Development Environment for the Raspberry Pi using a Cross ...
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How to change the clock to 12-hour format in Raspbian?

By default, Raspbian displays a 24-hour clock: Normally, LXDE provides an option to change the clock format by opening Panel Preferences, selecting "Digital Clock", and clicking Preferences. ...
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How to relogin to same session

I'm running an install task on Pi and my connection to pi dropped. How can I relogin to previous session so can view install progress. In future I should log output to file (so can view progress by ...
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Troubleshooting MCP23017 based display

I am having trouble getting characters to display on my Adafruit 16x2 blue/white monochrome LCD + keypad. I am wondering how best to isolate the problem as either hardware or software. It shows up in ...
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Is there a way to make nice (process priority) values survive a reboot? [migrated]

I've been working on setting my Pi up as a seedbox, which I have no finally got working. My issue is that I also use this Pi as a mumble server and NAS for my media in home. I'm quite comfortable with ...
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snappy ubuntu - reasons?

It is probably a naive question, but why should someone install snappy ubuntu to raspberry? I did not get the advantages over raspian wheezy. Maybe somebody has some experience or a case... Thanks