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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How to blink LED when a USB drive is attached?

I've managed to turn on a LED on the GPIO pin when i connect a USB drive. I've managed to turn it off as well when the USB drive is disconnected. Now i'm trying to get it to blink but having ...
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No X access to Raspberry

I'm having trouble getting X access to my Raspberry from my Win7 desktop. I've tried Putty, Putty+Xming and Cygwin without success. When calling raspistill, the preview opens on the Raspberry instead ...
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Bare metal programming for Raspberry Pi

I am currently programming raspberry pi. I wanted to get clear out some doubts, please can anybody help. Here is the code snippet. #define GPIO_BASE 0x20200000UL gpio = (unsigned ...
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How to enable or fix the TTL console connection on the Raspberry Pi?

I have a PL2303HX cable connected to the GPIO on 5V GND RXD TXD and it IS working but not completely. When I boot the Pi I can see the boot messages on the screen right up until it displays the ...
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mounting content of pendrive to mobile phone via bluetooth

what should I do in order to view the contents of pendrive (which is mounted on pi)on mobile phone android, when connected with blue tooth (blue tooth module is connected on gpio). A new file should ...
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Failure to boot Raspbian for first time on 64GB MicroSD Card

I have a 64GB MicroSDXC Card that was originally formatted to ExFat. I originally tried using the SD Formatter from the SD Card Association to format to FAT32. However, it would only format my card to ...
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questions about raspberry pi [duplicate]

I have a few questions about the raspberry pi? What GPIOs are common to both the Raspberry PI Model B and B+? Using that answer What address do you need to write to configure GPIOXX? What value ...
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raspberry pi questions [on hold]

What GPIOs are common to both the Raspberry PI Model B and B+? Using that answer What address do you need to write to configure GPIOXX? What value must you write to configure GPIOXX as an output? ...
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transfer files from mobile to raspberry pi via Bluetooth

i want to transfer a file from my mobile to raspberry pi via Bluetooth as i am using a Bluetooth module with raspberry pi can you please explain how is this possible
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Do I need to install the Raspbian image BEFORE RetroPie?

I've just purchased a Raspberry Pi B+ and I want to use it as a little emulation station of sorts. I don't want to be hand held through the set-up but I'd just like to know whether or not I need to ...
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Using RaspBerry Pi as an SVN server?

I am a software developer (mainly Java, C# and PHP) and I need to handle my work using an SVN system. So I am thinking that I can install the SVN server on Raspbian (I do not have too much space at ...
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Bad magic number in super-block when trying to resize RPi image

I'm trying to follow RomanG's instructions in this thread: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=19468 on the Raspberry Pi Forums in order to shrink a Raspbian Image to fit on a ...
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Touchscreen support

I just got a new 10" screen with capacative touch from chalk-elec and it has been working fine. The only problem I have is when I try to use the touchscreen it creates ghost touches and jumps and ...
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mono-service keeps reserving memory untill raspberry is out of mem

So I have a background service written in C# which connects to a RFID-reader and reads out all the tags he sees. After that the service will place all tags in a database running on the Raspberry Pi as ...
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Errors out with no explanation when trying to run a blinking light function in python

I have created a python script to press a button and have my light blink but it isn't working when I transported the function to my main script and it errors out with no information so I don't know ...
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Another pi freeze question

my pi is a model B of the first generation (256Mb ram), it has been used as media server (mostly samba and transmission-daemon) with the default raspbian image (constantly updated) for more than ...
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universal media server on RasPi

Regarding one of my previous questions about minidlna (found here miniDLNA & srt files) I want to know If (an how) I can install UMS (Universal Media Server) on a raspi. I also wonder if it can ...
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Why is my RTC DS1307 not being recognized?

I'm trying to wire up a DS1307 RTC to my Model B Pi. I'm following the diagram as shown in this crude image and I've also tried it like this but it isn't recognized by the Pi. When I run i2cdetect ...
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Sensor DS18B20 - i2C - weird response

I'm using the raspberry pi (model B) with the DS18B20 to read temperature. I connected 9 sensors through the 1wire (port 4), however I'm having a few sensors with a weird problem. The sensors ...
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miniDLNA & srt files

I Have been looking all over for an answer but I can't find any. My miniDLNA server doesn't seem to stream the srt files (named the same as the video and utf-8 encoded) to my playback devices. I ...
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Autostart Midori with multiple tabs

I need Midori to autostart and open two tabs to different addresses when the RPi boots. The Pi im working on boots straight to the desktop. Im guessing it would be done in autostart, but I cant figure ...
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How to stream video from raspberry Pi camera and watch it live

I am new to the Raspberry Pi and even new to the Raspberry Pi camera. I have seen a lot of tutorials online for the Raspberry Pi camera but have yet to find on that lets me stream straight from the ...
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gpio /value file appears with wrong permissions momentarily

My son is implementing a server on a raspberry pi that allows control of the gpio pins via a network connection. He has discovered a very strange bug. First, the OS being used is raspbian, a version ...
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Reading NOOBS SD Card on my Mac

I am trying to get the NOOBS to automatically boot to Recovery mode on every startup (as I'm having troubles holding shift with my gaming keyboard connected to my pi). So, I've taken out my SD card ...
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How can I get tightvnc to start automatically on startup?

I have tightvnc installed and working on my Raspberry Pi. I intend to use the Pi via VNC from my Mac. Is there a way to auto start tightvnc when the Pi boots up as then I wont have to have a separate ...
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Defining PWM ports to be used on the GPIO

Now as i have noted in previous questions i understand the PWM area of the raspberry pi is the most saturated area, but my question lies in which ports can actually be allocated as a PWM output due to ...
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Failed to open vchiq instance- RPI on qemu, linux kernel, mac

I'm trying to run Rasberry Pi on Qemu (using a Linux Kernel on Mac osX), and I'm working on getting the example programs running (examples in /opt/vc/src/hello_pi). As of now, only the hello_world ...
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Raspbian Linux: No Wifi scan results from “iwlist wlan0 scan”

I have installed the latest version of Raspbian (via image) on my Raspberry Pi. The output of the uname -a command is: Linux raspberrypi 3.10.25+ #622 PREEMPT Fri Jan 3 18:41:00 GMT 2014 armv6l ...
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SIM900 to Raspberry

I've recently bought SIM900 with this module. Connected it to Raspberry Pi - GND, 5V, RX-TX, TX-RX. I'm using following code to test it (found on web): #! /usr/bin/env python import argparse from ...
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Stop Pi from searching for ethernet connection on startup

I have three possible internet connections on my pi: eth0 (unused) wlan0 - a cheapo dongle usb0 - my Android phone. When I switch on my Pi, it searches for an ethernet connection for a long time, ...
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Headless connection without using router

I have latest updates and upgrades and a RPi B+, I played with /etc/network/interfaces for adding a new wi-fi adaptor, but it's not working and Pi is not getting an IP address via my router or a dhcp ...
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PWM Control on Raspberry PI

Alright so I understand this question is fairly saturated, but my use in pwm is for two differing pieces of hardware. (Sourced from: https://www.modmypi.com/blog/raspberry-pi-gpio-en-franais) From ...
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Pi NAS: Access over internet

I am running SAMBA on my Pi with a USB HDD. Samba is running fine. But I wish to be able to access the files from remote location (over internet). My Pi hosts a wordpress site and I can access it ...
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Raspberry pi RO-mode /etc/ not working

I follow gaidness from: https://github.com/tvdzwan/hyperion/wiki/Make-Raspbian-Read-Only However /etc directory is still writable (there is no mount_unionfs if I execute mount command) and there is ...
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Transmission web GUI wan access

I have a pi, running raspbian connected to a USB3 drive. I run a samba server, minidlna, transmission-daemon. I had some trouble initially setting up the transmission-daemon to work from outside of ...
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Connecting to Pi over the internet - Already tried a lot of things

I read some tutorials here on connecting to my Pi via SSH. I have successfully done this over my own network. I am trying to do it from the internet (I use my phone's hotspot to attempt from outside ...
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Can't install software in raspbian

Even run "sudo apt-get -f install" I got this error. Can't understand why? ValueError: bad marshal data (unknown type code) dpkg: error while cleaning up: subprocess installed ...
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slow network performance samba

I'm suffering from poor network performance on my PI. I use samba to copy files from W7 to an external 3,5inch usb3 drive, NTFS formatted and mounted on the pi using NTFS (not the 3g). I have seen ...
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In monitor mode but not sniffing packets :(

Ok so now I have finally got over the problem of putting in in monitor mode, my program (a google search sniffer that shows unencrypted google searches) won't actually display any google searches. ...
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Should I power my Pi and USB hub through the same power supply or separate ones?

Should I power my Pi and USB hub through the same power supply or separate ones? Because they both run. But which is better for the Pi?
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WiPi not going into monitor mode

Ok so on my raspberry pi using the WiPi I am trying to set it to monitor mode using. Sudo ifconfig wlan0 down Sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor But it says SET failed on device wlan0; Device or ...
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mount_afp - failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied

I am trying to mount a mac share on my Pi with mount_afp. When I try to add permissions when mounting: sudo mount_afp -o user=pi,group=pi afp://username:password@192.168.1.7/myshare ./mydir I get ...
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Issues with Raspbian installation

I've been trying to setup my raspberry pi and preconfigure the SD card for wifi before plugging it into my pi. I started using the instructions here. Originally, my pi was already preconfigured for ...
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Wipi monitor mode?

I have a raspberry pi model and as a wifi card/adapter I use the wipi. It works fine and all is good. Apart from I was wondering is it possible to set it to monitor mode? And if you can't with the ...
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Why did my wireless USB adapter suddenly stop working on a powered USB hub after it worked for weeks?

I set up two Raspberry Pis to power a 50" television each about a month ago. On each I have Raspbian running, with slight modifications so that it boots into a Midori browser kiosk that, by default, ...
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Want to stream just captured audio using VLC as http or rtsp

When I try to use the VLC GUI to start the stream, all the modes seem to include video, like v4l2. How do I tell it to only stream the audio card input? The RPi next to my TV and want to be able to ...
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how to creat WebGUI for Raspberry Pi

I am looking to create a WebGUI for a small robot. The gui needs to be able to stream video from the raspi Cam and display it on the GUI. It also needs to be able to take inputs form the keyboard if ...
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Raspberry Pi finer servo control

I'm usig RPI and Servoblaster to control servos. I've set the --step-size to 2 us, but I'd like to decrease it to 1us. I've tried to set the step-size to 1us, but the Servoblaster displays: Invalid ...
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What means T in ls command

I was wondering what it means the letter T on the following results. $ ls -l /dev/mem crw-r----T 1 root kmem 1, 1 Jan 1 1970 /dev/mem I have change the permissions and now I don't know how ...
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free rtos raspberry pi

I have downloaded freertos and unable run the make file. It's showing error as Make:usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/ gcc command not found what is this. Please help me to resolve this