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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Slow TCP throughput with zd1211rw USB WiFi

I'm doing some throughput testing between an RPi "rpi-src" on WiFi and a wired ethernet PC "dest" attached to the WiFi AP. "dest" listens on a TCP port with nc (netcat), streams received data through ...
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TypeError: not all arguments converted during string formatting Raspberry Pi

This program is pretty simple. Whenever a user waves both hands across 2 PIR sensors, it should print out a message in console that displays which GPIO ports has being activated. The raspberry pi uses ...
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PiFm RDS cuts off after a few seconds

I am using my Raspberry Pi as a radio transmitter. I'm using the Pi FM RDS program. It works fine for a few seconds, but then it just suddenly stops broadcasting the sound. The program is still ...
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VLC does not release webcam resource

I have bought the NoIr cam for the Raspberry Pi. I stream the video of that camera to my other Ubuntu server using VLC: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --v4l2-width 1920 --v4l2-height 1080 --v4l2-chroma h264 ...
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What can I do if I can't use chromium?

I am trying to get a better web browser than the default one on raspbian. Chromium-inspector doesnt show up as a GUI when i install from apt-get. There is chromium-inspector and chromium-l10n. When i ...
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Why does find command stop at the /run/wpa_supplicant directory?

Whenever I try to find a file using find command, its output listing always stops at the /run/wpa_supplicant directory and then doesnt give me back the ($)prompt... it just sits there. $ find / -name ...
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Localhost connection problems via DNS

I 'm setting the Raspberry Pi Model B 3 , and I'm having some problems that I cannot understand. First say that I have the Raspberry under DNS (domain.com) If I'm connected to the same network ...
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PI3 crash because apt-get upgrade newest raspbian software

My problem is that my Raspberry PI 3 with the newest Raspbian software crashes whyle i try to run sudo apt-get upgrade. I thing the crash is during an update of nodered, because during the unpacking ...
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Forwarding GUI applications to Raspberry Pi

I am attempting to write a GUI application for the Raspberry Pi using Python and Kivy. I want to do all the development on my Mac because it is far easier for me but then display the application on ...
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Raspbian Jessie GUI hangs after running matchbox-keyboard

I have Raspberry Pi 2B, touchscreen, Raspbian Jessie 2016-05-10, installed matchbox-keyboard. When I run matchbox-keyboard it works correctly, but Raspbian GUI hangs (I can't open any folder in the ...
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Cannot use apt-get, 404 not found on Pi 2, Model B

I am working with a Pi 2, Model B, with wheezy installed. It is connected to the Internet with an Ethernet cord and has a keyboard and Bluetooth dongle plugged into its USB ports, as well as a ...
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Cloning between RPi (different gen), other preparations

As i understand, an up to date installation of Raspbian is transferrable between different RPis. In my case this is a first gen, and a third gen RPi. I would like to test configurations or new ...
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Establishing two-way audio from android to Pi

I want to be able to establish two-way audio from my android based phone to a raspberry pi acting as an intercom over IP. My immediate reaction was to install a SIP client on the Pi that can wait for ...
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Installing Raspbian: Missing Configuration Step?

So here's the problem... Or maybe blessing depending on how you look at it... I downloaded the Raspbian Jessie image... And no, not NOOBS; I got tired of NOOBS. After writing the image to the SD ...
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How to prevent autologin of GUI?

I have found this thread on how to switch boot default behaviour on Raspbian Jessie from boot to command-line to boot to GUI and back. Booting to command-line: sudo systemctl set-default ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 model B both lights on

I have a problem that began recently, I had my RPi totally configured 3 or 4 months ago. Now when I try to turn it on, both lights (red and red) are on . I haven't changed the configuration for ...
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Accessing Raspberry Pi 3's Bluetooth via Cpp [on hold]

Which library can I use to access the bluetooth from a C++ code. I want to connect my raspberry from my computer and send,receive information from a cpp code once I run the executable.
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Raspbian Wheezy, Raspberry Pi 3 and HC05

I now this is a long shot, but some reasons I was using Raspbian wheezy on Raspberry Pi 2, and I was able to use HC05 bluetooth module with wiringpi. Lately I had switched it to Raspberry Pi 3, yet ...
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Share wireless connection with ethernet device - Raspberry Pi 3 (Raspbian)

I would like to share a internet connection to a computer which is connected to Raspberry Pi 3 via ethernet cable. I am using WIFI connection for my Raspberry. I have already set the IP settings on ...
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SyntaxError: can't assign to operator

I'm having trouble programming the logic of 2 PIR sensors to print a message in console whenever a user place both hands on the PIR sensors.I have managed to successfully attach the PIR sensors to the ...
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I want to go back to Raspbian Wheezy: is it possible?

I want to use Raspbian Wheezy. Is there a place that I can still download it? I had a backup of Wheezy, but when I tried to install it on my Raspberry Pi, I got an error message saying: Unable to ...
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OpenVPN Firewall Issue

I'm trying to setup OpenVPN on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ running Raspian Jessie as per this tutorial. I've completed both parts of the tutorial, with one notable difference on account of running Jessie ...
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Does Raspberry Pi hold any data without a SD card?

I need to do a IOT project with my pi-3 as a homework assignment, but I have an unexpected problem. My friends and I did exactly the same things to build the operating system and project, which is ...
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Remote restart after -bash: fork: Cannot allocate memory

I am running Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi which is located in a remote location. I use Putty to connect to it via SSH. I can connect fine but when I try to run any command I get the following: ...
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RPI3 open browser on android tablet [on hold]

firstly sorry for my english. Today I want create a smart home and I want know if you can help me ? I want be able to open the default browser of my android talbet from my raspberry pi 3 with a ...
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Read linear encoder with 40.000 pulses/second Raspberry Pi B+

I need the following sensor as a positional reference for a vertical moving platform: https://www.siko-global.com/adbimage/1712/asset_original/data-sheet-msk2000.pdf The encoder has a linear ...
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Auto run Python script with shell

Having an issue when running a particular script automatically. It requires root permission, uses bluetooth, and prints in a Python Shell. What I did: sudo nano etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi add ...
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how to use a microphone with raspberry pi 2

I have a project which consist to control the raspberry with voice ,I use an adapter (logitech)enter link description here what are the configuration that I must do to make it work and thank you
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How to change IP address of Raspberry Pi on SD card

I have an already IP address configured Raspberry Pi 2 B model,it was configured for some other network now I don't have access to that network ,I don't even remember the IP address of that network .I ...
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Why my program won't communicate through ttyAMA0 on Raspbian (Jessie)?

I am running two different Raspberry PI and they are running Raspbian Wheezy and Jessie. On Wheezy, I simply commented out a line T0:23: respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyAMA0 115200 Vt00 in /etc/inittab ...
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How to make phpldapadmin user accounts for every subtree its own [closed]

i just made phpldapserver and made a tree. Id like to have account for every subtree itself who can manage his own subtree chart. The admin account can manage all but i have like organisation chart ...
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I want to use the dpi screen as well as composite video

I'm trying to get the dpi touchscreen and composite video to work. I have done some research and read that it is possible, but they didnt bother to mention how.
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VNC on Raspberry Pi will only show desktop for root user

I primarily use my Pi2 as a low powered server and access it via SSH. However, periodically I will use VNC to access the device's desktop remotely. Historically, it has worked perfectly, but I have ...
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Unix Domain Sockets: errno 111 Connection refused

RPi3, Raspian Jessie, Python 2.7. Hello all, I am struggling trying to do an IPC using Unix Domain Sockets. I had it working some months ago, but alas, I can't seem to put my hands on those images ...
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Raspbian GStreamer-1.0 H264 encoding to Google Chrome

I'm trying to encode the existing video I get from the Raspberry Pi Camera (h264) to be able to play it in Google Chrome. The initial bitrate is 17Mbps, I need 1800kbps. mediainfo INPUT.h264: ...
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How to make raspberry pi sleep & wake up at particular time?

I am using Raspberry pi 2 (raspbian installed), but not using it whole day so I want to make sleep Pi automatically when its task is completed and wake up again at particular time which we want to ...
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Is there a Disk imager designed for use on raspbian itself?

I haven't been able to find a post with an answer for this question despite a while of searching... But, I just downloaded raspbian Jessie to my Pi using the provided browser... And I want to use ...
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Make a Raspbian repo clone from windows

I would like to have a local Raspbian repo cloned from the official repository. This repo would be hosted on a PC running Windows and would be used by a Raspberry PI that doesn't have an internet ...
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Who controls what software is on raspbian & apt-get?

I just updated to the new version of Raspbian and the first thing I noticed was some new software. I'm wondering how these programs get to be on Raspbian & apt-get. Do you have to ask or are you ...
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Raspberry PI + MotionPi and sensors

I've been using the MotionPi distribution for a little while to turn my Pi Model A into a security Cam. It works awesome. Prior to discovering this disto I was using rasbian and the Python Picamera ...
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Raspberry Pi won't update time

NOTE: QUESTION IS UPDATED ACCORDING TO LAST SITUATION FOR EASIER UNDERSTANDING. I bought Raspberry Pi 3 approximately two months ago and since then time has never updated. Details: Operative ...
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Raspberry Pi: Unable to reboot (unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179 2) [duplicate]

I just got my first Raspberry Pi 3 few days ago, however I've encountered some problem. (Please note that I am VERY.NOOB) So when I've got a brand new Toshiba 64GB SD card hoping to do the job, ...
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WLAN connected, but no internet access

I installed a clean Raspian from the newest NOOBS 1.9.1 setup on my Raspberry Pi B+. On boot the WLAN-Dongle is connected. I used the GUI to connect to my WPA2 protected Wireless Network, like ...
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Is it possible to switch an SD card from one Pi or another with an OS already set up? [duplicate]

I am about to upgrade a web server from pi2b to pi3b. I would like to know if I can take the SD card as it is from the Pi2b and use It in the pi3b, and the higher performance options for the pi3b be ...
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Where has the menu item for downloading games and apps gone in the Jessie update of Raspbian?

Before the Jessie update, I was able to add games using some kind of installer that I could access from the start menu. Now it's gone. Where can I find these games and apps at SS to download them ...
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How do I program a Raspberry Pi obtain information from PLC's registers using Modbus TCP/ICP?

I am trying to extract data from programmable logic controller's registers using Raspberry PI module and then display it on screen. I have installed pymodbus package on my Rpi. I am quite unsure how ...
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Has anyone found a tutorial on reading info directly from a Kill-a Watt with the Pi?

I keep finding tutorials showing to connect some kind of wireless radio to the Kill-a-watt. I want to find a way to connect the Pi directly to the Kill-a-watt. Is the Pi's GPIO pins not capable of ...
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GUI on Raspberry Pi cluster

I was thinking of building a small cluster (due to the small price) but i want to know if i can get a gui (like xfce or lxde) to run o the master/ host or whatever.
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Is any of the new build of Raspbian, supporting multi core for the Pi2-Pi3?

I recall that when the Pi2 was released, the build of Raspbian was not optimized for multi core. Did this ever change? I would like to give a try again to Raspbian (I am using retropie on my pi2 for ...
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Permission denied on everywhere

I am using debian os on pi3 and I completely lost the control of device. I messed up when I try to chmod on some folder. Here is what I did. I was already at: /var/www/html so i wanted to chmod the ...