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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libmmal_core.so missing

I'm sorry to say that I'm a complete newbie to linux and Raspberry Pi. I installed Raspbian on my pi years ago and just started working with it again. I'm trying to install kodi on my system but ...
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Pi 2 as SPI slave?

I am looking for some information if the "RPi 2" can be configured as SPI slave? The documentation(P.160) says that it can be configured and some forums discuss that its not possible to make SPI as ...
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How to auto start a script in Raspbian [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to autostart a python script . I have edited the rc.local file to add the file location before exit 0.. sudo python /home/pi/myscript.py & The myscript.py has executable ...
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Restored backup of Raspbian is refusing all connections

I have RPi 2 and have created a raspbian backup image using Win32 Disk Imager. I can ping my RPi 2 with no problem. However, every time when I restore any backup created before and boot image I ...
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Mouse is not working on being connected. How to solve the issue?

I just turned my raspberry pi on connecting only monitor and mouse to it. I have a power supply of 5V 1500mA. I am still on the screen where you start installing from NOOBS
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Connecting a pi based drone with a laptop for controlling drones action,using wifi [on hold]

I am new to pi,but I have got a project. A drone having a 4 motor attached to it via a aurdino kit. We require pi to connect over wifi with a laptop so that we can control the motor movements. We are ...
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unar: symbol lookup error: unar: undefined symbol: main

I installed unar from apt-get, but when I run it I get the following error: unar: symbol lookup error: unar: undefined symbol: main Even using lsar gives me the a similar error: lsar: symbol ...
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raspi A constantly unresponsive

After a few minutes even mid-process, it becomes unresponsive with solid ACT and PWR leds on. New SSH connections time out, mid-process operations either fail due to broken pipe or host down. It seems ...
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Which microphone works across the room to do Voice Control? [on hold]

I want to place my raspberry running with jasper anywhere in my room and I will be able to control the raspberry from everywhere from this room. Which microphone do you recommend, that work even ...
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Raspberry pi autostart terminal running nodejs for LXDE environment

I see this reference to open the app directly autostart app in LXDE but is there a way to also start my nodejs script?
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MySQL won't start at boot with bind-address set to IP [on hold]

When I set the bind-address to the IP of the RPi, it will not start at boot. It will only work if I set the bind-address to '127.0.0.1', 'localhost' or 0.0.0.0. The syslog provides the following ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi in commercial production?

I am quite new to Raspberry Pi. I recently started hacking my new RPI with raspbian and working on a video streaming project. I finished my prototype and things are ready for production. RPI is ...
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How can I change the mouse cursor theme in raspbian?

I have installed an windows 8-style cursor theme for openbox, as that is the default raspbian gui(I think)and used it with xfce which I installed on raspbian. I can't find a mouse configuration tool ...
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Pi does not boot

I have 2 Raspberry Pi's and two SD cards (Arch Linux and Raspbian). They both boot fine on the first Pi, but on the second one only the Arch Linux is booting. If I try to boot Raspbian, only the red ...
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First boot and no HDMI or AVG ouput. What can I do?

I have put Ras Wheezy, Arch, and Mate on a 16 Gig SD card and none of them have made an output. I've format the SD card in FAT, FAT32, and EXT 4. I have used Win32Diskimager and GParted. I have yet to ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 and SH1106 OLED

I am trying to get a cheap SH1106 1.3" OLED from eBay working with my Raspberry Pi 2. Frm the eBay description, it says that it supports "I2C/IIC Interface, need only 2 IO". I am however not able to ...
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Why must LibreOffice “Start Recovery” to retrieve documents?

On a Pi2 under Raspbi, after clean closure of my document, LibreOffice, then the OS & Pi, my document always must be retrieved by the "Start Recovery" process. Did I miss a step?
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How to read Wiegand card ID?

I need a simple script that outputs ID of presented card in console. I tried a lot of opensource code that based on WiringPi library, e.g. Pidoorman, its forks by Kyle Mallory and E.J. Dyksen, RFID ...
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How to compile OpenCV 3 sample C++ programs? [closed]

How can I compile OpenCV 3 C++ samples? In OpenCV 2.4.8, there is a build_all.sh file but OpenCV 3 doesn't have one.
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Raspberry Pi shuts down when not in use?

I have the raspberry Pi 2 running raspbian. I have set up SSH and using my USB webcam as a time-lapse security camera. When I stop the photo script and the Pi is on idle i think the Pi is turning ...
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i am unable to connect wifi when i am using raspberry pi in remote mode (i.e) using putty

I am able to connect to wifi, when i make connection with a monitor and a touch screen ,but when i am making the same connection with putty my wifi dongle blinks but when i am opening a browser it ...
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Adafruit 16x2 LCD not displaying properly

I'm trying to build a clock with an Adafruit 16x2 LCD and my RasPi B+ using Adafruit's tutorial. It works fine at first, but it will start displaying gibberish after a couple seconds. Any ideas as to ...
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SPI library installation error

I want to read and write RC522 RFID by using raspberry pi. For that I want configure SPI communication. First I enable SPI in raspi.config. After that I tried to download SPI-Py package to enable SPI ...
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Where is the cronfile located at? [closed]

I am writing a python program to go on the raspberry pi. I am currently making an installation script that will as part of its installation process, add a line on cron so that it will automatically ...
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Error installing OS with Noobs

I have a Raspberry PI model 2B and tried to install Raspbian and OpenELEC through it. I followed the correct installation procedures and the installation succeeded the first time but OpenELEC was not ...
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Failed install of Python3.4.3 on Raspberry Pi

I want Python3.4.3 and only Python3.4.3 on my Pi. I will be using a set up of 16-20 Pi's to teach Python Programming (and robotics) in a High School. Since Raspbian only supports Python3.2, I did a ...
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Lock down pi UI

I want my raspberry pi to boot to a UI (so I can RDP / VNC into it remotely) but I don't necessarily want people nearby to start poking around. How can I require a password upon login for the pi? I've ...
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“shutdown now” or “shutdown -h now” to power off Raspberry Pi?

I'm new to Linux (using Raspbian) and Rasperry Pi, and I'm wondering which of the two commands mentioned in the title that I should use when powering off my Pi. I googled them but still don't really ...
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cron not running @reboot command

@reboot commands are not being run from cron. I verified this with grep cron /var/log/syslog which showed Jul 25 16:17:01 picam2 /USR/SBIN/CRON[4487]: (root) CMD ( cd / && run-parts ...
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Use /boot/cmdline.txt for creating first-boot script

Many questions have been asked about how to find my Pi on my network. Others - including myself - have time consuming issues while trying to deploy a batch of fresh Pi's. While the creation of ...
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exec(); and system(); function does not work in Rasp Pi web server using Apache [closed]

This code is not working while this works fine. what may be the problem
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Play system mp3 through web request

I have a Raspberry, with a simple lighttpd and python as CGI. I try to play a MP3 to be played when I visit a web page. So I can visit http://ip_rasp/play.py and the mp3 sounds with the Raspberry ...
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Raspberry pi A+ does not recognize wifi usb

I just bought a rasppi A+ and i have a B+, I cloned the sd card from one to the other, and everything works well except it does not boot up wifi. The usb port is working has i used mouse and ...
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Serial port connection problem

I have to communicate to a device which uses serial interface through the USB port. I disabled the Serial Port Login and disabled the Bootup Info. When I list the devices using lsusb, the device is ...
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Where is the space in my SD card?

I just got a raspberry pi. It came with an 8GB SD card (actually an SD adapter + microsd card) with the RPi logo on it. It supposed to have 8Gb, but "parted" command says something different ... $ ...
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Suddenly unable to get usual static IP over wifi

I've had my Pi for over a year now. It's configured as a sound server, so it's always on and always connected via wireless. During holidays, I turned my AP off but forgot to turn the Pi off. It has a ...
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how to set up an lcd touch screen? ,i have a tinylcd35 touch screen [duplicate]

i have tried the procedure in "www.circuitbasics.com/setup-lcd-touchscreen-raspberry-pi/" but, I couldnt get it done.Its just showng a background white light but noo booting can be seen in it.Can any ...
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How can I make my raspberry PI like the one that was sent into space?

I am wondering what external hardware it would take to send my raspberry pi into the stratosphere like the two people from Britain who sent theirs up in a weather balloon. I would like to know, how I ...
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Issues connecting via ssh to raspberry pi

I have had my pi set up for quite some time now. All of a sudden I started having issues connecting via SSH, getting a connection refused. When I boot up when connected the a screen I get stuck on ...
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What version of Raspbian?

I have pi2 and I'm attempting to install Octave GUI following guide from : http://wiki.octave.org/Rasperry_Pi I'm using PI version : pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get install lsb-release Reading ...
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sudo without password: More of an issue on Apple?

I asked this question over on the Raspberry Pi forums in an attempt to keep it low key, but I can't seem to find it now, so I'll ask it here. It is on-topic and definitely specific to the Raspberry ...
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How can I virtualize an OS for a Raspberry Pi computer on Windows host? [duplicate]

I would like to try some OS for Raspberry on my computer, without formatting an SD card. (For example: Raspbian)
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How can I resize my SD card? [duplicate]

Folks....I'm using a Raspberry Pi NOOBS origin SD card. I have already used this reference (http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/06/resize-sd-card-partitions/) and gparted to resize the system ...
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How to setup hostapd as service if “hostapd: unrecognized service”?

I've make and install hostapd from sources on my raspi 2 Raspbian. But how to run it as a service? sudo service hostapd start returns hostapd: unrecognized service In case of update-rc.d: ...
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How to achieve Low Power Consumption on Raspberry Pi via Software and Hardware control [duplicate]

Would like to enquire if anyone could list any/or all possible ways to achieve low power consumption on the raspberry pi. I have found that one could disable the USB ports of the raspberry pi . ...
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How can the playback button on YouTube videos, be eliminated during playback?

On Raspbian OS, Epiphany browser, the video plays fine, even the sound is in sync, on a Pi 2, however that nasty play button (centered on the screen in white & red )never disappears.
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Connection issues serving as WiFi access point with no internet

I'm not sure how to phrase the problem as a question so suggested edits are welcome. Setup: I have a raspberry pi running raspian with a wifi dongle. I've configured everything to run as a wifi ...
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Write data received from com port to .txt file

Basically I had a com port connected to raspberry pi and I am trying to append the data received into a .txt file. So far I'm only successful in opening the file.. How should I edit the existing code ...
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Can't connect to the Pi after cloning the SD card

I want to make a new SD card with Raspbian and OpenCV installed. Instead of making it from scratch, I have already done this from another SD card that I use with raspberry. After cloning the SD card, ...
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AODV Routing protocol on Raspberry Pi model B ? [closed]

is it possible to run the AODV routing protocol on rpi ?