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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Terminate an auto run script safely on abrupt power off [duplicate]

I am working on a project which needs relay to be controlled using raspberry pi. I have set up my script to run on boot up but when power is turned off sometimes the relay is left in ON state as the ...
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How to set a fixed Frequency and change duty cycle from 0 to 100 in Raspberry Pi hardware PWM?

I am trying to control a fan using Raspberry Pi. For that I tried to use the PWM pin in raspbery Pi. I am using Qt C++ to control the fan. I installed the wiring Pi and run the Wiring pi using command ...
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Why don't I have permission to cd to a partition on my SD card?

I added a FAT32 "DATA" partition at the end of my 8GB SD card to be able to directly transfer data to it via an SD-Card-Reader under Windows. If I boot Raspbian to Desktop, i can access this ...
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mounting a SMB share onto Raspbian

Been trying to mount a NTFS network hard drive on raspbian, I've added the following line within fstab: //192.168.1.X/usb1 /home/pi/Desktop/HDD cifs guest,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 when ...
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is there a vagrantbox.es entry for a raspbian on ARM? - prefer extra salt

The vambraced glove has been thrown down ... [That means I have only begun to research this entire grotto of sub-reality you all have invented around vagrant, salt, starter-boxes, etc, and even yet ...
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ttl usb serial raspberry pi / yosemite 10.10.3

I am having difficulty connecting to my raspberry pi via serial, not sure on other troubleshooting steps to take. here is the setup, https://fruanc.wordpress.com/
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How do I program Python so that it outputs to all terminals in Linux [migrated]

I am programming a python program for the raspberry pi. Is there a way for me so that when the raspberry pi outputs text, it will show up on all terminals that are currently remotely logged in via ...
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PyGame GUI or X server [on hold]

Witch one would be faster, choosing some PyGame GUI package (http://www.pygame.org/wiki/gui) or using that guys solution -> Run a GUI without the desktop with WxPython application as the one started ...
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Distributing a rasbian image

I have a raspberry pi running an ivr application.The application is a little painful to setup. My plan is to distribute the pi image that has everything installed with a few friends that are planning ...
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How can I use MonoGame/OpenTK with good performance?

I'm making a system UI in C# OpenTK. Everything compiles correctly and it runs on the Raspberry Pi, but the performance is unbearable. I get less than one frame per second. I'm on a raspberry pi 2 ...
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Installation OpenCV 3.0 on Raspberry Pi running Debian Wheezy

I need some help to find a tutorial or help installing OpenCV-3.0 on my raspberry pi running debian wheezy. The OS was already pre-installed on the micro-sd. I followed some guides online but it seems ...
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Problem installing usbip on Raspbian

I am trying to set up USB/IP to share a USB device I have connected to my Pi model B. Here are the steps I have completed. I have installed the usbip package and cross-compiled a new kernel ...
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/etc/network/interfaces missing on Raspbian

I am confused by Raspbian network configuration. I'd like to edit /etc/network/interfaces to setup the loopback interface to start automatically but I cannot find the configuration file. ...
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External USB drive changes to read-only

I have an old Maxtor USB 250GB external drive I'm trying to use on the Raspberry Pi 2 running Raspbian. It has the latest updates, upgrades and firmware. root@raspberrypi:~# uname -a Linux ...
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Raspbian, no audio HDMI, have tried all the troubleshooting I can find

I know this is a noob question, so I apologise in advance! I've been googling for hours, have ran through all the steps for troubleshooting sound through HDMI; un-commenting the config file sound ...
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Purpose of “ 127.0.1.1 raspberrypi ” entry in file /etc/hosts

I was playing with the /etc/hosts file on my Raspbian installation and outcommented the "127.0.1.1 raspberry" line. I know that the host file is basically there to facilitate address look up. However, ...
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Choppy playback Kodi on Rasbian RPI2

I'm trying to setup Kodi on Rasbian to work as good as OSMC distribution. I have problem with video playback on default configuration. (no video, only sound) When I turn off hardware acceleration, ...
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Cron job doesn't work, but runs successfully manually

I have directories in my home folder that hold reports uploaded via FTP. The daily folders are named like YYYYMMDD. At 00:01, I want to delete the folder from four days ago. At 01:01, I want to change ...
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Raspberry Pi - HDMI damaged?

My Raspberry Pi have some strange display output (as seen in bottom right corner of attached image). Yesterday all worked fine. Today I went to an other place and connected the Pi to the display. ...
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TL-WN725N not working

I bought a raspberry pi and a TL-WN725N wifi adapter ("suposed plug and play"). I tried different guides/tutorials to set up wifi dongle, but I did not manage to install it. Especially ...
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Raspberry Pi Linux, Android, and bridging it all together

I'm running a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian as a central controller. I have an external modem that feeds the Pi an internet connection through USB, and now I'm trying to reverse tether the rooted Android ...
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How can I terminate program running continuously via rc.local?

I edited the /etc/rc.local to run a python script. It works, but it never ends, I tried Ctrl+c but it does not work I can't get in to the log in / password display.
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Is there a program (like Filezilla) to transfer files by schedule to the Raspberry Pi?

I have been trying to find a replacement to FileZilla which is a good program, but it doesn't allow yet to schedule files to transfer from time to time. I run into some, but they are all supported by ...
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Can't get VGA monitor to display anything with passive adapter

I have an old monitor that only takes VGA, a passive adapter from HDMI to VGA and a Raspberry Pi B with the most recent version of Raspbian. I followed this guide: ...
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Using a raspbian image, on various raspberrys

My situation: i need to run some raspberrys, with the same applications and configurations in a network. I started to configure a single raspberry, running with raspbian. Created an backup of its sd ...
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10 second delay on Post Request from Midori with node backend server

I have a RaspberryPi that runs a small web-application on it. It is auto-loaded on boot in midori (kiosk mode) and a small timer runs on it (updated every second). This works all right. Now, the ...
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How to switch the current draw to 1.2A instead of 600mA?

On the website of raspberry pi 2 I read that the current draw for usb ports can be switched from 600mA to 1.2A. I searched around and I couldn't find anything that shows how to do that, I went to ...
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crontab job not working properly

I was trying to use my pi and a bluetooth speaker as an alarm clock. I've setup a cronjob by doing sudo crontab -e in the crontab file, I added 40 8 * * 1-5 /home/XXXXX/alarm.sh &> ...
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Error on sudo apt-get update

I'm getting the below error when updating raspian. I connect via SSH via putty on the fixed wlan0 ip. Now when i run sudo apt-get update i get errors like below. Err http://raspberrypi.collabora.com ...
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How to debug crashing Pi?

Running newest firmware on a Piv2 with raspbian wheezy. rsyslogd is installed and running. Looking for suggestions on other ways to debug. Either getting more logging, looking at different logs, ...
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PI 2 always got filesystem errors

I have installed raspbian on PI 2, and it always got lots of errors after rebooting. Sometimes I have to unplug the SD card and do fsck on my laptop (the second/ext4 partition), otherwise the PI 2 ...
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Raspberri pi 2 desktop toolbar flickering over xrdp

When I log into my raspberry pi 2 over remote desktop with xrdp, the desktop toolbar constantly flickers and it doesn't get fixed by re-logging, or rebooting. Here are some images for reference; It ...
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Importing RPi.GPIO

I am just writing some code for a Raspberry Pi robotics project. Since I don't have a Pi set up as a workstation, I am using a Google Drive notepad to do write it in, which recognises Python syntax ...
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Controlling Stepper Motor Responding Strangely

I'm attempting to simply move a small stepper motor over GPIO using a Sparkfun Easy Driver. This Stepper motor is the one I'm attempting to use. I'm using similar code and configuration to that shown ...
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How to unbind i2c bus 0 from the i2c driver?

It seems a I2C component (Gyroscope) I am using with my Raspberry Pi B+ makes my Pi Camera hangs after a while. I read I must unbind the i2c bus 0 from the Linux (Raspbian) from the i2c driver. I ...
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Switching between TV's displaying OSMC on Raspberry Pi through Mobile Apllication

Description : I am trying to make a remote controller for OSMC(Kodi) media player installed on Raspberry pi. Rpi will connected to mobile app through wifi. On the other hand Rpi is connected to switch ...
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Raspberry Pi install onoff hangs there

My raspberry pi 2 model B installing nodejs onoff just happen to hang there in terminal for very long....does anyone faces this issue? Is there any solution / advise in this?
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How to resize epiphany web-browser

I would like to automatically resize the window just after starting the system. Until now I achieve to start the browser automatically after the start just by adding the following code. ...
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Where are the python picamera docs?

I installed the package python-picamera-docs successfully, with the command sudo apt-get install python-picamera-docs, on raspbian, but I can't actually find the docs. I looked in ...
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Save an image of a RPi thats booting from a hard drive

I recently setup my RPi so that it boots from a hard drive (as much as I could move off of the SD card anyways). Previously I was simply plugging my RPi SD card into my computer and making a clone ...
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Prevent Pi from sleeping [duplicate]

I am working on a project similar to the one at http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Wall-Mounted-Google-Calendar/?ALLSTEPS Similarly, I need my pi to stay on constantly. I have the regular ...
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Trying to auto run an application on boot

I wanted to run a self made application based on C++ and opencv when I power on my Pi. My application is controlling the GPIO ports as well thus needs to be run as root. Followed a few articles in ...
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Install omxplayer on the commandline

OMXPlayer is a standalone commandline OMX player for the Raspberry PI. I cannot find it in the repository. How do I install it?
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Where can I find mysql-devel?

I installed mysql / apache and php. It is all working fine but now I want to use mysql calls in C programs. Therefore I need mysql-devel. Can't find it.
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How can I install PHP 5.6 (instead of 5.4)?

I'm actually stuck with a little problem. I want to use Laravel on my pi but it requires at least PHP 5.5.9. But actually, the latest version of PHP that I am able to install (via the official ...
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When is it safe to switch power off after halting Pi

When is it safe to switch off the power supply to the pi after it was halted? I am using ssh to access my Pi (runs Raspbian), and sudo poweroff to shut it down (the wifi dongle keeps blinking for a ...
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How to enable aufs support on raspberry Pi, specifically, raspbian?

I have installed raspbian (and 2 other distro's) on an 8G Class 10 card in my raspberry Pi 2 and I am running out of space on root filesystem after adding a few applications. I understand from debian ...
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How to enable sound on HDMI?

I have looked at all kinds of tutorials, I modified the /boot/config.txt by adding hdmi_drive=2 and sound just does not work or if it does it always is over analog out. I just want sound over HDMI ...
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Bluetooth goes to sleep

I am using a wireless+blue tooth usb dongle with a raspberry pi A+ I use a blue tooth keyboard and connect the pi to a television with an hdmi cable. After a length of time has passed after start up ...
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RPLCD libary not working

I connected my 20x4 LCD module to Raspberry Pi like this: When I try to use code from RaspberyPi-Spy it works but RPLCD doesn't. This is how I initialize my LCD in 20x4.py (RPLCD test code) lcd ...