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Is there a way to shut down safely without being logged in?

So it's been a while since I've played with it, and I forgot my Raspberry Pi's login info (both username and password), and it's running. I've seen some instructions for resetting the password, but ...
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GPIO does not work on reboot

I am using cron to start a program on reboot for my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian). This program rings a bell hourly based on the current time. When the program is run manually using: sudo ...
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Change/reset password WITHOUT monitor/keyboard

I forgot the password to my Pi, but don't have access to a compatible monitor/keyboard. I've seen methods like these but they all involve editing cmdline.txt and then booting with a monitor and ...
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Error running a simple python script at boot

I am attempting to create a button on my Retro Pie emulator case (A gutted NES), using the old reset switch, to exit out the of current game and go back to the menu. Then I realized it just required ...
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Shutdown, reboot not working

I often SSH into my Raspberry Pi, which is connected to my network via a wired connection. The last time I tried to reboot it, though, it failed: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ shutdown now -bash: ...
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Samba on Raspberry Pi ->USB reset

I am using a Raspberry PI as a NAS (raspbian). Everything works quite fine, however Samba is giving me a bit of trouble. Basically what happens is, that on large file readings it kind of "hangs" after ...
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Creating a power button with an NES?

I have an NES that I am creating into an Rpi case. I want to try to do the following: *Connect the power button to my Rpi to 1: Turn on the Rpi when pressed in (On) 2: Run a shutdown command ...
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No devices detected + Reset

My Raspberry worked fine until last month, now it doesn't detect ANY device. I tested it with a wireless keyboard and it doesn't work. I tested it with a basic keyboard and a basic mouse and the ...
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Forgotten non default id & password

I have a pi with Debian 7 which I have had working a while age. I now I find I can't log on. I am not sure if I changed password, but don't think I did. Can I reset password without loging in?
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USB microphone locks up - how to fix?

The USB microphone occasionally gets locked up such that nothing can use it. The utility arecord describes it as follows: card 1: Device [DYNEX USB MIC Device], device 0:USB Audio [USB Audio] ...
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Resetting a server with RasPi's GPIO

I have a server (standard ATX motherboard) that tends to lock up, and I'd like to reset it using the Raspi. I know the motherboard has a reset switch/jumper, but I don't know what voltage it outputs ...
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Reset Raspberry Pi [closed]

My Raspberry Pi is in a bit of a state at the moment and I wanted to refresh it to factory defaults. I re-installed the Wheezy OS onto the SD card but it still seems to remember the MySQL software ...
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How do I hard reset a Raspberry Pi?

How do I hard reset a Raspberry Pi? Obviously you can power cycle, but is there a more subtle way, like a reset pin? It would be very useful to connect a watchdog in case the Raspberry Pi crashes ...