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what app should I use to run a slide show on the HDMI out?

We have a TV that is displaying what is basically a slide show: a series of static images that loop. Right now a windows PC running powerpoint provides the video feed. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Open Elec phantom screen

I was using some of the lesser used features on the RPI Open Elec operating system. Specifically, the Navi-x environment. All features here can have long loading times. After being distracted, I came ...
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Touchscreen Keyboard for the Mentally/Physically Challenged

Hi this is my first time posting but i wanted to ask a question. First of all i'll outline my situation. Im currently working on a project to make a portable computer system for people who are ...
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Touch Screen Window Size Adjuster

I have a 3.5in touchscreen attached to the GPIO of my B+. Most windows you can double click the decorations to resize to fit the screen. However, some windows have that feature disabled(at least via ...
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What is Mathematica For? [closed]

I recently started looking into the pre-installed programs that come with Raspbian,and I saw Mathematica. I opened it and it was some sort of terminal. My question is what is the use of this program? ...
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On-the-fly / mounted volume encryption for RPi

I have a Raspberry Pi B+, and I want a unitary, encrypted archive which I can read and write from/to at will. I want a single file on the RPi (or attached storage), which contains an entire directory ...
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which windows 10 is for the raspberry pi 2?

I'm in the insider program. I have my raspberry pi2. but there are several options for downloads. x86 vs 64 bit, cpu vs phone. but nothing says arm support. and all of them are 3GB + downloads. I ...
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Which web-browser in Raspbian works best with GitHub?

Is there a web-browser for Raspbian that works with the GUI at https://github.com/? One should be able to create a repository with a license and create and edit files using the web GUI. I've tested ...
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Fire event on HDMI connection

I want to run a script when an HDMI cable is connected, how would I do this? I found a couple links about how to do it generally in Ubuntu but nothing was working. ...
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Raspberry Pi to sync lights to audio input from PC

So I'm wondering if it's possible to make the Raspberry Pi sync lights to sound coming from my PC. I would use an usb soundcard for a sound input and a usual audio cable. Right now I'm running ...
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Downloading Pictures From iPhone 6

I use gphoto2 to download pictures from my iPhone 5 to my Raspberry Pi. Since I upgraded to an iPhone 6 I only get an error telling me that it is "unsupported" device. Are there any alternatives? I've ...
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The pi as a mobile, off-grid outdoor device

How can current Raspberry Pi power and display technology be used to create a practical, outdoor computer for light weight text editing or programming off-the-grid and in strong ambient light ...
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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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Display Image at Specific Resoulutions and Screen Positions

Is there a way to open an image from the command line interface and have the image resized to 256x96 px and displayed from 0,0 to 256,96? I can play videos like this using omxplayer and the --win "0 0 ...
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Music, stored on the Pi, played over HDMI with visualisation, controlled from mobile phone

I have a television with HDMI input. I also have a bunch of mp3s. What I'd like to do is this: Put all the mp3s on the SD card in my Raspberry Pi. Plug the raspi into the television with HDMI. Have ...
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How was the raspi-config GUI made?

The raspi-config UI looks like this: How was this program made? Could I, for instance, write a program with graphical elements like this that runs in the shell? Is there a library that does ...
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Network UI for Robot

I'm planning to use a Rpi to control a simple robot. I'll write the robots logic in python, and my goal is create a way for a person at another computer to control this robot interactively. In ...
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Can I play Day Z on My Raspberry Pi?

I know I can play Minecraft on my raspberry pi, but is Day Z possible or would I need a gaming computer? Though I have a tight wallet ...
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Does Atlassian JIRA run well on the Raspberry Pi?

Using the RaspPi to run an issue tracker such as Atlassian JIRA seems a natural use case. However, apart from this Spanish-language blog post nobody seems to have tried it yet, and that one does not ...
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Raspberry Pi playing music via Floppy Drive components?

I've been interested for months in making something like this, but I have never figured out how it's done. How is he controlling the Floppy drive via the Pi? Does anyone know of any software which ...
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Groupware system [closed]

I'm trying to use my Raspberry PI with Raspbian to serve a groupware software. In particular, I'd need a MS Exchange-like system integrating email, calendar and Contacts. My purpose is to set up my ...
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Raspberry Pi as an Email Server

I just got my Pi today, and of course I can't even use it because I got the wrong HDMI to DVI converter but that's besides the point and question. My question is the following: I have decided to ...
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How to get a good overview over used space?

I wondered whether there is a command line application to give me a good (maybe visual) overview over the free/used space left on my sd card. ls -lh is nice but it does not show me how much space the ...
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Big Endian distribution for the Raspberry Pi

I have an application that I'm writing on a little endian x86 system, but I would like to test it on a big endian processor to ensure compatibility. I understand that the ARM processor can go big ...
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Raspberry Pi as Office Jukebox?

I'd like to set up an office jukebox using a Pi. I've found some decent instructions for a simple implementation, which look good as far as all the audio stuff goes. My problem is that this requires ...
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Program that autosaves music position on shutdown?

I'm looking for a program that saves the track position and playtime upon shutdown of the Rpi. We're talking a proper shutdown, not unplugging the Rpi unexpectedly. Imagine the Rpi is an iPod, that ...
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What is the best way to access a DRM flash sites like Hulu or YouTube?

What is the best way to access a DRM flash sites like Hulu or YouTube using the raspberry? I have a Neuros (Ubuntu) box on the same network that runs these sites now using the Flash plug-in.
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What is the most practical OS to install long term? [closed]

Now I have a pretty decent understanding of which operating systems can be installed on the Raspberry Pi. But what I'm wondering is, as far as quality of GUI vs. performance vs. hardware compatibility ...
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Has anyone got a Text to Speech engine installed?

Just wondering whether anyone has got a Text to Speech engine installed on the Pi?It would make a great addition to almost any programming project to make it talk to the user!