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HDMI does not display and am unable to access config file

I have just set up my Pi and get a 'no singal' when it is attached through a HDMI cable. I've seen that this is not uncommon are requires you to enter hdmi_force_hotplug=1 and hdmi_safe=1 to the ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 14.04 for Raspberry Pi 2 under qemu?

There's an Ubuntu image for the Raspberry Pi 2 here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi I'd like to boot this image under qemu. I'd like to do it so that I can have some virtual build systems as ...
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Camera, Ubuntu, modprobe bcm2835-v4l2 ERROR: could not insert 'bcm2835_v4l2': Operation not permitted

I have added a camera to the raspberry but I get the following when trying to load the driver: root@deadlock-desktop:~# modprobe bcm2835-v4l2 modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'bcm2835_v4l2': ...
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can't load IA 32-bit .so on a ARM-bit platform

I was hoping to run PHPStorm on my raspberry pi running Ubuntu Mate. I managed to install Java 8 but get the following errors when trying to run PHPStorm: ./inspect.sh Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM ...
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Large Monitor on Ubuntu Mate

I have a large monitor which I'd like to use with the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. The monitor is an LG 21:9 ultrawide so a little unusual. I'm running Ubuntu Mate and the resolution is defaulting to 1824 ...
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Keyboard doesn't work in initramfs

I've setup an encrypted root partition with Ubuntu 15.04 MATE (the latest image). I've fought with it for quite a while now, but I'm now certain that the initramfs has everything it needs in order to ...
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How do I write the RetroPi img to my sd card

I have the latest RetroPie 3.0 beta .img, a 32Gb micro SD card with adapter which I formatted to Fat32 using Gparted and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and in the CLI I typed dd bs=4M if=~(I drag ...
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Is it safe to run Raspberry Pi on 900 Mhz all the time?

I've just installed Ubuntu Mate on my Raspberry Pi 2. I've selected Performance governor on cpufreq so it will run on 900 Mhz all the time. But I'm wondering is it safe for long periods like 8 - 10 ...
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Is it possible to install Qt5 on Ubuntu MATE or Raspbian with Raspberry pi 2?

First of all, I'm not sure if I should be asking this here, or on stackoverflow. But, here will be my first shot, if it's not the right place, just tell me and I'll move the question elsewhere. Ok, ...
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How does Ubuntu MATE fare with touchscreen support?

I have been thinking about getting a touchscreen for my Pi. I took a look at the raspberry pi download page and I saw that there is a version of ubuntu available for the rPi2 that uses the MATE ...
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Raspberry wont boot using SD card prepared using dd on Ubuntu [closed]

This is weird. Raspberry Pi wont boot (red led is glowing) using SD card which image is written using dd on Ubuntu laptop, while it will boot if same SD card is written using very same image file on ...
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Is it possible to make the raspberry pi add to current cpu of ubuntu laptop

I know its possible to make a "supercomputer" with multiple Raspberry Pis, but is it possible to make the Raspberry Pi add to the current ram/cpu of a laptop running ubuntu or another os like OS X, or ...
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Internet through ubuntu PC

I'm trying to enable internet on RPi but without success. I connected RPi to my PC (ubuntu 15.04) with ethernet cable and established ssh connection. PC have internet via wi-fi. Well, I'm not quite ...
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libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty1_armhf.deb or similar version for Ubuntu trusty 14.04

I have an NFC reader ACR1251U-A1, and I'm trying to install the driver for my NFC reader. In the folder that I have downloaded from the provider's website, there are only libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty ...
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Does Adafruit's Wifi adapter work with Ubuntu on Raspberry PI 2?

Does Adafruit's Wifi adapter work with Ubuntu Trusty and Ubutu Snappy Core on Raspberry PI 2? I've tried two other wifi adapter so far and both failed to work on Ubuntu. One also failed to work on ...
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snappy ubuntu - reasons?

It is probably a naive question, but why should someone install snappy ubuntu to raspberry? I did not get the advantages over raspian wheezy. Maybe somebody has some experience or a case... Thanks
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What do I need to set up to be able to output my desktop PC's audio through my Pi [duplicate]

(Full disclosure: I've asked a question on the desktop side of this process over on Ask Ubuntu.) I have my speakers connected to my Pi (running OSMC). However, when I'm using my desktop PC (running ...
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QEMU for Raspbian Wheezy on Ubuntu - host is 'none', no job control, invisible text?

I'm having some issues getting Wheezy to work in QEMU. I've tried a lot of different combinations of arguments, all with the same results; this is the most recent I've tried. > qemu-system-arm ...
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Problem with Crosscompiling (std, string) for RaspberryPi from Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu and arm-none-eabi to crosscompile some baremetal programs for the Raspberry Pi, my problem now is, that this: char ch[32]; const char doubleout[] = "double received: "; ...
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Snappy Ubuntu Core In Debain Qemu

Is there a way to emulate the Snappy Ubuntu Core image in Qemu under Debian now that it has an arm cortex a-7 chip on it? I tried following this wiki and installed virt-manager to set things up but I ...
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Is the Docker framework planned for Snappy Ubuntu Core on the Pi 2?

I can boot and run Snappy Ubuntu Core on the Pi 2, but there are very few apps and frameworks currently available for the ARM version of Snappy. This wouldn't be a major problem if the Docker ...
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How do I write remote machine Path in askopenfilename

I am writing a program in python on Ubuntu, to remove a file by accessing RaspberryPi, connected with network. For file selection I am using a command called askopenfilename. But I am struggling in ...
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Unmodified Linux Distro Install

I have several Raspberry PI units, but I always use the customized flavor of Linux (Raspbian) for installs. Does the Raspberry PI support the installation of an unmodified ISO from the various Linux ...
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How to share internet connection from ubuntu with RPi using Ethernet Cable [closed]

I am a new user of Raspberry Pi. I have a Ubuntu PC (with Ubuntu 14.04 running). My RPi is booted with Raspbian OS. I have added "ip=192.168.1.20" into my "cmdline.txt", at the end. Thus, in order to ...
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crontab versus /etc/cron.d [closed]

I tried crontab -e and the file that was edited is /tmp/crontab.vJdE7J/crontab. Is this correct? I read from http://www.devils-heaven.com/raspberry-pi-cron-jobs/ that I should be creating a schedule ...
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Update 40 pis at once

Is there away to update multiple raspberry pis at the same time from one centrale Ubuntu pc. The amount of pis is 40 and is there also away to update from one copy of the image on a central server so ...
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Corrupted SD Card - RPi does not boot

I am new in Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi and PanStamp. So, I found a “tutorial” to help me understand how can I work with them. I found this: https://code.google.com/p/panstamp/wiki/RaspberryPi The steps ...
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Install Raspbian packages directly from Ubuntu with chroot to Raspbian file system (on SD card)

I'm connecting to internet with my pc using Ethernet cable, I just have one internet cable input and one RJ45 cable, so I cant share internet with my Raspberry. is there any solution to install ...
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Does “/dev/null” writes data to SD Card before discarding?

I want to maximize my sd card lifespan and Im wondering if redirecting output to /dev/null will reduce my sd card life.
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Use internet on raspberry pi via laptop

I am new at raspberry and i have to do my project. I am using my pi terminal through my laptop using cat5 cable. everything is fine. I can ping the laptop on ssh. Now I would use the internet on ...
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How I transfer files from laptop to raspberry via ethernet cable?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 version and raspberry device is connect with my laptop through Ethernet cable. I want to transfer some python(.py) file to raspberry pi. How I transfer data or files between ...
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Under what user is apache being run?

So I am trying to set up owncloud and the tutorial I've been following tells me this: Let's assume your apache runs as "www-data" (as it e.g. would under Ubuntu). Then you should change all files ...
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Install Raspbian OS on SD Card for Raspberry Pi

I am new with Raspberry Pi. I wrote the .img file onto my SD Card with DiskImager on Windows 7. I downloaded the 2013-09-25-wheezy-raspbian.img file from the Raspberry Pi website. When I start the ...
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Respberry Pi fails to boot with custom kernel

I'm trying to cross compile my kernel with touchscreen enabled, however my Respberry Pi fails to boot with the custom kernel. I was trying to compile the kernel on my ubuntu 10.4 (x64) with different ...
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Unable to install likewise-open in Raspberry Pi

I've tried to install likewise-open in my Raspberry Pi. Before that, I've edited my repository list, where /etc/apt/sources.list is as follows: deb http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ wheezy ...
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How can I connect to my RPi NFS server using version 4?

I've set my Raspberry Pi up as an NFS server, but I cannot connect to it with NFS version 4. However, version 3 works. From my Kubuntu 13.04 client: $ sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049,vers=4 ...
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Is there a program on the Raspberry Pi that can run Windows Programs? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was a program for the Pi that can run Windows programs? In Ubuntu, there's Wine. But is there a program for the pi?
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How to fix build error when building Linaro GCC crosscompiler crossstool-ng-1.17.0?

Crosstool-ng-1.17.0 build-fails-on-ubuntu-12-04.I am getting the below error when i am trying to build crosstool-ng-1.17.0. Please help me to fix the issue. shiny@ubuntu:~/crosstool-ng-1.17.0$ ...
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How do I mount the .img files under Ubuntu?

I just downloaded the Debian and Arch Linux files and I would like to mount before I burn into the SD card. How can I mount the img? I tried to mount but I'm getting the following error: sudo mount ...
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How do I cross-compile the kernel on a Ubuntu host?

I would like to understand more about how the kernel works. Part of this is to compile it myself. How do I cross-compile the Kernel on a Ubuntu host?
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Can I install Ubuntu?

To my understanding, the Raspberry Pi supports Debian. Has anyone had any success running Ubuntu on it?