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Running a application made for Ubuntu 12, 14 or Windows on a Raspberry Pi

I need to install an ebeam edge which need driver. It only works on Windows / Ubuntu. How do I know if I can make it run on Ubuntu Mate or Windows IOT on my Raspberry Pi? Do you think it is possible?
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Unable to make USB sound card as audio card 0

I am using Ubuntu Mate in Raspberry Pi 2. I want to change use my USB sound card as default audio card. For this I check my audio card number from command aplay -l and this is my output:- **** List ...
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How to get smooth mouse acceleration?

I have the default NOOBS Debian install. The mouse acceleration seems totally crazy. Well actually, initially it was disabled and the mouse was really slow. I upped the 'Acceleration' and ...
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raspberry emulation / nested virtualization - issue when booting with qemu-system-arm

I'm trying to emulate the raspberry pi with a virtualbox using Ubuntu. I've followed this link and also this one I've been able to install the requested qemu package, I've downloaded the raspbian ...
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fingerprinter scanner got from old Vaio laptop

I want to use my old laptop with raspberry B+ model pi to develop a security system and for fun! Following are images of my finger print scanner that I just got out from old Sony Vaio laptop. I would ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 - Ubuntu MATE - Skip emergency mode Ctrl+D

I will start by saying that I went through all the "Go google" stuff and read all the "proper shutdown", "SD card corruption" etc. answers and still haven't got a solution. We want to start using ...
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Install Chromium on Ubuntu MATE (Raspberry Pi)

I've installed chromium using sudo apt-get install chromium-browser sudo apt-get install browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash and am unable to open chromium. If I try to open it from the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 first boot issues

Just received the Pi 3 in the mail. So I unplugged the Pi 2, took out the SD card from the 2 and put it in the 3. Connected everything from the Pi 2 on the 3 and attempted to boot. The image is a ...
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Permission denied in Ubuntu Snappy

I follow this manual, Getting started with a Raspberry Pi 2 and the Raspberry starts ok, but I cannot connect on SSH. I use password: ubuntu. What I doing wrong? akk@AdminPC:/$ ssh ...
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Touchscreen not working for 7" HDMI display

I have a 7" HDMI display with touchscreen from Adafruit. I connected it via HDMI and USB (for power and probably for transferring some touch data). Everything is working well except the touchscreen ...
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White screen on LCD screen even after installing the drivers

When I first set up my raspberry pi screen I had this problem with the white screen: White screen on touchscreen display But now even after installing the drivers I get the same white screen on the ...
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How to make ubuntu mate 15 on read-only mode on raspberry pi2

as title I have a raspberry pi2 with Ubuntu mate 15 installed on an micro SD card. I would like to make it on only-read mode. I tryed to modify the /etc/fstab file from this: proc /proc ...
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Should I expect major differences between Raspbian and Ubuntu?

I'd like to use VirtualBox at first and instead of Raspbian, Ubuntu Mate. Should I expect some differences while setting up a 3G connection?
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Modules not loaded at boot time

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 server (RPi optimized edition) on my RPi2 B. I also bought a display, as suggested in another question. I got the display working by hand, namely activating SPI and ...
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Raspi Config on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I installed the Raspberry Pi2 image of Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my Raspberry Pi 2 B. The other day I bought a LCD display, that is now plugged onto the GPIO pins: Is there any possibility to get ...
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Pulse Audio has no output but Alsa does?

I have a raspberry Pi B that I would like to configure for sound. It's running ubuntu 14. I just installed PulseAudio and unfortunately there is no sound. I have tried this several ways. If I run: ...
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Wifi stick for Raspberry Pi 2

I have bought a Raspberry PI 2 bundle, which contained an Edimax ew-7811un wifi stick. Unfortunately it is not working well with the Raspbian OS. It is horribly slow (4-10 Kbyte/s). I have tried ...
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Can I run Ubuntu Server on an Rasperry Pi 2 Model B?

I only read that you can install Ubuntu Mate and Snappy. I don't need the graphic interface, so I'd like to go with the server version and use it as a file-server in my home network.
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Is it possible to access Raspberry pi 2 ubuntu 14.04 without usb-keyboard?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS on my Raspberry pi 2 model B. My Raspberry pi 2 is connected to my home router with LAN cable and monitor with HDMI cable. When Raspberry pi is on, the monitor ...
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How to connect and use ssh without a screen using BUILDROOT

i want to build a minimal system for raspberry pi (B+) to improve the performance of my face detection algorithm ... I have found BuildRoot : for the configuration i found that it's not necessary to ...
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Creating Disk Image of SD Card

So I've found this command: dd if=/dev/sdx of=/directory/for/image bs=1M But that gives me this error: dd: failed to open ‘directory/for/image’: Is a directory So I found that the directory has ...
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Is 8gb enough to support Ubuntu MATE without storage issues?

After becoming familiar with Rasbian and Terminal, I decided to try something new with ubuntu MATE. Aside from the microSD card that the Raspberry pi came with, which I want to keep the Rasbian ...
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What compatibility is there between Legacy Pi and Pi 2?

Basically, I have a legacy Pi and Ubuntu MATE for RPi says it's for RPi 2. Will software designed for RPi 2 boot / run on legacy Pi? Are there big incompatibilities?
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Is it necessary to resize the file systems on Ubuntu MATE?

After installing Ubuntu MATE on my Raspberry Pi 2, everything works fine, for once. However, the site I am following to set it up tells me I have to resize the file systems. It tells me to delete the ...
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White TFT LCD touchscreen isn't functioning on Raspbian or Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi 2

I finally received my 3.5" KeDei 480x320 16bit/18bit version 3.0 TFT LCD touchscreen from Hong Kong. It only connects through the GPIO pins. I plugged it into my Raspberry Pi 2 and I was met with a ...
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No rule to make target error

I'm trying to sudo make ubuntu-install to compile Telephone Number Blocker from the Murphy 101 blog. I have a brand new Raspberry Pi 2, and have installed raspbian. So I assume it's the latest ...
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Speed of video .ts files freezes in Ubuntu MATE

Get video running in Ubuntu MATE Is there a way to install Ubuntu MATE with decent video support like OSMC? When I start OSMC on my Pi2, I can watch all my VCR recordings in .ts format well (MPEG 1 ...
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How to install Ubuntu MATE without HDMI output?

I'm new to Raspberry Pi 2, I just bought a Raspberry Pi 2 1.1, I don't have a TV or monitor with HDMI input, so I have to install Ubuntu MATE without it, is there any way to use composite video? i ...
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SD card not accessible since writing image with dd

I've first installed Raspbian via NOOBS (just placed the files on the SD Card using windows), which worked fine and Raspbian was start- and usable. Afterwards I wanted to set an static IP by changing ...
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how to inspect Rasperry Pi 1A from Laptop (Ubuntu Linux 14.04)

I won a Raspberry Pi at a contest about 2 years ago. Finally I got the proper wire to connect it to my laptop, but it's not doing anything! The light goes on, but nothing appears in my operating ...
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Black screen on first boot of ubuntu mate

I am trying to install Ubuntu mate on my rpi2. But so far, I am only getting a black screen (I don't even see a the colorful splash screen) I installed NOOBS on my MicroSD card to ensure that the card ...
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Undefined reference to raspicam::_private::Private_Impl[…]

I am trying to make a project for the Pi B+ using ROS, RaspiCam and OpenCV (in c++). I want to write my code in QTCreator in a Virtual Machine running Ubuntu 14.04, and then transfer the files to my ...
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Getting a video error after writing Ubuntu Mate to a SD card

I have written an Ubuntu Mate image file to an SD card using win32disk manager. When I insert it into the Raspberry Pi, it keeps displaying the following message on the monitor: Digital Input - ...
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configure monitor to allow rotation

I have a monitor Samsung SyncMaster 943B (connected through DVI) which has a rotatable screen. Monitor Preferences shows "Monitor Unknown" and the correct Resolution but not the Refreshrate and won't ...
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Ubuntu Mate not using all its storage

Today I bought a 32GB sd card and inserted it into my Raspberry Pi 2B. I installed Ubuntu Mate on it. Now I was installing some apps, and it says there's no more free space to install apps on. It has ...
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How to install a cross compiler for Raspi 2

I went through hell installing a cross compiler on Ubuntu for my Raspi. Now, I have Raspi2's and I am I am going through it again. Could someone provide instructions here for myself and others who are ...
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Ubuntu MATE image wont run

Ubuntu MATE pi image wont run. I want it to run on a pi 2, but the green light just stays lit. I also tried the imaged sd card on a pi B+ (just to test) and the green blinks 7 times. I imaged the ...
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Raspberry pi frequently disconnecting and reconnecting from wifi network

My raspberry pi 2 (running Ubuntu 14.04) with SIIG wireless mini adapter is unable to maintain a connection with the access point. It does not seem to be signal strength related, as it behaves well ...
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Unable mount SD card and access files on raspian partition after one successful mount

Yesterday, I plugged in an SD card with a bunch of video data acquired by my Raspberry Pi into my Ubuntu computer. The SD card mounted with the usual boot and OS partitions. Like an idiot, I did not ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Error accessing GPIO with SUDO for AdafruitDHT and AM2302/DHT22 sensor

I've built my Raspberry Pi2 with Unbuntu per the instructions here. Software wise I have installed the following packages python-pip python-dev mercurial as well as the following python ...
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Ubuntu Mate WiFi configuration

I have installed Ubuntu Mate on my Pi2, and it is working well, but I have some problems with WiFi. I have 2 Wi-Pi dongles, which I use with my 3 Pis. My router allocates reserved IP based on MAC. ...
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possible to ssh with Ubuntu MATE

I flashed the Ubuntu MATE distro with my OSX. Now I try to connect to my pi through ssh. I get an IP but when I try to log with ubuntu/ubuntu as a login/password, it does not work. Is it configured to ...
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which ubuntu version to install

I have installed ubuntu snappy but I can't find apt-get which is not a problem but I can't find some packages as vim... Which is the best Ubuntu version to install ? What are the pros and cons ?
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Can I prepare an Ubuntu SD card for my Pi 2 B on a Windows 10 machine?

The title says it all. Can I find and can I flash the correct Pi image for Ubuntu (apparently the only Linux the 2 B can use so far)? Then, is there guidence for this anywhere? Or must I first get ...
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Can't get Ubuntu Mate on NOOBS?

So Ubuntu mate is now an 'official' third party OS I guess: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ I'd like to install it to try it out, I know how to install using a .img file, no problem. The ...
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Cross Compilation Delay in Live Streaming

I have designed a Glade file and written codes in Gtk2, C language in Ubuntu(local host) to play live streaming of cameras, I cross compiled with the Raspberry Pi(remote host)...everything went fine, ...
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SSH to RPi from PHP on Ubuntu and play video file on RPi from Ubuntu

I'm making a personal movie and TV show database. A user on the local network can already access a webpage with a list of movies and TV shows and play them on their device. I have a laptop (acting ...
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No sound with Rpi 2

I am using Rpi2 installed with ubuntu mate.I've got these speakers but when I plug into the audio 3.5mm jackout there is no response from speakers. The speakers are working fine with other devices.Is ...
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Open serial port via bluetooth to raspi (as a slave)

So basically I want to connect my laptop running ubuntu 14.05 via bluetooth to my raspberry pi with a bluetooth dongle and then be able to push serial data through either end. The end goal is to be ...
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I want to get tor-browser-bundle to run on an RPi2 B. What OS can I use? What are the steps?

I have been trying for months to get tor-browser-bundle TBB to run on my RPI2. My knowlege of linux is very limited. I have tried to download from Torproject and cannot get it to run. I have tried in ...