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Prepare SD card for Wifi on Headless Pi

I need to SSH my Pi over wifi but because it is a model A board (using a usb hub is not possible - ever) and I have no ethernet, i can't configure the Pi to connect to my secured wifi network. I want ...
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How to debug no Internet connection?

I am using a Raspberry Pi that is connected to the router directly with an ethernet cable but the device will not connect to the internet. All the network lights light up but I cannot access the ...
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Raspberry Pi doesn't boot

My Raspberry Pi doesn't boot. I reisntalled Raspbian as I did the last time, when it worked correctly, and still it doesn't boot. I was working with the GPIO when the display turned off, and after ...
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connecting a USB to Serial TTL PL2303HX to Raspberry Pi

I have a USB to Serial TTL PL2303HX (Prolific chipset) that I would like to connect to my Pi. My Pi model is 2011.12. The USB to Serial adapter has 5 PINs labeled as follows: 3V3 TXD RXD GND +5V I ...
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How to investigate why device crashed?

My Raspi after 6 days of uptime just crashed. I wasn't able to see nothing on the screen, if I plugged a USB device, no action from it. And all the LEDs were steady and not a blink at all. I have the ...
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Raspbmc first boot without tv

Do I need a monitor to do the first boot with Raspbmc? I know it needs wired internet connection to update and all how long does it usually take? (I have a very fast connection) I can hook up a ...
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Raspberry Pi Won't Boot

I have tried multiple operating systems... Raspbian Debian OpenElec Raspbmc Two different SD cards... Sandisk 2gb BE1210021871G Sandisk 4gb And two different Raspberry Pis. I cannot get any ...
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Problem with UART

I've a Raspberry Pi Model B. I want to connect its serial output to my PC and view the logs generated by it. My serial to USB converter board uses FTDI FT232RL and supports both 3.3V and 5V (using a ...
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Why does my device shutdown when it goes to sleep?

Whenever I leave my Pi for too long, especially overnight, it shuts down rather than goes to sleep. Or sleep mode makes it shut down. I see the power LED off. I move the mouse and type on the keyboard ...
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No boot-up message through GPIO serial port

I am using a CP2102 Module to connect my PC with the Pi's GPIO port. Although there are some errors but now I can see some output every time I reboot the Pi. [ 49.739893] systemd-cgroups-agent[177]:...
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How do I set up a terminal log-in via USB port in Raspbian?

How can I set up a log-in focused on a USB port so I can hook up a DB9-to-USB cable I already own up to log in using putty or minicom?
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How can I connect to my raspberry without using a screen? [duplicate]

I would like to do the complete installation without screen. It would be good if I can use it like a virtual machine or I could connect to it like a remote desktop.