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How to setup video/graphics correctly on the Raspberry Pi 3?

My question is similar to this. However I need to clarify some details. I can't find anything about this statement "I also read that the vc4 driver does not use the gpu_mem parameter, confusing ...
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How to generate JRE fontconfig files on Arch ARM?

I'm trying to make a small Java application with UI and run it on Arch Linux ARM, but every time I try rendering a text, it crashes with the following error: Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" ...
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How to use remote with Kodi 17.6 in ArchLinux?

I want to use all buttons of my remote control picture. Mainly the volume and the keyboard when entering text. My system is Arch with Kodi 17.6 I assumed that the following post would fix it here. I ...
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How to use Netflix on ArchLinux and Kodi 17.6?

I want to watch Netflix with my raspberry pi. Currently I installed Arch linux and installed kodi-rbp. Kodi 17.6 works fine with the command kodi-standalone however I could not find Netflix add on. ...
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NOOBS install menu options greyed out

I am trying to install Arch Linux using NOOBS. I have put it onto a 16GB SD card and applied power to the Pi (Pi 2, model B) and it started with no problems. However, all the menu options (Edit config,...
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Sharing exFAT drive via Netatalk, can't create directories

I set up my Pi 3 to serve an external drive with Netatalk to access it from my Macbook. Works well, but I can't create directories with Finder. Creating files, renaming, deleting files and directories ...
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config.txt has no effect on the bash screen with archlinux arm

I have: rpi3 v2.0 http://os.archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz the boot is on a FAT32 2gb sd card and the root is on a EXT4 8gb USB flash drive crt tv connected with an rca cable ...
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Implementing a system call for CPU hotplug on RPI3/ModelB

My goal is to implement a system call in linux kernel that enables/disables a CPU core. First, I implemented a system call that disbales CPU3 in a 4-core system. The system call code is as follows: ...
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Implementing a system call for CPU hotplug on RPI3

My goal is to implement a system call in linux kernel that enables/disables a CPU core. First, I implemented a system call that disbales CPU3 in a 4-core system. The system call code is as follows: ...
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Can't get SSH to work over USB in linux [Raspberry Pi Zero W]

The problem is that I can't get it to work while using linux, I can SSH just fine into it on my Windows machine but on my laptop running arch, it doesn't seem to be able. I've followed the steps I ...
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Redshift for ARM, Arch Linux

I have an RPi 3b running Arch Linux. I'm attempting to run Redshift: redshift -O 3300 The output is: Gamma ramp size too small: 0 Failed to start adjustment method randr. Trying next method... Using ...
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Failed to create a P2P device interface p2p-dev-wlan0

I am trying to get my raspberry pi 3 running arch linux, to miracast to an android phone. I am using the pi as the sink, but I am having trouble setting up the p2p network. Running iw list, tells me ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with ArchARM and encrypted disk will not boot: How can be identified at what stage it fails?

I realize that it is always a bit tricky to configure devices with root disk encryption. So I was not overly surprised that this one does not boot. However, I am having difficulty saying what ...
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How can I set video memory to max when using vc4-kms-v3d?

According to Anholt, the creator of the opensource kernel device tree overlay at Broadcom, the maximum is 256M. How do I set this? gpu_mem=256 in /boot/config.txt is not the correct why I think. ...
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How can I setup the video / graphics on the Raspberry Pi 3?

There seem to be redundant accelerated video module options for the Raspberry Pi 3. I read that the Raspberry Pi uses a device tree (a rather clever solution for ARM systems which do not have the ...
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Port Mass SD image writer ARCH -> Raspbian

Data: Raspberry Pi 3 B running Raspbian+PIXEL Hello, I'm attempting to follow along with this project where a Raspberry Pi can be used to flash multiple SD cards with an image file as a batch. The ...
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Noobs: Offline intallation without monitor and disabling network mirrors

I'm planning to install either Arch or Raspbian on my rp using Noobs(with offline installation option). I have no HDMI monitor, so I will do it using ssh in "silent install mode" as described in this ...
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Can I use a Raspberry Pi with two different sd cards as two different computers?

I have a Raspberry Pi. Can I use it as two different computers with two different SD cards? It is like, one of sd cards will have Raspbian and the other have Arch OS.
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"I2C transfer failed" flooding the logs

I recently got a RPI 3, on which I installed ArchLinux, aarch64 version. I just saw that an I2C error message is flooding the logs. Exact error is: kernel: i2c-bcm2835 3f805000.i2c: i2c transfer ...
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GPIO outputs not changing on specific GPIO ports

I'm using a Rpi B rev2 and I'm having problems changing the output of ports 2,3,4,5,6 (BCM). All the other ports work perfectly. I searched for documentation and I see the only thing that sets these ...
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Cannot connect to WAN sites over WiFi on Alarmpi (Arch Linux)

I'm having an odd problem. I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3:--- I can connect to my Wifi and to WAN sites on Raspbian. And, on Alarmpi (Arch Linux) I can connect fine over ethernet. However, on Alarmpi, ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 stops booting after the message “Starting Kernel” [closed]

This is what I have done till now: Flashed a sd card with arch linux image for my raspberry pi 2. I have followed instructions as mentioned here. So far so good, my raspberry pi 2 boots properly with ...
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Error in configuring Runeaudio

These are the steps I took Put the SD card in Pi3 Connected Pi3 to my TV with HDMI. Connected USB keyboard to Pi Powered up using official Pi adapter. First boot happened. Went to Menu > Network > ...
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How to connect raspberry pi to an open WiFi network (like in shopping mall)?

I am using Kali image (2.1.2). I tried to connect to open WiFi network editing the file /etc/network/intefaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp auto wlan0 allow-hotplug ...
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/dev/ttyAMA0 on RPi2 issues with RX echoing back over TX

I have an RPi2 and an RPi3 and both are running ArchLinux. On the RPi2 the /dev/ttyAMA0 seems to have an issue with the TX pin where it seems to echo back whatever it sees on the RX pin. The RX pin on ...
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Option for Arch Linux not showing in NOOBS. Alternative solutions?

I was hoping to install Arch linux via NOOBS because I've read that Arch linux probably has best real-time GPIO handling for a non-RTOS (due to minimal OS processes etc) out of the box, and via NOOBS ...
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After dd copy image, logging in on ArchArm shows "Module unknown"

I copied a working image from a sd card (8 Gb) to my computer with the command: dd if=/dev/sdx of=archarm2.iso;sync After that i copied the archarm2.iso image to an other sd card(32G) with the reverse ...
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Where is config.txt in Arch ARM image?

I am working on a RPI 3. Operating system is Archarm. I tried a suggestion to add arm_control=0x200 in /boot/config.txt for my RPI 3. So, it was expected to run in Armv8 mode. However, after ...
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Internal network between multiple RPis

Consider the following scenario where I have n number of RPis connected to a Ethernet switch in order to create a internal network. All these RPis have a static IP. Now one of the RPi (call it a ...
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Setting up a WiFi-direct connection using pi3+arch linux arm and Android

I want to set up a wifi direct connection between my phone and my pi3. I followed this post Connect to Raspberry PI 3 over Wi-Fi direct hoping i would be at least able to see my phones open wifi ...
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Using openbox to autostart GUI application Raspberry Pi 3

I'm trying to use openbox to customize my raspberry pi 3. Basically, what I want to do is start an openbox session on boot up and have openbox autostart a GUI application. This is what I have so far ...
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Cannot Get Arch Wifi to Connect

I cannot get my wifi on my RPI running Arch Linux to connect to my router. I have had it connected previously, after a lot of messing around (I still don't know what I did to get it to connect though!...
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Arch Linux SSH access, but no internet (eth0/DHCP)

I have an original Raspberry Pi, on which I just installed Arch Linux. I followed the guide here. I plugged the Pi into my router with an ethernet cable and I am able to access it via SSH. However, I ...
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Why do I have so many RAM disks?

I have Arch Linux running on my Raspberry Pi 2. Right after install, I ran lsblk, fdisk and df commands (unfortunately I did not save the output) but I had one disk, which is the SD card and two ...
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No signal from MCP3008 to RPi 3 using Python

I connected a Raspberry Pi 3 with ArchLinux to a MCP3008 following the wiring explained in this tutorial. When I run lsmod I see spi_bcm2835. My /boot/config.txt has the following line to enable spi:...
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How to connect a Raspberry PI 3 to USB TTY cable

I am trying to connect the ADA Fruit USB to TTY cable to a Mac with Mac OS X 10.11.3. I installed the driver and see /dev/tty.usbserial but when I try screen /dev/tty.usbserial 115200 I get no output ...
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How to make my raspberry pi download my files at specific time?

So I want to save some power and let the raspberry pi download my files instead of my PC which is a power monster I want to start my downloads at 3am and pause them at 7am. I tried to use crontab but ...
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Pi3 wireless drivers

I am using Archlinux ARM for raspberry pi 3 (Which is identical, for now, to the pi2 image). I can't get the on board WiFi to work. in lsmod I do see "cfg80211" is loaded, but the interface I see are ...
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Amazon Instant Video on Raspberry Pi?

I know, I know, there are tons of articles out there about Amazon PRIME instant video, and how it works on Kodi. However, I don't have a prime account, and am not planning on getting one. I have ...
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Cross Compile Error Using arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc

I am trying to cross compile a C binary from Ubuntu Trusty Tahr x64 to Arch Linux ARM on my Raspberry Pi Zero. Here is my hello-world.c code: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char *argv[]...
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Apache webserver can't access USB device

I'm trying to build a small webapp in PHP that allows me to control my DSLR with my rpi2. I am using the gphoto2 program, which is a console program that talks with most ptp cameras and can take ...
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Verify working of I2C bus though command

I am trying to verify I2C bus through command (i2c tools) only. For this purpose I detect my I2C buses as follows ls -l /sys/bus/i2c/devices/i2c* lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jan 27 12:...
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Cannot find Arch Linux .img download

I wanted to burn the .img for Arch Linux ARMv6 to my Rasp Pi, but it seems that downloadable images can no longer be found. I followed instructions for sd card creation on the archlinuxARM site, as ...
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Pi with Arch Linux and OpenCV: errors when running cmake

I have a Pi running a fresh Arch Linux installation and I want to install OpenCV 3, but I am facing an error that I do not have when installing OpenCV on my other computers. I wrote a script that ...
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how to run GDM on raspberry pi 2

I need to run GDM on raspberry pi 2 with a fresh arch linux. I installed: xf86-video-fbdev xorg-xinit gdm I created a ~/.xinitrc containing: exec gdm But when I use startx I get some text then a ...
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float, stream and toolchain

I'm working with a raspberry 2 running Arch Linux a4h-rpi2-arch 4.1.12-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Oct 27 19:16:16 MDT 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux I got some problem to display float on cout using c++ ...
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Default NTP server on Arch Linux for rPI 2

I have a RPi 2 running Arch Linux (Linux 4.1.6-2-ARCH), I checked and it does not use ntpd but systemd-timesyncd. I quote from timesyncd wiki page To add time servers or change the provided ones, ...
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external disk unreadable - driver bug?

I am at a loss here. I have an external 512G USB disk (Western Digital Elements 1042). My main pc runs Arch linux, while my raspberry pi 2b runs raspbian. Under Arch I have no problem mounting this ...
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Packages included in the Arch Linux ARM image

I would like to know which packages are included in the default raspberry pi 2 image from archlinuxarm.org. Can anybody help me?
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Installing python-blosc on arch

It appears that python-blosc is supposed to work on the pi, but on my rpi2 running arch, after cloning the git repo and running python setup.py install, I'm getting the output below. Anyone else have ...