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Debian is an operating system that is based on GNU/Linux. It was previously recommended by the Raspberry Pi Foundation as the standard distribution, but Raspbian is now being recommended.

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Autostarting chromium with --start-fullscreen or --kiosk options breaks the application

I've tried both making a .desktop file in /etc/xdg/autostart and adding a line to /home/{user}/.config/wayfire.ini, but it always creates a black bar on the top of the screen and nothing else. If I ...
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How to control the speed of fan in Argon ONE (v2) Pi 4 case on Debian 64-bit?

On Raspberry Pi OS, the original Argon ONE (v2) Pi 4 script just works, link to GitHub: curl https://download.argon40.com/argon1.sh | bash On Debian 12 Bookworm 64-bit, however, it does not, by ...
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Where can one find the fsck boot log on Debian?

Since my Pi4B is running headless with a power cable only being connected to WiFi, I am puzzled by where I can see the fsck log I normally see shortly on-screen on my desktop Linux machine while ...
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VLC segmentation fault when trying to play video RPi 3b

I see it complains about not finding a proper vout display in stack trace, but! It works fine on another RPi somehow. Please help. I had to chop off some lua and alsa debug info in the middle because ...
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Raspberry 5: Raspberry Pi OS 64 - black screen with blinking cursor

Blank New Raspberry 5. When I insert an SD card (tried with different) with Raspberry OS 64-bit, it shows a loading screen, then switches to a black screen with a blinking cursor. When I start with 32-...
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RPi Connected to Router via Ethernet but not to the Internet

I am using my RPi for some time now as a family server mostly for file sharing. Up till now I never had to access the internet via it (to the best of my knowledge). But now I would need it to access ...
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GPIO not working on Debian kernel

Years ago, I installed Debian with UEFI on a Raspberry Pi 4 8Gio by following this tutorial. I never got the GPIO to work, but now I need them. I'm currently on Debian Bookworm. There is no GPIO chip ...
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Unable to unbind/disable the built-in USB driver

i was trying to upload my custom USB driver to test it but the kernel calls it's built-in USB driver probe once pendrive is plugged in. 1)i cannot directly remove using the built-in drive functn. as ...
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cannot autostart snap on Rpi4 bullseye

I have a pi with Debian bullseye. I have a snap - zwave-js-ui. The snap works fine (sudo snap start zwave-js-ui); however I would like it to start on boot. The enable appears to be unsuccessful: sudo ...
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Bluetooth dongle no device found during scan

I want to use my Rpi3 to run retropie and I'm trying to connect a controller with Bluetooth. Using the integrated peripheral I was able to pair it, but the delay was huge (we're talking seconds). ...
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firefox in fullscreen mode on raspberry pi 4 (debian bookworm)

I need my raspberry (new Pi OS with debian bookworm) to show a certain web page in full mode, so I run this script firefox -kiosk -private 'www.example.com' and can expect firefox to open www.example....
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Permanently disable USB automount in headless PI3

I am running a PI3 headless with Debian 11.8. The PI3 has a HDD permanently connected to a USB port. This HDD is automatically mounted at boost, and I do not want that. I want to manually mount the ...
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Installing Gnome on a Raspberry Pi 400

I have a Raspberry Pi 400 with Debian Bookworm and LXDE as graphical user interface. After installing Gnome and rebooting, LXDE appears again. I tried both "sudo apt install gnome/stable" ...
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Help with Access Point configuration, please

I'm running Debian v.12 on a Pi4B, and I'm having trouble getting my wifi Access Point to work. Specifically, I want the Pi to act as a local server without being connected to the house network. The ...
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Can't send document files from pi to my phone or laptop on bluetooth (it is showing up as audio)

Running Debian version 12 on a Pi4B. My pi is my typewriter, and I want to send document (WordGrinder) files from the pi to my Pixel phone (or laptop) over bluetooth. I have a strong bluetooth ...
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What is the difference between “Raspbian” Bullseye and “Debian” Bullseye

Just ran “cat /etc/os-release’ on my two Pi 4Bs and noticed one uses Raspbian Bullseye and the other says Debian Bullseye. I used the same official Raspberry Pi imager but likely updated the imager in ...
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Does vanilla Debian support Raspberry Pi 5?

Debian has a page for Raspberry Pi support, https://raspi.debian.net/ However, their auto-built images don't list the Raspberry Pi 5 as a "family". Does the official Debian images for the ...
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how to start a tkinter GUI before the login window on raspberry pi4 b

I Have a raspberry pi 4B running using Debian GNU/Linux 12. I created an executable file as GUI. I want to start this GUI before the login window appear and when ever the user close it the login ...
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Raspberry Pi Keyboard and Mouse with KVM switch not working

I want to connect multiple Raspberry Pis with a single display, mouse and keyboard through a KVM switch and have the following equipment: Raspberry Pi x 2 RP Keyboard and mouse x 1 Display x 1 KVM ...
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Adding a WiFi network with Python over bluetooth

I'm working on a project where a mobile app can find and pair with a headless raspberry pi running Pi OS (Debian Buster Port) over bluetooth, send it an ssid and password and it'll create and hop on ...
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Troubles connecting raspberry and OBD2 through bluetooth

I try to connect my pi zero W to OBD2 module through bluetoooth. My pi is connected to my 4G iphone wifi and I communicate with it through ssh. I used bluetoothctl and can't connect when running ...
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A few questions to Pi4, first post

Disclaimer I am a complete newbie when it comes to Raspberry Pi! Please try to take that into account. I do not have prior experience with Pi until yesterday. But I am a rather skilled Linux IT guy, ...
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When I use apt-get do I have to get packages from debian's 'buster' release?

I am using CUPS on a raspberry PI as a print server. The issue I have is that the packages via apt-get seem to be using the "Buster" v10 release of Debian. Updates for softawre packages ...
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What is the RaspberryPi OS equivelant of "http://packages.ubuntu.com/"?

I'm looking to download the .deb files directly from the web, for RaspberryPi OS. Where should I go to do this, or is one of the default ubuntu versions i.e. Jammie, Kinetic, etc. good enough?
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mount: /media/mountName: operation permitted for root only

I tried to mount window shared folder on raspberry pi but it is not successful yet. Every time I run the command to mount, it just keeps showing mount error:Host is down. Here is what I have tried to ...
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(Solved) RPi4 boot failure w/ dmesg prompt: `Give root password for maintenance`

My raspberry was fine a few days ago. At one point it just vanished from the network. After connecting monitor and keyboard I discovered that during initialization of network it drops do maintenance ...
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Unable to connect to the raspberry pi through SSH

I have a raspberry pi 3 with Debian os and I am unable to connect to it via ssh through VS code.The pi has already been configured and has a username and password. The raspberry pi shows the message ‘...
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What is the byte content of Raspberry Active Source hdmi-cec message?

When a Raspberry Pi is connected to a CEC bus with HDMI it sends an active source cec message on boot. This can be modified in /boot/config.txt with setting hdmi_ignore_cec_init either 1 or 0 as ...
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switch pro controllers bluetooth raspberry pi steam link not working

I have the following setup: 3 switch pro controllers paired with blueman bluetooth Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.2 Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) latest steam link to my windows 10 pc as long as I ...
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Debian 11 LUKS mod: hang/freeze when init is supposed to start

I'm trying to modify a Debian 11 Raspi image to boot from a LUKS device. When booting, the last lines being logged are HID (input device) detection, and after a couple of seconds: kernel: random: crng ...
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Hey guys I am having trouble running the apt-update command

I am having issues connecting to the archive.rasbian.org , re installing is not an option since I had just finihsed a project and have to show my work , this issue is usally a simple fix on debian but ...
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Why can't I install a .deb file

When I try to install antimicrox-3.2.1-x86_64.deb and confirming I want to install it I get an error saying: Failed to install file. A package could not be found that allows the action to complete. ...
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How to keep alive connection using VNC

I’m want to run a python script and I need it working 24/7. I have a Raspberry Pi 4 (it’s running the last version of raspbian) and I connect it using VNC but after a few times when I try to connect ...
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Activate USB Ports on CM4 with Debian Bullseye

I want to use Debian on my Compute Module 4 instead of the Raspberry Pi OS: 2021.08.23 11 (Bullseye) 4 4 (4GB) from raspi.debian.net source: jeffgeerling With the Raspberry Pi OS the following has do ...
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Booting Debian 10 Buster from Raspberry Pi 4B USB3.1 device

I have followed this YT video guide to be able to boot from a USB device on a Raspberry Pi 4B. It worked perfectly from my USB flash drive (#1) running Raspberry Pi OS. However, when I swapped out the ...
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i get a E:package has no installation candidate when installing any packages using apt-get

ive tried apt-get update and upgrade but that fixes nothing. ive looked at my sources.list: eb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ buster main contrib non-free deb http://security.debian.org/ buster/updates ...
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RaspberryPi Running Debian 11 Won't Boot Without Monitor

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Debian 11 (bullseye), however, it doesn't boot when a monitor is not connected. When the monitor is connected, it boots perfectly, however without it it stalls forever ...
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Vinagre VNC freezes permanently

I have changed laptop, and although I use exactly the same setup as before, VNC via Vinagre is freezing all the time, literally every ten or twenty seconds when anything happens on the screen. I can ...
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Debian bullseye: ssh service cannot start on boot "Address already in use"

I'm using debian tested images on Raspberry Pi 4. After installing ssh service with apt-get install ssh, i'm fancing the following issue: the service failed to start on boot only: -- Boot ...
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Pi 4 Debian buster install latest version of R - 'buster-cran40' is invalid

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Raspbian (Debian buster). I am trying to install a recent version of R. The default R version installed with Debian buster is 3.5.2. This is way out of date and many R ...
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Detecting clicks of usb mouse on raspberry pi

I am running the Debian lite cli PI 3 I have a wired USB mouse I have plugged into one of 4 usb ports I am trying to write a python script to detect when I left/right click and use the scroll wheel. ...
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Debian Bullseye Compatible Raspberry Pi OS

I am working on the Raspbian Buster OS. To move from Buster to Bullseye, I have to make the following changes. Updating source list. sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Replace any occurences of buster ...
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Need to see the console boot messages, not the splash screen

I am running Ubuntu 21.04 on RPi 4. On boot up, I would like to see the console boot messages in real time (and not the splash screen). On Intel PCs, that's easily done by editing the grub2 config ...
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How to control multiple Raspberry Pi from single server

Using raspberry pi 3B+ I am detecting RFID. I have done network booting of these raspberry pi in order to avoid the SD card corruption from Debian GNU desktop by following this link. Now I want to ...
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How to change the logo on login page on Raspberry Pi 4?

I'm using Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian OS. Upon turning on my machine, the system asks me to enter my username and password. So on that specific page, there is an official Raspberry Pi logo. I would ...
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how do I set up wifi on dietPI?

I just got a "TimeHat" (gps shield, + real time clock) (its working great over 60 satellites instantly ) DietPI is the OS it shipped with, which has the hardware preconfigured. I am using a ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero v1.3 Gadget Mode [closed]

I followed this tutorial and a number of others to get my Pi Zero to run in gadget mode. That particular article mentioned in passing that the Pi might be misidentified by Windows as a COM device. ...
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Up-to-date Syncthing on Raspberry Pi

How can I get the current latest version of Synchthing on Raspberry Pi without building from source? I'm running Raspberry OS on a Raspberry Pi 4 and everything is recently updated. Running: $ apt ...
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How to install .deb of virtual keyboard on rpi zero (no internet)

I'm following this answer: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/121642/74564 on how to install a virtual keyboard on rpi zero without internet access. cd /boot sudo dpkg -i matchbox* <- don't ...
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Install Oracle on Raspberry

0 I need help!! I'm doing a school project where we have to install Oracle on our Rapberry pi 3. We have already download from Oracle website Basic Package(RPM) -SQL*Plus Package(RPM) -SDK Package(RPM)...
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