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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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Multiple USB modems issue with HUB external power

When I connect 6 modems ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM into USB hub Terminus Technology Inc. Hub everything works fine. Modems are detected as eth0, eth1, eth2, eth3, eth4, eth5 When one more modem is ...
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wlan0: link is not ready

I have had my pi3 for a while now all of a sudden I start to get IPv6: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready and stalls there ...
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cannot ping link-local address from other subnet when defaut gateway route is seted

i have a problem with my route table i dont know why it doesnt work. I have two test cases, i did draw a network map for each case. currently i cant resolv the goal. testcase-1 network map ...
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How Can I Emulate An x86 CPU on a Raspberry Pi with Qemu?

!!DISCLAIMER!! I am aware that this question has been asked before HERE, but after having followed that question step by step, troubleshooted on my own and having done plenty of research on the ...
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Watchdog configuration Raspberry pi 3

My plan is to configure the file /etc/watchdog.conf to detect if the process that I want is down and reboot the system to run again. For example, I work on a Raspberry Pi 3 in Debian 9. I would like ...
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Cannot Load Library “./pxcore.so” to autorun a python script on boot using systemd

I want to run a code at startup but I am getting this error below. The script works when running in python, but I am unsure how to allocate permissions or where to make a path to the pxcore.so file so ...
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Build custom Raspbian OS image from source

UPDATE: This answer was given a long time ago. It will not build Raspbian Jessie - it will build whatever the Raspberry Pi Foundation's latest released image is based on. At time of writing, this is ...
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Why the message “raspberrypi dhclient: send_packet: Network is unreachable”?

I am having a raspberry pi jessie OS. I configured it as ethernet to ethernet router. eth0 is connected to a modem and eth1 is actually a usb to eth converter. Rpi get internet through the eth0 ...
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“bash: rbenv: command not found” and “bash: nodenv: command not found”

After trying to install this script using these commands: $ git clone git://github.com/mislav/dotfiles.git ~/dotfiles $ ~/dotfiles/script/bootstrap I restarted my Raspberry Pi and I'm seeing these ...
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Awesome WM on Raspbian?

Has anyone succeeded in installing Awesome WM on Raspbian? If yes, how do you switch between LXDE and Awesome? I know that Arch will likely allow installation of Awesome WM as a window manager, but ...
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Best 64 bit OS for Pi 3 without screen [closed]

So I've been running my Pi 3 with Raspbian Jessie Headless and I've run into some issues with the fact that Raspbian seems to be 32bit and MongoDB requires 64bit. So I am looking for the best (...
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RaspberryPi.Net Libary LCD Display

So my problem is, that we want to control a LCD (HD44780) Display with our Raspberry Pi Model B V1.1. The Libary seems to have a support for it. But there only seems to be one example in the whole web....
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display command not working in command line

I am running debian v10.0 on a raspberry pi. I have a directory of pictures with jpg, png and jpeg extensions. When I try to use display image.extension on any of them I get the error display-im6.q16:...
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cTrader crash my browser (Chromium and Firefox) [duplicate]

I tried to run cTrader on Chromium on my RPI but during this night my browser crashed and I don't know why, same problem on my VPS in Debian 10. An other guy have the same problem here: Website ...
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Kernel/Firmware as Debian package

It says on the official site that "the kernel and firmware are installed as a Debian package, and so will also get updates when using [apt-get upgrade]" I run apt-get update / apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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SNES emulator for Raspberry Pi 3b / Debian 9 (stretch)

Is there any SNES emulator that will work on a Debian 9 (stretch) based Raspbian system? SNES9X is missing the libjpeg8 libraries which don't seem to exist in the latest Debian release. ZSNES doesn'...
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How do I increase the terminal font size?

I have a Raspberry pi B, using Debian, just rigged up with a 3.5 inch TFT-LCD monitor via VGA. The text size in command line mode is too small to read, so I would like to increase its size, and one ...
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Moving sd card to a larger one

I'm sure there are lots and lots of people asking this but I couldnt find a good answer. How should i move my x GB sd card content to the new XX gb sd card since i have multiple partitions? I ...
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Scanning WiFi Signals as regular user

As per this: https://linux.die.net/man/8/iwlist I understand that scanning of WiFi Networks requires root access. If you are a regular user than you can only see the Wifi Network you are connected ...
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www-data (NGINX user) cannot access file

I am running Debian Jessie with pixel. I have a file located at /home/pi/robotAI/static/sqlite/robotAI.sqlite which I need NGINX to access. NGINX runs as www-data and normally when I run the following ...
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Running a script after an internet connection is established

I am trying to run a very small python script AFTER internet has been established. I am currently editing /etc/network/if-up.d/upstart by adding the following code directly under all_interfaces_up(): ...
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One volume does a *full* fsck every boot, even though it's clean

As the subject says, I have a Raspbian system (Buster, and this happened with the prior Raspbian version too) that runs a full fsck on one particular volume every time it boots. And this only happens ...
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Use actual MySQL on Raspbian Stretch instead of MariaDB

I have a web based project which I wrote with NodeJS. I moved the project to my Raspberry Pi which runs on Raspbian Stretch. The project has a lot of lines of code which deal with MySQL connections. ...
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Linux modules mismatch version

I have a very unusual condition, perhaps a partial update or unknown condition. #>uname -a Linux sip02 4.14.30-v7+ #1102 SMP Mon Mar 26 16:45:49 BST 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux #>uname -r 4.14.30-v7+...
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Is it safe to configure unattended-upgrades to use Debian security updates on Raspbian Lite?

When setting up Raspbian Lite and installing unattended-upgrades, the origins list defaults to this: "o=Debian,codename=${distro_codename},label=Debian-Security"; Is it safe (or wise) to use this, ...
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Pi - own python startup script in the wrong order

I've written a python script to connect to mysql & insert the current time then close. The use case is if my Pi browns out/restarts (often does) the time of this event will be logged. The script ...
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RPi B, dietpi, usb soundcard amplifier, mpd and equalizer - usb and alsamixer equalizer impossible?

The last two days I am busy to config the USB sound on a dietpi config and with success. I turned the default Rpi sound off and use only the USB soundcard amplifier (Logitech). I can play files with ...
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How can I determine which OS image I am running?

I have been given a pre-installed SD card. It boots fine, and I know it is running some version of Raspbian. Can I determine exactly which release it is running?
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What is the difference between Raspbian Lite and Debian?

I have read the official page but still cannot figure out the difference between Raspbian Light and Debian. The difference between Raspbian and Debian or between Raspbian and Raspbian Light can be ...
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Why does sudo not work in this case?

I was playing with the raspberry pi leds (How do I control the system LEDs using my software?) Interestingly, on my pi the following command fails: sudo echo heartbeat >/sys/class/leds/led0/...
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Proper configuration of /etc/network/interfaces

I'm trying to make my Raspberry Pi into Wifi access point, where the internet connection is provided by Android device attached to it. I'm trying to achieve this by mildly configuring this guide, and ...
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Raspberry Pi Desktop, Guest Additions: Access denied under root

I've been trying to install Guest Additions for Raspbian Desktop on VirtualBox hosted on Linux. The script won't run even under root. How is it possible?
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Prepare for ssh without a screen

I have a Raspberry Pi model B at home, but I do not have a screen. My plan is to connect it to the Ethernet and then ssh into it. But this means that the SD card with the operating system (Debian ...
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sources.list broken in Raspbian

I have updated the /etc/apt/sources.list file and ended up breaking it. I've restored it to its original contents from my backup as follows deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ stretch main ...
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Unable to install a Map Tile Server on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ running Raspbian uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" ...
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How to stream audio samples to a DAC - exclusively & low latency

I have an audio add-on card to my Raspi Zero called "raspiaudio", it seems to be reporting as hifiberry, although it is not. It's some NXP DAC conencted via I²C, and the driver was apparently in the ...
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Installing “Testing” version of a package on stable Stretch

I recently made a seedbox with Transmission 2.92, which is the latest stable package update on Raspbian, but the tracker I use only accepts Transmission 2.93 and up. I went to the package page for ...
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Can I Install Debian 64 bit on RPi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is built with a 64 bit chip. Yet the Raspberry Pi Foundation has only released Linux distros are 32 bit. Can I install a 64-bit version of Debian on the RPi 3?
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How do I make a desktop shortcut for rdesktop?

I want know how to make a shortcut for rdesktop, the remote desktop client? I installed it with this command: sudo apt-get install rdesktop I searched in the path /usr/share/applications/ but I see ...
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Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied)

I'm trying to execute the command sudo apt-get -y install linux-headers-rpi to install this driver for a pm sensor. However, my raspi gives me this output every time when I execute this command: E: ...
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debian PXE server don't boot twice

I'm planning to do a Debian server which can deliver picore pxe to RPI 3/3+. I have dnsmasq which gives a correct IP in the range and will provide the correct tftpboot option with the "Raspberry Pi ...
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“sudo apt-get install xstlproc” returns “E:Unable to locate package xstlproc”

I'm following https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=196010#p1226096 to install a mosquitto server on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B sudo apt-get install libc-ares-dev uuid-dev libwebsockets-...
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RPI access point and how to share the internet with connected devices

I want to share the Internet from my USB modem stick on my raspberry pi to other devices by turning my pi into a WiFi access point. I am using a pi 3 model B+ running raspbian stretch and I am able to ...
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No default gateway with dhcpcd

I hope some can help me. I installed dhcpcd (to be able to use WiFi) on a custom Debian build for a Raspberry (so I can have a 64 bit OS). It seems to work all fine. The WiFi link is getting ...
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New version of Thunderbird mail client for Raspbian/Debian

How I can get newer Thunderbird for Raspberry Pi? I know its name is Icedove on Debian and I can install it with apt-get install icedove but its available version of it on Raspbian repositories ...
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Using debian repositories for Raspberry Pi

Can we use Debian armhf .deb newer packages instead of Rapbian official repository packages?
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Debian RPi distro that can automatically backup itself regularly

I'm looking for either a complete Raspberry Pi distro or something that I can install on top of a Raspberry Pi distro that can do the following: -Automatically make backups of itself to either the ...
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No audio output Raspberry Pi3 (Raspbian-stretch)

Update The below is for Raspbian Jessie and does not work for Stretch Any help on how to go about getting bluetooth to work with Stretch would be appreciated... Original question I am new to Pi ...
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“Failed to connect to non-global ctrl_ifname” when running wpa_cli reconfigure

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2, running Debian Jessie, and I have a problem with my Wi-Fi connection, after setting my /etc/network/interfaces: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) ...
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Entrusted Certificates installation

I have a very noob problem with my Raspberry Pi 3b (all updated to latest stable version available). I want to use it to automate some scripts I've written in R that run smoothly on my Win10 machine ...