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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bluetooth sound off

after upgrading to debian 10, have encountered problems with the sound transmitted to my bluetooth headphones. The pairing between the RPI and the headphones is done, once from the audio menu I ...
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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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Trying to build java app with Gradle, ssh gradle build fails

I have a Raspberry Pi which I'm trying to create a Java app for. So far I have cloned my repo into a directory on the desktop. My app uses Gradle and I followed the instructions correctly from here to ...
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Configure a device with spi ( Pi Zero )

I am looking for how I can configure a kernel devices ports, I have a MAX3421 usb host shield and I found and compiled the kernel driver for it ( http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/drivers/usb/host/...
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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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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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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 Raspberry Pi Zero v1.3 Gadget Mode

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't access GPIO on Debian Buster & Pi4B

I'm running a Pi4 with Debian Buster (not Raspbian / RaspberryPi OS) and need to interact with the GPIO pins but am having problems doing so. I've created a gpio group and added the pi user to it ...
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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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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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Why does my Raspberry Pi keep on rebooting?

I have a Raspberry Pi running Debian. The boot.rc file in the boot partition is replaced with the boot_enable_ssh.rc so that I can access it with ssh. After that did not work, I connected it to a ...
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reconfigure locale failed

I run sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales via SSH. After selecting <Ok> I have the error message below $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please ...
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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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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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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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What libraries do I need to write a desktop application for Raspbian with Visual Studio "C++ for Linux" and remote GDB Debugging?

So I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B ("Pi") that I run Raspbian on. I found this tutorial and I've managed to connect to my Pi from Visual Studio and run the example program that was included in the ...
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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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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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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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anydesk: error while loading shared libraries libbrcmglesv2.so

After installed anydesk_6.0.1-1_armhf.deb I clicked internet->anydesk but nothing happened, so I use command #/usr/bin/anydesk anydesk: error while loading shared libraries libbrcmGLESv2 #ln -s /...
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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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Cmake command error

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B with the latest version of Raspbian (v. 5.4). I am following this tutorial, How to build a WiFi picture frame with a Raspberry Pi. Which led to me to this github repo, ...
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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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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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"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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Will not boot, black screen only

I recently installed Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) on a 32 GB SD card, but so far the Raspberry Pi has not been able to boot. I replaced the elf, bin files, etc... and the monitor is now getting a response,...
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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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(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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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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How do I install Bluetooth for my mouse and keyboard?

Can I get step by step directions for installing a generic Bluetooth dongle, so that I can use an existing bluetooth mouse and keyboard? This answer to the question How can I use a bluetooth mouse ...

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