Questions tagged [debian]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
20k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
923 views

Using debian repositories for Raspberry Pi

Can we use Debian armhf .deb newer packages instead of Rapbian official repository packages?
1
vote
3answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
16
votes
4answers
30k views

“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) ...
5
votes
2answers
17k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

libjpeg8 on Debian 9 (Stretch)

I have huge problems getting the snes9x emulator to run on a Raspberry Pi 3b with the Debian 9 (Stretch) + Pixel desktop. It all boils down to libjpeg8 (libjpeg.so.8 library) missing. This library ...
0
votes
1answer
948 views

Raspbian - Save and restore terminal/screen content

This is sort of a basic question, I guess it's not a specific issue with Raspbian but my knowledge about terminals is pretty limited. I wanted to start with some shell programming which includes ...
28
votes
6answers
27k views

What is a typical boot time for the standard Debian distribution on a typical SD card?

How long does the RasPi take to boot when using the standard Debian distribution on a typical SD card? Are we talking less than a second? A couple of seconds? 10 seconds? 100 seconds? This isn't too ...
1
vote
4answers
9k views

noobs reset password Debian

Hello I'm a Raspberry Pi newbie and It seems that I lost my password. I was trying to ssh but unable to because of password problems. Connecting pi to my TV, I can get to the command prompt #, but ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Show me how to a start a background process and then be able to kill it at later time [closed]

Can someone please show me an example of starting a simple background process on the command line; and then later maybe have to open a new command line and then kill the background process?
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Debian Jessie (Raspberry Pi) Install Postgres 9.6

I'm having difficulty installing Postgres 9.6 on my Raspberry Pi running Debian 8 (Jessie). I've tried two paths: According to these instructions: Add a pgdg.list file to /etc/apt/sources.list.d ...
7
votes
3answers
10k views

Can't access shared libraries when running with sudo

I'm trying to get a demo working writing PCM to the I2S; I've created a small demo program that gives an error when I run with the following command ./demo stereo_small.wav can't open /dev/mem So I ...
1
vote
1answer
460 views

Missing cpu.cfs_period_us cgroup subsystem in Raspbian Stretch on Raspberry Pi Zero

I'm dabbling about with cgroups on my Raspberry Pi Zero using the latest version of Raspbian Stretch and I was surprised to see only the following cpu cgroup subsystems available: cgroup....
1
vote
0answers
139 views

Securing Raspberry Pi 3B+ Web Server with NAS [closed]

I have been researching about the security threats to a web server. It makes me want to secure my own on my Raspbian OS system. What are the list of things that are recommended or optional to install ...
1
vote
0answers
201 views

Audioinjector streaming over RTP input errors: “hw:0,0: Protocol not found”, “Unknown input format: 'alsa'”

Using a RPI 3B running Debian Jessie, I've been trying to get a simple stream of the "flatmax" audioinjector's onboard mic over RTP to a VLC player. I've tried many different commands such as: ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Install “libssl1.0-dev” package on Raspbian Stretch

I'd like to install telegram (Github Link) on my RPi 3 B+ (running the newest stretch) but I get an error when compiling. I asked on GitHub (Link) and was told I need to install the "libssl1.0-dev" ...
1
vote
0answers
137 views

LIRC Doesn't detect remotes

I've got some data that I want to send through IR, and I've got one remote working, with this config file. However, this is the only config file that LIRC recognizes. I've been putting all files into /...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

How do I run a single line of code (with sudo) on boot up?

I'm creating a server on my RPi that's on a timer, so I want to have a command run at startup to begin the server processes. I've seen this: Execute script on start-up, but it doesn't explain it well ...
10
votes
2answers
22k views

Why does USB port enumeration change?

I'm using a Huawei GMS/UMTS USB modem with Gnokii and Gammu. The modem was in the lower port on Pi. With dmesg | grep tty it would show up on /dev/ttyUSB0 and /dev/ttyUSB1. (2 USB devices on 1 stick ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

How do I connect my Debian 9 computer to my Raspberry pi 2 using the ethernet connection to share the pi2 wireless?

I have the recent version of Debian in my computer and a recent version of raspbian in my PI2. I want to connect Debian to Raspberry pi 2 using an ethernet cable, connecting my Debian to share ...
4
votes
1answer
627 views

Edimax EW-7811Un WiFi not working with RPi2 on cold-boot

I use a freshly installed Volumio (based on Debian) instance on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Rev 1.1 equipped with an Edimax EW-7811Un USB device to get WiFi. Power is supplied from a HifiBerry AMP+ sound ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

boot hang on random: crng init dome

I have kernel 4.9.80 (arm64) installed on a Debian stable system. This is on a RPI 3b. When the kernel gets to the line random: crng init done, it stops and never continues. I have read other articles ...
1
vote
1answer
137 views

Raspberry Pi LED Not Turning On With Button

So, I am trying to use the raspberry pi model 2b with Debian to control a LED light using a button. But, when I run the python script (made with python2 btw), it brings up no errors, but instead when ...
23
votes
2answers
3k views

Playstation Emulation

Does anyone know if it is possible to get the PCSXR (Playstation 1) emulator to work on the Raspberry Pi? On both Debian Squeeze and Wheezy, running any game on it with the xvideo plugin just gives. ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

fswebcam - every other attempt results in device busy

I am using fswebcam on a debian image on a rpi3 with a logitech webcam. Fswebcam works great... when it works. I've plugged in a powered USB to make sure it was not a power issue of some sort, but ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Error while loading shared libraries: foo.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I have cross compiled c++ code for raspberry pi. Below is process I followed: 1) Cloned the official toolchain from raspberry pi github. Set the environment variable of arm-linux-gnueabihf-c++ (in ....
-1
votes
1answer
159 views

How to export a Linux instance from VirtualBox to a plain text filesystem?

For example, Raspberry Pi images can be "burned" to an SD card from an image file that contains a simple plain-text file tree that is the Raspbian (a Debian sub-flavor) filesystem (e.g., as discussed ...
9
votes
3answers
9k views

Running Debian (Debian, not Raspbian) on a Raspberry Pi 3

The original Raspberry Pis had an ARM11 core which used the ARMv6 architecture, and most distribution's ARM hardfloat ports require at least ARMv7-A, the reason for Raspberry Pi-specific distributions ...
2
votes
2answers
740 views

Unable to install systemd on debian 7

I am following the link [ packages.elastic.co/beats/apt stable main ] to install systemd on my raspberry pi b+. When I try the command $ sudo apt-get -t wheezy-backports install systemd It gives ...
5
votes
4answers
6k views

Turning on HDMI programmatically doesn't work

I would like to turn on/off the HDMI via SSH. I use this command to turn off the HDMI: sudo tvservice -o and it works fine, my monitor turns off. But after that I would like to turn on the monitor ...
1
vote
0answers
814 views

u-Blox SARA and ModemManager

I have a u-Blox SARA-U270 device connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 via UART GPIO pins, that I am trying to use for a 3G connection as a backup. I would like to manage this via NetworkManager/ModemManager ...
23
votes
3answers
19k views

How can I change the RAM split?

By default, the Pi is set to a 192MiB:64MiB RAM:VRAM split. As I will not be using the Pi for graphical purposes, I would like to change the split to allocate more normal RAM to ease swap usage.
5
votes
3answers
22k views

Unable to install mongodb 3.4 on Pi 3

I have been trying to install the latest version of mongodb on my Pi 3. I currently am running the latest version of node (8.0.0) and am running Raspbian lite - Jessie (8). I have been following this ...
2
votes
2answers
61 views

Which capabilities do I need to give my binary (or user) to use GPIO?

Which capabilities(7) do I need to give my binary or user to work with GPIO? Is it CAP_SYS_RAWIO? I would like to avoid sudo for giving admin rights to a whole process. Capabilities seem like the ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Error when installing Gdebi core

I have tried to install the gdebi core in the termial but this comes up: T he following packages have unmet dependencies: gdebi-core : Depends: python3-debian but it is not going to be installed ...
1
vote
3answers
5k views

Connected to RPI3 via SSH, no internet access

I am running Debian on my laptop, and Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi 3. I am connected (via an ethernet cable, no router in between) via ssh to the raspberry, but when I try to access the internet via ...
0
votes
1answer
772 views

How do I prevent the screen from going blank only during certain hours of the day?

I am running Debian on my Pi and I'm using it for a magic mirror. I originally wanted to just prevent the screen from being blank after 10 minutes and keep it on 24/7. So I opened /etc/lightdm/lightdm....
0
votes
1answer
558 views

Weird behaviour of ALSA with both paplay and vlc

Jack sound works well on my headless Debian Raspberry with omxplayer and pretty much any file. However, alsa-based programs output a buggish sound and regularly fail. Here is a (maybe) interesting ...
2
votes
1answer
78 views

Unaccounted for 16MB RAM. vcgencmd and free showing different RAM available

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Model B+ which has 512MB of RAM. I've set start_x=0 and gpu_mem=16 in /boot/config.txt and the command vcgencmd get_mem arm && vcgencmd get_mem gpu is showing an ...
1
vote
1answer
426 views

install opencv on raspberry Pi 3 and create Mat vector in opencv in linux

I am writing a code for object detection and coordination finding in OpenCV. In windows, everything is done and the program is working wit no problem, but I need to move it to Linux and run OpenCV in ...
2
votes
5answers
24k views

automatically uninstall all non essential packages

I want to make my debian server cleaner, easier to manage and have better performance. Is there a command that I can run to clean up (uninstall) all non essential packages so that I can start from the ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Retrieve default sshd_config file

I updated Raspbian from Jessie to Stretch. During this update process I kept my existing sshd_config file and didn't update to the new one. I'd now like to see the changes which come with the new ...
38
votes
3answers
28k views

How can I tell if I am using the hard-float or the soft-float version of Debian/Raspbian?

Let's assume that I am dropped into a room with a Raspberry Pi running either Debian or Raspbian. How do I find out if it has hard float support or if it is just using soft float?
0
votes
0answers
392 views

HTTP 500 Error - Debugging??

I've been troubleshooting my RPi and I keep getting an internal 500 error in my errors.log for a script written in python. I actually get 2 errors in the logs, wondering how I would go about fixing ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

RaspberryPi as a passive Man in the Middle

I think about using a Pi to sniff LAN traffic in an fixed environment. Main problem is that the Pi should not have an IP adress nor being "visible" in the network. I got an second lan interface (USB) ...
5
votes
3answers
81k views

Checking sdcard for errors, unmount problem

I've tried running running a disk check, then I got a complain pi@raspberrypi ~ $ /sbin/fsck fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 e2fsck 1.42.5 (29-Jul-2012) /dev/mmcblk0p2 is mounted. WARNING!!! The ...
1
vote
0answers
648 views

Error on Raspberry Pi says 'Read-only file system'?

For reference, this is the project I'm talking about here https://github.com/MichMich/MagicMirror bash command being referenced: bash -c "$(curl -sL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/MichMich/...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Impossible to update and upgrade Raspberry Pi 3

I am working with a Raspberry Pi 3 and I got a problem with these commands : sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade I got this output for the error : W: Failed to fetch http://...