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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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Raspbian installation fails: Bad archive mirror

I'm following the instructions here on installing a fresh installation of Raspbian. I get as far as 'Choose a mirror of the Debian archive' but I am then greeted with the error 'Bad archive mirror' ...
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No space on 8gb usb stick shows 100% du shows 3.5mb

root@rasp:/home/pi# df df: `/squashfs': No such file or directory Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on rootfs 7498344 7481956 0 100% / dev 116816 ...
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How to make a distribution bootable on raspberry pi / package migration from 32-bit x86 Debian install?

I have a Debian based distro that boots and runs fine on a 32-bit PC. What I would like to do is be able to do the same with this distribution on a Raspberry Pi. It has packages on it that are custom ...
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How do you compile a c++ programs to use Hard Float in Raspberry using Debian OS?

How do you compile a c++ program to use Hard Float registers? It is said in the FAQ section of Raspbian that the following tags are the only ones required when compiling. -march=armv6 -mfpu=vfp -...
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How to remove the first line on the MOTD screen?

I know how to customize the MOTD screen but I dont know how to remove the first line. This is what I did: /etc/motd (customize this file) /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Change the setting PrintLastLog to no, ...
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Install software on raspberry pi offline

As of now I don't have a wifi adapter for Raspberry Pi with me. If I want to update or install any software, my Rpi should be connected to internet. Is there any way I can install software in offline ...
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Is there a Pi Simulator application for Debian?

I am still busy setting up a workstation/workbench for my PI, but in the mean time I would like to start getting to know some of it's internals, i.e. conversing with it. "How is your GPIO pin n, or ...
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What is needed to get I²C working with Debian Jessie?

I have a custom system running on a Raspberry Pi B+ V1.2, based on Debian Jessie (buildroot, systemd, udev) - not Raspbian - and a custom built 3.19.3 Kernel chainloaded by U-Boot and a custom init ...
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Unable to grab image from usb Webcam

I would like to take snapshots from an USB webcam attached to my Raspberry Pi: First, I checked the device: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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Energy profiling tools for linux

I was wondering if you can give me any tools for energy profiling in linux. I'm going to use it to compare between two algorithms that are going to be used on a Raspberry Pi, and if possible, I need ...
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Boot of device is slow when previous connected wlan network is unavilable

My boot time increased if the connected wlan network is not available. If the connected network random_rants is not available it takes more time to boot. My etc/network/interface configuration is: ...
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Is reboot command on Raspbian (Debian) reliable enough?

Is running "reboot" command enough to reliably restart the Raspbian (Debian) system if filesystem/hdd is ok? Will it work when there is an infinite loop in stop() function of rc script or if there ...
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Where is the GPIO header file (“linux/gpio.h”)?

I've been reading about the linux GPIO functions and tried to make a small example using the function gpio_is_valid, but the compile fails because it can't find linux/gpio.h. #include <iostream>...
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Kiosk Thermal printer

I'm trying to make the termal printer below to work with CUPS. The supplier emailed me the printer's drivers. Now CUPS is recognizing the printer, but when I try to print out anything, the job state ...
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Can i install a whole debian8 for arm in raspberry pi?

Which iso can i download from https://www.debian.org/CD/http-ftp/#stable arm64 or armel ? And dd the iso into my sd card to install os into raspberry pi?
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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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Static IP address with wheezy 3.18.11+ and dhcpcd.conf

found some questions/answers depending on older versions of debian. I'm using a newer one (3.18.11+) and I try to get dhcpcd with static IP addresses running. etc network interface auto lo ...
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Cant mount samba share hosted on Debian 8/samba 4.1.17

I used to use raspbian 7 before recently making a switch to a debian 8 image provided by this link https://www.collabora.com/about-us/blog/2015/02/03/debian-jessie-on-raspberry-pi-2/ While on ...
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How can I connect to a USB serial device?

I have a device with a USB serial port cable that I'd like to connect to my Raspberry Pi. The chipset for this USB to serial cable it the PL-2303 from Prolific Technology, Inc. How can I read data ...
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CUPS Printer Stalls at “Sending Data to Printer”

This is related to a previous problem, though the problem has changed significantly so, I have opened a new thread. I'm trying to set up a Cannon iP4850 with Cups (for my Raspberry Pi) running on ...
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How to automatically mount a samba drive on boot?

I have this in my /etc/fstab //192.168.1.1/S_Drive /mnt/readyshare cifs sec=ntlmv2,username=XXXX,password=XXXXX,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 everytime I reboot the pi2, it says [FAILED] ...
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Installing Tracks 2.2.3 on Raspberry Pi

I want to install Tracks on my Raspberry Pi for task/time management. My Pi is running the latest Raspbian, i.e. I have updated it to the latest package versions. There is a rather cryptic guide on ...
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Clone OS to new micro SD for Raspberry Pi 2

If I clone the SD card on my original Pi to a micro SD on my Pi 2 will it run?
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What application (and options) should I use to get terminal access to my Raspberry Pi over a USB/serial cable on Linux?

I've got a Raspberry Pi with a Raspbian SD card, connected to my Debian laptop via a USB TTY cable. The cable is supplying power to the board; my user is in the dialout group, and can see /dev/ttyUSB0....
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Debian Jessie or Raspbian Wheezy for Raspberry Pi 2

I wonder whether I should install Raspbian or normal Debian Jessie on my Pi 2. Since Pi 2 has a ARM Cortex-A7 CPU it does not depend on the hard float modification anymore. This means, I could simply ...
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Boot messages available over serial, however no login prompt :/

I've connected to the Raspberry Pi using a serial programmer for my Arduino. I've connected using screen and when I boot my Raspberry Pi it spits out all the normal kernel boot messages. However, at ...
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I want to get tor-browser-bundle to run on an RPi2 B. What OS can I use? What are the steps?

I have been trying for months to get tor-browser-bundle TBB to run on my RPI2. My knowlege of linux is very limited. I have tried to download from Torproject and cannot get it to run. I have tried in ...
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Upgrade raspbian to jessie [duplicate]

The question has been asked here. I have a raspberry pi 2, running Raspbian, I want to upgrade to Jessie. the answers say, change wheezy to jessie. I don't know about debian, haven't run it on PC ...
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How do I install snort on RPi?

I was trying to install snort and everytime I encounter a problem I tried to follow this link http://www.snort.org/assets/167/IDS_deb_snort_howto.pdf but then I realized that it cannot be applied on ...
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RPi cold boots into low resolution (LCD)

I have this LCD connected to my RPi B+ (HDMI). I have configured the boot config.txt to enable its 1024x600 resolution, however, on COLD boot - it runs at a lower resolution. Only after a SOFT reboot, ...
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Unable to send file from Raspberry Pi to my system through SSH

I am using debian in my raspberry pi and Ubuntu12.04 in my laptop. I am trying to send some files from my raspberry pi to my laptop. For this I use SSH and use this command:- sudo scp acc.c tabish@10....
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How do I run a background service written in MONO?

I need the service to automatically start upon boot, it does not require console access for a start. Ofcause it would be nice to be able to produce some output for logging/debugging/stats. But for now,...
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What does following msg/error mean: GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: Cannot determine user of subject [duplicate]

The Title says it all. We just got a Raspberry 2 with a Debian Linux on it. After hitting 'Startx' the windows come up and we get this message: GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: ...
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Poor wifi performance after upgrading XBian with TP-LINK TL-WN823N (rtl8192cu)

I'm on a RPi B+, with an USB Wifi adapter, TP-LINK TL-WN823N, wich uses a rtl8192cu chipset, and is a N adapter. I have also a TP-LINK N router. I was using XBian 1.0RC3, and I recently upgraded; ...
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RPi won't connect to ad-hoc

As you see i'm newbie here. I get a RPi, and i put raspbian in her, all work fine except internet that wan't connect . The hotspot is an nokia mobile running JoikuSpot Lite that creates only Ad-hoc ...
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Raspberry Pi One Touch Audiobook *Updated*

I am looking for anyone to help me out. I am trying to build this for my blind grandmother for Christmas. **Update, since I couldn't get it to work I switched to this guys update python script, ...
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Prevent libsane.so.1 from being overwritten during update

I need to run the latest version of Sane-Backends to support my scanner. I've compiled the source such that it's out of the way for the distro's package V1.22 but when I run an update it overwrites ...
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Simple Keyboard Configuration

My USB keyboard was configured slightly wrong. So far I have only tried it with the Debian image. Certain keys were not in the right place (such as the '~' character). I know how to change the ...
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How to reach my mopidy server without port? [duplicate]

I just installed the mopidy server on my pi. And everything works fine, I use with web interface, and reach my pi on this ip address: http://192.168.1.105:6680/mopidy/ I installed the avahi-daemon ...
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Pi Performance: tcpdump vs wireshark

Questions: Which tool you would use to network capture a network bridge and why? focused on performance? heat built-up? focused on configuration options? Is it possible to capture special ports like ...
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Unmodified Linux Distro Install

I have several Raspberry PI units, but I always use the customized flavor of Linux (Raspbian) for installs. Does the Raspberry PI support the installation of an unmodified ISO from the various Linux ...
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change directory on boot and run script on boot? [closed]

I have recently been experimenting and exposing myself to Linux thanks to the Raspberry Pi, but after a lot of researching, I found a way to sync a folder to all nodes on my local web server. I am ...
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How to export repaired ext4 filesystem to SD card without reinstall?

So I had a Power surge the other day and the ext4 filesystem got currupted.. Now that i've repaired the (ext4) filesystem after exporting it using sudo dd bs=1M if /dev/sde2 >BACKUP.IMG on a ...
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Apache internal host of repository for Raspberry Pi

Is there a way to store .deb files on a Apache server on Ubuntu and be able to install them on a Pi with the sudo apt-get install command?
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Do I need a soft-float/“armel” installation to run a soft-float/“armel” driver?

I want to set up a Raspberry Pi as a network endpoint for the USB-only Samsung SCX-4521F multifunction printer/scanner. To achieve that, I believe I'd need to install the Samsung Unified Linux Driver ...
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Unable to obtain IP in AP mode

I'm trying to setup an access point, using Raling RT5370 USB Dongle on a Debian system, I followed the following tutorial, until "Internet connection Sharing.", I don't want to share internet, so I ...
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How can I set up a print server?

I would like to use my Pi as a print server. My printer is supported by the computer I want to use as a print server. Is it fast enough and has enough for this? How do I setup a print server with the ...
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Prevent screen from going blank for kiosk

I should start off by saying I am fairly new to Linux. I want my pi to scroll through pictures in Image Viewer and never sleep. I've followed these instructions from another question to try to fix the ...
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Run Chromium (in Kiosk mode) Without Startx Loading the Desktop [duplicate]

I've tried to follow the answer from this topic but didn't work: Run a GUI without the desktop I have startx running automatically when my raspberry boots thanks to raspi-config, but now I need one ...
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Problem with debconf when trying to upgrade

I have problem with upgrade my system. When i used command: sudo apt-get upgrade I get an error: Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/DbDriver/File....