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.

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Upstart in Debian/Raspbian

I've switched from sysvinit to upstart but get the below message whenever I attempt to start a service: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart: Connection ...
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How to use a USB 485 in the Pi

I have a Hjelmslund USB485 that I want to work with my Pi. How do I do? From dmesg I can read: [ 4170.320524] usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 11 using dwc_otg [ 4170.431092] usb 1-1.2: ...
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Samba share with no-ip on mac osx

i configured my raspy to share an usb disk on my lan. Works well... ...if i use lan address, in my lan address (smb://192.168.0.115) but i don't able to use no-ip dynamic dns url... smb://myurl....
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How do I install distcc?

I have read How to build a GCC 4.7 toolchain for cross-compiling? and have successfully built a simple test program that works on my RPi. To do this, I had to run arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi-gcc hello....
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Raspberry Pi not booting

I just got my Raspberry Pi with two SD cards with Debian preinstalled. They worked fine and I installed RaspBMC on one of them which also worked. I did some tinkering and wanted to reinstall RaspBMC ...
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Optimizing Apache, PHP and Mysql

I'm running a web server on my pi at the moment, I run a forum that uses PHP and Mysql. The Average load time is 1 – 2 seconds for a page, I know for sure this can be a lot faster. This is because ...
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A lot of users in Debian for Raspberry

I installed on my pi a web server with everything I want, now I want to know for sure that my server is secure. I started to check for useless accounts, I found a lot account in my Debian installation:...
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What to do when apt-get -f install fails?

sudo apt-get update hangs and suggests running sudo apt-get -f install, but that fails on a duplicate declaration. How can I fix this? The following NEW packages will be installed: libfont-afm-perl ...
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How to investigate why device crashed?

My Raspi after 6 days of uptime just crashed. I wasn't able to see nothing on the screen, if I plugged a USB device, no action from it. And all the LEDs were steady and not a blink at all. I have the ...
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sample speed i2c

If running standard release of debian on my Rpi. How fast can I sample the sensor readings through i2c and save values? Why Im asking, I tried to read a DS18B20 and save it,s values (wrote the ...
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How to interface Raspberry PI with x10 to read switch statuses and toggle them on/off? (new system, pre-wired house)

I've been reading on the x10 documentation on the web, so please correct me if I'm wrong on these items: X10 type parts available (A) data receiver/transmitter to be plugged in a wall (B) computer ...
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Access the Raspberry Pi image on the SD card

I currently have an SD card with a non-running installation of Debian Squeeze. SSH on this card is enabled. However the system keeps rebooting. I would now like to delete the boot.rc file on the boot ...
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Getting an error when trying to install wifi driver from manufacturer CD on raspberry pi debian wheezy [closed]

I'm getting an error: authentication requested [root] for make driver ./install line 18: 4664 illegal instruction su -c make Compile make driver error: 132, Please check error message when attempting ...
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Why is there no 'www-data' group by default? [closed]

I just tried to install (and then start) Apache2 HTTPD, but was greeted with the error: apache2: bad group name 'www-data' I quickly checked my /etc/group, and there is no www-data group. I always ...
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Is it possible to run a DHCP server?

Our home router is terrible at remembering configured static IPs, I'd like to use my RasPi instead. Is there anything particular I need to consider when setting it up?
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What are the file download sizes for the OS's available on raspberrypi.org? [closed]

http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads currently has 3 linux distributions for download: Debian “squeeze” (recommended for people "just starting out") Arch Linux ARM QtonPi Unfortunately they don't ...

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