Questions tagged [linux]

Linux is a high-profile computer operating system. The Raspberry Pi can run one of a number of Linux distributions, the most pupular being Raspbian (Debian-based) and Arch Linux.

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Can I download Raspbian update packages on a Redhat Linux Server?

I have a Redhat Linux Server that I'm running and I'm trying to create a update repository for Raspberry Pis, is it possible to download the update packages to my Redhat server, and if so, how?
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How do I download raspberry pi updates to a linux server [on hold]

Relativity new to Raspberry Pi and Linux in general, but essentially I'm trying to create an update repository for my Raspberry Pis via a separate Linux server, how would I go about doing this? On the ...
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Facing issue in loading Ethernet Interface for Raspberry Pi 3 B+ buildroot

I am building a Custom OS using Buildroot. I am following this article to build the custom os. Author of that article gave a sample image of the os that will be created after the build is completed. ...
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Touchscreen xinput calibration not working

I want to calibrate a touchscreen named "eGalax Inc. USB TouchController" on my Raspberry Pi. I think X and Y axes of the touchscreen are inverted. I used xinput_calibrator for this purpose. When I ...
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How do I change my Pi's bluetooth profile for it to show up as a bluetooth device not an audio device?

I want to give the pi a profile such that I can send and receive messages from it. However, in the list of bluetooth devices, it is showing up as an media device.
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Boot's cmdline.txt and config.txt files changed after install new package in rasbian at pi zero (USB OTG Connection)

I am using raspberry zero with USB OTG to my linux LMDE based this instruction , so when i install something like lcd 5inch driver, the files which changed in the boot's SD card folder. and the files ...
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IP address randomly changed wlan0

I had an issue related to IP change. Is it typical for a Raspberry Pi to randomly change the IP? When I ran the command ifconfig, I noticed that under wlan0 inet, my IP address changed. I was made ...
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How do you set up Squid Proxy behind DHCP router?

I installed Squid on my RPi-3 for use behind a DHCP router. However, the pi will not route traffic back and forth between my computer because my router's DHCP settings. I don't want to give my router ...
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chrome won't install because of architecture?

I am trying to install Chrome on a 64 bit, see all info below. I also tried this on Ubuntu and get the same thing. Chrome won't install because of the architecture. I am some what knowledgeable with ...
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Cannot Use SPI frequency above 500 kHz

I am running Arch Linux ARM on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and I am attempting to communicate with a TFT display. I am writing a kernel module to interface with the display using SPI, and it works, but ...
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How can I restore the default toolbar or add apps from the command line?

So I was messing around with the toolbar and ended up deleting the whole panel. When I rebooted my Pi, the panel came back, but it was empty, so I opened the toolbar editor, and was able to add an ...
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Install openCV in raspbian using another Linux distro [duplicate]

Good morning I was trying to compile openCV using raspberry 3 and It took me a long time also I had a lot of problems like "Structure need cleaning" (on an installed NOOBS) I just wonder if I can ...
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No /etc-Folder in .img-File

I made an IMG-File of my LibreELEC and now i want to edit it on my Windows machine. I need to make changes in the /etc-Folder and I can't do that live on the system since LibreELEC is read-only FS. ...
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How to control the Bit Rate (mbps) of a Raspberry Pi Access Point

I have two "Raspberry Pi 3 B+" boards which are required to be connected. One Raspberry Pi is configured as Access Point (AP) and the other one is just a Client. When both are connected, I write the ...
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How to enable an addtional font in Libreoffice on the Raspberry Pi?

My goal is to use the font "Courier 10 Pitch" in Libreoffice on Raspbian Stretch on the Raspberry Pi 3B. At the raspi terminal, there is currently the following input and output: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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Investigation - pi's password is lost in every reboot issue

I'm investigating this issue: pi's password is lost in every reboot. Issue summary: Change pi's password by passwd command -> reboot -> the changed password always will be changed to another which we ...
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Using cgroup module in iptables cause “no chain by that name” error message

Trying to use cgroup module in iptables rule cause "No chain/target/match by that name" message. I'm using: Linux raspberrypi 4.19.42-v7+ #1219 SMP Tue May 14 21:20:58 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux ...
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Help with RPI ZERO W Kali Linux A.L.O.A

I have a raspberry Pi ZERO W and installed kali linux on to it.To be specific it's the Kali linux A.L.O.A and i have a wifi adapter that i want to setup but i don't know how and when if type ifconfig ...
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Unable to open files with multiple lines in ssh session

I am having an issue where I cannot view/edit the contents of a file that is larger than a few lines of text/code. When I use nano to open a file the system hangs after displaying: "[Read N lines]" ...
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For the Chrony refclock directive, how is the precision option used?

The man page says the precision of the reference clock has units of seconds. What do those seconds measure?
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I have a doubt about the Linux distro I should use [closed]

I'm not a complete beginner, nor am I a total expert. Which Linux distro will go better than Ubuntu? I want one with which I can handle complex IoT easily and also browse the net and play games and ...
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Raspberry Pi/OBDII/Serial Communications over Bluetooth

Thanks for having a look at my post and my problem :) I'm presently developing an automotive on-board diagnostics scanner application in python3/wxPython. For the communications heavy lifting, I'm ...
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Internet needed for apt-get?

i try to calibrate my touchscreen for Raspberry Pi 2B, currently the touch does not work (axis seems like inverted). So i came across this website: https://www.waveshare.com/w/upload/1/1e/...
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How to install updates without internet on Raspberry? [duplicate]

I want to calibrate my LCD screen, but i have no internet connection to my Raspberry Pi 2B. The terminal commands I would use with internet on the Raspberry Pi is cp LCD-show/xinput-calibrator_0.7.5-...
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Earliest place in boot for output to I2C LCD (not HDMI)

We're using an embedded Raspberry Pi that uses a (I2C) 4x20 LCD (character) instead of HDMI. Since the boot process can take some time I'd like to get something on the LCD as soon as possible to say ...
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ESC/POS Printer not detected by Raspberry Pi

I try to connect a POS printer with my Raspberry PI 3B. In my opinion, the printer should appear under /dev/usb/lp* or /dev/ttyUSB* or /dev/ttyACM* after connecting. At the moment I can't find the ...
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Raspberry pi3 TFT screen setup

EDIT: This is the the screen I bought This is my first post here so I hope I do not screw up too much... I have a raspberry pi3 with 3.5inch tft resistive touchscreen display (720x480) connected via ...
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Daily Deviation Picture Frame on RPi

This guide, Raspberry Pi - Daily Deviations Picture Frame, seems to be not working anymore. I tried different methods and it seems that the code in getting images from Deviantart daily deviations ...
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Ways to run an OS for a watch using a Raspberry Pi/Arduino

I am thinking of making a smartwatch using a Raspberry Pi/Arduino (Zero W if I use a Raspberry Pi). Is it possible to put an OS such as Tizen on it so that I can turn it into a smartwatch? (Anything ...
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Run a script when wifi is connected to a particular wifi network?

My Raspberry pi is connected to my home wifi network. This wifi network have a captive portal and hence each time I need to sign in the captive portal to use the internet. Now I am trying to automate ...
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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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How to connect Raspberry Pi to my linux PC?

I haven't done anything to my Raspberry Pi or my computer except for putting the docker image onto the SD card. I tried looking for how to do this without a display but couldn't find how anywhere. ...
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Video output filter

I would like to be imbed a filter in the Pi’s HDMI output such that pixels are slightly rearranged. Specifically, I’m after a retro pincushion effect ([ ] -> ( )). I need it to be active even in the ...
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Is there any way to extract files from damaged backup.img file?

I have a raspberry pi backup.img file that I was trying to extract some of its inside files, I used different softwares to do that but all failed. I used Winzip but I got a message sys that this file ...
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Raspberry Pi Model B for a Wireless AP: nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi Model B to act as a standalone Wireless AP using a Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter. However, starting hostapd presents me with this error. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo ...
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Full backup of server [duplicate]

I am building a web server od Raspberry Pi 3. The system and the data will be on microSD card and I am curious if there's any way to automaticaly backup the whole card with data? I mean - if anything ...
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Odd characters in LXTerminal with RealVNC viewer

Image below shows the output from service cron status, via ssh on the left, LXTerminal via RealVNC on the right. Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux ...
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Controlling array of fans

So I'm building a stack of Pi's and the case I'm buying comes with four fans. I want to use a Pi Zero (ideally, but whichever one will work is fine) to control all the fans but I have no clue if this ...
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How to connect a SATA disk through GPIO (not USB)

I repost this here because i was told on stackoverflow that my question was off-topic. I would like to connect a lot of SATA hdd on my raspberry PI. I've read about how are sata pins made and I can ...
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Connectivity to internet with two WiFi adaptors

I am using Rasberry Pi with Kali Linux. I have two WiFi adapter one (internal). I am using for headless mode connection to my phone and other (external). I am using for connectivity to internet to ...
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Not able to compile the u-boot 2017.09

This is the OS info that I am using in my pi3 (BCM 2837) board. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux [ am I using the ...
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Effect of Interfaces file on dhcpcd.conf in Raspbian Jessie

I was working with Raspbian Jessie version to set a static IP address for eth0 port. As of my knowledge we can configure it with interfaces file but for jessie, there is new file for it and that is ...
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I made a mistake and i now have node_modules in a node module [closed]

So yeah, as you can see from the image i messed up, i tried to move it using sudo mv -v node_modules1/* ~/node_modules/ but got "Directory not empty" errors. I also tried using --force
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Which video driver is faster, more stable? Which api makes it easier to write efficient code? Which one should I use on Raspberry 1 B+?

OpenSource Full KMS VC4 + Opengl 2.0 + openbox/some lighter than openbox window manager/lack of thereof + x.org Broadcom VC4 + Opengles 2.0 + native(no x.org) Can I use GLFW library with both? ...
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How to find a specific kernel version in the Github repository?

I'm trying to get the Linux 4.14.85 kernel, for a problem I've posted before, related to Xenomai. I see here that there is a branch for 4.14.y, but there are no tags to find which commit corresponds ...
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What version of Alpine Linux OS to install on Raspberry Pi 3?

I want to install Alpine Linux on Raspberry Pi 3. There are two versions of armhf and aarch64 on the download page. Which one should I choose?
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How to scp full directories from pi-zero to my pc via ssh

Is there any command or way to essentially "scp" a full directory from a raspberry pi to my linux PC using ssh?
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Pi-Zero can't boot past the user login screen - “Perpetual Login”

I have a pi-zero which I was most recently trying to install OpenSSL-1.0.2r on that wouldn't start up. I fixed the issue already by swapping out the SD card but I'm still not sure why the problem came ...
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Programming Raspberry Pi Camera with C instead of terminal commands

Disclaimer: not so advanced here! Let me explain why I am looking for C code because the motivation itself maybe flawed. If I want to transport my Raspberry Pi project to the realm of customized ...
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DHCPREQUEST not reaching interface wlan0

I have lots of DHCP requests on my Raspberry Pi Zero that never reaches the netowrk interface. All these entries in /var/log/syslog does not reach my "tcpdump -i wlan0 port 67 or port 68". Seems they ...