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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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Raspberry PI 0 W Custom Resolution --Raspbian Buster

My question is simple. I'd like to set a custom resolution on my raspberry pi zero w, however, I have tried multiple methods and I cannot find how to set an 800x480 resolution wherever I go. Thank You!...
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Problem with rc.local to start a script after linux boot

I made a startup.sh script to start my aplication 10 seconds after the linux boot. The script, startup.sh, works very good, it wait 10 seconds to run my application (terminal). I put the path of this ...
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Raspberry Pi Compute WiFi module via USB

I am designing a board around the RBp Compute and would like to add WiFi connectivity to this device. However, I do plan on using USB 2.0 for its datarate (e.g. to send and receive images), so the ...
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python script not launching when put into crontab

I have two python scripts, flickSwitch.py & measureTemp.py, the first calls the second when a button is pressed. All works fine when run directly from /home/pi. I put the first script into ...
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I accedently deleted the trashcan icon for the desktop (I accidentally selected remove from desktop when I right clicked) how can I get it back?

I tried to fix it but I am new to raspberry pi/Linux stuff so I have no idea what I did... Please help
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Character driver for i2s - Pi hangs on interrupt handling

Lately I have been writing a linux loadable kernel module which is a character driver for the BCM/I2S interface of the BCM2835. I need this to access a specific i2s codec. Although generally ...
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Raspberry pi 4 Hostname always changing

I have a raspberry pi 4 with raspbian buster installed. I set the hostname using raspi-config to "myrpi". I can connect to it using ssh and it works fine. But after a few hours or so, the hostname ...
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Raspberry Pi unable to ping any Network device

I have a Gateway 192.168.0.1 and few devices all connected over WiFi. All of them have static IP's given by the the Gateway. I've 3 Raspberry Pi (RPI4, RPI3 and RPI0w), all of them have static IP (192....
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Rainbow screen issue with raspberry pi 3 model b+

I am using Raspberry pi 3 Model B+ and using Ubuntu Mate operating system not Raspbian Os I am also using raspberry pi 3 supportable original charger of 5.1V 2.5A. still i am facing the same rainbow ...
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Fresh new slackware arm install, unable to log into my raspberry pie 3

I have been trying to install slackware arm (slackware arm current 4.19.81-7+) on my Raspberry pi 3. After i have installed it successfully (following this guide), i was unable to login due to the ...
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Is there anyway to install pfsense on raspberry by using linux distro as base OS?

I need to run pfsense on raspberry pi but since the architectures are different is there any possibility if i install some linux OS on raspberry and run pfsense on that linux OS.
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How to get acces torrents using Transmission?

I have installed transmission on my raspberry pi and im going to use it to download audiobooks and stuff like that. The torrent I tried to download is now in .torrent format (/.config/transmission-...
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Run GuixSD distribution on raspberrypi

How we can load a guixsd distribution on raspberry pi? As you know guix is a unix package and guixsd is an operation system that has guix inside itself. In the below link is the different download ...
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Reconfigure xserver?

I was installing different DEs like KDE Plasma and Cinnamon on Rasbian buster. I uninstalled KDE and I’m using Cinnamon as my permanent DE, but somehow KDE reconfigured xserver so that even now with ...
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Raspberry pi 4 hdmi screen is blank

I have a raspberry pi 4 using the latest Os but I cant get anything to display on my monitor the monitor I am using is MCT101HDMI-A I have tried another monitor and it display works so I know nothing ...
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Start smartcard service at startup in a raspberry pi

I have a raspberry pi connected to smart card reader (OMNIKEY 3121). I installed all driver and libraries needed. In order to use the card reader it is necessary to activate its service: sudo ...
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What is the difference between the Yocto and Raspbian?

Recently I come to about the IIoT solution of siemens which have Yocto Linux https://www.14core.com/siemens-simatic-iot2000-iot2020-iot2040-arduino-ide-integration/. As I am already working on ...
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Raspberry pi 1 B+ with Xenomai do not boot

I try to copy the image of one Linux distribution which is given here: https://github.com/miquelraynal/real-time-rpi on my raspberry pi 1 B+ I copied it this way, as shown in the tutorial. cp rpi-...
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Running script after reboot does not work

I have a simple script will runs a loop that reads off temp data in the console from a sensor and then writes it to a file. I would like to make sure that this script starts running right after my pi ...
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Installing PiVPN failed to connect port 443

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA7QTM9hovQ&t=119s The first time I tried to install PiVPN on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Linux raspberrypi 4.19.58-v7, Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)) with the steps in ...
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Problems with cifs/ntfs

I've been working on setting up Transmission to download to my NAS, which has a shared NTFS directory. I'm getting an error "Error: Permission denied (/mnt/ntfs/...) I understand this has to do with ...
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Which OS for a Raspberry Pi webserver? [closed]

I want to turn a Raspberry 3 B+ into an webserver, but I am not sure which OS I should choose. I have some experience with Ubuntu server, but in the internet I often read that you should use Raspbian, ...
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Can't return any values from ttyUSB0

I'm using a SICK S300 scanner connected via Diagnostic cable to my Raspberry Pi, and it shows the connection as /dev/ttyUSB0 however I can't retrieve any data from it whatsoever. Here is a simple ...
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Setting gpio input interrupt with direct memory access?

I am new learner for raspberry pi 3B+, I ever study stm32 mcu, but it's my first time to use an Linux OS on a developing board. I read the BCM2837-ARM-Peripherals manaul and learn how to turn on and ...
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Warning: modules_install: missing 'System.map' file. Skipping depmod

I am trying to insert a kernel module using depmod and modprobe utilities in-order to resolve any dependencies. When I build the module it throws "Warning: modules_install: missing 'System.map' file. ...
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Where does the Raspberry PI 3 b+ IO peripherals mapped in the ARM virtual address space?

BCM2835 data sheet The earlier version of Raspberry PI (BCM 2835) data sheet shows that the IO Peripherals are mapped from starting address - 0x20000000 - In ARM physical address space 0xF2000000 - ...
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Scanning WiFi Signals as regular user

As per this: https://linux.die.net/man/8/iwlist I understand that scanning of WiFi Networks requires root access. If you are a regular user than you can only see the Wifi Network you are connected ...
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Arecord: “main:828: device or resource busy” when run via systemd service, but works fine from CLI

I have a python script which, when a GPIO button is pressed, launches an arecord process. This records audio from a USB microphone (plughw:CARD=GS3,DEV=0) and pipes it to another program for ...
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What database should I use for an application that will be deployed on both Linux (raspb pi) and Android

I'm building an application that will be deployed on two different platforms simultaneously (Linux (raspb pi) and Android/web). I'm using Python for Linux and either Python or JavaScript for Android/...
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4 pin PWM Fan to Rasberry

I would like to buy a Noctua NF-A4x10 5V PWM which is PWM enabled 5V Fan for 4 pins. So I would like be able to control it via code. Here is a question:As I said, its for 4 pins. How can I plug it? Is ...
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How to set the SESSION_MANAGER environment variable?

I'm designing a GUI app using wxWidgets. My requirement is to open an image from within the app. For that I'm calling wxTheMimeTypesManager->GetFileTypeFromExtension(wxT("png")). Unfortunately, ...
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Booting Alpine linux on Raspberry Pi 4

has anyone had success running Alpine Linux on the Raspberry Pi 4? I have copied the contents of the Alpine release for rpi 64bit from here to an SD Card formatted with FAT32, but I only get to the ...
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Linux VPN server without port forwarding

I want to make a VPN server on my raspberry PI. I know it's pretty much simple task but my router does not support port forwarding. So is there any other way to do that?
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Raspberry PI infrared remote

I have been trying for the past week to make a simple system to switch my air conditioning ON/OFF based on raspberry pi. I have my IR VS1838B infrared receiver, and a small circuit build out of a ...
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install eclipse luna on raspberry pi 3

I'm new here and I want to ask if there is any way to install eclipse luna or higher on raspberry pi. I'm using Rasbian and the already installed Eclipse (3.8) sudo apt install eclipse doesn't ...
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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 [closed]

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:~ $ ...