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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why does my raspberrypi 3B not able to reboot each time power is shut down?

I installed raspberian in my raspberrypi. It worked for the first time. But when I shut it down, it didn't reboot again. So, I had to format the sdcard and reinstall the raspberian again. And ...
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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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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 do i create a raspbian sdcard with existing rootfs and boot folders?

I have a copy of rootfs and boot folders of a raspbian installation sent to me in via dropbox. How do i take a new sdcard and create from it a bootable raspbian? Also: the folders are in an archive ...
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Login to Raspberry Pi Via Python Script

I am trying to make a system to login to the Raspberry Pi with an RFID tag. I successfully connected the RFID reader RC522 module to the Raspberry Pi and I can retrieve the number of the tag and write ...
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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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Raspberry Pi USB 3 HAT or alternatives

I am looking for a cheap way to utilize USB 3.0 speeds for my external peripherals. The latest Pi 3 model B still has USB 2.0 ports and from what I have read, until USB 3.0 prices fall, it will be a ...
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Read-only SD card and file system in RAM

There are number of articles about mounting SD card read-only, but I only found info, that if needed to write something, first of all you have to remount file system as readwrite. My question is there ...
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How can I control the PWM via the sysfs

I want to set the PWM for some tests with a tricolored LED. I want to be able to set it up via the sysfs interfaces but I'm having a very hard time finding any information on how to do this. What is ...
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cant open image from rc.local

I would like to open image from rc.local. I am sure rc.local is getting called during boot as it execute/run test c++ code. I tried with various image viewer like gpicview , mirage. I can try with ...
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cannot ping link-local address from other subnet when defaut gateway route is seted

i have a problem with my route table i dont know why it doesnt work. I have two test cases, i did draw a network map for each case. currently i cant resolv the goal. testcase-1 network map ...
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Develop RPi framebuffer program on Linux laptop

Is there any emulator or some other way to develop a program for my 320x480 Adafruit PiTFT screen (available as /dev/fb1) on my Linux Mint laptop? The program currently gets images from Pi Camera, ...
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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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Direct connection to Pi with usb-to-ethernet adapter possible?

I've got a pi 3B to which I always ssh over my home network. I'm now going to be traveling for some time and I want to mess around on the go. I read that you can connect directly to the pi using a ...
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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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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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Connecting a 1TB USB 2.0 WD Elements drive

I've just purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 and I've installed OpenELEC onto the Pi so I can run the Kodi. After this step - after this first step - I've succesfully set it all up and I've managed to get ...
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SSH on Raspberypi hang or frozen

I have direct connection with Raspberry pi via ethernet cable on linux machine. if i run ssh pi@10.42.0.22 i could establish secure connection. the problem i encountered is raspberry hang or frozen ...
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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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How can I mount a Raspberry Pi Linux distro image?

Normal filesystem images can be easily mounted: mount system.img /mnt Examined, and modified. But when I try this with a Raspberry Pi system image (e.g. raspbian), I get: mount: unknown filesystem ...
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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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Xlib: extension “RANDR” missing on display “:1.0”

I'm trying to run openvibe-designer on my raspberry pie over vnc. Currently I am using Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.9. All other applications that I've launched over vnc have worked. I only get this ...
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Can't see home folder in drive but can see from terminal

I'm trying to open my home folder on my raspbian lite sd card. I have the rasbian os plugged into a sd card reader to my ubuntu laptop. I can't see it in when I open the directory in GUI but I can ...
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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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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 install PureAdmin on my Raspberry Pi

I try to build my own FTP server. I already installed pure-ftpd and created a user for the FTP connection. It works well, but now I would like to have virtual users, for which I need install PureAdmin ...
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Issue with owncloud and apache

I installed apache and No-IP DUC on my Raspberry Pi. Then, I could reach my simple html web page over the internet or on local network(using static IP of raspberry PI). Then I installed owncloud and ...
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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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Exclude kernel modules from plain Buildroot 2016.05 image

Buildroot is a great tool for creating a custom embedded linux system. If one builds a plain system without any changes from the default configuration using the current 2016.05 version one ends up ...
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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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When I plug a USB camera in I get strange characters displaying on the screen

I have a raspberry pi B+ running the latest Jessie image (Linux raspberrypi 4.9.22+ ). I have a monitor, usb keyboard and usb mouse plugged into it. I also have a wired ethernet plugged in. No other ...
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Display a pygame window on builroot custom linux

I'm using Buildroot 2018.02 to create a custom Linux to run my raspberry pi 3. I'm trying to display a pygame window on the external hdmi screen from command line. So far, I've been able to boot the ...
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How to set a default inet addr to ethernet card like wlan have?

First of all, i am sorry i don't know much about networking and i am beginner in linux networking. Please help me with my problem. I have a Rpi3 and i am configured it as ethernet router from eth0 ...
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Run a python script when start up and SSH not log in

I am new to programming and doing a simple academic project with Raspberry Pi, I have a script which will monitor the changes of database and output the change with 2 different color LED. I want it ...
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Recovery of SRM save game file from Retropie corrupt SD card

I've been googling at this all night and have found multiple conflicting methods of recovering/formatting/saving corrupt SD cards but i'm a complete n00b with both Raspberry Pi and Linux. Basically ...
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Kernel Development with Raspberry Pi

I want to start working and playing with linux kernel. Instead of trying on my own system, I want to do the same on raspberry pi. I want to compile my own kernel and start working on my first kernel ...
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Raspbian Jessie apt-get update fails ERROR: Hash Sum mismatch

Please find the attached snip, for the complete error message. This is the second time I've faced this issue, last time it happened I tried couple of different things updating source list file or apt-...
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Can't login to my Raspberry Pi anymore

I installed this package on my Raspberry Pi: sudo apt-get install libssh2-1-dev libssh2-php And when I rebooted and was going to login with Winscp I got the error message: Disconnected: No ...
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Can't get a CIFS network drive to mount on boot

I have added a share in fstab to access a network drive with all my files on... fstab looks like: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults 0 2 /dev/mmcblk0p2 / ext4 defaults,...
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“No wireless interfaces found”

I accidentally ran the code on my terminal: sudo airmon-ng check kill Now when I try to connect to a wi-fi it says "No wireless interfaces found" I tried to edit /etc/network/interfaces but ...
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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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Tkinter application window in front of Chromium in Kiosk mode

On my Raspberry Pi I have created a tkinter application with one button and configured Chromium to start in kiosk mode. In my python application I set the following: root.lift() root.wm_attributes("...
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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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Ideas on why my app won't run on Yocto RPi system?

I've built a custom 32-bit non-GUI Raspberry Pi image using Yocto (Morty), built the corresponding SDK, and used the SDK's toolchain to build an app. When I run the app on the RPi, from a command ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B- 3M Touch Systems

I connected yesterday a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B at a 3M touch Systems touchscreen. For installing I followed this tutorial that I found here: Inverted GPIO Touchscreen (Using 99-calibration.conf) What ...
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Can't get past rainbow screen with Kali install process

I am new (to all of this, Pis, Linux, etc). This is my first real attempt at working directly with hardware as well. I needed a new project so I got a Canakit started set which came with a Raspi 3B+,...
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Install Emotiv Xavier Control Panel on Raspberry Pi3 / Raspbian Stretch

I want to install Emotive Xavier Control Panel on a Raspberry Pi3, running Raspbian Sretch. A version exists for Ubuntu Linux. Can I install this on my Pi?