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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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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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Forgotten location of linux startup instruction

I have an instrument control program running which presents a webpage for user input. It's on a little raspberry pi running raspbian. I have, alas, and stupidly, forgotten which of the many available ...
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Ubuntu core 16 fstab new entry lost upon reboot on raspberry pi 3

I installed Ubuntu core 16 image on Raspberry pi 3. When I added new entry in /etc/fstab to mount windows share upon reboot, that entry is lost. I looked at df -h output as shown below and it appears /...
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DNS and NTP not working after installing NetworkManger on Raspberry Pi

can anyone help me, this issue has been driving me mad for 4 months, I have very limited experience with any form or Linux and at a complete loss at to how to make it work. I have a Raspberry Pi 4 ...
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How to see debug logs from Raspberry Pi 3 during boot process?

I am currently trying to debug a "black screen" on a Raspberry Pi. The Pi is plugged to an in-house PCB using connector of the Pi and the LCD screen is connected on this in-house board. The Linux ...
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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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Scan and label mac addresses on local network with web interface (similar to fing)

I really like the fing app on android (app that brute force scans all ips on the local network then port scans to see what services are active) and I was wondering if there was something similar that ...
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Where is Raspberry Pi “wastebasket” located in the file system?

I am trying to understand the Raspbian file system better. I opened properties on the Raspberry Pi's "Wastebasket" hoping to find out where it is located in the file system and I found trash:///. ...
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SSH “connection refused” on Raspberry pi - cannot find why

I have the following problem SSH "connection refused". It would work fine, but while I am working on the SSH, I would get "connection refused" and would have to re-connect (which does not occur for ...
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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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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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Rpi4B and Midas 10" 1280 x 800 HDMI Monitor Interface Problem

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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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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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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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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Create a Raspberry pi backup without dd

I would like to backup the entire content of my Raspberry Pi SD Card on linux PC. I have found online many tutorials that suggest to use dd to perform the operation. However my SD Cards have a wide ...
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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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How to fix ssh connection that's been broken by dhcpcd service

I'm accessing my Pi Zero W over ssh and I recently wanted to assign it an own network (I want it to host a webserver in it's own private network). I tried following this tutorial (unfortunately it's ...
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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?
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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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PedalPi, lag when piping in data

I am modifying a pedal pi (link here). I split the input program from the output program. For simplicity right now, that all it does. The standard out from my input program is being fed to the ...
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Unable to connect wifi in Raspberry Pi 3 and os design for navio

The link below shows the images of the output error, i`ve been working this for hours I follow instructions from here but still doesnt work . Hoping that someone would help me figure out the problem , ...
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eth0 prioritize over wlan0, although it has no internet access

My pi is connected to my home router using wlan0, and have access to internet successfully When I plug my pi with an Ethernet cable, connected to other router, not connected to internet, I cant ping ...
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wpa_supplicant: sync channels between two wireless (virtual) interfaces

I'm working with a raspberry pi zero w with a stripped down distro - NARD, and I would like to use two virtual wireless interfaces, one running in AP mode (service network) and the other connecting to ...
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systemd service enabled doesnt start on boot

Im having troubleshooting configuring systemd with rtorrent and screen in my raspberry pi. I have the service unit file configured and when i start it manually with systemctl start rtorrent it starts ...
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Raspberry Pi High-Quality Sound Recording

For a project, I need to be able to record at a sample-rate of at least 500 kHz. I want to use a Raspberry Pi, but I know that it has no interface with sound. I found the Wolfson Audio Card for the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Linphone Calling

So I am working on a project where I have to be able to make sip calls to a raspberry pi 3 and have it automatically answer any incoming calls. I have been reading this guide: https://wiki.linphone....
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Change FIFO pipe buffer size in Debian?

I'm on the latest Raspbian Jessie. I'd like to increase the size of an open FIFO pipe buffer. I've already upped the max size via sudo sysctl fs.pipe-max-size=4194304 Then I'm attempting the ...
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Auto reload new images in feh image viewer

I am making a project about wireless notice board using an android app and a raspberry pi. I am using feh image viewer to display images as slideshow from a specific folder. The command I am using: ...
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Cross compiling Qt on windows for raspberry pi, missing xcb dependencies

I am trying to start with Qt for Raspberry Pi on a Windows Dev System. To begin with to setup the environment, I followed the below as per the official wiki page. From starting at various stages, I ...
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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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Setting Rasp Pi screen resolution remotely for remote access

I have a Raspberry Pi that I am accessing via Screen Connect for remote access. Is there a way to set the pi so that when it boots up it uses a specific screen resolution? Editing the HDMI settings ...
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Build a customized Linux kernel for the Raspberry Pi

I downloaded a Linux kernel "linux-4.1.13.tar.xz" from kernel.org that I want to compile it for Raspberry Pi. Is it possible?
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Trying to run plex media server on Raspberry Pi

Hi I'm trying to run Plex on my Raspberry Pi 1st gen rev B, but it does not seem to be starting. I have followed this guide and looked at others that look the same and can't see what the issue is. It ...
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USB device not found in lxsession mode

When I use the desktop mode of Raspbian, I can find the connected USB device on my Pi in this path: /media/pi/'My Usb Disk' But when I use chromium web kiosk mode and lxsession I cannot find the ...
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Configure a device with spi ( Pi Zero )

I am looking for how I can configure a kernel devices ports, I have a MAX3421 usb host shield and I found and compiled the kernel driver for it ( http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/drivers/usb/host/...
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polling gpio raspberry 2 doesn't work

i'm writing a library for my raspberry pi 2 for gpio control. I'm trying to test a function for read a gpio driven by interrupts with sysfs but i can't do that my function stops in poll() function. ...
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HDD spin down too fast

I have external HDD connected to raspberry PI. I wont to set the spindown time to 5 minutes. When I use sudo hdparm -S 60 /dev/sda it works fine. Of course, I set up APM before to 127 by sudo hdparm -...
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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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FS80H USB Fingerprint Scanner in Pi 3

I have a Futronic (model FS80H) USB fingerprint scanner. I am currently trying to get it to work with a Raspberry Pi. On their website they mention that on Linux it doesn't use any kernel mode ...
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rpi 3 : combine wifi and ethernet networks

What I need: local Router --> RPI 3 <-- wifi Router local Router provides dynamic IP by Ethernet cable, but this is a local network, closed from global network. wifi Router (smartphone, or any ...
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Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied)

I'm trying to execute the command sudo apt-get -y install linux-headers-rpi to install this driver for a pm sensor. However, my raspi gives me this output every time when I execute this command: E: ...
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How to change default apache folder to Flash drive on Raspbian?

I have apache 2.4 on my raspberry pi and need to change DocumentRoot to flash drive folder. But I have 403 Forbidden. In apache logs: AH01630: client denied by server configuration: /media/pi/www/...
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Raspberry Pi 3 BLE scanning failure

I am trying to implement the next code to scan for BLE devices: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <unistd.h> #include <sys/socket.h> #include <bluetooth/...
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How to solve blank screen issue on Raspberry Pi GUI?

It's my third day with my Raspberry Pi. I do know Linux. I am all good with using SSH with my Raspberry Pi but I do need a GUI sometimes. I tried installing vncserver, tightvncserver and now xrdp but ...
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Scan Distance from Eddystone Beacons

I would like to read an Eddystone Beacon using my Raspberry Pi 3 to calculate distance from the beacon. I can't find any resources to do this from the official Eddystone documentation. How should I go ...
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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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Setting up ad-hoc wireless

I have pi 'A' setup to be an adhoc network and using dhcp3-server. /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.10.1.1 ...