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Linux is a contemporary multi purpose operating system. The Raspberry Pi can run one of a number of Linux distributions, the most popular being the official "Raspberry Pi OS" (formerly Raspbian).

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can not use GPIO pins when Official Raspberry Pi screen is connected

I have a Raspberry Pi2 B+ model, with noobs distro installed. I had some programs using wiringPi library and an ultrasound component working (tested them using a separate monitor via HDMI). However, ...
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Connect Pi3 to Windows/Linux via wifi direct?

I'm building something that needs to connect to a Pi3 wirelessly but there won't always be a wifi network for them to talk over. So I was hoping to use wifi direct to get them to talk directly. So ...
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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 3, python and shared libraries

I want to code something which can remote this robot: Dobot Magician http://dobot.cc/dobot-magician/product-overview.html. I have a Raspberry 3 and I downloaded the precompiled DLL for Linux on Dobot'...
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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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Rpi can't see external hard drive

I got stacked. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B with OSMC installed on it. I want to connect an external drive (Seagate Backup Plus 1TB) to it. I connected it through a usb hub and there is an ...
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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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Raspberry Pi - Remote / Attached Access - Plug and Play

OK I wont go into the reasoning apart from the fact that I need to find or research and create an EASY Plug and Play solution to enable Raspberry Pis to be used in a classroom environment. Criteria ...
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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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Installing Raspberry Pi Cross-Compiler

I am attempting to get cross-compiling for Raspberry Pi working on my Ubuntu machine. During my initial attempts I was using the arm-linux-gnueabi compiler, which is available in the Ubuntu repo. I ...
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Raspberry Pi batman-adv ad-hoc network setup unreliability

Problem: I am trying to configure batman-adv network on raspberry pi 3b+ following this, using on-board wlan0 interface coming with raspberry pi 3b+. Once the network is executed by following all ...
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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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Build custom Raspbian OS image from source

UPDATE: This answer was given a long time ago. It will not build Raspbian Jessie - it will build whatever the Raspberry Pi Foundation's latest released image is based on. At time of writing, this is ...
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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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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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How do I remove 'Python Games' from Raspbian?

When you download Raspbian, there are 'Python Games' installed. Is there an easy/clean way of removing this from the system including the Menu? I preferably want to get rid of whatever 'Minecraft Pi' ...
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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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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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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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Configure Rpi 3 for ethernet router with jessie

I am configuring my Rpi 3 as ethernet router. I have used dnsmasq for configuring dns and dhcp server. The configuration files are given below. /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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How to install NOOB's onto SDcard on Chromebook

I only have a chromebook. I have a RaspPie 3 B. I want to install NOOB's onto it. There is this guide here but it shows how to install an .img. Is there a way I can convert my NOOB's folder ...
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Linux obexd server utility OPUSH file receive

Using sdptool, I have added the OPUSH and FTP profiles against my bluetooth stack on Linux (yocto Linux to be precise). Given below are my profiles: Service Name: OBEX Object Push Service RecHandle: ...
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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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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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ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(344)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple threads in process gpu-process [closed]

I am using a Raspberry Pi: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Raspbian Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.3 (stretch) Release: 9.3 Codename: ...
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Raspberry Pi randomly unresponsive

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, I have tried running a GitLab server on it but it seemed to be too performance expensive so I uninstalled it, I also had to cut the power of the Pi without properly ...
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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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