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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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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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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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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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Implementing a system call for CPU hotplug on RPI3

My goal is to implement a system call in linux kernel that enables/disables a CPU core. First, I implemented a system call that disbales CPU3 in a 4-core system. The system call code is as follows: ...
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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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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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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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Getting the wrong MAC address from ARP command

Disclaimer: new to Linux, using Raspbian light on a Pi 3. SSH access. I'm trying to look for the mac address using ping / arp: ping 192.168.1.7 arp 192.168.1.7 It returns: Address ...
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How can I hook up several buttons to a Raspberry Pi (or other device) and have a certain word appear on a screen for a certain amount of time?

Some background info: I do a Christmas Light show, one where it blinks to the music. This year I am going to be having a "jukebox" where a guest can press a button, and then the song will play. There ...
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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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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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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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Can't get udev rule working on the Raspberry Pi 3

I'm trying to separate some keyboards so they're not read by Qt on a Raspberry Pi. I'm using a udev rule to do so, but it doesn't seem to be working. I'm trying to direct /dev/input/event3 into /dev/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Streaming USB Webcam to YouTube Live - Raspberry Pi

all new here. Hoping someone can help. I am trying to Stream a USB webcam to YouTube Live Events but having difficulty. I followed: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/32947639/how-to-stream-on-...
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How to detect wlan network is out of range

Is there any suggestion how to detect the wlan network is out of range ? I've successfully made my device to connect access points and connected other access points also. I'm using the /etc/network/...
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Raspberry Pi boot script saves file to root /

We are doing a prototype of one device, where our central controller is running on RPi. Since we want it to automatically execute one application straight out of the box, without plugging anything in ...
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i am unable to boot with my latest rpi-3.18.0 kernel and enabling the device tree?

I am working on the latest rpi kernel ie 3.18.0 and by enabling the device tree. I compiled the source code and with that image and modules i am unable to boot. I downloaded the source code from ...
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WiPi not going into monitor mode

Ok so on my raspberry pi using the WiPi I am trying to set it to monitor mode using. Sudo ifconfig wlan0 down Sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor But it says SET failed on device wlan0; Device or ...
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fixing gateway on dhcp connection raspberry raspbian

I am using a dhcp connection which gives me everything but a gateway. I am able to do sudo route add default gw 10.7.0.1 eth0 and get internet connection, so ping to www.google.es works just fine. ...
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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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Run Alpine on Raspberry PI 3 Model B+

I try to run my spare Raspberry PI 3 Model B+ with the most recent version of Alpine Linux (3.9.0). After I plugged everything in, HDMI, keyboard, LAN, SD Card and power, I don't get any reaction. ...
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1 Gigabyte Image with GUI and Firefox

I'm looking for a super small image for my Pi < 1 gigabyte. I need it to fit within the memory of the Pi. I only have 4 requirements: long term availability, a Gui, Firefox, and ethernet drivers. ...
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How could I use Wit.ai to get speech to text on my webpage running python script

I want the speech to be recorded by raspberry, send it to wit.ai and then get the response on my page(wich is actually the .py script and according to which I could run my conditions). Actually its ...
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Proxy Setup Unsuccessful

I have done proxy setup (both /etc/environment and /etc/apt/apt.conf) still cannot connect to internet neither through WIFI nor Ethernet. Please help its urgent.
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Transferring 16gb microSD to 64gb

I made a backup of the 16gb microSD card (installed with NOOBS) for a Raspberry Pi 3 and saved it to my Mac using: sudo dd if=/dev/disk2 of=~/Desktop/raspberrypi.dmg Then, I took a 64gb microSD card,...
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How can i fix startx on my RPI3?

The day before yesterday I opened too many tabs in the browser, and hung my RPI. I turned it on again with the power turned on. But he was involved not as usual. Instead of having to download the ...
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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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How to write a script which execute multiple commands on multiple terminal windows

I am trying to make a script on the following basis: Open a terminal window (keep it open) and run cd ~/dir/dir/dir ./exec Open a second terminal window (keep it open) and run /usr/bin/xterm -font/...