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What to do about "set -o vi" breaking X on raspbian

I use KornShell almost exclusively, and I use the following in my .profile for all systems that I log in to: set -o vi Recently, I began using the desktop for Raspberry Pi (all these years, I've been ...
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Trouble logging into ssh

I FINALLY received a 27W power supply yesterday and thought I would use it to fire up an RPi 5. Igave the same host name as the RP4 I used previously, flashed the image and switched it on and tried to ...
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https://localhost:631 insists on login even with lpadmin

is anybody else having trouble with cups wanting my root password whenever I need to fix the printer? I am lpadmin group. This is certainly a bit of a security issue IMHO.
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log in failure by typing correct username and password

after Reboot, login screen came then typing correct username and password then also login failed only black screen come and same login again this thing repeating.
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Serial connection cannot send login information

I'm connected through a serial port to my Raspberry Pi 4 as: PC <--> USB adapter <--> serial port <--> RPI I enabled the shell login through the serial port with raspi-config and I ...
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Default password not working with SSH

I've just done a fresh install on Raspberry Pi Zero W. I wish to run headerless (I don't have a micro USB keyboard or adapter, nor a mini HDMI cable). I've done this numerous times on the "full ...
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Can't boot to root shell

I added init=/bin/sh to my cmdline.txt in an attempt to troubleshoot this problem, but upon booting I land at the normal credentials prompt. I'm using a MicroSD adapter to edit the file with a Windows ...
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Can't log in after apt upgrade

I ran a sudo apt upgrade, rebooted, and now I can't log in. The odd thing is this... when I provide known invalid credentials the login dialog reports 'Incorrect password' in a red block, like so: ......
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How to automatically reboot a Raspberry pi when not logged in

I have my raspberry pi set with an autologin feature, however sometimes when a third party program crashes within the raspberry pi it logs me out and deactivates the automatic login. I'm trying to ...
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Can't SSH on Fresh Install of Raspberry Pi OS lite [duplicate]

this is my first question ever so sorry if I don't follow proper procedure with how I phrase everything. Anyway, I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi for the first time, but am unable to connect to it ...
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Why can I not login to my raspberry pi 4b?

I am attempting to log in to my raspberry pi 4b for the first time. I have the wifi file all sorted out and I have a blank file called ssh. I have done ping raspberrypi.local and its shows up and ...
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Enable console auto-login via commandline (ansible script)

I have a raspberry pi with "Raspbian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)" which I set up via ansible scripts. Now, I want to enable the "console auto-login". I know I can do that with the ...
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Can login over LAN with SSH - but not from local keyboard

I setup a headless RPi0W, connected to it with SSH and gave it a new password using "passwd" - works great. However, if I boot with a directly connected USB keyboard and composite video ...
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Auto running script without display [closed]

I have a pi3 which runs a script on login using /etc/profile. The script receives wireless transmission on 433mhz from my remote and turns on a relay for 60 seconds. This is to activate an outside ...
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Raspberry Pi disconnects after login

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4B over SSH (without a desktop). For the past week, every time I try to log in, it closes the connection. I haven't changed any settings. After I enter the key and password, ...
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Console login when password contains British Pound Sterling (£) character

When setting up my Pi, I set my password before changing the keyboard type and layout and rebooting. My password now contains a British Pound Sterling (£) symbol where I had intended to type an ...
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renaming default user in Raspbian PC - cannot kill 'pi' user related processes

I am trying to rename default user 'pi' to something else, and I am failing miserably. Raspbian is based on Debian, so I assumed that it behaves as Debian, am I wrong? What I tried? I did normal route,...
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Raspberry Pi 3 AutoLogin doesn't work

I recently updated my Raspberry Pi 3 (non b+) from Raspbian Jessie to Stretch and then to buster (it's also rocking Retropie 4.7.1 on top of that). And for some reasons the autologin function : raspi-...
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Raspberry Pi 4 incorrect password error after unexpected restart

I am using Raspberry Pi4 with 64bit OS (raspberry pi os and not NOOBS) on a 32G microSD. It was working just fine before it rebooted by itself duing an scp operation from a remote computer. After that,...
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Headless installation login

I'm looking for an workaround to login into raspian lite version via n/w. I don't want to utilize '''raspi-config''' command for enabling ssh, as display or keyboard are not connected to raspberry pi
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Network authentification for Raspberry 3b+ [closed]

I am a beginner with raspberries and I wanted to modify the hotspot of the raspberry. I would like that anyone could enter the hotspot with a password, but in order to really use the functionalities ...
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Broadcast a message from a background job so that it appears on all sessions including the login screen

I'm running a python program as a background job, started by systemd on boot. From this background job, I would like to print messages to the login screen (the screen that's visible on the HDMI output ...
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open a terminal on login and execute 2 commands as if I am writing the codes into terminal myself

there's probably a way to do this but I've been searching for hours with no solution in sight. I'm also an amateur at this so my level of knowledge on this is minimal. what I'm looking to do is have a ...
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Changed my keyboard layout and now I can't type my password

Beginner here. I noticed my keyboard was using different characters and went through a guide indicating how to change keyboard layouts. I thought I chose US correctly. In any case, I rebooted and ...
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Does Raspbian keep a security log file, and what is its location?

I set up an OpenVPN server on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian and am wondering if there is a log file of security events that I can look at. I'm curious because I want to know if there are login ...
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Samba: Windows 10 connects to one Pi, but not another

I've had a Samba share for a while on a general-purpose Pi running Raspbian with a desktop. Now I want to migrate that function to its own dedicated Pi running Raspbian Lite. (headless) So I started ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W auto login

I am trying to enable an auto login on a Raspberry Pi Zero W with Raspbian Booster 10. I am interested in the Desktop interface, not the Command one, which works with auto login enabled. I have tried ...
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Screen locked after screensaver blank screen only

Using xscreensaver I'm trying to suspend/blank the screen (essentially turn it off to save power) without locking but I don't seem to be able to do this. I'm using the official 7" touchscreen. I have ...
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Does Raspbian start its automatic services/daemons when it's turned or when someone logs in?

I'm using Raspbian. I connect through Putty. My question is, before I connect with Putty, is the Pi actually doing anything or is it just sitting their idly? Before logged in, does it start the ...
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How to disable password

I was getting ready to upgrade from a raspberry pi 3b+ to a pi 4 for retro pi gaming. I updated my SD card to prepare it for the new board, but I got a little "surprise". After the card was updated it ...
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When I power my Raspberry Pi 4, it shows only following window and remains still. What should I do now? Plz help

![When I power my Raspberry Pi 4, it shows only following window and remains still. What should I do now? Plz help It took me hours to solve this problem but same situation till now. How to fix this? ]...
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Different user login (same 'pi' username) depending on method

I'm just using putty and SSH'ing into a Raspberry Pi If I log in using the hostname "pi@raspberrypi" + password then I get one filesystem/folders. If I determine the Pi IP address using ifconfig,...
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can't login after modifying .bash_aliases

system: Raspbian lite 10 I made the .bash_aliases with some aliases. I accidentally put if [ -f ~/.bash_aliases ]; then . ~/.bash_aliases fi into .bash_aliases instead of .bashrc. After sourcing it ...
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Is it possible to log in Raspberry Pi 4B using USB cable? [duplicate]

The idea comes from this website 4 ways to connect RPi4 to the Internet. The author said that it is possible to SSH into RPi4 using that method. But my PC only provides 5V 500mA current through USB ...
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Can't login through GUI

I was logged into my raspberry pi and downloading some python packages. At one point the raspberry pi froze and I could not do anything to safely shutdown etc, so I pulled the power cord. Now I cannot ...
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Receiving login shell data via serial port

I'm writing code to send data to and from a raspberry pi (pi zero running raspbian lite) via serial port, using 1 python script on either side. I've set everything up so that I can use port='/dev/...
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Can't login over ssh - IO error?

I'm trying to log into a Raspberry Pi which is on my network over SSH, but when I enter the correct password, it responds with -bash: /etc/bash.bashrc: Inddata/uddata-fejl -bash: /home/pi/.bashrc: ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi to log into an account and print information from a certain page?

I run a small gift basket business and am always looking for solutions to make my day easier. One thing that slows me down is having to print gift messages for each basket. I was wondering if there ...
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Stuck in a Login Loop

I was working on my Pi 3 last night and then logged out and when I went to log in again, the screen goes black like it is logging in, but it just returns to the login screen. I know the password is ...
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Disabling auto-login after it was once enabled during build

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS ( Mate, built with ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi.img ) When I initially built this, I enabled the auto-login when going through all the initial ...
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Login screen stuck in a loop

I have tried several ideas such as: chown pi:pi .Xauthority choxn -R pi /home/pi and I have deleted .Xauthority But my pi keeps returning to the Shut-Down / Log-In screen no matter what I do. I ...
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Re-appearing login screen after updating to stretch

I found several topics which describe the same issue as I have but none of the solutions worked for me so far. So on boot, the raspberry asks for a username and password (what it shouldn't) and when I ...
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Login service fails to start

On my Raspbian Buster Lite (slightly customized) at boot I notice the Login Service fails to start several times: [FAILED] Failed to start Login Service. See 'systemctl status systemd-logind.service' ...
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How to set up "sign in to network" page [closed]

I' would like to set up a Sign in to wifi page (like many businesses have it in ther public wifi) for the wifi my Raspberry Pi hosts. How do I set this up? Is there a specific port I have to use? ...
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Auto-login with other account than pi

I want to perform autologin with an account "baa_user" at boot, which is in his own group (baa_user) & have his own home folder, without admin rights at all. I tried almost all solutions that I ...
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Can't log in via any means

So I'm running Raspbian (I installed with NOOBS initially if that makes a difference) on a Raspberry pi model 3B+ and I can't log in. before anyone says it, I know this question has been posted before,...
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Raspberry xrdp login failed for display 0

I've read many and many threads about Raspberry and xrdp but each time it seems people had a screen display connected to their raspeberry. It is not my case : I've installed Raspian to the mirco SD ...
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Changing username without affecting SSH certificate login

I have secured my SSH logins with certificate authorisation and I want to change my username, so I did. When I did this, I was denied access. Is there a way to change username without affecting the ...
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Network login sign in screen

I am touring Spain staying at a number of campsites which offer Wi-fi but ask for a username and password. On my Android tablet I connect to the Wi-fi and get a 'sign onto network ' message which ...
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Custom Login Screen

When logging in to the Pi (it's connected to a monitor, NOT through SSH), it displays a graphical login screen. How do I change this to a non-graphical login screen, which is managed by a .py script, ...
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