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Error While Updating Rasbian from Jessie to Stretch

I've been using this guide to update my Rasbian version: http://baddotrobot.com/blog/2017/10/26/upgrade-raspian-jessie-to-stretch/ However, after changing the files to use "Stretch" rather than "...
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Slow Chromium on Raspberry Pi 3B+ after update from Jessie to Stretch

I've been looking into my problem for days now and I didn't find a solution to it. If there is already a question about this issue, I have not found it, my apologies. Please direct me to it if there ...
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Restoring backup of /etc on new disk image and best practices

My Pi crashed and lost data recently but I had an old backup of /etc and /home. When I reflashed the SD card I used a new OS, my question is can I just replace this /etc with the old one? I’m happy ...
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RasPi Zero W | Random Screen Flashes

MY PROBLEM: My RasPi Zero W is causing random screen flashes. SOME BACKGROUND: I have three RasPi Zero W's running Jessie Lite, that I use for displaying and syncing SD video on multiple Dell ...
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connecting two raspberry pi and one acting as a router

I tried to create a network so that I can see my pi's output anywhere from within the network. One pi has the data/ output. I tried to send the data to another pi which acts as a router(connection ...
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How to set time display, and add $(hostname)

I know that in order to modify the time display this is the menu selection: and here is my current favorite: BUT, when I try to add $(hostname) just like it would work in echo $(hostname), it shows ...
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“mount error(112): Host is down” on stretch, but not jessie! Why?

First, some background: the CIFS drive I am trying to mount: PASSPORT2TB is connected via USB to a small wifi AP running OpenWRT, and it is shared via the Samba server on that (OpenWRT) host. I want ...
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“Value too large for defined data type” error on files larger than 2GB only in Raspbian Stretch

In order to verify the integrity of some files I have stored on an external disk (EXT4) connected to my Pi Model B using Rasbian Jessie (latest), I use the following: openssl sha1 file.tar Which ...
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Why can't I rewrite my SD card?

I have SD Card with Raspbian Jessie. I want to have there completely new Raspbian Stretch. I booted LiveCD and did dd bs=4M if=2017-11-29-raspbian-stretch.img of=/dev/sdc conv=fsync However, after ...
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Downgrading Raspbian Stretch Chromium over HTML5 Audio Issues

I've got my rpi set up as an alarm clock with python/flask and a chromium front-end. When it wakes me up it plays two html5 audio elements simultaneously: some music and a news podcast. I did a fresh ...
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Binary cross-compatibility between Jessie and Stretch

Will binaries compiled on Jessie work on Stretch? What about the reverse? The program in question is written in C++ (thus depends on the C++ standard library), but has no other external dependencies....
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Raspberry Pi WLAN issues with BerryBoot

Yesterday I installed a Vanilla Raspbian image on BerryBoot to test out Stretch and then go back to my Jessie image. It all went quite well until I removed it and the Pi said it could no longer ...
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How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address?

I have followed (any one of hundreds) tutorial, and it does not work. How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on the Raspberry Pi? (This is a Dorothy Dixer to hopefully catch the hundreds ...
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Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie

How can I perform an upgrade from Raspbian Wheezy to Jessie?