Questions tagged [raspbian-jessie]

Raspbian-Jessie is a GNU/Linux operating system derived from Debian 8. Initially released in September 2015, superseded by Raspbian-Stretch in August 2017.

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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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How can I access Raspbian Jessie packages from Wheezy?

I need a package that's in jessie, the newer version of Raspbian, but not in wheezy, the one I have installed. Can I use it somehow? Can/should I just upgrade to jessie?
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Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie

How can I perform an upgrade from Raspbian Wheezy to Jessie?
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Setup Raspberry Pi 3 as bluetooth speaker

I am looking for a way to configure the Raspberry Pi 3 as bluetooth speaker using Raspbian Jessie. What I mean by as bluetooth speaker is use it to receive audio stream via bluetooth using A2DP and ...
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Differences between Raspbian Jessie and Raspbian Jessie Lite

What are the differences between Raspbian Jessie and Raspbian Jessie Lite? What's better for a Owncloud server: Raspbian Jessie or Raspbian Jessie Lite?
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Possible SPI issues around NRF24 operations post RPi system update?

I have a number of RPis that communicate with Arduinos via BLavery's lib_nrf24.py (which appears to be derived from Barraca's pynrf24). Recently several of the RPis automatically updated via apt-get ...
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Recommended way for a python script to check NTP update status, and initiate an update if necessary?

I am writing a data logging python script and I would like it to find out if the system clock has been synchronized via NTP recently, and if not, to attempt to cause it to happen before proceeding. ...
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How do I configure my sound for Jasper on Raspbian Jessie?

I'm using Raspbian Jessie (2015-11-21) to run Jasper (master branch) on the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. The installation instructions in the documentation seem to be for Wheezy and not Jessie. Running ...
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Adjusting the Brightness of the Official Touchscreen Display

Is there a way to adjust the brightness of the official touchscreen display? I couldn't find a definite answer. I'm running the latest release of Raspbian Jessie.
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Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspbian Jessie - How to run fsck at boot?

How to run fsck at boot when using Pi 3 and Raspberry Jessie? I have read some tutorial but they differ. I have run sudo touch /forcefsck but what else I have to do? I know that I should set FSCKFIX=...
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How to reorder the index for mic on new Raspbian Jessie for PocketSphinx?

I am attaching a mic to my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B (Jessie) and using it for my PocketSphinx implementation. I see this in the system: $cat /proc/asound/cards ...
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Qt applications don't work due to libEGL

I am developing some (simple) GUI applications for the RPi2 in Qt5. The setup: The code development is performed on a Windows laptop using Netbeans + Qt Designer and remotely built on the RPi running ...
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nRF24L01+ only correctly retrieving status and config registers

I didn't write here before, though i get in often to find solutions for my problems with raspberry, so thanks in advance. I got the following problem with nRF24L01+ radio breakout board. Here is my ...
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Auto-start chromium on raspbian jessie - 11/2015

I have successfully loaded up chromium-browser on raspbian jessie and am trying to autostart chromium-browser --kiosk mode... and having no luck. I have tried several attempts with varying syntaxes ...
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Setting up static ip address on Raspian jessie [duplicate]

Ok so I have followed many tutorials and when I get to the point "sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces Remove the line that reads iface eth0 inet dhcp" I do not get the above line the only similar ...
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Getting the latest version of R on the Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspi that runs Debian Jessie (downloaded from the official Raspberry Download Website (Version 2015-11-21)). For one of my projects I want to use the software r and some of the very useful ...
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Enable ssh and connect to a wifi network without a keyboard or a screen

This similar question has a lot of answers, none of which works anymore. Given that is already a little old, I'm asking the same quesion, for the current distribution of raspian (jessie 2017-04-10).
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Raspberry Pi 3 Bluetooth “No default controller available”

I'm running Jessie, and an apt-get update/upgrade has no work to do. The kernel is at version 4.4.11-v7+ #891. An hcitool scan says there's no device available. bluetoothctl says No default controller ...
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How to prevent autologin of GUI?

I have found this thread on how to switch boot default behaviour on Raspbian Jessie from boot to command-line to boot to GUI and back. Booting to command-line: sudo systemctl set-default multi-user....
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Getting error - “tightvncserver: Could not create /home/pi/.vnc”

I am using raspberry pi 2 with Jessie raspbian release. I had installed tightvncserver using following command - sudo apt-get install tightvncserver However, when i try to start the server using ...
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Raspbian 8 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

How can I can use my old Raspbian 8 (Jessie) SD card installation on the Pi 3 B+? I changed files in /boot. (start.elf, start_cd.elf, start_db.elf, start_x.elf, bcm2708-rpi-0-w.dtb, bcm2708-rpi-b.dtb,...
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Change PI 3 against PI 3 B+ [duplicate]

Currently I have a PI 3 B running with Raspbian Jessie. It has a 3 TB external Usb-HDD which holds the root partition for the Pi. The SD-Card is only used to start the Grub and afterwards the HDD ...
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Raspberry pi - Login broken

After rebooting my Raspberry Pi 2 (The shairport-sync service wasn't working properly) it checked the whole filesystem on boot, which took about 10 minutes. I had no idea why. After it had done that, ...
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Proxy settings for Raspbian Jessie

I just borrowed a Raspberry Pi 2 from my friend. As my institute has a proxy server with user authentication, I can't access the internet via my Pi. I installed Raspbian Jessie. I need help to ...
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RP sd card WLAN

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Jessie and I forgot to bring a keyboard and mouse. I am at a new location and I need to connect my Pi to the WiFi here. I do not have an Ethernet cable. I can access the ...
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How do I upgrade Raspbian Lite to Raspbian PIXEL?

This question assumes a system has up-to-date package lists and packages via apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade. With the release of Raspbian PIXEL Raspbian no longer uses the standard ...
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Force IPv4 address

I upgraded my Raspberry Pi to Jessie, which uses systemd. One side-effect is that it connects using IPv6 only and does not have an IPv4 address. How can I force it to get an IPv4 address from the DHCP ...
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Disable auto file system expansion in new Jessie image 2016-05-10

Now when you flash the new Jessie image (released 2016-05-10) on the SD card and boot the first time, it auto expands the file system on the whole SD card. I want to stop that script. Reason i want ...
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How to use Stretch/testing packages?

I want to install the last version of Deluge on my Raspbian. The current distribution, Jessie (stable), contains the 1.3.10 version but I want the last one 1.3.13. The next distribution, Stretch (...
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Trying to turn off X11 in Jessie

I am running Debian Jessie which uses SystemD. I have so far been unable to find a way to stop X11 from starting on bootup. The raspi-config setting apparently does not do anything. Can anyone help?
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Autorun browser kiosk with Jessie Lite

I'm working on setting up a kiosk and I'm trying to decide with OS to install on the Pi. I know a full Raspbian install will work, but this site will be hosted locally and updated only a couple times ...
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ITEAD PN532 on Pi 3 with libnfc

For the past weeks I have been trying to get the ITEAD PN532 NFC board working on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie (2016-03-18) using libnfc. Here's some info on the board itself. It has two ...
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alsa-base conf file missing

I have a USB sound card for my pi b+ which I want to setup as my default sound device and all the tutorials for setting up involve editing the alsa-base.conf file in /etc/modeprobe.d, but I don't seem ...
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MySQL 5.7 in Raspberry Pi 2

I want to install Mysql 5.7 on Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian Jessie. When I execute the command apt-get install mysql-server, it installs version 5.5. What do I need to do? Update I did every step ...
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How to setup a MCP79410 real time clock?

I was trying to set up a MCP79410 real time clock (RTC) and had to search quite a bit until I found a way to integrate the RTC's time signal into my Raspbian Jessie: Apparently, even there, some ...
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No wireless interfaces found RPi3 B

I had an issue with my old Rpi 3 model B that said no wireless interfaces found. I thought it was defective so I bought a new one. Plugged in the SD card (Jessie) and turned it on with the charger ...
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WiFi not working on Raspbian Jessie

I just made a clean install of Raspbian Jessie, and my WiFi adapter doesn't seem to work. It was working on wheezy. > lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I did have ...
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Pi using a random MAC address after every reboot. How do I stop this behavior?

Recently, after I ran apt-get upgrade, my Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie started using a random MAC address on eth0 after every reboot. I'm pretty sure this has something to do with the upgrade since I ...
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eglGetDisplay() fails on RaspBerry 3

When called on a PI3, eglGetDisplay(EGM_DEFAULT_DISPLAY) stops the program (tried with some test programs like hello_triangle2) and displays this message: * failed to add service - already in use ? ...
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No audio output via USB sound card

I bought an external USB sound card for my Raspberry Pi because the sound quality of the built-in 3.5mm audio jack is not that good and I experienced a lot of noise. The retailer of the sound card is ...
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Can't mount volume encrypted with aes-xts-plain64 after upgrading to Jessie

I have an encrypted disk attached via USB. After upgrading to Jessie, I'm not able to mount it any more, getting error Check that kernel supports aes-xts-plain64 cipher (check syslog for more info) ...
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Raspberry Pi wifi won't work

I just got my first Raspberry Pi today and I plugged in an Edimax WiFi USB adapter. It flashed blue a few times and then stopped. I am in the desktop and then I look at the upper right hand corner ...
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TV display resolution issue during runtime

when I tried to tvservice -e "CEA 16", the TV's screen always black-out. Whether the option is not supported or is it a bug. I am currently, running RASPBIAN NON-NOOBS and running 4.8.16 kernel. Will ...
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Setting up an ad-hoc network with Raspbian Jessie

There's plenty out there on setting up an ad-hoc network on your RPi, (Mine's an A, I believe.) but almost none on how to do it when you're using Raspbian Jessie. As such, I'm having a bit of trouble ...
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pi zero with LAN Ethernet Network Adapter Dongle with slow speeds

I've got a raspberrypi zero with this Ethernet Network Adapter. It works fine but the speeds are very slow. On my laptop I can test my ISP's connection at about 50Mbps (down) 30Mbps(up). But running ...
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Remove SSH warning about default password

I'm running Jessie Pixel on my RP2 and every time I log in via SSH I get the message: SSH is enabled and the default password for the 'pi' user has not been changed. This is a security risk - ...
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Auto login in Jessie. How?

I want to auto login to the terminal after boot (Jessie). I tried the instructions here (http://elinux.org/RPi_Debian_Auto_Login), but it didn't work. I think the problem is the new systemd init ...
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After upgrade to Jessie, crashes when external USB drive is connected

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 which was running successfully with Wheezy. I decided to upgrade to Jessie. When I plug in the external USB drive (LaCie Rugged THB USB 3.0), it crashes. I did an ssh and ...
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Which port of Debian Jessie to install on Raspberry Pi 2?

I'd like to install the stable Debian Jessie for ARM, which has 3 different ports to choose from. The 2nd seems to be the most optimized for the Raspberry Pi2, considering that it has a single (or 4?)...
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How to fix no internet access but WLAN connected?

I installed a clean Raspian from the newest NOOBS 1.9.1 setup on my Raspberry Pi B+. On boot the WLAN-Dongle is connected. I used the GUI to connect to my WPA2 protected Wireless Network, like ...