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 Initially released in September 2015, superseded by Raspbian-Stretch in August 2017.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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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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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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How do I set my Raspberry Pi to automatically update/upgrade?

Currently, to get things up to date on my Raspberry Pi, I have to type in sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. Is there a way to set it up to automatically do this? I am running Raspbian ...
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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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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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What is the difference between Raspbian Wheezy and Raspbian Jessie?

I just set up a new Raspberry Pi and accidentally installed Raspbian Jessie rather that Raspbian Wheezy. Are there any significant or important differences I should know about?
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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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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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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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Time and timezone issues on Pi

I've a raspberry Pi that I was using in EST timezone. It had ntp service installed (sudo apt-get install ntp) and the Pi was set to UTC timezone. The date on the Pi was correct, until I took the Pi to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Make permanent change in the routing table

I have a Raspberry PI 2 model B with Raspbian version Jessie and I'm trying to bring the internet from my PC to the Raspberry. I have 2 network interfaces between them, one is over Ethernet and the ...
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“Failed to connect to non-global ctrl_ifname” when running wpa_cli reconfigure

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2, running Debian Jessie, and I have a problem with my Wi-Fi connection, after setting my /etc/network/interfaces: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) ...
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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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Raspberry Pi connected to internet but can't SSH or Ping

I have a Raspberry Pi Model 2 running the newest version of Raspbian Jessie. My Pi is connected to the internet using an Edimax Wireless adapter, and I can download and browse the internet just fine. ...
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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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Raspberry Pi out of disk space

I'm ridiculously new to rpi and I've been following lots of tutorials in order to try to get face recognition working on my pi. I've run out of disk space and it seems that through following tons of ...
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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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Custom splash screen on Raspbian Jessie?

Lots of websites explain how to do a splash screen on the Pi with SysV init, but I couldn't find any info on how to do it with systemd on Jessie. I tried just "converting" the init-script to a systemd-...
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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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How to remove thermometer in Raspbian 8 jessie PIXEL

I am using a raspberry pi 3 with raspbian 8 jessie (pixel). I have chromium running in kiosk mode but I noticed that the thermometer appears on the top right of the screen to indicate that the PI is ...
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How to set keyboard shortcuts

How do I setup a keyboard shortcut to run xscreensaver-command -lock when I press ctrl+alt+l? I've had a look at Raspbian keyboard shortcuts, but that talks about finding the keyboard shortcuts, not ...
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Why there is a collabora.list on my raspbian wheezy source repo?

Why there are more sources repos on my raspbian wheezy? They are /etc/apt/sources.list.d/raspi.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/collabora.list. For what are they needed?
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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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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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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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Configuring Raspberry Pi 2 to use USB Microphone and Headset as default device on Jessie

I am attempting to setup a Plantronics .Audio 400 DSP with a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B as the default device with Jessie installed. Headset Link: http://www.plantronics.com/us/product/audio-400-dsp So ...
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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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Getting a deb repository error for collabora

I'm brave enough to try out the upgrade from wheezy to jessie on my pi according to this: Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie So far it runs pretty smooth, except that I get an error when updating the ...
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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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Installing GitLab messed things up, how to get it out?

Yesterday I started setting up my Raspberry Pi 2 (with Raspbian Jessie) to run my own server for some things. Amongst others I want to run GitLab on my Pi. I connected to my Pi through SSH (using ...
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How to install fresh Raspbian Jessie on Raspberry Pi 1B

I want to install Raspbian Jessie on a clean SD card. At the moment, the only way I've found is to install Wheezy using https://github.com/debian-pi/raspbian-ua-netinst and then upgrade it to Jessie ...
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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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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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selinux can not be mounted on booting?

I have a Pi B with Raspbian Jessie installed (upgraded recently from wheezy to jessie by changing sources.lst). I also use rpi-update to stay up to date. On every boot I get as the very first message ...
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Microphone Raspberry Pi 3(Jessie)

I'm trying to connect my USB Microphone to my Raspberry Pi and set it to my default mic. The Mic works with arecord /home/pi/Desktop/a.wav -D sysdefault pi@raspberrypi:/ $ cat /proc/asound/cards ...
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Raspbian Kernel and initramfs

I'm trying to switch my Raspberry Pi 2 to the raspbian kernel rather than the one from raspberry pi foundation (found in raspberrypi-bootloader package). I installed the linux-image-rpi2-rpfv package,...
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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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Turning off LEDs on Raspberry Pi 3

I need to disable all LEDs on my Raspberry Pi 3s otherwise they interfere with the operation of my camera setup. I use Raspbian Jessie. I can successfully use the following code: echo 0 >/sys/...
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Why are static IP Addresses in Raspberry Pis frowned upon?

I was doing some searching to find out how to manually specify the IP address in my Raspberry Pis because like everything else on the Pi/Linux I could not use intuition or experience to figure it out. ...
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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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How to change permissions on external hard-drive connected to Raspberry?

I am following this tutorial to create Samba Share on my Raspberry Pi Zero. My problem is at this step: "Make sure your user is the owner of the path you are trying to share via Samba sudo chown -R ...
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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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Set multiple static ip in dhcpcd.conf - Raspbian 8 (jessie)

Trying to set two static ip in dhcpcd.conf, but second ip is not active. dhcpcd.conf interface eth0 static ip_address=192.168.3.99/24 static routers=192.168.3.61 static ...