Questions tagged [raspbian-lite]

For questions about Raspbian Lite, the minimal version of the Raspbian operating system, which does not include most of the graphical packages.

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What does each of the default groups on the raspberry pi do?

I need to create a more limited user for the raspberry pi. I can guess what some of these groups do (cdrom, sudo, i2c, spi) but what do some of these other groups do (adm, dialout, pi)? Here is the ...
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Raspberry Pi Custom SSH/Normal Login Message

I am currently using Raspbian Stretch Lite and would like to know how, if possible, I could make custom login messages. e.g Currently, I get this: Linux RPi 4.9.41-v7+ #1023 SMP Tue Aug 8 16:00:15 ...
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I have installed the full version of Raspbian. What can I do to shift to the lite version?

It turns out that when I prepared a certain Raspberry Pi several months ago, I used the full Raspbian image. Since then, that Pi is on headless duty just running some server software. When I run ...
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Black screen using VNC with Raspbian Lite

I installed the Raspbian lite image to my SD card. After that I installed PIXEL and VNC Server using these commands: sudo apt-get install realvnc-vnc-server realvnc-vnc-viewer sudo apt-get install -...
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What is the difference between Raspbian Lite and Debian?

I have read the official page but still cannot figure out the difference between Raspbian Light and Debian. The difference between Raspbian and Debian or between Raspbian and Raspbian Light can be ...
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Bluetooth PAN on the Pi Zero W

I have the following problem: I want to host a webserver on my Pi Zero W and access it over Bluetooth. To achieve this i tried to use PAN as underlying layer. The first time i followed this post. Most ...
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How to enable huge pages in Raspbian Stretch Lite?

How can I enable huge pages in Raspbian Stretch? I have followed instructions for Debian (https://wiki.debian.org/Hugepages#Enabling_HugeTlbPage) without success (reboot puts my Pi 3 into 'emergency' ...
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Raspbian Lite uses less cpu?

Does Raspbian lite version use less cpu / memory than the full Raspbian. I know the lite uses less storage for sure but not sure on the cpu memory. I am running some time critical code I am thinking ...
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How can I reset my ~/.bash_profile?

I accidentally replaced my ~/.bash_profile with an empty file. My usually colored screen has turned black and white. (I'm running in command-line-mode with Raspbian Stretch Lite). How do I reset this ...
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Using RTC on Raspberry Pi Zero while SDA/SCL pins are occupied

I have a portable project on my Raspberry Pi Zero and I am using a i2c 0.96" OLED on the SDA/SCL pins on my Raspberry Pi. I would like to add a RTC Module to my project, but all of the tutorials I ...
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How to correctly (error free) install Mono 5 on Raspberry Pi 3 Raspbian Stretch Lite (latest)

I have an application which needs Mono 5 to start properly, since my current version (4.6.2.7+dfsg-1) does not work with it. Also 4.6.2.7+dfsg-1 seems to be the only version I can get installed. Can ...
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What changed in Raspbian that prevents my old setup of an Access Point

After researching many websites I developed an Access Point for use by students in an environment that has no internet access. It turned out to be something like "Internet In A Box" but with a ...
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timedatectl set-timezone Access denied

I get error when trying to set time: $ sudo timedatectl set-timezone America/New_York Failed to set time zone: Access denied This is on an almost pristine stretch lite image. I noticed $ ...
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USB Boot From SSD not booting — Rapsberry Pi 3b+

So I'm having issues getting the USB boot mode working on my new raspberry pi 3b+ and a couple of different SSD's I'll first go through all the things that I've done, and what I'm seeing. Installed ...
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What can set the system clock?

I'm testing various clock sources on a Raspberrypi Zero W with Raspbian Buster Lite. After removing the fake hardware clock sudo apt remove --purge fake-hwclock and disabling ntp sudo timedatectl ...
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SSH works on eth but not wifi and other services do work always [closed]

So this is driving me crazy. Basically my problem is that I can ssh to the pi if the ethernet cable is connected but not if disconnected. It sounds like a typical network problem so far, but it is ...
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How can I write an image to the RPI4 framebuffer in Raspbian Lite?

I can manage my own wallpaper on the RPI3 in Raspbian Lite by writing an image directly to the framebuffer with.. convert /path/to/image.jpg -write bgra:/dev/fb0 null: Running fbset I get the ...
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Raspberry not discoverable on local network

I've installed Raspbian Stretch Lite (June 2018) to a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and am trying to connect to it via ssh. Pi and my macbook are directly connected to the same network switch and my wifi is off to ...
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Edit iptables to open a port the safest and easiest way (nano?)

I have this web application called HaasBot (running on Mono 5) which I want to run on my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Stretch Lite (Terminal only!) as a server internally in my network only. Using SSH ...
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Will RaspiOS Lite (no Desktop environment) be able to start a software with GUI made with Tkinter?

The question might have an obvious answer. I believe it is not possible but I am not able to test it myself on the Rpi zero W until next week. I assume Tkinter requires a “window manager” from an OS ...
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How do I trigger periodic remote shooting on a DSLR using a Raspberry Pi e.g. for time lapse (shutter timer), group pictures or self portraits

I'd like to use my DSLR camera for the following use cases: record a timelapse, e.g. shoot a picture every second (or every minute, or every hour). take a group photo (including me) or self portrait ...
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Cant find /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

I am trying to follow this guide to set up a pi 3+ as kiosk but I get stuck at step 10. It says that this directory doesn't exist. It seems that there is no .config file. Any help is much appreciated ...
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Control Terminal from smartphone

I am using a raspberry pi 2 with raspbian lite, and I wanted to have keyboard control from my phone. So if I hook up my pi to the TV, I can type commands on my phone without needing to connect a ...
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I lost the taskbar on my Raspberry Pi

I lost the taskbar on my Raspberry Pi but I can't figure out how to bring it back. What can I do?
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Boot Raspbian from write protected SD; move all data onto external USB drive

For a Raspberry 4 setup, I'd like to keep the Raspbian's system files separated from the configuration files (i.e. /etc/resolv.conf), temp files, user files and user-installed applications. This said, ...
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Console Font Recommendation

Can anyone help me find a console font that is wider that it is tall? When I change the console font, there are some choices like VGA, Terminus, etc. All of these fonts have choices like 8x8, 8x12, ...
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USB devices (Including Internal NIC) got disconnected without a reason

I am using raspberry pi 1 B+ model with two USB devices (wifi dongle/Ethernet ) along with builtin NIC. all the USB devices including builtin NIC getting disconnected from time to time kernel ...
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Headless install doesn't enable ssh fresh install (2018 March version)

I tried to reinstall my raspberry, I added the ssh file with touch on the boot partition and started raspbian lite. In the boot sequence I can see "Started Tun on SSH if /boot/ssh is present". When ...
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Raspbian Stretch with Desktop vs Rasbian Stretch Lite Install Problems

I had an older pi (B+ model) running Raspbian Jesse and ran into a corruption issue, and finally picked it back up to replace the SD Card and I have been having issues installing Raspbian Stretch with ...
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Pi 4 / Raspbian Lite HDMI Output Shared Across 2 Screens

I am booting a Pi 4 running the latest version of Raspbian Lite into Chromium kiosk mode and outputting the display to 2 monitors. I have successfully hooked up the 2 monitors, but the displays are ...
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Kodi not starting on Raspbian Buster lite, Giving No Display Error

I have been trying to launch Kodi on my Raspbian Buster. I did a fresh install of Raspbian Buster Lite and then installed Kodi. sudo apt install kodi As I don't need the GUI I think I just have to ...
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Raspberry can only reach IPv6 sites

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (with Raspbian Stretch Lite installed) connected to my laptop by Ethernet using a static IP address (network: 192.168.128.0). I can access it through ssh without any ...
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Raspbian Lite not playing vlc audio through HDMI

I have an RPi 3 running Raspbian Lite with vlc installed, I'm trying to get this setup for a TV, to play some branding from a directory on loop. Currently there's an issue with playing the audio from ...
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Is OpenSSL version 1.1.0f for Raspbian Stretch Lite vulnerable to OpenSSL heartbleed?

I am testing my raspberry pi3 against security tests. I am using the newest Raspbian Stretch Lite. Version: November 2017 Release date: 2017-11-29 Kernel version: 4.9 I looked at http://heartbleed....
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Unexpected behavior of ws2801 when headless

I am using a raspberry pi 3 with a fresh installation of raspbian-lite to control a strip of ws2801 RGB leds. I followed the tutorial found here: https://tutorials-raspberrypi.com/how-to-control-a-...
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Why do the full and lite version of Raspbian have a different kernel version?

I have built some software to run on Raspbian, and did so on the full image of Raspbian. Now I wish to switch to Raspbian Lite for my release, as I no longer need all the gui packages. After doing ...
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Prevent Pi from sleeping on stretch lite

I have a pi 3b running the latest raspbian stretch lite and I use putty to SSH into it because I don't have a monitor. Anyway, I am using it to host a website, so I don't want the pi to go to sleep, ...
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Cannot connect to PiVPN Server from WAN but can connect through LAN

I setup PiVPN on my Pi3B. I have a Windows computer. I can connect through OpenVPN GUI on Windows to my Pi, because I changed the WAN address of my router in original .ovpn config file that my PiVPN ...
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Port forwarding raspberry pi

I'm trying to forward my port so I can work on my Raspberry from work (through ssh), but I've tried several combinations which won't work. Could someone explain to me which external/internal ports I ...
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splash screen problem (HDMI boot screen)

For my application I have to create a splash screen, So I actually created It but I still get this messages for like 0.1s before my splash screen image shows up. can someone help me to remove them, I ...
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How to convert a Layer 3 VPN to a Layer 2 VPN?

I have been back and forth with some users here about creating a VPN using my Raspberry Pi 3 as a hotspot (OpenVPN client) but being able to bridge it to my other Rasperry Pi 3 at home (OpenVPN server)...
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Where does the Raspberry Pi Ethernet MAC get generated?

I read somewhere (in a few places, actually, can't seem to find the references to it now that I want them) that Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi generates the MAC address for the Ethernet interface based ...
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RasPi4b Rasbian Lite Buster black screen after boot

New to the Raspberry Pi game. I recently received a RPi4b 4Gb for my birthday, I want to use Raspbian Lite. After writing to a 32Gb micro SD card with 'balenaEtcher', sorting out the mess of wires and ...
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My Raspberry Pi is crashed and I'm not able to access it with SSH or SFTP. I need to backup my USB Drive mounted with Raspberry Pi

My device is Raspberry Pi 3B with Raspbian stretch lite OS installed. I was followed this tutorial to mount USB drive with my Raspberry Pi. But today my Raspberry Pi crashed for trying to uninstall ...
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Raspbian Lite - Turkish characters appear as squares

I have installed Raspbian Lite on my Raspberry Pi and works perfectly except for one thing. A few Turkish characters do not appear as they should, but they appear as squares. Some of the characters ...
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changing default apps in raspbian

I was not able to change the default app in raspbian (lxde and pcmanfm) when right clicking and using the corresponding menu entries and the checkbox. The lists that contain the default associations ...
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How to install opencv on raspbian jessie Lite?

I am totally new to raspbian Lite and not know how to install opencv on this os. I need this for my school project which is written in python. I am trying this https://gist.github.com/willprice/...
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Graphical gui for rasping not working

Tell you what I did, and what I think went wrong. What I did: Setting up Raspberry Pi headless way. Downloaded Raspbian Lite version Used etcher to write image to SD card Added ssh to folder in SD ...
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how to access to the configuration of my raspberry pi os lite

Hello I want to access the menuconfig of the raspberry pi os lite, but I had this error root@raspberrypi:/# make menuconfig make: *** No rule to make target 'menuconfig'. Stop. root@raspberrypi:/# ...
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Can't login into VNC viewer

I recently setup VNC Viewer both on my Pi (3b+) and my laptop (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). Using Stretch Lite. Installed lightdm. Using RealVNC. Followed the guide on raspberrypi.org After I connect to the Pi ...