Questions tagged [raspbian-stretch]

Raspbian-Stretch is a GNU/Linux operating system derived from Debian 9, initially released in August 2017. Raspbian is the most widely used Pi based distribution and the one recommended by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, who distribute their own images of it in 3 flavours, a full version with Desktop GUI and recommended software, Desktop GUI, and a "lite" version without any GUI pre-installed.

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Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way

I know how to do it the classic way as described for example by the official documentation at Wireless connectivity. But that needs many different components which must play together and each ...
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

There are some tutorials to make an access point a WiFi repeater using only the on-board WiFi chip of a Raspberry Pi. But I want to use an additional USB/WiFi dongle as second interface for the up-...
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Workaround for a wifi bridge on a Raspberry Pi with proxy arp

I want to bridge the wifi interface with the ethernet interface on a Raspberry Pi so any device on the ethernet port becomes a member of the wifi network. Usually this is done by a bridge (OSI layer 2)...
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Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie

How can I perform an upgrade from Raspbian Wheezy to Jessie?
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Setting up Wifi direct (wifi p2p) and DHCP server

So I have a fresh pi zero w up and running raspbian stretch lite. How can I enable Wifi direct/p2p where the Pi is GO and where it has a static ip i can connect to, and install/configure a DHCP ...
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How can I use an external USB sound-card and set it as default?

I've got an external USB sound-card from C-Media running on my RPi3. I can play some recordings using aplay/arecord by specifying the card index and ALSA plugin. However, many other sound files does ...
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How to make Raspberry Pi a Tor router with all kind of network setup using systemd-networkd

I have looked for a way to connect to the Tor network transparently using systemd-networkd. I want just to connect to a Raspberry Pi by wifi or wired and get into the internet through the Tor network. ...
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How to setup an unprotected Ad Hoc (IBSS) Network and if possible with WPA encryption?

There are several tutorials out there to setup an Ad Hoc network, for example Ad Hoc setup in RPi 3. But how can I do this using systemd-networkd? And all what I've found is using unprotected ...
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How can I use an init ramdisk (initramfs) on boot up Raspberry Pi?

I need to load driver on early stage booting. For development I use LVM (logical volume manager) so I can easily revert test setups to the default image from a snapshot. For this I have to load the ...
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Periodic backup of Rpi3 Stretch SD card

Starting with a pristine install of Raspbian Stretch on a 16GB SD card, I plan to set up various sets of software packages. I would like to start with a baseline install and create a restore-point (...
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Automatically Create Hotspot if no Network is Available

I want to automatically create an access point, if there is no network found, so that I can connect to my Raspberry Pi everywhere. If nobody is connected to the hotspot for a while it should search ...
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Enabling SSH by default on Raspbian Stretch

I have a Raspberry Pi 1 Model A running an image of Raspbian Stretch Lite. I've noticed that when I power on my pi and allow it to start up, I can't seem to SSH into it from my Mac laptop. First, I ...
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Now that Raspbian Stretch has been released, should Jessie users rush out and do the upgrade? Is it safe?

It has taken a while, but RaspberryPi.org has now announced the official release of Stretch to replace Jessie. Does this mean everybody should start changing their repos and doing the upgrade? Myself, ...
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RPI3 Raspbian Stretch regular connection on wlan0 AP on wlan1

I'm trying to make a very simple setup with my RPi. On the on-board standard wlan0 I want to connect to my home network normally, using a wpa_supplicant file this works very well. Now I'm having ...
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Raspberry Pi to configure automatically as an Access Point OR WiFi client

There are many guides for setting up a Raspberry Pi as an Access Point, and even some which allow switching between Access Point and WiFi client. I wanted a setting which would work as a normal WiFi ...
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Can I run Raspbian Stretch on Pi 4?

According to the article, there is a yellow checkmark for Pi 4 for Stretch (if it is upgraded to the 2019-04-08 release). I'm curious what limitations the Pi 4 has in this state.
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Launch a GUI Tkinter program on boot

I am trying to auto launch a Tkinter/Python program when the Raspberry Pi boots up. Ideally I would like to boot the Pi into the console and then launch a GUI Tkinter Python program. In testing – not ...
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Manually change MAC address on USB to ethernet module Pi Zero

Very unusual request here, I know you aren't normally meant to change your MAC address since it's burned into the interface you are using, but I am networking 2 raspberry Pi zeros together, each with ...
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Running a script at bootup : Good practices?, rc.local falling, Other options?

I want to run some script at bootup, right now I'm trying to see if can achieve this using rc.local is this even a good practice?? To try out this script that it's supposed to run at bootup I'm am ...
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Configuring `unattended-upgrades` on Raspbian Stretch

I recently upgraded from Jessie to Stretch and received a new version of the configuration file for unattended-upgrades. Oddly, this new version references Debian instead of Raspbian. pi@kegerator:/...
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“Permission denied” for Raspbian default SSH password

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi Zero W as a headless device on my local network, and am performing the initial setup with a fresh copy of Raspbian Stretch I've tried installing both the latest ...
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Website suddenly not available on chromium

I use a trading platform called cTrader, from IC Markets. They have a web platform that ran fine (a bit slow) on chromium, and all of the sudden, it's not working anymore. The site says my browser is ...
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How can I diagnose a headless Raspberry Pi Zero W that hangs?

I'm trying to run my Pi Zero W as a motion detecting camera using RPI cam web interface but it keeps hanging after a few hours at most. Before it hangs, it can record motion detect videos and upload ...
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Pi3B+ automatically shutdown while the temperature is less than 65C

I'm using Raspbian Stretch with desktop which published at 2018 JUNE. I'm doing some performance testing with Pi3B+ by running my application, the application is just keep send/write data via TCP/IP ...
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Found a PyPi Package for Opencv-contrib, but can't install using pip

I'm trying to install OpenCV for python with extra modules on my raspberry pi. The OpenCV website has a set of instructions that I have tried with different variations for the past several months. I ...
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Can't SSH by name on stretch; can on jessie

I just updated my Pi0W's to stretch, from jessie, and now putty won't let me connect by name (e.g. pi@computername.local) like it used to. It does work as expected if I use the IP. But the odd thing ...
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Seeed ADC (ADS1115) with Raspberry Pi 3 B+to read voltage values using python3

I'm using a Seeed 4-Channel 16-Bit ADC (ADS1115) for Raspberry Pi with a Stretch installed Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and successfully configured following below guidelines & GitHub. http://wiki....
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Is there a way to run Raspberry Pi Image on Windows?

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Stretch OS installed, I want to take an image of its current state then run in it in virtual environment on my Windows machine, make some changes to the OS state (i....
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Display hostname in the top bar (LXPanel)

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. I would like to have the hostname displayed in the top bar (LXPanel), similar to a panel applet/plugin. How can this be done?
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Upgrade or install using apt-get results in dpkg error

Raspbian Stretch OS I tried sudo apt-get update and then upgrade There is no issue with update but upgrade or while installing any package for instance sudo apt-get install tightvncserver gives the ...
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2 Wifi NIC's that each only connect to one (different from each other) network

The Setup: Raspberry Pi 3 B (Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)) and boots to Command Line (internal Wifi NIC) [wlan0] additional external Wifi NIC [wlan1] What I want to achieve: I Have two different ...
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Using two SPI ports simultaneously on Raspberry Pi 0 W

I'm trying to use two SPI busses on Raspberry Pi 0 W. I found some hints around but I really cannot understand how to use it and if there are restrictions on it. On this thread it seems that the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ freezes randomly

General setup My RPi is connected to a mouse, keyboard, and monitor. My swap size is set to 1000 MB and I'm not using wifi. Problem The RPi freezes randomly, meaning the GUI is frozen, no SSH ...
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Running a persistent node js server on boot and keeping the command line open

I know there are a lot of answers to this question but none have worked for me and I've been at it for something like six hours... Most of the answers also look like they are years out of date. I am ...
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Simultaneously connect to a wifi network and create a wifi AP

I have successfully set up my Pi 3B+ as an access point so it can create and broadcast it's own network SSID "wallPi" on the internal wlan0. My goal is to make a video wall using this Wi-Fi network. ...
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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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Increase number of ttys

I am running Raspbian 9 on my RPi 3 B+ and I have only 6 usable ttys (Ctrl-Alt-F#) while other are blank with blinking cursor. ls /dev lists 64 such ttys. How do I enable/run something on them?
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How can I resize a Raspberry Pi Linux distro image?

I'm experimenting with mounting the Raspbian .img and adding code/files and then repacking. The purpose of this is to be able to create custom distros for projects (rather than making clones of the SD ...
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Stretch apt-get update error: 'http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch Release' does no longer have a Release file

Cannot do first update for a straight from raspberrypi.org download of 2017-09-07-raspian-stretch image due to errors: pi@RWPi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/...
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Linux modules mismatch version

I have a very unusual condition, perhaps a partial update or unknown condition. #>uname -a Linux sip02 4.14.30-v7+ #1102 SMP Mon Mar 26 16:45:49 BST 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux #>uname -r 4.14.30-v7+...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to Samsung Galaxy S7 USB Tethering Inactive eth1 Interface

This is a follow up to Static IP Address for USB Screencast in Raspbian Stretch. Concisely, I want to use USB Tethering to connect VNC on my smartphone to the RPi for use as a remote desktop-type ...
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Unable to switch WiFi networks using USB dongle on Raspbian Stretch

This is using the latest Raspbian Stretch release dated 2018-06-27, Linux kernel 4.14 on a RPi 3 B+. I will note that this works perfectly fine on Raspbian Jessie, linux kernel 4.9, on either a RPI 3 ...
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Is Raspbian stretch repository down?

I came to the office this morning only to be greeted by a whole bunch of puppet errors all over our device fleet. Upon investigating, it seems none of the devices are capable of locating the raspbian ...
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I2S DAC device support (kernel drivers?) and noise (“pop”, “crackle”) on playback

I am trying a Adafruit I2S 3W Stereo Speaker Bonnet for Raspberry Pi - Mini Kit, which is built around two MAX98357 (datasheet: adafruit, maxim), on a Raspberry Pi Zero W with Raspbian Stretch (...
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Could not connect to raspbian.raspberrypi.org in raspberry pi 3

sorry i am a newbie, when i want to sudo apt-get update i can't connect to raspbian.raspberrypi.org, and when i click the link is not responding, but when i use my handphone to acces the link with vpn ...
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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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Cloning the Raspberry Pi SD Card as a balenaEtcher-ready instal-able image

I'm currently working on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ with Raspbian Stretch, and I have installed several libraries such as TensorFlow and OpenCV. These installations took quite some time to do, and I ...
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Difference between Raspbian repositories

When installing raspian via NOOBS the following repository can be found in /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ stretch main contrib non-free rpi But there are a lot ...
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How to install RetroPie over Raspbian Stretch?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and have been running the latest Raspbian (9.3 Stretch) from the Pi website. I tried following the instructions for using Git to get RetroPie and everything went fine ...
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Why isn't my forced MAC address change working?

I'm working with Raspberry Pi Zeros on a subnet. I bought external Ethernet adapters for each one to connect them to one another. Unfortunately, these ethernet adapters all came with the exact same ...