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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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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Error Installing TensorFlow on Rasperry Pi 3 B

I'm following this guide to create an AI chatbot which requires Python 3.6, TensorFlow etc. So I installed Python 3.6.8. To install TensorFlow I tried sudo pip install tensorflow I also downloaded the ...
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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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Raspberry pi 3B+ not booting up ( ACT light / green light doesn't blink at all)

I have an old raspberry pi 3B+. After a long time, I tried to use it. I found raspbian stretch image file in an old archive. So I wrote it in a 32GB microSD card and tried to boot the pi. But the ACT ...
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Raspbian Stretch - Data Usage Optimization [closed]

I have just installed clean Raspbian Stretch Lite on an Raspbian Pi Zero W. Only installed two applications (Remote terminal and mqtt with connection to google cloud). All applications was updated/...
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Run tkinter gui on remote machine connected by SSH?

I would like to run a tkinter-generated GUI generated on a Raspberry Pi while connected via SSH on a Mac. I have tried several suggestions (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/37604289/tkinter-...
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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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Raspberry Pi connecting to Wifi but not ethernet

I am trying to SSH into a Raspberry Pi 3B+ using ethernet, but it says: No route to Host. Pinging the IP doesn't work either, and raspberrypi.local doesn't seem to be resolved by mDNS. When I tried ...
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Raspberry PI UART doesn't work all the time

I am trying to communicate to a UART device using Raspberry Pi (Raspberry Pi 3B with Raspbian stretch) Header pins with pyserial. I have followed all the steps mentioned in https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Why does eth0 have no IP after reboot? Running dhclient -v fixes

When I reboot my Raspberry Pi, my WiFi connection works, but my eth0 interface has no ip adresss. In the gui it says "eth0: Link is up, configuring" If I run dhclient -v it will obtain an IP and the ...
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When I run raspi-config the cursor goes to the next line and freezes

I'm running headless Raspberry Pi Zero W with SSH. I'm trying to get VNC running so I can get to the GUI. My understanding is that I need to get raspi-config to run so that I can set VNC to "yes". ...
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Is there a way to change the pmount mount point?

Based on this answer for automounting USB... Running Stretch Lite on a Pi3, running Openbox window manager, no desktop or session manager. Is there a way to change the name of the mount point created ...
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Unable to install ROS Kinetic on Raspberry Pi

Im trying to install ROS Kinetic on my Raspberry Pi which is running Raspbian stretch. When i enter sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-desktop-full it returns E: Unable to locate package ros-kinetic-...
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SSH showing “connection failed” after installing “pip”

Python3, pip3 and python was installed before on my Raspberry Pi. Today I've successfully installed pip using below command: sudo apt-get install python-pip After few hours later I'm not able to ...
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alternatives.tar.0 file fills /var/backups daily using all available space on Debian

On Raspbian stretch, every day at 6:30 am, an alternatives.tar.0 file is created in the /var/backups folder, leaving 0% free space. So far, I have not been able to figure out what is doing this or why....
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Adafruit_Nokia_LCD module on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm stuck with this Adafruit module. I was able to install without errors on a Pi2, but when I tried to replicate on my Zero W the installation goes fine but then I cannot import the module ("...
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Writing to GPS HAT on Raspberry Pi Zero W Never Returns Anything

I have attached a GPS HAT to a Raspberry Pi Zero W running RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP. When I SSH in to run a simple Python script that writes to the HAT serial port, nothing happens and I am not ...
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RPi3 B+ Stretch. Config for external capture device & onboard headphone jack

I am planning to use an external Microphone "ReSpeaker 4Mic Hat" from Seeed-Studio on my RPi3 B+ Stretch OS. However, when I run alsamixer, my external Mic is not the default capture device. It seems ...
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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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Setting up the Raspberry Pi for the second time and WiFi detection issues

I am a beginner. When I bought my Raspberry Pi 3B a week ago, I was told that they had already applied a set-up. I didn't know what it meant and I followed a tutorial to set-up the Pi for the second ...
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What is the meaning of this errors?

I downloaded the driver for LCD touch display (KeDei 3.5 inch SPI TFTLCD version 3.0 20015/12/1) from http://kedei.net/raspberry/v6_1/LCD_show_v6_1_3.tar.gz. Afterward I unpacked it tar -xzvf ...
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Pi reachable from smartphone but not Windows

Today I installed Raspbian Stretch Lite once again on my Pi. After that I connected my Pi to the Internet using a WLAN USB adapter. I can ping, for example, Google but not my PC on my local network....
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Reverse the expand root FS on Raspbian Stretch fails

Referring to @goldilocks Reverse the expand root FS I'm using the latest Rasbian Stretch and have sent an rsync backup to my NAS which is mounted via an NFS mount. Now I am attempting @goldilocks ...
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Default applications for LXSession in Raspbian Stretch

In the Jessie release of Raspbian there is a "Default applications for LXSession" that could be enabled in the Preferences tab of the main menu. It allowed (among other things) the user to specify a ...
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Backward Compatibility on the Pi 4

Is it possible to run Raspbian Stretch on the Pi 4? The problem is that the newest released (Raspbian Buster) has some weird bug in which JavaFX applications cannot be started with the error : "*...
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How to speed up SPI chip select transition using “spidev”?

I successfully drive a DAC via SPI using the spidev native SPI driver using a RaspberryPi3. The core portion of my code is as follows: fd = open("/dev/spidev0.0", O_RDWR); txarr[0]=0xAA; txarr[1]=...
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Using cgroup module in iptables cause “no chain by that name” error message

Trying to use cgroup module in iptables rule cause "No chain/target/match by that name" message. I'm using: Linux raspberrypi 4.19.42-v7+ #1219 SMP Tue May 14 21:20:58 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux ...
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Can't connect to multiple wifi networks

I'm having trouble connecting to a network that isn't the first one in my wpa_supplicant.conf file (NETWORK3). I can connect to NETWORK1 just fine, but it is a Wifi hotspot, so I would prefer to not ...
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apt-get update error: 500 no space left on device

Fresh install of NOOBS 2_4_3 Stretch using http://goddess-gate.com for repository mirror. Here is what I'm getting: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to enable mod_sftp on proftpd?

I read mod_sftpd is not compiled by default. So, I tried to manually install proftpd-basic downloading it from here, following the steps described here but something went wrong. When I run sudo make I ...
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raspbian-lite stretch mariadb very slow on restore

A small (18k) mariadb database restore on a new install of raspbian-lite stretch runs extremely slowly (taking more than a minute to complete). sudo apt-get install mysql-server or sudo apt-get ...
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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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Pi-hole will not connect

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a DNS blocker on my network. but whenever I try to add the ip address and password, I get the prompt "It only works with version 3." Or when I mess around ...
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I accidentally changed permission of /usr/lib and sudo is not working anymore

I accidentally changed permission of /usr/lib and sudo is not working anymore. What can I do now? Getting these errors: sudo: error in /etc/sudo.conf, line 0 while loading plugin "sudoers_policy" ...
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Rpiboot - Failed to claim interface

I'm using usbboot/rpiboot with Raspberry Pi 0. Usually when I try to discover device the device is found without a problem and the booting process succeeds, recently I upgraded the firmware (bootcode....
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E: Unable to locate package barrier

I am trying to install barrier on my raspberry pi so to enable sharing my mouse and keyboard over LAN. However when I run the command: $ sudo apt install barrier -y Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to connect more I2C sensors on top of a RPI shield

I'm struggling with a problem, how to connect more sensors on top of this raspberry shield => https://sixfab.com/product/raspberry-pi-nb-iot-shield/ The shields schematic can be found here and it ...
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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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Raspbian or Raspbian Lite for Cross Compiling Qt

I try to follow this guide https://wiki.qt.io/RaspberryPi2EGLFS for cross-compiling Qt. The instructions don't specify whether I need to use the Desktop version or whether also the lite version would ...
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Uninstalled Lighttpd, installed apache and PHP. PHP not executing

Title says it all. Lighttpd was automatically installed by RaspAP, a wifi web GUI not being part of Raspbian repository. But I require Apache. Uninstalled Lighttpd, Installed apache with PHP & ...
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Why does the SHA256 of Raspbian file image never correspond to the one indicated on the website?

Every time I download Raspbian (last time Raspbian Stretch with desktop) I try to verify SHA256. However, every time the result is different from the one on the website, although I am quite sure the ...
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Cannot install docker on RBPi 3 (strecht) through convenience script

I am trying to install docker on my Raspberry Pi 3 $ cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="9" VERSION="9 (stretch)" VERSION_CODENAME=...
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Editing files on Raspberry PI over ssh and with root privileges

Setup: local machine has PopOS 20 (based on Ubuntu 20), remote server is running Raspbian Stretch. I have been editing files on the remote server from the terminal, over ssh and with nano, but I'm ...
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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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Pi Zero Third Boot Failed

I'm using the June 27, 2018 build of Raspbian Stretch that I downloaded (via torrent) from https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ I am using a Class 10 Samsung (not a knock-off) 32GB microSD ...
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Move rootfs to USB disk and use minimal SD card

I'm running Raspian on RPi3 from a 16GB SD card. Now I try to use a SSD connected by USB to hold the root / partition and copy the /boot partition to a smaller SD card that is 512MB. I can't get it ...
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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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How to INVERT SCROLLING DIRECTION on trackpad in Raspbian Stretch?

I would like to invert the scrolling direction so that when I scroll down (using two fingers in a downward direction) on my trackpad, the page also moves down (i.e. to content lower down). I did this ...
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Lan and Wifi interfaces behave strangely when trying to set a static IP

I'm using an RPI3B+ to learn about dhcp servers. I've hit a snag I can't figure out. Please bear with me. I want to explain what's happening in detail so you can understand it better. I booted my pi ...
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memory exhausted: can not allocate memory error in raspberry pi

I am trying to turn my raspberry to a PiCroft. For that I need to use these commands: cd ~/ git clone https://github.com/MycroftAI/mycroft-core.git cd mycroft-core bash dev_setup.sh I did nothing ...

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