Questions tagged [raspbian-wheezy]

For questions about Raspbian Wheezy, the Raspberry Pi operating system based on Debian 7 ("Wheezy"). It was superseded by Raspbian Jessie in April 2015 and Stretch in June 2017. Use this tag only where you are specifically using Wheezy; for more recent versions of Raspbian, use the appropriate tag.

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After I remove swapfile, I can't do anything! How can I revert this problem?

How can I extend the life of my SD card? I run 2 commands in sudo su mode, and restart my pi. What I run: # swapoff --all # apt-get remove dphys-swapfile # reboot After that, I notice that I can't ...
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How do I change the Desktop wallpaper from the cli

I've tried gconftool and gconftool-2 to change the background on my Wheezy, but nothing happens. It would be nice to be able to do this from the command line.
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Does cups work the same for Raspbian and Ubuntu?

Can a ppd file work for Ubuntu and Raspbian Os? Are the ppd files os dependent? Using the same ppd file for TSC on Raspbian gives an error "/usr/libexec/cups/filter/rastertospl failed". However ...
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How to debug no Internet connection?

I am using a Raspberry Pi that is connected to the router directly with an ethernet cable but the device will not connect to the internet. All the network lights light up but I cannot access the ...
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Automatically run a program as root for GPIO?

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian that I want to auto-login and then automatically run a program that uses the GPIO as root. I have auto-login working as per this website. What is the best way ...
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Pygame from console with PiTFT

I wrote a simple script that uses pygame to display the information. However, I found that it won't display on screen when I call it from terminal through SSH. I found this guide/solution on adafruit, ...
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Why does USB port enumeration change?

I'm using a Huawei GMS/UMTS USB modem with Gnokii and Gammu. The modem was in the lower port on Pi. With dmesg | grep tty it would show up on /dev/ttyUSB0 and /dev/ttyUSB1. (2 USB devices on 1 stick ...
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HTTP header for raspbian

I was looking for a HTTP header (preferably written in C) for my WiFi application to control a device. I am using a miniature USB WiFi module to connected to Raspberry Pi model B running Raspbian ...
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lxterminal show tool bar

In Lxterminal I chose the option under "Display" to hide the toolbar, thinking that pressing F10 would make it pop up again. It doesn't. Without the toolbar, I can't see/access the toolbar. Is there ...
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Perl Script doesn't update file

I have problem with perl script. It works fine if i don't change destination path, but when I do in doesn't update my file in that destination. I got this script from web, but I want to change ...
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Why I can't copy my Linux image to another SD card?

I have 2 SD cards (8 GB) I wrote my Wheezy image into one SD card (using Win32DiskImager) and I expanded the the disk space of the image on that card. then I used (Win32DiskImager) to read the Image ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to another device via USB port

I am trying to connect the Raspberry Pi to a microcontroller using the USB Port. I have used the device many times and I know how the protocol works. It should reply after receiving the message that I ...
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Trouble with wireless TL-WN725N hangs on CTRL_EVENT_CONNECTED

I just got my first Pi (model A) today and I've been struggling with it all day trying to get the latest version (2013-07-26) of Wheezy to connect to my WIFI using a TL-WN725N which is connected to a ...
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Cannot mkdir unless sudo is used

I am accessing my Pi through SSH and I noticed that I cannot mkdir anywhere. not even in my own home folder ~/!! Unless I sudo. I checked the owner and permission of my folder. it is as follow: ...
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Disabling USB ports

I'm using the RPI to create a program, but I need to disable the USB ports so that the end user cannot plug in a keyboard or mouse and mess with the device. Is this possible, and if so how is it done?...
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setup internet connection through pppoe

i'm new to raspi/debian. I need to connect my raspi, for the first time, to internet. As the PC i need to establish an pppoe link to my router as required from my internet service provider. I don't ...
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Connect to bluetooth device on startup

I want my Raspberry Pi to be a Music Server. So I connected some speakers and everything works fine now. Tho only problem is that i have to connect the speakers manually after each startup. Is there ...
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Why does lighttpd fail to install on Raspberry pi?

Here's what I try : pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/dists/wheezy/main/binary-armhf/Packages 401 Unauthorized pi@raspberrypi ~ $ ...
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Is is possible to remotely SSH into a RPI from iphone/ipad (using iSSH) when outside a wifi network?

I've installed isc-dhcp-server and followed all the instructions for setting up an encrypted ad-hoc network as per http://lcdev.dk/2012/11/18/raspberry-pi-tutorial-connect-to-wifi-or-create-an-...
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Striping down for java/swing only thin client

Very important note: This same question is also asked at the raspberry pi forums. I guarantee to copy answers from here to there with correct credentials. Hello everyone I am currently developing a ...
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webm video performance in Midori

I'm running the lastest wheezy image and am trying to run 236kb webm video on loop with the Midori browser (launched in kiosk mode from lxde on login) and gstreamer plugins. The page also has a 7kb ...
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Troubleshooting TP-link WN725N wifi dongle problem

I have a 512MB rev B Pi that seems to be working just as it should. But my TP-link WN725N v2 just doesn't seem to work with it. I run the latest version of Raspbian Wheezy and according to several ...
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cannot resolve hostname error

I have a model B pi with the latest version of wheezy installed. I cannot connect to the internet at all. I am using an edimax nano wifi dongle and using the recommended 5.25v power supply. If i ...
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Will not boot, black screen only

I recently installed Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) on a 32 GB SD card, but so far the Raspberry Pi has not been able to boot. I replaced the elf, bin files, etc... and the monitor is now getting a response,...
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Location of berryboot's config.txt

Related to another question I've asked earlier: Where is the berryboot's 'config.txt' physically located on the raspberry pi? And how would I access it via command line or similar?
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Raspberry Pi Inaccessible Screen Area Problem

I have berryboot installed, and it has it's own config.txt that overrides the loaded OS' config.txt (so modifying config.txt from the cmdline within the OS does not work). To be able to modify the ...
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Wheezy: How do I create a .zip on the Pi?

I have created a basic encrytion program for the Raspberry Pi in Python. I have decided to upload it to the Pi Store. According to the site, I need to create a .zip. I have already tried using this ...
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How to shutdown the Raspberry Pi with comments?

I know that I can shutdown my Windows computer with comments. Is this possible on the raspberry pi? I am using Raspbian "Wheezy"
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How do I update Python to version 3?

Is there any way to update Python on the Raspberry Pi (Wheezy) to Python 3.3?
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Why does Python program work in console, but not within IDLE?

In this Stack Overflow question I asked about creating a Python program of mine which was meant to allow me to access the terminal from a Python shell. It did not work... at least when running the ...
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Raspberry Pi Network Drive, access denied after reboot - how to fix?

I have set up a shared drive on my Pi, but when it get's rebooted, I have to use remote desktop to log in to the pi, before computers can start connecting to the drive again. Is there anyway I can ...
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How to automatically boot into desktop mode [duplicate]

I accidentally selected the option of booting to terminal during the initial configuration, now I have to type startx to get the desktop environment, how can I get it to boot to desktop GUI ...
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How to set up the Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have just gotten my Raspberry Pi. I am a beginner in Linux. Can someone please explain how I should go about starting up my computer?
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How to make Raspbian “Wheezy” boot to command line

When I first set up my raspberry pi, I changed the settings to make it boot to the GUI automatically. Is there anyway for me to undo this, and make it boot to the command line?
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Check if X is already running

I've set up automatic login and made X auto start like this: .bach_profile: sh ~/startup.sh startup.sh: #!/bin/sh if [ -e "/tmp/X0-lock" ]; then echo "X has already been ...
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How do I install my NETGEAR N600 Dual Band USB Adapter WNDA3100

On the plastic around the USB wireless device it says that I should install the driver first. So can I just plug it in and see what happens or should I install the driver first? Second, where can I ...
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How do I route between subnets on a single ethernet interface?

I would like to set up a Raspberry PI as a router between two subnets on the same network using the standard built in ethernet interface. The aim is to be able to use this to monitor network usage (...
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Mono | Overwrite | Crash [closed]

I had recently some problems with mono, apache2 and ASP.NET on my Wheezy Hard-Float image. If I open the page the first time it starts and displays normally. After editing the page and publishing it ...
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Is there some kinda serial number available from OS level?

I would like to identify which RaspberryPI hardware instance is booting on my network. I have plans for using a LOT (not just 10) of them as clients in a larger solution, but I would like to reuse ...
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Networks drops, and freezes

Yesterday I've received my Raspberry Pi, and there are some issues I can't get rid of... After a few minutes (3-4 minutes to be exact) of seemingly error free work session through SSH, the network ...
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Brand new Pi not displaying video

I just got a new 512 Pi and plugged it in to my TV using HDMI. On first boot everything was working properly and I made it to the config window. On the config window I turned SSH on and then tried the ...
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Updating wheezy breaks Adafruit_CharLCD

So, just to try and keep the wheezy up to date I did an apt-get dist-upgrade and upgraded a couple of things, among which python. Now, when I try runing the example ./Adafruit_CharLCD.py I get no ...
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RaspPI/Debian Wheezy obtaining fixed IP address from DHCP server

I've got a Netgear router which is acting as a DHCP server. There I've configured the MAC address of my RaspPI for obtaining a reserved/fixed IP address. Unfortunately when booting the RaspPI no IP ...
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How to use an UMTS Stick?

I want to use an UMTS/GSM - Stick to connect the RasPi with the Internet. I installed the ppp package and configured the provider information as described here (German article). As OS I am using the ...
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How can I increase the size of the ram disk

In Debian Wheezy If I make a ram disk with mke2fs -m 0 /dev/ram0 mount /dev/ram0 /mnt/ramdisk I get a ram disk 3.9M in size. I could really do with 16M, is there a way of making the ram disk bigger?
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Install HTOP on Wheezy

I'm a complete newbie with linux and raspberry. How can I install htop on wheezy? I know of apt-get, installing rpm with alien. but There is this error and I cant find any relevant info on google. I ...
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Boot time ssh not working (wheezy raspbian 2012-09-18)?

I have just installed the 2012-09-18-wheezy-raspbian onto SD and plugged it into my pi. According to this question, SSH should be enabled by default. I can see the pi on the network (it responds to ...
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OpenGL for XMBC on Wheezy [closed]

I've just installed a fresh wheezy install and updated/upgraded it. I'm now trying to setup XMBC on Pi. I added the apt key and source for this deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org squeeze main non-...
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Can't boot Wheezy

I am trying to use the current soft-float Debian release from the download page 2012-08-08-wheezy-armel. I can't get it to boot. There are a couple of brief flashes from the OK LED and the the red ...