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 It was superseded by Raspbian Jessie in April 2015 and Stretch in June 2017.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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insserv: warning: script 'mathkernel' missing LSB tags and overrides

I'm trying to run: sudo update-rc.d avahi-daemon defaults But i get the error: insserv: warning: script 'mathkernel' missing LSB tags and overrides I've read that it has something to do with the ...
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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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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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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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How to send audio to BOTH headphone jack and HDMI simultaneously?

I am needing to send audio through both HDMI and the 3.5 mm headphone jack simultaneously. I have not been able to find anything on this. Is this even possible?
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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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Official MongoDB Repo for ARM Processor for Debian base

Is there an official MongoDB repo for the Raspberry Pi Following: http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-debian/ Got this issue: W: Failed to fetch http://downloads-distro....
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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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How to install Real Time Clock (RTC) on Raspbian?

I have: Raspberry Pi with 2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy ds1307 attached (it's an Adafruit board, pullup resistors not installed). How do I: configure drivers make sure the Pi actually uses the RTC ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to disable Wi-Fi Dongle sleep mode

before voting this question down or closing it i know there are allready answers on this here but they do not work for me. I have a Raspberry B+ with wheezy lates version and a Usb WiFi Dongle : ...
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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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Raspberry Pi unreachable over network

I am trying to get an original model Raspberry Pi working. I've installed 2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy, and if I boot with a TV connected via composite, I get image on the screen and it gets as far as ...
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GTK+2.0 and GTK+3.0 Installation issue in Raspberry pi Wheezy

I want to run GTK application into my Raspberry Pi Model B(V1.2) board.I'm using Raspbian Debian Whezzy for development. For that i need to install GTK2/3 packages to install.When I'm giving command ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Bluetooth AutoConnect on reboot , car setup with scripts

Alright guys I am having some issues. I have setup a bluetooth configuration (well setup is being generous, I ran a few lines of code as described here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhance-your-...
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Can I power my pi with an 800 ma/h battery?

I bought a rayovac portable charger. It outputs current at 800 ma/h, as stated on the product packaging. My goal here was to make my pi (model B) itself portable, as the battery outputs that current ...
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Run Raspbian “Wheezy” in QEMU on Windows

Not sure if this is the right StackExchange forum to ask for that. What I have is: kernel-qemu from http://xecdesign.com/downloads/linux-qemu/kernel-qemu 2014-01-07-wheezy-raspbian.img from http://...
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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 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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SSH session keeps exiting my terminal

I have set up my Raspberry PI though these instructions and was able to connect to it through SSH. I have installed RASPBIAN WHEEZY. However, when I run sudo apt-get update it keeps closing the whole ...
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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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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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Trying to get wifi working on brand new Raspbian installation

I just installed Raspbian Wheezy (2014-01-07-wheezy-raspbian.img) on my Raspberry Pi, connected it to my AirPort with an ethernet cable and booted it with this wifi dongle (Sitecom N300) inserted: As ...
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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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Debian Jessie or Raspbian Wheezy for Raspberry Pi 2

I wonder whether I should install Raspbian or normal Debian Jessie on my Pi 2. Since Pi 2 has a ARM Cortex-A7 CPU it does not depend on the hard float modification anymore. This means, I could simply ...
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2.8" TFT Touchscreen with pygame script from console

I have recently gotten the Adafruit 2.8" TFT Touchscreen I've got it all set up and working correctly. All of my touchscreen calibration went well and appears to be functioning correctly. I am now ...
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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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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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Is Raspbian Wheezy Compatible with the Pi Zero?

I heard from Adafruit that "Raspbian Wheezy does not have the updated firmware for this much RAM" in regards to the Pi Zero. This doesn't make any sense to me, seeing as I run Wheezy on my Pi 2, which ...
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Raspberry Pi A+ is saying WiFi is connected when it isn't

I have had a hard time with this Pi, finding the drivers was not a easy task, and now am experiencing a new issue. My WiFi dongle is flashing green (which is a good sign). In the GUI WiFi setup it's ...
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Not working: EDUP EP-N8508GS on Raspbian (Wheezy 2014-01-07) with wpa_gui

First of all, I am sorry about my English. I used the current last version of NOOBS (1.3.4) to install Raspbian (I guess that it installed the last version of Raspbian, the same as 2014-01-07-wheezy-...
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automatically uninstall all non essential packages

I want to make my debian server cleaner, easier to manage and have better performance. Is there a command that I can run to clean up (uninstall) all non essential packages so that I can start from the ...
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SSH to Pi through putty Connection Refused (Raspbian Wheezy)

I just got a RPi2 Model B a few weeks ago and just started to program with it. I am trying to connect to the Internet for the project I am doing. So the OS is installed on my SD the only problem I am ...
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Get USB address

I have a FTDI USB-Serial (UART) IC connected to my Raspberry Pi. When I type lsusb I can see all my USB buses: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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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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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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Until when does Raspbian Wheezy receive *security* updates?

I understand Raspbian has moved-on; to be Debian Jessie based. But, on the official Raspberry Pi website the update from Wheezy to Jessie is discouraged (as also discussed on this StackExchange ...
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wheezy raspbian install - login prompt at the command line

Problem I'm just a Pi noobie and so I have some remedial questions. I finished imaging my SD card with wheezy. When I booted up with the SD card, it took me through a setup process and without ...
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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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Raspberry Pi B+ can't install node-red

I read an article on the newest MagPi about node-red and I decided to install it. I used: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install nodered The 4th ...
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soft-float debian wheezy and debian wheezy

I've been instructed to load ubuntu on a raspberry file. I was told "The Ubuntu image for the Raspberry pi called ‘Soft-float Debian wheezy' Is that different from the Debian Wheezy I see on the ...
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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 ...