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Questions tagged [raspbian]

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Make Raspberry Pi 2 into a video capture card

Is it possible to transform my Raspberry Pi 2 model B into a capture card, I now know it will not be able to record 1080p in 60fps but it can be a fun project. Can I do it using a mix of C#/C++ and ...
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How to install MonoDevelop or other IDE for Mono 5.2.0 on Raspberry Pi 3?

I have used this accepted answer to install Mono 5.2.0 to the Raspberry Pi 3. But I don't know how to install monodevelop or other ide to the Rpi3, because sudo apt-get install monodevelop doesn't ...
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Get black screen in middle of boot squence using plymouth

I'm using Plymouth to have a splash screen on my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian (Stretch) and up to the middle of sequence, the screen background becomes black and just updates are shown. The boot ...
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Catching Printer Errors in CUPS

Hello RaspberryCommunity, Well I am new to raspberry pi, and I would like to ask if how can we[b] catch error in the printer.[/b] Like paper jam or no paper available in the printer. I am now ...
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I am having trouble installing libasound

So I have gone to portaudio2 and it says: sudo apt-get install libasound-dev It says 1 newly installed.. ?? what directory do I call: ./configure && make
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How to setup Mutt or ssmtp with outbox function

How to setup email with outbox. If in case internet connection is not available the unsent email will be in outbox and once internet is available it will sent all unsent email in outbox accordingly?
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How to set up ssmtp and send emails?

Im new to raspberry pi. I installed the raspian OS on it. I want to send emails from it using my gmail account. I want to send from the command line interface and from php scripts. I followed this ...
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interface bmc280 & tsl2561 together

I am trying to interface bmc280 & tsl2561 together with Pi Zero. I have connected bmc280 to Pi Zero and able to read the data over i2c. Now I want to add tsl2561 t read LUX. Is it possible ?
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RTL8188EU in Raspbian Stretch

In the latest Raspbian I found the firmware-realtek package is already installed. It should provide the drivers for RTL8188EU/EE WiFi dongles. When I insert such a dongle dmesg shows: [ 152.651026] ...
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How to set dtoverlay @ config.txt?

No.1 - I have one rasperry pi 3 where hyperion (ambilight) is running. No.2 - And one rasperry pi 3 where I have an IR transmitter (with lirc) for sending commands to the tv. I need to have both ...
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Install LCD display on Raspberry Pi without internet?

I want to setup a LCD display on my Raspberry Pi, but I have no internet on it. the instruction says running this in cmd is needed: sudo REPO_URI=https://github.com/notro/rpi-firmware rpi-update My ...
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Use SD Card Copier to create backup to USB, then copy back to SD card?

I'm trying to make a backup of my raspberry pi (raspbian) so I can come back to this backup just in case something bad happens. The problem is that I only have 1 SD card. I know that you can use SD ...
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ble modules/libraries for python 2.7.9 on raspberry pi 3 for scanning beacons

I got the beacon result printed on linux (raspbian) terminal through command sudo python testblescan.py [source code: https://github.com/switchdoclabs/iBeacon-Scanner- ], but when I try to run the ...
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Raspberry Pi connection closed by host problem

I am not able to ssh to raspberry pi after 2-3 hours. This all started after installing Plex Server on it but not sure if this is a mere conincidence. At first, I got "connection reset by peer" error ...
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Raspberry Pi won't boot after shutting down

I received a Raspberry Pi 3 today and made a 64 GB µSD card with the latest version of Raspbian Jessie (with Pixel). I plugged in an HDMI <> VGA adapter, then the 2.5 A-rated power supply, and it ...
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Why can't I connect to the index page of WebIOPi?

I have a problem to view index.php of WebIOPi: I installed: gcc-4.7 and Python 3.2. Downloaded WebIOPi like so: wget http://webiopi.googlecode.com/files/WebIOPi-0.6.0.tar.gz I ran tar xvzf WebIOPi-0....
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How did I manage to fry my pi 3+B? Can I recover it?

I'm new to Raspberry pi and electronics in general. All worked fine (a node webserver, reading a DHT22 sensor) then I tried this tutorial - https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/breadboard-tutorial/. It ...
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Trouble with using RPi Zero W as USB keyboard

I'm using a RPi Zero W for this exercise. I downloaded 2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.zip and installed it onto a 32G microSD card: sudo dd bs=4M if=2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.img of=/dev/...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Alexa Microphone Not detecting, but speaker works

So I have looked online and I even got different mics and adapters to get this working, but it still doesn't work. I was able to successfully setup my Alexa Pi on the RPi Zero W, because when I boot ...
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Mulitple Input state changes/event detection

Picture 1 shows my setup. I connected the RPi3 Input parallel to an I/O terminal. The inputs are connected to a pull down resistor setup. Pictures 2 and 3 show the setup more in detail. Program-> ...
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Cannot find the drive with NOOBS files when trying to boot Pi 3 B+

Tried using this guide to install NOOBS on a micro SD card. After formatting the card with GParted to fat32 format, I simply unzipped the files from this page (NOOBS_v3_0_0.zip) and dragged all the ...
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Rpi-update fails with SSL (self-signed) error

I'm trying to run sudo rpi-update to make sure I'm on the latest firmware. It ran correctly on 4 other identical systems. I'm running wheezy for compatibility reasons, raspi 1A, raspbian. The network ...
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Unable to make write only smb share

I have the home folder of my Raspberry Pi B+ shared via SMB working fine. Now i'm trying to make a public, write only folder: i edited the configuration like so but it doesn't seem to work. I can't ...
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How to identify the MAC address of built-in wifi in python

I'm experiencing some difficulties when I attempt to identify the MAC address of the built-in wifi in my raspberry pi 3 model B. My application requires the built-in wifi to always be identified as ...
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How to update multiple Pis at once?

Is there a way to update multiple Raspberry Pi machines at the same time? Would it be possible to update them from a single copy of the image on the central Ubuntu PC server so that the download takes ...
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Error apt-get install: E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

I have this raspberry PI 2, which I run Resilio and SSH for backups. I installed a couple of stuff without any issue (APCUPSD, web interface for APCUPSD, apache2). I am trying to install RPI-Monitor ...
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Failed to connect to SDP server on FF:FF:FF:00:00:00: No such file or directory

I am trying to configure Bluetooth PAN on raspberry in order to be able to access it over bluetooth from android ssh client. I was following tutorial. All works fine until the command sdptool get Lan ...
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JavaFX Setup on Raspbian Jessie Lite

I've Downloaded 2017-04-10-raspbian-jessie-lite.img to run my JavaFX application. But it's not working. On Google I've noticed that Java8 doesn't have support for JavaFX on ARM like Raspberry, but we ...
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Raspbian OS in Windows7

I want to practice Raspbian OS in my windows system(Windows 7 64-bit). Please suggest best and safe application
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LXDE menu goes empty after using Main Menu Editor

I recently got a raspberry pi 2 B and downloaded and installed 2015-11-21-raspbian-jessie. It worked great until I tried to add a sub menu and item to the LXDE lxpanel Applications menu. I used the ...
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Can cPanel run on Raspbian?

Is it possible to run cPanel on Raspbian? I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and I want to know if this is possible before I go on purchasing cPanel. I currently have a virtual server on my Raspberry Pi....
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Raspbian Jessie GUI hangs after running matchbox-keyboard

I have Raspberry Pi 2B, touchscreen, Raspbian Jessie 2016-05-10 with default LXDE desktop environment, installed matchbox-keyboard. When I run matchbox-keyboard it works correctly, but Raspbian GUI ...
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run vlc in command line

So I have a Raspberry Pi 3+ running OctoPrint. I also have an HDMI IP camera attached to my 3D printer. Because the stream for the camera is not compatible, I have another server running the VLC ...
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Can't see files on a mounted NAS drive

In my /etc/fstab, I have this: //nus2000/z /mnt/nus2000 cifs username=z,password=z,workgroup=MSHOME,users,auto,user_xattr,nofail,vers=1.0 0 0 Then I do: sudo mount -a Then I type 'mount' and see ...
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Raspbian Jessie apt-get update fails ERROR: Hash Sum mismatch

Please find the attached snip, for the complete error message. This is the second time I've faced this issue, last time it happened I tried couple of different things updating source list file or apt-...
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Teamviewer on Raspbian lite

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian lite (without X server). Can I setup and use Teamviewer (or something similar) to access my Raspberry from anywhere using only command line? The program should ...
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running a command on pi boot after IP is assigned

I am trying to run the below command to run automatically on startup upnpc -a `ifconfig eth0 | grep "inet addr" | cut -d : -f 2 | cut -d " " -f 1` 80 5900 TCP I have added this command in /home/pi/....
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Using Python smbus to communicate with Smart Battery

Getting I/O errors when using Python 3 smbus module under Raspbian to retrieve (read) data back from a laptop Smart Battery. A similar program coded in C for Arduino works perfectly with this battery. ...
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Some Kivy apps not running in Raspberry Pi - Python

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi 1 Rev2 model B and a Raspberry Pi 3, I'm developing an app that could check dynamic values from several screens, I'm using a 7inch LCD Screen to look the graphics ...
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Mounting smb with CIFS ignores file_mode and dir_mode

I'm having trouble with permissions involving an SMB share hosted on another machine on my local network. It appears that no matter what options I provide in the /etc/fstab or in a mount command, ls -...
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USB Bluetooth dongle loses its “PSCAN” state when connected via Bluetooth serial port

I have a CSR 4.0 Bluetooth dongle on my Raspberry Pi. When Raspbian starts, hciconfig shows that the state of hci0 is "UP RUNNING PSCAN". However, every time I connect to the Pi's Bluetooth serial ...
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Error trying to install python-firebase on Raspberry Pi 3

I have installed requests but I'm unable to install the python-firebase package. I want to fetch data from firebase on my Raspberry Pi 3. I have used the following code to do the same on my PC. from ...
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Espeak library pcm.c:2495 unknown pcm bluealsa - raspberry pi

I'm currently working on a project using espeak I fixed the first issues with devices using this tutorial https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=136974 but i'm left with what is below ...
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What is the maximum distance over which two raspberry pi can communicate via WiFi? [on hold]

I want to know whether two raspberry pi can communicate if they separated by 500 meter.
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Zoneminder installation. What version?

On the default Debian repository the Zoneminder package available is the version 1.26, however the last version is 1.29 (with a functionality I need). Following the advise on Zoneminder 1.29 I added ...
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Install the pkcs11 engine for openssl 1.1.0e

I am trying to install the pkcs11 engine plugin for Openssl 1.1.0e on Raspbian Stretch. The usual package libengine-pkcs11-openssl install an engine for an earlier version of Openssl. Unsurprisingly ...
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Building WPEWebkit on a Pi 3

I'm following the instructions on building WPEWebkit on a Pi 3. But it doesn't work, I've tried this as well. I've updated my gcc to 6.3. I'm using Raspbian Jessie w/ Pixel (4.4). Here is the ...
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shell script not working in crontab but works manually

I am using crontab to open an image at every minute using a shell script. My script is working if I run it manually. But it is not executing in crontab. I have another script running well in crontab ...
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How to connect speakers to rpi?

How to connect this speaker to Raspberry Pi 3 model b+ I have a PAM8302A amplifier. Bluez and pulseaudio works?
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bad revision on bash_completion.sh file, now I can't boot

younghoons-MacBook-Pro:~ younghoonkim$ ssh pi@192.168.10.110 pi@192.168.10.110's password: Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4 17:50:20 GMT 2018 armv7l The programs included with the ...