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Questions tagged [raspbian]

Raspbian is a GNU/Linux operating system derived from Debian. Version numbering follows that of Debian and the current stable is 9 (Stretch). Raspbian is the most widely used Pi based distro and the one recommended by the Foundation, who distribute their own images of it.

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Touch Screen Interactive setup

Just starting out as a pi developer and I was looking for any advice anyone might have for getting an touchscreen to work with Raspbian? I need to be really restrictive on what a user can do on this ...
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Python: how can a delay the repeat of my print command?

My objective is to program a print out reading, but i want to delay the reprint so that its not spamming me the reading constantly. try: ````````cpuTemp=float(cpuTempFile.read())/1000 ````````...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I would like to get Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+. According to this thread this should be possible. Here is the summary on how they achieved it: Copy the following files from Raspbian ...
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I can't change pin value

I've been with my new Raspberry for a month and it worked perfectly but today the pins have stopped working. I have tried many ways to put them with value 1 but for more I try not change them from 0. ...
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I want to run a Python 3 script on startup and in an endless loop on my Raspberry Pi

I have created a smart vending machine using my Raspberry Pi. For now, I open the Raspberry Pi using SSH and run the script manually for every transaction. I want to automate the process and run the ...
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Reduce power consumption script

I have read on this blog that you can reduce power consumption: https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blogs/jeff-geerling/raspberry-pi-zero-conserve-energy By disabling the HDMI port. He says that I should ...
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Raspberry pi model b waveshare spotpear 3.2 inch lcd touchscreen is not working

I'm working on a Raspberry Pi portable system and I'm using a waveshare spotpear 3.2 inch TFT LCD touch screen; I have followed the instructions on that page. I get the screen to work but not the ...
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IncrediblePBX will not boot on newer versions of Raspberry Pi

I have been running IncrediblePBX on an older version of Raspberry PI. I have made an image and copied to new micro SD card, but cannot get it to boot on newer versions of Raspberry Pi. I have ...
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View files on a Raspbian SD Card from a Mac?

Recently, my Pi 3 broke, and I had some important files on its Raspbian Stretch SD card. I would like to get these files off the SD card without buying a whole new Pi. Does anyone know a way of doing ...
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avoid dnsmasq to run at boot

I have dnsmasq installed to make my Pi 3 with Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie) into an AP (accesspoint). I want to be able to switch between AP mode and client mode. This all works fine, but when I ...
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pi's password is lost in every reboot

I am newbee at Pi3B. I installed Jessie at Pi3B board. Whenever I reboot the board, the pi's password was changed into unknown value. So, I delete pi's password encryption field from /etc/password ...
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How to add text file to Raspberry Pi folders' directory without opening the operating system

I need to add a text file to any raspbian folder but without opening the OS. I tried as follows: I inserted the SD card in my computer. I sent the text file to the SD card. I found the file in the "...
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nginx 1.9.2 on raspbian

Installing nginx using "apt-get install nginx" seems to install 1.2.1, however examining the repository, it looks like both 1.6.2 and 1.9.2 are available: http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/...
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Raspberry pi port forwarding issue

I have a raspberrypi which is raspbian installed.I am connecting rpi with ssh via my home wifi.Then Installed 3proxy,usb modeswitch and wvdial.And my 4g wifi dongle is connected and up.This my config: ...
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How do I can connect to static IP eth0 through wlan0

What I want to do : Device A (PLC, static ip=100.10.10.11) | | eth0 connection | Device B (raspberry B3, Rasbian lite) | | wlan0 (wi-fi) OR USB to Network ...
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Etcher (process stopped due to power cut now what?)

I was flashing my SD card with rasbian using etcher. while validating 5% my computer turned off due to power cut now when I turned it on the sd card capacity shows 42 mb so I formatted it nothing ...
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How to enable on-demand cellular PPP connection as backup to eth0

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 device to which I have added a MultiTech MTQ-LAT3-B02 modem. I am able to successfully use pppd to connect to the cellular network. I then can add a ppp0 route and ...
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How to solve blank screen issue on Raspberry Pi GUI?

It's my third day with my Raspberry Pi. I do know Linux. I am all good with using SSH with my Raspberry Pi but I do need a GUI sometimes. I tried installing vncserver, tightvncserver and now xrdp but ...
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Install rasbian with all settings

Is it possible to install rasbian with all settings as I want them, with scripts and gui I have programmed and with mariadb with all necessary tables? So the next time it boots it is ready as the ...
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Why does my apache take several minutes to spawn workers?

I'm running Apache 2.4.25 on a Raspberry Pi 3A+ with Raspbian Stretch and every first request after booting takes several minutes. The connection does not break it just loads forever. So far I have: ...
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Link JSON file in Raspbian apps

I had developed an python application to run on Raspbian by using Pycharm. When run in my Raspberry Pi using Pycharm run function, everything is ok, no error. Then I installed my apps to Raspberry ...
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Problems blacklisting a bad access point

Trying to connect a Pi 2 running Raspian Jessie to a really borked wifi network. There's one persistently bad access point that unfortunately is closest. So I'm trying to tell it to ignore that one ...
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Control which devices connect to which USB port on startup

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with a GPS module and an ELM327 adaptor both connected to USB ports. Typically, the GPS module comes up on /dev/ttyUSB0 and the ELM adaptor on /dev/ttyUSB1, which is fine, ...
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boot up rasbian into gui program, no interaction

I have a project I want to do, and I got an spi touch screen(tontec 3.5") for it. I want to start up into some sort of GUI application. I only have roughly 950mb left on my micro sd (8gb, install ...
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Raspberry Pi at scale, how to get unique id that can be read from software and hardware

We are going to adopt Raspberry Pi in our products, this means the RP must associate with unique product. Given that RP does not have any printed serial number on its board, How one can get any unique ...
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Lxpanel crashes on vncserver startup

So I've got some use out of tightVNC on other platforms (OS X) and I'm just getting my new RPi 2 B up and running. I'm using SSH to get to my RPi for now but I'd like to have a remote GUI and I assume ...
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Sharing folder with windows computer

I have edited this file sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf and added the below configuration [piShare] comment=Raspberry Pi Share path=/media browseable=Yes writeable=Yes only guests=no create mask=0777 ...
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Trying to ssh to RPi 3 model B - Connection refused

I want to use my RPi 3 completely headless with wifi using Raspbian - I don't have neither a USB keyboard nor a monitor. I modified the following two files on the ext4 partition of my SD card. The ...
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How to avoid repeated commands while call last command?

Normally, when i was using up button to get last commads on shell, my RPi was giving me the commands without showing repeated ones. Let say i command: ifconfig ifconfig ps aux ps aux ifconfig ifconfig ...
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Unable to install Kodi 17.3 in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install Kodi 17.3 in Ubuntu Xenial (16.04). Problem is that there are some unresolved dependencies that cannot be satisfied because they're not present in the official repositories of ...
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Gray desktop screen without icons and VPN problems

I have a raspberry that I use exclusively as server of an openVPN, but for some days it has stopped working. If I try to connect to the raspberry, it looks like this ... While I had actually ...
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Not able to use VNC on my Raspberry Pi

My Raspberry Pi once upon a time was able to VNC perfectly but then it just stopped. Tightvnc Server works but when i do netstat | grep 5901 the connection doesn't show up. I try using tightvncviewer ...
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Sixfab LTE IOT HAT throwing continuous AT Command

I was working on getting my new Raspberry Pi HAT that I have received and tried the simple example just to see if it is working fine. I have not been able to send a text message to my mobile phone. I ...
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start omxplayer with matchbox window manager

I have a RPI 3 with Raspbian Jessie, set up to boot in cli mode, autologin with user pi. I have installed matchbox window manager because it's lighter than lxde and I use only chromium and omxplayer. ...
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How to switch between operating systems

I am new to Raspberry Pi, and have just downloaded PINN, which I've read is an enhanced version of NOOBS. I was hoping that I could switch between LibreELEC and Raspbian whenever I booted up the Pi, ...
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How to connect with a 4G modem on RPi?

I recently purchased a Huawei e397u-53 4G LTE USB modem, marketed as the Cricket Boltz, for use as a modem with the Raspberry Pi 3 B+. This product comes with a Windows drivers which I installed on a ...
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ffplay and 7'' touchscreen

I'm trying to use ffplay with my RPi3B+ running the latest Rasbian Lite but it returns the following error: Could not initialize SDL - No available video device (Did you set the DISPLAY ...
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NOOBS gets stuck when downloading Raspbian

I have a problem with NOOBS. I have tried to download Raspbian onto the SD card directly from NOOBS, and as soon as the download starts, I get the regular message "Please wait while the software is ...
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Setting up ad-hoc wireless

I have pi 'A' setup to be an adhoc network and using dhcp3-server. /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.10.1.1 ...
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RPi3 built-in wifi quality v.s. usb wifi dongle

I have an outdoor application including an RPi3 which requires connecting to an xfinity wifi hotspot but the signal is weak. Therefore I tried adding a USB wifi dongle with antenna to improve ...
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Serial Communication from Raspbian using Python to Arduino

In Terminal its working but not working using python code. My Code: import serial from time import sleep ser = serial.Serial ("/dev/ttyS0") while True: received_data = ser.read() ...
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Change raspberry pi sleep time

I recently bought the 7" touchscreen for my raspberry pi B 3 running Raspbian and and wanting to use it as a wall mounted display for a smart home project. However I would like the touchscreen to "...
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Install Firefox non-ESR version in raspberry Pi 3

I know it's impossible to install Chrome (not chromium) on a raspberry pi, and I know that the standard Firefox version for raspberry is Firefox-esr now. But there are some applications that are only ...
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sources.list broken in Raspbian

I have updated the /etc/apt/sources.list file and ended up breaking it. I've restored it to its original contents from my backup as follows deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ stretch main ...
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Docker install failed on raspbian with “BUILD_EXCLUSIVE directive which does not match this kernel/arch.”

I have tried to install docker on the latest rasbian: Uname -a Linux mypi 4.9.80-v7+ #1098 SMP Fri Mar 9 19:11:42 GMT 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux but I get the following error: sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't install Heroku CLI on Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian

I've just started using my RP3 as my development box, and got everything working fine: Python 3.6, created venv's, installed posgresql, working with Django. All is fine. Except that, if I want to work ...
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USB Barcode Scanner Serial won't work just freezes/hangs

I am trying to build a basic POS System, naturally I would have a usb barcode scanner and a simple code from here to start. Everything went well from scanning using serial to DB entry and then GUI. ...
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transfer files from mobile to raspberry pi via Bluetooth

i want to transfer a file from my mobile to raspberry pi via Bluetooth as i am using a Bluetooth module with raspberry pi can you please explain how is this possible
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Pi3 startx fails

I'm trying to start the gui on raspbian jessie on a pi 3, using the startx command. I get back an error like this: Fatal server error: Could not create lock file in /tmp/.tX0-lock and xinit: giving ...
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Not able to ssh into RPI Zero W with raspbian Lite?

I have for weeks now tried to ssh into my RPI zero, and I cannot figure out what is wrong here. I've been using this guide https://desertbot.io/blog/ssh-into-pi-zero-over-usb. The installation ...