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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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How can I recover from a system boot autoload service that keeps rebooting?

I don't want to start over from scratch. There are several ways I could change the monitor.service so it would fail or run without booting: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo systemctl --full edit monitor....
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NOOBS Crashes “Creating Filesystem(FAT)”

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero with NOOBS downloaded onto the SD Card. It succssfully boots, and asks me to pick an OS. I pick Raspbian and press install, and the install will go ahead for about 2 ...
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Some programs does not work with a newly created user using useradd

So I used the old useradd command to create a new user on Raspbian Stretch. I copied the .config directory and other dotfiles from the 'pi' user, and started using the new account. However I can't get ...
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Raspbian Samba/Fstab file limitation

I'm connecting a HDD to the pi to share in my network. I setup SAMBA as directed, install ntfs-3g (my HDD is NTFS), then set specific UUID in /etc/fstab to the mountpoint located on my pi: UUID=...
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How to install noobs after trying to install rasbian with pre-configured noobs

I just bought an Raspberry Pi Zero unit that came with Vilros utils. I get within the package a 16gb SD-Card that was pre installed with NOOBS. When I received the package, I looked inside the SD-...
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How to start Raspberry Pi User's Desktop on default display remotely? (ssh)

My Raspberry Pi currently boots to the desktop login screen, and I would like to keep it that way. However I would also like to be able to login to a user's (like pi) desktop using something like ssh ...
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Best way to stream footage

I'm looking for the simplest possible way to stream footage from my raspberry pi camera to my computer using a python program. I will also be using this on multiple networks so if there's an easy way ...
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Turn Raspberry pi stand alone network on and off

I have seen the tutorials for creating a stand alone network on raspberry pi like the one on The Raspberry Pi site and the nice tutorial in this previously asked question but what is not clear to me ...
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Calling a program from /etc/rc.local

I have a simple script that adjusts the monitor's brightness that is set to run on startup. #!/bin/bash gpio -g 18 1024 gpio -g mode pwm gpio pwmc 1000 gpio -g 18 800 I am calling this script from /...
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Cannot install install tensor flow on raspberry pi 3b

i am running into an error when i try to install tensor flow using pip on my raspberry pi 3b+. here is the error message: Command "/usr/bin/python -u -c "import setuptools, tokenize;__file__='/tmp/...
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How to make a button toggle a led?

I have some code which turns an led on when I hold the button. But only when I am pressing it. Could somebody help me so when I press the button then the light stays on and if I press it again the led ...
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Weird resolution

So, im new to the raspberry pi. When i first started it and installed the raspian os with noobs, it had fine resolution. But then i rebooted, and for some reason the noobs menu was in alright ...
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Error in apt-get update

Whenever I run "sudo apt-get update" I get pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease Hit:2 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian stretch ...
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Using debian repositories for Raspberry Pi

Can we use Debian armhf .deb newer packages instead of Rapbian official repository packages?
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Video on local page lags but on YouTube it plays smooth

3B Plus model and latest Raspbian version. I’m developing an ExpressJs app where I could display photos and videos as a slideshow in a web browser. Everything works fine except when it comes to ...
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Touching on display does not work?

i got an Raspberry Pi with a display on it. The display is a WaveShare SpotPear LCD (A) V3 and connected through the pins on the Raspberry. It works great and also when I move the USB mouse, it works ...
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Attribute and Type Error using Button class in Tkinter/GPIO Zero combination

I'm new to programming and I'm trying to write a simple program to change the blink rate of an LED using a GUI. When I try to run this on my RaspberryPi 2B running Raspbian, I get the following ...
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How to connect Solenoid Lock to Raspberry Pi 3

Here is the scenario: (We also have camera) Here is the link for solenoid lock: click here When we run the our python code, camera will take an picture of QR code and it can get the QR code content ...
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Not able to install the latest version of Scipy(1.2.0) on Raspbian

I have Scipy version 0.18.2 on my RaspberryPi 3. However, I need the find_peaks() function which is only available on higher versions. I followed this link to install scipy. But the python3 setup.py ...
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How can I correct errors when connecting android phone the pi with a usb cable?

I have pi B+ with a new install of rasbian today I am trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy Edge 6 with a usb cable. I have previously connected the phone to a linux pc using the same cable with no ...
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Cronjobs sometimes fail to run fully when launching many Python scripts

I have about 30 Python scripts that I have scheduled to run via cron. Usually, I can run cronjobs on a Raspberry Pi just fine but I usually also only do a handful only. These scripts are essentially ...
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Raspberry pi 3B+ Slow download, fast upload on LAN

Hello I have connected my pi 3B+ to Google Wifi (1000M boardband) with LAN cable, with speedtest-cli I've got the following result: Download: 4.35 MBit/s Upload: 95.66 Mbit/s My PC with Gigabit ...
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Transmission issues after latest update

Since last update of system getting some strange issues preventing me from starting transmission. Setting up transmission-daemon (2.92-2+deb9u1) ... Job for transmission-daemon.service failed ...
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connect a headless raspberry pi zero to a WPA2 Mixed WiFi network

I'm trying to connect my rpi zero in a headless mode into a WIFI network configured in a WPA mixed mode. More specifically I can get the following info from the router. Security-Mode: WPA2-Mixed ...
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Waiting for network connectivity instead of just sleep fixed time

I'm new to the whole Raspberry Pi and Bash scripting thing, so bear with me. I run raspberry autopilot on a remotely controlled vehicle thru a 3G/4G connection. Raspberry Pi is installed onboard the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ not booting into retropie after using a mp4 splashscreen

I replaced the default theme with futura-dark-V and selected a mp4 splashscreen. When I turn it on, everything works normal until the splashscreen. After the splashscreen, it says: lvl0: Error ...
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just got my pi working [closed]

i got it to run properly a few times it downloaded some improvements got the wifi working now the pi will not "boot up" when i start the pi the four rasberry's come on and the program is desplayed ...
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Getting low FPS while using x11grab ffmpeg

Question : Why I am getting ~7 FPS even I have specified 30 ? I am using raspberry pi 3 and compiled latest soruce code from the GIT and still getting low fps(~7) while using below ffmpeg command ...
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very odd problem - installation split over two usb drives

I installed raspian 3 on my new pi3b+ and something went weirdly wrong - twice. I used an 8GB micro in the micro usb bay on the pi3 and loaded the installation files on an 8GB Sandisk Cruzer memory ...
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Mouse not working in some applications

I am using a Raspbeery Pi 3 B (v 1.2) running Raspbian 2.5. When I boot up the Pi, my mouse seems to be working fine. It responds normally to movement. As soon as I try to open an application like ...
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Raspberry Stucks After Welcome Screen [closed]

My raspberry(pi 3B+) doesn't work after reboot. It stucks in black screen. The Red led is on but green one is first flashing then stops. And the point is flashing on screen.
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Retropie and raspbian

Okay, I’m new to the raspberry pie, so basically what I did was I bought the canakit for the Retropie 3. I followed the instructions, download noobs and downloaded the latest Raspbian Os onto the SD ...
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Increase window menu font size

I'm running plain Raspbian 9 Stretch. Is there a way to increase font size of window menus such as the Chromium address bar or the Idle file menu, circled red? Terminal file menu adjusts when I ...
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Raspberry Pi with USb Ethernet and Plex

been trying to get some more performance out of my Plex server on RPI 3B. It works fine on files up to about 6-7gb, so quite a lot of movies. But above that, it sits and buffers. From what I found ...
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Can I delete the “~/.cache” file?

I am new to Raspberry Pi and Raspbian. Just curious, can I delete the ~/.cache folder? What is its purpose? Can I automate the deletion process for this folder? What's the command/scripts that I can ...
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Display slideshow of Images and Videos over SSH

Device: 3 B Plus I am trying to create a slideshow of videos / images. The user can select which files he wants to put in the slideshow and this will be shown on a TV. (As an addition, I would also ...
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File Manager instantly closes when opened

I am running Raspbian on my Pi 2 and am currently remoted in using VNC Viewer - for some reason, whenever I try to use File Manager (through the Taskbar or otherwise) the window will open, then auto ...
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Can't mount USB drive

My USB drive won't mount! When I try to mount it using this command: sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sda /media/BackupUSB -o rw,umask=0000 it would just say that it is already mounted or in use, but it ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ as a wireless access point: nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 3b+ (running Raspbian Stretch) as a wireless access point (using the built-in wireless interface) following the official documentation. After setting up /etc/...
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Disable SSH Password Warning

How I can disable the SSH warning after a restart? I tried to remove the etc/profile.d/sshpwd.sh file and some other methods but they don't work. I have a Pi 3, using Raspbian Stretch with the ...
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Copy/paste not works in VmWare machine with raspbian

I have installed Raspberry Pi Desktop to my VmWare virtual machine hosted by windows 10. I have also installed vmtools: sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools But I still cant copy/paste and drag and ...
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apt-get error after installing linux-image-rpi-rpfv and linux-headers-rpi-rpfv

i have a problem on the apt-get command after installing:linux-image-rpi-rpfv and linux-headers-rpi-rpfv pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Trying to use Bluetooth to connect to the network

I'm using the latest Raspbian OS (Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159) and using a RPi 3 board. Trying to construct a network interface ('ip address') that would allow me to connect to another Linux ...
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Bonding tor to wlan access point with systemd-networkd

I have RPI3 with Raspbian 9 stretch in it, I have an external wlan and I want to connect My home wifi with wlan1 then make hotspot with wlan0 and use tor as my network service, I used to set up with ...
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Advice on thermal cameras

I'm thinking about getting a thermal camera for my Pi Zero. Anyone know what I should look for? Can I use the Melexis MLX90640 32x24 or the Flir Lepton 80x64? I just want to plug, simple and easy ...
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problem connecting with port serial0 for serial comm

I am facing this issue that I can't solve, I've been on this like 3 days and it is really frustrating! I'm trying to test AT commands through port serial0, I've tried it in a python file and when i ...
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(Error trying to run qjackctl) libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate qt5ct: using qt5ct plugin

Running Raspbian installed with NOOBS. qjackctl is installed with all its dependencies using Synaptic. Just trying to run Guitarix on my Pi3 B+. I tried following the instructions in this solution, ...
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Should I install NOOBS or Raspbian?

The Foundation site states "Beginners should start with NOOBS – New Out Of the Box Software."
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Low video quality with h264_omx encoder

I have a Logitech C922 webcam and I'm recording using ffmpeg with this settings: ffmpeg -thread_queue_size 1024 -f alsa -r 16000 -i hw:1,0 -f video4linux2 -thread_queue_size 512 -s 1920x1080 -i /dev/...
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Overheating and doesn't boot up

My PPi 3 B+ is just doesnt boot up. CPU is so hot i can't touch it. SD card is not ruined, tried 3 of them, all works even after cooking in RPi. Also it have left some log files on SD card, so it's ...