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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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Raspbian Stuck on Boot Info

I am new to the Raspberry Pi, so sorry if I am missing something obvious here. I was about to install something, so I typed in sudo apt-get update, sudo-apt get upgrade and then sudo reboot. While it ...
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How to read UART port data via Ethernet Raspberry 3

I am using a Raspbee device with raspberry pi 3. The rasbee is attached to the UART ports of the Pi 3 as shown in attached figure. The communication between raspbee and pi3 is done through UART ports....
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Connection problem with OpenVPN on Raspberry

I try to use nordvpn on raspberry jessie. Nordvpn say to use openvpn with their .opvn. It works in normal linux but on raspberry, the IP do not change. I have strange errors "ERROR: Linux route add ...
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Rsync freezing when trying to backup

I have been looking at other threads. Some have said the problem is a permission issue, and some have said it hasn't been solved. I am using rsync to backup to a USB drive. When I insert the usb drive,...
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interface bmc280 & tsl2561 together [closed]

I am trying to interface bme280 & tsl2561 together with Pi Zero. I have connected bme280 to Pi Zero on Pin 3-I2C.1 SDA & Pin 5-I2C.1 SCL and was able to read the data over i2c. Also want to ...
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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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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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Raspbian OS in Windows7 [duplicate]

I want to practice Raspbian OS in my windows system(Windows 7 64-bit). Please suggest best and safe application
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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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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 ...
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Script runs in terminal, but not in cron?

I have a script that runs OK in a terminal, but it doesn't run in cron. I've spent the last 5 hours on google and I'm not getting anywhere with it. The main code is as follows: import os import ...
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Raspberry pi with Yocto os sd card is not working with Raspbian os sd card

Few months ago,I built an custom image for Raspberrypi using Yocto Project,flashed it in a sd card and was able to boot raspberrypi.Presently,I am trying to use a different sd card with raspbian os ...
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Where is Chromium installed?

How can I execute the Chromium browser with a preset url from the command line with a url? I'm unsure as using the following command: Chromium.sh google.com returns error Chromium not found ...
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How do i create a raspbian sdcard with existing rootfs and boot folders?

I have a copy of rootfs and boot folders of a raspbian installation sent to me in via dropbox. How do i take a new sdcard and create from it a bootable raspbian? Also: the folders are in an archive ...
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Make Raspberry Pi to work as AP and Station to receive wireless temperature sensor values

Hi after reading the manual of Xbee device, I am able to use XBee device with raspberry pi. But how to make raspberry pi to work as an access point as well as the station at the same time? using ...
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Sharing network drive with raspberry pi

I'm considering the purchase of this external hard-drive to mount on my raspberry pi : src : https://www.amazon.co.uk/WD-Elements-Desktop-External-Drive/dp/B00JT8AJZ0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=...
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read only Raspbian and microSD partitioning

is it true that if I set Raspbian as read only I can prevent any microSD corruption due to power faults, so that I can simply unplug the battery instead of the clean "Menu > Shutdown"? if it is true ...
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Run steam link automatically when starting raspbian

I have installed steam link in raspbian stretch, but I would like it to start when the operating system starts, I've been reading and I tried it with init.d but it did not work for me. Thank you.
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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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Help - Incorrect reading of magnetic encoder

I am a beginner having trouble to read a magnetic encoder. I have found the following code I found that I am using in order to read the encoder values: #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class ...
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hostapd_cli seems to make AP unstable

I use my RPI as wifi repeater using hostapd and dnsmasq. Since I'm using hostapd_cli to disconnect the pi from the internet if the repeater is not in use, I often can’t connect to my access point ...
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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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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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Issue with connecting VNC viewer to Wireless Access point on Wlan0 (static IP) - Pi 3 B+ Raspbien Stretch

So I installed VNC as so: apt-get install x11vnc x11vnc –storepasswd cd /usr/local/bin nano sharex11vnc inside the file: #!/bin/sh x11vnc -ncache 10 -auth guess -repeat -nap -loop -forever -...
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Permission problems with Transmission

EDIT 2: User Dougie already suggested this. Didn't notice it. EDIT: I found a solution through NFS. On my Zyxel NAS326 I created a NFS share and gave right to access to it for my whole home network ...
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Can't use docker on RPi with Raspbian and Pi-Hole installed?

Anyone else running docker AND Pi-Hole on Raspbian? I wanted to experiment with docker on my RPi, but I've hit a brick wall. After installing the docker.io using apt, it can't seem to pull anything ...
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Unable to ping all PCs inside company network

I am using RPI3 with raspbian and I have it connected to my personnal network via wifi (works fine) but I also connected it to company network with cable. Also I am new to RPi and Linux. So I have ...
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AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'send' pigpiod

So I create an another program that can run stepper motor clockwise and counter clockwise with a ramp up and ramp down in there and adding limiter switch on GPIO 16 and 26 to stop the pi....
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How to remove the transparency of the terminal background?

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 3, but the terminal has a completely transparent background. This means I can see the desktop which is very distracting. I've been trying setterm --background black but ...
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Setting Up Wifi Stretch Lite (Command line) [duplicate]

I am using the following command sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and my file looks like this ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=GB ...
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auto execute a terminal command in raspberry pi startup

I am working on a pi project which uses audio out through HDMI. I am using respeaker mic for audio in. My problem is everytime when I startup the pi, the default audio is analog. I need to change it ...
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Installing Python 2.7

I am new to the Raspberry Pi, I have a project. I would like to work on Python 2 not Python 3. By default Python 3 is installed on my Pi. I want to change or remove this version and I want to ...
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RPI File Browser for Touchscreen

I'm building a Webinterface for the RPi with a 7" Touchscreen. I'm running Raspbian Lite with xorg and chromium-browser. If I now wanna upload a file to the webinterface (by a html input), then there ...
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Problems connecting to pi 3 via ttl (cp2102)

I'm following raspberrypi.org THE RASPBERRY PI UARTS guide, trying to connect from mac 10.13.6 High Sierra to Pi 3 using screen. I had to disable system integrity protection on mac (high sierra) to ...
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Sixfab board not sending SMS

I am using a SixFab IoT shield to send sms via my Pi and I am stuck with a stupid issue. I am using one of their sample examples. The code goes like this: ''' sendSMS.py - This is basic SMS ...
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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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Are there raspberry pis small enough to be a smart watch? [closed]

I want to build my own smartwatch with rasbipan, and i want to know if there exist raspberry pis or ardiunos small enough to fit on someones wrist.the biggesr issue for me is height.
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How do I attach an ethernet dongle to a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I connect the Ethernet to micro USB dongle to the USB port of the Zero. I then connect a micro USB to USB dongle to the PWR port. However, I still don't see any signs that the device is on the ...
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Configure Pi to use a certain controller as default base on emulator

I have an arcade run on raspberry pi 3 flashed with RetroPie 4.4. I have 2 Xin Mo Dual joysticks connected. I would like to connected 1 more USB input controller and use it as a default controller ...
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Camera errors when running Python script at boot from rc.local

I have a Python file that calls the camera to take video when a motion sensor is triggered. I am running it at startup using rc.local (I have the '&' at the end). When I run it normally, it works ...
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Is Forticlient VPN available for Raspbian OS?

I have a Fortinet VPN server, to which I connect through FortiClient from my Windows 10 PC. Can I install FortiClient for Raspberry Pi Raspbian OS (when I do sudo apt install forticlient it does not ...
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How to install UBUNTU MATE without another computer

I am using a raspberry pi 3 b (not b+) and I am looking to install Ubuntu MATE I am currently running Raspbian but I have heard of Ubuntu MATE and wish to use it. However I have not another computer ...
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Raspberry Pi Johnny-five.io and GPIO pins

My code looks quite similar to this: board.on('ready', () => { const motor = new five.Motor('GPIO17'); motor.start(255); } The problem is that when I run the code, its gets error: Unknown ...
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requirement of running file after boot

I tried running two scripts on boot using below link. https://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Launch-Python-script-on-startup/ One of the file just requires to open camera while other requires ...
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PXE booted Raspberry cluster curious update behavior during update

I am running a PXE booted Raspberry cluster: one pi is the PXE boot server with has an SSD attached and is updated to 4.14.82-v7+ #1165. The boot-image for the PXE clients is rsync'ed. Clients boot up ...
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How can I attach a BTS7960 43A motor controller circuit and control it from a keyboard wirelessly through the Raspberry pi [closed]

I need to attach a BTS7960 43A motor control circuit to the Raspberry Pi. Could anyone please tell me the connections and provide me with a link to a python code to drive motors forward and reverse ...
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cannot modify raspberry dhcpcd.conf

i am trying to modify the dhcpcd.conf on my raspberry to remove the part where the static ip address is, however, after editing and saving the file using sudo nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf the changes does ...
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Is it possible to clone the SD Card to a USB flash drive and boot from it?

I have a new Raspbery Pi 3 B+ which actually boots from a 8 Gb SD Card. Now I want to toggle to a 32 Gb USB flash drive, so I wanted to clone the SD Card. I think it should work, but I can't succeed. ...
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Moved raspbian stretch to rpi0 from rpi3

I had a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Stretch and I disabled the USB ports and HDMI. I did a image using Win32Disk because I had to give back the Raspberry Pi 3 and I brought my Raspberry Pi 0 and ...