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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TightVNC copy/paste between local OS and Raspberry Pi?

My TightVNC Server on Raspberry Pi seems can not handle copy/paste between its and my local clipboards. What can I do?
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No HDMI output after shutting down RPI

Flash Raspbian on 32GB SD card. Everything works fine when first start. After I shutdown it using sudo shutdown -h now and take off usb power.. Suddenly, HDMI output broken down, no output on LCD at ...
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Streaming H264 with Logitech C920

I have a logitech C920 webcam. It has the ability to directly encode the video in H264. I want to reproduce what was done with a Beaglebone, but using a Raspberry Pi: send a H264 stream to the ...
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Weston examples on Raspberry Pi

I've just successfully compiled and installed Wayland and Weston on my raspberry box (running Raspbian) following these instructions http://wayland.freedesktop.org/raspberrypi.html However, when I run ...
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Do I still need rpi-update if I am using the latest version of Raspbian?

I have a 512MB Pi. I am trying to make sure I am getting the most out of it. I just downloaded the latest version of Raspbian and installed it on the Pi. Do I also need rpi-update? Is rpi-update ...
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Raspbian Wheezy Audio

I've got my new Rpi running with the raspbian wheezy debian distro which is great but I can't seem to play / hear any sound. Does anyone know if the wheezy distro comes with audio drivers pre-...
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Can we put a Heatsink on the Raspberry Pi?

how bout RAM Heatsinks, separate item, is it possible, although have not seen one, but is it small enough to fit? viable? since im torrenting 24/7 (well not really 24/7)
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Kernel panic, unable to mount root fs on unknown-block after restart

My Raspberry Pi has been hosting a small site from home for a few days, and everything was working fine. It's completely headless, so I use SSH for everything. This morning however when I woke up, I ...
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Get HTML5 videos to play in Chromium on Raspberry Pi

I installed chromium-browser on the Raspberry Pi. However now when I make a webpage with this: <video width="860" height="480" controls> <source src="vid.mp4" type="video/mp4" ></...
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How to prevent sd card capacity loss?

To begin, I've downloaded "Raspbian Wheezy" on an SD card using Win32 Disk Imager on Windows 7. Once I "added" the Raspbian .img file onto my SD card, I noticed my SD card had dropped from the ...
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How to install Deluge Client and Web UI

how do i install deluge client w/ web ui in Rpi (not the headless server type since it's all i can see when i google) my os is the raspbian wheezy, still a noob here :)
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wiringPiSPISetup() fails called from daemon when works from simple user application

I use "wiringPi" to talk over SPI to some device attached to "RaspberryPi". With test application (simple user mode app) call to function wiringPiSPISetup() works well, while executed from daemon - ...
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How to make Raspberry use HDMI audio as default system output?

I've just installed Raspberry Pi and everything works great, except I can't get the default system sound to use HDMI. If I run something like omxplayer -o hdmi <filename> then the sound works, ...
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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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Cannot connect to internet - No DHCPOFFERS recieved

I have used ethernet cable to connect to a modem for internet connection to my raspberry pi. I am getting error messages when trying to open a page. when i tried sudo ifup eth0 i got this error ...
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How to run a command with alias?

I'm very new to Linux environment and I just got myself a Pi to play with it. Recently I found this command to check my Pi's temperature which is /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd measure_temp Is it possible to ...
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I could not find the disable_l2cache in my config file then How to disable it?

I have recently purchased Raspberry PI model B board. i could not find the disable_l2cache in my config file.can anyone please tell me how to make sure that cache has been disabled.Also i would like ...
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Netbeans IDE remote development on Raspberry Pi

I tried to set up remote development with Netbeans IDE 7.3 Beta 2 so that I could build on my Raspberry Pi from my Win 7 laptop. I followed the pretty straightforward instructions here, but unlike ...
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Raspberry Pi LXDE restore?

I recently got a pi with an SD card from element14, preloaded with Raspian. I somehow damaged the filesystem and had to recopy the OS to the SD card. I used the 2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian image from ...
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Citadel server along Apache server behind a router

I have an Apache server running on my Raspberry Pi. The Pi is behind a router, having local IP address 192.192.192.192. I use the Virtual Server feature of the router to allow traffic through ports 80,...
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Failed MySQL install (Raspbian)

I finally got a Raspberry Pi for Christmas and decided to set it up as a home web server. I have nginx with PHP set up and working. I came to install MySQL and ran sudo apt-get install mysql-server. ...
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Getting NPM installed on Raspberry Pi (Wheezy Image)

I was lucky enough to get a Raspberry Pi under the tree this year and I've had a bit of fun playing with Node.js on the device. However, Node.js is much more interesting when you can pull down ...
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Running a Python script at startup

This question has been asked quite a few times before but I didn't seem to get it working using the existing information. My Pi runs Raspbian. I have a Python script named dnscheck.py which loops ...
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Wifi connection not working (using static IP)

I'm using Raspbian. Every time I turn RPi on, the network monitor icon in bottom right corner says, that wlan0 has no connection at all or the connection is limited. wpa_gui gives error Could not get ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi be used to send music to other devices on my network?

I'm planning on using my Raspberry Pi as a media centre, I plan to have all my music on an external hard drive which is plugged into my Pi. Is it possible to access the music on the external hard ...
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Why are Raspberry Pi's vi key bindings so quirky?

Have you ever noticed that the default vi key bindings on the Raspberry Pi are a little wacky? For example, while in insert mode, try using the arrow keys to navigate. Not happening :) Is this a ...
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My logs are filling up (on one of my Raspberry Pis)

My logs are filling up, but only on one Raspberry Pi; the other is fine. 1.5G daemon.log 1.9G daemon.log.1 pi@raspberrypi /var/log $ tail daemon.log Dec 19 06:25:41 raspberrypi dbus[1867]: [...
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How do I upgrade Raspbian?

I have my Raspberry Pi setup how I want, but I have an older version than what is currently available (2012-10-28-wheezy-raspbian.zip). How do I upgrade the kernel, firmware, etc.? I have upgraded ...
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Running X11 without Window Manager?

I would like to run X11 (so that I can run mplayer from the console) without running lightdm or any other window manager. How do I start just the xserver without running a window manager? X11 is the ...
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Raspberry Pi One Touch Audiobook *Updated*

I am looking for anyone to help me out. I am trying to build this for my blind grandmother for Christmas. **Update, since I couldn't get it to work I switched to this guys update python script, ...
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Using 128bit integers in gcc

I'm trying to compile this on my Raspberry Pi int main() { __int128 a = 0; return 1; } and I get this error pi@raspberrypi ~ $ g++-4.7 main.cpp main.cpp: In function ‘int main()’: main.cpp:...
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Auto-login with GUI disabled in Raspbian

How can I make the RPi auto-login when booted, when the GUI is disabled? You don't have to type a password, when logging in when GUI enabled, so there is probably an easy way of disabling the ...
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How can I get regular firefox on raspbian?

I must use vanilla firefox to use the latest pentadactyl add-on. I'm accustomed to jumping through hoops like using alternative repositories or compiling from source to get vanilla firefox in Debian ...
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Start wireless network automatically on boot-up - how to?

With the great help in WLAN using Netgear WNA1000M fails - what am I doing wrong? I managed to get my wireless network working on Raspbian running on my RPi. But - I need to manually run the ...
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WLAN using Netgear WNA1000M fails - what am I doing wrong?

I am trying to connect my RPi to my WLAN, but I fail. The network connection works when I use a cable. The RPi was bought about two weeks ago, and I am using a recent (I don't know exactly which) ...
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Can I safely hook up my Raspbian device to the Internet?

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi, and I would like to attach it to my local network and (via port forwarding) let it be reachable from 'the outside world'. My plan is to run Apache with PHP on it, ...
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Samba login not working

I'm trying to share a external harddrive on my pi. Followed this guide: http://www.simonthepiman.com/how_to_setup_windows_file_server_wheezy.php All goes fine until i get to the part where I ad the ...
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Raspberry Pi Plex [closed]

I'm trying to get the Plex Media Server to work on my Raspberry Pi. When I start it with ./start.sh, I get the following error: ./Plex Media Server: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Connecting I2C based ADC to Raspberry Pi

I have ADS7828E,MCP3221A5T ADC ICs with me. I am interested to know Is these devices can work with raspberry pi? I want to connect ADC using I2C interface. The steps I should take to run ADC using ...
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Tmux not drawing for tty1, but working fine on tt2

I am using the last Raspbian distro and having some issues using Tmux. When I ssh into the RPi, and if I change to tty2 it works fine, but for tty1 it won't draw anything. After pressing enter, it ...
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Running Headless - How do I create a boot sound?

I am running RPi headless and would like it to play a sound (like when a Mac boots) so I know it is booting and how far it got. I can play music/wav files now, What is the best way to have something ...
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Wifi Dongle not detected in wpagui

I have an edup nano EP-N8508 (listed as a verified periferal in the Raspi wiki). I use it without a hub, directly on Pi. It detects correctly via lsusb and ifconfig. It even shows mac address in ...
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How to install unrar-nonfree?

I installed unrar-free, but I cannot extract a multi-file .rar archive (my_archive.part01.rar, my_archive.part02.rar, etc.): $ ls my_archive.part01.rar my_archive.part02.rar my_archive.part03.rar $ ...
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UART serial interrupt routine

Is there a simple way to use the registers as an interrupt trigger? I can make the application run in a new pid and poll for serial input using fork() I just need to read data, no write needed This ...
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Awesome WM on Raspbian?

Has anyone succeeded in installing Awesome WM on Raspbian? If yes, how do you switch between LXDE and Awesome? I know that Arch will likely allow installation of Awesome WM as a window manager, but ...
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Why do I not have a /boot/config.txt fle?

I have a Raspberry pi B, and downloaded and installed "2012-10-28-wheezy-raspbian.img." I am using a 3.5 inch VGA TFT-LCD monitor, where the tiny font was hard to read, but I have managed to increase ...
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Does Raspbian mirror has a problem updating or is something wrong with bzip2 apt-get method

I get this error while running sudo apt-get update Hit http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org wheezy InRelease Hit http://archive.raspberrypi.org wheezy InRelease Hit http://archive.raspberrypi.org ...
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Doesn't finish booting after failed auto-login set-up attempt

I am using Raspbian and I am trying to get it so I don't have to enter a username and password every time I switch on. I tried replacing: 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1 with: 1:...
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How can I log into my Raspberry Pi Samba share from Windows?

I'm trying to set up an SMB share on my network using Samba. I followed the directions here as well as I could as I have Raspbian installed on my Pi. When I plugged in my USB drive it automounted to /...
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Compiling Qt Multimedia for Raspberry Pi [closed]

Thanks for taking a look, now to business. I've set up a cross compile env for my Raspberry Pi following this guide. I have been able to port most of my application so far, but I'm running up ...