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Questions tagged [raspi-config]

raspi-config is the raspbian configuration tool for the Raspberry Pi.

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Alienware GPU in a rpi will it work? [duplicate]

I obtained an Alienware GPU and was wondering if there was anyway to hook it up to an rpi? GPU I want to use
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sudo raspi-config not letting me click/select/enter any of the options

My VNC has stopped working recently (i was using edge) but when I attempted to change my interface options (option 5) in order to use a VNC viewer applicaiton but sudo raspi-config won't let me select ...
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Smartphone to Magic Mirror

Is it possible to use a smartphone to update my magic mirror with Bluetooth? We have no wifi where I work and want to be able to update an info screen on a magic mirror. If so, how do I make this ...
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No wireless interfaces found

I am currently trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to Wifi, but the UI is telling me "No wireless interface found". Here is my ifconfig : eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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What causes error “Could not communicate with wpa_supplicant”?

When running Rasbian Stretch and trying to configure the WiFi via raspi-config, I get the error "Could not communicate with wpa_supplicant". I've seen a number of posts that mention this error, but I ...
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raspi-config activating WiFi “verbose” output

See the addendum for "short version" of this post. I am trying to understand processes / files used in initializing WiFi. I know that wpa_suppllicant.conf is part of the process. To verify that I ...
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Expand Raspbian File System on First Boot

Edit: This question was originally about debugging /usr/bin/raspi-config --expand-rootfs. What I was really trying to do was expand the Raspbian file system the first time a newly flashed card was ...
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raspi-config shows blank screen

I have (had) a Discord bot living on my Raspbery Pi 3 B+, and all was well for about a week. Then the bot crashed mysteriously (and the Pi stopped responding to SSH). I plugged the Pi into a monitor ...
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Install raspi-config on Ubuntu 16.04 server [duplicate]

I download the Ubuntu Classic Server 16.04 - Raspberry Pi 3 from https://ubuntu-pi-flavour-maker.org/download/ and installed it on my RPi 3. Now I see that wlan0 is missing. I don't have /dev/video0 ...
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Problems with Raspberry Pi Configuration

i'm pretty new with Raspberry Pi. I tried to sudo raspi-config, but it tells me The boot partition is not mounted - cannot configure. Note that raspi-config is intended for use on Raspbian only ...
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Cannot get WiFi to work on otherwise fine RPi 3 B+ running Stretch

I just installed stretch on my RPi 3 B+ running Raspbian Stretch. During installation it asked for my WiFi network info. However, it wouldn't accept it. I have it now working with a wired internet ...
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Turn ON raspberry pi with HI signal

I wish to start/shutdown my raspberry with my car ignition: When signal low - PI is off When signal hi - PI is on The first problem is described in many threads like this one and is straight forward ...
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raspi-config does not allow me to select anything

I have configured my Raspberry Pi zero to have an ssh connection. When I log into that connection, I can access the terminal and all the commands I try work, except when I try to use raspi-config. It ...
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Change Resolution of Raspberry PI back

I am using a VGA Monitor with VGA-HDMI adapter with Raspberry 3. My screen resolution was normal when I first started it. After attaching the camera module and enabling it in the raspi-config, I ...
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When I run raspi-config the cursor goes to the next line and freezes

I'm running headless Raspberry Pi Zero W with SSH. I'm trying to get VNC running so I can get to the GUI. My understanding is that I need to get raspi-config to run so that I can set VNC to "yes". ...
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raspbian strech, raspi-config is not responding at first boot

On boot up, Rainbow Screen was viewed, but after that, below black screen (with 4 raspberry pi logo) was shown.... I tried various commands to open 'raspi-config' to get GUI but didn't succeed, Only ...
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Enable VNC and SSH for user other than `pi`?

New to Pi and I am trying to configure my Pi3. I would like to keep the user pi intact with the factory password, but still be able to use VNC and SSH without getting the security error message. I ...
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Cannot enable Rasberry Pi camera

Whenever I try uploading a code to run my camera it says camera not enabled , therefore I activated my camera from the rasberrypi configurator which did not work as well , also updated camera using ...
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Raspberry Pi configuration is not opening when connected via Windows remote desktop connection

Raspberry Pi configuration is not opening while connected using windows remote desktop connection or VNC. I'm trying to open it from the main menu. It's opening if I connect RPI to a monitor.
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How to press enter during booting without keyboard on ubuntu?

I updated my raspberry pi 3. Now every time I boot it says: cannot open access to console root account is locked. Press enter to boot I am able to boot when I press enter using the keyboard. I ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B V1.1 with BCM2836 boot issue

I have Raspberry Pi 2 Model B V1.1 with BCM2836 Broadcom chip. I am trying to install latest Raspbian or Noobs OS but it does not boot and i don't see any thing on my monitor. The Green light blink ...
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Only screen resolution option is “Default - preferred monitor settings”

When using the graphics Raspberry Pi Configuration tool, or when using raspi-config from the command line, the only option for setting the resolution is: Default-preferred monitor settings. How do ...
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Why doesn't the compose key stay enabled?

I set the compose key to be the right logo key using raspi-config. (The compose key allows for easy typing of characters not found on the keyboard, like "ü".) Oddly, the compose key works fine for me ...
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Affordable and compatible usb wifi adapter [closed]

I run kali linux in my raspberry pi 3 model B. I know that alfa makes some of the best cards and that Atheros is the best for ethical hacking and packet injection. But I just wanted to know if there ...
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Start my software before the user can even see that Raspbian is running in the background?

Say I have written an app. I would now like the raspberry pi to start up and go straight into that app, give the user no options to do anything on the raspberry pi's OS etc. or break out of it. I don'...
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How to check whether SPI working or not?

I am totally new to Raspberry Pi. I am trying to simulate a sensor with raspberry pi where my - Devices Sensor: ANALOG DVICES ADIS16227-CMLZ iSensor (ADIS1622x/PCBZ) Device: ...
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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 3 can't boot up directly to the desktop

I've got a Raspberry pi 3 with a Retropie installed on it. I want to be able to boot it directly to the desktop, without having the need to type startx every time, as I prefer to boot the Retro ...
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Why raspberry pi camera won't appear on rasp-config?

I am attempting to use OpenCV on my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie. After installing OpenCV I connected my Raspberry Pi camera 1.3 to the CSI port but the camera's red LED did not light up. ...
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How to force GPU memory to 0 on a headless server [duplicate]

Is there any way to force the shared memory to 0? I'm running Jessie on a pi3 (and a pi2 and a few zero-w's) as a headless server and only ever access it via SSH or a WebUI for certain services. I ...
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Problem in Initialization of PICAN2 on RPi3

I'm trying to initialize my PICAN 2 on a RPi3. I have installed the Kernel 4.4.9-V7+ and after sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, I have edited /boot/config.txt by adding the following ...
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How to make the taskbar appears on top of a full screen application automatically?

I need to show the task bar on top of a full screen page opened by google chrome browser? is it possible? i tried to search but no results were found. Thanks
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Serial port problem in rpi

Below link has been followed to connect the display with rpi3. https://www.itead.cc/blog/how-to-use-nextion-to-work-with-raspberry-pi TFT files are installed in nextion display, but I can't run the ...
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How to turn off all gpio pin during powering up raspberry pi? [duplicate]

I am trying to control linear acutronix RC servo using raspberry with the help of adafruit servo hat. While powering up raspberry pi without sending any commands linear motor moved to 100 percentage ...
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How to get desktop logon to work on Raspbian Jessie Lite (lightdm fail)?

Steps to reproduce: copy latest Raspbian Jessie Lite image to sdcard install updates, reboot run raspi-config, choose "boot into Desktop" from boot menu install lightdm package as suggested by raspi-...
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mjpeg quality question

In the uv4l-raspicam.conf file is there a way to improve the mpeg quality? I've adjusted the quality parameter from 70 to 100 but I can see no difference in the output. Thank you Jim encoding = ...
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Changes made in raspi-config being changed back

Using raspi-config I changed my Pi's keyboard layout to Dvorak since I already use it everywhere else. After changing it I shut the Pi down because it didn't need to be on. When I came back about an ...
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Missing configuration options on raspi-config screen??? No SPI or Device Tree

Downloaded NOOBS onto my SD card and got my RPi3 up and running. I'm trying to enable Device Tree and SPI via the advanced options bit on the raspi-config blue screen (so i can install my 3.5inch ...
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advanced options I2C not showing

why do you think the options under A6 are not showed? I need to enable the I2C options to use a LCD. I DON'T understand what is happening.
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How to set up Nmap device tracker in Home Assistant

I'm at the level of recently having managed to change my "home" coordinates in Home Assistant, so please bear with me. Following the guide here, I'm trying to get some kind of signal out of the nMap ...
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Running python script on power up [duplicate]

I have a python file that I would like my Raspberry Pi 3 B to run, the instant that I plug the power cable in. I dont want to have to log in or connect a computer to it before the file starts running. ...
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amixer sset 'Master' 50% works on terminal but not as os.system command

I'm trying to write a python program on my Raspberry Pi to mute/change the volume of the speaker output as soon as it runs. If I type: amixer sset 'Master' 50% on the terminal, the volume is ...
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increase the size of rootf folder [duplicate]

I have booted my board created using windisk imager and a 16gb sd card. but the rootpartition only has 4 gb of size. I want to extend the memory of the rootf partition. Tell me a way to solve out this ...
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Raspbeerry Pi boot into console after booting into desktop

I set up my pi 2 to boot into raspbian GUI desktop when starting up (under raspi-config). However, the system boot into desktop first when starting up. And a few seconds later, the system boot into ...
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Why is there no serial option under advanced? [closed]

I am trying to set up serial communication for my new PI 3. When I go to Raspi-Config to enable or disable serial under advanced options, it is not there. However, it is under the interface option. ...
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Writing problem with ttyAMA0 in termios

I want to use serial port of my raspberry (version 3) in order to communicate with the PC. It is my code, borrowed from http://www.raspberry-projects.com/pi/programming-in-c/uart-serial-port/using-the-...
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Update localization outside of raspi-config

In Rasbian, is there a way to update localization settings like timezone from the command line, without using raspi-config? I don't want to reinvent the wheel, just looking for 1-2 line drop in ...
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Raspberry Pi camera not working

I bought a Raspberry Pi camera. Yesterday it worked perfectly but today am getting an error when I type: raspistill -v -o test.jpg The error I get is: mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 will not connect to wifi [duplicate]

I am a complete newbie to raspberry Pi. I have a class set of Pi's and have been able to connect some to the wifi at the school but not to others. The ones that don't work show that the wifi has ...
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Raspbian Jessie “wait for network” Vs. Cron @reboot entries

I have a few Raspbian cron entries that runs @reboot. Some are network dependent (i.e. ntp-wait). My question is, with Raspbian Jessie, if "wait for network" is enabled in raspi-config, will cron run ...