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Questions tagged [services]

A Linux service is an application (or set of applications) that runs in the background waiting to be used, or carrying out essential tasks.

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Enabling SSH by default on Raspbian Stretch

I have a Raspberry Pi 1 Model A running an image of Raspbian Stretch Lite. I've noticed that when I power on my pi and allow it to start up, I can't seem to SSH into it from my Mac laptop. First, I ...
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Start and run a Python script at boot and use Cron to make sure its still alive

Hopefully someone can tell me if I'm going at this the right way. I have a Python script which I want to launch at boot. That was easy enough by putting a file in /etc/init.d/myBootFile I want to ...
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Why my program won't communicate through ttyAMA0 on Raspbian (Jessie)?

I am running two different Raspberry PI and they are running Raspbian Wheezy and Jessie. On Wheezy, I simply commented out a line T0:23: respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyAMA0 115200 Vt00 in /etc/inittab file....
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NTPd is not updating time

I am running raspbian wheezy, upgraded to all the latest packages. The only custom package installed on it is Oracle's Java 8, everything else and its configuration is stock. Yesterday I noticed that ...
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How to run a golang program in the background?

I made a program in Go. That program compiles and runs very well on the raspi, when I start it via ssh. To start the program correct, I need to set some flags. myservice -port :1234 The program is a ...
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What's the right way to run a python script as a daemon (service) in raspbian (or debian)?

I'd like to use my Pi as a home thermostat, with the control loop running in a python script. I want to run it as a daemon on raspbian (debian) at startup. There's an example bash script in /etc/init....
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QtMultimedia on RaspBerry Pi

I've been trying to get QtMultimedia working on Raspberry Pi for a few weeks now, cross-compiling using the BakeQtPi script, yet the QtMultimedia plugin never seems to find an appropriate service to ...
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Service failing to wait for internet connection

I'm strying to make my systemd service start after internet connection has been established. I read several questions on this forum, but no success so far. The error is analog to Invalid host: ...
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Python script does not run when called by service

I have written a python program that continuously parses my current IP and emails it to me if it changes that I want to begin running as soon as the computer boots up: /home/pi/sendIP.py#note that ...
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Access Point service is not starting on boot with systemd

I've followed this guide to enable both AP and client modes in my RPi 3 at the same time, and it's working fine (some tweaking involved). But now I'm trying to start the AP on boot, which is covered ...
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Raspbian Jessie (Debian 8) not displaying startup services and messages

I've setup a brand new SD card with Raspbian Jessie Lite (based on Debian 8). Now I no longer see startup messages and the services notification ("[OK]", "[Failed]", etc.) when using service start/...
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How to make a service to run a python script which includes browser automation

I have python script which is using selenium web driver to do some web automation task. This python code is running perfectly fine when I am running it from the terminal. It launches firefox and does ...