Questions tagged [setup]

This tag covers everything related to setting up the Raspberry Pi including flashing SD cards and changing the default user.

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How to connect Raspberry Pi 4 to sparkfun OLED transparent display?

I just got the an OLED transparent Display from Sparkfun and I want to make it run, I youtube it but didn't found anything. Please help me with that.
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Is Raspberry Pi a good system for a middle schooler to learn to code?

I have no experience with the Raspberry Pi system, but I have heard a lot of good things about it. My son is interested in learning to code (any kind of coding at this point), and I am wondering if ...
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turn off dhcp and set static on raspbian stretch

I have been following another thread and have configured my dhcpcd.conf file . When I restart my pi it gets another ip. Can someone please tell me what I am doing wrong? # A sample configuration ...
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How to set up “sign in to network” page [closed]

I' would like to set up a Sign in to wifi page (like many businesses have it in ther public wifi) for the wifi my Raspberry Pi hosts. How do I set this up? Is there a specific port I have to use? ...
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Include File With Raspbian Setup

I am working on a project which requires many raspberry pi's to be set up pretty much the same way. In order to set up the pi's we put NOOBS on the micro SD card and then install raspbian onto the pi. ...
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Help with RPI ZERO W Kali Linux A.L.O.A

I have a raspberry Pi ZERO W and installed kali linux on to it.To be specific it's the Kali linux A.L.O.A and i have a wifi adapter that i want to setup but i don't know how and when if type ifconfig ...
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First time setup with ethernet connection

I have just bought a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and want to setup by connecting it to my Macbook Pro via Ethernet connection. I can ping the raspberry pi IP address $ ping raspberrypi.local PING raspberrypi....
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Raspberry Pi Setup Question

is there any way to set up a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ wirelessly (headless) without editing the microSD card contents to enable SSH?
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Clone my setup for multiple raspis

I'm going to have a bunch of people learning computing with raspis. I have my own 3b+ running Ubuntu MATE 18.04 set up with everything software- and config-wise I want the students to have. Is there a ...
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PH-4502C pH Sensor Calibration and ADC using MCP3008, PCF8591, and ADS1115

I have a pH meter (DIY-4502C) hooked up with Raspberry Pi. However, the instructions to calibrate is in Chinese and seems outdated. Does anybody know how to calibrate it for measuring pH4-7?
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Would ZRAM be helpful for running OpenCV?

I'm doing some OpenCV development on a Raspberry Pi 3, and I have found some information about using ZRAM on the Pi to try and boost its processing effectiveness. I know this isn't actually adding ...
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How to install Android on Raspberry Pi 2B?

I have tried following, but failed at some stage Emteria OS : knowing that this OS is for Raspberry Pi 3 model, anyway I tried to install it for experiment. Screen froze at Kernel Starting KitKat for ...
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Prepare SD card for auto-pairing with bluetooth keyboard

I already own a bluetooth keyboard, and want to use it with my newly ordered Pi Zero W. I don't want to buy a USB keyboard just for bootstrapping. Given the bluetooth MAC address of my keyboard, and ...
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Setting up new Pi, copy of existing

Scenario: I have a existing pi set up on my network. I regularly keep a spare cloned SD card ready - I have needed one before today! I am considering buying a second pi which I would like to be a copy ...
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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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RPi 2 B No wireless interfaces found - eth0: Link is down

I tried to setup a new RPi 2 Model B using NOOBS. I followed the steps the "Getting started" guide.. At the "finishing the setup" step, Pi was not able to find any wifi connections to update the ...
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Kali Linux, Cannot Generate New SSH Keys

I am trying to set up my Pi 3 B+ with kali linux to create a test box to practice some attacks. I am following these tutorials: Set Up an Ethical Hacking Kali Linux Kit on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Build ...
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Having problem to setup raspberry pi

I'm having a MacBook to setup my raspberry pi. I have my SD card with Raspbian and my Raspberry pi connected through ethernet cable. The light on the board lit perfectly, but I have a hard time ...
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Can't enable ssh for first boot because latest Raspbian image boot partition is read only

I'm trying to set up my Raspberry Pi headless from my MacBook. However, when I flash the latest Raspian image (April 2018 version), the resulting boot partition has a read-only file system. I've tried ...
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Cannot setup raspberry pi 3

I have purchased Raspberry Pi 3. Then I downloaded the RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP. Then I formatted the SD Card (16 GB) with SD Card Formatter. Then I wrote the downloaded RASPBIAN image into the ...
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Unable to start BlueJ as sudo

I am new to raspberry pi devices. I am using the minimal image of the raspbian image and access my raspberry pi zero w using MobaXterm client. The issue is, when I run BlueJ directly through terminal, ...
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Installing Wi-Fi on bare metal (no terminal) [closed]

I am currently working in an environment without an OS, just binary boot files as well as .ini files that define the stuff like upnp audio connection in between locally-connected raspberry pis (the ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi 3 with 7" touchscreen

I recently purchased a 7" touchscreen LCD with a driver board and I'm trying to figure out how to get it hooked up to my Raspberry Pi 3. Here's the driver board and my Pi: My main questions are as ...
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Mass configuring PIs

We have an upcoming project which will use a large number of R-Pis. They will have a lot of configuration in common e:g boot into desktop environment, enable SSH, individual static IP addresses etc. ...
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I need php5, what version of NOOBS shall i download

I just installed NOOBS onto the SD card but I have just messed it up, it wasn't right for me anyway since I needed php5, and the latest NOOBS comes with php7. How can I install NOOBS so that I can ...
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RuntimeError: No access to /dev/mem

I'm using the PXfmini with the raspberrypi3 for a project and I need to use mavros and python code. My operative system is Frambuesa. I created the catkin workspace and I tested the c++ file ...
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Find ethernet MAC address without network/keyboard access?

The title must come across as bizarre but stay with me. I need to find out the MAC address of my RPi 1 model B's ethernet interface so that I can allow it onto the network (I live in university ...
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Geany / GCC setup for c and GTK

I'm having problems finding information on the codes for compile and build using Geany / GCC. My compile command is: gcc -Wall -c "%f" `pkg-config --cflags gtk+-3.0 Compile is OK, although I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Initial Setup Failed

I am trying to install Raspbian into Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, but failing every time. I tried to do it in two ways: NOOBS way: First I copied the contents of the NOOBS folder into my Brand new Micro ...
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Ethernet connection of pi is not detected by laptop

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and I'm trying to use my laptop screen as display for the Pi. I had followed various tutorials for this none of it is working. I found that laptop couldn't detect the ...
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Is the SD card needed just to flash the Raspberry Pi, or does it need to remain in the device?

I'm setting up a new raspberry pi, trying to figure out what I need to buy and what I can borrow. None of the tutorials I've watched have made this clear. Is the SD card just used to initially flash ...
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How does the eth0 hwaddress get set based off the cpuinfo serial number?

How can I change the OUI24 top part of the MAC address of eth0, to one of my own, while leaving the bottom device specific 24 bits to be same. I can see clearly that it appears Jessie's default ...
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Automatic software setup on first boot on a headless system

I'm currently exploring whether it is possible to create a piece of software which can (ideally) install and configure itself automatically - with no interaction from the user - the first time the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with ArchARM and encrypted disk will not boot: How can be identified at what stage it fails?

I realize that it is always a bit tricky to configure devices with root disk encryption. So I was not overly surprised that this one does not boot. However, I am having difficulty saying what ...
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Install OpenCV faster - could it be transferred via a SD card?

I installed OpenCV on my RPI 3, now I have the new RPI zero W, since I know installing OpenCV (let's say 3.0.0) takes a very long time, I wondered if I could somehow transfer my already downloaded (...
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How to setup SSH on a Raspberry Pi A+ Without using a USB Hub [duplicate]

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi A+, and I want to control it remotely with SSH, but I cannot set it up because it has only 1 USB port, which means I can plug in a mouse or a keyboard or a WiFi ...
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Change username using a script [closed]

I'm working on an industrial application for the Pi, and for that we need to, of course, change the username. I don't want to do this manually everytime, so I want to use a script. So far I have ...
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Do I need to complete the intial setup of the Raspberry Pi in order to access it remotely?

I just got my Rasberry Pi and since I dont have any spare monitors, I want to know if its possible to set it up remotely (like installing the OS). I have seen some video showing how to use it remotely ...
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JAVA_HOME not working

I can't set up JAVA_HOME. Before you dismiss this as a noob's question who can't figure out how to google things let me explain my situation. I bought RaspberryPi and installed raspbian onto SD card ...
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Pi Zero, Retropie on top of Raspbian?

I know you can install RetroPie on top of Raspbian on a Pi 3 but what about a Zero W? Do I need to get a different setup script and install RetroPie or do you just do everything the same way and it ...
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How can I setup the video / graphics on the Raspberry Pi 3?

There seem to be redundant accelerated video module options for the Raspberry Pi 3. I read that the Raspberry Pi uses a device tree (a rather clever solution for ARM systems which do not have the ...
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How to change the keyboard layout console-only

How can I change the keyboard layout from default (GB? US?) to anything else? I tried various methods from posts related to debian but these fail. Installing and executing raspi-config does not help.
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Set up a Raspberry Pi Zero W without monitor or ethernet module

I bought the new Raspberry Pi W but I don't have right now an mini-HDMI adaptor (to connect it to a monitor) neither an Ethernet module to connect by SSH. Can I connect somehow by SSH through USB? ...
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SSH times out while attempting headless setup

I'm posting again because my first attempt got marked as duplicated, this did not solve my problem. This is a brand new Raspberry Pi 3B that I'm setting up for the first time and it has be headless. ...
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Can you script Kodi (eg. Openelec) configuration such as upon a new deploy?

I have setup Openelec on my Raspberry Pi more times than I can remember. I'm about to do it again. I've been spending a lot of time lately with Docker and some with Vagrant, where you script the ...
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What options do I have to setup my new clean Raspberry Pi 3?

As far as I know, there are two options for setting up the Raspbian OS on Raspberry Pi: Connect it via HDMI to a display, via USB to a keyboard and a mouse then you install the OS via the SD card, ...
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Enable SSH in NOOBS before install

In the last release (2.1) of NOOBS the developers have "disabled by default" SSH, so it's not possible anymore to connect to a Raspbian via SSH, which is installed via NOOBS, without enabling SSH ...
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Installing Raspbian from NOOBS without display V2.1 and beyond

So it appears there have been significant changes to the "New Out Of the Box Software" (NOOBS) system with version 2.1 and beyond. According to the release notes included with the package: 2016-11-...
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How to set up Raspberry Pi without a microSD adapter?

I just received my RPi 3 Model B in the mail today, but I do not know how to SSH into the terminal of the RPi. I do have a microSD card, but do not have access to a microSD -> SD card converter, thus ...
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List of common alias commands [closed]

I had/have Raspbian and used the LXDE desktop environment. Many posts will commands to enter in and not use the GUI. I took a quickie online video crash course on using linux and being an admin. ...