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refers to the compatibility of a particular software with the hardware architecture of the Raspberry Pi or the ability to run on a particular operating system and with the other packages installed.

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Unable to boot Raspberry Pi 4B with Ubuntu 20.04

About a month ago, I successfully installed Ubuntu MATE 20.04 on my Raspberry Pi 4B by flashing it into the card. Then I flashed Ubuntu MATE 22.04 and now I’m trying to go back to 20.04 but, no matter ...
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Is there a way to force Steamlink to work on a Raspi Zero?

I am trying to run SteamLink on my zero and I know performance will probably suck but I wanted to give it a shot. I know it says it isn't supported and when I try to start I get You need to run on a ...
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What do i need to make my Rasberry Pi 4B a GPS?

I have read a little about GPS modules and IMU modules but was wondering how I know what I need to enable my raspberry Pi to have GPS capabilities. I am asking because I put the Emteria software on ...
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How is Raspberry Pi OS bootable on all boards?

A single Raspberry Pi OS instance seems able to boot on any board. Some other OSes don't. I'm under the impression that the various MCUs don't share instruction sets that are fully compatible with ...
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Can I use Ubuntu 8.10 on a Raspberry Pi?

I am working on a project that requires: An open WiFi network On that network, a device that has a known exploit. My plan is to use a Raspberry Pi to create that open WiFi network, then use another ...
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Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror/Google Assistant

I installed a magic mirror software and installed google assistant with it but then after I started the module and tried giving a command everything but then the display shut off. The Pi still has ...
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is apache James compatible with arm64

I am trying to set up a apache james mail server on my raspberry pi 4 https://james.apache.org/server/quick-start.html but i get this error when i run the ./james schmax@ubuntu:~/james/james-server-...
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Installing Vuze on Raspberry Pi 4 (8 GB)

I've trying to install Vuze on Raspberry Pi 4 8GB with Ubuntu Mate 20.10 OS and it just doesn't work, i'm getting errors about that it has some libraries missing and that it cannot read .so file. Does ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 unable to run aarch64 binary with aarch64 kernel

I followed this instruction to enable 64 bit kernel. https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=250730 And I am pretty sure now my kernel is 64 bit. $ uname -a Linux RPi4 5.4.51-v8+ #1327 SMP ...
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Is it possible for me to turn my old phone into a raspberry pi if i download the proper software to it [closed]

I have a cheap crappy old Alcatel smartphone and I wanted to turn it into a raspberry pi.
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Can I use Raspberry Pi 3 SD card on Pi 4?

I'd like to move to the new raspberry pi because I need more performance. The current sd card I used on pi 2, ane now pi 3, and I'd like to ask if anyone tried running his pi 3 raspbian on pi 4 by ...
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How to install Nextcloud (with a compatible version of PHP) on an RasPi 3B+ running Arch linux (arm)?

I want to install Nextcloud on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ running Arch Linux. Nextcloud requires a version of PHP: 7.1 <= x < 7.4.0. I have done a lot of research, and there seems to be no place on ...
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Why OS on raspberry are model specific?

Every time I want to install a OS on a Raspberry Pi I have to check if that version support the model I have. For example, NetBSD doesn't support RP Zero and RP 4. (it doesn't even boot). Of course ...
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Is there any systems-management tool for Raspberry Pi OS, like Red-Hat Satellite for Red-hat?

I am looking system management tool for Raspberry PI OS. As i am maintaining more than 40+ Raspberry Pi OS. So its very difficult to apply same version of security patch and monitor all the device ...
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are the Zero and Zero W software compatible?

I'm having problems on a brand new Zero, I prepared the SD on a Zero W to install updates and other via internet, I disabled bluetooth and I left wifi enebled in case I'll need to change something on ...
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Force audio output to USB for Alarm Clock

I tried to force audio to audio jack with amixer cset numid=3 1 or using the raspi-config which works for other applications like audacity, vlc and other multimedia software except for the alarm clock ...
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Browser-based software to configure as a router

Was just wondering this when trying to configure an RPi as a router, is there a software that you can install on your pi to be able to configure the port forwarding, DHCP, etc by accessing the local ...
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Can I use the same Monero miner on 32bit and 64bit os?

I'm mining Monero with my raspberry pi and everything's working just fine. Now I found out that the original (by the raspberry community/devs) os (Raspbian) is only 32bit... To increase my RPis ...
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Program to get and display Bluetooth metadata

So I set up my Raspberry Pi 3 as a Bluetooth receiver and it is able to get sound from my phone. Is there any program (preferably graphical) that can display the track info and artist info from AVRCP ...
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PiFmRds: Raspbian freezes when I change windows. How do I fix it?

I am running my raspberry pi 3 with a radio station software PiFmRds The program works fine but then when I go to move the window (or any other window) the system freezes and I have to unplug and ...
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Binary cross-compatibility between Jessie and Stretch

Will binaries compiled on Jessie work on Stretch? What about the reverse? The program in question is written in C++ (thus depends on the C++ standard library), but has no other external dependencies....
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Is it possible to run Roblox on a Raspberry Pi 3?

The title says it all. I know it's an ARM system, but I just want to know if I can run it. Board: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 OS: Ubuntu Mate
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Twilio installation problem

During the installation of Twilio, using the command sudo pip install twilio, I get the following error: compilation terminated. error: command 'arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc' failed with exit status 1 ...
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Communication between C and C# program on RPI3

I have a question i wondered by myself if it is possible to communicate between a C# and C programm. I want to use the C# program for the user interface and then send commands to the C program that ...
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Serial port on RPi2 no long working

I have been trying to get my Ciseco Slice of Radio to communicate with the new Wireless Things sensors - not very successfully. In the process I entered this command from the terminal:- sudo ...
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Problems making the swift compiler to work

I have installed the swift 3.0 compiler on my raspberry pi 3 (raspbian jessie), but I am getting the following errors while trying to run the interpreter or the compiler. swift: /usr/lib/arm-linux-...
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Is it possible to switch an SD card from one Pi or another with an OS already set up? [duplicate]

I am about to upgrade a web server from pi2b to pi3b. I would like to know if I can take the SD card as it is from the Pi2b and use It in the pi3b, and the higher performance options for the pi3b be ...
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Can't mount volume encrypted with aes-xts-plain64 after upgrading to Jessie

I have an encrypted disk attached via USB. After upgrading to Jessie, I'm not able to mount it any more, getting error Check that kernel supports aes-xts-plain64 cipher (check syslog for more info) ...
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Can I get elementary os freya on my raspberry pi 2 model B?

I recently purchase a new Raspberry Pi 2 model B. I really liked the look of the elementary os freya, when I tried it in a vm. So, I wondered if I could install it onto my new Raspberry Pi.
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Can I get the full version of Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi

Here is what i was thinking. download Windows and NOOBS on an SD card and install it that way. Will that work?
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Disabling Auto-Login when normal ways don't work

I am running a custom version of Raspbian on my B+ with a touchscreen. This OS was customized to work with the WaveShare SpotPear A screen they sell. It is configured to auto login to to the desktop ...
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Do Google Play Apps Work on the Pi

This is probably very easy to answer but I am still trying to wrap my mind around ARM vs Intel type processors. I understand that you cannot run Windows 8 or Microsoft Word on the Pi because it is an ...
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Auto-Boot to Desktop Makes Pi auto login to "Pi" User

I wanted my RPI to boot to the GUI so I set it up in raspi-config. However, now it boots into the pi user without a password. Is there a way to make it boot to a login screen where you can choose a ...
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Raspbian OS vs. Mainstream Linux distributions

I know that Raspbian is obviously a linux distribution, but could I run Raspbian on a mainstream 32 bit computer? Or could you run any linux distribution on the pi? Also, how would you describe the Pi ...
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Is the new raspberry pi 2 software compatible with the old raspberry pis?

I can't find much about this new PI yet http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/02/raspberry_pi_model_2/ http://raspberry.piaustralia.com.au/products/raspberry-pi-2-model-b They talk about the ports ...
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