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Questions regarding issues installing specific applications or operating systems on the Raspberry Pi.

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Synergy closing immediately

So I'm running raspbian stretch on a raspberry pi 3 and just installed synergy to run as the client. (installed via terminal "sudo apt-get install synergy") It was working yesterday, but now, when I ...
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Getting Japanese fonts (hiragana & katakana) and entering text into LibreOffice (NB Not changing entire system language to Japanese) Qu Pt 2

Following Goldilocks guidance, I seem to have a series of fonts installed but can find nothing to say/show how they might be 'activated' and input swapped between English letters and Japanese ...
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Getting Japanese fonts (hiragana & katakana) and entering text into LibreOffice (NB Not changing entire system language to Japanese)

I want to use some Japanese text entry in a word processor (eg LibreOffice). I have a Japanese capable keyboard. I haven’t found any exchanges which tell me how to do this. I’m a novice with RPi.
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How to get Arch Linux OS on a Raspberry Pi?

So, I was going to get Arch Linux on my Raspberry Pi as a test, and so I plugged the microSD card into my laptop. Turns out it counted at like 5 different drives? Does anybody know how to completely ...
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SD card in read-only after NOOBS installation

I was booting for the first time a Raspberry Pi with NOOBs, the installation was doing fine until it got stuck for more than 20 min. After a quick read on the internet it was apparently fine to power-...
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installing pytorch on the pi

I am extensively using torch on a desktop CPU and would like to use it on the pi. I have found https://pitorch.org/, but it's still in construction (nice name, guys!) - is there any experience on ...
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uninstall a recently installed app

I installed lnd (lighgning network daemon) using the below command. sudo install -m 0755 -o root -g root -t /usr/local/bin lnd-linux-armv7-v0.5.1-beta/* What's the cleanest way to remove/rollback ...
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How to install UBUNTU MATE without another computer

I am using a raspberry pi 3 b (not b+) and I am looking to install Ubuntu MATE I am currently running Raspbian but I have heard of Ubuntu MATE and wish to use it. However I have not another computer ...
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Raspberry Pi won't fully download deb file

I am working on downloading some software a collaborator of my team at work made onto a raspberry pi but for some reason I am having some trouble. This is the first time I have worked this Raspberry ...
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How can I do a fresh installation of Raspbian under Windows not using all space available on SD card?

I would like to prepare a new 32GB Micro SD card with an fresh image of Raspbian Lite or any other Linux system. As in the official documentation, I try using etcher or Win32Diskimager. However, both ...
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Can't Install Packages with apt-get | no installation candidate

I'm using Raspbian Stretch with Desktop(v4.14.62-v7) and I can't seem to be able to install packages on my rPi. For instance, when I type sudo apt-get install autoconf, I get: Reading package lists.....
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Installing a Raspberry pi to run a browser

I have a raspberry pi device and I am wanting to use it to drive a monitor at our workplace which will show operational stats and monitor service up time. So I just want a base desktop plus chrome ...
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Running programs, saving results

If I'm using Pi 3B+ to learn SQL and Python and doing exercises, should I install programs on an external USB drive because of limited size of Pi?
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Remote dd a Raspberry Pi

I have a couple of Raspberry Pis running at different sites. I can access all of them over SSH and all of them are running read only file system. I need to fully replace the software on some of this ...
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What's the easiest way to get Raspbian with GUI, without software

Similar to Raspbian without a GUI and other programs I don't need: It comes with a GUI -- I want to install my own window manager (if I want) It comes with programs like Mathematica, ...
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Installing Recalbox via NOOBS fails with “EROR 503: Service Unavailable”

This is the second time I've tried setting up my Raspberry Pi. I'm trying to install Raspbian and Recalbox. Each time, Raspbian installs successfully and Recalbox fails with this error: My Internet ...
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Installing scipy 1.0.0 in python3 environment get decode byte error in _vq.pyx

I am following the instructions in How to install latest Scipy version on Raspberry Pi and when I get to point of running: python3 setup.py build I get the following: I tried looking at _vq.pyx but ...
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Qt 5.11.1 install: run configure with options

I am new to the whole installing via the console thing. I try to install Qt 5.11.1 native on my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspian Stretch according to this tutorial: http://www.tal.org/tutorials/building-qt-...
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unable to install packages- raspberry pi 3

I have been trying to get this working for a lot of hours now but no success. Here is what I have done- ping 8.8.8.8 works Also added nameserver 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4 in etc/resolv.conf as suggested on ...
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raspberry pi model b+ Not booting

I recently bought a raspberry pi 3 b+ from amazon and when I got it delivered the package was already opened, so I just want to check if my raspberry is working or not so I formatted a compatible sd ...
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Android Studio on Raspbian

I'd like to use my Raspberry Pi for programming, among others, Java. As an editor, I would like to use Android Studio. Is there a kind of Android Studio to install on the Raspberry Pi?
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error trying to set up RFIDIOT on raspberry

I am new to raspberry and python in general. I followed different guides to set up RFIDIOT (even the documentation and the installation guide on the repository on Github). So far, when I run pcsc_scan ...
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Choosing a distribution and packages for a print server [closed]

I'm helping out someone who's not very tech-savvy replace an older desktop computer, whose only current use is as an SMB print server, with a Raspberry Pi 2B. I've never worked witha Pi before, but I'...
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Rpi -3 fail to run `esptool`

In order to communicate with ESP32 to run miropython code, I needed to install esptool on my RPI ( done successfully )- using this guide . When executing, I got an error message that it doesnot exit- ...
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How do I install bitlbee on my pi?

❯ sudo apt-get install bitlbee ...
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Installing GitLab on Raspian Stretch

I am trying to install GitLab on my Pi according to the official instructions. Until this step everything seems to be working fine: seb@raspi:~ $ sudo curl -sS https://packages.gitlab.com/install/...
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I installed GUI programs, but no shortcuts were added—how can I execute them?

I installed DeVede and DVD Author. I am clueless on how to use them as there were no shortcuts created, when using Add/Remove programs. Did they not install correctly? What is the name of the programs ...
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How to install latest munin server

If I install munin server from apt-get, only version 2.0.33-1 is installed which can't be started because Failed to start munin.service: Unit munin.service is masked. make from source fails with Can'...
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Blank black screen after installing Retropie on Raspbian

I have a PI 3 model B. I have installed Raspbian from NOOBS then I followed instructions here: https://retropie.org.uk/docs/Manual-Installation/ to install Retropie on Raspbian. I chose the basic ...
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Raspberry pi not adding commands when using Dpkg or apt-get

I am trying to install Xgalaga on my raspberry pi 3. Whenever I use the command sudo apt-get install xgalaga, The packages all install without error, however the desktop Icon file is invalid, and this ...
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How do I install Tensorflow Lite on Raspbian Stretch?

Thanks for your help. I want to deploy a tensorflow neural network to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with the Raspbian Stretch OS, and I'd like to know the best way to install Tensorflow Lite (or Tensorflow ...
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HostAPD and isc-dhcp-server installation failure

I' m trying to set up my raspberry pi as an wifi access spot. While installing HostAPD and isc-dhcp-server as the guide requires, I found it unable to install anyhow, saying they' ve got unmet ...
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Install Arduino IDE in Raspian Strech Desktop

I'm using a Raspian Stretch in Virtual Machine (VMWare). I follow the steps to install Arduino IDE in Linux ARM version. The software are installed OK, but when i click to open IDE, nothing happens. ...
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I need some help installing Inkscape on Raspbian

I am using the latest release of Raspbian and I noticed that one of my favorite apps isn't in the software center. I can't seem to find Inkscape for Raspbian. Can someone help me install it?
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Ruby gem gosu not installing, what's wrong

I am using a Raspberry Pi B 2 running Rasbian. It came with Ruby preinstalled on the card. I would like to install the ruby gem Gosu, but even with the internet working it still won't download and ...
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Appending to config files with `tee -a`

I'm trying to wrap my head around the thinking behind doing say echo "nameserver 10.42.0.1" | sudo tee -a /etc/resolv.conf rather than echo "nameserver 10.42.0.1" >> /etc/resolv.conf as root ...
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ssmtp fails to install

I tried to install ssmtp but it fails. I updated and upgraded everything before trying this command but it displays this error message. pi@raspberrypi:/etc $ sudo apt-get install ssmtp Reading ...
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Can I run FreeBSD on my Pi? [duplicate]

There are a number of questions asking about installing/running FreeBSD on the Pi – it looks like there are a lot of problems. Is FreeBSD runnable on the Pi? How can I get started?
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Avermedia USB HD TV Tuner Model H837 (Not Working)

OK here are the Preliminaries I am using a RaspberryPi 3 Model B+ running Stretch OS dated 3-13-2018. I bought a AverMedia USB HD TV Tuner Model H837 and cannot get it to be recognized by the Pi. When ...
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Properly uninstall Anything Sync Daemon

I tried Anything Sync Daemon on my Raspberry, but it doesn't work reliable with /var/log folder. Now I have stoped and disable service. How should I properly uninstall everything connected with this?...
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UrBackup Server Installation fails

I am trying to install the UrBackup Server on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian 9 (stretch) (fresh install). I followed the steps described in the installation notes: wget https://hndl.urbackup.org/...
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Uninstall Docker

I have installed docker as described here raspberrypi.org/blog/docker-comes-to-raspberry-pi with curl -sSL https://get.docker.com | sh. How do I uninstall it?
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USB to ethernet dongle not working on A+

I have an A+ I wanted to try use on my local network, so I installed Raspbian to an SD card, have a USB to ethernet dongle, and added a blank "ssh" file to the SD card root to be able to log in to it ...
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Why is Raspbian Stretch's image is SO HUGE on Window?

I downloaded Raspbian Stretch with Desktop to install on my PI. Once it completed, I tried to extract the file, but the window complained that there is not enough space that I need some 470 GB MORE. ...
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Installation of perl modules [closed]

I´m running a Rasbian strecth 4.9.59-v7+ and I´m trying to run the following software https://github.com/weaknetlabs/warcarrier which looks really neat! When trying to run the script I receive the ...
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Install problem Telegram on RPI3

I do the steps as written on github.com/vysheng/tg.git but after make I get an error. inter -ggdb -Wno-unused-parameter -fPIC -iquote ./tgl -c -MP -MD -MF dep/crypto/bn_openssl.d -MQ objs/crypto/...
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Installing RStudio on a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I am planning to do a classroom project using R and RStudio IDE. I am able to run R from command line. I installed the package using the command below sudo apt-get install r-base Now I am trying to ...
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Install KDE Connect on Raspberry Pi 3

I tried installing KDE Connect on my Raspberry Pi 3 with following command...which didn't work. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/indicator-kdeconnect sudo apt update sudo apt install ...
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How to install packages via “apt-get” while ssh connected to MacBook via ethernet cable?

I'm very new in Rpi community and sure enough had to spent the last 24 hours to figure out how to ssh connect from my MacBook to my Pi3 via an ethernet cable. I'm following the steps in the second ...
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installing gphoto2 on a Pi

I downloaded the .gz file from https://sourceforge.net/projects/gphoto/files/ (libgphoto2-2.5.16.tar.bz2), uncompressed it, un-tarred it. Then from the command line, I ran autoreconf --install —...