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

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OpenCPN will not install under Pi OS

Just brought up a new Raspberry Pi 4 , using the Raspberry Pi Imager to fresh install the 32-bit Pi OS. That seems to have gone well and uname -a returns : Linux raspberrypi 5.10.17-v7l+ #1421 SMP Thu ...
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how do i reset my raspberry pi using the terminal

How do i reset my raspberry pi using terminal? I don't have access to another PC so i have to reset using only the raspberry pi. I have tried searching up answers but no-one seems to not have another ...
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What causes Linuxes on Raspberry Pi to not be able to be installed with an installer?

If you download an ISO for a Linux distro for x86 and burn it onto a disc or USB stick, and put that device into the target computer and start it up, it shows an interactive installer. If you want ...
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Error for installing the OpenCV on raspberry (Command “python setup.py egg_info” failed …)

Based of this post, I have tried to install the below package at first step: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt install cmake pkg-config build-essential git sudo apt install ...
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How to install PyQt5.15.x on raspberry pi 3b+

I need to install PyQt5.15.0 or higher on Raspberry pi 3b+. OS is Raspbian Pi OS. I found some answers like that. But everytime when I tried to install PyQt5.15, it has installed 5.11 version. I also ...
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How can I factory reset my Raspberry Pi 4 model B?

I got my Raspberry Pi 4 yesterday and have already managed to uninstall the browser. I don't want to go through the kerfuffle of reinstalling everything that I deleted and since I haven't done much on ...
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Availability of R packages on Raspberry Pi

I couldn't find it by googling. Are all usual R packages from CRAN also available in R on Rasbian on Raspberry Pi? What is the current supported R version on Pi 4?
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How to install Librewolf/Waterfox in Raspberry Pi OS?

I'm linux newbie and don't know how to install/compile Librewolf and Waterfox for latest Raspberry Pi OS. Librewolf: This is for Debian Unstable only - do not try to install this package on any other ...
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Node.js is missing libatomic.so.1?

I've installed node.js on my rPi2 using nvm (following this guide, but updated to the latest LTS version of node) and it seems to have partially installed. The issue seems to be that node cannot find ...
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Problem in installing OpenCV

I'm trying to use the OpenCV library. Here is a piece of code that threw the same error for way too long. I'm following along a tutorial book written in Japanese and the section I'm working on at the ...
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Starting up GCompris on a RPI4 for a specific user

I have installed GCompris on a RPI4 which is running the latest Raspberry Pi OS. I have 2 users. the default pi user and i also created a user call "student". I can start GCompris when ...
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Error processing package code while installing Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu 21.04 on Raspberry Pi 4 model B

Help. Any suggestions? I'm trying to install Visual Studio Code but I keep on getting some errors in the process. Using the terminal in Ubuntu 21.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4 model B, 8GB RAM. It looks like ...
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Running VSCode on raspberry pi 4 running Ubuntu

I recently saw VSCode getting official support on raspian but was wondering if it's possible to install on an Ubuntu device somehow? I would really like to live share some of my code from my windows ...
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sudo make install error [closed]

I'm fairly new to Raspbian and raspberry pi 3 is in my hands. I'm following along a book in which I have to install some packages of OpenCV. My project is related to Machine/Deep learning. My code is ...
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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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Puffin browser on raspberry pi 4 64 bit

I need to run puffin browser on my raspberry pi 4 running kali linux which is a 64 bit os.The deb package puffin.com offering is armf that is for 32 bit operating systems. I need arm64 version of ...
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I would like to install blender on my raspberry pi4 [closed]

I am trying to install blender 2.79 from the software packages on my new raspberry pi4. It won’t do it. How do I install and run blender?
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Raspberry Pi unusable

I don't know why but my raspberry had a problem who make it restart every 15s... I try to re-install an OS after have format my SD card but it happen again... I see an little ligthning in the top ...
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How can Rpi connect to and read the DIY PH-4502C pH Sensor?

How can Rpi connect to and read the DIY PH-4502C pH Sensor?
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Can you only flash an image to a micro sd once? “error reading from storage. sd card may be broken.”

so I'm facing an issue with the flashing process of the micro sd I'm using. I recently had the Raspbian OS installed on this card previously, but when messing around with the terminal attempting to ...
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apt and apt-get cause pi to crash

I'm running into quite a frustrating problem with my Raspberry Pi Zero W. When I try to run apt or apt-get, having done nothing on the installation aside from modifying wpa_supplicant and changing the ...
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Getting error when running node -v

I have been trying to install node.js for the last one hour. After reinstalling and removing nodejs numerous times, every time I run node -v I get the following error: node: /usr/lib/arm-linux-...
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Update means Respeaker Seeed Soundcard will no longer install. What can I do?

I've been using the Respeaker 6 Mic array and Seeed-Soundcard for months and was just about to start a field deployment with them however I reflashed my SD cards and tried to reinstall the soundcard ...
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Install problem: “Can't compile with this kernel, aborting”. dkms (bad exit status: 2)

I've been trying to run an install script on my raspberry pi 4, and I keep getting the same error. The script is meant to install a soundcard for a multiple microphone adaptor on the pi, I've got it ...
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Docker Alpine:latest image fails to get date so everything fails

I just got a Raspberry pi 4 with 8GB and a SD. I ran all the updates and went directly to install docker and discovered that many images were randomly failing. I narrowed it down to the alpine:latest ...
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Cannot apt-get install, can't authenticate package [closed]

I'm at my wit's end trying to figure this out all night... searched google, stack, ubuntu, and raspberrypi forum a whole bunch, but just can't fix it. What I'm really trying to do is sudo apt-get ...
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Install melonDS on a raspberry pi

I'm looking to install a great DS emulator on a raspberry pi4. It's called MelonDS and it is available for Linux. I attempted to install on the 64bit ubuntu image. This is what I tried. sudo snap ...
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flask_ask won't import after proper installation

I'm trying to use the flask_ask library however I for some reason can't get it to work. Whenever I try to reinstall flask-ask by doing pip install flask-ask I am given the same thing below so I think ...
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Installing RPi Software by SD Card Flashing

The recommended process for installing Home Assistant consists of flashing the program image to a SD card. Please see the highlighted line at the bottom of the screenshot. Are they suggesting that I ...
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Does terminating ssh connection, terminates the installation process too?

I’m running a raspberry pi 3b headless, thus I ssh into rpi from Mac terminal through Ethernet cable ip. I’m currently installing opencv but the terminal kinda not giving any response. If I close the ...
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Swiftshader on Rpi4

I want to turn my rpi 4b 8gb into a low-quality external gpu. It will recieve instructions through usb3.0 and will render them using its cpu and gpu. I found a library, Swiftshader, that allows cpu ...
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Install pinout command in Rpi 1B

After install RaspiOS lite (2021-01-11-raspios-buster-armhf-lite) in a Rpi 1B model, I get command not found from pinout command. I found this guide to get pinout command in a Rpi zero: sudo apt ...
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`npm` and `nodejs` incompatibilities

I installed npm and nodejs today because I wanted to try tldr-pages. After the obligatory sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade: $ sudo apt-get install nodejs npm Following a huge ...
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Good KDE distros for RP4?

I’m looking to work with a KDE distro on my RP4. I’m most familiar with the Ubuntu family but it doesn’t seem Kubuntu has an ARM image. Fedora has a KDE spin but not sure I want to go that route just ...
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Will Raspbery Pi OS work on 2GB or 1 GB SD card?

I am ordering a Raspberry Pi Zero WH and I have a 2GB in my storage. I want this pi to run only a pi-hole. I know that it is recomended to use 8GB, or at least 4GB. I am interested if somebody actualy ...
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How to install package from github

I need to install this package from github: https://github.com/vrai/fdspatch It is said to run on linux but it does not say specifically how to install. Can anyone tell me what commands I need to run? ...
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Updating custom program over 4G

I have been working on a project that uses a Raspberry Pi 3b+ to send collected data to my server. This Raspberry Pi is setup with a 4G module and is able to send and receive data to and from my ...
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Openssl error while installing paho-mqtt python package

I am trying to install paho-mqtt python library using below command: sudo pip3 install paho-mqtt But I am getting below openssl error: Looking in indexes: https://pypi.org/simple, https://www.piwheels....
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Install pypy3 on raspberry pi

I found this to try to help me install pypy3 https://stackoverflow.com/questions/55703832/install-pypy3-on-raspberry-pi However the download command no longer works. I tried: sudo apt-get install ...
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Can I somehow install an OS on my Raspberry Pi rather than “burning it onto the card”? [closed]

I have experimented a lot with my Raspberry Pi over the years since I got it. Mostly, however, it has spent its time collecting dust in the wardrobe, because I always run into show-stopping issues ...
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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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How to install newer cmake on Raspbian?

I have a Raspberry Pi 1B with Raspbian Buster. It comes with cmake 3.13. I need version 3.16 or later. How can I obtain this version of cmake? What I tried so far: I attempted to compile cmake from ...
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Can't install python packages & pip module not found

I've been trying to install packages on a raspberry pi 4b and I keep having issues. On the default, python ver. 3.7, I would get setup.py not found. Then I installed python ver. 3.9 and got the ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 B I2C is enabled but does not work

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 B and I'm trying to set up in I2C Connection with an MCP23018-E/SP I/O-Port-Expander via GPIO02 and GPIO03. I have enabled I2c on the Raspi by: adding: dtparam=i2c1=on ...
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Is apt upgrade ; apt update for a fresh raspian buster lite install a default during a 1st boot?

I'm installing 2020-08-20-raspios-buster-armhf-lite. I normally do this headless, but I happen to have a monitor this time. It's spending a LOT of time on what appears to be an update/upgrade. Here'...
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how do i get zoom on a raspberry pi 4?

I am looking to install zoom web conferencing on my raspberry pi 4 4gb running Ubuntu mate 20.04. I have tried the pi kiss method but pi kiss wont load. How do i do this?
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Why is RPI OS “installed” in such a weird manner, and how can I install it like normal Linux distros are installed? [closed]

To get RPI OS on my RPI, I have to use a special software to "burn" an image onto a memory card, then make an empty file called "ssh" on it, then put it into my RPI. Then it's &...
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Will Docker install on Raspbian OS 64bit

I have installed docker on Raspbian Stretch using the install script get-docker.sh, but am having difficulty installing on 64bit Raspbian OS The install script terminates with sh -c DEBIAN_FRONTEND=...
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Continued app installation problems with pi 3b

I recently made this post where I asked for help with installing programs. The error I had was: E: Unment dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). So, ...
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I keep getting an error while I'm installing firefox. How do I fix it?

I'm trying to install some apps for my pi 3, and it keeps giving me this error: E: Unment dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). I tried inputted 'apt-get -f ...

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