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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Error installing dotNet4.0 on Wine

sorry if the solution is obvious but this is my first time working with Linux. Backstory (just the reason why I do this): I have to code a Programm for school which has to run on a Raspberry Pi and I ...
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ReSpeaker 2mic drivers can't be installed on Pi 3b

I’m trying to set up a ReSpeaker 2mic Pi HAT. Emphasis on trying. According to the instructions, i’m supposed to do this: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade git clone https://github.com/...
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I can't install System.Device.Gpio on RPi

I try to use .NET Core for Raspberry Pi 3 and want to install IoT libraries by using the instructions here I want to do development on my Mac and then copy files to the RPi so I created a console ...
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Help installing Zoiper on Raspbian or a .deb/.run file

Can anyone help me instal zoiper (voip) on my raspberry pi 3B+ (Raspbian OS). I’m having great difficulties and would appreciate any assistance.
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installing software via preference menu

Complete newbie with Linux and everything Raspberry Pi, was given B+ starter kit and trying to install libre office from the Preference menu. I found the software and downloaded it but it requires a ...
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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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ADS1115 simplest.py works in terminal but not in Thonny

I defined two GPIO pins as SCL and SDA for another I2C, (e.g., i2c3 on busnum=3). ADS1115 was successfully detected by runing (sudo i2cdetect -y 3). Also, the modified simplest.py (where ...
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How to install Couchbase onto a Raspberry Pi 3

I am making a discord bot, and I want to use Couchbase as my Database option. (So I can get some practise on it, since work is switching to it) However, Couchbase does not officially target the ARM ...
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~ $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common-bin --------> Spits out dependency error

I'm new to the Raspberry Pi platform and also complitly new to Linux OS. That said, trubleshooting by my self is pretty much impossible. I hope I can find some help here :) I wanted to install Samba, ...
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How do I Flash (install) Raspbian on Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 / 3+?

NOTE: This question & solution ONLY relates to Compute Modules 3 or 3+ with on-board eMMC storage. The "Lite" versions of these has NO eMMC Storage I'm working on a project involving prototyping ...
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Remote Deployments

I have an application that runs on a RPi 3. This application can update itself by checking for a new version on a web server. If there's a new version, it downloads it from the server, runs a ...
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install pymc3 on raspberry

I would like to install pymc3 on my raspberry pi 3 model b+ for my hobby project. But installing pymc3 by pip took forever and it was never able to finish installing. It there any other way to install ...
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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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Errors while installing OpenSSL from source (.deb) files

I am fairly new to raspberry pi's and Linux so forgive me if my question is trivial. I have been trying to install openssl and libssl via ssh on a Raspberry Pi zero that does not have access to the ...
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Pi 3A+ doesn't boot past rc-local.service - how can I fix this on Windows?

Just set up my first Pi for the first time using a Windows computer - I don't have another Linux system available to me. I got the Pi working by flashing the Raspian disk image onto the SD, and this ...
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can't update to python 3,5 although we have install it with the command below

wget https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.5.6/Python-3.5.6.tar.xz tar xf Python-3.5.6.tar.xz cd Python-3.5.6 ./configure make -j 4 sudo make altinstall can't update to python 3,5 although we have ...
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Installing equivalent of unrar package (rar)

I wanted to install rar from packages ( https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=unrar ), unfortunately it seems that it is impossible on Raspbian: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ rar bash: rar: command not ...
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Libboost package installion error on Raspberry pi 3b+

Command: sudo apt-get install libboost1.50-all-dev Result: Error: Could not find any package by globe and regex libboost1.50-all-dev Error: Unable to locate package libboost1.50-all-dev
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Getting error: `/usr/bin/veracrypt: No such file or directory` after installing veracrypt

I am trying to install the armv7 version of Veracrypt on my Raspberry Pi. I downloaded it from: https://launchpad.net/veracrypt/trunk/1.21/+download/veracrypt-1.21-raspbian-setup.tar.bz2, unzipped and ...
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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. It's a Dell Latitude E6230 running Windows 10. Turns out it counted at like 5 ...
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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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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 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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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?