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

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tmux doesn't want to be installed

I had my Raspberry Pi running for a while and needed to uninstall all the junk I left behind for a project. I used tmux before and it was a blessing. I am trying to install it again, but it doesn't ...
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Stuck Installing Telegram on a Pi Zero W

Here's the steps I'm taking: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install libreadline-dev libconfig-dev libssl-dev lua5.2 liblua5.2-dev libevent-dev make git clone --recursive ...
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How can I install raspistill/raspicam on a distro that doesn't include them?

I'm using a pi distro that includes the proper kernel and everything, but not raspistill or raspicam. How can I install these?
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Installing Kivy on Raspberry Pi 3 and making it work with Python 3.4

(This may be a duplicate of an unanswered question at How do I Install Kivy for python 3.4 on my raspberry? Is that possible? , but I'd like to add some details to this.) I have followed the default ...
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Raspberry pi 3 problem with 'make install_autostart' command when installing servoblaster

I am working to create a pan/tilt face tracking system on the raspberry pi 3 and have been following the instructions on http://www.instructables.com/id/Pan-Tilt-face-tracking-with-the-raspberry-pi/ I ...
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Raspbian on USB Stick

After owning a RPi 3 for almost a year now, I wanted to do a complete clean installation. I had installed Raspbian on a USB-stick, which was really easy at that time. I just had to write the disk ...
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SDCard installation: Raspbian zip doesn't unzip on Mac

I am struggling to install Raspbian to an SDCard from my Mac. Every documentation mentions .img files, though it's unclear about how to create those from the zip file provided online. When trying to ...
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How to setup raspberry pi 3? [closed]

Please suggest me in installing raspberry pi operating system without using display i.e installation through ssh
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Can't Install RPIO — “Python.h” and 'arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc' error

I'm having an issue where RPIO will not install. When running sudo pip install -U RPIO it returns the error : source/c_gpio/py_gpio.c:28:20: fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory #...
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Will I mess up any kind of process if I accidenally hit a key on the keyboard?

You know like on the command screen will it mess up if I accidentally hit a key? Could it write a code or script wrong or install something wrong?
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How to free space on the rpi if wolfram etc has already been removed?

I already removed wolfram alpha and all the default games that were installed on my rpi.However I still have almost no space left: As you can see those are the most voluminous programs on my systems ...
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How to setup a C++ virtual environment on the raspberry pi 3?

I am currently trying to install openCV on my raspberry pi 3 and found this very nice tutorial to help me with that:http://www.pyimagesearch.com/2016/04/18/install-guide-raspberry-pi-3-raspbian-jessie-...
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Julia not available in Raspbian?

I am trying to install Julia: $ sudo apt-get install julia Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package julia is not available, but is referred to ...
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Raspberry Pi shutdowns and restarts in abnormal way

When i try to install python imaging Library using cmd: sudo pip install --upgrade Pillow, cpu usage goes above 99% and my pi Shutdowns suddenly and restarts again, so i am unable to install library, ...
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Installing Denkovi relay manager DRMv2.8

I am new to the Raspberry Pi. I have been using Denkovi relays and their relay manager on Windows. There is a download for the Raspberry Pi, which I have downloaded and unzipped. The problem is I ...
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Cannot use 'apt-get' at all

I have had this problem for a while now and have now decided to ask here. I asked on the raspberry pi subreddit, but found no help. Whenever I try to use apt-get to update or install something, the ...
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Can't install GitLab on Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I want to install GitLib on my Raspi 3 running Ubuntu Mate 16.04. For this, I followed the steps described for Ubuntu 16.04: https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/#ubuntu1604 Step 1 worked as expected. ...
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No rule to make target 'mailbox.c', needed by 'servod' [closed]

How can I solve this problem? I have got the file " servod.c" and "Makefile". I try to install "ServoBlaster". After that this message showed up.
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How can webpage made in flask, be accessed in web?

We have made a code for webpage made of flask, and access it locally by inputting the IP address of the raspberry pi e.g(192.168.0.1:5000) in the browser. In reference with (https://diyhacking.com/...
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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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MySQL apt-get install not installing

When trying to install MySQL with the Bash command line using apt-get install it does not work. root@raspberrypi:~# apt-get install mysql Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Install Windows IoT headless

Is it possible to set up Windows 10 IoT without any displays or keyboard attached to the Raspberry Pi 3? I see that when creating the SD card you can add a WiFi login, which is a start. Do I ...
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I downloaded Ubuntu mate for Raspberry pi and installed it but it won't boot [closed]

Installed image on 32GB micro SD: sudo ddrescue -D --force ubuntu-mate-16.04-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi.img /dev/sdd Displays message indicating a crash but won't boot
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Nylas N1 sync-engine on Raspberry Pi

Is there a streamlined way to install the Nylas N1 sync-engine mail server on a Pi, such as the Pi 3? I found some Debian installer but they appear to require a virtual machine and I don't know ...
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Raspbian download on Windows

I know this is not entirely or completely a Raspberry Pi question, but I am sure many people could help me out with what is going on and possibly had the same situation. I am looking to download ...
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Setting Raspberry Pi up for more than one usage

I am new to Raspberry pi and super excited to start using it. My first raspberry pi project is going to essentially be a entertainment system connected to the tv at all times. First, I will be ...
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Is there a way to run the Macpup 550 Distro on a Raspberry Pi (E.g. Raspberry Pi Zero)?

I would like to install The Macpup 550 Linux Distro to a Raspberry Pi Zero if possible, I only have access to a mac computer with no optical drive, it will not boot macpup from a live USB. Writing the ...
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PIR motion sensor

I'm working on a magic mirror, and this is my first Pi project. I've got the mirror all set, and are trying to connect a pir sensor to it, so the display will only be on after the sensor has detected ...
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Move program to other submenu on Raspbian

In the Raspberry Pi menu (the "Start"-like interface you get by pressing Super aka Windows key) there are programs organized in folders (or submenus) depending on their category. The Pi is going to ...
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How to create LiveSD image of raspberian?

I set up all settings I wanted for one Raspbery PI 3B using Raspberian OS. How to make a liveSD like image of my SD card (on Windows)? in other words I want to turn my sd card contents into something ...
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Why does sudo apt-get build-dep not work for emacs24?

this is my first post on this SX Forum. After doing some searching myself (and failing), I wanted to ask why the command sudo apt-get build-dep emacs24 fail on a Pi running Raspbian Jessie? The output ...
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Creating a Raspbian image from a torrent file

Downloading the zip for Raspbian from https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ is taking hours. There is also a small torrent file that can be downloaded. How can this be used to install ...
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Software respository

Iḿ using the latest version of raspbian (new install) on a PI3. When clicking on: System Tools/Software Install, nothing happens. Looking at the shortcut, it points to directory: /home/pi/.local/...
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Can I use an RPi to make another Raspbian SD?

OK so I have no 'real' computers in my place at the moment, other than the Nexus 5 I'm typing on, and an iPad mini 2. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 up and running, and I'd like to use it to create another ...
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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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Using standard Debian repositories/pagackes with Raspbian

Is it safe to use standard Debian repositories with an Raspbian installation? The reasons are the following: I'd like to use some software which is only available in backports and there is no ...
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Ubuntu 16LTS OR MongoDB v3.4 on Raspberry Pi 3

I was reading info on this Wiki. It says... With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and its ARMv7-based BCM2709 processor, it is now possible to run Ubuntu directly on the Raspberry Pi. ...
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Error updating oauth2client with pip install --upgrade

I am attempting to update oauth2client by using: pip install --upgrade oauth2client I get the following error message: Cannot fetch index base URL https://pypi.python.org/simple/ Could not find any ...
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Mobile Development On A Pi

I've been using a raspberry pi for two years for coding ( mostly in c++, using SDL2 ). Now feeling I have a sufficient grasp of this library, I would like to try out it's mobile utilities to get stuff ...
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How do I Install Kivy for python 3.4 on my raspberry? Is that possible?

The question is on the title XD How do I Install Kivy for python 3.4 on my raspberry? Is that possible? I tried using the https://kivy.org/docs/installation/installation-rpi.html guide but thats only ...
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apt-get error while installing software

I was able to update packages using $ sudo apt-get update but when I tried to install telnet using $ sudo apt-get install telnet, I get the following errors dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error , ...
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Can't install rails3 - unmet dependencies

I just got a Raspberry Pi 3 (I already have a fair amount of UNIX experience) and installed Raspbian. I'm trying to install Rails 3 with apt-get. When I try, I get a message about unmet dependencies. ...
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raspberry pi model B+/ install eCos

I have a raspberry pi model B+. I have to install eCos rtos on it. I can't find a solution. Can someone help me. thank you.
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How to install node-connect on an old Model B?

I am a newbie here, with some background on Linux and Arduino. I made a Web interface for an Arduino-based project that works fine on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. Now I am trying to port it to our ...
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Installing chromium on Raspbian

I was trying to install chromium on the RPi but it does not seems to be working. I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. This is what i typed: sudo apt-get install chromium ...and I got this error: ...
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RaspPi 3 does not boot (no ACT LED); trying to re-flash SD card, it shows up as '127 MB unknown'

So I'm coming back to my Raspberry Pi 3 after it was unwired for a week. Although I correctly shut it down and all, it doesn't boot. The power LED is steady red, but the ACT LED doesn't do anything. ...
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Emacs Not Properly installing on Raspberry Pi B+

When I type: sudo apt-get install emacs It gives me multiple errors, such as: Err http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ jessie/main imagemagick-common all 8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u2 404 Not Found [...
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Debugging Unattended Installer, ua-netinst, RPi3Bv1.2

I'm attempting to install un-netinst using the instructions here. My ultimate aim is to install an Ethereum Client. I have reformatted my 64GB SD disk to FAT32 and copied the files as instructed (...
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Minidlna install error (configure: error: Could not find libavformat - part of ffmpeg)

I'm pretty new to this Raspberry Pi stuff, and this is the first "project" what I can't get to work. Raspberry info: Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (Jessie) The ffmpeg version is: ffmpeg version 2.7.2 ...
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Help with getting linux Gpib on pi

I am trying to follow this tutorial https://xdevs.com/guide/ni_gpib_rpi/ but I am getting stuck on the 8th step because on my pi I dont have the directory "/home/gpib" please help I was wondering is ...

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