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

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Install software on raspberry pi offline

As of now I don't have a wifi adapter for Raspberry Pi with me. If I want to update or install any software, my Rpi should be connected to internet. Is there any way I can install software in offline ...
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Use the Raspberry Pi as a Git server [closed]

How do I settup Git as a Git server like GitHub, so I can create private repositories, etc.? I have installed LAMP. It's up and running smoothly and also Git with GITWEB works perfect. The only thing ...
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how to install cx_oracle python db driver?

I need to install cx_oracle on my pi but I couldn't find arm-specific version or sources. Any ideas how to do it?
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Can berryboot detect an already-existing OS on a USB drive?

A simple question, I hope: I have one Pi and I'm thinking about getting a second one, and would like to do as much preparation as I can before the second one arrives. If I use berryboot on a Raspberry ...
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Receive SMS messages from a Huawei dongle

I have settled up my internet connection as described at it's a clean machine blog . I've settled everything up. However, my ISP informs me by an SMS that I'm getting close to the monthly FUP, and I ...
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Controlling PI's GPIO over Wifi (WebIOPi alternatives)

I'm looking for alternatives to WebIOPi. I need to be able to control PI's GPIO through a UI displayed in the browser (with a Customizable UI ofcourse) Any suggestions? TIA.
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Can the original StarCraft be played on LAN with a Raspberry Pi?

Update! StarCraft has been ported to ARM: Reddit discussion Hacker News discussion Geek.com article Download: http://repo.openpandora.org/?page=detail&app=package.starcraft So, I've unaccepted ...
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How to provide custom software for easy installation on pi?

I've seen several useful scripts programs that someone created for Raspberry Pi. Installation, however often requires to install dependent packages, manually create files and directories, copying and ...
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Raspberry Pi as GPRS to LAN tunnel

I have an option of a very cheap internet service over GPRS/EDGE (much cheaper than any other option here, with a reasonable quality). The true problem is that the provider supports only MS Windows. ...
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Installing ImageWriter for Windows

How do I install ImageWriter for Windows on my laptop, in order to be able to "flash" the operating system onto my SD card? I get so far, but then the system does not give me the option of the SD ...
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How can I mass-provision a lot of RPi's at once?

Here at Stack Exchange we're deploying a bunch of Raspberry Pi's to do various displays in our new awesome NYC headquarters. I'm trying to mass-provision the units with the same SD Card image, ...
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Hadoop on the Pi

I've seen a couple of articles claiming to build a "super computer" using several Raspberry Pis. I know the processing power of the Raspberry Pi is relatively slow so you're not going to be simulating ...
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Installing dependancies

I am trying to build some packages from source and I get messages that say I need the following: -glib2 (DONE) (apt-get install glib-2.6) -directfb -libpng -m4 (TRIED) I got this installed but ...
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Getting Host Mesh working again in Scratch

I just did an update of scratch (as advised here), because of the performance problems when using it to interface with my PiFace (reported here and here). Unfortunately, now I don't see the 'Host ...
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installing libtranslate and libtranalste-bin on raspberrypi

Is there anyway to install libtranslate & libtranslate-bin (the command line tool) on the Raspberry Pi? I have tried compiling it but I get many errors each time. I have not been able to find ...
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Raspbmc stuck on “updating service management”

I've tried three times now to install Raspbmc on my Pi using the Windows install script to format the SD card (an 8gb SDHC, no USB stick). The initial installation seems to go fine until after it ...
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How to install the Java JDK on Raspberry Pi

I am an experienced Java programmer who received the Raspberry Pi for Christmas. Unfortunately, it appears that only Python is installed in it. What command do I type at the start command line where I ...
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Do I still need rpi-update if I am using the latest version of Raspbian?

I have a 512MB Pi. I am trying to make sure I am getting the most out of it. I just downloaded the latest version of Raspbian and installed it on the Pi. Do I also need rpi-update? Is rpi-update ...
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Can I emulate x86 CPU to run Teamspeak 3 server?

Reading different posts and Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95? it seems to be possible to some extent to simulate x86 CPU. In my special case I want to run a Teamspeak server, which isn't provided ...
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Raspcontrol at start up?

I have following scenario. I cloned Raspcontrol via git, and the repo is now located in /home/pi. Using ls, I can see the Raspcontrol folder. Inside, there's a start.sh for it to run. I decided to ...
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Deluge on Arch ARM

I have deluge installed and the web ui running. It can add torrents, find peers, find DHT peers, open ports via UPnP: great! What it can't do is download anything. I get no errors, but no ...
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Does Someone Have a Recipe to Configure IPSEC/LT2P-PSK VPN for the Pi?

I am wondering if someone has a recipe to configure IPSEC/LT2P-PSK VPN for the Pi. I am interested in being able to connect to it with an iDevice, and an Android phone.
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How to install unrar-nonfree?

I installed unrar-free, but I cannot extract a multi-file .rar archive (my_archive.part01.rar, my_archive.part02.rar, etc.): $ ls my_archive.part01.rar my_archive.part02.rar my_archive.part03.rar $ ...
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Compiling GnuRadio on Raspberry Pi

Is there any way to get an install the gnuradio binaries on raspberry-pi? At the moment, I am running the build script that took 2 hours on my core i7 1.6 GHz quad core Xeon. I have a UHS-1 45Mb/s ...
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How do I install libxml on Raspbian?

In the process of trying to install the Cloud9 IDE. I have major issues installing libxml. Is anyone else having similar problems?
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What to do when apt-get -f install fails?

sudo apt-get update hangs and suggests running sudo apt-get -f install, but that fails on a duplicate declaration. How can I fix this? The following NEW packages will be installed: libfont-afm-perl ...
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How to run Skype on Raspberry Pi

Skype is compiled for Linux but not for arm cpu that Raspberry Pi uses, so how can I run Skype on Raspberry Pi?
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aMule and Deluge on Raspberry Pi

I'm already using my Pi as a media center, now I would also like to transform it into my download center. I've seen that both deluged and amule-daemon packages are available, but the question is, will ...
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How to install Quake 3

Running the latest debian distro (2012-09-18-wheezy) and latest firmware ? (rpi-update). How to install and run a working Quake 3 game? Kind regards
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How do I install MySQL on Occidentalis?

I cannot find any guides on how to install MySQL on a Raspberry Pi running Occidentalis 0.2; Occidentalis is a Raspbian derivative. I cannot use apt-get to install it even after running apt-get ...
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ruby and selenium-webdriver -> Address family not supported by protocol - socket(2) (Errno::EAFNOSUPPORT)

I want to run a ruby script on my Raspberry Pi. I've installed ruby via rvm. I'm sure, i'm using the right version: $ rvm current ruby-1.9.3-p194 when i run my script, then i get following: ./test....
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Perlbrew install failed on Raspbian Wheezy

I'm trying to install Perl 5.16.1 though perlbrew on my Raspberry Pi and (after many painful hours) the install failed. I installed it with the regular command: perlbrew install perl-5.16.1 The output ...
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Does Raspberry Pi runs Minecraft and Netbeans 7.2?

I have a computer with 512MB of RAM Memory, CPU Intel Celeron 1.60GHz and a 80GB HD. After the new Minecraft update to 1.3.X, Minecraft don't run on my computer any more even on Windows XP and Lubuntu ...
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How do I install Jenkins?

I have installed Jenkins, using sudo apt-get install jenkins and it did not work immediately, so i worked out to increase the size of the /run tmpfs. Now I am still getting errors in my jenkins.log, ...
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How do I install GDM on Raspbian?

How do I install GDM and any other necessary packages for it to run on the Raspbian image?
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cowsay not working?

I have Debian Squeeze installed on my Raspberry Pi and I'm trying to learn some basic Linux commands. I stumbled upon an article titled Funny things to do in the terminal and proceeded to install ...
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How do I install node.js if my package manager doesn't include it?

Node.js, server side javascript sitting on top of Google's v8 engine, is not available for install from the Debian squeeze's default repositories and doesn't easily compile for ARM. Are there any ...
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Are there any third-party sources for compiled packages?

My previous question does a good job of explaining how to find software from official sources. What about third-party sources? Are there any sites that have specialized in providing compiled ...
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Can I install the Ruby Version Manager?

Can I install the Ruby Version Manager (RVM) on my Raspberry Pi?
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Package browser to search for compiled software pre-install?

For any of the OSes that are compatible with the Raspberry Pi, are there any searchable databases that list the currently available packages that have been compiled for the OS? I'm thinking of ...
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How do I install Bluetooth for my mouse and keyboard?

Can I get step by step directions for installing a generic Bluetooth dongle, so that I can use an existing bluetooth mouse and keyboard? This answer to the question How can I use a bluetooth mouse ...
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Is it possible to install VLC?

I would like to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi and wonder if it is possible? I can not find a distribution that supports it, but wonder if anyone has done this or knows a link to a site or group ...
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How can I install GStreamer gst-omx?

Been having the toughest time over the last week trying to get gst-omx plugin working with gstreamer on the Raspberry PI. I wonder if anyone here has done it and could show me how? I've installed ...
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How do I install packages from the AUR?

Arch Linux has the AUR (Arch User Repository), a collection of user-built packages. How do I install these packages on Arch Linux ARM though?
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Can I use OpenCV?

While the Raspberry Pi is not exactly a powerhouse, it should be capable of doing some OpenCV image or video processing. Has anyone tried to install it?
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How do I install Google Chrome?

When I go to download Google Chrome from http://www.google.com/chrome in Midori on the Raspberry Pi , I am presented with a modal dialogue box, Please select your download package: 32 bit ....

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