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Navit map not load when start from CLI

When I try to run Navit on my raspberry pi from the menu, I will be able to see the map. But when I run from the CLI.. It just shows me this: It also gives me this error: error:navit:xinclude:...
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How can I reconfigure the UART on the fly?

I have a Pi Zero with Raspbian which I'd like to use as a logger device with WiFi (it's not a W, I'm using an external WiFi stick). I need the UART to communicate with a microcontroller but sometimes ...
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How do you open a mp3 file from the raspberry pi terminal?

There is an .mp3 file on my desktop that I would like to open from the command terminal, how do I do this?
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SCREEN: Cannot access detached instances

I'm using (Screen) in terminal to leave my twitter bot running. However I am having trouble accessing these instances again. It's simply saying "Command not found" despite it clearly saying it's ...
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How to remotely and temporarily start the desktop GUI in headless setup?

I have a Raspberry Pi running well in headless mode. I am comfortable running things from the command line, and so have it set to boot to CLI. I use PuTTY from Windows 10 to run any commands etc. ...
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Check power usage of pi via terminal

How can I see what the power consumption and/or distribution of my pi is via terminal? I can only connect to the pi in question via ssh. So I can't see the "lightning bolt". I am concerned about ...
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How to connect Pi 4 to WiFi AP that requires web page logon

SCENARIO I have my headless RPi 4 running Raspbian Buster Lite setup as a NAT router, using the internal antenna wlan0 to connect to the WAN, and an external USB antenna wlan1 with its own SSID. I am ...
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How to disable Raspberry Pi console output to monitor but keep rendering graphics [duplicate]

I'm building an application on Raspberry Pi that renders some GUI to the screen. I would like to keep rendering the GUI but get rid of all the "ugly" console logs during boot or when the GUI crashes, ...
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How do I upload files to google drive automatically from raspberry pi or from PUTTY

The title says it all. I want a simple way to preferably automatically upload files from my pi to a google drive or something similar
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How to get acces torrents using Transmission?

I have installed transmission on my raspberry pi and im going to use it to download audiobooks and stuff like that. The torrent I tried to download is now in .torrent format (/.config/transmission-...
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cannot update after adding new source

I am running a raspberry Pi 2B (with GUI disabled) and I added deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ buster main contrib non-free rpi to my sources.list. After this, I ran sudo apt-get update ...
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Executing 2 commands in 2 different Terminal windows

I want to execute 2 python programs(both run flask servers on different ports) in 2 different terminal windows, from a single bash script. Python files: a.py and b.py Bash Script: runner.sh This is ...
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Switch back from WLAN AccessPoint to normal WLAN client

I configured my Raspi (3B+, Raspbian Stretch) as a WLAN Access Point, as described here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md Now I want to switch my Raspi ...
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SIM800 UART Serial Corrupted Response Problem

I am adding a SIM800L module to a home burglar alarm system I'm building around a RPi3. I've already encountered, and overcome, the usual power problems, and I can successfully use the module to make ...
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Is there a TUI that functions more like a GUI?

I'm looking for something like a dialog/ncurses menu but as a full interface. There are plenty of of programs I have found that do a task like say: find a file and delete it, connect to an AP, monitor ...
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display command not working in command line

I am running debian v10.0 on a raspberry pi. I have a directory of pictures with jpg, png and jpeg extensions. When I try to use display image.extension on any of them I get the error display-im6.q16:...
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How to enable sending keyboard signals while in SSH?

When I use a keyboard plugged into the pi directly, I can send signals using ctrl+T / ^T to get messages from ongoing commands in terminal. When I'm logged in via SSH on my mac, I seem to lose this ...
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Prevent under-voltage warnings from printing to the console

My Pi occasionally experiences an undervoltage for a second. I am working on fixing it but my main concern is that my Pi is being used in a kiosk application that displays a text output to the ...
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Bashrc file opens up continuously

When i turn on my raspberry pi in command line mode it opens up with bashrc each time i startup my pi.If i open my terminal the same bashrc script opens first.Can anyone give me a solution. Thanks in ...
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Command to verify that desktop is loaded completely [closed]

What is the terminal command that verifies RaspbianOS is loaded completely? Any other command that does not return the value unless the environment is loaded is fine also?
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USB drive not mounting in CLI mode

I've been trying to get my USB drive to mount without having to launch into the GUI. I'm using a raspberry pi 3b+ with raspian OS. My current fstab entry for the usb drive is UUID=845-CG11 /media/...
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Run simple xterm command at desktop start

I've been searching for this for hours, really hoping someone could help me out here. We're using a raspberry pi for digital signage, and I just want to run pianobar (runs in a terminal) behind it ...
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Start-up script runs under root and in the background

I'm trying to get a .sh script to run on system start-up. I've tried it several ways that don't work. The closest I got was using adding a line to /home/pi/bashrc sh /home/pi/Desktop/run.sh & ...
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Send input commands to control omxplayer through netcat

So my question is about how to control omxplayer remotely using netcat (nc) or simple TCP. Do I need to use named pipes and if so what are the commands needed. There are many way to accomplish what I ...
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I can't access my raspi camera with my raspberry pi 3 B+

I am currently trying to start my Raspberry Pi V2.1 camera with my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ but I couldn't accomplish it. It may be because of the ribbon-cable since my cable for the camera is narrower, thus ...
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Entering long Wi-Fi password on commandline

I have Wi-Fi enabled but would prefer to paste in my Wi-Fi password rather than type it because it is very long. Can this be done and can I encrypt the password? I am running a dual boot and ...
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Running Hologram cellular network from startup issues [cannot run on rc.local or .bashrc]

I’m playing around with the hologram Nova cellular USB kit and I’m trying to create an automatic connection using the /etc/rc.local file. Hologram uses it's own way of connecting to a ppp0 network ...
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Why does journald still log to the active console?

I'm using Manjaro ARM (64bit), and by default it seems to log always to the active console. It took me a while to figure out how to change the cmdline to using console=/dev/tty1 instead of console=/...
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Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release-.list (Component)

I am trying to install software in my raspberry pi running resbian. Every time I try to install anything from through the terminal I get "Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-...
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rc.local - open new terminal window

Not sure if this has been answered as I'm not really sure what to search for... (beginner with Raspberry Pi) My idea was to copy a file from a flash disk to the pi and then execute, reason being I ...
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Open in Terminal in Raspbian

How can I get the "Open in Terminal" Option when I right click in Raspbian OS ? It opens the terminal in the current directory.
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Difference between arp -a and nmap -sn?

I am scanning my network to find out IP Addresses by using these two commands. arp -a nmap -sn 192.168.1.0/24 For some reason, my Smart Plug (and some other android devices) only show up in the ...
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What's the command line equivalent of alt F1?

I wrote a bunch of shell script functions to switch between 3 different OSs I have on Raspberry Pi so that I could use Siri/homebridge to switch between them. I was testing everything out while I was ...
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Strange behaviour of Termit

I have my Raspberry connected via VNCViewer from Mac (High Sierra). Everything works fine, but using Termit has a strange effect: After opening, after about 5 seconds there appears a ;5~ on the ...
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Raspi doesn't connect with wifi anymore. What am I doing wrong?

I had the wifi on my raspi 3B working perfectly for about 2 years. I then saw I had two wpa_supplicant.conf files: /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf I briefly checked ...
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How Can I Make Lights Flash On My Raspberry Pi When A SSH Connection is Active?

I recently got a Raspberry Pi B+, and I have been playing around with it a lot. I want to start a personal project where, when I link to my Pi through an SSH connection from my laptop, I can make a "...
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Failing using startx to launch different desktops

I am trying to use startx to launch different desktops according to an argument using case...esac This is my .xinitrc mate(){ (sleep 5 && conky) & mate-session } case $1 in ...
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Running a persistent node js server on boot and keeping the command line open

I know there are a lot of answers to this question but none have worked for me and I've been at it for something like six hours... Most of the answers also look like they are years out of date. I am ...
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How to scp full directories from pi-zero to my pc via ssh

Is there any command or way to essentially "scp" a full directory from a raspberry pi to my linux PC using ssh?
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RetroPie boots into terminal and won't accept input

I was making some changes to the file system to my Raspberry Pi 1 B+ using the terminal, deleting some unwanted files and when I rebooted the system, it now boots directly to the terminal (rather than ...
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I need a lightweight CLI Linux Distro that can support Python

I have a spare raspberry pi, I figured i'd use it for a python releated task, is there a cut down Linux Distro that does not include a GUI but only a CLI that can also fully support running python ...
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Equivalent terminal command to launcher icon

How can I find the equivalent terminal command of some program I started from the GUI? For example, I open the start menu, go to accessories, and start the image viewer. Is there a way to find the ...
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How can I make a VT420 terminal on a CH341-based USB-to-serial dongle work?

Situation: I'd like to use my age-old VT420 console on my Pi 3B. As the UART is already occupied, I plugged a USB-to-serial dongle with CH341 chip (lsusb told me that) into one of the USB ports on the ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Chromium past v65?

I'm trying to use chromedriver for a python program and the latest version requires v70-72. My current version of chromium on raspberry pi is 65.0.3325.181 that was after upgrading and updating my ...
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Help running Python script from terminal as easily as I can with IDLE

I have a long script that runs several GPIO devices using both SMBus and pigpio. It starts a thread to cycle through a series of screens on an OLED display, and then connects to Paho MQTT, and keeps ...
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Basic 2, 8, or 16 color, wired display

Wondering what the most basic display is that you can get that works with the machine. I see stuff like this but everything seems to be full color. Wondering if that's just how it is or if there are ...
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lxterminal blurry fonts

I have installed Raspbian Stretch on my RPi3. Whenever I open the lxterminal the text is quite unclear/blurry, it sometimes appears as the text is almost overlapping. I tried all the fonts given in ...
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How to remove the transparency of the terminal background?

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 3, but the terminal has a completely transparent background. This means I can see the desktop which is very distracting. I've been trying setterm --background black but ...
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Execute service or script via hotkey

I use Raspbian lite. I'm trying to map a hotkey to start the service or a script. I do not use a graphical user interface, only a text console with a local attached display. I'm not using ssh. I ...
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SSH on Raspberypi hang or frozen

I have direct connection with Raspberry pi via ethernet cable on linux machine. if i run ssh pi@10.42.0.22 i could establish secure connection. the problem i encountered is raspberry hang or frozen ...