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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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Raspberry Pi GPIO Music Box Project Error

I have recently begun a project using my Raspberry Pi 3 B. This project is the GPIO music box:(https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/gpio-music-box/). However, as I have begun this project, 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 ...
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How to ssh without needing a password [duplicate]

I just want to run a python file on raspberry pi and use terminal code ssh. So, I don't want type password to do that. What should I do?
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How to re-enable blinking terminal cursor on Pi after boot?

I have set up a clean boot on a Pi with Stretch Lite and set it up so that it disables displaying text during boot and shows a Plymouth splash screen. One of the commands in /boot/cmdline.txt is "vt....
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Raspian gui unable to log in

I'm new to Raspbian. I started the GUI for the first time (following a fresh install) using the instructions found here: How to set my Raspberry Pi to boot into the GUI? and the command: sudo apt-...
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Unable to open terminal on launch on Desktop GUI [duplicate]

I have tried to add the command @lxterminal in the following locations: 1. rc.local - works only if i run rc.local on the terminal. It creates a new terminal 2. added @lxterminal command on the /...
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using the terminal as kiosk

i was wondering, is it possible to use the Raspbian Pixel terminal as a kiosk at login? I found about how to do it with chromium, but i would like to start a process on the terminal and put it full ...
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Raspberry pi does not display unicode characters

I tried to install Mapscii on a raspberry pi, but for some reason the list of character that it is able to display seems limited. I've Jessie light installation, no GUI, but the strange thing is that ...
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Stop sense hat joystick terminal output

I was wondering if there was a way to stop the sense hat output of ^[[A, ^[[B, ^[[C, ^[[D and newline to the terminal when moving it in various directions? I understand that it's the equivalent of me ...
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Open/Close Terminal Window Through SSH

I have a bot running in a terminal window on my Pi and would like to close that window through SSH (to kill the process and make adjustments to the bot). Afterwards, I'd like to restart the bot but ...
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Accessing `mate-terminal` through `ssh -X` on stretch-lite

My main computer runs under Ubuntu 16.04. I just installed Raspbian Stretch-Lite on a RPi 3B and try to access it through the network. I installed emacs, xterm and mate-terminal. From my Ubuntu, ssh -...
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Cronjob to shutdown pi gracefullt (send ^C to open screens and wait)

I have been looking for a way to reboot the rpi once a day or week gracefully. With gracefully I mean that the screens get stopped wih a Ctrl + C command (^C) and then it waits for the screen to be ...
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Change RPi to 32 bit architecture

While attempting to install Wine on my RPi, I changed the architecture to 32 bit. I used the command, sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386, but I don't know how to change back to 64 bit. Does anyone know ...
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How to display native-resolution console on the monitor after booting without one?

I've started my Raspberry Pi Model B without having any monitor plugged. Then I plugged the HDMI monitor, but got no signal. So far I've been able to turn it on by using the command: tvservice --...
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Open one LXTerminal at a time

I am using .bashrc file to launch python scripts when lxterminal is launched. The problem is that i don't want the user to be able to start another lxterminal and therefore retrigger the same scripts ...
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Trouble running RPi cmd commands in Java

To test my program, I was trying to run the shutdown command. I tried using a ProcessBuilder to just run the command: ProcessBuilder builder = new ProcessBuilder("shutdown"); builder....
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Use raspberry pi like a terminal

I am not sure if this is possible or useful but I thought I would ask anyway. I am thinking of getting a new desktop and I wanted to have it set up in my room. I was thinking it would be cool to set ...
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Python script does not run when called by service

I have written a python program that continuously parses my current IP and emails it to me if it changes that I want to begin running as soon as the computer boots up: /home/pi/sendIP.py#note that ...
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Scan and Retrieve List of Bluetooth Devices Using Python 3

When using the terminal inside the Raspberry pi, i have to use only 3 commands to retrieve a list of Bluetooth capable devices in the area. These are the commands that are executed in order: "sudo ...
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Python code runs in Thonny correctly but does not work in terminal

I have a code that gets a one or a 0 from the user and will turn an LED on if 1, off if 0. It runs perfect when I run it in the Thonny IDE on the Pi itself. But when I try to run it through putty or ...
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How to open files from Terminal

How can you open a file from the terminal. For example from terminal how can I open a .txt or .py file?
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Accessing terminal running in background [duplicate]

I have a python script running on my rpi, which is starts from rc.local file. The script itself is working fine as it should, silently in background without opened terminal window. But in case I want ...
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Used mouse to turn off wifi, how to turn back on with Terminal?

This is a question, but also kind of thinking out loud. I hope I'm not the only one whose curiosity is piqued by this and wants the answer: Situation: I was using VNC to access my Raspbian Pi (...
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Setting terminal type for serial

I am using a serial terminal, which defaults to vt102. I would like it to be set to xterm, so that I can get colors and some keys working nicely. I can do that manually at each reboot, but is there a ...
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Aircrack-ng: mon0 gone?

I tried to figure out how Aircrack works, and I'm stuck at the following point. When I type this: root@raspberrypi:~# airmon-ng start wlan0 then the output is: Interface Chipset Driver ...
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Mapping keyboard to joystick in a terminal

I see a couple of ways to do this with a GUI, but trying to figure out if I can do this on a headless Pi Zero with Raspian Lite? (no GUI) Joy2Key seemed like the only thing with any promise...my ...
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Is there a key combination to get to the terminal?

Yesterday, I was trying to get a script to run on boot and it worked. I edited the rc.local script so it would do the commands I wanted. However, I rebooted my Raspberry Pi and I can't type in ...
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Connect raspberry pi3 to ubuntu - permission denied

I have been struggling for over 2 weeks to connect my Raspberry PI 3 to Ubuntu , i tried a bunch of solutions that i found online (Via Putty or VNC viewer ... ) finally i think that i make it happen ...
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Removed dbus from raspbian

I have accidentally removed my dbus file on my Raspberry Pi 3 Raspbian OS ( full Operating system version) (not raspbian lite). I used the command apt-get remove dbus to do this uninstall of dbus. ...