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Remove the raspberry pictures from the top of the console [duplicate]

I setup my rPi to start with Console Autologin. I also start a script from ~/.bashrc, which runs tail -f on a growing file. The four raspberry icons on top of the console never disappear: How can I ...
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Sudo nano problem [closed]

I run the command in the screen shot though ssh to my raspberry pi. All I get is a blank file. I know the file exists, and has code in it, but nano must've not understood me. Here is what I get when I ...
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copy sd card through terminal

I'm trying to back up my retro pie SD card in case of corruption, but Retro pie does not have a desktop environment, so can't use the sd card copier tool. Is there some terminal command to do this? I'...
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No color using windows SSH terminal on Pi4

I have a Pi3 and PiZero. When I open up a Terminal window in Windows and SSH into the Pi4, the text is not color coded like on my Pi3 and PiZ. It appears that the .bashrc files are the same per a ...
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ClamAV Error for scanning

I'm trying to install ClamAV on my pi zero. Which is an antivirus program. I ran the command : sudo apt install clamav Then I typed in: clamscan But it said: LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): ...
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Rpi ILI9341 2.8" 240 x 320 5110 SPI TFT LCD Screen Setup Problem

I ordered a cheap 2.8 inch ILI9341 screen from Amazon (https://www.amazon.co.uk/240x320-Screen-Serial-Module-ILI9341/dp/B07MXH92RL/ref=sr_1_12?dchild=1&keywords=spi+screen&qid=1589230039&...
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Unable to copy to SMB from MacOS

I'm in the process of setting up a shared folder on my Raspberry Pi and am having a hard time figuring out the issue with some of my permissions. I set up my smb.conf file as such: [content] Comment =...
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Unwritable file

I'm trying to edit the terminal on my Pi and whenever I edit my terminal with the command nano /boot/config.txt this comes up: nano /boot/config.txt unwritable Whenever I try to exit and try to ...
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Installing Python Modules globally using pip

I'm doing a Udemy course using Python, and I recently created a fresh copy of Raspian for my Raspbery Pi 3B+. I have attempted to install the module pyfiglet, and used the terminal command sudo pip ...
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How do I fix adb “failed to start daemon” error?

I am trying to use adb on my Raspberry Pi. However, whenever I try to use any adb command (such as adb devices in the command-line, I get the following error: * daemon not running; starting now at ...
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Can't Connect to Pi: “ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer”?

I suddenly can't connect to my Raspberry Pi from my laptop. In Terminal, I try to access with the command ssh pi@192.168.XX.XXX and I get this message: ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection ...
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How can I communicate from the terminal on the RP over Bluetooth with my Android device?

I am trying to launch an app on my Android device over Bluetooth when my ultrasonic sensor is triggered on my Raspberry Pi. I have installed a terminal emulator on my Android device and am ...
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Cannot emulate Raspberry on QEMU

I have a problem when I want to emulate a Raspberry on QEMU. I created a "start.bat" where I put: qemu-system-arm -kernel kernel-qemu-4.19.50-buster -cpu arm1176 -m 256 -M versatilepb -no-reboot -...
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Operating systems with serial OOTB

Which Raspberry Pi operating system images have a serial console enabled out of the box? This is needed for a client to debug why they are not getting HDMI out of their Raspberry Pi 4. The client does ...
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Every time I open a new terminal window, I see “bash: lias: command not found” before pi@raspberrypi:~ $

as the title says, every single terminal window I open looks like this: bash: lias: command not found pi@raspberrypi:~ $ I know it's not a big deal, it does not hinder anything, but it's annoying ...
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What the difference between 'mac tx' and 'radio tx' commands in LoRaWAN?

I am trying to send a message to my TTN application using ABP encryption mechanism through RN2483 LoRaWAN microchip and Raspberry Pi 3. In this case, I am using ArduPi extension board and enable UART ...
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Unmet dependencies when installing Cockatrice

I am somewhat new to Linux and raspi's in general, so it would be helpful to keep answers simple and well-versed. I am trying to install a debian package on my raspi (raspbian), which is Cockatrice. I ...
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How can I disable the [Run…] main menu item in Raspbian Buster

I'm creating a build to be used by others in a company as a very simple remote dial-in tool to be used in emergencies. I'm basing this on Pis Version 3 and above running on Buster. The basic dial-in ...
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How to configure Raspberry Pi 3 as a Jump Server?

Using a Linux/Windows PC, I want to download a file from a Windows server. However, I want to use a Raspberry Pi in between to act as a Jump Server. Linux/Windows (client)------> Pi (jump server)-----...
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Changing Guest user permissions on Raspbian

I am new to this so hopefully, I am not breaking any rules and get the help I need. So, with my question, I made a guest user for siblings and other people, and I want to change permissions so they ...
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Install Tiled on Raspberry Pi 4?

I am programming using love but I would like to make my levels on a map/tile editor and I found Tiled map editor but can't find out how to download it. I think it doesn't have a repository. I only ...
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The apt-get update does not work on Raspbian

Every time I try to run this command, this is what I get: apt-get update Result: Reading package lists... Done E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) ...
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Console Font Recommendation

Can anyone help me find a console font that is wider that it is tall? When I change the console font, there are some choices like VGA, Terminus, etc. All of these fonts have choices like 8x8, 8x12, ...
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Raspbian Buster - Open chromium without showing desktop

I am trying to open and view a website in chromium on the startup of the Pi. Currently, I have it in the /.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart file to open chromium when the system starts, but this ...
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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 ...