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Error while upgrading about python unicornhat

I am having a problem while trying to upgrade my Raspberry Pi. It was a simple routine upgrade. I did update before upgrading. However, there seems to be an error while upgrading. The error is a ...
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Can't Install Packages with apt-get | no installation candidate

I'm using Raspbian Stretch with Desktop(v4.14.62-v7) and I can't seem to be able to install packages on my rPi. For instance, when I type sudo apt-get install autoconf, I get: Reading package lists.....
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raspberrypi-bootloader error when apt installing/upgrading

I've never had this complex of an apt issue. I was trying to install nodejs when I came upon this unmet dependency. Updating, upgrading, and fix-broken install do not solve anything. I need to take a ...
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Windows 10 IoT not updating with windows update

Why is my windows update stuck on downloading updates? How do I kick it along? From the apps menu I select Windows Update tile. I then have the following screen which I have left on overnight and ...
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Error while trying to do sudo apt-get upgrade

E: Syntax error /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove:4: Extra junk after value
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Faulty Ethernet interface?

After running apt-upgrade on a Raspberry Pi B+ 512MB to bring it to the current version of Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.4 (stretch) the Ethernet connection stopped working. The interface's behaviour after a ...
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Update a previous Raspbian image to rasp b+? [duplicate]

I'm sorry if the question has been already asked, I couldn't find it. I bought a raspberry pi 3 2 years ago, and I still use it with no problem. I bought a new rasp pi 3 b+ 1 week ago, and I tried to ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Bluetooth Turn on issue

I'm trying to turn on built-in bluetooth on fully updated raspberry pi 3 running Jessie sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install bluetooth bluez blueman sudo systemctl start ...
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nginx error while upgrading raspi

When I try to upgrade my raspi I get an error message: seb@raspi:~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig Abhängigkeitsbaum wird aufgebaut. Statusinformationen werden eingelesen.....
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Problem with ethernet and usb controller after update/upgrade

I use a Raspberry pi 3 Model B Today I tried to update my Raspbian OS(installed with berryboot) version from 09.05.2017 to the latest version. I was ssh'ed into the raspbian pi user(root) and typed: ...
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Update error (stretch)

Hello, I'm Jinny Park. I bought the raspberry pi 3 b+ version, but it didn't work anything. It didn't upgraded. Linux SAMSUNG 32 GB SD CARD. root@nsdkr11:/m apt-get update Err:1 http://raspbian....
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Which Distro provides Timely Security Updates and have the longest support cycle for Raspberry Pi 1,2 & 3? [closed]

I am looking for a Linux Distro that provides timely security updates for all Raspberry Pi variants. Please indicate if the update life-cycle is released based (preferred) or rolling/continuous. ...
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Restoring an old config file

I recently did an update/upgrade (the first one with this sd-Card) and the configuration files were overwritten and backed up to /home/pi/oldconffiles/ How do I restore all these files so that they ...
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A weird bug in Raspian

I just updated my Raspberry pi 3B+, after the reboot all windows get their “top” cut of like this: And everytime the cursor is outside the current window it appears as an “x”, I hope you can help me ...
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bug node.js v4 raspbian

I ran sudo npm i -g npm, but since I keep having this error sudo npm install -g node-dht-sensor ERROR: npm is known not to run on Node.js v4.0.0 Node.js 4 is supported but the specific version you'...
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Unmet dependencies when installing expect and libiw-dev

Every time I run the command sudo apt-get upgrade this is what I get. What should I do? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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How to upgrade Mosquitto MQTT to the latest version?

Right now I have 1.3.4 Mosquitto Version installed from the repository on my PI. Current version is 1.4.15. So, how do I go about upgrading my Mosquitto MQTT to the latest version on my PI? I looked ...
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How to complete upgrade from wheezy to Stretch?

Hi I had this problem on the raspberry pi B+ with wheezy OS version. Since nothing worked out I decided to update the OS by changing the ppas from Wheezy to Stretch. It updated partially but it did ...
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Cannot fetch from mirror nus.edu.sg [duplicate]

I just start using rpi and quite a newbie i run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The update thing is successful, however , i cannot do the upgrade part, there are some package they ...
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How to send updates of your application to Windows IoT device

I'm wondering if there is an 'easy' way to send updates of my Visual Studio project to a Raspberry Pi running on Windows 10 IoT. I have 1 UWP-application, running on 8 different Raspberry's. When I ...
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sudo apt-get update Archives directory is missing

I have no idea what this means. Was just doing a routine update on my Raspberry Pi: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get update E: Archives directory /var/cache/apt/archives/partial is missing. - Acquire ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Can anyone help a n00b out? I should have enough space on my SD. df -h results are below. sda1 is for NAS storage. I'd appriciate any input whatsoever, and thanks in advance. sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable to the Spectre or Meltdown exploit?

There are two new serious security flaws discovered, Spectre and Meltdown. Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable for Spectre and/or Meltdown?
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When doing apt-get upgrade, WebIOPi breaks

I have been working with WebIOPi a couple of years now, and I'm adding the things that I need every now and then. When I did an apt-get upgrade, for some reason I don't know, my web application stops ...
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Cannot update my raspberry pi

I try an update on my new raspberry pi 3. I did sudo apt-get update and I've got "0% mirrordirector.raspbian.org" Internet is ok but when I ping mirrordirector I've got 13 packets transmitted but 0 ...
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BOOT CRASH after update - remove slice system-ifup.slice

I executed an Update All Installed Packages trying to solve some problems related to the pairing of keyboard and bluetooth controller. After twenty minutes the Raspberry Pi 3 turned off. On reboot I ...
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Can't execute sudo apt-get update / upgrade

When i try to execute sudo apt-get update i receive the error: W: The repository 'http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb preview Release' is not signed. N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated ...
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Stretch apt-get update error: 'http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch Release' does no longer have a Release file

Cannot do first update for a straight from raspberrypi.org download of 2017-09-07-raspian-stretch image due to errors: pi@RWPi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/...
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Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable to the KRACKs on WPA2 networks?

I have an updated RPI Zero W running Stretch. The research is stating that wpa_supplicant is vulnerable on all Linux machines. According to Debian patches are rolled out: For the oldstable ...
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Openelec update from 6. to 8.0.4 blocked my RPI

I've been using my RPI2 for à year now as a mediacentre with KODI and wanted to update openelec. Downloaded the .tar file placed it in "upload" folder, reboot and nothing happened, That is I see the ...
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Should I use use `rpi-update` for kernel upgrading on Ubuntu Mate v16.04.3 LTS for RaspBerry Pi 2 B+?

According to the GitHub rpi-update site: This is only intended for use with Raspbian. If you are using a different distribution then check with the maintainers if using rpi-update is safe. ...
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apt-get dist-upgrade interrupted

I got my first ever Raspberry Pi in the mail yesterday and today I thought it might need some updates as it's brand new. I used: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And all was ...
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Update Node JS and delete old one

I've a lot of Raspberry Pi clients, which I've initialized with a 4.5.0 Node JS version, using the following lines of code: wget https://nodejs.org/dist/v4.5.0/node-v4.5.0-linux-armv7l.tar.gz tar -...
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Failing to apt-get update

I've been scouring the net trying to find the answer to this and all answers that are close talk about not connecting to the net. I have no problems on the internet, I am typing this on the pi3 that ...
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WiFi - No Support in Old Image

I have a old Raspberry Pi model 2 B - with no GUI support for WiFi and no image that support WiFi. I now have a Raspberry Pi Zero that support WiFi, i use the old image on this. sudo apt-get update ...
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Configuring `unattended-upgrades` on Raspbian Stretch

I recently upgraded from Jessie to Stretch and received a new version of the configuration file for unattended-upgrades. Oddly, this new version references Debian instead of Raspbian. pi@kegerator:/...
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Problem after upgrading to “Stretch” [closed]

When issuing a "sudo apt-get update" after upgrading to "Stretch" I receive the following messages, eleven in all: sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.raspbian.org/raspbian stretch InRelease ...
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Failed to start Light Display Manager

I've been getting this error a few times but somehow was able to get through it by plugging in the hdmi cable (I use vnc). But now the I get this error even when I use the HDMI cable. I tried ...
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Possible SPI issues around NRF24 operations post RPi system update?

I have a number of RPis that communicate with Arduinos via BLavery's lib_nrf24.py (which appears to be derived from Barraca's pynrf24). Recently several of the RPis automatically updated via apt-get ...
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How to upgrade GNU nano to newer version?

So far nano seems my favorite terminal editor, but I noticed I have pretty old GNU nano 2.2.6 While latest is GNU nano 2.8.6. I tried: sudo apt-get install nano but it said I already using newest ...
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RF24 system fails after RPI system update - any ideas?

I have a number of raspberry Pi's (2 and 3's all running Jessie), which happily talked to themselves and arduinos via RF24s, based around the setup described in the link below (git clone https://...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS sudo apt-get update exits with dpkg error code (1)

I'm running a Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS xenial. sudo apt-get update exits with: dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-firmware_1.157.11_all.deb (--unpack): trying ...
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Error while updating Raspberry pi 3

I tried to install xscreensaver and I couldn't manage it. Here is my adventure: sudo apt-get install xscreensaver but it made me update, so I wrote sudo apt-get update then the error occured: ...
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Scientific Python 3 Updates

I want to use python 3 with the many scientific updates (numpy, etc.) on my new Raspberry Pi 3 (with latest Raspian). I followed some excellent advice from: Scientific Python for Raspberry Pi ...
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Ran “sudo-apt install dist-upgrade” taking very long time

started sudo-apt install dist-upgrade. Last line showing is, "Get:203 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/ jessie/main libgles.resa arrf 13.0.0-i+rpil [52.4 kb]. This has been counting up for hours ...
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Installing Qt on Raspberry Pi 3

I'm trying to install Qt Creator to my Raspberry Pi 3 for a GUI project. However when I use the command sudo apt-get install qt5-default it gives an error saying that: E:Unable to fetch some ...
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Upgrade broke, no usb, no wifi

Using a Raspberry Pi Zero W with Raspbian (last updated a few weeks ago). I did a apt upgrade, but that broke. I was asked about a new configuration file and I typed the key to compare them. Then I ...
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Replacing `jessie` with `stable` in raspbian `sources.list`?

in debian etc/apt/sources.list it is possible to replace the name of the current distribution with the status of a given distribution. For example, if one plans to use always the stable release can ...
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How do I fix Apache after upgrading Raspbian to Stretch?

I just upgraded my Raspbian Pi from Wheezy to Stretch, and all of my Apache web pages are broken. For example, my Nextcloud webpage literally looks like this: (This is the text:) * @author Lukas ...
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How to update Samba to the latest release branch

I configured a network share using the guidance found here: http://raspberrypihq.com/how-to-share-a-folder-with-a-windows-computer-from-a-raspberry-pi/ But after everything was successfully ...