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Not able to use Raspberry pi as a FM transmitter

I have refered to this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6smyUoLugsg .The problem is, in it he has used a Raspberry pi (first model). I tried the things he told me but it wouldn't work. I urgently ...
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Getting a deb repository error for collabora

I'm brave enough to try out the upgrade from wheezy to jessie on my pi according to this: Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie So far it runs pretty smooth, except that I get an error when updating the ...
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Under Upgrade of Raspberry Pi - “This likely means that your installation is broken”

I have just started to use my Raspberry Pi 1 model B with an SD card with pre-installed NOOBS. After the initial installation of Raspbian, the only thing that I have done, is used the Raspberry Pi ...
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OTA Update of Multiple Raspberry Pi's

I have 4 Raspberry Pi compute modules, running at different locations and I would like to run a script from the server that would connect and update the pi's with the latest version of the file found ...
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OwnCloud 8.x update on my Pi got stuck!

I 2 days back tried to update the OwnCloud 7.x on my pi to 8.x when I saw the message on the owncloud interface. I tried the updater tool and it failed. So I ran sudo apt-get install owncloud and it ...
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Keyboard and mouse stopped responding in GUI after apt-get upgrade

We have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B using Raspbian installed from/on NOOBS card. The GUI desktop was fully functional for several days. While trying to get Python picamera module to work, decided to do:...
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RPi A+ and Pi noIR: How to update just the camera driver NOT OS

I have a SD card, with Raspbian and lots of programs installed on it. I want to run it on model A+ and use the pi noIR camera module. The problem is that the OS firmware version is quite old. I know ...
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Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie

How can I perform an upgrade from Raspbian Wheezy to Jessie?
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Command apt-get upgrade crashes Raspbian

The image file I am using is quite old. How old exactly I am not sure, because this image I have inherited from previous developer. I have learnt that running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Kernel not updating on Raspbian under QEMU

I'm trying to update my kernel to the latest version. apt is updated and upgraded, and rpi-update finishes without error. However when I reboot, I'm still running the old kernel. Any ideas? $ uname -...
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Is it possible to flash the Pi's firmware live?

I already have few Raspberry Pi devices running Raspbian + my custom scripts. These device is internet connected and mounted at area which is hard to access, (e.g on top of a building) Over the ...
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How can I access Raspbian Jessie packages from Wheezy?

I need a package that's in jessie, the newer version of Raspbian, but not in wheezy, the one I have installed. Can I use it somehow? Can/should I just upgrade to jessie?
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How to update multiple Pis at once?

Is there a way to update multiple Raspberry Pi machines at the same time? Would it be possible to update them from a single copy of the image on the central Ubuntu PC server so that the download takes ...
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Unable to install packages after updating Raspberry pi

I recently updated rpi firmware to 3.12.30+ by running sudo rpi-update However after this update, i am unable to install new packages on my pi. On trying to install ristretto, links2, pqiv, fim ...
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Updating EmulationStation

Is it possible to update my version of EmulationStation on my Pi without uninstalling everything and installing a later version? I'm using RetroPie v1.1 and I've installed a v2.3 (I think) on a ...
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Why is netatalk not updated?

I am trying to set up a OS X networking environment with a raspberry pi and again have to build netatalk 3.1.6. Why is it now updated on the repository? Will it ever be?
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Problem with debconf when trying to upgrade

I have problem with upgrade my system. When i used command: sudo apt-get upgrade I get an error: Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/DbDriver/File....
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How do I keep my system up to date with Raspbmc?

Occasionally, my Raspbmc upgrades itself, downloading and installing new kernels and xbmc. How would I keep the other packages up-to-date? I'm not sure if it's recommended, but I tried sudo apt-get ...
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Why I can't update kernel version?

I have perform the following command into ssh shell: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo reboot But I still have an old kernel version, infact: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ uname -a Linux ...
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Some doubts related to first **raspi-config** execution?

I am very new in RaspBerry. I have installed RaspBian and connect my RaspBerry to my home router and I can connect to it using ssh. Now I have to do the first configuration by the use of the sudo ...
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Correct order on initial Raspbian setup/update after initial hardware setup?

I download the Raspbian image, write it to the SD card, plug the SD into the Pi, connect it to router, plug in the power adapter. I connect via SSH. In what order do I have to run the following tools?...
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Installing Python 3.4 on Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to run python 3.4 on a Raspberry Pi? Currently I have python 3.2, but the odd thing is that running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python3 results in my Raspberry Pi ...
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Debian Release Upgrade

I am wondering how I do a Debian Release upgrade on my Pi? I know I can do an apt-get dist-upgrade but this is not a release upgrade. The debian tool do-release-upgrade does not exist on my Pi's ...
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How do I update OpenSSL on Raspbian

It seems like Raspbian has not been updated yet to deal with the Heartbleed bug. sudo apt-get update then sudo apt-get upgrade doesn't update anything (this is a system which was freshly updated ...
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Is it possible to physically upgrade either model's USB ports from USB 2.0 to USB 3.0?

Would the build not recognize the difference or be capable of supporting the USB 3.0 speeds? If problems arise, would the issue sit with software, hardware, or another area?
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Update Raspbian O

I'm trying to update my RPi but keep giving me an error: failed to fetch some archives maybe run apt-get update or try with ..fix.missing? But the problem is when I run apt-get update still ...
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apt-get upgrade fails because of some dependency loop

If I update my Raspberry PI with: sudo apt-get upgrade I run into follwoing dependency errors: lighttpd (1.4.31-4+deb7u3) wird eingerichtet ... insserv: warning: script 'mathkernel' missing LSB ...
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Stuck on RASPBMC November update

For the life of me I can't figure out why my Pi won't update to the December update of RASPBMC. I've tried forcing the update as explained on RASPBMC website but that didn't work. Any ideas?
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Updating kernel/firmware to specific version

I've updated my rPi to the latest kernel/firmware using rpi-update and my Bluetooth dongle stopped working. I found this to be a known bug in 3.10.* branch of the kernel. Through tinkering and ...
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How to solve “Encountered a section with no Package: header” error?

I am running a bunch of class Raspberry Pi computers behind a school proxy. I'm using Raspbian off a very recent NOOBS image. The internet connection is supplied through the school WiFi and after ...
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Does the firmware update corrupt the filesystem?

I regularly make ISO images of my SD cards (for many reasons), and I have noticed that whenever I issue the rpi-update command, I can no longer make these images, instead getting this error: sudo dd ...
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fatal: write error: No space left on device MiB | 127 KiB/s fatal: index-pack failed

I have 8GB Kingston Memory card but when i am trying to Update my RPi it gives this error after 80% loading, sudo rpi-update I don't know what is happening , I have done this update before on the ...
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my raspberry wont let me upgrade

Every time I try to upgrade I receive the following ouptu: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run '...
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Is it possible to install update for raspbian onto and SD card via my Mac and install it on the rpi later

Apparently I have Model A and cannot connect to internet (at the moment, without additional part). Specifically I am trying to install the update that allows the RPI camera module to work. Is it ...
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How long does it take to perform the initial update?

I just ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade on my pi to update for the first time. It's still going at it, and I was just wondering if I should be worried since it's been 1 hour and ...
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Raspberry Pi apt-get update/upgrade on Raspbian hangs?

Whenever I try to update my pi using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade it will often hang at some point during the installation. It's been different ones each time, but the last was ...
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What is the difference between rpi-update and sudo-apt upgrade?

I'm wondering what the difference is between running the git-hub obtained program rpi-update and using sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade. I've checked around and cannot find the ...
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dconf-gsettings-backend:armhf' contains empty filename

Question How to fix error code #2 when updating and upgrading on the raspbian OS? Background I get this error when I'm trying to update and upgrade: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: ...
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What is the difference between firmware update and apt-get update?

What is the difference between rpi-update (firmware) and apt-get update and apt-get upgrade? /Cheers
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How can I keep my Raspbian “Wheezy” up to date?

Is there a sort of update tool for my Raspbian Debian 7 (Wheezy) package? I installed php and lighttpd, and I want to keep those automatically updated for when bugs are found.
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How can you update “Incredible PBX” for the Raspberry Pi without using the non-free, $20/year updater?

I have been a fan of Asterisk, and in particular the project The Incredible PBX. However, they charge $20 per year to update (for the raspberry pi). This updater installs security updates, among ...
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What does rpi-update do?

I am thinking about upgrading the firmware on the Raspbery Pi 512 using rpi-update. However, I can't figure out what updating the firmware does. Does it make the Pi more stable? Or faster? I can't ...
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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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Upgrades possible on a Raspberry Pi

What are the possible upgrades one can perform on a Raspberry Pi (Model B) in terms of SD card capacity, etc., using a USB hub to increase the number of available USB ports? I understand the memory is ...
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How do I upgrade Raspbian?

I have my Raspberry Pi setup how I want, but I have an older version than what is currently available (2012-10-28-wheezy-raspbian.zip). How do I upgrade the kernel, firmware, etc.? I have upgraded ...
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Can I safely hook up my Raspbian device to the Internet?

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi, and I would like to attach it to my local network and (via port forwarding) let it be reachable from 'the outside world'. My plan is to run Apache with PHP on it, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade occidentalis with latest wheezy upgrades

Is it possible to upgrade occidentalis 0.2 with the latest wheezy upgrades to improve the distro performance with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. Or can't I get the improvments if ...
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apt-get update and upgrade says “packages have been kept back”

I ran an update and an upgrade (apt-get update and apt-get upgrade) and I get the following message: The following packages have been kept back: alsa-base scratch What do I do to get these ...
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Automatic updating recommended?

Is it recommended to configure something to automatically keep an RPi updated? And if so, which method (cron-apt or something else)?
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Cannot update nor install package on Arch, getting “empty reply from server” error

:: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving file 'core.db' from va.us.mirror.archlinuxarm.org : Empty reply from server error: failed to update core (download library error) extra ...