Questions tagged [windows]

Referring to the Microsoft OS developed (primarily) as a traditional desktop experience. For the version of Windows that runs on the Raspberry Pi, please use the tag windows-iot.

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install Raspbian from .img on windows [duplicate]

I just download a .img file, and formatted my SD card. Now, what should I do in order to install the distribution on the card for raspberry boot?
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Using android phone as router to use RasPi by RDPDesk

I've set up my Pi to work on my home router, so that I can access it headlessly by using RDPDesk on my laptop. I've done this by entering the ssid and key of the network in /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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How can I edit a Raspbian SD card image to use a static IP address within Windows?

Before "burning" the Raspbian.img file to a SD card, I would like to edit it so the Pi uses a static IP address. (So I can run it in headless mode, without DHCP). I found some articles describing ...
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Raspberry pi as a second monitor for Windows

I have a model B raspberry pi running raspbian and a laptop running Windows 7. Is there software that I can install to use the raspberry pi monitor as a second screen for my laptop. For example I want ...
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Read a file from the Raspberry Pi's SD card with Windows

I have a couple of files on the Raspberry Pi's file system that I need to get. I have the Pi's SD card and an SD card reader. How can I read files off my Raspberry Pi's SD Card on a Windows PC?
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How to make desktop computer display RPi's desktop via HDMI?

I just bought RPi and installed Raspbian on it and I'm pretty new to the topic. My current setup at home does not contain a display with HDMI connection (it has VGA and I don't have a VGA-HDMI ...
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Raspberry PI as printer

I am wondering whether RasPI can be connected to a Windows PC through USB and appear to Windows as a printer. I wanted to process the PRINT command from Windows differently, say send that data to a ...
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open a win32diskimager-imported file on Windows

I have a raspberry pi. I did a backup by importing an image with win32diskimager. Is there any way to open this imported image and explore the filesystem in it? I'm on Windows 8, but Windows can't ...
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RiscOs under QEMU

I'm trying to use QEMU to emulate RiscOs under Windows7 or later. Taking as a start point the Windows download to emulate Raspbian from Sourceforge. Simply changing the .img file that is invoked ...
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Cross Compiling to Raspberry Pi from Windows with External Libraries

Following this guide, http://www.a2p.it/wordpress/tech-stuff/development/remote-debugging-raspberrypi/ , I was able to cross compile from Windows to Raspberry Pi. But is it possible to cross compile ...
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Stopping (orphaned?) Minecraft server properly

I have a minecraft server running on my pi. I access the pi through putty on Windows. Is there any way to properly stop the server so that it saves, without having to keep the putty window open (and ...
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Share Internet Connection from Windows 7 to RPi

You have probably seen a similar question somewhere. I have a laptop connected to my Internet with a Wireless router and I want to share my Internet Connection with my RPi via crossover Ethernet ...
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SSH with Putty to RPi: Network error: Connection timed out

I've had my RPi for a while now, and thought I'd try and set it up with SSH. I've followed loads of tutorials on how to set it up correctly, but when I try and open the ip address in putty, I get a "...
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Unable to detect SD card

My Raspbian did not boot properly so I have to re-install it, but Windows (XP/7) is not recognizing my SD card. The SD card doesn't show up even in GParted, so I cannot use any procedure to re-install ...
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SSH - connection timeout when connecting

My RPi is running Raspbian. I am trying to get SSH set up. I followed these steps to get a static IP on my Pi: Since my PC was connected to the LAN via WiFi, I used ipconfig to get the IP address, ...
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Configure Network adapter in Windows to connect to RPi

I have the following issue: I'm not able to connect via SSH (using puTTY) to my RPi. The problem is about the IP configuration that i don't know exactly what it is. At my PC with Windows XP (with ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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Raspberry Pi as GPRS to LAN tunnel

I have an option of a very cheap internet service over GPRS/EDGE (much cheaper than any other option here, with a reasonable quality). The true problem is that the provider supports only MS Windows. ...
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Is there a program on the Raspberry Pi that can run Windows Programs? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was a program for the Pi that can run Windows programs? In Ubuntu, there's Wine. But is there a program for the pi?
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Create a Windows readable/writable FAT32 partition

I have Raspbian installed on my Pi. I want to create a FAT32 partition on the unallocated space on my SD card. I followed this guide to create a partition. The partition is readable/writable on ...
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Which OS image is the easiest to use with mono-runtime?

I just got hold of my first Raspberry PI Rev 2 yesterday (512 MB) + a 32 GB SD card. Connected LAN, USB mouse+keyboard and downloaded Raspbian "Wheezy"and extracted it. Everything worked and looked ...
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How do I set up a windows NFS server to serve my media to RaspBMC [tutorial]

Following on from my woes at trying to use Samba to share media from my windows machine (SMB performance issues on Raspbmc) i thought i'd try (and share) my knowledge of getting my Windows XP Pro ...
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How to prevent sd card capacity loss?

To begin, I've downloaded "Raspbian Wheezy" on an SD card using Win32 Disk Imager on Windows 7. Once I "added" the Raspbian .img file onto my SD card, I noticed my SD card had dropped from the ...
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Porting Windows software

I would like to know is it possible to port software that uses OpenCV, OpenGL and QT on Windows to the Raspberry Pi. I wonder is it a must to use Qtonpi dist? I need resources like books, tutorials ...
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How can I log into my Raspberry Pi Samba share from Windows?

I'm trying to set up an SMB share on my network using Samba. I followed the directions here as well as I could as I have Raspbian installed on my Pi. When I plugged in my USB drive it automounted to /...
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Access the Raspberry Pi image on the SD card

I currently have an SD card with a non-running installation of Debian Squeeze. SSH on this card is enabled. However the system keeps rebooting. I would now like to delete the boot.rc file on the boot ...
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Compile Qt Application for Pi from Windows

How do I compile an app I made in Qt Creator to my Raspberry Pi? Here's my current setup: Qt Creator 2.4.1 running on Windows 7. I'm using MinGW for windows development, and Yagarto is installed as ...
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Cannot rewrite Raspbian to SD

My PI running 2012-07-15-wheezy-raspbian.img stopped booting. The Okay light is flashing 6 time, so I figure I need to replace the start.elf file. I insert the SD card into my Windows 7 laptop, but I ...
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Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95?

In a comment to another question about Windows, somebody brought up a good point, Raspberry Pis have the horsepower to run older games. It just so happens that I have a favorite older game from the ...
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Emulation on a Windows PC

How can I emulate the Raspberry Pi on Windows? Related: Emulation on a Linux PC
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How do I backup my Raspberry Pi?

I have been writing programs for my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) for a few weeks now and would like to make sure I protect the work I have done. How can I backup the files I have created? Can I ...
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Can I install Windows?

I recently bought a RPi and it came with Debian, which I think is a Linux distribution. I'm more used to Windows; can I install it?