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Fix broken plastic on SD Reader

So I received my Raspberry Pi today and as soon as I put in the SD memory card the tiny plastic that holds the memory card on the left hand side broke of. It didn't break of because of use of force, ...
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Network performace with RTL8192SU

I have a Model B (256MB) using a D-Link DWA-131 USB wireless-N adapater (Realtek RTL8192SU) via an external powered hub, running Raspbmc 12 (latest build, installed only a few days ago). pi@raspbmc:~$...
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Safe way to shut of Pi without keyboard, access to command line ,etc

I'm trying to utilize a Pi on a high altitude balloon where I just stick the pi in and go, when I get it back though to shut it down...is there a safe way without access to monitor, keyboard, etc? It ...
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Access audio device from c code

Is there a way i can send PCM (.wav) data to an audio device on raspberry pi? I am looking for something like FILE* file_out = fopen("/dev/snd/pcmC0D0p", "wb"); so i can easily open the device in ...
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Can I drive a Solid State Relay directly from GPIO?

I was thinking of using my Raspberry Pi to control a switch (control a lamp, for instance). I have a traditional (electromechanical) relay, but I know I will need to use an external transistor and ...
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Raspberry pi with webcam, motion, and FTP

I have a webcam connected to my Raspberry Pi, and I am running Motion to make pictures and upload this to an FTP server. With my current configuration, wput/Motion uploads ~3-10 pictures/second, ...
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List of IDE's for the Raspberry Pi

Is anybody currently maintaining a definitive list of IDE's that work with the Raspberry Pi? If not, can anyone supply a list of general-purpose IDE's (such as Aptana Studio 3), and language specific ...
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Raspberry Pi boot stops right after the rainbow splash screen

My R-PI has been working fine for the past 5 days in a row with the official Soft-float Debian "wheezy", it was hard powered off by removing the plug from the wall, now the boot stops at the screen ...
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My PI crashes and freezes when playing music from Spotify

I've programmed a small spotify application on my RPi that freezes quite often. I'm wondering if anyone here has any experience using pyspotify and managed to create a stable application using this ...
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CUPS is too slow, how can I make it faster?

I'm using CUPS for my Samsung CLP-315. It works very well, but it is too slow. It normally takes five minutes or more to print a single page (from pdf). When it's printing, gs is taking 100% of the ...
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Should I buy a Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I'm looking for a tiny computer that allows me to create my own media center, but also allows me to code something with it. Should I buy a RPi or are there alternatives?
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Preventing an ntfs partition from ever mounting

Question How do I BANISH NTFS FOREVER from raspbmc? Background I don't know what's the problem between my raspbmc and my external hdd. All I know is that the ntfs partition of the external hdd ...
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Wheezy: How do I create a .zip on the Pi?

I have created a basic encrytion program for the Raspberry Pi in Python. I have decided to upload it to the Pi Store. According to the site, I need to create a .zip. I have already tried using this ...
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Set Keyboard Layout to my language

I have this keyboard: http://trust.com/products/product.aspx?artnr=17603 and i cant configure it with Raspbian. I run rasp-config and went to configure_keyboard, selected a generic 105-key keyboard ...
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How does apt-get work?

Normally, when I want to download something on my pi (for instance this vnc app, I use apt-get <insert app>? But, sometimes an app is not in the apt-get area (not sure what proper name is) and ...
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How to shutdown the Raspberry Pi with comments?

I know that I can shutdown my Windows computer with comments. Is this possible on the raspberry pi? I am using Raspbian "Wheezy"
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Raspberry Pi LED confusion

I have had some issues with my raspberry pi. I went online to find some videos to try to figure out what is going on. I then noticed that their raspberry pies Have the LEDs OK, PWR,FDX,LNK and 100 (in ...
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Audio/Video out of sync with PCM2704 USB key. How should I proceed? [closed]

I recently bought a PCM2704 USB sound card, which is purported to work out-of-the-box with raspbmc. I've enabled the experimental audio drivers, but now I get pretty bad A/V sync issues. Of course, ...
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How to make shairport play nicely with mpd?

Building a media server on the Pi using MPD it would be nice id shairport could be used to override the currently running mpd stream just like it does not AppleTV. To do that, I'm trying to use the ...
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Using an Android phone or tablet as a keyboard or mouse

There are many remote apps to let Android devices control XBMC installations. Is there anything that would act as a generic keyboard or mouse, to allow an Android phone to control Raspbian, ...
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Raspberry Pi Not turning on

I just got a raspberry pi in the mail from element 14. Its a model B. I also bought this SD Card to boot from. When I first put in my SD Card and plugged in my power the PWR led turned bright red, ...
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Why does opening startx disconnect my ssh session?

Question How can I make it so that my SSH session does not stop after I type in startx? I am using a Mac to connect. Background and Replication I have had a great time figuring out the many ...
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Control servo with raspberry pi

I have the following servo I would like to make a small self balancing robot with it. I am having trouble with figuring out how to control it with PWM using pulses to decide what position to move it ...
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Is there any way to hide my email when deciding to become a dev on the raspberry pi store?

I think that I will have much more excitement creating python programs if I am a dev on the Pi store. I also do not want to share my email. Is there any way for me to hide my email as a dev, or ...
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Mopidy and sound quality

My pi is plugged to my tv and I have installed mopidy. Everything is ok, the sound is played through my tv, except that the sound quality is terrible. I mean, it is not listenable at all. When I ...
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SimpleCV installation on Raspberry Pi

I want to install SimpleCV, a Python framework for computer vision, on my Raspberry Pi. These are the steps I followed: Step 1 - install dependencies sudo apt-get install python-opencv python-scipy ...
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Installing node with nave

Can nodejs be installed via nave on your raspberry ? Does node 0.10.x is working fine when installed this way ?
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Can SSH be accessed over a VPN such as Hamachi

I recently asked a question similar to this one. After I realized that Hamachi can be used on the Pi, a use for the VPN popped up - SSH. Is it be possible to use a VPN to access my Pi via SSH? ...
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Pi powerd OBD-II Computer

I recently built an OBDuino32k with my Arduino Uno. Unfortunately, I built the wrong interface, so I can't use it with my car. I built an interface for ISO instead of ELM. I bought a Raspberry Pi ...
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Graphic interface with Arch ARM/Debian on RPI

I am a student and my laptop just broke. Due to my lack of money I am thinking to buy a RPI. What I wonder is how well a graphical interface would run on RPI if I install Arch Arm or Debian. The ...
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Commands to “simulate” removing and re-inserting a USB peripheral?

I use motion on a Raspberry Pi, and sometimes the camera feed hangs. The camera is physically mounted, and it is kind of awkward to remove the cable and insert it again, so I was wondering: Is there ...
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Can WebKit render to framebuffer via OpenGL ES, EGL or some other backend?

Is there any WebKit backend that can be used with Raspi for rendering with hardware acceleration? Is it possible to use Cairo backend with OpenGL ES or something similar? I'm not very informed in ...
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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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Installed pyusb, still: 'ImportError: no module named core'

On my Raspberry Pi I installed libusb and pyusb via sudo apt-get install libusb-dev python-usb. But running some Python code (pyrow, to read data from a rowing machine) gives me this error at import ...
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How to make cross compile development enviroment that can use shared libraries from Pi?

I was able to install toolchain and compile programs that use basic c libs. But that is not really useful when compiling big programs. I've learned that, when cross compiling, compiler will look for ...
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Raspberry Pi Raspbian Web Kiosk Virtual Keyboard Solution

I followed Alan D. Moore's step-by-step guide to have my Raspberry Pi running in kiosk mode. I did my own configuration as I needed it to run on a touchscreen with no physical keyboard and mouse. ...
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Cross compiling, missing packages

I've set up a cross compile toolchain for raspberry pi and I can compile basic helloworld and run it on raspberry. I'm stuck at compiling some open-source programs as ./configure is complaining about ...
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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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How to use SSH out of home network

I recently set up SSH on my Raspberry Pi. It has been going swimmingly, especially since I can control the computer through my iPhone with the app Server Auditor. Sadly, this only works through the ...
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Is it possible to cross compile from Arch Linux host with qemu and chroot and how?

I was looking this post and trying to make in on my Arch Linux x86_64 host, but without success. I can't chroot inside and I've noticed that Arch doesn't have qemu-arm-static bins, and it looks that ...
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Start local application with GUI, over ssh

I have a raspberry pi, connected to HDMI monitor. I am trying to run a simple gui (created in qt), and I'm using mpi library for interprocess communication. I want to get this application working on ...
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Controlling a Servo motor [closed]

I am having trouble running a servo motor with raspberry pi Here is what I have done so far , I have gotten a servo motor (http://goo.gl/67AsF), I have powered it with a 5 volt power source from a ...
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How do I improve speed of photo/image resize? (~8MB to ~100KB)

I'm building a program which reads photos off an SD Card then resize the images and upload them to Flickr (note, it's a second SD Card reader, not the one on-board) The photos are high-resolution JPG'...
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How do I update Python to version 3?

Is there any way to update Python on the Raspberry Pi (Wheezy) to Python 3.3?
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Video blinks in and out

I'm using the raspbian installer. When I get to the step to select disk partitioning the video display starts to blink in and out. At first it just blinks a few times and progresses to the point ...
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Update transmission

Currently I am using the latest version of RASPBMC and I have installed transmission from stable repositories. Sadly, I figured that the "stable" package is the 2.52-3, but the development has moved ...
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Bluetooth Dongle and Macbook Keyboard

I usually work on my macbook and I can ssh to the raspberry pi for many of my tasks. However, I want to use my TV monitor which is connected to raspberry pi and have my Macbook keyboard as the input ...
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Why does Python program work in console, but not within IDLE?

In this Stack Overflow question I asked about creating a Python program of mine which was meant to allow me to access the terminal from a Python shell. It did not work... at least when running the ...
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How to allocate GPU processing power to accelerate internet speed?

From my question about the Pi's slow internet I learned that the main bottleneck is the dismal CPU speed. Is it possible for me to use the GPU to handle the information instead (or perhaps in addition ...
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airlink wifi dongle not associating [closed]

I'm having issues getting my wifi dongle to associate to a network. I did the usual apt-get update and apt-get upgrade with the Raspberry Pi ethernet plugged in for a full update. My understanding is ...

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