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How to set my Raspberry Pi to boot into the GUI?
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Assuming that you are using Raspbian, it is actually rather simple to do what you ask. Simply open the terminal, and type in the following: sudo raspi-config The following window should show up ...

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Playing audio files with Python
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I recommend the widely popular Pygame. I may be wrong, but I believe that it is pre-installed on the Pi. You can use the Pygame Mixer Music Module to play audio files. I have included some example ...

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Can I run Mac OS X on the Raspberry Pi?
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Yes, you do understand correctly - Raspberry Pi does not run OS X. OSX is compiled for Intel chips; the Pi uses ARM chips. You are confusing OS X and Linux. Both are based on an old operating system ...

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Is my Raspberry Pi permanently damaging SD cards?
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Issues and Potential Damage Yes, shutting down the Raspberry Pi by pulling out the cord can cause damage. In fact, there was an answer which detailed this issue exactly. This issue is not specific to ...

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Auto-refresh for Midori
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Assuming that you have Python on your system, there is an alternative to cron. I have created a quick Python 2.7.3 script which will reload Midori every 5 minutes. #This program reloads midori every ...

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How to Remap the Raspbian “Wheezy” Keyboard
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NOTE I found the answer on the official forums. Thank you DancingMan. Steps Open Terminal as a root user Go to other>X-Terminal as root (GKsu) Type in the reconfigure command dpkg-reconfigure ...

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Can the original StarCraft be played on LAN with a Raspberry Pi?
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No, the Raspberry Pi cannot run Starcraft. While most desktop computers (Macs and PC's) run on Intel or AMD chips, the Pi runs on ARM. The ARM architecture is not compatible with Intel chips - this ...

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ssh not working
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Reason for issue and fix Without special programs, you cannot ssh into the Pi using its host name. For LAN networks, ping the host. Once you have the IP, write it down. Then write into the terminal: ...

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How do I install VLC into raspbmc?
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Basics First off, you need to install the vlc package. sudo apt-get install vlc You should see a few things show up on the terminal, and then a Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Click Y. Next, you ...

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How to compile C files in terminal
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Compiling C programs on the raspberry pi is rather simple. First, create your program in a text editor and save it as <insert name>.c It should be saved on the Desktop. Next, open terminal. In ...

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Can I have Google Now running on Android in a Raspberry Pi?
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No, these Android versions are not stable builds. The developers themselves say that they are "barely useable", but several dev builds are available now. Check out: http://androidpi.wikia.com/wiki/...

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Raspbmc - how to set up keyboard layout *after* first SSH login?
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To re-map your keyboard simply go into the terminal and type: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration Then, follow the prompts that appear on the screen. If you have any issues, please ...

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List of IDE's for the Raspberry Pi
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General Purpose Adafruit Web IDE Lazarus (just pull it from repository) fpGUI (Pi version) Code::Blocks IDE Language Specific IDLE

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Mopidy and sound quality
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From the Mopidy website: The Raspberry Pi’s audio quality can be sub-par through the analog output. This is known and unlikely to be fixed as including any higher-quality hardware would increase ...

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How to set up the Raspberry Pi
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First of all, welcome to Pi Land. We have been expecting you :) To start, you need to buy a 4 GB or higher SD card. Next, you must put a Rasbperry Pi Compatible OS on the card. a. Windows I ...

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Control robot over WiFi
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This sounds like an awesome project. First of all, you are going to need a way to control the robot via wifi. You need to buy a robotic wifi controller. You will need to make a program which can ...

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webm video performance in Midori
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First of all, "The only player that will utilize the GPU acceleration is the omxplayer. It should be installed by default, but it is also so basic that it is CLI only." - Debian Forums This means ...

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Console cable to iPhone / iPad
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I recommend that you check out SSH for the iPhone. Currently, I use the Server Auditor application which has been extremely helpful in connecting to my Pi. To set up a wireless hotspot using your pi ...

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Installing node with nave
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Node.js can be installed on the Pi. I am not sure about your second question though, I will edit this answer as more info comes up. This is how you do it: First we need to download the SSL dev ...

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dconf-gsettings-backend:armhf' contains empty filename
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From what I can gather, you did not run as a super user. Instead of your normal commands, try typing these lines into the terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sync reboot If you are ...

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Why do I have to refresh the network interface to get shared ethernet working?
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Assuming that the fault is your setup, you can follow a few short steps: Assign a Static IP to the Ethernet cable. Go to System Preferences -> Network. Then assign the IP by changing the IP in ...

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Bluetooth Dongle and Macbook Keyboard
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Welcome to Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange site! It turns out that there is an app on the Mac App store called iKeyBoard which will allow you to pair your MacBook keyboard with a bluetooth device. ...

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Does dust accumulation on raspberry pi causes heating problem
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From the website The Raspberry Pi is built from commercial chips which are qualified to different temperature ranges; the LAN9512 is specified by the manufacturers being qualified from 0°C to 70°C, ...

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cannot resolve hostname error
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Since you have not supplied lots of debug information, I am going to list diagnoses and possible solutions. Dongle is not powered properly Please buy a Powered USB Hub. This will help the wifi dongle ...

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How to supply redundant power to a Raspberry Pi from two PC usb ports?
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I believe that there are in fact several products that do this. You can use the Startech Dual USB - micro USB Cable, or this OWC cable. It should be able to work, but I have not tested it personally. ...

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