A Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi, derived from Debian

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Setting www-data (lighttpd) as sudoer not working

I have installed lighttpd with fast-cgi on the raspberry pi. When running a python script that requires root priveleges, I get the following error: RuntimeError: No access to /dev/mem. Try running ...
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Mounting NTFS drive or folder as a Samba share on Raspbian Jessie

I'm working on a Raspberry Pi B+ with Raspbian Jessie. As far as I can tell, the drive is mounted read/write, but there's some kind of problem with where my Samba share is pointing to the mount point ...
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Using grep to remove comments from a file

I'm trying to use grep to remove the comments from a file, smb.conf to be specific, and bash is giving me an error. I found this question How to remove all comments from a file? that gives the syntax ...
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Default NTFS mount (R, R/W) of Raspbian Jessie?

What is the default mounting for an NTFS drive in Raspbian Jessie? In Raspbian Wheezy, the default was read-only, and to get read/write, you had to upgrade to ntfs-3g and modify the fstab file. See ...
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Raspberry PI: Display something without keyboard

I have my Raspberry connected to a monitor, but now it ask for my password. The problem is: I don't have an USB-Keyboard, but remote desktop and SSH access. So the question is: How can I display ...
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Change owner for backup file generated by backupninja

I'm using BackupNinja on Raspbian Jessie Lite to create a scheduled backup of my SD. The backup job is configured as a simple TAR file backup. The default permissions on the generated backup files ...
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Using PCSCD with ACR122U error

I try to use the ACR122U with PCSCD with mfcuk bu on my PCSCD terminal I have a recurrent error : 00400285 ccid_usb.c:747:WriteUSB() write failed (3/4): -1 LIBUSB_ERROR_IO 00000063 ...
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Postfix using external smtp server problem

I am not sure if this is the right stack exchange for my question, there are multiple stack exchange were my question might fit. I have setup my postfix configuration to send my emails through an ...
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Problem mounting CIFS VFS via fstab at boot

I'm running Raspbian Jessie on a freshly installed Raspberry Pi Model B+. I used apt-get update and apt-get upgrade some hours ago, the system should be up to date. I'm trying to mount a USB disk ...
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Pausing a process with -SIGSTOP for long enough causes Kernel Oops Stack Overflow

I am running the process mpg321 on a Raspberry Pi 2. mpg321 plays .mp3 files and to pause the music, I have a hotkey that enters sudo kill -SIGSTOP [pid of mpg321]. This works great, except for when I ...
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After upgrade to Jessie, service control doesn't return result

Actually not debian, but Raspbian Wheezy to Raspbian Jessie. I upgrade it using some commands which found on Raspbian official forum. cat /etc/debian_version = 8.0. The problem is, I can't view any ...
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Plain text passwords and application authentication compared to Windows

I'm a Windows user trying to wrap my head around Linux, and lately that means following behind people on Raspberry Pi projects. I've noticed that there are applications that require me to enter the ...
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How do I get deboostrap (via live-build) to use Raspbian's release keyring?

I am trying to use live-build 5.0 on Debian squeeze to build a Raspbian live image. The sudo lb build command fails during the debootstrap phase, at the step: I: Checking Release signature E: Release ...
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Raspbian clean install - dpkg error during upgrade

On a clean install of Raspbian Jessie (Raspberry pi 2) an error occurs during the first attempt for upgrade: Preparing to unpack .../python-rpi.gpio_0.6.1-1_armhf.deb ... Traceback (most recent call ...
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resolv.conf - read-only filesystem

I'm in the process of configuring raspbian jessie to run as read-only. Only /tmp is writable and the system is configured to write DHCP ip information in /tmp. Everything is working fine except ...
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Multiple (combine) USB sound cards with Alsa + Jack + Pure Data

I'm a musician and I'm new to PI/Raspbian/Linux. I'm using a Raspberry PI 2 with Pure Data (PD) for a multichannel audio installation. I have one 5.1 USB soundcard (6 channels) but for my installation ...
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No output when running script on startup (but correct output if run manually)

I recently got myself a Raspberry Pi 2 to learn a couple of things in my spare time. It is now running on Raspbian and I control it remotely via ssh from a laptop with Linux Mint 17.2 installed. Now ...
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Router Port Forwarding to Raspian Jessie fail

On 'Wheezy', receiving connections from a forwarded port works with no problems, however after upgrading/switching to 'Jessie', forwarded ports stop working. On uverse, I'm forwarding port 8000 to ...
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Strong Swan IPSEC under Debian (Raspbian)

I am trying to get IPSEC (strong swan) to work under raspbian linux (distro of Debian) Ihave been able to install all packages for IPSEC. However as soon as I run the command to bring up IPSEC, I get ...
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Minimal installation of Oracle Java 8 on Debian - headless, with no GUI

In another question here (Minimal Java installation for Linux with no GUI) I found some information about headless installation of OpenJDK, but I would need this with Oracle Java 8. I need Oracle ...
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Build Deluge on one Pi and then copy it over?

This article Installing Deluge 1.3.11 on a Raspberry Pi goes over how to build and compile Deluge on the same Pi that you want to run Deluge on. What if I don't want all that new development software ...
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DHCP release and renew over SSH?

I am setting up a DHCP reservation for my Raspberry Pi B+ on the wired connection. It's in another room. After setting up the reservation, I told it to reboot, and it did not get the new ...
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Change the oder/location of yes/no or OK/Cancel on Raspberry Pi

I'm a Windows user and the backwards nature of Linux and some Open Source apps/programs prompts drives me nuts because I am used to things a different way. How can I change the location of the yes/no ...
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How to make startx open new X Session in tty7 on Raspberry Pi?

Before, when I launched x from the tty1 console, it would start the x session in tty7, allowing me to terminate it easily from tty1. Now (I do not know what changed it), startx from tty1 will open X ...
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Dial up HSF usb Conexant modem linux driver for ARM architecture

Hello I've being trying to install my usb HSF Conexant dial up modem to my Raspberry PI 2 B which is running Raspbian OS. I checked a company named Linuxant that makes these kind of drivers but ...
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Redirect SNMP ports to router for use with openHAB SNMP binding

OpenHAB provides an interesting SNMP binding that would allow me (I think) to get network bandwidth use statistics that may be used in rules. Interesting as the may be, it seems that openHAB cannot ...
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dhcpcd and /etc/network/interfaces

I have this configuration in /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet manual wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf allow-hotplug ...
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How does GUI in Unix/Linux actually work? [duplicate]

I am a beginner and I need some clear explanations on the following questions. What is Desktop Environment? What is Desktop Manager? What is Display Manager? What is X window system, server, X11 ...
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When no dhcp server answer, how can I force dhclient to use the static lease from dhclient.conf instead of a previous dhcp lease?

I have a piece of equipment I would like to default to a specific IP address when no dhcp servers are available. I have set the following static lease in /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf: timeout 30; lease ...
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Explanation of systemd startup

Raspbian Jessie uses systemd and most system startup processes seem to be run from .service files. There are still a lot of SysV init entries. I gather from reading various articles that Debian 8 has ...
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How to fix *** No rule to make target '../../libevent/libevent.la'

I am trying to install netatalk 3.1.7 from source on Raspbian, however I get this error when I try make install: make[2]: *** No rule to make target '../../libevent/libevent.la', needed by ...
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Raspberry pi wireless TOR access point. Open VPN doesn't connect. DNS problem

I have Raspberry pi (Raspbian) wireless TOR access point connected via ethernet cable to my local router. Everything works fine except one thing. When I want to use VPN, I'm unable to connect to my ...
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Is there a simpler way to copy a file from a computer to a Raspberry Pi over Ethernet than having to manually set an IP for both computers?

Forgive me if I do not provide all the necessary details, but I will try my best. I downloaded this pdf to help me get started with using my Raspberry Pi. I wanted to copy it over to my Pi, which is ...
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Using xkeybinds on headless node for HUID USB Device I/O

I run Raspberry pi's (rpi) in headless mode running Raspbian - a form of Debian. I would like to use the xev with xkeybinds approach (see Detect if mouse button is pressed, then invoke a script or ...
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“map: vt01 => fb0” - what is that?

At startup of Rasbian on Raspberry PI, when console asks for login I can see the following text: map: vt01 => fb0 What does that mean? How can I disable it? (hide this message, I would only like ...
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how can i stop auto login console and getty in raspbian jessie

How can i stop auto serial port auto login console and getty in raspbian jessie os and why /etc/inittab/ is empty ? Where can i get this #Spawn a getty on Raspberry Pi serial line ...
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Raspberry Pi VNC to shell

I have a Raspberry Pi (with Raspbian Jessie) since yesterday and already installed some usefull tools - e.g. TightVNC. I configured it and it works fine, but now I want to stop my raspberry from ...
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How to fix that dhclient uses massive amounts of bandwidth when bridging eth0 to wlan0?

I have been using my Raspberry Pi as a WiFi adapter for my PS3, because the internal WiFi adapter on the PS3 isn't good, but the USB adapter on the Raspberry Pi is much better. I have been using these ...
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Cross-Compiling kernel can't find gcc

I am cross compiling the Raspbian kernel since it will take about 12 hours for the Pi to do (Raspberry Pi 1). I have the build tools for ARM and the kernel in two separate folders in ...
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Trouble when building LZ4 from source: “recipe for target 'test-fuzzer' failed”

I am trying to install ROS (Robot Operating System) on Raspbian. There are some dependencies that I need which are unavailable for Raspbian, so I must build them from source. One of these is lz4. Here ...
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My “SG303” barcode scanner works on Windows. But it doesn't work on Linux; why not?

I have the following issue with a Barcode Scanner (working fine on PC with Win8.1). I don't know much about the scanner, it's called "SG303 High Performance CCD Scanner" and I don't know if this one ...
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Disable Raspbian MAC advertisement (nmap)

I recently got a Raspberry Pi B+ and installed Raspbian Lite. I'll make a simple server out of it (SSH only and external LUKS-encrypted HDD, so I can access my files from everywhere). I ran nmap to ...
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Set Start page in Epiphany Web Browser

How do I set the default start page in Epiphany Web Browser? It is my understanding that this setting could be done in the application GUI in a previous version, but that this feature has been ...
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kernel: bcm2708_fb soc:fb: Unknown ioctl 0x40187a22

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. Towards the end of the startup log, I see this error. I believe it has been there a while, and I'm not sure what it may imply. kernel: bcm2708_fb soc:fb: ...
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ifplugd(lo): Program execution failed, return value is 1

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, and I see this error when initializing ifplugd. ifplugd(lo): Program execution failed, return value is 1. From judging the log section, it seems to end where ...
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systemd[1]: Job raspi-config.service/start deleted to break ordering cycle starting with basic.target/start

I see these errors in the startup log of Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. What do you think these errors indicate and what should be done about them? systemd[1]: Job raspi-config.service/start deleted ...
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systemd[1]: Failed to start /etc/rc.local Compatibility

I'm using Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi, and I see this error when booting up the system: Nov 25 20:30:38 raspberrypi systemd[1]: rc-local.service: control process exited, code=exited status=127 Nov 25 ...
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ImportError python script

import requests File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/requests-2.7.0-py2.7.egg/requests/__init__.py", line 58, in <module> from . import utils File ...
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Can't connect to access point (errno=22)

I am trying to create an access point from my Raspberry Pi. I followed this tutorial, but unfortunately I have trouble connecting to it. HostAPD does start, but when trying to connect a device, it ...
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Mount HTTP directory on Raspbian?

Is there a way to mount an HTTP resource in Raspbian (default Raspberry Pi OS)? I have an HTTP server hosting music, and I would like to be able to have read-only filesystem access to that music on ...