A Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi, derived from Debian

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can't USB tether on RasPI

I am using Raspbian and need to usb tether from tablet (Yarvik tab264). I am using app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mstream.e2t. I can see the device easytether-tap, output of ip ...
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How to recover configuration files

I removed packages with sudo apt-get --purge remove samba to re-install. However there still exist configuration files in /etc/samba so I removed the folder manually. I thought configuration files ...
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Wi-Fi drops, it's really complicated to autoreconnect? Raspberry Pi with Octopi/Octoprint

I loaded up Octopi, the distro version of Octoprint to a Raspberry Pi B+. I finally got things working and a few things printed, and then all of a sudden I'm greeted with a message in the interface ...
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Octopi.local does not resolve - DNS name resolution issue

I'm working with the Octopi distro and it's supposed to have a few networking things already put together to make things easy out of the box. One of them is an easy-to-use hostname and/or DNS name: ...
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cannot ping nodes on same ad-hoc network with certain adapters

I'm setting up an ad-hoc network made mostly of Raspberry Pis and I'm running into a problem where nodes using certain wireless adapter cards cannot interact with other nodes on the network. I know ...
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Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting “)”) when running remotely but no problem running locally

I've read plenty of discussions on various possibilities why such a thing can happen however all are about some missing library on the system where the binaries are deployed. This is not my case. I ...
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Why is blkid displaying a different UUID than /dev/disk/by-uuid for my USB drive

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and want to automount a USB drive on startup while using an external HDD as root filesystem (see the post on Raspberry Pi StackExchange for further information). Among others ...
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Ping not working in IBSS (ad-hoc) network on Raspberry Pi

I have five Raspberry Pis, each is equipped with an TP-LINK TL-WN722N (ath9k_hal). Together they form an Ad-hoc network. I setup arp tables on all the Pis over a ssh connection from my laptop. If I do ...
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Generic PCL 5 printer prints garbage on first page

I have an RPi hooked up to my Dell 1720 printer, with a Generic PCL 5 Printer - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.9 driver running the thing. When I go to print, nine times out of ten the first page is garbage. It ...
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Can't install locales [closed]

I'm working under Raspbian (for RaspberryPi): Linux version 3.18.14-v7+ (root@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-32) (gcc version 4.8.3 20140106 (prerelease) (crosstool-NG linaro-1.13.1-4.8-2014.01 - ...
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MySQL won't start at boot with bind-address set to IP [duplicate]

When I set the bind-address to the IP of the RPi, it will not start at boot. It will only work if I set the bind-address to '127.0.0.1', 'localhost' or 0.0.0.0. The syslog provides the following ...
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Failed to bring up wlan0

I'm running Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi 2. I have bought a wireless dongle, and I would like to configure both the wired and wireless NIC with a static IP. This is the content of my ...
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Watchdog daemon doesn't start at boot

I'm using a Raspberry Pi B, with Raspbian. After upgrading to Jessie, watchdog daemon doesn't start at boot anymore. Starting it manually using "sudo service watchdog start" does work. I tried: ...
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How to resolve hostnames with Raspbian 5/5/2015?

I'm relatively new to Linux and falling down the tree and hitting every branch on the way down (it seems). I'm trying to share an NTFS drive, or a directory on the drive, via samba, and I have found ...
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State of ucblogo package in debian / raspbian

My son and I are playing around with LOGO programming on a Raspberry Pi (in Raspbian). We ran into a problem with the current package (v 5.5) not properly interpreting arrow key input: ...
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Linux/Raspbian equivalent to Add/Remove Programs || Programs & Features?

Is there a Linux (and specifically Raspbian) equivalent to the Windows OS programs "Add/Remove Programs" and/or "Programs & Features"? Android has it's own Application Manager as well. Back in ...
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Keep losing resolv.conf configurations

Every time i reboot raspi this resolv.conf files is cleaned. i normally add on this file the openDNS ips like below: # OpenDNS IPv4 nameservers nameserver 208.67.222.222 nameserver 208.67.220.220 I ...
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Reinstalling Apache on Raspberry Pi

I installed Apache 2 on my Raspberry Pi but was not able to configure it properly. I then tried to remove it and install again. To remove it I used the command sudo apt-get purge apache2 and then ...
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Raspberry deleted folder reappears

I have recently bought a Raspberry Pi and made a setup with the standard Raspbian image. A few days ago I have made a folder on my desktop, I want to delete this folder but after reboot it continues ...
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systemd in Raspbian for NZBGet

Having shifted to systemd I am having to run software such as NZBGet, Sonarr and from /etc/systemd/system folder. I have managed to get all but NZBGet running here is the file: [Unit] ...
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how to log reboots dates

I'm new to Linux, and I'm always unsecure if I'm doing things the proper way I'm using a Raspbian system that sometimes reboots ( for some non software problems ) and I want to have a log on when each ...
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Creating and mounting partition automtically

I am running raspberry pi on raspbian wheezy, and I'd like to create script that automatically creates new partition on unused area of disk and mountpoints on it so it'll always mount on same ...
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nfs-kernel-server starts too early

I have an RPI-based NFS server with an external USB hard disk. After a recent upgrade to Raspbian 8.0 and systemd I noticed that now nfs-kernel-server seems to be starting before all file systems on ...
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Auto-mount encrypted USB issues on boot for Raspberry Pi

My previous post about what I am trying to achieve: link Essentially trying to automount and encrypted USB drive at boot. Been slowly chipping away at this and feel I get a good idea of the process ...
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Start non-GUI application after network connection is up and running

I'm using Raspbian, which is based on Debian. My Raspberry automatically boots into the desktop. I have a small program written in C and compiled with g++ as executable. The program needs a running ...
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SVN Commit takes too long

I'm using my Raspberry PI 2 as local SVN server but when I try to commit a whole new project (more than 3000 files) it takes too long for commit. There are only appearing dots few more than hour in ...
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Trying to login to samba folder from windows

I tried setting up a shared folder in samba in raspbian. I have made the following changes to the smb.conf file: workgroup = WORKGROUP wins support = yes I have furthermore added the following on ...
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Raspbian ~/.xinitrc File Missing

I booted up my Raspberry Pi for the first time using the full NOOBS installer... I am using the Raspberry Pi 2 (it has four USBs, one Ethernet, one HDMI, and one micro SD Card port)... I use it over ...
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Send message to Android phone using bluetooth

I have a Raspberry Pi which you can assume to be just a Linux machine. It runs BlueZ and is successfully paired with my Android phone. What I want to do is, my Python program should be able to send a ...
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SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?

I have vpn set up in two different countries A (primary, where I live) and B (secondary, which I visit once or twice a year) and would like to SSH to my devices across the vpn. My Setup: Country ...
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Scheduler in Debian (Raspbian)

In what file or files would I find the kernal process scheduler for Debian and/or Raspbian? I would like to organize some Operating Systems Concepts labs by recompiling the existing scheduler with ...
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How to know during system start when system time becomes correct from NTP

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (Debian derivative) that is recording real-time temperatures. As part of this, I need a clock that is accurate to within a few seconds. In normal operation when ...
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Apache Virtual Host Not Working

I'm trying to set up Apache virtual hosts on my Raspberry Pi so I can host 2 different websites with 2 different domains. I've done it before with no problems, but now I'm having no luck. Since ...
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.txt File from Mac not converting properly

I have a .txt file from my Mac that when I send it over to my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian and open it in nano it converts weirdly. Example: Text file in Mac OSX: ...
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Changing settings for XFCE4 on debian wheezy terminal

I am using a raspberry pi running raspbian wheezy. How do you change the desktop settings for an XFCE4 desktop on raspbian, installed with sudo apt-get install xfce4-full, now the default X desktop, ...
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Raspberry PI Fuse exec format error

After installing raspbian on my RaspBerry(model B), I cannot use fuse. when I type modprobe fuse, I get the following error: ERROR: could not insert 'fuse': Exec format error Output of uname -a: ...
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QtPy5 on Raspbian, getting ImportError: cannot import name QtCore

I need to be able to use the latest WebKit that includes WebRTC support How do I install Qt5+QtPy5 on Raspbian? What I have tried so far... Installed Qt5 on RPi2 - PASS Native build Qt5 on RPi2 ...
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Cron job working, but crontab -l says no jobs

I am running raspbian on a pi and installed cron to schedule a job. I wrote a python script and I set it to run every 5 minutes. The job is happening every 5 minutes, no problems, but when I run ...
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Terminal command will not execute after boot-raspberry

I have a raspberry pi which I want to turn into a web server. I have installed everything needed. The problem is I am using ngrok to get the server online. To do this, all I have to do is run the ...
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Epiphany browser does not autostart

On my Pi, cat /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart gives the following: @lxpanel --profile LXDE @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE @epiphany-browser http://localhost/ticker/start.py The graphical ...
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What is the exact command to start the openbox-lxde default session in raspbian?

I am trying to configure my .xinitrc to be able to choose different window managers before starting X but I cannot reproduce the same environment as when I just run startx without a .xinitrc file in ...
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3G connection with wvdial gets no IP, exits with code 16

I am trying to establish a 3G connection with Raspbian, a 3G USB dongle, usb_modeswitch and wvdial. I followed this tutorial which has worked well before with a different 3G dongle. My 3G dongle is a ...
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Transmission in idle or slow speed

I am running Transmission on Raspbian via the command line. transmission-daemon is running fine as well as downloading. However after the download is finished and seeding should start, the Raspberry ...
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Send a file via Bluetooth to an Android Phone: pair request failure

When I send a file via Bluetooth from a Raspberry Pi to an Android phone via Obex object push, the raspberry always makes a pair request without any PIN code in vain, and after that it sends the file ...
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Change Password Programmatically

In the current version of Raspian, I know it is possible to change the password of the current logged in user from the command line like so: sudo passwd which will then prompt the user to enter a ...
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bluetooth name change to default after a while

I have three connected bluetooth dongles and I want to give each of these specific names. I tested these solutions : add PRETTY_HOSTNAME=MY_NAME to /etc/machine-info edit /etc/bluetooth/main.conf ...
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Cannot connect to OpenVPN server

I'm trying to run an OpenVPN server on a Raspberry Pi. After installation using apt, I wanted to establish just a raw connection to test it, but I can't connect to the server from another computer. ...
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Is there a way to make nice (process priority) values survive a reboot?

I've been working on setting my Pi up as a seedbox, which I have no finally got working. My issue is that I also use this Pi as a mumble server and NAS for my media in home. I'm quite comfortable with ...
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PPTP VPN client

I want to connect remote PC using a PPTP connection. The steps I did: sudo update sudo upgrade sudo apt-get pptp-linux Then I had a problem to access /etc/ppp/peers: permission denied to access ...
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Problems with pppoeconf on Raspbian

I have a problem with pppoeconf. Today, I had to reinstall Raspbian on the sdcard and after that I installed pppoe ( I followed the specification that can be found HERE). Now, the problem is that ...