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How do I make xscreensaver run on startup?

I have a raspberry pi running raspbian which is started via the following line in .profile xinit /usr/bin/chromium --kiosk --incognito www.myweb.com however after about 10-15 mins the screen goes ...
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Change resolution of Raspberry Pi via console?

I'm the proud new owner of a Raspberry Pi and have it up and running now with VPN/SSH/X11VNC. This morning I had it booted up on a TV on my table where I was working on it. Went to work and have been ...
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How to create a virtual drive/hub which represents other devices as virtual folders? [closed]

I'm doing some initial research for an embedded device project I have in mind, and I'd like some help getting an idea of viable technologies which would be necessary to achieve this. I'm not an ...
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How do I disable screen blanking on Raspberry Pi

I am running Raspbian, and I am using this as a display device for a TV in a retail centre. I run Chromium on startup with this line in .profile: xinit /usr/bin/chromium --kiosk --incognito ...
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Raspberry Pi auto mount AirPort Extreme HDD

So I'm new to linux. I bought a raspberry pi that I want to mount my Apple Airport Extreme's HDD. I was able to find this online: sudo mount.cifs //10.0.1.1/Files /media/Files -o ...
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M.A.M.E. roms on Raspberry Pi

I'm a quite recent user of the Raspberry Pi and I'd like to turn it into a retro arcade machine just like I've seen on internet. I've downloaded MAME4ALL from the PiStore as well as a package of roms. ...
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Linux - starting a visible terminal on boot

I have a C program I wrote for debian on the raspberry pi that asks the user to enter a number, 1-4 which it then stores in a configuration file. This only happens if the configuration file is ...
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Forward connections on 0.0.0.0:80 to 127.0.0.1:9091

I'm trying to set up a tor-relay. In order to allow tor to present a static web page explaining what it is I want the server to listen on port 80 and 443. In order to allow tor to use ...
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DokuWiki on Raspberry Pi with lighttpd

I installed DokuWiki with apt-get and then configured it with dpkg. The dpkg wizard said it will set the permissions correctly. But the DokuWiki Installer tells me: {DOCUMENT_ROOT}/conf/ is not ...
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Wireless printer connected to Raspberry Pi running iptables

My Setup: I have a Raspberry Pi set up as an access point using hostapd and dnsmasq I've got an Android tablet connected and a Samsung wireless printer. I have iptables running on the Raspberry ...
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Epson V300 Photo scanner and RaspberryPi

I am trying to install Epson V300 Photo scanner to share it over network with my RaspberryPi (running Raspbian "wheezy"). The scanner is not supported by sane, but it has its own epkowa drivers. ...
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Failing to setup postgres on raspberry pi

I installed postgresql on my raspberry pi. then, i try to access it and I get: pi@raspbmc:~$ psql psql: FATAL: role "pi" does not exist pi@raspbmc:~$ psql -U postgres psql: FATAL: Peer ...
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Automatic script launch after booting on Debian

I try to launch some scripts at boot time on my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian Wheezy). I have created the file /etc/init.d/datalogger-serveur : #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Forcing Deluge traffic down ppp0 adapter?

Basically i have a PPTP VPN connection on my linux box (Raspberry Pi on Raspian) and I have Deluge installed with the WebUI. The client is fantastic, really love it and the functionality that comes ...
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How to run a DHCP server on an ethernet port of a MacBook successfully?

I aim to have an ethernet switch on my MacBook ethernet port from which I will have several Raspberry Pi's connected getting their IP via DHCP, each will have a VNC server running on them for remote ...
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How to modify context menu

On my raspberry pi, I was trying to get a file to play, but both mplayer and omxplayer did not show up in the "Others" list when I tried to associate the file with the players, so I typed it in using ...
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Change owncloud data directory to an external drive

Owncloud 5.0.9 is installed on my raspberry pi and is working flawlessly. But since my raspberry pi hasn't much space, I wanted to move the data directory on an external drive. I have a 1,5GB ...
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apt over SSH hangs on my Raspberry Pi

I have a very strange phenomenon on my R-Pi. If I run either apt or aptitude via a remote SSH shell, the processor jumps to 100% (top shows it's apt). If I connect my keyboard and run it on an ...
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Run a browser in fullscreen without any other UI elements (like translate, restore session, e.t.c.)

I am currently trying to set up a Raspberry-Pi as a very light-weight/simple monitoring solution. All it has to do is open up a web-page on boot. Opening the web-page was easy enough. I simply put a ...
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How to prioritize bandwidth in linux

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian acting as a 24x7 downloading server. I am now trying to utilize it with SiriProxy but it fails as it needs to upload/download data from Apple servers which fails ...
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ssh through port forwarding lag raspberry pi

I have set up raspberry-pi on my home LAN and want to access it remotely. I have set up ssh daemon and port forwarding and i can login into raspbpi and do terminal work. The problem is, that ...
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Linux on-the-fly block data verification

I am quite used to a parity compare/scrub feature of many of the NAS systems. However, I am failing to find similar feature when it comes to single hard drives. Of course, with a single drive there ...
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Two wireless NIC on RaspberryPi

I want to be able to use two wireless network adapters on my RaspberryPi running wheezy (Debian).One card is to be used to connect to the network and I want the other to run in the monitor mode. Two ...
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Swap size LIMITED to RAM size

I've created a swap file of 4.3GB. Made it a swap file with mkswap and then mounted it at boot. Now... if I have done a free -m of my system I got: total used free ...
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Can CUPS / LP pre-render pages?

On my Raspberry Pi, I'm printing a Postscript file to my Dymo Labelwriter 400 Turbo. It all works, but takes about 5 seconds for the converted rasterized file to finally be printed. When I'm not ...
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connecting a raspberry pi to a fedora and a windows 7 machine

I am not sure where i would post this question, so please do not delete this question and just guide me to where i can post this question. My question is that by buying a switch would I be able to ...
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DNS server returns valid IP, but browser can't find server?

OK so I have my Raspberry Pi running a DNS server (dnsmasq), and I have my router set up to use it as the DNS server for the whole network. This was working perfectly until a few hours ago when I ...
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Viewing the actual desktop on a remote computer

I'm running an raspberry pi with a display connected to the hdmi port. With a remote computer I want to view the actual graphic desktop (started with startx) of the pi which one can see on the ...
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replacing a vm with raspberry pi( copying the libraries and files)

Hi i have a VM on which i was doing my development. now i have a situation in which i should run copies of that vm in different buildings. so i thought of getting a raspberry pi and running my ...
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Is it possible to set up a raspberry pi with an Active Directory account?

We are looking at various ways of giving our raspberry pis access to our network and I was wondering if it was possible to give a Pi an active directory account so it can log on to a windows network?
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How do I set DNS Servers on Raspberry Pi?

I want my Raspberry Pi to use OpenDNS to resolve domain names. How can I modify this setting?
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How do I auto mount a USB drive that all users can write to?

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi to run BitTorrent Sync to back up my files to an external hard drive, but I'm running into some frustrating issues. First, I need to set up the USB hard drive to ...
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os.popen returns empty string when called from cron

I'm trying to get my Raspberry Pi's CPU usage like so: def get_cpu_usage(): return os.popen("top -n1 | awk '/Cpu\(s\):/ {print $2}'").readline().strip() When executed normally, this method ...
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How to load and execute a Java file when booting on Linux?

I recently started programming my very first java project. An automatic alarm clock. I did all the work and have now my compiled .class file. But to get it working, I need it to start everytime I ...
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Persistent Samba Share

There are hundreds of entries for this - and as far as I can tell I am doing it right. But it is not working... I run a latest Raspbian (Debian Wheezy) Distribution on a Raspberry Pi. I have ...
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Setting up DNS server inside network

OK so here's a little problem I have: I'm trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a DNS server (for filtering and caching). The Raspberry Pi is in my network, and has a DHCP IP from the router. The DNS ...
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My raspberry pi server hostname doesn't work?

The people over on the rPi forums don't have any answers for me... I've got a raspberry pi running raspbian server edition. My problem is that the only way I can ssh into it with putty is through the ...
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raspberry pi for web programming/development [closed]

I'm into web development and my machine (AMD Phenom II, 8G RAM) is running Ubuntu 13.04. I love my current setup but I kinda miss some of Windows software like MSOffice or Adobe suites, and running on ...
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Raspberry Pi slows down internet access for the whole network

Whenever my Raspberry Pi is connected to the network (via ethernet) the entire network is slowed to a crawl. On my main computer, ping times for google.com go from ~10ms to ~200ms and it takes forever ...
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Raspberry Pi: mvoe home & var folders to USB HDD?

I have a Raspberry Pi running raspian. I've installed Apache2, PHP & MySQL. Apache & MySQL are both configured to use sub-directories of /var. I'd like to use a directory on my USB HDD ...
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Slow execution of linux service mtab.sh

I'm trying to speed up the boot time of my raspberry pi with raspbian. With the program bootchart (which makes a graph of the running time of the services at start up) I have seen that the mtab.sh ...
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Why does a Raspberry Pi require a key to playback MPEG2 content?

I was reading here and the article said that linux distros often use free versions of MPEG2. On my Raspberry Pi, however, I had to purchase a license to achieve playback of some of my files. I never ...
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Remote Access without Teamviewer or Hamachi - Part 2 of 2

INTRODUCTION This discussion is a continuation from here: superuser.com/questions/610383/remote-access-without-teamviewer-or-hamachi/610396?noredirect=1#comment755389_610396 I want to remotely and ...
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raspberry pi openelec: how to connect via wifi with an ssid with spaces and special characters

device: Raspberry Pi Mod. B Rev 2.0 512 MB RAM wifi stick: EDIMAX EW-7811UN Wireless USB Adapter, 150 Mbit/s OS: openelec (XBMC) ssid: FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 How can I connect to wireless lan with ...
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How can I safely shutdown a network-bridged pi without a keyboard?

So I've got a raspberry pi that bridges wlan0 and eth0 so an old xbox can have wifi, yay! The bridging happens at startup through a script I wrote that reads a file to decide whether or not to bridge. ...
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Remote Access without Teamviewer or Hamachi - Part 1 of 2

I want to securely access my Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux from far, far away. (The entire system is running on a 2GB microSD card by the way.) I'm not afraid of the bash shell and I'm not afraid to ...
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Manually configuring DNS server - raspbian

I have written a simple script to allow a user to manually config their IP address and DNS server. The DNS servers are changed by creating a new /etc/resolv.conf file with the lines the user has ...
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macbook apache server is always reachable with ip

I have a very weird problem going on here. I have a macbook where I have apache php etc installed on. Now every time I got to my IP adress ( extern ) I get to see my files. This is not just annoying ...
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mysql workbench will not start

I have a really odd problem. I had a raspbian installation on a raspberry pi running mysql and mysql workbench. Everything was working fine, then I tried to import a backup db on to the pi using mysql ...
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Network printer won't print from Notepad

I have a network printer (using a Raspberry Pi as a server with CUPS and SANE), I can print fine from any computer to the printer but it will not print anything from Notepad, what is the cause of ...