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Driver assigning in Linux

This might be tough to follow but bear with me. I am trying to get a card swipe reader (Brush Industries SideWinder) to work with my raspberry Pi. I have a MagTek mini unit working just fine using ...
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Linux: run bandwidth throttler daemon (trickled) on start-up

I want to run the bandwidth throttler trickled automatically on boot up. (Raspbian OS on the Raspberry Pi). What methods are there, and which one(s) are standard practice? The options I've found are ...
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trickle: throttle all programs: works for statically linked executables?

I want to use trickle on Raspbian. It seems it can be used when running an executable as follows: trickle -u {up} -d {down} {program} And it can also be used for all applications. e.g.: ...
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How can I select and copy a few lines of code while using a command line OS?

I am working with the Raspbian Linux distro that comes with the Raspberry Pi. I am running the Pi so that I can only operate it from the command line, so I have no user interface and therefore no ...
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Remote desktop - “taking over” a big screen TV w. Raspberry Pi

here at my workplace we have a 60" tv that's used for monitoring stuff. A laptop PC is connected to it at all times. I have experimented with replacing this laptop with a Raspberry PI unit. But it's ...
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Stream from Windows Media Player to linux

I'm trying to setup my Pi running Debian Wheezy to play music coming from any computer on the network using the Play to feature of the Windows Media player. The Pi is running headless, so a terminal ...
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direct ethernet connect from Windows to Linux machine

I have a windows 7 laptop, and a raspberry pi running linux(raspbian). I have configured a wifi dongle on raspberry pi, and it's connecting to a wifi network. But now I want to connect my Windows ...
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Path to USB device changes spontaneously at runtime

I am running a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian (a Linux based on Debian Wheezy) as a NAS (Network Attached Storage) with an USB hard drive attached as the only USB device. The issue I am confronted with ...
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Executing System call in PHP to run SCP asks for password, every time, even though SSH key is set up

So I am creating a PHP script that uploads an image from my local environment to a remote server. I have my SSH keys set up on both ends and if I simply execute the scp command in terminal it ...
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Just access the HDD that has been connected to raspberry PI

I have connected an USB hard drive with my movies and music to my PI, in hope to turn it into network media center. I don't want my PI to alter the drive by any means, only provide the data contained. ...
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Accidently ran 'dd' command on external drive - partially deleted data

I accidently ran the below: sudo dd if=dev/sda1 of=/dev/sdb1 bs=32M count=10 iflag=direct Removing the first 320MB of the drive has of course made the drive mounted on /dev/sdb1 inaccessable and ...
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HOSTUNREACH error when trying to connect from Android to Linux on Raspberry Pi

I'm having trouble getting any of the Android SSH clients to work. I've tried a few including the two most popular JuiceSSH and ConnectBot. They all give the same error HOSTUNREACH. Android is ...
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Raspberry Pi broke SD Card? Can't format

so, I have a 8GB SDHC from CnMemory. I used it for my Raspberry Pi. It worked so far. But then my raspberry froze (can't connect via ssh, apache didnt respond either). So I pulled the power out. I ...
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View network locations from Debian shell

I'm trying to see a list of all devices on the network from the shell in debian. The same list you get by typing 'Network' into an explorer window on Windows. Seems like it should be an easy thing to ...
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Share network from Windows to Raspberry Pi

I recently got a Raspberry Pi, but the place where it's setup is to far away from our modem. So, I tried sharing my network via Ethernet cable on my Windows 8 laptop. I turned on sharing and set IPs ...
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How do I fix an invalid /etc/sudoers file if root access is disabled?

This pertains to my Raspberry Pi, on which I have Raspbmc installed. I do realize that there is a Raspberry Pi StackExchange site, but I figured I might get more eyes on this problem here. The issue ...
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I/0 error on external hard drive (owncloud server)

I have an owncloud server setup on a raspberry pi with debian. As a mass storage I use a Intenso 500 GB USB drive which is plugged into a LogiLink USB hub because the Raspberry pi can't power the USB ...
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Setting up a proxy at home

I have the following connections in my house: https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1W_kC40Z64U8EY3szAM3wnLO9w1OOOQUifdEE--webGM/edit?usp=sharing Shows the internet connection coming in, a physical ...
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How to enable network with a raspberry pi emulated on qemu?

I'm trying to emulate a raspberry pi on my ubuntu 13.04. I installed qemu and it works well except for the network. I followed this procedure. On the virtual machine, the file /etc/network/interface ...
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Arch Linux on Raspberry Pi can't connect to WLAN netctl

I can't connect to a WiFi network. I tried various methods (wpa_supplicant, wicd ...). At the moment I'm trying netctl. When I enter the command: systemctl --type=service I see the following errors: ...
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RaspberryPi debian wheezy: Run X application from a C program

I'm trying to do write a program that will help read text and pdf documents in C using open source programs on the raspberry pi. the program is simple, nothing complicated..... I am connecting to ...
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raspberry pi remote desktop

I have a model B raspberry pi connected over an ethernet cable to my laptop. My tv has a hdmi input but my laptop has no hdmi output. I can display the raspberry pi desktop on the tv using a hdmi ...
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Raspberry pi cannot ping router or internet addresses over wifi bridge

I recently set up a WNR2000v3 router running DD-WRT as a sort of repeater bridge using the "Atheros" version of this tutorial (we'll call this 'router 2'), which is repeating a Medialink Wireless-N ...
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Does disabling Getty stop the ability to login via ethernet over SSH?

I'm currently using SSH(via ethernet cable) to login to my Raspberry pi and access it using my Laptop.(using Putty on Windows 8) I have to use the serial port of Raspberry Pi(in GPIOs tty0) for a ...
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Understanding avconv console output

I'm using avconv to broadcast a video on justin.tv from my Raspberry Pi. I get it (weakly) working a very few times. Most of the times justin.tv is not being updated and says "disconnected". The ...
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How much will frequent pinging affect smartphones battery life [closed]

I've got a small home network with a DiskStation NAS and a Raspberry Pi server, both of which can do various chores such as controlling power plugs among other things. I want these two machines to be ...
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Cheap but effective network TV (PC) [closed]

I am trying to hook my TV to the network via a PC/media device. My aim: Be able to copy movies from my PC to my TV (across rooms). Be able to then play the movie on my TV (while my PC is off). ...
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How do I set up a web server to be able to HTTP POST and GET a value from it?

I am a total n00b when it comes to networking. I have done some limited networking in Java/Android, though. Here's what I have done: I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a web server using lighttpd. ...
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cannot execute binary file (OSX & Raspbian)

I tried to execute a file it keeps giving me cannot execute binary fileerror myfile Permission: 777 Running file myfile myfile: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), ...
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Start script on network connect

I am trying to get a GNU/Linux Bash script to run as soon as a network connection is established on my Raspberry Pi. I tried following the instructions on several pages: I have tried adding my script ...
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Starting and stopping X11 and LXDE from command line

I have a Raspberry Pi with Debian Wheezy (Raspbian) and so far I've managed to learn quite a lot about Linux just playing around, but I have a few questions for all you seasoned Linux pros out there. ...
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Raspbian: USB drive mounted and accessible but doesn't show on df -h

I have an USB drive connected to my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, the directories on it are accessible using cd, ls etc but the drive doesn't show up when running df. It however does show when I run ...
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How can I add a link to a NAS on my desktop in Raspbian?

I've created a mount to my NAS in Raspbian. It works, and I can access it via the File Manager. Is it possible for me to put a link to the file manager which will open in that share's folder on the ...
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Install perl module with dependencies

I'm trying to install a Perl module like this : pi@raspbmc:~$ sudo cpan HTTP::Date Cpan get the file Checksum is ok uncompressed successfully But I got this error : Using Tar:/bin/tar xf ...
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Can't ping through default gateway

I have the following configuration: Routing table on M3 is: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface 0.0.0.0 192.168.2.1 0.0.0.0 UG ...
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Raspberry Pi as Download Machine?

I live in a country where internet speed is fairly low. I was interested if it is possible to cut down on my power bill by using the raspberry pi as a download machine (i know it can be done for ...
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Raspberry Pi can't see external hard drive

My Raspberry Pi (Model B) can't see my external hard drive. It was working before without a problem, until I disconnected and reconnected the drive. It is a self-powered hard drive. When I put another ...
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Accessing RaspberryPi from network with GUI (VNC on ArchLinux)

I've just installed ArchLinux on RaspberryPi. I would like to be able to connect to RaspberryPi with GUI, but there is no X server installed. What packages should I install to be able to use VNC for ...
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Apple Time Machine with Netatalk: Don't have sufficient privileges

I followed these instructions But I stopped at the very last step. I am asked twice to give user/pass: First, when I connect to the shared "TimeMachine Pi" (all good); Then, after adding the RPi ...
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Unable to update libc6:armhf 2.13-38+rpi2

I'm trying to install PION package and I'm unable to do this on RaspberryPi: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo aptitude install libpion-dev The following NEW packages will be installed: libc-dev-bin{a} ...
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Raspberry pi keyboard layout is messed up

I changed my pi's keyboard layout to US. After the restart, the keyboard is completely messed up. typing 's' shows 'o' and so on. Long story short, I'm not even able to login. Is there a way to ...
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Debian raspberry pi crashes when writing to SD-card

So after a day of having my pi crash when doing apt-get upgrade and wget i reinstalled debian only to find that the problem remained on the clean system. i did a badblocks read-only test which showed ...
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How to start a service on startup on Debian headless server (Raspberry Pi)?

I would like to start aria2 as a daemon on startup on Raspberry Pi headless server (no GUI, just SSH access) I created a service aria2cRPC that starts the application (got help from: ...
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External HDD doesn't show up in /dev on raspberry pi

here's my problem: I have an old 500GB HDD drive from one of my old laptops which I connected to my Pi via USB. First issue: Every time I plug in the device, the Pi reboots. I already read this is due ...
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“Silicon Power 4GB Micro SDHC Class 10 High Speed Memory Card” compatible with Raspberry Pi?

Today I bought a "Silicon Power 4GB Micro SDHC Class 10 High Speed Memory Card". Is this compatible with Raspberry Pi Model B?
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MySQL Will not start

I have a raspberry pi with MySql installed which has been working fine for 4 months. I played with 3 settings on MySql and now it will not start. I changed innodb_log_file_size to 100MB, ...
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Owncloud: Setting an external drive as the default - Wheezy

I'm running OwnCloud 5.0 successfully on a Raspberry Pi. I've mounted an external 1TB harddrive, and can access it from my ownCloud. My problem is that to access my external drive, I have to open a ...
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Share Windows PPPOE connection with Linux

I have a windows computer connected wirelessly to router and connected to Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Linux) with LAN cable. I need to connect to PPPOE connection and enter my credentials to connect to ...
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Alternative to port forwarding

I have two routers with two different Wi-Fi networks, the reason behind this is that I need one as a high school student to mess around on and one that my family uses for our main Wi-Fi that I'm not ...
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Force spin-down of external hard-drive on linux (raspberry pi)

I'm currently setting up a home-server using a Raspberry Pi with an external hard-disk connected via usb. However, my hard-drive will never spin down when being idle. I tried already the hints ...