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RPi kernel panic with Raspbian

Some background: my RPi has been randomly shutting down since pretty much ever, I just reboot it (unplug / wait 1-2 minutes / plug) and it usually works again. I've never been able to trace the ...
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Run shell script on incoming network package

I have a bit of a weird question. I have a setup where a Raspberry Pi (running that debian) sits next to a door in my office and is connected to the network. The idea now is that if somebody inside ...
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Mouse audio button crashes Raspbian drivers

For my Raspberry Pi I bought a cheap Air Mouse from dx.com (so I have only myself to blame), but maybe somebody can help me: The mouse has an audio output and a button that activates it. It -- sort ...
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raspberry pi fast linux based os

I have made a server with python that does some stuff with databases. My original plan was to install raspbian, but now that I have it is kind of sluggish. is there a more lightweight and thus ...
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Extend Wifi via Intermediate 3g

This is what I currently have: (Device1).....Wifi.....(Device2) And this is what I need: (Device1)...Wifi...(RaspberryPi1)...3g...(RaspberryPi2)...Wifi...(Device2) The 2 Devices should not get to ...
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How can I make a computer behave as a Bluetooth headset

I would like to be able to play music from my computer speakers from my phone using Bluetooth. Is this possible? How do I do it? Can I do this with XBMC? What I am trying to do is to use my Raspberry ...
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raspberry pi. listening for command from servers

I have a raspberry pi that is attached to the same network as a few servers. Now I want to monitor these servers in a really basic way. I have written a program which does some checks on the server ...
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Windows 8 Wifi connections freeze randomly

I'm using a relatively new SONY Vaio Laptop to connect to a Linux machine (a Raspberry Pi on the local network) and I am having the problem, that the connection seems to freeze at larger (not too ...
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Accessing a Raspberry Pi Over a wifi card

SO, I have a wifi card (model isn't really important, can provide if needed) it supports master mode, so this is NOT the issue, and a raspberry pi. I have a configured Hostapd and udhcpd on it. ...
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Why ssh connection is refused?

How can I set up ssh connection success for all times? I do remote communication to my Raspberry Pi using ssh. Most of the time I can connect. But sometimes, I got connection error as "session is ...
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GUI application in Ramfs

i am using raspberry pi for my hobby project. is it possible to load a X application in RAM file system. i made a small file system size of 112MB with X org and Qt using Build-root. kernel fail to ...
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SSH into host on the same network behind a firewall that blocks SSH

I'm trying to SSH into my Raspberry Pi, which is on the same wireless network as my SSH client. My firewall blocks SSH connections. I changed the sshd listening port in my Raspberry Pi to 80 like ...
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Remote control of a Linux device using Android

I like to remotely control (e.g.run a python program) my raspberry pi using my android phone. I found some discussion of using web socket, but that is more for the PI's GPIO control. Now is I like to ...
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Display a “slideshow” of websites on my Raspberry Pi browser

Here is what I want: on my browser, I want to display in infinite loops a set of predefined websites for a specific duration. For example, the site A is displayed for 5 minutes, then the site B for ...
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How to launch a bash script in another one?

I'm trying to launch a script bash from another one using sudo. Here is my first script test.sh #!/bin/bash echo "test.sh" $1 $2 $3 >>/home/pi/test.log sudo ./temp.sh "$1" "$2" "$3" ...
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I can no longer login as root user (Raspberry Pi running Raspbian)

Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (2014-01-07) The error seem to have come from nowhere, as I was trying to login as root via SSH (yes I have it activated - for now) I got the message "Access Denied" ...
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Trouble with static IP address in direct ethernet connection w/ raspberry pi

after hours of trying various things I'm officially stumped. I can communicate with my raspberry pi via direct ethernet connection (without router or switch) from my windows box but not my linux box! ...
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Raspberry Pi as server - stuck with users and groups

I just installed an apache2 server with php5 and mysql on my RPi (Raspbian Wheezy). I followed this tutorial: tutorial link Everything went well, even the file transfer via FTP (FileZilla). I ...
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Setting up an IRC server with persistent chat history and timestamps on Raspbian?

I have bought a Raspberry Pi which I intend to use as a 24/7 IRC server, probably using IRCD-Hybrid. Ideally, this server would have a persistent chat history (where new people joining the channel(s?) ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi be reconfigured to reboot automatically if the SDcard becomes unreadable?

I have a Pi out on a hosting environment. The pi would occasionally become inaccessible, but responsive to pings. My provider has been kind enough to reboot it a couple times and let me syslog to ...
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Record audio and video by using FFmpeg

I tried to record audio and video at the same time by using FFmpeg. However, several problems occurred. Here is my code: ffmpeg -f alsa -ar 24000 -i plughw:1 -acodec aac -strict experimental -f ...
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Remote VNC or RDP session is different from the one being shown on monitor hooked on RPi

Bringing this from stack overflow. I just bought a Raspberry Pi and hooked it up on my TV via HDMI. Later, I installed tightvncserver on it, and I also followed this guide ...
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simple udev rule does not work

I want a simple udev rule which gives my usb stick always the same symbolic link. first of all I executed udevadm info --name=/dev/sdb1 --attribute-walk and got this result looking at ...
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SSH timeout with long tasks

I am encountering some problems with the ssh connection to my Raspberry PI. I have it directly connected to the router via Ethernet, and I ssh it from my ArchLinux PC with the usual command, where ...
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Automatically switch on speakers when there are Alsa clients

I want to connect a relay to one of the GPIOs of my Raspberry Pi. This relay supplies power to the speakers. I would like my speakers to be on only when there is sound activity. I am looking for ...
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Router communicating with webserver on lan

I opened an http port (80) on my raspberry pi and I am running iptraf to monitor my network. I noticed that my router is "connecting" to my pi to the http port(?) Can anyone explain what is going ...
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Can I stream to my raspbmc and at the same time save to my NAS?

Is there a way to stream/download content, and at the same time save/store to my NAS folder? I use Raspberry Pi Type b, RASPbmc installed
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Mac OS X maverick unable to use bonjour for resolving .local hostnames

I'm having problems connecting from my macbook pro to my raspberry pi using bonjour. I'm using ssh to connect to my raspberry pi and my raspberry pi is using dhcp to get its ip-address so I can't just ...
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ffmpeg capture frame from input on demand

I'm trying to capture image frames from a webcam on demand. I'm using ffmpeg and I was thinking of keeping a stream running, sort of as a daemon, with: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 /dev/null Is it ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as I/O for webcams

I'm working on a project where a Raspberry Pi is being used as an I/O board for multiple servos, which are actually controlled by another computer, connected to the RPi via ethernet. I need to add 2 ...
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linux startup script not executing script in user's home directory

I want a script on my raspberry pi to run when the system boots. That's why I've created a script inside /etc/init.d that is linked in /etc/rc2.d This is the script inside init.d: #! /bin/sh ### ...
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clients can't connect to hostapd on raspberry pi

I can't get any device (Win7, Win8 or Android) to connect to my poor man's wireless access point (raspberry pi + rtl8192cu chipset USB adapter (Belkin N300 micro) + hostapd + dnsmasq). After ...
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transmission-daemon web 403 forbidden

Using transmission-daemon on a Raspberry Pi with Respbian, I always get 403 Forbiden when I try to visit RPi_IP:9091/transmission/ from another computer via local network. My settings.json: ...
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Network Register a Headless Device

I have a Raspberry Pi (but also applies to any headless machine). I SSH into the machine, but I can't go anywhere else unless I share my internet with it via OS X. To use the internet, each device ...
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Public/Private IPs; Server Problems

I'm running a webserver off of a Raspberry Pi. My problem here is that it doesn't work outside of my home network; anywhere else, the computer can't connect. It's a LAMP server, which I set up using ...
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Creating a simple PPTP/L2TP VPN with Ethernet bridging

I'm looking into creating a very simple VPN on my home network using a Raspberry Pi. Such VPN is designed to allow me to send WOL (Wake on LAN) packets from a remote device and accessing Samba ...
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Format an external drive with ext4

I have a Raspberry PI to which an external 1T hard drive is attached by USB. The USB drive works fine if it is formatted in FAT but if I format the drive in ext4 the drive does not mount correctly and ...
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SSH to a computer behind a firewall and router

I'm trying to connect to my Raspberry Pi, which is behind a router and a firewall. My PC (running linux) is also behind a router and firewall. Both firewalls only allow the ports you would need for ...
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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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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 ...