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How start a single program within a new xserver instance in full screen mode?

I'd like to run a program in full screen mode without the overhead of a desktop environment but simply on a xserver instance. This is fairly easy by running: startx <program> Trouble is that ...
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Backing up raspberry pi sd card image creates tiny file

I am using win32diskimager to backup my sd card and it just creates a 57MB file rather than 16GB of the actual card.I am following all the instructions I have found (ie I open a copy of an image (as ...
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Can't login after update Raspberry Arch Linux

Today, I tried to update my Arch Linux on Raspberry, but I got an error: error: could not prepare transaction error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) package: /bin exists in ...
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How do I set read/write permissions on a Raspberry Pi set up as a network storage device?

I've followed the ff instructions on how to set up a Raspberry Pi as a simple network storage device: How to Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Low-Power Network Storage Device However I ran into a problem ...
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Where is Python installed on Raspberry Pi?

I am trying to set up Mercurial on a Raspberry Pi, but the instructions I am using are for Ubuntu. It suggests that the Python folder is usr/bin/python, but this does not exist on my Pi. Where is ...
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Automount USB pen drive and CDROM drive on plugin

I have a raspberry Pi and using Raspbian (without the GUI) and need USB pen drives to be mounted to /media/usb and cdrom drive to be mounted to /media/cdrom. I have set up a script using autofs ...
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Raspberry Pi wont boot anymore because of possible corrupted SD Card. Any way to recover the data? [duplicate]

My raspberry pi that runs 24/7 with raspbian has apparently a broken SD card. When I try to boot it, i dont get far. No filesystem could mount root, tried: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to ...
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Access NAS on Samba with Xbox360

I have a Raspberry Pi running Samba with NAS, I can access the NAS from all the PC's in the house but the Raspberry Pi is not showing up in the Xbox's video apps screen (other PC's are however). How ...
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Raspberry Pi VPN with 3g dongle for internet access

I'm trying to set up a VPN connection on my RPi, but always times out. I have a DDNS setup and the public IP address is updated using ddclient. I have a network machine connected to eth0 and a 3g ...
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Install Php-pear to /usr/share Raspbian (debian)

I am running Raspbian on my Pi and have installed PHP-pear, I have some software that requires PHP-pear but is normally installed on a Fedora based machine so pear is normally found at /usr/share/pear ...
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How can I run a command at successful ethernet connect in Arch?

I have a Raspberry Pi running ArchARM, and would like to make a reverse SSH tunnel as soon as it connects to the network via ethernet. I made an executable (+x) shell script in /usr/bin, and would ...
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ssh to avahi announced host failing due to 'unknown host' even if it's discovered

I have a raspberry announcing it's hostname with avahi-daemon for several services. However, even if I receive this at PCs over my network I cannot ssh it. $ avahi-browse -at | grep -i ssh + wlp3s0 ...
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How do I turn a USB keyboard into a bluetooth keyboard with the Pi? [closed]

Is it possible to use a Raspberry Pi to turn a USB keyboard into a Bluetooth keyboard with a Bluetooth dongle to connect to other devices? If it is possible, I would like to know how...
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Raspberry Pi apt-get upgrade failed

When trying to get the camera for the raspberry pi working, I had to start with an update and upgrade. When doing so, I received an error which I was forced to remove the update lists and try again. ...
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Everyone has read/write/execute permission, but no one can create files

I mounted my USB hard drive using the instructions here and, well: $ sudo mount -t ntfs -o umask=000 -rw /dev/sda1 "/media/MyBook/" $ ls -l /media total 12 (a couple irrelevent directories here) ...
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Need driver for touch screen

I got a 10 inch touch screen for a Raspberry Pi, but the CD along with the touch controller supported only Win CE, Fedora, Suse, Redhat. I tried Suse and Fedora; the files were in script format, .sh. ...
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Does bridging two network interfaces prevent web server access running on the host?

I have a Raspberry Pi setup as a wireless bridge for an XBox (i.e. Ethernet bridged to the wifi). Currently I can plug in a keyboard directly to reconfigure. Since the bridging works at the lowest two ...
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USB Hard drive mounting as Read-Only

I've been having a problem with my Raspberry Pi: it keeps mounting my USB hard drive as read-only. I've been mounting it with sudo mount -t ntfs -o umask=000 /dev/sda1 "/media/My Book" but for some ...
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incron on Raspberry Pi

I installed incron on my Raspberry Pi as you would any other package: $ sudo apt-get install incron I went to edit my incrontab... $ incrontab -e user 'pi' is not allowed to use incron I checked ...
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State of vanilla kernel support of RaspberryPi [closed]

What is the state of the support for RPi in vanilla kernel? What is holding back any possible merge from the forked RPi specific kernel repo back into the upstream? Is there any technical issue with ...
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Shell doesn't appear when connecting to RasPi via SSH

I have a raspberry pi with Arch Linux ARM installed. I would like to run commands via my laptop. I configured SSH correctly and I can log in, but I can't do anything. There is no shell. ssh user@host ...
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Launching a Shell Script via .desktop in Raspbian Wheezy

I am trying to launch OMXplayer and play a sequence of videos on loop on a RaspberryPi running Raspbian Wheezy. I have got a working shell script which launches and plays the videos courtesy of ...
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How to start a service using init.d in raspberry pi running raspbian?

I have Raspbian installed on my raspberry pi. I found some guides that should allow me to auto-start scripts on startup. But it is not working. I ran update-rc.d (not sure of the right spelling) and ...
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SSMTP and PHP sending mail through different domainds(sub-domains)

I'm trying to set up SSMTP on my Raspberry PI(Raspbian Wheezy(Debian ARM port)) Model B, Right now I can send mail through the console just fine, actually getting the mail aswel. The problem is when ...
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Raspberry Pi: open browser using bash and crontab

I'm trying to setup a simple bash script. I want to open the browser. chromium-browser <url> works if I do it in the cli or in the bash script if I run the script by ./scrpt. But if I put ...
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Remotely access a Raspberry PI

I was wondering how I can access my Raspberry Pi outside my home network. I can VNC through a SSH tunnel over my WIFI internally but I could never manage to do it externally. Is it something to do ...
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Squid3 proxy Cannot write log file

I installed Squid3 on Rasbian, and did some minor configuration. Then I set it up to cache to an auto mounting usb drive. I was looking over the logs and found only TCP_MISS. I was hoping after a ...
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Can't Flash SD Card [closed]

I am trying to flash my SD card on my Mac and receive an error message in the Terminal: Command entered: sudo python raspiwrite.py Response: File "raspiwrite.py", line 177 else ^ ...
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Running script on boot

I'm trying to run a Python script on startup on a Raspberry Pi. I know that this can be accomplished by adding to various files. I plan to add to bashrc (worked previously, on similar attempts), but I ...
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Unable to serve modestly large files on Raspberry Pi with Apache and also with Nginx web server

I've installed Apache on a Raspberry Pi. If I create a js file in /var/www with nano, it works fine, and is served correctly if I open http://x.x.x.x/test.js directly in a browser. However, if I copy ...
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Overhead associated with systemd using Arch linux on a Raspberry Pi

Having problems with a custom process that I start at boot time using systemd. I am using the Arch Linux distro built for the RPi. There is nothing special about the service I'm starting. Its a ...
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Recording using arecord creates thousands of files

I was trying to use arecord to record a wav file, but instead of recording to one file, it created tens of thousands of files (around 60000). This happened after I had installed the alsaequal package. ...
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Raspberry Pi MicroUSB port

Which type of MicroUSB port does RPi use, type A or type B? The Wikipedia page explains nothing, and neither does the Quick Start Guide on the RPi website. (In case you didn't know the difference, ...
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Is the computing power of the Raspberry Pi sufficient to run Google Docs, Youtube and maybe Team Fortress 2?

I am curious about how powerful the Raspberry Pi is. For the price it is quite cheap. However I want to know if it is up to the task of: Basic email Google docs Youtube Running Steam (linux) on the ...
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Wrong paths with backupninja

I am trying to set up automated backups of my svn repositories with the help of backupninja, but it seems like the paths used when running the svn-hot-backup.py script are wrong. (svn-hot-backup.py is ...
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Should I host my wordpress blog on a Raspberry Pi at home? [6mbps dl/0.98mbps ul] ~7K hits? [closed]

I'm looking to enjoy the benefits of cloud services without the concern of other people owning my data. I also think it would make a fun project. I aim to set up a Raspberry Pi (Model B 256MB) with ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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Remove a older Version of man-db on a Raspberry with Debian Squeeze, man-db breaks less (<<456)

for some people this would be easy but I've been googling a lot and I can't find a solution. My problem is tha I want to install man-db_2.6.3-3_armhf.deb on a raspberry, but when I try to install it ...
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How do you create a named fork called rsrc on linux?

I have gotten an experimental raspberry pi kernel image with hfsplus support built and gentoo installed on the same filesystem. I read that accessing filename/rsrc can access the resource fork. I ...
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Local website served via ad hoc wifi network

I am in the process of creating a carputer which will be controlled via a web browser on my android device. I plan to use a raspberry pi with a USB wireless adapter, which will serve a simple website. ...
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How to use Raspbian “Wheezy” with a single mouse button

I am controlling my Raspberry Pi with some old Apple stuff. Thus, my mouse only has a single mouse button. Is there any way for me to use right-click functionality within the Raspbian OS, or do I need ...
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How to Remap the Raspbian “Wheezy” Keyboard

I am having a strange problem. I just finished setting up my wonderful Raspberry PI, and it works great... except for the fact that it is not compatible with my Mac OSX Keyboard NOTE: I have the ...
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How can I install the Raspberry Pi OS to an SD Card

Questions Is there any way to burn the Raspbian OS to an SD card without the use of the Win 32 Disk IMG application? If the above is impossible, could I go about converting the file on my mac, then ...
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Alternatives to Video4Linux2 for grabbing from webcam (Using FFmpeg)

I'm getting (two alternating) errors following this guide for streaming from a Raspberry Pi. Are there any other grabbers besides V4L2 that I can use with ffmpeg? Or are there any other streaming ...
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ALSA buffer xrun when recording with ffmpeg

Is there any way to increase the ALSA buffer size? When running this command: ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i hw:1 -ar 44100 -b 64k output.mp3 I get a "ALSA buffer xrun" before my system locks up Input ...
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Can I use dd to clone a larger SD card to a smaller SD card if the actual partitions will fit?

I have a 16GB SD card that has a few partitions on it (it's actually the card for a Raspberry Pi). I have several other 4GB cards that I want to clone the primary card to. The 3 partitions on the ...
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apache “wait” 30 seconds before sending reply for some pages

I use a raspberry pi for hosting some webservice (like owncloud or gitlist). Recently I added tiny tiny rss, everythings is working fine except that apache wait 30 seconds to send the reply of php ...
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x86 based Retro/Nostalgia PC the size of a Raspberry Pi [closed]

A couple of years ago now, I resurrected an old machine for nostalgia, and to some extent to learn about the system architecture using Assembly language, C++ (for real mode DOS). Specs: AMD Duron ...
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Logging network traffic using Raspberry Pi

I have just bought my own Raspberry Pi, and I want to log all networking traffic on an Ethernet cable by using the internal network card and an USB network card I have tried by using brctl addbr ...
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How can I read input from the hosts keyboard when connected via SSH?

I'm currently experimenting with an RFID card reader that emulates a keyboard. When you connect a card, it will read out data from it and then emulate keystrokes according to configuration. I've ...