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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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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 ...
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Usb HDD stops working with Task being blocked

I started using a Raspberry Pi with an up to date Arch Linux Images. The configuration is a simple raspberry pi Ver. B, bought about 2 weeks ago ( so the usb limitation is fixed ), a 8GB SD Card for ...
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Printing on a Raspberry Pi

I've been working on this for a few days now, and it's become quite a head-scratcher. I'm attempting to connect a SATO CL408e printer (it's a label printer) to it. Because the Pi lacks an LPT port, I ...
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SSH Dynamic Port Forwarding

I've done lots of searching over the past couple of weeks. And I've found a LOT of blog entries and articles on the subject. But invariably they're either just an article talking about the benefits ...
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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 ...