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Run a script after killing lxsession (xorg)

I am trying to run a program automatically within a bash script after killing the LXDE session. My script consists of: #!/bin/sh pkill lxsession; sh ...
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Enable networking on raspberry pi - Internet sharing with Win7

I do not have physical access to the wireless router that I use (shared living agreement), so I cannot connect my RasPi (Model B) to the router via Ethernet. However, I am running a Windows 7 64-bit ...
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Redirect physical keyboard input to SSH

I'm having a raspberry pi running debian linux and I have an RFID reader connected to it. The RFID reader behaves like a keyboard. Every time I scan a tag it types then number of the tag and then ...
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Is there a Linux distro that will easily run “embedded style” on a Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I need a Linux distro that will give me the following: Run on a Raspberry Pi Can reliably survive power loss (like via a read-only filesystem) I've been able to hunt down some documentation on how ...
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Dokuwiki on Raspbian “wheezy” (Raspberry Pi)

I've installed the dokuwiki via apt-get. The first call to http://localhost/dokuwiki give me "403 Forbidden" as response: Achtung! HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden You don't have permission to access /dokuwiki ...
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CUPS causes printer to click and doesn't print

I'm suffering a strange problem with my Cannon iP4850 when trying to use CUPS on a Raspberry Pi (this is not RPi specific, please do not vote to move it). When I plug the printer into my Laptop ...
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Linux (v4l) webcam - make settings “stick”

My Logitech camera (C300) is properly detected and present at /dev/video0. However, by default the image has contrast and saturation set to maximum, which significantly degrades the image quality. I ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi to Share WiFi Connection over Ethernet

I have a Raspi successfully connected over WiFi, and I want to connect some wired devices to the same network through it. My AP already provides a DHCP server, so I basically want something to bridge ...
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Run command on receiving email

So I'm setting up a raspberry pi at home to automate some tasks. I'd like it to run a terminal command when it receives an email. Not sure exactly how to go about doing this. Ideally I'd also like ...
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In Windows 7, how do I find the IP of a device (Raspberry Pi) attached via Ethernet?

I want to determine the IP of my Raspberry Pi which is attached to my PC via Ethernet and has a dynamic IP.
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Unable to connect to AP on a Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to setup an access point, using Raling RT5370 USB Dongle on a Debian system, I followed the following tutorial, until "Internet connection Sharing.", I don't want to share internet, so I ...
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Backup data rate on Raspberry Pi maxing out at 5 Mb/s. Why?

I set up my Raspberry Pi as a Time Machine, as documented here. At the moment, the Raspberry Pi is connected to my MacBook Pro using a direct Ethernet cable. Also, an external hard drive (laptop ...
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How can computers figure out the current minute, but not hour/year?

Staring at my Raspberry PI, I can see that the devices clock is going wrong - an error that you can find on many computers. However, even though the month and hour is wrong; the minutes are still ...
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Which Allocation Unit Size do I have to choose for my SDHC card?

I'm formatting my SDHC 4GB card before putting an OS on it for my Raspberry Pi. It says "allocation unit size" 32 KB and gives me options of up to 1024 MB. What do I do about that?
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Raspberry Pi as MP3 Player [closed]

I'm looking to make my own MP3 streamer using a Raspberry Pi as the client and my Linux box as a server. The linux box would serve via SBM/DNLA/??? I would control it via my android phone using a ...
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True crypt - forgotten password

I've got a small true crypt container (that I created and own) I have forgotten the password too and would like access to. Are there any tools available to crack true crypt containers? Bonus points ...
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Does the Raspberry PI support WOL (Wake-on-LAN)?

I've been contemplating running a Raspberry PI as a carputer. One thing I'm really interested in is whether I could get it to Wake-On-Lan. My thinking is that I'd like to wake the device up before I ...
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Optimized filesystem for low throughput devices

I'm about to set up a gentoo partition on a very low throughput device (sd card) for a raspberry pi. Are there any filesystems optimized to run as a root partition with low throughput and storage ...
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3G Dongle only connects for a few seconds

How can I see what's causing my 3G dongle to disconnect from the Internet? I'm using a Huawei K3565 USB 3G dongle on my Raspberry Pi. Using wvdial and sakis3g I can connect to my current provider ...
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How to connect via specific network interface?

I'm trying to connect a Raspberry Pi to the Internet via a 3G modem. I'm ssh'ing into it via ethernet (eth0), I have the 3G connection up and running (ppp0). How can I connect to all external ...
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How can I access my mini-pc (RaspberryPi / MK802 / Mele A1000 / VIA APC) via ethernet/wifi without having Monitor?

Soon I will be getting my own mini-PC (RaspberryPi / MK802 / Mele A1000 / VIA APC). But I was wondering whether is there any possibility that I can just power up and access my mini-pc's OS by ...
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Why is my USB drive not mounted during startup

I have Arch Linux running on my Raspberry Pi. I added the following line to my fstab file: /dev/sda1 /mnt/MyBook ntfs defaults 0 0 for a while this worked fine, the device was ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a thin client to Ubuntu

I just got a Raspberry Pi and want to try to use it as a thin client to Ubuntu so that I can browse the web and run applications. What programs do I have to run on the Raspberry Pi to do this? What ...
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Running a caching DNS server on my LAN

I have a Raspberry Pi, and I'd like to use it as a DNS server on my LAN. I'd like it to work like the following: The Raspberry Pi is a DNS server, but not a fancy one. When it receives a request, if ...
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Raspberry PI and laptop screen

I want to connect a mobile screen to the Raspberry PI in the cheapest way possible. I don't mind if I attach a touch screen (if it's possible) to it or an old laptop screen. How would I be able to ...
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How to share a folder as an USB mass storage device (from a raspberry pi)

I'd like to do something quite simple ... in my mind. I've got an "old" photo frame with an usb port and SD card slot (but without networking) that I would like to keep in sync with my NAS "Photo ...
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How do I take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi running Debian Squeeze and LXDE?

How do I take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi running Debian Squeeze and LXDE? Shutter is not installed, print screen doesn't appear to work, screen grab is not installed etc.
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Streaming media from linux server - low footprint is crucial

I recently pre-ordered the Raspberry Pi. http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs For those of you who don't know it, it's a machine with 256 mb ram and a 700 MHz processor for $35. I plan to run linux on an ...
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Reduce the disk space required while streaming

My plan is that I'm going to use a 8GB SD-card for my Raspberry PI. The PI itself will not store much more then the actual OS and its components, but will instead gather all required files from ...
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Can Raspberry Pi OS images be run under Windows 7 64 bit?

I've ordered a Raspberry Pi, but I'm on a long lead time and I'd like to start playing today! I've downloaded the disc image, tried to boot it in Windows 7 Virtual PC and it doesn't work. Of course, ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi as a VPN?

So I'm sure many of you have heard of the new Raspberry Pi project. I was looking at messing around with Model B, which has the following relevant specs: Broadcom BCM2835 700MHz ARM1176JZFS ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi run hot? [closed]

I know they come out with a plugin computer called the Guru Plug a while back in which someone complained it ran so hot they burned their fingers while trying to unplug an ethernet cable: ...