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Hostapd strangeness

A while back I asked a question about setting my Raspberry Pi up with a bridged network connection - Wired to wireless bridge in Linux - and the answer I got worked well. Now, I had to start all over ...
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Ping to an IP address received using connection sharing

I am currently having a raspberry pi that has been set-up to receive an IP address using Internet Connection Sharing with a laptop running Ubuntu Quental. In this set-up, the Raspberry Pi is connected ...
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After installing upstart Raspberrypi gets stuck in boot

I recently installed upstart blindly replacing things I shouldn't of been. The results was that now my raspberry pi is stuck on Setting up X socket directories... /tmp/.X11-unix /tmp/.ICE-unix ...
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Backup my files on every ftp change

I have a raspberry pi with a webserver and ftpserver running. (apache and proftpd) its just a little website, a playground. I would like my files to be backed up every time I update/change them via ...
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Any ideas how I could get cpu and disk information from 2 raspberry pis connected on a network and displays them on my mac?

I have 2 raspberry pis on my home network performing different tasks. sometimes, I'd like to see their cpu and disk usage on my mac, without needing to login via ssh. is there a service (can this be ...
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change DNS name on raspbian (debian)

I just installed raspbian on my raspberry pi, and was wondering why I can't use it's hostname from other machines. on my router, I can see which computers are connected by their name, for example a ...
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Single GUI Application raspberrypi

So I want to develop a software that will take over my raspberry pi computer, or just for simplicity's sake, any computer running a lightweight linux OS, to serve a single function. Run a Ruby/Java or ...
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Can I convert HDMI output to something that I could read into a USB port? [duplicate]

I want to use a Raspberry Pi (RP) as an SSH server, but I don't have an HDMI or RCA monitor/TV to use with it. It is possible to convert the HDMI/RCA output of the Raspberry Pi to USB that can be read ...
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How to start python program at boot on Arch Linux ARM?

I am running Arch Linux ARM on my Raspberry Pi, and I need to start a python (which should keep running until it either crashes or the machine loses power) program at boot with no input at all from ...
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Edit AirPort Extreme settings Linux terminal

I'm using a raspberry pi as a sort of network login (ssh, VPN, nas access) for when I'm not at home. I have an AirPort Extreme router. Is there a way of changing the routers settings from the ...
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Apache2 and PHP5 repository down?

I've recently been trying to get PHP and Apache on my Raspberry Pi as to make it a web server but when I try to apt-get them from their respective repositories, it gives me a bunch of '404 not found'. ...
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My server is not receiving any php uploaded files

I have a local LAN server running on a Raspberry Pi (apache2) with PHP installed. I know that PHP is working, because I wrote a test file, echo "Hello, World!" and it worked. But, whenever I upload a ...
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How to create a new file/folder in Fat32 USB drive from Mac OSX with netatalk file sharing

I mounted the FAT32 USB drive with the command: sudo mount -t vfat -o rw,auto,user,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=debian-transmission,gid=debian-transmission /dev/sda1 /media/MEDIA I see the folder in ...
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100% packet loss when pinging Raspberry Pi running web server

I set up a web server on a Raspberry Pi (running a Debian package) and everything that I need is set up, and I've uploaded my website via FileZilla. Now I can connect to the server via the static IP ...
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Setting Raspberry GPIO value in rc.local

I'm a semi-linux newcomer and i have a question: I need to set some GPIO pins in this way: (pin 18 out, pin 17 in) (actually i'm doing this via WiringPi(python) trought this commands) gpio export 18 ...
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Raspberry Pi Chromium can't find webpage on boot

We have a raspberry pi in our office which boots directly into the browser using a line in the .profile file as follows xinit /usr/bin/chromium --kiosk --incognito internalsite.internal.com And a ...
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--explicitly-allowed-ports equivalent chromium on linux

I need chromium on a raspberry pi to be able to browse to a website residing on a arbitary port "111" in this case. However chromium complains (I understand for good reason). However I need to get ...
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fullscreen xinit raspberry pi

I can start chromium from a xinit command xinit /usr/bin/chromium --kiosk www.google.co.uk And it boots into the browser but it is not using the full width of my screen. The browser appears on the ...
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Mirroring ~1.8TB of individual files using lftp, what would be the fastest way?

I've stared mirroring the files and directories on an FTP server to my external HDD using my Raspberry Pi so I can leave the downloads running 24/7. What I did to start the download was: lftp ...
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How do I set a program to start when the linux machine is turned on? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Programs on startup in Linux I have a Linux machine running a program constantly, if power is cut out, the program wont restart until i open an SSH session and type in ...
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How do I boot a Raspberry Pi directly into browser?

I have put the following line in my /etc/bash.bashrc file: chromium--kiosk www.bbc.co.uk However I then get an error at start up: (chromium:2100): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: If I set ...
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avconv (ffmpeg) on Raspberry Pi often corrupts extracted video still images

I'm using avconv on a Raspberry Pi to try to fetch a still image from an IP camera with an RTSP stream of H.264 video: $ avconv -v verbose -i $url -fflags discardcorrupt -t 00:00:01 -r 0.1 -an -vsync ...
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Blocked out of server because I don't have access to usual ssh public key, any solution?

I momentarily don't have access to my usual computer and would like to work on my personal dev server (Raspberry Pi) as usual using ssh. My problem is I secured it so you can only log in it with my ...
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Avoid starting MySQL on startup on Raspbian

I have a MySQL server running under Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi. How can I prevent the MySQL server starting on system startup? I read everywhere that I have to make changes in the ...
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Set Network Proxy Linux

I have a raspberry pi and I need to set a network proxy for both apt and browser. How do I do this? The only thing I have found is to use the following lines in the bash.bashrc file export ...
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Server doesn't load pages other than index outside local network

I have a site hosted from my Raspberry Pi, and recently I've ran into this problem: When I view the site on the local network, the site looks great. Everything loads, all the CSS etcetera. However, ...
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How can I run lightdm on Xvfb on a Raspberry Pi?

I've got a Raspberry Pi and I'm using it as a headless server. But I want to run X on it. It comes with lightdm, and if you run it using the included HDMI or video out it works, and I can use that and ...
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Is an external hard disk hard disk necessary for not over-using the sd on a Raspberry PI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the life expectancy of an SD card? I recently got my raspberry PI and I was thinking about using it as a torrent box. For that, would you advise to connect an ...
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Android XBMC remote: Java error: FileNotFoundException (command=getSystemInfo)

I want to use my raspberryPI as a HTPC. I installed Raspbmc and tried to connect to it via Official XBMC Remote but I get the error: I/O Exception (java.io.FileNotFoundException) ...
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dd - just copy partitions

I have a SanDisk Extreme SD card contaning my Homeserver runing on the RaspberryPI. I want to move this sytsem to another 4GB SD card using dd. But unfortunaltely when I make an image via dd it has ...
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Wired to wireless bridge in Linux

I am attempting to set up my Raspberry Pi as a bridge, using Debian wheezy. I have a hostapd.conf: (some details changed for security, and yes, I know WEP is no good)... interface=wlan0 bridge=br0 ...
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Why is my Linux box dropping network connection?

I have a Debian server in the form of a Raspberry Pi running Raspian. It has a USB Wi-Fi connection. Sometimes it would not respond when I SSH to it, and would require a reboot. I found something in ...
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Pulse audio error and strange noise when using VLC on Wheezy

I am trying to play audio files on my Raspberry pi using VLC, but I am getting a "Pulse audio output error" and the song has a huge amount of random noise. Here is a little video that shows what I am ...
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Sharing a Windows 7 wifi connection with a Raspberry PI

I have a Windows 7 PC that is using a Wireless network connection that I want to share on the PI. I have a working CAT 5 cable that I am using to connect the Win 7 PC to the PI. I have configured ...
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Can't get my Raspberry Pi to keep a static IP

I recently got given a Raspberry Pi and I would like to be able to remote into it using puTTy from my laptop so I don't have to sit next to my tv with a keyboard and mouse to use it. I am able to get ...
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Raspberry Pi sound

I am trying to configure the linux software festival which converts text to voice on a Raspberry Pi. Before and after the sound is played there is glitch sound that is heard. Does anyone know what ...
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RPI - Configuring ethernet

I need to connect to my university network which is a bit tricky doing on RPI. I cannot find how to complete the manual set up steps described on uni site , and the app that configures network ...
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Webcam stream doesn't work on Logitech E2500

I'm currently trying to get webcam streaming to work on a Logitech E2500 with ffmpeg. Running the command gives me some kind of buffer length error. pi@raspberrypi ~/ffmpeg-dmo-1.0 $ sudo ...
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Debian eth0 to wlan0 forwarding, with openvpn

I'm using "raspian" (Debian for the raspberry pi), and would like the raspberry-pi to serve internet access through eth0, using wlan0. The catch here is that while wlan0 is connected to my router, I'd ...
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Are there any computers that could fit inside a standard North American power outlet box?

I would like to be able to put a computer in the wall. With decent-performing boards as small as the Raspberry Pi, has anyone ever attempted to put one inside of a power box? If so, which ones and how ...
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Port forwarding & OpenVPN

I have a raspberry pi running Debian (raspbian) and I'm having issues that don't seem raspberry pi related. I connect to this device via ssh most of the time on my local network, but decided I would ...
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How much space does Raspbian use?

I can't find any info about how much space Raspbian uses. I have checked the wikipedia article about it and the official FAQ.
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Is there an adapter (or other possibility) converting a SD card slot into an USB3.0 port?

Let's assume I would like to attach a USB3.0 external storage device to my Raspberry Pi by utilizing the SD card slot. Would that be feasible? (As far as I know the Ethernet is just a USB2.0 port in ...
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How to script a web application served from ARM board (like Raspberry Pi)? [closed]

What would you suggest as a backend for web application served from a small ARM board like Raspberry Pi running linux? My idea is to control the ARM board via a web interface. This would involve ...
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can I display a JPG or PNG to the framebuffer (/dev/fb*)?

I know I can capture the framebuffer in linux using something like cp /dev/fb0 ~/myimage and re-display that by coping back to the device like so cp ~/myimage /dev/fb0. What format is the framebuffer ...
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Sending text messages from Raspberry Pi via email fails

I'm using mailx on my raspberry pi to try to send text messages updates for event monitoring. My phone number:9876543210 My phone's email-to-text gateway address: 9876543210@txt.att.net I can ...
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Can I run mythbackend on Raspberry Pi?

Is the Raspberry Pi Model B (the one with 512MB RAM) powerful enough to run a mythtv backend (along with some USB or network storage, of course)? Can it record TV, and can I stream 1080p video from ...
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Does there exist a bootable Raspian Image that forgoes the need for monitor, keyboard and mouse?

I'm looking for an SD Card or thumb drive image that I can plug into a brand new raspberry pi which will "just work", meaning I plug SD card or Thumb drive in I plug ethernet cable in I turn ...
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Streaming audio to headless linux box

I have a dual boot (Win 7 + Ubuntu) PC connected via wifi with my music collection on a local HDD. I usually use Rhythmbox on Ubuntu or Winamp on Windows to listen to my music but I'll change if I ...
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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 ...