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How can I burn a Raspberry Pi image to SD card from Ubuntu?

I'm sure this must be fairly simple but can't find it here. How does one go from having a blank SD card to having an SD card that boots a Raspi?
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Cross-Compile for ARM?

How do I set up GCC for cross compiling for the ARM processor? The host would be on x68 ( AMD64 - Ubuntu 12.04 ) and the target would be ARM ( Raspberry Pi as well as Pandaboard - will do separate ...
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Can I use Ubuntu One on the Raspberry Pi?

I am an Ubuntu One user on multiple platforms and want to know if there is a way I can use Ubuntu One with my Raspberry Pi?
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Why can't Ubuntu access my Raspberry Pi across LAN?

Okay, I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I got it connected to my Wi-Fi - I enabled the SSH and installed Hiawatha, and I could access it just fine from my Desktop, which was running Puppy Linux at ...
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How to send sound using pulseaudio and shairplay to a Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to use my Pi as a wireless Audio receiver. I read airplay is a good and easy way to do this, so I installed shairplay on my Pi. I can use the connected speakers via my Android smartphone ...
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How to transfer files one-way every x minutes from remote machine?

Here's my setup: Dell Dimension w/ Ubuntu Server 12.10 running 24/7 at a remote location outside my internal network 1TB ext HD attached to server, actively downloading movies/tv Raspberry Pi w/ ...
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“Ubuntu on a stick” devices?

Is anyone aware of any good "PC on a stick" or "System on a stick" devices that are good to run Ubuntu 12.10 - or even better, have Ubuntu preinstalled? ARM or x86. I'm looking for something like ...
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How can I make Ubuntu to run only one application on startup [duplicate]

I am currently developing a quad copter controller that is touch screen and powered by Raspberry Pi. I already know how to program using Python, but I am having trouble making it run my only app on ...
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Ubuntu Server with Raspberry Pi Motion Camera

I have an Ubuntu Server that I use as a web server. Everything works great, I have multiple sites set up. My router allows only one device to own the public IP which is my Ubuntu Server. I set up a ...
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Add armhf as a suppoted architecture for guest KVM VMs (on a amd64 host)

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04 setup with about 6 KVM VMs running. Guests are all x86 or amd64, host is a 2-socket Westmere Xeon box. Now I want to create a new guest VM but this time the guest VM ...
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Easiest way to add a GUI to a Python code?

I'm planning out a Raspberry Pi project, and I want to make it very easy to use. My dad will be using it, and I'd like for it to be usable without having to interact with the terminal. I just want a ...
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Raspberry Pi / ARM Emulation [closed]

I'd like to be able to boot an image of Raspbian Wheezy, for example. I've seen people using QEMU but they have to download Linux source and compile it or accept a pre-compiled one from an untrusted ...
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How to connect wifi network from raspberry pi 2 (snappy)

I've set up new raspberry pi 2 with snappy core. And I couldn't find how to connect wifi network from snappy terminal. My wifi dongle working correctly but there is no iwconfig in snappy core. Wlist ...
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Getting error while using “bluez-test-input connect <device address> yes” command to connect to a serial Bluetooth module

I am using a USB bluetooth dongle on my machine. On the other end, i am having a serial bluetooth module connected to a Micro-controller. On my machine side, i connected and installed my usb-bluetooth ...
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Progress of “apt-get install ubuntu-desktop” on mini-board computer? [closed]

I have a new BeagleBone Black. I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 in which I have succeeded, but then I wanted a GUI, in this case the Ubuntu Desktop itself. Can anyone tell me how long it will take ...
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Apache2 Syntax error, can't access 000-default

I have been using Apache2 and Webmin with my Raspberry Pi. After a restart and reinstallations Apache won't start. > sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart apache2: Syntax error on line 268 of ...
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Make bootable image from non-bootable to use with qemu

I hope the question is not duplicate, I didn't find anything helpful by myself. (And sorry for my english) I have a new Raspberry Pi, and I need to install on it an os with some softwares. I ...
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Will Ubuntu Software Center function in Raspbian OS?

Can I install Ubuntu Software Center in Raspbian? Will it work properly? Will proprietary apps work properly?
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execute script when network interface is up

i have this piece of bash script : internal=$(/sbin/ifconfig $adapter | grep "inet addr" | awk -F: '{print $2}' | awk '{print $1}') $adapter="eth0" i want to execute this until internal has the ...
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samba server not accesible from ubuntu 14 but possible from android

**I am using raspbeery pi for smb share, it is accessible from android ES explorer, both public and protected from ubuntu 14 it is able to access only public shared, not able to access protected ...
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Guide for using Juju in deploying to a Raspberry Pi

Where is a small-c canonical guide located for using Juju to deploy services to a Raspberry Pi or similar ARM board?
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Ubuntu operated from raspberry PI, is it possible? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have Ubuntu put onto a 32gb sd card and be operated from a raspberry PI
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Rasbperry pi, emulation on ubuntu

I was looking to virtually emulate Raspberry pi on UBUNTU 12.04. If anyone has tried it, please provide the instruction for that. I saw some article: rasbperrypi.org . But I'm still confused, if ...
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How to cross-compile programs for the Raspberry Pi with gcc?

I am fond of using gcc to compile small little C and C++ programs on my main computer. However, I also have a Raspberry Pi, and, being a 700-MHz single-core computer, I would prefer to not have to do ...
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How to compile Zoneminder source files

I'm trying to make a video surveillance system with my Raspberry Pi (running raspbian) using Zoneminder. Default action of Zoneminder is only to send an e-mail but I want also to run a script which ...
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How can I install Ubuntu with APT (not Snappy) on the Raspberry Pi 2?

http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ lists only a Snappy Ubuntu Core image for the Noobs OS installer. Is it possible to install a traditional Ubuntu OS, featuring apt-get together with the standard ...
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use eth0 and wlan0 at same time

I have a Raspberry pi and I have connected it to my laptop via LAN cable in order to remote it, on the other side I want to use my WiFi to use internet. When I connect to both of them one of them ...
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How do I get eth0 IP address

When I type in this command line I got this.But it did not contain IP address.Actually I want to connect with Raspberry Pi with ssh connection.So do that I want to get IP address of eth0 .If there is ...
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Start up a .jar GUI application from Login Screen [closed]

I have raspberry pi and I have compiled uniCentaPOS in a .jar file. However I want to start this GUI application without the full desktop. I just want to application running with the GUI. I have ...
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Samba NAS not showing in workgroup automatically

I'm currently trying to setup my raspberry pi as a NAS. I would like it to be visable to anyone on my workgroup connected to the network. Currenly it can be accessed should you go to \Ip-address ...
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How to install Ubuntu on network accessible mini-itx just like a Raspbian on a Raspberry?

I have an Asus H81I-PLUS mini-itx machine with intel core i3 processor with a 60 GB Kingston SSD (intended to use only for booting). I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. But, I don't have ...
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Lirc as IR blaster - problem with repeated commands

I have succesfully setup LIRC to work as an IR Blaster for my NAD amplifier, which uses NEC codes. However I have a problem with repeating codes, e.g. sending volume up 20 times. I know my remote ...
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Two instances of Conky keeps flickering

I would like to have two instances of conky running om my screen (possibly three later on) as I would like to show statistics from my two Raspberry Pi's. I'm running Xubuntu/XFCE4 by the way :) I ...
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How to connect raspberry pi into Ubuntu?

I just picked myself up a raspberry pi, I am trying to connect the pi to my computer via Ethernet to access my video files. So far it seems to not notice any ethernet connection to my computer. I am ...
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How to install opencv in Ubuntu 12.04 and run it with Python?

I would like to do image processing on raspberry-pi. For that, first I want to do it in Ubuntu. When I run the command sudo apt-get install libopencv-dev. I got the following output: ...
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How to fix ct-ng menuconfig “Failed to create symbolic link ‘config’: Permission denied make: * [config] Error 1” when cross compiling for Raspberry?

I am currently trying to set up a cross compiler for Raspberry Pi using Ubuntu 13.04. I have been following the tutorial How to build a cross compiler for your Raspberry Pi. I am running into an ...
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Stream Ubuntu audio to remote XMBC

I have a Raspberry Pi set up with an XMBC media server that can accept Airplay or UPNP inputs over the local network. I'd like to push audio streams to the Pi. I have managed to make it work with ...
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Dedicated server in the cloud as media server with Raspberry Pi at home

I have an hosted server on OVH, it's running my small website, owncloud to backup my photos, and a lot of mp4/h264 and avi/xvid. I would like to use it as a media server to stream video to my ...
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using Geany IDE on Ubuntu

I am new to Linux, I would like to try image processing using C. I am planning to use Geany. My questions are: Can Geany compile these programs? Can I convert the same to a binary file to load it ...
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Snappy on Raspberry Pi 2 failing to boot

I've just got brand new Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and tried to install Snappy Ubuntu Core alpha-02 on a brand new Samsung EVO 16 GB micro SD card. When I boot the Pi, I don't see it appear on the ...
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Raspbery PI vid config for use in Ubuntu

This is another post in the numerous questions of "how to connect ubuntu to my TV". However, previous answers did not cover my scenario. SO, to start with, I do not have nVidia / descrete graphics ...
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Can't access hdd Raspberry pi samba share

I got a raspberry pi 2 and an old hdd, so i wanted to create a samba share for this old hdd. I mounted my hdd with ntfs-3g to /media/usb which works fine. I added this to my smb.conf file: [smb] ...
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Raspbian and Ubuntu 14.03 SSH error

I have installed Raspbian Wheezy on a 8GB SD card( using win32disk imager,did it on my windows 7 laptop), next I changed dhcp to static IP, gave a random IP address to my raspberry pi along with ...
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RaspberryPi Snappy Ubuntu. Screen only flashes on and of on boot

I've tried to follow the insturctions as best I can to make this work. When I plug the Raspberry in and boot it up, the screens shows first a window of colors for 1 or 2 seconds, next it shows a black ...
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Missing log file

I wrote a .jar file that is supposed to be run once a day that interacts with Google App Engine. When I run it from the computer, it runs just fine and creates a logfile that details some statistics. ...
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Xenta wireless keyboard not recognized

I just bought The Exnta wireless keyboard, model SK-094AG (Super Compact Wireless UK Keyboard 2.4Ghz Nano USB Receiver) and I tried to connect it to my PC (ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS). Linux was not able to ...
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Pairing Linux and iPhone with SPP

I am using bluez framework to establish RFCOMM Bluetooth connection from Ubuntu 14.04 to a mobile device (iPhone with iOS 8). As an example I am using the following command: rfcomm connect ...
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image mounting from usb drive

I want to create a script on my raspberry pi that allows the ability to auto run an image file within a browser (or any other program that would allow a gif file to loop) as soon as the drive is ...
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ssh tunneling to Fritz!Box via RaspberryPi

I have a Fritz!Box that acts as NAS, DHCP and internet gateway. The webinterface of the Fritz!Box is only accessible from the LAN (I'd like to keep it that way, although it could be changed). Can I ...
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How can I make my USB - TTL Converter work>

I have recently bought this USB to TTL serial converter cable on Amazon. I just bought it to get free postage and thought I would use it with my Raspberry Pi. This adafruit tutorial says to use ...