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What do I need to do to have my Raspberry Pi host a webpage with dials indicating CPU temperature, CPU load, etc., in real time?

I am good with Unix commands and scripting, but I have nearly no web experience. I have a script that grabs metrics I’m interested in, like CPU load or system temp and updates a file every 10 seconds. ...
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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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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=wlan0bridge=br0...
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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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How to tell which services run at startup on Raspberry Pi? (raspbian)

I have some services that run on boot but I've actually forgotten how I set them up! If I want to change their activity how might I do that? For instance, maybe I want to disable a service from ...
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Starting and stopping X11 and LXDE from command line

I have a Raspberry Pi with Debian Wheezy (Raspbian) and so far I've managed to learn quite a lot about Linux just playing around, but I have a few questions for all you seasoned Linux pros out there....
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Force spin-down of external hard-drive on linux (raspberry pi)

I'm currently setting up a home-server using a Raspberry Pi with an external hard-disk connected via usb.However, my hard-drive will never spin down when being idle.I tried already the hints ...
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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 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 to make Raspberry Pi use an external USB sound card as a default

Does anyone know how to change the sound card boot priority?All tutorials are telling me to edit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf, but the file is missing in Raspbian Jesse.
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Show password characters when logging in to Linux

I am setting up a long-range wireless serial terminal (with a pair of XBees, if anyone is wondering) connected to my Linux box. It's going great, but sometimes a keystroke doesn't go through. This ...
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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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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 PiCan 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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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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How to enable network with a raspberry pi emulated on qemu?

I'm trying to emulate a raspberry pi on my ubuntu 13.04. I installed qemu and it works well except for the network.I followed this procedure. On the virtual machine, the file /etc/network/interface ...

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