Use this tag for questions about whether certain hardware or software products are compatible with a certain model of the Raspberry Pi.

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When a device says it's “Linux-compatible,” does that mean it is compatible with Raspbian?

I'm in the midst of ordering a USB wifi-dongle for my Raspberry Pi. I have Raspbian installed (used NOOBS) on it, and my question is: If the specification of the wifi-dongle says it's Linux ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 software compatibility

Raspberry Pi 3 uses a 64-bit ARM CPU, while its predecessors used 32-bit ones. How does this affect software compatibility? Can all of the old 32 bit binary packages for Raspberry Pi 1 and 2 be ...
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How can I use older versions of raspbian on RPi 2 B?

By what I gather from various sources, I realize that the Rpi2 Model B does not support older versions of Raspbian. I wanted to make sure there is no work around for this. I am trying to install the ...
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Compatible microSD Card SanDisk

Does anyone know if one of these microSD-cards is compatible with the Raspberry Pi model B ? SDSQUNC-032G Micro SDHC Ultra Class 10 UHS-I SDSQUNC-064G Micro SDXC Ultra Class 10 UHS-I (The second ...
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Are the same microSD cards compatible with the Rasberry Pi Zero?

Are all of the microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC cards on the list from the Embedded Linux Wiki compatible with the Raspberry Pi Zero?
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Is Asus USB-N10 Nano compatible with Raspberry Pi 2?

After I had not the best experience with my wifi adapter, I want to buy a new adapter: I saw on a website the Asus USB-N10 Nano. I'm using Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi 2. Will this adapter work with ...
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Available GPIO Pins for Transmitter

I have a touchscreen that uses the following GPIO pins on my B+: PIN NO. SYMBOL DESCRIPTION 1, 17 3.3V Power positive (3.3V power input) 2, 4 5V Power positive (5V power input) 3, 5, 7, ...
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Are RPi peripherals from version 1 compatible with RPi B?

I have some original Raspberry Pi devices that I want to use with the RPi B version. Are old Raspberry Pi Shields compatible with the new Raspberry pi? Specifically, I have an Xtrinsic MEMS Sensor ...
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Is the 26-pin Pi cobbler compatible with the 40-pin Raspberry Pi?

I'm a Raspberry Pi noob, and accidentally purchased a 26-pin Pi Cobbler - then realised I have the newer 40-pin Raspberry Pi Model B. The 26-pin cobbler won't physically fit on the GPIO board due to ...
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How to use headerfile from diffrent libraries in same code

In raspberry pi , we got two famous libraries (a) bcm2835 and (b)wiringpi. So,I want to use some header files from library bcm2835 and some from wiringpi in a same code. Is it possible to do so. If ...
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Can Raspberry Pi B+ use a card (with Debian) configured/used with “old” Raspberry Pi B?

So, I've several SDs bearing several OSes (Debian, Occidentalis, Raspbmc) for my several Pi Bs and my question is two-fold: can I (safely) boot B+ Pi from those cards w/o a risk they will be ...
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How do I choose an SD card for the Raspberry Pi?

When looking to purchase an SD card for a Raspberry Pi, what sort of considerations need to be taken into account? Are there certain cards that won't work with the system, or should all standard SD ...
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Touchpad the works well with Raspbian

I'm looking for a USB track/touch/mouse-pad that is compatible and known to work well with with the Raspberry Pi running latest Raspbian image. Just the pad, no keyboard attached. Any ...
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Phantom JS On the Pi

I'm trying to install Phantom JS, but it is not in the official Raspbian repository. I've found two people who pre-built binaries for the Raspberry Pi here and here, but when I follow the instructions ...
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Sync music to Raspberry Pi with iTunes

Is there a way to make a Raspberry Pi behave like an iOS device? I'm looking for a way to select iTunes playlists from my main computer and have them sync with my Raspberry Pi when I connect the two ...
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uTOLED-20-G2 display compatibility

This might be a touch specific, but does anyone know if the 4D Systems uTOLED-20-G2 can be used as a display? They make an adapter but I cannot locate any info and the documentation for the adapter ...
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Can I run Mac OS X on the Raspberry Pi?

If I understand correctly, the Raspberry Pi does not run OS X. Is there a way to get OS X run on the Raspberry Pi? Do other boards like the Raspberry Pi exist that can run OS X?
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How can I compile Android applications?

I want to use the pi as a continuous integration server. One type of the software are Android applications. Is it possible to have the Android SDK or something similar to compile Android apps? I ...
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Is there a Skype replacement voice app?

Has anybody setup Raspberry Pi as cheap desktop PC for their family? I would like to do that but first think I stumbled is Skype. My sister studies abroad so she and my mother talk a lot on Skype, ...
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Which (currently) compatible SD Cards have wear levelling?

This question asks Which SD cards are compatible? This answer describes the advantages of getting an SD card with wear levelling to extend the life of the card. How can I find out which of the ...
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Are there hardware-incompatible video codecs?

Are there any video codecs that are not compatible with the Raspberry Pi based on hardware requirements?
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Should all 'Linux-compatible' USB bluetooth/Wi-Fi devices work?

I have mini-wifi & mini-bluetooth dongles patiently awaiting the arrival of a Rasp Pi. These are listed as Linux-compatible devices. Are there any concerns with the hardware of the Rasp Pi ...
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Which SD cards are compatible?

The site http://www.raspberrypi.org/quick-start-guide says: You will need an SD card with an operating system preloaded before you can boot the Raspberry Pi. A brand-name (not generic) Class 4 ...