Questions about drivers for external peripherals as well as drivers for the system components.

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piTFT 2.8 TouchScreen capacitive display TOUCHSCREEN feature does not work

On Raspberry PI 2 Model B, I am using 2.8 piTFT capacitive display. Plus, I used DIY installer helper on the adafruit website. Everything seem to have installed correctly and the screen comes up ...
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Why PiTFT - 2.8" TFT 320 x 240 screen is blank or just gray?

On my Raspberry PI 2 Model B, I am using PiTFT - 2.8" TFT 320 x 240 touchscreen. I have the latest Raspbian running, but for some reason my PiTFT is completely gray or blank. However, if I connect the ...
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Pi Zero Aukey Wifi+Bluetooth dongle driver install

I recently purchased a pi zero in the hope to make a low cost plex server however I've run into a problem. I bought this wifi+bluetooth adapter and I tried to install the wifi driver from the disk it ...
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USB Webcam compatibility

I purchased a webcam from The Source (like RadioShack but Canadian). The brand is company owned, called Nexxtech. They don't have a website because The Source owns it. I want to use it for a ...
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Additional Steps for Setting Up I2S Codec with ASoC Driver on Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi with an ADAU1781 chip working as an I2S codec for audio I/O via the Pi's GPIO pins. I have done some research and have found that the ASoC drivers included in the ...
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How to Set Up Driver Support for I2S Audio Codec

I am building a I2S audio codec using an ADAU1781 chip, which will communicate with the Pi via the GPIO pins. In my research I have found that there is an ASoC driver built into the Raspberry Pi ...
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Missing build file when building for rtl8812au driver

I am trying to install a driver for a wireless adapter I have. I am using amped-wireless-aca1-linux driver on github. Hoping it should work on a raspberry pi as well. I get the following error ...
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KeDei LCD version 6.0 with Raspberry Pi 3 driver problem

I got KeDei LCD with version 6.0 and inserted this to my raspberry pi 3 When I install drivers or images, after reboot i see on this display, how system load, and then screen become white. I tried ...
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Recognize and Install Raspberry as a Printer [duplicate]

I want my raspberry to be recognized as a printer by Windows when somebody connects it via usb. I don't really want to print anything, I just need it to receive data when somebody selects it as a ...
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driver for Ethernet Adapter: cdc_ether: no symbol version for module_layout

I want to use TP-LINK USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter on my pi, but I have an error about the driver: cdc_ether: no symbol version for module_layout. dmesg: [ 210.182816] usb 1-1.4: new high-...
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I cannot change the kernel on 4.4.11-v7+

I have a pi 2B where I installed raspbian using noobs on 6-14-16. I have been trying to compile drivers for a wireless nic, specifically the archer T4UH. Doing this requires that the kernel be ...
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Controlling the motor speed

I would like to control a 24V DC motor with a Raspberry Pi 3. The motor it's from Anaheim Automation (https://www.anaheimautomation.com/manuals/brushless/L010610%20-%20BLY17MDAx%20Series%20Users%...
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Raspberry Pi 3 KeDei 3.5" TFT LCD Version 6.0 driver problem

5" TFT LCD Version 6.0, 480x320 display from eBay and try install on Raspberry Pi 3 using this tutorials http://www.waveshare.com/wiki/3.5inch_RPi_LCD_(A). After instalation of this drivers my ...
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RPi 3 B - On-Board wifi not present

I have this Raspberry Pi 3 B, and it seems that the on-board wi-fi is not showing at all. I have downloaded and flashed a fresh image of raspbian, but that did not help. If I use an external USB wifi ...
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Editing the settings that are available through raspi-config without using raspi-config

I have a Pi 2 and decided to check the new experimental OpenGL driver available in the latest version of Raspbian Jessie. Alas! the thing is really buggy. After enabling it my Pi, (through raspi-...
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Connect IRF520 Mos Driver to a Rasperry Pi2

I'm trying to find a way to connect a DC motor to a IRF520 Mos Driver to a Raspberry Pi 2 to then to control the DC motor. I'm new to electronics and I haven't found any clear solutions. What do I ...
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Running a application made for Ubuntu 12, 14 or Windows on a Raspberry Pi

I need to install an ebeam edge which need driver. It only works on Windows / Ubuntu. How do I know if I can make it run on Ubuntu Mate or Windows IOT on my Raspberry Pi? Do you think it is possible?
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Is a motor driver required for BO Motors?

I have heard that motor drivers are required for DC Geared motors, or they may get damaged but is a motor driver needed for BO Motors? Can they be directly connected to the GPIO pins of the ...
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Problem Ralink driver for RT3092 with miniPCIe

Please help me. I have purchased a Raspberry Pi3 board and a mini-PCIe Wi-Fi board with a chipset of Ralink rt3092l. I have connected the Wi-Fi board using a USB-miniPCIe adapter board, but PI3 could ...
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Using GPIO to emulate another device

I'm looking to connecting some devices to the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi Zero, (namely a VGA connector). So I was wondering what are the steps to tell the Kernel to say these pins aren't GPIO, but ...
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How can I get Belkin N600 DB adapter to work on Raspberry Pi?

It shows up in lsusb but it doesn't light up or work? Are there any drivers I can download? I have tried some solutions but this doesn't work or any other variants of it: sudo apt-get install ...
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USB driver for HP C4280

I'm trying to set up an HP C4280 to send a scanned image to the Pi disk when the "scan" button on the scanner is pressed. HP expects a Windows program to be running, but I'd like to be able to scan ...
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White screen on LCD screen even after installing the drivers

When I first set up my raspberry pi screen I had this problem with the white screen: White screen on touchscreen display But now even after installing the drivers I get the same white screen on the ...
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Is it possible and reasonable to use a i386 rpm driver on Raspbian?

I have a Dell Color Laser 1320c (or Fuji Xerox C525 A; their drivers seem to be compatible) and want to use it in a CUPS server on a Raspberry Pi. Unfortunately, I can only find a i386 driver as a rpm ...
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Raspberry Pi-2 with mainline Linux kernel

With several nice commits landing into the mainline of Linux Kernel for version 4.5, is it already possible to compile and boot a mainline kernel (e.g. 4.5-rc6) on a Raspberry Pi 2? If yes, then what ...
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WaveShare 5-inch LCD (B) calibration with Raspbian

I have a WaveShare 5-inch LCD (B) with touchscreen features. Since official drivers didn't work for it (xinput_calibrator used to say "No calibratable input found"), I recently found a driver on ...
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L298N Stepper Driver in separate thread

I have a 2 NEMA 17 stepper motors and for each motor I'm using the L298N driver. It works great on my rpi using gpio and I'm able to have decent control of the steppers. My question is how can I ...
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uvcvideo: Non-zero status (-5) in status completion handler

I'm using a RPI2 and a USB webcam (Microsoft HD3000) to record video. Now, I'm doing extensive testing and I see that when I record long video (10-12 hours) I sometimes see an error in dmesg. ...
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L296N to Raspberry Pi pins disanbiguisation

I have some concerns with the L296N module. Let's consider the below module notation. I understand what all the connections do except the pair (7 and above) and (12 and above). Let's consider only ...
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How to setup hama keypad 00053224 on RASPBIAN JESSIE

I bought a Hama 00053224 Keypad and I want to use it with my raspberry pi to easily enter digits. Is there a way to install or configure a driver for it on raspbian jessie? Because nothing happens if ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero and Waveshare 4 inch IPS screen

I've tried to install this screen, used the image on the supplied CD, and the little light just flashes 8 times, so I go back to NOOBS, reinstall, then download the driver they supply from their site, ...
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Pressure Sensor BMP183 and Raspberry Pi 2

I have a BMP183 (from Adafruit) and I'm trying to make it working on my Raspberry Pi 2 B, but I'm getting the following error: BMP183 returned ',#randomnumber#, ' instead of 0x55. Communication failed,...
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How to setup resistive LCD touchscreen over SPI

I've been following a guide for setting up an LCD touchscreen, without success. When the screen is plugged into the GPIO pins it just shows a white screen. After all my attempts it remains white. ...
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Where to find libraries for using existing popular sensors? [closed]

I am new to pi and was wondering if there are any existing libraries for common sensors. I have used Arduino in the past and that time I didn't use any existing libraries, just checked specs for ...
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Moving Wi-Fi driver module to another OS

I have a Wi-Fi adapter (the chip is Realtek RTL8192EU) which I use with my Raspberry Pi 2. I first tried using it with Raspbian Jessie (based on Debian 8), but the driver was not installed by ...
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Waveshare Spotpear 4 inch (A) screen not working

I'm making a portable pi, but my new touch screen is being a pest. The screen works, but not the touch. I have wiped the SD card and re-imaged it, with a newer .IMG file from waveshare themselves, as ...
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RX/TX Issue with FT232R USB UART

English is not my native language so please be patient. Hi to all, happy new year. I'm using a Raspberry Pi 2 (model B - running Wheezy) and a usb2serial converter, I'm trying to control an electric ...
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How to check if Edimax EW-7811Un driver has been correctly installed?

I am using an Edimax EW-7811Un wireless adapter on a Raspberry Pi 2B on which I have a minibian installed, a minimal image. I think I've installed the 8192cu.ko driver files correctly, but I'd like to ...
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Mysterious RPi wifi problem — No wireless interfaces found

Alright, I have been unable to find a solution to this problem anywhere else online, so please bear with me: I have a new Raspberry Pi Model 2B which came with a wifi dongle (Ralink RT5370) and when ...
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Dial up HSF usb Conexant modem linux driver for ARM architecture

Hello I've being trying to install my usb HSF Conexant dial up modem to my Raspberry PI 2 B which is running Raspbian OS. I checked a company named Linuxant that makes these kind of drivers but ...
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Problem with QinHeng CH9200 driver - Pi 2 (4.1.7-v7+)

English is not my native language so please be patient. I'm using a Rasp and the Ethernet port is already taken, so we bought a USB2.0 to Fast Ethernet Adapter, like this one: https://www....
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Installing ESP8266 SDIO driver; “make” command gives “Kernel build tree not found” error

I'm attempting to add a kernel module on a Raspbian Debian installation for an SDIO-based wifi module driver( found here: https://hackaday.io/post/28712) The stable image comes with kernel 4.1, so ...
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Stepper Motor Not Responding. Wiring Issue?

I am following the tutorial: But I am using a pi t-cobbler and a Pi 2. I am also using the ULN2803 driver. When plugging a button into the appropriate gpio spots on the breadboard, I am able to run a ...
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Alfa AWUS036NHA not recognized as interface

Since today my wireless network adapter refuses to work. Yesterday everything worked perfectly fine but for some unknown reason it stopped working. When I plug in the device I get a very limited ...
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Where do i get drivers for a BCM 43143 dongle

I have a WiFi dongle which has a BCM 43143 chipset I'm running Raspbian Wheezy on my raspberry pi and I've tried everything I found on the internet to fix it the WiFi connection problem I can find the ...
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Using an I2C Battery Fuel Gauge Device Driver

I have connected the TI-make battery fuel gauge and charger to the I2C port of my raspberry Pi and eventually plan to control them using RPi. I have some minimally working code. However, I found a few ...
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How to write device tree overlay for analog device touchscreen ad7879 i2c

I wrote a device tree overlay for driver ad7879-i2c touchscreen (compiled as module using Raspberry Pi source, files: ad7879-i2c.c, ad7879.c). Driver gets loaded but i guess parameters are not passed ...
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Why aren't the current kernel headers available via apt-get

I am trying to compile some usb drivers for the pi and therefore, I need to get the headers that correspond to my present kernel uname -r produces 4.1.7+ Based on my experiences with Debian and ...
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RPI2 Kernel module compilation (kernel 3.18.11+ vs 3.18.11-v7+)

I want to recompile a kernel module/driver on my RPI2 for my RPI2. The command uname -a gives me: Linux cpf 3.18.11-v7+ #781 SMP PREEMPT Tue Apr 21 18:07:59 BST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux Q1) What ...
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Enable monitoring mode for RTL8188CUS via USB on Raspbian

I am trying to enable monitoring mode for a USB wifi dongle with the RTL8188CUS chipset on a raspberry pi model b+ (or any raspberry pi for that matter). $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:8176 ...