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

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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Why did my stepper motor drivers fry my Raspberry Pi 2

Just fried a raspberry pi 2 using 4 of Big Easy Driver's from Sparkfun. Would love to know why it happened and how I can fix it. Here is a link to the stepper motor drivers I'm using. This page links ...
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How Do I Build bcm2708_gpio.ko

I am attempting to build the driver on my RPi B+. uname -r 4.1.6+ gcc --version gcc (Debian 4.7.2-5+rpi1) 4.7.2 ... I can build, insmod, rmmod hello.ko. I copied ...
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CUPS print error

Im building a print system with some raspberry Pi2. The system is downloading a spacial paper size pdf and converts it in DIN-A4. Then it prints on special sized paper. It works with the old system ...
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problem with driver when upgrade to jessie

I upgrade my Raspbian from Wheezy to Jessie. now when I want use Gstreamer, I face the following error: libva info: VA-API version 0.36.0 libva info: va_getDriverName() returns -1 libva error: ...
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Install.sh asking for password in driver installation

I am trying to install driver for wifi adapter on my headless Rpi(I am a complete newbie), Whilst trying to install in LXterminal it asks for password, I can't figure out which password its asking, ...
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Set up on Adafruit Motor Hat

I recently bought the Adafruit Stepper Motor Hat, installed the software as per the instructions, and while it works flawlessly when running the DC motor, it will only turn the stepper motor in one ...
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Is it possible to build a Raspberry Pi yourself?

As covered in this question, the Raspberry Pi isn't open source. However, if one were to manually buy all the components on the board and solder them in an identical manner, what further steps would ...
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White screen on touchscreen display

I connected my 3.5" touchscreen display to the raspberry and nothing appears on it. When I start the raspberry, only the white screen appears and doesn't disappear. However, connecting an external ...
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Wifi adapter detected but doesn't work

I started my Raspberry Pi 2, connected to an external monitor. Everything works as supposed. I connected my USB Wifi adapter and it's being detected by the pi: $ lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 04: ID ...
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Problem in 'make' for installing CP210x driver to my Raspberry Pi

My kernal version is 3.18.11-v7+. Since the kernels from the Raspberry Pi Foundation kernels don't ship with a build directory, I installed the Debian-style package, which should include the build ...
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PiTFT 320x240 Capacitive Touch and Raspberry Pi 2

I accidentally purchased the 320x240 Capacitive Touch (rather than the newer model) with my new Raspberry Pi 2, and I can't get the screen to work. I have tried using both stock Raspbian with the ...
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WiFi dongle with RTL8188RU chipset scanning but not connecting

I obtained a WiFi dongle ALFA AWUS036NHR with Realtek RTL8188RU chipset and trying to get it working on raspberry pi. The device is detected correctly: root@rpi1:~# lsusb | grep WLAN Bus 001 Device ...
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Connecting a SainSmart 9-in HDMI Touchscreen?

What's involved in connecting a SainSmart 9 inch HDMI touchscreen to a Pi? There seems to be a lot involved in getting any touchscreen working, with not much information out - and some of that ...
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Stepper motor ROB-09238 & RPi2 what driver do I need, really need one?

I am a bit noob with all kind of stuff. I have seen that the ROB-09238 is 'famous' and I want to manage it with the RPi2. Technically do I really need that, two L9110H can make the work? and what ...
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Problems FT5306 USB Touchscreen

First of all, sorry for my terrible languache. I bought 7" display with usb touchscreen from Eleduino. It works fine with Raspibian distros presented by vendor, but I want to connect it to my RPi B+ ...
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si7013 driver install raspberry pi

I bought a Silicon Labs si7013/20/21 usb dongle and now I'm trying to install it onto a raspberry pi 1 running raspbian with kernel 3.18 + I compiled a kernel after adding the drivers to ...
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Compile linux module on Raspbian error

I am trying to compile a simple helloworld module on my Raspberry Pi B+ under the 3.18.7+ Kenel. I did it after THIS tutorial. When I try to build my module I have this error : make[1]: *** ...
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libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty1_armhf.deb or similar version for Ubuntu trusty 14.04

I have an NFC reader ACR1251U-A1, and I'm trying to install the driver for my NFC reader. In the folder that I have downloaded from the provider's website, there are only libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty ...
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Raspberry Pi as a PS3 controller

I want to make my raspberry pi to automate GT6 B-spec when I am away from my PS3 however, I cannot find a way how to get my raspberry pi to act as a PS3 controller (I have only found how to use my ps3 ...
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Raspberry Pi Recognizes Logitech C920 Webcam But Can't Do Anything

Running Rasbian OS on Raspberry Pi B From dmesg: [139215.134634] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 7 using dwc_otg [139216.356892] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=046d, ...
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Drivers for TP-LINK TL-WN723N v3

I need the drivers for my wireless adapter (TP-LINK TL-WN723N v3). I googled a lot, but could not find latest drivers. All I could find were the drivers for TP-LINK TL-WN725N. My raspbian version is ...
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Compiling TV Card Drivers on Raspberry Pi 2

I own an August DVB-T208 Freeview TV Receiver. I would love to attach this tuner to a Raspberry Pi running OSMC. However, on the drivers page on their website, there are Linux drivers for this device ...
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SPI problem when install CAN controller driver

I updated my raspi to 3.18.7+ last days and i also need new driver for my modules. I was waiting for PICAN board driver for pi and yesterday i uploaded it. Before uploaded; ls -al /dev/spi* ...
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Mouse flickering on certain programs

I have the raspberry pi 2 with a hdmi - vga monitor running Raspian. On programs like gimp and things I made in my game, my mouse keeps flickering if I move it across the screen, and if I don't move ...
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Analog psp thumbstick not working with analog to digital converter on Pi model 2

I am working on a portable RPI 2 retropie (another version of Raspbian) powered game console. I have bought an analog psp thumbstick, and an mcp3002 analog to digital converter, that I want to use for ...
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Developing drivers for HATs: is this a good practice?

I have designed a few HATs. Now about driving it, does this sounds like a good way doing it? The architecture described below is the driver layer designed for my custom kernel, but a stripped down ...
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“Inappropriate ioctl for device” error since upgrading Rasbian & firmware

I was happily controlling Shiftbrite LEDs using SPI and Python based on this code Today I upgraded my Pi using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo rpi-update Now my ...
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DWA-171 using 8812au.ko does not seem to work on Linux kernel version 3.18.8+

I have already tried the procedure described in (Drivers for dwa-171 wifi usb dongle) on several RPi's without success. Each attempt fails at the end of the process with "ERROR: could not insert ...
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TL-WN725N v2 WiFi adapter not working on Raspberry Pi Arch Linux

I have a TL-WN725N v2 WiFi adapter and I can't get it working on Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux. Linux kernel version is 3.18.5-1-ARCH #1. Some time ago, to make this adapter working, it was ...