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

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Is GPU accelerated Xorg server released

we are working C# windows form application. The rendering of form and form navigation is very slow. I was reading about the speed improved X org server or graphic driver about to release in 2013. Is ...
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Where can I find a USB serial driver for Snow Leopard?

A while ago I followed this Adafruit tutorial on how to set up a serial connection with the Console Cable. Now I need to reinstall the driver (because I reinstalled Snow Leopard on my computer, erased ...
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Raspberry PI camera module

This might seem like a strange question, but does anyone knows any reason for the camera driver not be implemented as a SoC camera driver? For those not familiar with it this is a framework that ...
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Install New Software on Raspberry Pi

We need to log data from data logger to Raspberry Pi and send it to server by USB 3G/2G module. For logging data a software/driver has to be installed and also the 3G/2G data card driver on raspberry ...
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RTLWIFI drivers without a custom kernel?

According to multiple sources, the only way to get a USB wifi based on the RTL8192CU chipset into monitor mode is to use the RTLWIFI driver, instead of the stripped down driver that ships in raspbian. ...
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4G internet with Huawei E220 or K5150

I have got a Huawei E220 modem and I connect it with sakis3g. Recently I switched to a 4G network with 40Mb/s speed. However, with this modem I still get only 2Mb/s, because I think I connect through ...
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Driver for these SPI TFT displays?

I have some old SPI TFT screens with the uncommon chipset like SPFD5408A and EPSON S1D15G10. I want to use it as a main screen. (if possible) Can i use/modify from the fbtft(notro) or anyway i can do ...
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Capturing serial number of 2 USB RFID Reader in python (PI+2 RFID (Mifire RFID))

I've tried several programs to capture the serial number of 2 USB RFID Reader. I use 2 Mifire RFID (named RFID A & RFID B) and they connected to my Raspberry Pi. I want the Raspberry Pi ...
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USB webcam showing green screen

I am trying to get my usb webcam working with pi, but apparently there is a problem with coding or driver, as the camera output is showing only green screen with some crazy pixels at the top (as the ...
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How to add/write a modules to emulate throught modprobe?

just for the story, I'm using the barometer bmp085, which is using bus 12c. There are enough library out there to read it just fine. My current usage is to query and interpret the readings through a ...
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RPI FAT32 Filesystem?

Is it possible to make the filesystem of the pi, which is normally EXT, to a FAT32, and the pi would still be able to use it? It would be very handy, cause then i would be able to edit the files for ...
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Installing driver in raspberry pi [closed]

i dont know how to do it. I try to install driver into raspbian. I was download it manually and extract it into a folder. But I don't know how to run the setup.exe. Anyone please help me. I try to ...
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Issues with rtl8192cu drivers

The Problem: I am currently having trouble with WiFi drivers on the Raspberry Pi. I am using PiBang which is built on top of the Wheezy distribution. I have an Edimax nano USB WiFi dongle which ...
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Pre-install device drivers

I do not have a USB plug-and-play keyboard for my Raspberry Pi. I do have however a Bluetooth keyboard and a USB Bluetooth dongle. The problem is I have no way to configure my Raspberry Pi during ...
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Set up Edimax EW-7811UN WiFi dongle?

I have an Edimax EW-7811UN WiFi dongle and I want to use it to connect to my WiFi on Arch Linux 3.10.18-1-ARCH+ (taken from the login prompt, not sure if that's correct. I'm new to Arch). I went with ...
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Controlling multiple 7-segment LEDs with few GPIOs

I've got a simple single-digit 7-segment LED working properly (simply using 7 GPIO pins), but I'd like to scale it up to multiple digits and higher power. But I'd like to keep the number of GPIO pins ...
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Installing Wireless Drivers

I am having trouble understanding how to install the drivers needed for my usb wireless that came with my Raspberry Pi Starter Kit. I have the drivers from the CD on the SD card. install.sh does ...
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What steps would I need to take to use a kindle fire screen with my RPi?

I have a first-generation Kindle Fire and a RPi. The Kindle Fire screen has a LVDS interface. The Kindle Fire runs a modified version of an Android OS. As background, I have moderate experience in ...
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buildroot and rpi-firmware

I am able to bring up a minimal kernel using raspberrypi_defconfig in buildroot. I noticed that there are some .ko files in the rpi-firmware package downloaded from git. How can I include those into ...
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Will this LCD touch panel work with RPi

I am come across this nice looking affordable touch screen lcd panel http://za.rs-online.com/web/p/lcd-colour-displays/7812992 and was wondering if it would be compatible with the RPi. It seems as if ...
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How to use the DS2482 kernel module

I want to use the ds2482 kernel module/driver but I'm struggling to find an example to start with. I've googled many searches but I swamped with git trees and source trees. I've loaded it OK and it ...
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Raspbian, installing drivers with terminal

I have a driver file 8188eu.ko in /home/pi. I'm wondering what command I write to install it? If I have to specify where to install it I need help there too. The driver is for a wifi dongle.
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Installing drivers from USB storage

How do I copy a driver from a USB stick and what directory should I put it in? I'm using Raspbian. The driver is found here and it's for my TP Link usb wifi dongle: ...
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Problems using Brother DCP-145C USB Scanner

I'm trying to use my old Brother DCP-145C Multifunction USB-Printer as a network printer/scanner with the RPi. I roughly followed this guide so far: Setting up the printing functionality via CUPS ...
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Building Linux Kernel for Driver Creation

I am attempting to compile the kernel for the RPI using Raspbian. These are the steps I took... (1) Imaged the SD card from http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads (2) Downloaded the kernel from and ...
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Is someone working on a video4linux driver for the camera module?

There are a ton of Linux applications that will interface with a camera with V4L. It would be totally awesome if there was a V4L driver for the Raspberry Pi Camera module.
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Is the Wistron NeWeb DNUB-236 supported on Raspbian?

I have a Wistron NeWeb DNUB-236 USB wifi dongle, which has the Broadcom BCM43236 chip onboard. I got it to work on my ubuntu system by using the brcmfmac driver. Is this driver supported on Raspbian? ...
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Learning Linux driver development with Raspberry Pi

I'd like to write a Linux device driver for some real hardware device. What Raspberry Pi peripherals are a good fit? Basically I need the following: 1) It must be small enough for a beginner (few ...
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Seeking Raspbian Wheezy drivers for Oculus Rift

We're experimenting with the Oculus Rift Linux developer's SDK and thought we'd ask if there is any experience or open software to help us get started on Raspberry pi, running the latest drop of ...
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Enable monitor mode in RTL8188CUS realtek wifi USB dongle

I am trying to enable monitor mode in a RTL8188CUS dongle attached to a raspberryPI. This is the error I get when I try to change the mode: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor Error ...
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Why do one have to be root to acces gpio?

I have long wondered about this. I mean there are a lot of low level stuff that a user can get access to. If a driver exports gpio to /dev/gpio and that file is writable by group gpio how would that ...
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Performance problems with xboxdrv

I wanna use the RPi as an emulation machine, thanks to RetroPie this is not a big problem. To control everything I want to connect multiple Xbox 360 wireless gamepads. This is possible by using ...
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Logitech QuickCam Messenger Communicator webcam drivers

Im trying to figure out if I can get the logitech messenger communicator webcam working with the Pi. (no, its not on the supported software list) In searching for drivers, I came across this link ...
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Level of Hackability of raspberry pi

I have been working with embedded systems (mostly micro controllers) for about 3 years. I want to know how much of RPi of actually open source?? I know arduino gives us complete details of hardware ...
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Where can I find example C source for using non-graphics related parts of the Mailbox interface?

I would like to extract information about the Raspberry Pi like Serial Number, Board Model, Board Revision, CPU Clock Rate, Temperature in a C program. It looks like I have a couple of options: Use ...
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Can I run the RPI driver in ArchLnux?

The RPI driver perports (source) to bring accelerated Xorg performance by routing X output through a frame buffer driver. The wiki page has clear instructions, but they are very specific to Rasbian, ...
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Usb driver development in raspberry pi

I want to connect some 3d printers in a raspberry pi. The printers doesn't have Linux drivers and support, so i want to write my own drivers. Does anyone knows good tutorials or software that can make ...
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How can I use a PQ Labs multitouch overlay with the Pi?

I have multitouch screen overlays from PQ Labs that I would like to use with my Pi. They only have drivers for the x86 architecture. Is there any way I can use these? If not, are there other ...
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Using old D-Link Wifi stick

My brand new raspi just arrived. I played around with raspbmc and did like it. Now I have an old D-Link DWL-122 Wifi stick flying around and I'd love to use it as the WIFI device. So, is it possible ...
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PREEMPT_RT and RPi Drivers

I'm planning to do some realtime control loop tasks with the RPi. In this post PREEMPT_RT and Xenomai were proposed. I'm thinking about trying PREEMPT_RT, as I'd like to keep it as simple as possible. ...
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Using USB as a slave [duplicate]

is it possible to have the Rpi act as a USB slave/device. I would like to be able to connect its usb to the USB of a standard computer, have the host machine recognize the RPI as a USB disk and then ...
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How to connect Pi to a homemade board, and communicate with it?

I'd like to make a small "MCU" consisting of a camera, a mic, some LEDs, and probably a cheap ARM CPU. I'm calling this my "SMIC" (streaming media IC). I'd like to connect this SMIC MCU to a ...
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Editing Quirks for a USB driver

I have a device which is using the usbhid driver. I noticed a module folder inside the driver with a file name quirks.Can anyone tell me the correct way to edit this file and the values it can take? ...
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How do you install a uncvideo driver for a Logitech C910?

According to the verified peripheral http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals my Logitech C910 HD camera should work with the "uncvideo" driver. How do I install this driver? Is it a simple as ...
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Would this touchscreen work with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm looking at getting this 659GL-70NP/C/T touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi but I'm not sure if the touch surface will work with the Raspberry Pi Android OS. Will it?
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How to compile driver for RTL2832

I try to compile this driver for my DVB-T stick. I've downloaded a 3.1.9 kernel-source and prepared the headers as described here. But it doesn't help, instead I get this error: ...
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Getting an error when trying to install wifi driver from manufacturer CD on raspberry pi debian wheezy

I'm getting an error: authentication requested [root] for make driver ./install line 18: 4664 illegal instruction su -c make Compile make driver error: 132, Please check error message when attempting ...
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Unloading kernel module does not remove /dev/ device file

I have had success following tutorials for developing kernel modules, running them on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual machine. Particularly the example in this tutorial works fine on Ubuntu on a 3.2.0 ...
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Has anybody tried to Debug using JTAG/BDM?

Is there a useable JTAG/BDM interface available on the Raspberry Pi? What hardware Debugger is needed for Debugging ? Can Open OCD be used?
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How to make RTL8188CUS based wireless adapters work on Arch Linux?

There are instructions for Debian but not for Arch. So far lsusb and dmesg show that the kernel detects and identifies it but the output of iwconfig shows nothing. Thanks in advance!