A laptop is a portable computer. This tag is for questions about using the Raspberry Pi as a laptop.

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using laptop display with raspberry pi using HDMI connector

I am new to using Raspberry Pi (mine is version 2 Model B) and am setting it all up. I have an HDMI enabled laptop and don't need the internet to do what I need to with the Pi. Is that sufficient? I ...
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Connect dead laptop display to Raspberry pi? [duplicate]

I have a laptop where the motherboard died. I am wondering if I can "harvest" the display and connect it to a raspberry pi for little to no money. I have already taken the display out of the laptop ...
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How to use Raspberry PI 2 without screen and keyboard?

I have a windows8 laptop (with SD card reader) and a raspberry 2. It works well if I connect it to a monitor and a keyboard at home. But how is it possible to use it, if I'm not home, and I can just ...
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Connecting to laptop wifi via ethernet

I have been trying to connect my pi to the internet for many hours now and to no avail. (I am on Windows 8.1) I have went through many tutorials, so far I have tried: Turning my wifi internet ...
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Boot up Raspberry Pi B+ with a laptop running Windows 7 [duplicate]

Could someone please find me a step-by-step list of instructions to boot up my RasPi B+ using my Win7 laptop. I do not have an external display or keyboard available. I have a NOOBS SD card, but I'm ...
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Atrix Lapdock Mounting Solution

I was wondering if I could mount a Raspberry Pi on the back of the Atrix Lapdock if I would be using it connected to the Pi as a laptop. I asked a simmilar question here and was told the Sugru might ...
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Integrated Pi Laptop with the Atrix Lapdock

I always wanted to make a Raspberry Pi laptop and when I saw the various videos and tutorials on how to use the Atrix Lapdock to make one I was impressed. The one problem that I had was that when ...
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Triggering python code arrow keys

Hi I've got 4 simple codes controlling 2 motors (4 codes for going straight and backwards as well as turning left and right). I am successfully controlling my raspberry pi on my laptop through Putty ...
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Getting started with raspberry pi B+

I just got r-pi B+ and flashed an 8gb sd card with 'pidora'. But I am stuck at the logging in process. I don't have a display for the r-pi. All I have is a laptop running Fedora 20 and a raspberry pi ...
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Working with Raspberry Pi having only a laptop and a table (no extra monitor)

I'm a newbie at Raspberry Pi. I created a boot sd card with raspbian and I don't know what to do next because what I have is only a laptop and a tablet. I don't have an extra monitor to plug in an ...
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How to set up Raspberry Pi without a monitor?

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi, type B model. I want to set it up directly to my laptop screen, without any other monitor. I have not set it up yet. How do I connect my laptop's screen as the ...
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Use internet on raspberry pi via laptop

I am new at raspberry and i have to do my project. I am using my pi terminal through my laptop using cat5 cable. everything is fine. I can ping the laptop on ssh. Now I would use the internet on ...
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Booting Raspbian onto a Laptop

So I've installed Raspbian (from the image file found on the website) onto an SD Card and plugged this into my Raspberry Pi --- it works. I used my TV to display the output and everything worked fine. ...
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Old mac PowerBook with Raspberry pi

I want to use my Raspberry Pi to give new live to an old PowerBook (Power PC) that seems to have a broken motherboard. I would like to be able to use the wifi, conectors, keyboard and screen. Any ...
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Using a Console Cable, Error “Could not find PTY”, MAC

I'm trying to follow AdaFriuts tutorial on using a Pi over a serial cable on my Mac, link bellow, and I'm stuck with an error that reads "Could not find PTY" despite having all the right GPIO ...
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How Viable is an RPI Laptop?

I've been seriously looking into making one of the Raspberry Pi Laptops that have been floating around using the Motorola Atrix Lapdock solution found here and here. The whole reason for doing this ...
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Would a Compaq Presario V6000 laptop monitor be just fine for the RPi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connect Pi to an old laptop screen My Compaq Presario V6000 laptop just had an HDD failure and I took it apart and salvaged the monitor. I was wondering if I could use ...
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How can I use a PC laptop or Mac Book to run a Raspberry Pi?

I want to let some smart programers play with a few Raspberry Pi boards at an event I am running. They will all have laptops and internet access. We probably won't have access to keyboards and screens ...
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Boot Laptop From USB With Wheezy?

I do not have my Raspberry Pi yet but would like to start playing with some code. I have successfully (I think) created my Wheezy SD Card but was not able to mount it on my laptop, so I ran dd and put ...
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Connect Pi to an old laptop screen

So I recently received my Pi in the post and I'm now trying to think what to use it for. I've had a look around and I quite like the idea of attaching a screen to it and using it as an RSS ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi be used to construct a laptop?

While there are lots of setups for Desktop-like setups for the Raspberry Pi (using a monitor, mouse, etc.), are there any instructions on how to set up a portable laptop configuration?