Software development refers to the process of developing software on the Raspberry Pi. It can also refer to development software on another system for the Raspberry Pi.

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Visual Studio Code & .Net Core ARM support

I am new to the Raspberry Pi platform and I have been collecting resources and trying to determine what the little computer is (not) suited for. I understand that Python is the go-to programming ...
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How to know the input voltage on Raspbian?

I have a unattended raspberry with a power supply for many device. Raspberry has lately restarts and I think that may be caused by a under voltage. Is it possible to check the input voltage for ...
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Development setup for taking system state snapshots [duplicate]

I'm doing different system wide experiments with the RPi which often lead to a unusable or messed system. After that I usually have to re flash the drive with Raspbian to start anew and that takes a ...
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Access network Samba share from Pi client

I've been using my PC to access the files on RPi, using Samba Server on RPi. But, Is there any way I could open Samba Connections on Pi? Like browsing Windows PC Samba Files on RPi?
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i'm trying to make a program for raspian that will change all subsequent boots

I had made a post previously but came to the realization that there was a flaw in my plan. I need to make a program that I can launch from raspbian that will make all subsequent boots launch to a ...
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Nebeans + Tomcat dying constantly

I'm using Netbeans 8.0.2 with Tomcat 8.0.15 on Raspbian and run some JSP-Projects on it. The performance of Netbeans is not that great but mostly it does well... until everything crashes. I ...
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Raspberry Pi Compute Module Product Open Source License Considerations

I am planning on selling a product based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. It runs standard Raspbian, with several 'non-default' software packages installed using 'apt-get install', and the GUI is ...
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Robot running off Raspberry Pi A+

I am participating in a competition where I need to make a motorized vehicle that goes a distance you learn immediately before competing. What I have in mind is to mount a Rasp Pi A+ and a motor to a ...
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How the data transmission of the non-ir-filter-cam works

How does the transmission of the raspi non-ir-filter-cam work? Can I get a forth value "ir" in a pixel (r,g,b,ir)? Or is an ir pixel just white? In the end I want to have a python script that has a ...
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Control pump via raspberry pi

I have a pump that is powered when plugged into the mains. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B running Raspbian Jessie. How can I switch this pump on/off via software running on the raspberry pi? ...
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SDL2 performance

Is it possible to use SDL2 with 2D hardware accelerated rendering on Raspberry Pi? If 2D hardware accelerated rendering is possible on the device, how do you check to see that your application is ...
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Running broker and client of MQTT protocols

Now, I already installed Mosquitto mqtt client and broker in my raspberry pi. My question is that when I try to publish message from mosquitto client with written command mosquitto_pub -t ...
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Development on Raspberry Pi

I'm relatively new to the Pi from a webdev and basic Python background. What I'm finding ridiculously annoying is trying to debug and run code efficiently on the Pi. I like to develop on Sublime2 or ...
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Python Subprocess Error

I am trying to call this command: avconv -i '/opt/music/Smooth Criminal.mp3' -ac 1 -ar 22050 -b 352k -f wav - | /opt/pifm/bin/pifm - 98.3 with my own paths. In the terminal it works like a charm but ...
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Testing Raspberry Pi scripts on a PC

I'm writing a Raspberry Pi program, to run stuff, take inputs from sensors, save in database and synchronise to a server. Is there a way to test it on the PC before deploying it to the Raspberry Pi? ...
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Using I2C in C++ on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi model B with Raspbian and a Busware SD0 cape. The SD0 has an RTC that can be read via the I2C bus. I want set the time and date of the Raspberry Pi because it is not always ...
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Strongly typed language for the Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I would like to know if there is a matrix somewhere that list the languages that could be used on a Raspberry Pi. I've a broad experience in C# and a not to bad knowledge of Java. For my first weeks ...
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Develop a Raspberry python script from a windows

I want to develop a Raspberry python script from the windows side, for several reasons: I want to keep all the code (more) secure on my computer, in case I fry the RPi/try another project/reinstall ...
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Raspberry Pi Raspbian OS Simulator for Windows [duplicate]

I have not yet gotten my raspberry pi but would like to familiarize myself with the Linux environment and Raspian Operating System. Is there such a thing as a software simulator that can simulate the ...
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How to make a battery powered and re-programmable robot with raspberry pi? [closed]

Normally using a microcontroller what we do to make a robot: We write the code and compile it We connect the programmer to the computer and then transfer it to the microcontroller Now once we have ...
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Fire event on HDMI connection

I want to run a script when an HDMI cable is connected, how would I do this? I found a couple links about how to do it generally in Ubuntu but nothing was working. ...
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Developing for the Raspberry Pi

How do you develop for the Raspberry Pi. I'd rather use my own laptop but this speed comparison leads me to believe most developers get one or twe RPi and just develop directly on the device: How does ...
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Building a Raspberry Pi network monitor. My code is not working

Long story short. I moved, put my home server is a closet and started worrying about temp and humidity, saw a guide online to make a network temperature and humidity monitor from a rasberry pi and an ...
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How to set up visual studio to write programs for the Raspberry PI in c/c++?

I just got my hands on a raspberry PI B+ and want to write programs for it. Writing these programs on the PI itself is not an option since this is very slow. I have the OS raspbian installed on my pi ...
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The pi as a mobile, off-grid outdoor device

How can current Raspberry Pi power and display technology be used to create a practical, outdoor computer for light weight text editing or programming off-the-grid and in strong ambient light ...
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Raspberry Pi as an ASIC

Recently, I've been wanting to buy a new audio player for my car, but uni has left me pretty broke. That's when I had an idea - why not make one using a Raspberry Pi? I've got plenty of programming ...
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Beginner Question - Reading Temperature, Opening Water Valve, Status LED [closed]

I am completely new to Raspberry Pi and would like to hear your input on this project that I need to solve. My question is: What hardware do I need, how would I connect it and how would I solve the ...
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MFRC522 (RFID Reader/Writer) issues running the test programs [closed]

So I recently purchased an RFID reader/writer, the MFRC522. I was looking at the github for it here: https://github.com/mxgxw/MFRC522-python and I installed SPI-Py from the given repository on that ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as an SVN server?

I am a software developer (mainly Java, C# and PHP), and I need to handle my work using a Subversion (SVN) system. So I am thinking that I can install the SVN server on Raspbian (I do not have too ...
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Defining PWM ports to be used on the GPIO

Now as i have noted in previous questions i understand the PWM area of the raspberry pi is the most saturated area, but my question lies in which ports can actually be allocated as a PWM output due to ...
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Build a multi os rpi build vm?

Want to set up a build vm for building multiple distros for rpi from scratch raspian,pidora, arch - build my own customised remixes Need minimal os images for use as sensor boards/sensorhubs and just ...
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SonicPi returning errors for crucial functions

I have recently messed around with Sonic Pi and I have got it to play MIDI notes (via play ??.) However, I am attempting to follow the guide to SonicPi in the MagPi issue 23 and it told me to enter ...
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How was the raspi-config GUI made?

The raspi-config UI looks like this: How was this program made? Could I, for instance, write a program with graphical elements like this that runs in the shell? Is there a library that does ...
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USB Movie Media Center [closed]

Problem I got a smart tv which already contains a good media center, but this media center is too overcrowded, means it has too much feautures and it's confused. XBMC is better than the media center ...
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Can I develop Android apps on my Raspberry Pi?

I want to get into Android app development. Can I can do it on the Raspberry Pi? I know I've got enough space on my card, but the Android developer site won't tell me what the Linux system ...
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Is Pi a good Development/Post-Production Server

I am e PHP Developer and I have a Pi at hand, recently I was setting up a Jenkins-CI in a VM with headless raspbian. And then it hit me, What about the Pi. So my questions are: Will the Pi ...
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Learning Development with raspberry Pi

I want to learn web development, android, iOS and windows phone development using a raspberryPi powered system. is it powerful enough? I wont be using emulators in the system, will plugin an external ...
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Building ruby on a Raspberry “mini distro”

I installed this little disk image on a 1GB SD card. I would like to run ruby within this system, which is not installed yet. I decided to use rbenv instead of RVM (I have my reasons). My ...
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Other visualizations for music in Openelec

I've seen on the xbmc wiki that there should be different visualizations available when playing back audio using XBMC. I tried this with OpenELEC but can only get the default "spectrum" effect which ...
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IR Door Security Project - Where to start?

For my first Raspberry Pi project i'd like to do some some of IR Door Security (sort of security - basically my landlord is conducting house viewings at anytime and when i'm not in i'd like to know ...
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Identifying unique RPi hardware

Is identifying a pi device based on its serial number(pulled from the cat /proc/cpuinfo) and hash of the output of cat /proc/cpuinfo as reliable as username/password authentication? I am thinking of ...
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Run a GUI without the desktop

I would like to run a web browser or a simple GUI without running the whole desktop. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a simple web server, but still have a very simple GUI for controlling my 3-D ...
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How do I create command line menu in Debian with a Raspberry Pi?

I have built a video wall out of raspberry pis and I am trying to create a menu in the command line for the master pi to select a video to play. Whats the easiest way to do that?
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servoblaster device file is sometimes too slow

I am using servoblaster to control ESC with the Raspberry Pi. I am using the kernel module with default config and write to servoblaster's device file up to 50 times per second. I am using c and the ...
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Raspberry Pi Cross-Compilation Failure (arm-linux-gnueabi-gccgcc)

I am cross compiling a Linux kernel for my Raspberry Pi from an AMD64 Ubuntu 13.04 system. I found this page to be of help (How do I cross-compile the Kernel on a Ubuntu host?), but I still get errors ...
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Are there any sites dedicated to developing expansions for the GPIO port?

I am surprised on how there seems nothing developed for the input/output pin on the Raspberry Pi. So the question is, are there any sites (websites) that host projects of shields or similar for the ...
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LFS on ARM with Blink

I am interested in creating a LFS (Linux From Scratch distro) on ARM with a HTML5 rendering layer, like how Mozilla's Firefox OS has. However, I want to use the new Blink rendering engine powering ...
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SSH and rsa authentication on mpich2

I'm trying to build a small cluster of pi's and am using mpich2 to run parallel code. It appears mpich2 has installed ok and I'm able to ssh into both (I'm starting with 2) pi's. However when I run a ...
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Python Synth with Raspberry

I'm trying to create a synth using python with raspberry pi. I've written the code for manipulate the gpio input (i've modified the electronic of an old pianola and connected it to raspberry with the ...
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Where can I find example C source for using non-graphics related parts of the Mailbox interface? [closed]

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 ...