Questions relating to the Raspberry Pi USB ports and specific Raspberry Pi USB devices and device interaction.

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run tunslip6 on bootup

I want to run tunslip6 on bootup and so far I tried adding this line - sudo ./tunslip6 -s /dev/ttyUSBx abcd::1/64 -v4 to crontab, accessed via terminal through sudo crontab -e But tunslip doesn't ...
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Problem installing usbip on Raspbian

I am trying to set up USB/IP to share a USB device I have connected to my Pi model B. Here are the steps I have completed. I have installed the usbip package and cross-compiled a new kernel ...
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External USB drive changes to read-only

I have an old Maxtor USB 250GB external drive I'm trying to use on the Raspberry Pi 2 running Raspbian. It has the latest updates, upgrades and firmware. root@raspberrypi:~# uname -a Linux ...
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How to mount NTFS drive on a Raspberry Pi B

I'm having problems with mounting a 3tb Buffalo drive to my Raspberry Pi B, the error I get is: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, missing codepage or helper program, or ...
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How to switch the current draw to 1.2A instead of 600mA?

On the website of raspberry pi 2 I read that the current draw for usb ports can be switched from 600mA to 1.2A. I searched around and I couldn't find anything that shows how to do that, I went to ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 does not recognize USB memories

I have raspberry Pi 2 connected with usb-HUB and I have some problems with the memory sticks. I have: 8 gb usb memory in ext4 format, 8 gb usb memory in fat format, 1 tb external hdd in NTFS ...
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Connect usb camera to gpio pins

Is there a way to connect usb camera to gpio pins? The reason doing so is the inconvenient location of usb ports, hence my custom box for raspberry pi needs to be expanded just for usb connectors. I ...
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USB HUB chip for Rasberry Pi A+

Does anyone have experience with chip USB hub. I tried to use GL850G but I could not very connected to the modem via the USB port GL850G
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SD read only - how to make USB automount read write

I followed this tutorial to make the SD card of my pi read only. However when I plug in a USB drive stick, which is then auto mounted by the usbmount package as /media/usbX , the usb stick is also ...
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“can't read superblock” when trying to mount usb drive

I've recently got my Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm having issues mounting my external USB drive. Symptoms are the following: In /dev I only find /dev/sda and NOT /dev/sda1 When trying to mount /dev/sda ...
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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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Are there any wifi/bluetooth combo adapters that work with the Pi?

I am looking for a usb adapter that will support both wifi and bluetooth on a single usb port, are there any that work for the Pi? More specifically, are there any that support atleast Wifi N and ...
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Fastest storage setup

I'm strugling a bit how I should set up my storage for the OS/root FS. As I heard an additional USB flash drive togheter with the SD card is the fastest choice. But there are other people stating that ...
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Make a dumb TV smart with Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have a dumb TV which doesn't play most of the video formats like mkv or mp4. I want to make a system using Raspberry pi so that i can not only connect my pen drive or external hard drive using usb ...
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Realtek RTL8153 Ethernet Doesn't work on Arch Linux

I'm trying to use one of these to boost my networking speed on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Arch Linux ARM correctly detects the USB hub, but fails to detect the Ethernet port. ifconfig does not show ...
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Error when trying to mount harddrive

Hello I have tried to mount my hard drive to a folder. First I created a folder with mkdir, named /media/movies but when I tried to mount it using sudo mount -t ntfs-3g -o uid=pi,gid=pi /dev/sda1 ...
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Use a USB MIDI controller as an input

I want to build a kind of a synthesizer, with a set of potentiometers connected to Pi via ADC, a set of momentary buttons that would toggle the modes and so on. I could create a row of buttons as ...
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Raspberry B+ USB -remove

can anyone please me if the USB physical ports can be remover from Raspberry B+ ? I am using it in an audio app so i don't want to see them on the case. Thank you
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Access exposure control in USB webcam

I am trying to control exposure value for USB webcam connected to raspberry pi. Exposure is not listed in --list-controls for my camera, however exposure control was previously done for windows ...
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Giving permissions to user for samba [closed]

I am using Samba to share a folder on a USB drive from my Raspberry Pi and it works except for the permissions. From my windows computer, I cannot write to the folder with the issue: I am following ...
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Buffer I/O error on dev sda1 - not a hardware problem

In the last month or so, one of my external hard drives has stopped working properly with my Raspberry Pi. It works for a while, then it stops working randomly. I ran 'ls' on the drive's folder and it ...
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Errors with ZTE modem on Raspbian/RPi2

I'm having serious trouble getting a ZTE Mf180 USB modem to work on a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian, using pppd to connect. Usb_modeswitch is working almost flawlessly (sometimes I have to re-plug the ...
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Shutting down USB HUB hangs my R-Pi

I'm trying the following script to test the reliability of shutting down/up the USB HUB on my R-Pi B. Unfortunately, it is hanging the unit and I need to manually reboot it. Any ideas? while true do ...
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Get Raspberry Pi to automatically recognize USB peripherals

I have a switch to transfer 2 USB inputs between four computers (piB, pi2, pc, and mac). I have only one input connected: an apple USB keyboard with a mouse and a windows keyboard connected into it's ...
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RaspberryPi A+ USB Data Lines shorted

This is kinda weird problem. I used Raspberry Pi A+ for my small projects. I did all the programming using a USB WiFi dongle via SSH. It all went happy and fine until one fine day the dongle stopped ...
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Is it possible to use an external hard drive for Raspberry Pi & Xbox One?

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to use as an entertainment center (with Retropie for playing roms & Kodi for playing media). I have an external harddrive that I'd like to store my ...
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Arduino sends different numbers over serial to Raspberry Pi than Linux/Mac

I've set up an arduino uno to monitor room temperature and communicate this to my Raspberry Pi (old model B) over USB (2.0 cable) using pySerial to read the data on the raspberry pi side. The code I ...
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Using the Compute Module/Compute Module IO Board as a USB hub

Does the architecture of the Compute Module (when mounted in a Compute Module IO Board) support simultaneous USB host and device/client port operation? This post suggests that a BeagleBlack Bone board ...
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Mobile power source for RPi? [duplicate]

I have an RPi B and using a USB hub need to plug into it: A LogiLink Wifi nano USB, and 3 USB NFC readers (3*200mA=600mA) This should roughly add up to less than 3A: Power for: (RPi) + (USB ...
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Experience with Plugable USB Audio Adapter for RPi audio?

Gday, I was wondering whether anyone has tried using the Plugable USB Audio Adapter with the RPi. It's this one..http://plugable.com/2014/09/23/plugable-usb-external-audio-windows-mac-linux-chromebook ...
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Sending text on android phone commanded by Raspberry pi USB, WITHOUT internet

I simply want the Raspberry Pi to instruct a mobile Android phone to send a text SMS. The preferred connection to the Pi is via USB. I do not have an internet connection in this configuration. I have ...
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Share USB over network

I'm looking for a free method to share an USB device over network. I got a RaspberryPi (raspbian) which has an USB device connected. I want to be able to receive from and send commands to this device ...
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RPi can't access files stored on USB-drive from CLI

I've got USB drive (SD-card reader to be exact) connected to the RPi. What I want is to access it's files while in console mode/CLI. The problem is that RPi doesn't see files stored on SD card - not ...
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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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Samba and usbmount: can't write on automounted device

This is my problem: I configured my RPi with Debian: Samba shares a specific folder, that is readable-writeable-executable from my home network: /media/ usbmount automount USB devices when inserted ...
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How to Connect 9 Volt RS232 to Raspberry Pi GPIO

I am trying to connect RS232 Port to Raspberry Pi using PL2303 USB To RS232 Converter and PL2303 USB To RS232 TTL Converter These Both connect at /dev/ttyUSB0 I try minicom command to read ...
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how to connect RS485 Port to Raspberry Pi?

I have a battery controller which give Voltage of battery via RS485 Half Duplex Transmission using RJ45 port. we can connect this device to windows pc using these cable/convertors. When we ...
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USB slave emulation

I'm looking for a way to use raspberry as a slave usb device. I noticed that the usb port of the model B/B+/2 is connected to a hub chip (as is the ethernet plug), and then to the processor, so the ...
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usb camera compatibility

When i connect my camera to Pi and running the command lusb i get this output Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:9514 Standard Microsystems Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root ...
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Webcam color issue with mplayer

I try to display (multiple) webcams on a hdmi screen with my Raspberry Pi B. At first I used (since some month ago) OpenCV solution for 2x C170 Logitech Webcam -> works flawless (5-6fps). Now I ...
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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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Static Sound with USB Sound Card When Recording Audio

I, like what seems many people on this issue, can't seem to get my microphone recording audio on my raspberry pi 2. I did manage to get the USB Sound Card working and I configured the ...
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Is it correct to power the Raspberry Pi this way?

I have an embedded Raspberry Pi in an enclosure, with a micro-USB female socket (see middle picture) for power input. Is it correct to power the Raspberry Pi like this (micro-USB socket VCC to GPIO ...
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Webcam works for a couple of hours, then Pi refuses to detect it

I am currently playing around with a Trust WB-1400T webcam. While this is "unsupported", I got it to work with motion. After a couple of hours of playing, I noticed that motion failed to connect to ...
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Data collection from raspberry pi and send to computer (without using Ethernet or Wifi)

I use the Pi as sensor data collector and would like to to transmit the data back to software that is installed on my computer (and probably the software will instruct the Pi to perform some tasks, ...
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raspberry pi A+ boot from usb

Can RasPi A+ boot from usb? All the articles I could find only speak about booting from an SD card. Thanks, Daniel.
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Wire a PCB SD card reader to USB or another interface [duplicate]

I have this PCB SD card reader: The pins are GND, 3V3, 5V, CS, MOSI, SCK, MISO, GND. How do I interface it with something else? Is it possible to wire these pins to a USB plug? How? Or another ...
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Advice on Using the Pi2 as a NAS vs NAS device with Pi2 attached

I want to build a home NAS and with my Raspberry Pi 2 and also have XBMC installed on it and need some advice on the route to go. The storage will be used to stream movies from (via XMBC) and also to ...
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Autoplay on USB hotswap

I would like to use a Rpi to facilitate creating a presentation board (TV) The simple solution would be to network connect the Rpi and have a chrome in kiosk mode (maybe a local webserver...). ...
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Neato Lidar to Raspberry Pi? [closed]

How would one connect the neato lidar to the raspberry pi? I know that there are a lot of choices, such as GPIO or USB (with this?), but which one is the best with the least latency? I would love for ...