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

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Giving permissions to user for samba [on hold]

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 ...
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Installing an ISO from USB

So I recently got my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and decided I wanted to use it to practice hacking and other internet security things. Anyway, my teacher recommended that I first started by playing ...
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Wireless USB Mouse Stopped Working

I formatted my SD card, did a fresh install of Raspbian using NOOBS and started following a guide to access files from my Ubuntu media PC on my Pi. I actually didn't have any luck getting that to ...
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Raspberry Pi Select Correct Network Interface eth0 ppp0

I have a Raspberry Pi that has two network interfaces. 1, eth0 which is the Pi's ethernet port connected to my LAN (gets internet via Comcast, I connect to the Pi via SSH on my MBP). 2, ppp0 which is ...
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How can I wire this SD card reader to RaspberryPi?

I need to add a second SD card reader to my Raspberry Pi (the RPi will be embedded in a box, so I need a user-SD-card reader). Here is what I would like to use: How to wire this to the ...
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How can I connect am RPi A+ to a Macbook Pro with a USB/Ethernet adapter?

Can I connect my RPi A+ to my Macbook Pro with this setup? If so, how? My goal is SSH/VNC. The Pi A+ is already set up to accept SSH/VNC connections. The Pi A+ can connect over USB to my router with ...
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USB hub not working after boot

I have strange problem with USB hub manufactured by LC Technology with chip GL850G. When I power on the raspberry, hub doesn't seem to work (LED is off), but when I disconnect hub from port and ...
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cdc_ether USB ethernet gadget connection with Raspbery Pi 2 fails with mysterious usb0 device

I have a gadget that provides an ethernet ip address ( DHCP lease ) to the Raspberry pi when it is connected via USB. That gadget is not a raspberry pi but a different, small Linux device that uses ...
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“Waiting for /dev to be fully populated” takes long after upgrading to Debian Jessie

I just upgraded my RPi B from wheezy to jessie. This worked fine so far. Only had some trouble with systemd, so I uninstalled it and switched back to sysvinit (I like it more anyways). Now I am on ...
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Using Android phone as microphone for R PI B+

I'm planning to use Jasper for voice control on my Raspberry Pi B+. However, there are no microphone sockets and I do not have a USB mic. I would like to know if there is any way I could use my ...
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Load limit of Raspberry Pi 2

After connecting Android phone to Pi 2 though USB the red and green light are very low. Does Pi 2 have any energy load limit?
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Does RPi 2 like android USB wifi tethering? [duplicate]

After connecting my Xperia Z1 with 4.4.3 Android the red and green Pi diode disappearing (or maybe lighting very low ?). Pi works well, see that the phone is connected but the wifi tethering by USB ...
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What do I need to do to stream two USB webcams with my Raspberry Pi B+?

I have done streaming with a single webcam using Motion, but my project needs streaming for two USB webcams. Any kind of help will be appreciated.
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OSMC has mounted 2 versions of my External HD

After a reboot OSMC has mounted my External HD with 2 versions. The original has become externalHD_ from externalHD and I can no longer access it. Why are there 2 and how do I prevent this? ...
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Raspberry Pi USB Soundcard - Outputting from multiple programs

On the raspberry pi, using the internal sound card by default you can output audio from multiple programs simultaneously and it mixes them together. Since switching to a USB soundcard (merely by ...
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How can I record audio from my RPI and save it to my PC (server)? [duplicate]

I would like to record audio from a usb device connected to my RPI and save it to a server (my pc on the same network). OS: RASPBIAN Debian Wheezy Model: B USB Mic: Sound-Tech 1000 Once the USB ...
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External HDD will not spin down

I am having an issue with my external hard drive and it is quite annoying. So, I purchased the Samsung M3, for the sole purpose of acting as a mass storage device for my Raspberry Pi. Lovely. I ...
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Why does inserting a USB device trigger activity on the pins

I have this strange phenomenon and unable to wrap my head around it. I have raspberry pi model B (26 pin header). On pin 18 I have a IR Beam Sensor which basically detects a broken beam event. I do ...
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Raspberry Pi as USB serial device

I have two Model A+ Pies and a Model B+, as well as a couple short USB A-to-A Male cables. I want to be able to have the A Pluses able to communicate over serial to the B Plus. The reason I'm doing ...
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Why is my usb flashdrive automatically mounted, without fstab?

I plugged in a usb storage device for the very first time, and it automatically mounted the FAT32 partition called "HMN"? At first i was pleasantly surprised, but it's mounted as root. Q: How can i ...