Why am always getting this error when calling pigpio.start():

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/pi/aa.py", line 9, in <module>
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'start'

After installing pigpio.

  • Welcome to Raspberry Pi! Please take the tour and visit the helpcenter to see how things work here. – Ghanima Nov 6 '16 at 20:56

pigpio.start() was deprecated (removed and replaced) years ago.

pigpio now allows multiple Pis to be controlled from one script.

You should now be using the following style.

#!/usr/bin/env python

import pigpio

pi = pigpio.pi() # connect to Pi

if not pi.connected:

pi.write(4, 1) # set GPIO 4 high

level = pi.read(7) # read GPIO 7

pi.stop() # disconnect from Pi

See pigpio Python examples.

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