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How to run libcamera-still in python trough crontab?

I'm trying to make a time lapse using crontab to manage time intervals. The camera I use is an arducam Autofocus imx519. The libcamera-still command works normally when run via terminal. But when I ...
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Camera not working on Raspberry Pi 3B Running Debian Bullseye

Pi Model: Raspberry Pi 3B OS: Debian version: 11 (bullseye) Camera: Arducam Lens Board OV5647 I have connected my Raspberry Pi to my camera module and attempted to check its functionality with ...
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Filebeat on raspberry pi 3

I wanna know if is it possible to install filebeat from elasticstack (I need it to get logs file from an indoor camera) on raspberry pi 3 and if yes does anyone have a tutorial or can teach me the ...
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Does Raspberry Pi Camera use specific GPIO pins?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. Certain pins are used by some sensors. Once I plug my sensors into my system, the camera cannot be found by the Raspberry, on the other hand, everything works fine ...
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Using the camera on 64bit vs. 32bit from Java

I have Raspberry Pi 3 B. And a camera module v. 2.1. I have installed the Raspbian OS 64bit, the latest - "bullseye" Tried to record some video in any way, and after some experimentation, I ...
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Raspberry Pi Cam V2 (not) compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero?

When I connect a V2 camera module (8 MP) to the Raspberry Pi Zero [W], I get mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC mmal: camera component couldn't be enabled mmal: main: ...
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Glamor Graphic Errors troubleshooting libcamera on headless raspberry pi zero w

I've been trying to troubleshoot libcamera by enabling glamor graphics acceleration on my raspberry pi zero w v1.1. When trying to run I get the following followed by the process just hanging forever....
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Use RPI instead of Arduino

I am starting a project where I need to take a time-lapse using the RPI Camera V2, each image should be processed slightly, run some algorithms (main part of project) and then save the image to SD ...
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RPi4 doesn't show `tty/USB` for a USB connected camera

I have an RPi camera and a USB camera connected to my RPi4. lsusb: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0c45:636b Microdia ...
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Unable to detect Camera when trying to connect to edge impulse for image detection

I am using a raspberry pi v2 camera on a raspberry pi 4 8GB RAM board. I am currently trying to connect to a project on edge impulse I built but when I try to connect the terminal says that no camera ...
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Raspberry Pi split screen with two connected screens to spi

Good day. I'm fairly new at raspberry Pi and would like to connect two SPI displays. After connected I want to make use of a camera to project the video on both screens. Therefore the one screen needs ...
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modprobe does not release GPIO pins when removing driver

I've got a custom driver, which gets loaded on boot (I compiled a kernel image for it). It uses a number of GPIOs, as defined in the device tree overlay (specifically, the cam gpios of the raspberry, ...
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Rainbow screen on boot when camera plugged in

I bought my Rpi 4B, 4 months ago with an official Pi camera v2.1. Everything was working fine but now, I can't seem to receive frames with openCvpython library. import cv2 cap = cv2.VideoCapture(0) ...
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How to use Arducam's camera & opencv for live inference?

I have a pi 4 model B and using this camera, after setting everything up I tried to capture some images with opencv but failed, most "casual" guides assume that I use either a pi camera ...
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RPI USB Camera stops sending images, times out, and fails to work

TL;DR - My camera on my Pi stops working all together after an hour-ish. Any ideas why would be a big help. I'm running a camera on my RPI which times out after a while and even if I try to do a USB ...
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Camera module survivability questions

I have a camera module which was working fine without the two infrared (IR) lights: . Today, I decided to place on the IR lights: turned off Pi attached the lights and rescrewed the camera on its ...
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VNC not able to show desktop when legacy camera is enabled

When I connect via VNC viewer to my PI4 I get the screen: cannot currently show desktop. I tried changing the resolution for VNC in the raspi-config with no luck. The problem started occurring after I ...
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Inconsistent error using HQ camera

I have been having some issues using the HQ pi camera. I am running Rasbian 11, latest apt update 11 march 2022. I use libcamera-still to take images and I call this command using python subprocess....
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How to stream video from Pi running Bullseye in HTML? (Pre-Bullseye do not work anymore)

I'm trying to stream video from my Pi running Bullseye 32 bit (with camera OV5647) available on HTML on another device over LAN. I do not want to use the legacy stack as it causes problems with VNC to ...
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Why isn't the camera being detected by web browsers?

I've written a very simple WebRTC app that works nicely on the browser: It grabs the default camera and uses it to stream it with another peer. Here's all good. I got a RPi4, fresh install and tested ...
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Random disconnection of an USB Camera with Raspberry Pi 4

I've got a Raspberry Pi 4 with an USB2.0 camera connected through a slip ring. When I boot, there's no problem at all, but sometimes the Raspberry is unable to detect the camera while streaming (I'm ...
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Connecting two Raspberry Pis two capture synchronized images

I have two Raspberry Pi 4s and I want to connect them together so I can capture synchronized images; one from each pi. At the moment, I have one pi capturing an image after I press a button that is ...
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Why can't the camera module take as high res pictures as raspistill?

I'm trying to make the pi camera take pictures through a python script. I know it's capable of 3280x2464 pixel images, because there's a jpg taken by raspistill of that size on the pi desktop. However,...
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Are there any cameras that take photos with a large resolution (over 20Mb) and work with Raspberry Pi?

I need for a work project to take photos using raspberry pi and a camera that costs less than 500$ and the resolution should be over 20Mb. I did not find any camera with larger resolution than 12Mb ...
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Suggestions for underwater cameras for a Pi(video)

The camera(and cable connecting it to the Pi) would be submerged within the water(but the Pi would still be fairly close by). While I'm aware USB cameras are available I was wondering if anyone knew ...
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Viewing the captured content of the webcam live

How can I view the captured content of my webcam on Linux/Raspberry? I dont want to share it, only view the content live on my monitor. On windows Logitech has an official program where I can preview ...
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Regular webcam vs Camera Module V2?

I have Raspberry v2. I would like to enlarge the screen of a Liquid-crystal display, like this: The camera would stay in a fix position recording the screen and display it on a monitor bigger. It ...
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libcamera stack does not work with Bullseye

On a RasPi4, the HQ-Camera works well with the legacy camera stack, but not with the libcamera stack. I did an update from Buster to Bullseye. $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 5.10.89-v7l+ #1506 SMP Fri ...
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RPi Zero LiPo Questions

I have plans to make a fpv camera with the RPi Zero W and have it live stream the video to my computer as well as record. I will power it using LiPo batteries but I don’t know which parts I should use....
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Suitable Rpi model and camera module?

I wanna ask... If my project is focused on a camera monitoring surveillance system that is mainly to detect images of small animals like rats especially at night in paddy fields area, can you suggest ...
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Camera driver, updated or removed and now isn't working

My camera was working fine, but now it isn't being recognized anymore. I tried to check if it was enabled on the Raspberry Configuration Interface tab, but the camera option isn't showing anymore. On ...
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Gstreamer OpenCv on Mac to Raspberry Pi

I am working on a VR display using a Raspberry Pi. After thorough testing, I have determined the Pi is not powerful enough to do the processing I need locally, so I have turned to Gstreamer. I want to ...
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WARN:0 global /tmp/pip-wheel-2c57.../opencv/.../cap_v4l.cpp (890) open VIDEOIO(V4L2:/dev/video0): can't open camera by index

When switching from the legacy camera stack under Raspberry Pi OS with debian 10 to the new libcamera camera stack (in Raspberry Pi OS with debian 11 it is standard), I cannot use OpenCV any longer. ...
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OctoPi failed to run camera app

Device: Raspberry Pi 3A+ Peripheral: Raspberry Pi camera v1.3 (probably third party), connected via CSI port OS: OctoPi 5.10.63 Im trying to make a test picture with my camera. I enabled the CSI port ...
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Raspberry Pi HQ camera exposure time jumps at 1 second

I am trying to build a timelapsing program in python, which analyzes the picture and determins the exposure, based on which it corrects it's shutter speed using a polynomial regression. But I got ...
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How to find out what process is using Raspberry Pi camera?

Some background: Hi. I've recently been experimenting with the Raspberry Pi Camera through node.js and other languages. But, even with none of those scripts running, Pikrellcam (a live security camera ...
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Wifi/Bluetooth camera with Raspberry pi

I made a drone with Raspberry pi using Wifi module. I have a broken android phone, I want to add it's camera in the drone. How to do it ?
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Motion does not have write access permission to target directory

Up until May 2021, motion was working successfully on my Raspberry Pi 4. After May 2021, when motion is running and my web camera is enabled, as soon as it detects any motion, the camera disables ...
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Difference between vcgencmd get_camera and raspi-config nonint get_camera?

I'm trying to figure out why everytime I poweroff and back on my device I need to manually enable the camera so I ran these 2 functions to get more insight on the situation. For vcgencmd get_camera im ...
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Raspberry Camera turns off everytime I pull the plug to restart

I'm using ivport-v2 and followed the guide to get my camera running. Went in sudo raspi-config enabled I2C and Camera, then reboot and everything works fine. However, when I pull the plug on my RPi it ...
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How to Capture Only Subimage from Rasperry Pi Camera?

I am new to OpenCV and Raspberry Pi. I want to increase the frame rate on the camera (preferably > 300 fps), but I don't need the full image. Instead of sending back the full azimuth and elevation ...
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Camera Settings keep getting reset

Hello I'm sorry if this question will be coming off as vague because I'm extremely confused by this behavior but I'm willing to update with any details you'll enquire on. I'm using ivport-v2 and ...
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Access Phone Hardware via Raspberry pi

I want to access my Android Phone's Speaker, microphone, and camera via Raspberry pi. Here are the Functions I want to perform : 1. Play specific audio based on the Raspberry pi command. 2. Capture ...
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Camera not detected after first use

I'm currently facing an issue where my Raspberry Pi camera is not detected. However, I did manage to use the camera once before it stopped being detected. There was always a tiny light at the corner ...
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Motion not working with Pi Camera on Bullseye

motion as motion tracking software worked nice on buster but I have difficulties on bullseye. First it did not create motion.log and motion.pid files than it does not work with a raspi camera. ...
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Camera not recognized on raspberry pi 3 b

Ive tried connecting a camera to my raspberry pi and Ive enabled it on raspi-config but vcgencmd get_camera still shows supported=0 detected=0. Also, in my boot/config.txt, start_x=1 is not even ...
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My camera is not supported/detected

I followed a guide on youtube to set up my raspberry pi. I'm trying to use python for facial recognition but the camera is not working. I did vcgencmd get_camera in the terminal but the result was ...
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How to set up picamera on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with an Ubuntu 20.04 OS

I have a TurtleBot3 Burger robot which has a Raspberry Pi 3B+ on it. And the RPI has to run Ubuntu 20.04 OS, otherwise I can't use ROS and eventually the robot functionalities. The RPI has a picamera ...
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Missing raspistill

raspistill seems to be missing in 5.10.63+ kernel (raspibian), the only option is to use libcamera. Since I need the raspistill environment, how can I manually install it?
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Raspberry OS Bullseye Camera Module - No cameras available

I did a clean install of Raspberry OS Bullseye 32bits in a RPi 4 8gb kernel 5.10.78-v7l+, and I just installed a camera module rev v1.3 (P5V04A SUNNY) and I'm trying to test it with the command: pi@...
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