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Can I run raspberry pi pico software on a pi 3B?

So in this video he uses a pico to automatically rickroll someone. Can I just follow the same steps? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_f9p-_JWZw And there's a different guide for the same prank, but ...
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How is Raspberry Pi OS bootable on all boards?

A single Raspberry Pi OS instance seems able to boot on any board. Some other OSes don't. I'm under the impression that the various MCUs don't share instruction sets that are fully compatible with ...
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Compatibility of system images between RPI 3B+ and Pi Zero W

Can I start a PiZero W with a system image file coming from a RPI 3B+ ?
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Can I use Ubuntu 8.10 on a Raspberry Pi?

I am working on a project that requires: An open WiFi network On that network, a device that has a known exploit. My plan is to use a Raspberry Pi to create that open WiFi network, then use another ...
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Custom keyboard gets "usb: connect-debounce failure" errors

I'm using the Raspberry Pi OS 64-bit version, updated to current, on a 4B with 8 GB RAM and a 512 GB SSD via USB3. I'm trying to use it with an IBM 122-key Model M keyboard with a custom STM32F411 ...
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Can i use a PiGRRL 2.0 kit with a Pi4b?

I'm currently wanting to put together a portable retropie or recalbox console using the raspberry pi 4b but I'm unsure whether it is compatible with with PiGRRL kits which would be my best option.
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Images with Multiple kernel to share among Pi-B, Pi-3 and Pi-4

I have 3 models of Raspberry from ARM-v6 to ARM-v8 and would like to have SD cards that i can exchange among them. After testing my SD IO have realized that Retropie and RaspberrOS works well on Pi1 ...
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Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 4?

The RPi 4 B with 4 GB of RAM has been released quite a while ago and out of curiosity I was thinking about if it could run Windows 10. There is a video about the pertaining topic but Windows 10 seems ...
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Is there an official mega list of compatible modules?

I'm interested in Raspberry Pi and I wonder what hardware modules are compatible with it. How does compatibility work? Do people design parts that work with the Raspberry Pi? Or is it like an ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi 3 SD card on Pi 4?

I'd like to move to the new raspberry pi because I need more performance. The current sd card I used on pi 2, ane now pi 3, and I'd like to ask if anyone tried running his pi 3 raspbian on pi 4 by ...
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Why OS on raspberry are model specific?

Every time I want to install a OS on a Raspberry Pi I have to check if that version support the model I have. For example, NetBSD doesn't support RP Zero and RP 4. (it doesn't even boot). Of course ...
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are the Zero and Zero W software compatible?

I'm having problems on a brand new Zero, I prepared the SD on a Zero W to install updates and other via internet, I disabled bluetooth and I left wifi enebled in case I'll need to change something on ...
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Can I use the same Monero miner on 32bit and 64bit os?

I'm mining Monero with my raspberry pi and everything's working just fine. Now I found out that the original (by the raspberry community/devs) os (Raspbian) is only 32bit... To increase my RPis ...
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Will a Raspberry Pi 3 case fit a Raspberry Pi 2 B?

I've gotten a Raspberry Pi 2B as a gift, but without a case. I'm trying to buy me a case, but I mostly find Pi 3 cases being offered. So, I'm asking the opposite of this question: Is the Raspberry Pi ...
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Node.js v10.6.0 App cannot connect to MongoDB 2.4 in Raspberry Pi 3 B+

If I want to start my node.js (v10.6.0) app on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (OS Raspbian Stretch) via npm run start:prod and my MongoDB (v2.4) was started before via sudo mongod I receive this error ...
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Pi zero w and pitft plus 2.8 in and justboom amp zero phat [duplicate]

I need help determining if these two devices are compatible on the raspberry pi zero w at the same time. I just got the adafruit pitft plus 2.8 https://www.adafruit.com/product/2298 Site says pins ...
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Pi zero hat compatibility

I need help determining if these two devices are compatible on the raspberry pi zero w. I just got the adafruit pitft plus 2.8 https://www.adafruit.com/product/2298 Site says pins used are SCK ...
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Taking input from a MyoWare muscle sensor with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Our robotics class is making a robotic hand that takes input from muscle sensors. We have a Raspberry Pi Zero and are trying to take muscle activity input from a MyoWare Muscle Sensor. The program we ...
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Is this RPi DAC compatible to RPi 3?

I bought and used this DAC for a long time on my RPi 1 B+: https://www.audiophonics.fr/fr/dac-diy/audiophonics-dac-sabre-es9023-v22-i2s-vers-analogique-24bit192khz-p-8396.html Recently I bought a ...
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What modules are compatible from Arduino to Raspberry Pi?

I am just starting to get into Raspberry Pi and I saw a post that said that only a few modules are compatible. I would like to know which modules are compatible and how to tell which ones are in the ...
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Binary cross-compatibility between Jessie and Stretch

Will binaries compiled on Jessie work on Stretch? What about the reverse? The program in question is written in C++ (thus depends on the C++ standard library), but has no other external dependencies....
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Can I use my Pi 1B display with a Pi Zero W?

I've got an LCD module with a 26-pin connector for a Pi 1B, and a Pi Zero W with a 40-pin header. Can I use the LCD with the Pi, and if so, how should I align the connector on the header?
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What models of Raspberry Pi is the official 7" touchscreen compatible with?

I know it says "compatible with all raspberry pi models" but is it actually compatible with the RPi zero and RPi zero w? I can't find anything about DSI ports for them.
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Keyboard and Mouse not working

I am using a Pi Zero, with Raspbian imaged onto the SD card. The OS is showing up on the monitor, but the mouse and keyboard (both AmazonBasics products) just don't work. I am using a 4 port hub to ...
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Is the 7 Inch LCD Display AT070TN90 compatible?

Is the "7 Inch LCD Display AT070TN90 Compatible with AT070TN92 800×480" compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3? Amazon Link Also, would i need any drivers, or could i just plug it in the DSI port? ...
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Original Raspberry Pi and NoIR Camera compatibility

I have two of the originals Raspberry Pi boards (c) 2011 version. The camera connector is directly behind the ethernet connector. The SPI (black) connector is on the opposite side of the board next ...
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Will this Arduino module work with Raspberry Pi 3?

I know Arduino modules aren't generally compatible, but this looks like it could be. It's the Keyes KY-005 infrared transmitter. There doesn't appear to be a data sheet anywhere online (and that's ...
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Device Incompatibility List

Here goes my first question .... Is there are well maintained list or chart of devices/brands that have known incompatibilities with raspberry pi either in software (generally fixable or can be ...
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What is the Maximum Size for an SD Card that the Pi 3 B?

I have an Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, I want to buy an SD Card for it. Are there any limits to the Maximum Size it can handle? I wanted to buy an 128 GB Micro SDXC Card, but I heard that not all devices ...
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Is the Raspberry Pi 3 compatible?

On https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-3-model-b/ it is said that "The Raspberry Pi 3 has an identical form factor to the previous Pi 2 (and Pi 1 Model B+) and has complete ...
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RealBoy emulator a real dud

There is an open source game boy emulator called realboy that I was hoping to use on pi, and modify slightly. I can get it to build on Ubuntu just fine. When I build it in raspbian, it does build (...
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Raspberry Pi 3b and and Sunfounder KiT 1.0

I have RPI-3b and Sunfounder kit 1.0, and 40 pin GPIO extension board and cable. Is it possible to use these device and components together? PS: Sunfounder kit 1.0 is for RPI 1,2(b+).
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Why raspberry has 5V output rail if gpio only works with 3.3V?

I have recently read that using Raspberry GPIO with 5V is risky as it may damage the GPIO pins. I did used my Raspberry with 5V without knowing this fact and I was lucky that sensors I have used were ...
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Running a application made for Ubuntu 12, 14 or Windows on a Raspberry Pi

I need to install an ebeam edge which need driver. It only works on Windows / Ubuntu. How do I know if I can make it run on Ubuntu Mate or Windows IOT on my Raspberry Pi? Do you think it is possible?
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When a device says it's "Linux-compatible," does that mean it is compatible with Raspbian?

I'm in the midst of ordering a USB wifi-dongle for my Raspberry Pi. I have Raspbian installed (used NOOBS) on it, and my question is: If the specification of the wifi-dongle says it's Linux compatible,...
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Raspberry Pi 3 software compatibility

Raspberry Pi 3 uses a 64-bit ARM CPU, while its predecessors used 32-bit ones. How does this affect software compatibility? Can all of the old 32 bit binary packages for Raspberry Pi 1 and 2 be ...
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How can I use older versions of raspbian on RPi 2 B?

By what I gather from various sources, I realize that the Rpi2 Model B does not support older versions of Raspbian. I wanted to make sure there is no work around for this. I am trying to install the ...
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Compatible microSD Card SanDisk

Does anyone know if one of these microSD-cards is compatible with the Raspberry Pi model B ? SDSQUNC-032G Micro SDHC Ultra Class 10 UHS-I SDSQUNC-064G Micro SDXC Ultra Class 10 UHS-I (The second one ...
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Are the same microSD cards compatible with the Rasberry Pi Zero?

Are all of the microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC cards on the list from the Embedded Linux Wiki compatible with the Raspberry Pi Zero?
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Is Asus USB-N10 Nano compatible with Raspberry Pi 2?

After I had not the best experience with my wifi adapter, I want to buy a new adapter: I saw on a website the Asus USB-N10 Nano. I'm using Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi 2. Will this adapter work with ...
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Available GPIO Pins for Transmitter

I have a touchscreen that uses the following GPIO pins on my B+: PIN NO. SYMBOL DESCRIPTION 1, 17 3.3V Power positive (3.3V power input) 2, 4 5V Power positive (5V power input) 3, 5, 7, ...
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Are RPi peripherals from version 1 compatible with RPi B?

I have some original Raspberry Pi devices that I want to use with the RPi B version. Are old Raspberry Pi Shields compatible with the new Raspberry pi? Specifically, I have an Xtrinsic MEMS Sensor ...
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Is the 26-pin Pi cobbler compatible with the 40-pin Raspberry Pi?

I'm a Raspberry Pi noob, and accidentally purchased a 26-pin Pi Cobbler - then realised I have the newer 40-pin Raspberry Pi Model B. The 26-pin cobbler won't physically fit on the GPIO board due to ...
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How to use headerfile from diffrent libraries in same code

In raspberry pi , we got two famous libraries (a) bcm2835 and (b)wiringpi. So,I want to use some header files from library bcm2835 and some from wiringpi in a same code. Is it possible to do so. If so,...
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Can Raspberry Pi B+ use a card (with Debian) configured/used with "old" Raspberry Pi B?

So, I've several SDs bearing several OSes (Debian, Occidentalis, Raspbmc) for my several Pi Bs and my question is two-fold: can I (safely) boot B+ Pi from those cards w/o a risk they will be ...
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How do I choose an SD card for the Raspberry Pi?

When looking to purchase an SD card for a Raspberry Pi, what sort of considerations need to be taken into account? Are there certain cards that won't work with the system, or should all standard SD ...
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Touchpad the works well with Raspbian

I'm looking for a USB track/touch/mouse-pad that is compatible and known to work well with with the Raspberry Pi running latest Raspbian image. Just the pad, no keyboard attached. Any help/guidance/...
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Phantom JS On the Pi

I'm trying to install Phantom JS, but it is not in the official Raspbian repository. I've found two people who pre-built binaries for the Raspberry Pi here and here, but when I follow the instructions ...
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Sync music to Raspberry Pi with iTunes

Is there a way to make a Raspberry Pi behave like an iOS device? I'm looking for a way to select iTunes playlists from my main computer and have them sync with my Raspberry Pi when I connect the two ...
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uTOLED-20-G2 display compatibility

This might be a touch specific, but does anyone know if the 4D Systems uTOLED-20-G2 can be used as a display? They make an adapter but I cannot locate any info and the documentation for the adapter ...
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