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How to add a second screen to rapsi 4 whitout raspi crashing

Hi I recently bought this screen on amazon and every time I connect it my raspi 4 freeze after 5-10min On the user manual it instruct to add this to the config.txt in /boot max_usb_current=1 ...
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Amazon Prime Video totally freezes/crashes Raspberry Pi 4 in Chromium

Since the Widevine support is available for Raspbian I'm able to watch Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on the Raspberry Pi just using the Chromium Browser. I have, however, a strange behaviour when ...
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RaspberryPi3B crashes randomly

I've a RaspberryPi 3 B running with Raspian on buster (10). Hardware: Power: Official 5.1 V - 2.5 A Power Supply (https://www.raspberrypi.com/products/raspberry-pi-universal-power-supply/) Wired ...
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Debug Suggestions for Crashing Remote Pi4

I have a RPI4 in a remote location that has become unresponsive (not network) twice in the last 6 months. It will be another 6 months until I can travel and replace the device. My gut says it's a ...
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LXPanel crashes when I right-click on the PulseAudio volume applet

When I right-click on the volume control, LXPanel crashes. I can left-click (to bring up the volume slider) but right-clicking crashes. Starting LXPanel manually in a terminal gives the following ...
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Why does my RPi reboot every ~15 minutes?

I installed on my RPi 3 the latest Raspberry OS (Linux rpi-datacenter 5.10.63-v7+ #1488 SMP Thu Nov 18 16:14:44 GMT 2021 armv7l GNU/Linux) and I have no idea why it reboots on its own every ~15 ...
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Headless Rpi 4 reboots when changing resolution

I hope someone can help me, I've bought my first Rpi a few months ago and I haven't been able to use it at all because of this issue. Specs: Raspberry Pi 4 - 4GB OS: Raspberry Pi OS with desktop Fully ...
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Thonny crashing…why?

I’m an amateur, but I’ve used raspberry pi’s and have code running on them 24/7 for several years now with no issues. My latest home automation project has a (Python) raspberry pi outdoors (in North ...
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How do I debug these spontaneous crashes?

My headless Pi 2 (running stock raspbian) sometimes crashes out of the blue. It happened again today, and I had a monitor attached so I was able to get a photo of its final words. I just don't know ...
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How to find out what's randomly crashing Pi 4

I currently have a Pi4 4GB running as my homelab but recently I've been facing random crashes that I've been really struggling to diagnose. I run the Pi headless with access over SSH and I'll know ...
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Pi kills all the process itself

I'm using a Pi to command an home-made robot. For that I run several python scripts (and one programme in C++), they consume many CPU. I want to let the robot working for several days in a row. But ...
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RPi's screen starts doing strange things when running a software

I would like to know if someone could help me with this, when I starts a software like Blender or Sonic Pi my screen begins to freeze and by continuing refreshing the screen I finish with a white ...
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Activating infrared camera causes PI Zero W to crash and reboot [closed]

I have a PI Zero W and a camera module that came with 2 infrared lamps. It is this one or something very similar: https://www.arducam.com/product/arducam-ov5647-5mipi-camera-module-for-jetson-nano-...
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Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu freezes when dragging file to another directory

I have some files I downloaded onto my desktop but when I try to drag them to another directory in the file manager, the pi freezes and I have to unplug and reboot it. This has happened 3 times ...
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Pi crashes without apparent reason

I own a Pi4 (4GB), and I'm having some issues. The pi crashes with no apparent reason. By crashes I mean it becomes unreacheable via ssh, PiHole and HomeAssistant that are running on it become ...
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Pi Zero with RS-485 interface operated inside breaker panel crashes

Setup I am operating an Raspberry Pi Zero inside a distribution board. The pi is powered via usb using a din rail power supply and it connected to an usb-rs485-adapter to get modbus data from a smart ...
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How to track why two RPi's are constantly "freezing"...?

I have two RPi's, one 3B+ and one 4 8GB. Both run updated Raspbian with Node-Red, VNCServer, No-ip DUC and have SSH enabled. No mouse or display connected to any of them. The 3B+ serves as the "...
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Raspberry Pi 4B Keeps Crashing

I'm not sure what happened. I have my Raspberry Pi 4B running on Raspbian Lite (May 2020 version). This all started happening when I decided to use my Pi to run a game server. I decided to submerge it ...
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ClamAV Error for scanning

I'm trying to install ClamAV on my pi zero. Which is an antivirus program. I ran the command : sudo apt install clamav Then I typed in: clamscan But it said: LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): ...
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Raspbian Crashing on RPi2 | full screen goes to one (somewhat random) color when web browser loads heavy page

I've had this strange problem with my Raspberry Pi 2 for a long time now. I have it set up as a sort of third monitor for my main computer. I've installed Synergy and Redshift, then set the screen to ...
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My raspbian buster is stuck at Splash Screen with polkit.service!

I was working fine with my Rpi4 this morning. Next time when I started it was okay. Then there was some resolution issue. so I went into raspi-config and disabled the OpenGL. After a restart my PC is ...
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3B+ locking up (blank video output) with red & green LEDs solid, requiring reboot. Which logs to check? [closed]

My Pi 3B+ (full config details at link) has started to lock up out of the blue (red and green LEDs on), requiring a reboot. Which system log(s) do I check to see what the problem might be?
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System crashes when a USB device is plugged in or a web browser is opened

I recently turned my pi into a standalone network following this guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md But now when I open a web browser, or plug in a ...
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Freecad not working on my raspbian!

I just installed free cad on raspbian from repo . Then after the installation was complete when I preseed the freecad icon from menu it is opening. But when I am pressing new project the software is ...
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Weird problem with Raspberry Pi falling over

So I've been trying to trouble-shoot this myself for weeks. I have a Pi3 (and a Pi4, though the 4 causes no issues). My Pi3 is fully up to date, on Raspbian Linux 4.19.81-v7+ This issue persisted ...
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How am I supposed to set GPU memory in RPi4?

I am using RPi4 for a while and I found some problem playing videos on VLC and you-tube. After searching a long time I found that these problems can be solved by increasing GPU Memory. I found that ...
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After my script crashes, I can't run any more scripts, RP 3 Model B+

I am running a script that is probably crashing. When I run it, nothing seems to happen, so I hit Ctrl + Z to halt the program. But then I can't run any other script on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. ...
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Was stable now keeps crashing

My Pi keeps locking up - cannot interact with it via keyboard (even Ctrl-Alt-PrintScr commands) or anything else. Screen (console) frozen. Pulling power out and rebooting brings it up looking fine ...
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Random crash after several hours

sorry for the next error) I'm working on a project with my rpi, which just test on a student website if a teacher is absent, or if a lesson is moved. Actually, the rpi crash totally randomly : after 7-...
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How do I set my gpu_split?

My Emulation Station keeps crashing saying I need to make sure my gpu_split is set high enough and/or switch back to carbon theme. Can someone help me dial this in? Any thoughts or suggestions are ...
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How to revert from rpi-update to stable build

I have been using a RPi3 for the last year without any issues. I have had rpi-update as part of a regular update process (cron job). Lately I have been experiencing crashes. I started to investigate, ...
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Is my Pi Zero W overclocking? Why does it disconnect?

I've got a Raspberry Pi Zero W which is connected to a 4 relay module, servo motor, and IR sensor. It has two functions: first, it operates continuously, watching the IR sensor and, when tripped, it ...
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Pin powered Pi crashes when servos move

I have been working on a circuit to power a Raspberry Pi and servo(s) from a single power source. The diagram below shows the basic configuration, although the 'AA battery' is actually two 18650s. ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 crashes on manual ifconfig command

I'm trying to manually set IP configuration on my raspberry pi 2. Using SSH I run the following command in the terminal sudo ifconfig eth0 10.0.0.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 up my raspberry pi then ...
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How can I diagnose a headless Raspberry Pi Zero W that hangs?

I'm trying to run my Pi Zero W as a motion detecting camera using RPI cam web interface but it keeps hanging after a few hours at most. Before it hangs, it can record motion detect videos and upload ...
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Opening any browser often crashes Raspbian

I've got a very simple setup on my Raspberry pi 2. It's a clean install of the latest version of Raspbian (via NOOBS) with Redshift and QuickSynergy installed. Almost any time I open a web browser, ...
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Restart Pi after ping failure?

I have been creating a prototype using Pi Zeros, they work great at my house but are failing often at customer's site (other side of country). I do not know if the Pi kernel is crashing or if it's ...
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How to recover from a kernel panic like this?

Getting stuck while boot process, I don't remember installing anything on Kali linux raspberry pi
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Cannot start openELEC on Raspberry Pi 3B+

I've tried a whole bunch of media center systems for my fresh RaspberryPi 3B+. The most interesting one for me is openELEC, but unfortunately it is the only one I can't seem to successfully run - ...
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Is there a limit on Raspberry PI's display size?

I have been using Raspberry PI 2 and 3 for the last year and a half with no problem. However, over time I have noticed that different sizes of display connected to the PI effected how my software ran. ...
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Pi shuts down every day at 11:23 PM

I have a Pi Zero W running Raspbian Stretch Lite (June 2018). I'm using it to turn the crank on an automatic cat feeder. I've barely changed the base configuration: apt-get-installed git and samba, ...
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Everything is dead, but Pi 3B still boots

I left my Pi 3B (V1.2) alone, running a 64-bit build of Debian for a project. Everything was fine. When I returned, however, I found that everything was dead. Nothing was connected to it, by the way. ...
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Kernel panic, real time clock (possibly), UPS Pico

Have a fresh install of KivyPie, which is some months old, with updates (have done apt update/upgrade). It crashes: and the reason seems to be these two lines enable_uart=1 dtoverlay=i2c-rtc,ds1307 ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ freezes randomly

General setup My RPi is connected to a mouse, keyboard, and monitor. My swap size is set to 1000 MB and I'm not using wifi. Problem The RPi freezes randomly, meaning the GUI is frozen, no SSH ...
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Raspbian freezes consistently every day at 2 AM

I had a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B that I used as a media center, running Plex Media Server, connected to a NAS, where the media was stored, and a couple of scripts that would run once an hour (CRON jobs)....
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Pi freezes after softPwm

I'm building a robot car as a beginner project with a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. It was easily possible to control the motors with help of the wiringPi library in C. To adjust the speed of my car I want ...
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RPi3B crashes randomly

Help needed with this, I've run out of ideas. My RPi3 crashes randomly. - Power supply 2.0A - nothing connected to GPIOs - HDMI, USB mouse, USB-keyboard and LAN are connected - SD card is Sandisk ...
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How to reinstall python3 from binaries?

One of my RPis has a problem with python3: root@sent121:~# python3 Segmentation fault When debugging a print('hello') script I get root@sent121:~# dbg python3 -bash: dbg: command not found root@...
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After several days my Pi's stop being able to launch new processes nor allow SSH connections

We are running raspbian stretch and have our mono based application running fine however we've found that after several days (this can be 2 days it could be 7) that our PI's just hang. Kernel: Linux ...
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Cannot boot into desktop after crashing

Good day all, I am new to the Raspberry Pi. I have just purchased a Raspberry pi 3. I downloaded the Raspbian OS and installed it on a brand new 16GB Kingston microSD card. First time I was ...
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