Questions tagged [laptop]

A laptop is a portable computer. This tag is for questions about using the Raspberry Pi as a laptop.

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How to Connect Raspberry Pi 3 to Laptop via Ethernet Cable

How do I display Raspberry Pi 3 screen onto laptop? I followed instructions to set up Raspberry Pi here, https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/raspberry-pi-setting-up I got up to here, https:...
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How can I make my touch lcd screen to work like a laptops touch pad

How can I make my touch lcd screen to work like a laptops touch pad? Is it possible because I am not able to access the corners of the lcd and I can't use the Pi correctly. Is it possible to make it ...
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Control Motor via Raspberry Pi connected to a Laptop (running code via PyCham)

currently working on a project with detecting objects via a Camera Module and controlling motors based on the camera detection (if object is in sector A, move motor B down, etc.) using Python. The ...
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How to boot up & start using raspberry pi using laptop as a monitor

I have recently purchased a Raspberry PI 3 Model B+. I also have an ethernet cable, a 8GB SD card with raspbian os on it as suggested by most of the tutorials(using etcher), an HDMI cable & my ...
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Using my old laptop as an external monitor [duplicate]

I have been looking round to see if there is a solution for this question, but in vain. Please don't blame me if there is. So I have got a broken Dell Vostro 14-5480. Its monitor has no problems at ...
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Not able to connect to RPi 3 SSH via ethernet directly to laptop

RPi Raspberry Pi 3 model B OS: Raspbian 9.3 stretch Kernel: armv7l Linux 4.9.76-v7+ CPU: ARMv7 rev 4 (v7l) @ 1.2GHz RAM: 1GB Laptop Linux Mint 18.3 I've been able to connect fine via SSH to my ...
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Connect old laptop LCD to RPi [duplicate]

I have an old laptop and I was wondering if I could take the LCD from it and use it with my RPi 3, the end goal is to make an RPi laptop complete with a 3D printed case, so would this LCD connection ...
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Ethernet connection of pi is not detected by laptop

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and I'm trying to use my laptop screen as display for the Pi. I had followed various tutorials for this none of it is working. I found that laptop couldn't detect the ...
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Make a tablet with a HP 15-p158sa touch display

So, a mate of mine managed to short his laptop somehow. Around the charging port the plastic melted, I’ve disassembled the laptop and it looks fried. I took out an 1500GB hard drive and a 8GB RAM ...
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How to access pi camera with OpenCV to Laptop?

I do not have HDMI supported monitor for Raspberry pi 3. I want to use OpenCV with my pi camera for image processing and access those images and videos with OpenCV image output to my LAPTOP, which is ...
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Raspberry pi 3 putty connection error

ı want to connect my raspberry to laptop via putty(ssh), but when i enter my password(raspberry) i am getting this error
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Pixel with laptop via vnc

I'm using raspberry pi 3 B and the os I'm using is PIXEL. I'm able to use pixel by connecting it to monitor but through putty in laptop I'm unable to get the PIXEL desktop screen. Vnc connection is ...
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Is it possible to access pi on my laptop through wifi?

I can already set it up so that I can use the pi from my laptop through vncserver. Obviously, an ethernet cable is needed to so this. I am trying to find out if it is possible to do a similar thing ...
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Internal IP address of Raspberry Pi is changing

I am trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 model B V 1.1 using Raspbian Wheezy to my laptop that is connected to the internet using Wi-Fi and my LAN port is empty. I followed The best way to connect ...
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using laptop display with raspberry pi using HDMI connector

I am new to using Raspberry Pi (mine is version 2 Model B) and am setting it all up. I have an HDMI enabled laptop and don't need the internet to do what I need to with the Pi. Is that sufficient? I ...
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Connect dead laptop display to Raspberry pi? [duplicate]

I have a laptop where the motherboard died. I am wondering if I can "harvest" the display and connect it to a raspberry pi for little to no money. I have already taken the display out of the laptop ...
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How to use Raspberry PI 2 without screen and keyboard?

I have a windows8 laptop (with SD card reader) and a raspberry 2. It works well if I connect it to a monitor and a keyboard at home. But how is it possible to use it, if I'm not home, and I can just ...
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Connecting to laptop wifi via ethernet

I have been trying to connect my pi to the internet for many hours now and to no avail. (I am on Windows 8.1) I have went through many tutorials, so far I have tried: Turning my wifi internet ...
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Atrix Lapdock Mounting Solution

I was wondering if I could mount a Raspberry Pi on the back of the Atrix Lapdock if I would be using it connected to the Pi as a laptop. I asked a simmilar question here and was told the Sugru might ...
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Integrated Pi Laptop with the Atrix Lapdock

I always wanted to make a Raspberry Pi laptop and when I saw the various videos and tutorials on how to use the Atrix Lapdock to make one I was impressed. The one problem that I had was that when ...
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Triggering python code arrow keys

Hi I've got 4 simple codes controlling 2 motors (4 codes for going straight and backwards as well as turning left and right). I am successfully controlling my raspberry pi on my laptop through Putty ...
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Getting started with raspberry pi B+

I just got r-pi B+ and flashed an 8gb sd card with 'pidora'. But I am stuck at the logging in process. I don't have a display for the r-pi. All I have is a laptop running Fedora 20 and a raspberry pi ...
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Working with Raspberry Pi having only a laptop and a table (no extra monitor)

I'm a newbie at Raspberry Pi. I created a boot sd card with raspbian and I don't know what to do next because what I have is only a laptop and a tablet. I don't have an extra monitor to plug in an ...
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How to set up Raspberry Pi without a monitor?

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi, type B model. I want to set it up directly to my laptop screen, without any other monitor. I have not set it up yet. How do I connect my laptop's screen as the ...
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Use internet on raspberry pi via laptop

I am new at raspberry and i have to do my project. I am using my pi terminal through my laptop using cat5 cable. everything is fine. I can ping the laptop on ssh. Now I would use the internet on ...
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Booting Raspbian onto a Laptop

So I've installed Raspbian (from the image file found on the website) onto an SD Card and plugged this into my Raspberry Pi --- it works. I used my TV to display the output and everything worked fine. ...
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Old mac PowerBook with Raspberry pi

I want to use my Raspberry Pi to give new live to an old PowerBook (Power PC) that seems to have a broken motherboard. I would like to be able to use the wifi, conectors, keyboard and screen. Any ...
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Using a Console Cable, Error “Could not find PTY”, MAC

I'm trying to follow AdaFriuts tutorial on using a Pi over a serial cable on my Mac, link bellow, and I'm stuck with an error that reads "Could not find PTY" despite having all the right GPIO ...
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How Viable is an RPI Laptop?

I've been seriously looking into making one of the Raspberry Pi Laptops that have been floating around using the Motorola Atrix Lapdock solution found here and here. The whole reason for doing this ...
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Would a Compaq Presario V6000 laptop monitor be just fine for the RPi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connect Pi to an old laptop screen My Compaq Presario V6000 laptop just had an HDD failure and I took it apart and salvaged the monitor. I was wondering if I could use the ...
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How can I use a PC laptop or Mac Book to run a Raspberry Pi?

I want to let some smart programers play with a few Raspberry Pi boards at an event I am running. They will all have laptops and internet access. We probably won't have access to keyboards and screens ...
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Boot Laptop From USB With Wheezy?

I do not have my Raspberry Pi yet but would like to start playing with some code. I have successfully (I think) created my Wheezy SD Card, but was not able to mount it on my laptop, so I ran dd and ...
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Connect Pi to an old laptop screen

So I recently received my Pi in the post and I'm now trying to think what to use it for. I've had a look around and I quite like the idea of attaching a screen to it and using it as an RSS Reader/...
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Can the Raspberry Pi be used to construct a laptop?

While there are lots of setups for desktop-like setups for the Raspberry Pi. (Using a monitor, mouse, etc.) Are there any instructions on how to set up a portable laptop configuration?