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Questions tagged [pi-3]

For questions that apply specifically to the Raspberry Pi 3 and not other/all models.

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Strange rebooting on RPi 3

I got an RPi 3 up and running yesterday and turned it on. It seemed to work fine, but after a while it randomly rebooted, I don't believe I caused it to happen. So I didn't think much of it until it ...
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Peripherals not working after install of Raspbian

I recently purchased a Canakit Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I hooked it all up using HDMI, ethernet and USB peripherals (no hub). I have a logitech mouse and a dynex keyboard, both want 5V 100mA. In the ...
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Is the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B or B+ case compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3?

I've got a simple question. Does Raspberry Pi 2 Model B or the B+ case work with Raspberry Pi 3?
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Why can't the Pi 3 receive FM radio by itself?

I've read online that the Pi 3's WiFi/Bluetooth chip (BCM43438) can also receive FM radio. Why can't I use it to receive FM signals?
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How to connect a Raspberry PI 3 to USB TTY cable

I am trying to connect the ADA Fruit USB to TTY cable to a Mac with Mac OS X 10.11.3. I installed the driver and see /dev/tty.usbserial but when I try screen /dev/tty.usbserial 115200 I get no output ...
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How to get Chromium on raspberry 3

I used the command $ sudo apt-get install chromium and it didn't work. I'm using Raspberry Jessie. When I ran the command I got this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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It is possible to run Raspberry Pi 3 with a 64-bit kernel and 32-bit user space?

I just got my hands on a Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to start experimenting on it, specially regarding the 64-bit instruction set. I'm well aware of the pros and cons of the 32-bit versus the 64-...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Windows IoT Core

Windows IoT dashboard only has an option "Raspberry Pi 2". What if I have RPi 3? Can I use RPi 2 image on Raspberry Pi 3?
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Raspberry Pi 3 Cannot Find SD Card After First Boot

I'm a newbie when dealing with the Pi, as this is my first project with one. I installed the latest version of Retropie on a 32 GB Samsung Micro SD card. The initial boot works as expected; the ...
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Raspbian migration from Raspberry Pi 2 to Raspberry Pi 3

I have spent the past couple of months developing software on my RPi2 and I would like to now run this on my RPi3 to take advantage of the higher performance. The software I have written relies on ...
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How can I control the red LED again

I just acquired the latest Pi-3. In the Pi B+ and Pi 2 it was possible to access both the red and green LED through /sys/class/leds/led0 and /sys/class/leds/led1. After setting up the Pi 3, I have ...
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Upgraded from Pi2 to Pi3 - Internal wireless adapter isn't working

I've bought my new Raspberry Pi 3, plugged it in, took my Raspberry Pi 2 SD Card with Raspbian installed on it. Turned it on, everything is working great and faster than ever - but! No wireless ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi handle 2 external HDDs and a keyboard/mouse?

I just got the CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 starter kit, and I was wondering if it can handle all of the following via its USB ports: BlackArmor WS 110 2TB Seagate FreeAgent Desk 1 TB (Wireless) Keyboard ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 3 do 4K Video?

It looks like the Raspberry Pi 3 may be powerful enough to output 4K video, but I haven't seen anything about it anywhere. Does anyone know if the Raspberry Pi 3 can output video over HDMI at 4K ...
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How do you stream to a bluetooth speaker?

I have A Raspberry Pi 3 running OpenElec. I can pair and connect to my bluetooth speaker. What additional software do I need to install to play an mp3 file to the bluetooth speaker? The current ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 not booting

Just got my pi today but after I set it up it seems to work properly Ethernet port is lit Green light is flashing randomly Red light is static But no HDMI output from my monitor!
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Wi-Fi on RPi3 not working

I have just bought my first Raspberry Pi, it's an RPi3. However, I can't get the Wi-Fi to work. I set it up as per the instructions (i.e. I have Raspbian installed using NOOBS) yet I just have a ...
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Windows IoT RPi3 Install Error

I am unable to install Windows IoT on my RPi3. I have signed up for insider and can start the download of the windows image but after it has downloaded about 500mb it fails with the message: "windows ...
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Raspberry Pi Sense HAT on Rpi 3?

I have a question to ask you guys. Can I use the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT (the one used in Astro Pi) with the Raspberry Pi 3 without having any kind of problems? Thanks in advance!
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Can I use my raspberry pi 2 OS for raspberry pi 3 directly?

I recently got hold of the Raspberry Pi 3, and wonder if I safely can use the same SD card loaded with Raspbian that I currently use for my Raspberry Pi 2 on the RP3 as well. The reason for wanting ...
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Raspberry Pi3 Bluetooth

I just got my Raspberry Pi3 and installed Bluetooth sudo service bluetooth status shows ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled) ...
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Windows 10 Core IoT Insider Preview 10.0.14279.1000 Bluetooth support

I just installed Windows 10 Core IoT Insider Preview 10.0.14279.1000 on a Raspberry PI 3 and I'm a bit disappointed to see that there is no support for the on-board Wifi or Bluetooth... Later, I read ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Polyfuse rating?

Does anybody know the model used. Or have done tests to determine at what current load the polyfuse starts kicking in? I want to work out how much current I can draw via the GPIO power pins.
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Pi 3 Boot with UART console

I use Raspberry Pi 3 with image "RASPBIAN JESSIE" which is 2016-02-26 build. I plug in micro-usb to power on. Then I use USB to TTL adapter to try to login. I've set baud rate 115200, and connect GND, ...
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Drawing 0.6A from one usb port on Pi3?

I just got my Raspberry Pi 3 and I am not sure whether or not I can draw 0.6A from ONE USB port (others unused (keyboard and mouse excluded)). Can the RPI handle this? Can I use all slots at once for ...
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Do I need to use a heat sink?

I ordered a Pi 3 and accessory kit here from Amazon, it comes with 2 heat sinks. I won't be overclocking the Pi, would I still need to worry about heat issues? Eventually, this will be in an enclosed ...
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How do I change runlevel on model 3

I want to avoid starting up in GUI mode. I used to edit /etc/inittab but this does not existing anymore.
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SSH hung after entering password just when using wlan and disconect eth0

I have both eth0 and wlan0 actives, can ping both, can run RDP to both IPs (192.168.0.101 for eth0, 192.168.0.102 for wlan0). Ssh to eth0 works OK, ssh to wlan0 works OK as long as I have eth0 ...
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Disable WiFi (wlan0) on Pi 3

Got a Pi 3 which will always use ethernet, so trying to figure out how to disable the WiFi such that it does not even turn on after a reboot. If I do an ifconfig I see the wlan0 device. I can do ...
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Does RPi 3 have the same bandwidth for ethernet and USB?

It seems that's the case for the last Pi. But does the new one also have this limitation? Not duplicate, but reffered question:    USB bandwidth for the RPi model B+   &...
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Wi-Fi Setup Raspberry Pi 3 with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) not working

I'm using wpa_supplicant with wpa_cli and manually entering SSID and passphrase to connect to network works without problems. When using wpa_cli with command wps_pbc it sees the WPS enabled access ...
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How well can you run OS X on a Raspberry Pi 3?

I am thinking about buying a Raspberry Pi 3 just to run OS X 10.11. How well will it work based on the Mac specs vs. Pi 3 specs?
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Running multiple servers at the same time

I have recently discovered the Raspberry Pi, and I have a question. I did not find any answer. Can I configure one Raspberry Pi 2 B or 3 B to run 2 servers at the same time (for example a web server ...
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Can I Install Debian 64 bit on RPi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is built with a 64 bit chip. Yet the Raspberry Pi Foundation has only released Linux distros are 32 bit. Can I install a 64-bit version of Debian on the RPi 3?
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Raspberry Pi 3 - internal Wifi wont connect to network

i'm rather new to Linux and all that, in fact the Raspberry Pi 3 i just got is the first Linux-only machine i ever had, running the latest version of Raspbian .. so here's my problem: I'm trying to ...
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Maximum current on each GPIO pin for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

Anyone knows what's the maximum input/output current for the individual GPIO pins? Perfectly fine if someone is able to point me to the Broadcom BCM2837 datasheet, which I for some reason, cannot ...
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Raspberry 3 - Boot From USB - but how?

Apparently the Raspberry Pi 3 can boot from things other than the SD Card, including USB flash drives. I got my Pi 3 today (hurray!) and burnt the latest Raspbian to both an SD card and a USB flash ...
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Pi3 wireless drivers

I am using Archlinux ARM for raspberry pi 3 (Which is identical, for now, to the pi2 image). I can't get the on board WiFi to work. in lsmod I do see "cfg80211" is loaded, but the interface I see are ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 usable with fully free software?

In the Free Software Foundation's May 2013 review of single board computers, the Raspberry Pi was found to have fatal flaws for use in a free (libre) software environment: The Raspberry Pi requires ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi channel 12 on Raspberry Pi 3?

I need my RPi 3 to connect to a Wi-Fi network using channel 12, but I'm not able to get the built-in Wi-Fi adapter to use this channel. This is what I've done: $ sudo apt-get install wireless-regdb ...
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Does the BCM43438 WiFi chip in Raspberry Pi 3 support power management setting?

I'm trying to disable the wireless power save on my RPI3, but can't do it: $ sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off Error for wireless request "Set Power Management" (8B2C): SET failed on device wlan0 ; ...
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Create a boot disk which can be SSH-ed into via WiFi

I've got a new pi 3. I haven't got a spare monitor or keyboard, so I was wondering... Is it possible to create an SD card bootable OS (noobs, raspian, ubuntu etc) which can be connected using wifi ...
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What is the Limit of the Broadcom Architecture? [closed]

When I read the spec sheet for the Raspberry Pi 3, I was both excited and slightly disappointed. Excited because the Raspberry Pi Foundation continues to release Raspberry Pis with ever increasing CPU ...
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Performance of the Raspberry Pi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is quoted as having a 33% increase in clock speed over the Raspberry Pi 2. But what does this mean for real world performance? For example the Raspberry Pi 2 I have runs OpenELEC ...
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OpenELEC for Raspberry Pi 3

Will there be a new version of OpenELEC for the Raspberry Pi 3? Or would the install file for the Raspberry Pi 2 work?
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Raspberry Pi 3 Web Browsing

New to RPi but I'm seeing a lot of stuff about how it has struggled in the past to web browse -- particularly on heavy-js sites and with video and such. Is this a problem of the past? Especially now ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 audio input?

Did Raspberry Pi 3 add audio input? I'm new to RPi and interested in doing speech recognition but noticed input has been missing for previous versions. If it hasn't, what is the best way for me to go ...
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Will Tails OS work on Raspberry Pi 3?

The System Requirements page for Tails states that Tails requires: 2 GB of RAM to work smoothly. Tails is known to work with less memory but you might experience strange behaviours or crashes. ...
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Add an external antenna to a Pi 3

Makezine's writeup on the Pi 3 this morning included a somewhat tantalising section: The other interesting thing on the back of the board, right next to the wireless radio chip, is something that ...
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Does Pi3 Wi-Fi support 5 GHz and does it need an extra antenna?

I was wondering if the built-in Wi-Fi supports 5 GHz networks? Will it need an external antenna to be attached to work properly?