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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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Wi-Fi transfers hang on Raspberry Pi 3

I was trying to transfer a 50 MB file to my Raspberry Pi 3 via samba and I noticed that after few seconds the transfer slows down until it stops, same thing via scp. It starts but after few seconds (5-...
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FT5406 touchscreen sends events but input does not work

I have a Raspi 3B with the official 7" touchscreen attached. The screen works (showed the under-voltage sign when attaching only the screen controller to a 2.1 A power supply, so I'm connecting ...
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How to control the delay perference of GStreamer OpenMAX H.264 encoder module?

I am trying to build up a streamed network video using Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and a USB camera. After reading this tutorial, I made a working pipeline, but the software H.264 encoder is very CPU ...
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RPI 3B and Tiny Thermal Printer - Unable to use python library

I'm having trouble hooking up my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to my Adafruit Tiny Thermal Printer (nb: not the mini thermal printer - this is the one with a mini-USB port built in). I've got it connected ...
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Is it possible to install Rocks Cluster Distribution on Raspberry Pi?

There are lots of websites about making a supercomputer with Raspberry Pi. Is it possible to install "Rocks Cluster Distribution" on Raspberry to have a more efficient cluster?
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Open Splash Page After Connecting to Wifi Hotspot

I'm using my pi3 to display a local "website" as described here Making a Raspberry Pi 3 accessible w/o configuration via WiFi and static IP/URL. Therefore, I'm creating a hotspot with the pi. This ...
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Rasberry Pi zero and 3 bluetooth transfer speed is slow RFCOMM

I am trying to send a series of bytes from the Raspberry Pi zero W to the Raspberry pi 3 via bluetooth. Im using the PyBluez python package. I believe that Raspberry Pi Zero has Bluetooth 4.1 and ...
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Rasbperry Pi suddenly stopped connecting to WiFi network defined in wpa_supplicant.conf

My Raspberry Pi 3 running Jessie has been automatically connecting to a WiFi network defined in my wpa_supllicant.conf file for a few months without a problem. Two days ago, the Pi stopped connecting ...
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Why is my RPi freezing of its own accord?

I own a RPi 3 Model B, which does a very good job of freezing of its own accord, even when not much activity is being done. I mean, I can still move the mouse, but it stays in its last frame and I ...
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Connecting Pi3 ModelB with a Sony PS3 DualShock controller

I bought the following model of Raspberry Pi3 from Amazon. RASPBERRYPI3-MODB-1GB which claims to support: Bluetooth 4.1, Bluetooth Low Energy And I also got a Sony DualShock PS3 controller with ...
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How to properly trigger multiple Raspberry Pi camera modules via GPIO?

I am working with three Raspberry Pi 3 B boards, which in turns have RPi camera modules V2 connected to each. I followed this very detailed post about triggering another Pi using GPIO pins and it ...
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running kernel 3.x on R Pi 3 Model B?

I'm looking to run kernel 3.x (3.14 to be exact) on an R Pi 3 Model B hardware. I'm trying to do this by re-compiling the kernel using the instructions here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/...
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Can I control GPIO Pins when using Android on the Pi 3?

I want to install Android on my Raspberry Pi for implementing a GUI app, which is easy to create using Android Studio. But now I am confused about how to control the GPIO pins on the Pi 3 to turn on ...
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Can I use Rasp Pi 3 to detect objects from live streaming videos?

I am doing a project on UAV(Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle) for which I need to detect objects from live streaming videos. Can Raspberry Pi 3 satisfy my needs? Also how is Nvidia Jetson compared to Pi 3? ...
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Implementing a system call for CPU hotplug on RPI3/ModelB

My goal is to implement a system call in linux kernel that enables/disables a CPU core. First, I implemented a system call that disbales CPU3 in a 4-core system. The system call code is as follows: ...
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Bluetooth repeater/bridge

I was wondering if somebody already tried to create some sort of Bluetooth repeater or bridge? I know they are not the same, but both systems should work for my needs. In detail, I am trying to ...
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“at” command doesn't allow usage of lxterminal and other bash commands

I am very new to the raspberry Pi and try to make like a "alarm Clock" with my Raspberry Pi Model 3 B. For setting the song which it should play for a given time I use the "at" command. The problem ...
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Raspberry Pi 3, chromium_browser, and Mobaxterm…Not happy!

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 setup running raspbien (usual os, jesie). I use mobaxterm to connect to the box and start up a gui. I can run several apps fine..such as gimp for instance. When I try and ...
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Sense HAT not working on RPi 3 correctly with official power supply

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 model B. I was using a 5.25V 2A power supply that I used for my previous Pi 2 (which made the red light flash because it didn't provide enough power) until last week, when the ...
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Setting up a DHCP server on a Pi v3B with Raspbian Jessie?

I'm attempting to set up a Pi as a DHCP server for a private network of ~10 machines. The pi will be connected to a network switch. So far I've been following this well written guide: https://www....
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How do I save my game process with RetroPie?

I just got a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and have installed NES games. How can I set this up for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to save game progress on games that should, such as The Legend of Zelda? Once I ...
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Pi 3 - insufficient USB power available for dual-band Wi-Fi adapter?

This question says "How much current can draw from the USB ports? ......The limit for Pi3 is 1200mA." However, my Rosewill RNX-N600UB Wi-Fi dongle will only operate in the 5 GHz band when plugged ...
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Possible to repair Raspberry Pi 3 SD card slot?

I accidentally pulled the pi out of the case before realizing the SD card was still attached. The right pad can still be soldered but the left one appears to have been pulled off. Is there anything I ...
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Disable onboard Bluetooth device and remap UART0 on Windows 10 IoT Core

We would like to use Gertbot card on Raspberry Pi 3 to control motors and to read distance sensors. For that, serial communication using UART0 on GPIO pins 8 and 10 is required. Observing Raspi serial ...
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Camera OV5647 + 3.5 LCD as a real time view

I have a OV5647 camera and 3.5 GPIO LCD. I would like to connect both of them to have a real time view in my Raspberry Pi 3. I would like to also set by programming to turn on the camera after some ...
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QML without X11

Is it possible to run QML files without X_Desktop environment in raspbian Jessie for Raspberry Pi3? I found this tutorial: EGLFS , but I would prefer if it is possible to compile directly on RPi, ...
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Debugging a RPi using SWD

Has anybody been able to figure out how to debug a Raspberry Pi 3 model B using SWD? To be clear, I'm looking to debug the Pi itself using SWD. We've tried setting up the GPIO pins to use JTAG-SWD, ...
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Raspberry Pi3 conflicting overlays

I have a Rpi3 with 2016-03-18-raspbian-jessie. I want to simultaneously connect a RC522 RFID Reader and a 5" touch screen LCD (waveshare). With this config.txt the 522 reader works fine: dtparam=spi=...
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Extend router network using Raspberry Pi 3 as access point

I currently am using this guide to create an access point using the RPI3 to create a new network, but what I would like is to extend the network to which the RPI3 is connected via Ethernet so that it ...
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Windows PC Network “Disconnect” Button Disables Pi's ad-hoc Interface

I have encountered a problem with my network setup. I have three Raspberry Pi 3s running Raspbian, a Windows 7 PC, and a Mac. I have the Raspberry Pis configured to automatically startup an ad-hoc ...
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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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How can I install the latest kernel from kernel.org to Arch Linux ARM for Raspberry Pi 3 model B?

I am using Arch Linux on Raspberry Pi 3 model B. I want to install a newer kernel (currently I have 4.14.94-1-ARCH kernel installed) I have downloaded and compiled the mainline kernel 5.0-rc5, which ...
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ADXL345. Bits, resolution and g's

I have a Kistler type 8921 which produces 1g (10m/s2) RMS (at 159 Hz). The ADXL345/Raspberry Pi 3 setup should produce similar g's, but currently doesn't. As can be seen, it is not just about a ...
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Any issue with magnet too close to rpi?

I don't think this is an issue, but a search turns up nothing and I just want to be sure. I'm working on a project that involves a single speaker mounted approx. 2.5 to 3cm above a Raspberry Pi 3. ...
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What is the maximum clients a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ access point can handle?

I have setup a RPi 3B+ as access point using this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md I have a few dozens of RPi Zero's that connect to the AP. ...
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Raspbian Stretch (GUI version only) does not work as OpenVPN client

I have a basic OpenVPN connection that I use with several pi's. All of these pi's use various versions of Raspbian without the GUI (the lite version). And they all work great. The same configuration ...
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Outdoor Wi-Fi positioning / poor man's GPS on RPI3 Model B

I got used to Google Maps figuring where I am using surrounding Wi-Fi signals, a.k.a. Wi-Fi positioning system. I try it on my laptop and it works, but on my Raspberry PI it doesn't: using Firefox ESR,...
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How to scan undiscoverable bluetooth devices with Kali?

I set up a Raspberry Pi 3 with Kali Re4son kernel. My goal is to scan bluetooth speakers that are already paired. But paired devices don't show up when I do bluetooth scanning with Kali's tools and ...
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org.bluez.Error.Failed: Raspberry Pi and obexpushd

I am attempting to connect two Raspberry Pi's via Bluetooth. I have loaded all the libraries needed on both pis. Here is my methodology: Boot the pi's Run: sudo obexpushd B-23 -o /bluetooth -n # On ...
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How can I force the Pi to wake a monitor

This question is not specifically a Pi question, but about how to FORCE the Pi hdmi to wake my monitor from sleep, which seems to be a seems to be specific to the Pi hardware, although it may be a ...
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Illegal instruction when running python on raspberry pi

I was doing a pi project where pi communicates with a UHF ID card reader via hardware serial and read cards. Pi gets the card information through serial and upload them to a remote database. Also some ...
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How to record usb audio and monitor at the same time

I have a usb audio device plugged into my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Stretch. Recording to an mp3 with sox works fine with this line: AUDIODEV=dsnooped rec -c 1 -q /media/usbstick/recording/...
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blank screen on xrdp

xrdp is working up to and until today. I have today "sudo apt-get upgrade" and since then xrdp has stopped working. The login screen comes up but when i get in it is just a blank screen (the aqua one)....
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Accessing 3+ SD/MMC /dev/mmcblk devices

I've successfully followed some instructions for access 2 SD cards via SPI on a Raspberry Pi 3: https://ralimtek.com/Raspberry_Pi_Secondary_SD_Card/ How do I configure it to access more than 2 SD ...
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Better mouse controls with touch screen?

I'm using the raspberry pi official 7" touch screen (The one supplied with this http://a.co/gOTsWDC I don't know which model that is) and a raspberry pi 3 model B. I've noticed two major problems, ...
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RPi 3 as Wireless Hotspot (hostapd): nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to create a WiFI Extender with my RPi3. I'm using a TP Link TL-WN722N external adapter. The setup is as follows: Some WiFI -> TP-Link Adapter (wlan1) -> RPi -> Onboard RPi WiFi (...
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Enabling I2C resulting in error Raspberry Pi

I am trying to use MPU 6050 on raspberry pi. For that I enabled i2c on raspi. But after that whenever I am trying to check the modules on my Python 3 or 2 shell for e.g. when I run help('modules'), I ...
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Raspberry pi 3 uart not working

I've done almost any tutorail I found in the internet, but I cant get successful communication with uart in RPI3 Ubuntu Mate. I've added enable_uart=1 and dtoverlay=pi3-disable-bt and core_freq=250 ...
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Direct sound playback via HDMI with sound input from Bluetooth Mic

I've connected my Raspberry Pi to a TV via HDMI, by default the sound output is through TV speakers via HDMI. I installed pulseaudio and successfully connected a Bluetooth headset [samsung HM1100] to ...
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Libav-tool avconv: Error Creating Filter when Combining Still Images

I'm trying to use the Libav tool to collate still images into mp4 file. I am using it like this avconv -r 1 -I *jpg -vcodec libx264 filename.mp4 The images are named with the date and time and form ...