Questions tagged [pi-3]

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VGA output suddenly not working, Why?

I have been using my VGA monitor for my RPI3 Model B using a VGA to HDMI cable and it works perfectly fine, but today when i turned on my pi the monitor says "No signal" I thought that my ...
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problems lighting up LED on pi 3

HI i am new tp pi and python and wanted to create something that simply turns on and off a led. It does not seem to work and not sure why? here is the python script: from gpiozero import LED, ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi as wireless access point with static IP config

I am trying to set up my raspberry pi to act as a router. The set up is the following: The Raspi receives its connection to the internet through Ethernet, with a static IP address setting. The subnet ...
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How to use the turtle graphics package on my Pi 3B

I have a built a car which uses distance sensor to navigate a room. I want to map out the room's diagram based on how the bot car moves. The turtle graphics package in Python translates commands like ...
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Can I plug my SD card from Pi 4 into a Pi 3?

Can I use my SD card from a Raspberry Pi 4 2GB in Raspberry Pi 3? If not, is there a way to get some python and node-red files from my SD card as my Raspberry Pi 4 kinda got fried?
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How to set relative configuration file for my name-password AP?

I would like to connect my RPi3 with wifi attached. I can scan all APs in my office using command "iwlist wlan0 scan". But I can't find IP address at response of ifconfig wlan0. I can connect to an AP ...
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How can I install Wi-Fi drivers from first boot on Raspberry Pi 3B?

I'm trying to configure my Raspberry Pi 3B and Raspberry Pi Zero so that I can modify cmdline.txt, and have it install the drivers for my TP-Link adapter from first boot automatically. My Pi has ...
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What is the location of my crontab or all crontabs?

I am a newbie to raspberry pi's so please forgive my lack of knowledge. A few years ago I was given a raspberry pi 3, I had it set up with a crontab file which ran some commands for me which have ...
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Rpi PIR Motion Sensor HC-SR501 always reads high, why? [closed]

I'm trying to use a motion sensor with the Raspberry Pi but despite all the tutorials I followed, the input of the raspberry pi is always high. Here is my code below. I used a LED to turn it on when ...
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How to install PHP 7.2?

The title says it all. I'm trying to install PHP7.2 on RPi 3 so I can install OwnCloud on it. When I run sudo apt-get install php7.2 -y I get Unable to locate package php7.2. Do I need to add a repo ...
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guizero stuck until serial input

I'm a newbie to Raspberry PI and guizero. I'm trying to change texts and set some menus visible using button and I have to print serial data on the screen. My problem is when I change text and hide ...
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Rpi3B+ GPIO Controlling Remote IR Controller Problem

I am trying to record the IR codes from my projectors remote. Nothing seems to be working and I need some help. I want to be able to directly record the IR signals that my remote is putting out when ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 : how to find device number and card number with bluetooth

I'm trying to set up google assistant on my raspberry pi with this guide: https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-google-assistant/comment-page-2/?unapproved=27549&moderation-hash=...
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is iptables broken or is it a kernel related issue?

I am trying to setup an access point on a raspberry pi 3 v1.2 using this repository create_ap with this Wifi adapter Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:8178 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8192CU 802.11n ...
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Raspberry pi mining cluster

I just got into mining on my raspberry pi. I figured out how to run a cpuminer on my raspberry pi and I just baught 3 more raspberry pi 3 b's. I Found out how to cluster my pi's to form a large ...
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How to boot Raspberry pi 3 without sd card

I have lost my micro sd card and am unable to use my raspberry pi 3B. I can't buy a new one since online delivery has been stopped where I live due to the lockdown. Is it possible to boot my raspberry ...
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Is there an OS that works as a smart home touch panel running from my Raspberry Pi 3 (2015)

I have a smart home and want to be able to control them by having a dedicated touch panel that has easy to use buttons but also has a few settings. I have a Google Home but having a touch panel would ...
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Using RPI to control analogue VIDEX intercom system

I'm getting to grips with Python and RPI with the view to replacing one of the VIDEX 3311 intercoms at my workspace with an RPI device to answer the buzzer, see who's at the door (using extant systems)...
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SimpleCV console cmd is not working at all in RPI 3B running on Raspbian Buster release

I have enclosed the screenshot of the error above. Looking for solution to SimpleCV traceback/syntax error problem: I have already tried installing SimpleCV with a fresh image of Raspbian Buster. ...
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Kivy on Raspberry Pi returning double on_press events

I have an RPi and official touchscreen running Debian Buster and Kivy v1.11.1 using the simple example at https://kivy.org/doc/stable/api-kivy.event.html it is returning double touch events for ...
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How do I diagnose suspected power issues?

I have a Pi 3 project that has quite a few things attached. 4 DHT-22s powered from the 5v rail (5m cable length, so I needed the 5v for the voltage loss). Wired in like this 2 Magnetic door reed ...
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Error Installing linphone from source

I want to build a linphone from source code. I followed the guidelines on the (https://wiki.linphone.org/xwiki/wiki/public/view/Linphone/Linphone%20and%20Raspberry%20Pi/) but the linphone-sdk clone ...
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Detecting Voltage With a Raspberry Pi

I want to use a Raspberry Pi to detect whether a generator has started. I had planned to hook a 5V power supply to 1 of the 240V legs on the generator and then run that through a 3.3V voltage ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi as a USB speaker?

Now I have A: Desktop PC with Arch Linux B: Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Buster connected with a speaker and I'd like to use B as a wired speaker of A. By "wired", I mean that A and B are connected ...
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Is it safe to connect a 12V and 0.25A fan to Raspberri Pi 3 B via USB port

If it is safe to connect a 12V fan via usb to the Rpi3 then can you also tell is it feasable to code in python to control fan via USB that is to switch it on and off. Please do help as soon as ...
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Importing raspi data from sd card to computer

My sd card with raspbian installed is not displaying the data stored on it, such as files in the home directory etc. Inserting it into a computer causes the RECOVERY drive to show up, which looks as ...
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Pi 3 nextcloud server and NAS

Is it possible to use something like dietpi, install nextcloud as well as have a NAS in the same thing accessing the same files? What I would like is a system where I can access the NAS via my Linux ...
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Permission denied on executing script

I can't execute a script. I'm struggling with this. OS version and hardware model I'm on Raspbian GNU/Linux 10, Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. Devices When I call lsblk I get: $ lsblk NAME MAJ:...
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How to disabled sidebar image on RetroPie?

How do I hide the images on the side (highlighted in red ) ? I want to display the game full screen. Please advise.
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RPi 3B (not +) image on RPI 2

I have OctoPrint running on my Pi 3 Ok withou any issues. Should I be able to boot the same image on a Pi 2? David
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serial.serialutil.SerialException: device reports readiness to read but returned no data (device disconnected or multiple access on port?)

I am trying to read RFID code from RFID reader by using RPI. This is my code: import serial from time import sleep import RPi.GPIO as GPIO GPIO.setwarnings(False) GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) GPIO....
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Raspbian motion error

i'm trying to configure motion in raspbian. All works good but i have some problems with on_movie_end, this is the command: on_movie_end /home/pi/motion/drop/dropupl.sh this is a script that upload ...
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How do I get ubuntu 16.04 ARM64 iso get working on Pi3B

I downloaded ubuntu 16.04 arm64 iso image , and used Etcher to flash on to SD card. But my Pi3 B does not boot ?? anyone faced this issue and how to fix. Thanks in advance.
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/boot/config.txt gpu_mem has no effect

I put gpu_mem=512 in /boot/config.txt (which file I had to create), and it had no effect. grep memory /var/log/Xorg.0.log returned only 2,839kB: [ 132.909] (II) FBDEV(0): hardware: BCM2708 FB (...
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Where can I download older version of Raspberry Pi Imager

Appreciate any help. I am looking to download older version of Raspberry Pi Imager. The reason is I need to download ubuntu 16.04 arm64 for Pi 3B and Pi4B. The latest imager dooes not show thsese ...
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pyaudio - Alsa warnings on Raspberry pi

I am trying to send data through 3.5mm jack. In that process, Everytime i'm getting these warnings import pyaudio p = pyaudio.PyAudio() The following warnings are: Expression '...
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Setting a GPIO port for an accurate time duration with Python

I am trying to set a GPIO port to LOW for n seconds and set it to HIGH afterwards. The problem is that it's not at all accurate. It varies between a small number of seconds to 2*n or even more. ...
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ACT led blinks 4 times

My raspberry pi 3 B won't boot. The ACT led blinks 3 times, then it blinks once longer than before, then repeats.No signal on 7" touch display, no signal at HDMI, config.txt hasn't been messed with....
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Is it possible to change HDMI mode without rebooting?

I would like to try different combinations of hdmi_group and hdmi_mode without having to reboot. Hardware and OS: Pi3B on Rasbian buster
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A Raspberry Pi 3 Model B boot problem which happens after the very first installation of Raspbian

Recently I experienced a breakdown of the SD card on a Raspberry Pi 3 B (no B+) I use as a courtesy PC for my nieces/nephews. Since I had two SDHC 8GB cards, I did not worry too much and Downloaded ...
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Flashing of LED

This is my first post here so HELLO and sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place. I had assigned a time limit of 40s for led blinking. Can I pause the blinking of this led and make another led to blink ...
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connecting a LAN device to openvpn through raspberry pi network bridge

hi i have recently set up a raspberry pi to be a network bridge for my router to my room as i thought it would be quicker to do than wait for the delivery of a plug in network adapter in this lock ...
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Compile Linux kernel with toolchain built for aarch64 and uClibc

I am using RPI3 model B I have compiled toolchain using crosstool-ng with the following sample. ./ct-ng aarch64-rpi3-linux-gnu Using ./ct-ng menuconfig, I changed C library from glibc to uClibc. ...
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I need to connect my Pi to a piece of hardware via fiber that only responds to rs232 commands [closed]

I have an Ethernet to fiber converter that I can interface to the PI but I am not sure how to or if its even possible to setup the ethernet connection with the fiber convertor to pull data via rs232 ...
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Cannot log in to raspbian buster with default username and password

I have an issue logging in to my new raspbian buster (raspbian 10 Raspbian Buster with desktop and recommended software) using the known default {pi, raspberry}. My keyboard is in English and I have ...
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Is my PI broken or the LCD screen?

So I have an LCD screen which plugs into the pi. The pi works fine, but when I do the whole LCD-show in the terminal and it restarts it stops at either “starting login service” or “starting message ...
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Raspberry pi 3 with centos 7 error

i have problems with my raspberry pi 3. I use windows 10 on my laptot and it is ethernet connected. I have installed centos 7 into a micro sd through Universal-USB-Installer (centos is without any ...
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How to use an lcd panel as keyboard?

I'm quite new to raspberry pi and custom Projects but I'd like to use an lcd touch panel like this (https://bit.ly/39HZpe4) as a keyboard for my raspberry pi 3 model b. I saw this in this video: ...
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Error in pyarrow while installing Apache Beam in Raspberry Pi

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and should be installing the Apache Beam SDK to connect it to Google Cloud Platform services such as Pub/Sub, Dataflow, and BigQuery. I've got Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (...
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Raspberry Pi WLAN Bridge

I have a range extender on one side of the house but it gives out really poor signal and looks to be slowly dying. I have a spare UniFi AP that I want to use but no Ethernet connection on that side ...

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