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How do I make serial work on the Raspberry Pi3 (or later model)

My Pi3 serial console produces rubbish and fails to respond to the keyboard.
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Why am I getting a rainbow screen and flashing red PWR LED with a new Raspberry Pi 3B+?

I think there might be a problem with my new Pi. I'm using the same power supply (purchased from PiHut for my previous 3B) in the new 3B+ but I get the rainbow screen and the red power light flashes ...
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DS18B20 Temperature Sensor - Rpi 3/4 Driver, Wiring, Detection, and Python Programming

I am new in raspberry pi. In my research project, I would like to monitor ground temperature at 60 points. My team decided to set a monitoring system using raspberry pi. As a preliminary test, I ...
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Netbooting multiple “workers” RPi from a “master” RPi

My question is, I believe, a little bit complex, and I think it would be better to fully describe what I have and what I want to achieve, with what I am able to do. What I have I have a group of ...
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Switch between wifi client and access point without reboot

I want my Raspberry Pi to be used as access point or as client connected to my internet router but not both together. So I want to switch between these two modes with one simple command without ...
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pi-3b+ ubuntu-core boot problem [duplicate]

i've a pi-3b+ it boots raspbian but does not boot ubuntu-core. When i write ubuntu-core image for pi-3 stable from here the red led lights only. When i write ubuntu-core image for pi-3 edge from here ...
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RPI3 Raspbian Stretch regular connection on wlan0 AP on wlan1

I'm trying to make a very simple setup with my RPi. On the on-board standard wlan0 I want to connect to my home network normally, using a wpa_supplicant file this works very well. Now I'm having ...
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How to check if SPI is enabled and functional on Raspi 3b+?

I have run raspi-config and enabled SPI and also verified that /boot/config.txt contains the line: dtparam=spi=on However, when I run lsmod | grep spi I get the following: spidev ...
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Swapping between wifi client and access point?

This question is an extension of the information on this post. This question looks the same as this one but it is not. I am using systemd-networkd. I successfully followed the instructions in the ...
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Pi 3 Model B+ doesn't boot - Power Supply or broken?

I just bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. I also bought a power supply that the reseller sold specifically for the Pi - it delivers up to 3A. However, the Pi doesn't boot. I gives me the rainbow screen ...
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Wrongly junctioned GPIO 1 and GPIO 2

I wanted to connect an fan to GPIO 1 and GPIO 6 and what happens is that accidentally GPIO 1 & 2 were junctioned. I saw an light only and from that moment is not starting. Anyone has any ide how ...
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How fast can GPIO pins toggle?

I'm currently using Python's RPi.GPIO module to toggle some pins, and I want to know how quickly it can do this. I need the pins to be toggled on the schedule of a ~50 mhz FPGA clock, which I'm ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ do not detect DS18b20 on 1Wire

Problem: The new raspbian kernel does not detect the DS18b20 sensor over the 1wire bus. This is due to the Device Tree that was added to Kernel 3.18.8 What hardware used: Raspberry Pi 3b+ Kernel: 4....
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Raspbian 8 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

How can I can use my old Raspbian 8 (Jessie) SD card installation on the Pi 3 B+? I changed files in /boot. (start.elf, start_cd.elf, start_db.elf, start_x.elf, bcm2708-rpi-0-w.dtb, bcm2708-rpi-b.dtb,...
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Change PI 3 against PI 3 B+ [duplicate]

Currently I have a PI 3 B running with Raspbian Jessie. It has a 3 TB external Usb-HDD which holds the root partition for the Pi. The SD-Card is only used to start the Grub and afterwards the HDD ...
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Rainbow Screen after Android Things installation

I am new to Raspberry and Android Things. I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and I am using latest Android Things (followed as per Android Developer Site). But why is it only showing Rainbow Screen after the ...
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RetroPie fails to boot on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ with rainbow screen and flashing red led

I downloaded the latest version of RetroPie (v4.3) to a formatted SanDisk 16GB SD card. When I try to boot RetroPie on a brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, it gets stuck on a rainbow screen. I've ...
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Response to a incoming call using python script

I am trying to implement a system using Raspberry-pi and SIM-800 modules. Now I can see incoming calls from my python script, but it can not parse data. import serial serialport = serial.Serial("/...
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Control function for a DC servomotor angle

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with servomotor shields to control multiple servomotors at once with Python. I know that the travel angle of a servomotor is controlled using PWM. So there exists a ...
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Running a persistent node js server on boot and keeping the command line open

I know there are a lot of answers to this question but none have worked for me and I've been at it for something like six hours... Most of the answers also look like they are years out of date. I am ...
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Booting Arch ARM from USB

I've recently learnt that Arch ARM is not designed to work being booted from a USB, and can only work from an SD card following the installtion guide on their site (https://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/...
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Service failing to wait for internet connection

I'm strying to make my systemd service start after internet connection has been established. I read several questions on this forum, but no success so far. The error is analog to Invalid host: ...
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Connecting RPi to 2 different networks

I'm pretty new to Raspberry and I searched the net for a while now trying to find a good and simple answer to this question. Ok, so I have a network that is connected to the internet. I want to start ...
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Setting up Bridged VPN using: RPi 3G Hotspot router + openvpn client to connect to home RPi OpenVPN server

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ which is working as a hotspot using a Hologram Nova usb ppp0 device where it receives Internet from and routes the internet through WiFi and Ethernet. This Hologram usb ppp0 ...
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Should I tear apart USB PSU or get a dedicated switching PSU?

I'm going to be using an Pi-3B+ to switch an AC and a DC device using one of the popular relay modules. This whole project is going to go in a custom screw-together project box that will have AC input ...
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10MB/s speed on model 3 B+ gigabit ethernet

I'm running speed tests on raspberypi 3 b+ (gigabit ethernet interface). I've tested with ethtool from the terminal, and it shows Speed: 1000Mb/s Based on this result I assume both the router and ...
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Powerbank for Raspberry pi 3 B + car robot

I am just beginner, so perhaps this question is not correct. I am going to build a robot car, and I am going to power it by using powerbank. My question is : is it enough for robot at all? I mean, is ...
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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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3B+ fails to boot Ubuntu mate

I have the problem that the bootloader and kernel are too old in the mate image to run the on the new hardware. Raspian works fine with a noobs install. I tried the advice in the thread here https:...
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Adding I2C Bus with dtoverlay Does Not Show Up in i2cdetect

I am trying to set up multiple I2C interfaces on my pi. I have added the following lines to my /boot/config.txt and rebooted: dtoverlay=i2c-gpio,bus=4,i2c_gpio_delay_us=1,i2c_gpio_sda=29,...
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Is it safe to reuse a crashed SD card?

I have the following set-up: RPi 3 8GB MLC microSD partition 1: root and the rest (read-only) partition 2: /var filesystem (rw) continuous writes to /var/logs system will experience unexpected sudden ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to Samsung Galaxy S7 USB Tethering Inactive eth1 Interface

This is a follow up to Static IP Address for USB Screencast in Raspbian Stretch. Concisely, I want to use USB Tethering to connect VNC on my smartphone to the RPi for use as a remote desktop-type ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Server boot to rainbow screen on Pi 3 Model B+ [duplicate]

I recently got a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. Apparently this is quite new as of asking this question? On my previous Pi a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B I was running a version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 'classic' that ...
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Run Centos 7 on Pi 3B +

I recently got my pi 3B+. I am trying to run centos7 on it. I downloaded http://mirror.centos.org/altarch/7/isos/armhfp/CentOS-Userland-7-armv7hl-Minimal-1708-RaspberryPi3.img.xz (I know its not for ...
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Undervoltage symbol

So I have this undervoltage symbol on my raspberry 3+, and it's annoying. Now I have a powerbank with 5V and 2.1A(fast charger) and the symbol is there as well as on the old pi-2b+ AC adapter. So ...
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Which Linux driver does control the PMIC of the Raspberry Pi 3B+?

The Raspberry Pi 3B+ contains the MaxLinear (previously Exar) MxL7704 power management chip (PMIC) with I2C interface for "on-line" reconfiguration of power sequencing and internal voltages.1 This is ...
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How can I turn off Wi-Fi localisation on the Pi 3 B+?

I have the Pi 3 B+ and wanted to know if there was any way to turn of the need for the Wi-Fi localisation as when travelling around different countries and using my Pi as an access point I have keep ...
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128GB in Rpi3b+?

I’m thinking about getting a Samsung 128GB microsd as they’re cheap in Amazon and I assume not fake/shanzai. But can the Rpi3b+ use this? Also it is speed 10 and U3 rated because there’s no longer ...
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Correct Arch Installation procedure

What is the correct procedure to install Arch on raspberry pi 3 b+?? I've followed the instructions on this page: Arch Wiki substituting ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz with ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-...
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Raspberry Pi getting burningly hot and not displaying

I tried turning on my raspberry pi 3 b+ and it wouldn't show anything to my TV, the entire Pi ( mainly around the SD card ) was so hot I could barely touch it. Bare in mind the pi was only on for ...
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Increase number of ttys

I am running Raspbian 9 on my RPi 3 B+ and I have only 6 usable ttys (Ctrl-Alt-F#) while other are blank with blinking cursor. ls /dev lists 64 such ttys. How do I enable/run something on them?
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Detect when the rpi3b+ has shut down

I have a pi in an embedded project. When the user turns the instrument off, I want to inhibit turning back on until the pi is done shutting down. I can do this with a timer circuit, but would like to ...
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Pi HAT Waveform Generator for Raspberry Pi 3B+

I am looking for a Pi HAT capable of generating 300 kHz sine waves at about 8 samples per waveform with my Raspberry Pi 3B+. Sampling rate required is around 2.5 MSps. Output voltage ideally needs to ...
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H.265 playback. CPU usage: 385%

Brand new Raspberry Pi model B+ with heavy cooling system. Trying to play a 1920x1080p h.265 video. VLC/ffplay shows 1 frame/minute, impossible to watch. CPU usage is reported 385.5% by top. Is it ...
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I want to use spi0 and spi1

I try to use my RPi3 and the RC522 and a touchscreen display as well so i need to put my RC522 on the auxiliary SPI1 right ? How can I do it ?
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Connecting 50 Microphones on a raspberry pi

I want to create a microphone array like in the image below... How can I do it for a raspberry device ? I want the input to be stored for a few seconds on the sd card, and not to have a live stream, ...
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Can't Login to Pi0 console from Pi3 B+ via UART Serial USB-TTY Adapter

I am new to RPi's so bear with me please: I am trying to log in to the Pi0 console via sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200 but I just get a blank screen. Ouput of dmesg | grep tty: [ 0.000000] ...
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How to cut the power on power pin 1 programmatically?

Is there a way to cut the power on power pin 1 on Raspberry Pi 3B+, using a command or force this on reboot?
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Using the MCP7940N RTC with the Pi 3B+

I have a breakout board with the MCP7940N RTC on the Pi 3B+. How do I get this to work. I've been following this guide but don't seem to be getting anywhere. In my /boot/config.txt I have added ...
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Second i2c bus on RPi 3?

Were you ever successful big-banging a second i2c bus on the RPi 3? I've seen different sites showing a 'dtoverlay', but it doesn't seem to work for me. I see a result of a "i2cdetect -y 3" but very ...