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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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Is it possible to simultaneously use the dual band(2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz) of Raspberry pi 3 B+ to create an AP?

Is it possible to simultaneously create a single AP on raspberry pi 3 b+ which uses both 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz bands so that users with low end devices can connect to the 2.4 Ghz band and users with ...
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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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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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How to setup the Raspberry Pi 3 onboard WiFi for Ubuntu Server 18.04 with netplan?

How to setup of Raspberry Pi 3 B+ onboard WiFi for Ubuntu Server 18.04? In particular, with netplan? This is a clean install of the Ubuntu Server 18.04 image for Raspberry Pi 3. File: ubuntu-18.04.2-...
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RPI3B+: What are the four components below the HDMI connector called?

I am trying to get the following RPI3B+ to work. Apparently the machine is booting ok, since I can see it using nmap on my local network: # nmap 192.168.0.23 Starting Nmap 7.70 ( https://nmap.org ) ...
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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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Is it possible to configure a Raspberry Pi 3 to become a Bluetooth adapter for a desktop PC?

Stupid question, but I've been looking everywhere. I want to configure my Raspberry Pi 3 so that it can basically serve as a bluetooth adapter for my desktop pc. Is this possible, or does it only work ...
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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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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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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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Is it safe to power my external hard drive with a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ USB port?

I have a external hard drive that has written on it "5V ⎓ 1A". Both power and data transfer happen over a single USB. I have been reading about powering this hard drive with the USB ports on my ...
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Run steam link automatically when starting raspbian

I have installed steam link in raspbian stretch, but I would like it to start when the operating system starts, I've been reading and I tried it with init.d but it did not work for me. Thank you.
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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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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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Can't SSH into RPI over WiFI

The way I setup the RPI is through sharing my laptop's connection via ethernet. I enabled SSH. Now I am trying to SSH from it without being hardwired to it the way I set it up and the connection keeps ...
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How do I install Tensorflow Lite on Raspbian Stretch?

Thanks for your help. I want to deploy a tensorflow neural network to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with the Raspbian Stretch OS, and I'd like to know the best way to install Tensorflow Lite (or Tensorflow ...
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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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Scaling of digital reading of pressure sensor

I have purchased one of these and I've connected it to a pressure sensor. I now need to convert the digital values to pressure. However, my maths is all forgotten. Can anyone help me out? The ...
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What are the functions of the test pads on the Pi 3B/3B+?

The various models of the Raspberry Pi comprise numerous test pads (testing pins). Many of these pads however are not mentioned or properly labelled in the official reduced schematics the Raspberry Pi ...
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Firefox Arm64 available but RasPi 3B+ still 32-bit

I want to be able to use my Raspberry Pi 3B+ as a desktop system. In order to do that, I need to be able to make use of apps such as Firefox-ARM64. Given all of the confusion regarding migrating ...
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How can I capture the 720p fps60 video?

I tried to use below command to capture the video, but output video fps only 25: raspivid -rot 180 -t 10000 -w 1280 -h 720 -fps 60 -b 1200000 -p 0,0,1280,720 -o test.h264 Any one can help me?
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POE without the Rpi Hat?

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ with the 4 PoE connectors. How can I power the Pi with Ethernet without buying the PoE Hat? Is there a link to a schematic for the PoE hat? I need a different board on top of ...
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GPIO vs I2C SMBUS2

This example scans for any I2C slave address current on the I2C bus. (I am using a RPi 3B+ with raspbian buster from september release) Script trial_smbus.py: from smbus2 import SMBus channel = 1 ...
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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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Installing libraries via pip is taking forever. Raspberry pi 3b+

I tried to install scipy using pip3 install scipy as well as sudo pip3 install scipy and it got stuck at Building wheel for scipy for 45 minutes. Same is the case for cython. What is the fix or it ...
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Won't mount btrfs file system unless you try to mount each disk separately

I have a pi 3b running raspbian 10, installed fresh this morning. All was going well until it ceased to be able to mount my btrfs volume. The error I get is as follows: mount: /drive: wrong fs type, ...
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Cannot set static IP address for Wi-Fi

I am trying to make static IP address on RPI 3B+ for both ethernet and Wi-Fi. I was following this answer(How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address?), but still could not do it. So far I ...
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Scanner only works if used as root

I am having difficulties getting my scanner to operate. I am using Raspbian Buster on a raspberry pi 3b+. My scanner is a USB Canon LIDE 110, which is connected to the pi through a powered USB hub. ...
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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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C++ problem: boost/asio.hpp non existing

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3B+. I'm trying to compile a rather massive C++ package given to me from somewhere else. However make fails compiling. It cannot find boost/asio.hpp. I simplified the problem ...
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Boot from USB Connected SSD

It seems that existing guides of how to boot from USB are out of date, and the one here (https://learn.adafruit.com/external-drive-as-raspberry-pi-root/hooking-up-the-drive-and-copying-slash) didn't ...
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Swift ARM build that will run on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I've been fiddling around in my free time trying to get Swift 4.something to run on a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspbian Stretch. I found a repo on GitHub which looked promising, but after building it ...
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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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Pi 3B+ jack audio inputs and low latency

Related: Raspberry Pi 3 audio input? I need to be able to input several jack microphones (minimum 2, more could prove useful) to my raspberry, to do some audio processing (between all inputs), 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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Connect Camera (TTL serial) to Raspberry PI

I recently bought a barcode scanner for a hobby project. I want to connect it to my Raspberry PI 3 B+. The interface for the camera is RS232 TTL serial. It has a flex cable about half the size of the ...
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RPI 3B+ state of /sys/class/net/eth0/carrier won't change

My application check /sys/class/net/eth0/carrier for ethernet status; it works great on RPI 3B but broken on RPI 3B+. If I plug out the RJ45 cable from both RPI 3B/3B+ : the RPI 3B will change the ...
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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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Using SD card from 3 B+ in 3

I have a SD Card wich works perfectly on my Pi 3 B+ but I want to use it in my other Pi 3 but the Pi doesnt seem to start. Is there something that needs to be changed to use the same Card for both ...
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Raspbian - wpa_supplicant.conf Country meaning

I'm a bit confused of the country property in wpa_supplicant.conf. In official Raspberry Wifi Documentation it says this: On the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, you will also need to set the country ...
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USB Boot From SSD not booting — Rapsberry Pi 3b+

So I'm having issues getting the USB boot mode working on my new raspberry pi 3b+ and a couple of different SSD's I'll first go through all the things that I've done, and what I'm seeing. Installed ...
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Connect with VNC to RPI 3B+ via Bluetooth

I want to do VNC via Bluetooth between my Raspberry pi 3b+ and an android phone. Some forums say that bluetooth technology is so slow to connect VNC via a DUN network, but I was doing some research ...
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Keyboard and mouse don't work in GUI

I've tried to include as much information as possible, but if it isn't relevant I will remove it. I purchased a Raspberry Pi 4 months ago, and I've been using it to run some CRON jobs. I have a ...
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Access raspberry pi files through Samba or web browser without a router

I have just got my first Raspberry Pi, (3 Model B+) and am having so much fun with it. My first project is a simple wildlife camera that takes pictures using a simple python script to detect motion. ...
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Google assistant on RaspberryPi3

I need help as I am stuck doing a project. I followed the tutorial on google developers website " https://developers.google.com/assistant/sdk/guides/library/python/extend/install-hardware" and got the ...
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Bare Metal RPI 3B UART not working

I have referred many tutorials to get UART working in bare metal environment on RPI 3. https://github.com/dwelch67/raspberrypi/tree/master/uart05 https://github.com/mrvn/RaspberryPi-baremetal/tree/...
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Are the camera and display connectors of my 3B+ soldered the wrong way around?

I recently purchased a new 3B+ board and although the board board itself is working fine, I can't get the PiNoir camera to work. The camera works fine on an another 3B board. I tried several tricks on ...
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Accelerated Numpy on Pi 3 B+

I'm looking to do some work with NumPy on my Pi 3 B+, and I'm not sure what the deal is with optimization, blas, etc. I installed libatlas using: sudo apt-get install libatlas-base-dev Following ...