Questions tagged [pi-b]

a model of the Raspberry 1 (released 2012), with onboard ethernet and two USB ports.

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Reading Temp/Pressure with a single Raspberry Pi

I would like to be able to read values of two thermal couples and a pressure gauge using my raspberry pi. Recording the data and then sending it to a server at the end of the day. I am using dual t/...
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Why is /boot/config.txt executable?

FYI, I installed the R-PI minimal image with dd myself onto an sd card I was messing with the boot config when I realized that this file was set as executable. Looking at the config, I don't see why ...
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using a serial connection and using command screen causes the login text to scroll by rapidly multiple times

I'm trying to connect to my raspberry pi through a USB to TTL cable, however, when I use: sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200 It results in a console that is rapidly scrolling with the login message, ...
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apt upgrade fails on fresh image

I flashed the latest version of raspbian-lite to an SD card and booted my Model B from it. I changed the hostname and other config settings in raspi-config, then reboted and tried to run sudo apt ...
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Huawei E398 LTE stick disconnecting

I have a problem with the disconnection of the modem after several seconds of connection. Reconnecting is not possible "Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB0: No such file or directory": --> Connect time 0.6 ...
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I think I shorted my pi

While trying out PiFmRds, I accidentally touched a piece of metal between two of the GPIO pins for a split second and my Pi B immediately shut off. After leaving it for a week, I re-flashed my SD ...
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GPIO works on PI Model B but does not work on PI 3 Model B

Something very unusual is happening here. I wrote a program in Java (using Pi4J) to blink a led (to debug the problem). testPin = gpio.provisionDigitalOutputPin(RaspiPin.GPIO_01,"TEST",PinState.HIGH)...
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Is it possible for Raspberry Pi B+ to be act as a Hard Drive using USB to USB connector?

i would like to ask if a Raspberry Pi B+ can act as a Hard Drive using USB to USB connector? All i want is to access the MicroSD card of Raspberry Pi B+ to my computer using USB to USB connector? ...
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Is there any way to get the Sense HAT to work with the Raspberry Pi B?

I purchased a Sense HAT for my Raspberry Pi B (Rev. 2 I think), only to find that the Sense HAT has 40 GPIO pins while my Pi has 26. I have also found that the Adafruit product page says it is not ...
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How to move to a newer Raspberry Pi model without a full reinstall

I just tried booting a Pi 3 with the OSMC image I'd been using on a Pi 1 Model B. The green LED lit up once briefly, no other reaction. I ended up backing up the config and restoring it to a fresh ...
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What did I fry on my RPi 1 B?

I seem to fried something on my RPi 1 Model B by connecting a 12V source instead of a 5V source to the micro-USB port. When I now connect it to a power supply, the PWR LED turns on and nothing else ...
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Ubuntu Core Not Booting on Pi 2 Model B

I bought a brand new RBPi 2 (Model B) Starter Kit that includes a power adapter, cable and 16GB SD card. I want to install Ubuntu Core which I have followed their tutorial exactly using Mac but the ...
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Pi running dnsmasq can't resolve own hostname

I have a Pi 1 B running dnsmasq as name server for my home network. This setup works great for me and has been much more stable than letting my Asus router handle it. Lately – however – I have ...
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How to install node-connect on an old Model B?

I am a newbie here, with some background on Linux and Arduino. I made a Web interface for an Arduino-based project that works fine on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. Now I am trying to port it to our ...
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Static IP for eth0 not working

There are a lot of these posts around here but none of them actually solved my problem. I tried to set up my Pi B to use a static IP in my home network. Here are the things I did so far: Changed /...
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Differences between Pi's made by different manufacturers?

If one wants to purchase a Raspberry Pi, there are a number of different manufacturers from whom to buy. These include element14 and RS Electronics. Are there any significant differences between Pi'...
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What is the operating humidity of the RasPi?

I am curious what the relative operating humidity of the RasPi is. There is a lot of information about measuring humidity with the RasPi, but I haven't come across any information about the max ...
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Pi 1 B, Jessie Lite, SPI doesn`t work

Cannot get working SPI. Have checked on wheezy and it works perfectly. On jessie /dev see only spi0.1, have tried both pins, but no result. Where is the problem? grep spi /boot/config.txt: #dtparam=...
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How do I output audio via USB?

I installed OpenELEC on my RPi model B and now I want to connect a speaker to it. The speaker has a USB input. So, how do I do this? Do I need to get an external USB card or something else? Or do I ...
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Reliable browser/OS for use of showing webpage?

I recently got a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B Revision 2 with the intention of using it as a kiosk-type device which refreshed a webpage every 2 minutes. It seems that every time I attempt to keep it ...
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Why is my Raspberry Pi model B overheating?

I'm new to raspberry pi and decided to start off with the slightly older version, the model B. After plugging it in, it takes it about 5 minutes to heat up. It reaches about 60 C. It is supposed to ...
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Where to put heat sinks on Raspberry Pi?

I currently have the Raspberry Pi Model B. I got some three heatsinks, one large two small (the large is about the size of the Broadcom chip, small is the ethernet/usb(?) chip). I use my raspberry pi ...
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I need help powering a raspberry pi by a solar panel

I want to power my raspberry pi model 1B(not plus) with a solar panel I have. I know that there is a built in voltage regulator so what is the voltage range I can put in? I know 5 volts works but what ...
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How to mount NTFS drive on a Raspberry Pi B

I'm having problems with mounting a 3tb Buffalo drive to my Raspberry Pi B, the error I get is: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, missing codepage or helper program, or ...