Questions tagged [pi-zero]

This refers to the single-core Raspberry Pi Zero, with 512 MB of RAM and smaller form factor than models A+/B+/2B.

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assigning static ip on intial boot to raspbian

I know we can have raspbian connect to local wifi if we copy wpa_supplicant file to location were boot.txt is in sd card, and even enable ssh by copying ssh file to the same location, but how can we ...
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Running videos on JavaFX in Raspberry Pi Zero

I am trying to run a program which shows a simple video through mediaView and then shows a QR code that is associated with a string that the program generates on javaFX in a Raspberry Pi Zero. I have ...
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mistakenly deleted /usr/local directory from raspbian running os

I have mistakenly deleted /usr/local folder, if I reboot my os what will get affected will it boot, the pi zero was only running motion eye. I have old ls result thats says what it contained. ls /...
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4 Displays with diffrent output using Raspberry Pis

Core Problem: I need 4 displays to show diffrent output (simple images) For this kind of "Video Wall" problem, most solutions recommend one RPi for each display/monitor in a master/slave ...
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Permission denied (publickey)

I changed the private key on my computer using ssh-keygen (I know... Why would anyone do this? A: I have no idea what I'm doing :#) and now every time I try to ssh into one of my raspberry pi's it ...
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Use a 2.5" LCD in a Blaupunkt Dashcam for Raspberry Pi?

and thank you for reading my topic. I recently bought a "2.5" LCD HD Dashcam" from the Blaupunkt brand (BPDV122), although I am aware they have just used this design from another company. https://www....
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Is the Pi Zero software-equivalent to a 1.x B+?

Is it generally safe to assume that anything (software-related) that works with a Pi Zero will ALSO work with a 1.2 B+, or are there things that even the Zero can do that the old 1.2 B+ can't? Why: I'...
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Can a Pi Zero be stacked on top of the GPIO pins of a regular Pi?

I'm curious if anybody has attempted to use the bare board Pi Zero (without the GPIO pins pre-soldered) as a virtual Pi on a Pi HAT for a full size Raspberry Pi (2, 3 or 4, etc)? I see the possibility ...
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WaveShare WM8960 Audio Sound Card / HAT Installation on Rpi Zero W Problem

I recently bought the WaveShare WM8960 Audio HAT said compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero W. The install complete without trouble, I can see that the soundcard is installed by typing sudo dkms status ...
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Strange behaviour of touchsreen 3.5 inch waveshare TFT screen

I've bought display a few days ago (Waveshare 3.5 inch B 2.0 version) and have some problems with touchscreen. I followed this tutorial : https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/3.5inch_RPi_LCD_(B) and I don'...
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Connecting ESP8266 wifi module with Raspberry Pi zero to use home wifi

I have been following 3 sources below where I could set up my Raspberry Pi zero with Wifi using ESP-01 (ESP8266) but am still struggling to get it working. Wifi configuration 1 Wifi configuration 2 ...
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Pulse Position Modulation on Raspberry Pi Zero

I want to WRITE a Pulse Position Modulation (PPM) to an arduino from a raspberrypi. Is the board capable to do this and if so, from which port/pin? A pulse position modulation is a signal that ...
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i2cdetect detects the device but also shows a full row of addresses

I have successfully setup a RTC clock ( DS3231 ) on a RPi zero. The whole process was explained here. It works as expected but with only a minor difference: Row 5 is filled with numbers from 0x50 to ...
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Rpi GPIO Push Button Circuit Grounding Problem

I have a little project where I power my Raspberry Pi Zero using a 12v Battery, via a small 12v to 5v regulator I bought from eBay. I am going to connect a push button to the Pi as in the following ...
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Can't connect to Pi Zero over USB

I followed the guides here and here, both times freshly flashing Raspbian Buster Lite to the SD and modifying the config files. I leave the Pi around 3 minutes to boot, with it connected to my PC's ...
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How to tap / tee / fork the Rpi GPIO pins covered / blocked by a HAT / pHAT / bonnet?

I have a blinkt pHat that covers the entire GPIO pin array and I'm trying to trigger changes to the LED array after an external prompt. I expected to use a momentary switch connected to the GPIO pins, ...
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Pi Zero Segmentation Faults

I have two raspberry pi zeros.I wrote program using nodejs and opencv4nodejs. It works as intended on the first raspberry pi zero. On the second pi zero it crashes frequently due to Segmentation Fault....
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proxy arp / briding wlan0 and uap0

I try to setup a raspberry zero as repeater. First i used that guide : https://kaiuwe.hüber.de/raspberry-pi-wifi-repeater-ohne-adapter/ But it's not a real repeater , but setting up a secondary wlan ...
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Raspberry Pi 0 W SPI ioctl() call failure

I'm trying to setup my Rasperry Pi 0 to use two SPI ports simultaneously I need such configuration since I need: to connect this board trough ETHERNET to a local LAN; to collect video stream from a ...
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SIM800 GSM Module To Raspberry Pi UART Serial Communication Problem

I am new to Raspberry Pi Zero and I want to connect it with a GSM module for GPRS connectivity. I bought the SIM800A GSM module but its LED is not even blinking one single time. I am able to turn on ...
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Local network between 2 RPIs over GPIO

I’m planning a project where a RPI zero will be controlling a flying vehicle. It’s going to have 2 (maybe 3) cameras as an input. These will be connected over USB. I’m aware that processing the ...
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How can I install numpy on a headless REMOTE Raspberry Pi Zero?

I need to install numpy on a remote Raspberry Pi Zero. I know how to do it on a local machine, but my Zero has already been deployed as a surveillance camera running MotioneyeOS. I can SSH to the Zero ...
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Unable to access laptop's internet on Pi Zero over Usb

I've been going over so many web pages trying out numerous things for the past 6 hours to just get internet on my rpi to no avail hence I have come here to hopefully find a solution. Below are the ...
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GSM module serial is spamming messages on the serial port

I am using the GSM/GPRS/GNSS HAT for raspberry pi zero and after running a simple script import serial import os, time # Enable Serial Communication port = serial.Serial("/dev/ttyAMA0", baudrate=...
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Connect to Raspberry Pi using ssh through usb (ethernet)

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I have configured a proper static IP in /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback #set static ip auto usb0 iface usb0 inet static address 192.168.0.2 ...
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Python app scheduler issue on Raspberry pi, i got error like this “python[2132]: WARNING:apscheduler.scheduler:Execution of job”

I an using Raspberry PI zero W and connected 5 sensors to getting reading from sensors. i used services for start the sensors scripts and i installed python apscheduler for time sequence. Sometime ...
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How to force full reboot of RPI 0W

I need an option to reboot an RPI completly (simulate unplugging it from the power and re-plug via command) I've tried sudo reboot But its not going to run power 0 as I know... sudo halt seems more ...
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mail to gmail does not work with “SSL connection using ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384”

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 model B+ that sends mail to gmail perfectly and in /var/log/syslog I see SSL connection using RSA_AES_128_CBC_SHA1 My new PiZero can NOT send mail to gmail, and in /var/log/...
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How can I make a Pi Zero appear as the same RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget device to the host OS each time it restarts?

I can get the Pi Zero on my Mac's network nicely, using the USB OTG mode. It appears as RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget in the Network preference pane, but annoyingly, each time the Pi reappears after rebooting,...
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Cross compile for Raspberry Pi Zero from Ubuntu?

I've got a CMake project I'd like to cross-compile for Raspberry Pi zero. I'm able to compile my code using the gcc-linaro-7.4.1-2019.02-x86_64_arm-linux-gnueabihf toolchain and run it over Raspberry ...
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Bluetooth service being skipped

I'm attempting to use a HC-06 bluetooth module on a raspberry pi zero (not w). I have it wired correctly and have used it before on older versions of raspbian, but I decided to update to the lastest ...
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W1 works on one pi but not the other

I have recently purchased a Raspberry Pi Zero w and soldered the GPIO pins. I set up a DS18B20 and everything worked fine. I used some other pins as inputs and went back to check the sensor but the pi ...
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Raspberry Pi 0 as video player

I use Raspberry pi 3 for this but I'm considering buying a large number of pi0's to loop video. Can the source video be stored on the micro SD card or do you need to transfer it in via the mini-USB? ...
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Rpiboot - Failed to claim interface

I'm using usbboot/rpiboot with Raspberry Pi 0. Usually when I try to discover device the device is found without a problem and the booting process succeeds, recently I upgraded the firmware (bootcode....
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Are Pi Zeros already overclocked?

According to answers below this question, every Pi Zero is already "maxed out", but from my understanding this doesn't make sense. Silicon chips are manufactured with some variability in quality, and ...
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Bad serial connection on USB OTG Serial on pi Zero

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 with Jakeday's surface linux kernel on a Surface Book 2. I had a serial connection working yesterday. I had this problem on another pi zero. I researched the "failed to set ...
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Can I use a regular micro usb cable and wall adapter for a zero? [duplicate]

This is going to be my first rasberry pi project, and I wanted to see if a regular micro usb cable with a wall adapter which supplies 5V at 2.5A. Would this be adequate? Thanks in advance.
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Does the time setting function screw with the programs during startup?

I have been here before with the freezing pi0s. I am running pikrellcam in several pi's with the aim to connect several cameras in network to take wildlife videos but have got stuck with recurring ...
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Raspberry PI zero v1.3 end of life

I want to know What is the expected end of life of the raspbery pi zero v1.3 ? i need more than 100 pcs for my project and and now i do not see stock on thepihut for such qty.
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Use GPIO Pins when attaching a HifiBerry MiniAmp

I was building a little phoniebox (https://github.com/MiczFlor/RPi-Jukebox-RFID) for my son a couple of month ago and he loves it. So now I want to build an other one for a friend but would like to do ...
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Connecting pihut controller to pi zero. Syntax error when calling a script

Please let me know if I should provide any more information. I'm trying to connect a pihut controller to a raspberry pi zero using code I found from approxeng. I am running python 3.5. https://...
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picamera web streaming and image capture

I am a total python novice so please bear with me... I have combined a couple of the picamera advanced recipes to try and web-stream and take pictures simultaneously. everything works correctly, ...
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Ethernet options for streaming video from a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I am streaming video from multiple Pi zero WHs, via ethernet, to a master Pi 3B+ which saves the streams to a hard drive. I chose Pi zeros due to their low cost and low power draw (I'm running from ...
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Is it possible to connect a Raspberry Pi 0 to the USB port of a router, to connect to the internet?

Recently I read (in articles such as this one) that it is possible to use the Raspberry Pi Zero in 'USB/Ethernet gadget mode'. Now my modem has two USB ports, which the manual says can be used for ...
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Is my Pi Zero W overclocking? Why does it disconnect?

I've got a Raspberry Pi Zero W which is connected to a 4 relay module, servo motor, and IR sensor. It has two functions: first, it operates continuously, watching the IR sensor and, when tripped, it ...
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What are the L1 and L2 components in the raspberry pi zero and their values?

My raspberry pi zero v 1.3 has been damaged due to a short circuit of the IO pins and it does not turn on, I have been looking closely and I have notice that the L1 and L2 components are melted. ...
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Can you directly connect two Rasberry Pis via GPIO?

My usecase is as such - I've got 2 RasPi Zeros, one of which is acting as an input for a USB device. I'd then want to forward some data via GPIO to the second one, which acts as a USB device connected ...
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is there any advantage in using Raspbian Buster instead of Stretch on a Raspberry Pi Zero

I was wondering if are there some real advantages in using Buster on a Raspberry Pi Zero, or I should continue using Stretch
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are the Zero and Zero W software compatible?

I'm having problems on a brand new Zero, I prepared the SD on a Zero W to install updates and other via internet, I disabled bluetooth and I left wifi enebled in case I'll need to change something on ...
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Can you use the Raspberry Pi 4 B to control 1 or more Raspberry Pi Zero's?

My project is going to use Pi 4 to connect to 1 or 2 Pi Zeros. I would want the Pi 4 to control the Pi Zeros. Would that work? Also I am going to connect the Pi 4 to the Ethernet. Also would the Pi 4 ...