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MiniDLNA doesn't want to refresh - different version

Long story short: MiniDLNA installed, manual refreshing via -R does NOT work. But inotify works. Partially. I start MiniDLNA - 0 files. I move all my files from the default location away and move them ...
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Emailing with python problem [closed]

I'm trying to send emails with claws mail through python. I used to do that with google, but they give me grief about logging in with a non google app. This is the code I tried: # instance ...
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Cannot see RPI ad-hoc network from android phone [closed]

I installed on RPI zero W a ad hoc wifi network, through this github project: https://github.com/simondlevy/RPiAdHocWiFi I works perfectly with my mac, and my iphone, so I can connect correctly (...
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I have no power lights [closed]

My raspberry pi zero w won’t take power. I accidentally broke the power adapter in the Charging port and it was working fine. Also it was not working when it was not broken but it won’t read SD card
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Encrypt whole root or home on Headless RPi zero

My question is, what possibilities are there to make your data secure on a headless Pi. I'm pretty sure that making it disk encrypted needs an interface also with home but I want to decrypt/unlock it ...
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Run pad hole solderd shut raspberry pi zero w

So I made a big oopsie. I was soldering headers on to the raspberry pi zero w, when I accidentally solderd a run pad shut. I tried removing it with a soldering wick, to no avail. Did I create some ...
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How come Rpi GPSD can read GPS data using USB to serial cable, but not using Rpi serial pins TxD, RxD?

I've been trying to setup an RPi0 with a GPS module. This is the GPS antenna I'm using This is the GPS module I'm using to connect to the Pi I've tried the module with USB on my desktop (Windows 10) ...
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When I try and update pihole I get dpkg: error: parsing file

This is the error I get: dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/status' near line 1740 package 'firmware-brcm80211': duplicate value for 'Status' field E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an ...
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Can I boot with a nfsroot over a wireless network?

I've recently been transitioning the various Raspberry Pis on my (wired) network over to use NFS root filesystems rather than mounting them from the SD cards, to avoid the assorted known problems with ...
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Install Alpine Linux mini root filesystem distribution on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I am trying to install the mini root filesystem distribution of Alpine Linux on my Raspberry Pi Zero W which can be downloaded for the armhf architecture from the official Alpine Linux download page. ...
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Is PiFace Digital 2 compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero W rev 1.1?

Can anybody definitively say if the "PiFace Digital 2" is compatible with the "Raspberry Pi Zero W rev 1.1" or not ? I cannot find any Information on the web - besides a mention in ...
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Pigpio for I2C slave on Pi Zero and the timing of data from the master

I'm using the pigpio library through pigpiod running on a Rpi Zero configured as a slave. The master is an ATMega328PB. On the Pi I am testing using a modified version of the python script provided in ...
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Add WiFi details and SSH to Pi Zero W

I have a Pi Zero W which I want to use for the MagicMirror. Because of some hardware limits I have to install "Jessie" to make it work. No problem there. The problem is that I need to add the WiFi ...
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Mount SMB Share as File

I am trying to use g_mass_storage to present files from a network as usb with my raspberry pi zero w. Sadly, g_mass_storage takes a file for the file parameter. I also tried creating a file with dd ...
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ClamAV Error for scanning

I'm trying to install ClamAV on my pi zero. Which is an antivirus program. I ran the command : sudo apt install clamav Then I typed in: clamscan But it said: LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): ...
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pulseaudio: [alsa-sink-USB Audio] alsa-util.c: Got POLLNVAL from ALSA

I am using an external USB sound card with a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Once in a while (up to every few minutes when playing sound) it will stop playing and /var/log/syslog logs this error: May 21 22:52:...
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Isolate Raspberry pi from power supply on shut down

Ok Team I need to know if this circuit will work or if there is a better way. Use Case: I have a piece of machinery that is controlled via a Raspberry pi zero W. It just controls a relay board to ...
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How can Rpi3B read the CJMCU-8128 (CCS811 + HDC1080 + BMP280) 3 in 1 sensors module?

I've got a CJMCU-8128 board with CCS811 + HDC1080 + BMP280 sensors. There is an explanation how to wire it here: https://www.strawdogs.co/2018/07/Using-the-CJMCU-8128-Breakout-Environment-Sensor-...
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Raspberry pi 0 - openocd debugging “jtag scan chain interrogation failed: all zeroes” and “already exported” problem

I am trying to install openWRT on a router using my Raspberry Pi Zero. I am following the exact steps as explained in http://www.alfredklomp.com/technology/experia-v8/ However, for some reason I keep ...
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Can't get audio output on Raspberry Pi Zero W with GPIO sound card

I've got two GPIO sound cards for my Raspberry Pi Zero W (with Raspbian) and as I can't get either of them to work, I am compelled to think that I'm doing something wrong. My sound cards (Links to ...
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Timout during ifup with multiple WiFi interfaces on Kali Linux

for my project I need two WiFi interfaces connected to a Raspberry Pi Zero W running Kali Linux (not Raspbian – anyway both are based on Debian). The onboard interface wlan0 shall not connect to any ...
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Raspivid dropped frames

I am trying to record a video at 30 fps using a Pi Zero W with the picamera v2 with: raspivid -t 10000 -w 640 -h 480 -fps 30 -o test.h264 -pts testTS.txt However, when I check the timestamp file, ...
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Can I connect my raspberry pi zero via the gpio pins and an ethernet cable?

Is it possible to cut open a Ethernet cable and hook it up via the gpio pins in order to gain internet access? If so how? Or is it necessary to get an adapter such as the ENC28J60? I am trying to ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Semi Freeze

I want to use motion (https://motion-project.github.io) to stream video on a remote location with internet connection using the raspi-cam V2 on a raspberry pi zero w. Besides stream, the idea is also ...
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How to route an ethernet connection from pc through usb to pi Zero W to create a wireless “access point” ? (see image)

The internet is full of tutorials about using a Raspberry Pi as Router or how to set up a WiFi bridge but what I am looking for is something special I couldn't find any useful information about. I ...
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USB via MAX3421

I am trying to get an additional USB port working by using the MAX3421 chip over SPI on a Raspberry Pi Zero W running raspbian. I have successfully installed the driver as a kernel module. The chip ...
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Pi Zero configured as HID not being recognized by PC (dmesg error)

I followed this guide to setup my Pi Zero W as a keyboard HID. Connected it to a laptop (via the data USB, not the power) to see no effect. When I started investigating, I saw that dmesg is showing ...
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pi zero with g_mass_storage configuration

working on a pi zero, i'm playing with the usb gadget mode. especially the g_mass_storage was very complicated to get it works. following this article: magpi i tried to add the usb g_mass_storage ...
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What are the relative merits of putting start-up process in cron vs. rc.local?

I have several small python scripts that I want to run in the background all the time on my pi zero w set-up. I currently have this problem 'solved' using cron, but I am curious. I see many sources ...
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System doesn't discover bluetooth adapter

I have custom buildroot image built for Raspberry Pi Zero W. My primary goal is to be able to activate on-board blueetoth, however I seem to have immense problems achieving it. My main problem is that ...
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Kindle's charging damaged, can I reuse with RPI [closed]

I have a kindle but microusb got damaged. I opened and tried to repair microusb but it resulted in more damage to the circuit connected to microusb. I don't think I can charge the battery anymore. Is ...
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DCF77 time signal emulator by Raspberry Pi Zero WH

This is my first post on this forum. Thanks for being welcomed into this community. I am struggling with my second project with a RaspberryPi. On Github I found a very interesting project of an ...
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WiFi signal strength in a script

I have a need to obtain WiFi signal strength on a Pi0W. I have a PHP script and all works via terminal: php /var/www/html/blah.php (I use exec("iwconfig wlan0", $output_lines);) The script runs as a ...
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Update node.js on pi zero w

I'm trying to update my node.js version following this tutorial: https://desertbot.io/blog/nodejs-git-and-pm2-headless-raspberry-pi-install But at the command: sudo cp -R node-v11.15.0-linux-armv6l/*...
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wpa_supplicant.conf not working with my laptop wifi with pi-zero

I have 2 raspberry, one 4 and one Zero W. The second one is headless and I use it via ssh from my laptop using my home wifi network. My goal is to emit the wifi via hotspot on my laptop (ubuntu 18.04)...
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Accessing a Raspberry pi zerro Headless Error: "No supported anuthenication methods available

I am trying to access a new PI Zero W headless on Windows 10. I have followed the instruction at: https://desertbot.io/blog/headless-pi-zero-w-wifi-setup-windows I get the putty window open that ...
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Is it safe to leave a Pi Zero W on 24/7? [duplicate]

I have a slightly annoying habit to turn off electronic devices whenever possible, but I would like to use the Pi Zero W as a lightweight web server for personal use. Any advice to get over this habit?...
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Set WiFi Adapter as Eth0

I have an issue setting up my wifi adapter. To initally set up my raspberry pi zero w I used an old Wifi Pineapple from Hak5 to give the rpi W access to the internet. The Wifi Pineapple uses internet ...
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BCM2835 Fast Clock

I am trying to use a Raspberry Pi to drive the clock/read from an ADC1175 chip at 20MHz. I am currently trying to use a Raspberry Pi Zero W for this (however I do have a 3 A+ if need be). I have been ...
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raspberry pi zero I2S record and playback

I am following this answer to enable both audio record and playback on RPI zero. My question is: dose the files ~/.asoundrc and /etc/asound.conf conflict each other? Sorry, I should just comment ...
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Will SDIO-mode second SD card conflict with integrated WiFi?

One is able to add a second SD card on RasPis by activating the SDIO interface. However, on the Pi 3 and Pi Zero, the integrated WiFi is connected via SDIO. Can you have both at the same time?
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Raspberry Pi Zero WH dead

I have problem with my Raspberry Pi Zero. When powering on with sd card inserted nothing happens, no LED is flashing. The os on the sd card is working on another raspberry pi. The problem occured ...
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need high camera fps

Could you suggest a camera for raspberry with high fps - about 100 frame rates and HD resolution? I found 5MP OV5647 with CSI interface but it is HD 60fps and 640*480 90fps. Also, I would like to ...
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Part No. of Micro USB connector used in Raspberry Pi Zero

I would like to know the part No. of micro USB connector on-board the Raspberry Pi Zero & Zero W. As per the schematic available under official Raspberry Pi documentation, it is listed as 690-005-...
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Controlling Raspberry PI zero device over the internet

I have five Raspberry Pi zero W devices and each device connected to 4 channel relay module. These five devices are in different locations and connected to the internet. We wrote a python program to ...
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Is WiFi of my Raspberry Pi Zero W broken?

Directly coming to the point. I bought a raspberry pi zero w from a local retailer. I burned a raspbian "buster" image (dated 2019-09-26) into a 16GB SanDisk Class 10 SDHC memory card and booted the ...
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Raspberry Zero Pi W - MongoDB + Node.js backend

I am planning to programm some home dashboard and I want to use Raspberry Zero Pi W as my server. I wanted to ask you, if it´s a good idea to run on Zero node.js backend and mongodb database from ...
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Can I power the raspberry pi 0 w off of both ports at once?

I want to solder a male usb port to my Pi, so that it can be a little dongle computer. However, if I power it with a powerbank, and while it is still being powered, plug it into another power source ...
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Remote acces my Raspberry Pi from a subdomain

I am wondering if I can remote access my Pi's from a subdomain. EX (assuming that I own example.com): pi1.example.com pi2.example.com Basically both the Pi's share my network and from LAN I can ...
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Digital Frame with RaspberryPi zero

I'm building a Digital Frame with a Raspberry Pi Zero W. To do that, I bought a LCD Panel and I connected it to my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I use Raspbian Lite because I don't want to use all Pi Zero ...

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