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Video Streaming from raspberry zero to an external server

I'm aware of streaming live video using on the RaspberryPi itself as a server. But is there a way to send the video from the raspicam to an external web-streamer so that if I have multiple people ...
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128x64 LCD install to Pi Zero W

This is my first Rasp project, so please be understanding. I have Raspberry Pi Zero W and 128*64 dot china LCD. I do not have any program done for the screen yet. When start my Rasp only backlight ...
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Are there wireless smart lights that can be directly controlled with a raspberry pi>

I am new to raspberry pi, so I apologize in advance if this question is very basic or is in the wrong place. I want to create one of those wakes up alarm clocks that slowly brightens the light in ...
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PI zero W - wlan0 connected but cannot ping router

Problem: nothing passes through the wlan0 (wifi) connection: from my PC, no VNC, no ssh working either (works on eth0) I cannot ping the router from the RPI shell either I cannot go to the internet I ...
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Should I use firebase or firebase-admin for node.js app on Raspberry pi?

When writing Node.JS application for a Raspberry Pi communicating with Firebase, which npm module should be used? What is the ideal way of doing things when on Raspberry Pi? Is it using firebase-...
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How to share WiFi internet from pi zero w to computer

I am trying to setup my Pi Zero W as an internet bridge where it connects to existing WiFi hotspots (using its internal WiFi card) from behind a VPN (openvpn) and then shares the network to a Mac via ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W v1.1 fried

I tried all things described on this page, but to no avail. I was using it with the adafruit's LCD TFT display, when it got really hot and I unplugged it. When it cooled, it didn't turn on anymore. I ...
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Is there a way to get DSI output on RPi Zero W?

I'm trying to make an inexpensive smartphone, So I don't want to buy a really expensive small HDMI display, so... DSI. But the pi zero doesn't have DSI output . I've looked into hdmi to DSI adapters ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W serial communication

I just got a RPI zero w and I want to communicate to a device through serial comm. I also have a MAX232 board and a RS232 TTL converter. I want to use one of this boards to be able to communicate with ...
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Wifi (Whole Wifi, not only the pi's) doesn't work when the Pi is connected. How Do I fix that?

If I connect my Pi Zero W to Power, My Home Wifi stops working. If I ask my Echo what Time it is before its plugged in, it will say the time. After that. It wont. Same for Opening Websites How Do I ...
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Mounting a USB memory key on a Pi Zero

I have been trying to mount a USB key on a Pi Zero. I am using buster-lite (2019-09-26). The key does not automount and does not seem to be recognised by fdisk: Device Boot Start End ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero Will only connect to Wi-Fi if HDMI Display is connected

For some reason, My Pi 0 no longer connects to the wifi networks specified on the wpa_supplicant.conf if I don't connect a display to HDMI, you could actually see the pi starting to connect ...
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Do I need soldered headers or can I just use male breadboard pins?

I have a project that I want to make using the VEML6075. Are the pins shown below stable when plugged in or do I need to solder them or something? If I don't use that group of 5 pins, can I just use ...
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Issues with timestamp creating overflow error

I'm trying to run a python script I wrote on my Raspberry Pi Zero but I keep getting the error OverflowError: timestamp out of range for platform time_t. I'm relatively certain it's something with ...
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OpenCV2 ---> OpenCV4

I have been working on a project from github, https://github.com/twilio/wireless-security-camera, that utilizes OpenCV. Now I haven't played much with OpenCV so this is trial and error on my part. ...
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Looking for USB to USB serial cable

I having a raspberry pi zero w and a normal laptop as host. Instead of using UART, I want to know is it possible to connect to the USB port in raspberry pi zero w as a serial device via USB to USB ...
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Start a pyhton script, which depends on I2S as soon as possible during the startup of my Raspberrypi

I have the following systemd service, which starts a systemd service as soon as I boot my raspberrypi: [Unit] Description=MyService DefaultDependencies=false [Service] Environment=SERVICE_HOME=/home/...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zeros over Ethernet

I'm attempting to set up a simple network made up of two raspberry pi zeros, one with wifi to access over ssh by another computer and then communication between the two pis using Ethernet. To set up ...
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Very strange SSH problem with iPhone hotspot

I am newbie with Raspberry and this is my first time using it. I downloaded Rasbian Buster Lite and flashed it with Etcher. Added ssh named file to boot directory and also file named wpa_supplicant....
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Run raspbian image that was used in Qemu

I'm working on a project that needs to run ROS on raspberry pi zero. I was following this tutorial but I allways get stuck in dependency problems, low ram o anything else. Since it tooks about 8 hours ...
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Is raspberry pi zero w powerful enough for Mysql? [closed]

Is raspberry pi zero w powerful enough for hosting a Mysql database?
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Can't get my express server up running on a Raspberry Pi zero

I am having trouble trying to get my express server to run on my Raspberry Pi zero w. I used the express-generator and ran npm start and this was the output: myapp@0.0.0 start /home/pi/MyApp ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero as boot keyboard USB gadget (libcomposite and macOS boot)

Since I have exactly the same issue and no solution so far, please allow me to repost the question by Charlotte J at superuser again on this board: I am trying to turn Raspberry Pi Zero W as a "boot ...
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Seek Compact. Easiness to configure and use

Hello everyone and happy new year. I'm in need of a thermal camera for my project. I am considering buying a FLIR Lepton but just found out that you can use a Seek camera with the Pi as well which ...
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Pi Zero W Wifi network connection issues

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W project that needs a network connection for some of its functionality. The device normally does not have a keyboard and display attached, as it's operated by hardware ...
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Raspberry pi failing to take still

I am developing my remote camera robot with flask on raspberry pi zero w. Where is mjpg-streamer used for video stream and picamera python lib used to take high resolution stills. And I having very ...
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Can't set modes 1 and 3 in Auxillary SPI(1)

The auxiliary SPI will not accept modes 1, or 3. I’ve enabled spi1-1cs, and /dev/spidev1.0 is created. I can send and receive data but only SPI_MODE_2 and SPI_MODE_0. Setting to mode 3 produces a file ...
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Advice needed on live streaming with multiple raspberry pi zero w simultaneously

I have 4 raspberry pi zero w each with its own raspicam. What I am trying to accomplish is to live stream from each of the raspicams simultaneously. I need to stream the videos outside of my home ...
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HDMI No signal on one tv but signal fine on another

I am using a pi zero w. I have used it on two TV's to date. It's been a month or so since I last used it and now it works on only one of the TV's. This wouldn't be a problem but I am giving this to ...
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Unable to stream live on Youtube using Raspberry Pi Zero W using ffmpeg

I am trying to stream live on Youtube using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and a raspicam. I have installed ffmpeg using the instructions in this link. I am trying to start the streaming on Youtube using the ...
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Not accepting any new connections. Raspberry pi zero W

I am new to Stackexchange. I have been working on monitoring service(python based) on RPi Zero W and edited the /etc/rc.local file to execute the program during the startup. The program works ...
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Greengrassd service starting issue on Raspberry Pi zero device. it shows “Illegal instruction”?

AWS greengrass service configurations problem on Raspberry PI zero. i configured on RPI and when i start the greengrasss service with "sudo ./greengrassd start". It shows error like "Illegal ...
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How to route all traffic to captive portal on Pi Zero?

What I'm trying to achieve is that I can manually switch between my Pi having internet access over WLAN or letting it function as an Access Point. When the Access Point is active, the Pi has no ...
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raspberrypi time changes and then it hangs without any reason, can someone help. A beginner here

Syslog data that I see , notice that time jumps back after this strange line is logged ^@^@^@^@^@. once this happens, raspberry Pi Zero W becomes non- responsive and I have to restart to connect back ...
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Flask app takes 60% CPU on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I am developing Flask rover app on Raspberry Pi Zero W. And I having problems with CPU perfomance. I used flask profiller to find weak spot in my app, but everything seemed normal. I have Raspberry ...
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Pi Zero Fails to Raise Network Interfaces

I recently installed Kali Linux on my Raspberry Pi Zero W and following this guide connected it to my local WiFi network. I was able to connect just fine on the first try as well as the second try and ...
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Where did /dev/video0 go?

The Pi camera in my Pi Zero W stopped working. Possibly because /dev/video0 vanished. Can anyone say why? In the meantime I have these three devices instead .. pi@easy:~ $ ls -l /dev/video* crw-rw---...
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Pi zero w BLE connection disconnects

I have some strange problem with connection between raspberry pi zero w and BLE device (electric scooter). When I try connect to ble device via bluetoothctl service it connects properly but ...
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Can't find my android phone via bluetoothctl scan on

I am currently working on a project that fetches the RSSI of my Samsung Galaxy S8 phone via bluetooth on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I am running Raspbian and have successfully found other devices via ...
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What can set the system clock?

I'm testing various clock sources on a Raspberrypi Zero W with Raspbian Buster Lite. After removing the fake hardware clock sudo apt remove --purge fake-hwclock and disabling ntp sudo timedatectl ...
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DS18B20 Temperature Sensor's Power Supply and Rpi's Pull-Down-GPIO-Pin Sinking Current Requirements

I have a RPi zero W and am reading four ds18b20 temperature sensors (with a 10K ohm resistor between the data and vcc line). Now and then I keep getting "SensorNotReadyError" from the sensors. My ...
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Pi Zero (with pihole installed) refusing to connect to npm registry due to cert altname

I am trying to run npm install on a react project on my pi-zero. Since I have installed pihole, I understand my DNS settings may be pretty strange. I have tried running the install with pihole service ...
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Installation of kernel module for I2S Mic fails

I have a I2S mems microphone from adafruit. Now I am following the guide at https://github.com/nejohnson2/rpi-i2s#compile-the-i2s-module Now after I have mounted the debugfs I attempt to look for the ...
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How to make more efficient reading of GPIO

My (python) program (on Raspberry Pi zero W) turns on/off a GPIO pin (connected to a relay module) depending on the RSSI signal of my phone (connected via bluetooth) and the status of one more GPIO ...
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UV4L huge CPU load on streaming audio

I'm building a little baby monitor using RaspberryPi ZeroW and UV4L and run into a little problem. I'm using WebRTC to cast video and audio to my browser from RPI camera (used facedetect demo, ...
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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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Pi Zero W configuration to run AP + Client Mode on Raspbian Buster lite

I have a project in which I need to configure a Raspberry Pi Zero W to run both wireless AP and Client mode at the same time. I've seen the tutorials and methods others have used on Raspbian Stretch, ...
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Errors with Lepton FLIR: Red square, unresponsive capture/overlay

I've been trying to set up a Lepton Thermal Camera (breakout v1.4) with a Raspberry Pi Zero W, and a Raspberry Pi 3. I've been following a number of guides but most recently this one. Once I run ...
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Dead GPIO Pins, please help me find the culprit

One of my experiments has lead to two seemingly dead GPIO pins on my Raspberry Pi Zero WH. I'll explain what I did to seemingly cause this; please help me understand what happened. The goal: Have a ...
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Which GPIO pins does the Pi Zero camera use?

I'm working on using the Raspberry Pi Zero camera as well as other sensors simultaneously. But while trying to figure out which GPIO pins the camera uses, so I know which ones I have left for other ...

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