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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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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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Pi Zero W Wifi repeater with OpenVPN

Im trying to setup a Pi Zero W as a wifi repeater with openVPN without using a USB wifi dongle, as a tiny travel router. I tried using this tutorial - by @ingo raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-a-wifi-repeater ...
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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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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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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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Pi Zero, Retropie on top of Raspbian?

I know you can install RetroPie on top of Raspbian on a Pi 3 but what about a Zero W? Do I need to get a different setup script and install RetroPie or do you just do everything the same way and it ...
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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi Zero W access point sharing LAN thorough ethernet gadget

I've recently wanted to do a project with the Raspberry Pi Zero. Basically, I want to set up the Pi as an ethernet gadget for computers to be able to play games over WLAN. The computers have no wifi ...
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USB Mass Storage Gadget - how to convincingly emulate a flash drive?

I've got a Pi Zero W that I'm using in OTG/gadget mode. I've activated dwc2 USB, partitioned and formatted the file that is to be used as filesystem and loaded g_mass_storage. It is working fine in ...
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Can't get HC-SC04 Sensor to work

I'm using a Pi Zero W with a soldered project board to interface two ir Sensors and trying to make an HC-SR04 sensor work. I'm using the 5v supply to power all three sensors. I've set up a Motion.py ...
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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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Control Raspberry Pi to control an Arduino over Apache

I want to control a Raspberry pi to control an arduino which is controlled by a webpage hosted by apache. I do not know how I would attempt this and if it is even possible. Can anyone please guide me ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W booting problem

I ordered a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I have an 8 GB size SD card, I have installed the newest Raspbian on it, but it isn't booting. I tried with NOOBS and Raspbian lite too. There is no fail/success boot ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W - connect Micro USB to FTDI to arduino board

I'm using this FTDI on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to connect an arduino board via USB. can I do the same thing on a Raspberry Pi Zero W using this USB OTG Micro USB to Mini USB to connect the FTDI to ...
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New RPi Zero W - Screen flickers

I got a new RPi Zero W :) Fresh installed Raspbian Jessy on a new 16GB SD. All went good, including connection to wifi, and Logitec 2.4GHz mouse and keyboard. after that- from time to time, screen ...
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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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pi zero w does not respond

Ordered a Pi Zero w, arrived, but I did not check it before I soldered the 40 pin GPIO onto it. Now it does not seem to be starting at all. I visually inspected the solders, they are not touching ...
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Internet Speed in Pi Zero W

Internet speed on raspberry pi zero W is too slow. I've measured the speed in same way on my computer with same IP but the result is incredibly different. Test on raspberry, pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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Bluetoothctl connect TIMEOUT exception

This is the error I am getting when I connect to my mobile phone using the connect method in this documentation: https://gist.github.com/egorf/66d88056a9d703928f93, raise TIMEOUT(msg) pexpect....
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Issues accessing a microphone from Node on Pi Zero

I am having issues using a microphone in a Node script. The microphone (a SEEED Array mic) works when running the command line: arecord -D plughw:1 --duration=10 -f cd -vv ~/rectest.wav It does not ...
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What pins are actually being used by my 3.5 TFT?

I have a 3.5 TFT and I used these instructions to get it to work with RetroPie on my Pi Zero W. The reason this is important is although there are schematics for this LCD panel, I'm not using any of ...
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How to connect to WiFi without reboot?

I just put a freshly flashed card (with 2017-09-07-raspbian-stretch-lite) into a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Then I added these lines: network={ ssid="myWifiSsid" psk="myWifiPassword" } to /etc/...
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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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ssh and wpa_supplicant.conf files not getting deleted on boot?

I am following this guide for the raspberry pi zero w: https://core-electronics.com.au/tutorials/raspberry-pi-zerow-headless-wifi-setup.html I've flashed the latest raspbian stretch lite to the SD ...
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Install OpenCV faster - could it be transferred via a SD card?

I installed OpenCV on my RPI 3, now I have the new RPI zero W, since I know installing OpenCV (let's say 3.0.0) takes a very long time, I wondered if I could somehow transfer my already downloaded (...
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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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PiTFT Touchscreen calibration is ignored by Pi Zero W

I'm using an Adafruit 2.4" Resistive PiTFT on my shiny new Raspberry Pi Zero W and I've finally managed to get the display configured but the touchscreen is proving a problem... (Please note that ...
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is there a way to change SPI clock in shell or bash file?

I would like to write a bash to light up an OLED screen with SSD1306 driver, I can use below code to send commands: echo -ne $cmd > /dev/spidev0.0 however the SPI clock seems too fast for SSD1306,...
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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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Local DNSMasq .local domain problem

I have a problem with name resolution on one of my Pis. I have set my router to start dnsmasq with LAN domain local. Other systems except this Pi can ping host.local addresses just fine. I installed ...
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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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.Net Core apps on Mono

Trying to run .Net Core app with Mono on Raspberry Pi Zero W (as you know, .Net Core JIT is not support the ARMv6 processor instructions) and I've got error all time: Cannot open assembly '#...
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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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How to set IP to Dynamic?

I need help changing my IP to dynamic or confirming that my is IP to dynamic because I may have set it to static when I installed PiVPN. /etc/network/interfaces is basically empty
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Connecting Raspberry Pi GPIO UART to Arduino USB

I use a third-party modified Arduino that has the correct voltages and current limitations to control my robot. I additionally want to connect a Raspberry Pi Zero W to the Arduino that is evaluating a ...
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how do I automatically power off the raspberry pi and cut power every night and then power it back on each day?

Background I'm a student working on research project to develop a remote wireless sensor network of data loggers. Each data logger (aka node) is going to be retrofitted to a bird feeder that reads ...
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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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Camera Module V2 working on Raspberry Pi 3 but not on Raspi Zero W

I have a new Camera Module V2 that I tried to hook up with a new Raspberry Pi Zero W with this adapter cable. When I call raspistill -o test.jpg I get mmal: Cannot read camera info, keeping the ...
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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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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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Bluetooth disconnect

I solved my previous Bluetooth issue, but now my problem is that every time I try to connect something (per Bluetooth) with the Pi Zero W it disconnects very quickly. If I try to connect it to my PC, ...
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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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Tensorflow 1.9 and raspberry pi zero w?

I want to know if Raspberry Pi Zero is able to run the new tensorflow 1.9 ?
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New Pi Zero W brcmfmac failures and can't start wlan0 WiFi

I have to set this up headless because I didn't realize the Zero W had mini HDMI and not micro. So I flashed both the 2017-04-10 Raspbian light and full from Linux (with dd) and then mounted the FAT ...
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Pi Zero W: Second i2c Bus

I did a really stupid mistake - I set up a second i²C bus months ago, so I have two gyro sensors connected - but din't document it. I can see the connected devices with i2cdetect -y 1 and ...