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Adafruit_Nokia_LCD module on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm stuck with this Adafruit module. I was able to install without errors on a Pi2, but when I tried to replicate on my Zero W the installation goes fine but then I cannot import the module ("...
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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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Writing to GPS HAT on Raspberry Pi Zero W Never Returns Anything

I have attached a GPS HAT to a Raspberry Pi Zero W running RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP. When I SSH in to run a simple Python script that writes to the HAT serial port, nothing happens and I am not ...
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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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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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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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fork() Process Issue on Channel Switching via Rotary Encoder

I have KY040 rotary switcher(encoder) as shown below picture. It is the scenario that there are 5 radio stations(simple html url) in urls.txt which are read into stations list in radyoCS.py, at every ...
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File transfer between raspberry pis via GPIO pins

I'm trying to send image(3MB) captured by one pi to another pi, external WIFI or setting up one pi as AP is not possible due to strict regulations, all I can use are the two wires. Currently I'm ...
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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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Raspberry pi zero w clone problems

I am using raspberry to develop kiosk lcd screen. When i ended developing i cloned sd card and copy it to other rpi’s but others aren’t working same as first one. There are problems like: chromium ...
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WittyPi on Pi Zero W - I2C read / write fail

I've connected WittyPi2 (an RTC Power Management hat) to my Pi Zero W - but I'm constantly getting failures in the log, to do with the I2C communication: I2C read 0x01 0x68 0x09 failed (result=), and ...
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Wake on LAN alternatives?

I am attempting to set up my Pi-0-w to wake up a computer on a local network. However, Wake-on-LAN is not an option. Does anyone have ideas for an alternative? Perhaps a way to wake through a USB ...
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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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slideshow (png+mp4) and faster boot

I have rpi zero w as my photo frame project. It is an raspberry pi zero w + spi display 320x480 (via framebuffer) and raspbian lite (no X11) I am using FBI to display images in slideshow manner, and ...
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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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Wiring Omron D6T Thermal Sensor to Raspberry Pi Zero W with Adafruit T-Cobbler Plus

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W connected to a Adafruit T-Cobbler Plus and breadboard. My question is regarding wiring. I have followed tutorials to create simple circuits, however, I am struggling to ...
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No wifi or bluetooth on raspberry pi zero w

I have bought a raspberry pi zero w and performed the headless setup and used ssh to connect to my pc.But it does not detect the wifi interface and always gives 'No wireless interface found' when i ...
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Dead USB OTG in Pi Zero W

I bought my first Pi, a Raspberry Pi Zero W 1.1 from CanaKit and I am having trouble with its USB port. I tried booting latest Raspbian, Raspbian Lite and Noobs, but in all cases it's the same: no ...
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Troubleshooting a non-working USB port

To clarify, the USB port once worked, but I think I've borked it. I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Been working great and I'm using it for a Game Boy Zero project, so loaded RetroPi on an SD card and ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero as webcam

I read some case, like using dwc2 and g_webcam in /boot/config and cmdline. but hard to understand and doesn't work. and can't find a tutorial, there are some tutorials only about serial and ethernet. ...
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Raspbian Stretch - Data Usage Optimization

I have just installed clean Raspbian Stretch Lite on an Raspbian Pi Zero W. Only installed two applications (Remote terminal and mqtt with connection to google cloud). All applications was updated/...
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SD Card shows only 255 MB / 243 MiB instead of 8GB

I was using my Raspberry Pi W for a while, exclusively over SSH. Everything went fine on the stock Raspbian distro. At some point I made a cronjob for a script that upgrades the system automatically ...
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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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Enable audio over HDMI on Raspbian Jessie with AV Receiver

I am attempting to connect a Raspberry Pi Zero W with HDMI to an AV Receiver (Pioneer VSX-820). My interest is exclusively in playing sound over the speakers connected to the receiver, although there ...
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I installed my Inky Phat on top of my Speaker phat, but it's not working

So i did every curl get.pimoroni.com/blahblah and everything seems to be working. BUT my Inky Phat is not working at all. But my speaker phat is working well ! I'm using a ZeroW, I tried over ...
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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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Can't connect to Raspberry Pi Zero W over USB SSH

I'm trying to login to my Raspberry Pi Zero W via SSH over USB, as in this article https://desertbot.io/blog/ssh-into-pi-zero-over-usb and this one https://www.thepolyglotdeveloper.com/20 ... cable-...
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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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How to use WM8960 Audio Board on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm trying to use the WM8960 Audio Board (not the HAT) on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I followed the instructions for the HAT to install the driver (WM8960 Audio HAT User Manual). It seems to be installed ...
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Script runs when connected to computer, but not on boot up

I am using a raspberry pi zero w. The script runs when the pi is manually connected to a computer via a USB. We are viewing the interface with a VNC viewer. The script written is trying to connect to ...
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Abysmal data transfer rates using WinSCP with Pi Zero W

I am getting no more than 300KB/s (occasionally dipping below 100KB/s) transferring files from Pi Zero W wirelessly to Windows 7 machine on same network using WinSPC. I have done the following so far:...
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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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My RPi0 W crashes

My RasPi 0 W Crashes while updating and upgrading after i newly flashed the SD card with 2019-07-10-raspbian-buster-lite.img my putty console: login as: pi pi@192.168.2.119's password: Linux ...
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Kernel modules and Pi board versions

I have a Raspbian image (4.9.59-v7) into which I am loading a kernel module that I have built myself since it is not in the default image (for an ICS43432 MEMS I2S microphone). I have this working ...
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Connecting phone with RPi 0 W

Can i host a hotspot on my RPi 0? So phones can connect to it and use the SSH from the pi.. Bluetooth would work too but my question is how and what do i need it for. I searched a lot but there are ...
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Transfer JPG over serial between 3B+ and Zero W

I would like to start by saying that I am rather new to Raspberry Pi, but I have programmed Arduino. At the moment I am trying to get a Pi Zero W to transfer a JPG over serial using python and the ...
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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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Commercial PIR intergration with Raspberry pi zero

Here is the problem I face. I have a commercial PIR and wondering if it can be seamlessly connected with my pi zero w and how. PIR specs: https://www.thecrowgroup.com/cr/uploads/2019/03/Datasheet-...
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How do I make serial work on the Raspberry Pi3 (or later model)

My Pi3 serial console produces rubbish and fails to respond to the keyboard.
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Connecting multiple load cells Pi Zero W to read individual values

I have a project in mind where I want to measure the weight and position of an item on a shelf. The idea was to mount the shelf on a load cell in each end and then get the weight and ratio between ...
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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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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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Adafruit PIOLED 128x32 not being detected

I've searched around on this forum and other places for similar issues, but nothing has helped so far. I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W and I bought the Adafruit PIOLED 128x32. I have header pins on ...
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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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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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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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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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Pi Zero W cannot get to connect to wifi

I have created the ssh file with no extension and the wpa_supplicant.conf file with the following code in it: country=US ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 ...

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