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WiFi adapter working on pc but not on RPi Zero W

I'm trying to make a sort of "hack" box to do pen-testing with and I am using the RPi Zero W. I have a Panda PAUO5 USB wifi adapter that I have tested working with Kali Linux on my laptop. It works ...
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My screen displays weird things

I have a problem with my raspberry pi zero. My HDMI screen shows weird things (see below). Other screens work fine it is only this one. I can move my mouse fine. Can I solve this issue or do I have to ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero w/NOOBs preloaded SDcard with Ricos OS selected Boot problem

When I power up Pi Zero, I get to the page to boot into safe mode and the screen goes black for a few seconds and then flashes and shows four colored squares in the top right corner of my screen. If I ...
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Does ifdown wlan0 also switch off integrated Wifi?

For an embedded usecase I want my Pi users to be able to temporarily "switch off" WLAN/Wifi. Does ifdown wlan0 only bring down the interface or does it also switch of the WLAN sender/receiver? What ...
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Pi Zero W - Switching camera LED from program or command line

So far failing to switch the camera LED either from Python using RPi.GPIO or from the command line using /sysfs/gpio... I've tried using both GPIO5 and GPIO32 as suggested from various online sources,...
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Zero W Shuts down when connecting usb converter

I just received my Pi Zero W and Pi 3. The Pi 3 works perfectly, the Pi zero boots up nicely but then shuts down when I connect the usb converter... any ideas? I can now obviously not connect a ...
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Raspberry PI Zero W

I do not have any Raspberry Pi experience. I can connect to my Raspberry Pi Zero W with ssh and Remote Desktop. The Raspberry is connected to a motor controller called 'Sabertooth 2x32'. The ...
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NPM package installation failure

I'm having trouble downloading the dependencies in RPI Zero Wireless using sudo apt-get install npm. It failed to fetch the package. I get Err http://mirror.sysu.edu.cn/raspbian/raspbian/ jessie/main ...
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The pin doesn't fit to pi zero w provide from Adafruit

I bought a starter package from Adafruit at here with three kinds of ping included (a female header, a male header, a right angle female header) But as I take it to my teacher it said to connect it ...
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Disabling SSH via VNC to allow normal desktop boot

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi Zero W without a keyboard and mouse, so I will enable SSH by creating the "ssh" file in the root partition. I will then use SSH on first boot to enable and ...
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Attaching GPS Breakout to Pi Zero, only semi working

So I have the adafruit GPS attached to a pi zero W via UART cat sudo cat /dev/ttyS0 will get me data $GPGSA,A,3,05,29,25,21,20,,,,,,,,2.46,2.27,0.95*01 7,81.8,M,47.6,M,,*4C $GPRMC,111257....
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Instruction not allowed [samba, nmbd, arm]

Right after I did apt-get upgrade on my Pi Zero W running Raspbian Jessie, I ended up with a broken samba setup. Trying apt-get install -f I get: Note: I added Debian security repos, because I needed ...
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hadoop on stack of raspberry pi zero w stack

Can a stack of raspberry pi zero Ws effectively run Hadoop? Would it be better to have a Pi Model 3 B as the router node and use pi zeros for the slave nodes? Are IoT and data processing not ...
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Pi Zero W not timing accurately?

Ok, I admit this a very odd issue I'm having. My setup is that I have an ultrasonic sensor that senses the distance every five seconds, and sends the data to another Pi, (a Pi 3 in this case) via ...
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How to write a script to change BIOS settings

So I'm following a tutorial to make a retro gaming console out of an old NES controller (e.g. http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroPie-Inside-an-NES-Controller/). I have the controller already ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Mini-HDMI to VGA connection problem

The SD card I ordered a week ago showed up at my house today so I threw Raspbian on it with Win32DiskManager and attempted to boot up, but I was greeted without any kind of video signal. After doing a ...
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Unable to lower the raspberry pi Bluetooth transmission power

I'm trying to turn my raspberry to an iBeacon but I cannot make it transmit with lower power, I've changed Tx power many times, when I use my BLE scanner I see that Tx power has changed but RSSI hasn'...
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Why is Bluetooth address now showing up as AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA?

The issue I'm having is with my Raspberry Pi 3. I'm running this CLI-only with the Raspbian Jessie Lite build. At some point in using this device, my Bluetooth address changed to AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA. I ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W showing IP of 169.254.x.x after access point goes offline

The Raspberry Pi Zero W is running Raspbian Jessie Lite headless. After I turn on my Raspberry Pi Zero W if I disconnect the access point it was connecting to, it'll show an IP of 169.254.x.x. I ...
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Smallest battery that can run the raspberry pi zero w for a short amount of time

I have a raspberry pi zero w. What is the smallest (in terms of weight) that can run the pi? I am not concerned about how long it runs for; 5 mins would be adequate. What about with a camera attached? ...
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Can't fit Pi zero W into Adafruit's case

I bought a package of Pi zero W in here and it comes with a case made from Adafruit, but when I'm assembling Zero W into case I found out there is a piece that bump out at the back inside the case (...
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Raspberry Pi Zero (w) LCD install

I am having real problems with installing my LCD (having searched endless youtube videos and websites, yet nothing seems to work). I bought this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172293077369?_trksid=...
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No video for Raspberry Pi Zero W

I just received my Pi Zero W and I am a little frustrated. I can't get any video output from it. First, I tried old SD cards (jessie, kali and libreelec) which were running on the previous A+, B+, ...
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Why does my raspberry pi zero wifi seem to shut off?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi Zero Wifi as an ad blocker (pi-hole) in Wi-Fi mode. My problem is that it seems to shut off. It stops blocking advertisements, I am unable to ping it and I am unable to access ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero get 5 V directly from the input

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero and I would like a tiny fan which draws 90 mA. Obviously, I can't connect it to the GPIO pins and therefore I need to get 5 V from the input cable. Before I ...
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Can I use my Pi 1B display with a Pi Zero W?

I've got an LCD module with a 26-pin connector for a Pi 1B, and a Pi Zero W with a 40-pin header. Can I use the LCD with the Pi, and if so, how should I align the connector on the header?
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pi zero W as remote ethernet jack / internet access for satellite TV receiver

I've got a pi Zero W that I'd like to use to support a wireless network for my satellite TV tuner. The tuner has an ethernet jack, but running cable to it is problematic... I've got a ...
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gpiotest problem and gpio 30

After soldering a header on my Pi Zero W I used pigpio's gpiotest utility to check for problems. I was dismayed that this produced no output and crashed the Pi. After stepping through the tests I ...
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Will a SONY micro-usb to USB cable work as PWR In on my Raspberry Pi Zero W?

I recently bought a RP ZERO W board and now I am looking around the house to see if I have a cable that can power it up from the computer. I found this: https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Original-Sony-...
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Power consumption of Pi Zero W?

For those who have the Pi Zero W with them, what is its power consumption in the following modes: No peripherals connected, WiFi And Bluetooth off Only WiFi turned on Only Bluetooth turned on Only ...
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Pi Zero W power through usb socket

Can I power a Pi Zero W and still use the usb hub at the sametime with this?
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What models of Raspberry Pi is the official 7" touchscreen compatible with?

I know it says "compatible with all raspberry pi models" but is it actually compatible with the RPi zero and RPi zero w? I can't find anything about DSI ports for them.
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Pi Zero W reboots when connecting to wireless

I have a Pi Zero W, which works when connecting to wireless when powered via the 5v USB and also has a decent console resolution on the HDMI port. However, when powered with 3.3v using a custom ...
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Pi-zero-w HID keyboard layout

I'm setting up my pi0 as HID Keyboard. I've followed this link Pi0 libcomposite gadget. Every thing works fine, the pi is well recognized as USB Keyboard $ dmesg [ +16,318525] usb 1-1.3: new high-...
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raspberry pi zero w vs raspberry pi 3?

I'm new at Raspberry world. I want to make rc drone, tank, car or something like these. should I buy pi zero w or pi 3? I think zero w is better for mobility and low energy usage. Also can I use ...
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Can't get acceleration sensor mpu-92/65 to work with pi zero w

I want to use an mpu-92/65 acceleration sensor with my raspberry pi zero w. Therefore I... ...soldered the 20-Pin-Header onto my raspi. ...soldered the pin header onto the mpu-92/65 ...did the ...
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How to stream two live streams to internet on pi cams?

OK, so I'm thinking about a animal wildlife camera trap. I was wondering...how do I stream two cams from a pi zero W? I can get an other pi (most likely a+) and have the a+ to give video input to the ...
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The Pi Zero W has 5v and 3v rails. What is the max current per GPIO pin on the 5V rail?

What is the max current per GPIO pin on the 5V rail of the Pi Zero W? Also, can I power a 5V relay (4 channel, each requiring 15-20 mA) from this rail? If not, does anyone know of a 4 channel relay ...
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Pi Zero W Configure GPIO Current [duplicate]

I am new to Raspberry Pi, and I read somewhere that the default current you can pull from GPIO pins is 8mA, but that it can be configured to go higher. I just got a Pi Zero W. How can I get the ...
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Mobile Raspberry Pi Zero Camera

I'm creating a project using the Raspberry Pi Zero W and a Pi Cam to take pictures remotely. Think deer camera in the woods. I need this to be battery powered and last at least a week. Is this ...
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How do I add the nightly Risc Os build as an option to the NOOBs / PINN OS list?

The latest NOOBs image contains the RISCOS boot binary, but the option to install it dosen't appear on a Pi-3. I guess as the official release only supports Pi-1 + Pi-2, while the nightly build ...