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Questions tagged [python-3]

Use this tag when referring to the Python 3 language. This can include discussions about specific features unique to the language or perhaps when referring to software that requires Python 3 in order to function. Note that general programming questions are often better suited to Stack Overflow; use this tag only where directly relevant to the Pi.

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Is it necessary to release Raspberry Pi Camera before rebooting? If so how do I do it?

I have a python3 script that uses OpenCV and a Raspberry Pi cam. It runs almost 24/7. Using crontab the pi will reboot every night at midnight and the script will begin running again. This is mostly ...
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Do we need multiple versions of Python?

I am new to Linux and going through my installed folder I can see there are four different Python folders in the directory list. python python2.7 python3 python3.2 Do we need all the four versions ...
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I can't download PyCharm for Raspberry Pi 3

I have had my raspberry Pi 3b for a few months so I'm just getting used to it. I would however want to install PyCharm because I want to use my Pi to program on rather than my PC. Any ideas would be ...
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How to install Python 3.7 with SSL? [closed]

I have compiled and installed Python 3.7 on my Raspberry Pi, but SSL is not working. These are the steps I took to install the new Python: Prerequisites: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get ...
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Python script fails with 'ImportError' when run from rc.local

So I've tested that my script does attempt to run and I'm recording the error message of Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/pi/steamFriendStatus_v0.3.py", line 6, in <module> ...
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I want to run a Python 3 script on startup and in an endless loop on my Raspberry Pi

I have created a smart vending machine using my Raspberry Pi. For now, I open the Raspberry Pi using SSH and run the script manually for every transaction. I want to automate the process and run the ...
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Installing libraries via pip is taking forever. Raspberry pi 3b+

I tried to install scipy using pip3 install scipy as well as sudo pip3 install scipy and it got stuck at Building wheel for scipy for 45 minutes. Same is the case for cython. What is the fix or it ...
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Failed to create MMAL component b'vc.ril.camera': Out of memory

I am trying to run a simple script that listens for a button click and then takes a picture. Once two pictures have been taken it compares the two using OpenCV to calculate the difference. I am ...
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Is it ok to remove all Python?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and I installed Raspbian on it using NOOBS. I want to use Python 3.6 only. Is it ok if I uninstall both Python 3.5 and 2.7? Will there be no system problems? If I yes, ...
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How to generate accurate PWM signals for many servos

I've ran into a bit of an issue with the Raspberry Pi's ability to generate accurate PWM signals for servos. My problem with this is that the servos jitter because of this lack of accuracy. Is there ...
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Capture image when camera is not covered

I am very new to R Pi, but I know my Python. I am working on a project where I have an always running camera, that is kept in dark. What I need to do is to capture an image when there is light. (lets ...
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Best Python 3.5 library for playing mp3 file on Raspberry pi 0 W

I've already tried VLC library but the cpu reach 100% usage frequently during file playing, I've also the necessity to track the state of the playing so to know when the file is ended etc., Any ideas?
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Accelerated Numpy on Pi 3 B+

I'm looking to do some work with NumPy on my Pi 3 B+, and I'm not sure what the deal is with optimization, blas, etc. I installed libatlas using: sudo apt-get install libatlas-base-dev Following ...
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How does Raspbian know it's been installed in a Pi or Compute Module?

I want to design a python script that would allow me to check whether it's currently in a standard Pi 3 or it's in a Compute Module 3. But I have no idea even on how Raspbian OS know itself is ...
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Reinstalling Python3

I purged all the python3 packages and when I try to install python3 again on my raspbian I get this: Setting up python3.5-minimal (3.5.3-1) ... # Empty sitecustomize.py to avoid a dangling symlink ...
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How to connect MySQLdb in Python 3?

I want to connect MySQLdb with Raspberry Pi. But when running my program, I get this error: $ sudo python3 readMQ2sql.py Traceback (most recent call last): File "readMQ2sql.py", line 17, in <...
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Is there a problem with using deprecated os.popen?

I'm using os.popen() to run terminal commands in multiple projects. I keep reading that os.popen() is deprecated though and I should use Popen() instead, but I haven't been able to get Popen() to ...
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How fast can GPIO pins toggle?

I'm currently using Python's RPi.GPIO module to toggle some pins, and I want to know how quickly it can do this. I need the pins to be toggled on the schedule of a ~50 mhz FPGA clock, which I'm ...
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Python 3 interpreter not recognizing a new installed package(python 3.5.3)

I'm new to this RPI world and also to python although I completed the basic courses I'm still getting used to this so I will appreciate your patience I'll try to express my self the best way. I ...
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Pip3 install throwing error on raspberry pi 3 Raspbian-Jessie

I am trying to install a python 3 library on a raspberry pi 3 running Raspbian-Jessie. sudo pip3 install LIBRARY However, regardless of what library I try to install, I am getting this error: ...
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Saving graphs using Matplotlib is very slow

I am trying to write a python Code snippet which creates 24 figures and 9 subplot and saves them in the directory. Its taking around 197 sec to create all the 24 figures and save them. This is ...
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Use matplotlib on Raspbberrypi

Using The following Code for saving plot locally on raspberry: from numpy import genfromtxt import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import plotly.io as pio y = range(10) x = range(10) plt.title("Adc data") ...
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How to fix Remote I/O Error Whilst Using i2c OLED

I was using my i2c OLED perfectly well when seemingly for no reason I started getting the Remote I/O Error when I ran my Python program. For some reason this was fixed by installing i2c tools again. ...
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How can I use OpenCV with Python 3 on a Raspberry Pi?

I have installed OpenCV and and access it with Python 2. However, I'm unable to use OpenCV with Python 3. It says "Cannot open shared object". ImportError: libQTtest.so.4: cannot open shared object ...
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Turn Up or Down Volume for OMXPlayer 3.5mm Audio Jack

on my raspberry pi i have a speaker wired connected via aux cable to the 3.5mm audio jack. My first question ishow can i get rid of the noise coming out of my 3.5mm audio jack when keys are pressed or ...
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Installation of opencv-contrib-python through pip3 fails

I typed the code pi@raspberrypi:~ $ pip3 install opencv-contrib-python it responded with "Collecting opencv-contrib-python" Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement opencv-contrib-...
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read variable and trigger event - python

I have the following script which increases the counter variable every time a button is pressed. When counter reaches a certain number i.e. 10 lets say I want an event to trigger. from time import ...
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Found a PyPi Package for Opencv-contrib, but can't install using pip

I'm trying to install OpenCV for python with extra modules on my raspberry pi. The OpenCV website has a set of instructions that I have tried with different variations for the past several months. I ...
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Difference between Thonny and Python 3 (running some code)

I'm just starting with the pi and to be more clear I'm spending time working with the Raspberry Pi Workshop for Beginners series on Youtube.To write an run code we use the Python 3 IDE but I don't ...
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Enabling I2C resulting in error Raspberry Pi

I am trying to use MPU 6050 on raspberry pi. For that I enabled i2c on raspi. But after that whenever I am trying to check the modules on my Python 3 or 2 shell for e.g. when I run help('modules'), I ...
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Segmentation fault, running out of memory? PyQt5

I am programming code to display camera feed with my raspberry pi 3 and Raspbian. Strangely, sometimes the code shows the video and sometimes i get the Segmentation fault error. I used gdb to find ...
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Want to Read COM Port Data and Write into TKinter Text Window

Using Python3, I want to read data on a serial port and display it into a tkinter GUI text window (not only the shell). Pretend I am trying to make the equivalent of a serial port character display. ...
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Self-balancing robot using Raspberry 3b+

I have built a self balancing robot using raspberry pi 3b+. I am not able to reduce the response time. Hence, the robot doesn't balance properly. I am using MPU 6050, 150rpm 12V DC motor. I checked ...
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Raspberry pi no module named socket server

I have a strange raspberry pi issue. When I run a python code manually it works perfect but when I run it during startup it gives this error no module named socket server. This is the code given below ...
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Raspberry Pi Error: AttributeError: module 'l293d.driver' has no attribute to 'motor'

So, I am trying to use my RPi model 2B to control a DC motor with an l293d controller. I have moved onto the python3 script and imported the 'l293d' module. Here is my code... import l293d.driver ...
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WiFi Interfacing using Python

I am building a Smart Mirror for a school project and I need a way to give the user an interface where they can search and connect to a network. Unfortunately, my Raspberry Pi stopped working (doesn’...
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UART problem: Sending more than 8 bits

How can I send something more than 8 bits over UART? Any python libraries?
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no module named 'speech_recognition'

I installed speech recognition pip install SpeechRecognition ran this import speech_recognition as sr r = sr.Recognizer() with sr.Microphone() as source: audio = r.listen(source) print(r....
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Access wpa_supplicant inside docker

How can I access wpa_cli inside a docker? I want to connect to wifi from inside a docker in Pi 3. For that I am using wpa_cli. But when I run wpa_cli inside the docker I get following error: Could ...
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Connecting several (roughly 100) Buttons to the PI (USB?)

I havent found anything, but iam sure there is already info on the topic. So even just a link would be helpful for me. I want to build a Jukebox. So pretty simple. Around 30 Buttons, if Button is ...
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Serial comms & USB camera in parallel/threaded?

My project is currently using OpenCV to controll a pair of motors via hardware PWM (am using the pigpio library for GPIO control). The video input is from a USB webcam. I would like to add some ...
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JSON not working with LIRC

I have the following script which is meant to write/read a json file. The problem is it will only write/read the file from the command line and not when using a remote via LIRC. import RPi.GPIO as ...
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Running a Python Script with Tensorflow via systemd doesn't work, but running the same script via the terminal works

I have successfully coded a Python 3 Script that detects objects in a frame given my the camera. Based on those objects detected, I run commands and logic. I have tested this and I can run it via the ...
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open a terminal on boot and auto-run a looping python script

When my RPI3 is booted, I would like it to automatically have the terminal open with my python script already running. Note that it loops endlessly. I want to open the terminal so I check the output ...
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Python script not running when added to crontab

I have an on_reboot.sh file that contains the following: #!/bin/bash source /home/pi/.profile workon cv cd /home/pi/reboot python pi_test.py After that I made the file executable using $ chmod +x ...
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Problem with packages [closed]

I'm trying to compile my code import sys,os sys.path.insert(0, '/usr/include') sys.path.append('/usr/include') import plivo, plivoxml auth_id = "Your AUTH_ID" auth_token = "Your ...
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python.exe file not found; creating “virtual environment”

Aim: Build projectoxford into raspberrypi3 - https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/jsturtevant/Setting-up-Project-Oxford-for-Python-on-Windows At 2:11 of the video, for windows, the command used to create ...
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Shuffling Music with OMXplayer on Raspberry Pi

So here I have created a loop that lists off each file in a folder and plays it using this python code: global shuffleVar listOfFiles = os.listdir('/home/pi/mysounds/') ...
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I am using a RFID reader module MFRC522 with my raspberry pi but it is not working with python 3

I am using RFID reader module (MFRC522) with my raspberry pi and when I run the script with python 2 it works fine and reads the RFID tag but when I run it with python3 I get an error - No Module ...
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Should motion detection use images or still frames?

Some Context For a project I'm working on, I'm creating a security camera that detects motion. When the camera has detected motion, it checks again to see if that motion was caused by a human. This ...