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How to write the Raspberry Pi's autostart directory using python?

I am using Raspberry Pi4 Model B with buster os in it. I am trying to write a python script for running the webpage at bootup. On entering sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart in the ...
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How to change the color of the desktop background programmatically?

A similar question, (How do I change the Desktop wallpaper from the cli), was asked previously where the person wanted to know how to change the wallpaper. Going through the answers, I discovered that ...
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What distros work with/for raspberry pi [duplicate]

I was just wondering if literally any linux distro will work on raspberry pi for only Linux distro that are (for/made for) the raspberry pi Any help is much appreciated
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How to install RaspberryPIOS on WSL

I am trying to install Raspberry Pi OS on Windows subsystem for linux (WSL), but I do not know how to install it. Could you tell me how to install it or tell me good homepage instructing installation? ...
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Is it possible to write to file located in windows directory using Node-Red via ssh?

I log into my raspberry pi via ssh. I am trying to read and write to a file located in my C drive using Node-Red. However when I deploy the Node-red task, the file that I amend is not located in the C ...
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TP-link WN725N / RT8188eu wifi dongle on Pi Desktop OS (NOT on Raspberry Pi hardware)

There's lots of great solutions out there (and here on StackOverflow) for this on Pi hardware but I'm trying to make this dongle work on a PC running Pi OS, which totally foxes the various build ...
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Raspberry Pi Desktop trackpad issue

I hope that this is the right place to ask Raspberry Pi Desktop (https://www.raspberrypi.com/software/raspberry-pi-desktop/) questions. If not, please feel free to direct me to the right Exchange. I ...
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my desktop is not showing (specifically wallpaper and icons) but taskbar is fine

backstory: i dont have standard raspbian install, instead i installed raspbian lite and then installed DE(xfce) for it, since 2 months it's working fine present: but today suddenly after i logged in ...
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i can't find ''close'' ''maximise'' minimise'' in opened tabs

Please, here is my problem, I use VNC Viewer on my laptop to have access to my py 4 modelB. buti can't find ''close'' ''maximise'' minimise'' in opened tabs. I tried many OS but without any success. ...
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AirPlay to two displays using RPiPlay

I was wondering if it is possible to use RPiPlay with two monitors to extend my Macbook display. I tried connecting the two HDMI ports to the Raspberry Pi but, RPiPlay uses only one HDMI port for ...
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Desktop inside a desktop after changing HDMI 2 resolution

After starting one time my Raspberry Pi 4 without the HDMI cable plugged in, I had the resolution 1024x768. I set the right resolution to 1920x1080. It looks good, but now looks like I have a square ...
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On Click of Mouse opens multiple windows (for example multiple file explorer or terminal windows)

I am facing a issue where my mouse click is not working and it opens multiple windows . Point 1 : When I start my raspberry pi I see below in my home screen which did not appear before . Now when I ...
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Not Able to Change Volume with Cron (tried Python)

Alright, I've been trying this for several days and I'm just dying here... I am putting together a kiosk that should play video. I'm using a NUC with Raspberry Pi Desktop. Everything works but ...
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How to change the Menu Icon in Raspbian - no browse button in taskbar menu icon

[![this is an example of what i deal with, idk how to take screenshots in my raspberry][1]][1] [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/Xk7ru.png i don't have a browse button, i can only type stuff there like ...
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Check on Rasperry Pi what is connected to Arduino Uno

i have a question regarding Rasperry Pi and Arduino. I have them connected via USB and on the Arduino is a NFC Reader connected(via Pins). Can I look on the Rasperry Pi with a command or something ...
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Cannot log in to ssh

I was editing my nano xstartup file to enable copy and paste over vnc. But after editing it, when I try to log in to my raspberry pi ssh it did not work. Instead, I got the following message: usage: ...
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camera program gives error when run in /etc/profile but the program runs fine

This is the error I get : picamera.exc.PiCameraMMALError: Failed to enable connection: Out of resources import numpy as np import os from picamera import PiCamera from time import sleep from gpiozero ...
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Raspberry Pi Pico interfacing Rpi4B / WinPC Thonny Python IDE Problem

I am new to Raspberry in general so I dont have a lot of experience with these devices. I recently bought the raspberry pi pico and downloaded the micropython file from raspberry´s website. Everyting ...
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Can't get sound on Raspberry Pi's 3.5mm audio jack

I've been asking this question everywhere. I've checked lot of resources, manuals, documentations out there. But couldn't get any sound out of my speaker. I tried the YouTube video tutorials also, but ...
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How do I use one device for audio input and one for audio output?

I am trying to use a Bluetooth speaker & mic combo for my audio input and output for the raspberry pi 4b. The speaker works for audio output no problem, but when it comes to audio input I keep ...
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Install LTE stick from Huwei 3772h on Raspberry PI with suisse telecom

Is there a way to use a LTE on Raspberry PI or Linux in general even if there are only .exe files on that stick? Did anyone get a LTE stick from switzerland to work with his raspberry pi?
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How can I make Raspberry Pi's Bluetooth discoverable to iPhone or iOS? [duplicate]

I've got a Raspberry Pi 4B, when I use an Android phone to connect to the Pi with Bluetooth, it works normally, both pairing and connection. But when I use an iPhone to do the same thing, the phone ...
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I have a mlx90614 sensor and I am interfacing it with raspberry pi 3 B+ it gives output -273

#It works fine when I run it for the first time but once I run my LCD code then I run my MLX90614 code it gives an output -273 after restart it will work fine(using 2 different codes for mlx90614 and ...
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How to create a shortcut to a directory?

I'm trying to create a desktop shortcut that starts File Manager at a specified directory, in this case a mounted USB drive. Here's what I have so far: Backup.desktop [Desktop Entry] Version=1.1 Type=...
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Show RAM usage in numbers at the top panel?

For things like CPU temperature or CPU usage, I could find plug-ins that show them in numbers. However, I could not find such a thing for RAM usage. The only thing I could find was Resource Monitor, ...
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An experimental distributed system with Raspberry PI

I am trying to learn distributed systems development, and thus planning to perform experiments using Raspberry PI. I have no prior knowledge of Raspberry PI in this context. I want to know would it ...
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Reading Mitutoyo digital micrometer with rasberry pi

Im trying to read the value from my Mitutoyo digital micrometer 543-390B Datasheet. The micrometer is using a smartbox to communicate with PC, the box is using P87C51SBPN microchip P87C51SBPN ...
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Pi4/Kodi media player

I have installed **Kodi LibreELEC on a Pi4 however, I am finding it will not play .mkv or .avi only mp4 Are there any solutions out there? I don't want to convert all my movies to MP4. Thanks for any ...
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I want to build "raspberry pi " c++ code in desktop ubuntu

I have created simple c++ application program in raspberry Pi. I could build this code in raspberry pi, but I'm getting error while compiling it in my labtop "ubuntu". My aim is to create executable ...
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DNSMasq reporting "TOo few Arguments"

I'm trying to set up a Raspbian X86 server as a DNSMasq host. I've got it configured but I get a error on startup, "Too few arguments." it seems to start up "fairly" normally, but I'm assuming this ...
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Scaling down Raspbian for Adafruit PiTFT 1.14"

I want to use the Adafruit PiTFT (click here) 1.14" with the Raspbian Desktop. How can I scale the Raspbian Desktop down so that it will be normally sized on the 240x135 px screen? An example with ...
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regarding working of raspberry Pi

I inserted raspberry Pi ip adress in putty and then I open x11 then I selected on x11 forwading then all of a sudden some message popped up regarding any "key" change and I didn't see and did yes and ...
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GUI with tkinter, 2 buttons touched together

Have written a GUI (touchscreen) for my Pi in Python 3 with tkinter. It works in fullscreen. I do not want to have an extra button for shutting down the Pi but when I push 2 buttons together. How can ...
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How do I run AppGameKit for Pi, as it seems to be an executable file?

I am new to StackOverflow so please let me know if I am doing this wrong. I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and have played with it for a little bit. I wanted to use AppGameKit for the Pi on it, but I ...
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What the difference between 'mac tx' and 'radio tx' commands in LoRaWAN?

I am trying to send a message to my TTN application using ABP encryption mechanism through RN2483 LoRaWAN microchip and Raspberry Pi 3. In this case, I am using ArduPi extension board and enable UART ...
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Official Pi Keyboard repeating characters for 1,2,q,w,a,s,z,x [closed]

I just bought the official desktop kit of Raspberry Pi 4 with 4 GB ram. press 1 - 12 getting printed press 2 - 12 getting printed press q - qw getting printed press w - qw getting printed press a - ...
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Building a Virtual machine with the .img file of the raspberry pi stretch

I would like to emulate the exact copy of my real RPi on another virtual machine. I noticed that the only working OS to build a virtual machine is the version RPdesktop. I need the specific OS version ...
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How to stream RaspiCam video on webpage on Django server running on other PC?

Hey I wanted to stream rpi cam live footage to a webpage hosted on django server running onther Pc.Any suggestions on how to do it.Thanks.
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How to continuously check Pin status in infinite while loop

I am working with Raspberry Pi 4 and using python for some project. The sample code is as below: while True: if( GPIO.input(a)==GPIO.LOW): if __name == '__main__': try: ...
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Is it possible to record the screen and Audio on a Raspberry Pi 4 model B

I wanna record my screen and audio, Is It Possible? how to do that? I use Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. I still new, I hope you can help. thanks.
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PIVPN with Wireguards - Hide IP

i have a question: i installed PIVPN with Wireguard protocol. From my mobile phone, my endpoint is the my ip public and with a specific port, I reach out my VPN. Perfect! My data are encrypted between ...
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Samsung Flip + Raspberry Pi 3

I have started to work with a brand new Samsung Flip digital paperboard (WM55H). This device works well with my laptop (WIN10) but i would like to have another PC connected to the screen in any ...
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QEMU emulator window is not showing up

I am trying to run custom kernel on QEMU emulator version 2.11.0. Compilation done successfully but QEMU emulation window is not showing up. Should I use different QEMU emulator version? I am on ...
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Can't get OpenCV up'n'running in Raspberry Pi, what should I do? (details in the description)

I followed the whole tutorial (https://www.deciphertechnic.com/install-opencv-python-on-raspberry-pi/) line by line, but at the end when I imported the OpenCV library in Python CLI, it gave this error:...
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Why won't my TV see the Raspberry Pi 4 as a source

I recently got a Raspberry Pi 4B and i used a 128GB MicroSD card and copied over the files from Noobs 3.2.1. I connected the MicroHDMI > HDMI to my TV and connected the power adapter and turned it on. ...
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Need troubleshoot fix my Raspberri Pi camera

So my MotionEye setup works fine, but after like 24 hours everyday, when I go connect the IP address it won't connect for some reason... And I can see that the Raspberry Pi3 and the Camera is working, ...
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Permanent Arduino usb address on RPi!

So my project is using to Arduinos slaves to RPI that is master. They communicate through USB. Each time I remove one of the Arduinos I need to modify the .Py script to add the new USB alocated. Is ...
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Is my PI 3 B+ fine after this odd short-circuit behaviour?

I know that anything more than 5v touches any GPIO then it's dead but I was changing the wiring and accidentally plugged a 12v 2A (for motor supply) connector to a female connector which leads to GPIO ...
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Is the Debian with Raspberry Pi Desktop available as a 64bit download

I downloaded the Debian with Raspberry Pi Desktop to install on my laptop so I had the same environment on my laptop and Raspberry Pis. However, I find that the installed Java version is a 32 bit ...
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picamera incorrect buffer length

I am currently using a pi camera module to stream video using flask and at some point, it randomly crashes. I found a similar question over here and they say that clearing the stream helped them sort ...
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