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Installing raspberrypi-kernel-headers: Unable to locate package raspberrypi-kernel-headers

I am Trying to install raspberrypi-kernel-headers using the command: sudo apt-get install raspberrypi-kernel-headers This is done on the Ubuntu MATE 22.04.2. But, an error message pop up in the ...
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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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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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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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Copy/paste not works in VmWare machine with raspbian

I have installed Raspberry Pi Desktop to my VmWare virtual machine hosted by windows 10. I have also installed vmtools: sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools But I still cant copy/paste and drag and ...
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Help! cec-ctl and vlc fullscreen seems to be mutually exclusive

Is it possible for cec-ctl (NOT cec-client) to work with VLC fullscreen (vlc --fullscreen) from the CLI? NOTE: I am not interested in running VLC from the Desktop. In my case, VLC is started by ...
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Create desktop shortcut to MagicMirror

I'm relatively new to Raspberry Pi but I have set up MagicMirror2 and got it running as it should. However, as this physical mirror is going to also be used as a streaming video screen I do not want ...
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Raspberry pi camera feedback question (using Yolov8 for instance segmentation)

I need some help for a project I'm doing. My project is to have my raspberry pi camera detect objects using Ultralytics Yolov8 for instance segmentation. I'm using Thonny for the python code and ...
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Python code not working: Programming a motor to turn on using a switch (Raspberry Pi)

HELP! Ideally within the next 24hrs PLEASE!!!!! We have a simple circuit where we have a button, that when pressed, starts a motor that needs to run at a certain speed for a certain amount of time. (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set the USB port name in raspberry pi 3?

I'm using 2 ports such as /dev/ttyUSB0 and /dev/ttyACM0, but when I remove one of this ports and put it again, the port's identification changes. How can I force a name to my fisical port in order to ...
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Can I connect CJMCU-4541 MICS-4514 Carbon Monoxide Nitrogen Oxygen Sensor with Raspberry Pi zero

This sensor CJMCU MICS-4514 Carbon Monoxide Nitrogen Oxygen Sensor is arduino compatible can it be used with raspberry pi
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raspberry pi home automation sphinx

Hello. I'm suffering from this problem. Had anyone here dealt with it before, if so please help me. I'm running out of the time. I already downloaded cont_ad.h to sphinxbase library but nothing has ...
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Raspberry Pi: Starting chromium in fullscreen kiosk

On the raspberry pi desktop bootup, I want chromium to start in fullscreen kiosk mode where it also cover the raspberry pi menu panel. I can't get chromium to go overtop of the menu panel. So I made ...
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Is it possible to install a sim module on a raspberry pi and a radio transmitter?

I was wondering if it is possible to add a sim module and a radio transmitter module to a raspberry pi as i want to be able to, from my computer at home, plug an rc controller into my pc and send a ...
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how can i get install raspberry pi os on hyper-v

I am trying to install raspberry pi os on hyper-v using '2022-07-01-raspios-bullseye-i386.iso. After the VM starts, the OS install starts. When I try to connect it starts the OS install. Using either ...
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I can't write in raspberry pi.. It doesn't accept commands .it write in small box in the referred place . What's the solution

When i write any command it doesn't write in the write place
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Getting fbcp to work on a generic ili9341 display

I’m trying to get fbcp to work on my raspberry pi. I’m following the instructions on the GitHub repo, however, when I type in make -j it gives an error. I’ll paste the error below
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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More Fingerprint IDs in r307 Finger Print sensor

I am using PyFingerprint python library. It's finerprintID storage capacity is 1000. How can store more than 1000 fingerprint IDs ? my fingerprint sensor is r307
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Green light always on after a while for Raspberry pi 3 Model B V 1.2 2015

I boot the raspberry pi correctly, the red light is on (solid light) and the green light blinks. After a while, (it can be few hours or a couple of days) the green light stays solid and it does not ...
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How to change back in default raspbian desktop preference?

This is what I did, I changed something in the repository listing and my desktop suddenly changed after a reboot. It looks good now but it is using more processor and increasing the heat of my board. ...
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Running a visual studio 2019 c++ code with cryptopp library on raspberrypi for performance analysis

I've written a code in visual studio 2019 in c++ language and it involves various cryptographic mechanisms. It also includes Elliptic curve library named cryptopp. I want to simulate and test the ...
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How does the RPi Boot work?

I am a complete beginner in Raspberry pi and have very little knowledge of the Operating system. So to put on the OS on my new Raspberry Pi I come across the "RPi Boot". When I follow the steps as: ...
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MFRC522 and Bluetooth not work together

I have a program in which I use pyqt5, MFRC522 and bluetooth. I have 3 threads, one for the interface, one for the MFRC522 and one for the bluetooth. If I run the MFRC522 and the bluetooth separately ...
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How do I cron schedule a playlist shortcut on my desktop

How do I trigger a shortcut "My_Favourites.xspf" that lives on my desktop. I would like to start playing this playlist of music in the morning to wake me up. Just to explain better: When I double ...
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Could I use Processing.py to display text and shapes on a Waveshare ePaper display?

I am new to Raspberry Pi and programming in general. I have very basic knowledge on Processing.py and I would like to know is it possible I could use this library to display shapes and text on a ...
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Desktop text shadow

Is there a way to enable desktop text shadow in Raspbian’s DE (and specifically the pcmanfm which is being used to display desktop icons)? I only managed to find this solution which describes the way ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on Raspberry Pi 3B+

I had tried: $ sudo apt-get install tightvncserver and $ sudo apt-get install xrdp and it worked however, after turning off the Pi and coming back it no longer worked. I then tried: $ sudo apt-...
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