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raspi-config is the raspbian configuration tool for the Raspberry Pi.

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The w1 folder is not showing up even after enabling the the 1 wire interface

The /sys/bus folder does not contain any folder named w1 even after enabling it through raspi-config or config.txt. This happened after I updated the raspi. I cant find any solution from the different ...
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Does Raspberry Pi Camera use specific GPIO pins?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. Certain pins are used by some sensors. Once I plug my sensors into my system, the camera cannot be found by the Raspberry, on the other hand, everything works fine ...
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Enable shell interface on USB but not UART

I have a headless setup running on a CM3+ board. The custom interface PCB I'm using breaks out UART0 on pins 51 and 53, and USB on pins 165, 167 etc. The USB port usually has a WiFi antenna plugged ...
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Respeaker 4 Mic Array: Doesn't seem to work on Raspberry pi 3B+

So I got this Respeaker 4 mic array, but it is not working for me and I have no clue why.(I am new to this so it may seem like a silly reason but I don't know what to do)... I am following this ...
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Lower temperature for GPIO fan turning on

raspi-config P4 only allows temperatures above 60, but I prefer being able to touch my pi before the fan turns on. Is there a way to ignore this limit and set the temperature to a lower value?
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Configure RasPi 4 for headless operation

I'm trying to run a Pi 4 headless as I don't have the microusb cord available. In /boot, I ran touch ssh then created wpa_supplicant.conf and with the modified contents: country=US ctrl_interface=DIR=/...
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How to enable ssh semi-headless (I have a keyboard but no monitor)

Raspberry Pi 400 just arrived, very excited! I can connect it to my laptop via direct Ethernet and ping it. Unfortunately, the monitor won't be here for a while... and I'm eager to get going. All I ...
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raspi-config for CentOS (or) How do I manually adjust the size of my root partition?

I need to know how to install raspi-config on a CentOS distro. Can this be done? If not, how can I manually adjust the root partition? On every image I've downloaded for the Pi, every CentOS distro, ...
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How to enable composite on retroarch Raspberry Pi4?

I've got a pi4 working nicely over HDMI, but I prefer CRT. I've bought a 3.5mm to Scart cable, hooked it up, and I just get blank/flicker screen and audio, at the same time as HDMI. A quick look ...
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Check for dtoverlay=w1-gpio error despite the line being present in /boot/config.txt

I am trying to use a DS18B20 temperature sensor in a thermostat project but a few days ago when I shut down my rpi4(B) and restarted it the next day, without any change in code or the circuit I ...
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Unable to change hostname on Raspberry pi 3

I have a Raspberry pi 3b that I am trying to change the hostname from the default of raspberry. Every time I change it and then reboot, the hostname is still raspberrypi. os-release yields: ...
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Remote Desktop inactive (black) when KODI is running

I have been using a pi 3B+ with Kodi, OS Buster, KODI 18.7 for a few years. Per remote desktop I wrote scripts to control Kodi for example and tried these scripts while Kodi was running. Now I've ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 Model B forcing itself into 4:3 (720x480)

For some reason, when hooking up my Pi to my laptop using an HDMI to USB dongle it forces itself into 4:3 aspect ratio and same goes for remote accessing it. This just now happened and I don't ...
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How to get raspi-config on Ubuntu 21.04? - Failed to update superblock on microSD on Ubuntu. Needed to setup USB boot

I wanted to do a USB boot from a PI 4. (My microSD card would not boot. Superblock not writable ... see below). I am currently running Ubuntu 21.04 on a Raspberry PI 4 with 8GB of RAM and using zram ...
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"cannot currently show desktop"

I was working on installing maven on my raspberry pi3b+ and when I rebooted it, it asked me to enter my password again. Upon entering the password a message pops up: Cannot currently show the desktop&...
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raspberry pi fan don't start to spin without hand help!

Raspberry Pi has recently added fan control feature in its raspi-config tool. This made me curious to add a fan to my RPI 4. I did it recently with a 680-ohm resistor, 2N2222 transistor, 1N4007 diode, ...
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How do I select Locales in the "raspi-config"

I am trying to generate locales with raspi-config I can't figure out how to tick the box on this interface. Return, tab, right arrow... they all move the cursor, or bring me to the next screen, but I ...
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Directly boot into my program that requires user input

I have a project called "Sleepy Notes" where I can type early in the morning and record dreams, poems and crazy ideas. Now since my program requires user input via the keyboard it cannot be ...
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Camera in raspberry pi shows no input on screen

I am new to using raspberry pi I have rsp 4 model b, I need it for a college project I am doing, I bought a camera module for it. and it doesn't show output on screen using "cheese" I am ...
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Overclocking Raspberry Pi after the device has booted

I using a Raspberry-Pi 3B+ device and I am trying to change the maximum frequency after the device has booted. From my understanding, this can be done by editing the files under /sys/devices/system/...
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No tilde on apple wireless keyboard

Keyboard model Works fine except that I cannot generate a tilde. The ~ key gives me a >
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how to access to the configuration of my raspberry pi os lite

Hello I want to access the menuconfig of the raspberry pi os lite, but I had this error root@raspberrypi:/# make menuconfig make: *** No rule to make target 'menuconfig'. Stop. root@raspberrypi:/# ...
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Config.txt for connecting RPI4 to Light Projector [duplicate]

I am using this code in the config.txt and I am not able to connect properly to the projector. It is possible to decide to display or not an image but it isn't possible to turn On or Off the projector....
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How to troubleshoot selection of audio device

When right click on the volume icon at top right of the screen, a menu lets me select Analog or HDMI audio output. Whatever selection I do, a green check mark appears at the selected option but there ...
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Raspberry Pi3 AutoLogin doesn't work

I recently updated my Raspberry pi3 (non b+) from Raspbian jessie to stretch and then to buster (it's also rocking Retropie 4.7.1 on top of that). And for some reasons the autologin function : raspi-...
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configure raspberry pi from c program

can I write a piece of code that enables serial port and camera without using raspi-config? I would like to auto-config modules without manually using raspi-config to do so.
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SSH turned off after first reboot?

I've just put the 20/8/2020 version of Buster (Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) with desktop) onto a WD Pi-Drive with a Pi 3B+ hanging off. I added the ssh file to /boot and powered up fine. I ran terminus ...
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How to debug raspberry pi 4 connected fan

I'm completely new to this stack exchange, I've recently purchased a new case for my pi and a fan. It's a 5V fan which i connect the red wire to pin 4 and the ground to pin 6. While in power my fan ...
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Is it possible to bulk load code prior to first boot just as ssh can be enabled or wpa_supplicant can be configured?

Knowing that ssh can be enabled with the initial flashing of an SD card (with raspbian) (via touch /boot/ssh) and wireless can be configured (via wpa_supplicant.conf) prior to first boot, is there ...
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Trying to set wifi ap name and password, via an ssh session

This Pi has Ubuntu Mate on it. Everything I find says that raspi-config will have a setting in it for the wifi info but my version of raspi-config has a different menu and doesn't seem to have the ...
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Using Python to enable camera without raspi-config

I created a Python project that requires the camera to be enabled. In order to make it user friendly, I'm trying to enable the camera automatically without the user having to do it manually using ...
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Can we use RPi as main router which directly connect to ISP provided broadband cable to access internet?

Im beginner to RPi and networking as well so i have very basic question for start. i am trying to build a internet wifi router using RPi3 with the help of material available on internet. But i can ...
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Best resource for raspi-config equivalents in config.txt

I am trying to figure out how to edit my /boot/config.txt with the same functionality implicit in raspi-config. For example, I'd like to know how to enable/disable for "P6 Serial" in this ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 - BCM2835 Library - SPI1 - data mode 1

I use the BCM2835 library to communicate in SPI with an ADC. The SPI0 interface is already used by a touch screen (https://www.pi-shop.ch/pitft-plus-480x320-3-5-tft-touchscreen-fuer-raspberry-pi-model-...
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Expand file system not needed anymore?

Expanding the file system on the first boot of a fresh Raspberry Pi OS (buster) - or expanding it at all - has always been under discussion and there is a lot of material out there for how to do it. ...
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Activate SPI & I2C, deactivate serial console programmatically

To enable I2C and SPI interfaces and deactivate the serial console, you can use the raspi-config tool which works as expected. As far as I am informed, for SPI and I2C activation, the tool is just ...
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How to get raspi-config on Ubuntu 20.04

Is using raspi-config on Ubuntu an anti-pattern or there's an equivalent package made just for Ubuntu? I'd like to use it to easily control OverlayFS for example. Is this possible with Ubuntu on RPi ...
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Ubuntu GPIO mapping and port configuration

I turned from Raspbian to Ubuntu 19 32bit on my RPI4 because I need this distribution. I downloaded it using the RPI Imager. I had a working pinout on Raspbian, mapped on config.txt for the I2C and ...
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RPi4-No access to Raspberry Pi from Windows 10

RPi4-No access to Raspberry Pi from Windows 10 Where is the problem? Runnibg on: Raspberry Pi 4 (buster), USB3 disk attached with volume label USB2TB a 2 terabyte NTFS disk Windows 10 Home, Version ...
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How to connect multiple rasspberry pi over a wifi network and make them communicate with each other?

i am a newbie to raspberry pi and i want to connect around 8 raspberry pi in a local wi-fi network so that they work together. i am sorry if this is a very common question. thank you
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Outputing DMX using Bitwizard Hat

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B with a Bitwizard DMX Hat which uses the serial port. I try to output DMX from the board to a LED light using QLC+ software, but it's not working. I tried some commands and I ...
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White screen after selecting something in raspi-config

I wanted to activate the camera on my RPI 3 but in raspi-config when I selected the camera just a white screen appeared. Do I just have to wait or is something wrong? UPDATE: I'm on Raspbian ...
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usb-c Port of RasPi 4 used for anything else but Power?

Can the usb-c Port of RasPi 4 used for anything else but Power ?
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RPI-KYB keyboard model not in keyboard configuration list

I have a raspberry pi keyboard from the desktop starter kit (Model: RPI-KYB). I am running raspbian lite and cannot configure the keyboard correctly. The RPI-KYB model is not in the raspi-config list ...
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Get message "Cannot open display "default display", when SSH-ing

Every time i ssh into my raspberry pi, i get message: Cannot open display "default display" I've tried going into raspi-config and installing all the locales. Doesn't change anything. I've then ...
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"Attribute Error"- How to display data from distance sensor on lcd display?

I am trying to incorporate LCD display features with the codes that are already written for the sensor. "lcddriver.py" is in "lcd". "distance.py" contains codes for my distance sensor. This is the ...
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Distance sensor with 16x2 lcd display- ImportError: cannot import name lcddriver

Happy new year. I am working on a personal project which involves a distance sensor and a LCD display. The distance sensor's data should ideally be displayed on the 16x2 LCD display. The codes for the ...
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Where can I learn about the raspi-config noint parameters?

I recently learned about the raspi-config noint parameter from here. This is perfect for my needs but now I need to figure out which parameters to send. I'm trying to change two things: the ...
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Disabling auto-login after it was once enabled during build

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS ( Mate, built with ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi.img ) When I initially built this, I enabled the auto-login when going through all the initial ...
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Rasbian lite does not assign dhcp IP address

I have an issue with Rasbian lite. I downloaded the OS and installed it in a Raspberry PI Model 3B. logged in and typed the following: sudo raspi-config added wifi access point name and password ...
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