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Questions tagged [software-recommendation]

Questions asking for specific applications that perform a given task.

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What are some common software design patterns, when it comes to raspberry pi programming? [closed]

I am kind of confused when I see raspberry pi code for reading sensor inputs, opening lights e.t.c. I am not experienced with python, but I would expect that code is much like in ui programming. ...
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Browser-based software to configure as a router

Was just wondering this when trying to configure an RPi as a router, is there a software that you can install on your pi to be able to configure the port forwarding, DHCP, etc by accessing the local ...
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Simplest way to setup a broadcasting service

Currently I am paying for a Shoutcast service with a company and I want to thrown my old PC so I can move to a Raspberry Pi. I want it to broadcast the stream when the latter is not picked up by ...
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Virtual Machine for Raspberry Pi 3

I have found Exagear Desktop. It would work perfectly except for the fact that the RPI3 version is $30. Are there any other virtual machine software that would work on the Raspberry Pi that are free?
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Oscilloscope software that can be fed with data

When searching for oscilloscope sofware for any Raspberry Pi 3 OS I can't find any that I can feed data. Some are for special hardware I don't want to buy. I got my own ADC and since it outputs data ...
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Raspberry PI HMI

Is it possible to make a Raspberry Pi 3 into a functional HMI for an instrument or set of PLC devices(I usually control remote devices through TCP unless I build the HMI into the unit's case)? I would ...
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Stability testing

I am overclocking my pi, and I couldn't find anything that stresses h264_freq, isp_freq, and core_freq overclock. I've tried quake3 and GeeXLab but the only thing affecting FPS was v3d_freq. What can ...
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Any lightweight image editor without X

down vote favorite I'm new to modern Linux (but not a beginner in programming). I want to create a light weight coding box on a Raspberry Pi. With just command line tools and Love2D (built on SDL2). ...
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Touchscreen compatible Terminal for Ubuntu Mate

I have Ubuntu Mate installed on my Pi and I'm pretty happy with it, no problems. However, the built-in terminal application is definitely not designed for touch screens, nor the file browser or any ...
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Software for compressing files in Rasbian [closed]

I am trying to compress a folder of many files into a tar.xz format. Does anyone know of some good software that does this job in Rasbian on a Raspberry Pi 2 B?
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Rpi control for spacex falcon heavy or falcon 9 like liquid powered model rocket

I have no experience with the rpi and rocketry. I have good skills regarding programming in java, c++, python. I also have good experience with Linux (been using Linux since I was 10), Linux fedora to ...
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something similar as jira for rpi

I have rpi model b 2. I wan't to install some kind of management solution tool (like jira). Problem is I don't know what should I choose, because rpi have too small resources. For an example, jira ...
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Monitor Raspberry pi undervoltage warning over time

I am looking to find a way to monitor the under-voltage warning over a longer period of time, preferably also what it currently reads as the voltage. The reason being I would like to fuse the data ...
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Need audio recorder + audio player for my Pi Zero

I am currently building a light-weighted audio system using my rasperry Pi zero. I am looking to enable my Pi to have the following 2 functionalities: 1) be able to record from a microphone 2) ...
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slow motion software with user interface

I'm not sure if this question is too broad, but I just start with my raspberry pi and a pi camera module. I can configure the camera correctly and take some photos using the command line, however, I'm ...
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Any alternative script/software for long overnight camera recording sessions?

I have set up recently almost autonomous bolid (falling star) and satellite flare detector using RPi3 and NoIR v2. I have been using for some time Meteotux, which is really great but after recent ...
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Raspberry Pi C++ IDE

I would like to be able to code in C++ on my Raspberry Pi. I know that you can edit, run, and compile with only the command line, but I would like a more familiar IDE, such as Visual Basic or ...
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How to add files to raspberry pi from web

I want to create an web interface to my raspberry pi. I want to control files that is in raspberry. I want to upload files to it, delete it and etc. (Want to do all this from web interface). How to do ...
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View and change every Xminutes specific pictures in Raspberry PI

I want to view and change specific pictures in raspberry pi. As example I have a picture1.jpg and I want to view It for 3minutes, and I have picture2.jpg that I want to view for 5minutes. Is there any ...
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changing values on a GPIO input pin via software/script

I have had a look around and no one mentions anything about this. Is it possible to change the value of a GPIO set up as input pin via "software" terminal or something like that? The reason is I ...
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Media center and web server at same time?

I'm thinking of getting the raspberry pi 3. I'd like to use it as a media center and in the future possibly set it up as a server to host my own website. Can the raspberry pi do it all at the same ...
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MP3 Player project using USB interface

I am new to the Pi and was thinking of creating an MP3 player for my car (2012 Honda Civic). The car has a USB input, which I use to plug my Iphone into, to stream music. The car had it's own screen ...
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Speech to text conversion for Raspberry Pi 2

I'm new to this Forum as well as using Raspberry Pi 2 for the first time. I'm currently making a learning device for a blind person. My project requires text-to-speech and speech-to-text conversion to ...
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EDIITCan RPi2 be used as an IP cam viewer?

I want to monitor my IP cam on my TV (both set to 1920 x 1080p). Since the IP cam uses ethernet and the TV has HDMI, I'm hoping my RPi2 will be a suitable interface. At this point, I'm unsure of my ...
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How to set up the RPi as a DLNA client

I have recently bought a DAC sound card, which can be mounted on the RPi, uses I2C connection, and outputs surprisingly good sound quality. I have also set up a WiFi dongle so that the RPi can act as ...
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what app should I use to run a slide show on the HDMI out?

We have a TV that is displaying what is basically a slide show: a series of static images that loop. Right now a windows PC running powerpoint provides the video feed. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Open Elec phantom screen

I was using some of the lesser used features on the RPI Open Elec operating system. Specifically, the Navi-x environment. All features here can have long loading times. After being distracted, I came ...
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Touchscreen Keyboard for the Mentally/Physically Challenged

Hi this is my first time posting but i wanted to ask a question. First of all i'll outline my situation. Im currently working on a project to make a portable computer system for people who are ...
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Touch Screen Window Size Adjuster

I have a 3.5in touchscreen attached to the GPIO of my B+. Most windows you can double click the decorations to resize to fit the screen. However, some windows have that feature disabled(at least via ...
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What is Mathematica for? [closed]

I recently started looking into the pre-installed programs that come with Raspbian,and I saw Mathematica. I opened it and it was some sort of terminal. My question is what is the use of this program? ...
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On-the-fly / mounted volume encryption for RPi

I have a Raspberry Pi B+, and I want a unitary, encrypted archive which I can read and write from/to at will. I want a single file on the RPi (or attached storage), which contains an entire directory ...
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which windows 10 is for the raspberry pi 2?

I'm in the insider program. I have my raspberry pi2. but there are several options for downloads. x86 vs 64 bit, cpu vs phone. but nothing says arm support. and all of them are 3GB + downloads. I ...
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Which web-browser in Raspbian works best with GitHub?

Is there a web-browser for Raspbian that works with the GUI at https://github.com/? One should be able to create a repository with a license and create and edit files using the web GUI. I've tested ...
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Fire event on HDMI connection

I want to run a script when an HDMI cable is connected, how would I do this? I found a couple links about how to do it generally in Ubuntu but nothing was working. https://askubuntu.com/questions/...
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Raspberry Pi to sync lights to audio input from PC

So I'm wondering if it's possible to make the Raspberry Pi sync lights to sound coming from my PC. I would use an usb soundcard for a sound input and a usual audio cable. Right now I'm running ...
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Downloading Pictures From iPhone 6

I use gphoto2 to download pictures from my iPhone 5 to my Raspberry Pi. Since I upgraded to an iPhone 6 I only get an error telling me that it is "unsupported" device. Are there any alternatives? I've ...
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The pi as a mobile, off-grid outdoor device

How can current Raspberry Pi power and display technology be used to create a practical, outdoor computer for light weight text editing or programming off-the-grid and in strong ambient light ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as an SVN server?

I am a software developer (mainly Java, C# and PHP), and I need to handle my work using a Subversion (SVN) system. So I am thinking that I can install the SVN server on Raspbian (I do not have too ...
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Music, stored on the Pi, played over HDMI with visualisation, controlled from mobile phone

I have a television with HDMI input. I also have a bunch of mp3s. What I'd like to do is this: Put all the mp3s on the SD card in my Raspberry Pi. Plug the raspi into the television with HDMI. Have ...
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How was the raspi-config GUI made?

The raspi-config UI looks like this: How was this program made? Could I, for instance, write a program with graphical elements like this that runs in the shell? Is there a library that does something ...
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Network UI for Robot

I'm planning to use a Rpi to control a simple robot. I'll write the robots logic in python, and my goal is create a way for a person at another computer to control this robot interactively. In ...
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Can I play Day Z on My Raspberry Pi?

I know I can play Minecraft on my raspberry pi, but is Day Z possible or would I need a gaming computer? Though I have a tight wallet ...
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Does Atlassian JIRA run well on the Raspberry Pi?

Using the RaspPi to run an issue tracker such as Atlassian JIRA seems a natural use case. However, apart from this Spanish-language blog post nobody seems to have tried it yet, and that one does not ...
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Raspberry Pi playing music via Floppy Drive components?

I've been interested for months in making something like this, but I have never figured out how it's done. How is he controlling the Floppy drive via the Pi? Does anyone know of any software which ...
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Raspberry Pi as an Email Server

I just got my Pi today, and of course I can't even use it because I got the wrong HDMI to DVI converter but that's besides the point and question. My question is the following: I have decided to ...
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How to get a good overview over used space?

I wondered whether there is a command line application to give me a good (maybe visual) overview over the free/used space left on my sd card. ls -lh is nice but it does not show me how much space the ...
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Big Endian distribution for the Raspberry Pi

I have an application that I'm writing on a little endian x86 system, but I would like to test it on a big endian processor to ensure compatibility. I understand that the ARM processor can go big ...
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Raspberry Pi as Office Jukebox?

I'd like to set up an office jukebox using a Pi. I've found some decent instructions for a simple implementation, which look good as far as all the audio stuff goes. My problem is that this requires ...
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Program that autosaves music position on shutdown?

I'm looking for a program that saves the track position and playtime upon shutdown of the Rpi. We're talking a proper shutdown, not unplugging the Rpi unexpectedly. Imagine the Rpi is an iPod, that ...
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What is the best way to access a DRM flash sites like Hulu or YouTube?

What is the best way to access DRM Flash sites like Hulu or YouTube using the Raspberry? I have a Neuros (Ubuntu) box on the same network that runs these sites now using the Flash plug-in.