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Questions tagged [tutorial]

A tutorial is a period of instruction. This tag is for questions concerning where to start (tutorial wise) and for clarification on poorly-written or hard to understand tutorials.

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Need help blinking a led continuously?

I'm new to Python and just go this Raspberry Pi, and need help blinking this led. I have got it to where the LED will blink once( Turn on for a second, then turn off). I need some help so when I hit ...
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Raspberry pi tor router

I am trying to make tor router from last 3 days. I have tried everything.. Too much errors and services are not working ? I have android phone so i am going to provide Internet via android. I don't ...
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How could I draw a persistent overlay on the Official Touch Screen?

I have the Official 7" Screen connected to a Pi 3B V1.2. I want to create an overlay to be displayed on the screen at all times (regardless of whether I'm in a desktop environment like X, a CLI, etc.)....
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How do I set up wireless connections to Raspbian Stretch?

Some tutorials I found are outdated, but the following answer contains a collection of notes I have used to set up home, school(enterprise), & Ad-Hoc wireless connections on my Raspberry Pi 3.
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Creating an VPN server: stuck because nano /etc/network/interfaces almost empty

I've followed this tutorial (https://readwrite.com/2014/04/10/raspberry-pi-vpn-tutorial-server-secure-web-browsing/) to create a Rpi VPN server. I'm stuck at the end of it (step 12) since it says: "...
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Charitable use, e.g bandwith

I am running my Raspberry Pi (with USB hard disk) for backup purposes. Most of the time, the Raspberry Pi is idle. I am aware that using the Pi more needs more energy - I am willing to "donate" the ...
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Set up FTP access to /var/www and /home/pi: (cannot upload)

I want a quick and dirty way to upload files to /var/www and /home/pi via FTP. I followed this tutorial to set up FTP access to /home/pi/FTP using pure-ftp. But how should I then set up a new "...
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New to electronics in general, are these two LiPo batteries identical?

I just received my first raspberry pi zero as a birthday present and thought the PiGrrl Zero by Adafruit would be a fun first project. I've got the kit, but it didn't come with the LiPo battery. I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Display Cable, what is it called? How to attach?

I have a Kuman 3.5 inch 320*480 Resolution Touch Screen TFT LCD Display that I wish to interface with using the Raspberry Pi connector S2, display serial interface (DSI), using a 15-pin ribbon cable. ...
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How to install camera module ribbon?

I want to install a zero-compatible camera ribbon on my camera module. However, I am unsure of how to remove the cable. It doesn't come out easily and I don't want to force it. Is there any guide on ...
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Raspi Config on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I installed the Raspberry Pi2 image of Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my Raspberry Pi 2 B. The other day I bought a LCD display, that is now plugged onto the GPIO pins: Is there any possibility to get raspi-...
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GPIO library for C

I want to utilize the GPIO pins on my Raspberry Pi 2, but I'd rather not use Python since I personally dislike the language. However, I cannot seem to find any information regarding the use of C, only ...
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What bare minimum knowledge should I know before working with hardware on the Raspberry Pi?

I already have a RaspberryPi2 - and I've used it in a number of very basic software projects (My background is primarily in software development), but I'm getting more ambitious and find myself ...
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Getting Started: Browser Remote Control Car [closed]

I'm planning to start a project that involves: raspi - web socket - smartphones - remote control car. I have basic knowledge of python but i'm not sure where and how to begin this project ...
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How to setup as a scanner server with web interface

There are several tutorials online for how to setup the Pi to scan and email/dropbox with one button push. Cool, but I'd rather have a web interface so a user in my network can change scan options. I'...
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transmission-daemon troubles

I set up transmission-daemon today and got the web UI working and stuff. When I went to download a small file, it gets about half way and says that I don't have permission to download it to my ...
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Does anyone know of any kernel/driver programming tutorials?

I'm interested in using the RPi to teach myself hardware level programming. I've searched the internet for some tutorials for RPi but all I find are general "how to compile the kernel" tutorials. I'm ...
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Is there a central resource for project ideas?

Is there a community-accepted space that people are submitting their finished projects (for example, Ben Heck's BBC Micro mod, The SNESDev-RPi, etc.)? How-tos would be nice, but not required. For ...
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Where can I find existing projects with instructions?

There are several articles with suggestions what to do with a Raspberry Pi but many of them are only ideas without any instructions. Is there a directory of projects that actually have been realized ...
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Are there step by step tutorials for beginners on things like setting up bluetooth or SSH? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bluetooth keyboard/mouse for surfing internet on my TV Is there a step by step for using a bluetooth keyboard and mouse with RasPi? Or SSH? I've seen the forum posts ...
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Is there a Linux From Scratch (LFS) ARM equivalent

I'd like to demonstrate how it's possible to 'bootstrap' up from a near-bare installation of Linux to something useful and productive. The Tiny Core and LFS projects demonstrate this well. However ...