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Questions tagged [usb]

Questions relating to the Raspberry Pi USB ports and specific Raspberry Pi USB devices and device interaction.

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Raspbian Stretch udisks2 automount

I have installed udisks2 on a minimal Raspbian Strech image, but I can't find any doc to understand how to configure it in order to have USB automounted device. Any help?
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Corruption of external USB pen

I'm running Raspbian Lite on an RPi3B+. It's powered with a bench power supply capable of sourcing over 3A. I never see an "under-voltage" warning. My application requires an USB pen drive always ...
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pxe boot works but USB ports don't

I'm running a PXE server that provide the boot files perfectly. The raspbian jessie start well but the mouse and keyboard doesn't work. to create the respo, i've done a rsync on a working image ...
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USB accessing using raspberry pi without any inbuilt ports [on hold]

Can we access USB flash drive in Raspberry Pi without connecting it to inbuilt ports? Can we access it through serial pins in Raspberry Pi? Is there any possibilities to use Raspberry Pi as an SD Card ...
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3.5 inch HDD case/rack with seperate USB connection?

I want to build a NAS with RAID 1 using two 3.5 inch HDDs. I want to connect the HDDs via USB. Thus I'd need two cases for the HDDs with two seperate power supplies. Cases/Racks with two HDD slots ...
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Physically Identify a faulty USB drive on the Pi (3B+)

I have four identical USB flash drives connected to a Raspberry Pi, one of which is (apparently) failing. I'm trying to find out which one.. It (the device is at /dev/sda) won't mount, with the ...
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How can I recieve data from uhf rfid reader's usb port to my raspberrypi controller

I am new to raspberry pi, currently we want to develop gate control with open/close boom-barrier so we are using an UHF RFID reader and a raspberry pi. I bought a RFID reader that has a USB connector ...
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Is LWIP integrated with USB in Raspberry?

Can I add to a Raspberry Pi (2, 3?) an usb dongle (to add a network interface) and then install LWIP to manage that connection using LWIP code? LWIP is a IP/TCP Open stack (https://savannah.nongnu....
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How to use a PC to access pendrive that is plugged in pi? [on hold]

Is that we can access or see the file in pendrive which is plugged into pi, as a normal storage device in a PC from which the pi is powered?
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How do I connect USB audio adapter to Raspberry Pi 3B? [closed]

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I want to connect a USB sound adapter 7.1 channel.
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Install drivers for RTL8812au for raspibian kernel 4.14.79-v7+ or 4.14.79.87-v7+?

I have bought this external usb wifi antenna for my raspberry pi 3B+ that I would like to use instead the default one. I see it is based on the realtek chipset as shown in dmesg 158816.385007] usb ...
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How do I play (not add) videos on my USB SSD external hard drive in LibreElec on my Raspberry Pi 3?

I want to play videos, music, view pictures from the SSD. Not add them onto the PI hard drive as there is too much data for my Micro SD card to hold. As an alternative can I have my Pi boot LibreElec ...
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Connect Pi to two LANs using USB-Ethernet adapter?

I need to connect my Raspberry Pi 3B to two local area networks: 1) First is a closed (secured) network that does not have an internet access (it has a web server that is accessible from that network)...
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Bluetooth Audio to Raspberry Pi Zero W as USB Mass Storage

My car audio system has only a USB Memory input without bluetooth. The audio system is able to read the content of the USB memory, find the folders (MP3 files) and show them on the screen. I was ...
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can't see and mount usb flash drive

I have a fat32 usb flash drive that I am trying to mount on a raspberry 3b+. the flash drive works perfectly on other computer. when I connect it to the raspberry, I can't see it. I tried df -h /...
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Raspberry pi 3 a+ stretch and huawei e3372h-153 port forwarding

At the moment I was able to get internet on my raspberry pi 3a+ with Huawei e3372h-153, a 4G LTE USB-dongle. When I enter address http://192.168.8.1 it gives me a config web page of a dongle. I ...
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Raspi 3B+ Broken SD card slot USB boot? Berryboot?

So I bought a $60 Raspberry Pi 3B+ startup kit from wish I know Im dumb and it had been working for a good bit but then after a week or so I had been trying to figure out what OS to use and what LCD I ...
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Could the Rasberry Pi be programmed to be a smart USB Hub?

I would like to get my Rasberry Pi (or some other single board computer) to act as a USB hub. So if I plug it into a (main)computer I would like to be able to have the Rasberry Pi appear to be a USB ...
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What problems can occur when unplugging a (sync'd) USB drive?

I want to know if there are any specific technical reasons for not just unplugging a USB drive that is still mounted, provided: 1) All open files on the stick have been written to and closed 2) The ...
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Transfer files from my old SD card to a new one

Totally lost on this. I accidentally fried my pi by connecting the wires on a Motor driver the wrong way round! So, new PI and as I didn't update Raspbian I had to download Noobs to a new card. Up and ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi 3 with Huawei Surfstick 372

I tried to connect my Raspberry Pi with the Huawei Surfstick. All the tutorials i watched so far didn't helped me. If i plug in the Surfstick the raspberry shows that it is associated with it and has ...
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Cannot ssh to Raspberry Pi zero W via Usb

I usually ssh to my Pi zero via usb, but for some reason its not working anymore. but after looking in the gui using hdmi, it seems like the ip on usb0 is different from what is showing on my windows ...
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GPIO solution to power Pi [closed]

Looking for a GPIO solution to power a Pi 3 B+. Basically, trying to bypass the Pi micro USB connector. Also, any suggestions on hardware to build a compact, inverted, USB male right-angle ribbon ...
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Can I use the Raspberry Pi as a Soundcard

I have an HifiBerry AMP2, which is a RPi hat that lets the RPi act as an audio amplifier. Now I want to connect my PC (Mac) to the RPi, but it does not have a line- or mic-in. So I am wondering if I ...
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UV4L - USB Camera: Device not detected

need some help on what I'm doing wrong. Cannot run uv4l --driver uvc --device-id 1415:2000 due to following error messages: <notice> [core] Trying to loading driver 'uvc' from built-in ...
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Only allow a specific peripheral to be connected to a USB port

I am turning my raspberry pi prototype device into a market product. The data and the program running on the pi must be protected. But we have a USB webcam attached to it (provided by us, hence we ...
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trying to run 6 USB cameras simultaneously on a single Raspberry Pi 3B+ with add-on 4 port USB hub with external power

We are trying to simultaneously run 6 cameras on a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with an add-on 4 port USB hub that has an external power supply. The cameras are set at 15 FPS with a colour image size of 640 X 480....
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Raspberry Pi OTP and booting from USB

I was reading this article about booting the Pi from USB It mentions that the Raspberry Pi 3 requires the USB boot bit to be set in the OTP (one-time programmmble) memory. ... Once ...
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How can I correct errors when connecting android phone the pi with a usb cable?

I have pi B+ with a new install of rasbian today I am trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy Edge 6 with a usb cable. I have previously connected the phone to a linux pc using the same cable with no ...
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Relay Bluetooth keyboard out as a USB keyboard

I have a bluetooth keyboard that's originally connected to my desktop PC. The problem is that I can't use it in BIOS or to select different boot options at grub because the bluetooth drivers aren't ...
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Is USB Pass through possible?

I'm a new user to Raspberry Pi and this is my first Pi project. I'm running the latest version of Raspbian. Question: How do I configure my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to map one USB port to another? One ...
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Using a molex powered usb panel to power multiple pi's

I have been looking into multiple ways to power numerous rapsberry pi's from one power source. I am not an electrical engineer and as such some methods I have researched online are less than ideal, ...
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Scan search USB port and manipulate the data received from wireless modem

Any example which helps me to search the automatic USB port availability in raspberry pi and sends the information of wireless sensor network, which uses the wireless modem as a gateway receiver. I ...
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USB Hub suitable for powering a RPi 3 b+ and multiple usb sticks?

I was wondering if it was possible to power a raspberry pi 3 b+ and a dozen usb 3.0 sticks, or if not, what would be the best recommended way to go about this, ideally i'm looking for an off the shelf ...
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Can't mount USB drive

My USB drive won't mount! When I try to mount it using this command: sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sda /media/BackupUSB -o rw,umask=0000 it would just say that it is already mounted or in use, but it ...
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what Usb installer is available on the raspberry pi?

I recently bought a new computer without an OS on it, and I have just the raspberry pi right now, it's a 3b (not b+) and I want to burn an ISO onto a flash drive (specifically ubuntu budgie) however ...
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Headless pi zero HID keyboard

I am trying to get my pi zero to act as a HID USB keyboard when plugged in to a computer, following this guide. I finished the configuration, and I get to the "Keyboard / Mouse / Joystick (HID)" ...
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Boot from USB, if no then SD card

What I want to do is something really simple just like in an ordinary computer you can set the boot order, I'd like to do this on a raspberry pi, if there is a bootable usb media use that, if not fall ...
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Direct connection to Pi with usb-to-ethernet adapter possible?

I've got a pi 3B to which I always ssh over my home network. I'm now going to be traveling for some time and I want to mess around on the go. I read that you can connect directly to the pi using a ...
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Trouble with using RPi Zero W as USB keyboard

I'm using a RPi Zero W for this exercise. I downloaded 2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.zip and installed it onto a 32G microSD card: sudo dd bs=4M if=2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.img of=/dev/...
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Storage device interface through MIPI CSI+DSI connections

So I love the Raspberry Pi and currently own and use a model 3b (not plus) for learning more about linux and hardware as well as simple projects like a DNS cache server. Lately I was thinking about ...
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Use Pi 3 B as external memory

I have a 3D Printer that I monitor with my Raspberry Pi, but I would like to connect the pi via USB to the printer so I can also use it as external storage for the printer as well. Is there a way I ...
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Mounting of USB drive within rc.local works only until I log-in

This worked prior to current upgrade. Here's my rc.local (fragment): date > /tmp/rc.log sleep 20 mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/sg3t/ df >> /tmp/rc.log sleep 10 df >> /tmp/rc.log after login, ...
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Booting from USB

I have spent well over 2 hours on trying to boot my Pi 3B with USB. From what I have understood, as long as the program_usb_boot_mode is set to 1 you can simply plug in the USB and boot. However, in ...
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Is it possible to clone the SD Card to a USB flash drive and boot from it?

I have a new Raspbery Pi 3 B+ which actually boots from a 8 Gb SD Card. Now I want to toggle to a 32 Gb USB flash drive, so I wanted to clone the SD Card. I think it should work, but I can't succeed. ...
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Multiple USB-audio dongles in raspberry pi

I need to record multiple microphones independently based on external events. I wonder if having a USB hub and multiple USB-audio dongles will allow me to do so. So my questions are: How are these ...
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How to increase voltage of USB ports on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B?

I have been trying to build a Raspberry Pi laptop, and I found an issue where my screen required power at all times to run , so I decided to plug the screen in to the USB port in the Raspberry Pi. ...
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Using a RPi Zero to build a WiFi USB Stick with `modprobe g_mass_storage`

I am trying to build a WiFi USB Stick using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I want to be able to plug in the RPI to a computer or whatever device able to output data to a USB port and then the specific mounted ...
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Is perfectly uninterrupted alsa sound over USB possible?

I am playing a sine wave from a Rpi3 via pure userspace ALSA to the hw device of a USB sound card (using the official PCM example, no sound servers installed). But the wave never stays perfect, after ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero as webcam

I read some case, like using dwc2 and g_webcam in /boot/config and cmdline. but hard to understand and doesn't work. and can't find a tutorial, there are some tutorials only about serial and ethernet. ...