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So my rapberry pi 3 is not downloading the metadata for torrents

I have a raspberry pi 3 and I use it as a tool to download movies to a drive and then stream it to my apple tv using samba. The thing is, I use infuse for apple tv to access my rpi off the net and ...
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Compromise with physical access

Please let me know if this question is more appropriate for Security. What kinds of damage can an attacker with physical access to a Pi cause? In a desktop PC or laptop, an attacker with physical ...
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Pandasql on Raspbian?

Has anyone successfully installed the Python pandasql package on their Raspberry Pi? sudo apt-get install pandasql Gives the following results: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Run simple xterm command at desktop start

I've been searching for this for hours, really hoping someone could help me out here. We're using a raspberry pi for digital signage, and I just want to run pianobar (runs in a terminal) behind it ...
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Which OS for a Raspberry Pi webserver? [on hold]

I want to turn a Raspberry 3 B+ into an webserver, but I am not sure which OS I should choose. I have some experience with Ubuntu server, but in the internet I often read that you should use Raspbian, ...
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Control gpio raspberry pi with Xbox360 controller

My aim is to control the gpio of my rpi3a+ with the xbox360 controller and the Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows. After installing xboxdrv I checked whether the wireless reveiver was ...
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Is there a relatively cheap accelerometer that I can wirelessly connect to a raspberry pi 3

I’m interested in building a wristband that turns on a light when the wearer of the wristband makes a sharp movement. I am thinking of connecting a wireless accelerometer to a raspberry pi 3 that I ...
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Why does Start X oversizes content for PiTFT display?

I have a raspberryPi zero running Raspbian-lite and Im using the solution that is given to this question to create a kiosk type application, that startsX on boot and uses the open box window manager ...
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Errors while trying to install nginx-extras on buster on an RPi 3 B+

I tried to install with following commands: sudo apt update sudo apt install nginx-extras This was the output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 WLAN problems

I can not connect to a (probably hidden) wireless network with my RPi4. My wpa_supplicant.conf: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=DE network={ ssid="...
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Long range interface between a Raspberry Pi and a smartphone?

I would like to control a Raspberry Pi 4 with my smartphone (for my drone). Now I'm looking for an interface between the RPi and my Android phone. Requirements: Control with a web interface or app ...
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Nested Else issue. Very Basic

This is the code I am using to operate a relay to open my garage and the garage status is checked by a magnetic switch. However there is an issue with the logic can someone help me please as I am ...
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Rpi become frozen with python loop script after few cycles

It is a bit hard to show and ask to review entire code, so please let me describe it. I am using Rpi as serial-controller with python script but the python script become frozen.(technically I have to ...
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RaspberryPI use with 3G/4G dongle

I've been looking into a project which would require me to enable my PI to have a remote internet connection. I'm wondering if the PI is able to use a 3G/4G dongle for this? If it can, does anyone ...
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How can I get the image recorded from a rear-view camera?

I have a rear-view camera (NAVITEL MR250) which I use everyday. I got into image processing and I thought a good personal project would be to create a "self-driving car" (Quotation marks because I ...
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How to setup port forwarding & DDNS with noip

Followed the tutorial for webcam server here: hackernoon.com/how-to-access-your-raspberry-pi-camera-from-anywhere-544ab9e5bacc When I visit https://<host name>.ddns.net:8081 the browser can’t ...
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Upgrade to a new Raspbian version offline

Regular Debian produces "point release" CD images periodically that can be used in /etc/apt/sources.list to update systems offline. Is there any way to upgrade to a newer release of Raspbian in a ...
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Free PCI DSS Compliance Tools

I am very new to the PCI DSS World and need some tools to test out. Can you guys please suggest me some free tools that I can test out for my Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) ...
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NOOBS stuck at rainbow screen - Raspberry Pi 4

I formatted my SD card to fat32 using GParted and copied all the files from the official NOOBS Lite download: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/noobs/. I unzipped using unzip command on the ...
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Starting Real VNC daemon automatically with a boot or reboot

I can use sudo vncserver-x11-serviced & to start a VNC Server as a daemon. I need to execute this command whenever I boot or reboot Raspberry Pi. From https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/docs/...
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Raspbian img on Pi 4: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2)

I've just got my first Raspberry Pi 4. I'm trying to install Raspbian's July 2019 version. I've read all related issues to this problem here and I can´t manage to find the problem. I downloaded ...
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How to create a private network with a smartphone or Raspberry Pi? [on hold]

My goal is to enable my friends and neighbors to connect to this private network with their own device (be it a smartphone or a computer). We would then use this network to share files and messages, ...
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Run forever task as root in init.d script on startup

I'm trying to start a nodeJS Server on Raspbian on startup. Everything works fine with this script: #!/bin/sh #/etc/init.d/myService ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: myService # Required-...
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Setting up an Ad-hoc Network on Raspberry Pi 4 Running Buster

So I previously setup my ad hoc network on my prior Raspberry Pi 3B by adding these lines to my /etc/network/interfaces file: auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.2.1.1 netmask 255....
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Is RaspberryPi powerful enough to act as a node of a mesh network?

Background to the question There are currently protests happening in Hong Kong. Shutting down the internet and communication is a common technique employed by the government. 2011 in Egypt: https://...
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Raspberry Pi 4B no video - xorg fail

I have Rapsberry pi 4B with 2GB of RAM. After some time I powered up Pi but not video output was shown. So I connected via ssh but there is no :0: 16:02:32 up 13 min, 2 users, load average: 0.00, ...
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Creating a Device Tree Overlay for i2c device

I'm trying to create a Device Tree overlay for a i2c touch screen. Things are a bit strange as the screen is a 16bit DPI so all usual i2c pins are consumed. I'm using a i2c-tiny-usb adapter to get an ...
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Coproc in shell script

I'm trying to do a simple shell script that will make my raspberry's bluetooth discoverable but i'm facing some issues. My raspberry is running Raspbian. Running this through command line works ...
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How to avoid to create empty wave form in sending serial with pigpio

I am so frustrated with this problem, please help me if anyone knows whats happening here.. I am using pigpio in python 2.7/raspberry pi. the purpose is to control three devices over serial. It works ...
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After capturing the photo, it will be transmitted to the mobile phone through the WIFI hotspot

I am a student at the institute. Currently completed: set the Raspberry Pi as a WIFI hotspot to connect to the phone. Some materials: Raspberry Pi 3B+ Android phone Logitech USB Camera Want to ...
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Stacking multiple TV hats

Is it possible to stack multiple TV hats on each other? I would like multiple users to watch TV channels on different frequencies (MUXes).
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“structure needs cleaning” after sudo apt-get upgrade

distribution version: 10 (buster) kernel version: 4.19.57-v7+ Basically, I haven't done anything on this Pi except download a 3.5in touchscreen driver. Then I created a static IP address Then (from ...
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How to use Ethernet and Wifi on Pi3b+ and Raspbian buster

Yes, I am aware that similar questions have been asked before on this StackExchange but almost all of those are old and don't seem to be working for me. After googling around I found that things have ...
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GPIO PWM. ESCs still run different after calibration

I’m putting a quadcopter together. I’m using a python script to calibrate the ESCs... they beep like a blinking led when I give them power. Then I run the calibrate script and they give me the proper ...
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Black screen when updating software, opening Chrome, or opening keyboard config window

I just received my new RPI 4. Before I was running RPI 3 B+. I just installed Buster with recommanded software, and I can access to the desktop. Now, when I follow the guide ( keyboard, wifi, ...
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Cooling Fan Hat?

The PoE hat has a built-in cooling fan, and even has drivers in Raspbian to automatically turn it on and off based on the CPU temperature. However, any guides to add a temperature-controlled fan seem ...
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No sound trying to play a Python sound on Raspberry Pi

Just wondering if anyone can help me get the sound to work on a Raspberry Pi? I keep getting an error message: Sound = pygame.mixer.Sound('/home/pi/gpio-music-box/samples/drum_tom_mid_hard.wav') ...
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No video output on my new Raspberry 4 B

I just received my new RPI 4. Before I was running RPI 3 B+. I have: - formatted the same SD with SD Card Formatter for mac - download Noobs - extracted all files on SD - inserted SD on my ...
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Re-appearing login screen after updating to stretch

I found several topics which describe the same issue as I have but none of the solutions worked for me so far. So on boot, the raspberry asks for a username and password (what it shouldn't) and when I ...
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Raspberry Pi won't connect to NAS Server

I can't connect to my local NAS from my Raspberry Pi, and yet, on my Mac I can using the old Cmd+K. So far, I've tried several options, including : sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=...
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Can't return any values from ttyUSB0

I'm using a SICK S300 scanner connected via Diagnostic cable to my Raspberry Pi, and it shows the connection as /dev/ttyUSB0 however I can't retrieve any data from it whatsoever. Here is a simple ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 VNC Remote Connection Desktop Error

Surroundings Raspberry Pi system: Raspbian Buster with desktop Direct connection using fiber Problem VNC connection remote desktop error: cannot currently show the desktop, I have enabled VNC and ...
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Raspberry Pi Live Stream + Image Capture

I'm wanting to set up a camera using a PI. This camera will capture images of vehicle registration plates when motion is detected, to be checked and validated. Is it possible to both live stream and ...
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How to play 720p/1080p videos on Raspberry Pi 3 A+

I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 A+ hoping, among other things, to play HD videos. I have flashed Raspbian Buster on a 64GB microSD card, extended the FS, and, generally, the Pi seems to work fine with light ...
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How to revert from rpi-update to stable build

I have been using a RPi3 for the last year without any issues. I have had rpi-update as part of a regular update process (cron job). Lately I have been experiencing crashes. I started to investigate, ...
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IndentationError: expected an indented block [on hold]

Distributed with a free-will license. # Use it any way you want, profit or free, provided it fits in the l icenses of its associated works. # BMP280 # This code is designed to work with the ...
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pi camera V2.1 digital zoom

The Rpi camera V2.1 is 8-megapixel that mean it's maximum resolution is 3266 x 2450. I would like to record a video in 720P resolution using this camera. My question is.. maximum how much I can do ...
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autoreconf: command not found

autoreconf -fiv -bash: autoreconf: command not found I've tried everything listed in this link, but I still can't find any auto(re)conf. pi@no:~/motion $ apt-cache search autoreconf pi@no:~/motion $ ...
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Is it Possible to Access a Smartphone's Bluetooth from the Browser?

I'm pretty sure the answer is "no" but am posing this question in case I've missed some recent tech. I know native apps can use device bluetooth on both iOS and Android, is there a way to do the same ...
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powering the RPi 4 + a 2.5" HDD with 1 power adapter

Ok, so here's the problem: I want to build a RPi 4 machine for gaming. From what I've read, if I want to attach a 2.5" HDD via usb 3.0 to the Pi 4, it will have to be powered somehow, since the Pi won'...

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