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Can't connect to Pi on local network via hostname.local on Windows

How To Geek has a good article that covers this issue. In a nutshell .local domains are self-reported by each host (via Multicast DNS), and other machines on the network have to listen for them. ...
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Connect to Raspberry Pi over ssh: connection refused (from putty)

Raspberry changed something since November 2016 here is the noob instruction to get this problem fixed sudo su raspi-config 1) Choose first 'update' 2) In advanced options -> expand_root file ...
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Can I view/copy the contents of an img file from Windows?

It also turns out that 7zip can extract a .img file just like any other archive file: 7z x raspian.img
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Can I view/copy the contents of an img file from Windows?

Alternatively, use DiskInternals' Freeware Linux Reader for Windows (as I was unable to figure out how to mount .img files with Paragon's ExtFS for Windows).
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How to mirror/cast Windows screens to RPi?

In iOS, the AirPlay mirroring (which I think you're referring to) is built-in, and part of a protocol that Apple built. rPlay is an implentation of that, and isn't officially supported by Apple. ...
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SSH to RPI using android hotspot and PC

At least with the Raspberry Pi 3 (didn't try with a 2 and a WiFi dongle) and a Mac is easy: Configure your Raspberry Pi to connect your hotspot (I have two different WLAN blocks, one for the WiFi at ...
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How can I edit a Raspbian SD card image to use a static IP address within Windows?

Adding to the existing answer. I use a simpler solution to assign static IP for eth0 in Raspbian (Jessie) from Windows. Assuming you want to use use 255.255.255.0 as subnet mask Open your SD card ...
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My Windows share will not mount during boot

I was having this problem too (unable to mount Windows shares at boot). I found an option in the Raspberry Pi Configuration tool that fixed my problem. 1) Start X Windows (startx from terminal shell)...
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Install one Windows (operating system) on 4 Raspberry and with one monitor

Nope. This isn't going to happen. You're describing attempting to run an x86 operating system (Windows) on a cluster of ARM devices. Wrong chipset, with CPUs which are too slow, linked together in non-...
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How do you normally develop for pi on Windows?

But I'm not sure if this is possible. Correct, it isn't. There's no Windows compatible version of the SMBus module.
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Remote controlling Raspberry Pi from Windows

You can use VNC. It's is a graphical desktop sharing system to remotely control another computer. If you have Raspbian Jessie or later, VNC Connect is pre-installed. To enable VNC: Go to your ...
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How to edit Raspberry Pi files from SD card on Windows machine?

If you want to modify only one configuration file from MS Windows there is a very simple way. Default Raspbian has two partitions: one boot partition formated as fat and the root partition with all ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Windows 10 IoT UDP Recevie

I sloved the problem! Here is code: public sealed partial class MainPage : Page { DatagramSocket listenerSocket = null; const string port = "8080"; public MainPage() { ...
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Not able to connect using Windows Remote Desktop Connection

The RPi and the PC need to be in the same logical network, which they are not. The computer is in the 192.168.225.0/24 network, and the Pi is in the 192.168.137.0/24 network. You need to change ...
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mDNS for Pi stopped working

nslookup won't be able to find your RPi3 because it uses a DNS lookup, rather than mDNS. i.e. it queries whatever DNS server your laptop is set up to use, which won't be likely to know about your ...
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Can Windows XP run on Raspberry pi?

I'm not interested in running Windows XP in particular, but I'm running an x86 Debian userland on my Pi 4, which allows running Windows programs via Wine. The performance is certainly worse compared ...
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How can I edit a Raspbian SD card image to use a static IP address within Windows?

After you have written a fresh Raspbian image to your SD card, mount the SD card. If it isn't visible in File Explorer, just remove the card from the slot and reinsert it after 10 seconds or so. Open ...
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Dual booting a Linux and Windows OS

You're looking for NOOBS. As long as you're ok with Raspbian, or you're able to modify it to install another OS. NOOBS will allow you to install a few different OSs that are available if you have an ...
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Access SD-Card on windows

Windows only knows about Window's partitions. Try putting the SD card in your machine and see if you can find the file. If you can't the simplest thing to do is probably to boot your PC using a live ...
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How can I easily access Windows shares from the Rpi3?

Utilize Microsoft's Common Interface File System (cifs) - the core of Microsoft's LAN Manager. (You can safely skip this tech info and proceed with the steps listed below) https://technet....
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Unable to configure a Raspberry Pi Zero as a USB Mass Storage Device using g_mass_storage

All of your sequences work fine for me on macOS. However, on Windows 10 it would show up with the correct amount of space but "Unallocated". For whatever reason, this fixes itself and a drive letter ...
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Can I connect 4 RasPi with a windows PC only using ethernet cables (no WiFi or internet connection)?

Here's a quick and dirty sketch to get you going. All you need to do is plug the devices into the switch, then add appropriate IP address information to all of the hosts. After that, you'll be able to ...
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How can I ping a command to a raspberry pi from my windows machine?

Taking from another answer of mine, the socat utility provides a convenient way to create this kind of "one-off" servelets. Your use case is very appropriate for this utility. socat is part of a suite ...
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Dual boot RetroPie and Windows XP on Raspberry Pi 3B

You are able to execute different installations on the SD Card using programs like NOOBS or better PINN instead, berryboot, U-boot etc. to start them. But the installations must be compiled for the ...
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Pi stops responding to pings from one host, until that host is pinged from the pi

I would guess that the machine that can't reach the pi has the previous machine that had the dhcp lease in its arp cache, and that other machines on the network do not. You can test this by running ...
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gpio library on windows while developing

you can use: GPIOSimulator This Raspberry Pi emulator simulates some of the functions used in the RPi.GPIO library (using python). The intention of this library is educational. https://pypi.org/...
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Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95?

I tried various tutorials, but the results were always too slow to be useful. (took 20 mins to boot, took 1 min to register a mouse click, 10 minutes to open Windows Explorer, etc) Then I discovered ...
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Accessing Windows 10 shares from Raspberry Pi 3

mount.cifs This is more of a Linux question (I love those!) You can mount Windows CIFS shares in a folder on your Pi using the mount command. You can mount the shares at boot time by modifying /etc/...
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Raspberry Pi as a POS?

By POS I assume you mean Point of Sale System. There's no reason that you can't use the Raspberry Pi as a point of sale system, but you'd probably need to write such system yourself. While it is a ...
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Raspberry Pi as a POS?

You certainly can use the RPI as a POS, and there are projects like Odoo (an open source ERP system) that do exactly that. With the 7'' touch screen that was designed for the RPI, you could even ...
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