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Questions related to playing or editing video on the Raspberry Pi, both in SD and HD.
Questions regarding issues installing specific applications or operating systems on the Raspberry Pi.
Raspbian-Buster is a GNU/Linux operating system derived from Debian 10, initially released in June 2019. Raspbian is the most widely used Pi based distribution and the one recommended by the Raspberr…
The kernel is the central component of the operating system and manages hardware, process scheduling, file systems, virtual memory paging, inter-process and network communication, etc.
The SPI bus, Serial Peripheral Interface, is a synchronous serial communication interface for short distance communication, e.g. between components in an embedded system such as the Pi. Devices commun…
An LED, a light emitting diode, is a light source often used as an indicator.
for questions about touchscreen compatibility, and how to use compatible touchscreens with the Raspberry Pi.
APT is a package manager used on Raspbian and includes commands such as 'apt-get'.
For questions pertaining to the Arduino microcontroller and it's integration with Raspberry Pi projects. Questions about Arduino only are off-topic and can be asked at Arduino Stack Exchange.
Do not use this tag. It was intended for issues common to Raspberry Pi OS, but Raspberry Pi OS - Bullseye is significantly different to its predecessor. Use the version specific tags raspberry-pi-o…
This topic is about remote control. It can cover SSH, security, and other topics related to the non-local control of the pi.
Open Source Computer Vision Library, real time computer vision
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a desktop sharing system that uses the RFB protocol to remotely view and control another desktop.
a Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter, better known as serial port
Relates to powering USB devices from the Raspberry Pi
A connection describes a link between two systems where data can be exchanged.
These questions relate to using the Pi as a web server, including installation and configuration.
Streaming video often means watching video whilst downloading it from the web (e.g. YouTube); for the RPi it also refers to the process of capturing video data from attached "Raspicams" or USB attache…
The Screen is an integral part of the Raspberry Pi setup. A screen is usually connected via the HDMI or Composite RCA ports, though it may be connected via the use of SSH. Do not use this tag for the …
Questions related to connection hard disks to the Raspberry Pi. For primary storage media, see sd-card.
Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) is a technique used for controlling the power given to electrical devices. The average power supplied is controlled by rapidly turning the supply on and off. Questions her…
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks. It uses the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link billions of devices worldwide.
the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a network protocol that automatically configures clients (or hosts) on the network, such as IP addresses and networking parameters. Questiosn include …
A keyboard allows a user to send characters to the Raspberry Pi, a common input device.
Debian is an operating system that is based on GNU/Linux. It was previously recommended by the Raspberry Pi Foundation as the standard distribution, but Raspbian is now being recommended.
Questions involving the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS). Use this tag if you are having trouble using NOOBS to boot your Pi, having trouble with using NOOBS to install an OS, or your question involves…
A headless system is one that runs without a monitor (the head).
Kodi is a cross-platform, open source media player available for the pi. Versions < 14.0 were called XBMC.
Referring to the Microsoft OS developed (primarily) as a traditional desktop experience. For the version of Windows that runs on the Raspberry Pi, please use the tag windows-iot.
Questions about software drivers for external peripherals as well as drivers for the system components. This is NOT for questions about "driver boards", e.g., for motors; use 'dc-motor' instead.
pigpio is a library for accessing GPIO pins as well as other functions including I2C. pigpio has a client-server architecture , which enables you to remotely control GPIO pins.
Windows 10 IoT Core is an operating system for the Internet of Things. It has no desktop, but allows you to run a single Universal Windows Platform App in fullscreen. Out of the Raspberry Pi series, o…
The use of the Pi as a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network. This topic can cover software, hardware, feasibility, and security.
For questions regarding how to update the Pi's operating systems, programming languages, and applications (both native and external). Consider also tagging with the program or OS that you are updating…
A retro game console for the Raspberry Pi.
Referring to the connecting of storage to/from a Raspberry Pi.