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Referring to the connecting of storage to/from a Raspberry Pi.
An image is a file containing the complete data of another medium, e.g. the content of a SD card.
For questions pertaining to compiling C programs on the Raspberry Pi.
for questions related to how to use control electronics from the Raspberry Pi, and how to control the Raspberry Pi from electronics.
Unchanging address permanently assigned to a device in an IP network.
For questions pertaining to the `bash` shell command processor.
For questions pertaining to compiling c++ programs on the Raspberry Pi.
Raspbmc is a minimal Linux distribution based on Debian that brings XBMC to your Raspberry Pi. It is now succeeded by OSMC. Questions here should be related to the distribution, whether it be setup or…
Java is a high level programming language. Roughly four billion devices run Java, as it is used in almost all computers and mobile phones, as well as other interactive devices. In order to program wit…
Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
The Graphical User Interface, or GUI, allows the user to interact with images rather than text.
For questions pertaining to Android, the Linux-based touch-enabled operating system designed for mobile devices.
the job scheduler in Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. It enables users to schedule tasks to run non-interactively at specified intervals or predefined times, including upon reboot.
Electrical device which, when energised by a small electrical current (low-power, control circuit), safely switches a larger electrical current (controlled circuit).
non-compiled programs written in scripting languages (e.g. perl, python or tcl) or command line interpreters such as Unix shell.
The file system is the way an operating system organises its data on the storage (usually non-volatile, like an SD card) available to it.
For questions pertaining to the Chromium browser, its installation, configuration and troubleshooting on the Raspberry Pi
if your problem relates to command line (CLI) or terminal based (TUI) applications or interfaces.
A webcam is a device that records video and then uploads that video to a computer.
An operating system is the software that manages the hardware and software resources of the Raspberry Pi and provides common services for the applications.
A VPN is a virtual private network. It extends a private network across a public network (e.g. the internet) by dedicated connections, virtual tunneling, or traffic encryption. VPNs can be used to sec…
For questions pertaining to ALSA, the Linux sound subsystem. ALSA sits below advanced systems like PulseAudio.
if your question relates to connecting your pi to a wireless access point, or making your pi one.
raspi-config is the raspbian configuration tool for the Raspberry Pi.
For questions involving the python picamera module used with cameras that into the CSI jack on the board. For questions about use of the camera hardware itself, use the 'raspicam' tag.
WiringPi is a C language library for accessing GPIO pins.
covers everything related to setting up the Raspberry Pi including flashing SD cards and changing the default user.
A servo is a motor, commonly used in robotics projects. This tag is for questions about the servo motor when using it in robotics and other projects.
A widely used, general-purpose scripting language designed for web development. This topic covers the use of PHP and how to host PHP web servers on the Raspberry Pi.
In electricity, a battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.
Questions about software, hardware or network performance. Please use as a supplement for other, more specific tags.
This is for questions pertaining to the acceptable temperature ranges for the Pi and its respective parts.
Raspberry-Pi-OS-Bullseye is a GNU/Linux operating system derived from Debian 11, released in November 2021.
Power Management is a feature of electrical appliances to enter a low-power state when inactive to reduce energy consumption.
Questions about what and how to backup your Raspberry Pi