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Referring to the connecting of storage to/from a 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…
For questions pertaining to compiling C programs on the Raspberry Pi.
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…
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.
Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
For questions pertaining to the `bash` shell command processor.
For questions pertaining to Android, the Linux-based touch-enabled operating system designed for mobile devices.
The Graphical User Interface, or GUI, allows the user to interact with images rather than text.
For questions pertaining to compiling c++ programs on the Raspberry Pi.
non-compiled programs written in scripting languages (e.g. perl, python or tcl) or command line interpreters such as Unix shell.
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).
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.
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.
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.
This is for questions pertaining to the acceptable temperature ranges for the Pi and its respective parts.
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.
Questions about software, hardware or network performance. Please use as a supplement for other, more specific tags.
In electricity, a battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.
Questions about what and how to backup your 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.
Questions on how to compile software for the Raspberry Pi using other devices.
A free open source software motion detector for CCTV software applications developed for Linux.
For questions about how to automate one's home with the Raspberry Pi. Home Automation allows control of lights, security systems, and other home appliances.