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an organized collection of data. The term is usually also used for a database management system (DBMS), the software application that allows the user to interact with the database, including definitio…
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Data transfer refers to the movement of data from one medium to another. This is commonly achieved via the dd Unix program.
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For questions about D-Bus, an inter-process communication mechanism used by many Linux distributions. Use this tag if you are configuring, using or trying to resolve an issue with D-Bus on a Raspberry…
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DC motors are commonly used in robotics and vehicles. They come in brushed and brushless versions; the latter also includes stepper motors. Note they are distinct from servos, for which there is a s…
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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.
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The action of finding and removing bugs in computer code.
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an open source, cross-platform BitTorrent client.
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Questions about the design of the circuitry and board of the Raspberry Pi.
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A graphical interface which exists per user login and contains and manages the display of GUI applications.
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a Device Tree (DT) is a description of the hardware in a system
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Devuan is a fork of Debian GNU/Linux that continues to use SysV init instead of systemd.
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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 …
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a low cost humidity and temperature sensor with a single wire digital interface. The sensor is calibrated and doesn’t require extra components so you can get right to measuring relative humidity and t…
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Advertising as a "lightweight OS for your SBC", DietPi is a Debian-derived GNU/Linux distribution which can be used on all models of Raspberry Pi.
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Display relates to the use and output of display systems for the Rasberry Pi. The built-in video connectors are HDMI, RCA composite (yellow plug), and a 4-pole 3.5 mm jack.
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For questions relating to building homemade hardware to work with the Pi.
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The Domain Name System. A mechanism for translating Internet domain names to IP addresses.
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For questions about using the Docker virtualisation tool with the Raspberry Pi.
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A multi-purpose command associated with package management used on Debian derived systems such as Raspbian.
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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.
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a low-power I2C serial real-time clock (RTC) with full binary-coded decimal (BCD) clock/calendar plus 56 bytes of non-volatile SRAM
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DS18B20 is a digital 1-wire thermometer chip that can be connected to Raspberry Pi GPIO pins.
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DSI stands for Display Serial Interface, and is a display protocol aimed at mobile devices.
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Questions pertaining to extending the lifespan of the Pi and its parts.
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a digital optical disc for storage of digital data, e.g. multimedia files.
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Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling
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One of the reasons the Raspberry Pi was introduced was to educate children about computer programming. This tag should be used for any questions related to education and the Raspberry Pi.
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for questions about using external EEPROMs with any model of Pi. For questions about the EEPROM on the Pi 4, use the 'pi4-eeprom' tag. For questions about the EEPROM on hats, use the 'ha…
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should be used for questions involving e-ink displays like the PaPiRus Screen HAT.
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Electron (formerly Atom Shell) is an open-source framework for the development of desktop GUI applications using web technologies (the Chromium rendering engine and the Node.js runtime).
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