Raspberry Pi questions and answers

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How can I disable the [Run...] main menu item in Raspbian Buster

I'm creating a build to be used by others in a company as a very simple remote dial-in tool to be used in emergencies. I'm basing this on Pis Version 3 and above running on Buster. The basic dial-in and setup I have working as I'd like, but I'd like ....

Aubrey Aubrey: 02 February 2022

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How to wire garage remote circuit board to Raspberry Pi

I have a wireless garage door remote and looking to turn it into a wifi opener. I am looking for something to act as a switch. I was hoping i could connect a wire to 0v side of the switch and feed it 3.3v from the PI but manually doing ....

Benjamin Benjamin: 02 February 2022

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How do I unzip a file?

I am new to the Raspberry Pi and I have a Pi 3. I cannot figure out how to unzip a file. I tried using Archiver, but I get an error message. ....

Everett Everett: 02 February 2022

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Help with Port Forwarding for College Project

Hello Guys im doing a group college project for my final year it involves a CCTV type project using the raspberry pi camera and a website with a php login system to the website, I have a Pan Tilt hat with web buttons everything works fine locally but I want ....

Rowan Rowan: 02 February 2022

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Powering Raspberry Pi 3 alternatives

I am starting my first raspberry pie project and I am essentially going for a entertainment center. I ordered a 2.5A power adapter to provide power to the unit, but was wondering if it was possible to power the unit using USB or some alternate way. Because the unit will ....

Autumn Autumn: 02 February 2022

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How to connect multiple sensors to TXD and RXD pins of Raspberry Pi?

I want to connect multiple lidar distance sensors to my Raspberry Pi. (Like the picture below) The lidar distance measurement sensor has 5v, TXD, RXD and GND pins. When I looked, it seemed that the TXD and RXD pins of the Raspberry Pi communicate with the sensor one-to-one. (If multiple ....

Claire Claire: 02 February 2022

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PC Board Camera connector

I'm trying to find a connector like the one that is used on the raspberry pi 3b+ for the pi camera but I don't have a part number and the Raspberry Pi people don't seem to know where I can get one either. I'm thinking that digikey, mouser or alibaba ....

Ryleigh Ryleigh: 02 February 2022

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Error to make libfacerec-0.04

I'm trying to compile the libfacerec-0.04 for Face Recognition from here https://github.com/bytefish/libfacerec/zipball/v0.04 and i follow this site for face recognition https://thinkrpi.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/step-3-install-softwares-for-webcam-and-computer-vision/ when i unzip and try to compile the API libfacerec-0.04 using sudo cmake . sudo make Then this error occuring : pi@raspberrypi ~/bytefish-libfacerec-e1b143d $ sudo make Building CXX object ....

Naomi Naomi: 02 February 2022

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using a SSH and can't login on my raspberry

I'm on a Mac and using Ethernet through a thunderbolt adapter. I use Raspbian Debian Wheezy 2014-09-09. I'm using VirtualBox (program) for school, and Cyberduck to setup the SSH connection. I'm supposed to use this method: $ ssh -l pi It will ask for my password, which is still ....

Serenity Serenity: 02 February 2022

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In remote setup, how can I accurately put an apostrophe in the SSID name for wpa_supplicant.conf file?

I'm trying to setup a raspberry 3 B+ headless by writing a wpa_supplicant.conf and adding to the boot directory of pi. However, my pi keeps not connecting to my internet, and I believe its because my wifi's name is "Bob's wifi" (Bob's not the real name) and the apostrophe in ....

Wyatt Wyatt: 02 February 2022