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Raspberry Pi Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Measure RPi3 power consumption without external hardware

I power my RPi3 using a power bank for smartphones, and I'd like to check how much power the Pi draws from it while my project is running. I don't have any special equipment for power measurement. Is ...

raspbian power pi-3 battery measuring  
asked by eden881 12 votes
answered by goobering 17 votes

Is it possible to add RAM to Raspberry Pi?

Is it possible to add RAM to a Raspberry Pi?

pi-2 hardware  
asked by Dortík 10 votes
answered by goobering 16 votes

How do I detect the type of camera installed?

I need to know how to remotely detect whether an 8mp or a 5mp camera module is connected to the rpi for implementation in an embedded project. Any help?

hardware camera  
asked by Boris Spektor 5 votes
answered by JayEye 4 votes

Raspberry Pi Stop Motion Animation software

I am looking for some suggestions on software to do Stop Motion Animation using a DSLR camera connected by USB. (I have already looked online but not found anything that meets my requirements) Now I ...

asked by Adam Mann Pro 4 votes
answered by Arne 6 votes

Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot?

Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot? Why would you use one vs the other?

boot noobs berryboot  
asked by Swimjz 4 votes
answered by Milliways 2 votes

How does RPi "know" when it hasn't got enough power

When running X and when it's not content that it can draw enough power from the adapter, my RPi displays an RGB colour square on the screen. (At least, I THINK that's what the RGB colour square ...

power sensor  
asked by KDM 4 votes
answered by Milliways 4 votes

cost of Windows 10 on the Pi

I know the beta is free but we are looking at a commercial application on the Pi. Does anyone have a ballpark clue as the licensing cost for Win10 on the Pi?

asked by DuckPaddle 4 votes
answered by goobering 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Raspberry Pi starting programs automatically on startup

I've built a wireless sensor network consisting of two Raspberry Pi's (runnnig Raspbian) with sensors on and a base station Raspberry Pi that collects the data. Each time I want to run the system I ...

asked by Kersakov 11 votes
answered by Xer0FyT 8 votes

"connect: Network is unreachable" on a working (connected) wlan0 interface

I finally managed to make wlan0 (Edimax EW-7811Un usb wifi dongle) connect to my router, but after get-update I discovered that Raspberry can't see network outside. My raspberry is running on latest ...

raspbian networking wireless wifi connection  
asked by Błażej Michalik 16 votes
answered by Błażej Michalik 25 votes

Can you answer these?

LED button doesn't work

I have tried connecting a LED with a button like this (from "Adventures in RPi"), but with the far end of the button plugged at G (instead of F). And I ran it with the following Python program (by ...

gpio python led wiring breadboard  
asked by Gal A. 1 vote

PHP stopped working after installing sendmail on raspberry pi

My PHP is not working after I installed sendmail on the raspberry pi. PHP is still installed. I checked using php -v on the command line. My lighttpd server is just not serving php. I've tried ...

web-server php lighttpd html5 google-chrome  
asked by sub6resources 3 votes

File Manager PCManFM Documentation

I normally use my Pi from the command line, but have been trying to do some operations from the GUI. I am using Raspbian Jessie and the default File Manager PCManFM which I am finding immensely ...

raspbian jessie  
asked by Milliways 1 vote
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