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Install pigpiod on Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi3) running raspbian buster

Install pigpio

If you're working with the rpi3's gpio, the pigpio library can be very handy.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pigpio 

If you also want to access pigpio from python, install: sudo apt-get install python-pigpio python3-pigpio

Setup pigpiod service to run at boot

  • sudo systemctl enable pigpiod

You can also start pigpiod immediately by doing: sudo systemctl start pigpiod

  • After reboot, verify with: sudo service pigpiod status
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jg3 commented May 18, 2021

Thanks. Works on a RPi4 here, too.

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Will this work on pi zero?

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Will this work on pi zero?

It does! Runs perfectly on a pi zero w

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