Arduino on Raspberry Pi

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by HizMama » Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:50 pm
Hey guys,

I've been trying to use arduino in Raspberry Pi but I am fatally stuck and I have no clue what to do. This is the closest I've gotten but I cannot download pySerial on the Raspberry Pi (just not letting me). There is a Python library for serial communications called 'pySerial' which has history with Arduino. The site says that once I download this software I type in code to access the serial port. Any help would be appreciated! :geek:
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by kghunt » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:23 pm
pyserial is included with python usually. Create a .py file and call the serial library. read serial input to a variable then print it.

import time
import serial

# configure the serial connections (the parameters differs on the device you are connecting to)
ser = serial.Serial(

while True:
data =
Print data
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by HizMama » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:04 am
Thanks! Will try it out! :D
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