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 It seems like I cannot download GPIO…

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  • 3You can’t run RPi.GPIO on Windows, it’s only compatible with Raspberry Pi hardware. – Dougie 4 hours ago
  • (1) So you are using Thonny MicroPython IDE on PC Window, to talk to Rpi Pico through a USB serial adaptor cable. Me too. (2) I repeated your experiment to try to download Rpi.GPIO to my Pico. I got the warning message something like “Rpi.GPIO is not compatible to MicroPython or Circuit Python.”, … So I did not proceed. Let me explain why. – tlfong01 5 mins ago  
  • (2) For Rpi2/2/3/4, Rpi.GPIO is built in, there is no need to download, you just import it. And for Pico, You need to do the following to start using GP: from machine import Pin. – tlfong01 1 min ago  Edit  

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You can’t install RPi.GPIO on Windows. If you want to mock GPIO calls on a PC, try gpiozero which has a mock pin interface: https://gpiozero.readthedocs.io/en/stable/api_pins.html

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