SD (Secure Digital) cards and their associated SC/HC/XC technologies are the primary storage medium for the Raspberry Pi. The Pi Models A and B use SD Cards, and new models use Micro SD. SD cards are non-volatile flash memory.

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Raspberry breaks SD card -> 31 MB RAW

I was configuring and running 2016-02-09-raspbian-jessie-lite on my Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+. Everything was fine and I used to shut it down using sudo shutdown -h now But there are circumstances ...
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Creating a pre-prepared sd card image

For a project I'm working on I'd like to create a "stock" image based on rasbian that I can install on many pis. Ideally I'd like to be able to (on my computer) take the rasbian image, apt-get some ...
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How to resize partition of a micro SD card. 32GB to 8GB card [duplicate]

I am currently using a 32GB micro SD card for testing. Now I want to save the image however, there is a lot of unused space. I was hoping how can I reformat the image to fit nicely into a single ...
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Does Raspberry Pi hold any data without a SD card?

I need to do a IOT project with my pi-3 as a homework assignment, but I have an unexpected problem. My friends and I did exactly the same things to build the operating system and project, which is ...
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Need help with a ROS installation

After following all the instructables steps ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-and-ROS-Robotic-Operating-System/?ALLSTEPS ) Raspberry Pi and ROS (Robotic Operating System) Note: I have ...
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Largest micro sd card

What is the largest micro sd card that the Raspberry Pi 3 can handle? I have a 64 gb card that works flawlessly, but would like to try something larger.
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Is it possible to write data directly from a mobile to a PC through the mobile's SD card slot?

I have to questions: -Is it possible to write data directly from GoPro to a Raspberry Pi through the GoPro's SD card slot? -How does Micro SD card function? I would like to use my GoPro (hero 1) as a ...
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Insert RPi 2 microSD card into RPi 3. How? [duplicate]

I have an RPi 2 B+, which had previously wheezy installed on it. I used the following articles to upgrade to jessie: Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie ...
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Emulate an SD card with a Raspberry?

I have a special embedded device which has an SD card slot and reads data files from an inserted SD card. These data files are validated only once (because validating them on every access would take ...
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Can I use 'dd' to clone the Raspbian image from the Pi itself?

My question is whether I can use the following command to create a SD card clone on the Raspberry Pi itself. sudo dd bs=4M if=/dev/mmcblk0 of=raspbian-5.15.16.img This can then be copied to my home ...
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New raspberry pi 3 issue with trying to boot of fresh raspbian image

I'm trying to get my new raspberry pi 3 to boot with raspbian but i'm having issues. Currently I have the latest version of raspbian on a SD card and when I plug in the pi I ultimately get the ...
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How to insert RPi 2 microSD card into RPi 3 without upgrading to Jessie?

I've got an RPi 2 B+, which has Raspbian Wheezy installed on it. Now, I have bought an RPi 3 B. I want to take the microSD card from RPi 2 B+ and insert it into RPi 3, as it is, without having to ...
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Boot error: mount: special device /dev/sdax does not exist

I mount the SD card on boot with the following line in /etc/rc.local: mount /dev/sda2 /media/USB_OC > /home/pi/logs/USB_mount_log 2>&1 This was working perfectly until an apt-get upgrade ...
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Win32 Disk Imager creates a corrupt file of my SD card

I need to "clone" my Raspberry's SD card, so I can send it to a friend. I need the project to work in any raspberry. Seeing a lot of posts about how to do this, I decided to use Win32 Disk Imager. ...
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Reduce Ubuntu mate 16.04 img file size

I downloaded the official ubuntu-mate-16.04.img.xz (which is about 1.1GB) and extracted it. But the extracted .img is about 8.1 GB which is about 162 MB larger than the size of my sd card. So, I can't ...
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Cannot boot raspberry Pi 3 connected to DVI with SDXC class 10 sd card

How do I boot raspberry pi 3 with noobs installed on it. Steps I have done so far. Got NOOBS from the RPi downloads. Samsung EVO 64gb micoSDXC class 10 Formatted the SD card with SDformatter from ...
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Pre-loaded SD: Is Raspbian installed?

I just bought a new Raspberry Pi 3 and a pre-loaded sd card with Raspbian. I turned the Pi on and I'm not sure if the raspbian is installed. I didn't have any window to choose an option to install. ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi 3 support UHS-II microSDHC cards?

Does the Raspberry Pi 3 support UHS-II microSDHC cards? I guess not because those have two rows of connectors and the microSDHC slot on the Pi 3 seems to have a single pin row.
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Unable to install an SD card with usb-creator-gtk, unetbootin and dd

I'm trying to install an SD card with the jessie image for my Raspberry Pi 3 that will work in remote (without screen). The card is formated in FAT32 with gparted (I use Xubuntu). My problem is that ...
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fidisk is successful but partitions do not change

a micro SD card that was used in a Raspberry Pi installation is now plugged into another Raspberry pi as a USB device. I am trying to delete existing partitions and data using fdisk but changes do not ...
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Micro SD card slot on Pi 2

I've just received a Raspberry Pi 2 and tried to insert the micro SD card, but for some reason the mechanism doesn't appear to be working correctly. You hear a click and can observe the card ...
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read raspi SD from debian

I'm facing serious issues here, with a fully functioning SD card containing Raspbian (created dding the image into the SD) not being read by Debian. My /dev shows the drive as sdb but, where other SDs ...
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NOOBS doesn't work! The worst! (My research!)

Why i called it "The worst"? Beacuse i can't make it work >:(. "And sorry im 11 years old using this and im lithuanian so there are some mispells or mistakes so don't ban me!". There are five devices ...
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Add extra partition in Raspberry pi memory card

I need to add extra partitions in raspberry pi memory card. I am using 16GB memory card with my Raspberry Pi and need Extra Partition so i can arrange data in memory card and save the backup data in ...
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how to use the microSD adapter?

i connected sd card at the bottom of raspberry pi 3. But there is no place to put sd adapter? what is it and what it does? Sdcard has a memory of 16G, and i was able to coonect it, bottom of the pi. ...
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RPi 2 boot stucks at rainbow color screen

tl;dr: During boot my one-year-old Raspberry Pi 2 stops with the rainbow color screen of death. Power supply, SD card, OS on the SD card, and "boot_delay=1" are OK, but did not help. Origin of the ...
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Cannot mount raspberry pi's sd card

My raspberry pi was working fine yesterday. Today, I could not ssh into it. I do not have an hdmi screen, so the first thing I tried was taking out the sd card and putting it in my computer. The Disks ...
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End kernel panic - not syncing : VFS Unable to mount root fs on ubuntu

My raspberry pi was working fine for a few months.But then it gives up an error while booting now. No filesystem could mount root,tried: ext4 End kernel panic - not syncing:VPS:Unable to mount root ...
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My Pi boots and runs Raspbian but in 1 or 2 minutes from running it it turns off and I have to reboot and reinstall everything

I have to reinstall NOOBS in the SD again every time. Also it tries to boot after it turns off but it then goes off again.
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Access Windows 10 IoT partition on SD card

I got a 16Gb micro SD to use in a raspberry pi 3, and today I installed the OS with the program downloaded from microsoft website. However I noticed that the SD card was formatted in a strange way: a ...
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Black Screen with RCA Monitor

I have recently reimaged my Pi 1. (The SD was corrupted, so I used a spare MicroSD adapter.) I installed NOOBS normally, and I have been using it for a couple of days, following (not finished yet) ...
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Move a raspberry disk image from sd card to .img file with only linux and boot partitions. Not the empty space! [duplicate]

Do you know how I could easily and portably (ie: work in windows and mac) take a raspbian disk image from an sd card and create an image that I could send to my colleague via dropbox? I need just ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Retropie 3.6: SD card reimage on every Boot after first boot

Background on my issue: I bought a 32 GB Samsung micro SD card. I imaged it with retropie 3.6, first boot it works great. NBD. Every boot after that, in order for the pi to boot, I have to reimage ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Cannot Find SD Card After First Boot

I'm a newbie when dealing with the Pi, as this is my first project with one. I installed the latest version of Retropie on a 32 GB Samsung Micro SD card. The initial boot works as expected; the ...
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Settings partition on eject menu

When I click on the Eject menu in the top-right corner, I see this menu: Is this normal? It seems odd to me that the SETTINGS partition shows up here since I don't remember seeing it before I ...
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Raspberry Pi cannot create temp file for here-document: No space left on device

I have a 16 MINI SD CARD been used in my Raspberry Pi . I currently have a few programs installed like vim and etc which should only take up around 300mb in total. Why does it say my /root directory ...
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Having trouble installing Raspian

I'm currently having some trouble installing Raspian. I am pretty new to this so im not 100% sure on what im doing. I downloaded this (https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/) version onto an ...
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Booting a Raspberry Pi from an Encrypted SD Card

Is there a way to completely encrypt the SD card for the Raspberry Pi? Meaning that only with a password the SD card is accessible and bootable. I am looking for a solution similar to TrueCrypt or ...
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Can I use the SD Card with which I have installed OS as an external storage device ?? If yes, is the stack for it inbuilt? [closed]

Do I need to unmount the OS SD card and mount a new one or will the same SD Card can be used further for storage of data purpose?? Kindly provide me with the details of stack (whether it is inbuilt or ...
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How to Copy files Off a Raspberry Pi

I'm at a point where I am trying to get some files off a SD Card that I used in an old Pi. I thought it would be easiest to use FileZilla to simply copy and paste the files from my Pi to my laptop. If ...
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Wiping SD card won't work

I'm trying to wipe my sd card because I want to completely start over with my raspi. I tried wiping it with gparted but somehow after every modification I try to make on it, it remains the same ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 micro SD card speed

With the new Raspberry Pi 3 out, is the speed of the bus still limited to around 20 MB a second? I am looking to purchase a micro SD card in it and I am not sure if I should spend the extra amount ...
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Raspberry 3 - Boot From USB - but how?

Apparently the Raspberry Pi 3 can boot from things other than the SD Card, including USB flash drives. I got my Pi 3 today (hurray!) and burnt the latest Raspbian to both an SD card and a USB flash ...
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Create a boot disk which can be SSH-ed into via WiFi

I've got a new pi 3. I haven't got a spare monitor or keyboard, so I was wondering... Is it possible to create an SD card bootable OS (noobs, raspian, ubuntu etc) which can be connected using wifi ...
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Unable to connect to Pi over SSH (no keyboard, no monitor)

I used to be able to connect to my Pi over SSH but after an erase + reinstallation of Raspbian (after lost of pwd), I now get a port 22: connection refused. I got latest Raspbian installed on the Pi ...
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How likely is SD card corruption?

I was working on my Pi and accidentally disconnected it from power. I have read that disconnecting power while the SD card is being written to can cause SD card corruption. How often does that really ...
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SD card is titled “RECOVERY” and only has 1GB after using RPi

I was using a Raspberry PI 2 Model B, and I installed NOOBS. I selected and installed Raspbian, and I used my Pi for about 24 hours before I decided to re-install the OS. When I plugged in my micro SD ...
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Pi killing SD cards?

My Pi was running happily for a few months, then it died (kernel panic, hang) and wouldn't reboot. It seemed the card was corrupted. I put in a new SD card installed raspbian from scratch and got it ...
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Micro SD card overheats Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and I plugged in the charger - it was fine. I plugged in the HDMI - still fine. I plugged in the micro SD card (64GB) and the Pi immediately got super hot and when I ...
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Files on OS SD card

I have an SD card with NOOBS on it. I need to transfer some files to it to run them on the PI. May I write files to the sd card with the os on it without hurting the os? Is the OS loaded into ...