This tag covers everything related to setting up the Raspberry Pi including flashing SD cards and changing the default user.

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Making a setup for other Raspberry's

I've different versions of Raspberry Pi's and want a set of different software on all of them. I made sd-card images and that works fine as long it's the same version of a Raspberry, but when the ...
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PI 2 + .net - missing coreclr.dll

My first time trying to get a PI working... Neat idea, pulling out my hair though. No matter what project I build [simple or not], when deploying I get the missing coreclr.dll. What SDK am I missing? ...
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Is it possible to use External Accessory Framework to make iOS device a console?

I'm trying to work out a way to use my iPad to connect to as my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ before a network is set up. There're ways I can think of: Use bluetooth network tethering to create a local network ...
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Switch between AP and client mode

I am working on a RPi radio project, and I'd like to be able to switch between a "setup mode" where the RPi acts as a Wi-Fi access point, allowing the user to send his/her home Wi-Fi credentials via a ...
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Setting up the RPi in a VM beforehand

I want to set up my raspberry pi as a multi-purpose server. My problem is that I have no access to a screen or a keyboard for it. Thus I wanted to set up everything in a VM (booted from the SD card) ...
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CENTOS7: Gnome Desktop for Pi2 (xorg-x11-server package Missing)

It was recently announced support for GNOME 3.14 and KDE 4.14 desktop environments, X.Org Server 1.17 display server" ...
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Putty error while connecting Raspberry Pi to my computer

With reference to the post SSH for raspberry pi using a pc, I tried the same steps and got the same error: Network error, connection refused In the post I mentioned, I saw an answer mentioning ...
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Initial setup without a monitor or keyboard

A similar question has been asked before: How to set up Raspberry Pi without a monitor? However, given that the accepted answer doesn't appear to offer an appropriate solution, and given that there's ...
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Preparing/setup a SD card with NOOB using Linux

The stages for preparing a SD card with NOOBS describe at https://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/ are amid for Windows and Mac. At least, the part when formating the SD card is different in ...
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Do You HAVE To Use SDFormatter Before Installing NOOBS?

SDFormatter is often recommended to format the SDCard. http://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/19928/39410 http://elinux.org/RPi_Easy_SD_Card_Setup#Using_NOOBS I have never heard of this software ...
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RPi2B redlights when trying to boot into RaspBSD

I'm trying to get my Raspberry Pi 2 B to boot using RaspBSD. I had previously, and still can, boot into the latest Raspbian image. After downloading and decompressing the RPi2 image from the RaspBSD ...
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HDMI Output Not Working on Raspberry Pi2, model B

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi for the first time. I downloaded NOOBS from the Raspberry Pi website, and followed the instructions to format the micro SD card (was fresh out of the package ...
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How do I find out the IP address of my Pi?

So I do not have an HDMI monitor or any monitors around but I do have a computer with an ethernet port and I know that I can SSH to my pi via putty but the problem is that I do not know how to get the ...
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Set KivyPie image to German keyboard layout (PipaOS)

I just downloaded and started the raspberry KivyPie impage from here According to the documentation, it is PipaOs/Raspbian based. How can I change the keyboard language to German? I tried sudo ...
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Direct SSH from Mac to Raspberry Pi on its own wifi

I'm as new as possible to Raspberry Pi, and I'd like to configure the following: My Raspberry Pi connected directly to my Mac via an Ethernet (or other) cable, so that I can setup and run the RP ...
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Pairing my Raspberry Pi with my Mac

I'm as new as possible to Raspberry Pi, and I'd like to configure the following: My Raspberry Pi connected directly to my Mac via an Ethernet cable, so that I can setup and run the RP entirely from ...
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how to connect raspberry pi with composite in crt monitor?

I don't have a monitor with hdmi input so I purchased an av cable to connect my raspberry pi 2 model b with a crt tv I have. I have read that the default output of the pi is the hdmi and I tried to ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi to share an ethernet connection

At my college in order to play a gaming console on the internet you have to have an ethernet cable go into your computer then back out and into the console. The documentation for setting this up on ...
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How to set up a RaspberryPi(B) as a 4 year-old's PC?

Been thinking for a while now, on how I could go about turning my RaspberryPi into a PC that my 4 year-old could play with. I can see the (not entirely innocent) sparkle in his eyes when he wants to ...
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GPIO.setup not working

I've installed Ubuntu on my Raspberry Pi 2. I'm trying to run a script (mostly copied) #!/usr/bin/env python import RPi.GPIO as GPIO print("Test 1") GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) GPIO.setwarnings(True) ...
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Advanced IP scanner unable to detect Raspberry Pi

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi in headless mode. I got the OS Raspbian Wheezy on the SD card. Initially when I powered it on with the ethernet cable connected to my laptop and ran the advanced ...
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3.5mm to RCA/composite video cable not working? [duplicate]

I just got an RPi 2, a 5V power supply, a microSD card (EMTEC 64GB) loaded with NOOBS, and a cheap keyboard, so I assumed I was good to go for playing with my RPi. I pulled out a 3.5mm to ...
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Missing 'combined' file in '/sys/module/i2c_bcm2708/parameters' directory

Following Adafruit's instructions for their capacitive touch sensor (https://learn.adafruit.com/mpr121-capacitive-touch-sensor-on-raspberry-pi-and-beaglebone-black/overview) I'm getting the error ...
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Is it possible to build a Raspberry Pi yourself?

As covered in this question, the Raspberry Pi isn't open source. However, if one were to manually buy all the components on the board and solder them in an identical manner, what further steps would ...
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Raspbian, no audio HDMI, have tried all the troubleshooting I can find

I know this is a noob question, so I apologise in advance! I've been googling for hours, have ran through all the steps for troubleshooting sound through HDMI; un-commenting the config file sound ...
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retropie - I can't see the NES emulator

I installed retropie onto my raspberry pi, and booted it up. I did not see any console systems available to me, only old computers. So I read on, and figured that if I install the rom files ...
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Raspberry Pi Rapid Development Shield-Atlas Scientific-Reading Two(2) Sensors at the Same Time

Has anyone tried to use Atlas Scientific Raspberry Pi Rapid Development Shield: Can this shield run two(2) sensors at the same time(i.e., Thermometer probe and pH probe) and read both inputs? here ...
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A/V port on screen use with Pi A/V port

I was thinking about getting this screen because I want as few wires as possible. Would I be able to plug a 3.5mm cable between a Pi 2 and the A/V port on the front of the screen and transmit video? ...
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How to make 3.5" Resistive Touch Screen Usable

I just got this touchscreen that you attach to the gpio. It comes with a special image for the Rpi 2 under a red link called "Materials for the latest raspberry pi 2". In that zip is an *.img file. ...
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Pi to connect to any WiFi without any command line

Ok, this may not even be possible but I am working with Pi less than a month. So far, I have a running project. I was wondering what will happen, if I give my Pi to a friend (or try to make it a ...
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First Time Boot Screen Configuration

I want to get a RCA screen and connect through an adapter cable to the 3.5mm jack. This will be my first time setting up the pi. My question is will this work or does it automatically only send out to ...
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How could one automate the raspbian raspi-config setup?

I have found myself repeatedly setting up all my pi's with raspbian in pretty much the same manner using raspi-config. Is there a way to extract all the settings that I've made using raspi-config ...
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Epiphany & Proxy Server

Please can you tell me if there is a way to enter a proxy address and port to the Epiphany web browser so we can use the internet on our Raspberry Pi 2 in school.
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Headless wifi configuration ( AP mode )

I'm looking for a solution for configuring wifi in headless mode, the same way as IoT devices : when not known wifi in range, toggle to AP mode with a predefined SSID, run a small web-server to list ...
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RPi Model B 512 MB--FreeBSD--text running off screen

I am having a problem with FreeBSD, wherein I cannot get the text to be constrained within the area of a TV (composite). I have been using framebuffer_height and framebuffer_width in ...
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How to start up with a raspberry pi b+ with a laptop

I have just got a Raspberry PI B+ and I don't really know how to set it up. I have read some guides and they say that you need a monitor and a mouse, I only have a laptop. Can someone please help me ...
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ssh to raspberry pi with laptop as monitor

I have a Raspberry Pi, but no monitor, so I am trying to set it up with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I first flashed the latest version of Raspbian onto the SD card and then used this link ...
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Beginner Question - Reading Temperature, Opening Water Valve, Status LED [closed]

I am completely new to Raspberry Pi and would like to hear your input on this project that I need to solve. My question is: What hardware do I need, how would I connect it and how would I solve the ...
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Can't connect to Ethernet port on RPI

I have an Rasberry Pi B. I have copied Raspbian to SD card. I plugged RPI into TV and set it up. I enabled SSH at boot. I rebooted, and took it to my laptop. I connected the laptop and Pi via ...
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How can I save images of the RPi camera on a network drive?

I would like my RPi to take a sequence of images and store them on my mac directly. My mac and RPi are connected via ethernet cable and I can ssh into my RPi via ssh pi@192.168.1.20. I installed the ...
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Can't find the menu for adding an usb game controller

A couple weeks back I was setting up my pi and going through a ton of info about setting it up and I remember coming across a menu to set up USB game controllers (the USB human interface device). ...
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Install software to Raspberry Pi image before write to SD card fail!

I have been followed Alex Chamberlain's instructions to install software to the Raspberry Pi image (2014-06-20-wheezy-raspbian.img) on linux (Ubuntu) machine, before write image to SD card, but when I ...
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Serial connection Woes

I was wondering if anyone could provide assistance or explanations for my pi woes. I have a pi with a formatted microsd card that I got from adafruit. I do not have an HDMI monitor so I have been ...
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Raspberry-pi not detecting network when connected to a router via Ethernet cable

I have installed a fresh version of raspbian wheezy to my 8GB card.It is working fine when connected directly via hdmi.When i am connecting to the network via ethernet cable to a router,raspi is not ...
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Forcing one of two wifi dongles

I have two wifi dongles connected to a RPi. I like to use one dongle (Edimax) as primary connection to my home router, and the other as access point (this one being an AWUS036NH). How can I force that ...
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Correct order on initial Raspbian setup/update after initial hardware setup?

I download the Raspbian image, write it to the SD card, plug the SD into the Pi, connect it to router, plug in the power adapter. I connect via SSH. In what order do I have to run the following ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi and want to install Linux OS

I just recently discovered Raspberry Pi. I just want to know, if I want to install Linux on the Raspberry Pi, do I need to download and extract the NOOBS file from a Linux PC? Or Can I just use ...
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Installing Raspbian from NOOBS without display

I am trying to install Raspbian from NOOBS, but I have no other screen/keyboard available than my laptop screen/keyboard. I find enough information about using a laptop screen/keyboard for a Pi, but ...
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How do I maximize a headless Pi to run node.js?

I'm starting over and want to maximize performance on a Pi to run node.js. How can I do this? I only need SSH, Samba, and node.js and I want to know how the memory should be configured.
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Running NOOBS on a used SD card

I had an 8 GB SD card with Arch ARM installed. I couldn't get the WiFi to work, so I wanted to reinstall via NOOBS. Since then, I've deleted all of the Arch files and extracted the NOOBS ones in their ...