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I recently got RPi 4 kit and I want to connect to its terminal interface using Ethernet cable from my laptop. I dont have any SD card reader on my laptop so I cannot change data on microSD. That microSD card has installed NOOBS by default. How can I connect to RPi terminal without buying any additional hardware and by using only my laptop and Ethernet cable? Thanks.

I'm able to ping "raspberrypi.local" from cmd.

PS: My WiFi is on "public" network so I dont have access to router or anything if that helps. Thanks.

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    "That microSD card has installed NOOBS" NOOBS is OBSOLETE and hasn't been updated in YEARS. I am surprised it boots on a Pi4, but would be way out of date. You should object to whoever conned you into buying it. Do yourself a favour and spend $5 on a SD Card reader.
    – Milliways
    Dec 6, 2022 at 3:39
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    If you REALLY want to persist with it you NEED a keyboard & monitor.
    – Milliways
    Dec 6, 2022 at 3:40
  • I would recommend a USB mouse as well
    – MatsK
    Dec 6, 2022 at 18:30
  • Does this answer your question? Enable SSH in NOOBS before install
    – MatsK
    Dec 7, 2022 at 17:51

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You can't! SSH can be enabled if you add a file ssh to the boot folder on the SD card before first boot.

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