I know very little about Raspberry Pi and Python. I've been able to turn off the LEDs in the terminal using the following command:

sudo su -
echo none > /sys/class/leds/led0/trigger

However, I would like to incorporate that into a Python program that can be executed on start-up. How can I approach this?

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I found a work around that simply allows me to add a few lines to the boot config file /boot/config.txt

To disable ACT LED, add


To disable PWR LED, add

  • Please note that each of those lines is actually two lines Mar 8, 2019 at 23:52
  • That may be a workaround but it's not a valid answer to your original question
    – Dougie
    Mar 9, 2019 at 0:27

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