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Moving RaspberryPi OS to a larger SD card [duplicate]

I am using RaspberryPi OS Lite on my model 3B on a 8Gb SD card, but ran out of space. I tried copying the old SD card using dd on the whole SD Card dd on both partitions separately balenaEtcher (...
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Can a Raspberry Pi be used to create a backup of itself?

This question answers the question of how I use an external computer to create a backup of my RPi. I'm wondering whether I can create a backup image of the SD card that is currently in use, and ...
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How to clone OS from SD to SSD using command line?

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 4 for use as a small home server, running OpenMediaVault. Currently, the Pi is running from an SD card, but I'd like to switch to an SSD. I've found several tutorials ...
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Create RPi backup disk image without free / unpartitioned space

I've got a RPi 3b+, usually I do a backup of the SD card to my Mac using sudo dd bs=4m if=/dev/rdisk2 of=raspbian.img, which creates an image file of the whole card. The RPi SD card used to be 16gb, ...
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How to backup a Raspberry Pi over SSH?

I tried following: ssh <pi>@<ip> "sudo dd if=/dev/mmcblk0 bs=1M | gzip -" | dd of=~/Desktop/pibackup.gz sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified 0+1 records in 0+1 ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B insanely slow on basically all tasks

My Raspberry Pi 3 B is only connected via Ethernet to the network and running a couple of server tasks, among them an HTML web server (nginx PostgreSQL Typo3). This was working perfectly fine for ...
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How to backup entire Raspberry pi SD card over network?

There are several questions like this but they are a bit old. I have a pi zero running Raspbian. The pi is enclosed in a metal case (don't worry, it's vented) and I can only access the SD card by ...
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Is my SD-card defective?

I currently use a raspberry-pi that I connect over with SSH, since it`s physical location is >100km far away. After running 1.5 years, it has now some I/O-errors when writing into the database. In ...
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How best to clone SD card to larger - have tried dd, but get file system errors?

I have a headless raspberry pi running Home Assistant and a bunch of other docker containers. It has been running on a 64GB SD for some time and runs fine, but very occasionally runs out of space due ...
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Why is gpioinfo not showing me pin names?

I'm running the same image on 2 different Pis: 2020-08-20-raspios-buster-armhf-lite.img. Kernel 5.4.51-v7+. One Pi is Pi3, and the other is Pi4. On both, I installed gpiod, and ran: $ sudo gpioinfo ...
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raspberry pi image - decompress and pi shrink in move

I have image of raspberry at 128 GB pendrive ( :'( ) and i don't have free space in this moment at my desktop for 128 GB image. normally i have coppied with steps sudo dd bs=4M if=/dev/sdc of=pi.img ...
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apt issue, unmet libc6/libc-bin dependencies

I was in the middle of upgrading to Bullseye from Buster when my SSH session failed, and I couldn't ssh into the machine anymore. I rebooted it, and now am presented with this problem. I have ...
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Restore files on Raspberry Pi SD card remotely

I usually remove the SD cards and use the balenaEtcher to format and rewrite my previously backed-up image from my laptop to Raspberry Pi. Is there a way to do this job or at least restore an entire ...
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Timeshift does not work on pi4

I really like timeshift for backup and restore because it's simple, works well, and I can store the backup locally. I have not been able to get it to work on a pi though. When installed from apt ...
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How to save session in Raspberry Pi?

I am currently running Raspbian on Raspberry PI 3 and the SD memory card I've been using as hardrive on my pi is somehow got damaged probably from using it for a very long time. Whenever I boot or ...
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