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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 the ...
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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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Can I use Fedora on the Pi 2?

I know Fedora has ARMv7 images. Can those be used on the Raspberry Pi 2, and if so, how?
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Raspbian root default password

I tried to modify the sudoers file on Raspbian /etc/sudoers, and it looks like I made a mistake, as I'm unable to modify it again. I am also unable to call any command that requires sudo permissions. ...
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Build custom Raspbian OS image from source

UPDATE: This answer was given a long time ago. It will not build Raspbian Jessie - it will build whatever the Raspberry Pi Foundation's latest released image is based on. At time of writing, this is ...
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Can I view/copy the contents of an img file from Windows?

I have a backup .img file of an old Raspbian installation that I used to have running as a webserver. I'm unable to get the Raspberry Pi to boot from it any more, I think due to running out of space ...
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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 Raspbian that I can install on many Pis. Ideally I'd like to be able to (on my computer) take the Raspbian image, apt-get ...
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Pi 3 Raspbian “stretch” (testing) disables wifi

I have a raspberry pi 3 (which has internal WiFi), running raspbian. I decided to run it as "testing", by changing the apt list. Now, I can't use WiFi. Whenever I use wpa_supplicant, it complains ...
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Temporarily disable expand filesystem during first boot

I'd like to build an in-house Raspberry Pi image based on Raspbian Lite which is already configured with the correct locale, timezone, etc. Unfortunately for me, current releases of Raspbian images ...
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Is rPi3 binary compatible with rPi2?

I've been running Mythbuntu on rPi2 for some time. I bought a couple of rPi3s in an effort to improve performance a bit. However, when I put the SD card from my rPi2 into the rPi3 the boot just shows ...
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Reverse the expand root FS

When installing Raspbian, the first thing you're told to do is to expand the file system to stretch across the whole SD card. Works great. But what if I want to save space when doing a disk image. Can ...
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Can you use a micro SD card from raspberry pi B+ on the raspberry pi 2 model B?

Can you use a micro SD card from raspberry pi B+ on the raspberry pi 2 model B?
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How can I mount or otherwise read the raspbian image on Windows? [duplicate]

Same as this question, but for Windows. I have already unsuccessfully tried to open the raspbian debian wheezy image with 7-Zip and Ext2explore. Next I'm going to install an Ubuntu Linux on ...
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How do I enable SSH on raspbian stretch (2018-04-18) by default on boot without a monitor

Background: I setup my wireless without a screen by mounting my distribution image(2018-04-18-raspbian-stretch-lite.img) according to the instructions on these links. mounting distribution image ...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I would like to get Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+. According to this thread this should be possible. Here is the summary on how they achieved it: Copy the following files from Raspbian ...

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