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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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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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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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How can I resize a Raspberry Pi Linux distro image?

I'm experimenting with mounting the Raspbian .img and adding code/files and then repacking. The purpose of this is to be able to create custom distros for projects (rather than making clones of the SD ...
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How to create duplicate images, but change a couple of files

I'm in the process of creating around 20-40 rPi's with the same software running on them. Everything about the software running on the different Pi's are identical, except for two things: The ...
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RPi won't boot after editing fstab

My Pi was working until I followed this tutorial on how to auto-mount a specific drive on RPi boot. I added the following to the fstab file: UUID="123091823" /media/pi/"Orange Passport" auto ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Raspian without running it on a Pi?

I would like to use my Linux host to update and upgrade a Raspian image. Can this be done? I know you can mount the image and make permanent changes, see e.g. https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/...
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How can I read files from my LibreELEC formatted SD card?

I've installed LibreELEC 9.2.1 on my Raspberry Pi 4's SD card. For technical reasons, I need to remove the card from the Pi and read a log file using my laptop. I've tried mounting the SD card from ...
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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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How do you install software directly into a SD image?

So I'm using this SD Card image for my raspberry pi downloaded from Ubiquity Robotics. It has ROS preinstalled and runs Ubuntu OS. The problem is I'm missing a few dependencies missing and because of ...
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RaspberryPi turns on but wont start

So I come home and the power strip in which I left the RaspberryPi has tripped and it was off. I restart it, but I notice that the RaspberryPi wasn't giving any output when I plugged the monitor in. I ...
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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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Include File With Raspbian Setup

I am working on a project which requires many raspberry pi's to be set up pretty much the same way. In order to set up the pi's we put NOOBS on the micro SD card and then install raspbian onto the pi. ...
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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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migrate a PI-2 bootable sd card to be PI-3 bootable

I have an SD-card (with pi-topDashboard a raspian-version with drivers and tools for the Pi-Top-laptop) that boots just fine in a PI-2 model B, but fails to boot on the newer PI-3 model B. Instead of ...

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