Linked Questions

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How can I determine when an SD card needs replacement?

Is there a way to estimate the lifetime of a SD card? If not, is there a utility I can use that monitors its integrity and reliability so I know when to use a new SD card?
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How to Check SD card is working or not in Raspberry Pi?

If i put sd card in raspberry pi and want check whether it is working or not. Is there any procedure in raspberry pi to check it. I want to check my either my SD card is broken down or corrupted.
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Changing pi user password - reverts to default following reboot

I have a Raspberry Pi running Jessie that I'm using as a notification gateway. If I SSH to it and change the user pi password, it appears to take and when I open a separate SSH session to it it ...
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Pi resets state after every reboot

my Raspberry Pi 3 (Raspbian Stretch) is behaving oddly for about 5 days now. What's happening: I create a file on my Desktop and modify another file at another location. Now I reboot the pi. Once I ...
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Unable to change hostname on Raspberry pi 3

I have a Raspberry pi 3b that I am trying to change the hostname from the default of raspberry. Every time I change it and then reboot, the hostname is still raspberrypi. os-release yields: ...
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Is it safe to reuse a crashed SD card?

I have the following set-up: RPi 3 8GB MLC microSD partition 1: root and the rest (read-only) partition 2: /var filesystem (rw) continuous writes to /var/logs system will experience unexpected sudden ...
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2answers
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Error trying to reformat SD card

After bad attempt to update Raspbian version from Jessie to Stretch my Raspberry PI 3 failed to boot (green LED is blinking 4 times). I tried to reformat microSD card to install new version of ...
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3answers
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rc.local is recreated each boot?

This has to be the strangest thing I have seen on Linux yet. It's almost like I'm running a live CD but clearly not. I did a standard raspberry install and have been using it for a long time. I wanted ...
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System Freezing Up, Bad SD?

I have a Pi 3 B running Raspbian Stretch. Recently, I started experiencing lag logging in with SSH, and sporadically during use. It really became apparent when I tried zipping my 2GB Plex library ...
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Does this message mean my microSD card is worn out?

Was going through my usual process of writing a Raspbian image to a microSD card using sudo dd bs=1m if=/my_pi-zero.img of=/dev/rdisk3 conv=sync on my mac and I received the following message dd: /...
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Raspberry SD goes “read-only”: programatically detect and correct?

I´ve been experiencing the sudden change in SD Cards installed in Raspberry PIs (3B+ mostly) that go read-only after a sudden loss of power. As I have to install these devices far away, running a ...
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Retropie Game Problem

I'm having a problem with my retropie. I try to add new games, but when I turn it on they don't show up, until I restart the emulation station, but when I turn the whole system off and back on, they ...