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Using NOOBS pro and con? [duplicate]

NOOBS seems like it would save time for beginner. Is there any con of using it versus installing from a regular image?
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NOOBS stuck at rainbow screen - Raspberry Pi 4

I formatted my SD card to fat32 using GParted and copied all the files from the official NOOBS Lite download: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/noobs/. I unzipped using unzip command on the ...
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How do I expand the file system on a Raspberry Pi 4 manually?

I have just flashed an image of my original 16 GB SD card (the one that comes in the Raspberry Pi kit) to a new 128 GB card. It booted up fine but when I tried to expand the filesystem using raspi-...
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What am I missing in regards to "Raspberry Pi Imager"?

Today, I went to my bookmark for Raspberry Pi OS to see if there were any new updates. There were. The horribly-named "NOOBS" installation utility had been renamed into the much less ...
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Do I need to upgrade any firmware on a new board to make it work and produce a video signal?

I received my 3rd Pi4 4GB kit from Velros and all I did is move the known working sdcard from my working Pi#2 board into this new one. However, after it boots I see 4 raspberries in the upper left ...
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Is WiFi of my Raspberry Pi Zero W broken?

Directly coming to the point. I bought a raspberry pi zero w from a local retailer. I burned a raspbian "buster" image (dated 2019-09-26) into a 16GB SanDisk Class 10 SDHC memory card and booted the ...
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Raspberry PI black screens on reboot after updating

Good Day All, I recently experienced an issue with my Raspberry-Pi 2B that caused it to boot into a black screen after using the following commands: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Cannot boot Raspberry pi into recovery mode

I am getting an error with my Raspberry Pi on boot: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) I have been trying to follow this answer: Kernel panic-not syncing: ...
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Error saving /etc/dhcpcd.conf The dhcpcd configuration file is not writeable (Raspberrypi 3b+)

If I put the cursor over the Wi-Fi icon, it says 'No wireless interface found'. Also, if I press Wireless & Wired Network Settings, the error saving /etc/dhcpcd.conf notification appears. The ...
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Imaging Raspberry PI via PXE

Apologies if this has been answered, tried searching but didn't find exactly what I was looking for. I have 5-10 Raspberry PI's coming in at a time that I need to load Rasbian (jessie) on. Currently I ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 does not see 5GHz networks

I've got myself a new Raspberry Pi and installed Raspbian (fullest of editions) using NOOBS. During installation (i presume for package download) Raspberry clearly saw and was able to connect to my ...
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Cannot find boot partition or folder to place ssh file for headless setup

I am trying to setup a headless raspberry pi (through ethernet) that I can SSH into. Everything I've seen on how to do this has said to put an empty file titled SSH in the 'boot partition' or 'boot ...
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Boot in emergency mode after restoring the Pi

I wanted to have a backup system for my raspberrys using Raspbian: simple, versioned and automatic like Time Machine on my mac, so I installed Borg Backup and started saving the full system on an ...
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NOOBS gets stuck when downloading Raspbian

I have a problem with NOOBS. I have tried to download Raspbian onto the SD card directly from NOOBS, and as soon as the download starts, I get the regular message "Please wait while the software is ...
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Can't find boot partition on SD card

I just got a Raspberry Pi yesterday to run some Python automation scripts on it. I downloaded the zip file of NOOBS, extracted it, and placed all the contains (including overlays, os, defaults) in my ...
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