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a multi-boot manager enabling to run different operation systems on the Pi from one SD card.

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How to Convert 32GB Cloned SD card Image to small size ISO file

I have have 32GB SD card Cloned Image of Raspberry PI, I want to make it small size as Flashing back to another SD card takes more time using DD command, I need a small size image so that i can place ...
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How to Change Raspberry pi 3 Boot order to Network boot with SD card Inserted

In Raspberry Pi 3 board, I am able to boot from network by changing the boot order to Network Modes as below : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade echo program_usb_boot_mode=1 | sudo tee -a /...
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Unencrypting Berryboot LUKS encrypted SSD

I am new to the RPi and recently installed an OS on an M.2 SSD (Argon one M.2 case) using Berryboot on an RPi4, and chose to encrypt the entire drive during installation. If I now want to remove the ...
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Berryboot Raspberry pi Os & Retropie but from different drives?

So I'm planning my RPi 4 build and I would like to possibly have it use berryboot to choose between the Rpi OS on the sd card and retropie on an attached ssd drive (I want more room for games). Is ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W, berryboot would not boot

I am having difficulty installing berryboot on my pi zero. I followed countless guides and none seem to work. most guides tell me to download berryboot from here however the site does not have a ...
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Cannot Boot into Raspbian with BerryBoot and Twister on SSD Drive

I have a raspberry Pi4 8GB and have installed it in an Argon One M.2 Case with a Kingston 128GB SSD Drive. When viewing a tutorial on how to set it up I opted to install BerryBoot in order to have the ...
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Dual or Triple Boot Possible?

I'm wondering if it's possible to dual boot Raspbian, LineageOS, and RetroPie on an SD card? I've looked around and it seems like there is an issue with it not going straight into a bootloader like ...
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Moving SD card from Pi 2 to Pi 4, Pi4 does not boot, Berryboot issue?

I am trying to upgrade from Raspberry Pi 2 ("old setup") to Raspberry Pi 4 ("new setup"). I would like to just physically move SD card from Rpi 2 to Rpi 4. What is important for me ...
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Unable to boot Raspbian or Ubuntu Server 20.04 from a USB SSD using a Raspberry Pi 4 4GB

I know of two methods to do this which I've tried: Use RPi Imager to install Ubuntu on both the SD card and SSD as per this post and this post Install BerryBoot and use that to install and boot ...
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How to stop shutdown script from running at startup (see body)

I installed the x735 shutdown script on my pi with the x735 board. The script allows the hat to provide power, and then safely shutdown on button press. I upgraded the board to a x728 which allows ...
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Issues installing and running pivpn (loop because it doesn't like my kernel?) wireguard

I have a raspberry pi 4b with 32gb sd card and attached to a SSD (usb3 port). Berryboot loads raspbain on ssd to run. This works fine I tried simply just running curl -L https://install.pivpn.io | ...
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Berryboot, raspbian, docker, SSD, aufs vs overlay2 storage drivers, nnc1: timeout waiting for hardware interrupt, pi 4b

My goal is to step up my Raspberry Pi 4B with berryboot loading the OS onto an SSD where I can start running docker to become better familiar with it. Then use pi-hole and pivpn and whatever else ...
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Can I boot a RPI 3 from an old HDD (not SSD) using Berryboot?

I know this question has been asked a few times, but technology changes and so I wanted to check the current state. Is it possible to re-purpose and old (rotating, magnetic) usb Harddisk to boot my ...
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Berryboot Headless installation help!

Yesterday I got my first Raspberry Pi (4 B) and I set it up on raspbian. I'm completely new to this kind of operations, but I managed to complete the installation. Today I wanted to take a step ...
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Berryboot and Kali/Parrot

When I boot up either Kali or Parrot in berryboot, with both a monitor or my 7" touchscreen it boots the command line checks and then goes black, with parrot only displaying a pointer and kali nothing....
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Should I use Berry boot or 2 SD cards?

Would it be better to swap SD cards to switch from Retropie to Raspbian, etc. or use Berry boot on same SD card and store Roms on my network or USB stick? Also, does anyone have experience using ...
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Can I clone an existing OSMC installation onto a separate card that runs Berryboot?

So I have a Raspberry Pi 3B that I have setup to run OSMC. I would like to use the same Pi, but be able to boot from a choice of systems. Berryboot seems like a perfect solution, but is there a way ...
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Raspbian Buster Video Player Display

I installed Rasppian buster on pi 3 on my 8GB SDCard, No issue what so ever playing video on Chrome, VLC, etc. I now did a squashfs file to boot Raspbian Buster via Berryboot where I have more storage ...
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Creating an image file from an SD card

I have a Raspberry Pi distribution on a bootable 32 GB SD card. What I would like to do, is the following: Shrink the partition to 4 GB (that's the size of the data on the card). Create an .img file ...
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Berryboot issue with opengl es

I have dual booted my raspberry pi with Android auto and raspbian Jesse. I have installed kivy on raspbian for running an application. For this I enabled the opengl es 2.0 driver from raspi-config but ...
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Convert existing Raspbian image to NOOBS image?

I currently have an SD card with a Raspbian (Stretch) install, a whole bunch of files, an OpenVPN server, etc. However, I would like to run Kali Linux and LibreELEC on it as well. Is there any way I ...
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USB and Ethernet dont works after upgrade Raspbian [duplicate]

After upgrading the Raspbian operating system, I do not recognize the USBs (any of the 4 inputs) or the network port. I have a wireless keyboard and mouse connected via USB and I have also connected a ...
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Problem with ethernet and usb controller after update/upgrade

I use a Raspberry pi 3 Model B Today I tried to update my Raspbian OS(installed with berryboot) version from 09.05.2017 to the latest version. I was ssh'ed into the raspbian pi user(root) and typed: ...
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Pi boots to rainbow screen and flashing RED LED when using BerryBoot

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. As I want Raspbian together with Retropie I thought it would be a good idea to have the BerryBoot-bootloader in order to boot multiple operating systems. I ...
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Add existing OS's to bootberry(or alternatives)

So I have 3 use drives: 128gb w/retropie 32gb w/raspbian 8gb w/libreelec Is there a way to have all 3 connected at once and have an sd card with something like berryboot/pinn/noobs where I can ...
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BerryBoot will not connect to any wifi network

Trying to get berryboot on my Pi 3B to connect to my WiFi has been a PITA. When connecting it says "connecting" for a few seconds and then errors with Error connecting or obtaining IP-address. Check ...
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Assign Static IP via berry boot commands

I have a raspberry pi 3 with 4 OSs using BerryBoot. Is there a way to programmatically assign static ip via command text or configuration file using berry boot for each os on startup?
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WOL Raspberry Pi

I'm researching the Raspberry Pi features and understand that the Pi can be used to WOL other devices. My question is can devices WOL the Pi? Yes I know I can leave it on and running but I would ...
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/boot/upgrade not found on Ubuntu 16.10 with Berryboot

Hi! I am using Berryboot on my Raspberry PI 3 to boot between Raspbian, OPENElec, RetroPie & Ubuntu Server 16.10, Everything works smoothly except for one thing; When using the Apt-get command ...
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Turn on/ off your Raspberry Pi3

I have a RaspBerry Pi3 with a WD PiDrive attached and the following installed via BerryBoot Ubuntu Server LibreELEC When I shutdown the pi i usually unplug it( I know i don't have to but I think its ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 SD card corrupted, only 30mb partition appearing [duplicate]

So I attempted to boot my Raspberry Pi 3 running BerryBoot with raspbian and retropie installed, but it wouldn't boot. So I tried to plug my sd card into the computer, and instead of the boot ...
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Switch Between Displays/Raspbian - RetroPie Dual Boot

I am thinking about getting a Raspberry Pi 3b. I've never owned or operated one. I am pretty good with computers but I've never used Linux. If I do get one, I want it to run a dual boot with Raspbian ...
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Re-squash an OS under berryboot?

My understanding of berryboot is that for each OS it has a "base" distro using squashfs, and any changes I make get saved as non-squashed files. I'm using Debian Jessie as one of my OSs and have ...
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Upgrading berryboot version

I currently have a version of berryboot dated Mar 14 2016 installed and running succesfully with 2 OSs. I would like to update firmware. Is it safe to just replace that berryboot installation with ...
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Berryboot recovering data

I was trying to setup the 7 inch touch screen with my raspberry pi. And admittedly, did one blunder after another :( The information on the internet rare on setting this touchscreen up. So once I get ...
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Raspberry Pi WLAN issues with BerryBoot

Yesterday I installed a Vanilla Raspbian image on BerryBoot to test out Stretch and then go back to my Jessie image. It all went quite well until I removed it and the Pi said it could no longer ...
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Is it possible to add Kali Linux as a dual-booted operating system without removing Raspbian?

I have a 16GB storage Raspberry Pi 3 running standard Raspbian installed through NOOBS. I'd like to fool around a bit on Kali Linux and was wondering if I could set up a dual boot without erasing ...
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Berry Boot "No Connection"

Cannot get Raspberry 3B to load os list upon initial boot. Continuously receiving "Error downloading distribution list from Internet." I've tried 3 different disk images including the berryboot ...
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Do I need to format my raspberry pi if I want to install Berryboot?

Firstly, complete newbie, only been playing with Raspberry Pi for one day. So I originally used Noobs to use Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi and I've discovered BerryBoot and want to experiment with ...
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Is network boot possible on Raspberry Pi?

I have several RPI and want them to have a common OS shared thanks to a hotpot generated from a central computer, hence my question: Is network boot possible on Rasperry PI?
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Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot?

Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot? Why would you use one vs the other?
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Kano OS with BerryBoot

Is it possible to run Kano OS from BerryBoot? My son plays with Kano OS. I would also like to run Raspbian and OpenElec from the same SD-card. I believe Kano-OS is based on Raspbian, so it should be ...
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Berryboot stuck on rainbow screen after update

I have been using RetroPie and Raspbian with Berryboot for a month without any problems. While using Raspbian and ssh on Windows, I did rpi-update then rebooted but I now only see a rainbow screen. I ...
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Latest BerryBoot 2.0 Bluetooth issues

I installed the latest Raspbian Jessie 1.9 on my Raspberry Pi 3, with the latest version 2.0 of BerryBoot. When I install that same Raspbian version (downloaded from the Raspberry site) in the normal ...
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Cannot SFTP into Retropie

I have installed BerryBoot on a microSD card which I use with a Raspberry Pi 3. On this card, I now have a quadruple boot: Raspbian, UbuntuMATE, OpenELEC and Retropie. I am able to launch all ...
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Expanding a File System on BerryBoot

I have installed the latest version of BerryBoot v2.0 onto a Raspberry Pi 3 with a 32GB SD card. I currently have Raspbian Jessie and RetroPie installed. If I go into Raspbian and set it so its file ...
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Raspberry Pi 2: Using WiFi on BerryBoot

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 2. I can not use WiFi while running Berryboot. I'm having issues in my Network Settings where I can only use Ethernet.
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Berryboot and adding partitions

I've got Berryboot 2.0 on one of my SD cards and I'm using it for fooling around with some alternate OSes. For the Linux based ones I would like to share a HOME file system between them (and even if ...
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Questions about multi-boot

Good afternoon everyone. I installed raspbian / retropie / kodi by berryboot . Whenever I turn , appears the OS selection screen to boot . I would like to hold the automatically boot the last OS used ....
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Berryboot fallback partition

Berryboot is a great way to load multiple os's onto a single pi, but I'd like to use it for something very specific. I need to be able to have berryboot attempt to load the default os, and if it ...
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