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These questions refer to the initial starting up of the Raspberry PI.

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How to Set Default GPIO Pin State for Boot

When booting the Pi the default pin state seems to be HIGH. Is there a document that I can edit that will change their default state to LOW?
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Can't achieve process about booting from USB

I'm trying to install RetroPie on an USB stick and I want to boot on it. So I follow this instructions HOW TO CREATE A RETROPIE USB BOOT DRIVE FOR RASPBERRY PI 3 The start of the instructions seems ...
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Raspberry Pi not booting up and sd card splitting

I am using a raspian stretch and tried to write the image onto a SD card. Whenever the writing process is completed a partition 4gb is formed and the windows prompts me to format it. I am using a 16gb ...
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Stuck on Rainbow Screen after install RT kernel

so, I install RT kernel for run machinekit by following this tutorial http://www.machinekit.io/docs/getting-started/install-rt-kernel-RPi2/ on raspbian jessie but, after I finish all of the tutorial ...
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raspbian stretch overrides cmdline.txt kernel.hostname parameter

i'm building an embedded prototyp with a raspberry pi 3b+ and its booting via pxe from the network read only. Multiple devices share the same root file system and just the boot folders are customized ...
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Raspberry PI 3 hangs on startup every other time

I have an issue with my Raspberry PI running Raspbian 9 hanging on startup - but not always. It will hang every other launch. When the problem occurs, the launch first hangs with the last message ...
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How to re-enable blinking terminal cursor on Pi after boot?

I have set up a clean boot on a Pi with Stretch Lite and set it up so that it disables displaying text during boot and shows a Plymouth splash screen. One of the commands in /boot/cmdline.txt is "vt....
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Pi zero w does not boot with power and usb keyboard connected

I have read through a lot of questions about my issue but did not find the correct answer. My new Pi Zero W does not boot when powered on when both of the USB ports are connected with a powersupply ...
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Setting official touchscreen display boot-time brightness

I've got an official display, and having found other questions about setting the brightness I know I can change the brightness, and make a script that will run on boot, but that means the screen will ...
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Booting directly into app: remove console prompt

I try to quietly boot into a qt app on a raspberry 3 running raspian stretch. In my /boot/cmdline.txt I have dwc_otg.lpm_enable=0 console=serial0,115200 console=tty3 root=PARTUUID=02e50ed3-02 ...
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How to remove boot text in Raspbian Stretch Lite?

I've tried everything I have removed part of the booting process, but the text is still there. I have manage to hide part of the boot log. I'm left just with: Is there any way to hide that bit as ...
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Raspberry pi Boot issue

I am using Raspberry pi 3 B+ model with Integral 16GB microSD Card. Sometimes the raspberry does not boot at all and when I copy bootcode.bin file to the SD Card it boots up fine. Again after some ...
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First startup of Raspberry pi 3b+ with only laptop

I have a brand new raspberry pi 3b+, 16 GB SD card, ethernet cable and Windows 10 laptop. As i don't have any peripherals except mouse, i.e. a display and external keyboard, I'd like to set it up so ...
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Raspberry PI 3 stucks on networking.service on boot Raspbian

Hello I'm currently installing Raspbian in PI V3 Model B+ After installing it works properly for first day but next day when i start my PI it get stucks on networking.service on boot and pi never ...
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Fallback kernel.img possible in config.txt

I have a raspberry with a customized OS. The image it should load is described in the config.txt on the boot partition. The image is called zImage and the line in the config.txt is: kernel=zImage I ...
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Issue with running python script at start

Im currently running a python script at boot up using the rc.local method. it works great when i have my mouse, keyboard and monitor connected. However, the end goal of this project is to be able to ...
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Unable to open terminal on launch on Desktop GUI [duplicate]

I have tried to add the command @lxterminal in the following locations: 1. rc.local - works only if i run rc.local on the terminal. It creates a new terminal 2. added @lxterminal command on the /...
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Executing multiple scripts on startup in a particular order

I am running Raspbian GNU Linux (9) Stretch, on my Raspberry Pi 3. Project Overview Python script which makes use of 2 inputs to the Pi. Calculations are performed based on these inputs, and values ...
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Run node.js code on startup

I've been trying to run this code on startup for the last two days: I've tried the rc.local method, the init.d method and sudo crontab -e method but none of them worked for me ! The file is ...
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How to run a script which uses I/O's on startup?

I have a python script which makes use of the standard RPi I/O's where I am detecting multiple inputs and storing values to a database. The script runs without exiting until the Pi is powered off. ...
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CM3: Set boot mode by OTP bits

I have a raspberry compute module 3 an I am trying to understand the boot flow and how I can set the OTP bits so that it ONLY boots from the internal memory. The raspberry documentation talks about ...
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Raspberry PI - team viewer start up [duplicate]

I am new to raspberry and would like to know simple steps to follow to start Teamviewer on Raspberry Pi startup thanks in advance
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Start Python CLI app on startup

I have a Raspberry Pi 3b+ that is booting to the pi user terminal, no GUI. I need to have a small CLI app run after the pi has finished booting. So far I have tried editing /etc/rc.local, and using ...
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raspberry pi model b+ Not booting

I recently bought a raspberry pi 3 b+ from amazon and when I got it delivered the package was already opened, so I just want to check if my raspberry is working or not so I formatted a compatible sd ...
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How to resize Raspbian Image to be smaller when flashing it from Raspberry Pi onto Mac/PC [duplicate]

I installed Raspbian onto an 8gig Micro SD card and then booted up my Pi and updated Raspbian. Now I want to flash that updated version of Raspbian back onto my Mac so that in future I can flash the ...
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How to set a different static IP on many Pis simultaneously

I'm trying to set up a bunch of Pis together on a subnet. Each Pi should have its own unique static IP address. This all well and good for 1 or 2 Pis, but I have a LOT of them. Currently, I ...
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How did I launch this Python script at boot?

I have a Python script running at boot, on a Raspberry Pi, and of course I didn't write down how I set it up. Now I need to change it, and I can't for the life of me figure out how it's getting ...
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Automatically launching a script after full boot [duplicate]

New here and know that launching programs is a well discussed topic, but I've got a slightly different need that I think is complicating the solution. I've got a straight forward python script that ...
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End kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root FS on unknown-block(179,2)

My pi-top says this when it tried to boot and I tried the method of holding down shift when turning it on but I can't edit the program! Can somebody please help?
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Service won't run python srcipt with privileges RASPBIAN JEESIE

I have script in python that need to be run with "sudo" keyword. Everything because I'm accessing "/dev/mem". Now I need to start this python script on RPi startup. So I create simple service that ...
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Raspberrypi wont boot after installing any package

I am new to pi. I setup my pi from NOOBS 2.8.2. My problem is that whenever I install any package by sudo apt-get install <PACKAGE NAME> command the package gets installed but when I try to run ...
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How do you fix a “failed to start dhcpcd on all interfaces” error?

i've never had this error since i bought my rpi3 last january. Any advice? Details: OS: Raspbian Stretch Never edited /etc/network/interfaces as pi is attached to router via cable and had not ...
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Setting up Pi Zero W Wi-Fi through USB SSH

I am having lots of problems connecting my raspberry pi zero to wifi. I have followed a number of tutorials. 1. What I have tried This was my wpa_supplicant.conf file ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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Raspberry Pi won't boot to desktop after running command

I've tried looking online for someone with the same problem as me but couldn't find anything, so I hope this is an original question. I'm very new to the Raspberry Pi so I tried fooling around by ...
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hostapd don't start at boot

i spend the whole day to understand how to use the raspberry (1 B+) as access point with the awus036nha with scratch, following this guide https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/...
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Boot from USB with second USB disk present

I am booting a RPI3 B Plus via USB from an mSATA drive (using the Desktop Pi enclosure). This works fine. My kernel command-line uses the partition UUID to identify the root partition: root=PARTUUID=...
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Correct Arch Installation procedure

What is the correct procedure to install Arch on raspberry pi 3 b+?? I've followed the instructions on this page: Arch Wiki substituting ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz with ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ is not turning on

I've bought Raspberry Pi 3 B+ yesterday and it was working fine for... an hour. After that I accidentally touched the GPIO pins with the heatsink (it wasn't glued so... I accidentally moved it to the ...
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Put some config files in /boot/

I have a headless Rpi2/Raspbian that does nothing else than: connect to Wifi with this /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-ssid "...
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Video Splash Screen

I need a video in my OS (Raspbian Jessie) while booting (or after the boot) as Splash Screen. I searched for days if Plymouth could help me on this with a frame sequence theme, but the transition ...
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Is there a way to install a fully updated Raspbian directly from SD card (without needing to update when pi first boots)

I'm working with a few Pi zeros and I'd rather not go out to buy accessories to connect them all to the internet but I want to update them to the newest version of Raspbian. Is there any way to load ...
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rc.local not running program on boot

I'm trying to get the /etc/rc.local file to run my dotnet core app on startup. These commands work fine if I just manually type into the terminal. I tried to setup logging on the rc.local to see ...
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3B+ won't boot after measuring at GPIOs - red LED on constantly

Today, I've experienced kernel panics every time I'd execute a certain python script. I was a little bit surprised, since I've executed more heavy scripts before, but doing my research, I found out, ...
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How to upgrade other major OS to work on 3 B+

Scenario I am yet another victim of thinking my rpi 3 B+ was broken when it wouldn't boot up. It turns out that the 3 B+ is looking for some special boot instructions. I currently have: Ubuntu Mate ...
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linux 4.14 switch boot parition

It's been two years since I modified my raspberry pi 3(model B). In linux 4.1 I usually change the value of /sys/module/bcm2709/parameters/reboot_part to switch OS I want. But now I can't find it on ...
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Netbooting multiple “workers” RPi from a “master” RPi

My question is, I believe, a little bit complex, and I think it would be better to fully describe what I have and what I want to achieve, with what I am able to do. What I have I have a group of ...
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Difference in rc.local and lxde autostart

I have created a python script with GUI and I want to be able to run it at start up once the Pi boots. I placed my script in the rc.local but the GUI does not appear at start up. But when I placed it ...
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Whatever I do, I cannot get Chromium to open on startup

What I am trying to do: When the Raspberry Pi turns on, Chromium starts up in kiosk mode, and in full screen, with a specific web page open. The problem: Nothing I try works! I have been on every ...
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Boot Desktop PC with RPi - is it possible?

I’m planning to rebuild my desk and with it, there will be a monitor lift and hopefully a RPi to control it via button or voice. In my dreams, I’m able to put on a second button for the power on of ...
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Cancel boot if underpowered?

I am working on a battery powered Raspberry Pi project. When the batteries are charged (enough), the Pi and all the connected peripherals boot and run correctly. The issue I'm facing is when the ...