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

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Raspberry Pi Desktop always launches into the first install wizard

I am installing Raspberry Pi Desktop onto a VM in Parallels. Everytime it boots up (I do select "Run with Persistance" at the start) it launches the first-time boot wizard ("Before you start using it,...
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Pi stuck at boot with weird nerdy facts about stack limit

I have got pi 3B and it stucks at boot up. However when I use the same SD card and power supply with another pi 3B, it works. Updated: Which doesn't work Which works
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Help hiding initial text after boot

I'm working on a Raspi Zero W emulating an apple IIgs. I want to hide all messages and text, the only visible thing should be the emulator itself. Already hid the startup text, but after booting, and ...
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Raspberry pi 3 model B does not boot from USB

I've got a Raspberry pi 3 model B+, but unfortunately the SD card slot has broken, so I googled about booting RPI3 from USB and I realized it's possible but all tutorial that I've read mentioned that ...
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Custom Login Screen

When logging in to the Pi (it's connected to a monitor, NOT through SSH), it displays a graphical login screen. How do I change this to a non-graphical login screen, which is managed by a .py script, ...
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Copy file from flash drive and then execute

I need to copy a file from a flash disk connected to my Raspberry Pi when it boots and then execute the copied file. The reason for this is because it seems that I cannot execute the file from my USB ...
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Network boot multiple Raspberry Pis

I am looking into SD cardless network boot options for a bunch of RPis. I would like them to all boot from one server, which should provide either of two images to the raspberry, as well as an ...
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Running mongodb as as service increases boot time by 30 seconds

Title says it all. I have an RPi 3 with Raspbian that has a web app running at start up in chromium. It took 20-30 seconds from powering on to the app appearing before I added mongo, and after I ...
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What file instructs the wpa_supplicant.conf to move from boot partition?

I want to change it to copy, rather than move. OK, some googlefu suggests it's in this service raspberrypi-net-mods.service https://github.com/RPi-Distro/raspberrypi-net-mods/blob/master/debian/...
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The application stalls when the service is loaded at startup

I have RPI3B + with Raspian Stretch on which I run the QT application. When I create my service to launch the application after starting the rpi i have problems.. The application starts and then the ...
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Strange Issues with Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+

I'm experiencing very strange issues with my recently acquired pi. It will only boot some of the time. I installed NOOBS, and through that Libreelec, which worked fine. Tried to install berry boot, ...
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pi tries to launch Python script only when booting to CLI

If I change my config to autologin to the CLI using raspi-config I get an error at the end of the boot sequence: ~$ python3: can't open file 'home/pi/path_to_old_script/script.py I have checked: /...
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256 gb class 3 SD card stop booting

So I'm trying to understand whats going on. I have a raspberry pi 2+ it was working well with a 32 gb kingston sd card, 1 usb hub with 2 hard drives and a small touch screen. So I've decided to ...
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IncrediblePBX will not boot on newer versions of Raspberry Pi

I have been running IncrediblePBX on an older version of Raspberry PI. I have made an image and copied to new micro SD card, but cannot get it to boot on newer versions of Raspberry Pi. I have ...
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Execute script on boot (with boot folder)

I'd like to know, whether there is an option to execute a script on the first boot of Raspberry. There is a catch though. I'd like to be able to put the script in the boot folder. Since it is ...
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Earliest place in boot for output to I2C LCD (not HDMI)

We're using an embedded Raspberry Pi that uses a (I2C) 4x20 LCD (character) instead of HDMI. Since the boot process can take some time I'd like to get something on the LCD as soon as possible to say ...
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Autostarting Chromium (Edit: How to connect to the local Session on Pi?)

I just want to auto start Chromium on boot and I followed Method 1 over at this site. The same Method is used in the Top Answer here. All in all it is about adding the command for starting the ...
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How do I make a Java application I made run as a deamon?

I have a Java Application is going to be my Discord Server's bot. How do I make this application run as a daemon on a Raspberry Pi, it uses the latest version of Raspbian and the Java application ...
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Mounting /var from a CIFS

Because my sd card recently failed because of large number of writes to /var filesystem I would like to move it to a SAMBA/CIFS. I tried already and the systems doesn't start at all (it is headless, ...
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Kali linux won't boot on Raspberry Pi 3B+

I downloaded tge kali linux RaspberryPi 3 64 bit image from this site: https://www.offensive-security.com/kali-linux-arm-images/. The date of the image is 2019.1. I burned the image on the sd card ...
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How do I add on/off button to Raspberry Pi Zero?

How do I add an on/off button to a Raspberry Pi Zero board? I am new to the platform and kindly ask for instructions suitable for a novice. Thank you.
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CTRL + C not working when script run from boot

I'm running a python script from boot on my Raspberry Pi B running Raspbian. I set the raspi-config so it is console auto logon. And I have the script that I want to run from boot into /etc/profile ...
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My raspberry pi 3+ suddenly stopped displaying

I've been using this raspberry pi for months to run LibreELEC to run Kodi. One day it didn't let out a HDMI signal. I no longer am able to a HDMI signal at all, my SD card is fine, I even reinstalled ...
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RPI Fan Startup and Temp Control

Info: I am running a rpi 3b+, with Recommended Raspbian installed, and also with a Noctura NF-A4x10 5V, mounted on the lid, with vent holes, of the official rpi case. I will eventually turn this ...
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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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UFW Enabled, but not starting upon Pi reboot

I am running servers on several Pi's for VPN, OpenTTD, etc. I have installed ufw on all of them to try and keep them a little more secure. The server running the VPN is causing some issues as ufw ...
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Boot from USB Connected SSD

It seems that existing guides of how to boot from USB are out of date, and the one here (https://learn.adafruit.com/external-drive-as-raspberry-pi-root/hooking-up-the-drive-and-copying-slash) didn't ...
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Python script not running correctly when launched with crontab

I'm running a telegram bot on my Raspberry Pi 3. When I run it in my console or using Thonny, everything runs smoothly. python3 /home/pi/Documents/telegrambot.py The problem occurs when I set the ...
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Pi Zero splash screen

I created a custom splash screen on a Pi 3 B+, when I transfer the card over to my Pi zero, the splash screen does not display, only 3 small squares about 2/3 of the way down the screen. What am I ...
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Copy program to SD card before boot

I'd like to "install" a programm on the Pis SD card before I instert it into the Pi and ideally configure it to run after boot. When I insert the SD card into my PC, all I can see is the boot folder,...
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How to disable all service messages on boot

i'm quite new to raspberry development and i've already tried as much as i found to get a really clean boot -> cmdline.txt adapted (changed console=tty1 to console=tty3; added quiet etc...) but no ...
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Only red light, broken?

Last week I've bought a Raspberry pi3 b+ for my project. Today I've accidentally connected the 5v pin and the other 5v pin or with the 3v and then it has just shutdown. This time it wont boot, only ...
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Why is /boot/config.txt executable?

FYI, I installed the R-PI minimal image with dd myself onto an sd card I was messing with the boot config when I realized that this file was set as executable. Looking at the config, I don't see why ...
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How do I identify the boot time in the logs?

Sometimes when my headless Pi Zero W hangs or goes offline without coming back, I hard reset it by disconnecting the power cable and reconnecting it. I'm trying to look for clues in /var/log/syslog ...
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Pi 3 Model B+ can't boot after changing vRAM

I just got the device (Pi 3 Model B+) and am a total beginner. I'm using NOOB/Raspbian. Every time I try to change the video ram (either through the GUI or the config.txt) the device is unable to ...
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Raspian Reset because of Widevine for libreelec

i just had to reset my Raspian Image on my SD Card because it wasnt booting up. The only thing it showed me for hours was a blackscreen. Im using Berryboot to start Raspian 2018, LibreELEC 9.0 and ...
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Turn off onboard LEDs at boot

I know very little about Raspberry Pi and Python. I've been able to turn off the LEDs in the terminal using the following command: sudo su - echo none > /sys/class/leds/led0/trigger However, I ...
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Loading Desktop after autostart

I'm running a python app on boot using: @/usr/bin/python /home/pi/Desktop/file.py that I added to: ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart It works great. However when I end the python script the ...
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Netboot PXE and usage extremly slow

I tried to use the netboot feature of the RPi3 and booted via network. Therefore I used dnsmasq of pihole, tftpd-hpa and NFS on another Rpi3. I want to use the RPi headless. The Boot takes up to ...
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Visualize execution of scripts

I have a script that always runs on the Raspberry Pi. I defined with sudo nano /etc/rc.local so that they turn even after a reboot or a power failure. My question is how can visualize the execution ...
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How to add power button to RPI 3 b+?

I want to make mini computer and I want add button for on/off power button. I will change config.txt with dtoverlay=gpio-shutdown. And then add button between GND and GPIO5. There has written that it ...
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Running a persistent node js server on boot and keeping the command line open

I know there are a lot of answers to this question but none have worked for me and I've been at it for something like six hours... Most of the answers also look like they are years out of date. I am ...
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Raspbian Stretch lite doesnt send HDMI signal on second boot

I have installed the most recent Raspbian Stretch lite (release: 2018-11-13) to a SanDisk ultra A1 micro SD card to use it for my Raspberry Pi model 3B. I connected a HDMI monitor and a USB keyboard ...
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Booting up feh at launch

I am quite new to programming but I have already started a too big project, and thus I got stuck. The project is mainly meant to replace a pc used for slideshows in a museum. The current pc is way ...
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Pi not booting, no green light(multiple reboots)

My Pi isn't booting, it was working just a day ago and i didn't change anything, the only thing i did multiple times is cut the supply power to reboot it to see why is my LCD screen is not working ...
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RetroPie boots into terminal and won't accept input

I was making some changes to the file system to my Raspberry Pi 1 B+ using the terminal, deleting some unwanted files and when I rebooted the system, it now boots directly to the terminal (rather than ...
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I think my p2 b broke, can i recover files?

When I look at the sd card in windows I can see what looks like a boot partition, then there is a larger partition that can been seen by windows but is unreadable. I presume this is a linux partition ...
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PYTQ on Rasberry Pi and Friture

I'm trying to create a stand alone audio analyser using Friture (http://friture.org). I have a B+ (Rasbian version 9, Python 3 and 2.7. Latest updates. Trying to install via pip gives me a PYQT find ...
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Forcing raspi-config to run automatically on next boot, but only once

Once the RasPi boots for first time, it shows the raspi-config utitliy. But on next boot it's gone. I would like to run it during first boot, do some configuration stuff, and then re-enable it in ...
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fsck.mode=force is not fixing unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2)

I have 2 SD cards with Raspbian Stretch that are throwing the following error on boot: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) I fixed one card by running ...