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An image is a file containing the complete data of another medium, e.g. the content of a SD card.

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Issues with creating an image that runs

I have a raspberry pi 4 and raspberry pi zero 2w at home. I have a single SD card with an image created a few years ago that runs the raspberry pi 4. For the raspberry pi zero 2w, I downloaded the ...
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When I write a centos 7 img to my sd card why does it only use a tiny amount of space?

I have wrote the img using raspberry pi imager, with dd I even tried formatting the fs to ext4 then writing with dd and in all of my attempts it ends up only allocating 3.7GB. My sd card is 64GB, can ...
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How do I take in recurring snaps from MLX90640 Thermal Camera?

I'm using an MLX90640 Thermal Camera and I got it to work after some time through a Raspberry Pi. What I am trying to do however is take in a picture every minute (or every few minutes) from what it ...
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How to extend rootfs before booting

I installed raspbian on an sd card and then booted into a pi zero to do my required configuration and setup. I then made an .img off of this sd card which I'm planning to use in a manufacturing ...
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How to create small SD Card Images?

The builtin SD Card Copier tool can create copies smaller than the system sd card, so it can be used for cloning the system into smaller cards. Is there a similar tool (running on any os) for creating ...
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How to decrease RPi image capture time?

I have two camera connected to RPi (1 USB camera and 1 RPi camera). I need to capture both images to do some processing on them right after image capture I have this code: file1 = 'imagecapture' + '...
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Unable to run image from Pi Zero W 1.1 on Pi Zero W 2

I have a Pi Zero W 1.1 and I took a backup of the image which I wrote onto another micro SD card. I tried running this on a new Pi Zero W 2 but it doesn't boot. The green activity light comes on and ...
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Windows 11 Raspberry Pi Imager Access Denied

After Preparing to write... (opening drive) i have access denied. Everything stops with removed partitions, but new aren't generated. Error i can see is Error writing to storage Then i saw error
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raspberry pi image - decompress and pi shrink in move

I have image of raspberry at 128 GB pendrive ( :'( ) and i don't have free space in this moment at my desktop for 128 GB image. normally i have coppied with steps sudo dd bs=4M if=/dev/sdc of=pi.img ...
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Are there any cameras that take photos with a large resolution (over 20Mb) and work with Raspberry Pi?

I need for a work project to take photos using raspberry pi and a camera that costs less than 500$ and the resolution should be over 20Mb. I did not find any camera with larger resolution than 12Mb ...
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Suitable Rpi model and camera module?

I wanna ask... If my project is focused on a camera monitoring surveillance system that is mainly to detect images of small animals like rats especially at night in paddy fields area, can you suggest ...
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Compatibility of system images between RPI 3B+ and Pi Zero W

Can I start a PiZero W with a system image file coming from a RPI 3B+ ?
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Create Pi image from wireless headless Pi for distribution - remove SSID and password

I want to create a Pi image that I can distribute to others. I have the basics down for doing this for myself, and it works. But for my own use, that fact that my WiFi SSID and password are included ...
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Copying sd card with dd, can't boot: "sh: can't access tty; job control turned off"

I have a working SD card which I want to back up to an .img file and be able to quickly replicate. I'm using dd to copy my image to my sd card: dd if=raspbian.img of=/dev/sdc bs=4M Which executes ...
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Testing a Raspberry pi image in a docker container

I would like to make a smoke test of a Raspberry Pi image in a docker container. I am building the image using packer.io and the build-arm-image plugin in a gitlab pipeline inside a docker container. ...
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Cloning my Raspbery Pi OS without an SD card [duplicate]

I'm running this OS version on my raspberry pi version 4 ... # uname -a Linux raspberrypi 5.10.17-v7l+ #1421 SMP Thu May 27 14:00:13 BST 2021 armv7l GNU/Linux I want to clone my current OS into a ...
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How can I figure out why two closely related Raspberry Pi OS image files vary substantially in size despite having nearly identical folder sizes?

I have two disk images, compressed with the xz algorithm and shrunk using the PiShrink tool, that are 669.5MB and 1.03GB respectively. The thing is, the smaller image was copied from the larger one ...
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Can you only flash an image to a micro sd once? "error reading from storage. sd card may be broken."

so I'm facing an issue with the flashing process of the micro sd I'm using. I recently had the Raspbian OS installed on this card previously, but when messing around with the terminal attempting to ...
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Attempting to overwrite newly imaged SD card with older partition

So at some point I think a power failure 'did for' my old SD card in my Pi. I've tried overwriting the boot partition with a newer one but it just isn't booting. I get the rainbow screen. HOWEVER, if ...
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Is there a way to add SSH public keys to the SD card image before booting?

For headless initial configuration, it is possible to add WiFi login details by adding a wpa_supplicant.conf file to the image boot partition. Is it possible to add SSH public keys in a similar way? ...
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Unable to write ssh file in boot partition on microSD using Windows for headless Raspberry Pi OS lite install

This is my first time working with any Raspberry Pi. I'm trying to set up my pi zero for pi hole. Following an online guide, I downloaded Raspberry Pi OS Lite and used Raspberry Pi Imager to image the ...
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Qt Quick cross compiled application didn't show images on raspberry pi 4

I cross compiled Qt5.14.2 for my raspberry pi 4 on a raspberry pi OS lite after that I created a Qt Quick application on my Ubuntu and I integrated images in my qml file Image { id: compteur ...
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e2fsck on Raspberry Pis

I need to run e2fsck on the raspberry pi, because I want to create a shrinked Backup. I have mounted an external server inside /mnt/BACKUP. There I have created an bash script. It will first create a ...
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HTML webpage not displaying picture!

I have a headless Pi Zero that's connected to the internet through the USB ethernet gadget from my computer. Through SSH (with Powershell), I'm running a Python3 script on the Pi which will start an ...
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Imager fails to write to CM3 eMMC

I am trying to flash an image onto a Compute Module 3+ with onboard eMMC using the CM I/O board. The process seems straightforward, but I'm running into an error. Here are the steps I'm taking: ...
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Images with Multiple kernel to share among Pi-B, Pi-3 and Pi-4

I have 3 models of Raspberry from ARM-v6 to ARM-v8 and would like to have SD cards that i can exchange among them. After testing my SD IO have realized that Retropie and RaspberrOS works well on Pi1 ...
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Raspberry pi Image with Debian got different startsector. Is this a problem?

Raspberry pi Image with Debian got different startsector. Raspbian image start at 8192. Debian for Raspberry start at 2048. I want use dd in linux to put on the sd-card https://raspi.debian.net/tested-...
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Shrinking image file I cant open [duplicate]

I have a certain custom Raspbian image downloaded from the internet for a project which I need to use. The file is a little less than 32 GB and I am having issues getting a card which can fit that ...
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Use Overlay, ext4 and squashfs filesystems, to create flashable Raspberry Pi SD Card

Here's one for the guru out there.. I use a Raspberry Pi 3B+. It has an SD card with two partitions. So the layout is: mmcblk0 179:0 0 59.5G 0 disk ├─mmcblk0p1 179:1 0 256M 0 part /boot ...
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Ubuntu MATE thinks it knows my IP address but is wrong

I am trying to boot my Raspberry Pi from an image (I created) burned to an SD card. I set up the image on another Raspberry Pi (we will call it 4GB). etc/NetworkManager has the password of the WIFI ...
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Creating my own Raspberry Pi img

I have used my Raspberry Pi for a specific project, where I had to change some configuration in the Rpi, install some dependencies and create a service so it launches at boot. Now that it's all done, ...
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Raspberry Pi Imager Not Recognizing sd card

I bought this canakit raspberry pi 4 and I have been trying to get retropie flashed on to this sd card, but raspberry pi imager is not recognizing the sd card. The card isnt bad because otherwise the ...
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Delete Wifi Credentials from Raspbian cloned image

I have a custom Raspbian image (based on Raspbian lite + some additional software installs) and I would like to clone this image and distribute it as part of an opensource project. How can I delete ...
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Which is more efficient for raspistill: `-vf -hf` or `-rot 180'? (Raspberry Pi Zero W)

According to the official documentation, With the camera placed upside-down, the image must be rotated 180° to be displayed correctly. The way to correct for this is to apply both a vertical and a ...
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Installing fresh image of operating system on Raspberry Pi 2

I have an older Raspberry Pi 2 that I'd like to put the latest compatible OS on. The specs of my Raspberry Pi: Raspberry Pi 2 Model B 1 GB from Canakit.com It came with a 8 GB SD card. I bought it ...
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Creating image of Raspbian after installing packages?

I would like to create an modified img file which I can flash to a large number of devices. The idea is that I create a clean raspbian version, install different packages manual on one device and ...
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OS image made using Pi-Gen lacks JPEG support in GTK

I recently started using Pi-Gen to generate customized prebuilt Raspberry OS images for use with a RaspberryPI 4. I use the build-docker.sh script on a Linux Mint VM. However, in a test run with ...
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How can I host images for my website on my Raspberry Pi? [closed]

My Raspberry PI runs 24/7 and I would like to be able to host images that are stored on that PI for my website. How can I go about doing this? Sorry for the lack of detail, if you have any questions ...
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How to fix frozen boot screen on R Pi?

I've installed the image Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) with desktop and recommended software to microSD HC (Smartbuy 32gb) using Raspberry Pi Imager for Windows. Turning my R Pi on leads to loading screen ...
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How to backup a compressed version of your raspberry pi sd card image on Windows 10?

I'm interested in backing up my hard work and time invested RPi image with all packages setting and files installed in there and put it on a RPi zero w from RPi 4B so I've seen this thread on the ...
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raspberry pi zero w downloadable os image? [closed]

I have a pi zero w that was working fine until a power cycle, it came back up with no wifi. I asked on the raspbian forum and got a suggestion that an unplanned power cycle might have borked the ...
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SSH - Not able to ssh from my laptop to raspberry after rebooting the pi

Greetings to the community! I am struggling establishing an ssh connection from laptop (Windows 10) to my pi connected to it through an Ethernet cable (raspberry pi 3 model B+). The process I am ...
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Is Raspberry Pi fast enough for realtime video processing?

I want to use Raspberry Pi 3 B+ on my RC airplane for a realtime image classification task. Airplane will be flying at an altitude ranged between 10-30 meters with a airspeed of 15m/s. What I need is ...
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Raspberry Pi Imager says "Input file is not a valid disk image."

I'm attempting to put Raspbian Jessie on an SD card. (I'm choosing Jessie to eliminate a possibility of incompatibilities with the SW I plan on using. I may use Buster after getting everything working ...
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Operating systems with serial OOTB

Which Raspberry Pi operating system images have a serial console enabled out of the box? This is needed for a client to debug why they are not getting HDMI out of their Raspberry Pi 4. The client does ...
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Sending an image from one Raspberry Pi 3B to another using Rx/Tx

I'm working on a project where I need to transmit a picture from one Pi to another using serial communication .. it is not possible to send it via the network .. it is required in the project to send ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Raspian without running it on a Pi?

I would like to use my Linux host to update and upgrade a Raspian image. Can this be done? I know you can mount the image and make permanent changes, see e.g. https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Writing Ubuntu server image "Verification Failed"

I have tried googling for this to see if people have similar issues but found nothing. I recently obtained a Raspberry Pi 4 (2gb), installed raspbian lite earlier today which all worked just fine, ...
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Raspberry Pi Imager Failing to Verify Ubuntu Image Install to SD Card

I am trying to image Ubuntu onto an SD card on my Mac for use with my Raspberry Pi 4 using thew new official imager tool from Raspberry Pi (found here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/). For ...
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What is the difference between an operating system ISO that can be flashed to a harddrive, vs a copy of an installed OS produced with DD

I have to provision multiple Raspberry Pi's, and I thought I could simply copy one's memory card using dd to a file, and use that file to flash multiple new memory cards. I've tried this multiple ...
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