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Choose from SD or USB boot every time I power on the Pi 5?

So I have Raspberry Pi OS on a microSD and RecalBox on a USB thumb drive. The boot order is SD then USB. So to get into RecalBox I have to shut down the Pi, remove the microSD card, then turn it back ...
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Reboot into new OS image Remotely

I have a few old rpi 3b+ still running stretch which i would like to upgrade to either bullseye or buster. They are all remote and i access them via AnyDesk or reverse ssh tunnels as a backup. I have ...
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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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Dual-Boot Ubuntu, Raspbian?

I have one micro SD card and would prefer to not get another one right now. I would also like to boot more then one OS. Preferably Raspbian and Ubuntu. (20 version) is there any installer software ...
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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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Is there a way to customise the bootmenu UI for NOOBS

I want to customise the bootmenu shown with my Raspbian + Kodi setup. I have not found any reliable guides how to do this. Using Rpi3B with Noobs
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remote multiple raspberry pi using ssh without password

I using for i in <ip1> <ip2> ... <ipn>; do ssh pi@$ip sudo halt; done to turn off multiple raspberry pi. But i don't want iput password one by one for a lot of raspberry pi. So ...
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Pi3 raspbian + recalbox dual boot problem

Hi there, Got myself a pi3 a few weeks ago. I’m new to this environment. Mounted recalbox on one sd card to relive the good old days. installed raspbian on another sd card for other purposes . ...
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Boot Into OS Depending on physical switch position

Does anyone know of a boot-loader existing, or if NOOBS can interpret the position of a switch/read GPIO pins at boot then pick the partition to boot into based on what it reads? E.g. Switch in ...
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Retro Pi, OSMC , Raspbian? All-I-One?

I’m new to raspberry Pi. I have just ordered the Raspberry Pi 3 model b. There are a few things that I would like to do with it. The first would be to use l Retro Pi, the second would be to use OSMC ...
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Relax-and-Recover Bootable Image Types that work with the Raspberry Pi?

Are there any bootable image types that Relax-and-Recover creates that could be booted and used to restore the system layout on a Raspberry Pi / Jesse 8? I know that the system layout of the SD Card ...
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reset OS on NOOBS multiboot

I have 3 operating systems on 3 different partitions on 1 SD, one of them is not working properly. How do I factory reset/reinstall one of them? 1) Raspbian 2) OSMC 3) Retropie I logged in as root ...
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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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Install additional operating system with NOOBS

I have installed Raspbian with NOOBS and I now want to add another operating system (OpenElec) alongside it. When I hold Shift to enter recovery, I only get the option to install Raspbian again. How ...
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Run a Raspbian image in VM from inside raspi

I have an image called raspipass. What it does is, it simulates a Nintendo hotspot to gain ingame benefits. It does so by opening a open WiFi so consoles can connect but the Internet connection is ...
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can I dualboot kali and OSMC?

I have RPi 3 currently running the latest distro of kali, but I also want OSMC (or alternative) I can use NOOBS because they have a few OS's but not kali, same goes for berryboot is there any way I ...
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Can I install the same OS more than once in multiboot mode?

I'm using OpenELEC on my Pi. Recently I installed an addon that broke one of my existing addons. I got an idea that instead of going crazy trying to fix that, I might install the same distro 2 times ...
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Noobs minimum/maximum partition size

I have installed libreelec and raspbian on single SD card using NOOBS. Raspbian got 8GB partition and LibreElec about 5GB. OpenElec takes only 256MB so I would like it to be assigned partition no ...
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How can I triple boot operating systems?

I hope this isn't a stupid question, but I'm trying to load Retropie, Raspbian, and really any variant of Kodi/XBMC, all onto one SD card Using Berryboot, I wasn't able to do much(it didn't recognize ...
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Dual booting a Linux and Windows OS

I'm aware of BerryBoot, but this only allows the multi-booting of two or more Linux based OSes, So is there anyway to boot two different OSes? If not, can you please explain why not, as well, please?
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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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NOOBS multiboot - resize partitions

I just started playing with NOOBS and a question came to my mind. I installed Raspbian, OpenELEC and OSMC on the same SD. The config didn't ask how I wanted to split the memory for the three OSs and ...
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