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Questions tagged [noobs]

Questions involving the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS). Use this tag if you are having trouble using NOOBS to boot your Pi, having trouble with using NOOBS to install an OS, or your question involves NOOBS, such as how to configure an installation from within NOOBS.

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How to switch between operating systems

I am new to Raspberry Pi, and have just downloaded PINN, which I've read is an enhanced version of NOOBS. I was hoping that I could switch between LibreELEC and Raspbian whenever I booted up the Pi, ...
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NOOBS gets stuck when downloading Raspbian

I have a problem with NOOBS. I have tried to download Raspbian onto the SD card directly from NOOBS, and as soon as the download starts, I get the regular message "Please wait while the software is ...
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Dualboot second OS without formatting previous OS

My PI 3 is currently running NOOBS on a Class 10 SD-Card. I see tons of guides online, but they always note to format the SD-Card. I want to dualboot another OS like Kali or Android (Emteria) aside ...
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Installing Raspbian from NOOBS without a keyboard, mouse and display

I have a RPI 0 W, a 8GB Micro sd card with NOOBS on it. I want to install the Raspbian on RPI 0 W. Is it possible to do so with the help of my laptop? If yes, how should I proceed? If not, what else ...
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Multiple /media/user/SETTINGS* directories yet only one partition

I am running Raspbian Stretch on a Pi 3 B+. One thing I noticed is that I have more /media/user/SETTINGS* than actual partitions. See, I have 3 directories: $ ls -la total 17 drwxr-x---+ 5 root root ...
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Getting a .sh to run automatically

I am in day 5 of my crash course of learning how to use a Raspberry Pi (or any Linux platform) for the first time. I have an .sh named "startup.sh" file located at "/home/pi/". I have tried several ...
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Delay Auto Run .sh Files At Start

I have been working on having my raspberry pi display a slideshow. I have the images that are needed to display located on a personal cloud (a WD MyCloud). I have made a .sh file called "startup.sh" ...
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autostart chromium fullscreen NOT kiosk

I want chromium to start up fullscreen with the default startup pages but I don't want it to start in kiosk mode. I've tried a desktop entry and running it from ...LXDE-pi autostart by just leaving ...
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Sd card gets corrupted on some monitors?

When connected to Monitor DELL e2218hn, SD card with NOOBS installed is getting corrupted within 2-3 hours of use. This is not the case with other monitors as it works really smooth. ISSUE: When Pi ...
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Original Raspberry Pi B, video playback choppy on Pi_Video_Looper software from Adafruit

Installed NOOBS on an 8GB SD card and installed Raspbian. Then, installed Adafruit's Pi Video Looper. Inserting a USB stick with a video, the 1280x720p video played back choppy, not fluid. I severely ...
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GCC and makefile on Raspberry Pi running NOOBS deletes my c file

I am having an issue with my pi where I run gcc or make from the terminal and my main c file included in the compilation is deleted. I am using the wiringPi library to communicate with some sensors ...
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NOOBS Crashes “Creating Filesystem(FAT)”

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero with NOOBS downloaded onto the SD Card. It succssfully boots, and asks me to pick an OS. I pick Raspbian and press install, and the install will go ahead for about 2 ...
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How to install noobs after trying to install rasbian with pre-configured noobs

I just bought an Raspberry Pi Zero unit that came with Vilros utils. I get within the package a 16gb SD-Card that was pre installed with NOOBS. When I received the package, I looked inside the SD-...
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Weird resolution

So, im new to the raspberry pi. When i first started it and installed the raspian os with noobs, it had fine resolution. But then i rebooted, and for some reason the noobs menu was in alright ...
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Reinstalling Raspbian using NOOBS without modifying other OSes

If I just select Raspbian, NOOBS will (re)install it alone, removing everything else, while if I select all my current OSes, NOOBS will reinstall all of them. How do I select Raspbian only for ...
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Is there an optimal version of NOOBS for each Pi model?

Is the most recent version of NOOBS appropriate for all models of Pi, or does each on have an optimal version? I'm focussing optimality on speed only (and foregoing security) as I'm mainly concerned ...
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SD card in read-only after NOOBS installation

I was booting for the first time a Raspberry Pi with NOOBs, the installation was doing fine until it got stuck for more than 20 min. After a quick read on the internet it was apparently fine to power-...
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Retropie and raspbian

Okay, I’m new to the raspberry pie, so basically what I did was I bought the canakit for the Retropie 3. I followed the instructions, download noobs and downloaded the latest Raspbian Os onto the SD ...
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Should I install NOOBS or Raspbian?

The Foundation site states "Beginners should start with NOOBS – New Out Of the Box Software."
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Cannot find the drive with NOOBS files when trying to boot Pi 3 B+

Tried using this guide to install NOOBS on a micro SD card. After formatting the card with GParted to fat32 format, I simply unzipped the files from this page (NOOBS_v3_0_0.zip) and dragged all the ...
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NOOBS is stuck on, “The install process will begin shortly.”

I’m installing windows IoT and “The install process will begin shortly.” has been on the screen for a while. Is the os downloading? Did something fail to install/download? Safe to cut power?
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NOOBS not downloading correctly

I have recently got my first Raspberry Pi. It is a Pi 0 (without wifi). I installed NOOBS (version 2.9.0) onto my PC, then copied it across to my SD Card(formatted using the SD association formatter) ...
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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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Installing Recalbox via NOOBS fails with “EROR 503: Service Unavailable”

This is the second time I've tried setting up my Raspberry Pi. I'm trying to install Raspbian and Recalbox. Each time, Raspbian installs successfully and Recalbox fails with this error: My Internet ...
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How to Connect Raspberry Pi to WiFi Network without keyboard / Monitor but via Putty at first installation?

I have got a new Raspberry Pi 3 B+ model. I'm using Noobs package for Pi OS. Now, I have the only laptop. So, after seeing some online tuts I'm thinking, can I configure WiFi in Pi via terminal. I'...
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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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Why is there unpartitioned space on my SD card?

First off, I'm running Rasbian with NOOBS. I was following a tutorial on creating a new partition here: How do I create and mount a partition using the remainder of my SD card? And I started ...
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Pi zero no HDMI output on laptop [duplicate]

I am new to Rasberry pi and trying the first boot . I have formatted the SD card and have copied Noobs . I can see activity LED glowing and remains stable after a while. I have connected HDMI cable to ...
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Hardening a raspberry pi 3B

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+, running NOOBS. I'm using it for home automation, and it's important to me that it never fail (or if lightning fries it, that it be trivial to swap in a new one. Downtime is ...
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how to get / mounted as external USB drive?

New Raspberry pi 3B, NOOBS, boots and runs fine out of the box. Now I want to mount an external drive and have everything happen there once boot is complete. I tried to follow https://learn.adafruit....
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Raspberry Pi 3 detecting Wi-Fi but unable to connect

I've recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3, and after gathering all the components required, I've started to set it up. I used NOOBS to install Raspbian, and it worked fine-- that is, until I tried to ...
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DHT22 Sensor not working

I'm using a Pi 3 running Raspbian with a DHT22 sensor. When I run the DHT22 code: import Adafruit_DHT from time import sleep DELAY_INTERVAL = 0.3 dht_sensor = Adafruit_DHT.DHT22 DHT_PIN = 4 while ...
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Reload pi without NOOBS (e.g. via apt-get)

I had a pi running nicely until I rebooted it. Since then it won't mount cifs drives and I can't think of any other thing to do except start over. If you can't sleep read this descent into ...
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removing splash screen in noobs Rpi3

I have a Rpi3 board with Debian installed using NOOBS. I want to hide booting process and show customised image or GIF file while booting and want to launch my GUI at start. I am able to remove boot ...
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Can't get past rainbow screen with Kali install process

I am new (to all of this, Pis, Linux, etc). This is my first real attempt at working directly with hardware as well. I needed a new project so I got a Canakit started set which came with a Raspi 3B+,...
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How to setup different static IPs for different SSIDs (different networks)? [duplicate]

I did configure a static IP for my home wifi connection, but now I wanna add another static IP for using it in another network but I don't know how to do it. Right now I have the following ...
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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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Espeak library pcm.c:2495 unknown pcm bluealsa - raspberry pi

I'm currently working on a project using espeak I fixed the first issues with devices using this tutorial https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=136974 but i'm left with what is below ...
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Turn on Raspberry Pi 3b monochrome display output

As the title said, I want to switch the Raspberry Pi 3 model b to a monochrome display output.
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Imaging microSD w/ NOOBS using rooted android phone with external SD

I have a LG G3 phone that I rooted, which has an external sd card. When I plug it into my Mac I can adb shell and su without problem but I cannot access it using finder. It's not mounting properly as ...
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Raspberry Pi NOOBS not working

I am trying to install Raspbian with NOOBS. I downloaded the offline w/ network version (not the lite version), unzipped it, and copied and pasted the files into a formatted 32GB microSD card (...
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noobs behind a proxy

I downloaded noobs 2.7, and inserted the sd card into the raspberry pi2. I only see the Raspbian operating system because the raspberry is behind a proxy and can not connect to the internet. How can i ...
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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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Automatic OS provisioning on raspberry pi

I am doing some testings on RPi3 and I need a way to have clean OS installation after each testing. I am currently using NOOBS to deploy my OS and by default, after reboot, RPi will go into OS instead ...
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Buying a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ [closed]

I am working on a (time-sensitive) project using an RPi3 Model B, but I require as much computational power (for computer vision application). I heard that the new RPi3 Model B+ is out and has a ...
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How to install NOOB's onto SDcard on Chromebook

I only have a chromebook. I have a RaspPie 3 B. I want to install NOOB's onto it. There is this guide here but it shows how to install an .img. Is there a way I can convert my NOOB's folder ...
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Cannot fetch from mirror nus.edu.sg [duplicate]

I just start using rpi and quite a newbie i run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The update thing is successful, however , i cannot do the upgrade part, there are some package they ...
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Adding OSMC to my SC card without destroying my loaded Raspbian OS

I reinstalled Raspbian OS many times trying to get the OpenCV libraries up and running. Now I'd like to add OSMC in a seperate partition without lossing the Raspian partition and the previously added ...
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JavaFX error: Cannot open display and create resource

I am currently using a Raspberry Pi 3 (with the latest version of NOOBS) to run a JavaFX application. I installed all the necessary libraries for JavaFX. However when I run my applications using: ...
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WaveShare 7-inch Touch Screen driver for PINN / NOOBS

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, with 3 systems installed on it (Raspbian, recalboxOS, Android) using PINN. I have done the installation with a monitor, all of the systems work fine, the screen can display ...