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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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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 - Install Raspbian Lite and OSMC and customize partitions size

my target is to install on a single mmc Raspbian Lite and OSMC. I have a 32Gb MMC where I want to assign 25Gb to Raspbian Lite and the remaining space to OSMC. I downloaded NOOBS 2.9.0 and from ...
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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)?

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 ...
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Camera not working with script started with .bashrc

Running NOOBS Raspberry pi 3b Standard Camera from Pihut So, my grand idea is to have a camera taking still images (raspistill) that I can then stitch together later, to make a short movie seen out ...
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Why is my rasberry Pi freezing during install of raspian?

Tried looking for an answer to this but nothing linked to me issue, sometimes the install gets to 70% and freezes and other times 4% and then freezes.
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end kernel not syncing: vfs: Unable to mount root fs on unknown block (179,2)

I'm new into the Raspberry world and in need of some help. Looking to see if anyone shed some light on the above message I'm receiving. I have new RPI3, erased 32gb card using SD formatter & ...
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Can I install a pre-downloaded image of Raspbian Stretch with NOOBS Lite?

I have downloaded Raspbian Strech OS and also I have downloaded NOOBS Lite. Can I install Raspbian Stretch through NOOBS Lite offline?
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Can I install additional operating systems with NOOBS without overwriting data?

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and bought a Pi 3 B model with a WD PiDrive. I note that to install additional operating systems I need to use the NOOBS boot and overwrite existing data... Can this be done ...
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KeDei 3.5 inch screen Driver works under Noobs 1.4.1 but not 2.4.4?

I'm new around here so I'll try to explain myself properly So I have a KeDei 3.5 inch screen Driver that works under Noobs 1.4.1 but not 2.4.4... Long story short, I rebuilt image for RasPi 3 using ...
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VGA to HDMI adapter - modifying config.txt

I have a pre-installed micro SD card with NOOBs. But the instructions on the internet say to use a HDMI to VGA cable, I need to un-comment two lines of code in the config.txt file: #...
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Installing OS on SD card will not work

I know at first glance that this question has been asked many times, but I have seen no one with the same problem as me so far. I also was really excited to start using my raspberry pi 3 model B v1.2 ...
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Raspbian-NOOBS Install slow

System Specifications: Raspberry Pi 3 SanDisk Ultra 16GB Micro SD Class 10 NOOBS 2.4.4 - Raspbian I have formatted the SD card as FAT32 and copied the OS contents onto the SD card. Once I plugged ...
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I need php5, what version of NOOBS shall i download

I just installed NOOBS onto the SD card but I have just messed it up, it wasn't right for me anyway since I needed php5, and the latest NOOBS comes with php7. How can I install NOOBS so that I can ...
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NOOBS install menu options greyed out

I am trying to install Arch Linux using NOOBS. I have put it onto a 16GB SD card and applied power to the Pi (Pi 2, model B) and it started with no problems. However, all the menu options (Edit config,...
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NOOBS bootloader doesn't use composite video

I created a dual-boot setup on my Pi 1B today and have it hooked up to an old NTSC CRT TV. When I first installed the OSes, I pressed "4" on my keyboard to get composite video out, and NOOBS prompted ...
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Problem reallocating space to root after transferring 32GB NOOB to 64GB SD Card

I've seen some other threads out there but I can't seem to get any of the suggestions to work. Maybe its because I can't seem to get GParted Live to run on my NUC. I'm trying to resize the ...
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How to update NOOBS using a Raspberry Pi without removing the NOOBS sd card

I have an old version of NOOBS (1.4) installed on my Raspberry Pi, and I want to update to a newer version. I don't have a way to plug my micro SD card into a computer to install the new version of ...
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I have installed Raspbian from latest NOOBS, but it doesn't appear to be latest Raspbian version

I configured a RPi B+ using the latest NOOBS found here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/noobs/, which I assumed had the latest Raspbian on it (Stretch, as of November 2017). But after ...
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Black Screen after Changing NOOBS Skin

I installed NOOBS on my Raspberry Pi 3 and it worked fine until I decided to change the skin, which caused a system crash. After restarting, the only thing visible is a black screen. However, I can ...
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Password resets on shutdown

First point I am completely new to the Raspberry Pi. Having purchased a Raspberry Pi with the NOOBS SD card, I completed the basic install and have access to the Pi. I wanted to have this accessible ...
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Attempt to reformat rpi 3 by wiping the SD card clean

I am trying to factory reset my rpi 3, to continue using it for a new application. I have searched around on ways to do this and it seems like downloading NOOBS or Raspbian on the card is the way to ...