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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PINN no internet connection after hard reset

I have recently installed and configured a new server on my raspberry pi 3B. I used PINN as my bootloader and installed some OSes (Fedberry - an Raspberry Fedora implementation - being the main one). ...
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Raspberry pi LAN not working? [closed]

I was trying to get pi-hole earlier this morning so I changed my raspberry pi's IP to a Reserved IP, and changed my DHCP ips to point to the pi in my router settings. After all of that I got an error ...
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NOOBS stuck at rainbow screen - Raspberry Pi 4

I formatted my SD card to fat32 using GParted and copied all the files from the official NOOBS Lite download: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/noobs/. I unzipped using unzip command on the ...
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No video output on my new Raspberry 4 B

I just received my new RPI 4. Before I was running RPI 3 B+. I have: - formatted the same SD with SD Card Formatter for mac - download Noobs - extracted all files on SD - inserted SD on my ...
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Noobs wireless detection

Im reinstalling my raspberry and once i inicialize noobs and search for networks it does not detect my home network but it detects my neighbours. Once it install the raspbian OS, the OS already ...
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Stopping a new Raspbian Stretch install from upgrading to Buster

I am a Linux user but a bit of a noob with respect to the Pi. I have a Pi that was running Raspbian Stretch with GassistPi as a tinkering tool and a sort of attraction, to tinkering, for my kids. ...
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Cannot get installed system to output component video, but NOOBS can

Background: Pi 3 B+ connected to an old tube TV with front composite video connection. I've installed NOOBS on a 32GB microSD card, and am able to successfully boot it, using the keyboard 4 key (NTSC)...
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Installing Raspbian without recommended Software from NOOBS

Is it possible to install Raspbian (without the Recommended software) from NOOBS? Last time I chose Raspbian from NOOBS installation menu it also included the recommended software (Mathematica, ...
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No available Audio Device after switch from NOOBS to Raspbian Stretch

my program uses Pygame to play sounds. I used Noobs before and my program worked fine in Thonny. Now, i switched to Raspbian Full Stretch and now I get the error No available Audio Device. I already ...
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Execute a script on startup in latest NOOBS OS - Raspberry - Pi 3B+

Actually I have went through this stack answer and followed the 3rd Type for running the script on startup, and It works like a charm for previous version of NOOBS. Today I downloaded the latest zip ...
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PI3 b+ - NOOBS 2.7/2.8/3.0

I have a problem with my new Raspberry. I have 3 devices to play a video from a website 24/7. One of them freezes many times after hours. Temperature is about 50°C, I use Chromium v65, use VNC, no ...
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How to switch GUIs using either homebridge or NodeRed

I have 3 GUI apps on my RPi: Raspbian Retro Pie Kodi and I have both Node Red and homebridge always running in the background. NOOBS is my boot manager. I would like to be able to tell Siri (using ...
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Using NOOBS pro and con? [duplicate]

NOOBS seems like it would save time for beginner. Is there any con of using it versus installing from a regular image?
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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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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 multiple guides online, however I cannot find one that doesn't involve formatting the SD-Card. I want to dual-boot another OS like ...
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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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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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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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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.