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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Does this “NOOBS” installer contain a simple option to encrypt the system disk? [closed]

When "burning" one of these to the memory card, the resulting Raspberry Pi OS installation is installed without encryption: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-os/ I've found ...
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Raspberry Pi installer vs NOOBS

I have just bought a new Pi4 and want to start off with Ubuntu OS rather than with Raspberry Pi OS. I wasn't sure if I should use NOOBS or Raspberry Pi installer for setting up the OS on the microSD ...
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Can I run NOOBS directly off of a Chromebook?

I have a good 64-bit chromebook and 16GB SD card. I want to use multiple noobs OSs, but my Pi was destroyed by my dog. Is this possible without buying a new Pi?
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Enable desktop on the raspberry pi

I was trying out booting my pi4 into a chromium kiosk mode for a demo and ran the commands from the following post: Open chromium full screen on start up @xset s off @xset -dpms @xset s noblank @...
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REINSTALL THE NOOBS to another OS

I just installed the Raspian with Noobs and run perfectly the Debian raspian. But the problem start when i did it again and run the raspberry to install other OS. Q: How do i install other OS after ...
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Bus error raspberry pi

I have a function make_model() which works fine everywhere and I ran it on my raspberry pi in the morning and it worked fine but now it gets the following error: Using TensorFlow backend. 2020-07-11 ...
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Can't find boot partition on SD card

I just got a Raspberry Pi yesterday to run some Python automation scripts on it. I downloaded the zip file of NOOBS, extracted it, and placed all the contains (including overlays, os, defaults) in my ...
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Upon boot, NOOBS GUI only stays onscreen for approximately 15 seconds

Upon boot, NOOBS GUI only stays onscreen for approximately 15 seconds, and then the Command Line Interface appears. How do I get back to the GUI, and how do I prevent the system from going to the ...
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Pi wont boot: Failed to start Load Kernel Module

In short, the Pi just stopped booting. I looked at the boot screen, which displayes FAILED messages: Failed to start Load Kernel Module and keeps rebooting after A start job is running for dev-...
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I need to troubleshoot a re-install of NOOBS

I had been using my Raspberry Pi as a desktop computer, and I wanted to reset it so that I could use it for a project, so I moved my personal files to a newer computer, and formatted the sd card, ...
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Trying to use second sd card raspberry pi

I just got a new 64 GB micro sd card and installed NOOBS based off this tutorial (https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/noobs-install). I did not format it since I just bought the sd card and ...
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LibreELEC_RPi4 (System.tar.xz) unzipped changes to config.txt

trying to connect Pi4 to a Hitachi TV (pretty old - mid 2000's), however it has the HDMI port. So my Pi4 is connected. SD card is with OS's on it (NOOBS). Any idea why Pi4 is not booting up? I have ...
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Pi 4 does not see SD. Can't boot from SD-card

My Rpi 4 doesn't see the SD-card. I have switched SD-cards, formatted them all correctly. Also used both Raspian and Noobs. Nothing helps because it does not see the cards. Every 'solution' on the ...
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Pi4 SD card formatting Scheme options

im formatting the SD card for NOOBS install, and I have few options to select the Scheme. What would be the correct Scheme to select and why? Thanks.
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Downloading OS system taking too long

I have recently acquired a Raspberry Pi 4B and I have just tried set it up with NOOBS on the SD card the whole process ran smoothly until the download of Raspbian began. I waited for an hour and only ...
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Can I run latest NOOBS on a Pi 2?

Can i run the current version of NOOBS on a Raspberry Pi-2? I have tried but it will not boot up.
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end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,6)

When I attempt to boot my Pi into a terminal I get this error, please tell me I can fix this somehow. [ end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,6) ] I tried ...
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Does NOOBS showing/freezing on the Rainbow screen mean that the microSD card reader is working?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with NOOBS. When I try to boot NOOBS it shows the rainbow screen and then freezes. I have limited the possible reasons why it won't boot to either my 32GB card is not formatted ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 stuck on Rainbow Screen

My Raspberry Pi turns on, it shows the Rainbow Screen, then freezes. I have not installed Raspbian; I downloaded NOOBS and put it on my micro SDHC card. I put the micro SDHC card into the slot and ...
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Raspbian OS broken after “dist-upgrade”. Fresh-start instructions sought

Rapsberry Pi 4 with Noobs & Rapsbian full installed. Was working perfectly, until I did an apt-get dist-upgrade. Now (after reboot) it seems the window manager is broken or not launched : symptoms,...
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Choise wich OS to boot in NOOBS with gpio

Well, I have RPi0w and I need to boot different os when at example I boot from pc or just regular power supplay, without keyboard and mouse. So I decided use gpio as OS choiser... But how can I make ...
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Boot error - don't find NOOBS files

i buy RPi4 and tried to install raspbian with NOOBS, but didn't work :-( It displayed MSGBOX: Files not found with the message "Cannot find the drive with NOOBS file." And then on CLI... [0.982514] ...
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After Noobs Raspbian installation Pi won't start

Brand new raspberry pi 4, brand new SD card. I downloaded and transferred Noobs onto the SD card, booted it, set up Raspbian with no issues, but then it told me to reboot to apply changes. Since ...
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Cannot boot Raspberry pi into recovery mode

I am getting an error with my Raspberry Pi on boot: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) I have been trying to follow this answer: Kernel panic-not syncing: ...
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Why won't my TV see the Raspberry Pi 4 as a source

I recently got a Raspberry Pi 4B and i used a 128GB MicroSD card and copied over the files from Noobs 3.2.1. I connected the MicroHDMI > HDMI to my TV and connected the power adapter and turned it on. ...
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Creating a new partition in NOOBS

I received a custom Raspberry Pi OS image from someone else. This image is based on NOOBS and contains a lot of programs and settings that I would need. After installing it on my microSD card, I ...
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How to install gcc 7 and g++ 7 on NOOBS_v3_2_1 version..?

The preinstalled gcc version on Noobs 3_2_1 is 8.3.0. I would like to downgrade or install 7.4.0 version on it. When i try to run sudo apt-get install gcc-7.4 I get Below error. E: Unable to ...
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Raspberry pi 4 does not show on HDMI

I recently bought a new raspberry pi model B with 4GB rams and I copy & paste Noobs in the micro SD card from macbook. I plugged my HDMI cable from my raspberry pi to samsung TV but it always ...
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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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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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