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Raspberry Pi Imager is an an operating system installer, available for Windows, macOS, Ubuntu for x86, and Raspberry Pi OS.

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Raspberry Pi Imager shows blank window on storage

If I click "storage" while using the Raspberry Pi Imager, I only get a blank Window Selecting the OS works fine. The sd card is connected to my pc and recognized Device Boot Start ...
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SSH connection to Raspberry PI Zero W with modern Raspberry OS imager

I'd like to connect via ssh over usb from a linux laptop to a Raspberry Pi Zero W 1.1. I looked up several tutorials and followed them to the best of my ability but they seem to be outdated, as they ...
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Raspberry Pi Imager for Standard User

I am helping design a lab at school where the students of the class will image their own Raspberry Pis. Right now there are only 20 students in the pilot class, but I will soon need to scale this to ~...
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What am I missing in regards to "Raspberry Pi Imager"?

Today, I went to my bookmark for Raspberry Pi OS to see if there were any new updates. There were. The horribly-named "NOOBS" installation utility had been renamed into the much less ...
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RPI-Imager Unable to Download OS List

I've downloaded the Raspberry Pi Imager for Ubuntu and attempted to run it with rpi-imager. This gives the folllowing output: qt.network.ssl: QSslSocket: cannot resolve SSL_get1_peer_certificate qt....
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Installing VNC into Ubuntu Server Raspberry Pi breaks ssh pipe and prevents reboot. What is happening?

First time setting up a Pi. Only have basic familiarity with linux and operating systems. Right now I am doing the setup entirely with an ssd card and SSH. So if something prevents me from SSHing into ...
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Can I force RPi Imager to use only a partition of a SD card?

I'd like to limit the amount of space used in the SD card because after flashing the RPi I will migrate the boot to an SDD, and the SDD has limited space - so I need to restrict the amount that will ...
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Can I run Raspbian OS and Octoprint os on same SD card?

I am working with Raspberry pi 3b+. I have installed Raspbian OS on the SD card. Now, I have to install Octoprint on raspbian os system. How to do it? While installing Octoprint from raspberry image ...
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Is it possible to transfer a microSD with Ubuntu OS image to different Pi models?

My Raspberry Pi 3B seems to be slow and hangs when I try to install packages, however, I still want to use it due to its low power usage compared to newer Pi's. I just wanted to know if I can use a ...
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ACT Light of Raspberry Pi is not ON continuously

I am having problem while working with Raspberry Pi Model B 4GB. When I turn on the power of Raspberry Pi the power LED (red) turns on but the ACT LED (green/yellow) just flashes two times and ...
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Imager will not mount on OS X

When I download the macOS imager disk image from the Raspberry Pi OS page, and then double click it I get this error: If I try to fix it in Disk Utility I get the same error: The issue is the same ...
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How do I install an older version of ubuntu on raspberry pi 4?

I need to install an older version of Ubuntu (20.04) desktop version for compatibility reasons. The Raspberry Pi imager v1.6.2 on windows only shows Ubuntu desktop 21.10 as available. I tried to ...
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Do not see raspberry PI in network after install with Raspberry PI imager

I've installed Raspberry Pi OS Lite on flash drive with Raspberry Pi Imager. After that I've added SSH and wpa_supplicant.conf (I've taken this example to create the config). And after that I've ...
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cloud-init fails on adding user

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server (64-bit) on a Raspberry PI 4B. I've created an image with the Raspberry Pi Imager, with a user/password and SSH enabled. The cloud-init script fails when trying to ...
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Raspberry Pi Kernel Panic: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block (179, 2)

During my attempt to install the Raspberry Pi 64bit OS on my Compute Module 4 Rev 1.0, I came across this issue. Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) CPU: 2 ...
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Imager. Download corrupt. Hash does not match

I'm trying to create an SD card with Raspberry Pi OS Lite (64-bit). It writes up to 196% and then gives an error "The download is corrupted. The hash does not match." Is the SD card died?
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Meaning of error light pattern on Pi Zero W?

[Edit] I am having trouble getting a stock image of Raspberry Pi OS to boot on a Zero W. Using Raspberry Pi Imager 1.7 to flash the image onto a 32GB Sandisk SD card from a Mac M1. After inserting the ...
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Issues with creating an image that runs

I have a raspberry pi 4 and raspberry pi zero 2w at home. I have a single SD card with an image created a few years ago that runs the raspberry pi 4. For the raspberry pi zero 2w, I downloaded the ...
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Getting a "error creating userdata cloudinit file on FAT partition" on Rpi Imager while writing ubuntu server

trying to write a UBUNTU SERVER 22.04.01 for a raspberry PI 400 but it is always giving this error regardless of what SD card I use. Steps: Launch Rpi Imager Select General OS -> Ubuntu -> ...
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Fail to boot after freshly image from Raspberry Pi Imager: Wait for link TFTP

on the school I work for they asked me to setup two RBP 4 (2 GB) which only have to run a web browser to display info to the students. I have a couple of RBP 3 at home, which I setup some time ago ...
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Open Network for OctoPi

My college requested that I attempt to solve a list of 3D printing problems we have at the school. I decided that OctoPi was most likely the best option. Therefore, I have gone through all the simple ...
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How to run raspberry pi imager in old windows computer without OpenGL 2.0 or with ANGLE Open GL ES?

After installing Imager, it is failed to start showing the above error message. I have failed to find "ANGLE Open GL ES 2.0 emulation libraries" mentioned in the error message. My spec: ...
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Raspberry pi imager return 404 while flashing OS in SD Card

I have a Raspberry Pi 400 4GB with Ubuntu Server 21.10 64-bit OS installed. I decided to install ubuntu server again because I broke the OS so I decided to reinstall the OS using Pi Imager utility ...
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On Click of Mouse opens multiple windows (for example multiple file explorer or terminal windows)

I am facing a issue where my mouse click is not working and it opens multiple windows . Point 1 : When I start my raspberry pi I see below in my home screen which did not appear before . Now when I ...
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Raspberry Pi Imager can't use Ubuntu Server Image

With the Raspberry Pi 3B, Raspberry Pi Imager, Ubuntu Server 64bit 23.04, for writing the SD card image, I tried the following Imager options: At Image Customization Options Tried: No configuration ...
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Setting up SSH via Raspberry Pi Imager fails. "Permission denied (publickey)"

I use Raspberry Pi Imager to create an SD card with Raspberry Pi OS Lite (64-Bit) for my Raspberry Pi 3B. I activate SSH and choose authentication via public key. Until recently this worked fine but ...
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New SD cards becoming Write Protected after using the Imager [closed]

I’m at a complete loss with what’s going on. I have tried to set up 2 Raspberry Pi Model 3B + and 2 Raspberry Pi 4b’s. However, I have encountered an issue that has completely overcome and I’ve ...
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Where does rpi-imager write Wifi information?

I tried the rpi-imager tool for the first time to write RPiOS to an SD card. I've always just used dd and then manually edited the cmdline and config files in boot/. I entered my WiFi information in ...
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how to use a 32 gigabyte sd card for raspberrypi zero w?

I've been trying to ssh to a raspberry pi with a 32 gigs sd card with no progress. I've been using raspberry pi imager for a while with other 16 gigs sd's on other pi zero w with expected results. ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 LTS won't open a login shell on Raspberry Pi 4 (screen turns off)

I tried to install Ubuntu Server using the official Imager (so without downloading the image myself) Ubuntu starts to boot, I see some command line output. Too fast to read it all, I see e.g. ...
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SSH not working on freshed installed Rasperry Pi OS with enabled ssh in Rasperry PI Imager

I have the Raspberry Pi 4B (2GB) and I'm trying to configure it without using a desktop environment. I'm using the official Raspberry Pi Imager v1.7.1. I'm installing Rasperry PI OS Lite (64bit). In ...
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