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raspi-config is the raspbian configuration tool for the Raspberry Pi.

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What does the lightning bolt mean?

There is a lightning bolt icon flashing on the top right of my screen. What does it mean? Here's a picture:
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How could one automate the raspbian raspi-config setup?

I have found myself repeatedly setting up all my pi's with raspbian in pretty much the same manner using raspi-config. Is there a way to extract all the settings that I've made using raspi-config ...
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How can I enable the camera without using raspi-config?

I am trying to use the raspi camera on a minimalized version of wheezy. The command raspi-config is not available. I have been able to do everything without it so far by editting /boot/config.txt or ...
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Temporarily disable expand filesystem during first boot

I'd like to build an in-house Raspberry Pi image based on Raspbian Lite which is already configured with the correct locale, timezone, etc. Unfortunately for me, current releases of Raspbian images ...
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Why Does raspi-config Depend On triggerhappy?

As far as I can tell, triggerhappy is a daemon for handling custom input. Since I have no direct use for this functionality (and there are no rules in /etc/triggerhappy/triggers.d/ by default) I want ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3 is not detected

I'm using an RPi 2 Model B and I have connected a Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3 to it. I have checked to make sure that the connection is correct (the power LED on the camera is on). I've run: rpi-...
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How to enable auto-login?

So I just installed raspbian jessie lite on my pi 2. But I can't get it to login automatically. I first tried with raspi-config, which didn't work. Then after googling a bit, I found a tutorial which ...
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Do I Need To Replace My Raspberry Pi Camera?

I know that there are several threads here that discuss this issue, however none of the solutions have made any difference. Anyway, when I plug in my RPi Camera into my B board, I get this error: ...
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hcitool scan says No such device

Using Raspberry Pi 3, Linux test 4.4.9-v7+ #884 SMP Fri May 6 17:28:59 BST 2016 armv7l GNU/Linux root@raspberry:/home/user# hcitool scan Device is not available: No such device What can be the issue ...
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How to change raspberry pi 2 overclock to default on Raspbian

I've been wondering how I could reset my raspberry pi 2 to its stock clock after I used the raspi-config utils. The only options I had were primarily for the first Raspberry. There's no "default" ...
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Move 16GB SD NOOBS Raspbian to 64GB Micro SD for a new B+

I am upgrading to a Raspberry Pi B+. These are my concerns: I have RASPBIAN via NOOBS on a full sized 16GB SD card. How do I get that onto a 64GB Micro SD card? raspi-config does NOT support ...
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raspi-config network option not working

I am trying to turn on the network option in raspi-config, but when I do, I get this error: could not communicate with wpa_supplicant Then I hit enter to continue and I get this message There was ...
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Connection between Raspberry Zero and Raspberry Pi 2 or 3

I need to establish a connection of four Raspberry Zero with one Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 to send videos filmed by the Raspberry Zero. The Raspberry Pi 2/3 should be the main and the others (Zero) would be ...
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What does raspi-config's Expand Filesystem option do?

I just booted a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian. Can somebody tell me what the Expand Filesystem action actually does? Is the filesystem already expanded by default? Is there a way to verify if the ...
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What does raspi-config do when you enable i2c?

Is there any documentation for the raspi-config command that would explain what it actually does when enabling i2c? In the past I have just removed the i2c blacklist, added the modules and made sure ...
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Enabling GL driver makes all sorts of problems on a Pi 3!

Situation: Raspberry Pi 3B running freshly flashed Buster SD card. Graphics: Pi => hdmi-to-VGA => monitor. Pi and monitor are on same power strip. Both turn off together once pi has shutdown. ...
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Install raspi-config on Ubuntu 16.04 server [duplicate]

I download the Ubuntu Classic Server 16.04 - Raspberry Pi 3 from https://ubuntu-pi-flavour-maker.org/download/ and installed it on my RPi 3. Now I see that wlan0 is missing. I don't have /dev/video0 ...
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raspi-config on Ubuntu 16.04

i wanted to enable SPI on my raspberry pi 3 but in ubuntu mate it says the command "raspi-config" is not found, what is the alternative to this?
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Configure the keyboard for console in OSMC

It seems there is no raspi-config in OSMC. So, how can I configure the keyboard layout for the console? (In Kodi it was easy to find, but this doesn't affect the console.) I couldn't find anything ...
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Disable Raspi-Config

I am able to view the output of the boot sequence of the RPi, however, I have no USB keyboard and so cannot get past the raspi-config screen. I also do not have a router, I have only a link-local ...
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Cloning Pi Image

I've been searching for a way to make this process easier.. I have a project where we have to configure 1200 RPI's exactly the same.. Obviously I don't want to clone each card one at a time I'm trying ...
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Turn ON raspberry pi with HI signal

I wish to start/shutdown my raspberry with my car ignition: When signal low - PI is off When signal hi - PI is on The first problem is described in many threads like this one and is straight forward ...
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Terminal hangs while executing wvdial startup for 3G stick

I have connected a Rpi zero module to an USB hub(unpowered) and using one port for a 3G stick. 2 other ports are being used for Keyboard and mouse. I was able to install wvdial and update the .conf ...
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Rpi2 raspi-config Kali : Overscan

I run Kali 2.0.1 on my Rpi 2. I have black areas around my main window (the PI is connected to a 1920x1080 screen), so I thought it could come from the Overscan parameter. As you probably know, this ...
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How to configure network-manager

I'm new to rpi but not new to debian. A bit frustrated trying to find answers online. Hoping someone can answer some questions for me: What's the default raspbian network manager called? How do I ...
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Forcing raspi-config to run automatically on next boot, but only once

Once the RasPi boots for first time, it shows the raspi-config utitliy. But on next boot it's gone. I would like to run it during first boot, do some configuration stuff, and then re-enable it in ...
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How to get raspi-config on Ubuntu 20.04

Is using raspi-config on Ubuntu an anti-pattern or there's an equivalent package made just for Ubuntu? I'd like to use it to easily control OverlayFS for example. Is this possible with Ubuntu on RPi ...
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Missing configuration options on raspi-config screen??? No SPI or Device Tree

Downloaded NOOBS onto my SD card and got my RPi3 up and running. I'm trying to enable Device Tree and SPI via the advanced options bit on the raspi-config blue screen (so i can install my 3.5inch ...
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Can I automate raspi-config partition resize?

I understand the process of resizing the disk partition to use the full disk size via raspi-config. Wanted to know a way to automate this process. Here is what I'm trying to do. I'm trying to do a ...
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Raspberry Pi configuration is not opening when connected via Windows remote desktop connection

Raspberry Pi configuration is not opening while connected using windows remote desktop connection or VNC. I'm trying to open it from the main menu. It's opening if I connect RPI to a monitor.
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How to get desktop logon to work on Raspbian Jessie Lite (lightdm fail)?

Steps to reproduce: copy latest Raspbian Jessie Lite image to sdcard install updates, reboot run raspi-config, choose "boot into Desktop" from boot menu install lightdm package as suggested by raspi-...
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Editing the settings that are available through raspi-config without using raspi-config

I have a Pi 2 and decided to check the new experimental OpenGL driver available in the latest version of Raspbian Jessie. Alas! the thing is really buggy. After enabling it my Pi, (through raspi-...
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Set Resolution for Old Sony TV

I am using an old sony TV, the resolution is coming up very flickery, is there any way to change the hertz rate and resolution. PI is selecting 1920 x 1080 TV says 1080i @ 50hz But its so flickery,...
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soft-float debian wheezy and debian wheezy

I've been instructed to load ubuntu on a raspberry file. I was told "The Ubuntu image for the Raspberry pi called ‘Soft-float Debian wheezy' Is that different from the Debian Wheezy I see on the ...
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Where can I learn about the raspi-config noint parameters?

I recently learned about the raspi-config noint parameter from here. This is perfect for my needs but now I need to figure out which parameters to send. I'm trying to change two things: the ...
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Block Access to raspi-config

I want to let one of my friends use my Raspberry Pi remotely, but I don't want him to have access to raspi-config to change settings. Is there any way to block access to raspi-config or set a separate ...
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Prevent Pi from sleeping [duplicate]

I am working on a project similar to the one at http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Wall-Mounted-Google-Calendar/?ALLSTEPS Similarly, I need my pi to stay on constantly. I have the regular ...
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Raspberry Pi kernel compilation adding Galaxy touchscreen drivers

I am trying to add the eGalaxy touchscreen drivers to raspbian os . Following this link .. http://simonmcc.blogspot.in/2013/08/raspberry-pi-rpi-kernel-build-for.html?showComment=1421908155346 But ...
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For communicating with a modbus rtu slave using rs485 to usb converter, does Raspberry Pi require any configuration?

I have a modbus slave device and a rs485 to usb converter. I used the converter and successfully read data from the slave device with my laptop but when I try to use it with the Raspberry Pi I am ...
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vnc server fails to start with I/O Error [duplicate]

I have Raspberry Pi 2 with Jessie raspbian release. I had installed tightvncserver using command - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Once i had installed the server it was ...
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Used raspi-config for i2c option

I used: sudo raspi-config to select the I2C option but it got into the config.txt file appended to the previous line. I since fixed that, but want to know what I did wrong or is it a bug?
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Cannot access raspberry pi by hostname

I have a wifi extender at home, every device is connected to it, not the router. After connecting to the wifi extender, I can access RPi by local ip address, but not its hostname. When I try to ping ...
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Latency variation

I have a problem using my raspberry pi 2 for applications that need low latency. I wrote a c++ GPIO routine that reads a high resolution quadrature ttl encoder. It then updates a counter and adds it ...
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Overclocking Raspberry Pi after the device has booted

I using a Raspberry-Pi 3B+ device and I am trying to change the maximum frequency after the device has booted. From my understanding, this can be done by editing the files under /sys/devices/system/...
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How to troubleshoot selection of audio device

When right click on the volume icon at top right of the screen, a menu lets me select Analog or HDMI audio output. Whatever selection I do, a green check mark appears at the selected option but there ...
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Pi 3 running Buster - Mouse cursor jitters when switching states if FKMS is enabled

Title should be self-explanatory. If FKMS, aka OpenGL, is enabled via sudo raspi-config, the mouse pointer "jumps", right after switching from one appearance state to another. For example, ...
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How to check whether SPI working or not?

I am totally new to Raspberry Pi. I am trying to simulate a sensor with raspberry pi where my - Devices Sensor: ANALOG DVICES ADIS16227-CMLZ iSensor (ADIS1622x/PCBZ) Device: ...
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How to force GPU memory to 0 on a headless server [duplicate]

Is there any way to force the shared memory to 0? I'm running Jessie on a pi3 (and a pi2 and a few zero-w's) as a headless server and only ever access it via SSH or a WebUI for certain services. I ...
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Editing config.txt in boot.tar.xz in Windows

I am new to Raspberry Pi and I have downloaded the NOOBS setup zip file. I am using an HDMI to VGA converter to display contents on my monitor. It seems I need to edit the config.txt file to make it ...
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Cannot loop mount Raspbian backup image after running raspi-config

I have a image backup of my expanded Raspbian SD card (by running raspi-config) and when trying loop mount I have Operation not permitted error: $ fdisk -lu 2015-09-24-raspbian-jessie-of.img Disk ...