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Error "The following packages have unment dependancies"

today when I tried to update the pi os it gave me an error. I downloaded Kodi and Retro Pie yesterday. Before that I did the update without any errors. And now it gives me this error: And in the ...
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Bluetooth dongle no device found during scan

I want to use my Rpi3 to run retropie and I'm trying to connect a controller with Bluetooth. Using the integrated peripheral I was able to pair it, but the delay was huge (we're talking seconds). ...
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can I automatically rotate the display when steamlink is running without a desktop environment?

I am running a raspberry pi 4 with a waveshare xpt 2046 screen, which has vertical orientation by default. I am running retropie, and I want to be able to use steamlink on it. the problem is that the ...
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Can I clone my Raspberry Pi 3b+ micro sd with Retropie and put it in a Pi 4

If I clone my Raspberry Pi 3B+ SD card, which is set up with Retropie and heaps of ROM's on it, will it work if I put it in a Raspberry Pi 4? I want to give a Retropie (3B+ or 4) to someone as a gift. ...
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Trying to make a small games device with Raspberry Pi Zero, help with battery?

I'm trying to make a small retropie emulator with a Raspberry Pi Zero. I would preferable like to make it as small as possible. I am thinking of using this premade HAT for the Pi, as I am not very ...
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ES audio not working (Retropie)

I'm running RetroPie on my Pi 4 4GB. I recently installed PIXEL through the RetroPie setup program, and now the sound doesn't work. If I exit ES and use aplay to play an audio file, it plays fine. But ...
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RetroPie :: channelf: there's no theme.xml for this system

I was following this guide that helps you setup the ES Theme TRONKYFRAN. I tried multiple times but at the end of the setup I always receive this error: Launching images generation for "...
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Access Retropie SSH from USB in Raspberry Pi Zero?

I have a raspberry pi zero without wireless and I need to log into Retropie SSH, but I have no other means of accessing it than through USB. I've tried following a tutorial before about using SSH ...
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Retro pi not booting up said error creating SLD window [duplicate]

Error creating SLD window! Could not initalize EGL
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Act led not on but raspberry pi works fine with retropie

I have a raspberry pi 3b v1.2 that has retropie running on it, the red led lights up nice and bright but the green ACT led does not. It runs retropie fine but I can’t tell when my file transfers are ...
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Record retropie on TwisterOS

Hello I have a raspberry pi 4 8gb with TwisterOS 2.1.2, which includes retropie in the 4.8.4 version I tried various screens recorders as "Simple screen recorder", "Vokoscreen" and ...
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Retropie with Raspberry Pi 4 can't install dolphin

I have installed Retropie using the Pi Imager and when I try to install Dolphin in the experimental packages it gives me the error that it only works on a 64 bit OS, but according to this website, ...
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Want to change functions between two Raspberry Pi 4 model b units

I currently have a Raspberry Pi 4 model B (4gb ram) that i bought and used it to setup Pihole on my home network. I admit it was a bit overkill but i wanted to implement Pihole before I made my ...
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retropie 4.8 display doesn't work when connected to AV Receiver (Sony STR-DH770)

I just rebuilt my retropie and confirmed its worked fine when connected to a standard 1080p computer monitor or when connected directly to my tv. However, when I connect it to my AV receiver (Sony ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 model B HDMI no signal

I have a problem with my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. It has Retropie installed and it used to work fine. Now my display says "no signal". What I tried after some research: Different cables and ...
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Can I edit/remove autostart commands?

When I turn on my Raspberry Pi, I receive the following error message: bash: /opt/retropie/configs/all/autostart.sh: No such file or directory I had previously installed RetroPie, but have since run ...
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How to Downgrade Bootloader or eeprom RPi4 2GB

I'm as new as it gets to the RPi world. Trying to set up a retro-gaming (yep, I'm one of those). I'm on a RPi4 2GB and I have an image flashed to my drive and when trying to boot, I get the following (...
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how to change os in raspberry pi without removing sd card

I wanted to know if we can change an os without removing the sd card. I basically have Gamepi20 and it is all locked up. there is no way to remove or add an sd card. I Don't have any mini cross wrench ...
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Raspicast: Google Chromecast on Raspbian

OS: RetroPie 4.7 I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a Chromecast stick and followed this tutorial: https://www.instructables.com/Raspberry-Pi-As-Chromecast-Alternative-Raspicast/ When i enter the 'git ...
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Is it possible to override OmxPlayer's volume in RetroPie/EmulationStation?

I have my RetroPie EmulationStation set up to be 40% volume which makes for some good game volumes on my Picade's speaker. However, for the game snaps, I cannot hear the audio at all. When I look at ...
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How to enable composite on retroarch Raspberry Pi4?

I've got a pi4 working nicely over HDMI, but I prefer CRT. I've bought a 3.5mm to Scart cable, hooked it up, and I just get blank/flicker screen and audio, at the same time as HDMI. A quick look ...
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Berryboot Raspberry pi Os & Retropie but from different drives?

So I'm planning my RPi 4 build and I would like to possibly have it use berryboot to choose between the Rpi OS on the sd card and retropie on an attached ssd drive (I want more room for games). Is ...
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How do I fix a Raspberry Pi 4 that isn't displaying anything?

The problem first started when I tried to change the orientation of display for retro pi. Before, the orientation was vertical. So I tried to change the resolution options in "Raspi-config" ...
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RetroPie on Pi 4B won't display on LG smart tv

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B and have installed RetroPie on it (by flashing the image provided on the RetroPie site). In the beginning, connecting to my LG smart tv (43UM7600PLB) worked fine. After a ...
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Getting OS and data onto a USB drive in order to switch to USB booting

I have a Retropie setup running on a Pi2 B. Currently the OS is on the MicroSD card from which the Pi boots. The games themselves are on a USB stick and are read from there when playing. I’m planning ...
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Games won’t load in MAME 2003 (Retropie)

I am running the latest version of Retropie with Libretro MAME 2003. It’s my understanding that this version uses 0.78 roms. I have a set, but when I attempt to play games on the Pi, only some of them ...
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Booting: Error messages and flashing screen after installing Retropie

My Raspberry Pi 4 has an issue when booting. I installed Retropie (not as dual-boot or boot) on it a few days ago. After i rebooted the issue started appearing. The screen goes from rainbow-phase to ...
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Trying to play Retropie on my browser

I flashed the latest retropie image on to my microsd on a raspberry pi 4B using the official raspberry pi imager. I wanted to do a headless setup since I was on a budget, and it was more appealing to ...
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Facing problems with audio output from GPIO pins with RPi 4

I am unable to get audio output from the GPIO pins on my Raspberry Pi 4. I initially added dtoverlay=pwm-2chan,pin=18,func=2,pin2=13,func2=4 to the config.txt file in boot directory and used the GPIO ...
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Run a command before shutdown on raspberry pi 4

so i am making a retropi arcade cabinet and i configured the tv tu turn on via hdmi-cec and using echo 'on 0.0.0.0' | cec-client -s -d 1 on /etc/rc.local and it works fine, everty time i turn on the ...
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Can i use a PiGRRL 2.0 kit with a Pi4b?

I'm currently wanting to put together a portable retropie or recalbox console using the raspberry pi 4b but I'm unsure whether it is compatible with with PiGRRL kits which would be my best option.
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Cant install libnssutil3 on raspberry pi 3b+

i have a Raspberry pi 3b+ running the latest version of Retropie. and i have a kodi port installed on retropie. I also have installed a Netflix plugin but when i try to open any video of netflix i get ...
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CRT Computer Monitor Keeps "Flickering" When Pi (With RetroPie) Plugged In

I have this very annoying problem that I have no clue how to fix. So I've been trying to fix an arcade cabinet that my father started working on almost a decade ago as a part of his Christmas present, ...
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Dual or Triple Boot Possible?

I'm wondering if it's possible to dual boot Raspbian, LineageOS, and RetroPie on an SD card? I've looked around and it seems like there is an issue with it not going straight into a bootloader like ...
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raspberry pi 4 can you rotate second display?

I have a 28" stretchbar display connected to the second hdmi port on my pi4. Is there a way to rotate that display 180 degrees and nto the main display on the first hdmi port? This lcd screen I ...
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RetroPie NOOBS SD card files [closed]

A while ago, I got a Pi with an SD card that was preloaded with noobs and RetroPie from Vilros. I've formatted the card multiple times since then and I am wondering where I can get the files again ...
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How to fix SD Card partition resize mistake? [closed]

Im new to RaspberryPi and also Linux so bare with my ignorance. My RetroPi SD card stopped uploading due to which turned out to be a common problem of the SD drive being full... even though it wasnt ...
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Retropie that works fine on a computer monitor but shows no signal in a car

For the same Retropie (4.7.1) on a Pi 3B+ and the same HDMI cable, the Pi works fine on a computer monitor but shows no signal on the display of a car's rear entertainment system. This is an Acura MDX ...
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Where to put local movie files for Kodi on Retropie?

I have Retropie on a Raspberry 3B+ and Kodi installed on top of Retropie. Both are latest as of Nov 12 2020. The SD card (64GB) has plenty of extra space, so I would like to put some movies in there ...
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Raspberry Pi Imager Not Recognizing sd card

I bought this CanaKit Raspberry Pi 4, and I have been trying to get RetroPie flashed on to this SD Card, but Raspberry Pi Imager is not recognizing the SD Card. The card isn't bad because otherwise ...
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Can I use a TP4056 Micro USB 5V 1A instead of a powerboost 1000c to a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero and to make it rechargeable I need a Powerboost 1000c (from https://www.adafruit.com/product/2465) would I be able to supplement this for a TP4056 Micro USB 5V 1A? This ...
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My Raspberry Pi 3 B Cant Connect To My New Wifi Router

I Just got a new NETGEAR RAX80 Nighthawk Router and my Raspberry Pi 3 B (not plus) running retropie won't connect to my wifi. I've tried: Making sure my SSID has no underscores. Connecting it to LAN ...
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Flashing cursor or completely blank screen on boot after making changes to the sdcard from another computer

This started as yet another black screen of death post and I read the other posts where things basically fell into two camps; your image is corrupt and reflash. your hdmi is not being detected ...
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double boot on the same PI

I have a pi for 2usages: retropi watch video from netflix into the pi-linux (standard) Today the pi boots with retropi interface direclty and if i want to watch videos i have to quit ...
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Boot menu with retropi or desktop

I get a pi 4b and i installed raspbian on it. The main purposes for this pi is: netflix retropi So i installed raspbian and retropi soft on raspbian. Then i found a way to use netflix on chromium. I ...
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up GPU proformance on pi 4

I have an overclocked pi4 running retro pie. I would like to boost the GPU performance.. Here are my overclock settings: #uncomment to overclock the arm. 700 MHz is the default. over_voltage=6 ...
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Sudo nano problem [closed]

I run the command in the screen shot though ssh to my raspberry pi. All I get is a blank file. I know the file exists, and has code in it, but nano must've not understood me. Here is what I get when I ...
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copy sd card through terminal

I'm trying to back up my retro pie SD card in case of corruption, but Retro pie does not have a desktop environment, so can't use the sd card copier tool. Is there some terminal command to do this? I'...
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Installing RetroPie

I currently have a Raspbian desktop computer based on Raspberry Pi 4. I am planning to install retropie. Bought a new sd card for this purpose to have a dedicated Retropie sd card. Do I need to buy a ...
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Retropie - Cable-connected PS3 Controller crazy/ghost moves

Greetings to the community! I have set up my raspberry pi 4 with retropie, connected it through an HDMI cable to my monitor and boot it ready to play. I connected a PS3 controller I own through a ...
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