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This tag covers everything related to setting up the Raspberry Pi including flashing SD cards and changing the default user.

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Headless/scripted Rasbperry Pi OS setup

It used to be possible to just write a Raspberry Pi OS image to an SD card, mount the first partition and create a file named ssh, power up the Pi, and do everything else via ssh. This was nice 1) ...
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A few questions to Pi4, first post

Disclaimer I am a complete newbie when it comes to Raspberry Pi! Please try to take that into account. I do not have prior experience with Pi until yesterday. But I am a rather skilled Linux IT guy, ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero WH headless setup USB keeps disconnecting/connecting

I'm new to this and sorry if this is a stupid question... I have a Raspberry Pi Zero WH and since I don't have a Mini-Hdmi cable I must setup it via USB. I've installed the Raspberry Pi OS on a SD ...
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Making Clones of Pico

I am trying to find information to clone one pico with everything already set up and programmed to 5 new picos without manually copying the files and libraries. I am using Thonny to program them in ...
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RaspberryPi 4 access ssh on first time setup without changing boot data

I recently got RPi 4 kit and I want to connect to its terminal interface using Ethernet cable from my laptop. I dont have any SD card reader on my laptop so I cannot change data on microSD. That ...
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How to create a user with "userconf.txt" but disable auto-login

Scenario I'm trying to bootstrap Raspberry Pi's by just putting configuration to the "boot"-volume. My workflow looks like this: Flash SD-card with Raspberry Pi OS Lite copy these files to &...
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New Raspberry Pi Pico disconnects during MicroPython installation

I have a problem setting up a new RaspPi Pico. I pressed the BOOTSEL button, connected it via USB to my Windows machine and released the button. I copied the .uf2 file previously downloaded for this ...
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Can I determine model specific deploy details?

A class I TA for uses Raspberry Pis for a project we assign the students. The various pis we hand out are a mix of model 3B and 3B+. We're running into an issue with some of them and think a potential ...
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post-upgrade restoration of configuration files

When I last upgraded Rpi OS (Lite) from stretch to buster, I followed an in-place upgrade procedure; i.e. apt update, ... upgrade, ... dist-upgrade, & edit /etc/apt/sources.list. This worked out ...
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How can I reconnect with my raspberry pi zero W that has a headless setup?

I have a headless setup for the raspberry pi zero W. The first time it worked perfectly. But, when I try to re-connect, using both putty and mobaxterm, I cannot connect it tells me Network error: ...
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Is PiBakery v2 a viable deployment solution for Pi4b running Dockerized NextCloud, PiVPN, PiHole, and more?

I want to set up a couple of Raspberry Pi 4B devices for my home network next year. I need to get into automated deployment; devops; and CI/CD, so that my constant tinkering and tweaking can be ...
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CMake Error: The source directory "/home/pi" does not appear to contain CMakeLists.txt [closed]

Can someone please tell me what I have to? I'm trying to setup my build using CMake. My code and its' error is the following. How do I make CMakeLists? (cv) pi@raspberrypi:~/build $ cmake -D ...
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SOLVED Unable to Set Up Pi Zero W headless - tried everything

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi Zero W and have followed numerous tutorials on how to set it up headless, all without any success. I've tried turning it into a USB ethernet gadget rather than ...
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Is there a way to add SSH public keys to the SD card image before booting?

For headless initial configuration, it is possible to add WiFi login details by adding a wpa_supplicant.conf file to the image boot partition. Is it possible to add SSH public keys in a similar way? ...
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I accidentally closed the Raspberry Pi Setup Tool

I accidentally clicked "Cancel" in the Raspberry Pi setup tool that runs on the first boot. How do I get it back? If I can't, which settings do I have to change to make the Raspberry Pi run ...
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Rpi CPU HW features baseline

I am trying to install opencv 3.4.12 in rpi4. AFAIK, Enabling Neon flag can accelerate the performance. But in cmake output I observe that Neon feature is not detected as CPU/HW feature. (cmake ouput ...
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Which IP address should I useconnecting to rasperrypi?

While connecting to RasberryPi via ssh I was trying to connect and I had a couple of issues: Sometimes when I use 'hostname -I' to get the IP address I could see 2 IP addresses? Could you explain me ...
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How to set PATH that will be used via ssh

Using ssh between 2 Pi's, I need to alter the path that is seen within ssh. If I read the path locally I see pi@pi-test:~ $ echo $PATH /home/pi/.guix-profile/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/...
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How can I work on a pre-existing raspberry pi/sd card on my computer without re-writing over the card?

I was given a raspberry pi 3 B vol. 2 that uses sonic pi to control a walk-on piano and am trying to work on the code contained on the micro sd card, but when I try to open it for the first time ...
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Boot to CLI using headless configuration

I would like to know if there is a way to change the Raspberry Pi OS boot options to CLI in a headless manner before first boot; much like enabling SSH by creating a file in /boot or by setting up ...
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Ways to forwarding traffic from both interfaces to another Raspberry Pi

In the below setup, Raspi 2 (3B) needs to get a copy of the TAP traffic from Raspi 1, for both eth0 and eth1, preferably without an additional switch. I have another spare usb-to-ethernet adapter. ...
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Connect Raspberry 4 to a Computer

I have a brand new Raspberry PI 4 but silly of me I thought it was possible to configure it and apply initial setup just connecting the raspberry to a computer, but as far as I saw, it needed an ...
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Raspberry Pi autonomous headless setup

everytime I setup a new sd card for a pi, I first have to ssh to the running pi and then start to install some software via shell commands. Isn't there a way to drop a shell setup file to the fat32 ...
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Cannot setup Samba

I want to access files from my Raspberry on my Windows machine. I did it previously, but I resetted both my devices some time ago. I haven't made any advanced network configurations to them yet. I ...
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Ubuntu Server can’t connect to Wifi

I flashed my raspberry pi with ARM server ubuntu but I can’t get my pi to connect to the wifi. I was following this tutorial, which instructs me to use ifconfig, but my pi is telling me that it doesn’...
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What is the best way to automate the generation of bootable SDcard images for Raspberry Pi projects?

For a new project, I plan to release ready-to-use bootable SDcard image files for various Raspberry Pi models (2, 3, Zero, Zero-W). The actual OS will be PiCore, the RAM-only Linux variant based on ...
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Beginner help setup

I've set up my rasberri pi4 month or so ago and tried to restart but stuck on screen with color stripes please help
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How to connect Raspberry Pi 4 to sparkfun SSD1306 / SSD1309 OLED transparent display?

I just got the an OLED transparent Display from Sparkfun and I want to make it run, I youtube it but didn't found anything. Please help me with that.
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Is Raspberry Pi a good system for a middle schooler to learn to code?

I have no experience with the Raspberry Pi system, but I have heard a lot of good things about it. My son is interested in learning to code (any kind of coding at this point), and I am wondering if ...
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turn off dhcp and set static on raspbian stretch

I have been following another thread and have configured my dhcpcd.conf file . When I restart my pi it gets another ip. Can someone please tell me what I am doing wrong? # A sample configuration ...
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How to set up "sign in to network" page [closed]

I' would like to set up a Sign in to wifi page (like many businesses have it in ther public wifi) for the wifi my Raspberry Pi hosts. How do I set this up? Is there a specific port I have to use? ...
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Include File With Raspbian Setup

I am working on a project which requires many raspberry pi's to be set up pretty much the same way. In order to set up the pi's we put NOOBS on the micro SD card and then install raspbian onto the pi. ...
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First time setup with ethernet connection

I have just bought a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and want to setup by connecting it to my Macbook Pro via Ethernet connection. I can ping the raspberry pi IP address $ ping raspberrypi.local PING raspberrypi....
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Raspberry Pi Setup Question

is there any way to set up a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ wirelessly (headless) without editing the microSD card contents to enable SSH?
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Clone my setup for multiple raspis

I'm going to have a bunch of people learning computing with raspis. I have my own 3b+ running Ubuntu MATE 18.04 set up with everything software- and config-wise I want the students to have. Is there a ...
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PH-4502C pH Sensor Calibration and ADC using MCP3008, PCF8591, and ADS1115

I have a pH meter (DIY-4502C) hooked up with Raspberry Pi. However, the instructions to calibrate is in Chinese and seems outdated. Does anybody know how to calibrate it for measuring pH4-7?
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Would ZRAM be helpful for running OpenCV?

I'm doing some OpenCV development on a Raspberry Pi 3, and I have found some information about using ZRAM on the Pi to try and boost its processing effectiveness. I know this isn't actually adding ...
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Setting up new Pi, copy of existing

Scenario: I have a existing pi set up on my network. I regularly keep a spare cloned SD card ready - I have needed one before today! I am considering buying a second pi which I would like to be a copy ...
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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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RPi 2 B No wireless interfaces found - eth0: Link is down

I tried to setup a new RPi 2 Model B using NOOBS. I followed the steps the "Getting started" guide.. At the "finishing the setup" step, Pi was not able to find any wifi connections to update the ...
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Kali Linux, Cannot Generate New SSH Keys

I am trying to set up my Pi 3 B+ with kali linux to create a test box to practice some attacks. I am following these tutorials: Set Up an Ethical Hacking Kali Linux Kit on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Build ...
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Having problem to setup raspberry pi

I'm having a MacBook to setup my raspberry pi. I have my SD card with Raspbian and my Raspberry pi connected through ethernet cable. The light on the board lit perfectly, but I have a hard time ...
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Can't enable ssh for first boot because latest Raspbian image boot partition is read only

I'm trying to set up my Raspberry Pi headless from my MacBook. However, when I flash the latest Raspian image (April 2018 version), the resulting boot partition has a read-only file system. I've tried ...
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Cannot setup raspberry pi 3

I have purchased Raspberry Pi 3. Then I downloaded the RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP. Then I formatted the SD Card (16 GB) with SD Card Formatter. Then I wrote the downloaded RASPBIAN image into the ...
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Unable to start BlueJ as sudo

I am new to raspberry pi devices. I am using the minimal image of the raspbian image and access my raspberry pi zero w using MobaXterm client. The issue is, when I run BlueJ directly through terminal, ...
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Installing Wi-Fi on bare metal (no terminal) [closed]

I am currently working in an environment without an OS, just binary boot files as well as .ini files that define the stuff like upnp audio connection in between locally-connected raspberry pis (the ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi 3 with 7" touchscreen

I recently purchased a 7" touchscreen LCD with a driver board and I'm trying to figure out how to get it hooked up to my Raspberry Pi 3. Here's the driver board and my Pi: My main questions are as ...
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Mass configuring PIs

We have an upcoming project which will use a large number of R-Pis. They will have a lot of configuration in common e:g boot into desktop environment, enable SSH, individual static IP addresses etc. ...
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I need php5, what version of NOOBS shall i download

I just installed NOOBS onto the SD card but I have just messed it up, it wasn't right for me anyway since I needed php5, and the latest NOOBS comes with php7. How can I install NOOBS so that I can ...
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RuntimeError: No access to /dev/mem

I'm using the PXfmini with the raspberrypi3 for a project and I need to use mavros and python code. My operative system is Frambuesa. I created the catkin workspace and I tested the c++ file ...
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