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Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot?

Good question. NOOBS is a (re)installation tool. You can use it to install an OS or nuke/reinstall an OS without wiping or re-imaging the entire SD card. NOOBS is NOT a bootloader. Berryboot, on the ...
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Is network boot possible on Raspberry Pi?

Yes it is possible, the offical Raspberry Pi site wrote about it. I don't want to write a new Tutorial about it because the already did a woderful job at it. Link to raspberry.org
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Upgrading berryboot version

Yes this is fine. I copied the new files over, including config.txt, after backing up the old files to my PC. On reboot it prompted me to "install the OS" which was a bit scary; but I left it on the ...
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WOL Raspberry Pi

The Pi does not have anything like power-down or sleep. It is active and running all the time unless you turn it off. So if it is running there is no need to "wake" it from sleep with WOL (Wake On LAN)...
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Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot?

Neither. Both work for their purpose BUT make any subsequent updating more difficult. If you REALLY want to multiboot Berryboot may be OK, but there is very little reason to do so on the Pi. SD Cards ...
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Do I need to format my raspberry pi if I want to install Berryboot?

So does that mean it's impossible to install BerryBoot with an existing installation and that if I want to have multiple OSes I would need to blow away my current installation of Raspbian? Yes, and ...
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Berry Boot "No Connection"

Hi I received the "no connection" message when I did a reboot on berryboot. The solution for me was to click on the dropdown arrow on the "no connection" message, there you can specify your connection ...
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WOL Raspberry Pi

Althought the Pi can be shutdown, like any other computer. In my experience, the only way to restart it while off and connected to power is disconnect and reconnect power. Many people, don't believe ...
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Cannot Boot into Raspbian with BerryBoot and Twister on SSD Drive

With the given information, it seems that the bootloader cannot find the root partition. I don't know how BerryBoot works but the error message is also given by the Raspberry Pi OS, if it doesn't find ...
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Moving SD card from Pi 2 to Pi 4, Pi4 does not boot, Berryboot issue?

You can most likely use your old SD card with just a few changes. Specifically the firmware files and kernel+initramfs. Download the new image and then copy the files from the first partition to the ...
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Unable to boot Raspbian or Ubuntu Server 20.04 from a USB SSD using a Raspberry Pi 4 4GB

I was finally able to get Raspbian to boot from USB using official boot support. It was either luck, or because of the drive enclosure chipset. I found this page which details that certain chipsets ...
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Creating an image file from an SD card

This question, or variants, has been asked dozens of times on this site. Basically, what you ask is not possible. (Actually it can be done, but requires a Linux computer and some expertise.) If you ...
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Berryboot issue with opengl es

This is a known issue with BerryBoot - it is currently not compatible with the OpenGL driver on the Pi. https://github.com/maxnet/berryboot/issues/430
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USB and Ethernet dont works after upgrade Raspbian

According to the information you added to your question in the EDIT, you may have omitted an important step: To upgrade, first modify the files /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/...
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Problem with ethernet and usb controller after update/upgrade

I guess you are upgrading Raspbian Jessie or Raspbian Stretch but not Jessie to Stretch. Then the method you used with sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade (I prefer apt) is the right one. You ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 SD card corrupted, only 30mb partition appearing

When a SD card is in a corrupt state indicate that there is something wrong: It could be the image transfer that went wrong = Try to transfer the image to the SD card again. Or the SD card is ...
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Berryboot recovering data

The LCD7B-show script does this: sudo cp -rf ./boot/config-7B-800x480.txt /boot/config.txt sudo cp ./usr/cmdline.txt /boot/ sudo cp ./usr/inittab /etc/ sudo cp -rf ./usr/99-fbturbo.conf-HDMI /usr/...
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Is it possible to add Kali Linux as a dual-booted operating system without removing Raspbian?

There is no need for the dual-boot in the scenario you described. Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution (just like Raspbian) which installs a certain set of packages by default. For most use ...
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Kano OS with BerryBoot

The Kano OS image on BerryServer (berryboot.alexgoldcheidt.com) seems to work now. The following steps worked for me. Download the latest Kano OS image from BerryServer: https://berryboot....
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Kano OS with BerryBoot

I found Kano here, but it isn't working for me. It says "Kano is starting" and then rainbow screen of death. http://berryboot.alexgoldcheidt.com/images/ Someone found a way to install Kano files ...
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Berryboot stuck on rainbow screen after update

I had the same issue when was upgrading kernel from 4.1.x to 4.4.x. I resolved it by downloading kernel files directly from repository and overwrite files in boot partition(Mounted in Windows).
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Berryboot stuck on rainbow screen after update

Yes. You ran rpi-update which installs the latest development software which is untested and has a couple of known issues. You should never do this unless you have some particular reason to run ...
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Latest BerryBoot 2.0 Bluetooth issues

Same issue; found the answer after several searches: A permission has gotten set improperly somehow; this fixed it for me: chmod o+x /usr/lib/dbus-1.0/dbus-daemon-launch-helper
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Cannot SFTP into Retropie

I was able to solve the problem. It turns out there was a key mismatch when doing the ssh between my Ubuntu computer and RetroPie. The IP mismatch was probably caused when I restarted my Pi. I guess ...
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Expanding a File System on BerryBoot

An interesting question! Berryboot uses one partition for all systems. It is difficult to understand, so I went ahead, ran some commands and here you have how it works: Note: I did not have retropie, ...
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Raspberry Pi - Rainbow screen

This looks like a mix of potential hardware and software issues. Deal with hardware issues first: flash an SD card with a stable OS of your choice (e.g. Raspbian is known to work on any Pi) and make ...
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