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by glazura
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Protect SD against going read-only
Replies: 9
Views: 2681

Protect SD against going read-only

Hey, The SD that my raspbian was installed on just got read-only, and people suggested to get a new one, since this one is no longer useful. I don't really want to buy one once every few months, so can someone suggest how can i protect it against this kind of damage? I will admit, i was kind of care...
by glazura
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Reinstalling Raspbian
Replies: 7
Views: 2303

Re: Reinstalling Raspbian

sounds like your sdcard has gone read only .... get a new one That would explain my issues with raspbian in the first place, namely installing stuff that doesn't work or editing things that don't remain edited. Do you think I could be eligible for warranty or a refund, considering i've altered the ...
by glazura
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Reinstalling Raspbian
Replies: 7
Views: 2303

Re: Reinstalling Raspbian

If you install the standalone image Rasbian Desktop (not NOOBs) using Etcher or dd then formatting is not required. Yes, but it appears that the sd card's partition table cannot be edited, while the partition contents appear to be editable. If i flash the raspbian image using etcher or dd, do these...
by glazura
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Reinstalling Raspbian
Replies: 7
Views: 2303

Reinstalling Raspbian

Hello, I had a couple of problems with my raspbian distribution and I want to reinstall. My problem is that I am unable to format my sd card. I've tried using the SD Association's tool, I tried formatting with diskpart, with gparted on linux, even tried writing /dev/zero to the sd using dd, and noth...
by glazura
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HTPC that can also be a server
Replies: 0
Views: 237

HTPC that can also be a server

Hello, I've been playing with my new pi 3 and installed OpenELEC on it, and it works great as a HTPC, however, i would also like to add some other functionality, like making it a web server, ftp server, or torrent seeder. On OpenELEC i can't do those things. Is there any way of having a software lik...

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