Jpod1003
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How to use retro pi on a already installed Rasbian

Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:53 am

I downloaded Rasbian through noobs, and was wondering how do i use retro pi

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Re: How to use retro pi on a already installed Rasbian

Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:12 pm

Jpod1003 wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:53 am
I downloaded Rasbian through noobs, and was wondering how do i use retro pi

Maybe the developers website ??

https://retropie.org.uk/download/#Insta ... xisting_OS
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Re: How to use retro pi on a already installed Rasbian

Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:02 am

https://retropie.org.uk/docs/Manual-Installation/
installation of retropie on top of actual raspbian-stretch is still not supported yet.
if you try, you will end up with an error.
https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Se ... /system.sh
https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Se ... 98757a4955
line 80:

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error="Sorry - Raspbian/Debian Stretch (and newer) is not yet supported on the RPI"
only raspbian-jessie is currently supported.

take a second sd card and put retropie on it.
or that the one you have and wipe out the NOOBS and put retropie on it, when you don't need raspbian.
https://retropie.org.uk/docs/First-Installation/
https://retropie.org.uk/download/

or make a new installation of the sd card and install PINN instead of NOOBS.
https://github.com/procount/pinn
there is also RetroPie available to install side by side with Raspbian on the same sd card.
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