Converting 2 separate existing Oses into a multi-boot with PINN
Have you bought an HDD for your Raspberry Pi recently and want to transfer all your separate OSes to the HDD? With this tutorial, you will be able to transfer almost any OS into a multi-boot. Furthermore, you can also boot your Raspberry Pi from a Micro SD card, but the filesystem is on the HDD. Basically what this means is that the boot partitions will be stored on a Micro SD card and that the root partitions will be stored on the HDD. In this tutorial, we will be converting 1 Raspbian and 1 RetroPie Micro SD card into a multi-boot. Continue reading “Converting 2 separate existing Oses into a multi-boot with PINN”
ECM Compression/Archival Tool (Linux)
Do you have files that are in a .ecm format? Well, this short tutorial will show you how to install and use the tool to easily be able to uncompress such files. This should work on most versions of Linux. We have tested it on Debian Linux, Raspbian. Most types of files needing this tool are PlayStation 1 games. This tool will be able to uncompress games for RetroPie. RetroPie does not support files in this format. They will have to be converted. PlayStation 1 games often come with a .ecm format.
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Increase your Raspberry Pi RAM using ZRam!
Is your Raspberry Pi running out of RAM quickly? Have you searched found a way to upgrade your Raspberry Pi RAM? I didn’t think so. ZRam is basically compressed memory similar/same to swap memory. This tutorial is based on NovaSpiritTech’s ZRam script, so credits to him.
- A Raspberry Pi 2 or better
- Raspbian on 8GB Micro SD card (minimum)
- Keyboard, mouse, power supply, monitor/TV
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