wayne007
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Can't find Config.txt

Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:53 pm

I've installed NOOBS and when to Raspian. I'm trying to connect a 7" display via a TFP401. As I understand I need to edit Config.txt to set the HDMI on yet I can't see a Config.txt file on the SD card when I read it on my laptop. Am I missing something?
New and would appreciate any help!

Wayne

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Re: Can't find Config.txt

Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:07 pm

wayne007 wrote:I've installed NOOBS and when to Raspian. I'm trying to connect a 7" display via a TFP401. As I understand I need to edit Config.txt to set the HDMI on yet I can't see a Config.txt file on the SD card when I read it on my laptop. Am I missing something?
New and would appreciate any help!
Wayne
The NOOBS installer has its own, built-in editor for config.txt etc.**:
https://github.com/raspberrypi/noobs#ea ... ile-editor
(Accessed from "recovery mode" - hold/toggle a Shift key during boot)
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** Windows doesn't understand the part of the uSDHC (ie. the partition format of) card where config.txt lives (and, if you choose to install more than one O.S. there's a config.txt for each O.S. installed)
Still running Raspbian Jessie or Stretch on some older Pi's (an A, B1, 2xB2, B+, P2B, 3xP0, P0W, 2xP3A+, P3B, B+, and a A+) but Buster on the P3B+, P4B's & P400. See: https://www.cpmspectrepi.uk/raspberry_pi/raspiidx.htm

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Re: Can't find Config.txt

Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:39 pm

When running the Pi, navigate to the /boot directory (folder) (Gui windows display or command line) and you will find config.txt there - note the letters are all lower case. You can edit it with nano, vi or leafpad. You don't need to use windows or the NOOBS editor if you have been able to boot the Pi successfully

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Re: Can't find Config.txt

Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:22 am

Navyscourge wrote:When running the Pi, navigate to the /boot directory (folder) (Gui windows display or command line) and you will find config.txt there - note the letters are all lower case. You can edit it with nano, vi or leafpad. You don't need to use windows or the NOOBS editor if you have been able to boot the Pi successfully
And remember to precede your (favourite) editing command with sudo eg. sudo nano /boot/config.txt
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Still running Raspbian Jessie or Stretch on some older Pi's (an A, B1, 2xB2, B+, P2B, 3xP0, P0W, 2xP3A+, P3B, B+, and a A+) but Buster on the P3B+, P4B's & P400. See: https://www.cpmspectrepi.uk/raspberry_pi/raspiidx.htm

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