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Installing Raspbian Stretch on the Pi-Top v2 with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

I wrote this guide for those who may want to install raspbian on their pi-top



 Installing Raspbian Stretch on the Pi-Top v2 with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

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 1. Write the Raspbian Stretch image to your Micro SD Card.

    (download from raspberypi.org)

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 2. Insert the Micro SD card into the Pi-Top and boot up.

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 3. Use the Raspberry Pi Configuration utility to change the following:

 

        System

                Hostname        : pi-top

                Splash Screen : Disabled

                Underscan       : Disabled

 

        Interfaces

                SPI : Enabled

                IC2 : Enabled

 

        Performance

                GPU Memory : 256 - Optional

 

        Localisation

                Locale           : As per your location

                Timezone      : As per your location

                Keyboard      : As per your location

                WiFi County  : As per your location

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 4. Reboot

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 5. Setup networking as needed.

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 6. Update the system:

                sudo apt-get update

                sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

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 7. Reboot

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 8. Add "Battery (pi-top/laptop)" to task bar panel

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 9. Disable the pi-top auto optimized font and icon size setting:

                sudo systemctl disable pt-display

 

 

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 Install the Pi-Top Speaker V2 - Speaker Will appear as HDMI Audio

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 1. Open the terminal and enter:

                sudo apt install pt-speaker

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 2. Plug in the Speaker.

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 3. Reboot

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    To test the sound open the terminal and enter:

                sudo speaker-test -l2 -c2 -t wav

 


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