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Learn Raspberry Pi 2 with Linux and Windows 10, Second Edition by David Hows, Peter Membrey

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APPENDIX A

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Doing it by Hand – Writing an SD Card Image

In the first chapter of the book, we highlighted how today it is no longer necessary to write the operating image directly to an SD card because NOOBS will take care of that for you. In fact NOOBS makes it so easy, you might be wondering why we’re still including this information at all.

Well, the thing is NOOBS is all well and good when it works and does what you want. Specifically if you’re a new user and want to install Raspbian or easily try a different operating system then NOOBS has you covered. But if you want to do anything else such as install a different operating system a number ...

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