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HowTo: SSH if SSH-server is not activated



  • Maybe some people do know the trick. I installed a fresh Raspbian-light image today. The SSH server ist already installed but not activated by default. So how to get SSH withouth connecting a monitor to the Pi?

    Create just an empty file /boot/ssh
    That works also on Windows and MAC mashines. Open the FAT32 device (=/boot) and create the file sshhere.

    I just want to share here: Knowledge is power!



  • Great! I was looking exactly for thi ssolution, coz I'm running RetroPie via BootBerry and it is no possible to use raspi-config. Thanx!
    For other users:

    • Boot to RetroPie
    • Enter Shell by Ctrl + F4
    • cd /boot
    • sudo touch ssh
    • Reboot, done!

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