You can download NOOBS directly from the Raspberry Pi Foundation website. The default version comes pre-loaded with Raspbian. They also offer a lite version without the Raspbian preload.
How to install NOOBS
The NOOBs package comes in a zip file. We need to copy the contents of the zip file to put them on a blank MicroSD card for the Raspberry Pi.
Connect the MicroSD card to your computer. Open the zip file and extract the contents to the MicroSD card location.
Once the transfer is complete, safely eject your MicroSD card, insert it into the Raspberry Pi, and connect the Pi's power supply. Your Raspberry Pi will now boot into NOOBS.
You can find these operating systems on NOOBS for installation. Certain ones are built into the NOOBS SD card installation while others will need to be downloaded before installing. Don't worry -- the NOOBS installer will download them for you automatically!
|Raspbian Full||SD Card|
|LibreELEC RPi2||SD Card|
|Windows 10 IoT Core||Download|
Certain operating systems and other pre-built images like RetroPie can't be installed using NOOBS.
Your Pi should now boot into NOOBS. Connecting your Pi to the internet will give you more installation options. You can use an Ethernet cable or click
Wifi networks at the top to open Wifi options. This will expand the list of available software you can install. For example, you should consider setting up Pi-hole to browse the web pop-up free!
Scroll through the list to find the operating system you need. From there, just follow the prompts to complete the installation process.
Congratulations! You're a NOOBS pro.
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