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Blu3
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can somebody help me with my first raspberry pi dietpi

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can someone help me with my questions i just installed dietpi on my very first raspberry
and i need some help

also this is my first time using a forum, is it possible that someone can help me on discord where it can be easier to guide me
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Hi,

DietPi do not have any discord. If you have a question, raise it in this forum or on our GitHub.
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Re: can somebody help me with my first raspberry pi dietpi

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but i dont know how to use both :(
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Well you already use the forum as you opened a topic ;) . Just let as know your question.
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i will try then.. dont hate on me please..

i have now installed dietpi on my Raspberry 3B+
and everything to run as it should, beucase i followed a video..

now my question is that, the sd card that im using is 32gb, and after i flashed dietpi, it went down to 254mb ish

how do i make it, as when i install something lets say Pi-hole etc it goes to the rest of the 32gb?
also can i run multiple projects at once?
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Ok let's start with your first question and have a look to your SD card.

Pls can you share following

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df -h
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root@DietPi:~# df -h
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/root        29G  2.3G   26G   9% /
devtmpfs        454M     0  454M   0% /dev
tmpfs           487M     0  487M   0% /dev/shm
tmpfs           487M  6.4M  481M   2% /run
tmpfs           5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
tmpfs           487M     0  487M   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
tmpfs           1.0G  8.0K  1.0G   1% /tmp
tmpfs            50M   12K   50M   1% /var/log
/dev/mmcblk0p1  253M   50M  203M  20% /boot
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ok your system looks fine, all as it should be.

Basically your SD card has 2 partitions now.

1st one is the boot file system (BootFS)

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Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mmcblk0p1  253M   50M  203M  20% /boot
This one is a vfat file system, therefore you can see it on a Windows box. It's used to boot the RPi and it's totally fine to have it not that big.

2nd partition is the so called root file system (RootFS)

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Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/root        29G  2.3G   26G   9% /
This one is the main file system where all your data are located on. As this one is formatted with a Linux file system (ext4), you are not able to see it on Windows. It is as well the place where your applications will be installed.

It's not an issue to run multiple applications next to each other. That's what DietPi is designed for, to ensure most compatibility between them.
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Re: can somebody help me with my first raspberry pi dietpi

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Okay, so it’s actually setup correctly, I don’t need to adjust anything?

Also If I want to install something does it have to be through the “software center(the list of software)” or can I just use the command line like you will do in Ubuntu?


Another another question, now that I have 2x raspberry pi’s 3b+ model and 1x raspberry 3B model

Which is better to install Pihole on? The 3B+ or 3B?
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Okay, so it’s actually setup correctly, I don’t need to adjust anything?
yes, your system has been correctly setup.
oes it have to be through the “software center(the list of software)”
you can install software as well on command line yourself. Usually this should work as well. However using dietpi-software would be recommended to ensure compatibility between applications. Especially for applications like PiHole. Using PiHole own script will install PiHole a different way than we do on DietPi, leading to a web server stack nearly not usable for other web server based apps like NextCloud.

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I have 2x raspberry pi’s 3b+ model and 1x raspberry 3B model. Which is better to install Pihole on? The 3B+ or 3B?
PiHole is not a heavy application and it doesn't really matter
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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