Category Archives: repair

How to fix: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ bootup hangs with the ACT led flashing 8 times

Raspberry Pi bootup hangs with the ACT led (green light) flashing 8 times. According to R-Pi Troubleshooting, 8 flashes means the SDRAM not recognised. You need newer bootcode.bin/start.elf firmware. If start.elf won’t launch, it may be corrupt. So what I … Continue reading

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Repair Linux Mate Desktop

You go to start Linux Mint and you get a black screen with a terminal session. You may also find that X server won’t start and when you try to choose Mate from the desktop session you notice it’s missing. … Continue reading

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