To reset your SD card from a Raspberry Pi partition to the default state follow these instructions:
Open a Windows command line shell
diskpart> list disk
diskpart> select disk #
diskpart> create partition primary
diskpart> format fs=fat32 quick
Now you have successfully resetted you SD card.
Sometimes it happens, that the maintenance tool of Qt is running and running and nothing is happening. It stucks at 99% and I waited hours of hours. In my case the following helped me to overcome this:
- Open Windows Explorer and enable the following option: show hidden files and folders
- Be sure that the maintenance tool is not running in the background (TaskManager)
- Now clear the following folder (it should contain ‘remoterepo-*’ – folders)
- Finished. Now open the Qt Maintenance tool and try again to update or modify your packages.
Here are the steps to use TortoiseGit with GitLab:
- Create a new project or use an existing one und notice the SSH link, e.g.
- Create secret keys with puttygen
a) Press Generate
b) Move mouse in the empty area until key has been generated
c) Save public and private key (fill out Key passphrase)
d) Copy public key from the Public key for pasting into OpenSSH… area
- Log into your GitLab site and go to your Profile settings menu, select the SSH Keys button and paste your copied public key in the empty area. Save your profile.
- Select local repository folder, right click and select Git clone. Fill out the form like this example below:
Press OK (and enter your Key passphrase from your private key)
Congratulation! You successfully configured your TortoiseGit with GitLab!
I transformed my Windows Raid Server to a Linux based data haven! A lot of copying and hoping of not loosing data – but finally I did it! See the Projects section from more information!