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rpi-imager: Write a specific image to a block device, disabling the checksum verification.
$ rpi-imager --cli --disable-verify ${path-to-image-zip} ${-dev-sdX}
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The command you provided is using the "rpi-imager" tool, which is a command-line utility for Raspberry Pi devices. Here is a breakdown of each part of the command:

  1. rpi-imager: This is the command to execute the rpi-imager tool.

  2. --cli: This option instructs the tool to run in command-line mode, rather than using a graphical interface.

  3. --disable-verify: This option disables the verification step after writing the image to the SD card. Verification is usually done to ensure the write process was successful, but disabling it can speed up the process.

  4. ${path-to-image-zip}: This variable should be replaced with the actual path to the image zip file. It specifies the location of the Raspberry Pi OS image file that you want to write to the SD card.

  5. ${-dev-sdX}: This variable should also be replaced, but it represents the target device or SD card where the image should be written. -dev-sdX is a placeholder, and X should be replaced with the appropriate device identifier, such as sda, sdb, or mmcblk0. It is essential to specify the correct device to avoid accidentally overwriting important data on another drive.

Therefore, after replacing the variables with actual values, the command would be used to write the Raspberry Pi OS image from the specified image zip file to the provided SD card device.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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