Question: What are easy and fast ways to get files off a Raspberry Pi?

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warren asked on August 01, 2019 10:11
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Discussing in https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/05-20-2019/set-up-a-raspberry-pi-camera-with-pi-builder#c25090, we realized the (second) disk partition that contains images in our standard #pi-builder software (used in the #pi-camera, #infragram-pi, and #lego-spectrometer projects) doesn't just show up as a disk in either Mac OS X or Windows 7.

@icarito maybe you have some ideas?



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Copying in from the original comment thread:

I think maybe we need to work this problem at the pi-builder level, if only by making the images downloadable more directly over WiFi, but for now I'll share some links to try to get your photos off quickly.

https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/13437/how-to-mount-a-raspbian-sd-card-on-a-mac#81865

This may be an alternative on Windows: https://www.howtogeek.com/112888/3-ways-to-access-your-linux-partitions-from-windows/

I wish there were a relatively plug and play way to mount an Ext filesystem on a Mac. It seems kind of ridiculous for people to use filesystems that aren't compatible.

thanks! for what it's worth, last weekend i had success transferring half a GB of photos over WiFi from a RPi to my laptop.


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