New to Octoprint & 3D printing

What is the problem?

WRITE HERE I bought a Raspberry PI 5 thinking it was better than the 4? Now I see it's unsupported. What happens if I try to use my PI 5 with Octoprint?

What did you already try to solve it?

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Have you tried running in safe mode?

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Did running in safe mode solve the problem?

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Systeminfo Bundle

You can download this in OctoPrint's System Information dialog ... no bundle, no support!)

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Additional information about your setup

OctoPrint version, OctoPi version, printer, firmware, browser, operating system, ... as much data as possible

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Easiest solution is to flash the Raspberry Pi OS Lite and then SSH to the pi and use octoprint_deploy.

"Cutting edge technology" is not just a saying. It is referencing a blade, and sometimes it can be painful.
Just don't let this deter you.

-JC

To add some extra detail if it helps - the Raspberry Pi 5 is not yet supported by OctoPi, the pre-made OS image that comes with everything installed, because the RPi 5 requires newer software.

OctoPrint itself works fine on any of the devices, but you have to use the latest RPi OS version and use octoprint_deploy to install OctoPrint yourself. It's guided/automatic so should not be problematic.

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I used the Octoprint deploy and that seemed to work fine until I got to the webcam part. I still can not get my webcam working. Could someone please show me the commands to type and where to type then so I can get my webcam working? Do I plug the webcam into the Raspberry Pi or the printers USB port? As I mentioned I am very new to 3D printing and Octoprint.
Thanks, i can use all the help i can get. Elegoo told me they can not help with installing a webcam....