Edit Config RertroPie

This is the easiest way to edit the RetroPie’s config file to change some settings.

  • Open Putty (download it here)
  • Enter the IP address and click connect
  • Type the following commands
    • cd /
    • ls
    • cd /boot
    • sudo nano config.txt
  • Enter the following information at the end of the config file.
    • #Arcade1UP Power Button
    • dtoverlay=gpio-shutdown

  • Once the changes have been made, press Ctrl + X to save and exit. Remember to reboot your Raspberry Pi after making changes.
    • Then Y and Enter
  • Once back out the main terminal screen, type:
    • sudo reboot