Error initializing SDL!

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    I loaded retropie through script. I used binaries version. Unfortunately, i am getting the error which is below.
    By the way, i cant use sdcard image. Need to setup on my current OS. I wiil be really glad if the problem will be solved.

    Creating config directory “/home/pi/.emulationstation”
    1v10: Error initializing SDL!
    fbcon not available
    1v10: Renderer failed to initialize!
    1v10: Window failed to initialize!



    i have the same error! can somebody help?



    Looks to me like you don’t have support for videocore in your sdl2 setup (had those kind of issues when i built my gentoo-powered emulationstation/retroarch setup). You sure you have videocore libraries in /opt/vc ? is pointing to in /opt/vc/lib ? Try rebuilding (from sources) sdl2 from, then rebuild emulationstation.

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