To update is to "make (something) more modern or up to date." This question should pertain to how to update the Pi's OS's, programming languages, and applications (both native and external.)

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Why is there a frown icon on the screen when I re-boot my Rpi 2 with Windows IoT

So, when I boot my RPi-2 which is running Windows IoT, the computer screen displays 2 gears and a progress bar. Earlier, the progress bar made it all the way to completion and the RPi-2 rebooted. ...
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Xbian update apt-get

I cannot update my Xbian from the config file, From sudo xbian-config : Apt-get update : w: GPG error: http:/http.debian.net stable release: The follwing I have this error Check deb upgrades > ...
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How to update the tomcat-verstion 7.0.28 to 7.0.67?

i´ve installed a tomcat7 via apt-get install. The current versions 7.0.28 makes some trouble with my servlet, so google says i have to update at least to version 7.0.65 - but i can not find any guide ...
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Pi freezes while “Updating SDK” with ACT light on steady

I've been following a guide for setting up an LCD touchscreen on the Raspberry Pi 2 B, but whenever I run sudo REPO_URI=https://github.com/notro/rpi-firmware rpi-update it freezes while updating ...
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sudo apt-get update continually errors, despite reboots

I'm trying to host an apache2 server on my RasPi, but I can't seem to even complete the first step of updating all the software. Here's the error message: Err http://archive.raspberrypi.org jessie ...
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sudo apt-get update does not connect to 10.10.5.18

I am having this prob since morning only and before that everything was normal. I can connect to my Pi through ssh using putty on my windows 7. The problem is when I run sudo apt-get update, it gets ...
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How do I set my Raspberry Pi to automatically update/upgrade?

Currently, to get things up to date on my Raspberry Pi, I have to type in sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. Is there a way to set it up to automatically do this? I am running Raspbian ...
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Taskbar flashes grey

After an update a few months ago the taskbar on the desktop disappeared and was replaced with a flashing grey bar. I am running Jessie and am getting the following errors when running an update: sub ...
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How do you setup a Raspbian Package Repository [closed]

Many of the Raspbian packages available are old and I want to update some of the software I use to the latest version. I would like to setup a local repository so my other RPi's can all pull from the ...
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Version for `uname -r` remains despite successful rpi-update

I did install my Raspberry PI using debian-pi/raspbian-ua-netinst like described in this SO Post Now uname -r returned 3.18.0-trunk-rpi When I ran rpi-update it seemed to have successfully ...
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Is Fedora REMIX being supported anymore - is a updated Pidora release available?

As a Fedora desktop user, and having just battled through trying to get stuff vaguely up-to-date on Raspbian (wheezy base image), I though I could install Fedora REMIX (i.e. Pidora) to see if it would ...
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OTA Update of Multiple Raspberry Pi's

I have 4 Raspberry Pi compute modules, running at different locations and I would like to run a script from the server that would connect and update the pi's with the latest version of the file found ...
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SOLVED: OwnCloud 8.x update on my Pi got stuck!

I 2 days back tried to update the OwnCloud 7.x on my pi to 8.x when I saw the message on the owncloud interface. I tried the updater tool and it failed. So I ran sudo apt-get install owncloud and it ...
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RPi A+ and Pi noIR: How to update just the camera driver NOT OS

I have a SD card, with Raspbian and lots of programs installed on it. I want to run it on model A+ and use the pi noIR camera module. The problem is that the OS firmware version is quite old. I know ...
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How do I update xrdp? [duplicate]

I tried apt-get install xrdp. Install version is 0.5.0 now. How do I update 0.6.0 or higher? I want to use "clipboard share".
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Kernel not updating on Raspbian under QEMU

I'm trying to update my kernel to the latest version. apt is updated and upgraded, and rpi-update finishes without error. However when I reboot, I'm still running the old kernel. Any ideas? $ uname ...
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Is it possible to flash the Pi's firmware live?

I already have few Raspberry Pi devices running Raspbian + my custom scripts. These device is internet connected and mounted at area which is hard to access, (e.g on top of a building) Over the ...
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How to update multiple Pis at once?

Is there a way to update multiple Raspberry Pi machines at the same time? Would it be possible to update them from a single copy of the image on the central Ubuntu PC server so that the download takes ...
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Unable to install packages after updating Raspberry pi

I recently updated rpi firmware to 3.12.30+ by running sudo rpi-update However after this update, i am unable to install new packages on my pi. On trying to install ristretto, links2, pqiv, fim ...
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Updating EmulationStation

Is it possible to update my version of EmulationStation on my Pi without uninstalling everything and installing a later version? I'm using RetroPie v1.1 and I've installed a v2.3 (I think) on a ...
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Why is netatalk not updated?

I am trying to set up a OS X networking environment with a raspberry pi and again have to build netatalk 3.1.6. Why is it now updated on the repository? Will it ever be?
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auto updating with bespoke software [closed]

I am distributing a number of pis with some custom software I have written on it. These pis may be internet exposed. What is the (currently viewed as) best "hardest" distribution to use ? I ...
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How do I keep my system up to date with Raspbmc?

Occasionally, my Raspbmc upgrades itself, downloading and installing new kernels and xbmc. How would I keep the other packages up-to-date? I'm not sure if it's recommended, but I tried sudo apt-get ...
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Why I can't update kernel version?

I have perform the following command into ssh shell: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo reboot But I still have an old kernel version, infact: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ uname -a Linux ...
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Some doubts related to first **raspi-config** execution?

I am very new in RaspBerry. I have installed RaspBian and connect my RaspBerry to my home router and I can connect to it using ssh. Now I have to do the first configuration by the use of the sudo ...
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Correct order on initial Raspbian setup/update after initial hardware setup?

I download the Raspbian image, write it to the SD card, plug the SD into the Pi, connect it to router, plug in the power adapter. I connect via SSH. In what order do I have to run the following ...
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Installing Python 3.4 on Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to run python 3.4 on a Raspberry Pi? Currently I have python 3.2, but the odd thing is that running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python3 results in my Raspberry Pi ...
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How do I update OpenSSL on Raspbian

It seems like Raspbian has not been updated yet to deal with the Heartbleed bug. sudo apt-get update then sudo apt-get upgrade doesn't update anything (this is a system which was freshly updated ...
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Update Rasbian O

Hi there i'm trying to update my Rpi but keep giving me an error: failed to fetch some archives maybe run apt-get update or try with ..fix.missing? but the problem is when i run apt-get update still ...
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apt-get upgrade fails because of some dependency loop

If I update my Raspberry PI with: sudo apt-get upgrade I run into follwoing dependency errors: lighttpd (1.4.31-4+deb7u3) wird eingerichtet ... insserv: warning: script 'mathkernel' missing LSB ...
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Stuck on RASPBMC November update

For the life of me I can't figure out why my Pi won't update to the December update of RASPBMC. I've tried forcing the update as explained on RASPBMC website but that didn't work. Any ideas?
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Updating kernel/firmware to specific version

I've updated my rPi to the latest kernel/firmware using rpi-update and my Bluetooth dongle stopped working. I found this to be a known bug in 3.10.* branch of the kernel. Through tinkering and ...
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“Encountered a section with no Package: header” error?

I am running a bunch of class Raspberry Pi computers behind a school proxy. I'm using Raspbian off a very recent NOOBS image. The internet connection is supplied through the school WiFi and after ...
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Does the firmware update corrupt the filesystem?

I regularly make ISO images of my SD cards (for many reasons), and I have noticed that whenever I issue the rpi-update command, I can no longer make these images, instead getting this error: sudo dd ...
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fatal: write error: No space left on device MiB | 127 KiB/s fatal: index-pack failed

I have 8GB Kingston Memory card but when i am trying to Update my RPi it gives this error after 80% loading, sudo rpi-update I don't know what is happening , I have done this update before on the ...
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Is it possible to install update for raspbian onto and SD card via my Mac and install it on the rpi later

Apparently I have Model A and cannot connect to internet (at the moment, without additional part). Specifically I am trying to install the update that allows the RPI camera module to work. Is it ...
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How long does it take to perform the initial update?

I just ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade on my pi to update for the first time. It's still going at it, and I was just wondering if I should be worried since it's been 1 hour and ...
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Raspberry Pi apt-get update/upgrade on Raspbian hangs?

Whenever I try to update my pi using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade it will often hang at some point during the installation. It's been different ones each time, but the last was ...
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What is the difference between firmware update and apt-get update?

What is the difference between rpi-update (firmware) and apt-get update and apt-get upgrade? /Cheers
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How can I keep my Raspbian “Wheezy” up to date?

Is there a sort of update tool for my Raspbian Debian 7 (Wheezy) package? I installed php and lighttpd, and I want to keep those automatically updated for when bugs are found.
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How can you update “Incredible PBX” for the Raspberry Pi without using the non-free, $20/year updater?

I have been a fan of Asterisk, and in particular the project The Incredible PBX. However, they charge $20 per year to update (for the raspberry pi). This updater installs security updates, among ...
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What does rpi-update do?

I am thinking about upgrading the firmware on the Raspbery Pi 512 using rpi-update. However, I can't figure out what updating the firmware does. Does it make the Pi more stable? Or faster? I can't ...
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Do I still need rpi-update if I am using the latest version of Raspbian?

I have a 512MB Pi. I am trying to make sure I am getting the most out of it. I just downloaded the latest version of Raspbian and installed it on the Pi. Do I also need rpi-update? Is rpi-update ...
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Is it possible to upgrade occidentalis with latest wheezy upgrades

Is it possible to upgrade occidentalis 0.2 with the latest wheezy upgrades to improve the distro performance with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. Or can't I get the improvments if ...
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Automatic updating recommended?

Is it recommended to configure something to automatically keep an RPi updated? And if so, which method (cron-apt or something else)?
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Cannot update nor install package on Arch, getting “empty reply from server” error

:: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving file 'core.db' from va.us.mirror.archlinuxarm.org : Empty reply from server error: failed to update core (download library error) extra ...
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Updating a configured RPi - effects on configurations and settings etc

Suppose I've spent a bit of time configuring an RPi just the way I want, but then I need to take updates, both to the distro, and to the installed software. In this question how to update is covered: ...
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How do I update software and firmware?

I understand that the software on the Raspberry Pi is divided into three sections: the closed-source GPU firmware, the patched ARM Linux kernel and the user space software. Is the GPU firmware on the ...