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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What changed in newest Raspbian to affect sound?

I updated to the latest version of Raspbian last night because of this and this morning when i tried to listen to anything it outputs so much static as to be utterly unintelligible. And I m talking ...
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Using installed SD Card from B+ in new 3

I'm having trouble finding this somewhere, I got a new Pi 3, can I just place my SD card currently running on my B+ in the 3 and boot like normal? Or do I need any more configuration?
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Problems updating packages

I am using a RasPi 2 running the latest version of Raspbian (as of 12/5/2016). uname -a produces this: Linux raspberrypi 4.4.11-v7+ #888 SMP Mon May 23 20:10:33 BST 2016 armv7l GNU/Linux Here is ...
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Stop update of programming language part

I am using latest Raspbian and not a programmer. Therefore, I don't want programming part of Raspbin. Every time while updating Rasbian this also gets updated?. How to stop from program module from ...
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Insert RPi 2 microSD card into RPi 3. How? [duplicate]

I have an RPi 2 B+, which had previously wheezy installed on it. I used the following articles to upgrade to jessie: Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=...
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I can't upgrade!

I was installing and removing packages recently and i noticed that it said: 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded. as soon as i ran the command. But, when i ran sudo apt-get ...
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How to update Minibian OS to the latest framework?

As you may know, an update has been recently released for Raspbian Jessie a few days ago. It has nice features, and solves many annoying bugs: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/another-update-raspbian/...
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How to insert RPi 2 microSD card into RPi 3 without upgrading to Jessie?

I've got an RPi 2 B+, which has Raspbian Wheezy installed on it. Now, I have bought an RPi 3 B. I want to take the microSD card from RPi 2 B+ and insert it into RPi 3, as it is, without having to ...
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Problems getting df to update on my raspberry pi

I am a relative newbie to this however I have a couple of raspberry pi's (with the standard out of the box configuration) and was writing a PHP that linked to a df shell command. However I found that ...
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Issue with apt-get update, Jessie repeats

Newbie to the Pi so this may be a dumb question. Hardware: Raspberry Pi 3 In following the suggestions to use "sudo apt-get update" the update system seems to be stuck. I keep getting updates ...
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Berryboot stuck on rainbow screen after update

I have been using RetroPie and Raspbian with Berryboot for a month without any problems. While using Raspbian and ssh on Windows, I did rpi-update then rebooted but I now only see a rainbow screen. I ...
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How do I update Java 8 in Raspbian

My Raspberry Pi 3 came with Java version 1.8.0_65 installed. I could not update it to a later version using apt-get - I assume there's no Debian repo for it. I do not know how to update it, and ...
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Updated Raspbian Wheezy and now some services don't start on boot

A week or so ago I updated (sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade) two Raspberry Pi 2s after a few weeks since the last time I had done so. As I normally do at this opportunity, I ...
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Upgrade fails at unpacking perl

I am trying to upgrade Raspbian Jessie 2016-02-26. Every time I try, the Pi hangs at unpacking perl (5.20.2-3+deb8u4) over (5.20.2-3+deb8u3) I have a 32 GB SD Card and have expanded the ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) on apt-get upgrade

I'm using Raspberry Pi 1 model B without GUI and when I try to upgrade software using sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following error: Segmentation fault dpkg: warning: subprocess old pre-removal ...
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After upgrade to Jessie, crashes when external USB drive is connected

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 which was running successfully with Wheezy. I decided to upgrade to Jessie. When I plug in the external USB drive (LaCie Rugged THB USB 3.0), it crashes. I did an ssh and ...
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Need to install a package without updating OR How to remote access RPi over the internet w/o updating RPi or using port forwarding

As the question text reads, I need to enable remote access on my RPi over the internet without using port forwarding. I have a custom OS and can not do a general update without overwriting some of the ...
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How to fix glibc vulnerability CVE-2015-7547

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3481 Do we need to wait for a RASPBIAN upgrade to be available here? https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ I ran: sudo apt-get update && ...
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OTA updates for the RPi [closed]

I would like to know how to push an Over-The-Air update for all the RPis which would be connected to the server.Is there any predefined syntax available for this ?
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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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Appearance Settings and PiX theme missing

I upgraded to Jessie using this guide but the /usr/share/themes/PiX directory is missing. I also do not see Appearance Settings in the Preferences menu, which I believe is somewhat linked to the new ...
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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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High CPU usage after Raspi Upgrade

Not sure if is related to the version upgrade but since I have updated my Raspberry to Linux version 4.1.13+ (dc4@dc4-XPS13-9333) (gcc version 4.8.3 20140303 (prerelease) (crosstool-NG linaro-1.13.1+...
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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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Is it worth it to upgrade to Jessie on a headless Pi2?

I'm running Raspbian (Wheezy) on a headless Raspberry Pi 2 at home to manage a number of services for my own amusement (*listed below) and to play around in general (** below). It's pretty much only ...
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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: ...
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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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How to upgrade BerryBoot kernel?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and put BerryBoot on my SD card. I've installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04, OpenELEC and RetroPie. However, my WiFi dongle doesn't work on any of them. I've installed the driver on Mate ...
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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 there a Raspberry Pi cluster OS that supports HOT SWAPPING or replacing dead units?

Thanks for the info if there is a raspberry cluster OS which can do this. I know Raspeberry's fail infrequently, but we could be building 99.99% redundant servers with cheap hardware if this was ...
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Raspberry pi: Inconsistency detected, assertion failed

I get the below error when I do: sudo apt-get upgrade Please help: The following packages will be upgraded: bind9-host cups-bsd cups-client cups-common firmware-realtek fuse hostscript libbind9-80 ...
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Upgrade raspbian to jessie [duplicate]

The question has been asked here. I have a raspberry pi 2, running Raspbian, I want to upgrade to Jessie. the answers say, change wheezy to jessie. I don't know about debian, haven't run it on PC ...
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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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Not able to use Raspberry pi as a FM transmitter

I have refered to this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6smyUoLugsg .The problem is, in it he has used a Raspberry pi (first model). I tried the things he told me but it wouldn't work. I urgently ...
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Getting a deb repository error for collabora

I'm brave enough to try out the upgrade from wheezy to jessie on my pi according to this: Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie So far it runs pretty smooth, except that I get an error when updating the ...
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Under Upgrade of Raspberry Pi - “This likely means that your installation is broken”

I have just started to use my Raspberry Pi 1 model B with an SD card with pre-installed NOOBS. After the initial installation of Raspbian, the only thing that I have done, is used the Raspberry Pi ...
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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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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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Keyboard and mouse stopped responding in GUI after apt-get upgrade

We have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B using Raspbian installed from/on NOOBS card. The GUI desktop was fully functional for several days. While trying to get Python picamera module to work, decided to do:...
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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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Upgrade to Raspbian Jessie

How can I perform an upgrade from Raspbian Wheezy to Jessie?
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Command apt-get upgrade crashes Raspbian

The image file I am using is quite old. How old exactly I am not sure, because this image I have inherited from previous developer. I have learnt that running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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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 can I access Raspbian Jessie packages from Wheezy?

I need a package that's in jessie, the newer version of Raspbian, but not in wheezy, the one I have installed. Can I use it somehow? Can/should I just upgrade to jessie?