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Is it possible to buy standalone Qualcomm Snapdragon processors (Like you can with the Intel Cores?)

This may not be particular to the Pi, but I have had dreams of building a more powerful and up-to-date 'PowerPi'. To do so, I thought of checking out a Snapdragon processor to power the machine, but ...
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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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Is it possible to physically upgrade either model's USB ports from USB 2.0 to USB 3.0?

Would the build not recognize the difference or be capable of supporting the USB 3.0 speeds? If problems arise, would the issue sit with software, hardware, or another area?
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my raspberry wont let me upgrade

Every time I try to upgrade I receive the following ouptu: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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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 rpi-update and sudo-apt upgrade?

I'm wondering what the difference is between running the git-hub obtained program rpi-update and using sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade. I've checked around and cannot find the ...
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dconf-gsettings-backend:armhf' contains empty filename

Question How to fix error code #2 when updating and upgrading on the raspbian OS? Background I get this error when I'm trying to update and upgrade: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: ...
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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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Upgrades possible on a Raspberry Pi

What are the possible upgrades one can perform on a Raspberry Pi (Model B) in terms of SD card capacity, etc., using a USB hub to increase the number of available USB ports? I understand the memory is ...
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How do I upgrade Raspbian?

I have my RPi setup how I want, but I have an older version than what is currently available (2012-10-28-wheezy-raspbian.zip). How do I upgrade the kernel, firmware, etc? I have upgraded some this ...
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Can I safely hook up my Raspbian device to the Internet?

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi, and I would like to attach it to my local network and (via port forwarding) let it be reachable from 'the outside world'. My plan is to run Apache with PHP on it, ...
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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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“packages have been kept back”

I ran an update and an upgrade and I get the following message: The following packages have been kept back: alsa-base scratch What do I do to get these upgrade?