Which iso can i download from


arm64 or armel ?

And dd the iso into my sd card to install os into raspberry pi?


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It is possible to run "real" Debian on a Raspberry Pi2 , but it involves some work since it is not fully supported in Debian wheezy or jessie :



That will not work for several reasons - the Pi is a 32 bit machine and has a unique kernel image and boot system.

The standard Raspbian image is based on Debian stable. You can always download packages not in the image from the Raspbian repository.

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