I need an old Raspbian release, precisely rpi_35_v3_jessie8_kernel_4_1_12.img. On the download page raspberrypi.org I can only find the latest release.

Is there any way to get the old release mentioned above?

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    AFAIK there was never a release with 4.1.12
    – Milliways
    Commented May 29, 2016 at 4:28

3 Answers 3


You can download the historical versions offered by the foundation here


Raspberry Pi OS 32-bit ARM (After May 2020)
32-bit Lite images: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_lite_armhf/images/
32-bit with desktop: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_armhf/images/
32-bit with desktop & recommended software: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_full_armhf/images/

Raspberry Pi OS 64-bit ARM (After May 2020)
64-bit Lite images: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_lite_arm64/images/
64-bit with desktop: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_arm64/images/

Raspbian ARM (Before May 2020)
32-bit Lite images: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_lite/images/
32-bit with desktop: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/images/
32-bit with desktop & recommended software: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_full/images/

Raspberry Pi Desktop for x86 processors (After June 2017) https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/rpd_x86/images/

PIXEL for x86 processors (Before June 2017) https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/pixel_x86/images/


This is where you can find all releases : https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/

You can find the images under images directory and they are compressed with zip.

Raspberry Pi OS (32bit): https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_armhf/

Raspberry Pi Lite OS (32bit): https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_lite_armhf/

Raspberry Pi OS (32bit) with recommended software: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_full_armhf/

Raspberry Pi OS (64bit): https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_arm64/

Raspberry Pi Lite OS (64bit): https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspios_lite_arm64/

Raspbian OS: https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/

Ubuntu: https://ubuntu.com/download/raspberry-pi


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