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A tool to update the firmware and kernel of an SD card, usable while the Pi is running. WARNING you should only use this with a good reason it gets you the latest bleeding edge kernel/firmware.

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Libcamera does not work on the latest OS

I bought the new HD RPi camera and want to connect it to my RPi 3. I checked on the Rpi website that raspistill is being replaced by libcamera, so I updated the OS to the most recent build (Bullseye) ...
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Black screen when trying to boot from SSD on a Raspberry Pi 4B

When I try to boot the Raspberry Pi 4B from my SSD, the screen goes black and the system does not start. This is my current hardware setup: Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB RAM. Crucial MX500 1TB SSD Hard Drive ...
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dphys swapfile error while updating

So I recently got a new raspberry pi 4 and I went to update it and ran the following commands: sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. The update command ran perfectly fine but when I ran ...
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sudo apt-get update have error

i have error on updating raspberry pi pi@TechTSDHacking:~ $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://deb.playonlinux.com stretch InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian buster InRelease Hit:3 ...
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Is older Raspberry Pi safe? When is the end of software support for them?

I am not asking about the discontinuation of manufacturing or selling of the hardware; I am talking about only the software. There are famous old Android devices that the manufactures have abandoned a ...
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Does a firmware update remain when changing the OS?

If I do a firmware update via sudo rpi-update on Raspbian Buster on the Pi 4 and then flash another OS (e.g. LibreELEC) to the SD card, will the firmware still be up-to-date?
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Pending kernel upgrade even after reboot my RPi4

Every time I update my Pi4, it runs needrestart which complains that I'm using an old kernel version and I should reboot, but rebooting doesn't change anything. First, I have to precise that: I ...
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Unstable rPi 4B after rpi-update

My raspberry pi model 4B was having frequent WIFI issues. I read that a firmware update was made to address this, so I thought I would upgrade the firmware. After doing sudo rpi-update I now have ...
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OTA update is Raspberry PI?

want to do OTA(Over The Air) updates in my raspberry pi. I have seen alot of services on the internet like mender.io, but they are all quite expensive. Is there any easy/less expensive way to do OTA ...
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Raspberry Camera Module not working on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (octopi)

I am trying to use a new Camera Module V2 (8MP) on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+, but it seems that the Raspberry couldn't see the camera. So I started to investigate. Checking the octopi version that is ...
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Pi 2B won't update TeamViewer

I've recently tried to log into my Raspberry Pi (2B with 1GB running Jessie) using TeamViewer and found that my TV software is out of date. I needed to update TV to version 14. When I downloaded ...
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rpi-update Error

What I need to do is PXE boot: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/hardware/raspberrypi/bootmodes/net.md however I did not get 17:3020000a, If found another link : https://blockdev.io/...
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Rpiboot - Failed to claim interface

I'm using usbboot/rpiboot with Raspberry Pi 0. Usually when I try to discover device the device is found without a problem and the booting process succeeds, recently I upgraded the firmware (bootcode....
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How to revert from rpi-update to stable build

I have been using a RPi3 for the last year without any issues. I have had rpi-update as part of a regular update process (cron job). Lately I have been experiencing crashes. I started to investigate, ...
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Image rollback using Raspberry Pi Bootloader

I'm using Yocto framework based RPi build and have created My SD card partition as follows, ======================== SD card with 3 parts ======================== | 68MB(bootloader) | 4GB(...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working / networking problem

I am getting following errors repeatedly upon using apt-get update command : pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Err:1 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian stretch InRelease Cannot ...
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"sudo apt-get update" gives "0% [waiting for headers]

As the title indicated, that is my problem. Currently running an Rpi3 with Jessie, tried Stretch and the same problem occured. when sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list, I have: deb http://...
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Should I use use `rpi-update` for kernel upgrading on Ubuntu Mate v16.04.3 LTS for RaspBerry Pi 2 B+?

According to the GitHub rpi-update site: This is only intended for use with Raspbian. If you are using a different distribution then check with the maintainers if using rpi-update is safe. ...
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rpi-update seemed to have stopped spi and one wire

I had two programs, one using DS18b20 sensors and the One-Wire and the other using SPI. On another pi, I had a program using the camera which had an error(still not sure what the error was) fixed by ...
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Duplicate sources.list message appears after apt-get update

After running apt-get update, I get this message: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu/ trusty/main armhf Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ppa.launchpad....
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rpi-update SSL certificate problem

Rpi-update fails due to some certificates errors: rpi-update *** Raspberry Pi firmware updater by Hexxeh, enhanced by AndrewS and Dom *** Performing self-update *** Relaunching after update *** ...
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Can't rpi-update

I can't update the kernel of my pi anymore. When I try I have those errors : pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo rpi-update *** Raspberry Pi firmware updater by Hexxeh, enhanced by AndrewS and Dom *** ...
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Pi3 stuck on rainbow screen after a kernel downgrade

I've a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian with the kernel 4.4.38-v7+. I want to downgrade to version 4.1.X to have full support for xboxdrv. I used the script rpi-update: apt install -y rpi-update rpi-...
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Check most current RPI-Firmware available from Git Repo?

I'm trying to to retrieve most recent master version from the Hexxeh/rpi-firmware which is used by Ubuntu Mate 16.04. The rpi-update update script exist on this page but I'm unable to fishout how ...
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New kernel doesn't load after rpi-update

I'm a noob and want to update the kernel of my raspberry pi 2. I used the rpi-update utility but after I reboot I still see the old kernel under uname -r ls /lib/modules/ 4.1.17+ 4.1.17-v7+ 4.1.19-...
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Why can't I update my Pi?

Whenever I try the command sudo apt-get update it outputs this error: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. N: Is the package apt-transport-https installed? I couldn't ...
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Why did my kernel version rolled back after rpi-update and apt-get update? Should I only use one of them?

I'm currently using Raspbian (Jessie). Yesterday I've done rpi-update. I've checked the kernel and it's up-to-date (from 4.4.27-v7+ to 4.4.30-v7+). After reboot I did apt-get upgrade but ...
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Rpi-update fails with SSL (self-signed) error

I'm trying to run sudo rpi-update to make sure I'm on the latest firmware. It ran correctly on 4 other identical systems. I'm running wheezy for compatibility reasons, raspi 1A, raspbian. The network ...
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Multiple segmentation faults

I am trying to upgrade my Raspberry Pi Zero and have been fighting a multitude of segmentation faults, and I am at a loss as to how to fix this. When I enter sudo apt-get upgrade, this is the output: ...
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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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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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how to swap dbus versions in rpi/linux?

DBus version installed: 1.10.6 Programs look at 1.1.1. How to get rpi to look at newest DBus? RPI Project/programs: alertR Home Alert System via github. Current status: 12/30/2015 14:26:08 INFO: [...
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Cannot find package openjdk-7-jre

I am trying to install JDownloader on my raspberry pi who have osmc (debian) as a OS. I am trying to install run below command sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre and it says ...
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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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What firmware version will rpi-update install?

How can I determine what version of the firmware will be installed by running rpi-update, without making any modifications to the installation?
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Upgraded installation from Wheezy to Jessie; unable to SSH into Pi now

I have hit a wall with regard to this issue and I have no inkling whatsoever as to what might have happened. Any help regarding this matter will be greatly appreciated. I connect to my Raspberry Pi 2 ...
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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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Update using apt-get failed: "Connection timed out"

I want to update my Raspberry Pi, but I was not successful. This is the message when I try to update my device: > pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get update Errhttp://mirrordirector.raspbian.org ...
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PiTFT doesnot work after rpi-update

I updated the firmware with command : sudo REPO_URI=https://github.com/notro/rpi-firmware rpi-update This install the kernel 3.18.5+ After reboot, the PiTFT is no more showing console as before (...
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sudo rpi-update freezes, help

I am in the process of a sudo rpi-update, but it appears to have frozen at *** Updating kernel modules This is the output from the ssh screen since the update command: sudo rpi-update *** ...
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