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Questions tagged [update]

For questions regarding how to update the Pi's operating systems, programming languages, and applications (both native and external). Consider also tagging with the program or OS that you are updating if appropriate, and use [rpi-update] instead for the tool itself.

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256 gb class 3 SD card stop booting

So I'm trying to understand whats going on. I have a raspberry pi 2+ it was working well with a 32 gb kingston sd card, 1 usb hub with 2 hard drives and a small touch screen. So I've decided to ...
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Remote Deployments

I have an application that runs on a RPi 3. This application can update itself by checking for a new version on a web server. If there's a new version, it downloads it from the server, runs a ...
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Automatic clean of unattended upgrades

Following the Debian wiki documentation and this answer I have successfully set up unattended upgrades. I have confirmed that upgrades are really run. However, I want to avoid eventually getting disk ...
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Why doesn't dist-upgrade upgrade to stretch?

I have an old Model B+ (I found out by checking this page – my hardware revision code is 0010), which I'm trying to upgrade to the latest Raspbian. I take it from the answers to this question that it ...
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Upgrading the kernel fails

I currently have kernel version: 4.14.79-v7+ (and I am using Raspbian Stretch) pi@pi:~ $ uname -a Linux pi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4 17:50:20 GMT 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux When I try to update and ...
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Raspberry Pi sudo apt-get update not working

I am getting the following message whenever I try to run: sudo apt-get update : pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease [8,084 B] Err:1 ...
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Apt-Get Update security failure

I'm running a 3B+ with Raspbian Stretch 11/18 update. sudo apt-get update is returning this: W: GPG error: http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be ...
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How to suppress the “The desktop has been updated…” prompt?

I have written a "setup" script to customize a stock Raspian (stretch) image for use in my application, and it includes apt-get update && apt-get upgrade. This was working great last time I ...
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PXE booted Raspberry cluster curious update behavior during update

I am running a PXE booted Raspberry cluster: one pi is the PXE boot server with has an SSD attached and is updated to 4.14.82-v7+ #1165. The boot-image for the PXE clients is rsync'ed. Clients boot up ...
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``Not enough free disk space'' message when trying a do-release-upgrade from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 on a RPi 3 B

Upgrade response: The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 49.5 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 5,374 k of disk space on '/boot'. You can remove old ...
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Updating my application across thousands of nodes. What are the standard tools/procedures?

Are there any standard practice/procedures/tools to perform a software update (OTA) of my c++ application across thousands of battery powered IoT nodes. I don't want to reinvent something, and ...
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Can't Install Packages with apt-get | no installation candidate

I'm using Raspbian Stretch with Desktop(v4.14.62-v7) and I can't seem to be able to install packages on my rPi. For instance, when I type sudo apt-get install autoconf, I get: Reading package lists.....
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raspberrypi-bootloader error when apt installing/upgrading

I've never had this complex of an apt issue. I was trying to install nodejs when I came upon this unmet dependency. Updating, upgrading, and fix-broken install do not solve anything. I need to take a ...
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Windows 10 IoT not updating with windows update

Why is my windows update stuck on downloading updates? How do I kick it along? From the apps menu I select Windows Update tile. I then have the following screen which I have left on overnight and ...
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Error while trying to do sudo apt-get upgrade

E: Syntax error /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove:4: Extra junk after value
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Faulty Ethernet interface?

After running apt-upgrade on a Raspberry Pi B+ 512MB to bring it to the current version of Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.4 (stretch) the Ethernet connection stopped working. The interface's behaviour after a ...
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Update a previous Raspbian image to rasp b+? [duplicate]

I'm sorry if the question has been already asked, I couldn't find it. I bought a raspberry pi 3 2 years ago, and I still use it with no problem. I bought a new rasp pi 3 b+ 1 week ago, and I tried to ...
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nginx error while upgrading raspi

When I try to upgrade my raspi I get an error message: seb@raspi:~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig Abhängigkeitsbaum wird aufgebaut. Statusinformationen werden eingelesen.....
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Problem with ethernet and usb controller after update/upgrade

I use a Raspberry pi 3 Model B Today I tried to update my Raspbian OS(installed with berryboot) version from 09.05.2017 to the latest version. I was ssh'ed into the raspbian pi user(root) and typed: ...
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Update error (stretch)

Hello, I'm Jinny Park. I bought the raspberry pi 3 b+ version, but it didn't work anything. It didn't upgraded. Linux SAMSUNG 32 GB SD CARD. root@nsdkr11:/m apt-get update Err:1 http://raspbian....
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Which Distro provides Timely Security Updates and have the longest support cycle for Raspberry Pi 1,2 & 3? [closed]

I am looking for a Linux Distro that provides timely security updates for all Raspberry Pi variants. Please indicate if the update life-cycle is released based (preferred) or rolling/continuous. ...
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Restoring an old config file

I recently did an update/upgrade (the first one with this sd-Card) and the configuration files were overwritten and backed up to /home/pi/oldconffiles/ How do I restore all these files so that they ...
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A weird bug in Raspian

I just updated my Raspberry pi 3B+, after the reboot all windows get their “top” cut of like this: And everytime the cursor is outside the current window it appears as an “x”, I hope you can help me ...
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Unmet dependencies when installing expect and libiw-dev

Every time I run the command sudo apt-get upgrade this is what I get. What should I do? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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How to upgrade Mosquitto MQTT to the latest version?

Right now I have 1.3.4 Mosquitto Version installed from the repository on my PI. Current version is 1.4.15. So, how do I go about upgrading my Mosquitto MQTT to the latest version on my PI? I looked ...
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How to complete upgrade from wheezy to Stretch?

Hi I had this problem on the raspberry pi B+ with wheezy OS version. Since nothing worked out I decided to update the OS by changing the ppas from Wheezy to Stretch. It updated partially but it did ...
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Cannot fetch from mirror nus.edu.sg [duplicate]

I just start using rpi and quite a newbie i run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The update thing is successful, however , i cannot do the upgrade part, there are some package they ...
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sudo apt-get update Archives directory is missing

I have no idea what this means. Was just doing a routine update on my Raspberry Pi: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get update E: Archives directory /var/cache/apt/archives/partial is missing. - Acquire ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Can anyone help a n00b out? I should have enough space on my SD. df -h results are below. sda1 is for NAS storage. I'd appriciate any input whatsoever, and thanks in advance. sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable to the Spectre or Meltdown exploit?

There are two new serious security flaws discovered, Spectre and Meltdown. Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable for Spectre and/or Meltdown?
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Cannot update my raspberry pi

I try an update on my new raspberry pi 3. I did sudo apt-get update and I've got "0% mirrordirector.raspbian.org" Internet is ok but when I ping mirrordirector I've got 13 packets transmitted but 0 ...
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Can't execute sudo apt-get update / upgrade

When i try to execute sudo apt-get update i receive the error: W: The repository 'http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb preview Release' is not signed. N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated ...
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Stretch apt-get update error: 'http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch Release' does no longer have a Release file

Cannot do first update for a straight from raspberrypi.org download of 2017-09-07-raspian-stretch image due to errors: pi@RWPi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/...
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Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable to the KRACKs on WPA2 networks?

I have an updated RPI Zero W running Stretch. The research is stating that wpa_supplicant is vulnerable on all Linux machines. According to Debian patches are rolled out: For the oldstable ...
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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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apt-get dist-upgrade interrupted

I got my first ever Raspberry Pi in the mail yesterday and today I thought it might need some updates as it's brand new. I used: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And all was ...
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Update Node JS and delete old one

I've a lot of Raspberry Pi clients, which I've initialized with a 4.5.0 Node JS version, using the following lines of code: wget https://nodejs.org/dist/v4.5.0/node-v4.5.0-linux-armv7l.tar.gz tar -...
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Failing to apt-get update

I've been scouring the net trying to find the answer to this and all answers that are close talk about not connecting to the net. I have no problems on the internet, I am typing this on the pi3 that ...
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WiFi - No Support in Old Image

I have a old Raspberry Pi model 2 B - with no GUI support for WiFi and no image that support WiFi. I now have a Raspberry Pi Zero that support WiFi, i use the old image on this. sudo apt-get update ...
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Configuring `unattended-upgrades` on Raspbian Stretch

I recently upgraded from Jessie to Stretch and received a new version of the configuration file for unattended-upgrades. Oddly, this new version references Debian instead of Raspbian. pi@kegerator:/...
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Problem after upgrading to “Stretch” [closed]

When issuing a "sudo apt-get update" after upgrading to "Stretch" I receive the following messages, eleven in all: sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.raspbian.org/raspbian stretch InRelease ...
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Failed to start Light Display Manager

I've been getting this error a few times but somehow was able to get through it by plugging in the hdmi cable (I use vnc). But now the I get this error even when I use the HDMI cable. I tried ...
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Possible SPI issues around NRF24 operations post RPi system update?

I have a number of RPis that communicate with Arduinos via BLavery's lib_nrf24.py (which appears to be derived from Barraca's pynrf24). Recently several of the RPis automatically updated via apt-get ...
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How to upgrade GNU nano to newer version?

So far nano seems my favorite terminal editor, but I noticed I have pretty old GNU nano 2.2.6 While latest is GNU nano 2.8.6. I tried: sudo apt-get install nano but it said I already using newest ...
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RF24 system fails after RPI system update - any ideas?

I have a number of raspberry Pi's (2 and 3's all running Jessie), which happily talked to themselves and arduinos via RF24s, based around the setup described in the link below (git clone https://...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS sudo apt-get update exits with dpkg error code (1)

I'm running a Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS xenial. sudo apt-get update exits with: dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-firmware_1.157.11_all.deb (--unpack): trying ...
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Error while updating Raspberry pi 3

I tried to install xscreensaver and I couldn't manage it. Here is my adventure: sudo apt-get install xscreensaver but it made me update, so I wrote sudo apt-get update then the error occured: ...
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Scientific Python 3 Updates

I want to use python 3 with the many scientific updates (numpy, etc.) on my new Raspberry Pi 3 (with latest Raspian). I followed some excellent advice from: Scientific Python for Raspberry Pi ...
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Ran “sudo-apt install dist-upgrade” taking very long time

started sudo-apt install dist-upgrade. Last line showing is, "Get:203 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/ jessie/main libgles.resa arrf 13.0.0-i+rpil [52.4 kb]. This has been counting up for hours ...
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Installing Qt on Raspberry Pi 3

I'm trying to install Qt Creator to my Raspberry Pi 3 for a GUI project. However when I use the command sudo apt-get install qt5-default it gives an error saying that: E:Unable to fetch some ...