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Instant Raspberry Pi Gaming by Shea Silverman

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Staying up-to-date (Intermediate)

This task will describe how to keep the Raspberry Pi operating system up-to-date by using raspi-config, rpi-update, and apt-get.

Getting ready

You will need:

  • A Raspberry Pi
  • An SD Card with the official Raspberry Pi OS, Raspbian, properly loaded
  • A USB keyboard
  • A USB mouse
  • A 5V 1A power supply with Micro-USB connector
  • A network connection
  • And a screen hooked up to your Raspberry Pi

How to do it...

  1. At the command line, enter sudo apt-get update.
  2. When that has finished, enter sudo apt-get upgrade.
  3. Answer yes to any prompts that ask for confirmation.
  4. Reboot your Raspberry Pi by entering sudo reboot.
  5. After logging back in, enter sudo rpi-update into the terminal.
  6. Select the defaults that are presented.
  7. Reboot your Raspberry Pi by entering ...

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