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Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook - Second Edition by Rick Golden

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Chapter 3. Maintenance

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Updating the operating system (apt-get)
  • Upgrading Raspbian from wheezy to jessie using sources.list
  • Searching for software packages (apt-cache)
  • Installing a package (apt-get)
  • Package management (aptitude)
  • Reading the built-in documentation (man)
  • Reading the built-in documentation (info)

Introduction

The recipes in this chapter are for the basic maintenance of the Raspberry Pi.

The first few recipes show you how to update the Raspbian operating system and install new software packages, while the last two recipes show you how to access the documentation that is already built into the Raspberry Pi.

Note

The recipes in this chapter work for Debian-based operating systems such as PiNet, ...

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