Updating the operating system (apt-get)
This recipe shows how to update the Raspberry Pi using the
The Raspberry Pi and the operating systems that run on the Raspberry Pi, such as the Raspbian Linux distribution, are evolving at a rapid pace. Every week, if not everyday, there are new updates and security patches that can be downloaded and installed.
This recipe uses the Advance Packaging Tools command-line utility called
apt-get to update the existing software on the Raspberry Pi to the latest version. This recipe does not install new software; it simply upgrades the software that has already been installed. The recipes named Searching for software packages and Installing a package show how to search for and install new software ...