Upgrading Raspbian from wheezy to jessie using sources.list

This recipe shows how to upgrade the Raspberry Pi 2 from the jessie version of the Raspbian Linux distribution to the stretch version.

Currently, there are three versions of the Raspbian operating system distribution that are available for the Raspberry Pi 2, namely wheezy, jessie, and stretch. The source of these distributions is located at http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian.

The wheezy distribution is based on Debian 7, jessie is based on Debian 8, and stretch is based on Debian 9. The current stable version is jessie. The default wheezy version is considered to be the oldstable release. The next planned release, testing, is stretch.

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