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Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook by Rick Golden

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Updating the operating system (apt-get)

This recipe shows how to update the Raspberry Pi using the apt-get command.

The Raspberry Pi and the operating systems that run on the Raspberry Pi, such as the "official" Raspbian Linux Distribution, are evolving at a rapid pace. Every week (if not every day) there are new updates and improvements that can be downloaded and installed.

The apt-get command is part of the Advanced Package Tool (apt) suite of command utilities. This command suite contains the primary package management tools for Debian-based Linux distributions such as the "official" Raspbian Linux distribution. The Advanced Package Tool not only installs software improvements but also security fixes. Used on a regular basis, the tool not only ...

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