Upgrading your Raspberry Pi to Debian Jessie

This is a pretty painless and straight forward process. Firstly, we want to make sure we are all up to date, so: sudo bash apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade answer yes to any prompts. Next we need to point apt at the Jessie repositories: sed -i ‘s/wheezy/jessie/g’ /etc/apt/sources.list once we have done …

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Raspberry Pi – Expanding DEBIAN to fill your SD Card

Here is how to utilise the full capacity of your Raspberry Pi’s SD card after installing the Debian image which gives a 2GB root partition: Step 1: Run fdisk as sudo sudo fdisk -cu /dev/mmcblk0 Step 2: enter p to view the current partition table: Commands (m for help): p Device        Boot  Start   End     Blocks …

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Raspberry Pi – Media Centre

Today I will be looking at how to use your RaspberryPi as a Media Centre. At the time of writing, you have two serious choices – OpenElec and Raspbmc. Personally, I preffer Raspbmc, I find it faster and more stable. They both run XBMC, the open source media centre Instructions for RaspBMC: Visit http://www.raspbmc.com/download/ to download …

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