How To for Raspberry – Checking the Raspbian version (update & upgrade)

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How to check the Raspbian version on my Raspberry Pi

You can check the release of Raspbian, simply reading the content of the os-release file.

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Or you can install lsb-release package and then run it to get the version of the operating system.

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Instead, if you want to know the Kernel version in your Raspberry Pi, you can use the uname command.

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How to update and upgrade my Raspbian.

First, you need to check if enough free space is available on yout SD card.

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If enough space is available, then you have to update the package manager apt.

Once apt is updated, you can upgrade your Raspbian distribution.

This operation may take several minutes.

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