How can the Raspberry Pi will be updated to the new Debian version Jessie?

Currently the Linux Wheezy version. But who wants to try new features, can the Raspberry Pi update on Jessie. even if not all should be so stable, you simply get but the latest versions. Z.b. PHP 5.5.12. This version is not yet timely with Security updates supplies and has the status of Testing.

It only needs to be adjusted the following file:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Where "wheezy" is set to "jessie"Change and Save. Then start the update process with:

sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade && apt-get autoremove

It then come during installation, some questions need to be answered, whether service etc. to be restartet. Then after about. one hour can with

sudo apt-get autoclean

the residues are removed and the system to be restarted:

sudo shutdown -r now

Then evl. still check if everything is ok with:

sudo apt-get check

So you have now also the current version of PHP, test with

php -v

now generates:

PHP 5.5.12-1 (cli) (built: May 11 2014 09:41:44)
Copyright (c) 1997-2014 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.5.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2014 Zend Technologies
with Zend OPcache v7.0.4-dev, Copyright (c) 1999-2014, by Zend Technologies

 

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