Raspberry PI – Update and Upgrade Firmware

# Update all Raspbian packages.
sudo apt-get -y update
sudo apt-get -y upgrade

# Install rpi-update
sudo apt-get install -y git-core
sudo wget https://raw.github.com/Hexxeh/rpi-update/master/rpi-update -O /usr/bin/rpi-update
sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/rpi-update

# Backup the existing firmware.
sudo cp /boot/start.elf /boot/start.elf.knowngood

# Update to the latest firmware and activate it.
sudo rpi-update
sudo shutdown -r now

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