Quick newbie question. Upgrading to 3.0 beta

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  • #93995
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    gusgmb
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    Do I have to donwnload the image again or it’s possible to upgrade to 3.0 beta 2 via apt-get?
    I’m using Raspberry pi 2 Model B and originally used the 2.6 image.

    thanks.

    #93998
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    herbfargus
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    Quickest way to upgrade is go into the setup script, update the setup script, restart the setup script and do a full binary install.

    Might want to make a backup first just in case. I find it easiest just to start with a fresh 3.0 image.

    See this video for help:

    #94000
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    Floob
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    I’d agree, as there are so many changes from 2.6 to 3, just use the new image.

    Upgrading in the future should be cleaner as the config files are a lot tidier now.

    RetroPie help guides --> https://goo.gl/Yfy8kj
    Please read this before asking for help --> http://goo.gl/eLErnl

    #94004
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    gusgmb
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    Thanks people.

    I will do a fresh image install. Since my new 64gb sdcard is arriving tomorrow I’ll use it and keep the old card as a backup.

    thanks

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