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taigrr
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My boss needed me to run a quick PoC a Raspberry Pi (3B+) for him. Don't worry about imaging the SDC, he says. He will do it, he says.

I guess he had an old Raspbian image file sitting around in his downloads folder or something. Cause this this is seriously out of date.

`sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y`
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....
....
168 packages need to be updated, need to fetch 600MB in archives.

Oh, look at that. It's not Lite, its the full version. So I gotta either sit here and purge all the unnecessary packages, or just wait as Wolfram updates.

So I watch some youtube, still updating.
I wash the dishes, still updating.
I take a coffee break, still updating.
Text the fiance, still upgrading.
Yes, even as I post this, it's still upgrading.

All the packages are downloaded at least, but they're still installing. And I'll probably need to reboot after since there are firmware/udev updates and my PoC requires USB + GPIO pins.

At this point, it would have been faster to just re-image the card.

-_-

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