2.2.2. Software update

At boot Red Pitaya checks for software updates, and alerts the user if a new release is available. Users can also check for updates manually.

  1. Open Red Pitaya desktop using your WEB browser.

  2. Click on the upgrade alert or on the ecosystem version label in bottom right corner.

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  3. Select ecosystem version and start OS updater

    ../../_images/SDcard_update_manager.png
  4. Follow the steps in the OS updater app in order to install new OS.

    Note

    OS upgrade might cause your Red Pitaya desktop to freeze for a few minutes.

  5. If update manager reports that Linux version needs to be updated too, please follow “Download and install SD card image” instructions and manually reinstall SD card.