Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Minimal, pure and up-to-date vanilla Debian/Ubuntu Linux SD card image for Raspberry Pi 3 B+.


Board name
Raspberry Pi 3 B+
Board maker
Raspberry Pi Foundation
SoC
Broadcom BCM2837
CPU
ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)

Install instructions

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).


Downloads for Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Downloads relevant to Raspberry Pi 3 B+.
File Description Build date Size
PLACEHOLDER Boot image U-Boot PLACEHOLDER TF-A PLACEHOLDER RPi boot FW PLACEHOLDER AML boot FW PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian oldstable/11.9 ("bullseye") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian stable/12.5 ("bookworm") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian testing ("trixie") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian unstable ("sid") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian experimental ("rc-buggy") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ("focal") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 22.04 LTS ("jammy") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 23.10 ("mantic") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.04 LTS ("noble") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.10 ("oracular") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER

Boards by Raspberry Pi Foundation

Boards made by Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi 2 B Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2836 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Raspberry Pi 3 A+ Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi 3 B Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi 4 B Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2711 ARM Cortex A72 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi 400 Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2711 ARM Cortex A72 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)

Boards with Broadcom BCM2837

Boards with Broadcom BCM2837 SoC.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi 3 A+ Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi 3 B Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Raspberry Pi Foundation Broadcom BCM2837 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)