DietPi for RPi Wheezy | Support Ended (22nd June 2016)

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DietPi for RPi Wheezy | Support Ended (22nd June 2016)

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Support for Wheezy in DietPi has now ended (22nd June 2016).

Ok, what do i use now?
If you are running the Wheezy image (run cat /etc/*release to check), please download the latest DietPi image from our main website These images are currently based on Jessie.

Why are you dropping Wheezy?
  • Wheezy is now classed as "Old Stable". Jessie is classed as "Stable" and is the current distro.
  • Wheezy is now no longer offered as a download by RaspberryPi foundation. Even they are phasing it out:
  • Out of 3100 unique installations of DietPi in under 1 month, only 90 of those were Wheezy.
  • Additional code and valuable testing time is required to support Wheezy. This is mainly due to the differences with SystemD and the LSB sysinit of Wheezy.
But I want to be able to use Wheezy!:
I have uploaded a final Wheezy image that has its own Git branch.
Users can download the image here: DietPi_RPi-ARMv6-Wheezy.7z

Please note, Wheezy is no longer supported by DietPi, so you are on your own.
It's based on Debian 7 “Wheezy” LTS and will get security fixes until 31st May 2018 by Debian.
Then we will take the link down.

If you have any questions, please post them here.
Last edited by k-plan on Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:30 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: fixed download link for DietPi RPi Wheezy image
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