To install CAB files on a Windows IoT device such as a Raspberry Pi, you can use the
applyupdate command to stage and commit the package. Here are the steps to install the CAB file:
- Connect to the device using SSH or PowerShell.
- Copy the
<filename>.cabfile to the device to a directory, for example, C:\OemInstall.
- Initiate staging of the package using
applyupdate -stage C:\OemInstall\<filename>.cab. Note that this step should be repeated for each package when you have multiple packages to install.
- Commit the packages using
If you encounter an error during the installation process, you can try to force the update by using the Windows Update > CAB Install option in Windows Device Portal. If this does not work, you may need to troubleshoot the update process further.