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Please consider donating money to the nix Craft via Pay Pal/Bitcoin, or become a supporter using Patreon.You may need to run update-pciids command to get the current version of the file from the Internet and install it to get accurate results.This gets you the latest bleeding edge kernel/firmware." tool is included in the Raspbian distribution of Linux because it is a useful software tool that manages the firmware of your Pi's.You should run it periodically to make sure your devices have the latest firmware.
Since the place the firmware is stored is actually flashed to the first partition of the SD card (sort of like a BIOS), you will not need to run this on every device.
You can even update the firmware on the SD card by updating the files in that first partition with a Windows computer for example.
(See: 3.2 Get the latest firmware version) If the Raspbian team is using the latest firmware on their distribution though, that is a different question.
I just downloaded the latest version of Raspbian and installed it on the Pi. Is rpi-update meant for upgrading from one version of Raspbian to the next?
"In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to run rpi-update as it always gets you to the leading edge firmware and kernel and because that may be a testing version it could leave your RPi unbootable". p=916911#p916911 Even the rpi-update documentation now warns "Even on Raspbian you should only use this with a good reason.