Embedded Packages

To install Raspbian software on a Raspberry Pi

Packages are installed using Terminal. First get an updated package list by entering the following command in to terminal if this has not been done today sudo apt-get update
Then install your chosen package with the command sudo apt-get install package name Find out more with the Guide to installing software with the apt-get command

Rate a Raspberry Pi software package from this list

Let other users know how well packages work on the Raspberry Pi.
Rating Key:
Working, Not Working, 1 Like, 1 Dislike, 1 Neutral, 1 View Comments
Speed-Slow, Speed-Usable, Speed Good

WWW: Please Note: each listing has a www link to a related webpage, the links are supplied by the author. I can't guarantee thay are all active and related to the listed package.

Distro Version: Jess(#) = Raspbian Jessie, Stretch(#) = Raspbian Stretch, Stretch & Jess(#) = same version for both. If only one Distro is listed then the package is only available on that distribution.

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  • G

  • gpe

    Stretch & Jess:(0.2.9-2) G Palmtop Environment (GPE) metapackage www
  • gpe-conf

    Stretch & Jess:(0.2.9-2) configuration toolset for GPE www
  • gpe-login

    Stretch & Jess:(0.96-1) login window for the G Palmtop Environment www
  • gpe-ownerinfo

    Stretch & Jess:(0.28-3) details of the GPE device owner
  • gpe-ownerinfo-dev

    Stretch & Jess:(0.28-3) access the device owner information
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  • I

  • ixo-usb-jtag

    Stretch:(0.0.0+git20160908-1) Firmware for USB JTAG programmers www
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  • L

  • libgtkstylus

    Stretch & Jess:(0.3-2) stylus tap support for Gtk+
  • libts-bin

    Stretch & Jess:(1.0-12) touch screen library utilities www
  • literki

    Stretch:(0.0.0+20100113.git1da40724-1.2) Jess:(0.0.0+20100113.git1da40724-1) Keyboard with configurable layout and transparency www
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  • matchbox

    Stretch & Jess:(1:5) base X environment for resource-limited systems
  • matchbox-common

    Stretch:(0.9.1-6) Jess:(0.9.1-5) common files for Matchbox Project applications
  • matchbox-desktop

    Stretch:(2.0-5) Jess:(2.0-4) desktop application launcher for resource-limited systems
  • matchbox-keyboard

    Stretch:(0.1+svn20080916-11) Jess:(0.1+svn20080916-10) on-screen keyboard
  • matchbox-keyboard-im

    Stretch:(0.1+svn20080916-11) Jess:(0.1+svn20080916-10) GTK+ input module for on-screen keyboard
  • matchbox-panel

    Stretch:(0.9.3-9) Jess:(0.9.3-8.1) desktop panel for resource-limited systems
  • matchbox-panel-manager

    Stretch:(0.1-7) Jess:(0.1-6) panel manager for matchbox-panel
  • matchbox-themes-extra

    Stretch:(0.3-4) Jess:(0.3-3) extra themes for matchbox-window-manager
  • matchbox-window-manager

    Stretch:(1.2-osso21-2) Jess:(1.2-osso21-1) window manager for resource-limited systems www
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  • O

  • openocd

    Stretch:(0.9.0-1+deb8u1) Jess:(0.8.0-4+deb7u1) Open on-chip JTAG debug solution for ARM and MIPS systems www
  • openwince-include

    Stretch:(0.3.2-4) Jess:(0.3.2-3.1) Common include files for the open wince project
  • openwince-jtag

    Stretch:(0.5.1-7) Jess:(0.5.1-6) allows programming jtag capable devices such as CPUs or FPGAs
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  • rkflashtool

    Stretch:(0~20160221-1) Tools for flashing Rockchip devices www
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  • T

  • tsconf

    Stretch & Jess:(1.0-12) touch screen library common files www
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  • U

  • urjtag

    Stretch & Jess:(0.10+r2007-1.2) JTAG programmer for various flash parts and boards www
  • usbprog

    Stretch:(0.2.0-2.2) Jess:(0.2.0-2.1) Firmware programming tool for the USBprog hardware www
  • usbprog-gui

    Stretch:(0.2.0-2.2) Jess:(0.2.0-2.1) GUI firmware programming tool for the USBprog hardware www
Last modified on Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:07

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  • Comment Link roboberry Thursday, 19 April 2018 12:38 posted by roboberry

    Hi Matt, your missing the "get" in your command
    sudo apt-get install cups
    should do the trick :)

  • Comment Link Matt Merges Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:22 posted by Matt Merges

    sudo apt install cups
    results in a package not found message
    using NOOBS and Raspian
    any ideas?


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