Shell Packages

Shell tools and replacement Shells or Terminal windows

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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  • A

  • ash

    Stretch:(0.5.8-2.4) Jess:(0.5.7-4) compatibility package for dash www
  • autojump

    Stretch:(22.5.0-2) Jess:(21.7.1-1) shell extension to jump to frequently used directories www
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  • bash

    Stretch:(4.4-5) Jess:(4.3-11+deb8u1) GNU Bourne Again SHell www
  • bash-completion

    Stretch:(1:2.1-4.3) Jess:(1:2.1-4) programmable completion for the bash shell www
  • bash-static

    Stretch:(4.4-5) Jess:(4.3-11+deb8u1) GNU Bourne Again SHell (static version) www
  • bats

    Stretch:(0.4.0-1.1) bash automated testing system www
  • busybox-static

    Stretch:(1:1.22.0-19) Jess:(1:1.22.0-9+deb8u4) Standalone rescue shell with tons of builtin utilities www
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  • C

  • cleo

    Stretch & Jess:(0.004-1) Play back shell commands for live demonstrations www
  • csh

    Stretch:(20110502-2.2) Jess:(20110502-2.1) Shell with C-like syntax
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  • dash

    Stretch:(0.5.8-2.4) Jess:(0.5.7-4) POSIX-compliant shell www
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  • F

  • fdclone

    Stretch & Jess:(3.01b-1) console-base lightweight file manager www
  • fish

    Stretch:(2.4.0-1) Jess:(2.1.0-1) friendly interactive shell www
  • fish-common

    Stretch:(2.4.0-1) friendly interactive shell (architecture-independent files) www
  • fizsh

    Stretch & Jess:(1.0.7-1) Friendly Interactive ZSHell www
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  • ksh

    Stretch:(93u+20120801-3.1) Jess:(93u+20120801-1) Real, AT&T version of the Korn shell www
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  • lshell

    Stretch:(0.9.18-2) Jess:(0.9.16-1) restricts a user's shell environment to limited sets of commands www
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  • mksh

    Stretch:(54-2) Jess:(50d-5) MirBSD Korn Shell www
  • mono-csharp-shell

    Stretch:( Jess:(3.2.8+dfsg-10) interactive C# shell www
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  • P

  • pdmenu

    Stretch:(1.3.4) Jess:(1.3.3) simple console menu program www
  • posh

    Stretch:(0.12.6) Jess:(0.12.3) Policy-compliant Ordinary SHell
  • powerline

    Stretch:(2.5-1.1) Jess:(1.2-2) prompt and statusline utility www
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  • R

  • rainbow

    Stretch:(0.8.7-2) Jess:(0.8.7-1+rpi1) Bitfrost isolation shell www
  • rc

    Stretch:(1.7.4-1) Jess:(1.7.2-1) implementation of the AT&T Plan 9 shell www
  • rush

    Stretch:(1.8+dfsg-1) Jess:(1.7+dfsg-4) restricted user shell www
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  • sash

    Stretch & Jess:(3.8-3) Stand-alone shell www
  • screenie

    Stretch & Jess:(20120406-1) Lightweight GNU screen(1) wrapper www
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  • T

  • tcsh

    Stretch:(6.20.00-7) Jess:(6.18.01-3) TENEX C Shell, an enhanced version of Berkeley csh www
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  • X

  • xonsh

    Stretch:(0.5.2+dfsg-1) Python-ish, BASHwards looking shell www
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  • Y

  • yash

    Stretch:(2.43-1) Jess:(2.36-1) yet another shell www
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  • Z

  • zgen

    Stretch:(0~20150919-3) Lightweight plugin manager for ZSH inspired by Antigen www
  • zplug

    Stretch:(2.4.1-1) next-generation plugin manager for zsh www
  • zsh

    Stretch:(5.3.1-4) Jess:(5.0.7-5) shell with lots of features www
  • zsh-antigen

    Stretch:(1.3.4-1) Jess:(1-2) manage your zsh plugins www
  • zsh-common

    Stretch:(5.3.1-4) Jess:(5.0.7-5) architecture independent files for Zsh www
  • zsh-static

    Stretch:(5.3.1-4) Jess:(5.0.7-5) shell with lots of features (static link) www
  • zsh-syntax-highlighting

    Stretch:(0.5.0-1) Fish shell like syntax highlighting for zsh www
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