Links to Operating Systems for the Raspberry PI
The home of the Debian distrubution of the Arm processor used in the RPi
Raspbian is the official Debian distrubution for the Raspberry Pi. Customised for the RPi it contains significant speed improvments compared to a standard Debian release.
Arch Linux Arm, Linux distrubution dedicated to Arm processors.
Pidora 18 Remix is a ditrubution of Fedora optermised for the Raspberry Pi's hardware
A custom version of Fedora linux distrubution for the Raspberry Pi
Qt is a cross-platform application and UI framework.
Raspbmc is a home media centre system using the XBMC media center. Watch videos, catch-up TV, play music and many more features straight to your TV.
The Risc OS originally released in 1987 by Acorn, now maintained by RISC OS Open Ltd.
A Wiki site with the latest information on the progress of running the Android OS on a RPi.
AROS is an AmigaOS compatible operating system that improves and adds functionality over the AmigaOS. This development version for the RPi runs from within an existing Linux distribution such as Raspbian.
ChameleonPi is a suite of computer emulators such as the ZX81, C64, Snes, Gameboy and more packaged into a custom Raspbian SD card image.
Raspbian Server Edition is a minimal version of Raspbian with most of the extra utilities and packages stripped out for minimal system requirements and storage.
Moebius is a headerless (used without a display and accessed from another computer) version of Raspbian that only contains the minimal software to run the operating system. The user then builds it up to the level they need.
Moebius version 2 is a Hard Float dedicated ARM distribution built from scratch with a minimal enviroment for the Raspberry Pi.
Bodhilinux is a Debian based OS using the Enlightened desktop enviroment.
Pi-Point is a minimal Raspbian OS and setup so the RPi can be used as a Wi-Fi access point.
Nard is a software development kit (SDK) written from scratch for the Raspberry Pi family of boards. Unlike "ordinary" Linux distributions Nard is intended entirely for the development of embedded systems running day andnight for years.
Minibian is a minimal hard float distribution of Raspbian. Targeted for embedded or server applications (NAS, Web server, electronic applications). Will fit on a 512mb SD memory card.
OSMC is a media center for the Raspberry Pi 2 that plays Video, Music and images from your local network or from the internet.