Raspberry Pi OS Software Packages

Raspberry Pi OS is the offical operating system of the Raspberry Pi (previously known as Raspbian). Though not the only Operarting Systems the Raspberry Pi can use, it is the one that has the setup and software managed by the Raspberry Pi foundation. Raspberry Pi OS is a Linux OS based on Debian. As with all Linux distributions there are 1000's of free Open Source programs that can be downloaded from a Terminal Screen or a Desktop app. This section list the 1000's of programs that can be downloaded for the current version of Raspberry Pi OS, Buster version 10 and the previouse version, Stretch.

Educational Packages

raspberry Educational Packages

To install Raspberry Pi OS 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 update
Then install your chosen package with the command sudo apt install package name Find out more with the Guide to installing software with the apt command

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

Distro Version:

The latest Distro for Raspberry Pi OS is Bookworm, the previouse version was Bullseye. Next to each package is the version available for each distro.

Bookworm(#) = Raspberry Pi OS Bookworm
Bullseye(#) = Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye
Bookworm & Bullseye(#) = same version for both.
If only one Distro is listed then the package is only available on that distribution.

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Last Updated: 17 March, 2024

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  • anki

    Bookworm & Bullseye:(2.1.15+dfsg-3) extensible flashcard learning program www
  • artikulate

    Bookworm:(4:22.12.3-1) Bullseye:(4:20.12.1-2) Language learning application www
  • auto-multiple-choice

    Bookworm:(1.6.0-1) Bullseye:(1.5.0~rc2-2) Auto Multiple Choice - multiple choice papers management www
  • auto-multiple-choice-common

    Bookworm:(1.6.0-1) Bullseye:(1.5.0~rc2-2) Auto Multiple Choice - architecture independent files www
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  • dvorak7min

    Bookworm & Bullseye:(1.6.1+repack-4) typing tutor for Dvorak keyboards
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  • gcompris-qt

    Bookworm:(3.1-2) Bullseye:(1.0-1) educational games for small children www
  • gcompris-qt-data

    Bookworm:(3.1-2) Bullseye:(1.0-1) data files for gcompris-qt www
  • geogebra

    Bookworm & Bullseye:( Dynamic mathematics software for education www
  • geogebra-gnome

    Bookworm & Bullseye:( GNOME integration layer for GeoGebra www
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  • jigsaw-generator

    Bookworm & Bullseye:(0.2.7-1) Generate jigsaw and card sort activities for classroom use www
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  • kanadic

    Bookworm:(6.5deb2-13) Bullseye:(6.5deb2-12) katakana and hiragana drill files for KDrill www
  • kdrill

    Bookworm:(6.5deb2-13) Bullseye:(6.5deb2-12) kanji drill and dictionary program www
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  • littlewizard

    Bookworm & Bullseye:(1.2.2-4.1) development environment for children www
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  • progvis

    Bookworm:(0.6.2-1) Program visualization tool for C/C++ (and others) www
  • progvis-examples

    Bookworm:(0.6.2-1) Set of example programs for progvis www
  • pycode-browser

    Bookworm:(1:1.03-1) Bullseye:(1:1.02+git20181006-5) environment to teach with Python code snippets www
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  • qabcs

    Bookworm:(1.0.2-6) Bullseye:(1.0.2-4) educational software to learn the alphabet and get familiar with a keyboard www
  • qabcs-data

    Bookworm:(1.0.2-6) Bullseye:(1.0.2-4) data files for qabcs www
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  • scratch

    Bookworm & Bullseye:( easy to use programming environment for ages 8 and up www
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  • tipp10

    Bookworm:(3.3.0-1) Bullseye:(2.1.0-5) free open source touch typing software www
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  • ulcc

    Bookworm:(1.0.2-3) Bullseye:(1.0.2-2) teaching children by pictures www
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  • whitakers-words

    Bookworm:(0.2020.10.27-1.3) Bullseye:(0.2020.10.27-1.1) Latin word parser and translation aid www
  • whitakers-words-data

    Bookworm:(0.2020.10.27-1.3) Bullseye:(0.2020.10.27-1.1) Latin word parser and translation aid - data www