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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 Buster, the previouse version was Stretch. Next to each package is the version available for each distro.

Buster(#) = Raspberry Pi OS Buster
Stretch(#) = Raspberry Pi OS Stretch
Buster & Stretch(#) = 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: 19 September, 2021

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  • A

  • algobox

    Buster & Stretch:(0.9+dfsg-1) algorithmics introduction - French UI www
  • anki

    Buster:(2.1.8+dfsg-1) Stretch:(2.0.32+dfsg-1) extensible flashcard learning program www
  • artikulate

    Buster:(4:17.08.3-1) Stretch:(4:16.08.3-1) Language learning application www
  • auto-multiple-choice

    Buster:(1.4.0-1) Stretch:(1.3.0-2) Auto Multiple Choice - multiple choice papers management www
  • auto-multiple-choice-common

    Buster:(1.4.0-1) Stretch:(1.3.0-2) Auto Multiple Choice - architecture independent files www
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  • D

  • dvorak7min

    Buster:(1.6.1+repack-4) Stretch:(1.6.1+repack-2) typing tutor for Dvorak keyboards
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  • G

  • gcompris

    Buster:(1:0.95-1) Stretch:(15.10-1+b1) Educational games for small children - transitional package www
  • gcompris-qt

    Buster:(0.95-1) Stretch:(0.50-3) Educational games for small children - Qt rewrite www
  • gcompris-qt-data

    Buster:(0.95-1) Stretch:(0.50-3) data files for gcompris-qt www
  • geogebra

    Buster:( Stretch:( Dynamic mathematics software for education www
  • geogebra-gnome

    Buster:( Stretch:( GNOME integration layer for GeoGebra www
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  • jigsaw-generator

    Buster:(0.2.5-1) Stretch:(0.2.4-1) Generate jigsaw and card sort activities for classroom use www
  • junior-education

    Buster:(1.29) Stretch:(1.26) Debian Jr. education applications www
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  • K

  • kanadic

    Buster:(6.5deb2-12) Stretch:(6.5deb2-11) katakana and hiragana drill files for KDrill www
  • kdrill

    Buster:(6.5deb2-12) Stretch:(6.5deb2-11) kanji drill and dictionary program www
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  • littlewizard

    Buster & Stretch:(1.2.2-4) development environment for children www
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  • pycode-browser

    Buster:(1:1.02+git20181006-3) Stretch:(1:1.02-1) environment to teach with Python code snippets www
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  • rurple-ng

    Buster:(0.5+16-2) Stretch:(0.5+16-1.2) learn programming in Python with a robot www
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  • scratch

    Buster:( Stretch:( easy to use programming environment for ages 8 and up www
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  • T

  • tagainijisho

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Japanese dictionary and learning assistant www
  • tagainijisho-common

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Common files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-de

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) German dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-en

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) English dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-es

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Spanish dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-fr

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) French dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-it

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Italian dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-pt

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Portuguese dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-ru

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Russian dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-th

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Thai dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tagainijisho-dic-tr

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2-2) Turkish dictionary files for Tagaini Jisho www
  • tipp10

    Buster & Stretch:(2.1.0-2) free open source touch typing software www