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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.

News Packages

raspberry News Readers

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: 05 July, 2021

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  • brag

    Buster & Stretch:(1.4.1-2.1) Downloads and assembles multipart Usenet binaries www
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  • canlock

    Buster:(3.1.0-1) utilities for creating and verifying Usenet cancel locks www
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  • gnus

    Buster & Stretch:(5.11+v0.10.dfsg-3) A versatile news and mail reader for Emacsen www
  • gup

    Buster & Stretch:(0.5.15) let a remote site change their newsgroups subscription
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  • inn

    Buster:(1:1.7.2q-46) Stretch:(1:1.7.2q-45) News transport system `InterNetNews' by the ISC and Rich Salz
  • inn2

    Buster:(2.6.3-1+deb10u2) Stretch:(2.6.1-2) 'InterNetNews' news server www
  • inn2-inews

    Buster:(2.6.3-1+deb10u2) Stretch:(2.6.1-2) NNTP client news injector, from InterNetNews (INN) www
  • innfeed

    Buster & Stretch:( This is the INN feeder program `innfeed.'
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  • jamnntpd

    Buster:(1.3-1) Stretch:(1.2-1) NNTP Server allowing newsreaders to access a JAM messagebase www
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  • knews

    Buster:(1.0b.1-32) Stretch:(1.0b.1-31) Graphical threaded news reader
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  • leafnode

    Buster:(1.11.11-1) Stretch:(1.11.10-3) NNTP server for small sites www
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  • nget

    Buster & Stretch:(0.27.1-11) auto-resuming command line NNTP file grabber www
  • nglister

    Buster & Stretch:(1.0.2) Downloads information from NNTP server
  • nn

    Buster & Stretch:(6.7.3-10) Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client) www
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  • pan

    Buster:(0.145-1) Stretch:(0.141-2) newsreader based on GTK2, which looks like Forte Agent www
  • papercut

    Buster & Stretch:(0.9.13-7.1) simple and extensible NNTP server www
  • post-faq

    Buster:(0.10-22) Stretch:(0.10-21) post periodic FAQs to Usenet newsgroups
  • pyg

    Buster & Stretch:(0.9.8) Python Mail <-> News Gateway
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  • sinntp

    Buster & Stretch:(1.5-1.1) tiny non-interactive NNTP client www
  • slrn

    Buster:(1.0.3+dfsg-3) Stretch:(1.0.3+dfsg-1) threaded text-mode news reader www
  • slrnface

    Buster:(2.1.1-7+b1) Stretch:(2.1.1-7) shows X-Faces from a newsposting on an X11 terminal emulator
  • slrnpull

    Buster:(1.0.3+dfsg-3) Stretch:(1.0.3+dfsg-1) pulls a small newsfeed from an NNTP server www
  • sn

    Buster:(0.3.8-12) Stretch:(0.3.8-10.1) Small NNTP server for leaf sites
  • statnews

    Buster & Stretch:(2.6) Extracts useful statistics out of a newsgroup or mailing list www
  • suck

    Buster:(4.3.4-1) Stretch:(4.3.2-15+b1) small newsfeed from an NNTP server with standard NNTP commands www
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  • tin

    Buster:(1:2.4.3-1) Stretch:(1:2.4.1-1) Full-screen easy to use Usenet newsreader www
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  • uucpsend

    Buster:(1.1-4.1+b4) Stretch:(1.1-4+b13) Alternative Frontend for UUCP Batching with INN
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  • xpn

    Buster & Stretch:(1.2.6-5.1) graphical newsreader written in Python and GTK+ toolkit www