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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.

Kernal Packages

linux kernalLinux Kernel 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 Bullseye, the previouse version was Buster. Next to each package is the version available for each distro.

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

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KERNEL

Last Updated: 23 August, 2022

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  • A

  • acpi-call-dkms

    Bullseye:(1.1.0-6) Buster:(1.1.0-5) Kernel module that enables you to call ACPI methods www
  • asic0x-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(1.0.1-1) iBurst USB modem driver in DKMS format www
  • asus-oled-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(0.04-2) Driver for Asus OLED display present in some Asus laptops www
  • atmel-firmware

    Bullseye:(1.3-4.1) Buster:(1.3-4) Firmware for Atmel at76c50x wireless networking chips.
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  • B

  • bbswitch-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.8-10) Buster:(0.8-8) Interface for toggling the power on NVIDIA Optimus video cards (dkms) www
  • bbswitch-source

    Bullseye:(0.8-10) Buster:(0.8-8) Interface for toggling the power on NVIDIA Optimus video cards www
  • bluez-firmware

    Bullseye & Buster:(1.2-4) Firmware for Bluetooth devices
  • broadcom-sta-dkms

    Bullseye:(6.30.223.271-17) Buster:(6.30.223.271-10) dkms source for the Broadcom STA Wireless driver www
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  • C

  • cdfs-src

    Bullseye & Buster:(2.6.23-4) shows the tracks on a CD as normal files
  • cloop-src

    Bullseye & Buster:(3.14.1.2) Source of the compressed loopback device module
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  • dahdi-source

    Bullseye:(1:2.11.1.0.20170917~dfsg-7.4) Buster:(1:2.11.1.0.20170917~dfsg-7) DAHDI telephony interface - source code for kernel driver www
  • device3dfx-source

    Bullseye & Buster:(2013.08.08-6) Linux 2.2+ device driver source for 3Dfx boards www
  • digimend-dkms

    Bullseye:(10-2) Collection of graphics tablet drivers by DIGImend project www
  • dkms

    Bullseye:(2.8.4-3) Buster:(2.6.1-4) Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework www
  • dm-writeboost-dkms

    Bullseye:(2.2.13-1) Buster:(2.2.10-1) log-structured caching for Linux www
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  • evdi-dkms

    Bullseye:(1.9.0+dfsg-1) Buster:(1.6.0+dfsg-1) Extensible Virtual Display Interface driver kernel module www
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  • firmware-amd-graphics

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for AMD/ATI graphics chips www
  • firmware-atheros

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Qualcomm Atheros wireless cards www
  • firmware-b43-installer

    Bullseye:(1:019-7) Buster:(1:019-4+deb10u1) firmware installer for the b43 driver www
  • firmware-b43legacy-installer

    Bullseye:(1:019-7) Buster:(1:019-4+deb10u1) firmware installer for the b43legacy driver www
  • firmware-bnx2

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Broadcom NetXtremeII www
  • firmware-bnx2x

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Broadcom NetXtreme II 10Gb www
  • firmware-brcm80211

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Broadcom/Cypress 802.11 wireless cards www
  • firmware-cavium

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Cavium Ethernet adapters www
  • firmware-crystalhd

    Bullseye & Buster:(0.0~git20120110.fdd2f19-1) Crystal HD Video Decoder (firmware) www
  • firmware-intel-sound

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Intel sound DSPs www
  • firmware-intelwimax

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Intel WiMAX Connection www
  • firmware-ipw2x00

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Intel Pro Wireless 2100, 2200 and 2915 www
  • firmware-ivtv

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for iTVC15-family MPEG codecs (ivtv and pvrusb2 drivers) www
  • firmware-iwlwifi

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Intel Wireless cards www
  • firmware-libertas

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Marvell wireless cards www
  • firmware-linux-free

    Bullseye:(20200122-1) Buster:(3.4) Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kernel www
  • firmware-misc-nonfree

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kernel www
  • firmware-myricom

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Myri-10G Ethernet adapters www
  • firmware-netronome

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Netronome network adapters www
  • firmware-netxen

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for QLogic Intelligent Ethernet (3000 and 3100 Series) www
  • firmware-qcom-media

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Qualcomm graphics/video (dummy package)
  • firmware-qcom-soc

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Binary firmware for Qualcomm SoCs www
  • firmware-qlogic

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for QLogic HBAs www
  • firmware-realtek

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Realtek wired/wifi/BT adapters www
  • firmware-samsung

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Samsung MFC video codecs www
  • firmware-siano

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for Siano MDTV receivers www
  • firmware-sof-signed

    Bullseye:(1.7-1) Intel SOF firmware - signed www
  • firmware-ti-connectivity

    Bullseye:(20210315-3) Buster:(20190114-2) Binary firmware for TI Connectivity wifi and BT/FM/GPS adapters www
  • firmware-zd1211

    Bullseye:(1:1.5-7) Buster:(1:1.5-6) binary firmware for the zd1211rw wireless driver www
  • flashcache-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(3.1.3+git20150701-5) write-back block device cache for Linux (DKMS version) www
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  • gost-crypto-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.3.3-1) Buster:(0.3-1) Linux kernel modules implementing GOST cryptography www
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  • hardening-runtime

    Bullseye:(2) Buster:(1) Runtime hardening configuration files www
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  • iptables-netflow-dkms

    Bullseye:(2.5.1-2) Buster:(2.3-5) iptables target which generates netflows www
  • iscsitarget-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(1.4.20.3+svn502-2) iSCSI Enterprise Target kernel module source - dkms version www
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  • jool-dkms

    Bullseye:(4.1.5-1) kernel-based SIIT and NAT64 (IP/ICMP translation) www
  • jool-tools

    Bullseye:(4.1.5-1) userspace utilities for the Jool kernel modules www
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  • kernel-common

    Bullseye & Buster:(13.018+nmu1) common elements for generated kernel packages
  • kernel-package

    Bullseye & Buster:(13.018+nmu1) utility for building Linux kernel related Debian packages
  • kfreebsd-source-10.3

    Bullseye:(10.3~svn300087+ds1-1) Buster:(10.3~svn300087-5) source code for kernel of FreeBSD 10.3 with Debian patches
  • ksmtuned

    Bullseye:(4.20150326) Buster:(4.20150325) enables and tunes Kernel Samepage Merging www
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  • langford-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.0.20130228-6.1) Buster:(0.0.20130228-6) Kernel drivers for the Per Vices Noctar IQ demodulator board www
  • leds-alix-source

    Bullseye:(0.0.1-1.3) Buster:(0.0.1-1.1) Source for the LEDs driver of PCEngines ALIX 2/3 boards www
  • libertas-firmware

    Bullseye & Buster:(9.70.7.p0.0-2) Firmware for Marvell's libertas wireless chip series (dummy package)
  • lime-forensics-dkms

    Bullseye:(1.9.1-2) Buster:(1.8.1-1) kernel module to memory dump (DKMS) www
  • linux-base

    Bullseye & Buster:(4.6) Linux image base package
  • linux-compiler-gcc-10-arm

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Compiler for Linux on ARM (meta-package) www
  • linux-grsec-base

    Bullseye & Buster:(6) Linux image base package, grsec featureset www
  • linux-headers-5.10.0-16-common

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Common header files for Linux 5.10.0-16 www
  • linux-headers-5.10.0-16-common-rt

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Common header files for Linux 5.10.0-16-rt www
  • linux-kbuild-5.10

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Kbuild infrastructure for Linux 5.10 www
  • linux-perf

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Performance analysis tools for Linux (meta-package) www
  • linux-source

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Linux kernel source (meta-package) www
  • linux-source-5.10

    Bullseye:(5.10.127-2+rpi1) Linux kernel source for version 5.10 with Debian patches www
  • logfs-tools

    Bullseye & Buster:(20121013-3) Tools to manage logfs filesystems
  • lttng-modules-dkms

    Bullseye:(2.12.5-1) Buster:(2.10.8-1+deb10u1) Linux Trace Toolkit (LTTng) kernel modules (DKMS) www
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  • mali-midgard-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(16.0+pristine-4) Mali kernel driver for midgard hardware in DKMS format.
  • module-assistant

    Bullseye & Buster:(0.11.10) tool to make module package creation easier
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  • nat-rtsp-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.7+5.3-0.1) Buster:(0.7+4.18-0.1) Connection tracking and NAT support for RTSP www
  • ndiswrapper-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(1.60-8) Source for the ndiswrapper Linux kernel module (DKMS) www
  • ndiswrapper-source

    Bullseye & Buster:(1.60-8) Source for the ndiswrapper Linux kernel module www
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  • openafs-modules-dkms

    Bullseye:(1.8.6-5) Buster:(1.8.2-1+deb10u1) AFS distributed filesystem kernel module DKMS source www
  • openafs-modules-source

    Bullseye:(1.8.6-5) Buster:(1.8.2-1+deb10u1) AFS distributed filesystem kernel module source www
  • openrazer-driver-dkms

    Bullseye:(2.9.0+dfsg-1) Buster:(2.4.0+dfsg-1) OpenRazer peripheral drivers (DKMS) www
  • oss4-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(4.2-build2010-5+b3) Open Sound System - DKMS module sources
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  • pvcam-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(4.1.0-2) kernel module for Coolsnap pci card
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  • qc-usb-source

    Bullseye & Buster:(0.6.6-8) source for the QuickCam Express driver
  • qc-usb-utils

    Bullseye & Buster:(0.6.6-8) utility programs for the QuickCam Express driver
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  • r8168-dkms

    Bullseye:(8.048.03-3) Buster:(8.046.00-1) dkms source for the r8168 network driver www
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  • spectre-meltdown-checker

    Bullseye:(0.44-2) Buster:(0.42-1) Spectre & Meltdown vulnerability/mitigation checker www
  • squashfs-tools

    Bullseye:(1:4.4-2+deb11u2) Buster:(1:4.3-12+deb10u2) Tool to create and append to squashfs filesystems www
  • squashfs-tools-ng

    Bullseye:(1.0.4-1) New set of tools for working with SquashFS images www
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  • tp-smapi-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(0.43-1) ThinkPad hardware/firmware access modules source - dkms version www
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  • v4l2loopback-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.12.5-1) Buster:(0.12.1-1) Source for the v4l2loopback driver (DKMS) www
  • v4l2loopback-source

    Bullseye:(0.12.5-1) Buster:(0.12.1-1) Source for the v4l2loopback driver www
  • virtualbox-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) x86 virtualization solution - kernel module sources for dkms www
  • virtualbox-guest-dkms

    Bullseye & Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) x86 virtualization solution - guest addition module source for dkms www
  • virtualbox-guest-source

    Bullseye & Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) x86 virtualization solution - guest addition module source www
  • virtualbox-source

    Bullseye & Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) x86 virtualization solution - kernel module source www
  • vpb-driver-source

    Bullseye:(4.2.61-1.2) Buster:(4.2.61-1) Voicetronix telephony hardware driver source
  • vpoll-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.1-2) vpoll device: generate events for poll/select/ppoll/pselect/epoll www
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  • west-chamber-dkms

    Bullseye:(20100405+svn20111107.r124-13) Buster:(20100405+svn20111107.r124-8) iptable extension for bypassing content filtering firewall (dkms) www
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  • xen-hypervisor-4.14-armhf

    Bullseye:(4.14.5+24-g87d90d511c-1+rpi1) Xen Hypervisor on ARMHF www
  • xen-hypervisor-common

    Bullseye:(4.14.5+24-g87d90d511c-1+rpi1) Buster:(4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1+rpi1) Xen Hypervisor - common files www
  • xenomai-kernel-source

    Bullseye & Buster:(2.6.4+dfsg-1) Linux kernel patches for Xenomai www
  • xtables-addons-dkms

    Bullseye:(3.13-1) Buster:(3.2-1) Extensions targets and matches for iptables www
  • xtrx-dkms

    Bullseye:(0.0.1+git20190320.5ae3a3e-2) XTRX PCI driver for linux www
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  • zfs-dkms

    Bullseye:(2.0.3-9) Buster:(0.7.12-2+deb10u2) OpenZFS filesystem kernel modules for Linux www
  • zfs-dracut

    Bullseye:(2.0.3-9) Buster:(0.7.12-2+deb10u2) OpenZFS root filesystem capabilities for Linux - dracut www
  • zfs-initramfs

    Bullseye:(2.0.3-9) Buster:(0.7.12-2+deb10u2) OpenZFS root filesystem capabilities for Linux - initramfs www