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Raspbian Packages

Raspbian is the offical operating system of the Raspberry Pi. 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. Raspbian 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 Raspbian, Buster version 10 and the previouse version Stretch.

linux kernalLinux Kernel Packages

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

Buster(#) = Raspbian Buster
Stretch(#) = Raspbian 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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KERNEL

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  • A

  • acpi-call-dkms

    Buster:(1.1.0-5) Stretch:(1.1.0-3) Kernel module that enables you to call ACPI methods www
  • asic0x-dkms

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

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

    Buster & Stretch:(1.3-4) Firmware for Atmel at76c50x wireless networking chips.
  • aufs-dev

    Buster:(4.19+20190211-1) Stretch:(4.9+20161219-1) Development files for aufs www
  • aufs-dkms

    Buster:(4.19+20190211-1) Stretch:(4.9+20161219-1) DKMS files to build and install aufs www
  • aufs-tools

    Buster:(1:4.14+20190211-1) Stretch:(1:4.1+20161219-1) Tools to manage aufs filesystems www
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  • B

  • bbswitch-dkms

    Buster:(0.8-8) Stretch:(0.8-4) Interface for toggling the power on NVIDIA Optimus video cards www
  • bbswitch-source

    Buster:(0.8-8) Stretch:(0.8-4) Interface for toggling the power on NVIDIA Optimus video cards www
  • bluez-firmware

    Buster:(1.2-4) Stretch:(1.2-3) Firmware for Bluetooth devices
  • broadcom-sta-dkms

    Buster:(6.30.223.271-10) Stretch:(6.30.223.271-5) dkms source for the Broadcom STA Wireless driver www
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  • C

  • cdfs-src

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

    Buster & Stretch:(3.14.1.2) Source of the compressed loopback device module
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  • D

  • dahdi-source

    Buster:(1:2.11.1.0.20170917~dfsg-7) Stretch:(1:2.11.1~dfsg-1) DAHDI telephony interface - source code for kernel driver www
  • device3dfx-source

    Buster:(2013.08.08-6) Stretch:(2013.08.08-4) Linux 2.2+ device driver source for 3Dfx boards www
  • dkms

    Buster:(2.6.1-4) Stretch:(2.3-2) Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework www
  • dm-writeboost-dkms

    Buster:(2.2.10-1) Stretch:(2.2.6-1) log-structured caching for Linux www
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  • E

  • evdi-dkms

    Buster:(1.6.0+dfsg-1) Extensible Virtual Display Interface driver kernel module www
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  • F

  • firmware-amd-graphics

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for AMD/ATI graphics chips www
  • firmware-atheros

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Atheros wireless cards www
  • firmware-b43-installer

    Buster:(1:019-4) Stretch:(1:019-3) firmware installer for the b43 driver www
  • firmware-b43legacy-installer

    Buster:(1:019-4) Stretch:(1:019-3) firmware installer for the b43legacy driver www
  • firmware-bnx2

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Broadcom NetXtremeII www
  • firmware-bnx2x

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Broadcom NetXtreme II 10Gb www
  • firmware-brcm80211

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Broadcom/Cypress 802.11 wireless cards www
  • firmware-cavium

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Cavium Ethernet adapters www
  • firmware-crystalhd

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

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Intel sound DSPs www
  • firmware-intelwimax

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Intel WiMAX Connection www
  • firmware-ipw2x00

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Intel Pro Wireless 2100, 2200 and 2915 www
  • firmware-ivtv

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for iTVC15-family MPEG codecs (ivtv and pvrusb2 drivers) www
  • firmware-iwlwifi

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Intel Wireless cards www
  • firmware-libertas

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Marvell wireless cards www
  • firmware-linux-free

    Buster & Stretch:(3.4) Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kernel www
  • firmware-misc-nonfree

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kernel www
  • firmware-myricom

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Myri-10G Ethernet adapters www
  • firmware-netronome

    Buster:(20190114-1) Binary firmware for Netronome network adapters www
  • firmware-netxen

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for QLogic Intelligent Ethernet (3000 and 3100 Series) www
  • firmware-qcom-media

    Buster:(20190114-1) Binary firmware for Qualcomm graphics/video www
  • firmware-qlogic

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for QLogic HBAs www
  • firmware-realtek

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Realtek wired/wifi/BT adapters www
  • firmware-samsung

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Samsung MFC video codecs www
  • firmware-siano

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for Siano MDTV receivers www
  • firmware-ti-connectivity

    Buster:(20190114-1) Stretch:(20161130-5) Binary firmware for TI Connectivity wifi and BT/FM/GPS adapters www
  • firmware-zd1211

    Buster:(1:1.5-6) Stretch:(1:1.5-4) binary firmware for the zd1211rw wireless driver www
  • flashcache-dkms

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

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

    Buster:(1) Runtime hardening configuration files www
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  • I

  • iptables-netflow-dkms

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

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

  • kernel-common

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

    Buster:(13.018+nmu1) Stretch:(13.018) utility for building Linux kernel related Debian packages
  • kernel-patch-atopacct

    Buster & Stretch:(1:1.23-1) save additional statistical counters for atop in the record www
  • kernel-patch-atopcnt

    Buster & Stretch:(1:1.23-1) additional statistical counters for atop www
  • kernel-patch-grsecurity2

    Buster:(3.1+4.9.11-201702181444-1) Stretch:(3.0+3.14.22-201410250026-1) transitional package for Debian Lenny www
  • kernel-patch-scripts

    Buster & Stretch:(0.99.36+nmu4) Scripts to help dealing with packaged kernel patches
  • kernel-patch-viewos

    Buster & Stretch:(0.20141201-1) View-OS - Kernel patch for better UMView performances www
  • kernel-patch-wrr

    Buster & Stretch:(20021019-7) Extension to traffic Control/network bandwidth management www
  • kfreebsd-source-10.3

    Buster:(10.3~svn300087-5) Stretch:(10.3~svn300087-3) source code for kernel of FreeBSD 10.3 with Debian patches
  • ksmtuned

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

    Buster:(0.0.20130228-6) Stretch:(0.0.20130228-5) Kernel drivers for the Per Vices Noctar IQ demodulator board www
  • leds-alix-source

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

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

    Buster:(1.8.1-1) Stretch:(1.7.6-1) kernel module to memory dump (DKMS) www
  • linux-4.9-source-4.9

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Linux kernel source for version 4.9 with Debian patches www
  • linux-base

    Buster:(4.6) Stretch:(4.5) Linux image base package
  • linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-arm

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Compiler for Linux on ARM (meta-package) www
  • linux-compiler-gcc-7-arm

    Buster:(4.18.20-2+rpi1) Compiler for Linux on ARM (meta-package) www
  • linux-grsec-base

    Buster & Stretch:(6) Linux image base package, grsec featureset www
  • linux-headers-4.18.0-3-common

    Buster:(4.18.20-2+rpi1) Common header files for Linux 4.18.0-3 www
  • linux-headers-4.18.0-3-common-rt

    Buster:(4.18.20-2+rpi1) Common header files for Linux 4.18.0-3-rt www
  • linux-headers-4.9.0-6-all

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) All header files for Linux 4.9 (meta-package) www
  • linux-headers-4.9.0-6-all-armhf

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) All header files for Linux 4.9 (meta-package) www
  • linux-headers-4.9.0-6-common

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Common header files for Linux 4.9.0-6 www
  • linux-headers-4.9.0-6-common-rt

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Common header files for Linux 4.9.0-6-rt www
  • linux-headers-4.9.0-6-rpi

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Header files for Linux 4.9.0-6-rpi www
  • linux-headers-4.9.0-6-rpi2

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Header files for Linux 4.9.0-6-rpi2 www
  • linux-headers-rpi

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Header files for Linux rpi configuration (meta-package)
  • linux-headers-rpi-rpfv

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1)
  • linux-headers-rpi2

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Header files for Linux rpi2 configuration (meta-package)
  • linux-headers-rpi2-rpfv

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1)
  • linux-image-4.9.0-6-rpi

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Linux 4.9 for RaspberryPI www
  • linux-image-4.9.0-6-rpi2

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Linux 4.9 for RaspberryPI2 www
  • linux-image-rpi

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Linux for RaspberryPI (meta-package)
  • linux-image-rpi-dbg

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Debugging symbols for Linux rpi configuration (meta-package)
  • linux-image-rpi-rpfv

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1)
  • linux-image-rpi2

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Linux for RaspberryPI2 (meta-package)
  • linux-image-rpi2-dbg

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Debugging symbols for Linux rpi2 configuration (meta-package)
  • linux-image-rpi2-rpfv

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1)
  • linux-kbuild-4.18

    Buster:(4.18.20-2+rpi1) Kbuild infrastructure for Linux 4.18 www
  • linux-kbuild-4.9

    Buster:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9.82-1+deb9u3+rpi1) Kbuild infrastructure for Linux 4.9 www
  • linux-patch-debianlogo

    Buster & Stretch:(1.16) Display a Debian logo on a framebuffer device at boottime
  • linux-patch-grsecurity2

    Buster:(3.1+4.9.11-201702181444-1) Stretch:(3.0+3.14.22-201410250026-1) grsecurity kernel patch www
  • linux-patch-lustre

    Buster & Stretch:(1.8.5+dfsg-3.1) Linux kernel patch for the Lustre Filesystem www
  • linux-perf

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

    Buster:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi2) Stretch:(4.9+80+deb9u4+rpi1) Linux kernel source (meta-package)
  • linux-source-4.18

    Buster:(4.18.20-2+rpi1) Linux kernel source for version 4.18 with Debian patches www
  • linux-wlan-ng

    Buster & Stretch:(0.2.9+dfsg-5+b3) utilities for wireless prism2 cards
  • linux-wlan-ng-firmware

    Buster & Stretch:(0.2.9+dfsg-5) firmware files used by the linux-wlan-ng driver
  • logfs-tools

    Buster:(20121013-3) Stretch:(20121013-2) Tools to manage logfs filesystems
  • lttng-modules-dkms

    Buster:(2.10.8-1) Stretch:(2.9.0-1+deb9u1) Linux Trace Toolkit (LTTng) kernel modules (DKMS) www
  • lustre-source

    Buster & Stretch:(1.8.5+dfsg-3.1) source for Lustre filesystem client kernel modules www
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  • mali-midgard-dkms

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

    Buster:(0.11.10) Stretch:(0.11.9) tool to make module package creation easier
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  • N

  • nat-rtsp-dkms

    Buster:(0.7+4.18-0.1) Stretch:(0.7+1.g2ea3cb6-1) Connection tracking and NAT support for RTSP www
  • ndiswrapper-dkms

    Buster:(1.60-8) Stretch:(1.60-3) Source for the ndiswrapper Linux kernel module (DKMS) www
  • ndiswrapper-source

    Buster:(1.60-8) Stretch:(1.60-3) Source for the ndiswrapper Linux kernel module www
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  • openafs-modules-dkms

    Buster:(1.8.2-1) Stretch:(1.6.20-2+deb9u2) AFS distributed filesystem kernel module DKMS source www
  • openafs-modules-source

    Buster:(1.8.2-1) Stretch:(1.6.20-2+deb9u2) AFS distributed filesystem kernel module source www
  • openrazer-driver-dkms

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

    Buster:(4.2-build2010-5+b3) Stretch:(4.2-build2010-5) Open Sound System - DKMS module sources
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  • P

  • prism2-usb-firmware-installer

    Buster & Stretch:(0.2.9+dfsg-5+b3) firmware files for the prism2_usb kernel driver
  • pvcam-dkms

    Buster & Stretch:(4.1.0-2) kernel module for Coolsnap pci card
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  • Q

  • qc-usb-source

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

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

    Buster:(8.046.00-1) Stretch:(8.043.02-1) dkms source for the r8168 network driver www
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  • S

  • spectre-meltdown-checker

    Buster:(0.42-1) Spectre & Meltdown vulnerability/mitigation checker www
  • spl

    Buster:(0.7.12-2) Stretch:(0.6.5.9-1) Solaris Porting Layer user-space utilities for Linux www
  • spl-dkms

    Buster:(0.7.12-2) Stretch:(0.6.5.9-1) Solaris Porting Layer kernel modules for Linux www
  • squashfs-tools

    Buster:(1:4.3-12) Stretch:(1:4.3-3+deb9u1) Tool to create and append to squashfs filesystems www
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  • tp-smapi-dkms

    Buster:(0.43-1) Stretch:(0.42-1) ThinkPad hardware/firmware access modules source - dkms version www
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  • v4l2loopback-dkms

    Buster:(0.12.1-1) Stretch:(0.10.0-1) Source for the v4l2loopback driver (DKMS) www
  • v4l2loopback-source

    Buster:(0.12.1-1) Stretch:(0.10.0-1) Source for the v4l2loopback driver www
  • virtualbox-dkms

    Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) Stretch:(5.1.10-dfsg-1) x86 virtualization solution - kernel module sources for dkms www
  • virtualbox-guest-dkms

    Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) Stretch:(5.1.10-dfsg-1) x86 virtualization solution - guest addition module source for dkms www
  • virtualbox-guest-source

    Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) Stretch:(5.1.10-dfsg-1) x86 virtualization solution - guest addition module source www
  • virtualbox-source

    Buster:(6.0.4-dfsg-5) Stretch:(5.1.10-dfsg-1) x86 virtualization solution - kernel module source www
  • vpb-driver-source

    Buster:(4.2.61-1) Stretch:(4.2.59-2) Voicetronix telephony hardware driver source
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  • west-chamber-dkms

    Buster:(20100405+svn20111107.r124-8) Stretch:(20100405+svn20111107.r124-7) iptable extension for bypassing content filtering firewall (dkms) www
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  • X

  • xen-hypervisor-4.11-armhf

    Buster:(4.11.1+92-g6c33308a8d-2+rpi1) Xen Hypervisor on ARMHF www
  • xen-hypervisor-common

    Buster:(4.11.1+92-g6c33308a8d-2+rpi1) Xen Hypervisor - common files www
  • xenomai-kernel-source

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

    Buster:(3.2-1) Stretch:(2.12-0.1) Extensions targets and matches for iptables www
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  • Z

  • zfs-dkms

    Buster:(0.7.12-2+deb10u1) Stretch:(0.6.5.9-5) OpenZFS filesystem kernel modules for Linux www
  • zfs-dracut

    Buster:(0.7.12-2+deb10u1) Stretch:(0.6.5.9-5) OpenZFS root filesystem capabilities for Linux - dracut www
  • zfs-initramfs

    Buster:(0.7.12-2+deb10u1) Stretch:(0.6.5.9-5) OpenZFS root filesystem capabilities for Linux - initramfs www