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 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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Last Updated: 27 August, 2023

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  • A

  • anki

    Bullseye:(2.1.15+dfsg-3) Buster:(2.1.8+dfsg-1) extensible flashcard learning program www
  • artikulate

    Bullseye:(4:20.12.1-2) Buster:(4:17.08.3-1) Language learning application www
  • auto-multiple-choice

    Bullseye:(1.5.0~rc2-2) Buster:(1.4.0-1) Auto Multiple Choice - multiple choice papers management www
  • auto-multiple-choice-common

    Bullseye:(1.5.0~rc2-2) Buster:(1.4.0-1) Auto Multiple Choice - architecture independent files www
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  • D

  • dvorak7min

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

    Bullseye:(1.0-1) Buster:(0.95-1) educational games for small children www
  • gcompris-qt-data

    Bullseye:(1.0-1) Buster:(0.95-1) data files for gcompris-qt www
  • geogebra

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

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

    Bullseye:(0.2.7-1) Buster:(0.2.5-1) Generate jigsaw and card sort activities for classroom use www
  • junior-education

    Bullseye & Buster:(1.29) Debian Jr. education applications www
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  • kanadic

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

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

    Bullseye:(1.2.2-4.1) Buster:(1.2.2-4) development environment for children www
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  • pycode-browser

    Bullseye:(1:1.02+git20181006-5) Buster:(1:1.02+git20181006-3) environment to teach with Python code snippets www
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  • qabcs

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

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

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

    Bullseye:(2.1.0-5) Buster:(2.1.0-2) free open source touch typing software www
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  • ulcc

    Bullseye:(1.0.2-2) teaching children by pictures www
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  • W

  • whitakers-words

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

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