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DistroWatch.com: Raspbian

Raspbian

Last Update: Tuesday 16 September 2014 04:01 GMT


Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux and optimised for the Raspberry Pi hardware (the armhf processor architecture). Raspbian comes with over 35,000 packages, or pre-compiled software bundled in a nice format for easy installation on a Raspberry Pi. The initial build was completed in June of 2012, but the distribution continues to be active developed with an emphasis on improving the stability and performance of as many Debian packages as possible. Although Debian produces a distribution for the arm architecture, it is compatible only with versions later than the one used on the Raspberry Pi (ARMv7-A CPUs and higher vs the Raspberry Pi's ARMv6 CPU).

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Raspbian Summary
Distribution Raspbian
Home Page http://www.raspbian.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=66
Documentation http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianDocumentation
Screenshots --
Download Mirrors http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads
Bug Tracker https://bugs.launchpad.net/raspbian
Related Websites Raspbian France
Reviews 2012: Wordpress
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News
 • 2014-09-16: Distribution Release: Raspbian 2014-09-09
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Table Notes and Explanations
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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "kdelibs" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.

Feature 2014-09-09
Release Date 2014/09/12
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
CDs --
Free Download IMG
Installation --
Default Desktop LXDE
Package Management DEB
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture armhf
Journaled File Systems  
Multilingual  
Asian Language Support  
Full Package List 2014-09-09
Package 2014-09-09
abiword (3.0.0) --
alsa-lib (1.0.28) 1.0.25
ati-driver (14.301.1001) --
bash (4.3) 4.2
bind (9.10.1) --
chromium (38.0.2125.104) --
cups (2.0.0) 1.5.3
dhcp (4.3.1) 4.2.2
e2fsprogs (1.42.12) 1.42.5
firefox (33.0) --
freetype (2.5.3) 2.4.9
gcc (4.9.1) 4.6.3
gimp (2.8.14) --
glibc (2.20) 2.13
gnome-shell (3.14.1) --
gnucash (2.6.4) --
gnumeric (1.12.18) --
grub (2.00) --
gtk+ (3.14.3) 2.24.10
httpd (2.4.10) --
inkscape (0.48.5) --
k3b (2.0.2) --
kdelibs (4.14.2) --
kmod (18) 9
libgnome (2.32.1) --
libreoffice (4.3.2) --
Package 2014-09-09
linux (3.17.1) 3.12
lxde-common (0.5.6) 0.5.5
mariadb (10.0.14) --
mate-desktop (1.8.1) --
MesaLib (10.3.1) 8.0.5
mysql (5.6.21) --
nautilus (3.14.0) --
NVIDIA (343.22) --
openbox (3.5.2) 3.5.0
openjdk (8u20) --
openssh (6.7p1) 6.0p1
openssl (1.0.1j) 1.0.1e
perl (5.20.1) 5.14.2
php (5.6.2) --
postfix (2.11.3) --
postgresql (9.3.5) --
Python (3.4.2) 2.7.3
qt (5.3.2) 4.8.2
samba (4.1.13) 3.6.6
systemd (216) --
thunderbird (31.2.0) --
vim (7.4) 7.3
vlc (2.1.5) --
xfdesktop (4.10.2) --
xine-lib (1.2.6) --
xorg-server (1.16.1) 1.12.4


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