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DietPi

Last Update: 2018-03-24 02:02 UTC


DietPi is a Debian-based Linux distribution, primarily developed for single board computers such as the Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi or Odroid. DietPi also supplies builds for 64-bit x86 personal computers and virtual machines. DietPi ships with a number of menu-driven configuration tools which can be run from a terminal.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 172 (47), 6 months: 218 (32), 3 months: 225 (30), 4 weeks: 228 (29), 1 week: 259 (23)

Average visitor rating: 8.27/10 from 11 review(s).


DietPi Summary
Distribution DietPi
Home Page http://dietpi.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewforum.php?f=5
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=9#p9
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://dietpi.com/downloads/images/
Bug Tracker https://github.com/Fourdee/DietPi/issues
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Recent Related News and Releases
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 • 2018-01-28: Distribution Release: DietPi 6.0
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Feature 6.0 159
Release Date 2018-01-28 2017-12-17
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 80-440 175-193
Free Download IMG IMG
Installation -- --
Default Desktop -- --
Package Management DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture armhf, x86_64 armhf, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 6.0 159
Package 6.0 159
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.3 --
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.4
bind (9.13.3) -- --
chromium (70.0.3538.67) -- --
cups (2.2.8) -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.5
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.43.6 1.43.4
firefox (62.0.3) -- --
freetype (2.9.1) 2.8 2.6.3
gcc (8.2.0) -- --
gimp (2.10.6) -- --
glibc (2.28) 2.24 2.24
gnome-shell (3.30.1) -- --
gnucash (3.3) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.43) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta3
gtk+ (3.24.1) -- --
httpd (2.4.35) -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- --
k3b (18.08.2) -- --
kmod (25) 24 23
krita (4.1.5)    
libreoffice (6.1.2) -- --
linux (4.18.15) 4.12.6 4.9.51
Package 6.0 159
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- --
mariadb (10.3.10) -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- --
mesa (18.2.2) -- --
mysql (8.0.12) -- --
nautilus (3.30.2) -- --
NVIDIA (396.54) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (10.0.2) -- --
openssh (7.8p1) 7.5p1 --
openssl (1.1.1) 1.1.0f 1.0.2l
perl (5.28.0) 5.26.0 5.24.1
php (7.2.11) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.14.1) -- --
postfix (3.3.1) -- --
postgresql (11.0) -- --
Python (3.7.0) -- --
qt (5.11.2) -- --
samba (4.9.1) -- --
systemd (239) 234 232
thunderbird (60.2.1) -- --
vim (8.1) 8.0 --
vlc (3.0.4) -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- --
xorg-server (1.20.2) -- --

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
8.3
from 11 review(s)



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Version: 6.0
Rating: 2
Date: 2018-09-19
Votes: 0


complete rubbish. this poor excuse for a re-packaged, stripped down version of raspbian lite should not be considered an os. last update from 6.14 to 6.15 bricked my device, and there was no transition from 5 -6 without a complete reinstall. Raspbian lite is more reliable, i am going back.


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Version: 6.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-03-27
Votes: 7


Installs easily. Everything worked. So easy to configure for any given job. Hats off to the team.


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Version: 6.0
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-03-19
Votes: 0


GOOD interface for setting up small servers, rasbian, and others coud learn a lot, from the clear menu's taking care of the tricky details.


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