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ZacharyI123
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List of softwares

Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:35 pm

Can you write a list of all the RPi available softwares, who might use them, their benefits and a download link for each? (Even the ones that are not on the official website)
Don't be mean, I'm only thirteen 8-)

bredman
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Re: List of softwares

Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:27 am

This might be a bit difficult. As I recall, there are about 20000 software packages available for the RPi.

To browse through the list, install the Synaptic package manager.
sudo apt-get install synaptic

and run Synaptic
synaptic

It will take a while for Synaptic to load the list and become responsive, so be patient at the beginning.

Also, note that Linux software is not downloaded from a link. To install a package called xxx use the command
sudo apt-get install xxx

or you can select the package in Synaptic and mark it for installation.

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