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MartinPi
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List of all apps for Raspbian?

Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:10 pm

Hi all, is there a site or a way to view and search all apps that can be downloaded onto Raspbian?
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Re: List of all apps for Raspbian?

Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:19 pm

Use the Synaptic package manager.
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Re: List of all apps for Raspbian?

Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:20 pm

MartinPi wrote:Hi all, is there a site or a way to view and search all apps that can be downloaded onto Raspbian?
At least two GUI-based package managers (synaptic and the default manager on the Raspbian desktop) have a search capability to help you identify potentially interesting libraries or programs. The level and detail of info. provided does vary considerably, however there's often more than one "potential tool" for "the job".
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Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:27 pm

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Re: List of all apps for Raspbian?

Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:53 pm

You can do this with package managers. Raspbian comes with apt installed.

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man man
To learn about software manuals and to learn about apt try its own manual:

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man apt
Some examples from the above manual:

Search for package by key word (in this example "dvd"):

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sudo apt-cache search dvd
Look at what version of package (here mplayer) is in repo and which one is installed:

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sudo apt-cache policy mplayer

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